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Counterfeiting Microsoft Windows Landed Me in Prison for a Year
VICE follows prolific e-waste recycler and computer refurbisher Eric Lundgren as he's sentenced to—and released from—federal prison.
Teenage Scientists Launch a Rocket in to Space
For the first time in history, an independent group of college students is launching a rocket into space.
Greatest Moments in Hacking History
How a Hacker Convinced Motorola to Send Him Source Code
Famed hacker Kevin Mitnick sets up a social engineering attack against Motorola to steal the source code for the MicroTAC Ultralite cellphone.
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.
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.
Former FCC Commisioner Mignon Clyburn Is Still Fighting for Net Neutrality
After nearly 9 years as an FCC commissioner, including a stint as the agency’s first acting chairwoman, Mignon Clyburn announced in April that she would be leaving her post early.
Parkland Survivor David Hogg on Being a Target of Hoaxes
On June 5th, Parkland survivor David Hogg’s home was “swatted” when someone called his local sheriff’s office claiming a hostage situation. We spoke with him about being a target of false flag hoaxers.
Inside the Beach House Connecting the World’s Internet
We visit Denmark and talk to a marine maintenance manager to learn more about how undersea cables are crucial to data transportation.
I Tried to Destroy My Love Handles with a Laser
Sculpsure is a noninvasive, FDA-cleared treatment designed to get rid of pesky fat cells around the abdomen and flanks. Our resident Yes Man Grant Stoddard decided to give it a try to see if he could destroy his love handles.
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The Most Unknown (Trailer)
The Most Unknown is an innovative documentary film that aims to reinvigorate love for scientific inquiry by looking at some of the most unanswerable questions in the universe.