year in review

2015

The Hottest Space Porn of 2015

We got up close and personal with a bunch of beautiful space rocks this year.
Victoria Turk
1.27.17
2016

The Top 10 Scientific Discoveries that Renewed Our Faith in Humanity This Year

Not everything this year was shit, we promise.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.31.16
2016

The Worst Hacks of 2016

Once again, this year proved that nothing, and no one, is really safe from hackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.25.16
Futures

The 11 Stupidest Patents of 2015

From the internet of dildos to having someone else pay the phone bill, trolls filed lot of patently ridiculous patents.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.1.16
Culture

​The 11 Sci-Fi Films That Defined 2015

The best films about the future this year.
Brian Merchant
12.30.15
Science

Our Six Favorite Parasites Discovered in 2015

The only end-of-year list you need to read.
Mallory Locklear
12.30.15
News

From Droughts to Disease, 2015 Highlighted Our Food System's Shortcomings

A look at the big moments in food production this year reveals how far we’ve come, and how very far we have left to go.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.29.15
News

The FAA Has Finally Realized Drones Aren’t Going Away

2015 made drones boring, and that's good.
Jason Koebler
12.29.15
Instagram

Motherboard's Favorite Instagram Accounts This Year

From gore to gadgets to glitch art.
Rachel Pick
12.29.15
2015

2015 Was the Most Dramatic Year for Space Nerds in Recent Memory

From alien megastructures to Plutonian encounters, 2015 delivered payload after payload of insane space stories.
Becky Ferreira
12.28.15
Gaming

The Best Games of 2015 I Had Time to Play

These are Motherboard's best games of the year because who's going to stop me?
Emanuel Maiberg
12.27.15
japan

I Went to a ‘Forget the Year’ Party With a Japanese Robotics Lab

Hiroshi Ishiguro and his humanoids saw out 2015 with a bōnenkai party.
Emiko Jozuka
12.25.15
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