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"24.10.2016 19:23:51" lifehacker.com Get Free, Unlimited Wi-Fi on Flights and Bypass Paywalls In-flight Wi-Fi is wonderful. The price to use it on the other hand, not so great. There are a few methods to get free access, but these two are relatively simple. The first requires only an iPhone. The second requires either a VPS or server you control. There are a few methods to get free access, but these two are relatively simple. The first requires only an iPhone.
"24.10.2016 18:50:53" sploid.gizmodo.com Riding a Bicycle With Lights on Its Wheels Is Basically Tron Bicycles with lights ringing their back wheels and expert visual editing basically turns regular mountain biking into light cycles on The Grid in Tron. It's already a cool effect in real time because the lights start spiraling with the wheels but reaches Light Cycles!
"24.10.2016 18:18:17" jezebel.com I Hate This Commercial Regardless of how you feel about the various ethical issues surrounding them, I think we can all agree that the TV commercials for prescription medications are generally awful. They're made by teams of people who sacrifice their creative fulfillment for This is the worst commercial on television.
"24.10.2016 17:53:02" gizmodo.com No One Is Buying Smartwatches Anymore Remember how smartwatches were supposed to be the next big thing? About that... Surprise!
"24.10.2016 17:46:56" lifehacker.com All the Best Movies Coming to and Leaving Netflix in November 2016 As winter starts to dig its way in, Netflix cycles through another set of movies. This time around, you'll see the return of the Gilmore Girls, a couple of Stephen King classics, and more. You'll see the return of the Gilmore Girls, a couple of Stephen King classics, and more.
"24.10.2016 17:30:21" io9.gizmodo.com The X-Men Comics Will Relaunch Next Year, Bigger Than Ever After years of being sidelined, 2017 will see the rebirth of the X-Men's place in the Marvel comics universe. But while there'll be tons of new series, the overall purpose seems to be trying to bring back the X-Men to the dizzying heights of their Get ready for a whole new era for the X-Men.
"24.10.2016 17:12:16" gizmodo.com Go Download iOS 10.1 Right Now After more than a month of public betas, Apple has released the final version of iOS 10.1. This update brings the much vaunted “Portrait Mode” feature to the iPhone 7 Plus. iPhone 7 Plus owners are really going to want this one.
"24.10.2016 17:07:53" io9.gizmodo.com We Were All Wrong About the Man in Black on Westworld Four episodes in, and we're reaching a point in Westworld where I'd believe that almost anyone was secretly an android. But, last night, there was finally a hint at an answer to one of the show's biggest mysteries: Who is the Man in Black in the real Now things are getting interesting
"24.10.2016 16:59:07" gizmodo.com Settlers of Catan Redesigned For Space Is Stunning If you're tired of your Settlers of Catan hexagonal tiles sliding all over the place, that's just one of countless improvements that artists Amy Wang and Fuzzy Wobble made when they created Deep Space Settlers, a new, and much improved, version of the I need to buy this right now.
"24.10.2016 16:51:07" gizmodo.com Report: New York Times Acquires The Wirecutter for $30 Million Recode's Peter Kafka reported today that the New York Times has agreed to pay $30 million for The Wirecutter and The Sweethome, both of which were founded by Brian Lam, the former editor of Gizmodo. The paper later confirmed the all-cash acquisition (but The New York Times is reportedly paying $30 million for The Wirecutter and The Sweethome in an all-cash deal for the e-commerce websites.
"24.10.2016 16:29:27" gizmodo.com Is Bing Maps Hosting Images of a Homicide Victim? In Bing Maps, a street view at the corner of Pennington Avenue and Hazel Street in Baltimore's Curtis Bay neighborhood shows a single police car, two officers, and what appears to be a man in the middle of the street bleeding from the skull. Warning: Graphic
"24.10.2016 16:27:04" gizmodo.com Everything We Know About the Cyber Attack That Crippled America's Internet Friday's DDoS attack on Dyn's domain name servers was unprecedented. The attack utilized a botnet made up of “internet of things” (IoT) devices (think: smart TV's, DVRs, and internet-connected cameras) to take down a major piece of internet This was unprecedented.
"24.10.2016 15:40:09" lifehacker.com The Best Seat In the Movie Theater, According to a THX Engineer If you're going to pay for a trip to the movie, you may as well get the best seat you can. So, where is that seat? According to the way most theaters are set up, it will be two-thirds of the way back, in the center of the row. If you're going to pay for a trip to the movie, you may as well get the best seat you can.
"24.10.2016 15:29:05" gizmodo.com Chinese Company Recalls Cameras Used in Last Week's Huge Cyberattack Xiongmai, the Chinese company whose webcams were at least partially responsible for Friday's massive DDoS attack, is recalling some of its products in the US. Whoops.
"24.10.2016 15:20:06" sploid.gizmodo.com The Waves Are Amazing When You Windsurf in Extreme Hurricane Conditions We really shouldn't have to say this, but the next time a massive storm churns up towering waves in the ocean, it's probably a good idea to head for cover, instead of suiting up and heading out for some death-defying windsurfing. Seems like a pretty safe idea.
"24.10.2016 15:07:28" gizmodo.com John Oliver Explains How Drug Companies Helped Cause Our Opiate Epidemic We're in the midst of an opiate epidemic, and it's killing Americans at an alarming rate. In John Oliver's latest report, he unpacks the alarming history of the epidemic, and how the drug companies we entrust with our health helped create it. There were 28,000 opiate overdose deaths in 2014. Here's how it got so bad
"24.10.2016 15:03:12" gizmodo.com Freaky Blue Leaves Allow Plants to Thrive in Shade When it comes to converting sunlight into food, plants overwhelming prefer the color green. However, new research shows that at least one particular shrub defies this convention, sprouting blue leaves that do a remarkably good job of capturing sunlight Nature finds a way.
"24.10.2016 14:15:56" io9.gizmodo.com The Walking Dead's Season Premiere Wasn't Worth It The Walking Dead had a major obstacle to overcome in last night's season seven premiere. After leading up all of season six to the arrival of Negan and the promise of a main character's death, the show decided to postpone the reveal of who died to season Could it ever have lived up to its own hype?
"24.10.2016 14:12:02" sploid.gizmodo.com A Stabilized Camera in a Stunt Plane Will Make You Want to Puke Stunt pilot Spencer Suderman does things with a plane that would make even other experienced pilots puke. And now you can experience those same stomach-churning feelings of vertigo and motion sickness with this stabilized GoPro footage captured during one Keep a barf bag within reach.
"24.10.2016 14:07:06" gizmodo.com Samsung Is Giving South Korean Note 7 Owners a Killer Deal on the Note 8 Samsung is offering its South Korean Note 7 owners a cheaper upgrade for the yet-to-be-released Galaxy S8 or Note 8. But would you trust it?
"24.10.2016 13:50:58" gizmodo.com Creepy Millipede With 414 Legs and Four Penises Will Haunt Your Nightmares Just in time for Halloween, researchers have uncovered a new species of millipede that boasts an impressive array of features guaranteed to make you squirm. Thoroughly unpleasant.
"24.10.2016 13:45:05" gizmodo.com A Flashlight That Can Start Fires and Cook Dinner Is the Best Camping Accessory Wicked Lasers is known for its handheld lasers and flashlights that redefine what it means to be bright. A few years ago it released a flashlight that was intense enough to start a fire, and now the company has managed to dramatically shrink its design so Probably a good idea not to shine that beam into anyone's eyes.
"24.10.2016 13:31:00" io9.gizmodo.com Watch Two Major Characters Finally Meet In New Game of Thrones Set Videos And there's tons more updates from the show's recent filming in Spain. Kevin Feige gives an update on when to expect more Captain Marvel news. Another character is confirmed for Infinity War. Plus what's to come on The Vampire Diaries, and new clips from Plus when to expect more news about the Captain Marvel movie, and Supergirl turns fangirl in a new clip from tonight's episode.
"24.10.2016 13:01:59" gizmodo.com Australia's Version of 'Pizza Rat' Is This Enormous, Rodent-Toting Spider In further proof that everything is stranger and more terrible in Australia, footage of an enormous banded huntsmen spider dragging a dead mouse up a fridge in Coppabella, Queensland, went viral on social media this weekend. Pizza rat has never felt so Happy Monday, here's some nightmare fuel.
"24.10.2016 12:57:01" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How to Get The Best Sound Quality From Your Laptop Whether you're gaming, watching movies, or streaming Spotify, there are likely to be times when your laptop's default sound setup doesn't quite hit the highs and lows you're looking for. If you don't want to settle for subpar audio any longer, there are Make your laptop sound great.
"24.10.2016 12:40:17" gizmodo.com How Many Drones Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb? “Work smarter, not harder” should be everyone's mantra. Marek Baczynski certainly abides by it. Why else would he spend hours of trial and error figuring out how to get a drone to change a lightbulb? We can finally add ladders to the list of things robots This is obviously the greatest idea humanity has ever had.
"24.10.2016 04:50:14" io9.gizmodo.com We Finally Know Who Negan Killed on The Walking Dead The answer to the year's most irritating (and, to be fair, biggest) pop culture question has arrived. This is who the victim of Negan's bat Lucille was: Was it worth the wait?
"24.10.2016 04:05:41" sploid.gizmodo.com Woman Breaks the One Rule of Living in a Haunted House For the most part, there's no wrong way to inhabit a haunted house. See some pissed off ghosts, try not to die, and you're good. There is, however, one ironclad law that must be obeyed without question: DO NOT FEED THE HOUSE. Don't do this.
"24.10.2016 03:42:53" gizmodo.com Samsung Still Doesn't Know What Made Note 7 Go Boom After continued reports of the phones catching on fire when charged, Samsung finally put the Galaxy Note 7 out of its misery two weeks ago. But 2.5 million recalled devices and $2.3 billion in projected losses later, the company is apparently no closer to 2.5 million recalled Note 7s later, Samsung still has no clue what killed its flagship smartphone.
"24.10.2016 02:59:04" gizmodo.com Apple Forgets to Celebrate the iPod's 15th Birthday Today is the iPod's 15th birthday, her Quiñceanera if you will. While some tech blogs celebrated—the International Business Times even coined it National iPod Day—the most important people appear to have forgotten: Apple, the iPod's own daddy. No press Oops.
"24.10.2016 01:31:53" io9.gizmodo.com We Finally Know Who Negan Killed on The Walking Dead The answer to the year's most irritating (and, to be fair, biggest) pop culture question has arrived. This is who the victim of Negan's bat Lucille was: Here's who got the bat.
"24.10.2016 01:10:07" gizmodo.com What Does IMHO Stand For? I always believed IMHO meant “in my humble opinion.” It has, however, come to my attention that many people think it stands for “in my honest opinion.” According to Slang.com, it could also stand for “in my holy opinion” or “is my hearing aid on?” Vote today.
"24.10.2016 00:35:06" io9.gizmodo.com 14 Real-Life Tech Horror Stories Scarier Than Black Mirror Black Mirror season 3 warns viewers of a spoOooOoky technologically advanced future; its first episode depicting a society where everyone rates every person they interact with, no matter how minor, and your rating determines everything. The concept is Why get your horror from TV when real life is far more frightening?
"23.10.2016 22:24:36" sploid.gizmodo.com Watching a Slug Going Up a Wall in Timelapse Is the Only Way to Watch a Slug Slugs should be so much cooler to watch. They have antennae that wriggle around and their method of forward motion is weird. But they are just so damn slow. You feel the slug's pain and respect its patience but you don't really want to look very long. Gross
"23.10.2016 20:07:43" gizmodo.com Snakes Have No Legs Because of a Mutated Sonic Hedgehog Gene Snakes! Where are their arms and legs? It's not ok! Over 100 million years ago, snakes did have four appendages, and then evolution stepped in to turn the reptiles into the creepy, slithering freak show that they are today. Now, researchers believe It's not ok!
"23.10.2016 19:50:59" io9.gizmodo.com Disney is Now Doing Marvel Superhero Cruises Disney's latest Marvel cash-grab shows they aren't content with their superheroes dancing on ice, taking over the Tower of Terror, or being weirdly cross-promoted by General Hospital. They now want us to take treks out into the middle of the ocean with Heroes on the high seas
"23.10.2016 18:48:08" io9.gizmodo.com 8 Found Footage Horror Movies That Are Genuinely Scary One of the biggest complaints about found footage horror films is that they rely too heavily on boring, cheap jump scares to get audience reactions. But these eight examples actually dig deeper—and bring genuine terror to the screen as a result. We found 'em.
"23.10.2016 18:34:57" io9.gizmodo.com Let's Celebrate SNL's David S. Pumpkins, the New Halloween GIF Move over, random KXVO15 weather anchor with a pumpkin on his head, you've been replaced as the next online Halloween classic. That honor now goes to Tom Hanks as David S. Pumpkins. We are all pumpkins now.
"23.10.2016 17:40:00" gizmodo.com This Is the Kind of Idiot That Congress Puts in Charge of Technology Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee stopped by Wolf Blitzer's Situation Room to drop some knowledge about Friday's massive DDoS attack that affected large swaths of the internet. Blackburn managed to say a lot of techy-sounding things until her "Cyberbots"
"23.10.2016 16:12:59" io9.gizmodo.com Open Channel: Who's Dying Tonight on The Walking Dead? The first episode of The Walking Dead season 7 will air Sunday night, after one of the series' most sadistically ingenious cliffhangers. We've been waiting for months, tossing out fan theories left and right, and now we'll finally find out who Negan Time to speculate!
"23.10.2016 15:10:18" gizmodo.com The Batman of the Internet Hacks Russian Government Website, Demands Retribution Holy cyber attack! The man that former FBI agents have dubbed the “Batman of the Internet” has returned. And this time he's targeting Russia with one simple message: “I am vengeance!” The Jester is back at it.
"23.10.2016 14:39:06" io9.gizmodo.com Newest Superhero 'Farce' Confirms There Is No Justice in the World Amy Smart and Shawn Michaels have joined the cast of the latest superhero spoof, Avengers of Justice: Farce Wars, and the described plot of this upcoming farce of a film confirms Thanos is already here and we as a species don't deserve to be saved from This sounds painful.
"22.10.2016 22:39:35" gizmodo.com Oh Good, MIT Made an AI Nightmare Machine If Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking's foreboding pronouncements about the dangers of Artificial Intelligence don't have you spooked enough, MIT has deliberately launched a project that is designed to make AI scary. Or, at least, to make scary images using This is going to work out well. Happy Halloween.
"22.10.2016 22:22:52" io9.gizmodo.com Rocky Horror Reboot Failed Because It Wasn't Live The Rocky Horror Picture Show reboot (aka Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do The Time Warp Again, aka RHPS: LDTTWA, aka kill me now) aired Friday night, and it definitely looks like we might've seen the end of Fox's foray into TV movie musicals. The Fail
"22.10.2016 21:11:36" io9.gizmodo.com Doctor Strange Writer Pens Gorgeous Short Film About a Fallen Angel Hunter Director Nikhil Bhagat has released a short film about a man who hunts and kills fallen angels, penned by Doctor Strange writer C. Robert Cargill. And damn, I think it's high time for a Constantine reboot from these guys. Beautiful
"22.10.2016 20:35:03" sploid.gizmodo.com Very Happy Man Plays Custom CRT Sets Like Bongos Japanese artist Ei Wada specializes in turning old consumer electronics into new musical instruments. He's rigged up old CRT TVs to simultaneously function like bongos, transformed AM/FM radios to squeal like a theremin, and converted a busted office fan Maybe if we built instruments out of common household electronics, we could all be this happy
"22.10.2016 20:31:03" gizmodo.com Wesley Snipes' Twitter Is an Oasis of Good In the Desert of Bad Internet The internet can be a bad and scary place. Yesterday, we were offered a moment of reprieve when many websites went down, struck by a massive DDoS attack. But the internet is back today and everything is flowing just like it always has. An alt-right troll Wesley Snipes teaches us the beauty that can come from Twitter.
"22.10.2016 19:40:37" gizmodo.com Desperate Publishers Are Paying Celebrities to Post Their Articles on Facebook It seems that some publishers have found a nice little loophole to avoid violating Facebook's terms of service for sponsored content. An entire industry has popped up around paying celebrities to share articles without indicating that the content is Say it ain't so George Takei
"22.10.2016 19:08:44" gizmodo.com AT&T Reaches $80 Billion Deal to Purchase Time Warner AT&T will purchase Time Warner for over $80 billion, the Wall Street Journal reports Saturday afternoon. “According to people familiar with the plans,” the two companies will likely announce this as soon as Saturday night. AT&T will reportedly pay between Massive companies merging is usually bad for consumers, as it gives mega-corporations tremendous control of the market.
"22.10.2016 18:14:04" gizmodo.com Online Countdown Clock Lets You Know How Long It's Been Since Trump Threatened a Lawsuit Presidential candidate Donald Trump has a penchant for lawsuits, much like another Republican convention speaker. Today Trump gave a speech in Gettysburg, where he vowed to sue the many, many women who have accused him of sexual abuse. The Republican Spoiler alert: It has not been very long.
"22.10.2016 18:06:20" gizmodo.com James Woods Says He Hopes Twitter User He Sued For Defamation Died Screaming His Name Back in the summer of 2015, actor James Woods sued a semi-anonymous Twitter user for $10 million after the user called him a “cocaine addict.” The lawyers representing the Twitter user appealed to have the lawsuit thrown out, but the appeal was recently Oh.
"22.10.2016 17:52:25" io9.gizmodo.com Preacher Co-Creator Steve Dillon Dead at 54 Fan-favorite artist Steve Dillon—best known for co-creating Preacher and defining runs on The Punisher and Hellblazer—has passed away. RIP
"22.10.2016 17:30:31" io9.gizmodo.com Report: Director Tim Miller Quits Deadpool 2 Over Issues With Ryan Reynolds Deadline is reporting that Deadpool director Tim Miller is leaving the sequel over a series of creative differences with star Ryan Reynolds. Variety confirmed the news with its own source. Miller hadn't signed a formal deal for the next film in Fox's Uh oh
"22.10.2016 17:06:02" gizmodo.com Map of America's River Basins Show Our Nation's Hidden Beauty As the election nears, our country can at times feel like a hideous and hateful place. Let this map of the United States' river basins made by Imgur user Fejetlenfej remind you that, at the very least, our country can be beautiful. Fejetlenfej—a Bask in the beauty of our nation's river basins for a moment today.
"22.10.2016 17:04:43" io9.gizmodo.com Women Will Direct Every Episode of Jessica Jones Season 2 Jessica Jones continues to slay, both in front and behind the camera. Executive producer Melissa Rosenberg announced at Transform Hollywood that all 13 episodes of season 2 will have female directors. Jessica Jones throws down the gauntlet
"22.10.2016 16:15:41" gizmodo.com Failure to Bone Is Now a Disability, According to the World Health Organization According to the Telegraph, the World Health Organization will change its definition of disabilities to classify people without a sexual partner as “infertile.” Controversial
"22.10.2016 14:17:55" gizmodo.com How to Build a Better Internet I pay Time Warner Cable $70 a month for broadband that works 70-percent of the time. Just for fun, I recently upgraded to the company's best, fastest service—300 Mbps—and guess what. After a year of speed tests, I can confidently say that I don't get It's time
"22.10.2016 02:54:48" io9.gizmodo.com The Mysterious Ending of John Carpenter's The Thing May Finally Have an Answer There's a snazzy new Blu-ray of John Carpenter's monster classic The Thing coming out in October. One of its new features is a commentary track with cinematographer Dean Cundey—who reveals a sly lighting technique used throughout the film to indicate when Is this the answer to one of horror cinema's most enduring mysteries?
"22.10.2016 00:19:18" sploid.gizmodo.com What Hiking from Mexico to Canada Does to Your Shoes Hiking from Mexico through the United States and all the way up to Canada on the Pacific Coast Trail is just a little bit beyond a stroll in the park. It took Andrew Holzscuh, the hiker in the video, 166 days to take on over 2,600 miles. He got it done It takes four pairs of shoes
"21.10.2016 23:48:02" sploid.gizmodo.com Turning a Garage Into a Monster's Mouth Is a Good Halloween Decoration I'm not into Halloween, but I appreciate the people who really, really love it. You know the types, the ones that plan out elaborate costumes decades in advance, the folks who decorate their houses so well that it rivals the haunted houses of theme parks, Clever!
"21.10.2016 23:31:54" io9.gizmodo.com 7 Terrifying Cursed Objects That Actually Exist We recently told you about the many cursed jewels of the world, but you don't have to have a shiny rock to have your life destroyed by an otherworldly evil. Plenty of items have terrible curses on them, which can hurt, harass or outright murder people. One of them has her own movie horror franchise.
"21.10.2016 22:41:36" sploid.gizmodo.com Movie Titles Translated Into a Foreign Language and Then Translated Back to English Are Hilarious Things can get lost in translation, especially when something is translated to a foreign language and then translated back to the original language. Like movie titles. The Czech Republic can really get loose and wild with the names for American movies, The Hurt Locker becomes Death Waits Everywhere
"21.10.2016 21:58:02" io9.gizmodo.com Donald Glover Is Going to Be Young Lando in the Han Solo Movie After weeks of rumors and hedging, it's official: Donald Glover will be playing the young Lando Calrissian in the standalone Han Solo Star Wars movie. All we want is to see him in the Millennium Falcon
"21.10.2016 21:53:37" lifehacker.com What Would Happen If a Presidental Candidate Refuses to Concede? In the final presidential debate, Donald Trump suggested that if he lost, he might not accept the results of the election and would not concede to Hillary Clinton. But is a concession actually required to finalize an election? Is a concession actually required to finalize an election?
"21.10.2016 21:39:05" gizmodo.com New York Law Bans Airbnb Short-Term Rentals If you need a place to stay while visiting New York City, you should probably start considering options besides Airbnb. Governor Andrew Cuomo approved legislation on Friday that makes it illegal to advertise short-term rentals. Airbnb was just hit hard in New York.
"21.10.2016 21:36:07" paleofuture.gizmodo.com House of Tomorrow From 1933 Declared National Treasure, Will Be Restored When the House of Tomorrow was completed in 1933 it gave visitors a sneak peek at the shiny, optimistic future that was to come—all twelve sides of it. Today, this relic of the 1933 Chicago World's Fair sits in disrepair. But preservationists are hoping The House of Tomorrow in 1933.
"21.10.2016 21:08:06" gizmodo.com Facebook Employees Threatened to Quit Over Trump: Report According to a juicy new report from the Wall Street Journal, several Facebook employees threatened to quit over CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision to allow posts by Donald Trump to remain on the social network. Citing "people familiar with the matter," the report says that some workers took issue with "certain posts about banning Muslims from entering the US," arguing that they violated Facebook's stated policy on hate speech.
"21.10.2016 20:49:31" io9.gizmodo.com The 8 Most Intriguing Unsolved Crimes When a crime is never solved, it can become both maddening and tantalizing. The victims never get justice, their loved ones never get closure, and law enforcement officers can turn into haunted, True Detective-style obsessives. Here are eight fascinating We've all heard of the most famous unsolved cases, like the murders of JonBenét Ramsey and the Black Dahlia. But what about the weirder, even more mysterious ones?
"21.10.2016 20:33:06" gizmodo.com Exec Accidentally Reveals Layoffs In Reply All Nightmare The Wall Street Journal wants a “substantial number” of newsroom employees to take a buyout, editor-in-chief Gerard Baker announced to his staff in a memo sent to WSJ staff Friday morning. What's your worst reply all story?
"21.10.2016 20:05:55" A Sad Happy Hour: Mad Dog 20/20 and Bad 7/11 Snack Pairings It's nostalgia time with our regrettable college drink of choice. What does it actually taste like?
"21.10.2016 19:59:10" io9.gizmodo.com These Duelling Star Wars Drones Can Hit Speeds of Up to 35 MPH First revealed at the European Star Wars Celebration back in July, Propel's fleet of remote control Star Wars drones is finally available for pre-order—at least if you live outside of the US. UK-based sites like Firebox are finally listing the drones as We know what we want for Christmas.
"21.10.2016 19:27:03" gizmodo.com Watch America's Internet Get Wiped Out by a Massive DDoS Attack Today a massive DDoS attack took out a major piece of Internet infrastructure, causing huge outages across the United States and Europe. Watch it spread like a disease across the States. This is insane.
"21.10.2016 19:18:05" gizmodo.com The FBI and Homeland Security Are Investigating Today's Giant Cyber Attack According to a new report from Reuters, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are investigating the massive distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) hitting the DNS provider Dyn. Call in the feds.
"21.10.2016 18:57:32" gizmodo.com What to Expect From Apple's Big MacBook Event Apple is having a press event on Thursday October 27, and you know what that means: New MacBooks! Finally. We've been waiting for this MacBook Pro overhaul for years. Finally, new MacBook Pros baby!
"21.10.2016 18:57:08" sploid.gizmodo.com Where Was the Last Place on Earth Discovered by Humans? The world is a very big place. Sure, satellites and the internet and, like, McDonald's can make it seem much, much smaller now. Before all that, however, planet Earth was the great unknown with a world map that was totally incomplete. It's a big one
"21.10.2016 18:54:13" paleofuture.gizmodo.com Engineers Rushing to Build Flying Car in Time For the 2020 Tokyo Games Engineers in Tokyo are attempting to build a flying car that will help light the Olympic cauldron in 2020. And even though they still have a few years, it's a race against time to achieve what so many other flying car designers have failed to do: Build a This flying car is being built for the Olympics.
"21.10.2016 18:21:59" gizmodo.com The Internet's Best Conspiracy Theories About Julian Assange's Meltdown Suppression by “powerful states and organizations” is, according to Julian Assange in his 2012 book Cypherpunks: Freedom and the Future of the Internet, “one of the hardships WikiLeaks was built to endure.” That claim must reek of false bluster now that Wikileaks is now controlled by the CIA
"21.10.2016 18:16:45" gizmodo.com It Looks Like NASA Found ESA's Crashed Mars Lander On Wednesday, the European Space Agency attempted to land a probe on Mars, and things went bad. While the ExoMars mission team continues to piece together why its Schiaparelli lander lost contact with the Earth, NASA has now obtained photographic evidence This was not a soft landing.
"21.10.2016 18:09:20" Gizmodo How to see the internet hiding in plain sight.
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"21.10.2016 17:49:17" gizmodo.com Today's Brutal DDoS Attack Is the Beginning of a Bleak Future This morning a ton of websites and services, including Spotify and Twitter, were unreachable because of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on Dyn, a major DNS provider. Details of how any the attack happened remain vague, but one thing seems This is scary.
"21.10.2016 17:45:15" io9.gizmodo.com That Time DC Comics' First Black Superhero Kicked Hal Jordan's Ass DC Comics has a lot of Green Lanterns. Thousands of them are weird-looking aliens from extraterrestrial cultures; a decent chunk of them are from Earth. Human ring-wielders fight all the time, but Green Lantern: Mosaic #5 is a classic because of how John Remembering how John Stewart became part of the Green Lantern corps.
"21.10.2016 17:38:58" gizmodo.com Our Best Map Yet of Io's Volcanic Activity Looks Terrifying Jupiter's moon Io is the most volcanically-active body in our solar system, and a recent observational campaign offers a little more insight into the a terrifying hellscape that awaits any unfortunate space probes we send there. Attempt no landing there.
"21.10.2016 17:10:22" kotaku.com What It's Like Inside A Pokeball, According To A Pokémon Developer For years, Pokémon fans have argued over what happens when a monster is recalled into a Pokeball. The theories are endless. sounds comfortable!
"21.10.2016 16:55:40" gizmodo.com How the Universe Could Annihilate Itself at the Speed of Light Time now for a very cute video about a rather terrible prospect—the very grim possibility of the universe spawning a lethal bubble of pure vacuum that expands in all directions at the speed of light. Your daily dose of existential despair.
"21.10.2016 16:53:19" io9.gizmodo.com J.J. Abrams Reveals the Crazy CG Effect You Didn't Know Was in The Force Awakens There was a lot of amazing visual setpieces in The Force Awakens, made possibly by the incredible wizardry of ILM and many other VFX studios. But sometimes the best use of CGI is one where you had no idea its even used, as J.J. Abrams points out in this In an exclusive clip from J.J. Abrams' upcoming commentary track for The Force Awakens, hear the director discuss how he was inspired to cast Andy Serkis as Supreme Leader Snoke.
"21.10.2016 16:26:01" io9.gizmodo.com Marvel Pulls Variant Cover For Sexualizing Invincible Iron Man's New 15-Year-Old Hero Pinup art has long been an unfortunate staple of variant comic covers depicting female heroes—but when that sexualized aesthetic starts getting applied to 15 year old teenage girls, it's not a good look for anyone involved. Sexualizing a fifteen year old girl is probably not the smartest idea.
"21.10.2016 16:04:59" io9.gizmodo.com Dr. Strange Banishes a Kid to Hell When Jimmy Kimmel Hires Him for a Birthday Party It looks like becoming Master of the Mystic Arts has left Stephen Strange's bank account in a bad way. "Do not touch the Eye of Agamotto!"
"21.10.2016 15:37:04" gizmodo.com What Is DNS and Why Does It Make the Internet Break? Today, half of America's internet shut down when hackers unleashed a large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the servers of Dyn, a major DNS host. It's still unclear exactly who carried out the attack and why, but regardless, the event served Why do sites go offline?
"21.10.2016 15:36:54" gizmodo.com Earthquake Faults Around San Francisco Are Dangerously Interconnected Geologists have discovered that two deadly faults beneath San Francisco—the Hayward and Rodgers Creek faults—may be linked. Should one slip, it could trigger the other fault to collapse as well, causing an earthquake even larger than the one that struck When two faults act as one.
"21.10.2016 15:10:13" gizmodo.com Scientists Discover What Your Brain Looks Like When You're on Weed You ever hit the blunt and start trying to figure out how getting high even works? How does anything work, really? Electricity? Computers? There are infinite mysteries to life, but some dank scientists are trying to figure out one of life's most It's a freaking party!
"21.10.2016 15:01:29" kotaku.com Nintendo Mum On Switch's Battery Life, Whether It Has A Touchscreen Nintendo has shown that its new gaming machine can be used as a portable but it's not ready to say how long the machine can run in that mode without needing to be plugged in. Nintendo says "we are developing Nintendo Switch so that consumers can comfortably enjoy games away from home,” whatever that means!
"21.10.2016 14:35:43" gizmodo.com Iceland's Latest Renewable Energy Project Is So Badass Iceland, land of elves and shark meat delicacies, is proving to be far more inventive than the rest of us when it comes to new energy technologies. Having already tamed its shallow geothermal resources, the chilly island nation is now trying to tap into Puts the rest of us to shame.
"21.10.2016 14:35:02" gizmodo.com We Were Wrong About Limiting Children's Screen Time How much time should kids be allowed to stare into their screens like zombies? New guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics upturns conventional thinking on the matter, showing that a sweeping one-size-fits-all approach is not the right way Finally, a more nuanced approach.
"21.10.2016 14:25:02" gizmodo.com Neiman Marcus Wants You to Put a $1.5 Million Rose Gold Private Plane On Your Christmas List If you're the type who insists that your rose gold smartphone matches your wardrobe, then Neiman Marcus has got the perfect accessory for you: a $1.5 million three-seater private plane featuring a rose gold finish—inside and out. What?!
"21.10.2016 14:17:05" gizmodo.com Don't Buy Shady Cheap Chargers Unless You Want Your iPhone to Explode We all love cheap stuff, but it's an incredibly bad idea to buy a cheap charger for your phone, digital camera, or other gadget. And unfortunately, it's incredibly easy to buy these online, even from sites like Amazon, who often mistakenly sell the Seriously, it's not worth it.
"21.10.2016 14:15:13" gizmodo.com A Future Where Tiny Swarming Robots Bring Me My Phone Is the Future I Want Making robots act like humans is hard, but making robots act like insects is considerably easier. And if you've ever seen a towering ant hill, or a massive bee hive, you know that thousands of insects working together can accomplish impressive things. So Now THIS is the future I signed up for.
"21.10.2016 13:41:33" io9.gizmodo.com New Game of Thrones Set Pictures Confirm a Meeting Between Two Major Characters Get a look at Ichabod's new partner in Sleepy Hollow. The Godzilla sequel has found its writers. The cast and crew of Black Mirror's third season tease what's to come on the show. Plus, everything coming up in the CW/DC TV universe, and Lynda Carter makes Plus a new look at Sleepy Hollow's new female lead, and what's to come in the CW/DC TV universe.
"21.10.2016 13:29:03" gizmodo.com Enormous, Mysterious Ice Avalanches Strike Tibet When the first deadly avalanche struck the Aru Range in Tibet on July 17th, scientists were puzzled. But when a second enormous ice slide occurred just a few kilometers south and two months later, they were shocked. This just keeps getting weirder.
"21.10.2016 12:56:06" fieldguide.gizmodo.com 10 Killer Pumpkin Carving Ideas to Win Halloween There are a ton of different ways to carve your Halloween pumpkin, but most of the boring, traditional options aren't enough to get you noticed by the neighbors. Here are a few ideas we like that bend the norms and try something different, which you can These pumpkins are ridiculous.
"21.10.2016 12:46:03" gizmodo.com Candy-Flinging Lego Bot Deals With Trick-or-Treaters For You Kids love Halloween because they get to dress up, act like a monster, and be rewarded with free candy. Then you become an adult, and suddenly have to deal with little monsters demanding free sweets. Halloween is suddenly less fun, unless you build a Lego The easiest way to deal with greedy kids in costumes.
"21.10.2016 12:41:58" gizmodo.com This Is Probably Why Half the Internet Shut Down Today Twitter, Spotify and Reddit, and a huge swath of other websites were down or screwed up this morning. This was happening as hackers unleashed a large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the servers of Dyn, a major DNS host. It's probably safe This story is developing.
"21.10.2016 03:47:51" gizmodo.com 'This Is Your Brain on Drugs' Guy Endorses Recreational Marijuana Almost 30 years ago, actor John Roselius filmed the now-iconic “This Is Your Brain on Drugs” PSA for the Partnership for a Drug-Free America. Today, Roselius says he's still sometimes recognized as the “Egg Guy”—and is voting “yes” on a California ballot Any questions?
"21.10.2016 00:59:25" gizmodo.com Australian Man Claims Flaming iPhone 7 Killed His Car, Pants Apple users might feel insulated from the exploding batteries currently fueling Samsung's Note 7 nightmare, but a new story of out of south Australia serves as a helpful reminder that true safety is just an illusion. On Thursday, surf instructor Mat Jones "You could not see inside the car, like all the windows were just black."
"21.10.2016 00:28:13" gizmodo.com The Best Creepypasta Stories to Give You Nightmares Forever This story is completely true. It happened right here on the internet, on a night just like this. It's the best time of year to revisit these chilling tales.
"20.10.2016 23:55:01" sploid.gizmodo.com Learn Three Magic Tricks You Can Easily Do With a Pen Magic is mostly just how good you are with your hands. Here are three really easy magic tricks that you can pull with just a pen: making it disappear, making it appear out of nowhere, and making it look super small. Oscar Owen breaks down the techniques Stupid easy to learn
"20.10.2016 23:27:04" gizmodo.com Wells Fargo Banker Says She Drank 'Bottles' of Hand Sanitizer to Cope With Sales Tactics Since Wells Fargo's practice of opening bogus accounts in customers' names was first exposed, reports of the boiler room-like sales culture that led to the scheme have leaked out of the bank. In recent weeks, that trickle has turned into a flood as more "From that point, I began drinking the hand sanitizer all over the bank."
"20.10.2016 21:40:59" gizmodo.com You Can Buy These Absurdly Creepy Wax Amish Children for Just $300 (Each) If you have a giant house that you find lonely to live in by yourself, then why not consider filling it with 28 wax Amish school kids and teachers? Halloween is just around the corner. No low balling.
"20.10.2016 21:30:28" io9.gizmodo.com By the Hoary Hosts of Hoggoth, Doctor Strange's Fight Scenes Look Spectacular If we can expect nothing else from Doctor Strange, we can expect it to look absolutely incredible. This looks really good.
"20.10.2016 21:23:41" io9.gizmodo.com The 10 Most Notorious Paranormal Hoaxes in History Some might argue that everything that passes for "paranormal" is a hoax. (There's no fun in that, but insist if you must.) But even the biggest unexplained-phenomenon junkies have to admit when a fraud's a fraud ... as the 10 cases below will attest. People actually fell for these.
"20.10.2016 20:43:12" paleofuture.gizmodo.com House of Cards Is Airing in Iran, But What About Those Sanctions? The Iranian people are really enjoying the Netflix show House of Cards right now. Yesterday, the New Yorker reported that the first season of the show has aired on state-run TV, despite bans on virtually all American cultural products. But it got me House of Cards is playing in Iran, but was it authorized by the US government?
"20.10.2016 20:38:49" gizmodo.com Jeff Bezos Still Wants to Send Trump to Space Jeff Bezos reaffirmed his desire to send Donald Trump into space today. Speaking at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit this afternoon, the billionaire half-joked, “I have a rocket company, so the capability is there.” But Bezos is serious about not Straight to the moon
"20.10.2016 20:33:27" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch a Japanese Hand Plane Shave Wood Impossibly Thin Japanese hand planes or kannas are remarkable tools that can shave off layers of wood so ridiculously thin that they look like tissue paper. The wood shaving in the GIF above is only 8 microns thick which almost sounds like an impossible measurement It's like toilet paper
"20.10.2016 19:45:29" gizmodo.com What to Expect From Microsoft's October 26th Event Microsoft's fall press event in New York City is almost upon us, and that means there are plenty of rumored Windows 10 hardware and software updates to be excited about. The company announced the event in a blog post on the Windows Experience site earlier Who's excited for new Microsoft products?
"20.10.2016 19:34:05" gizmodo.com This Real-Time Image Warping Projector Will Blow Your Mind Point a projector at anything other than a completely flat screen, and you'll end up with a distorted image. But a team of researchers from the Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory in Tokyo have designed a projector that can compensate for warped and moving Hello Star Trek holodecks.
"20.10.2016 19:31:38" io9.gizmodo.com A Certain Character Is Finally Returning to Game of Thrones Next Season It's been rumored for a while, but we've finally gotten confirmation that a certain character, long absent character who has not appeared on Game of Thrones in many years, will be re-appearing in season seven. But how big of a role could they play in the show's major events?
"20.10.2016 18:42:04" gizmodo.com Here Is Barack Obama's Old Email Address Turns out there was more to Wikileaks' John Podesta email dump than just weird messages from Tom DeLonge and Katie Couric's email preferences—the cache also includes what appears to be a personal email address belonging to one Barack Obama. The message was sent from a BlackBerry, a device Obama is known to be a fan of.
"20.10.2016 18:19:11" io9.gizmodo.com People Were Murdered in This House. So Why Do We Keep Visiting It? Why we so fascinated by houses that have played host to horrible murders? Would you dare to live in one? These are the questions posed in American Murder Houses: A Coast-to-Coast Tour of the Most Notorious Houses of Homicide, written by attorney (and Inside the spooky allure of homes haunted by terrible crimes.
"20.10.2016 18:06:47" gizmodo.com Where the Hell Is the DJI Mavic Pro? Last month, DJI announced its very cool new Mavic Pro drone, a tiny, foldable, super smart UAV that can do lots of cool tricks. There's just one problem: The shipment date has come and gone and customers who pre-ordered have no idea when they can expect Has anyone seen this drone?
"20.10.2016 18:01:50" lifehacker.com A Parent's Guide to Playing Minecraft With Your Kids When your kid shows interest in a popular phenomenon, usually there's not much to understand—you just help them turn on the videos, and put the toys on their birthday wish list. But it's a little trickier when your kid comes home and insists that they If you're nervous about letting your kid log on to a Minecraft server with other people, it may help to know that they don't have to.
"20.10.2016 17:50:50" gizmodo.com New Species of Long-Necked Dinosaur Uncovered in Australia Introducing Savannasaurus, a gigantic long-neck dinosaur that lived during the Cretaceous period some 100 million years ago. Its discovery sheds new light on sauropod evolution as well as how these impressive beasts managed to conquer the globe. This aussie dino took a strange path to get down under.
"20.10.2016 17:33:56" jezebel.com You Can Hack Child's Play, If You're Rich Mike Lanza, a dad and tech entrepreneur from Menlo Park, California, thinks we're experiencing a crisis in child-rearing: Boys aren't allowed to play rough or run free, and moms hover nervously at the margins of children's social worlds, chirping A tech entrepreneur is "hacking" playtime so that boys don't turn into "sissies."
"20.10.2016 17:17:01" io9.gizmodo.com Hot Topic's New DC-Based Jackets Look Sort of Great Okay, actually the best one is technically a hoodie and they're all based on the DC TV shows. But they still look great. Although, predictably, the Gotham one is a little off. Supergirl's looks great, Catwoman's... has ears.
"20.10.2016 16:59:37" kotaku.com A Breakdown Of The Nintendo Switch's New Controllers Nintendo's 2017-slated Switch console will offer a competitive controller that seems to draw from Nintendo's old GameCube controller as well as the Xbox's. This is exciting for Wii U players who have long complained about the Wii U Pro controller's Finally, a return to what's good.
"20.10.2016 16:50:17" Nintendo's Latest Twist Here's your first look at the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo's next console.
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"20.10.2016 16:30:03" io9.gizmodo.com Everything You Need to Know About X-23, and Why Her Appearance in Logan Is So Important The first trailer for Logan dropped this morning, giving us confirmation of the long-standing rumor that comic book hero Laura Kinney—a.k.a. X-23—will be in the movie. If that name doesn't ring a bell for you, we're here to help: it's because little Laura There's a major reason why everyone's excited to see X-23 in the next Wolverine movie.
"20.10.2016 16:15:03" gizmodo.com The iPhone Has a Hidden One-Handed Keyboard Here's a pretty cool story. Developer Steve Troughton-Smith recently found hidden code for a one-handed keyboard in iOS by hacking an iOS Simulator. Troughton-Smith says the keyboard has “been there since at least iOS 8.” Did you know about this?
"20.10.2016 16:11:06" gizmodo.com Brilliant Trash Stomping Robot Takes Care of Your Nastiest Chore Like most of Colin Furze's creations, the Stomp O Matic trash compactor almost ends up self-destructing in a ball of flames. But not before it successfully takes care of one of the grossest chores on anyone's to-do list: stomping down the garbage in your Shut up and take my money.
"20.10.2016 16:07:34" gizmodo.com Our Sun's Quirky Tilt Means Planet Nine Might Actually Exist New research links the odd and unexplained six-degree tilt of our Sun to an undiscovered planet in the outer reaches of our solar system. It's even more evidence that planet Nine is for real. The evidence is mounting.
"20.10.2016 16:03:52" gizmodo.com 10 Questions We Have About the Nintendo Switch Okay the newest Nintendo console finally has an official name, and maybe that name inspires pictures of key parties in the 1970s, but it also looks damn cool. We've got some questions, though. It looks neat, but we have questions...
"20.10.2016 15:59:26" jalopnik.com Tesla's Proof Video For Their Self-Driving Tech Isn't Very Reassuring Tesla took an extra two days to prep a video of their new self-driving tech navigating a “complex urban environment,” to prove how good it is. What we got doesn't exactly match up. It's all very nice and all, but the roads near Tesla in Palo Alto are more just a fantasy dreamland than anything else.
"20.10.2016 15:41:05" gizmodo.com Palmer Watch: Day 27 It's been 27 days since Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR and former Facebook golden child, has been seen or heard from publicly. On September 23, Luckey issued this statement on his funding of and involvement in Nimble America, a pro-Trump, The founder of the Oculus Rift hasn't been seen or heard from in almost a month http://gizmo.do/tPbMqpZ
"20.10.2016 15:24:10" gizmodo.com All the Ways You Can Play the Nintendo Switch in Gifs We've known for some time now that Nintendo's upcoming console would have portability baked in. The new product trailer for the Switch (formerly known by its project name NX) reveals that living room-to-pocket is just one of the options afforded to future There are so many configurations for the new and ambitious Nintendo Switch
"20.10.2016 15:24:06" gizmodo.com Kodak's Ridiculous New Smartphone Looks Like an Old Camera A few years ago, Kodak started making unremarkable smartphones, because that's what happens when film is dead and your once-revered company basically just licenses its name out other places. Now Kodak has a new smartphone with an old name: the Ektra. Why?
"20.10.2016 15:16:03" kotaku.com New 3D Mario Game Coming To Nintendo Switch A new 3D Mario game is coming to the Nintendo Switch, announced today. The Switch will be released in early 2017. Looks good!
"20.10.2016 15:06:42" kotaku.com Watch The First Trailer For Red Dead Redemption 2 As promised earlier this week, here's the debut trailer for the eagerly anticipated follow-up to Rockstar's Western opus, Red Dead Redemption. Coming (at long last) next year.
"20.10.2016 14:59:05" gizmodo.com Yahoo Wants the Government to Declassify That Secret Surveillance Order Earlier this month, Reuters reported that Yahoo followed government demands and built software to secretly spy on its users' email accounts. Now, the maligned purple giant is asking the government to declassify the alleged order in the name of The maligned purple giant is asking the government to declassify the alleged order in the name of transparency.
"20.10.2016 14:38:47" io9.gizmodo.com Last Night's Big American Horror Story Twist Was Kinda Bullshit American Horror Story's refusal to reveal its theme in advance was an early sign that season six would be more unusual than... well,usual. The first five episodes were formatted as a reality TV show—My Roanoke Nightmare—and last night's episode six Oh come on
"20.10.2016 14:14:37" gizmodo.com The Nintendo NX Is Now the Nintendo Switch At 10am EST this morning Nintendo dropped a Twitter bomb with the announcement of its much anticipated new console: the Nintendo Switch. Info about the Switch has been leaking out for the better part of a year now, but until today the Switch was referred This looks awesome
"20.10.2016 14:00:05" io9.gizmodo.com More Casting Rumors for Deadpool 2's Other New Mutant Superhero A familiar villain is coming back to The Flash, but with a twist. Kevin Fiege talks about Dan Harmon's involvement in Doctor Strange. 12 Monkeys goes back to the future with some major new casting. Plus,new looks at Resident Evil: The Final Chapter and Plus what Rick and Morty co-creator Dan Harmon contributed to the Doctor Strange movie.
"20.10.2016 13:49:31" gizmodo.com This Is the Most Detailed Hydrogen Map of the Milky Way Ever Created Using two of the world's largest configurable telescopes, scientists have created the most detailed map yet of hydrogen atoms the Milky Way. So much gas.
"20.10.2016 13:36:05" gizmodo.com All the Good Netflix Movies Are in Canada and Brazil Last week, I asked “where did all the good movies on Netflix go?” Now we have our answer: Canada and Brazil. That's it, I'm moving to Canada!
"20.10.2016 13:25:19" gizmodo.com Yesterday's Mars Landing Did Not Go As Planned The European Space Agency's Schiaparelli lander did not touch down on Mars as planned yesterday. During a press briefing this morning, ExoMars mission scientists confirmed that the lander's signal cut out about 50 seconds before landing, and that Space is still really hard.
"20.10.2016 13:20:13" gizmodo.com Amazon's New Fire TV Stick Is the Cheapest Way to Get Alexa In Your House When people ask me what streaming device to buy, my initial reaction is always to say, “just get a Roku.” But after using the fantastic (and cheap!) Fire TV Stick for the last few days, I think my recommendation might just change. At $40, the new Fire TV This thing is fast, cheap, and it has Alexa!
"20.10.2016 13:18:41" io9.gizmodo.com X-23 Is One of the Only Mutants Left in the First Logan Trailer Old Wolverine is the best there is at what he does. And what he does is be very freakin' sad. Looks like Old Wolverine's going to have to learn how to be a daddy...
"20.10.2016 13:15:20" sploid.gizmodo.com King of the Hill's Opening as a Video Game Is Pixel Perfect King of the Hill, the most underrated of all of Fox's animated series, gets a perfect pixelated tribute by Mauri Helme who re-animated the show's entire opening as if it were a 16-bit video game. The Super Nintendo might be long gone, but we'd happily It's never too late for a King of the Hill video game.
"20.10.2016 12:45:06" fieldguide.gizmodo.com The Best Podcast Apps Aren't What You Think When you're tired of your music library and audiobooks, podcasts are there to fill the void. There's never been a greater choice of podcasts to subscribe to either. What you need next is a rock-solid, feature-packed podcast player you can rely on, and How do you listen to podcasts?
"20.10.2016 03:23:37" io9.gizmodo.com Movie Review: The Japanese Ring vs. Grudge Horror Film Is Really Bad These days we're used to big crossover movies: Batman v Superman, The Avengers, Freddy vs. Jason, the list goes on. In Japan, they recently released their own horror version. It's called Sadako vs. Kayako, or in simpler terms, The Ring vs. The Grudge. On Not the satisfying clash of horror titans we were hoping for.
"20.10.2016 03:08:02" theslot.jezebel.com Donald Trump Refuses to Say If He'll Accept the Election Results, Insists He Should Have Won an Emmy Donald Trump, who began talking about rigged elections right around the time his numbers started dropping, said Wednesday he won't commit to accepting the results of the election without seeing whether or not he wins, despite the fact that that same day, “I will tell you at the time. I'll keep you in suspense.”
"20.10.2016 03:04:31" gizmodo.com Report: Ecuador Has Been Sick of Julian Assange 'for Months' It doesn't matter if you're an anti-secrecy activist and they're a leftist government critical of the United States—if you happen to be Julian Assange, everyone gets tired of your shit eventually. Can you blame them?
"20.10.2016 01:57:47" foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com Ex-Nuclear Launch Officer Explains What's So Terrifying About Trump Having Nuke Codes Ex-Jeb Bush national security advisor and #NeverTrump representative John Noonan is a former Minuteman III nuclear launch officer in the U.S. Air Force. When he says what's terrifying about Trump getting his hands on nuclear codes, he knows what he's Hillary Clinton brought up concerns for Trump's handling of America's nuclear power. Here's what someone who knows what they're talking about thinks.
"20.10.2016 00:59:17" Jezebel Jezebel presents a live stream of tonight's final presidential debate. Follow our live blog here: http://jezebel.com/he-has-no-conscience-he-shows-no-remorse-jezebels-fin-1787996102 Watch tonight's presidential debate live right here!
"20.10.2016 00:56:37" gizmodo.com Elon Musk Blasts Critical Coverage of Self-Driving Cars: 'You're Killing People' During a conference call announcing that all Tesla vehicles will now have self-driving hardware, co-founder Elon Musk slammed the media on Wednesday for its close coverage of autonomous vehicle accidents, blaming journalists for any deaths involving The Tesla founder blamed journalists for any deaths that resulted from people choosing conventional cars over autonomous ones.
"20.10.2016 00:48:44" sploid.gizmodo.com These Are Some Cool Ass Parkour Bike Tricks Why bike regularly when you can bike while running sideways on a wall, or move forward while handstanding on the handlebars in the opposite direction? Heck, Tim Knoll, the biker in the video, is so good at busting bike tricks that don't involve the act of Don't even need to pedal
"20.10.2016 00:37:25" kotaku.com Nintendo Will Debut The NX Tomorrow Morning Tomorrow morning at 7amPT/10amET, Nintendo will release the first trailer for the NX, its next console. Exciting times!
"20.10.2016 00:23:07" jalopnik.com Every Tesla Will Now Come With Fully Autonomous Hardware All current Tesla models that will be produced in its Fremont, California factory will come with self-driving hardware built-in capable of Level 5 autonomy, including the upcoming Tesla Model 3, the company announced tonight. All current Tesla models that will be produced in its Fremont, California factory will come with self-driving hardware built-in.
"20.10.2016 00:11:10" io9.gizmodo.com Channel Zero: Candle Cove Is the Eeriest Show Since Stranger Things Syfy's new anthology horror show, Channel Zero, kicks off its first six-episode arc tonight. It's subtitled Candle Cove, and it takes inspiration from Kris Straub's popular Creepypasta story about a very spooky children's show. The whole thing oozes Turns out Creepypasta makes for great TV show inspiration.
"19.10.2016 21:53:53" io9.gizmodo.com I Spent 22 Hours Building Lego's New Death Star So You Don't Have To But really? If you've got the time, lack of willpower when it comes to buying shiny things, space to house a giant plastic sphere, and the money, you actually might want to build it anyway. $500, 22 hours, and some sanity later...
"19.10.2016 21:42:05" sploid.gizmodo.com This Video Makes It Feel Like You're Teleporting Through Shanghai Shanghai is a city that's as chaotic and as busy as you'd expect from a place with a population of nearly 25 million people. This frenetic video, which runs through Shanghai as if it were teleporting all over the city, gives you a glimpse of what life is Crazy transitions
"19.10.2016 21:38:03" io9.gizmodo.com Here's a Ghostbusters 'Remake' No One Could Have a Problem With Remember the brilliant Star Wars Snowspeeder costume that Ryan Scott Miller built around his son's wheelchair last Halloween? He's already managed to top himself a year later by now turning Jeremy's wheelchair into a miniature version of the Ghostbusters' Check out the brilliant costume this dad made for his son's wheelchair.
"19.10.2016 21:26:26" gizmodo.com There's an Enormous Natural Gas Seep Along the West Coast From British Columbia to Northern California, planet Earth's got a case of the toots. A recent deep ocean mapping survey has learned that a geologically-active strip of seafloor called the Cascadia Subduction Zone is bubbling methane like mad. It could be This could be a problem...
"19.10.2016 21:26:01" jalopnik.com What Will Elon Musk Announce Tonight About The Tesla Model 3? Back when the Tesla Model 3 was first unveiled in March, company CEO Elon Musk said that what we saw then wasn't quite the production model. Musk said that things were going to change, especially on the inside. We might learn what's changing tonight. Tesla's announcement is tonight at 5pm PT/8pm ET
"19.10.2016 21:07:51" io9.gizmodo.com All 58 Stephen King Movie and TV Series Adaptations, Ranked No contemporary author has seen his work made into more movies and TV shows than Stephen King (and many more, like The Dark Tower, are in the works). The fact that he's astonishingly prolific is certainly a contributing factor—as is the fact his works, How many have you seen?
"19.10.2016 20:28:43" gizmodo.com Rates of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Reach 'Unprecedented' Levels in the US An alarming report put out by the Centers for Disease Control shows that the total combined cases of several sexually transmitted diseases have reached an “unprecedented” high in the United States. We're moving in the wrong direction, folks.
"19.10.2016 20:07:59" gizmodo.com Apple's Big MacBook Event Is October 27 Apple just sent out press invites for an event taking place on October 27. You know what that means, new MacBooks! New MacBook Pro alert!
"19.10.2016 20:01:07" Gizmodo Review: Google Assistant No really, Google Assistant is dumb.
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"19.10.2016 19:38:53" gizmodo.com Samsung Doesn't Think That GTA Mod Is Very Funny The only good to come out of the Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 nightmare was a cleve Grand Theft Auto mod which replaced the game's sticky bomb with The Phone That Explodes. Our blog on the initial video ended with a challenge: Your move, Samsung. We didn't Going after YouTubers is a bad look for you, Samsung
"19.10.2016 19:27:02" gizmodo.com Twitter Fires Its New Head of VR After Homeless Rant Resurfaces This was Greg Gopman's first week at Twitter. Today was his last day. The rant is pretty vile.
"19.10.2016 19:02:15" gizmodo.com No Really, Google Assistant Is Dumb Google Assistant is not intuitive. Gizmodo reporter Michael Nunez found that out the hard way when he tried to arrange a romantic date with it. I had less lofty goals when I played around with Google Assistant. I just wanted to see how well it stacked up Google do better.
"19.10.2016 19:01:24" lifehacker.com All the Fine Print In Your Cell Phone's "Unlimited" Data Plan Today, the FCC announced a settlement with T-Mobile for $48 million to resolve an investigation into T-Mobile's “Unlimited” data plan, which slowed down data for the top users. That was seen as deceptive because it wasn't clear when users signed up for AT&T's unlimited plan is almost comical in its restrictions.
"19.10.2016 18:50:06" gizmodo.com I'm Buying an iPhone Because I'm Ashamed of My Green Bubble As a person who has only ever used an Android phone, I never had a clue about my “green bubble” status until someone I was dating brought it up in the middle of a conversation. I'm ashamed of my green bubble.
"19.10.2016 18:43:14" gizmodo.com What You Need to Know About LeEco's Super Cheap, Super Powerful LePro 3 Phone LeEco, the Chinese company that bought US-based TV giant Vizio back in July, just announced its first smartphones in the US. They have great specs, run Android, and the good news is, they are super, super cheap. This phone looks awesome. Also it's very cheap.
"19.10.2016 18:28:01" gizmodo.com Zuckerberg Defends Keeping Peter Thiel in Leaked Facebook Memo In an internal company post, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has defended the social network's association with Silicon Valley billionaire and Facebook board member Peter Thiel, whose support for Donald Trump has drawn criticism and provoked heated debate "There are many reasons a person might support Trump that do not involve racism, sexism, xenophobia or accepting sexual assault," his post read.
"19.10.2016 18:16:02" gizmodo.com Custom Chess Sets Let You Play With Your Favorite City's Famous Landmarks For those who don't live under a monarchy, memorizing the ranks of queens, kings, bishops, and other pieces makes learning chess that much harder. But swap out royalty and peasants with buildings from famous cities, and all you really need to know is that This might actually make it easier to learn to play.
"19.10.2016 18:03:55" gizmodo.com Eastern Lowland Gorillas Are Now Critically Endangered Thanks to Your Stupid Phone The eastern lowland gorilla—the largest member of the great ape family—is now officially listed as a critically endangered species, according to data presented today by conservationists. These iconic apes have been in steady decline since the 1990s, the Unfortunate victims of human progress.
"19.10.2016 17:59:07" sploid.gizmodo.com Look How Big This Bass Is Invented in 1850 by French violin maker Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, the absurdly oversized viola called the Octobasse, standing almost 12-feet tall, dwarfs anyone who tries to play it. But it's a real instrument, designed to produce low, rumbling notes to Just look at that monstrosity.
"19.10.2016 17:56:05" paleofuture.gizmodo.com Creepy Message From Kids Discovered in 1968 Time Capsule: 'I Am Dead' Demolitions crews in Albuquerque, New Mexico just discovered a time capsule from 1968 near a former elementary school. And based on the messages discovered inside, some kids of the late 1960s had a pretty creepy vision for the future. Or, perhaps, a This is terrifying.
"19.10.2016 17:43:55" io9.gizmodo.com Logan's Old Man Wolverine Is Here, and He's Looking Rough Sure he's not looking quite as old as his ancient co-star Professor X did, but here is our first look at the third Wolverine movie's Logan, looking even more worse for wear than usual. A few years of getting beat up over and over again will do that to Old man Logan is certainly looking worse for wear.
"19.10.2016 17:26:35" io9.gizmodo.com Surprising Familiar Faces Are Returning to Legends of Tomorrow and Arrow Get a look at another one of Logan's villains. David Wenham discusses his role in Iron Fist. Darren Aronofsky's Margaret Atwood adaptation Maddaddam is no longer coming to HBO. Plus, another look at The Walking Dead's next season, and behind the scenes on Plus Jennifer Lopez is making a crazy-sounding near-future cop show for NBC.
"19.10.2016 17:13:38" Gizmodo Gadget Review: Lenovo Book We're checking out the Wacom wonder of the Lenovo Book
"19.10.2016 16:51:36" gizmodo.com North Korea's Zoo Chimp Smokes a Pack a Day Because Life Is Cruel and People Are Terrible Nineteen-year-old Azalea, a chimp who's probably as smart as your kid, has to live in North Korea's Central Zoo in Pyongyang. But that's not why she's smoking a pack a day. It's because some asshole trained her to use a lighter, to puff smoke, and then Zoo officials say she doesn't inhale.
"19.10.2016 16:41:08" io9.gizmodo.com The Walking Dead Has Gone Full Police State to Avoid Spoilers You know how world leaders have body doubles to give assassins a hard time? Well, The Walking Dead has employed a similar technique to avoid any plot details from leaking. This is a normal and proportional response to the problem of spoilers. Everything is a lie
"19.10.2016 16:34:06" gizmodo.com Pluto's Skies Might Be More Earth-Like Than We Imagined Here's a dazzling thought: Pluto's blue skies may be cloudy. Earlier this year, we heard a rumor that scientists were considering the possibility of clouds on Pluto. According to NASA, that rumor is very much alive, and a hot topic of discussion at a Blue, with scattered clouds.
"19.10.2016 16:21:50" io9.gizmodo.com The First Teaser for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Is Here and It's Fantastic (Obviously) Did you think that all we were getting out of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 today was a shiny new poster? Well, you'd be wrong. And now it's time to get hooked on a feeling all over again. Time to fire up the walkman all over again.
"19.10.2016 16:19:14" io9.gizmodo.com The 5 Spookiest Movies That President Nixon Watched in the White House I've become obsessed with the movies that US presidents watched while they were in office. So much so that I recently compiled my own list of all the movies Jimmy Carter watched in the White House. [Update: Here's Clinton's list.] And now I've pored over The 5 creepiest movies Nixon watched at the White House
"19.10.2016 16:02:20" io9.gizmodo.com Agents of SHIELD Has Its Connection to Doctor Strange... and Conan the Barbarian Agents of SHIELD has been a bit on even during all those scenes when Robbie Reyes' Ghost Rider and his art deco flaming skull haven't been on screen. But now things could pick up, as it finally revealed how it's going to brush up with the upcoming Doctor Here's what you need to know about that mysterious book that showed up on Agents of SHIELD last night.
"19.10.2016 15:46:06" sploid.gizmodo.com Pouring Hot Water on Skittles Is Truly Magical Skittles' “taste the rainbow” tagline seems all the more appropriate when you arrange the colorful candies in a ring on a plate and pour hot water over them. They immediately begin to melt and bleed color, producing a rainbow design that's straight up Whoa.
"19.10.2016 15:42:15" gizmodo.com We've Climbed Great Heights to Bring You This Year's Best Wildlife Photos The winners of this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition have been announced. From death-defying orangutans and bratty sea lions through to hostile parakeets and frozen pangolins, this year's crop features some of the best wildlife These are great.
"19.10.2016 15:15:17" io9.gizmodo.com We've Got the Biggest Clue Yet About What Happens to Tony Stark After Civil War II Tony Stark's future in the Marvel Universe has been thrown into doubt ever since the start of Civil War II—and made even more doubtful when we learned that he would be replaced as Iron Man by not one, but two different characters. One of those Iron Men Today's new Infamous Iron Man issue paints a dire picture for the future of Iron Man himself.
"19.10.2016 14:52:12" gizmodo.com Do You Love Pokémon Enough to Spend $20,000 on a Pikachu Watch? Watchmaker Romain Jerome has created some truly unique timepieces over the years featuring actual pieces of the Titanic, authentic moon dust, and even steel from the Statue of Liberty. But we're having a hard time finding a way to justify the $20,000 It's too bad catching Pokémon doesn't pay very well.
"19.10.2016 14:38:30" jalopnik.com Electric Cars Could Send Oil Companies Into 'Death Spiral': People Who Know About Money Economists and reporters have been saying that electric cars could actually kill the oil industry for a little while now, but it hasn't made a lot of real-world impact so far. But now Fitch, an enormously influential financial ratings agency, is issuing If electric cars get any cheaper, things could get really bad, for oil.
"19.10.2016 14:09:08" sploid.gizmodo.com Guy Drinks Cyanide, Lives to Tell the Tale Soluble cyanide salts are some of the deadliest poisons known to man. Don't try this at home, or anywhere
"19.10.2016 13:49:24" gizmodo.com Satellite Images Show Haiti Stripped Bare By Hurricane Matthew It's been almost two weeks since Hurricane Matthew ravaged Haiti, killing hundreds and setting the stage for disease and starvation. New photos taken from space reveal the extent of the damage and the disturbing amount of vegetation lost in the storm. Poor Haiti.
"19.10.2016 13:26:28" gizmodo.com Rolling This Wheelchair's Wheels Backwards Somehow Propels It Forward When the RoChair first appeared back in 2011, the wheelchair used an unorthodox center-mounted drive lever, operated with a rowing motion, to propel it forwards. Four years later the RoChair has been completely redesigned to look more traditional, until What sorcery is this?
"19.10.2016 13:11:53" gizmodo.com Apple's New MacBooks Will Come With E-Ink Keyboards: Report Apple is reportedly working with on a new keyboard for its laptops that will dynamically change what characters appear on the keys, depending on what apps are being used. That means your MacBook keys could soon transform into emoji on command, thanks to This could be VERY cool
"19.10.2016 12:40:07" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How to Track Your Kids Without Freaking Them Out There's a growing amount of tech out there, from apps to wearables, designed to help you keep tabs on your children: where they are, what they're up to, who they're talking with, and so on. Here's how to watch what your kids are up to without making them Keep a watchful eye on your kids without going overboard.
"19.10.2016 12:23:44" gizmodo.com Watch Two Space Agencies Attempt a Daredevil Landing on Mars This Morning After a seven month journey, the ExoMars mission arrives in orbit around Mars today. Its first order of business? To attempt a historic, daredevil landing on the Red Planet. Grab your coffee and tune in.
"19.10.2016 11:24:32" gizmodo.com How to Stream Tonight's Presidential Debate, No Cable Required The third and final presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is tonight at 9pm Eastern, 6pm Pacific, 4am Moscow time. And if you want to watch it without a cable subscription, there are plenty of options. Get your popcorn ready. The third and final presidential debate is tonight.
"19.10.2016 04:36:16" gizmodo.com Amazon's Vision of the Future Involves Cops Commanding Tiny Drone 'Assistants' According to Amazon, the cop of the future won't just be a robot, it will be one that fits in the palm of your hand. You have 20 seconds to comply.
"19.10.2016 03:18:04" gizmodo.com 5,000 Years Ago, White People Ate Rodents According to a new study published in the journal Royal Society Open Science on Tuesday, 5,000 years ago people in Europe likely ate rodents as snacks. Ew! Ew.
"19.10.2016 02:46:54" gizmodo.com Clown Pranksters Have Already Killed the Only Good Joke of 2016 Amidst a year widely recognized as a near-humorless slog, a Wisconsin uncle brought us a fleeting moment of joy this week, attaching a silly-ass skeleton to a quadcopter and buzzing passersby. As a great poet once foretold, however, poor Death hast died. Rest in peace, spooky skeleton hanging from drone.
"19.10.2016 01:35:05" gizmodo.com Gizmodo Frights: the 10 Most Haunted Videos On the World Wide Web October is here, meaning a bunch of things: The leaves are dying, just like you. Halloween is less than thirty days away. But most importantly, the team at Gizmodo Nights presents you Gizmodo Frights, a deep dive into the weirdest, scariest content the Watch, but only with a loved one. Beware. Be safe.
"19.10.2016 01:16:11" io9.gizmodo.com 20 Essential Horror Films Directed by Women Female characters are prominent in scary movies, and not always as helpless victims. Think about the Final Girl, without whom slasher films would not exist, or other kick-ass heroines, like Alien's Ripley. Behind the camera, though, you'll find way more Many of these films are now cult classics.
"19.10.2016 00:23:05" gizmodo.com Trump: Ignore Newspapers, Read Random Shit Online “Forget the press, read the internet,” Trump told a group of supporters in Colorado Springs this afternoon. Anything can be spun.
"18.10.2016 23:37:53" sploid.gizmodo.com This Bug's Camouflage Is Very Impressive Meet the Lichen Katydid, an insect that has such impressive camouflage skills that it can hide in plain sight when walking on a lichen (a plant-like composite organism of an alga and a fungus). The bug's body matches the wisps of the lichen so damn well Wow
"18.10.2016 23:26:27" gizmodo.com Ecuador Confirms It Has Cut Off Julian Assange's Internet Access On Tuesday, Ecuador confirmed that it has restricted the internet access of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in response recent leaks related to the upcoming presidential election in the United States, citing the principle of non-intervention in the The country said it do so in response to leaks related to the United States election.
"18.10.2016 23:06:52" gizmodo.com The Feds Already Have Your Face in a Database Look to your left. Look to your right. Do you see two people? Congrats on being social today. One of those two people is probably included in the FBI's massive facial recognition database. A new Georgetown report says there are 117 million Americans in It's true
"18.10.2016 22:33:57" io9.gizmodo.com Why Was 1976 Such an Amazing Year for Horror Movies? Forty years ago, an incredibly powerful collection of horror movies filled American theaters, including The Omen and Carrie. But 1976 was also a time of political turmoil and a great deal of cultural unease. These seemingly disparate facts are likely far There's a reason the year saw the release of so many now-classic scary movies.
"18.10.2016 22:01:24" gizmodo.com Sam Altman Should Resign from Y Combinator Sam Altman, the 31-year-old president of the wildly successful startup accelerator Y Combinator, published an essay on Monday in which he attempted to address the mounting concerns over his company's ties to Silicon Valley billionaire and Donald Trump Sam Altman, the president of Y Combinator, is facing widespread criticism for his defense of Peter Thiel, who currently serves as a part-time partner and recently donated $1.25 million to Donald J. Trump's campaign. Here's what Altman should do.
"18.10.2016 21:44:04" io9.gizmodo.com Lady Gaga's Freaky Roanoke Character Has Some Deep American Horror Story Roots Fans of American Horror Story know that the fun of the show is scanning new episodes for references to other seasons—like when Lady Gaga's character in Hotel visited the Murder House. My Roanoke Nightmare has also turned up its share of Easter eggs, and "The bitch with the real power" has a strong connection to the Coven witches.
"18.10.2016 21:36:07" io9.gizmodo.com We're Finally Getting an R/C Imperial Mouse Droid, So 2016 Isn't a Complete Loss Since Star Wars first premiered back in 1977, there have been approximately half a million different R2-D2 toys produced. That's fine if you're a fan of Artoo, but those with more discerning tastes will be happy to learn we're finally getting a toy This is the droid we've all been looking for.
"18.10.2016 21:20:56" gizmodo.com New Horizons Spacecraft Is Approaching a Mysterious Red Object NASA's New Horizons space probe is currently speeding towards a mysterious Kuiper Belt Object known as MU69. Recent observations of the distant object indicate a very reddish surface—possibly even redder than the splotches found on Pluto. New Horizons: Not done yet.
"18.10.2016 20:42:07" gizmodo.com Great, You Can Now Endorse Political Candidates on Facebook Facebook has long been a cesspool of batshit political posts from friends and family alike, and now the company has gone and added another layer of muck: the ability to publicly endorse a candidate. Just what Facebook needs: more political handwringing!
"18.10.2016 20:36:25" sploid.gizmodo.com Forging a Beautiful Sword from a Crowbar Is Smart As Hell If you think about it, a crowbar already comes vaguely sword-shaped (or as sword-shaped as any long metal tool can be). You just need to hammer down the curved end of the crowbar to create a hilt and then sharpen the straight edge to create the blade. Pretty clever
"18.10.2016 19:50:31" io9.gizmodo.com My Conflicting Feelings About the Internet's Favorite Luke Cage Panel If you've been part of an online conversation about Luke Cage in the last few years—or, chances are, even further back—you've seen the image: Dr. Doom yelling at Cage, only to have the hero call him “honey” and demand money that the techno-despot owes Doom betta have my money!
"18.10.2016 19:44:03" jalopnik.com Volkswagen Still Doesn't Have A Fix Approved For The Cheating Diesels Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. Today Volkswagen will ask a federal judge to do the final sign off on its $14.7 billion settlement with owners.
"18.10.2016 19:26:36" io9.gizmodo.com The Weirdest, Most Disturbing 'Sexy' Costumes of 2016 We've only got about two weeks left before Halloween, so if you don't already have a costume (like me), it's time to lock that shit down. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever. Want to be both sexy and indescribably weird? We—and most "Donna Trump" isn't even the worst one. (It's really bad, though.)
"18.10.2016 19:11:06" skillet.lifehacker.com 10 Things to Make With All of Those Apples You Picked Apple season is upon us and, besides pumpkin patching, there is no activity more “fall” than apple picking. If you're anything like me, you probably end up with more apples than you know what to do with, but don't worry. We have plenty of suggestions. Apple picking is great for your Instagram but even better for your mouth.
"18.10.2016 18:59:09" gizmodo.com Melania Still Wants Donald to Shut Up on Twitter And everyone else said, perhaps for the only time, “Same, Melania.” Oh, Melania. How could your husband ever stop tweeting? He's a walking Twitter egg!
"18.10.2016 18:45:39" io9.gizmodo.com The Sexy Nerd Project Flips the Script and Objectifies Male Heroes Fwee Carter saw there was a big problem in fandom culture. Women were consistently sexed up. Men, while half naked, tended to be just power fantasies. So Carter pulled out his camera, enlisted some of the most attractive nerds he knew, and started taking Real superheroes come with cameras.
"18.10.2016 18:33:30" deadspin.com Bill Belichick Is Sick Of Those Stupid Microsoft Tablets Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, who has never been one to embrace technology, has had it with Microsoft Surface tablets on NFL sidelines. He went on a surprisingly long-winded rant about the devices in today's presser, where he essentially said that NFL coaches are stuck with Surface tablets because of the league's $400 million deal with Microsoft.
"18.10.2016 18:17:15" jezebel.com Keegan-Michael Key Gives Us the Apocalyptic Weather Forecast Under a Trump Presidency Joss Whedon came back to Twitter in September with a message: stop Donald Trump. In the last month, he's called in all the charismatic comedians and actors he knows to participate in videos for his Save the Day super PAC, even promising you'll see some “We are seeing a heavy wave of denial coming from both coasts, dropping a high-blood-pressure front right in the center of the country.”
"18.10.2016 18:04:48" E-Waste Artists Turn Your Old Gadgets Into Cool Art Taezoo Park gives “new life” to your outdated consumer electronics for his Digital Beings.
"18.10.2016 17:59:05" vitals.lifehacker.com Your Poop Is Fine How's your poop? Is it the right color? How about frequency—are you doing it once a day, regularly? Don't bother answering (and especially not in the comments, please). The truth is, odds are whatever your answers, you're doing just fine. This is a shitpost you'll want to read.
"18.10.2016 17:56:59" gizmodo.com NASA Already Says 2016 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record It's only October, but that doesn't seem to matter: NASA is basically sure 2016 will go down as the hottest year in recorded history. Unless a rogue planet suddenly appears to fling the Earth off its present orbit and into the Kuiper Belt, we're locked "Seems locked in."
"18.10.2016 17:36:46" io9.gizmodo.com If Gotham Doesn't Make Penguin and Nygma an Actual Couple I'm Gonna Be Pissed Last night in Gotham, there was a moment where I genuinely thought the Penguin—moved to actual tears that his friend, the proto-Riddler, was alive after saving his life—was about to kiss with Edward Nygma. The more I think about it, the more I wish they The most caring, functional relationship in Gotham is between two murderous psychopaths.
"18.10.2016 17:15:08" gizmodo.com Is This the First Multi-Tool With a Really Good Screwdriver? The phrase “jack of all trades but master of none” might be best suited to describing multi-tools. They're useful in a pinch, when no other tools are available, but the tools are far from ideal. But that's something Gerber wants to change with its new Gerber finally perfected the multi-tool screwdriver.
"18.10.2016 17:00:20" gizmodo.com Bullies and Trolls Chased Away Twitter's Potential Buyers: Report “Don't feed the trolls” used to be an internet saying, but now it's a business strategy. Twitter lost bids from two potential acquirers because of the site's reputation for allowing bullying, trolling, racism, sexism and other forms of lewd communication, Don't feed the trolls.
"18.10.2016 16:53:09" paleofuture.gizmodo.com CIA Releases Files That Describe Ruthless Chilean Dictator Pinochet As 'Warm' and 'Mild-Mannered' Augusto Pinochet was a ruthless dictator who, with the CIA's help, overthrew the democratically elected government of Chile in 1973. But what did the CIA really think of Pinochet? Newly released biographic reports use words like “warm,” “mild-mannered,” Newly released CIA files describe ruthless dictator Augusto Pinochet as "warm" and "mild-mannered"
"18.10.2016 16:52:30" gizmodo.com Why Storing Tomatoes in the Fridge Is a Bad Idea Most foodies warn against storing tomatoes in the fridge, saying it saps them of their flavor. New research confirms this culinary opinion, revealing the way cold temperatures prevent critical flavor-enhancing genes from doing their job. Don't do it.
"18.10.2016 16:39:05" gizmodo.com Samsung Tried to Bribe Chinese Man to Keep Exploding Phone Video Private When a Galaxy Note 7 caught fire in China, its owner started filming the damage. That's to be expected. Not cool.
"18.10.2016 16:37:03" io9.gizmodo.com Leonardo DiCaprio Is Making a Movie About an Old, Washed-Up Captain Planet It makes sense that 1990s cartoon Captain Planet would lure Leonardo DiCaprio into the superhero realm; after all, he's an outspoken environmentalist. But Leo won't star in this one—he'll be producing—and, in keeping with the cheesy nostalgia factor of We'll take any excuse to re-watch Don Cheadle's immortal Funny or Die sketch featuring the character.
"18.10.2016 16:15:14" gizmodo.com Watch New York City Chess Hustlers Get Owned By Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen It's tough to beat the chess hustlers in New York City's parks—unless you're the best chess player in the world. Wow, checkmate in 10 moves.
"18.10.2016 16:09:24" gizmodo.com Samsung Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Note 7 Debacle Three Galaxy Note 7 owners have filed a class-action lawsuit against Samsung in New Jersey. The lawsuit comes one week after Samsung officially recalled its Note 7 smartphone and ended production worldwide. Uh-oh.
"18.10.2016 16:00:05" io9.gizmodo.com New Force Awakens Deleted Scene Proves Why You Should Always Let the Wookiee Win C-3PO's sage advice to R2-D2 in A New Hope served as a terse reminder as to why you should never cross Chewbacca—but The Force Awakens nearly had a scene that would've reminded us of this wisdom in a much more brutal fashion, and now you can see a glimpse Seriously, never make Chewbacca mad.
"18.10.2016 15:13:59" sploid.gizmodo.com Crazy Guy Stings Himself With the Second Most Painful Insect on the Planet The tarantula hawk is neither a tarantula nor a hawk—it's a very big, very mean desert wasp. And of course someone on the internet decided to get stung by one. I've never been so happy not to be a spider
"18.10.2016 15:04:58" gizmodo.com Mysterious 'Hybrid' Animal Discovered in 18,000-Year-Old Cave Art By combining archaeological, paleontological, and genetic evidence, an international team of researchers has identified a previously unknown hybrid species that contains both bison and cattle DNA. The discovery solves a longstanding mystery about the More than just pretty paintings.
"18.10.2016 14:57:05" io9.gizmodo.com The New Assassin's Creed Movie Trailer Still Doesn't Understand Why People Like Assassin's Creed It looks like Michael Fassbender's main character in the upcoming video game adaptation is some kind of hardcore criminal locked up in a corporate superjail. You sure training him to kill people with his ancestor's ancient assassin skills is a good idea, We want more Spanish Inquisition!
"18.10.2016 14:33:07" gizmodo.com The Solar System Is Always Visible at Night With These Planetary String Lights A stellar view of the night sky, including all of our celestial neighbors, is dependent on countless factors like light pollution, the weather, and even the time of year. But you can guarantee that all of the planets in our solar system are visible when You're guaranteed a great stargazing experience.
"18.10.2016 13:46:29" gizmodo.com Ten Thousand Endangered 'Scrotum Frogs' Have Mysteriously Dropped Dead In Peru Peruvian authorities are scrambling to determine why thousands of critically endangered, Titicaca water frogs are washing up belly up, after an environmental group reported the mass die-off last week. According to local activists, untreated sewage sludge Good job, humans.
"18.10.2016 13:46:01" sploid.gizmodo.com Halloween Is Just So Much Better With Oozing Pumpkins Even if you're not the Michelangelo of pumpkin carving, you can still make a memorable jack-o'-lantern using a bit of grade school science. All you need is water, dish soap, baking soda, food coloring, and vinegar. The same ingredients used in a science Your grade school science classes are finally paying off.
"18.10.2016 13:32:16" io9.gizmodo.com Could There Really Be a Spinoff Show For Supergirl's Superman? Sony's Mulan movie gets a director. James Gunn ponders the Guardians of the Galaxy spinoff he'd like to do most. Get a good look at Stephen Merchant's Logan character. Plus, new clips from Moana, The Flash, and Star Wars Rebels, and new set pictures from Plus new looks at The Flash and Star Wars Rebels, and Logan reveals another mutant character.
"18.10.2016 13:17:03" gizmodo.com The Google Pixel Is Too Dumb and Ugly to Replace Your iPhone The Pixel is the first Google phone built from top to bottom, and the company thinks it's finally made the Android device that can conquer the iPhone. It's a valiant effort, but is it enough? "I can no longer heartily endorse buying an Android..."
"18.10.2016 13:12:36" gizmodo.com Samsung Sets Up Airport Exchange Booths to Deal With Note 7 Travel Nightmare Now that Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 is officially banned on airlines in the United States (and some other countries too), traveling across the globe with one of these devices has proven to be a bit of a nightmare. Don't fly with your Note 7!
"18.10.2016 13:01:48" gizmodo.com Apple CEO Tim Cook Was on Hillary Clinton's List of Potential Vice Presidential Canidates An email stolen from Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta, and released by Wikileaks reveals that Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, and Apple CEO Tim Cook were on a list of potential vice-presidential candidates Podesta Here's the full list.
"18.10.2016 12:48:03" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How to Make Apple Maps Not Terrible One of the less noticeable changes ushered in with iOS 10 was the introduction of extensions for Apple Maps. Just like the Photos extensions, it lets apps get their hooks deeper into Apple Maps and appear as options that look like integrated parts of the Apple Maps doesn't have to be so bad.
"18.10.2016 04:14:58" gizmodo.com Hero Uncle Terrorizes Public With Drone-Mounted Angel of Death “And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him.” - Revelation 6:8 Finally, some good news.
"18.10.2016 03:34:04" gizmodo.com Samsung Will Pay Galaxy Note 7 Suppliers For Unused Parts The next chapter in the unending Galaxy Note 7 exploding phone saga— According to a new report from Reuters, Samsung will pay suppliers who already made components of the Galaxy Note 7 for unused parts. The company will also “ consider giving them orders This whole ordeal is costing Samsung a lot of money.
"18.10.2016 03:02:23" gizmodo.com Our Sweet Bear Boy 'Pedals' Has Walked Upright Into Heaven “Pedals,” the New Jersey black bear whose unusual, bipedal gait captured the imaginations of thousands after he was first caught on camera in 2014, has died, The New York Times reports. He was at least two years old. R.I.P.
"18.10.2016 02:45:08" gizmodo.com The Most Devastating Chat Replies, Ranked Here's a grim reality of being alive in 2016—we spend an inordinate amount of time instant messaging. In the work place, in our group chats, texting with our hubbies, whatever. Sometimes, instead of getting the responses we want, we get the brutal one-liners we deserve.
"18.10.2016 00:59:06" gizmodo.com Conservative Pundits Use Dumb Twitter Joke As Proof of Voter Fraud Twitter is a fun website because it's the perfect mix of news media, comedians, white nationalists and ISIS—meaning jokes, horrifying Pepe memes and actual pieces of breaking news share the same weight in your feed. Ohio's secretary of state even got involved.
"17.10.2016 23:56:36" gizmodo.com This Dominatrix Deer Dancing at an Early Furry Convention Is What the Internet Is All About What is the purpose of the “World Wide Web”? Some would say that it's to facilitate the free exchange of ideas on a global scale. (Hah!) Others might argue that it serves to democratize the tools of mass communication. (LOL) Personally, I believe that This is what the web was made for.
"17.10.2016 23:30:43" sploid.gizmodo.com I Really Didn't Expect This Guy to Land Where He Did After He Jumped Off a 129-Foot Roof I'm totally safe and sitting in front of a computer screen, and yet I'm sweating because watching this guy pull his crazy jumps from buildings is just not okay. This one is especially brutal because I really didn't expect him to end up where he landed. He Wow, how did he do that?
"17.10.2016 22:30:08" io9.gizmodo.com Flux Capacitor Keychain Puts a Time Machine In Your Pocket We all know the flux capacitor is the key to time travel, but have you ever actually looked into what it costs to keep a DeLorean running? It's expensive, and clearly unnecessary to traveling through time now that ThinkGeek makes a version you can keep in Warning: time travel not guaranteed.
"17.10.2016 22:02:06" sploid.gizmodo.com Making an Actual Skateboard with Lego Bricks Is Just Awesome Sure, people build lots of different things with Lego, but those are just toys or fun models. To make an actual working skateboard that will be outfitted with trucks and wheels to support the weight of an adult human? To hold up against the punishment of Next level LEGO
"17.10.2016 21:55:21" gizmodo.com Melania Trump Says She Would Combat 'Online Bullying' as First Lady Anderson Cooper just teased his forthcoming interview with Melania Trump on CNN. In it, Anderson says, Melania Trump told him that she would work to combat “online bullying” as First Lady. Do I even need to explain the irony here? Sure.
"17.10.2016 21:39:05" gizmodo.com Facebook Messenger's New 'Conversation Topic' Feature Seems Creepy and Bad According to Facebook, the Messenger app currently has around one billion users. Those users can do a lot of things: order flowers, play games, and bother everyone on their contact list with inane location updates. Now, if a new report is to be believed, Hmmm...
"17.10.2016 21:33:48" gizmodo.com MIT's Fusion Reactor Broke a World Record Right Before the Feds Shut It Off MIT's fusion program has fallen on hard times, but that hasn't stopped it from smashing world records and keeping the dream of limitless, carbon-free energy alive. At an International Atomic Energy Agency summit in Japan this week, researchers involved A bittersweet breakthrough.
"17.10.2016 21:30:06" gizmodo.com Leaked Emails Show How Apple Tried to Lobby the Clinton Campaign on Encryption The revelations from Wikileaks' dump of hacked emails from Hillary Clinton's campaign chair John Podesta keep coming. Newly unearthed messages show how Apple tried to lobby the campaign on legal issues like the on-going encryption debate. It's an This is how the sausage gets made.
"17.10.2016 21:11:10" gizmodo.com This Electric Cart Lets Puny Humans Pull an 18-Wheeler's 20-Ton Trailer Normally you need an unhealthy dose of gamma radiation, or a billion dollar robot suit, to gain super strength. But this manually-operated electric tug lets even the puniest of humans drag around a 20-ton cargo trailer like it was a child's toy wagon. This is how you get as strong as the Hulk without mutations.
"17.10.2016 21:03:40" io9.gizmodo.com Valerian Is The Movie That Luc Besson Has Waited His Whole Life to Make At New York Comic Con, superstar movie director Luc Besson admitted that the first woman he fell in love with was a comic book character. So when heroine Laureline comes to life next summer in Valerian and The City of a Thousand Planets, it'll be the The man who made The Fifth Element talks about adapting a comic book that he's loved since he was a kid.
"17.10.2016 20:51:03" lifehacker.com Why You Should Help Others When You Need a Boost Yourself We all have days when we're just not really in the mood for work and try to alleviate our sluggishness with another trip to the coffee machine, but there's a more altruistic solution that might give you more of a boost: helping others. Here's a selfish reason to be helpful.
"17.10.2016 20:33:46" gizmodo.com How Hackers Stole a Slew of Republican Donors' Credit Card Info Did you buy something from the National Republican Senatorial Committee in the past six months? If yes, there's a good chance that your credit card information is being sold online by Russian hackers right now. Six months is a long time...
"17.10.2016 20:27:08" gizmodo.com Amazon Won't Ship a Toy Gun to Los Angeles, But It Will Ship a Laser-Powered Rifle Scope Just how messed up are American gun laws? If you live in cities like Los Angeles and Chicago, Amazon won't ship you the toy gun you see on the left. But you know what Amazon can ship you? The rifle scope that's pictured on the right. This is ridiculous.
"17.10.2016 20:23:04" gizmodo.com Google Now Tells You the Best Time to Book Your Flight Google Flights is a solid travel booking service. In fact, in my experience, it's even better thank Kayak or Hipmunk at finding you the cheapest flight. Now Google is rolling out an update to the service that will alert you when the price of your flight Well this is helpful
"17.10.2016 19:54:02" gizmodo.com Apple Releases Update to Fix iPhone 7 Verizon Woes A few weeks ago, we reported on connectivity issues plaguing iPhone 7 users, particularly those on the Verizon network. Hopefully this works
"17.10.2016 19:46:38" io9.gizmodo.com Aquaman Had the Best Goddamn Time at the Justice League Party Jason Momoa has basically been a shining beacon of joy in the dark world of the set of Justice League, whether that's by casually rocking out between takes or generally goofing around on set. Turns out at the film's wrap party, DC's King of Atlantis Jason Momoa has never stopped being a damn delight on the set of this movie.
"17.10.2016 19:29:14" gizmodo.com Tasmanian Devil Milk Could Be a Magic Bullet Against Superbugs Researchers from Australia have discovered that chemical compounds found in the milk of Tasmanian devils are capable of killing some of the most deadly bacterial infections—a surprising finding that could introduce a new class of weapons in the war An unlikely source.
"17.10.2016 19:15:09" gizmodo.com Werner Herzog's New Volcano Documentary Looks Beautiful and Terrifying Check out the trailer to Werner Herzog's newest documentary Into the Inferno for everything you would expect: beautifully filmed, panoramic shots of far-away places you'll probably never visit, non-stop narration oscillating between cynicism and soaring "To the heavens soar the hurtling flames of the almighty gods..."
"17.10.2016 18:51:05" gizmodo.com Look How Easy This Clever Measuring Spoon Is to Clean We first covered Rahul Agarwal's Polygon measuring spoon a couple of years ago. Made from a flat piece of etched plastic it folds into a measuring spoon of various capacities. Now the Polygon is finally becoming a reality through Kickstarter, so you can Why can't everything in the kitchen be this easy to clean?
"17.10.2016 18:42:06" sploid.gizmodo.com Watching Cigarettes Burn Up Close Is So Much Cooler Than Smoking Don't smoke. It might look a teensy bit cool, but it's a dumb thing to start, a filthy habit to quit, and terrible for you and everything around you. You know what's way cooler to do with cigarettes than smoking? Lighting them up and seeing them burn on Looks like a wave
"17.10.2016 18:29:44" jezebel.com Scary Stories to Tell in the Comments: Our Annual Spooky Story Contest Has Arrived! Gather round, ghoulies, ghosties, and goblins. It's time for what is both the best and most dreaded time of the year: Jezebel's annual spooky stories contest! I know it's exciting, but try not to lose your head... Tell Jezebel your scariest stories!
"17.10.2016 17:52:03" sploid.gizmodo.com I Want to Become a Ping Pong Jedi Just So I Can Open Soda Bottles With the Ball There's not much fame that comes with being a championship ping pong player. You don't get shoe deals, ticker tape parades, or cameos in movies. You do, however, get to post awesome trick shot compilation videos to YouTube, leaving the internet completely You will never be this good at ping pong.
"17.10.2016 17:38:05" gizmodo.com FBI Allegedly Pressured to Change Classification of Clinton Email In Exchange For Letting FBI Agents Work In Iraq The FBI just released 100 more pages about the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server and the classified emails on it while she was Secretary of State. The release appears to include allegations that the State Department Hillary Clinton staff allegedly wanted email classifications downgraded.
"17.10.2016 17:26:39" jalopnik.com Apple Gives Up On Building Its Own Car Because The Entire Project Was A Shitshow Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. Project Titan is dead.
"17.10.2016 17:05:04" gizmodo.com Scientists Create Fully Functional Eggs from Skin Cells Using skin cells extracted from mice, researchers in Japan have produced fully functional egg cells that were used to produce healthy mouse pups. Should the method work in humans, it could introduce powerful new ways of treating infertility—and even allow How is that even possible?
"17.10.2016 16:53:59" io9.gizmodo.com The Most Important Piece of Advice Passed Down Between Doctor Who Companions The role of the companion on Doctor Who has a legacy over 50 years in the making—there are expectations and demands on them that are almost as heavy as put upon those taking on the role of the Doctor. So what's the one piece of wisdom that's been shared Surprisingly, it's not how to effectively run down a corridor from angry aliens.
"17.10.2016 16:40:06" io9.gizmodo.com We Have a Lot More Questions About Westworld We're three episodes into Westworld's inaugural season, and things keep getting weirder and weirder (and in many instances, creepier, too). It's answered exactly zero of the questions we had after the premiere, while new ones keep piling up. Here are all We can't help but rack our brains when it comes to this show.
"17.10.2016 16:35:06" gizmodo.com I Probably Shouldn't Spend $20,000 On This Gorgeous Moon Landing-Inspired Pen, Right? Watchmaker MB&F isn't as well-known as Rolex or Timex, but that's because the company's unique creations—like a TIE Fighter-shaped music box that plays the Star Wars theme—are made for die-hard collectors. Its latest creation is a rocket-shaped pen Someone talk some sense into me.
"17.10.2016 16:19:05" theslot.jezebel.com John Oliver Explains Why Our Third Party Candidates Are So Embarrassing On Sunday night's episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver did a segment on this year's third party candidates, a miserable lineup which includes a guy named Joe Exotic, who claims to run the “largest private zoo for tigers.” It also includes Jill Stein In the segment, John Oliver decided to take Jill Stein and Gary Johnson seriously as candidates and examine their policy ideas, which are bad.
"17.10.2016 15:58:35" io9.gizmodo.com PlayStation VR Turns Rez Infinite Into a Science-Fiction Epiphany I never thought I'd be one of those people who'd prefer virtual reality over the real world. But then I played Rez Infinite. Playing Rez Infinite in PlayStationVR transports you into a science-fiction wonderland.
"17.10.2016 15:35:42" sploid.gizmodo.com Fake an Alien Encounter With a Drone Covered in Blinding LED Lights The hefty, eight-armed Freefly Alta drone is capable of carrying a lot of weight. So in addition to a camera, the folks at YouTube's rctestflight channel put 1,000-watts of LEDs on board, and a smoke machine, unintentionally creating the perfect way to I want to believe.
"17.10.2016 15:23:05" gizmodo.com If You Want to Dig Up Apple's Secrets, Go to Jamaica When it comes to Apple, Jamaica knows all. Quartz has an interesting report out today about Apple's habit of filing trademark applications for new products, including macOS and the Apple Watch, in the Caribbean country. The reason? Secrecy, of course. All is revealed...
"17.10.2016 15:22:00" Gizmodo How to see the internet hiding in plain sight.
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"17.10.2016 15:13:11" gizmodo.com The Placebo Effect Works Even When People Know the Pills Are Fake Deception is necessary for placebo pills to work, or at least that's the conventional wisdom. A surprising new study on patients with chronic back pain shows that we still experience the placebo effect, even when we know we're being tricked. Where can we get these placebos?!
"17.10.2016 14:51:08" gizmodo.com You May Be Able to Watch a Rocket Launch From Your Backyard Tonight Tonight, millions of East Coasters have a rare opportunity to see a rocket zip off to the International Space Station—right from their backyards. No better way to spend a Monday night.
"17.10.2016 14:49:37" sploid.gizmodo.com Tiny Working Drum Set Is Just Big Enough For a Puppet Who needs a set of fully-tunable miniature drums? A guy who does most of his drumming with a bearded, bandana-wearing puppet. No strings attached
"17.10.2016 14:48:07" gizmodo.com Using Your iPhone 7 in the Shower Is the Latest Status Symbol In 250 BC (before Steve Jobs), Greek mathematician Archimedes sat down in a public bath and realized that the volume of water displaced equaled the volume of his body. This was the birth of the “eureka!” moment, and the realization that I could use my It's true.
"17.10.2016 14:36:06" gizmodo.com Leaked Samsung Chromebook Is Delightful Overkill Samsung may have been forced to recall the Note 7, but that doesn't mean the company is just going to roll over and let the explosion memes kill it. There are other products coming down the line, like TVs, smartwatches, and the inevitable Galaxy S8. Who doesn't want a $500 Chromebook with a touch screen?
"17.10.2016 14:15:49" gizmodo.com Horror Stories From the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Flight Ban On Saturday the federal flight ban on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones went into effect in the United States. We asked our readers how this was working out around the globe and from the replies we've received, it's safe to say that, so far, this sucks. The nightmare begins.
"17.10.2016 13:47:04" io9.gizmodo.com It's Going to Be Heartbreaking When This Kid Has to Cut Open His Adorable Tauntaun Costume Clint Case apparently has aspirations of winning father of the year for 2016, and he just might clinch the title with this brilliant homemade Tauntaun Halloween costume he crafted for his son. This kid's gonna rake in tons of candy on Halloween night, but It's OK to be jealous of this kid's costume.
"17.10.2016 13:31:00" io9.gizmodo.com Hints for Another Major New Alliance Coming to Game of Thrones Avengers: Infinity War may not be as connected to its follow-up movie as we thought. Take a look at a few new minor characters from the world of Rogue One. A familiar face is returning to Doctor Who. Plus, what's to come from the CW/DC TV universe, new Plus the next two Avengers movies might not be as connected as we expected them to be.
"17.10.2016 13:16:04" sploid.gizmodo.com We Should Replace the Floors in Every Airport With These Magical Conveyor Belts The only thing better than finding a short Starbucks line while navigating an airport is finding a moving sidewalk that can quickly whisk you closer to your gate. But imagine if all the floors in an airport were replaced with Intralox's amazing Let's just replace all sidewalks with these too.
"17.10.2016 13:11:27" gizmodo.com Look What Happens When the iPhone 7's Home Button Breaks If your iPhone 7 home button breaks, Apple has a neat way of keeping the phone operational: an on-screen version. Well that's handy
"17.10.2016 13:06:02" gizmodo.com The Lenovo Yoga Book Is the Future of Laptops, But It's Missing an Operating System Lenovo's new Yoga Book draws the eye like no other tablet or laptop available today. People aren't always sure what I'm reading my comics and or jotting down notes on, but they know it's fascinating, and tiny, and cool. With its capacitive touch keyboard This thing is dang cool.
"17.10.2016 13:05:54" gizmodo.com Something Went Wrong With the Juno Spacecraft's Engine A critical moment in NASA'S Juno mission has been postponed while engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory attempt to sort out a mysterious engine issue. If the problem is not resolved quickly, it could reduce the amount of high-quality data the Hope NASA resolves this one quickly!
"17.10.2016 12:59:14" fieldguide.gizmodo.com These Apps Will Save You Huge Chunks of Time We could all use a little more time in the day, and that means you shouldn't be wasting time navigating through menus or punching through keyboard commands while you're at work. Luckily, there are a bunch of apps available for Mac and Windows that will Get work done way faster.
"17.10.2016 04:12:06" gizmodo.com Report: Samsung Tested the Exploding Note 7 Batteries Itself While companies like Apple use third-party companies to test its phone batteries, a new report reveals that Samsung tested the exploding Galaxy Note 7 battery in-house. The Wall Street Journal reports: Samsung recalled the Galaxy Note 7 earlier this fall, after many reports of the phone's battery exploding, including, in one instance, in the hands of a six-year-old boy.
"17.10.2016 03:52:59" gizmodo.com Hospital Ward Gripped by Mysterious Hallucinations Quarantined After Five Fall Ill This week, an emergency room in the Pacific Northwest was briefly quarantined after five people—including two police officers and a hospital worker—experienced mysterious hallucinations from an unidentified illness believed to be spread by touch. The still-unidentified illness is believed to have been spread by touch.
"17.10.2016 03:43:36" gizmodo.com These Cryptic Wikileaks Tweets Don't Mean Julian Assange Is Dead Earlier today, Wikileaks tweeted out a series of three terse, confusing messages, each containing a 64-character code. Now a lot of people think Julian Assange is dead. This isn't the dead man's switch
"17.10.2016 01:07:17" gizmodo.com Feds Claim They Can Enter a House and Demand Fingerprints to Unlock Everyone's Phones Under the Fourth Amendment, Americans are protected from unreasonable searches and seizures, but according to one group of federal prosecutors, just being in the wrong house at the wrong time is cause enough to make every single person inside provide “This would be an unbelievably audacious abuse of power if it were permitted.”
"17.10.2016 00:45:19" gizmodo.com 13-Month-Old Twins Conjoined at the Head Successfully Separated Jadon and Anias McDonald were born joined at the head last September. On Thursday evening, 40 medical professionals spent 16 hours disconnecting Jadon and Anias in a rare operation. The McDonalds are from Coal City, Illinois, but the surgery was performed It took 16 hours and a team of 40 medical professionals.
"16.10.2016 23:59:02" gizmodo.com Trump Can't Spell 'Wikileaks' But His Campaign Can There's a long-standing theory that you can tell which tweets Trump writes himself and which ones are sent by his campaign based on the device they're sent from. After analyzing Trump's tweets, data scientist David Robinson concluded that “we can see Interesting...
"16.10.2016 20:56:27" io9.gizmodo.com Stranger Things Actor Addresses Will's Sexual Orientation There's been a lot of talk about whether Will from Stranger Things is gay, largely because bullies on the show call him homophobic slurs, which admittedly seems like a weird way to code a character. Will's sexual identity hasn't been explored in the A thoughtful and pragmatic response.
"16.10.2016 20:56:27" io9.gizmodo.com Stranger Things Actor Addresses Will's Sexual Orientation There's been a lot of talk about whether Will from Stranger Things is gay, largely because bullies on the show call him homophobic slurs, which admittedly seems like a weird way to code a character. Will's sexual identity hasn't been explored in the A thoughtful and pragmatic response.
"16.10.2016 20:20:58" io9.gizmodo.com Mass Effect Designer Launches Animated Series About a Giant with a Tank Head Warring angels, high-velocity music, and a tank-headed giant. Mass Effect: Andromeda cinematic designer Richard Boylan has officially confused me with Tank Head, his high-concept series of animated shorts. But that's okay because it's really, really "Take on me, take me on..."
"16.10.2016 19:53:09" gizmodo.com China's Launching Its Longest Manned Space Mission Tonight and You Can Stream It Here Today, China is set to launch its longest manned spacecraft mission at 7:30pm ET (2330 GMT) from the Gobi Desert and you can watch it live right here. China's making some incredible gains
"16.10.2016 19:20:42" gizmodo.com Report: Peter Thiel Will Donate $1.25 Million to Elect Trump Last week, Gizmodo noted Peter Thiel's strange radio silence regarding the theatrical implosion of Donald Trump, whom the Silicon Valley billionaire and Facebook board member stumped for at the Republican National Convention. According to the New York Thiel is still on the Trump train after all.
"16.10.2016 17:12:02" io9.gizmodo.com A Lightsaber Academy is Forcing Its Way Into the US LudoSport, a competitive lightsaber training academy, is opening up its first studio in the United States. Hopefully losing a hand isn't required for admission. You can train, compete, or just be a dick and duel strangers.
"16.10.2016 16:48:28" gizmodo.com Earth's Tropical Rainforests Could Look Completely Different By the End of the Century In 2005, an intense heatwave struck a mountaintop rainforest in northeast Australia. Accounts of the event were rather apocalyptic: birds dropping dead out of the sky; entire patches of forest withering to a crisp. But the biggest casualty of all was a Future Earth
"16.10.2016 16:22:05" gizmodo.com How to Cheat at the Oreo Twist Game: Lab Tested, Engineer Approved The game of twisting an Oreo and seeing which wafer the cream is on has been used to make decisions, random predictions and resolve disagreements for decades. Now, a group of graduate students from Princeton claim to have cracked the code for which cookie The game is rigged
"16.10.2016 16:04:31" io9.gizmodo.com Dozens of Fan Artists 'Re-Animate' Classic Spider-Man Cartoon More than 70 artists came together to reimagine a 12-minute episode of Spider-Man, and the result is something that has to be seen to be believed. "Vulture's Prey" never looked cooler.
"16.10.2016 13:47:29" io9.gizmodo.com Director Taika Waititi Promises Retro SciFi Spectacle with Thor: Ragnarok Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi participated in a Reddit AMA on Saturday night, and I'm now officially pumped for whatever Flash Gordon-style amazingness is headed our way. Thor is going to be ridiculous
"15.10.2016 22:51:20" gizmodo.com VHS Tapes Were Awesome, But Were They Bad? An Investigation I have to take issue with the title of this video, VHS tapes were not “bad.” They were great. They were incredible little movie-playing contraptions that snapped, rolled and clunked, and they smelled weird. But yes, it is worth putting their image quality Yeah? or No?
"15.10.2016 21:13:40" gizmodo.com Trump Supporters Still Spreading Bullshit About Armrests, Get Debunked Again Trump supporters claim that airline armrests are the key to proving Donald Trump couldn't have sexually assaulted a woman on a plane in 1979. But the aviation nerd community keeps debunking their bullshit. This is just embarrassing for Donald J. Trump supporters.
"15.10.2016 20:26:07" sploid.gizmodo.com Can the Hydraulic Press Make It Through a Stack of Playing Cards? What's it gonna be press? Can you do it? What's it gonna be press?
"15.10.2016 19:32:38" gizmodo.com We've Had Some Amazing Trips to Venus and It's Time to Go Back After decades of neglect, Venus might just be making a comeback. Late last month, NASA announced five finalists for the next low-cost space probes; two of them are missions to Venus. It's time
"15.10.2016 18:50:06" io9.gizmodo.com Impressive Supercut Puts Rogue One Trailers in Chronological Order The latest Rogue One trailer gave us plenty more information about what to expect from the upcoming spinoff. But when you add it to what we've already seen so far, it's a full Star Wars Story. Jyn Erso's journey to becoming a heroine of the Rebellion is more complete
"15.10.2016 18:20:11" gizmodo.com 'Single Most Important Step' to Fight Climate Change Taken in Historic Agreement Leaders from 170 countries agreed to a deal on Saturday that is being touted as more significant in the effort to fight climate change than last year's Paris accords. This is “much, much, much stronger than Paris.”
"15.10.2016 16:17:27" gizmodo.com Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 is Officially Banned From US Flights: Tell Us Your Stories As of right this second, no one is allowed to bring a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 onto a flight in the United States because they can combust. If you're traveling and haven't had a chance to exchange your phone yet, this is going to be a big pain in your ass. The feds Note 7 ban went into effect at noon.
"15.10.2016 15:44:58" gizmodo.com Questionable Relationship Between Uber CEO and Mayor of Pittsburgh Revealed in Emails Emails obtained by Motherboard show that Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has an extremely cozy relationship with Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick. The mayor has actively attempted to influence government proceedings on behalf of the ride-sharing giant. Uber's CEO has Pittsburgh's Mayor wrapped around his finger.
"15.10.2016 14:27:21" io9.gizmodo.com Kylo Ren Rips on Death Star in New Rogue One Trailer Reaction Kylo Ren really isn't happy with his grandfather's support staff. Emo Kylo Ren is pissed
"15.10.2016 00:58:47" io9.gizmodo.com Doctor Who Seizes the Infinity Gauntlet, Terrifying Reign of Violence Ensues Peter Capaldi and company paid the Marvel NYCC livestream a visit at the con last week, so naturally the Doctor managed to get his hands (well, one hand, technically) on the most powerful item in the Marvel cosmos. To be fair, his reign of violence was Beware!
"14.10.2016 21:40:34" io9.gizmodo.com Sounds Like a Major Harry Potter Character May Appear in Fantastic Beasts Set decades before the events of the Harry Potter books, you'd think it'd be hard for Fantastic Beasts to have many links to its parent series beyond references to the wider Wizarding Wold. However, it seems at least one Harry Potter character will be This sounds like it could be more than just a passing mention.
"14.10.2016 21:26:02" sploid.gizmodo.com Listening to This Dude Narrate His Scary Ride Down a Narrow Ridge Is Hilarious Claudio Caluori is a hilarious mountain biker who's scared of heights. So it's pretty perfect to force him ride a wild course filled with narrow ridges, scary slopes, and insane jumps. Haha this guy is funny
"14.10.2016 21:23:27" gizmodo.com We Couldn't Find Any Pumpkin Spice Energy Drinks So We Made Our Own It's October. Which means that one fried of mine just had her birthday and that other friend had a half birthday. Also, it means everyone is knee deep in autumnal colors and pumpkin spice frippery. Why? Because pumpkin spice is the order of the season and It didn't go well...
"14.10.2016 20:27:06" gizmodo.com I Tried the Soylent Bars Making People Barf, and Lived to Tell You What They Taste Like Here's how it went down: Gizmodo reported that Soylent's Food Bars were making people throw up and suffer from “uncontrollable diarrhea.” In particular, we wrote about how bars with a specific expiration date—July 14, 2017—had sent some customers to the One Gizmodo reporter tried the most dangerous snack out there.
"14.10.2016 20:23:24" gizmodo.com Two Undiscovered Dark Moons Appear to Be Hiding Around Uranus After re-examining data acquired by the Voyager 2 spacecraft, astronomers have detected wavy patterns in two of Uranus's dark system of rings—patterns that may be indicative of two undiscovered moons. Of course they are.
"14.10.2016 20:15:09" sploid.gizmodo.com This Short Film Made By Pixar Animators in Their Spare Time Is Damn Good Pixar animators Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj made this short film Borrowed Time over the past 5 years, and it's fantastic. The story is set up as a classic Western but then makes a pretty heavy turn and becomes a story about forgiveness. Basically, Fantastic
"14.10.2016 20:06:05" Gizmodo Happy Hour: Pumpkin Spice Energy Drinks We don't know what we're doing, but here are some seasonally flavored drinkable uppers we just made up. Bottoms up!
"14.10.2016 19:59:43" jalopnik.com Don't Vacuum Gasoline Vacuums are utterly wonderful, brush-filled devices full of enough staticky dust, fuzz and debris to make your hair stand on end. Naturally, you do not want to suck a flammable substance such as gasoline into that potentially spark-filled environment. One It could blow up in your face.
"14.10.2016 19:43:23" io9.gizmodo.com The io9 Guide to Essential Horror Films Directed by Women Female characters are prominent in scary movies, and not always as helpless victims. Think about the Final Girl, without whom slasher films would not exist, or other kick-ass heroines, like Alien's Ripley. Behind the camera, though, you'll find way more Many of these films have also become cult classics.
"14.10.2016 19:19:06" lifehacker.com Google News Will Start Highlighting Fact Check Stories In Results When the news constantly bombards you with statements and claims that you can't verify, fact checkers become extremely important. To that end, Google will now surface fact check stories in Google News results. Seems like something Facebook should consider.
"14.10.2016 19:09:09" gizmodo.com All Galaxy Note 7 Devices Are Now Banned From US Flights: Report Government officials will be banning all Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from any flight in the United States, according to a report from Bloomberg, Keep your Galaxy Note 7 off of airplanes, please.
"14.10.2016 18:54:37" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch a Teddy Ruxpin Get Hacked Apart to See What Makes Him Work When it first came out, Teddy Ruxpin was an expensive toy. And yet, kids lucky enough to have one but curious how he worked wouldn't dare incur the wrath of their parents by tearing Teddy open. The folks at YouTube's What's Inside?, however, happily My childhood!
"14.10.2016 18:38:12" adequateman.deadspin.com Things Take Too Long Now I am fed up with things taking so damn long. Everything takes too long! Hurry it up for chrissakes. Make stuff shorter. Sports, movies, TV, travel, commutes, elections, home improvement projects. It all takes too damn long.
"14.10.2016 18:17:05" gizmodo.com The Planet Earth II Trailer Is Just Incredible While humans are terrible, animals are universally good. Let the trailer for the new Planet Earth II uplift you, usher you into the restfulness of the weekend, captivate your mind, turning your thoughts far away from the darkness of the human world to the Something to uplift your Friday.
"14.10.2016 17:35:05" gizmodo.com Guzzle Buddy Turns Wine Bottles Into Wine Glasses So You Can Sip Without Shame Until humanity learns to accept everyone's quirks, drinking straight from a wine bottle will continue to be frowned upon. That doesn't mean you're going to stop doing it, but at least the Guzzle Buddy makes it slightly more socially acceptable. A socially acceptable way to drink right from the bottle.
"14.10.2016 17:28:07" gizmodo.com Apple Is Removing Anti-Theft Cables From iPhones in Some Stores Apple is testing out a new way to display iPhones in some stores in the UK and Canada—completely naked. On Saturday, Apple will reopen its fancy flagship store in London after a year-long renovation, showing off the brand new iPhone 7 without any security Apple is a company known for taking risks.
"14.10.2016 17:23:51" GoPro Hero5 Review: A More Perfect Action Camera GoPro has become the de facto action camera because it's simple enough for anyone to use and small enough to go anywhere.
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"14.10.2016 16:54:50" gizmodo.com Brain Implant Allows Paralyzed Man to Feel Objects With a Prosthetic Limb Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC have developed a system that's enabling a man with quadriplegia to experience the sensation of touch through a robotic arm that he controls with his brain. SCIENCE!
"14.10.2016 16:47:03" gizmodo.com Instagram Continues to Ignore iPad Users, Comes to Windows Tablets Instead Instagram is now available on Windows 10 PCs and tablets. This is the first time Instagram has released a tablet-optimized version of its app. Too bad you have to have Windows for this.
"14.10.2016 16:44:11" gizmodo.com GoPro Hero5 Review: A More Perfect Action Camera We use a lot of GoPros here at Gizmodo. We use them to shoot timelapse battery tests for phones and 360 degree videos of multibillion dollar transit hubs and test runs of quarter million dollar cars on a dirt track. So a new GoPro action camera with a Good enough to buy, but maybe not enough to upgrade.
"14.10.2016 16:29:09" vitals.lifehacker.com It Doesn't Matter When You Eat There are so many myths and strangely specific rules about when to eat to lose weight, but alone they do nothing to help. Eat a hearty breakfast and light all day. Eat small meals every few hours. Rules around when you eat are less important than you Rules around when you eat are less important than you think.
"14.10.2016 16:15:15" gizmodo.com You Can Now Pack Your Suitcase Full off Cigars and Rum When Visiting Cuba If you're traveling to Cuba, you'd better leave room in your suitcase. US visitors can now bring home Cuban cigars and rum without hassle. The Obama administration just announced new policy directives meant to increase trade and travel with the island. Find some empty suitcases, and fly to Havana.
"14.10.2016 16:02:32" gizmodo.com This Tiny Robot Is Cuter Than My Dog My dog hates the robot. When I sit on the floor to play with the robot, the dog gets up with a huff and comes over. His tail wags, and he gets in my face. When I avoid him because I have a robot to review he...sits on the robot. It makes upset little The robots are coming for the puppies and kittens.
"14.10.2016 16:00:41" A Guide to the Internet Hidden in Plain Sight How to see the internet hiding in plain sight.
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"14.10.2016 15:46:09" gizmodo.com Amazon Prime Gets You The Washington Post for Free But Only If You Activate It The Washington Post has a metered paywall, meaning that after you've read a few articles online, they ask you to subscribe. If you're sick and tired of hitting the paywall this election season, there is a cheapskate lifehack you can utilize. Consumers who It's free, but you have to activate it.
"14.10.2016 15:25:04" sploid.gizmodo.com Making an Edible Pizza Beer Koozie Is the Only Kitchen Skill You Need Do you have zero skills in the kitchen? There's nothing to be ashamed of, but it doesn't hurt to have at least one dish you know how to make. But don't waste your time with grilled cheese, pasta, or soups when a beer can koozie made from pizza is useful Pizza makes everything better.
"14.10.2016 15:02:22" io9.gizmodo.com The White King Makes The Hunger Games Look Like Child's Play The new international trailer for the British dystopian thriller The White King is out, and it shows that real totalitarianism isn't wealthy weirdos in pink wigs watching kids fight to the death. This looks good!
"14.10.2016 14:58:22" gizmodo.com The Surprising Reason Why This 'Saturn on Steroids' Could Actually Exist A few years ago, astronomers discovered a bizarre object in orbit around a distant star. Preliminary research suggested an exoplanet with an oversized ring system roughly 200 times larger than Saturn's. Researchers have now proven that this dramatic An absolute whopper of a ring system.
"14.10.2016 14:50:26" gizmodo.com This Humanoid Robot Sweats With Its Skeleton Progress is a fight between what works the best and what's feasible to manufacture cheaply at scale. Usually the latter wins. It's why we used VHS instead of Betamax. It's why most grocery store produce is utterly tasteless. And it's why we've built a We call him old sweatybones
"14.10.2016 14:27:06" gizmodo.com Virgin America Created Sneakers That Recreate the Experience of Flying First Class The odds of winning a pair of Nike's amazing self-lacing Air Mag sneakers are slim, but Virgin America's custom First Class sneakers, which turn you into a walking ad for the airline, could be a decent consolation prize. You just need to outbid everyone What are those?!
"14.10.2016 13:45:16" gizmodo.com You Can Soon Buy That Tiny Scooter That Looks Like a Laptop You Can Ride A Segway you can carry in a laptop bag? That's what Cocoa Motors promised when it revealed the WalkCar, an ultra-compact personal transport, last year. And finally, after a year of perfecting its design, the WalkCar will be available for pre-order Your commute just got less terrible.
"14.10.2016 13:43:07" gizmodo.com You Can Now Buy an iPhone 7 Without a SIM Card The iPhone 7 has been available for about a month, and we think it's a great smartphone. But until now, you've had to have your new iPhone to a carrier, even if you bought it off contract. Not any more. Because contract-free iPhones are the best iPhones.
"14.10.2016 13:34:04" io9.gizmodo.com Scarlett Johansson Still Has Hope For a Black Widow Movie Deborah Snyder promises that Wonder Woman will be tonally different to past DC movies. One Marvel comics character we expected in Doctor Strange won't be appearing just yet. Plus, new looks at Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Dirk Gently. To Plus promises for a different tone in the Wonder Woman movie, and a new look at Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
"14.10.2016 13:17:18" sploid.gizmodo.com Great White Shark Breaks Into Diver's Shark Tank, Terror Ensues Harrowing new video shows a large great white shark lunging for a chunk of tuna—and then wriggling its way inside a shark-proof cage with a diver inside. Thankfully no one was hurt, but the video is as horrifying as it sounds. This is nuts.
"14.10.2016 12:58:04" fieldguide.gizmodo.com Why You Should Upgrade Your Raspberry Pi The hard-working developers behind Raspbian OS, the custom-made Linux distro tweaked for the Pi, have announced a major update called Pixel (short for Pi Improved Xwindows Environment, Lightweight, if you're wondering). It's now the default OS offered for Upgrade right now.
"14.10.2016 03:59:48" gizmodo.com Ken Bone Forgot To Delete His Porn Comments Ken Bone, the now-notorious undecided voter from the most recent presidential debate, seems to have forgotten to delete some of his more scandalous comments before starting his Reddit “Ask Me Anything.” Ken messed up.
"14.10.2016 03:47:43" sploid.gizmodo.com Puffball Fungi Exploding In the Rain Is Oddly Soothing Between climate change, elections and the persistent threat of another Alvin and the Chipmunks movie, modern life can be full of stress. Throughout it all, however, gentle natural processes soldier obliviously on, including the lifecycle of the humble Truly, we are all just fungi bursting in the rain.
"13.10.2016 23:57:11" gizmodo.com Tim Cook on Virtual Reality: I Long to Be Touched While tech giants like Sony and Facebook are currently betting big on the future of virtual reality, Apple has so far stayed out of the “giant headset of questionable utility” game. Today, we finally know why: CEO Tim Cook, like all of us, just wants a Like all of us, the Apple CEO just wants a hug.
"13.10.2016 23:15:17" gizmodo.com Now Trending on Facebook: Take Away Women's Right to Vote Facebook's trending topics appear to suggest women shouldn't have the right to vote. The social network allowed the hashtag #RepealThe19th to be shown in its trending news column on Thursday. Taken at face value, the hashtag suggests that the idea of Facebook is showing #RepealThe19th as a trending topic.
"13.10.2016 22:04:43" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch Chemical Elements Burn and Transform Into Awesome-Looking Compounds When elements combust, they create wild and different-looking compounds. After watching this video, you're going to want to torch the entire periodic table. Chemistry is cool
"13.10.2016 21:54:09" io9.gizmodo.com Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Is Now a Five-Part Movie Series Look, I'm just gonna say it: If it takes you five movies to find where the fantastic beasts are, you're doing a really bad job of finding them. This is awesome
"13.10.2016 21:48:53" gizmodo.com Netflix Is Paying Chris Rock an Absurd Amount of Money Netflix may hate good movies, but it sure loves Chris Rock. The streaming giant signed a staggering deal with the comedian for two specials. But how many good movies could this buy!
"13.10.2016 21:46:10" jalopnik.com Mercedes Decides Who An Autonomous Car Should Save And The Answer Is Worrying For years now carmakers have been avoiding addressing the Trolley Problem. In the event of an imminent crash, who does your car protect: you, the occupant, or a pedestrian? At least you know the car is looking out for you? (If you're the driver)
"13.10.2016 21:35:13" gizmodo.com Mark Zuckerberg Needs Help With the Voice of His Personal Home Assistant In the grand tradition of crowdsourcing everything, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took his personal page to ask the people a simple question: Who should be the voice of Jarvis, the home assistant he's currently developing? Help Mark Zuckerberg today!
"13.10.2016 21:02:08" gizmodo.com Colonizing the Moon Just Got A Lot More Dangerous Bad news, would-be lunar colonists: that dusty, airless space rock you dream of escaping to is apparently swarming with deadly projectiles. According to a new study, Earth's nearest neighbor is being bombarded by small, fast-moving chunks of debris, at a You're going to want really good insurance.
"13.10.2016 20:37:05" sploid.gizmodo.com Your Eyes Can't Unsee Sulfuric Acid Poured on Toilet Paper For years toilet paper has assumed it's seen the worst that a bathroom user could possibly throw at it. But that all changes today now that an entire roll of has been doused in sulfuric acid which first turns the paper to a disgusting molten yellow ooze, Well that's disgusting.
"13.10.2016 20:11:28" io9.gizmodo.com The Weirdest, Most Disturbing 'Sexy' Costumes of 2016 We've only got about two weeks left before Halloween, so if you don't already have a costume (like me), it's time to lock that shit down. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever. Want to be both sexy and indescribably weird? We—and most Not even Hamilton is safe from the sexy costume train.
"13.10.2016 19:57:07" sploid.gizmodo.com Inspecting Film Is Weirdly Interesting I always assumed that inspecting film would be a thankless job done out of sight in a back room and, well, it kind of is, but Michael Rousselet makes it look way more fun than it should be. It's kind of cool
"13.10.2016 19:45:18" gizmodo.com Where the US is Most Vulnerable to a Catastrophic Solar Storm Every 100 years or so, our planet is bombarded by an intense solar storm. These extreme space-weather events are virtually impossible to predict, but new research shows which regions of the United States are at highest risk. A project that's long overdue—and far from finished.
"13.10.2016 19:32:04" gizmodo.com Watch a Drone-Hunting Quadcopter Attack Its Prey Now that everyone with a few hundred bucks to burn can become an amateur drone pilot, we're seeing quadcopters buzzing all over the place, including places they're not supposed to fly. That's where the drone-hunting Airspace comes in. Like a bird of prey, Let's hope this thing doesn't lock on to a sparrow.
"13.10.2016 19:31:24" gizmodo.com This NES Controller Notebook Is the Perfect Place to Jot Down Cheat Codes ThinkGeek's timing could've been better with this 240-page notebook inspired by the NES console's boxy controllers. It would have been the perfect place to write down level codes, cheats, or draw out maps to help you navigate Metroid's endless caves and Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, start.
"13.10.2016 19:10:22" io9.gizmodo.com Witness the Hilarity of Bruce Campbell and Lucy Lawless Rating Famous Horror-Movie Scenes Ever wonder what it would be like to watch a scary movie with Bruce Campbell and Lucy Lawless? You wouldn't have time to scream, because you'd be too busy laughing your ass off. The stars of one of our favorite TV shows, Ash vs Evil Dead, recently sat These two are certified scary-movie, super-gore experts.
"13.10.2016 18:52:49" deadspin.com We Have Made Food Porn For You, The Hungry People Whoa, hey look at that … it's a Foodspin TV show. That's right, folks: Albert Burneko and I and the crack Deadspin video team have made our very own food porn, in which we go across the country to watch master chefs cook their signature dishes, then try You're going to dig this.
"13.10.2016 18:37:03" gizmodo.com Leaked Emails Show Clinton Aide Freaked Out About Confusing Email Subject Lines Buried within the Podesta email leaks is an extremely emotional ongoing debate about email etiquette, specifically, what to do when it comes to subject lines. The email subject line, in theory, contains an overview of what's inside. But in the modern day "You are stepping into a very divisive ongoing debate about email etiquette," he warned a staffer, "including subject header abuse, that has come down largely along gender lines."
"13.10.2016 18:32:48" gizmodo.com Hackers Claim They Wiped John Podesta's iPhone From the perspective of newsworthiness, Wikileak's Podesta emails have been totally weird. Amidst revelations about an ex-Blink-182 member's belief in extraterrestrial life, and Podesta's own advice on cooking risotto, Trump supporters on a variety of And downloaded his iCloud, and a stole a whole slew of credit cards
"13.10.2016 18:22:42" gizmodo.com CIA-Backed Startup Palantir Is Coming For Your Kids Palantir, a secretive startup funded in part by the CIA's investment arm In-Q-Tel, had a booth at Google's “Geek Street” fair in New York City's Union Square today. This is a little creepy.
"13.10.2016 18:07:57" gizmodo.com Trump Supporters Claim First Class Armrests Couldn't Move in the 1980s, Which Is A Lie Is it even physically possible that Donald Trump sexually assaulted a woman on a plane in the 1980s? One woman, now in her 70s, says yes. The Trump camp says no. Internet sleuths, however, also say yes. Donald J. Trump supporters are lying about #Armrestgate
"13.10.2016 17:38:06" gizmodo.com There's a Gorilla on the Loose at the London Zoo Multiple outlets are reporting that a gorilla has escaped from its enclosure at the London Zoo, and visitors have apparently been locked in while the zoo attempts to thwart the gorilla's surprise adventure. Oh dear
"13.10.2016 17:31:13" kotaku.com PlayStation VR: The Kotaku Review At its best, Sony's new virtual reality headset manages to conjure the astonishing, immersive wonder of modern virtual reality. Just as often it is frustratingly held back by outdated hardware that can't quite do what's being asked of it. Let's cut to the chase: PlayStation VR should be better.
"13.10.2016 17:30:37" kotaku.com Our Favorite (And Least Favorite) PSVR Launch Games PlayStation VR is now out for the PS4, but after spending hundreds of dollars on the headset, which games should you play? We played lots of them and have some thoughts and some favorites. Here are the VR games that are worth your time.
"13.10.2016 17:15:45" kotaku.com PC Game Developers Say Anti-Piracy Tech Would Make Their Game Worse “We don't believe in DRM, and we don't like DRM,” two of the developers behind the new game Shadow Warrior 2 recently told Kotaku in an e-mail, when we asked them about their game's lack of anti-piracy protection. DRM, of course, refers to digital rights “We don't believe it works,” they said. “Nor that it's good for the players.”
"13.10.2016 16:59:07" gizmodo.com You Can Easily Afford This Vintage Leica Camera That's Secretly a Candy Tin Looking to buy a vintage Leica M3 rangefinder camera? You can expect to pay at least $1,000 on eBay for one in decent condition. Unless you intend to just put it on a shelf as room decor. In that case, this Leica M3 replica tin looks convincing enough The cheapest Leica you can buy.
"13.10.2016 16:55:06" jalopnik.com Watch A Pack Of Turkish Street Dogs Tear A Car Apart I'm not exactly sure what made this particular car in Turkey so delicious to this pack of feral dogs, but holy crap do they go to town on it. The pack of dogs manages to pull off the whole front bumper cover, along with some of the lights and other trim. Did the owner wax this thing with a chunk of ham or what?
"13.10.2016 16:54:01" gizmodo.com Ask Tony Hawk Anything About Technology Wow, dreams really do come true. Come talk to the Birdman!
"13.10.2016 16:32:47" gizmodo.com We Were Very Wrong About the Number of Galaxies in the Universe Using the Hubble Space telescope and other observatories, astronomers have completed the most accurate census of galaxies in the observable universe to date. In terms of the actual number, let's just say we were way the hell off. There's no way there aren't a bucket load of aliens out there...
"13.10.2016 16:27:53" io9.gizmodo.com Batman's About to Start Unraveling DC Rebirth's Watchmen Mystery Batman's been showing a broader spectrum of emotions lately, with more trust and genuine attempts at connection coming from Bruce Wayne than he has in decades. But grief never strays too far from the Dark Knight's side. Batman writer Tom King told io9 how Dare we hope for a Batman/Nite Owl meeting?
"13.10.2016 16:25:06" io9.gizmodo.com Everything You May Have Missed in the Newest Rogue One Trailer The final trailer for Rogue One is here, and with it, a ton of new peeks at the first stand-alone Star Wars film. While we still don't know too much about just how the story goes down, it gives us some major insight into the world of Rogue One—here are We broke down the brilliant new trailer to uncover all of its Star Wars secrets.
"13.10.2016 16:20:01" gizmodo.com Tell Us Your Horror Stories About Working in an Amazon Warehouse Amazon will add 120,000 seasonal employees for the holidays this year, up 20 percent from last year's holiday season surge. It's not unusual for companies like Amazon to add thousands of workers in the final quarter of the year. Big retailers are Have you ever worked for Amazon?
"13.10.2016 16:14:32" Gizmodo Gadget Review: GoPro Hero5 We're showing you some features of the GoPro Hero5.
"13.10.2016 16:11:10" lifehacker.com How to Build Your Own Amazon Echo with a Raspberry Pi The Amazon Echo is useful to have around the home. It can play podcasts, take reminders and notes, tell you the length of your commute, even control other appliances in your house. But at prices ranging from $50 to $150, it's an expensive proposition if The one thing it can't do is access music services like Spotify. Otherwise, it's an Echo with all the bells and whistles of Alexa.
"13.10.2016 15:58:07" gizmodo.com Combining Skiing and Wingsuits Seems Like a Very Bad Idea One reason a product ends up on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo is because companies, or investors, have deemed it too dangerous to bring to market. Wearing a wingsuit while skiing seems like it would make an already dangerous sport even We'll stick with sleds.
"13.10.2016 15:47:47" theconcourse.deadspin.com Alex Trebek Hilariously Shits On Jeopardy! Contestant And Her Whole Crew For No Reason Man, Trebek really looked at her, took a breath, then dropped the hammer. Man, Trebek really looked at her, took a breath, then dropped the hammer.
"13.10.2016 15:34:53" gizmodo.com Finally, a Great Gaming Headset Without All the Stupid Flash Gaming headsets have spent the last few years in a vicious race to the bottom. It seems like each new product is bigger, pricier, and flashier than the last. The companies that make these headsets have seemed more obsessed with bright lights and bizarre Finally a gaming headset that doesn't make you look stupid.
"13.10.2016 15:27:04" gizmodo.com Soylent Customers Search for Answers After Barf Bar Fiasco Yesterday, after Gizmodo reported on Soylent's Food Bar product making dozens of people ill—with some even landing in the ER—Soylent announced it would stop selling the bars and told its customers to throw out what they had left. Although Soylent told customers to discard their bars, some superfans won't let go.
"13.10.2016 15:18:27" gizmodo.com The Daring Plan to Find the Next Earth Without NASA's Help When astronomers confirmed the discovery of an Earth-sized world orbiting Proxima Centauri just 4.25 light years away, hopes were ignited that there may be more planetary real estate in our cosmic neighborhood. To find out, a team of ex-NASA scientists is This could be our best shot.
"13.10.2016 15:09:46" lifehacker.com Your Photo Is the Reason Your Passport Application Was Denied Issues with passport photos are the primary reason applications are denied, which sucks if you need a passport quickly, already booked that trip, or don't want to deal with the headache of applying again. Here are five things you can do to make sure your Don't wear your glasses.
"13.10.2016 14:59:10" sploid.gizmodo.com Spectacular Timelapse Footage Makes Storms Look Like Floating Waterfalls When you're caught in a downpour, you never stop to think about the scale of the storm that's soaking you, you're just trying to stay dry. But through Mike Olbinski's timelapse camera, we get a rare glimpse of raging storms from a safe distance, revealing A new way to look at thunderstorms.
"13.10.2016 14:51:02" gizmodo.com Tinder Somehow Found a Way to Be Even Creepier Tinder, with its data-driven approach to romance, has always had a slightly creepy feel—it's basically just a game to win, after all. But now, with a new feature called Smart Photos, the app has gone one step further in turning its users into human If this sounds like a bizarro Philip K. Dickian universe in which users are subjected to A/B testing, well, it basically is.
"13.10.2016 14:29:18" gizmodo.com A Truly Unusual Iceberg Ripped Apart From a Melting Glacier This past summer, a massive chunk of ice slipped away from a glacier in British Columbia, but no one was there to notice. Using satellite images, a scientist from NASA has now spotted the unusually large iceberg—and he suspects it's the largest ever seen Thanks, global warming!
"13.10.2016 14:26:02" gizmodo.com Is Facebook Disappearing Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey? Last week in San Jose, California, thousands of mostly youngish white guys attended Oculus VR's third annual developer's conference. Over three days in the San Jose Convention Center, attendees milled from one talk to another and hit up parties with open Luckey hasn't been seen since he apologized last month.
"13.10.2016 14:17:08" gizmodo.com Playstation VR Review: This Is the VR System You Actually Want I was slotting my grappling gun back into place on my belt when it became clear to me that Playstation VR isn't just really good VR. Playstation VR is the first virtual reality system any regular person should bother with. More than the fantastic gaming You can buy this now.
"13.10.2016 13:47:44" gizmodo.com Legendary Programmer Dies for the Second Time Those working in tech owe much of their livelihood to Dennis Ritchie. The New-York born pioneer was among the early Bell Labs alums, and is credited with both creating the C programming language and co-developing Unix. RIP Dennis Ritchie (again)
"13.10.2016 13:36:17" io9.gizmodo.com Jeffrey Dean Morgan Debunks at Least One Theory About The Walking Dead Premiere The new Predator loses Benicio Del Toro. New details on Stan Lee's Doctor Strange cameo have been revealed. Get a look at Supergirl's wonderful Commander-in-Chief. Plus, a new poster for Rogue One, why next season of Stranger Things has a peculiar episode Plus new details on Stan Lee's Doctor Strange cameo, and a new look at Lynda Carter as Supergirl's Commander-in-Chief.
"13.10.2016 13:23:04" gizmodo.com This Upgraded Nikon Chills the Sensor For Clearer Shots of the Stars Those long exposure photos of the night sky that capture details of our galaxy invisible to the naked eye come at a cost. The longer a camera's sensor is active, the warmer it gets, adding unwanted electronic noise to an image. You can go shoot in the That giant box makes it easier to see the stars.
"13.10.2016 13:10:08" gizmodo.com Samsung Will Pay You $100 to Exchange Your Note 7 For Another Samsung Phone Now that the Note 7 is officially dead, Samsung and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have expanded the official recall effort to include all replacement devices as well. Free money for a phone you need to return anyway.
"13.10.2016 13:08:52" gizmodo.com An Extremely Dangerous Hurricane Is About to Clobber Bermuda Just as Hurricane Matthew was bearing down on the United States last week, tropical storm Nicole was getting organized to the east. After a bout of rapid intensification yesterday, the storm is now a major hurricane, and it's closing in on Bermuda, which This hurricane season just won't let up.
"13.10.2016 12:59:09" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How to Make Your Windows 10 Computer Work Like New Again Reinstalling Windows is an easy way to fix a PC that's been giving you problems. It can resolve most common issues including lagging to mysterious app crashes. With Windows 10, it's easier to do than ever before. Here's how to get that brand new PC Get that brand new PC feeling.
"13.10.2016 12:14:47" io9.gizmodo.com The Shadow of the Empire Looms In the New Trailer For Rogue One The new trailer for Rogue One is here—and with it, new looks at the Empire's rise, a teasing glimmer of Darth Vader, and why the movie is actually called Rogue One. The Rebels will need all the help they can get.
"13.10.2016 03:20:37" gizmodo.com Let Bears Fuck Whether out of genuine concern or a misplaced sense of propriety, you might feel compelled to intervene if you find two (or more!) bears mating in the woods. Today, however, I'd like to suggest an alternate course of action: Let them fuck in peace. It sounds counterintuitive, I know.
"13.10.2016 02:11:53" io9.gizmodo.com Star Wars Producers Fined $2 Million for Crushing Harrison Ford's Leg As a film series, Star Wars will likely outlive of us all, but the saga of Han Solo's broken leg finally concluded this week when the production company behind The Force Awakens was fined almost $2 million for violating workplace safety rules. The door on the Millennium Falcon reportedly broke his leg like a “blunt-edged guillotine.”
"13.10.2016 00:46:03" gizmodo.com Marissa Mayer's Husband Donated $2,500 to Screw Over the Homeless Proposition Q, an upcoming ballot measure to rid San Francisco's streets of homeless encampments, has divided the city. One figure firmly on the side of “screw the homeless and their tents” is Zachary Bogue, the Silicon Valley investor and husband of Proposition Q has been resoundingly criticized for its approach to San Francisco's homeless population.
"12.10.2016 23:29:34" gizmodo.com Soylent Tells Everyone to Throw Out Food Bars After Customers Fall Violently Ill Soylent still doesn't know what's making its Food Bar customers so sick, but the meal replacement company isn't taking any more chances. On Wednesday, Soylent announced it was halting all sales and shipments of the product and asking customers to throw The company still doesn't know what's making them sick.
"12.10.2016 22:45:05" gizmodo.com Where Did All the Good Movies on Netflix Go? Netflix's content library isn't just getting smaller, it's also increasingly losing its best movies. The Streaming Observer did some analysis, and found that only 31 movies from the IMDb Top 250 are currently available on Netflix. There are no good movies on Netflix anymore.
"12.10.2016 22:44:59" gizmodo.com The Presidential Debate Topics For Next Week Don't Even Mention The Possibility of an Earth-Cleansing Asteroid The topics for next week's presidential debate have just been announced. And they're pretty grim. Depressingly, they don't even mention the possibility of a sweet, sweet asteroid hitting Earth to finally put America out of its misery after 16 months of Donald J. Trump vs Hillary Clinton vs Earth-cleansing asteroid.
"12.10.2016 21:40:09" gizmodo.com Watch Tony Hawk Geek Out Over His Favorite Gadgets The Ride Channel just released a new video starring cool guy Tony Hawk, who is apparently obsessed gadgets and technology. And you know what? Tony Hawk and this Gizmodo blogger have a lot in common. The Birdman has spoken.
"12.10.2016 21:28:02" io9.gizmodo.com United's Explanation for Kicking a Passenger Off a Plane Is Pitiful, Misspells Her Name Talk about adding insult to injury. United Airlines has responded to io9's request for comment regarding the ejection of a passenger from a flight earlier today. Besides brazenly avoiding a discussion of the actual situation, its response manages to Are you sure you're being sincere here, United?
"12.10.2016 20:36:44" gizmodo.com Threadsmith's Hydrophobic Shirts Still Aren't Very Hydrophobic Last year, poor Adam Clark Estes sat alone with a camera pointed at his chest and poured the contents of a pantry onto himself. It wasn't some wierd exhibitionist kink. Adam was testing out Threadsmith's hydrophobic (meaning scared of water) shirts which These shirts will repel water, but not forever.
"12.10.2016 20:31:23" io9.gizmodo.com How Marvel's Comic Reinstated Darth Vader as the Galaxy's Most Terrifying Villain Today is a sad day for Star Wars fans, with the ending of Marvel's excellent Darth Vader comic from Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larrocca, and Edgar Delgado. Vader has given us a look at the Dark Lord at his deadliest and most fearsome—and it came to a close We'll miss this excellent comic series.
"12.10.2016 20:15:40" io9.gizmodo.com United Airlines Kicks Passenger Off Because of Marvel Super Hero Hat A passenger wearing a Black Panther baseball cap has been told to remove the headgear because it—along with a t-shirt with an upside-down American flag—makes the pilot “uncomfortable.” We'll be updating this story as we find out more.
"12.10.2016 20:04:27" io9.gizmodo.com United Airlines Kicks Passenger Off Because of Marvel Super Hero Hat [UPDATE] A passenger wearing a Black Panther baseball cap has been told to remove the headgear because it—along with a t-shirt with an upside-down American flag—makes the pilot “uncomfortable.” This is a new low
"12.10.2016 19:55:09" gizmodo.com Transforming Coffee Table Just Keeps Getting Bigger and Bigger When you're living in a small apartment you need furniture that does more than just sit there looking pretty. This nondescript coffee table, created by Studio Ozeta, magically raises and expands, again and again, to become a dining table capable of Will it ever stop?
"12.10.2016 19:51:33" gizmodo.com Google and Facebook Are Laying a Big Cable Google is partnering with Facebook, Pacific Light Data Communications, and TE Subcom to build a massive, super-fast undersea cable connecting Los Angeles to Hong Kong. It's fast too!
"12.10.2016 19:36:58" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch a Guy Lose a Shoe While Parachuting But Then Somehow Get It Back Mid-Air I think it's safe to assume that if you lose something while flying in the air on a parachute, you probably shouldn't expect to ever get it back. Especially while you're still in the freaking air. But watch as this canopy pilot loses his shoe on a jump Pretty lucky grab
"12.10.2016 19:04:22" gizmodo.com Homeopathic Teething Products Might Have Killed 10 Kids Homeopathy is widely (and rightly) regarded as quackery. But an ongoing FDA investigation into homeopathic teething tablets and gels for infants is attempting determine if these products led to seizures and deaths, Buzzfeed reports. Can we stop pretending homeopathy has ever done any good?
"12.10.2016 18:44:13" adequateman.deadspin.com I Found A Postcard From 1979 And This Is Its Story It was tucked into the pages like a bookmark, postmarked Fort Lauderdale, dated December 3, 1979, and addressed to an apartment in Evanston, Ill. There was nothing else in the book—a collection of John Cheever stories I'd just bought at the used "I felt like a pryer peering into the private lives of these strangers. But I also felt an odd connection to them."
"12.10.2016 18:38:21" Gizmodo Gadget Review: Spill-proof Shirt. Or Is It? We're going to see how macheteproof and condimentproof the Threadsmiths Hydrophobic Shirt is. Watch us wield a big knife and throw sauces on Sophie.
"12.10.2016 18:26:03" gizmodo.com Idiot Blogger Quotes Fight Club to Argue That Actually, Exploding Phones Are No Big Deal Josh Dickey, an editor at Mashable, just published a blog post about why he's keeping his Samsung Galaxy Note 7. The smartphones have been exploding left and right, and Samsung is officially halting sales of the device and recalling all phones already in Tyler Durden says exploding phones are just fine.
"12.10.2016 18:17:41" lifehacker.com Why Gray is the Most Adaptable Photography Background Color If you're a budding portrait photographer, you don't really need to drain your budget on a whole slew of backdrops for your shoots. It's better to choose a highly adaptable color that can change dramatically depending on your lighting, like gray. Gray is a highly adaptable color that can change dramatically depending on your lighting.
"12.10.2016 17:59:57" sploid.gizmodo.com Shots by Steven Spielberg and Stanley Kubrick, Side-by-Side It's not a secret that Stanley Kubrick first developed A.I. Artificial Intelligence and was once slated to direct the film before he passed away. Or that Kubrick put Steven Spielberg on the project, and that Kubrick and Spielberg were good friends. So it A good impersonation
"12.10.2016 17:35:19" lifehacker.com How to Get Google Assistant On Any Phone Running Android Nougat Google Assistant, the new intelligent, conversational virtual assistant, is sadly only officially available for their new Pixel phones. However, with a little tweaking, you can get it—and all of Assistant's powerful search and chat features—on any phone The tweak to enable Google Assistant is super easy.
"12.10.2016 17:24:06" io9.gizmodo.com A Real-Life Version of Doom's BFG Reveals Just How Gigantic It Really Is Doom is known for being one of the original multiplayer first-person shooters that let you and your friends run around blasting each other to pieces. But most players probably instead remember it fondly for the BFG, the ultimate blaster upgrade that now We're going to need a bigger holster.
"12.10.2016 17:10:15" gizmodo.com These 3D-Printed Earrings Catch Apple's AirPods When They Fall Out Good news! America's most concerning first world problem might finally be solved, if you're willing to properly accessorize. M3D, makers compact 3D printers, have designed a pair of earbud-catching earrings that promise to save your Apple AirPods from So this is what it's come to...
"12.10.2016 17:05:15" io9.gizmodo.com Our First Look at Justice League's Mera, Queen of Atlantis We've seen Atlantis' king—now it's time we got our first good look at her queen. Our first look at the Queen of Atlantis in action.
"12.10.2016 16:58:12" gizmodo.com Ancient Nightmare Wasp Is Like No Other Insect on Earth Do not be alarmed by this heavily armed, parasitic wasp that bears no close relationship to any other organism, and is such a badass that it apparently traded flying for leaping like a grasshopper. Mercifully, Aptenoperissus burmanicus went extinct a long A little bit of grasshopper, a little bit of cockroach....
"12.10.2016 16:46:04" gizmodo.com Facebook Had an Insane Effect on Voter Registration As if we needed a reminder of how intertwined Facebook and politics are in 2016, a new report citing top election officials says that the social media company contributed to substantial increases in nationwide voter registration during a brief drive on Facebook can really move the needle.
"12.10.2016 16:18:51" io9.gizmodo.com Midnighter and Apollo Might Just Have the Realest Romantic Relationship in Superhero Comics In Midnighter and Apollo #1, the ultra-strategizing martial artist and his solar-powered juggernaut boyfriend have friends over for dinner. When their guests make fun of Midnighter for actually showing emotions, he reminds them that he can end their lives Writer Steve Orlando talks about bringing DC Comics' best couple back together.
"12.10.2016 16:07:41" sploid.gizmodo.com Indoor Skydivers Wearing Glow Suits Look Like Tron Come to Life We've seen skydiving aerobatics performed inside a wind tunnel before, but Jeffrey Provenzano and Amy Chmelecki of Red Bull's “Air Force” take it to the next level using flight suits upgraded with glowing LEDs, and photography tricks that create trails of Crank up the Daft Punk and enjoy.
"12.10.2016 15:54:03" gizmodo.com DEA Backpedals: Kratom Will Remain Legal, For Now Opiate addicts and chronic pain sufferers were sent into a panic in August when the DEA announced its intention to place kratom's two main constituent chemicals on schedule 1—making sale and possession of the plant illegal. Now, a preliminary document, The DEA, as it turns out, can be reasonable
"12.10.2016 15:26:07" sploid.gizmodo.com This Guy Does Impossible Things on a Mountain Bike Danny MacAskill does things on a mountain bike that even physicists, who know more about the laws of the universe than anyone, would probably assume is impossible. The Scottish country side serves as the gorgeous backdrop for this video of Danny just Now those are some cycling skills.
"12.10.2016 15:03:26" io9.gizmodo.com The Flash May Have Just Fixed Its Biggest Problem For a while now, it seems like The CW's Fastest Man Alive has been The Dumbest Superhero Alive, having selfishly rewritten time to serve his own needs and screwing up the lives of pretty much everyone in the DC/CW universe in the process. But now, Barry Hint: It rhymes with "shmime shmavel."
"12.10.2016 14:44:04" gizmodo.com That Horrifying Hostage Video Was Just a Twisted Misunderstanding Yesterday, we wrote about a YouTube video called “Hi Walter! I got a new gf today!” It had recently gone viral, and a theory emerged that it may have been connected to the 2009 disappearance of Kayla Berg, a Wisconsin teenager. Police announced they were "This video has no connection to the disappearance of Kayla Berg," police said.
"12.10.2016 14:37:08" jalopnik.com Airplanes Aren't As Gross As You Think If you've ever been sick after traveling, you know how hard it can be to get on plane and try to ignore all of the smells, drafts and feelings you get from sitting in a tube full of other seemingly gross people. The good news is that the plane is not The "recycled" air on airplanes does not make you sick.
"12.10.2016 14:16:22" sploid.gizmodo.com Try Not to Cry While Watching Earth Rise From the Moon in HD These aren't renderings, special effects, or a scene from No Man's Sky. This is actual footage of the Earth and the Moon, as seen by Japan's Kaguya spacecraft in October 2008. Shot with a pair of 2.2 megapixel HDTV sensors, it's some of the first HD You've never seen the Moon like this before.
"12.10.2016 14:05:58" sploid.gizmodo.com This Sign Spinning Competition Is Utterly Insane There's a whole taxonomy of people on any given street who want something from you: the clipboard activists, the donation fund folks who are too aggressive, the lady selling bad art, the creepy free massage guys. And then there's the humble sign spinner, Can a whole sport be branded content?
"12.10.2016 14:02:30" gizmodo.com How the Paris Agreement Could Cure the World's Fossil Fuel Addiction Last week, the Paris climate agreement cleared its final hurdle, when the European Union formally signed on. With the support of 73 nations accounting for 57 percent of global carbon emissions, the deal enters legal force on November 4th. So what does We can really do this.
"12.10.2016 13:57:15" sploid.gizmodo.com This Tree Removal Video Helped Me Find God Until I watched this video, I had no idea about the potential healing power of watching someone climb and then methodically chop down a huge tree, all set to dramatic music. Beautiful. http://gizmo.do/JaLr3qz
"12.10.2016 13:30:59" io9.gizmodo.com The Major X-Men Villain Everyone Expected in Logan May Not Be There After All Colin Trevorrow teases complex issues coming to Jurassic World 2. Kevin Feige says Marvel has no plans for Blade at the moment. Director Matt Reeves talks up War of the Planet of the Apes. Plus, teases for what's to come on The Walking Dead and Agents of Plus Colin Trevorrow teases complex issues in Jurassic World 2, and how the Legion of Doom forms on Legends of Tomorrow.
"12.10.2016 13:18:29" gizmodo.com Samsung's Profits Set to Explode After Note 7 Debacle The Galaxy Note 7 nightmare is getting worse for Samsung, as the company reports that it is expected to lose $2.3 billion in profit this quarter because of the disastrous phone launch and subsequent recall. Oof.
"12.10.2016 13:06:06" fieldguide.gizmodo.com This App Is Way Better Than Pocket or Instapaper Artificial intelligence is being used to power everything from messaging apps to Bluetooth speakers, so why not apply similar smarts to your web bookmarking service? That's the idea behind Stash, available for your phone and your browser, and here's how This app is ridiculously smart.
"12.10.2016 12:45:13" gizmodo.com Peter Thiel Won't Say If He's Still Supporting Trump Is Peter Thiel having second thoughts about Donald Trump? Over the past six months, the Silicon Valley billionaire and Facebook board member served as an official delegate for the G.O.P.'s presidential nominee, gave an impassioned speech at the Republican Is Peter Thiel still backing Donald J. Trump?
"12.10.2016 12:39:02" sploid.gizmodo.com Diver Catches Once in a Lifetime Closeup Footage of a Whale Breach The ocean's already fraught with danger, the last thing you need while swimming is a massive humpback whale deciding it wants to leap out of the water a few feet from where you're treading water. But that's exactly what happened to Australian photographer The ocean just wants to kill you.
"12.10.2016 11:58:02" gizmodo.com Amazon Comes for Spotify With Cheaper Music Subscriptions Amazon has just launched its long-awaited Spotify competitor, Amazon Music Unlimited. Like Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, Google Play, and Deezer, Amazon Music Unlimited offers on-demand access to tens of millions of songs. And like those services, it also Cheap!
"12.10.2016 11:10:24" io9.gizmodo.com Sweet Strawberry Fields, Lego's new Yellow Submarine Comes With Four Perfect Beatles Minifigs You're going to want to set aside $60 for the first of November, because that's when the next fan-designed Lego Ideas set will be available for sale featuring not only The Beatle's iconic Yellow Submarine, but also amazing Minifig versions of Ringo, Paul, All you need is love, and this amazing new Beatles Lego set.
"12.10.2016 03:46:09" sploid.gizmodo.com Explosion-Proof 93-Year-Old Bridge Refuses to Die Old bridges never die, they just cross over to the other side. We salute you, stubborn-ass bridge.
"12.10.2016 02:59:03" gizmodo.com Wi-Fi Kettle Takes 11 Hours to Make Cup of Tea Data specialist Mark Rittman wanted to make tea around 9:00AM, but found himself in an eleven hour saga trying to get his wi-fi tea kettle to work. He documented his struggle on a website that's also struggling, a social network called Twitter.com. The magic of the internet of things!
"12.10.2016 02:34:11" sploid.gizmodo.com This Former Nuclear Bunker Is Now Used to Preserve All of America's Film Reels There's a fascinating backstory about the building that is now the National Audiovisual Conservation Center, which is where the Library of Congress stores all 6.3 million pieces of the library's movie, television, and sound collection. It used to be a All the movies live here
"12.10.2016 02:18:23" gizmodo.com How to Register to Vote Online, State by State Election Day is coming up on November 8, 2016. And in many states, the deadline to register to vote is soon. As in, today or tomorrow. If you're not registered yet, you can go to Vote.org which will help guide you through the process. Or you can take a Despite what Trump said in his speech tonight, the election on November 8.
"12.10.2016 01:17:34" gizmodo.com ISIS Is Now Turning Hobby Drones Into Makeshift Smart Bombs Drone warfare has long been one of the United States' key weapons in the War on Terror, but the Islamic State recently managed to carry out a drone strike of their own. Last week, an aerial vehicle “the size of a model airplane” reportedly exploded after ISIS just carried out its first drone strike.
"12.10.2016 00:26:17" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch the New York Public Library's Beautiful Reading Room Get Reshelved with Books The New York Public Library's Rose Main Reading Room is one of the most majestic spaces in the city. Unfortunately it's been closed for repairs for two years after an ornamental plaster rosette fell from the ceiling. But after fixing that, reinforcing the Reading is fun
"11.10.2016 23:54:25" gizmodo.com Note 7 Superfan Tells Samsung: 'Take It From My Cold Dead Hands' Sometimes love conquers all, obliterating your rationality into tiny shards of melted nothingness. That probably explains why some Note 7 superfans are holding onto their devices, even after Samsung issued a recall after many, many reports of the Wouldn't his hands be warm, technically? At least initially?
"11.10.2016 23:49:33" fusion.net When Facebook Decides Who's A Terrorist One July morning, a Kashmiri writer named Arif Ayaz Parrey was chatting with a friend on Facebook Messenger when suddenly the service logged him out. Facebook found itself at the center of one of the world's most volatile conflicts.
"11.10.2016 23:43:05" gizmodo.com Is This Horrifying YouTube Video Linked to the Disappearance of a Teenage Girl? In October 2009, a user named Hi Walter! Its me Patrick! uploaded a video to YouTube called “Hi Walter! I got a new gf today!” In it, a man with glasses faces the camera and talks about meeting a girl at the mall. In the video's last few seconds, the man Kayla Berg has been missing since 2009.
"11.10.2016 22:33:22" sploid.gizmodo.com What Is the Strange Man Doing and Why Must He Scream? In pursuit of the ancient quest for ultimate power, men of legend have bent rivers, slain dragons, even challenged the gods themselves. More recently, similar heroes have thrown on a jockstrap and made videos like this: Don't do this.
"11.10.2016 22:12:37" sploid.gizmodo.com Trippy Video Uses 3D Printing and Stop-Motion Animation to Make a Statue Sing Here's a really cool music video that uses 3D printing, stop-motion animation, and projection mapping to make a model come alive to sing a song. It's a especially trippy, because it's like seeing a statue start talking out of nowhere. Wow this is fun
"11.10.2016 21:59:12" gizmodo.com Security Company Uses Tasteless Hurricane Matthew Pitch to Sell Software FireEye is a huge security company with high profile clients like Sony Pictures. But the company's success hasn't stopped it from doing dumb things to grab attention. For instance, sending out a sales pitch that likens the deady Hurricane Matthew with a This is outrageous.
"11.10.2016 21:10:03" gizmodo.com The US Military's Training Facility for Fighting Online Terrorism Sounds Bonkers The internet has changed the way most things in life work, and war is no exception. In order to keep up with the shifting landscape, the United States military is experimenting with techniques to fight the rise of online terrorism—and it sounds like This is worrisome
"11.10.2016 20:42:10" gizmodo.com How Facebook Extracts False Confessions From Publishers Most publishers of news and information have policies governing their relationships to advertisers. Generally speaking, these policies are tailored to suit the goals of those publishers and the expectations of their audiences. Some publishers feel Publishers who don't comply with these rules risk having their posts, and possibly their Facebook pages, taken down, a result that could be catastrophic to traffic.
"11.10.2016 20:09:39" sploid.gizmodo.com Why Smaller Airplanes Are So Much Better Than Bigger Airplanes The Airbus A380 is an amazingly ginormous airplane that can fit over 600 people inside. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner tops out at around 300. But bigger isn't better. Bigger isn't better
"11.10.2016 19:37:05" gizmodo.com How One Outrageous Law Turned the Samsung Phone Recall Into a Disaster Last night, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a statement warning consumers to stop using the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, even if they'd gotten a replacement, because the phones are still overheating and causing fires. Thankfully, This is absurd.
"11.10.2016 19:11:26" gizmodo.com Roku Premiere+ and Ultra Are Better Than the Competition and a Third the Price Last month, Roku unleashed a whole slew of new set-top boxes meant to cater to every single person ever. There's the box for people with old TVs (Roku Express+), the slightly different box for cheapskates (Roku Express), the boxes for regular joes (Roku Roku's best boxes are boss.
"11.10.2016 18:46:10" io9.gizmodo.com Shade the Changing Man Is Now Shade the Changing Teenage Girl Back in 1977, DC Comics published the first issue of Shade, The Changing Man, featuring a new adventurer created by the legendary Steve Ditko. Shade grew to become one of the trippiest heroes ever published by DC, eventually returning in a series that One of the trippiest heroes in superhero comics comes back in the body of a teenage girl.
"11.10.2016 18:36:02" io9.gizmodo.com Penguin Galaxy's Gorgeous New Scifi Book Covers Are Worth Every Penny You're not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but these new Penguin Galaxy hardcovers make it really hard. The publishing company ditched its iconic “classic” covers for more futuristic and playful typeface layouts in this rather expensive but Wow, these look great.
"11.10.2016 18:18:11" io9.gizmodo.com The io9 Guide to Slasher Movie Monsters Monsters lurk everywhere in pop culture—novels, comic books, TV shows, urban legends—but today, we're focusing on killers who were born in the movies. For this io9 guide, we picked cinema's biggest, most evil slasher-movie baddies... plus a few cult Some of them prefer silence, while others just can't stop with the corny one-liners.
"11.10.2016 17:54:13" deadspin.com NFL Warns Teams Not To Post Highlights Online, Then Posts Lots Of Highlights Online The NFL issued a stern warning to its 32 teams last week that they should limit the amount of original content they create for social media using NFL footage. Teams, the league reminded them, are essentially restricted to reposting highlights the NFL has Teams will be fined up to $100,000 for violating this rule.
"11.10.2016 17:39:55" gizmodo.com Samsung's Fireproof Box for Galaxy Note 7 Returns Is Insane The Galaxy Note 7 is dead, people. But recalling a product whose reputation consists solely of its propensity to burst into flames presents some obvious problems like: is it even legal to mail this thing? You know, so it doesn't blow up the rest of the mail
"11.10.2016 17:32:04" gizmodo.com Sprint Gives High School Students a Million Free Devices—So What's the Catch? The good news is that Sprint is donating 1 million wireless devices and service to high school students in disadvantaged areas. The bad news, of course, is that the service is with Sprint. That and the fine print. Too bad it's Sprint.
"11.10.2016 17:29:26" gizmodo.com How Planet Hunters Will Find the Next Earth Twenty years ago, discovering another Earth sounded like a science fictional dream. But within a generation, astronomers now believe we might do just that. "Finding evidence of life beyond Earth is not a pipe dream."
"11.10.2016 17:13:13" kotaku.com Twitch Is Playing An Unreleased Pokémon Hack That Took Eight Years To Make Not only is Twitch Plays Pokémon still going in 2016, this time around it's working its way through a very cool game that nobody else can play yet. Modern Pokémon, rendered in 8-bit style.
"11.10.2016 16:58:17" gizmodo.com Yahoo Employee Katie Couric Uses Gmail Instead of Yahoo Mail Wikileaks published the third installment of hacked emails from Hilary Clinton's campaign manager John Podesta on Tuesday. Although the trove of messages doesn't include any bombshells near the level of Donald Trump's lewd remarks about women, the hacked Is this the biggest Wikileaks bombshell yet?
"11.10.2016 16:31:28" gizmodo.com Haiti Faces Nightmare Combination of Disease and Starvation After Hurricane Matthew As Haiti reels from the immediate devastation of Hurricane Matthew, which plowed through the impoverished nation at Category 4 intensity last week, aid groups fear that the worst is yet to come. According to experts on the ground, massive disease The situation is catastrophic.
"11.10.2016 15:45:19" gizmodo.com This Herb-Grinding, Weed-Dispensing Pen Is Perfect for Lazy Stoners The next time you find yourself at the end of a long, exhausting day at the office, what would you rather find in your jacket pocket? A fancy Montblanc writing instrument, or an herb-grinding, weed-dispensing pen that guarantees a super-relaxed evening? The most important desk accessory.
"11.10.2016 15:41:02" sploid.gizmodo.com Russia's Bizarre Pokémon Pop Tribute Is Insane Last month, a grown man in fluffy Pikachu jammies performed a manic routine from Hell on Russian state-controlled Channel 1, complete with Pokébabes and Pokéhunks dancing with giant prop iPhones, half-twerking and bouncing about on blow-up Pokéballs. “I will hug you, hard. I will hug you, passionately."
"11.10.2016 15:38:07" gizmodo.com Barack Obama Is Stoked About Mars Barack Obama is really pumped about getting humans to Mars. Barry is pumped!
"11.10.2016 15:38:06" sploid.gizmodo.com People Are Using Britain's New Plastic Money to Play Vinyl Records The new plastic polymer £5 notes are bonkers. They can't be crumpled, are extremely hard (though not impossible) to burn, and some wonky stuff happens if you shine a laser through the queen's face. By far the strangest revelation about this Money Of The Sounds about as good as you'd expect
"11.10.2016 14:52:03" sploid.gizmodo.com Putting a GoPro on a Hot Wheels Track Is the Safest Way to Become a Stunt Driver Think you can pull off burnouts, drifts, and breath-taking jumps in your sedan just because you've seen all the Fast and Furious films? Being a stunt driver takes years of practice and the right equipment—and you probably have neither. But it turns you Don't try this with your own car.
"11.10.2016 14:50:12" io9.gizmodo.com The Supergirl Season Two Premiere Is Why Superhero Shows Exist Supergirl on CW is why superhero shows should exist. It's the culmination of every dorky episode of Lois and Clark, every lame episode of Smallville, and every angsty episode of Arrow and The Flash. If you let monkeys with typewriters pluck away at That's some really good superheroics.
"11.10.2016 14:45:52" gizmodo.com The Hot New Selfie Trend Is a Great Way to Destroy Your Phone Have you heard about the latest craze to set fire to the internet? No, it's not Ken Bone's tomato-colored sweater, or Donald J. Trump's “locker room talk,” or the actually flammable Galaxy Note 7. This furor is much dumber. Don't do it.
"11.10.2016 14:42:58" gizmodo.com Chilling Ad Underscores the Insanity of Caregiving Robots To address the burgeoning “loneliness epidemic” and the demands of an aging population, some think that we should deploy robotic caregivers. A new ad titled “B.E.N. (Biologically Engineered Nursing),” however, suggests that this is a dreadful idea. A half-baked idea.
"11.10.2016 13:50:47" gizmodo.com This Classic Sci-Fi Concept Could Solve a Key Hurdle to Interstellar Travel Spherical, orb-like aliens are one of science fiction's most beloved tropes, from countless golden age classics to appearances in Star Trek and Dr. Who. It's unclear whether this is a case of science fiction inspiring innovation or simply great minds Oh heck yes.
"11.10.2016 13:24:00" io9.gizmodo.com More Marvel Heroes Are Confirmed Not For Infinity War, But Avengers 4 One of the villains for Logan is finally confirmed. A familiar face from the Power Rangers show will be in the movie. A ton of new Kryptonians have been cast for Krypton. Plus, new footage from Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders and Doctor Strange, and Plus a familiar face confirmed for the Power Rangers movie, and a ton of casting for Syfy's Superman prequel series Krypton.
"11.10.2016 12:35:06" fieldguide.gizmodo.com 18 Tricks to Make Yourself a Microsoft Excel Master The number of ways you can use Excel is countless, and so are the number of features packed inside Microsoft's most popular number-crunching application. Whether you're a casual user or an Excel expert, it pays to know everything that the program's Do you know these Excel shortcuts?
"11.10.2016 12:33:03" gizmodo.com Samsung Finally Kills the Galaxy Note 7 It's over. Samsung is permanently ending production of its Galaxy Note 7. Just a day after the Korean giant halted sales worldwide of the exploding phone, Samsung has elected to stop production of the troubled device altogether. If you have a Samsung Galaxy Note 7, return it immediately.
"11.10.2016 12:31:25" lifehacker.com Five Useful Things You Can Do With a Burner Phone Number When you think of “burner” phone numbers, espionage and spies probably come to mind. But there are plenty of reasons regular folks would want a burner number, and a few apps, let you create as many as you need. Here are a few ways you can use a burner Here are a few ways you can use a burner number professionally, to protect your privacy, and even kill text message spam.
"11.10.2016 02:12:02" gizmodo.com 16 Things to Buy With Your Note 7 Refund That Definitely Won't Explode Depending on how you look at it, the Galaxy Note 7 is either a very good phone with one very bad problem or a very bad hand grenade with one very good problem. Either way, you probably don't want one in your pocket, as Samsung basically admitted on Monday #12 just might change your life, in that it won't explode.
"11.10.2016 00:59:04" gizmodo.com No Sex Before Sports Myth Debunked: Study Go get your freak on, because athletes can officially have sex before the big game without feeling guilty. A new study from researchers published in Frontiers in Physiology claims that there “is no robust scientific evidence to indicate that sexual Nice.
"11.10.2016 00:09:06" gizmodo.com Major Theranos Investor Sues Elizabeth Holmes for 'Series of Lies' Theranos and its founder, disgraced CEO Elizabeth Holmes, is getting sued by one of its biggest investors. The once promising biotech startup has been slowly crumbling since The Wall Street Journal challenged its claim that it could test blood with just a Another step downward in the company's fall from grace.
"10.10.2016 23:45:56" sploid.gizmodo.com 10 of the Most Emotional Movie Scenes of All Time Movies are supposed to make you feel something. The best ones can deliver scenes that make you feel all sorts of emotions through the fiction. CineFix cooked up a list of 10 of the most emotional movie scenes of all time—but really, it's a dive that goes All the feels
"10.10.2016 23:29:23" gizmodo.com Samsung Halts Note 7 Sales Worldwide, Urges Owners to Power Down Amid continued reports of their new flagship smartphone catching on fire, Samsung suspended global sales and replacements of the Galaxy Note 7 on Monday and advised current owners to turn the devices off. Earlier in the day, the company confirmed it was The company says all Note 7s, including replacement devices, should be powered down.