Geneva

Colliders

CERN’s New Collider Design Is Four Times Larger Than the LHC

If built, the Future Circular Collider will be 10 times more powerful than the Large Hadron Collider, and could discover new types of particles.
Becky Ferreira
1.15.19
space war

‘Very Abnormal’ Russian Satellite Escalates Fears of Orbital Arms Race

Russia and China have been ramping up their military presence in space in order to keep up with American capabilities.
Becky Ferreira
8.16.18
coffee

This Coffee Shop Wants to Sell You Blowjobs with Your Macchiato

If all goes well, Facegirl hopes to open the café by the end of the year. Looks like “un petit café” will have an entirely new meaning in Geneva henceforth.
Alex Swerdloff
6.25.16
Stuff

The Inventor of Cigarette Filters Just Invented Three-Dimensional Chess

An interview with Ramón Galindo, who has spent the last 60 years developing a ton of inventions.
Iago Fernández
3.29.16
fifa

VICE Sports Q&A: FIFA Presidential Candidate Prince Ali Al Hussein

Jordan's Prince Ali was the only candidate running now to oppose Sepp Blatter in his previous election. He talks reform, inclusion, and the future of FIFA.
Paula Dupraz-Dobias
2.19.16
physics

Scientists Just Confirmed the Existence of a New Particle: the Pentaquark

Physicists have been looking for the pentaquark for over 50 years.
Victoria Turk
7.14.15
politics

Human Laws Can't Control Killer Robots, New Report Says

That's why we need to ban them, says Human Rights Watch.
Kari Paul
4.9.15
News

I Talked to Young Iranians About Nuclear Negotiations and the Future

Meetings over Iran's nuclear program, which are resuming in Switzerland Monday, have reignited a small spark of hope for young Iranians I talked to.
Sulome Anderson
3.16.15
News

The Seven Reasons Why Super-Rich British Tax Dodgers Don't End Up in Jail

Number one: because the prisons aren't big enough.
Frankie Mullin
2.26.15
NSFW

A Portrait of a 76-Year-Old Intersex Prostitute

Claudette is a 76-year-old cyclist and sex workers' rights activist, and also my friend.
Malika Gaudin Delrieu
12.3.14
Stuff

The Story of Michel Ferrari, the Man Who Stole $44 Million but Never Saw a Dime

He spent eight years in prison for masterminding "the heist of the century" while his accomplices ran off with the money.
Julie Le Baron
11.25.14
Motherboard Blog

Motherboard TV: Big Bangs and Black Holes

Buried beneath the Swiss countryside and stretching across the border to France, the Large Hadron Collider isn't just any science experiment.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
5.12.11