Articles by Brian Merchant
Samantha Close's documentary, "I am Handmade: Crafting in the Age of Computers," takes a deep look at the largely invisible world of Etsy workers.
The story of the youngest person ever to be cryonically frozen, and the widening allure of the human-freezing industry.
If Instagram were to translate your pictures into words, what might they say? This app will tell you.
This massive future-shaped cube may be our first co-working megaplex, designed to provide both workplace and sleeping quarters to the mobile creative class of tomorrow.
The greatest extinction event in the history of the planet was driven by oceans acidifying about as fast as they are today.
Greenpeace's latest viral stunt is like a real-life action flick. We chat with one of the activists who scaled the rig.
A new imager will allow iPhone wielders to snap a picture of just about anything, and 3D-print a super-accurate replica within minutes, Caltech says.
“If you are watching porn online in 2015, you should expect that at some point your porn viewing history will be publicly released and attached to your name.”
Fossil fuel plants currently drain billions of dollars of water—switching over could help save the thirsty state.
Russia and Canada's forests are going up in flames, and climate change threatens to make it all worse.