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The Army Is Studying a Shot That Could Help Heal PTSD

The $2 million study will look into the injection that some doctors claim has dramatically positive effects.
River Donaghey
6.13.17
Motherboard

The Government Wants to Make Bullets That Turn Into Plants

The biodegradable shells will contain time-delayed seeds that will begin growing after several months.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.8.17
travel

Fifty-Five Hours Aboard US Aircraft Carrier Harry S. Truman

"A lot of people lose their shit out here."
Ben Bryant; Photos: Frederick Paxton
9.27.16
Gaming

In the Army Now: The Making of ‘Full Spectrum Warrior’

The 2004 strategy-shooter was a hit with gamers, but it began as a project to train US Army recruits the rules of modern warfare.
Ed Smith
8.24.16
Stuff

How Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Help Veterans Deal with PTSD

Iraq war veteran Colby Buzzell talks with "Theater of War" author Bryan Doerries about how the story of Ajax can literally save lives.
Colby Buzzell
10.16.15
tech

A Former Drone Pilot’s Guilt Kept Him Awake at Night

How Brandon Bryant became an advocate against the use of unmanned combat drones.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
8.21.15
News

The Former US Military Top-Brass Working for Companies Profiting from Drone Warfare

There's a revolving door between the US army and the companies paid multi-million dollar contracts to support drone warfare.
Solomon Hughes
8.20.15
News

Jade Helm 15 Has Begun: Here's Everything We Know So Far

The secret training exercise started Wednesday. All we know is that it's big and that it scares conservatives.
Mike Pearl
7.16.15
Stuff

I Spent the Fourth of July Fighting in Iraq

Fuck the Fourth of July.
Colby Buzzell
7.4.15
News

American ISIS: The Domestic Terrorist Fallout of the Iraq War

The US military recruited neo-Nazis, gang members, and criminals to fight the war on terror—and now they're coming home.
Matt Kennard
2.13.15
News

Sandy Hook Families Are Suing Bushmaster for Making Adam Lanza's Rifle

In a ​civil complaint, they claim the Bushmaster in particular allowed the mentally disturbed 20-year-old to kill 26 people in less than five minutes.
Allie Conti
12.15.14
News

​The US Navy Got Itself a Fancy New Laser

The laser, which sadly lacks any colored light or <em>pew-pew</em> sound effects, just silently swivels on its turret until it locks onto the engine of an enemy vehicle. Then, suddenly, the engine combusts.
Mark Hay
12.11.14