A Former Drug Kingpin Shares His Secrets
The former head of a drugs gang reveals how he made millions by building up his reputation, evading authorities and, at times, using violence.
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In the Future: Office
In the future.
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.
The Two-Legged Robots Walking Into the Future
Motherboard met with Agility Robotics, a small startup in Oregon that is one of many trying to crack the code of creating the perfect bipedal robot.
The Fixers Using Recycled Laptop Batteries to Power Their Homes
DIY Powerwalls – rechargeable lithium-ion battery installations, made from recycled batteries – are the future of power, whether you know it or not.
The 80s Cult Classic Envisioning the Final Hour Before Nuclear Apocalypse
In this episode of Future Shock, Motherboard speaks to Steve De Jarnatt, writer and director of Miracle Mile, a "missiles in the air" doomsday sci-fi thriller from 1988 set in Los Angeles, as the country preps for nuclear annihilation.
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Welcome to the Jungle
Staff struggles to fix the water as 80 interns descend into the Panamanian jungle.
A Smarter Gun
A Smarter Gun is the never-before-seen look at who killed the smart gun and whether or not there is a place for user-authenticated firearm tech to scale in the future. It’s a story about human nature, public safety, the inertia of time-tested mechani
VICE Magazine Tech Issue: VR Porn
'Future Sex' author Emily Witt recalls her encounters with looming sex gods, tentacle monsters, and pneumatic dominatrices.
Biofabricate: Biodegradable Sneakers
Motherboard got a first peek at the world's first biodegradable sneakers.
The New Face of Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes has traditionally been seen as a disease of the developed world. But scientists are now realizing that this is less than half the story.