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Watch Our New Documentary on the Two-Legged Robots of Tomorrow

Cassie is steppin' out.
Motherboard Staff
12.4.17
Dear Future
Dear Future

These Roboticists Want to Take Over the World With a Pair of Legs

Agility Robotics does one thing really well, but is that enough?
Jordan Pearson
11.30.17
JUSTICE
JUSTICE

Oregon Doesn't Want to Give Up the Power to Fine People for Saying 'I Am an Engineer'

Oregon’s engineering board admits fault but doesn’t want to change the law.
Matthew Gault
11.8.17
genetic sequencing
genetic sequencing

One of Earth's Largest Living Organisms Is About to Have Its Genome Sequenced

Scientists will sequence the genomes of the coast redwood and giant sequoia.
Kate Lunau
9.26.17
Visionaries
Visionaries

RIP Frances Gabe, Inventor of the Self-Cleaning House

A figure once synonymous with suburban futurism dies in obscurity.
Michael Byrne
7.19.17
Dystopia Now
Dystopia Now

Man Fined $500 for Crime of Writing 'I Am An Engineer' in an Email to the Government

An electronics engineer says he found a flaw in traffic lights. The Oregon engineering board fined him for it.
Jason Koebler
4.25.17
This Robot Was Made For Walking
This Robot Was Made For Walking

Look at the Gams on This Robot

Cassie, a new robot from Agility Robotics, is designed to save lives, deliver packages, and turn heads.
Samantha Cole
2.9.17
videos
videos

Which of These Zoo Animals Does the Best Job at Frolicking in the Snow?

Counterprogramming for current events.
Rachel Pick
1.12.17
BC
BC

A Boom in Starfish Babies Is a Good Sign After the Chaos of Melting Disease

Scientists in Oregon and BC still can't say for sure if their numbers are coming back.
Bryson Masse
5.20.16
Canada
Canada

Canada is Legalizing Doctor-Assisted Dying. What Goes on the Death Certificate?

Some patients don't want it on their death certificates because of the stigma.
Kate Lunau
4.14.16
After the Big One
After the Big One

Poorly Distributed

Four days in wake of the megaquake, and society begins to collapse. People struggle to stay hopeful, fed, and organized, but desperation is setting in. Part 4 of 5.
Adam Rothstein
3.3.16
After the Big One
After the Big One

Fuel to the Fire

It's 8 hours after a crippling mega-quake has hit the United States. The residents of Portland are finally fighting back, but fires, fuel shortages, and chaos reign. Part 3 of 5.
Adam Rothstein
3.3.16