Origins

Gaming

A Harvard Egyptologist Explains the Historical Accuracy of 'Assassin's Creed: Origins'

A deep dive into the game's architecture, death cults, and political strife.
Matthew Gault
2.21.18
thump news

Carl Craig, Kate Simko, Heidi and More to Play THUMP's Stargate Stage at Movement Festival

Over three nights the stage will feature showcases from Detroit Love, Origins, and Paradise.
Krystal Rodriguez
4.6.17
poutine

This Town Claims To Have Invented Poutine

Canada’s most recognizable culinary creation is slowly becoming known—and riffed on—across the globe but its origins remain shrouded in mystery.
Nick Rose
10.6.15
video

The First Trailer for the BBC's Movie About 'Grand Theft Auto' Is Out

A first look at Daniel Radcliffe as the founder of Rockstar Games.
Emanuel Maiberg
9.3.15
VICE vs Video games

Bittersweet Victory: On the Void Left Behind When Your Favorite Game Is Completed

The final boss was defeated, but this wasn't victory I felt. I wasn't happy. I was gutted, and had a new gap in my life.
Scott Craig White
8.13.15
videos

Meet Marty Cooper, the Forefather of Your Cell Phone

And hear his vision of the phone's future.
Xavier Aaronson
6.24.15
techno

MIXED BY Josh Wink

David Garber
10.23.14
Words

Luciano’s ‘Origins’ Run Deeper Than Ibiza

Exploring the vision behind the Swiss-Chilean superstar’s latest project, moments before he takes the stage at Amnesia Ibiza.
Christopher Metler
9.24.14
thump video

House Music is Disco’s Revenge: A Look at the Early Days of American House

Olmeca Tequila & THUMP present Switched ON Part Two: The Underground.
THUMP Staff
9.9.14
Words

“I Want People to See What I Do, What I Play”: An Interview with Kevin Saunderson

The techno legend chats about how Movement has developed and what he looks for in young artists to work with. Take notes.
Lizzy Sermol
6.2.14
Motherboard Blog

The Debate Over Dogs' Origins Just Got Even More Complicated

Prevailing theory holds that the long and convoluted trajectory of dogs traces back to East Asia. New research says it's Europe. So, which is it?
Lex Berko
11.14.13
The Seeing Trails Issue

Synthesisers In The Rain

Every so often, Scandinavia produces a group who seem to exist in a world of their own, but whose music welcomes you in like an old friend. Röyksopp had that quality, so too, rather more sadistically, do The Knife.
Piers Martin
1.1.10