Michael Byrne @everydayelk
When not hacking apart bad science or explaining why math is actually the best thing ever, Michael studies engineering physics in Oregon. He is Motherboard's editor-at-large.
Articles by Michael Byrne
Lifting corn waste from fields for fuel pulls CO2 and nutrients from farm soils. That's bad.
Also, as a poor person ...
As oil train traffic explodes, Amtrak begins padding its schedules.
Researchers stumble upon a possible way to take advantage of the brain's natural resilience.
As CO2 concentrations go up in ocean water, fish lose their ability to detect danger.
A new way to hide information in plain sight.
Bursting misconceptions about one of the most innocuous online fetishes.
Peace out, Earth civilization.
A tale of petulant state officials and busted contracting.
Searching for physical signs of psychiatric devastation.