Electric cars seem like the perfect solution to reducing smog and our dependence on oil, except for one thing: Batteries just aren't all that great.
Jake Wells fell into a severe depression. His tricopter—and Jesus—saved him.
Beavers are killing Patagonia. There's no simpler way of putting it.
In this episode of Upgrade, we check out Daan Roosegaarde's air-cleaning project, which is planned for installation in Beijing.
We’ve surpassed our capacity to sustainably fish wild caught fish, shrimp, and mollusks from the ocean, and so we’ve turned to aquaculture.
In this episode of Upgrade, we meet the Dutch team behind the VeloX3, which holds the world speed record for pedal-powered bikes.
While Predator drones drop missiles on suspected terrorists, this Canadian drone maker dive bombs packs of pesky, pooping geese.
And one day, hopefully, on Mars.
It's a bit of a strange thing to think about, but the Earth is going to die someday.
Every year for a week, a moor in Scotland becomes a launch site for a community of amateur rocketeers. This is International Rocket Week.
How far would you go to get hard?
Twenty-year-old Boyan Slat plans to rid oceans of plastic using giant nets and natural gyres. It would be the largest structure ever built on the high seas.
In the final episode of season two of Sound Builders, Andy Cavatorta awakens dormant notes and pitches from one of the world's most popular instruments.
In this episode of Sound Builders, we meet Mileece, a sound designer who developed technology for sonifying plant life.
In this new season of Sound Builders, we meet sonic artists who are pushing the audio experience to a whole new level.
Here's what can be done when we set our eyes to the skies to do good.
How Lima's notorious bootleggers use low methods to deliver high culture.
Long shot it may be, but at least he's going for it.
Watch our doc on life, death, and an unassuming Mexican dentist whose proprietary chemical formula rehydrates corpses to lifelike states for identification.
In our third and final episode of "Phreaked Out," we check out a slate of real-time phone hacks to tackle the question of mobile phone security.
Motherboard paid a visit to Japan to visit a researcher who is studying the only known animal that has figured out how to defeat death.
A special rebroadcast of episode three of season one of Sound Builders, our show about noise.
Call it a keycordion.