NASA has allotted $15 million to develop a mission to the icy moon. What's the plan?
Despite what the FAA has been saying.
We can potentially solve our orbital litter problem from the ground.
Wasn't vaping supposed to help you stop smoking butts?
A new report predicts that soon "however many points you have at work will help determine the kind of raise you get or which office you sit in."
Is it finally high time to take "cannabinopathic" medicine seriously?
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
California's Oak Tree Gun Club is under heavy fire from—wait for it—Second Amendment supporters.
Spotify is betting that artificial intelligence can do what record store snobs never could.
Indie game designer Nicky Case tells us all about his anti-surveillance game.
"They are some of the most unique and extreme warships ever to come to light."
Despite a different feel and some odd cartoons, Neil deGrasse Tyson catches the magic of the original.
And as we head there, the potential for abuse is growing.
The problem is getting them to stay in the harsh environment.
The maker movement gets to work.
Jillian Mayer's mega mega upload.
For most security companies, the leaks likely won’t change the way they forge their products and services. At least for the moment, they won't.
If Jurassic Park was set in Europe, T. gurneyi would have to have the starring role.
Cringe-worthy nickname aside, the security may reflect the pricetag.