A guide to the ineffable delights of science fiction by women, for women.
Yesterday, thousands of people watched bloodied bodies smolder on a faraway field, thanks to a Russian news outlet. Is this taking livestreaming too far?
The role-playing universe has migrated from the fringes of the internet to Facebook pages.
As the demand for cognitive enhancements expands, nootropics have grown from the stuff of internet-driven self-experimentation to an expanding sector in the massive supplements market.
"Being a vendor online is just like owning or managing a business—the only difference being that the government decided that what we do is illegal."
Before computerized flight simulators could train astronauts, NASA built fake moons.
Cryptome's creators want all of the leaked NSA documents to be released, not just at the discretion of journalists.
Tech journalist Ryan Block's attempt to disconnect his Comcast service is at times hilarious and infuriating.
Art Hack Day co-founder David Huerta gave the NSA a nice present for its surveillance work.
“This is about using the mind and trying to develop an interface that you think through rather than tap through.”
The Herpes simplex virus is one of the most successful viruses on the planet.
The video for Zammuto's new single 'Great Equator' premieres on Motherboard.
Science and technology, helping you drink your day away without dying.
How Facebook became a glorified version of a McDonald's ball pit.
Culturing bacteria in our office mortified a couple responsible scientists.
Applying cryptocurrency's peer-to-peer system to legal contracts and dispute resolution could decentralize trust.
Pushing for flexible regulation could be a killer asset in cornering the robotics market.
The US is approaching historical levels of amphetamine consumption—even if we keep calling it "medicine."
The Great War was a tragedy. 'Valiant Hearts: The Great War' is a merry escapade where you don’t even shoot anybody.
Our fascination with pain and suffering make them natural clickbait, a new kind of online “wound culture."
Drones can provide a low-impact, unobtrusive platform to observe marine mammals in the wild, but regulations haven't caught up.
According to DEA documents obtained by Motherboard, seizures of the leafy African stimulant skyrocketed on the West Coast in 2013, after a decade without a single bust. What gives?
Torrents of big data can't stop mistakes—sometimes they make them more likely. The tragedy of Challenger, as with G.M. and others, was that some people had tried to stop it.