america

The Plug

These Formerly Incarcerated Entrepreneurs Are Trying to Keep People Out of Prison

Unlocked Futures funds startups formed by and for people who have dealt with the justice system.
Mary Mazzoni
7.6.18
Futures

American Capitalism Is Suffocating the Endless Possibilities of Space

In April the US House of Representatives passed an Act that says, “Outer space shall not be considered a global commons.”
Jordan Pearson
5.10.18
Broadband Land

What It's Like to Live in America Without Broadband Internet

In every single state, a portion of the population doesn’t have access to broadband, and some have no access to the internet at all.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.16.18
conspiracy theories

Mass Shootings Attract Conspiracy Theories Because the Reality Is Too Bleak to Accept

Conspiracy theories are really just another way of trying to make sense of the world.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.26.18
Broadband Land

Half of West Virginia has Applied for Broadband Assistance

The state put aside extra funds for any county that wanted to invest in rural broadband. Half of all counties applied.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.4.17
Broadband Land

Rural America Is Building High-Speed Internet the Same Way It Built Electricity in the 1930s

The number of electric cooperatives beginning to offer fiber optic broadband service to their members has surged in recent years.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.1.17
All Fronts

You Can't Fight a War Without Twitter

Journalist David Patrikarakos believes the rise of social media now demands a redefinition of warfare as we understand it.
Matt Suckley
11.29.17
thankful

Fatbergs Are Forming All Over a Thankful America Today

It's tradition.
Jordan Pearson
11.23.17
loaded

The Dark Web Gun Trade May Be Bigger Than You Think

The first study into the dark web gun trade finds tens of thousands of dollars worth of transactions every month.
Joseph Cox
7.19.17
splosions

Watch This Guy Blow Up a Fridge Filled with Explosives and Almost Die

YEEHAW!
Kaleigh Rogers
6.7.17
Paris Climate Pact

Trump Is Wrong: Most Americans Support the Paris Climate Agreement

The president said he is speaking on behalf the people, but the people don't agree.
Ankita Rao
6.1.17
Drugs

The Number of Heroin Users in America Grew Five Times in a Decade

Single white men without college degrees are most vulnerable to heroin disorders.
Ankita Rao
3.29.17