population Read Now Good News: Humans Outnumber Rats in NYC, Four to One by Ben Richmond · 3 weeks ago Quite a town we've got here. Watch Now This 107 Million Person 'SimCity' Region Is a Portrait of Our Megacity Future by Derek Mead · 2 months ago When you've got one Earth and an unending boom in population growth, the gravitational pull of the world's economic and population centers will continue to drag rural dwellers in. Read Now There Are Way More Great White Sharks in the Pacific Than Previously Thought by Ben Richmond · 5 months ago There's still plenty wrong with the ever-more acidic, ever more plastic-filled sea, but it appears that great white sharks are doing okay. Read Now Furloughed Federal Employees Could Fill These Places by Daniel Stuckey · 1 year ago An Americana tour of the towns you could replace with shutdown-rendered stay-at-home government workers. Read Now Three 'Radical' Graphs Tell the Story of the Planet's Current and Future Population by Brian Merchant · 1 year ago Behold the future of a crowded, climate-changed earth, rendered in purple lines. Read Now Rising Crop Yields Are Not Enough to Feed 9.6 Billion People by Mat McDermott · 1 year ago And we're a long way off from doubling the amount of food we produce. Read Now Population Growth Alone Will Force a Wealth of Species Towards Extinction by Mat McDermott · 1 year ago In the words of the report authors, the "outlook is grim." Read Now Prepare for Even More Humans: The UN Revised Its Population Growth Forecast for 2050 by Mat McDermott · 1 year ago The revision is based upon higher-than-expected fertility levels in a number of high-growth countries. Read Now Is This How We Equalize the United States? by Daniel Stuckey · 1 year ago Is this map of 50 new, equally populated states the solution for political gerrymandering? Read Now Poop-Eating Worms Power the Eco-Toilets of the Future by Derek Mead · 2 years ago We’ve got seven billion people on this planet, and a whole lot more coming. While we worry about where all those people are going to live, and what they’re going to eat and drink, it’s not often that we think about where they’re going to poop… << First< Previous12Next >Last >> Connect To Motherboard Most Popular God's Lonely Programmer The Hypnosis Videos That Promise Sweet Dreams and Hands-Free Orgasms The Politics of Emoji Diversity The 70s New Age Record That Went Viral on SoundCloud Grand Theft Auto V Now Has Its Own Undersea Wildlife Documentary How Jackie Chan's 'Supercop' Inspired a More Efficient Solar Panel 'We Are the Future Cunt': CyberFeminism in the 90s The Man Who Made 'Tetris'