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The Plan to Extract Rare Earth Metals from Coal Mining Waste

The government and industry groups have given West Virginia University over $3 million to study whether it’s a feasible idea.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.14.18
Border Lines
Border Lines

The Mexican Border-Crossing App That Suddenly Disappeared

“What would stop Border Patrol agents from signing up for this also?”
Brian Anderson
1.25.18
Moveable
Moveable

Will Exoskeletons Give Us Superpowers?

All the strength of a body builder, with none of the body oil. We test out the latest bionic enhancements in the first episode of FLUX.
Theo Gibson
1.18.18
tech diversity
tech diversity

Study Finds Women and Minorities in STEM Are Discriminated Against, to the Shock of No One

Diversity efforts in science and technology aren't successfully combating discrimination, finds Pew Research Center.
Sarah Emerson
1.9.18
robots
robots

This Slightly Haunting Childlike Robot Has Helped Scientists Crowdsource Research for Over a Decade

It’s called iCub and is able to do some pretty amazing feats.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.20.17
robots
robots

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

Cassie is steppin' out.
Motherboard Staff
12.4.17
DRONES
DRONES

Drones and Fishing Lines Are Bringing Broadband to Remote Villages

Openreach, a British infrastructure delivery company, came up with the idea to deal with tricky terrain.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.1.17
why not
why not

How to Make a DIY Mini Cell Phone Tower Using Parts You Can Order Online

But to get it to work long range might be pricy.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.28.17
thread
thread

Twitter Is Testing an End to the 140 Character Limit

This will be great for @realdonaldtrump
Kaleigh Rogers
9.26.17
time is a flat gadget
time is a flat gadget

My Dad, Keeper of Retro Tech

"I am a junk collector."
Alex Suskind
9.8.17
*Gazes into the distance*
*Gazes into the distance*

The Motherboard Guide to Logging Off

We'll see you on the other side of the long weekend.
Motherboard Staff
9.1.17
geek dreams
geek dreams

The ‘Fair Trade’ Smartphone Now Has an Upgradeable, Modular Camera

We all know that’s the main reason to upgrade.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.31.17