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How Cheap Robots Are Transforming Ocean Exploration

Backed by billionaire philanthropists and Silicon Valley venture capitalists, a wave of entrepreneurs are developing high-tech, low-cost technologies to probe the watery realms we still barely understand. Are the oceans finally getting their moon-shot moment?

Michael Roberts
Nov 5, 2019

The ABCs of SOS

When—and how—should you call in search and rescue?

Anna Callaghan
Nov 5, 2019

This YouTube Star Builds Elaborate Huts by Hand

John Plant created a huge following on his channel, Primitive Technology, by making silent videos of himself fashioning tools and erecting shelters with just what he finds in nature. Now he's releasing a book so his fans can join in.

Sam Hill
Oct 28, 2019