Heat

Motherboard

Global Warming Is Wiping Out Marine Animals Faster Than Land Dwellers

A study of 406 cold-blooded animals revealed that climate change is already pushing marine species to their thermal limits.
Becky Ferreira
4.24.19
Mars

NASA Successfully Landed Its Digging Robot on Mars

InSight is the first Mars mission to focus on the red planet’s interior, and will drill a hole five meters into its surface.
Becky Ferreira
11.26.18
summer is the worst

Summer Sucks and It's Going to Kill You

Here are all the ways you can die from the worst season.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
7.12.18
Heat Wave

Study Shows Heat Hurts Cognitive Ability

Researchers put young people in old, hot dorms during a Boston heat wave, and found that their memories and cognitive speed was worse that their AC-chilled counterparts.
Samantha Cole
7.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

It's So Hot That Some Streets Are Actually Melting

Welcome to another terrible summer.
River Donaghey
7.6.18
Phys Ed

This Is How Your Body Adapts to Working Out in Hot Weather

I trained in a high-tech “sweat lab” with elite athletes to find out.
Grant Stoddard
6.11.18
video

Can You Cook an Egg by Screaming at It?

The Action Lab did an experiment to show how the energy of sound can be converted into heat, and even cook food.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.11.18
NETFLIX

'Heat' Is Hands Down the Best Movie on Netflix Right Now

Michael Mann's 1995 Pacino/De Niro crime drama is nothing short of a masterpiece.
Emerson Rosenthal
5.1.18
The yes man

I Tried to Destroy My Love Handles With a Laser

It thinned the blanket of fat that’s been sitting around my middle since I was around 15.
Grant Stoddard
3.6.18
Science

Why You Get Off on Torturing Yourself With Chilis

It turns out that we are physiologically and psychologically predisposed to sadomasochistic dining tendencies.
Jessica Thompson
1.6.18
Year 2050

Phoenix Will Be Almost Unlivable by 2050 Thanks to Climate Change

Phoenix's notoriously unrelenting heat will soon get even worse.
Mike Pearl
9.18.17
Podcast

MUNCHIES: The Podcast: Spicy Hell with Sean Evans of 'Hot Ones'

We put the host of the popular heat-fueled YouTube show to his own hot sauce test for a hell of an episode.
Helen Hollyman
7.18.17
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