The Dangerous Downside to DARPA’s New Repair Satellite
One country's orbital mechanic could be another’s saboteur.
This Map Shows Where and Why Local Newspapers Are Shutting Down
2016 has been a tough year for Canadian media.
Sex Symbolism in Hip-Hop Gets Interactive
Artist Sam Rolfes interprets rap world designer GEO's work as a painterly net exploration of the chrome, gold, and the female form.
crime & drugs
Bernie Sanders Has a Ballsy Plan to Get Rid of Private Prisons — But Will It Work?
The Justice is Not For Sale Act would eliminate all private prison contracts within three years, but experts say the industry won't be taken down so easily.
The US Government Is Spending Millions to Illegally Lock Up Immigrant Families
Private prison companies are reaping in government cash to run detention centers for immigrant families, despite a court ruling ordering the Obama administration to close the controversial facilities.
Geocaching Has Proudly Brought Nerds and Hiking Together for 13 Years Now
Scavenging for hidden time capsules in the woods with geo-positioning tech is still a thing.