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Facebook Confirms it Has Banned Rapper Lil B for ‘Hate Speech’

The BasedGod has earned a 30-day suspension for discussing race.
Jordan Pearson
10.10.17
Motherboard Blog

These Historic Space Snapshots Are Like Instagram In Orbit

Out of this world.
Daniel Stuckey
9.4.13
Motherboard Blog

A Christmas Carol for the End-Times

A post-apocalyptic reconstruction of "Silent Night."
Michael Byrne
12.14.12
Motherboard Blog

Ones and Zeros: Creating New Matter, the Biggest Black Hole Ever, and Bill Nye's Kickstarter

Our weekly roundup of what's hot and not on this here Internet.
ALEC LIU
11.30.12
Motherboard Blog

Watching Humans on Black Friday Is Better Than Most Nature Shows: Why We Get Bloodlust-Crazy Over Holiday Sales

Which weird, rage-inducing evolutionary strings does the Black Friday phenomenon pluck?
Derek Mead
11.23.12
Motherboard Blog

Bitcoin Had Its Own Black Friday

On November 9th, 65 Bitcoin-accepting merchants all got together, tossed their logos onto a website, and offered discount rates on products as diverse as bars of gold, chocolates, and automobiles.
Brian Merchant
11.23.12
Motherboard Blog

How Black Friday Stole Thanksgiving

It’s Turkey Day so we know the biggest shopping day in North America is right around the corner — or later tonight. It’s Black Friday. Historically, black anything nomenclature has always had dark connotations.
ALEC LIU
11.22.12
Motherboard Blog

Hiding Galaxies With the Most Perfect Black In the Universe

Generally, what we understand as "black" is the experience of zero perceived light. No light reaches our eye and so we experience blackness. Something has the property of being black because it doesn't reflect (visible) light. We may put it in a box of...
Michael Byrne
11.24.11