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Motherboard

Honeybees Can Add and Subtract, Study Finds

After discovering that honeybees understand the concept of zero, scientists tested the insect’s ability to spot gains and losses.
Becky Ferreira
2.6.19
Math Bee

Honey Bees Are the First Insect Known to Grasp the Concept of Zero

By giving bees visual math quizzes, scientists discovered that these insects know a null set when they see one.
Becky Ferreira
6.7.18
Skateboarding

The 'Leap of Faith' Was Skateboarding's Definitive Avant-Garde Moment

Jamie Thomas's slam at Point Loma High School was a piece of art.
Huw Nesbitt
1.19.18
Comics!

This Comic Pro Talks Shaking Off a Stronghold Aesthetic

Tradd Moore talks about the pleasures and challenges of working outside his comfort zone.
Giaco Furino
3.26.17
videos

Welcome to Null Island, a Non-Place Located at 0°N 0°E

Something that has no value is often very different than 0.
Michael Byrne
7.11.16
Art

A Different Kind of Light Art Hits a Swiss Gallery

Heinz Mack is a different kind of light artist. The ZERO co-founder gets a gallery show in Switzerland.
Alyssa Buffenstein
5.3.16
we asked a smart person

A Film Critic Reviews Chris Brown’s Music Videos from ‘Royalty’

What does it all mean?
Adam Nayman
12.23.15
Stuff

Skateboarding Is Jim Greco's Fountain of Youth

Like human voices or a quality wok, Jim Greco seems to get better with age. But if he quits skating every day, his body's going to completely fall apart.
Hunter Charlton, Photos: Carl Wilson
8.20.14
Premieres

Learn to Dance Like Chela Right Now

Her moves are unparalleled. Bone up before catching the Aussie pop juggernaut on her Stateside tour.
Kim Taylor Bennett
5.21.14
Premieres

Listen to Chela get Dark with Clancy on His Remix for "Zero"

She likes to put weird tentacles in her mouth. We like her 80s pop goodness.
Kim Taylor Bennett
3.26.14
Motherboard Blog

Notes from GDC: Kentucky Route Zero and the Theatre of Games

Turns out gaming could have a lot to learn from the stage.
Colin Snyder
3.28.13
tech

'Zero Dark Thirty': Interrogating Reality

The "problem" with "Zero Dark Thirty"'s portrayal of torture isn't the portrayal itself, but what it represents. Even though waterboarding is now prohibited, that hasn't diminished its value for some in government. To assume torture is a thing of the...
ALEX PASTERNACK
1.8.13
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