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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
Weed

Weed May Affect Men and Women Differently

Thanks to all the restrictions, research is still half-baked.
Lea Surugue
4.6.18
pride night

Some Cardinals Fans Are Freaking Out About Gay Pride Night at Busch Stadium

The Cardinals announced a Gay Pride Night in August at Busch Stadium and some of the Best Fans in Baseball are not happy about it.
Sean Newell
6.23.17
Alt-Right

Ex-Neo Nazis Explain What's Driving the Alt-Right

"The alt-right does not exist. It's nothing more than white supremacists who have repackaged the hate and served it up in a more palatable form for human consumption."
Annie Armstrong
2.17.17
Asking for a friend

When Should I Stop Drinking to Avoid a Hangover?

It's way before they start playing Journey at the karaoke bar.
Kristen Dold
2.1.17
Paris

The French May Be Getting Less Racist — But Are Doing More Racist Things

Acts of anti-Muslim racism have almost tripled this year, as just over half the population describes itself as "not racist at all."
VICE News
5.2.16
Growing Up

The NBA Is Still Wrestling With Rajon Rondo's Verbal Assault On Bill Kennedy

Rajon Rondo's decision to direct ugly slurs at gay NBA ref Bill Kennedy was his alone. But the aftermath has forced the NBA to think about what it wants to be.
Howard Megdal
12.17.15
News

The British Government's Anti-Terrorism School Programs Are Racist

The UK's Prevent program is colossally idiotic. It's hard to think of anything that would more efficiently drive an angsty and solitudinous teenager to Islamic fundamentalism than thinly veiled racism.
Sam Kriss
9.25.15
Twitter

​#IStandWithAhmed: The Intersection of Science, Tolerance and Viral Content

Not even a Neil deGrasse Tyson tweet spree after a bad science film could get this level of engagement.
carles.buzz
9.18.15
Stuff

My Father Was a Terrorist

I spoke to Zak Ebrahim, whose dad helped mastermind the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center.
Tom Breakwell
9.15.14
Stuff

I'm OK, You're OK, the Pope's OK

Half a year into his tenure, Pope Francis has proved to be mainly good at generating headlines for saying that gay people and atheists are OK and in general advocating niceness. That should be exciting, even if you're not a Catholic.
Harry Cheadle
9.15.13
Stuff

Can an Atheist Church Make Nonbelievers Nicer?

People who go to church are happier, healthier, and more optimistic than people who don't. Atheists, of course, miss out on all these benefits—or they have until recently. "Atheist churches" have been popping up in the US and the UK and they might just...
Harry Cheadle
7.5.13