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Motherboard

Giant Tortoise Feared Extinct Reappears After 113 Years

As well as the Fernandina tortoise, another “giant” species thought to be possibly extinct showed up this year—Wallace’s giant bee.
Becky Ferreira
2.21.19
Motherboard

Give Yourself a Brain Massage With 10 Straight Hours of Ocean Footage

A new YouTube video brings serene "oceanscapes" to you.
Becky Ferreira
5.31.18
Thankless jobs

Shelly the Tortoise Is Here to Stop Kids From Beating Up Robots

“When a child started to beat our robot, the others were motivated to follow that child’s action, enjoying hitting the shell together.”
Becky Ferreira
3.15.18
Escape Artists

Renegade Giant Tortoise Found in Bushes Outside Zoo After Two Weeks on the Lam

"She can walk faster than we can ever imagine."
Becky Ferreira
8.16.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

How One Highly Fuckable Tortoise Saved His Entire Species from Extinction

Only 50 years ago, a species of Galapagos tortoises had a population of under 20.​ But that was before Diego embarked on his decade-spanning fuckfest.
River Donaghey
9.14.16
Music

The VICE Sports Guide To Coach Jams

Steve Kerr has been open about his love for Pearl Jam's "Yellow Ledbetter," which is brave. He's not alone in his music appreciation among the coaching fraternity.
Jeff Johnson, Alex Balk & David Roth
4.28.16
history

The Real Paleo Diet Included Tortoise Meat

One team of archeologists has discovered that prehistoric humans were pretty big fans of the shelled reptile.
Alex Swerdloff
2.2.16
Music

Tortoise’s John Herndon on Skate Rock, Tattooing, and His Latest Collab

Slowly but steadily, John Herndon’s art and music have had a huge impact on skateboarding
Anthony Pappalardo
1.17.16
Holy Shit

Tortoise Return with a Full US Tour and Their First LP in Seven Years

Stream the new track "Gesceap" and look for the LP in 2016.
Noisey Staff
10.6.15
earth

Zoo Livestreams Are Taking Over Unused Gaps in the Broadcast Spectrum

A new London Zoo trial could help show how "white spaces" can bring wireless connectivity to rural communities.
Victoria Turk
10.10.14