gold rush

New music

Listen to Death Cab For Cutie’s Yoko Ono-Sampling New Single

"Gold Rush", from the band's new album 'Thank You For Today', samples a track from Ono's 1971 album 'Fly.'
Shaad D’Souza
6.13.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Meet the real-life Indiana Jones hunting for gold in the Amazon

Ecuador has a complicated history with foreign companies looking for riches in the Amazon
Roberto Ferdman
Harriet Dedman
4.18.18
gold rush

Niger's Gold Rush Has Turned Bandits into Barons

But, after being granted rare access to northern Niger's goldfields, we saw how the vast majority of workers aren't benefitting nearly as much as them.
Peter Tinti
1.11.18
Fortnite

New 'Fortnite' Battle Royale Mode Misses What Makes the Game Great

What this early access survival game needs is a shorter burst PVE mode, not to chase the 'PUBG' gold rush.
Janine Hawkins
9.21.17
Far Cry 5

'Far Cry 5' Needs to Confront Montana's History of Violence and Greed

There’s a great opportunity here for Ubisoft to use the state as an allegory as much as a playground.
Ed Smith
5.25.17
gold rush

The Gold Rush Is on for Ethereum Domain Names

The auction for .eth addresses has started, and bids are rolling in.
Corin Faife
5.11.17
politics

What Trump's Ruthless Family History Means for America

What I learned about the Trumps from making a documentary digging into their notorious past.
Oscar Rickett
2.7.17
Stuff

Desperate British Students Have Found a New Way to Have Sex with One Another Before They Graduate

It's called the "Gold Rush," and it's happening all across the UK.
Sam Farley
5.27.15
COLOMBIA

Colombia's Gold Rush Has a Fatal Human Cost

Deaths are common in Colombia's illegal goldmines and at least 12 miners were killed in a collapse at the Agualimpia mine on May 1.
Lizza Torres Salazár
5.12.14
Motherboard Blog

Engineering the Bitcoin Gold Rush: An Interview with Yifu Guo, Creator of the First Purpose-Built Miner

"It’s not about how much bitcoin is worth. The exchange rate is irrelevant. It’s about the concept."
ALEC LIU
3.26.13
Motherboard Blog

A Guide to Bitcoin Mining: Why Someone Bought a $1,500 Bitcoin Miner on eBay for $20,600

There are bitcoin-savvy folks betting that paying 13 times the price of a machine will actually pay off.
ALEC LIU
3.22.13