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.
Don't quite know how to Frankenstein that ol' rusty hatchet into a stringed instrument? Let Ken Butler show you.
A special rebroadcast of episode five of season one of Sound Builders, our show about noise.
A special rebroadcast of episode four of season one of Sound Builders, our show about noise.
A special rebroadcast of episode two of the first season of Sound Builders, our show about noise.
A special rebroadcast of episode one of the first season of Sound Builders, our show about noise.
The cure for cancer might be found on nature's apex couch potato.
Our crew traveled to remote Liberia to discover "Monkey Island," an area inhabited solely by former lab-tested chimpanzees who survived disease and two civil wars.
For the first episode of our mini-series Spaced Out with Friends, we hung out with Mike Shinoda and Joe Hahn to talk about living in the great beyond.
In this episode of "Phreaked Out," we met some of the top security researchers at the center of the car hacking world.
In 2006, a pair of LA traffic engineers hacked traffic lights to cause gridlock as part of a labor protest.
"Most of the people who buy tigers are what you could call impulse buyers."