failure

nasa

NASA Says $700 Million in Rocket Failures Caused by Fraudster Company

Aluminum supplier Sapa Profiles, Inc. will pay $46 million to NASA, the Department of Defense, and other victims of its fraud scheme.
Becky Ferreira
5.1.19
Features

The Trials and Tribulations of Stanning a Failure

What does it mean to be obsessed with a pop star who failed to hugely succeed, just like I was with Natalia Kills?
George Griffiths
10.3.18
Advice

People Told Us the Advice They'd Give Their Younger Selves in Six Words

"Don't go to college for tuba."
Anna Goldfarb
4.26.18
open thread

My Favorite Thing In Games? Fucking Up

I love it when a plan falls apart.
Austin Walker
3.28.18
Phil Jackson

Let's Remember The Phil Jackson Era with the Knicks

On the occasion of his firing, let's look back on all the ways Phil Jackson improbably made the Knicks worse.
Robert Silverman
6.28.17
Art

Maurizio Cattelan Is One of Art's Greatest Mysteries

The renowned artist is as enigmatic as his controversial work.
Wilbert L. Cooper
5.18.17
failure

What It's Like to Give Up on Your Dreams

"Now, it still makes me cry to think about art and how crushing it was to give it up. I miss it every day and wish I had stuck with it."
Tori Telfer
4.21.17
japan

The Maiden Flight of the World’s Tiniest Orbital Rocket Ends in Failure

The 32-foot-tall rocket was developed to meet a growing demand for microsatellite launches.
Becky Ferreira
1.16.17
free play

Paint Without Care in '90 Second Portraits'

This free game lets you experience the joy of creating art, but more importantly, it shows you the bright side of fucking up.
Janine Hawkins
11.11.16
failure

A Loud Sound Just Shut Down a Bank's Data Center for 10 Hours

Dozens of hard drives were knocked down during a fire drill that involved inert gas deployment.
Andrada Fiscutean
9.11.16
Interviews

From Failure to Strange Floating Grooves: Autolux Return

Six years since their last LP—and the reemergence of Edwards's seminal 90s band Failure—Autolux return with Beyoncé's producer Boots helping craft their experi-shoegaze.
2.16.16
Features

The Strangest, Most Spectacular Bridge Collapse (And How We Got It Wrong)

How a textbook example of an engineering failure—and the famous video that captured it—got twisted.
ALEX PASTERNACK
12.14.15
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