Science & Tech




How to Become An... FPV Drone Racer

We met with some of the best pilots of the Indian Drone Racing League to find out what it takes to become a drone racer.

Biofabricate: DIY Body Parts

Motherboard went to Biofabricate, a conference about the future of biomaterials to speak with Andrew Pelling who is developing DIY CO2 incubator kits. Something he hopes will allow people to grow their own human and animal tissues from home.

Biofabricate: The Pure Human Project

Tina Gorjanc is challenging the future of how we commodify human genetic material when it comes using it for the production of luxury goods.
State of Repair

The Rogue Tesla Mechanic Resurrecting Salvaged Cars

Rich is a car enthusiast whose passion is to find wrecked Teslas, bring them back to life, and then share his adventures in repairs on his YouTube channel Rich Rebuilds.
Waypoint Specials

The World’s Fastest Speedcubers Are Teens

Speedcubing is a competitive sport that involves solving cube puzzles as fast a possible. Waypoint visits a recent tournament that was attended by some of the fastest and most passionate speedcubers in the game.
Greatest Moments in Hacking History

Kevin Mitnick on Motorola and McDonald's

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.
10 Questions You Always Wanted To Ask A ...

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a... UFO Investigator

Hitesh K Yadav is a UFO investigator and he believes we're not alone.
Motherboard Shorties

Inside a CryptoParty in Harlem

MOTHERBOARD meets with Matt Mitchell, the founder of CryptoHarlem.
State of Repair

How iFixit Became the World's Best iPhone Teardown Team

The most important thing that happens when a new iPhone comes out is not the release of the phone, but the disassembly of it. The iPhone teardown, undertaken by third-party teams around the world, provides a roadmap for the life of the iPhone X: Is it rep
State of Repair

The Pinball Doctors: The Last Arcade Technicians in NYC

Pinball was once an American obsession. Now, the arcade classic is making a comeback, but the repair technicians skilled enough to repair these complex machines are limited.
Motherboard Shorties

The Journaling App That Helps You Manage Stress

Everyone suffers from stress, but not everyone knows how to deal with it in a productive and healthy way. We had host, Sam Weiner, sit done with Dr. Jones, a licensed therapist, to discuss what exactly stress is- and how the Moodnotes app can be a go
Motherboard Shorties

How to Pick a Lock

Security analyst Ersin Domangue shows us some pro tips on how to pick a lock.