The Rise of Boutique Rocket Firms Inspired by SpaceX
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Israel Is Testing a Levitating Monorail Designed to Replace Cars
Another Attempt to Smuggle Drugs into Prison by Drone, Thwarted
The Quest to Understand Feminism Through ‘World of Warcraft’
This App Lets Journalists and Activists Secretly Call for Help
Well, just a few days after Hillary Clinton was in Toronto for a book signing tour, the Republican National Committee has deployed a giant squirrel to follow Hillary Clinton around the country on the book tour for hew new memoir, Hard Choices, mocking her potential 2016 presidential run with the message that, quote, “another Clinton […]
Cartels Are Using Spy Tech to Stay Ahead of Border Control
How an FBI Informant Helped Orchestrate the Hack of an FBI Contractor
The Plan to Save Net Neutrality Has No Chance in Congress
The FBI’s List of Known Twitter Slang Is Exhaustingly Comprehensive
Meet the Architect Who Wants to Build a More Humane Prison
At first glance, I sort of thought this Avatar-meets-sharks in an underwater ballet was better suited for the side of a van—or maybe black velvet—than a video. But then, the longer I watched it, the more baffling and impressive it became. Getting past my unrelenting preference for hipster aesthetics, I wondered: who is this person, and why isn’t she in scuba gear? How far underwater is she, how is it so clear, and how is she there at all? Did that tiger shark just try to bite her boot?
The long and the short of it is that her name is Hannah Fraser, and she’s an Australian underwater model who has made a name for herself over the last 12 years swimming with humpbacks, manta rays, and many types of sharks—from massive-mouthed whale sharks to the great whites—all while dressed as a mermaid.
The US Is Trying to Use Drones to Control the Weather
US Marshals Are Auctioning Off $17.7 Million Worth of Seized Silk Road Bitcoins
The US Government Claims It Must Destroy Key NSA Evidence to Protect National Security
The FCC Was Hacked After John Oliver Called for Net Neutrality Trolls
Bringing Back the Dead with DIY Forensics – Trailer
The Nations Guaranteed to Be Washed Away by Climate Change
The FBI Can’t Find Hackers to Hire Because They All Smoke Pot
Not Even the FCC Likes the FCC’s Proposed Net Neutrality Rules
The European Union Ruled That Google Has to Let You Be ‘Forgotten’
Street Artist SpY Hangs a Giant Moon Over Switzerland
How Prostitution Will Survive the Rise of the Sexbots
In Our Google Searches, Researchers See a Post-Snowden Chilling Effect
By reversing its aging process when it gets sick or injured, Japan’s tiny Turritopsis dohrnii jellyfish is one of the only known animals that has figured out how to defeat death. Motherboard paid a visit to Japan to visit a researcher who is studying the microscopic animal to see if humans can eventually do the same.
Student Gmail Accounts Are Now Free from Scanning, But What About Everyone Else?
How Teens Are Making Money Off Novelty Twitter Accounts
A tombstone for Internet freedom. Photo via Flickr user DonkeyHotey
The open Internet may soon become a thing of the past.
Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal dropped something of a bombshell with leaked news …