Best Friends

stranger things

Is Ryan Lochte's Dog, Carter, a Time Traveler or What?

There's reason to believe that Lochte's dog has broken the rules of spacetime.
Sarah Emerson
8.14.16
japan

This Pocket-Sized Robot Is Your Next Smartphone (and Best Friend)

Yes, it's a phone that's also a tiny personal robo-buddy.
Emiko Jozuka
10.6.15
videos

The Messy Physics of Canine Slurping

How dogs overcome the disability of having a big floppy face.
Michael Byrne
11.30.14
dogs

Dogs Process Speech the Same Way as Humans

New research suggests that dogs understand the content of our words and not just the form.
Michael Byrne
11.29.14
Music

An Unscientific Look at the Science of Music for Dogs

With help from Spotify's vast catalog of dog-marketed albums.
Ben Richmond
11.16.14
dogs

Dogs Can Understand Our Intentions

New research suggests that canine companions know what we're thinking based on our behavior.
Michael Byrne
9.20.14
Health

Dogs Are Finally Getting Canine-Specific Cancer Treatment

It's a whole new era of cancer prevention and management for our slobbery best friends.
Becky Ferreira
9.6.14
dogs

The Mathematics of Herding Sheep

Dogs: outsmarting humans even at algorithm design.
Michael Byrne
8.27.14
Motherboard Blog

How To Look at Dogs

Preliminary MRI work backs up what most friends-of-dogs already know.
Michael Byrne
10.6.13
Motherboard Blog

The Day Best Friends Died

Remember when childhood used to mean something? With the neverending search for what is "best," some St. Louis school officials are beginning to enforce a new brand of ideology. "Beware the evil best friend":http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/17/fashion...
ALEC LIU
3.8.11