Judge Vernon Broderick exercised SOPA-like power in taking DVDFab off the internet.
Analog is dead, long live analog.
We were promised jetpacks and giant killer robots. So far, we've gotten faulty servers.
The Senate is quickly learning they're not above the surveillance state.
A huge invasion of the birds is a boon for biologists. It's also another sign that climate change is disrupting Arctic ecology. And bad news for lemmings.
Are we going to see the whole service industry streamlined by technology?
The DIY Engineer Who Built a Nuclear Reactor in His Basement
Long shot it may be, but at least he's going for it.
Outsiders is a new Motherboard series that delves into the lives of the unsung pioneers who have chosen to live beyond the grid in order to make their scientific dreams come true.Watch Now
Buying Guns and Drugs on the Deep Web
We toured the dark web's Tor bazaars to find out just how easy it is to buy guns, drugs, and other contraband online.
If they've done anything, the leaks of former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have proven that we are indeed living in a global surveillance state.Watch Now
How to Swim from Cuba to Florida
Diana Nyad's superhuman feat was an extremely personal mission that was made possible with the support of a motley crew of scientists, oceanographers, navigators, and physicians.
Before launching into any sport, it's important to know three things: the rules, the stakes, and when to quit. In the case of Diana Nyad, the resolute 64-year-old long-distance swimmer, acknowledging two out of three ain't bad.Watch Now
The Fight to Get Gay in Video Games
How Ultimate Gay Fighter ended up against the ropes.
Instead, what gamers are left with a sort of soft power nudging queer characters away from complete acceptance. A recent article on the gaming website Kill Screen, for instance, asked why there still isn’t a single easily identifiable “gay protagonist” in mainstream games. The answer was: there already are, in a certain way. But their sexuality is handled so “indirectly” that it can still be overlooked or plausibly denied.Read Now
And Elon Musk wants to send colonists along.
Interpol built a huge international database of stolen passports after 9/11. Almost nobody uses it.
Americans took 10.7 billion bus and train rides last year. Meanwhile, the total miles traveled by car is dropping.
You should support Frog Fractions 2, but know that "you're paying for a surprise."
“But I certainly don't consider him a hero," testified Vice Admiral Michael Rogers.
Without the web, the internet as we know it likely wouldn't exist.
It's like spinning the globe of Google Maps and plunking down your index finger.
Is she headed to Britain? Isn't the water too cold? Is she pregnant?
The BitTorrent gang traveled to SXSW to remind Austin that torrenting is not a crime.
Even though NASA only paid him $34.10 for his mission.
A supercut that drives to the heart of your own mortality. Also slap bass! So much slap bass!
He was hailed as a bonafide science martyr in last night's Cosmos premiere. Not so fast, Tyson.