Illustration

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
The Land Before Time

Feast Your Eyes on These Artistic Visions of Earth's Prehistoric Past

Upside-down unicorns are involved.
Becky Ferreira
6.29.17
Microsoft Weird

Clippy’s Designer Wants to Know Who Got Clippy Pregnant

Kevan Atteberry tells Motherboard about his role in creating one of computing history’s most iconic, notorious, and controversial characters (on a Mac!), and Clippy’s strange afterlife.
Samantha Cole
4.26.17
Artificial Intelligence

This AI’s Children's Book Illustrations are Visions of Hell

Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
Jordan Pearson
4.13.17
Art

Mud Dragons, Tully Monsters, And Toothed Whales: The Best Paleo Art of 2016

As chosen by an artist who draws dinosaurs for a living.
Danielle Dufault
12.27.16
2016

Raptor Rockets and Alien Vistas: The Best Space Art of the Year

Our picks run the gamut from stellar radiation thrashings to SpaceX’s dream machines.
Becky Ferreira
12.26.16
Sex Ed Week

When Dating Is Literally a Game You Just Can't Win

When I first encountered the video game "Escape From Fuck Zone," I thought, Aha! A romantic world that might satisfactorily be gamed.
Lucy Teitler
2.12.15
Motherboard Blog

A Dark Surrealist Cosmic Opera Music Video Made of 'OMNI' Stuff

A sci-fi fantasy feast in the vein of Solaris, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Kubrick, and the comic series Métal Hurlant.
ALEX PASTERNACK
12.20.13