réactions

Stuff

We Asked Haunted House Workers About Their Customers’ Most Intense Reactions

It turns out you can literally be scared shitless.
Madi Fuller
10.29.16
Features

A Field Guide to China's Most Indispensible Meme

Somewhere between rage face and the reaction GIF, 'biaoqing' have evolved to become an essential part of the Chinese internet.
Christina Xu
8.1.16
Art

Leo Got a Statue: Last Week in Art [Oscars Edition]

More from last night: <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> sweeps in editing and production and <i>Ex Machina</i> recognized for "Best Visual Effects."
Sami Emory
2.29.16
Feelings

​Subtle Emotions Remain Elusive on Facebook

The new reactions are all pretty extreme, so we made some more nuanced ones.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
2.24.16
videos

From Nanocars to Molecular Rockets: Nanomachines Are Here

As a new American Chemical Society video explains, we just have to figure out how to use them.
Michael Byrne
10.14.15
short circuit

Facebook Finally Lets Users Have Feelings Other Than Happiness with ‘Reactions’

The days of liking tragedy and mayhem are over.
Clinton Nguyen
10.8.15
Science

A Chemist on Reddit Just Explained What May Have Caused China's Deadly Explosion

May Nyman held an AMA to help filter through what we know so far.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.26.15
seattle

Amazon Employees React to 'New York Times' Story

We reached out to former employees to find out if the testimonies in the 'New York Times' article match their experiences.
Sarah Jeong and Kaleigh Rogers
8.18.15
New York

'Pollen Tsunamis' Will Keep on Crashing, and the Allergic Don't Stand a Chance

Allergies are the worst, and climate change is making them worse.
Brian Merchant
5.7.15
water

A Spirited Endorsement of Peeing in the Ocean

Thanks, American Chemical Society, it's safe to go in the water.
Ben Richmond
8.23.14