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How a Beat Made in a Bedroom in Canada Accidentally Sparked a K-Pop Smash

Evan Berard of Montreal scored millions of YouTube views when a production he made on a whim became the basis of EXO's single "Electric Kiss."
Phil Witmer
2.28.18
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Life (and Near Death) in Space

With a continuous presence in space for nearly 17 years, humans have learned a lot about staying alive in the final frontier.
Daniel Martin
3.23.17
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Meet the Humans Debating Whether or Not We Should Contact Aliens

Going beyond SETI, the new organization METI plans to send a message intended for extraterrestrials. But leading scientists and experts including Stephen Hawking are not so sure this is a good idea.
Motherboard Staff
3.22.17
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This Scientist Is Using Subway DNA to Prepare For Life Beyond Earth

Chris Mason is one of 10 investigators on NASA's Twin Study—looking at the DNA of astronaut brothers Mark and Scott Kelly. But his group also surveyed the bacteria of NYC subways, finding a big surprise in the process.
Motherboard Staff
3.21.17
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How an Arctic Island in Canada is Preparing Humans for the First Journey to Mars

Every summer, dozens of would-be Martians gather in the Arctic to do research that will help take humans to the Red Planet.
Daniel Martin
3.16.17
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What Happens When We Find Unknown Life?

Lynn Rothschild is engineering microorganisms in her NASA lab to understand the potential for life on other planets. Watch the full video.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
3.15.17
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Do You Want to Go to Space? Here's Your Chance

Motherboard got a ticket aboard a future space vehicle, and we're giving it away to one reader.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
3.14.17
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So You’ve Been Contacted By Aliens, Now What?

A beginner’s guide to extraterrestrial post-detection etiquette.
Daniel Martin
3.10.17
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Closer to Contact: The New Tech That’s Helping Us Hunt for Aliens

From rovers to telescopes the size of villages, we’re going to need some serious technology if we ever want to find life beyond Earth
Daniel Martin
3.7.17
Technology

The Cybathlon: Where Paraplegics Walk Again

Engineers are designing exoskeletons and other robotic devices that help paralyzed people, but the real question is who's going to pay for them. Enter an athletic competition unlike any other.
Brian Blickenstaff
10.19.16
Features

2015 Was the Year K-Pop Nailed the Full-Length Album

Following a tumultuous 2014 full of drama and tragedy, the K-pop machine recalibrated and turned its focus back to the music.
Jakob Dorof
12.16.15
Features

The Top 20 K-pop Songs of 2015

Although it was a stellar year for the album, K-pop's greatest strength still lies in the individual song. And boy were there bangers.
Jakob Dorof
12.9.15
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