Meet the People Building Their Own Internet in Detroit
When it comes to the internet, our connections are generally controlled by telecom companies. But a small group of people in Detroit is trying to change that.
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.
Leaving Earth the Greenest Way Possible: Water Cremation
Motherboard meets Terry Regnier who paving the way for Alkaline hydrolysis, a greener alternative to traditional cremation practices.
Inside the Underground Culture of Los Angeles Street Racing
In this episode of Speed Daemons, host Derek Mead immerses himself in the underground culture of Los Angeles street racing.
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.
How 'Eaze' Became the Uber for Medical Marijuana
With an eye for big data and a simple algorithm, Jim Patterson, the CEO of Eaze, figured out how to deliver medical weed to patients' doors in less than 30 minutes.
Tracking Bacteria on the Space Station Could Help Us Survive Beyond Earth
Dr. Chris Mason is using genetics to understand how humans will prepare for -and defend themselves against— life in space.
VICE News Shorts
Why are so many tech companies worth billions?
Investors use a form of analysis called valuation to determine what a private company is worth. But is art or science?
How An 80s Arnold Schwarzenegger Film Predicted Our Future
Watch all the parallels between this retro sci-fi film and reality in our inaugural episode of Future Shock.
State of Repair
The New York Times Machinists
Motherboard went to the New York Times printing plant in Queens to meet the dying breed of repairmen who fix older machines.
Motherboard Pilot Week
Greatest Moments In Hacking History: Samy Kamkar Takes Down Myspace
In this Pilot episode of Greatest Moments in Hacking History, Motherboard talks to hacker Samy Kamkar about the time he took down Myspace.
Forever Young: The Church of Perpetual Life
Watch "Forever Young," Motherboard's new documentary about the Church of Perpetual Life.