Sovetsky, a historic neighborhood in Baku, Azerbaijan, has been demolished as the city restyles itself as a shiny metropolis similar to Dubai.
Picture the epicenter of electronic music. Does Durham, North Carolina, come to mind?
A long time ago, an interface far, far away.
To provide some perspective to see how a country of 1.2 billion people gets around, I tried my best to document the different modes of transport during my journey.
Take a video tour of the UCLA lab that wants to power the future with feces.
Teams advance by entering codes they find (or answers to puzzles they solve) into a web app that then feeds instructions on where and what to do next.
A bonus dispatch from Motherboard's Mongol Rally team.
The Perseids were especially stunning this year thanks to a dim Moon.
In the future, not everyone will want to be a super-intelligent cyborg. Some might prefer the simple existence of a goat.
The Wildlife Conservation Society destroyed over a ton of seized, illegal ivory this morning, to save elephants.
The tradition has endured for nearly 1,000 years.
Trade shows feel a bit like an anachronism because, hey, we've got the internet, where anyone can announce anything at any time.
We have a strange, sad way of leaving things behind.
Three years after Occupy Wall Street, many familiar faces returned with a more pointed message for "Flood Wall Street," and they left with at least three powerful symbols.
German photographer Hans-Christian Schink is now showing his series, shot a year after the devastating disaster.
Putting everyone's 2013 in a single file.
And I've finally found the pictures to prove it.
Congrats! You got a new camera. Now it's time to actually go out and use it.
I love myself, and I'm pretty good looking, so, naturally, I've taken some selfies in my time. But I'm not nearly as obsessed, it seems, as my dog.
Selfies while driving just aren't cool enough anymore to risk your life over.
Efforts to listen in on Warsaw Pact communications lasted throughout the Cold War.
“The 2013 hurricane season was billed as a stud, but up through mid-September, it has been a dud."
Out of this world.