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weird

Watch This Liquid Membrane Filter Let Big Stuff Through and Keep Small Stuff Out

This mind-melting filter works in the opposite way that you would expect.
Sarah Emerson
9.6.18
Whale Poop

The Scientists Who Study Whale 'Defecation Events'

Whale poops fertilize ocean ecosystems, and also contain a wealth of information for marine scientists.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.18
video

The Bowling Mechanic Keeping America’s Favorite Pastime Alive

The latest episode of State of Repair shows the hard, dangerous, and sometimes beautiful work of repairing bowling machinery.
Michael Gaynor
7.23.18
Film

Here Are More Than 250 Newly Released Videos of Nuclear Bomb Blasts

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is preserving decades-old test videos of the weapon that changed everything.
Jordan Pearson
7.4.18
Hacking

When ‘The World’s Most Famous Hacker’ Hacked a McDonald’s Restaurant Drive-In

When he was only 16, Kevin Mitnick hacked the drive-up windows of a local McDonald’s. To this day, he says this is his favorite hack ever.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.2.18
SURVEILLANCE

Watch: Here Are All The Ways Your City Is Surveilling You

Networks of New York author Ingrid Burrington points out all the devices around us that are watching our every move.
Samantha Cole
6.19.18
robots

Check Out These Creepy Crawling Insect Robots from Japan

The University of Tokyo's Parametric Move Conference pushes the limits of the ways robots get around.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.18.18
video

Can You Cook an Egg by Screaming at It?

The Action Lab did an experiment to show how the energy of sound can be converted into heat, and even cook food.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.11.18
video

This Is How the Internet Crosses the Ocean

Many people overlook the fact that the internet relies on vast networks of cables connecting continents under the sea.
Motherboard Staff
6.1.18
video

Behold the LEGO Robot That Makes Breakfast

Building a better breakfast brick by brick.
Wajeeh Maaz
5.8.18
volcanoes

How Dangerous Is It to Be Taking Video of Kilauea's Fountains of Lava Erupting in Hawaii?

Some of the videos emerging look scary close.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.7.18
Shut Up

This Is What Your Gross Tongue Looks Like When You Talk

MRI videos of the insides of people’s mouths and bodies are kind of gross, but represent important breakthroughs in medicine.
Samantha Cole
4.27.18