Donald Trump

Finish him!

Let's Enjoy This Wholesome Moral Panic About Violent Video Games While It Lasts

I wish I could go back to a time when scapegoating video games for school shootings was the biggest problem with video games.
Emanuel Maiberg
3.8.18
All Fronts

The Tiny Nukes Trump Wants Could Be More Dangerous Than Big Ones

A nuke is a nuke is a nuke.
David Axe
1.9.18
piracy

Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' Is the Most Pirated Book in Recent Memory

Media hype, a cease-and-desist notice, and sold-out bookstores have led people to share the controversial White House exposé online.
Matthew Gault
1.8.18
Geosynchronous

The Dangerous Downside to DARPA’s New Repair Satellite

One country's orbital mechanic could be another’s saboteur.
David Axe
1.8.18
HOTY2017

The Teen Rapper Suing the US Government for Climate Change Negligence

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is raising awareness of environmental issues through fiery speeches, hip hop, and federal lawsuits.
Becky Ferreira
12.21.17
All Fronts

Trump's 'Impossible' Plan for a 350-Ship Navy Is Sinking Fast

The scheme is "more than unrealistic,” a Congressional shipbuilding expert told Motherboard.
David Axe
12.15.17
Actually

Historians Are Calling Out Trump Online Whenever He Misreads the Past

Engaging with new media is no longer a dalliance for the history profession in the misinformation age.
Daniel Crown
12.14.17
net neutrality

Justin Trudeau Is ‘Very Concerned’ With FCC’s Plan to Roll Back Net Neutrality

“We need to continue to defend net neutrality,” Trudeau said, but stopped short of saying he'd speak to Trump directly.
Justin Ling
11.22.17
climate change

Donald Trump’s Grandfather Was Likely a Climate Change Refugee

A new study charts how extreme weather events, like droughts and floods, drove a 19th century wave of German immigration to North America.
Stephen Leahy
11.21.17
nuclear war

Experts Tell Senate: Don't Limit the President's Nuclear Authority

For the first time in 41 years, a congressional hearing was held on the subject of the President’s authority to launch nuclear weapons.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.15.17
Ban Hammer

Someone at Twitter 'Inadvertently' Deactivated Donald Trump's Account for 11 Minutes

According to the social media company this was 'human error by a Twitter employee.'
Emanuel Maiberg
11.3.17
stockpiles

Experts: America Doesn't Need All These Nukes

Nuclear deterrence can be way less pricey, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
David Axe
11.2.17