Radio

Motherboard

NASA Captures Stunning Images of ‘Nuclear Superbubbles’ in an Alien Galaxy

NGC 3079 is spitting out particles that balloon across thousands of light years in space.
Becky Ferreira
3.4.19
Radio

This Conservative Talk Show Host Still Does the Radio Version of Blackface

'Walton and Johnson,' which has been on the air in the South for over 35 years, features stereotypical gay and black characters voiced by one of the white hosts.
Michael Patrick Welch
1.22.19
Noisey News

Soulja Boy Is the Storyteller of Our Generation

In his first interview with The Breakfast Club, Soulja Boy argued he had the best comeback of 2018 but really just ended up telling wild stories.
Kristin Corry
1.16.19
Essays

The Case for Nicki Minaj's Queen Radio

Nicki Minaj reminded us why rap personalities thrive on-air. The identity of black radio and its oral tradition dates back further than the airwaves.
Kristin Corry
12.20.18
Motherboard

Chinese and Russian Scientists Teamed Up to Manipulate the Earth’s Atmosphere

The two countries were responsible for disrupting the planet’s ionosphere in a series of experiments this June.
Sarah Emerson
12.19.18
Media

I Sent Fake Versions of Myself on TV and Everyone Fell for It

I'm no good at doing press for my shed story, so I thought it might be fun to get some other people to do it instead.
Oobah Butler
Jake Lewis
10.17.18
Avocado

Costa Coffee Pulls Avocado-Insulting Ad Due to Complaints

Do we not all agree that the avocado-ripening process is very frustrating??
Jelisa Castrodale
10.4.18
tech

The Pentagon Wants to Put Radios on Rescuers' Teeth

The Molar Mic communicates sound by sending vibrations through the teeth and skull, enabling telepathy-like communication straight out of a video game.
Matthew Gault
9.11.18
Internet

How 'Lofi Hip Hop Radio to Relax/Study to' Became a YouTube Phenomenon

The infinitely looped clips of anime set to chill-ass beats have millions of devoted followers. Why?
Luke Winkie
7.13.18
ALIENS

Art Bell, the Radio Host Who Made America Believe in UFOs, Is Dead at 72

Goodbye to the man who brought the world UFOs, Area 51, and Alex Jones.
Matthew Gault
4.16.18
Internet Insecurity

Researchers Rickrolled Emergency Alert Sirens in Proof-of-Concept Hack

Security researchers found that it was relatively easy to hijack the signal of the emergency alert siren system in San Francisco.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.10.18
Desus & Mero

Desus and Mero Break Down That Wild DJ Envy Interview

And fire a few shots of their own at Envy.
Sarah Bellman
3.16.18
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