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Mallory Ortberg's Internet

A toast to feminist site The Toast, and to making the internet a better place.
Sarah Scoles
6.13.17
Features

The Creator of the First Online Dating Site Is Still Dating Online

In 1994, Andrew Conru started Web Personals, arguably the first online dating site ever, which was run by a group of Stanford grad students and one bright-eyed high school kid.
Nadja Sayej
6.16.16
Culture

Japan's 87-Year-Old Patent King Is Trying to Invent Treatment for His Own Cancer

Since being diagnosed with cancer in 2013, prolific inventor Dr. NakaMats hasn't stopped working.
Emiko Jozuka
1.11.16
Features

The Year in Motherboard Features: Where Are They Now?

We covered a lot of ground this year, feature-wise. And the story is far from over.
Brian Anderson
12.29.15
Features

The Homeless Scientist Who Tried to Prove Selflessness Doesn't Exist

After he wrote his famous equation, George Price cut his own throat with nail clippers.
Theo Jolliffe
5.5.15
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In My Words: Philippe Cousteau Jr.

Meet the grandson of the legendary ocean explorer.
Motherboard Staff
11.4.14
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Meet the Metal Wizard That Built a Vortex Cannon to Shoot Holes Through Forests

Deep in the hills of Herefordshire, tinkering druids are resurrecting a would-be military technology.
Christian Honey
10.12.14
Motherboard Blog

Facebook's 'Shadow Profile' Bug Proves We've Lost Control Of Our Data

What can Facebook do with your data? Or the government? Or a hacker?
Meghan Neal
6.24.13
Motherboard Blog

Did You Remember to Log Out?

The ever-present fear of leaving your account logged in.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
1.16.13
Motherboard Blog

The Hot Girl That Just Added You On Facebook Is a Terrorist

A few months ago, I was using that sleazy Badoo site, trying my damnedest to find a girl that I might meet in real life. If you recall the feature, I was unsuccessful. After the site spammed my mom -- asking her for her birthdate -- I ended up talking...
Daniel Stuckey
9.10.12