Dino Crime

The Bizarre True Crime Story Surrounding a ‘Big Sexy Dinosaur’

Motherboard talks to Paige Williams, author of The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy.
Becky Ferreira
On Edge

My Husband and I Are Seriously Questioning Whether to Raise our Kid in the City

This time, when we sat down to talk about it, I taped our conversation.
Kate Lunau

Meet the Hacker Who Busts Child Pornographers on the Dark Net

Einar Otto Stangvik talks with us about online child pornography, self-developed hacking tools, the police who ran the abusive sites—and why he comes up with the best ideas while dreaming.
Daniel Mützel
crypto currency

We Talked to the Family Who Sold Their Belongings for Bitcoins

To live life to the fullest, this family put everything in one basket and pawned away their belongings for a bit of cryptocurrency.
David Schmidt
Science Fiction

William Gibson: 'I Never Expected to Be Living in an American Retro-Future'

In his latest work, the spawner of cyberpunk has become unstuck in time and has come face to face with nuclear apocalypse.
Brian Merchant
astral planes

Cloakroom, Earth's Most Futuristic Band, Explains How ‘Technology Is Chill’ Until It Isn’t

I talked to guitarist/vocalist Doyle Martin about tech anxiety, “Tetris,” and the esoteric themes behind the band’s new record, “Time Well.”
Brian Anderson
What Is the iPhone?

Is Apple Cool? 11 Teens Weigh In

11 NYC teens are disillusioned with Apple, but they still buy its products.
Emma Griffith

We Talked to the Hacker Who Flooded Alleged IRS Scammers With Robocalls

A telephonic DDoS worthy of a top spot on r/justiceporn.
Danny Paez

How Diversity Writing Programs Can Help Sci-Fi Live Up to Its Ideals

A conversation with TV and comics writer Brandon Easton of 'Agent Carter' and 'Vampire Hunter D.'
Joshua Sky

The Standing Rock Water Protectors Aren’t Leaving

We asked water protectors around camp what they plan to do after Dakota Access Pipeline construction was halted.
Avery White

The United States Is Not an Apocalyptic Wasteland, Explains Steven Pinker

The Harvard cognitive scientist tells us how life is always getting better, despite what Trump has said.
Phil Torres

George Clinton Explains the Future

"I’m learning that ain’t nothing impossible. "
Jordan Pearson