Drag Racing With a DIY Drone Engineer
In this episode of Transmissions, Motherboard follows bedroom drone engineer Zoe Stumbaugh as she attempts to build the fastest drone in the world.
Watch These Self-Driving Snowplows Battle to Remove the Most Snow
Inside the Arctic Seed Vault Designed to Save Humanity From Extinction
Take a tour of the 'Noah's Ark' of agricultural diversity, designed to safely store over 4.5 million crop samples.
Partying With Dr. NakaMats, the World's Most Prolific Inventor
He held his 88th birthday celebration in a freight elevator. Now see how he plans to live to 144, while treating his own cancer.
What It's Like to Use VR to Buy Multimillion Dollar Real Estate
A new startup is using VR to help property owners buy luxury real estate.
This Lot in Brooklyn Shows What Uber Did to NYC More Clearly than Any Statistic
Uber's autonomous fleet of cabs isn't here yet, but the residential streets of Greenpoint are already lined with unused yellow cabs.
On the Front Lines of New York City's War on Rats
A new pest control program is showing signs of success, but here the rats still rule.
DARPA's Robot Challenge Was Like a State Fair Set 50 Years in the Future
Cotton candy? Check. The distinct smell of livestock? Check. Advanced semi-autonomous robots? Check.
A Crowdfunded UAV Is Helping Ukraine’s Bootstrapped Army
The People’s Project are a volunteer group crowdfunding everything from tanks, uniforms and drones for Ukraine’s Army.
Drone Racing, 'Star Wars'-Style, in the Snowy Bronx
Meet the gearheads trying to make first person view drone racing a new sport.
Inside the Chinese Bitcoin Mine That's Grossing $1.5M a Month
Watch Motherboard's rare look inside one of China's biggest bitcoin factories.
Dive-Bombing Drone Confronts Goose Poop Head On
While Predator drones drop missiles on suspected terrorists, this Canadian drone maker dive bombs packs of pesky, pooping geese.