Behind the Crazy New Analytics Tech Changing How We Watch Baseball

If you turned on the Cardinals v Nationals game last night, you witnessed the first live broadcast of Major League Baseball’s awesome new player tracking and statistics system. This is Statcast: The incredibly fast, incredibly detailed art of playing baseball, broken down into easy to digest metrics that make sense.… » 4/22/15 11:30am Wednesday 11:30am

America's Cheapest Unlimited Data Plan Will Be Unlimited No More

Ultra-cheap carrier Republic Wireless has been offering one heck of a cheap unlimited data plan for years now. Well, within the next few months, the plan will stop being unlimited. Depending how much data you abuse, that may not be a bad thing though. » 4/20/15 2:22pm 4/20/15 2:22pm

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning's Prison Twitter Account Is a Mystery

On April 3rd, 581 days after a military court sentenced to Chelsea Manning to 35 years in prison for leaking some 750,000 classified documents, Chelsea Manning burst back into the public eye with a new Twitter account. What the hell is she trying to do? We talked to the people running her account to find out. » 4/17/15 5:15pm 4/17/15 5:15pm

Today's Incredible Robots Are the Killing Machines of the Future

We love to marvel at the advanced robotics projects funded by the US Department of Defense because they’re so impressively—if clumsily—getting around and doing stuff like real humans. Motherboard’s latest documentary is an important reminder that today’s nerdy research will create the weapons of tomorrow. » 4/16/15 11:40am 4/16/15 11:40am