Religion

Moveable

A Tesla Is Not Just a Car for Elon Musk’s Superfans

As electric-vehicle rebates dry up, would-be Tesla owners are facing an existential crisis.
Tracey Lindeman
7.20.18
Op-Ed

Silicon Valley’s Radical Machine Cult

From afterlife to machine transcendence, Digitalism offers a new promise of paradise.
Wolfram Klinger
10.11.17
ayahuasca

Florida’s Ayahuasca Church Wants to Go Legal

Inside Soul Quest's bid for government recognition.
Josh Adler
9.20.17
African Vulture Crisis

Smoking Endangered Vulture Brains in South Africa

What happens when a cultural tradition is at odds with the survival of a species?
Caroline Haskins
6.23.17
low key troll

The Pope Gave Trump a 38,000-Word Essay on the Environment

The two have a history of sparring in the media.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.24.17
Dystopia Now

What Keeps ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Creators and Stars Up at Night

Showrunner Bruce Miller, director Reed Morano, and actors Max Minghella and Samira Wiley tell us how much they think our reality resembles Gilead.
Sam Fragoso
5.17.17
Internet

A Suicide Cult’s Surviving Members Still Maintain Its 90s Website

It's been almost 20 years since the members of Heaven's Gate killed themselves in hopes of entering the Next Level.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.27.16
Internet

Kosher Internet: A Niche, But Necessary Market for Ultra-Orthodox Jews

"Porn is not the biggest problem."
Madison Margolin
10.8.16
YouTube

Lord RayEl Is an Internet Deity Who Demands Worship

The Armageddon preacher is part cult leader, part content producer.
Roisin Kiberd
6.3.16
Religion

Humans Evolved to Believe In God, This Theory Argues

More than eight in ten people worldwide believe in some form of religion.
Sarah Emerson
3.31.16
Motherboard Blog

In Long-Lost Radio Interview, Carl Sagan Talks Aliens and Religion

“We’re in the galactic boondocks.”
Sarah Emerson
3.30.16
porn

Frustrated Spouses Keep Trying to Get Around This Porn-Blocking App

Covenant Eyes sends someone close to you a report based on your internet activity.
Rachel Pick
2.12.16