Sinking Rich: Speedboat Racing Through a Failed State
As Venezuela's economic and humanitarian crisis spirals out of control, members of the elite spent a week competing in the world's longest speedboat race on the Orinoco River—but on whose dime?
Miami's Most Powerful Speedboats
In this episode of Speed Daemons, we explore how Miami's natural environment and complex history led to its love affair with speedboats.
Eddie explores monoculture and exclusionary vacation destinations in the Cape.
The Lightest Material in the World (The Strongest Foam in the World)
What kind of foam is strong enough to survive a car crash?
Pirates of the Danubian
The Danube flow through Serbia is 600 kilometers long and a lot of international transport goes along the river. Serbia has been blacklisted by a number of international companies because of illegal river trade or, more commonly said, piracy.
Engineering The Strongest Foam in the World
Motherboard visits the laboratory of Nikhil Gupta, a professor who is currently working on creating lightweight metal foams.