2017

Dogecoin

My Joke Cryptocurrency Hit $2 Billion and Something Is Very Wrong

Dogecoin's inventor looks to the past for insight into the future.
Jackson Palmer
1.11.18
Best of 2017

Monster Otters, Motörhead Crocs, and Zuul: The Best Paleo Art of 2017

As chosen by an artist who draws dinosaurs for a living.
Danielle Dufault
12.28.17
On Edge

A Year On Edge

Welcome to On Edge, a series about the stress we're all experiencing right now, and how to live with it.
Ankita Rao
Rajul Punjabi
12.4.17
cryptocurrency

At Least 1.65 Million Computers Are Mining Cryptocurrency for Hackers So Far This Year

2017 is on track to easily beat 2016.
Jordan Pearson
9.12.17
News

Canadians Were Promised Internet For All, But the Budget Doesn't Deliver

The government didn't give the CRTC the one thing it needs: money.
Jordan Pearson
3.22.17
Motherboard Guide to Cinema

‘The Running Man’ Is the Perfect Dystopian Movie For Trump’s Inauguration

It's the 30th anniversary of the cheesy 80s Schwarzenegger dystopian action flick, but it's never felt more timely.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.19.17
Trump

Jeff Sessions Failed to Disclose Oil He Owns Under a Federal Wildlife Refuge

Trump's Attorney General pick could have a huge conflict of interest with any future environmental regulation.
Grennan Milliken
1.10.17
2017

This Neural Network Designs Baby Names of the Future

Pruliaa, Miiirilid, Aloora, Deredrd, and the tantalizing Nitnis are just a sampling of the endless possibilities when naming your child with a digitized nervous system.
Grennan Milliken
1.9.17
tech

The Gear the US Army Wants For 2017 and Beyond

With Russian aggression and the rise of the Islamic State, the Army is searching for tools to deal with what it's dubbed a “hybrid” of high and low-tech foes.
Joseph Trevithick
1.5.17
NYC

The Underground New Year's Party A Century In The Making

Deep beneath the Manhattan schist, a cavernous station became the New Year’s Eve birthday party for the Second Avenue Subway, the most expensive subway in the world.
ALEX PASTERNACK
1.5.17
future

Of Course People Are Smoking Weed With Lasers

It's the future, after all.
Samantha Cole
12.30.16
nasa

Moon Landings Are Back in Style, and Other Space Trends of 2017

A total solar eclipse, the grand finale of a beloved orbiter, and two lunar touchdowns are on the schedule for 2017.
Becky Ferreira
12.28.16
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