'768K Day' Is As Overhyped As Y2K, ISP Says
Experts have warned that '768k day' could cause significant headaches next month, but service providers told Motherboard that the threat is overhyped.
Films from 1999 Did the End of the World Right
It was a year when filmmakers sent out their last dispatches before the apocalypse—full of failing, dying, and learning.
Fast Food Week
Reflecting on the Burger King Pokémon Disaster of 1999
How kids meal toys at the height of Pokémania led to two deaths and a lot of panic.
Old Rap Shit
That Time in 1999 When Magic Johnson Managed Ma$e
In the late 90s, artists like DMX, Jay Z, and Master P were driving the culture, but one name has somewhat been written out of history as one of the era's biggest stars: Ma$e.
An Extra ‘Leap Second’ In 2016 Caused a Mini-Y2K
‘The belief that time cannot go backwards’ caused some servers run by CloudFlare to crash at midnight on New Year’s Eve.
Canned Food, Doomsday Fears, and the Y2K Hoarding Disaster That Didn't Happen
The Y2K bug got the public more familiar with the survivalist lifestyle than ever. However, despite all the soothsayers warning the public to stock up for armageddon, the public didn’t take the bait.
At the Turn of the Millennium, Milemarker Embraced a Synthetic Future
While the world freaked out about Y2K, Milemarker boldly dragged synthesizers into post-hardcore.
Games to Look Forward to Since 'The Last Guardian' Is Never Coming Out
Motherboard's 15 games to look forward to in 2015.
What I Learned About Style…
What I Learned About Style From Jennifer Lopez's “Feelin’ So Good”
The video that confirmed all of our style choices as kids and teens were right.
Anne T. Donahue
Meet the Nieratkos
Fancy Lad Is the Best Thing in Skateboarding Right Now
Boston's own Fancy Lad Skateboards has just farted a breath of fresh air into a stale skate-video landscape.
Oxygen Bars Are Back! Why?
Throwback to Y2K, anyone!?
Fondly Remembering the Y2K Panic
Millennium Bug is a thoughtful look at how we got into this whole Y2K mess and how we are going do to survive it. Because your safety is important to me, I’ve created this digest version of the book. I’ve jumped around page-wise, but I’ve tried to not...
ANNA JANE GROSSMAN