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"26.03.2017 00:30:10" gizmodo.com How LED Streetlights Will Change Cinema — And Make Cities Look Awesome All of those LEDs, with their new urban color scheme, will dramatically change how the city appears on camera, thus giving Los Angeles a brand new look in the age of digital filmmaking. The decision by the city of Los Angeles to replace its yellow hue streetlights will affect more than just drivers on the road.
"25.03.2017 22:38:31" gizmodo.com Supreme Court Printer Cartridge Case Could Be the Citizens United of Products It's an obscure case that hasn't received a ton of attention as it has made its way to the Supreme Court but the final verdict could set off a cascade of consequences in the world of consumer products. This case is huge and terrifying.
"25.03.2017 21:30:35" paleofuture.gizmodo.com The 1920s Tabloid Reporter Who Predicted TV Could Kill Newspapers Enter Silas Bent — a man who in the 1920s was here to tell you that newspapers weren't going anywhere. Back then, radio was overtaking print as the news medium of the day and some people insisted that newspapers were going to disappear completely.
"25.03.2017 20:36:52" io9.gizmodo.com Man in Joker Makeup Charged with Felony for 'Wearing Mask' A 31-year-old Virginia man was arrested on Friday and charged with wearing a mask in public, a felony that's punishable by up to five years in jail. His crime? Dressing up as the Joker. With makeup. The state's anti-mask law dates back to the 1940s.
"25.03.2017 19:59:09" gizmodo.com Report: Uber CEO's Group Trip to Escort Bar Made Female Employee 'Feel Horrible' Allegations of sexual harassment, among other issues within Uber, have been particularly persistent since the beginning of this year. A new report paints Uber's toxic culture as a problem that goes all the way to the top. “It made me feel horrible as a girl (seeing those girls with number tags and being called out is really degrading).”
"25.03.2017 19:30:15" io9.gizmodo.com The 7 Most Intriguing Philosophical Arguments for the Existence of God Here are some of the most fascinating and provocative philosophical arguments for the existence of God. News of The Almighty's demise may have been greatly exaggerated.
"25.03.2017 17:28:00" io9.gizmodo.com Justice League Trailer Unites the Team, and World The full Justice League trailer is here, and things are about to get epic. It's here!
"25.03.2017 16:30:31" gizmodo.com An Amazing Village Designed Just For People With Dementia In the small town of Weesp, in Holland—that bastion of social progressivism—at a dementia-focused living center called De Hogeweyk, aka Dementiavillage, the relationship between patients and their care is serving as a model for the rest of the world. In the Netherlands, a radical idea is being tested: Self-contained "villages" where people with dementia shop, cook, and live together—safely.
"25.03.2017 16:10:57" gizmodo.com Gchat Is Dead, You'll Now Have to Hangout As part of Google's ever-confusing plethora of apps, Gchat was a service that managed to take hold because of its convenience and the fact that it was built into Gmail. Now, the service is scheduled to hit the chopping block. But don't panic. End of an era.
"25.03.2017 14:51:51" io9.gizmodo.com #GOPDnD Had the Best Dungeons & Dragons Game Ever After Trumpcare Failed After a series of closed-door meetings, rejected promises, and thinly veiled threats from President Donald Trump, Republicans finally pulled the Affordable Health Care Act before taking a vote on Friday. This was met with laughter by many, and a few tears The Grand Ol' Magic Party is having a ball.
"25.03.2017 13:06:32" gizmodo.com Streaming Music Services, From Most Screwed to Least Screwed SoundCloud is fucked. On Thursday, the streaming music service mostly known as a place to hear podcasts and remixes from unknown DJs confirmed that it had taken $70 million in debt funding—basically a loan from various investors—in order to stay in Soundcloud is screwed, but not the most screwed.
"25.03.2017 12:31:04" gizmodo.com This Ad Has a Secret Anti-Abuse Message That Only Kids Can See In an effort to provide abused children with a safe way to reach out for help, a Spanish organization called the Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk Foundation, or ANAR for short, created an ad that displays a different message for adults and children Here's how it works.
"25.03.2017 01:10:50" io9.gizmodo.com The New Puppet Master Movie Sounds Like a Cult Classic in the Making We've known for awhile that a new entry in the seemingly never-ending Puppet Master horror series was coming—but today's casting news suggests the upcoming 11th installment may elevate the franchise to a whole new level of cult amazingness. Two words: Udo Plus, there's the undeniable fact that killer dolls are NEVER NOT SCARY.
"24.03.2017 23:40:20" io9.gizmodo.com Robert Rodriguez Is Likely to Direct the Escape From New York Remake An Escape from New York remake will happen. It's just a matter of when. And now, we have a very intriguing director circling the project. Someone had to do it.
"24.03.2017 22:52:33" gizmodo.com Reminder: The Chair of the House Science Committee Has Almost No Experience With Science As congresspeople deliberated yesterday—before the GOP bid to destroy the Affordable Care Act devolved into a colossal train wreck this afternoon—Lamar Smith, the Chair of the House Committee on Space, Science and Technology, slipped away from the A law degree doesn't make you a science expert.
"24.03.2017 22:17:03" gizmodo.com A Bunch of New Companies Just Pulled Their Google Ads Over Racist Videos Yet more companies are pulling their ads from Google and YouTube because of fears the ads would appear alongside offensive content, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal. Google's ad problem isn't going away.
"24.03.2017 21:53:17" kotaku.com The Pewdiepie Fiasco, One Month Later For Pewdiepie, it's been a month of roiling emotions, including anger, intentionally taboo jokes and an intensified critique of the press, some of which he now tells Kotaku that he could have handled differently. For one of the reporters involved in the It's been a little over a month since the blow-up surrounding Felix "Pewdiepie" Kjellberg.
"24.03.2017 21:41:21" gizmodo.com AT&T Charges Ahead With Fiber Internet While Google Languishes Superfast fiber internet—promising download speeds of a 1000 megabits per second—is a tantalizing but far-off prospect for many people, and even those who live in major cities often can't access it. It's exciting, then, when news comes along that a big It hasn't been a good week for Google Fiber
"24.03.2017 21:30:55" gizmodo.com Uranus Is a Wonderland and We Should Go There Uranus is tired of being the butt of your jokes—especially that one. Uranus is seriously magical and we must go visit.
"24.03.2017 21:23:54" gizmodo.com Mammals 'Battle' for Greatness in March Madness for Science Nerds Who among us hasn't wondered who would win in a fight between a bear and an alligator? Or a ram and a tiger? A badger and a gopher? While these animals are all university mascots represented in the NCAA March Madness tournament, they're also competitors MMM 2017 has already seen some pretty dramatic upsets—screaming hairy armadillo defeated the hairy-nosed wombat.
"24.03.2017 21:12:13" io9.gizmodo.com Why an Asian-American Iron Fist Would Have Genuinely Made for a Better Show Before Iron Fist was made, there were calls to make the character an Asian-American (including from us). A lot of arguments about the character revolved around his '70s backstory being kind of, well, racist in the 21st century. But, having seen the show, This was a chance Marvel and Netflix just missed
"24.03.2017 21:02:01" io9.gizmodo.com Kurt Russell and Sylvester Stallone's Guardians of the Galaxy Characters Could Return to the MCU There are lots of things to look forward to when Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 opens May 5, and a Tango and Cash reunion has to be right near the top. As if Marvel Studios could get any cooler.
"24.03.2017 20:48:21" io9.gizmodo.com Prevenge Delivers a Great Horror Story About the Terror of Impending Motherhood So often, women get told that having a child growing inside their bodies is a sacred duty that will turn them into glowing demi-goddesses. That might be the case for some lucky people, but even if it is, becoming a mother changes everything about your A tale of first-time parent jitters taken to a sharp, funny extreme.
"24.03.2017 20:32:18" gizmodo.com How Trump's Stooge in Congress Fucked Up His Wiretapping Investigation Meet Devin Nunes. The Republican congressman from California is the chair of the House Intelligence Committee and earned his badge of infamy this week when he claimed that President Trump and his associates were “incidentally monitored.” On Friday, Nunes That feeling when you do something then immediately realize it was bad…
"24.03.2017 20:18:56" gizmodo.com India and New Zealand Were Wrong to Recognize Rivers as Persons Courts in New Zealand and India have granted legal personhood status to three rivers. The strange status is meant to protect the waters from pollution, but the measure could lead to unintended consequences, while undermining efforts to grant personhood Is a river a person? India and New Zealand seem to think so—but this legal trick could backfire.
"24.03.2017 20:09:49" gizmodo.com Watch the Life Drain From Sean Spicer as He Defends Trump's Obviously Doomed Health Bill His boss may be able to sell a shit deal with a smile, but Press Secretary Sean Spicer could barely muster a grin as he defended the now mercifully dead American Health Care Act, the GOP's rushed replacement for Obamacare. The AP confirms that Hiding his frustration was as hard as getting the bill passed, apparently.
"24.03.2017 20:06:53" gizmodo.com Pizzagate Shooter Pleads Guilty as Online Conspiracy Theory Winds Down Last December, Edgar Maddison Welch—a 28-year-old who claims he had only recently installed an internet connection in his North Carolina home—crossed state lines with several firearms. After arriving at a Washington DC pizzeria to “self-investigate” a An inglorious end to Pizzagate
"24.03.2017 19:52:48" gizmodo.com Why Is This Quasar Running Away From Such a Handsome Galaxy? We don't understand quasars all that well, but are pretty certain that these incredibly bright lights belong in the centers of galaxies. So it looked a little weird when astronomers spotted quasar 3C 186 thirty six thousand light years away from the This galaxy is weird.
"24.03.2017 19:27:22" io9.gizmodo.com The Spider-Man Homecoming Teaser Poster Is Perfect One thing no one ever wants to see again is Spider-Man's origin. We've got it. And maybe you didn't get it from the trailer, but Spider-Man Homecoming is a whole new kind of Spider-Man. It's not about his physical origin, it's about his mental one. And Now that is a poster.
"24.03.2017 19:08:05" io9.gizmodo.com Mads Mikkelsen Can't Complain About His 'Super-Iconic' Death in Rogue One Mads Mikkelsen stepped into the hugely important role of Galen Erso, the man who made the Death Star work. The actor also had the equally Herculean task of keeping all the details about his character secret. Now that Rogue One's out on Digital HD, we Mads Mikkelsen has been Bond, Marvel, and Star Wars movies and he's got an idea about their differences
"24.03.2017 18:29:44" io9.gizmodo.com Hot Toys' Spectacular 'Homemade' Spider-Man: Homecoming Figure, and More of the Best Toys of the Week Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's new weekly series gathering the latest and shiniest pop culture toys and merchandise around. This week: a very fancy take on Peter Parker's low-rent Spider-Man: Homecoming look, a giant Optimus Prime, and a fully armed and Featuring the finest miniature sweatsuit you've ever seen.
"24.03.2017 18:17:04" End of Week News Round-Up: McNuggets, the 69 Emoji Candidates,... End of Week News Round-Up: Shaquille O' Neal, we need to talk:
"24.03.2017 17:57:42" io9.gizmodo.com Kick Off the Weekend in Style With the Gif Party We're being bombarded with new Batman footage. We already got a teaser featuring the Dark Knight and there will be a Justice League trailer this weekend. So we thought Batman should take us into the weekend doing his signature dance move. Share yours, or Get ready for the weekend
"24.03.2017 17:23:49" io9.gizmodo.com Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2's Kurt Russell Explains How Chris Pratt Is Fulfilling His Legacy Kurt Russell is known for his iconic roles in countless movies, whether he played a badass (The Thing, Tombstone, Escape From N.Y.) or a goofball (Big Trouble in Little China, Overboard, etc.) He's one of the very rare stars who can be cool and funny We talked to Kurt Russell about the link between his past and his future role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
"24.03.2017 16:48:24" io9.gizmodo.com The Director of Zombieland Will Bring Valiant's Archer & Armstrong to the Big Screen Valiant Comics is making a big step in the creation of its movie universe, by bringing one of its best books to the table: the sublime Archer & Armstrong, which is joining Bloodshot, Harbinger, and others in the Valiant cinematic universe. Hopefully it finds a home at a studio soon.
"24.03.2017 16:13:47" gizmodo.com American Company Recalls a Million Pounds of Cafeteria Chicken A company producing ready-to-eat chicken is recalling 933,272 pounds of its ostensibly schoolhouse cafeteria-bound product. That's equal to 26.5 million McNuggets, based on prior Gizmodo calculations. That is so much chicken. Is there metal in your meat?
"24.03.2017 16:02:20" io9.gizmodo.com Marvel Is Resurrecting Wolverine, Bruce Banner, and More in Marvel Generations A month ago, Marvel sent its comics fans into a flurry of speculation when it dropped a teaser dubbed Generations, hinting that original legacy characters like Tony Stark, Jean Grey, and Captain Mar-Vell could be coming back alongside the heroes that have Some big legends are returning to Marvel Comics.
"24.03.2017 15:49:26" io9.gizmodo.com Please Enjoy Steven Moffat's 1999 Doctor Who Comedy Special Today is Red Nose Day in the UK, an annual charity telethon organized by Comic Relief. Part of Red Nose Day is always a number of sketches and shorts from various TV shows. One of the most famous also happens to be Steven Moffat's very first filmed Doctor Some charitable fun
"24.03.2017 15:38:49" gizmodo.com Genius Behind Suicide Squad Claims Trump Has 'Perfect Genes' and Doesn't Eat McDonald's Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the Trump appointee also known as one of the executive producers of the Oscar-winning (*shudder*) film Suicide Squad, was interviewed by Axios's Mike Allen on Friday, and he had some insane things to say about our The Treasury Secretary and film producer said the President is “unbelievably healthy.”
"24.03.2017 15:09:23" gizmodo.com Why the Alien From Life Should Actually Scare You Daniel Espinosa's highly anticipated sci-fi thriller, Life, isn't just 2017's answer to Alien—it's much scarier. Unlike most movies in the genre, Life is terrifying because it taps into legitimate concerns about contaminating Earth that even NASA, ESA, "Life" is terrifying because it's very real.
"24.03.2017 15:03:23" gizmodo.com 'This Is Some Black Mirror Shit' Is the Perfect Motto for 2017 Everybody knows 2016 was a weird year. But guess what: So far, 2017 is even weirder. Like dystopian, wake-me-from-this-nightmare, am-I-living-in-an-episode-of-Black-Mirror weird. We've got the tweets to prove it. Seriously, the show is coming true
"24.03.2017 14:54:19" gizmodo.com Trust Me, Living on the Moon Will Be Hell Humans (not you, you'll be dead) are going to have to live somewhere other than Earth eventually. There might be some options for new homes on Mars, the planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, or even one of the planets in the Trappist-1 system. But what about Are you ready to live in a tube?
"24.03.2017 14:23:52" sploid.gizmodo.com Don't Get Hit by a Nerf Dart Traveling at Twice the Speed of Sound YouTuber Giaco Whatever is on a quest to build a Nerf blaster that will do more than just leave a tiny welt on someone. He's constructed an air-powered dart cannon that generates 400 PSI of pressure, and when cranked to full power, it can apparently send It would hurt... a lot.
"24.03.2017 13:48:02" gizmodo.com Rediscovered 1920s Home Movies Are the First to Show the White House in Color An archivist working at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library has stumbled upon color home movies taken in the late 1920s by former First Lady Lou Hoover. Incredibly, this is very likely the first color film to show a US President, the First Lady, and This is so cool.
"24.03.2017 13:34:27" gizmodo.com This Baby Pygmy Hippo Is the Cutest Thing on Planet Earth (No Arguing Please) Have you had a long week? Perhaps you're wondering how we're not even 100 days into the Trump administration, and it feels like the entire world has gone dark. Let this newborn pygmy hippo beam some sunshine into your life. It is the cutest thing on the Have you ever seen anything cuter?
"24.03.2017 13:33:46" io9.gizmodo.com The Power Rangers Movie Is Already Teasing the Most Obvious Character For Its Sequel Bob Iger discusses Carrie Fisher's role in The Last Jedi. Lucifer's showrunner explains why the current season is moving five episodes. Chris Evans talks about his future as Captain America. Plus, a set video of Vision in action for Infinity War, a look Plus, a brief video from the set of Avengers: Infinity War, and Bob Iger on Carrie Fisher's role in Star Wars: the Last Jedi.
"24.03.2017 01:08:02" io9.gizmodo.com A Designer Creates the Most Unusual Virtual Pet Ever in Scifi Short Strange Beasts Magali Barbé's very well-done short Strange Beasts runs just over five minutes long, so it doesn't take too long to get to the twist. But the pacing is just right, and the perfectly-deployed graphics are distracting enough to make the main character's Can you guess what it is?
"24.03.2017 00:08:18" io9.gizmodo.com Technology Terrors Come Alive in First Teaser for Hulu's Scifi Series Dimension 404 Director Freddie Wong and showrunner Dez Dolly today shared the first peek at six-part scifi anthology series Dimension 404, which appropriately will begin airing on Hulu on April 4. It's a very short teaser, but you do get to see Patton Oswalt freaking Appropriately enough, the show debuts on April 4.
"23.03.2017 23:22:33" io9.gizmodo.com What the Hell Did Superman Just Do to the DC Comics Universe? The ongoing saga of post-Rebirth Superman culminated this week in the final part of “Superman Reborn” in the pages of Action Comics. It didn't just forever solve the tale of two Clark Kents though—it had some extremely big ramifications for the whole of Things just got really complicated.
"23.03.2017 23:06:56" io9.gizmodo.com What Do You Want From a Decade and a Half of Star Wars After Episode IX? The only thing certain about the future of Star Wars is that there is one. After Episode IX in 2019, Disney hasn't announced what plans are beyond that. But there will be more and the CEO just said the company has again begun to discuss what the future There might be that much more coming, according to the Disney CEO.
"23.03.2017 22:55:40" gizmodo.com You Don't Wanna Know How a Climate Change-Induced Mass Extinction Can End (Hint: Lizards) It's a widely accepted fact that we're fucked. That's sort of in a general sense. You, reader, are certainly not making it past 2100. And civilization? Maybe it will meet its maker from superbugs and nuclear war in 50 years, or sea level rise in a few Do you like lizards? No? Too bad :(
"23.03.2017 22:40:13" gizmodo.com Theranos Offers More Worthless Stock to Investors Who Pinky Swear Not to Sue The Wall Street Journal has yet another essential report from inside the meltdown of biomedical company Theranos. The company, which is currently the subject of a criminal probe for allegedly misleading investigators and government investigators, is It's still looking pretty bad for Theranos. http://gizmo.do/LfI3e1X
"23.03.2017 22:31:47" io9.gizmodo.com Noomi Rapace's New Movie, Rupture, Looks Really Messed Up I wasn't aware Rupture existed until about an hour ago. That's when an email came into my inbox touting a tense scifi film with Noomi Rapace, Peter Stormare, Kerry Bishe, and Michael Chiklis, directed by the guy who made Secretary. Yup, I'll click on And she's just one of a great cast.
"23.03.2017 22:18:38" gizmodo.com A Four-Year-Old Boy Used Siri to Save His Unconscious Mother's Life When a young boy identified only as Roman couldn't wake up his unconscious mother, he did what any astute, technologically-adept four-year-old would do: He used his mother's finger to unlock her phone, and then asked Siri to call emergency services. The Hey, Siri...
"23.03.2017 21:00:22" io9.gizmodo.com Which Movie Franchise Is the Most Screwed Up? Welcome, my post-keteers! This week's irradiated mailbag is just heaving with questions waiting to be answered by your equally irradiated postman. Should the DC movies introduce New Gods other than Darkseid? Why is Daredevil's Stick so badass? Plus, Also, was Spock sterile, or could he have reproduced if he'd wanted to?
"23.03.2017 20:17:02" gizmodo.com Google Says Its Job Is to Promote Climate Change Conspiracy Theories Yesterday, I wrote a short post about Google's Top Stories module. If you googled “great barrier reef” on Wednesday, you'd be presented with a Breitbart article filled with insane ravings about how climate change isn't real, featured at the very top in Google needs to fix this.
"23.03.2017 19:27:52" gizmodo.com The Greatest Scientific Breakthrough of Our Time Is This Drip-Free Wine Bottle There are several ways to prevent those inevitable wine bottle drips from staining your tablecloth. You can wrap the bottle in a napkin while you pour, just skip the wine glass altogether and drink straight from the bottle, or use your physics degrees to This is exactly why we need to keep funding the sciences.
"23.03.2017 18:58:26" io9.gizmodo.com The Filmmakers Behind Life Strived to Make a Realistic, Modern Version of Alien Everyone involved with the new film Life knows exactly what you were thinking. You saw the trailer—people in space being chased by a menacing creature—and immediately assumed, “Great, someone's ripping off Alien.” By setting it in a very familiar, yet scary, place.
"23.03.2017 18:41:51" io9.gizmodo.com Get an Even Better Look at the Justice League Ahead of the New Trailer This weekend, DC and Warner Bros. will reveal the next trailer for Justice League—and they're going to spend the next two days reminding you of that with a ton of new posters and little snippets of footage. Here's the first batch, focusing intensively on Aquaman shirtless is more than OK by us, but his armor is still pretty cool.
"23.03.2017 18:31:03" gizmodo.com Two-Thirds of All Cancer Mutations Are Unavoidable, Scientists Claim In a study that's bound to attract considerable controversy, a pair of researchers are claiming that between 60 and 66 percent of all cancer-causing mutations are the result of random DNA copying errors, making them essentially unavoidable. The new How much of cancer is simply "bad luck?"
"23.03.2017 18:24:00" io9.gizmodo.com Watch the Major Go Into Another Mind in This Exclusive Ghost in the Shell Clip Much has already been said about Rupert Sanders' live-action take on Ghost in the Shell. And with the film out next week, there's more discussion yet to come. We haven't seen it yet, but no matter what the verdict ends up being on the movie itself, it at It looks like this film gets dark.
"23.03.2017 18:12:49" sploid.gizmodo.com Watching These Precisely Crafted Wooden Joints Fit Together Is Deeply Satisfying You probably want a carpenter using nails to build your house, so, you know, it doesn't fall down. But for more decorative wooden creations, fasteners can result in an unsightly finish. An alternative is to rely solely on precisely engineered wooden It looks like an impossible optical illusion, but it's not.
"23.03.2017 18:01:52" gizmodo.com Important People Decided It Was Time for Some New Clouds People like giving official names to things—other groups of people, weird new animals, stars, round planets, and even the shapes that blobs of water vapor condense into in the sky. But move over, other names describing water vapor. There's a new name in There's a whole new kind of cloud, folks
"23.03.2017 17:25:14" io9.gizmodo.com The Handmaid's Tale Trailer Shows a World Where Fear Breeds Contempt The first full trailer for The Handmaid's Tale is here. The show debuts April 26 on Hulu. This is shaping up to be one of the most impactful shows of 2017.
"23.03.2017 16:53:56" io9.gizmodo.com The Live-Action Mulan May Have Songs After All Director Niki Caro is confused why anyone would think her live-action Mulan would have no songs. Perhaps it's because she's the one who said it would have no songs less than a week ago. Hope remains
"23.03.2017 16:41:50" jalopnik.com Uber Employees Use Secret Tools To Target Drivers And Undercut Competition Three years ago, ride-hailing giant Uber came under investigation for a tool called “God View” that allowed employees to track drivers and customers in real-time. Uber has since scaled that ability back, but Jalopnik has learned the company still deploys Uber uses this tool to target its drivers who also work for competitors.
"23.03.2017 16:30:51" gizmodo.com Smog-Filtering Screens Will Make Our Polluted Future Slightly More Tolerable As our newly-elected leaders do everything they can to roll back environmental regulations, the future is looking more and more like a smog-filled dystopia. But not all scientific progress has ground to a halt. Scientists at National University of One day opening a window won't leave you coughing and wheezing.
"23.03.2017 16:18:33" gizmodo.com It Sure Looks Like That Viral 'Trump Cat' Site Is a Massive Troll Trump is, to put it mildly, oversensitive. From the bully pulpit of Twitter he lays into the source of any perceived insult, be it a union leader, Saturday Night Live, or a teenage girl. Similarly, his organizations are known for their willingness to They told a lie and deserted us
"23.03.2017 16:02:32" io9.gizmodo.com Voltron Legendary Defender's Creators Look Back at the Original Show and the Timeless Appeal of Giant Robot Lions Netflix is bringing a new collection of episodes from the original Voltron, hand-picked by the creative team that's brought the iconic series back to life. To celebrate, we sat down with Legendary Defender executive producers Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren We spoke with the executive producers of Voltron: Legendary Defender to reminisce about what they loved in the original show.
"23.03.2017 15:32:38" paleofuture.gizmodo.com US Diplomat Was Investigated for Spying as a Kid Because He Kept Writing Boeing Asking for Photos By most standards, Robert F. Dorr lived the most all-American, patriotic life anyone possibly could. He served in the Air Force, he was a diplomat with the State Department from the 1960s to the 1980s, and he went on to be a successful author and TV This is hilarious.
"23.03.2017 15:14:22" gizmodo.com Say Goodbye to Virgin America Alaska Airlines announced on Wednesday that it will retire the Virgin America brand sometime in 2019. The Seattle-based airline bought Virgin America last year for $2.6 billion with the hope of expanding beyond the Pacific Northwest. Richard Branson, Don't worry, Alaska Airlines will make its planes cool too
"23.03.2017 15:03:55" gizmodo.com The Last Scrap of the North American Ice Sheet Is Melting The planet is warming and Arctic ice is melting. These facts are hardly news. But it's not just habitat for polar bears that's being lost—a piece of Earth's history is disappearing, too. After thousands, perhaps millions, of years.
"23.03.2017 14:52:03" gizmodo.com Insane Light System Blasts the Energy of 10,000 Suns German scientists have constructed a powerful new light system that can focus energy equivalent to the radiation of 10,000 suns onto a single spot. Eventually, they hope, this “artificial sun” could be used to produce environmentally-friendly fuels. A super villain's dream come true.
"23.03.2017 14:39:29" gizmodo.com Insane Light System Blasts the Energy of 10,000 Suns German scientists have constructed a powerful new light system that can focus energy equivalent to the radiation of 10,000 suns onto a single spot. Eventually, they hope, this “artificial sun” could be used to produce environmentally-friendly fuels. Is this a good idea?
"23.03.2017 14:31:02" sploid.gizmodo.com Pouring Random Liquids Into an Aquarium Is Equal Parts Beautiful and Disgusting Through the lens of a talented photographer, even the most haunting, disturbing, and distressing scenes can be made beautiful. But we can't decide if photographer Brian Tomlinson's experiments with pouring random stuff into aquariums looks like a modern Art, or the aftermath of partying all night long?
"23.03.2017 14:05:07" fieldguide.gizmodo.com 8 Apps That Actually Make the Most of an Android Tablet So you've picked up a brand new Galaxy Tab S3 or any other Android tablet and your first thought is: how am I going to make the most of this extra screen space? The general consensus is that iOS is stronger in the tablet department, but there are Android Not everything is Netflix and Super Mario Run.
"23.03.2017 13:49:22" io9.gizmodo.com We Know the Name of Woody Harrelson's Character in the Han Solo Movie Gwendoline Christie joins the Darkest Minds adaptation. Laura Dern offers the vaguest of hints about her role in The Last Jedi. Assassin's Creed is heading to television. Plus, a boatload of new Transformers posters, a new set picture from Infinity War, Plus new pictures from the next seasons of Doctor Who and Orphan Black, and Gwendoline Christie signs up for a new post-apocalyptic saga.
"23.03.2017 13:39:09" io9.gizmodo.com Supergirl Shows Up to Fight Her Jerk Cousin in Injustice 2 Aw, look, little baby Kal-El, Isn't he cute? Too bad he's going to grow up to be a murderous despot who beats up all his friends and takes over his adopted homeworld. The look of disgust on Kara's face...
"23.03.2017 13:34:20" gizmodo.com Things I Managed to Do With the $250 Computer From Hell I've never been to hell, but I imagine it's a lot like going to work and using an abysmally slow computer. That's exactly what I've been doing for the past two weeks, as I've plodded along in my own personal nightmare using a tiny, $250 PC built for Behold: a computer from hell.
"23.03.2017 13:22:53" gizmodo.com A Middle Eastern Airline Is Scorching Trump's Electronics Ban on Twitter Starting this week, anyone flying on Royal Jordanian's routes to the United States from cities like Amman won't be allowed to bring any electronic device bigger than a smartphone into the cabin. And Royal Jordanian is expressing its displeasure with some This is next level subtweeting of Donald J. Trump
"23.03.2017 13:01:20" gizmodo.com Florida Man Accidentally Destroys at Least 10 Homes While Burning Books If you're looking to get rid of old books, there are plenty of places to donate them. Unfortunately, a man in Florida didn't know that and has destroyed between 10 to 15 homes in a fire that's still raging in Nassau County. Florida Man strikes again
"23.03.2017 10:53:36" gizmodo.com EpiPens Recalled For Failing to Work People around the world depend on their EpiPen to work in the case of life-threatening allergic reactions. But two people recently found out the hard way that their EpiPens were faulty. As a result, the makers of EpiPen are recalling over 81,000 EpiPens Yikes.
"23.03.2017 04:48:04" gizmodo.com Trump Targets 17-Year-Old Girl's Cat Site Because Everything is Stupid Y Combinator's Sam Altman recently called Trump “the Silicon Valley candidate” because of his disruptive nature. But maybe it's really just because he's a troll who recognizes the power of a cat meme. The pettiness knows no end.
"23.03.2017 03:02:51" gizmodo.com Prosecutors Say They Are Hacking Over 100 Phones Confiscated at Inauguration Protests The Trump inauguration is mostly remembered for the White House's hilarious attempt to lie about attendance numbers and a dumb nazi getting his dome rocked. But there was also that situation where hundreds of people were arrested and slapped with rioting But how?
"23.03.2017 01:09:43" io9.gizmodo.com A Boy Cares Only for His Pet Scorpion in This Funny and Surprising Animated Short It's short, it's clever, and it features possibly the most charismatic animated scorpion in cinematic history. Grant Kolton's By the Name of Boston follows the adventures of a petulant boy and his poisonous BFF, with a story twist at the end you might see Best friends forever, or until the end of the movie.
"23.03.2017 00:36:01" gizmodo.com Exxon Probably 'Lost' Those Secret Rex Tillerson Emails, They're Figuring It Out If the 2016 election taught us anything, we now know that proper handling of email is the most important thing in the world. Recently, it came to light that while Rex Tillerson was CEO of ExxonMobil, he used an email account with an alias for his You know, it was a software issue. That's all.
"22.03.2017 23:43:23" io9.gizmodo.com The Directors of Swiss Army Man Are Making a Scifi Movie And you've probably heard of the producers, too. And if you aren't excited, you haven't seen Swiss Army Man.
"22.03.2017 23:12:56" io9.gizmodo.com Next Up For the Spider-Man Movieverse: Black Cat and Silver Sable This summer, a new Spider-Man makes his film debut. Next fall, a film focusing on his frequent opponent Venom should be hitting theaters. And now, a third film based in the Spider-Man universe is in the works, this one starring both Black Cat and Silver The Spider-Man spin-offs just keep on coming!
"22.03.2017 22:49:15" io9.gizmodo.com The Next Six Entries in the Power Rangers Movie Franchise Will Be One Big Arc The Power Rangers movie reboot hits theaters this week, and it's not going to be the last time we see these teenagers with attitude if the man who brought Power Rangers into existence has anything to say about it. In fact, there are plans already under There are lofty plans for the future of the Power Rangers.
"22.03.2017 22:35:04" gizmodo.com Google Top Stories Serves Breitbart Bullshit on Climate Science Coral reef experts and climate scientists agree that due to rising temperatures, Australia's Great Barrier Reef is pretty much fucked. But when you search Google for “Great Barrier Reef,” that's not all that you'll find. Instead, at the very top of the This is not good! http://gizmo.do/e3K98ph
"22.03.2017 22:26:48" gizmodo.com Finally, an Astrophysics Simulation Even Your Stoner Friend Will Love The Milky Way isn't just stars orbiting a black hole—it's loaded with dust and debris, floating with reckless abandon in the space between solar systems. And like the stuff that accompanies wildfires or windy days in the desert, dust makes it hard to see. *Hits bong* whoa haha
"22.03.2017 21:55:51" io9.gizmodo.com Disney, Give Me a Gaston Prequel to Beauty and the Beast This week we've heard that Disney will be looking at “spinoff and prequel” ideas for the live-action Beauty and the Beast movie that has just come out. But they don't need to look at other options, because there is one obvious and perfect choice: A movie This would be the best possible move
"22.03.2017 21:23:42" gizmodo.com Astronauts Can See Mount Etna's Crazy Eruption From the Space Station Seeing as the Earth is a puny nugget of metal sitting atop a nearly 2000 mile-thick mantle of high-pressure flowing rock, it's no surprise that the rock occasionally seeps out, either slowly or explosively, through the surface. It's pretty cool to see the What is that teensy little red speck? Oh, it's a volcano!
"22.03.2017 20:49:02" sploid.gizmodo.com Try and Watch This Bonkers Spinning Office Chair for More Than Five Seconds Without Puking What's 15 minutes of fame worth to you? Are you willing to spend the rest of your life feeling like you just rode the Tilt-A-Whirl at the carnival for three weeks? Because strapping yourself into a spinning office chair powered by a pair of spraying Think of the worst carnival ride you've ever been on, this is a thousand times worse.
"22.03.2017 20:36:26" gizmodo.com The 69 New Emoji Candidates, Ranked Guys, we're getting deliciously close to a big emoji upgrade. Appropriately named Emoji 5.0, the new batch of silly symbols includes several very specific items as well as some long sought-after essentials. Do you have a favorite? We do. Very nice, very nice indeed
"22.03.2017 20:09:00" Gadget Review: Samsung Tab S3 Samsung's iPad is amazing!
"22.03.2017 19:51:55" io9.gizmodo.com Everyone Wants Michael Shannon to Play Cable in Deadpool 2 Multiple sources are saying that Michael Shannon, who has already done time in a comic book film as Zod in Man of Steel, is the man that Fox wants to play Cable in Deadpool 2. But then, there are so many reports about this role that it's getting really This feels unlikely
"22.03.2017 19:09:05" io9.gizmodo.com The Director of Power Rangers Stands Behind His Bold Choices for the Movie Power Rangers is the movie director Dean Israelite wanted to make. Whether you love the finished product or hate it, the director had a vision and he stuck to it. And when io9 asked him about his reasons for going certain directions with the movie, Which many people aren't going to be happy with.
"22.03.2017 18:49:49" gizmodo.com Yet Another Reason Honeybees Are Screwed: Your Damn Almonds It's no secret that bees have been having a really rough time: Just yesterday, the rusty-patched bumble became the first bee in the continental United States officially listed under the Endangered Species Act. But that's the tip of the iceberg for our Maybe think about those almonds you love so much.
"22.03.2017 18:18:25" gizmodo.com The Curiosity Rover's Wheels Aren't Looking So Good A routine check performed by NASA has uncovered two tears on the treads of the Mars Curiosity Rover's left middle wheel. The damage isn't unexpected, nor is it catastrophic, but it's a reminder that this intrepid little explorer won't last forever. The Mars rover is starting to show signs of aging.
"22.03.2017 18:18:23" gizmodo.com Sting Operation Reveals Science's Insane Fake News Problem If someone applied to a top position at a company, you'd hope a hiring manager would at least Google the applicant to ensure they're qualified. A group of researchers sent phony resumes to 360 scientific journals for an applicant whose Polish name Some journals accepted "Dr. Fraud" to their editorial board
"22.03.2017 18:04:48" gizmodo.com Coded 4chan Post Hinted at Westminster Attack a Day in Advance Details are still emerging about an attack carried out today outside the UK's Houses of Parliament. As officials try to determine the identity of a suspect who was shot by police, a 4chan thread from less than 24 hours earlier appears to announce the The coded message pointed to the GPS coordinates of Big Ben
"22.03.2017 18:03:02" gizmodo.com The Brains of Blind People Really Are Wired to Enhance Other Senses It's often said that the loss of one sense improves the others. New research shows the dramatic extent to which this is true in blind people, and how their brains make new connections to boost hearing, smell, touch—and even cognitive functions such as Brains are so cool.
"22.03.2017 17:41:19" io9.gizmodo.com There Was Yet Another Ending Planned for Rogue One and It Was Absolutely Insane Here's a hint: it involved carbon freezing. We're both glad, as well as sad, this didn't come to fruition.
"22.03.2017 17:07:58" gizmodo.com This Nest Security Flaw Is Remarkably Dumb The internet has made it supremely easy to install connected security cameras wherever you want. Unfortunately for Nest, that easy connectivity makes it simple for hackers to disable its cameras with just a few keystrokes. And that's a very bad feature Turns out Nest security cameras aren't very secure
"22.03.2017 17:07:30" theslot.jezebel.com Report: Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Secretly Worked to Advance Russian Interests Paul Manafort, who worked on the Trump campaign from March until August 2016, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire with ties to Putin to advance Russian interests beginning during the Bush administration, the Associated Press reports. Manafort claims that this is a "smear campaign."
"22.03.2017 16:37:07" gizmodo.com LinkedIn Picks a Losing Battle With Fake News Propagandists ramming verifiably false information into the eyeballs of credulous internet users—now dubbed “fake news”—is one of the most daunting, complicated issues facing social platforms today. Even the richest, most powerful tech companies with the In every way this is a terrible pivot
"22.03.2017 16:27:04" gizmodo.com Trump's Electronics Ban on Airplanes Makes Less Sense Every Day Here's a riddle: If a Trump policy targets random locations in the Middle East, and nobody can explain it, does anybody really know what's happening? It's a tough riddle because it's practically impossible to answer. Yet, this is our reality now. You're not the only one who feels confused by the president
"22.03.2017 16:15:57" io9.gizmodo.com You Can Watch the First Five Minutes of Ghost in the Shell Right Here Whatever else might be true of the live-action Ghost in the Shell movie, it's also true that the filmmakers have put as much of the budget on the screen as humanly possible. And as you can tell when you watch the film's opening scene—available here and There is a lot packed into these five minutes
"22.03.2017 16:02:20" io9.gizmodo.com The Teaser for Netflix's Death Note Adaptation Is the Most Netflix Thing Ever Made I really, really wish there was something more interesting going on in the footage from Netflix's adaptation of Death Note. Instead, it looks exactly like every other drama from Netflix: angsty leads, washed out colors, and the occasional flash of a CG We have seen all of this from Netflix before.
"22.03.2017 15:44:33" gizmodo.com Noted Shithead Jason Chaffetz Wants to Use Facial Recognition to Track Immigrants Hey, remember Congressman Jason Chaffetz, the guy who said poor people should stop buying so many dang iPhones if they want healthcare? Well, the dingus has done it again: During a congressional hearing about the government's use of use of facial The "don't buy an iPhone if you want healthcare" guy has done it again
"22.03.2017 15:09:06" gizmodo.com 15-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Sexually Assaulted on Facebook Live While 40 People Watched Since it debuted nearly a year ago, Facebook Live has been rife with content moderation problems. The latest in a long line of horrific examples comes from Chicago, where the Associated Press reports that a missing 15-year-old girl was allegedly sexually This is awful.
"22.03.2017 14:15:27" sploid.gizmodo.com Mountain Biking Down an Abandoned Mine Shaft Is a Dimly Lit Descent Into Hell There are lots of places to go off-road mountain biking if you're looking for a cheap thrill (or the chance to break your neck). But one of the most dangerous has to be riding into an abandoned mine shaft. If your flashlight dies as you're pedalling deep Make sure you bring extra flashlight batteries.
"22.03.2017 13:36:31" io9.gizmodo.com We Could Get More Movies From the Live-Action Beauty and the Beast Universe The Terminator franchise might not be as in a dire state as we thought. Woody Harrelson hypes up the Han Solo spinoff. Doctor Who's next season has a big three-parter with some new villains. Plus, speedy set pictures from Black Panther, and a new look at Plus a new look at Agents of SHIELD's big returning character, and Doctor Who is tackling a big three-parter next season.
"22.03.2017 13:02:45" gizmodo.com Samsung's New iPad Pro Is Just Fantastic Coming a year after the launch of Apple's first 9.7-inch iPad Pro the new iteration from Samsung feels daring. While it has the same sleek lines, is just as light, and possesses the magnetic connection on one side for easy keyboard cover attachment, If you hate iOS on the iPad you're in luck...
"22.03.2017 12:06:58" gizmodo.com North Korea Has a Hard Time Getting One Up North Korea was pretty proud of itself earlier this month when it was able to perform four times in a single day. But much of that enthusiasm has waned overnight as North Korea has found it hard to get one up. Don't be embarrassed, it happens to a lot of countries
"22.03.2017 11:34:44" gizmodo.com Fortune Cites Fake Telegram From McDonald's to President Nixon That Says 'Retire Bitch' Last week, the McDonald's Twitter account got into a bit of trouble when it sent a tweet to President Trump calling him a “disgusting excuse for a president.” We still don't know what happened (McDonald's said its account was “compromised”) but Fortune This viral telegram is totally fake.
"22.03.2017 09:26:34" gizmodo.com Senator Asks Supreme Court Nominee If He'd Rather Fight 100 Duck-Sized Horses or a Horse-Sized Duck Neil Gorsuch is poised to be the next Supreme Court justice of the United States, filling a spot that's been vacant for over a year. Gorsuch will wield enormous power and help shape the country's laws for generations to come. And Republican Senators Reddit memes are officially mainstream.
"22.03.2017 02:59:06" gizmodo.com New Options for Getting Your Cat High Can Only Be a Good Thing Catnip has long been the preferred fix for cats. Given just a tiny whiff of the plant, most cats will temporarily turn into an approximation of a fully loaded, 1970s era Dennis Hopper. But for some cats, it's as pointless as an O'Douls. A new study has There's still hope for cats who don't dig catnip.
"22.03.2017 01:27:40" gizmodo.com Texas Senate Passes Bill Allowing Doctors to Withhold Information From Pregnant Women In a mind-bogglingly dangerous move, conservatives in the Texas Senate have passed a bill that some say would make it legal for doctors to lie to pregnant women about discoveries made during prenatal testing. Who needs to trust their doctor anyway?
"22.03.2017 01:05:09" io9.gizmodo.com So Who Is the Mysterious Clawed Mutant Marvel Is Teasing in X-Men: Blue? Sadly, it's probably not Wild Thing. Is it Wolverine? A clone of Wolverine? Or none of the above?
"22.03.2017 00:42:45" jalopnik.com Got Diesel Volkswagen Settlement Questions? Ask The Lead Plaintiffs' Lawyer Anything Tomorrow Morning Elizabeth Cabraser serves as the lead counsel of the Plaintiff's Steering Committee for all Dieselgate-related litigation, meaning her job is to make sure consumers get the compensation they deserve in this case. Cabraser is stopping by Jalopnik to do a Get your questions ready for Jalopnik's Q&A tomorrow morning.
"22.03.2017 00:10:25" io9.gizmodo.com A Mother Either Has an Evil Nanny or Is Going Crazy in the New Horror Movie Madre A pregnant woman hires a new nanny to care for her autistic young son—and that's when the trouble begins in Madre, a chilling horror movie from writer-director Aaron Burns. It premiered at this year'sSXSW and will be streaming on Netflix later this year, What if the person taking care of your child was plotting against you?
"21.03.2017 23:43:36" gizmodo.com Trump's Supreme Court Pick Could Shape Bioethics for Generations Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's freshly-announced nominee for the US Supreme Court, has spent his career weighing matters of life and death. His views on life—that it is sacred and “intrinsically valuable”—are likely to shape court decisions in areas from Neil Gorsuch's views are likely to shape court decisions in areas from abortion to assisted suicide for decades to come.
"21.03.2017 23:13:21" gizmodo.com Gab CEO Andrew Torba Is Mad Online Today the mobile version of Gab.ai—the invite-only free(ish) speech social network that has become the de facto home for many of the alt-right ecelebrities banned from Twitter—was not approved for placement on Apple's App Store. CEO Andrew Torba isn't Yes, I'm sure this will get Apple to change their minds
"21.03.2017 22:40:14" io9.gizmodo.com Senator Ted Cruz Has Forever Tainted The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy You will never be able to enjoy the fun—and easy—question “What's the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything?” again. Not once you've seen Senator Ted Cruz start off the confirmation hearing of Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Douglas Adams would not be amused.
"21.03.2017 21:26:10" gizmodo.com Wildfires Have Already Toasted a Staggering Amount of Land in the US This Year The 2017 US wildfire season is off to alarming start, with thousands of individual fires having scorched through 2 million acres since the start of the year. That's nearly 10 times more land burned than what's typically seen at this stage of the Not a good start to the 2017 wildfire season.
"21.03.2017 21:16:24" gizmodo.com Ted Cruz Graciously Suggests Launching Himself Into Space Today, president Donald Trump signed S.442, aka the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017, which authorizes $19.5 billion in funding for the agency in 2018. The bill emphasizes the importance of human Thanks for volunteering, Ted Cruz!
"21.03.2017 21:11:46" fieldguide.gizmodo.com Your Favorite Music App Has Higher Quality Audio Than You Think Chances are you've signed up to at least one streaming service—but are you making the most of the best-quality music on offer? A quick audit of your apps can boost both streaming and downloaded bit-rates, so you're always assured of the highest fidelity Get the most tunes out of the services you subscribe to.
"21.03.2017 21:03:55" gizmodo.com People Keep Finding Coins in Their MacBooks and Nobody Knows Why Look, I love my Macbook, but Apple's products are often (rightly) criticized for being too expensive. We finally have an explanation for the huge price gouge customers have come to expect: they're made with literal money! Truly one of the greatest mysteries of our time.
"21.03.2017 20:51:23" io9.gizmodo.com iZombie's New Trailer Previews What May Be the Show's Best Mystery Yet We finally have a full-length trailer for the next season of iZombie, and it tells us a lot about what's in store for the team after last season's total shake-up of a finale. The answer: Major Lilywhite helps solve crimes by eating a teenage girl's brain. There are some side effects to eating teenage girl brains
"21.03.2017 20:30:11" io9 Don't miss this io9 exclusive look! 12 classic episodes of Voltron are coming to Netflix on March 24, hand picked by the creators of DreamWorks' new series Voltron Legendary Defender. An io9 exclusive first look! 12 classic 1984 episodes of Voltron are coming to Netflix on March 24.
"21.03.2017 20:21:42" gizmodo.com Here Is a Tweet Venture Capitalist Benedict Evans Just Deleted Benedict Evans is an investor who works at famed Silicon Valley venture capital fund Andressen Horowitz. Today, Evans made a tweet snitching to Apple about adult-oriented content on their platform and deleted it shortly afterward. Here it is: Oh my. http://gizmo.do/p1tJ5Ox
"21.03.2017 20:10:12" gizmodo.com A New Technique Captures Stunning Timelapse Footage of the Smallest Living Things Microscopes let us observe some of the smallest objects in our universe, but with limitations when it comes to movements that can take hours, days, even weeks to play out. So a team of Austrian scientists developed new software that allows microscopes to Microscopic timelapses, invisible to the naked eye.
"21.03.2017 19:43:06" gizmodo.com Microsoft Hit With a Bunch Service Outages, Again According to several reports, Microsoft's online services have been suffering through some pretty major outages this afternoon. Xbox Live, OneDrive, Outlook.com, Skype, Azure, and the Windows Store have all had issues letting users log into accounts. Were you affected?
"21.03.2017 19:31:59" io9.gizmodo.com Here's the Important Stuff That Happens in Iron Fist So You Don't Have to Watch It Netflix and Marvel's Iron Fist is not good TV. It is bad and boring TV with terrible fight scenes and a lead actor who comes from the “petulant grimace” school of acting. The only reason to watch Iron Fist is so you can be prepared for The Defenders, the We just saved you so much time AND spared you so much bad TV.
"21.03.2017 19:08:51" thegrapevine.theroot.com Painter Alim Smith Talks Going Viral After Turning Memes Into Art Alim Smith's artwork is something you'd imagine a modern-day Picasso creating. And with social media the way that it is, Smith is currently riding the wave of his internet, viral fame. A Picasso-esque take on internet memes.
"21.03.2017 18:54:50" gizmodo.com Wait, Crabs Can Climb Trees?! Scientists recently discovered a new species of crab in Hong Kong. It's very tiny, less than a centimeter long. It also climbs trees, which is terrifying. Click to see the largest crab in the world
"21.03.2017 18:53:15" gizmodo.com The Word 'Planet' is So Important and Such Bullshit Millennials have already lost so much: A relatively secure housing market, the hope of stable careers, and an Earth that wasn't completely littered with the mistakes of Baby Boomers. So when Pluto was demoted to a dwarf planet in 2006, it was another nail There's a lot going on.
"21.03.2017 18:34:55" io9.gizmodo.com Can You Figure Out Why Lucasfilm Hates This Photo of Luke Skywalker? Not the photo up top, the one below. There's nothing at first glance that would tell you why Lucasfilm refused to release this behind-the-scenes photo from A New Hope. But once you hear it, and put it together with George Lucas' need to control details, Mark Hamill explains why Lucasfilm hid one photo for years
"21.03.2017 18:24:00" gizmodo.com An Asteroid Hunter on What We Need to Do to Prevent Armageddon Humans are rightly terrified by the threat of nuclear war, but there's also a non-zero chance that a giant rock will come hurling through our atmosphere to ruin every Earthling's day. When that happened 66 million years ago, it triggered a mass extinction We're not entirely helpless.
"21.03.2017 18:12:23" io9.gizmodo.com The Future of Ghostbusters Is Uncertain, But Ivan Reitman Has a Plan At Ghost Corps, the Ghostbusters office on the Sony Pictures lot in Los Angeles, franchise co-creator Ivan Reitman admits the most recent film was a disappointment. And yet the Ghostbusters are not dead, and do not need to be busted themselves. Not by a A new animated film is still very much in the works.
"21.03.2017 18:00:25" gizmodo.com How Deadly Spider Venom Might Save Lives Funnel web spiders are a perplexing bunch. The eight-legged Australian creatures can kill with their venom, but are simultaneously required for creating the antidote. Now, it turns out their venom might have another purpose—protecting the brain from the Would you let scientists inject spider venom into your brain?
"21.03.2017 17:47:38" theslot.jezebel.com Hacked Texts Suggest Manafort Continued to Play a Role After Departing Trump Campaign As the investigation into the Trump campaign's contacts with Russian intelligence services heats up, the White House has launched what appears to be a concerted effort to minimize the role that Paul Manafort—the former Trump campaign chairman with a long Text messages allegedly hacked from a phone belonging to Manafort's daughter suggest that Manafort remained "very much involved."
"21.03.2017 17:17:22" io9.gizmodo.com Is There a Point to a Princesses Movie Not Done by Disney? According to Tracking Board, the latest script making its way through Hollywood right now is Princesses by Nir Paniry, described as “a female-driven Avengers featuring classic fairy tale princesses.” It's being pitched to everyone, though, even though we Just watch Once Upon a Time instead.
"21.03.2017 16:42:06" gizmodo.com Google Will Finally Do Something, Anything, About Ads on Racist Videos After heavy criticism in the UK and Europe, Google announced today that it has begun implementing some striking changes to its advertising systems. A long time coming.
"21.03.2017 16:27:45" jalopnik.com This 'Ghost Plane' Crash Is One of the Weirdest Mysteries of 2017 U.S. and Canadian authorities are rightfully spooked following a plane crash in Ontario, Canada on Wednesday night. What's got them shook? There's absolutely no trace than anybody actually went down with the plane. Police reported no sign of a pilot at the crash site.
"21.03.2017 16:12:59" gizmodo.com Reddit Is Now a Social Network For Exactly Three People Since its creation, Reddit has always been a network of communities. The individual users carry far less weight than the health of the subreddits they contribute to. Starting today, Reddit is debuting a feature that might turn that decade-long ethos on A new Reddit is coming, but the alpha tester pool is small to say the least
"21.03.2017 16:05:12" sploid.gizmodo.com Brilliant Motion-Tracking Dart Board Guarantees a Bullseye With Every Throw A night at a local pub isn't complete without a few rounds of darts, but as your blood-alcohol level rises, your ability to hit the bullseye greatly diminishes. Unless you're playing with Mark Rober's motion-tracking dart board that automatically You'll still hit the target, even after a Guinness or two.
"21.03.2017 16:04:28" theconcourse.deadspin.com I Can't Stop Watching This Video Of Infuriating Fuck-Ups You know how when you're scrolling through Facebook, and you happen upon one of those top-down videos that shows a pair of hands creating some sort of delicious food or craft, and then you get stuck watching it for three or four minutes, not because you This is probably the funniest thing you'll see all day.
"21.03.2017 14:59:09" gizmodo.com You Can Turn Your Apple Watch Into a Game Boy That Sucks Like many people who dropped hundreds of dollars on an Apple Watch, Gabriel O'Flaherty-Chan was disappointed at how little his pricey wearable could actually do. Instead of complaining about it online like most of us, he decided to solve the problem Meetings are easier to survive when you've got Pokemon Yellow on your Apple Watch.
"21.03.2017 14:40:13" gizmodo.com A Grand Jury Just Called Tweeting an Animated GIF 'Assault With a Deadly Weapon' A Texas grand jury has charged a Maryland man with “aggravated assault with a deadly weapon” after authorities say he tweeted an animated flashing GIF designed to trigger Newsweek journalist Kurt Eichenwald's epilepsy last year, “immediately” causing him Authorities say the suspect wrote “I hope this sends him into a seizure” and “let's see if he dies.”
"21.03.2017 14:24:53" deadspin.com Fake Strongmen Fool Morning News Shows Local morning news shows have a lot of air to fill each day. So when a pair claiming to be an inspirational strongman duo blasted out a press release—citing a nonexistent tour and an America's Got Talent appearance, and offering no video or These guys talked their way onto a bunch of morning TV news shows.
"21.03.2017 14:11:23" io9.gizmodo.com Life Is the Next Great Leap Forward for Science Fiction Horror Most of the people interested in seeing Life, the astronaut thriller out on March 24, probably have certain expectations based on the movie's familiar premise: human beings encounter extraterrestrial organism, terrifying things ensue, just as in Alien, A great take on what might happen if we ever find lifeforms on other planets.
"21.03.2017 13:59:08" io9.gizmodo.com More Dire Rumors About the Future of the Terminator Franchise Screenwriters Rhett Rheese and Paul Wernick talk Deadpool 2, Zombieland 2, and everything but their new movie Life. Bad Robot's supernatural World War II movie finds some stars. Stephen Amell teases a return to the island on Arrow. Plus, a new clip from Plus, new pictures from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and next week's big episode of The Walking Dead.
"21.03.2017 13:52:41" gizmodo.com Scientists Observe Freaky Parrot Ritual, Call It Contagious Laughter Birds are incredible, beautiful creatures from afar. They have lots of colors, they have beaks, they can fly, and all that other neat birdy stuff. Up close, they are horrible, smelly dinosaurs with sharp claws who squawk and could attack at any moment. Birds are scary.
"21.03.2017 13:39:55" gizmodo.com You Can Get a Red iPhone Now Apple's online store was down for maintenance this morning, leaving us all in wonder as to what mystery product would soon be available to purchase. Would it be a new iPad Pro? A souped-up MacBook? The mass-availability of AirPods? Not quite, but there is It's exactly like the iPhone 7 or 7 Plus that has been for sale for the last six months. It's just red.
"21.03.2017 13:27:37" sploid.gizmodo.com This Time Lapse of Cell Division in a Tadpole Egg Is Freaky and Beautiful The creation of new life is a miracle, but ugh, it sure can take forever. Thanks to the wonders of time lapse photography, however, one YouTuber was able to cut the entire development cycle of a tadpole down to just 20 seconds. It almost looks fake, but It looks like CGI but it's real life
"21.03.2017 13:03:31" gizmodo.com Inside the Midwest Wildfires That Burned Cattle Alive Not all the animals that burned in the fire had died, so the cowboys returned with shotguns in hand, and bandanas over their faces to ward off the stench. The animals had to be put down as quickly and humanely as possible under the circumstances. This one was faster and hotter than most.
"21.03.2017 12:54:20" jalopnik.com This 'Ghost Plane' Crash Is One Of The Weirdest Mysteries Of 2017 U.S. and Canadian authorities are rightfully spooked following a plane crash in Ontario, Canada on Sunday night. What's got them shook? There's absolutely no trace than anybody actually went down with the plane, sparking one of the weirdest mysteries of There's absolutely no trace than anybody actually went down with the plane.
"21.03.2017 12:40:59" deadspin.com Siri, Unaware Women Play Four Quarters Of Basketball, Convinced Every Game Is Double-OT Ask Apple's digital assistant for a women's tournament score, and she'll excitedly inform you that the game was a thriller—going to double overtime. NCAA women's basketball switched from halves to quarters two years ago, but Siri didn't get the notice.
"21.03.2017 12:12:27" gizmodo.com Remember That Adorable Turtle That Had 1,000 Coins Removed From Her Stomach? She's Dead Now. Remember that story about a turtle in Thailand, nicknamed Piggy Bank, that had almost 1,000 coins removed from her stomach? The turtle that tourists used to feed coins hoping for good luck, before vets saved her, pulling out 11 pounds of coins? Well, RIP Piggy Bank, gone too soon
"21.03.2017 11:14:31" gizmodo.com US Bans Electronic Devices on Flights From 8 Muslim Countries in 'Muslim Ban by a Thousand Cuts' A former Trump administration official has called it “a Muslim ban by a thousand cuts.” And another slice was taken this morning. This new Muslim electronics ban from Donald J. Trump doesn't make sense
"21.03.2017 04:42:46" gizmodo.com UK Testing Out Drone Army to Beef Up Its Already Insane Surveillance State When you've run out of space to mount cameras, make 'em fly.
"21.03.2017 02:21:34" gizmodo.com Paris Climate Agreement Could Bring a Huge Economic Boom In the lead up to talks between the G20 nations that will take place over the next few months, Germany has commissioned an independent study to analyze the potential impacts of the Paris Agreement to combat climate change. The report found that the G20 nations will meet this week to figure out what the hell we're going to do.
"21.03.2017 00:38:28" io9.gizmodo.com A Doomed Statistician Spends His Last Moments Crunching Some Very Odd Numbers This quirky short from Campbell Hooper follows the inner monologue of a statistician who's ejected from an airplane at what would obviously be a fatal altitude. Panic doesn't factor in at all—in fact, Forty Three Thousand Feet is mostly a rumination on Weirdly, he doesn't panic at all.
"20.03.2017 23:54:56" gizmodo.com Filmmaker Painstakingly Crafts One of the Best Looks at Mars Ever Over the course of 12 years, the HiRISE camera has been photographing the Red Planet inch-by-inch from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Around 50,000 still images have been taken and anyone can check out hi-res stereo versions online. A Finnish filmmaker It took three months, but it was worth it.
"20.03.2017 22:54:10" io9.gizmodo.com NBC's Midnight, Texas Looks Like Delicious Supernatural Cheese If you're going to rip off True Blood, you might as well go right to the source. The extended trailer for NBC's supernatural drama Midnight, Texas further makes us expect that this latest Charlaine Harris adaptation about a small town filled with secrets Southern-fried vampires, witches, and werewolves.
"20.03.2017 22:42:49" gizmodo.com How Many Chicken McNuggets Are in the Big Chicken? By now, you've definitely seen or at least heard of The Big Chicken. He is large. He contains multitudes. And he is most certainly real. We calculated how many Chicken McNuggets you can get from the Big Chicken.
"20.03.2017 22:35:52" sploid.gizmodo.com Kid Basically Shits Himself Feeding a Llama Did you ever go to a petting zoo as a kid, have an awesome time, but then your scaredy cat little brother just flips out and causes a scene? Well, let us be the first to say: It is a very hilarious scene to behold. We've all been there, kid.
"20.03.2017 22:02:58" gizmodo.com The Haunting Face of a Man Who Lived 700 Years Ago This may look like a photograph, but the highly realistic face staring back at you belongs to a man who died over 700 years ago. The researchers who performed this unbelievable facial reconstruction say their work is providing new details about the way This is awesome.
"20.03.2017 21:58:42" gizmodo.com The US May Have Banned Electronics on Middle Eastern Flights But Really We Have No Goddamn Clue If you're planning on flying to the US on a Middle Eastern airline, bad news: electronic devices may be banned in carry-on luggage, depending on the airline. And the US government is taking its time confirming what their policy actually is. Another careful, well-executed Middle Eastern travel policy
"20.03.2017 21:48:21" gizmodo.com It's Time to Make Birth Control Accessible Over-the-Counter, For Everyone In our eventual feminist utopia, birth control will be available in vending machines, water parks, and even those lip-gloss-and-tampon dispensers in movie theater bathrooms. But unfortunately, obtaining oral contraceptive birth control these days is both Birth control should be over-the-counter, period.
"20.03.2017 21:41:38" io9.gizmodo.com The Star Wars Rebels Season Finale Is Gonna Be Damn Good This past weekend's episode of Star Wars Rebels may have been pretty intense, but the upcoming finale is looking bigger than anything the series has attempted in a while. Plus, lots of gooey, delicious Star Wars space battle action is always welcome. The upcoming finale is looking bigger than anything the series has attempted in a while.
"20.03.2017 20:38:05" gizmodo.com Rapping Robots Prove at Least One Job Is Safe From the Coming Android Apocalypse Every day there's a new robot with improved capabilities that promises to eventually take over yet another job. But if you're heading off to college soon, and want to ensure you've selected a career path that's safe from robo-replacement, this agonizingly Yep, this is as awkward as you suspect it is.
"20.03.2017 20:20:11" io9.gizmodo.com AMC's Humans Is Exploring All the Good Robo-Stuff Westworld Ignored Humans, AMC's scifi drama about a world where robots are as ubiquitous as smart phones, ends its second season tonight. Much like in Westworld, the artificial lives born in Humans have been slaves to humanity's whims, and just like in the finale of But what would really happen if you could pick up a robot sex toy at the Apple Store?
"20.03.2017 19:53:54" gizmodo.com FBI Director Forced to Fact-Check Trump's Twitter Bullshit in Real-Time Imagine if your Twitter account was so trash that federal investigators were called before Congress to publicly dismantle your tweets. For President Trump, that nightmare scenario became a reality on Monday. Trump tweeted out a clip from the Russia hearing with a misleading caption that was later called out in the very same hearing.
"20.03.2017 19:47:37" io9.gizmodo.com Robert Downey Jr. Will Talk To Animals as the New Doctor Dolittle For the second time, Hollywood is rebooting Doctor Dolittle with one of its biggest stars of the moment. First it was Eddie Murphy in the 1990s, and now it's Robert Downey Jr. It's another potential franchise for the popular actor.
"20.03.2017 19:33:22" gizmodo.com ITT Tech's Collapse Might Cost Taxpayers Half a Billion Dollars ITT Technical Institute closed all of its campuses last year, after the Department of Education blocked it from enrolling students on federal aid as part of their crackdown on the for-profit education company. Now, we finally have a sense of how much the The U.S. Department of Education “estimates that the total amount of closed-school discharges for former ITT students will reach $460,996,660.”
"20.03.2017 19:24:07" Fusion "No president could."
FBI Director James Comey just confirmed what we knew about Trump's wiretapping claims all along: FBI Director James Comey just confirmed what we knew about Trump's wiretapping claims all along:
"20.03.2017 19:21:51" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch Kate McKinnon Transform From Jeff Sessions Into a Mermaid in Just Three Minutes Saturday Night Live is remarkable because so much of it still happens live. In fact, the final four episodes of this season will be completely live in all four US timezones. That commitment to the craft is what makes this video of a Kate McKinnon This is incredibly impressive
"20.03.2017 18:47:07" gizmodo.com Mars Might Have Had a Kickass Big Moon Instead of Two Tiny Crappy Ones Orbiting our dusty red neighbor are two puny potatoes, Phobos and Deimos. They look like they belong among the worst (but not the absolute worst) moons in the solar system, but their existence might tell a crazy story about Mars' history. Mars might have had a moon that was, like, not a potato
"20.03.2017 18:37:23" io9.gizmodo.com The Moments That Made Us Fall in Love With the Mass Effect Video Games Mass Effect: Andromeda comes out this week, marking the end of a long wait for fan of BioWare's scifi action RPG franchise. We're big fans of Mass Effect here at io9 and have decided to celebrate the occasion by looking back at our most-loved instances The long-running series has produced some highly memorable moments over the years.
"20.03.2017 18:24:08" gizmodo.com An Alarming Number of Kids Are Getting Their Hands on Opioids From 2000 to 2015, more than 188,000 phone calls were made to US Poison Control Centers on behalf of children who were exposed to prescription opioids, according to new research. That's an average of 32 calls a day, or one call every 45 minutes. Ugh, so sad.
"20.03.2017 17:38:17" io9.gizmodo.com Here's What the Original, Far Less Tragic Ending of Rogue One Would Have Been By now, it's common knowledge that Rogue One does not end happily for any of the main characters. Sure, they accomplish their goal, and that goal makes many major things possible, but they never get to see the fruits of their labor. In early versions of And they were smart to cut it.
"20.03.2017 17:18:40" gizmodo.com A Flaming Pile of Skulls Is the Perfect Backyard Accessory for 2017 It's officially spring, and that means fire pit season is just around the corner! Nothing like drinking a beer in the backyard with some friends, while you gaze deeply into dancing flame pondering your existence and the future of mankind. Boy, do we have Does it get any more metal than this?
"20.03.2017 17:05:11" gizmodo.com How to Prove to Yourself (or Shaq) the Earth Is Round There's a group of people who've lost trust in scientists, professors, academics, and pretty much anyone who is paid to establish and dispense facts. Some of these people are rejecting a fact established hundreds of years ago that sits at the core of most Shaq spoke, and we blogged
"20.03.2017 17:03:25" gizmodo.com FBI Head Says He Has 'No Information' to Support Trump's Bullshit Wiretapping Claim Appearing before the House Select Committee on Intelligence today, FBI director James Comey couldn't offer a shred of evidence to support Donald Trump's outlandish and totally unsubstantiated claim that former President Obama wiretapped his phones at “I have no information that supports those tweets."
"20.03.2017 16:54:47" io9.gizmodo.com The Power Rangers Movie Doesn't Actually Want to Be a Power Rangers Movie The final act of Power Rangers is everything you could want from a Power Rangers movie. It's fun, funny, action-packed, and filled with so many Zords and monsters that you'll actually feel like you're watching a big-budget update of the popular kids' Don't get your hopes up for the new Power Rangers movie.
"20.03.2017 16:43:53" gizmodo.com Watch This Guy Catch a Virtual Reality Ball That Turns Out to Be Real When you strap on all of the gear required for a modern, immersive, virtual reality experience, you're all but completely blind to the real world. But interacting with real world objects can often enhance a virtual experience, so Disney's researchers came A clever way to make virtual reality feel more real.
"20.03.2017 15:48:57" gizmodo.com These Stars Had the Messiest Divorce in the Galaxy The marital feuds of strangers have long intrigued our degenerate species. It's a timeless topic that keeps several magazines afloat, even if literally none of the details are true. But what most don't know is that celebrities (and commoners) aren't the Trouble in paradise.
"20.03.2017 15:12:08" io9.gizmodo.com A New Documentary About the Muppets Shows Why Almost Everyone Loves Them Near the end of Muppet Guys Talking, puppeteer Dave Goelz is asked a question about where he's found the nobility in his life's work. “[In] folly,” he answers. “Human folly. Celebrating the degree to which we're all lost.” That's just one instance of how It's Muppetational!
"20.03.2017 15:08:16" gizmodo.com What Happened to Donald Trump's Unsecured Tweet Machine? It's hard to know exactly what's going on inside the White House these days. Is Jared Kushner still pouting the corner? Probably. Is Kellyanne Conway still putting her feet on the furniture? Surely. Is Trump still eating Big Macs on silver platters while Looks like we've got a mystery on our hands
"20.03.2017 14:59:08" sploid.gizmodo.com Dreamy Slo-Mo Footage of Dolphins Chasing a Boat Will Make Monday Morning More Manageable As you stare at your computer screen on a slow Monday morning, you're probably wondering why your job doesn't involve majestic dolphins and stunning background scenery. We don't have any answers for you, but at least there's a fullscreen option so you can How do you get a job like this?
"20.03.2017 14:57:50" gizmodo.com This Poor Cretaceous Damselfly Has Been Waiting 100 Million Years to Get Laid Scientists in China have discovered male damselflies caught in the act of trying to court females inside a piece of 100-million-year old amber. It's an extremely rare find, providing a glimpse of insectoid peacocking behavior during the age of dinosaurs. Frustrated flies.
"20.03.2017 14:46:53" io9.gizmodo.com Cheetah's Injustice 2 Super-Move Reminds Us a Whole Lot of a Classic Spider-Man Video Game Attack Hmm, maybe Peter Parker and Barbara Ann Minerva had the same martial arts sensei? Sure does look familiar, huh?
"20.03.2017 14:16:52" io9.gizmodo.com The Walking Dead Did Something I Didn't Think Was Possible It made Rosita a compelling character. Not a good episode, but it had its moments.
"20.03.2017 13:59:07" sploid.gizmodo.com This Is Where All of Daft Punk's Impossibly Catchy Samples Come From Have you ever found yourself listening to some classic 70s funk, rock, or disco and suddenly recognized a portion of the song you swear you've heard elsewhere? As YouTube's Daftworld reveals, it was probably in a Daft Punk track, given the duo's almost You'll recognize so many of these.
"20.03.2017 13:48:48" io9.gizmodo.com What Are Sylvester Stallone and Michael Rosenbaum Doing in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? Rhett Rheese and Paul Wernick discuss Deadpool's reaction to Cable. Zack Penn stresses plans for a new Matrix aren't a reboot or a remake. Andrew Kreisberg promises next season's Flash villain will be something different. Plus, a haunting new poster for Plus, The Flash plans to move away from speeder villains, and a brief new glimpse at The Dark Tower.
"20.03.2017 13:32:05" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How to Get on the Internet When Your Internet is Down Whether it's a winter storm on the East Coast, or tornadoes in middle America, or just some simple rain in California, sometimes your power goes out and takes your internet with you. Any way you look at it, when the internet is down your life is Just because your internet is down doesn't mean you aren't without options.
"20.03.2017 13:15:40" gizmodo.com Think We're Living in a Computer Simulation? Prove It Science doesn't have all the answers. There are plenty of things it and may never prove, like whether there's a God. Or whether we're living in a computer simulation, something proposed by Swedish philosopher Nick Bostrom and others, and maybe your Does it even matter?
"20.03.2017 12:02:23" gizmodo.com Senators Are Tweeting at Trump to Set Up National Security Meetings Because Everything Is Broken Remember last month when we told you about how Senator Chuck Grassley was tweeting randomly, hoping that someone at the White House would see it? Well, it's happening again. Because everything is weird and this is just how our fucked up government works Donald J. Trump please answer your pager
"20.03.2017 11:21:13" gizmodo.com Jeff Bezos, Aspiring Supervillain, Tests Out Gigantic Robot Suit What would you do if you were a billionaire? Elon Musk is trying to get to Mars. Peter Thiel wants to live forever. And Jeff Bezos, well, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos apparently wants to rule the world in a gigantic robot. At least that's the impression you Terrifying or awesome?
"20.03.2017 10:08:44" paleofuture.gizmodo.com Trump's Crazy British Spy Scenario Actually Happened Before in 1983 President Trump claims that the British were spying on him at President Obama's request—a substantial charge to be making of an American ally, let alone a former president, without any proof. But do you want to hear a dirty little secret about Trump's What if Donald J. Trump's is right about this one?
"20.03.2017 00:30:36" sploid.gizmodo.com How the US Air Force reloads the largest combat jet gun on the planet Here's the interesting process on how the largest combat jet gun gets reloaded. When you got one of the biggest guns in the world, you can't just pop in a new magazine and start firing again.
"19.03.2017 22:30:29" gizmodo.com You Can Freeze Your Fat and Poop It Out “Watch the pounds melt away!” “Lose 20 pounds in 20 days!” “Fit into those high-school jeans!” Yes, this is actually a real thing.
"19.03.2017 21:57:52" gizmodo.com Experts Worry As Germany Tests Voice Recognition Software to Screen Refugees Germany announced this week that it will begin testing voice recognition software in its screening of refugees seeking asylum. The approach may help speed up the processing of hundreds of thousands of migrants, but some experts fear that the imperfect The process of analyzing linguistics may be too much for the current tech.
"19.03.2017 21:31:26" io9.gizmodo.com Amazon's Legend of Master Legend Pilot Brings Real Life Superhero Down to Earth Amazon's pilot season continues with The Legend of Master Legend, its latest addition to the superhero genre. However, this show is a big departure from The Flash or Luke Cage. There are no superpowers here, or billionaires with battering rams. This is Being a Sin City vigilante is tough.
"19.03.2017 20:39:06" io9.gizmodo.com Fan Film Makes Me Yearn for a Ms. Marvel Solo Flick Disney and Marvel might have the next several years already planned out, but after the second Avengers: Infinity War, they're going to need to fill in some gaps. A fan film based on the adventures of Ms. Marvel makes a strong case for who should get a She could debut with a cameo in Captain Marvel.
"19.03.2017 20:30:16" gizmodo.com Why America's Internet Is So Shitty and Slow In order to comprehend just how broken internet service is, you first have to understand how the physical infrastructure of the internet works. America's internet is fundamentally broken, and there's no easy fix.
"19.03.2017 19:59:05" gizmodo.com Some Photos of Earth For Shaq, Who Thinks the Earth is Flat Dr. Shaquille O'Neal is no longer a professional basketball player, he's a podcaster. That means he has unlimited opportunities to stick his size 22 foot in his mouth. On the latest episode, he threw his support behind the ridiculous belief that the world Dr. Shaq, please don't do this.
"19.03.2017 18:30:15" sploid.gizmodo.com What's the Fastest Ship in Sci-Fi History? It took a little bit for us to reach Pluto but what if we had the power of our imaginations in our real life spaceships? Here are the ships from popular sci-fi movies, TV shows and video games (plus real life NASA ships!) to show which can move the fastest.
"19.03.2017 16:30:28" gizmodo.com 9 Facts About Computer Security That Experts Wish You Knew We asked computer security experts to separate the myths from the facts. Here's what they said. Yes, passwords matter!
"19.03.2017 16:08:44" io9.gizmodo.com Skull Island Director Originally Wanted to be a Total Dick to Previous Kongs You're not supposed to bite the hand that feeds you, but Kong: Skull Island was originally going to chew it up, spit it out, and dance on that poor hand's grave. Thank Kong it didn't happen. The opening scene would've been brutal.
"19.03.2017 15:41:12" gizmodo.com Lockheed Martin Has a Laser For the Army While everyone complains about the fact that they don't have a jetpack or a flying car yet, the military has patiently waited for its killer laser beams. Lockheed Martin says that it will hand off exactly that to the Army in the next few months. It's twice as powerful as the only other one in use.
"19.03.2017 14:33:29" io9.gizmodo.com Chuck Berry, the First Rock n' Roller for Aliens, Dies at 90 Chuck Berry, the father of rock n' roll, passed away Saturday at 90 years old. His music was sent to space for aliens to find, and for Back to the Future fans, he's the guy on the phone who heard Marty McFly perform “Johnny B. Goode” and knew it would "Send More Chuck Berry"
"19.03.2017 14:30:07" gizmodo.com What Would Happen if a Massive Solar Storm Hit the Earth? We all know that major storms can wreak havoc, flooding cities and decimating infrastructure. But there's an even bigger worry than wind and rain: space weather. If a massive solar storm hit us, our technology would be wiped out. For starters, the entire planet could go dark.
"19.03.2017 12:30:25" gizmodo.com Why Your Ears Pop — And What to Do If They Don't The surface of the Earth is covered in a thick atmospheric soup Flying sick was a bad choice. Your congested ears refuse to pop and now you're stuck on a cross-country flight, cruising at 30,000 feet of ear-splitting agony.
Here's how to fix it.
"19.03.2017 01:05:13" io9.gizmodo.com The Star Wars Rebels Producer Breaks Down the Latest Incredible Episode Star Wars history was just made.
"19.03.2017 00:30:22" gizmodo.com What Your Poop Is Trying to Tell You If you've just exorcised a poo that looks nothing like what you've eaten recently, it could be a sign of a serious illness. When it comes to pooping, everybody is different — but here are some common things that your poop can tell you about your body.
"18.03.2017 22:30:12" gizmodo.com Stop Drinking Bottled Water There are few things on this planet I hate more than bottled water. Just the crinkling sound of someone wrapping their mouth around one of those squeaky garbage accordions fills me with rage. I stopped drinking it a long time ago—and you should stop drinking it, too.
"18.03.2017 22:16:33" gizmodo.com Jackass Who Risked Lives Flying a Balloon Chair Fined $26k Daniel Boria was not the first person to see Up and think it would be a great idea to fly around in his own balloon chair. But he'll stand as an eternal example of how thoughtless this kind of stunt can be. "They didn't charge the Wright Brothers."
"18.03.2017 21:35:09" io9.gizmodo.com Any Live-Action Mulan Without 'I'll Make a Man Out of You' Is Simply a Tragedy Mulan director Niki Caro has broken my heart. Don't get me wrong, she's an amazing director, and I'm thrilled Disney is hiring more women like her to head their films. But she's now saying the live-action Mulan most likely won't have singing, which means "Mister, I'll make a man out of you!"
"18.03.2017 20:49:05" gizmodo.com Pixar's Demo Reel From the '80s Is a Trip to the Digital Dark Ages Pixar may be known for its eye-popping animation and airtight storytelling these days, but in 1988 it was a struggling high-end computer manufacturer with a demo video aimed at boring government bureaucrats. This is not your children's Pixar.
"18.03.2017 20:30:27" gizmodo.com This Playset Teaches Your Kids How to Take Care of a Real Car This engine repair set could actually end up saving them thousands of dollars when they're old enough to own a car. Forget tiny plastic kitchens and imaginary meals. Teach your kid to not get ripped off by a mechanic instead.
"18.03.2017 19:50:12" A Supercut of Our Awkward Moments on Facebook Live Happy Awkward Moments Day! Here's a supercut of all our awkward FB Live moments:
"18.03.2017 18:16:59" io9.gizmodo.com Robb Stark Is a Space Priest in Amazon's Promising Pilot Oasis It's pilot season, and Amazon is again asking viewers to suggest which of their shows should move forward this year. One of them is Oasis, a scifi drama about a chaplain who helps bring religion to a dying space colony. Also, God might be there. Or Also, King Baratheon shows up.
"18.03.2017 17:49:04" gizmodo.com Scientists Say This Society Has the Healthiest Hearts On Earth Researchers have identified the Tsimane people as having the healthiest hearts in the world. As expected, diet and exercise are believed to be responsible for the populations incredible heart health well into old age. What's perhaps most surprising about Their diet primarily consists of carbs.
"18.03.2017 17:28:11" io9.gizmodo.com 'BBC Dad' Interview Gets Inevitable Star Wars Parody Dammit, all Darth Vader wants to do is sit down with Emperor Palpatine for a nice chat about squashing the Rebellion, but those darn droids won't leave Papa Anakin alone. Those darn droids.
"18.03.2017 15:42:53" gizmodo.com Russian Bank Says Hackers are Trying to Make It Look Like Its Servers are Contacting Trump The saga of Russian cyber-ties to Trump just gets more complicated. Reports of contact between an Alfa Bank server and one belonging to the Trump organization have been circulating for months. Now, the bank says that US-based hackers have been attempting A riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.
"18.03.2017 14:30:32" io9.gizmodo.com How Much Longer Until Humanity Becomes A Hive Mind? How long will it take before humans evolve into a fully-fledged hive mind? We spoke to the experts to find out. Not surprisingly, this would change the very fabric of the human condition.
"18.03.2017 12:30:43" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch a Speeding Train Blast a Bunch of Commuters With Snow Here's a free piece of advice should you ever find yourself waiting for the first train to roll into a station after a heavy snowfall: Stand as far away from the tracks as possible, assuming you don't want to get blasted with a massive shitstorm of snow. As if having a long morning commute didn't already suck.
"18.03.2017 00:06:37" io9.gizmodo.com A Woman Realizes the Perils of Dating a Time Traveler in This Funny Scifi Short Imagine being midway through a first date that's actually going really well, when the charming stranger sitting across from you confesses that he's from the future, and has traveled back in time specifically to go out with you. Flattering? Maybe. Creepy? Kind of a red flag, that whole "man from the future" thing.
"17.03.2017 22:41:37" io9.gizmodo.com Marvel Would Really, Really Like to Remind You That There's a Ton of X-Men Comics on the Way There is only one way to remind people that the X-Men are coming back to Marvel's comic roster in big way, other than liberally sprinkling oodles of X-Men comics among your solicitations. And that way includes copious amounts of the classic X-Men cartoon What's a little more 1990s nostalgia for your troubles?
"17.03.2017 22:20:23" gizmodo.com Twitter User Accused of Sending Journalist Seizure-Inducing GIF: 'Let's See If He Dies' Friday evening, disturbing new details emerged in the case of a Maryland man accused of sending a seizure-inducing GIF to Newsweek journalist Kurt Eichenwald, including private Twitter messages where the suspect allegedly wrote “I hope this sends him into Holy shit.
"17.03.2017 22:16:05" sploid.gizmodo.com Zelda Fanatic Controls His Dang House With an Ocarina OK, you think you like the Legend of Zelda? You don't. Not compared to this guy. His entire goddamn house is ocarina-operated now, and if he forgets to bring a plastic toy instrument with him he's probably locked out. So suck on that, I guess. Ok but which song orders the pizza
"17.03.2017 21:10:38" io9.gizmodo.com Rogue One Never Had a Scripted Opening Crawl Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the first Star Wars film not to have an opening crawl. Gary Whitta, the first screenwriter on the film, did write one—but it was never actually in a script. One was written, but never truly incorporated.
"17.03.2017 20:39:08" gizmodo.com YouTube's Restricted Mode Is Hiding Some LGBT Content Anyone who's ever visited YouTube and ventured into the comments knows that the site struggles with how to deal with offensive content, and now it seems one of its content filtering features might have gone a bit too far. Over the past few days, several "Restricting these videos makes it harder for these kids to find information they need and the community that they've been missing."
"17.03.2017 20:07:33" gizmodo.com The UK Just Granted the First License to Commercialize Controversial 'Three-Parent' Babies A fertility clinic in Newcastle was just granted permission to start performing what's known as the 'three-parent baby' technique, a controversial in vitro fertilization procedure that prevents genetic diseases from being passed on to children by giving No, this does not mean designer babies are on the way.
"17.03.2017 19:08:46" gizmodo.com Why the Hell Does the James Webb Space Telescope Look Haunted? One of the most powerful telescopes ever built—NASA's James Webb Space Telescope—is set to make its big debut in 2018. But before it starts scouring distant galaxies, or searching for life around at TRAPPIST-1, the telescope must undergo quite a bit of Seriously chilling, though.
"17.03.2017 18:52:22" gizmodo.com Panicked Secret Service Says It Lost Encrypted Laptop But It's Fine, Everything's Fine Today, a Brooklyn-based Secret Service agent learned what those of us without security clearance have known for years: Don't leave a laptop in you car if you don't want it to be stolen. Don't worry, everything is fine. It's FINE.
"17.03.2017 18:18:56" gizmodo.com Why Scientists Think This Silly-Ass Bird Can't Stop Looking at Its Reflection We all like to admire ourselves in the mirror from time to time, but there's a bird in Australia that seems to have developed a rather unhealthy fixation, gazing upon its reflection for hours on end while seemingly oblivious to its surroundings. It's When birds glitch out.
"17.03.2017 18:10:59" io9.gizmodo.com Secret Empire Is Giving Us a New Patriot to Fight Back Against Steve Rogers Steve Roger's Hydra reveal is going to bring out all sorts of old and new heroes to fight against his attempt to rule the world—and one of the new ones is going to be the latest incarnation of one of Marvel's oldest heroes. But could another familiar face Whoever he is, he's got a rather sweet bird-glider thing to ride on.
"17.03.2017 17:57:28" gizmodo.com Will Humans Have to Upgrade Their Bodies to Survive on Mars? Living and boning in space—particularly on Mars—has fascinated our degenerate species for decades. Recently, SpaceX founder Elon Musk decided to put his very large amount of money where his mouth is by announcing his plans to colonize the Red Planet. NASA If you want to have sex on Mars one day, read this first.
"17.03.2017 17:48:37" io9.gizmodo.com It's Friday and the Gif Party's Got Cows We'll never stop missing Bill Paxton, one reason being our ongoing obsession with his 1996 tornado-chasing classic, Twister. The look on everyone's face in this famous scene is how we feel at the end of this week. (Everyone including the cow.) How about We can relate.
"17.03.2017 17:33:12" gizmodo.com The Grassroots Campaign to Make Reddit Less Toxic As a company, Reddit has shown itself to be either ambivalent or complicit in abuse on the site, but users are fed up. Two new but rapidly-growing subreddits—r/esist and r/fuckthealtright—want to do something about it, and they've already claimed credit Slowly but surely a resistance is growing
"17.03.2017 17:20:02" gizmodo.com White House Cites Satire Story to Support Trump's Nightmare Budget 1600 Daily is an official newsletter of the White House. It includes important information about the goings-on of the president, including his meeting schedule for the day and upcoming policy initiatives. And, at the very bottom, it includes positive In which the White House falls for an obvious joke
"17.03.2017 16:56:01" lifehacker.com The Real History of St. Patrick's Day When you think of St. Patrick's Day, you probably think of green beer, shot glass necklaces that say “Kiss Me I'm Irish,” and everybody talking about how Irish they suddenly are. That's all well and good, but I bet you don't know much about the holiday's Who is Saint Patrick? And why are we wearing green? Educate yourself a smidge.
"17.03.2017 16:49:25" End of Week Review: The Matrix, Healthcare and Facebook Diversity End of Week Review: The Matrix might be coming back, and we're conflicted about it!
"17.03.2017 16:41:09" gizmodo.com Google Wants to Make Your Images Take Up Less Space For years, Google has been trying to reduce how space images take up on the web. Most of those efforts have been based around its proprietary (and largely ignored by non-Google entities) WebP format, but a new project out of the company's research and With Google's new tech, JPEG images will look just as good (or better!) but they'll take up less space
"17.03.2017 16:40:11" gizmodo.com FBI Arrests Man For Allegedly Sending Journalist Seizure-Causing GIF On Friday, the Dallas FBI confirmed to Gizmodo that it has made an arrest in a case involving Newsweek journalist Kurt Eichenwald, who claims a man sent him a GIF over Twitter that triggered his epilepsy, causing him to have a seizure. A Dallas FBI Eichenwald says a malicious GIF sent to him over Twitter caused him to have a seizure.
"17.03.2017 16:35:10" fieldguide.gizmodo.com You Don't Really Need an Anti-Virus App Anymore Ten years ago the first thing you needed to load on a brand new computer were anti-virus and malware applications. The internet was a mine field of malicious content that could infect your entire home network with one errant click. Yet things have changed Maybe it's time to finally uninstall that obnoxious anti-virus software.
"17.03.2017 16:26:20" io9.gizmodo.com Ridley Scott May Have Just Revealed the Title of the Next Alien Movie Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant opens in May, and recently, he's been showing off footage and talking about the franchise's future. He made waves saying he's already got a script for the next film, and even said there could be three more after that. Now, He also says there are three more movies coming after that.
"17.03.2017 15:36:04" gizmodo.com Marijuanaville Trademark Denied for Similarities to Margaritaville, a 'State of Mind Inspired by Margaritas' With legalization sweeping the country, the number of trademark filings for marijuana-related products are through the roof. But when a shop recently tried to register Marijuanaville, Jimmy Buffett contested the trademark, claiming that it was too close Don't mess with Margaritaville
"17.03.2017 15:28:14" gizmodo.com Miner Finds Enormous 706-Carat Diamond, Promptly Hands it Over to the Government A pastor and independent miner in Sierra Leone has unearthed an uncut 706-carat diamond estimated to be worth tens of millions of dollars. The pastor turned the diamond over to the government in hopes that the proceeds from its sale will help the How very brave of him.
"17.03.2017 15:19:02" gizmodo.com This Silly Button by Logitech Made My Smart Home Fun Again I have issues with smart home technology. The promise of a Jetsons-style, automated living environment has never been closer, but the experience basically sucks right now. After spending a few weeks with a programmable button by Logitech, however, I feel It's so simple, it's amazing
"17.03.2017 15:03:39" gizmodo.com The First 3D Printed Cheese Was as Bizarre As You'd Expect Imagine a future in which humans can produce a vast variety of foods with all sorts of textures and shapes at the flick of a switch. Just throw a mix into your 3D printer, and, presto, gooey gorgonzola globules! Crunchy candy cubes! Incredible! Who wants some?
"17.03.2017 14:05:14" gizmodo.com America Only Voted for Weird-Ass Birds as Its New Monopoly Tokens For the second time in the past few months, Americans went to the polls and voted in a way that will have half the country scratching its heads. Kicking the classic boot, wheelbarrow, and thimble tokens to the curb, the nation has chosen to replace those Say goodbye to the boot, thimble, and wheelbarrow.
"17.03.2017 14:01:42" lifehacker.com The Real History of St. Patrick's Day When you think of St. Patrick's Day, you probably think of green beer, shot glass necklaces that say “Kiss Me I'm Irish,” and everybody talking about how Irish they suddenly are. That's all well and good, but I bet you don't know much about the holiday's St. Patrick never drank green beer.
"17.03.2017 13:47:23" gizmodo.com This Double Star System Puts 'Double Rainbow' to Shame When the world was young and unsullied, we did wholesome things, like laugh at Cheezburger memes and other cat-related pleasantries. One treasure we all adored was the Double Rainbow video, in which a man—ostensibly on peyote and beaver Seriously mind-blowing.
"17.03.2017 13:43:44" io9.gizmodo.com Why Ego the Living Planet Looks a Lot Like Kurt Russell In Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 The Rampage movie finds its villain. Henry Cavill boards the next Mission: Impossible. Expect some really big dragons on Game of Thrones next season. David Mazouz teases the threat of the Court of Owls on Gotham. Plus, a few tiny details about X-Men TV And you can expect some really, really big Dragons to be in the next season of Game of Thrones.
"17.03.2017 13:32:57" gizmodo.com This $150 Console Gave Me Every Nintendo Game I've Ever Owned in 4K I can't remember a time when I wasn't obsessed with retro video games. That's one of the reasons I was so excited about the NES Classic Edition; it's also why I spent my Thanksgiving documenting how to put together a Raspberry Pi-based mini SNES instead You can play every Nintendo game ever in a box that looks like an N64 cartridge!
"17.03.2017 13:09:18" gizmodo.com Europe's First Spacecraft to Jupiter Will Be Taking a Crazy Route They say the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, but for JUICE—a European Space Agency-led, Jupiter-bound probe scheduled to launch in 2022—the quickest route will involve a rather convoluted journey requiring four gravitational Europe's first trip to an outer planet.
"17.03.2017 12:27:31" gizmodo.com Sean Spicer Reportedly Apologizes to Britain For Talking Shit Sean Spicer, White House Press Secretary and occasional Easter Bunny, went on national TV yesterday and said that President Obama used British intelligence sources to spy on Donald Trump. GCHQ responded with a rare public statement flatly denying the Well this is embarrassing
"17.03.2017 11:36:08" gizmodo.com US Won't Rule Out Preemptive Military Strike Against North Korea Folks in the Western Hemisphere who are just waking up might be wondering what the hell is going on with North Korea and Japan. The short answer: Everybody is preparing for war. Things are getting messy with North Korea
"17.03.2017 04:26:05" sploid.gizmodo.com Understand Microprocessors By Looking at This Beautiful Blinking 'Megaprocessor' Pretty much everything that's great about technology today is thanks to the microprocessor. Billions of them are manufactured every year and they are one of the many reasons you can read this fine website. But few people understand what's going on inside Something everyone should know.
"17.03.2017 02:53:54" gizmodo.com Zoo Sues Producers For 'Traumatizing' Raccoon With An 'Erotic Video' Shoot Employees at a petting zoo in Moscow are livid over the treatment it says its raccoon received during a video shoot. The zoo's representatives claim that Tomas the raccoon was rented to a production company for a commercial shoot that turned out to be an Yeah, this is a weird one.
"17.03.2017 01:29:58" gizmodo.com Trump's Proposed Budget Is a Nightmare for Health and Medical Research American health sciences are not faring well in an initial draft of President Trump's 2018 budget proposal. Released Thursday morning, the draft proposal includes a $5.8 billion cut to the National Institutes of Health, accounting for nearly 20 percent of Trump's proposed budget is a nightmare for science—and not just the EPA.
"17.03.2017 00:39:08" io9.gizmodo.com Warner Bros Is Hoping One of These Five DC Films Will Shoot This Year For the past few weeks fans have been wondering what's happening with the DC film universe. Now we have a better idea. It would join Aquaman with a 2018 release.
"17.03.2017 00:23:50" io9.gizmodo.com The Director of 10 Cloverfield Lane Will Make an Original Film Called Space Race Deadline reports that Dan Trachtenberg, the director of last year's 10 Cloverfield Lane and one of the most unsettling new episodes of Black Mirror (“Playtest”), has just signed to make a movie called Space Race. We love this title and can only hope it's just that.
"17.03.2017 00:12:51" gizmodo.com Netflix Plan to Change Its Rating System is Troubling Users shouldn't rely on the horde of unwashed masses to make their movie and TV viewing decisions for them. But still, rating systems are useful. Netflix five star system has been in place for years and it can be handy, especially if you just want to look Dislike.
"16.03.2017 23:14:02" io9.gizmodo.com The Latest Trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight Introduces a Badass New Character Izabella, the Transformers: The Last Knight newcomer, knows she fights like a girl and she's cool with it. Because it makes her awesome. The fierce female survivor is a refreshing change of pace for the long-running Michael Bay series.
"16.03.2017 22:40:56" io9.gizmodo.com Sony Just Randomly Announced a Venom Movie Will Be Out Next Year This is straight-up crazy. Pretty much out of the blue, Sony has announced it will release a Venom movie on October 5, 2018, directed by Alex Kurtzman. It can't be worse than Spiderman 3!
"16.03.2017 22:20:30" io9.gizmodo.com The BFFs of Tragedy Girls Are Serial Killers Who Want to Become Internet Famous Rosedale High seniors Sadie and McKayla do everything together. Cheer squad, prom committee, blogging on Tumblr. Oh, and killing people. That's, like, the number one thing they're good at. Move over, Freddy Krueger.
"16.03.2017 21:58:26" gizmodo.com Destroying NASA's Office of Education Fails Future Scientists Today, President Donald Trump released a $1.1 trillion dollar draft budget for 2018, slashing EPA funds by 31 percent, the State Department by 28 percent, and zeroing out the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Endowment for the Arts, and more. Trump's budget would destroy NASA's office of education.
"16.03.2017 21:36:39" gizmodo.com Watch Sean Spicer Melt Down as Defending Trump's Wiretap Bullshit Takes Its Inevitable Toll There's no need to be coy, cute or caustic: Sean Spicer isn't doing well. After the heads of both the Senate and House Intelligence Committees said they found no evidence former President Obama secretly wiretapped Trump Tower during last year's election, Sean Spicer is a man fueled by rage, not evidence:
"16.03.2017 21:19:07" gizmodo.com Here Are All the Science and Environmental Initiatives Trump's Budget Would Decimate As expected, President Trump's proposed budget is a nightmare for science, the environment, and parts of the technology industry. Welcome to the future, where our long national nightmare may not even have the funds to keep chugging along. From wildlife refuges to lifesaving medical research.
"16.03.2017 20:56:46" gizmodo.com Google Home Now Includes Unsolicited Ads From Your Friends at Walt Disney Pictures Google Home might not be the most popular voice assistant to offer convenient information in exchange for reams of personal data, but it appears to be the first to serve ads directly into users' living rooms. Oh good, one more robot to sell us shit we don't need
"16.03.2017 19:59:01" gizmodo.com Who Is SoHo's Mystery Solitaire Master? A Gizmodo tipster has sent us exclusive photographs that reveal a man working (?) out of an office in Manhattan's SoHo district who just can't stop playing solitaire. The pictures, received through Gizmodo's tip line earlier today, are complete with Please help us identify this man.
"16.03.2017 19:47:36" gizmodo.com Trump's Proposed Budget is a Nightmare for Health and Medical Research American health sciences are not faring well in an initial draft of President Trump's 2018 budget proposal. Released Thursday morning, the draft proposal includes a $5.8 billion cut to the National Institutes of Health, accounting for nearly 20 percent of The budget blueprint released today is a good indicator of Trump's priorities.
"16.03.2017 19:35:27" io9.gizmodo.com Darth Vader Almost Killed Darth Maul Last Season on Star Wars Rebels This Saturday on Star Wars Rebels, Darth Maul finally faces down with Obi-Wan Kenobi. It's the rematch he's been waiting for since The Phantom Menace, when Kenobi cut him in two and derailed his rise to power. But it was a battle that was never supposed A nice piece of trivia before this week's can't miss Star Wars Rebels.
"16.03.2017 18:57:57" io9.gizmodo.com Where Is All the Other Live-Action Fantasy? Hello, my admirable addressees! Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will prevent me from fulfilling my duty, which is non-existent, because I am a fake mailman. This week: Should Captain America be considered a supervillain? How does Batman Also: what the hell does Batman eat?
"16.03.2017 18:23:12" sploid.gizmodo.com An Afternoon Spent at IKEA Is Even More Painful When You Weaponize Those Tiny Pencils Even the most mild-mannered among us can't spend an afternoon inside a sprawling IKEA warehouse without leaving full of rage. But if you want to drown your frustrations, do it in cheap hot dogs and soft serve ice cream instead of walking out the door, It turns out there is something worse than an afternoon spent at IKEA.
"16.03.2017 18:11:22" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How to Buy Your Personal Domain Name Before Some Dumb Troll Does It's come to our attention that Martin Shkreli, the dagger-faced pharma bro who won't leave the world alone, is buying up domains for the names of journalists who have written about him. He even targeted Gizmodo writers. Let's make sure this doesn't It's not as hard as you think!
"16.03.2017 18:07:09" gizmodo.com Scientists Found a New Window Into the Hellish Ancient Earth Four and a half billion years ago, some dust from a cloud orbiting around a star coalesced into a rocky planet. But unlike most of the dusty balls in our solar system, this one was special—it was just the right distance away from the star that one day This is pretty wild.
"16.03.2017 17:50:09" paleofuture.gizmodo.com 9 Nuclear Explosion GIFs That Will Come in Handy During the Trump Era President Trump has said that he wants a new nuclear arms race. And with more nuclear weapons in the world, there's bound to be an accident sooner or later. At least that's what the experts keep telling us. And when we inevitably descend into nuclear war, For when Donald J. Trump accidentally starts World War III.
"16.03.2017 17:07:12" gizmodo.com What the Hell is Going On With This Eyeball? A 37-year-old woman recently went to her eye doctor complaining of itching and watering eyes. While taking a close look, the doctor saw this freaky sight staring back. Gaze deeply into my protruding iris collarette...
"16.03.2017 16:09:06" gizmodo.com Two Dead After T-Mobile 'Ghost Calls' Flood 911 Center in Texas T-Mobile is just the latest mobile carrier to deal with problematic 911 calls, but this time, the problems are bad. Like so bad, people are dying. This month, numerous “ghost calls” from T-Mobile numbers flooded 911 call centers in Texas and have been These 911 problems are getting pretty scary
"16.03.2017 16:05:01" gizmodo.com The Incredible Way Tardigrades Survive Total Dehydration Tardigrades, also known as “water bears,” are probably the toughest microscopic creatures on the planet, capable of surviving freezing, radiation, and even the vacuum of space. They're also able to withstand complete dehydration—and scientists have Damn, tardigrades are cool.
"16.03.2017 16:01:46" gizmodo.com This Ridiculous True Butterfly Crime Story Gets Weirder and Weirder Hey England. You've got some beautiful rare butterflies, huh? It would be a real shame if some of them... went missing. American Crime Story's British counterpart would be a lot weirder.
"16.03.2017 15:48:14" io9.gizmodo.com The Live-Action Beauty and the Beast Is Fine, But Also Completely Unnecessary Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast isn't bad. How could it be? It's basically a remake of one of the greatest animated movies of all time. It's when it tries to be different that it stumbles, and those problems drag down the good parts where it You leave just wanting to watch the animated version
"16.03.2017 15:31:40" gizmodo.com The White House Wants to Gut the Agency That Makes Sure We Don't Live in a Toxic Wasteland On Wednesday, President Trump released a draft federal spending budget for 2018. It reads like a “Mad Max: Fury Road” prequel. The budget outline savagely guts the Environmental Protection Agency, reducing overall spending by 31 percent and zeroing out Trump's new EPA budget is a shadow repeal of Obama-era regulations and environmental protections.
"16.03.2017 15:18:27" gizmodo.com Your Favorite Netflix Shows Might Soon Look Different on Your Phone How do you watch Netflix? If you live in the US or Canada, you probably primarily watch your favorite shows or movies on your TV—or at the very least a laptop—but thanks to features like offline viewing and more generous mobile data plans, mobile usage It could be a boon for creators looking to get more inventive with their work.
"16.03.2017 14:40:16" fieldguide.gizmodo.com 8 Extensions That Should Make Your Browser a Little More Hacker-Proof The web can be a lot of fun, but it's also a pretty dangerous place to venture out into—with phishing sites, drive-by downloads and other nasties lurking around every corner. If you're browsing on Firefox or Chrome you should give your browser some extra Chrome and Firefox are pretty good, but add-ons make them better.
"16.03.2017 14:34:17" gizmodo.com Sony Patented a Method For Wirelessly Sucking Power From Your Friend's Phone You're probably already accustomed to mooching free wi-fi whenever you visit a friend, but according to a new patent Sony filed just last Friday, the company wants you to be able to steal power from a friend's phone as well, without having to connect a Soon you might be able to mooch your friend's wi-fi and smartphone battery.
"16.03.2017 14:17:37" gizmodo.com An Odor Sensor on Malaria Mosquitoes Specifically Targets Human Stench Researchers at Vanderbilt University have found a secondary set of odor sensors on female malarial mosquitoes that appear to be specifically tuned to sniff out humans. White admittedly disturbing, the discovery could lead to new ways of combating malarial An insectoid weapon pointed directly at humans.
"16.03.2017 14:14:00" gizmodo.com James Woods Sued For Misidentifying Trump Supporter Giving Nazi Salute on Twitter James Woods is still suing a dead man for defamation over a tweet that claimed Woods was a cocaine addict. Woods said that even though the man is now dead, he still wants the anonymous Twitter user doxxed. Ironically, Woods has now been slapped with a Donald J. Trump should weigh in on this
"16.03.2017 13:54:42" gizmodo.com For One Glorious Tweet, McDonald's Was Woke Ronald McDonald has had enough of Donald Trump's bullshit, and he's taken to McDonald's official corporate Twitter account to let him hear it. What finally tipped Ron over the edge? Was it Trump's second failed attempt at a Muslim ban, his proposed 31 I'm lovin' it
"16.03.2017 13:50:37" io9.gizmodo.com Intriguing New Hints About the First Order's Forces in Star Wars: The Last Jedi Say hello to Transformers: The Last Knight's newest combiner. Helen Mirren is starring in a new supernatural thriller... about a weapons manufacturer. There's good news for Legion fans. Plus, new clips from Power Rangers and The Originals, and a new Plus, a creepy new supernatural horror role for Helen Mirren, and more Legion is on the way at FX.
"16.03.2017 13:28:25" gizmodo.com Watch a Guy Install Every Version of Windows and Draw Dicks in All of Them Just for fun, a random YouTuber upgraded a single computer from Windows 1.0 to Windows 10—including every version in between. Seeing the whole process unfold before your eyes is nostalgic as hell. Watching a guy draw dicks in every version of Windows is a Interesting choice of illustration
"16.03.2017 13:24:10" gizmodo.com 'Drinkable Sunscreen' Creator Is Getting Sued For Obviously Dangerous Product Imagine yourself enjoying an idyllic day at the beach: You've been sitting out in the sun for hours and are starting to get a bit thirsty. Do you feel compelled to reach for a bottle of ice cold water from the cooler, or a sudden urge to shotgun the "Drinkable sunscreen." Just let that sink in.
"16.03.2017 13:11:25" gizmodo.com Scientists Are Turning Earth Into a Telescope to See a Black Hole Black holes may be one of the universe's most bizarre phenomena. They're literally divide-by-zeros in the sky, places where the mathematics of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity falls apart. These dense behemoths have such strong gravitational This will be EPIC.
"16.03.2017 12:38:55" gizmodo.com Why We Should All Be Worried About Congress Eroding Protections Against Genetic Discrimination In the sci-fi thriller Gattaca, Ethan Hawke struggles to compete in life and work as a biologically inferior human born without the aid of genetic selection. In Gattaca's vision of the future, selectively breeding desirable traits into humans is common. If only this were science fiction.
"16.03.2017 04:33:39" sploid.gizmodo.com Snake Tries to Eat a Whole Antelope, Things Go Horribly Wrong Don't say it. Don't. This python did not bite off more than it could chew. Pythons don't chew. Can't believe it ate the whole thing.
"16.03.2017 01:55:05" gizmodo.com Beehive Thefts Explode in New Zealand Because the Bees Can't Catch a Break We're all well aware of what a bad deal the bees have been getting in recent years. Simply put, the bees are dying globally at an alarming rate! Hell, the minute they get put on the endangered species list, bureaucracy steps in to say, “not so fast.” Now, Just leave the bees alone already.
"16.03.2017 01:10:51" io9.gizmodo.com Tokyo's Giant Gundam Statue Is Dismantled With One Final Tribute The life-sized statue of the Gundam RX-78-2 in Odaiba, Tokyo, was dismantled this week, after years safeguarding Tokyo Bay since it first appeared in 2012. However, before it went for good, its deconstruction crew gave it one last referential huzzah. With one last nod to the fans as a farewell.
"16.03.2017 00:42:04" gizmodo.com 'Drinkable Sunscreen' Creator is Getting Sued For Obviously Dangerous Product Imagine yourself enjoying an idyllic day at the beach: You've been sitting out in the sun for hours and are starting to get a bit thirsty. Do you feel compelled to reach for a bottle of ice cold water from the cooler, or a sudden urge to shotgun the Who'da thought?
"16.03.2017 00:30:59" io9.gizmodo.com Wait, So Killer Croc Lives Right Next To the Batcave in Injustice 2? This new Injustice 2 trailer is all about Firestorm, which, y'know, great. Big fan of the Nuclear Man here. But one of the moments in the new teaser has me asking questions about one of Batman's arch-foes. Did Batman tell him to hang out there, or what?
"16.03.2017 00:02:56" gizmodo.com A Holy Grail of Personal Computing Hits the Auction Block Later this month, one of the rarest specimens of hardware history will go up for auction: a working Apple-1. While most will people will never be able to afford to bid on it, this is a great opportunity to look at this beautifully ragtag machine before it Unless you can cough up hundreds of thousands of dollars, you'll just have to look at it.
"15.03.2017 23:04:25" io9.gizmodo.com One of Horror's Most Controversial and Elusive Films Is Now Available for Streaming Cult movie fans, give praise. Starting today, Shudder is streaming the long-elusive unrated version of Ken Russell's legendary 1971 The Devils, starring Oliver Reed as a priest who's accused of witchcraft, and Vanessa Redgrave as the hunchbacked nun who's At long last.
"15.03.2017 22:04:47" io9.gizmodo.com The Transfiguration Might Be the Most Disturbing Horror Movie You See This Year What makes a monster? It's the central question at the heart of the disturbing indie flick The Transfiguration, which managed to horrify me in ways that I wasn't expecting—even from a horror movie. Is he a vampire or just a monster-minded killer?
"15.03.2017 21:50:47" io9.gizmodo.com James Gunn Says Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Will Happen, But Isn't Sure If He'll Direct It The “Of Course” file is pretty big thick days, but here's another entry for it. In a new interview, director James Gunn says that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is definitely going to happen. He's just not sure if he's the one to do it. Even before Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is out, talk turns to part 3.
"15.03.2017 21:36:50" Hands On with the LG G6 Hands on with the G6 from LG Electronics USA, let us know if you have any questions:
"15.03.2017 21:05:27" gizmodo.com Florida Clinic Blinds Three Patients in Botched 'Clinical Trial' An unproven stem cell therapy conducted by a Florida clinic has blinded three patients in an apparent clinical trial gone horribly wrong. The incident showcases the extent to which unscrupulous clinics will take advantage of desperate patients—and how the Awful.
"15.03.2017 20:49:58" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch a Speeding Train Blast a Bunch of Commuters With Snow Here's a free piece of advice should you ever find yourself waiting for the first train to roll into a station after a heavy snowfall: Stand as far away from the tracks as possible, assuming you don't want to get blasted with a massive shitstorm of snow. As if having a long morning commute didn't already suck.
"15.03.2017 20:18:04" io9.gizmodo.com These Belko Experiment Claymation Shorts Are Disgusting in the Best Possible Way If the gushing rivers of blood in these claymation shorts can make your stomach churn, just imagine how you'll react while viewing the live-action film that inspired them. Depending on your work, these may be NSFW.
"15.03.2017 19:43:15" gizmodo.com America's Doctors: Climate Change is Making People Sick In the debate over Earth and its changing climate, rhetoric frequently suggests that we are destroying the planet. The truth, though, is that this hunk of floating space rock we call home will live on long after humanity. The real losers of climate change More than half of America's physicians have banded together to warn about the health risks of climate change.
"15.03.2017 19:29:36" io9.gizmodo.com The Animated Beauty and the Beast Remains a Near-Perfect Masterpiece The biggest achievement attained by Disney's 1991 film Beauty and the Beast is being the first animated film ever nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. Sure, Disney movies from that era like The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and The Lion King. remain classics When you see the new Beauty and the Beast, don't forget the original.
"15.03.2017 19:14:11" gizmodo.com Google Street View Won't Let Me Jump Inside This Volcano Imagine my excitement when I saw the Google blog post about a new Street View adventure that took you inside of a volcano. I've always wanted to jump inside of a volcano! Then can you imagine my disappointment when I learned that the new Volcano View only Awwwww heck a new Google Street View adventure!
"15.03.2017 19:11:53" gizmodo.com The Crazy Plan to Restore a Woman's Fertility—and Defy the Limits of Nature Over the course of seven years, Sezenia Tzeni endured seven rounds of in vitro fertilization. Typically, women undergo only three or four IVF treatments before either getting pregnant or giving up. But for Tzeni and her husband, conceiving a child was Can this seemingly miraculous treatment really reverse menopause?
"15.03.2017 18:56:07" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch a Blacksmithing Patriot Forge a Knife Using Beer, Bacon, and French Fries After apple pie and baseball, it's hard to think of anything more American than giant weapons and fast food. So Steve Calvert, from YouTube's Green Beetle channel, combined the two, using beer, bacon, and french fries to forge a “'Murica!” knife that Yet another way fast food could kill you.
"15.03.2017 18:28:28" gizmodo.com Here's How Russian Hackers Totally Owned Yahoo's Servers to Spy on Enemies and Make Bank On Wednesday, the Department of Justice announced charges against two members of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) and two hackers-for-hire for allegedly breaching Yahoo's servers. Mary McCord, the acting Assistant Attorney General for National This is about as bad as it gets.
"15.03.2017 18:16:30" gizmodo.com Startup Makes the First Lab-Grown Chicken Tender and Duck L'Orange A San Francisco startup plated some fairly familiar dishes at a tasting yesterday, like fried chicken with collared greens and duck l'orange. But these meats didn't come from gutted bird corpses. They were all lab-grown, and our lab-grown meat experts are Can we please try some?
"15.03.2017 18:03:19" gizmodo.com Old Galaxies Seem To Be Missing Some Dark Matter There's a gravitational anomaly that permeates our entire universe: The way most galaxies and clusters of galaxies behave implies that there's around six times more matter than we actually observe. Scientists called the missing stuff that should create New observations of the oldest galaxies have some weird results.
"15.03.2017 17:46:02" io9.gizmodo.com The New American Gods Trailer Is So Weird and So, So Good Every single bit of footage that Starz releases for American Gods makes us even more feverishly excited for the show. The latest trailer is jam-packed with gods who look deceptively normal but are, as the trailer notes, soon to entangle protagonist Shadow Meet all the gods.
"15.03.2017 17:35:09" paleofuture.gizmodo.com Rare Nuclear Test Films Saved, Declassified, and Uploaded to YouTube From 1945 until 1962, the United States conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear tests—the kind with the big mushroom cloud and all that jazz. Above-ground nuke testing was banned in 1963, but there are thousands of films from those tests that have just been Rare nuclear test films now on YouTube
"15.03.2017 17:29:01" gizmodo.com Alien Life Could Be Island Hopping Between TRAPPIST-1 Planets The TRAPPIST-1 system has totally entranced Earthlings since NASA announced its discovery last month. For both astronomers and tinfoil hat believers (*raises hand*), TRAPPIST-1 is a sign of hope for finding alien life, since three of its planets are TRAPPIST-1 keeps getting better and weirder.
"15.03.2017 17:02:09" gizmodo.com On Anniversary of Fappening Hacker Charges, Sad Jerks Post More Nude Photos Exactly one year ago today Ryan Collins—one of the hackers involved in the celebrity iCloud nude photo leaks known as “the Fappening”—was charged with violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Today, more alleged intimate photos of actresses are being What a disgusting world we live in
"15.03.2017 16:33:47" io9.gizmodo.com Darth Vader's Big Rogue One Scene Barely Made It Into the Film One of the biggest highlights of Rogue One—maybe the biggest—is when the Dark Lord of the Sith boards the doomed Rebel ship that's trying to get the Death Star plans to Princess Leia's Tantive IV. But it turns out the scene was conceived at practically The editor was the one to realize it was missing
"15.03.2017 16:11:15" gizmodo.com Canada is Finally Getting Its First Spaceport Halifax-based Maritime Launch Services has confirmed its plans to build a $148-million rocket spaceport near Canso, Nova Scotia. Scheduled for completion in 2020, it'll be Canada's first and only site where rockets can be launched into orbit. Go Canada!
"15.03.2017 15:52:49" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch a Giant Excavator Battle a Massive Trash Fire Ever wonder what it looks like when a four-story-tall excavator faces off against several acres of burning trash and scraps? Well, wonder no more, dear reader. Here is your daily garbage fire
"15.03.2017 15:49:32" gizmodo.com Justice Department Charges Four People Linked to Russia in Connection to 2014 Yahoo Hack The US Department of Justice announced today the indictment of four people for their alleged roles in the 2014 Yahoo cyberattack that compromised an estimated 500 million accounts. The indictments target two members of the Russian intelligence agency FSB and two hackers allegedly hired by the Russians.
"15.03.2017 15:21:59" gizmodo.com Some Hackers Figured Out How to Take Control of Anybody's WhatsApp Account Security researchers just announced the discovery of major vulnerabilities in WhatsApp and Telegram, two popular messaging apps with end-to-end encryption, when used in an internet browser. In related news, you can use WhatsApp and Telegram in an internet Uh oh somebody figured out how to take control of anybody's WhatsApp account
"15.03.2017 15:15:15" io9.gizmodo.com The Legends of Tomorrow Know How to Distract NASA We've said it before and we'll undoubtedly say it again, but the second season of Legends of Tomorrow is delivering more fun per minute than any other superhero show on television, and it's not even close. Last night... oh my god, last night's episode. Legends of Tomorrow has stealthily become the funniest DC show on the CW.
"15.03.2017 14:56:08" gizmodo.com The Latest Version of Chrome Will Prevent Tabs From Killing Your Battery Life The latest version of Google Chrome (which is available now) will finally do something to prevent background tabs from killing your laptop's battery. Maybe now my laptop will finally last longer than three hours.
"15.03.2017 14:30:12" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How to Protect Your PC From Trolls, Hackers and Other Obnoxious Security Threats It's a scary fact of digital life that there are a lot of ways your PC can be exposed. Maybe you've been hacked by a state agent, or cracked by weird Nazi trolls. Fortunately you're not powerless, and there are lots of ways to fight back. You don't need Just because the world is a mess doesn't mean your computer needs to be.
"15.03.2017 14:20:33" gizmodo.com Zoos Are So Afraid of Poachers They're Starting to Cut the Horns Off Their Rhinos A Czech zoo has decided to remove the horns of 18 white rhinos after a deadly attack last week at a French zoo where poachers shot a rhino and used a chainsaw to cut off its horns. Welcome to the new normal, where even zoo animals have to be mutilated to Ugh.
"15.03.2017 13:58:10" gizmodo.com This Is What Happens When Your Headphones Explode on an Airplane [GRAPHIC] Oh great, another thing to worry about. First, it was exploding hoverboards. Then, it was exploding phones. Now we have exploding headphones—on airplanes! By the time the headphones starting melting through the cabin floor, the flight attendants got involved
"15.03.2017 13:13:48" gizmodo.com How Did You End Up With Red Hair? People from different parts of the world look different, and sometimes it feels weird to ask why. But yes, there is in fact chemistry and genetics behind the way we look. Red hair is a chemical game.
"15.03.2017 12:53:34" gizmodo.com The Deadliest Cobras Also Look the Most Terrifying Cobras are renowned for their devastating flesh-eating venom, and the dramatic way they rear their heads upwards to flare their hoods. New research clarifies the purpose of these tactics and how they emerged among cobras—insights that could help Why did it have to be snakes...
"15.03.2017 12:20:45" gizmodo.com Facebook Pulls Major Boner, Marks InfoWars Articles as 'Spam' Instead of 'Bullshit' Facebook is embroiled in another embarrassing scandal. It appears that some users who post InfoWars articles to the social networking site are noticing that it's being marked as “spam.” As everyone knows, content from InfoWars isn't “spam,” it's How embarrassing for Facebook
"15.03.2017 08:20:04" gizmodo.com Twitter Accounts Hacked with Swastikas Through Third Party App 'Twitter Counter' A number of Twitter accounts, including major brands and institutions are getting hijacked right now. Everyone from Duke University to major fast food outlets to Nike Spain are getting hacked with a swastika and a reference to April 16th, a date when a There's a massive Twitter hack happening right now
"15.03.2017 01:29:19" io9.gizmodo.com Warner Bros. Is Considering a Return to The Matrix Warner Bros. is apparently looking at plug back into The Matrix. There's some other big news this evening.
"15.03.2017 00:32:49" io9.gizmodo.com Artist Uses Her Own Face as an Animated Canvas to Explore Human Evolution Emma Allen calls short film Santiago an “animated self-portrait”—not just of the artist and performer herself, but of the human race itself. It starts with images of the smallest water-dwelling organisms, moves on to mammals, and then envisions an A fascinating "animated self-portrait."
"14.03.2017 23:25:54" io9.gizmodo.com A New Fly Remake May Be Buzzing Into Theaters It doesn't get much better than David Cronenberg's The Fly, the 1986 remake of the scifi classic. That's a film that works in so many ways, it's silly to think anyone could do better. But if you had to try, a filmmaker who just made a movie about magic Fingers crossed the new take on the material is worth it.
"14.03.2017 21:57:25" Fusion Today, Tech stands up.
LIVE in Silicon Valley: On Pi Day, hundreds of people rally together in defense of diversity, civil liberties, and immigration rights: LIVE from Silicon Valley, hundreds rally on Pi Day in defense of diversity and civil liberties:
"14.03.2017 21:56:20" gizmodo.com Reminder: Mike Pence Voted Against Recognizing Pi Day Every year on March 14th, the nerd community gathers 'round to celebrate the beloved mathematical constant pi. We know that pi is so much more than the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter—it's critical to understanding the best things in Happy Pi Day to everyone except Mike Pence!
"14.03.2017 21:51:46" io9.gizmodo.com How Guardians of the Galaxy Helped Shape James Gunn's Belko Experiment Long before Rocket Raccoon and Groot entered his life, James Gunn had a dream. Literally. In 2007, Gunn had a dream about a corporate office where the employees are forced to kill each other as part of some mysterious experiment. But 10 years ago, the James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy made The Belko Experiment a better horror movie.
"14.03.2017 21:18:08" gizmodo.com Mark Zuckerberg Just Rode in a Race Car With Dale Earnhardt Jr. and He Looked SO SCARED Facebook founder and presidential hopeful Mark Zuckerberg just did a few laps with Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Charlotte. It looked like Zuck came thisclose to shitting his pants! But he says he had fun after the fast part was over. Just wow.
"14.03.2017 20:37:06" io9.gizmodo.com Marvel's Explanation for Jane Foster's Absence in Thor: Ragnarok Has Taken a Turn We've known for a while that Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), the astrophysicist who also happened to be Thor's love interest in the God of Thunder's first two movies, was not appearing in Thor: Ragnarok. At first, Marvel's answer was simply that most of Just say Natalie Portman left and you had a cool new idea
"14.03.2017 20:03:41" vitals.lifehacker.com What's Going to Happen to My Insurance If the Obamacare Replacement Becomes Law? We finally have some numbers on what the Republicans' proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act is going to do to health insurance coverage and costs. The estimate, from the Congressional Budget Office, says that 24 million of us will lose Here's how Republicans' proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act will affect you.
"14.03.2017 19:44:04" sploid.gizmodo.com This Scrolling Storybook Is Also Playing Its Own Fantastic Soundtrack The stories Mari Lesteberg tells won't put her on the New York Times' bestseller list, but that doesn't make them any less fantastic. Watching her simple side-scrolling tale of a little girl venturing into a dark cave isn't terribly exciting, until you An impressively nerdy use for MIDI.
"14.03.2017 19:28:07" gizmodo.com You Will Want NASA's Miniature Alien Rover As Your Personal Sidekick NASA is getting ready to melt some space nerd hearts with an adorable little robot named PUFFER—which stands for Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robots—designed to explore alien worlds like Mars and Europa. The “origami-inspired” rover can fold itself to I need one immediately.
"14.03.2017 19:04:48" io9.gizmodo.com There's Something Weird About This Explanation for Why You Can't Watch Rogue One's Deleted Scenes The instant news of the Rogue One Blu-ray dropped, we all had the same question: would the disc contain some of the many, many scenes from the trailers that aren't in the movie? The answer is no, and now the director of the film has explained why—but his Scenes like this TIE encounter will forever remain a mystery.
"14.03.2017 18:52:33" gizmodo.com Here's What's Actually Going on Inside Your Nintendo Switch The Nintendo Switch is essentially a hybrid console meant to bridge the gap between portable handhelds like the Game Boy and traditional systems like the Nintendo Wii. The problem, however, is that it's severely underpowered and basically works like a So. Many. Little. Pieces.
"14.03.2017 18:50:42" io9.gizmodo.com The Power Rangers Stories You Need to Watch During the Show's Insane 17-Day Online Marathon Starting today, Twitch is streaming all 23 completed seasons of Power Rangers as one of the most absurd marathon binge-watches in recent memory. If you, perhaps, don't have the time to watch 17 days worth of television, then we're here to help with a few No one has time to watch all 831 episodes, so here are 40-odd that represent some of the best Power Rangers has to offer.
"14.03.2017 18:20:19" sploid.gizmodo.com 360-Degree Video of NASA's Powerful Rocket Blast Will Make Your Astronaut Dreams Come True Before actually using them on what will be the world's most powerful rocket, NASA has been thoroughly testing its new RS-25 engines. With 512,000 pounds of thrust, however, the best way to experience all of that power is through this 360-degree video that This is what 512,000 pounds of thrust hitting you feels like.
"14.03.2017 18:15:59" gizmodo.com Hackers Can Now Use Sound Waves to Take Control of Your Smartphone There's an old mantra in the security world that anything can be hacked. And the more complex our devices become, the more methods hackers dream up to break into them. Case in point: A team of researchers can use sound waves to control anything from a This is scary stuff
"14.03.2017 18:03:59" gizmodo.com Complex Life May Have Emerged on Earth Much Earlier Than We Thought Swedish researchers say they've discovered traces of ancient red algae preserved in sedimentary rock dating back 1.6 billion years, making them the oldest plant-like fossils ever found. The discovery shows that complex multicellular life appeared in “This discovery puts the clock back for major evolutionary events."
"14.03.2017 17:54:17" io9.gizmodo.com The New Life Trailer Is Terrifying, Partially Because It Has Spider-Man 3 Footage In It For superhero film fans, few titles are more shudder-inducing than Spider-Man 3. Which is probably not the thing the marketing team at Sony was going for when creating a new trailer for killer alien film Life, but it oddly works. Let us explain. This may be the weirdest thing you see today.
"14.03.2017 17:15:30" gizmodo.com This New Bluetooth Speaker Doubles As a Great Sounding Headphone Amp V-Moda is known for making practically indestructible headphones that sound great and look nice to boot. What the company isn't known for is external speakers. And yet I'm writing this review while listening to The Beatles on the V-Moda Remix, the V-Moda is best known for making indestructible headphones. How does its new Bluetooth speaker stack up?
"14.03.2017 16:57:01" io9.gizmodo.com Meet the Actress Who Had to Don Princess Leia's Buns in Rogue One Ingvild Deila had one of the most important roles in Rogue One, but you've probably never heard of her. The Norwegian actress was the person on set whose face was turned into the young Carrie Fisher's for the film's climactic scene. While most Star Wars She can finally talk about her ultra-secret role.
"14.03.2017 16:44:31" gizmodo.com The Amount of Food Spiders Eat Each Year Will Haunt You for the Rest of Your Life Spiders are already horrifying, with their eight beady little eyes and spindly legs and sticky webs. They also probably eat more meat than your mind can wrap your head around—more meat than humans eat, even. Oh no oh no oh no oh no
"14.03.2017 16:40:13" paleofuture.gizmodo.com Is Ted Cruz Psychic or Nah? Remember 2014? It was just three years ago, but it feels like a lifetime, if you lived through the election of 2016. But 2014 was a more simple time. Back then, Ted Cruz was only just teasing the idea of running for president, and he actually made a Ted Cruz might be psychic
"14.03.2017 16:02:49" fieldguide.gizmodo.com 18 Ways to Make Your Online Accounts More Secure Your existence is scattered across the internet. You likely have accounts at forums you haven't been to in a decade, and social media services so bereft of users they resemble graveyards. And each and every one of those accounts is a potential avenue into Enjoy the snow day by securing all your online accounts.
"14.03.2017 15:44:42" gizmodo.com Intel Says It's Developing a Genderless AI Early this morning, Tag Heuer and Intel announced a new smartwatch ahead of next week's major watch and jewelry show, Baselworld. The sequel to last year's $1500 Tag Heuer Connected, the Connected Modular 45 is another beast of a smartwatch, with a huge Not every AI telling you to turn left at the next stoplight needs to be a woman.
"14.03.2017 15:35:34" gizmodo.com Zelda Data Miners Mapped Out the Hundreds of Items and Locations in Breath of the Wild “I'm getting stressed,” I told my coworker Alex Cranz after a week with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, “because I might never run out of shit to do in this game.” The Switch launch title's map is huge, with shrines and monsters and side-quests Now we know where all the damn Kurok seeds are
"14.03.2017 15:22:21" gizmodo.com Trump's New FTC Chair Thinks Our Next Big Internet Disaster Might Solve Itself The Internet of Things (IoT) keeps growing, and as it grows, so too do its security issues. Yet the Federal Trade Commission, which deals with products like these, doesn't seem to be that worried about it. An Internet of Things attack took down most of the internet last year, but it's chill
"14.03.2017 15:08:50" io9.gizmodo.com A Bunch of David Bowie Commemorative Stamps Are Falling to Earth (And You Can Win Them) Well, this is both charming and baffling: As a tribute to David Bowie, the U.K.'s Royal Mail launched 52 sets of their commemorative David Bowie stamps into the sky. How good are your orienteering skills?
"14.03.2017 14:55:22" gizmodo.com Your Computer Might Become an Expert Lip Reader to Keep Your Data Safe Despite being the most common way to protect computers and sensitive data, passwords are a terrible security solution. So scientists at Hong Kong Baptist University are teaching computers to read a user's lips as a far more secure method of biometric Instead of a fingerprint, your lips might be the key to locking down your devices.
"14.03.2017 14:45:59" lifehacker.com What I've Learned From Tinkering With the Raspberry Pi for Five Years Today is Pi Day and what better way to celebrate everyone's favorite mathematical constant than by taking a look back at everyone's favorite $35 hobbyist computer, the Raspberry Pi. Since the launch of the Raspberry Pi, I've written an absurd number of Happy Pi Day!
"14.03.2017 14:31:30" theslot.jezebel.com Here Are Some Photographs of Donald Trump's Face and Hand Today, Donald Trump held a listening session on healthcare. As everyone has only just recently learned, healthcare is actually very complicated. Who knew? (No one.) And because President Trump was discussing such a complicated topic, he repeatedly placed That's Trump's face and hand alright.
"14.03.2017 14:20:49" gizmodo.com Peer Into the Guts of a Monster Tornado With This Incredible Simulation Using a powerful supercomputer, meteorologists have simulated the “El Reno” tornado—a category 5 storm that swept through Oklahoma on May 24, 2011. Even simulated tornadoes are scary.
"14.03.2017 14:15:34" gizmodo.com Alexa Combined With an Animatronic Skull Is a Very Creepy Hack What's even more unnerving than an artificially intelligent Big Mouth Billy Bass telling you about the weather? That's easy. It's an artificially intelligent animatronic skull telling you about the weather through a set of clacking teeth. The roving Want to really scare the kiddos this Halloween?
"14.03.2017 14:05:44" gizmodo.com Check Out the First and Most Adorable Fluorescent Frog Aside from its namesake spots, the polka-dot tree frog is just about the plainest looking frog you've ever seen—green. That is, until you shut off your flashlight and hit it with some ultraviolet rays. It glows!
"14.03.2017 13:59:58" gizmodo.com US Troops Won't Be Eating the Indestructible Pizza of Their Dreams War is hell, and hell still doesn't have pizza. So long to the "holy grail" of MREs
"14.03.2017 13:49:58" gizmodo.com MormonLeaks Goes to Battle With Mormon Church Over Leaked "Enemy List" On Tuesday March 14th, a group of former and inactive Mormons—who have leaked dozens of internal documents exposing the inner workings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—sent a legal letter to the LDS Church warning that MormonLeaks has no "We are not out to destroy the Church. We are out to create a more open environment."
"14.03.2017 13:38:24" io9.gizmodo.com Another Classic Character Will Return for Blade Runner 2049 Some very fun cameos are confirmed for the Power Rangers movie. Get new details on a creepy scene with David the android in Alien: Covenant. Plus, tons of new pictures from The Walking Dead, and new footage from DuckTales, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Plus new details on what David the Android is up to in Alien: Covenant, and more footage from the 'Gardens' of the Galaxy sequel (no, really).
"14.03.2017 12:52:44" kotaku.com Nintendo Switch vs High Pressure Waterjet From eBay: “This is the only Switch that has a triforce cut into the screen....This item doesn't work as a video game console but is a terrific piece of art.” The Switch remained playable even with a giant hole cut in the middle of it.
"14.03.2017 04:32:37" gizmodo.com Report: White House's Own Analysis of Trumpcare Is Even More Devastating Than CBO's In the run-up to today's release of the Congressional Budget Office's analysis of the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Trump administration did everything it could to preemptively discredit what the CBO would find. That might be The administration actually found millions more would lose insurance.
"14.03.2017 02:05:49" gizmodo.com Indecisive People Rejoice: There's an iPhone Case That's Also an Android Phone Have you ever been using your iPhone and found yourself wishing it was heavier and more prone to viruses? Well, have we got a gadget for you. In the same way that Reese's Peanut Butter cups brought together too disparate worlds, the Eye Smart iPhone Case Filed to the "who knew anyone wanted that?" department.
"14.03.2017 00:54:04" io9.gizmodo.com A Young Woman Seeks Guidance from Aliens in Poignant Short In the Pines There's no dialogue in Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell's In the Pines—just a rambling voice mail message that plays as the unnamed protagonist hikes a forested mountain trail to the top, sets up listening equipment like a lo-fi version of Jodie Foster in She wants to believe.
"14.03.2017 00:05:15" gizmodo.com Smart Sex Toy Maker Agrees to Pay Customers $10k Each For Violating Privacy Smart sex toys have a single core idea: take one of the most personal and private parts of a someone's life and hook it up to a network designed for blasting information out for all the world to see. Back in August, it came to light that one wired-up The data collection knows no end.
"14.03.2017 00:01:38" io9.gizmodo.com Finn Jones' Latest Dumb Defense of Iron Fist: It's Trump's Fault Finn Jones, star of Marvel and Netflix's Iron Fist, keeps blaming outside factors for the poor reviews of his show. He's already trotted out the old and rotted “this is for the fans not critics” argument, but now he's added an argument as baffling as it But... no one's bitching about Tony Stark or Bruce Wayne, who are far more representative of the uber-rich, beyond-the-law stereotype than Danny Rand is.
"13.03.2017 23:17:39" gizmodo.com Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of a One Percent Black Company, Spoke to Black Students About 'Diversity' As part of his trip to all 50 states to show off that he's just a regular guy, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visited the historically black North Carolina A&T State University on Monday, where he fielded questions from students about technology, politics, “It's often the people who think they're doing the best who are doing the worst,” said Zuckerberg.
"13.03.2017 22:40:50" io9.gizmodo.com Atomic Blonde Is a Kick-Ass Super-Spy Movie That's More Dramatic Than it Looks In many ways, aspects of Atomic Blonde will be really familiar to fans of high-octane action movies. It invests a lot in ambitious set pieces and fight choreography, and features many predictable character archetypes. But it manages to tie together its A high-octane action movie that ties its Cold War setting and character arcs into a larger theme very, very well.
"13.03.2017 22:29:42" gizmodo.com Report: Phone Searches at US Border Set to Skyrocket in 2017 The recent anecdotal evidence of an increase in phone searches at the border turns out to be spot on. According to data obtained by NBC News, the number of phone searches at the border has skyrocketed this year, with more searches performed on phones in More phones were searched in February than all of 2015.
"13.03.2017 21:54:52" io9.gizmodo.com Horizon Zero Dawn Made Me Love Video Games Again Historically, once I beat a video game, I rarely keep playing it. What's the point? The story is done and I don't get satisfaction from 100 percent completion. Well, with Horizon Zero Dawn, not only have I kept playing it, I don't want it to end. Ever. In case you didn't hear, PlayStation has a winner.
"13.03.2017 21:44:05" sploid.gizmodo.com All the Instruments In This Excellent Rock Band Are Played by Actual Rocks Last year, artist Neil Mendoza turned a hamster running in a wheel into a talented sketch artist. This year he's pulled off an even more amazing feat by turning inanimate rocks into a talented (literal) rock band that plays a surprisingly decent cover of Who played it better? The Beatles, or a bunch of rocks and stones?
"13.03.2017 21:38:05" gizmodo.com The Republican Health Care Bill Will Cause Millions to Lose Health Care Coverage A nonpartisan budget analysis out Monday estimates that 14 million Americans will lose healthcare coverage beginning next year under the American Health Care Act, the plan Republicans have crafted to replace the Affordable Care Act. By 2020, the It's going to be a long four years.
"13.03.2017 21:24:17" io9.gizmodo.com Old School Cybermen, Mars, and Missy All Feature in the New Trailer for Doctor Who A brand new trailer for Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat's last season of Doctor Who has dropped and it has so much in it. Although the cast does helpfully name most of the things you're seeing. Can you name everything shown in this?
"13.03.2017 21:07:12" gizmodo.com Gluten-Free Pretzel Sticks Are Better Than Regular Pretzel Sticks Lots of people think going gluten-free is stupid if you don't have celiac disease or a non-celiac wheat sensitivity, sure. But let's all get off our high horses for a second and say that sometimes, very occasionally, a gluten-free substitute is better Sorry, but it's true.
"13.03.2017 20:56:54" gizmodo.com Should Unvaccinated Kids Be Banned From Daycare? To prevent the spread of infectious diseases, Prime Minister Ian Turnbull of Australia is pushing its states and territories to adopt measures that would prevent unvaccinated children from attending childcare centers. Sounds harsh, but experts say it's a Australia takes a hardline against anti-vaxxers.
"13.03.2017 20:48:02" gizmodo.com Ridiculous Rich Person Phone Brand Vertu Somehow Continues to Exist Vertu, a company best known for making $10,000 Android phones (running software from 2014) and $190 USB cables, is somehow still in business. And even more astoundingly, someone is still interested in what it has to offer. Someone please tell me why Vertu is still a thing.
"13.03.2017 20:40:55" gizmodo.com Popular YouTuber JonTron Has Some Batshit Crazy Thoughts on Immigration He'd Like to Share Jon Jafari is a popular YouTube gamer and comedian better known as JonTron. He's the founder of Normalboots—a network of channels including Did You Know Gaming and Peanutbuttergamer—and was the original cohost of the “Let's Play” channel Game Grumps. Fans of JonTron are in for a rude awakening
"13.03.2017 20:36:07" io9.gizmodo.com 9 Movies That Wouldn't Exist Without Evil Dead II Released 30 years ago today, Evil Dead II is still the funniest horror movie ever made, as well as one of the greatest horror sequels. Far more than the first Evil Dead movie, it launched the careers of director Sam Raimi and star Bruce Campbell, and it A very happy dirty 30 to Evil Dead II.
"13.03.2017 20:25:07" sploid.gizmodo.com Just Give This Artist and His Hypnotic Animated Business Cards All the Graphic Design Jobs In the corporate world, business cards are rarely nothing more than empty white rectangles with a few words printed on them. But when you're a graphic designer like Drew Tetz, your business card is an opportunity to show off exactly what you do for a Your business card will never be this impressive.
"13.03.2017 20:18:09" gizmodo.com Scientists Made the Perfect Underwater Glue By Stealing an Idea From Shellfish Even the strongest artificial glues are completely useless when you try to apply them underwater, but somehow shellfish are able to hold fast to rocks to deter predators from trying to carry them away. Clearly, nature has already figured out how to make It's a good thing Mother Nature didn't patent any of her designs.
"13.03.2017 20:12:02" gizmodo.com Facebook Pinky Swears It Won't Let Anyone (Other Than Facebook) Surveil You On Monday, Facebook updated its platform policies to prohibit mass surveillance on its platform by explicitly blocking developers from using “data obtained from us to provide tools that are used for surveillance.” The move came after sustained pressure "We won't let anyone build mass surveillance tools to share data with police," said the mass surveillance tool that shares data with police.
"13.03.2017 19:58:14" io9.gizmodo.com Warner Bros. Is Looking at Matthew Vaughn to Direct a New Superman Movie A sequel to Man of Steel has long been expected, but there hasn't been much news about it thus far. Last we heard, the DC film was in “active development,” but that was eight months ago. Now we know that Warner Bros. has its eye on a certain comic book An update on what Warner Bros. has in store for Superman.
"13.03.2017 18:55:30" io9.gizmodo.com This Gorgeous Kong: Skull Island Concept Art Is Fit for a King Kong: Skull Island ruled the box office this weekend, thanks in large part to the scope and audacity of the film. It's just insanely big, fun, and colorful—all of which comes across in a stunning set of concept art from the film. Kong: Skull Island fans will want to check this out.
"13.03.2017 18:16:50" gizmodo.com How to Run Windows on an iPhone, No Jailbreak Required Are you tired of using your iPhone to do all kinds of iPhone stuff? Then check out this boredom cure that lets you install and run Windows XP on an iPhone 7 without jailbreaking the device. It's just silly fun! It's not easy but it is fun
"13.03.2017 18:16:25" sploid.gizmodo.com Using Projectors and Fog, This Artist Created the Creepiest Ghost Effect We've Ever Seen Ever since seeing Princess Leia's floating hologram in Star Wars, artist Joanie Lemercier has worked to design and realize animations that appear to float in mid-air. His latest experiments are reminiscent of the interactive computers used in the movie The next time Disneyland updates the Haunted House, they should call this guy.
"13.03.2017 17:44:50" io9.gizmodo.com Netflix Announced A Series of Unfortunate Events' Season Two in an Irritatingly Complicated Way It's not a huge surprise that Netflix is making a second season of A Series of Unfortunate Events—the first one ended with a clear promise of making the next book—but the way they made the announcement took a few steps. It's been a big week for complicated news releases
"13.03.2017 17:13:55" gizmodo.com The Way the First Monster Black Holes Formed Was Pretty Dark It's no secret that supermassive black holes are heartless beasts: These objects of immense gravity that let nothing, not even light escape, have fascinated astronomers since the early 20th century. While it's believed that so-called supermassive black Basically a horror story.
"13.03.2017 16:59:11" io9.gizmodo.com Anime Movie Masterpiece Your Name Finally Has a U.S. Trailer Last year, the highest-grossing anime of all time opened, but you may have missed it. That's because it only played for a single week in the U.S. to qualify for the Oscars. It wasn't even nominated—but hopefully come April 7, history will realize that was You are going to flip out for Your Name.
"13.03.2017 16:49:45" gizmodo.com Tuesday's Snowstorm Could Turn Into a Weather Bomb, But What Does That Mean? The Northeast is bracing for a snowstorm that could dump over a foot of snow with 50 mile an hour winds certain cities. But it might not be just any snowstorm. It could be a weather bomb. Brace yourselves for a bomb!
"13.03.2017 16:32:12" gizmodo.com Marissa Mayer Will Fly Away From Yahoo for Good With a $23 Million Golden Parachute The Zamboni ride has finally come to an end: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is set to step down from her role following the closing of the sad Verizon deal. Don't cry too much for her, however—she's also in line for a golden parachute worth a sweet, sweet $23 Bon voyage!
"13.03.2017 15:59:18" io9.gizmodo.com It's Official: Game of Thrones' Eighth Season Will Be Just Six Episodes Long We've known for awhile that the upcoming seventh season of Game of Thrones will be a shorter run of episodes than usual—as will its follow-up, the (presumably) final season of the series. But now, after some umming and ahhing from HBO, we finally know There's not a lot of Game of Thrones left.
"13.03.2017 15:37:13" fieldguide.gizmodo.com The Best Add-ons For Protecting Your Gmail Account There's no doubt Google runs a tight ship as far as security goes, if you're hacked using Google services its usually (but not always) because of something you did, not Google. If you want to keep your emails on Google's services more secure you'll need There's a lot more to do than just enabling two-factor authentication.
"13.03.2017 15:25:35" gizmodo.com Boaty McBoatface Gets Set For Its First Antarctic Expedition Later this week, an Antarctic expedition will set off to map the undersea currents that play a critical role in regulating our planet's climate. To assist them, the scientists will use an autonomous submarine that was famously named Boaty McBoatface by Go, Boaty, go!
"13.03.2017 15:12:05" gizmodo.com Trump Learned How to Thread Tweets, But He Already Screwed It Up Since he was elected president, Donald Trump has become a big believer in the multi-part tweet. But he never threaded his tweets to make sure that they all stayed together. Until today, that is. The only problem? He's now threading tweets together that Did you hear that Donald J. Trump knows how to thread tweets now?
"13.03.2017 15:09:14" gizmodo.com The Reason Trains Have Angled Wheels Is Incredibly Clever The next time a subway car or commuter train rolls into the station, try to sneak a quick peek at its large metal wheels. You'll notice that instead of being perfect cylinders, they're actually angled. It's a deliberate and clever design choice that How engineers brilliantly designed trains to handle tight turns.
"13.03.2017 14:57:57" gizmodo.com The World's Most Wanted Hacker Sounds Like a Goddamn James Bond Villain Meet Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev. He enjoys automobiles, boat adventures, money, and aggravated identity theft. He's also wanted by the FBI with a bounty on his head of $3 million, the highest ever for a cybercriminal. Seriously, this dude is straight He enjoys yachts and stealing from millions of people
"13.03.2017 14:54:26" gizmodo.com Intel Jumps Up and Down Shouting 'We're Here Too' With $15.3 Billion Mobileye Acquisition Intel just plunked down $15.3 billion for Mobileye, a leading manufacturer of sensors and cameras for autonomous cars, as it tries to catch up with microchip rivals Nvidia and Qualcomm in the driverless car industry. Intel wants a piece of the driverless car boom.
"13.03.2017 14:49:30" io9.gizmodo.com Frank Oz Refuses to Say If He's in The Last Jedi, Hmm, Whatever Could This Mean? I'm not saying Frank Oz is definitely playing Yoda in Star Wars: Episode VIII, but I am saying it's telling that he apparently can't just say “no” when asked about it It's a mystery
"13.03.2017 14:33:48" gizmodo.com Kellyanne Conway: We Can be Watched by 'Microwaves That Turn Into Cameras' Kellyanne Conway, on a couch littered with embroidered throw pillows, told Bergen Record columnist Mike Kelly that we can all be surveilled by “microwaves that turn into cameras.” This, according to one of Trump's most distinguished fabulists, is “just a Stop giving Kellyanne Conway interviews
"13.03.2017 14:20:01" gizmodo.com Has the Founder of Reddit Ever Used Reddit? Serena Williams' husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, is down in Austin, Texas at the SXSW tech orgy to proselytize about his dumb website. Ohanian, who surely exists in a different reality than you or I, says Reddit is “the global water cooler “Come for the cats, stay for the empathy” and virulent racism
"13.03.2017 14:18:39" io9.gizmodo.com On The Walking Dead, a Single Cantaloupe Ruined Four People's Lives (Seriously) The world of The Walking Dead is full of dangers. There are zombies, of course, who desperately want to eat your flesh. There are bad humans like the Saviors and the Wolves, who kill the living with even more relish than the undead. But there's only one How much destruction can one melon cause? Way more than you'd think.
"13.03.2017 14:08:07" sploid.gizmodo.com Pumping 20,000 Volts Into a Watermelon Ends as Spectacularly as You'd Hope Unlike a battery, which stores power as chemical energy that's slowly and steadily discharged to keep your gadgets running, a capacitor can unload all of its juice in the blink of an eye. Even a small capacitor has the potential to stop your heart, but Don't have a knife handy? Here's another way to cut open an watermelon.
"13.03.2017 13:58:16" io9.gizmodo.com The Han Solo Movie Could Feature a Major Star Wars Planet We've Never Seen Before And there are hints of another major Star Wars character who could appear. More Inhumans set pictures give us another glimpse at a key hero. Plus, new clips from Guardians of the Galaxy and Transformers: The Last Knight, and another look at Peter And new set pictures from Inhumans give us a tiny look at a major character.
"13.03.2017 13:47:17" gizmodo.com Old Apple Security Flaws Mean the Nintendo Switch Is One Step Closer to a Jailbreak It took a week—eons in the world of consumer tech hacks—but the Switch, Nintendo's new handheld hybrid, looks like it's finally been cracked, and it's thanks to Apple. One step closer to playing the original Zelda on the Switch.
"13.03.2017 13:38:13" io9.gizmodo.com Ava DuVernay Releases a Giant Pile of Photos From A Wrinkle in Time Filming on director Ava DuVernay's new movie adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time, based on Madeleine L'Engle's book, wrapped last night. This is something you would be very aware of if you follow DuVernay on Twitter, because she tweeted out a huge amount of This is the kind of tweetstorm we can get behind
"13.03.2017 13:05:18" gizmodo.com A Fight to Recognize Chimpanzees as Persons Could Save the Animal Kingdom “They used to bark at me when I walked into the courtroom,” lawyer Steven Wise said in the Sundance documentary Unlocking the Cage, which debuted on HBO last month. His use of the word “bark” is literal. Kiko and Tommy are only the beginning.
"13.03.2017 11:38:58" gizmodo.com What Did Sean Spicer Buy at the Apple Store and How Quickly Was It Hacked? There's a video doing the rounds of a woman harassing White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer at an Apple Store. The usual suspects are disgusted with the fact that she repeatedly says Spicer works for a fascist. But we here at Gizmodo are much more Sean Spicer didn't have a great trip to the Apple Store
"12.03.2017 22:21:06" gizmodo.com The Oceans Are Getting Warmer Faster Than Anyone Realized Great news, everyone! We're getting better at measuring the changing temperature of the ocean. Unfortunately, the data shows that they are warming more rapidly than researchers thought. 13 percent faster.
"12.03.2017 21:40:02" io9.gizmodo.com 'It's For the Fans' Isn't a Defense, Iron Fist's Finn Jones, It's an Insult Over the past couple of years, there's a phrase that's accompanied several poorly reviewed comic book films or TV shows: “It's not for the critics, it's for the fans.” Iron Fist's Finn Jones is the latest star to use this as a defense of his show. This This excuse has run its course.
"12.03.2017 19:53:05" io9.gizmodo.com This New Illustrated Edition of American Gods Is Simply Heavenly Sandman artist Dave McKean has once again lent his talents to Neil Gaiman's iconic works, illustrating a new edition of Gaiman's supernatural novel American Gods, and it simply has to be seen to be believed. It looks beautiful.
"12.03.2017 18:57:09" gizmodo.com Daylight Saving Time Is Like Sex in the Spring Do you remember your first time? You were probably mostly grown up by then, old enough to know who you were but not who you wanted to be. Leaving basketball practice at dusk, looking past the horizon and wondering what was next. And then, a day later, it Enjoy this while it lasts!
"12.03.2017 18:32:58" io9.gizmodo.com Ridley Scott Keeps Trying to Revive Gladiator, but He Probably Won't Be a 'Christ Killer' Alien: Covenant wasn't the only supernatural sequel Ridley Scott discussed at this year's SXSW. He's also eager to make another Gladiator film. Only problem is... the main character is dead. But Scott said he knows how to bring him back, and I'm hoping Of course, we'd be "entertained" by naval battles on alligator lakes.
"12.03.2017 17:52:38" sploid.gizmodo.com 3D Size Comparison of Everything in the Universe is Awe-Inspiring Like a cross between the opening credits of Contact and the Simpson's Universe couch gag, this video gives us an ever expanding look at how the smallest objects in existence compare in size to the largest. Whoa man.
"12.03.2017 17:09:21" io9.gizmodo.com Video Proves There's No Cooler Hive of Scum and Villainy Than Mardi Gras Chewbacchus Lent is already well underway. The pleasure-filled bacchanal that is Fat Tuesday has come and gone. But it's never too late to celebrate Chewbacchus, the coolest Star Wars-themed Mardi Gras festival in the Galaxy. Round of blue milk all around!
"12.03.2017 16:13:28" gizmodo.com The Father of the World Wide Web Has Some Worries About His Baby Yesterday was the 28th anniversary of the day that Tim Berners-Lee submitted his proposal for what would become the World Wide Web. In honor of the occasion, he published a letter outlining the biggest areas of its development that are doing him a Don't we all.
"12.03.2017 15:45:11" io9.gizmodo.com Trump Can't Handle Alien Invasion in SNL's Independence Day Parody Saturday Night Live opened its latest episode with an Independence Day-style alien invasion story, imagining the President of the United States as the inspiring voice of a country in dire need of hope and guidance. Unfortunately, Bill Pullman was busy, so He's no Bill Pullman.
"11.03.2017 23:17:55" io9.gizmodo.com We've Seen At Least One Very Grim Secret at the Heart of Alien: Covenant Having very messed-up things happen is a key ingredient in the recipe for the Alien film franchise. While audiences have come to expect gory explosions and the like, there's a chance that this May's Alien: Covenant might still hold the power to shock These first scenes reveal quite a bit.
"11.03.2017 22:49:42" gizmodo.com Google Has Finally Killed the CAPTCHA CAPTCHA's are an irritating but necessary evil. The system that is used to verify whether or not a user is human has been around a while and it had to evolve because machines were getting better at reading the text than humans. With its latest iteration, And we hope it burns in hell.
"11.03.2017 21:44:36" sploid.gizmodo.com Take a Look at the Most Difficult Places to Travel to in the World Modern travel has made life so convenient that it's easy to imagine pretty much anywhere on Earth should be accessible within 24 hours. That's not the case. In fact, there are many places that would take far longer and several others where no one has ever There are still places where no one has ever been.
"11.03.2017 20:57:09" io9.gizmodo.com Logan Almost Featured a Nod to Jean Grey Logan might stand out as its own film, not needing or wanting to include parts of the X-Men franchise that didn't serve the story, but it turns out we were pretty close to getting a rather depressing ode to the Phoenix herself. There's a reason she was cut out.
"11.03.2017 20:33:03" Timeline Photos Even History Channel is doing comic book adaptations with Harlem Hellfighters.
"11.03.2017 20:20:09" io9.gizmodo.com Even History Channel Is Doing Comic Book Adaptations with Harlem Hellfighters The History Channel, a.k.a that place where you watch Pawn Stars, Vikings, and that weird-haired guy who talks about aliens, is actually getting back into the history business... thanks to The Harlem Hellfighters, a graphic novel. The comic book industry It's actual history on the History Channel!
"11.03.2017 19:32:06" gizmodo.com Great Reminder That You Need a Malware Scanner On Your Android Phone Cyber Security firm Check Point has found malware on 38 Android devices from two separate corporate clients. That wouldn't be a huge surprise but what they found worthy of note was that the malware was preinstalled “somewhere along the supply chain,” It should probably be the first app you install.
"11.03.2017 18:18:19" gizmodo.com Daylight Saving Time Is Like Sex in the Spring Do you remember your first time? You were probably mostly grown up by then, old enough to know who you were but not who you wanted to be. Leaving basketball practice at dusk, looking past the horizon and wondering what was next. And then, a day later, it There is a bright side
"11.03.2017 18:13:40" io9.gizmodo.com A Bunch of Handmaid's Tale Handmaids Are Creeping People Out at SXSW South by Southwest, the Austin-based tech and entertainment expo, is known for hosting some experimental TV promos. This year, American Gods has a giant buffalo, The Man in the High Castle is opening a Resistance Radio station, Better Call Saul and Twin Kinda scary.
"11.03.2017 17:22:09" gizmodo.com Mumps Outbreak Spreads Across the Nation Back in January, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that it was getting involved with a large outbreak of mumps in Washington state. At the time, it was uncertain if the problem was isolated to the region. It's now becoming The rising trend has the CDC worried.
"11.03.2017 01:57:31" io9.gizmodo.com Burst Out of the Week With the Gif Party Life comes at you fast. One second there's a monster bursting out of your chest. The next, it's doing a dance past your dinner. So why not spend some time with the gif party? Every week should end this way.
"10.03.2017 23:47:49" io9.gizmodo.com Who on Earth (or Anywhere Else) Could Be Thanos' Henchman in Avengers: Infinity War? After years of hanging around almost exclusively in post-credit teasers, Thanos is stepping into the limelight for Avengers: Infinity War. But apparently, he's bringing friends. Who could they be? A new tidbit of information gives us the most fleeting of Help us identify this mystery character.
"10.03.2017 23:07:22" io9.gizmodo.com Charlize Theron Plays a Cold War Super-Spy in Atomic Blonde Yesterday, we saw her doing techno-sorcery on cars in the Fate of the Furious trailer. Today, Charlize Theron is making quick work of Cold War antagonists in Atomic Blonde. From the director of Deadpool 2.
"10.03.2017 22:50:25" io9.gizmodo.com What's Scarier Than King Kong? King Kong on Fire Kong: Skull Island is premiering around the world this week, and it appears poised to be number one at the box office this weekend. That's an explosive debut—and one premiere took that literally. Oops.
"10.03.2017 22:05:49" io9.gizmodo.com A New Wonder Woman Trailer Is Out Tomorrow, But Today We Have This Kick-Ass Tease Can you believe we are less than three months from a freaking WONDER WOMAN movie opening in theaters? It seems too good to be true. Saturday, that means a new trailer—but to hold us over, here's a tease of some intense action from the film. Including a glimpse of Diana's warrior training!
"10.03.2017 21:54:58" io9.gizmodo.com Last Night's Riverdale Showed Jughead's Nightmare: Classic Archie If you, like me, obsess over Riverdale, you may have seen a spate of tweeting from the show's stars that revealed that there was going to be a scene that referenced the old Archie comics in the most direct way the show has ever done. It was an unrelenting Poor Jughead
"10.03.2017 21:38:29" gizmodo.com The Great Barrier Reef Is Suffering Yet Another Mass Bleaching The past few months have brought another rough summer for the Great Barrier Reef, which is suffering a major bleaching event for the second year in a row. This just in: everything is still bad
"10.03.2017 21:18:58" gizmodo.com Free Data Isn't Free On Thursday, Verizon proudly announced that it would begin offering “data-free streaming,” joining a growing number of carriers that are letting customers stream videos and music from specific services without it counting against monthly usage caps. That Pour one out for net neutrality, my friends
"10.03.2017 21:01:33" gizmodo.com Here's Our First Glorious View of the TRAPPIST-1 Star System Last month, the solar system lost its collective chill when NASA announced the discovery of a seven-planet system called TRAPPIST-1, just 39 light-years from our Sun. The system is particularly exciting, not only because of its proximity to our planet, Our first look at TRAPPIST-1 is here!
"10.03.2017 20:42:05" io9.gizmodo.com Godzilla vs. Kong, a Movie About Two Monsters Fighting, Somehow Requires Seven Writers If you see Kong: Skull Island this weekend (and you should), stay through the credits. There's a sweet tease for the next film in this universe, Godzilla: King of the Monsters. And now, work has started on the film coming after that one—the biggest daddy It's coming out in 2020 no matter what.
"10.03.2017 20:31:30" io9.gizmodo.com Kong Retakes His Throne in the Incredible Skull Island King Kong started his reign in 1933, but it didn't last long. He was eventually overshadowed by Godzilla and a crowd of B-movie pretenders for decades, to the point where even Peter Jackson's attempt to revive him in 2005 couldn't help. But with Kong: Is Kong: Skull Island worth your time? We say yes.
"10.03.2017 20:16:04" io9.gizmodo.com The Coming-of-Age Cannibal Film Raw Is Disgusting, Fascinating, and One of the Year's Best When Raw had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, the big story was two people were taken out of the theater on stretchers. I believe that story, but I think it's just as likely they fainted at how good the movie is than it was If it's playing near you, do not miss Raw.
"10.03.2017 20:06:06" io9.gizmodo.com Star Wars' Most Lovable Killer Droids Are Getting Figures, and More of the Best Toys of the Week Welcome back to the Toy Aisle, io9's new weekly collection of the best toys around. This week, we've got dancing Gremlins, blocky Marvel superheroes, teddy bears with adorable attitude, and merchandise based on the Darth Vader comic's best and most Finally, a way to add Lego-compatible studs to almost any surface.
"10.03.2017 19:56:13" theslot.jezebel.com Donald Trump Is in Trouble for Deleting His Tweets President Donald Trump, a thousand sausages held together with duct tape, sure loves to tweet. He does it to share news, to both threaten and congratulate people, and to fill the pre-dawn hours before his handlers help him change out of his bathrobe. Deleting his many spelling mistakes has actually gotten the attention of the House Oversight Committee.
"10.03.2017 19:43:05" gizmodo.com PewDiePie Is Still Doing His Dumb Nazi Shtick Last month Felix Kjellberg—better known to his 54 million subscribers as PewDiePie—was dropped by his Disney-backed representation at Maker Studios and had his premium YouTube RED series due to his use of off-color Nazi humor and imagery which many white Looks like PewDiePie hasn't learned a damn thing
"10.03.2017 19:38:05" io9.gizmodo.com Marvel's Next Star Wars Comic Will Explore Anakin Skywalker's Early Days as Darth Vader Think Batman: Year One, but with more heavy breathing and red lightsaber action. Think Batman: Year One, but with more heavy breathing and lightsabers.
"10.03.2017 19:33:24" io9.gizmodo.com These 15 Seconds of Next Week's Star Wars Rebels Are the Best Thing You'll See Today This week's Star Wars Rebels is a cool episode that features Wedge. And it's great. But before that episode has even aired, Disney has released a teaser for the March 18 episode. They never do that and there's a reason. It's that good. Next week's Star Wars Rebels looks absolutely incredible.
"10.03.2017 19:21:04" gizmodo.com Elon Musk Bets His Paycheck In December, Elon Musk tweeted that he was so annoyed with California traffic that he was “going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging.” Then he did. That's why it's worth believing his latest outlandish proposal: That if he can't fix Tesla thinks it can bring a substation to Australia in 100 days
"10.03.2017 19:08:16" io9.gizmodo.com Preacher Returns June 19 and Here's Your First Look at Season Two They've finally hit the road and we'll see how it all unfolds this summer. Mark your calendars. Preacher returns.
"10.03.2017 18:57:20" io9.gizmodo.com 7 Animated Children Who Were Supposed to Be Cute But Are Instead Nightmarish Monsters Hollywood has a history of animating kids in ways that are supposed to be adorable, but end up giving us night terrors. The Boss Baby, out March 31, will be the latest offender; it's about an infant voiced by Alec Baldwin who's somehow secretly a Children are already scary enough without all these CG bells and whistles.
"10.03.2017 18:45:22" gizmodo.com Oh Great, Another Awful Tropical Disease We Have to Worry About An old enemy—yellow fever—is rearing its ugly head in parts of Brazil, prompting concerns that the mosquito-borne virus could spread across the Americas and into the United States. It's a headache in the making given the severity of the disease—and the This could get ugly.
"10.03.2017 18:44:39" gizmodo.com The White House's Private Messaging Problem Is Bad for America On Wednesday, a team of security researchers published their findings on a startling number of vulnerabilities in Confide, the secure messaging app allegedly used by White House staffers in the midst of a leaking epidemic. The app, which brags about its Not only is it dangerous—it might also be illegal
"10.03.2017 18:32:12" gizmodo.com Are Humpback Whales Plotting to Take Over the World? Maybe you thought the apocalypse would come from a nuclear war or climate change or revolting sentient robots or something. But after reading about a strange new humpback whale behavior, you might want to add a cetacean coup to your list. Happy Friday. We're not saying it's the whalepocalypse, but we're not saying it's not the whalepocalypse.
"10.03.2017 18:19:05" jalopnik.com Here's What's Going On With The Possible Rollback Of Fuel Economy And Emissions Standards This week reports surfaced that President Donald Trump's administration would soon roll back the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) and vehicle emission standards set by his predecessor—which, in particular, locked in a controversial 54 mpg fuel We could see an end to the aggressive and controversial 54 MPG targets. Here's what it means for your next car.
"10.03.2017 17:47:35" gizmodo.com What's the Deal With the Arson Lawyer Whose Pants Caught on Fire in Court? It has all the makings of a great viral news story. A young lawyer defending an arsonist in Miami runs out of the courtroom during his closing arguments because his pants are on fire. How ironic. Maybe a little too ironic. Was Mr. Hot Pants just trying to prove a point?
"10.03.2017 17:38:12" End of Week Review: Buffy, the Switch and WikiLeaks Happy birthday, Buffy The Vampire Slayer!
"10.03.2017 17:29:01" gizmodo.com Matt Damon Might Have Been Right About Potatoes on Mars In 2015, Matt Damon reprised his role of “confused Boston actor” in the sci-fi film The Martian. The We Bought a Zoo star was able to survive for months on the Red Planet thanks to his ingenious decision to grow potatoes for food. Now, a NASA-backed It's like "The Martian" in real life.
"10.03.2017 17:08:03" gizmodo.com Drones Built Like Squishy Bugs Won't Break When They Crash Like death and taxes, drone crashes are basically inevitable. Even experienced pilots aren't immune to hardware failures or software problems. But instead of building drones stronger, or wrapping them in awkward safety cages, Swiss researchers have Stop trying to build uncrashable drones, it's never going to happen.
"10.03.2017 17:02:07" io9.gizmodo.com The Avatar Sequels Have Been Delayed Yet Again James Cameron's Avatar, the highest grossing film of all time, opened in 2009. Its first sequel was originally scheduled to be released five years later, but Cameron has never been one to rush. So 2014 became 2015, then 2016, 2017, and most recently 2018. The first Avatar sequel was originally supposed to come out in 2014.
"10.03.2017 16:48:02" gizmodo.com Everything We Know About the Insane Scandal Rocking Samsung and South Korea Exploding phones are the least of Samsung's worries. On Thursday night, a South Korean court formally removed the country's president, Park Geun-hye, from office. The removal came four months after a corruption scandal rocked the foundation of not just “The trial of the century” involves family drama, millions of dollars in alleged bribes and a shamanistic cult.
"10.03.2017 16:35:03" io9.gizmodo.com Explore a New Galaxy of Wonders (and Danger) in the New Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer Nobody ever said finding a home for an arc full of cryo-frozen people was going to be easy, right? The next Mass Effect game will throw some really ugly aliens at you.
"10.03.2017 16:15:49" gizmodo.com How South Korea's Fake News Hijacked a Democratic Crisis On Thursday night, South Korean president Park Geun-Hye was officially ousted from her office after a special Constitutional Court decision held up her impeachment. For the majority of Koreans, it's the end of a grueling three-month trial and a longer In which fictional western experts named after anime characters proved made-up conspiracies and “Donald Trump” supported Park Geun-Hye...
"10.03.2017 16:04:03" gizmodo.com Cruise Ship Smashes Into One of the World's Most Beautiful Coral Reefs A popular diving site filled with spectacular coral reefs has been severely damaged in West Papua, New Guinea, after a British-owned cruise ship got caught in low tide and slammed into it. It could take years for the reefs, a candidate UNESCO World Ugh.
"10.03.2017 15:55:53" io9.gizmodo.com Learn All About Alien: Covenant's Walter the Android From This Very Unsettling 'Commercial' One of the things we know about Alien: Covenant is that Michael Fassbender is pulling double-duty in it. He'll be playing David, the android from the last film, and Walter, another android from the same assembly line... or so we thought. The latest, Here's how Walter is different from David
"10.03.2017 15:39:32" gizmodo.com Is Raw Milk Cheese Dangerous? Two people have died and four others have gotten sick off of soft raw-milk cheese from Vulto Creamery in New York, according to a release from the Centers for Disease Control first reported by Buzzfeed. The company has recalled those cheeses, but is there Raw milk is bad, but what about raw milk cheese?
"10.03.2017 15:34:10" fieldguide.gizmodo.com The Best Gear for Upgrading Your Video Game Console Microsoft and Sony aren't planning to upgrade their flagship consoles for a few months yet, but you can still improve your gaming experience with some well-chosen accessories—even if the hardware at the core of the system stays the same. If you've got Switch envy you can always upgrade the console you already have.
"10.03.2017 15:33:08" gizmodo.com Australian Farmers Bullied Into Buying $60,000 Worth of Ink Cartridges by Unrelenting Cold Callers Nobody likes cold-calling salespeople—while they have a job to do like everyone else, that job is highly irritating to pretty much everyone involved. Case in point: an Australian office supplies company that bullied a farming couple into purchasing enough Would you ever buy 1,700 years worth of printer ink?
"10.03.2017 14:48:52" io9.gizmodo.com More Details About That New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Footage Charles Roven says the DCEU will lean on flashbacks and flashfowards in future films. Oliver dons his original costume for some reason in new Arrow photos. Get another look at the Predator cast. Plus, mysterious casting for Preacher season two, and one Plus, how the DCEU plans to use flashbacks and flashfowards in future films, and delightful new teases for the Flash/Supergirl musical crossover.
"10.03.2017 14:15:50" gizmodo.com The Worst Mac Feature You Can't Turn Off Bluetooth is an incredible invention. iTunes is a mediocre media player. But if you use a Mac, you can't have one without the other. Any time you connect a Bluetooth Audio device, OS X opens iTunes. This is a feature that you can't turn off, and it's From the archives: a very annoying thing that Apple did
"10.03.2017 14:05:07" gizmodo.com Guitar Hero Is Now a Yu-Gi-Oh-Style Card Game For Aspiring DJs Harmonix is best known for video games like Guitar Hero, Rock Band, and cluttering up your living room with fake plastic instruments. Its next music game, however, trades guitars and drum sets for collectible cards that has aspiring DJs competing to remix It's time to trade in all your plastic guitars.
"10.03.2017 13:58:06" gizmodo.com Report Shows AT&T Ignores Poor Neighborhoods In Cleveland There is a digital divide in America. Households in the bottom 20 percent of incomes are five times more likely not to have access to broadband than those in the top 20 percent. Yet this divide is often thought of as a rural versus urban divide. Yes, "The free market is clearly not solving this issue."
"10.03.2017 13:23:03" paleofuture.gizmodo.com The Story Behind That JFK Quote About Destroying the CIA Thanks to Wikileaks, you may have seen a quote from President Kennedy recently about his desire to “splinter the C.I.A. in a thousand pieces and scatter it to the winds.” Wikileaks used the quote as the password to decrypt their latest release about CIA That famous John F. Kennedy quote about the CIA is questionable
"10.03.2017 01:46:44" io9.gizmodo.com If You Like Lightspeed Magazine's Short Stories, Do We Have Good News for You Lightspeed, the short story publication that's featured works from the likes of George R.R. Martin and Octavia E. Butler, knows how addicted we are to new and interesting science fiction and fantasy. So, they're offering free three-month subscriptions for One of our favorite sources for short scifi and fantasy tales.
"10.03.2017 00:04:59" compete.kotaku.com I Took Gamer Drugs For a Week and This Is What They Did To My Body Is there a drug I can take, Limitless-style, that will make me better at video games? Ideally, it would be something legal. And something that wouldn't put me in any medical danger. Don't try this at home.
"09.03.2017 23:40:53" gizmodo.com NASA Just Found a Lost Spacecraft Orbiting the Moon Much like George Clooney in Gravity, sometimes, spacecrafts meet unfortunate fates—they get lost in space, and are almost always victims of the final frontier. But over the last few years, NASA has been having some real success locating wayward Welcome back, little guy.
"09.03.2017 23:28:15" io9.gizmodo.com You Will Not Believe How Bad the Live-Action Little Mermaid Looks (No, Not the Disney One) Disney is also making a live-action version of The Little Mermaid, but this one comes from Conglomerate Media and Kingsway Productions and is, somehow, even less like the Hans Christian Andersen tale than the Disney one. Ball's in your court, Disney.
"09.03.2017 22:20:37" io9.gizmodo.com Okay, Be Honest: How Excited Are You for the Avatar Sequels and Theme Park? The same question keeps coming up every time we hear about James Cameron's plans for a gazillion Avatar sequels all shot at once, or about some new element in the Pandora theme park being built by Disney. And that question is: are people really pumped for Help us understand
"09.03.2017 21:50:54" Tech Porn: Breath of the Wild on the Nintendo Switch We are playing the gorgeous The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on the Nintendo Switch for no reason at all:
"09.03.2017 21:49:37" gizmodo.com The Army's New 3D-Printed Grenade Launcher Is Straight Out of Science Fiction Building a gun out 3D-printed parts is so 2013. Now, the United States Army has managed to 3D-print an entire grenade launcher, and it looks roughly like an assault rifle in the popular video game Halo. Also, the new weapon is named RAMBO. This weapon is as impressive as it is frightening
"09.03.2017 21:33:06" gizmodo.com Wild New Theory Suggests Radio Bursts Beyond Our Galaxy Are Powering Alien Starships Since their discovery ten years ago, fast radio bursts have confounded astronomers. These intergalactic pulses of radio energy have defied explanation, but a new theory suggests a technological origin, whereby aliens use these beams to propel their ships When in doubt, blame it on the aliens.
"09.03.2017 20:29:04" gizmodo.com Scientists Store Data on Single Atoms The effects of the most esoteric physics abound throughout your life. Take quantum mechanics, the theory that describes how tiny things behave. It's everywhere! How else would you get so much data on a palm-sized terabyte hard drive? A not-quite-quantum data storage method.
"09.03.2017 20:25:07" io9.gizmodo.com After Atrocious Live Stream, HBO Finally Confirms Game of Thrones Returns July 16 We've known for a long while that the seemingly penultimate season of Game of Thrones wouldn't be coming in the show's usual spring slot on HBO—but today, the company finally confirmed just when we'll be going back to Westeros: July 16. But bloody hell, The way we got there was ridiculous, but at least now we know.
"09.03.2017 20:19:18" gizmodo.com Can You Help Us Solve a Fun Reddit Mystery? The only rule you may be told is this one. Anyone care to venture a guess?
"09.03.2017 20:15:30" io9.gizmodo.com “I'm Thinking About the Hulk's Farts” When I started telling my daughter about various superheroes, I thought for sure that the Flash or Batgirl was going to be her favorite. But super-speed and total recall can't stand up to gamma-powered grumpiness: the Hulk has her heart. Gamma-powered grumpiness wins the day.
"09.03.2017 20:02:58" gizmodo.com This Maniac Just Crossed the Atlantic on a Goddamn Paddleboard When it comes to pushing oneself towards greatness, some of us vow to read more books or sign up for a 5K run. Others try to learn a new skill, like woodworking. Chris Bertish, however, decided to become the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean on a How did you spend your winter?
"09.03.2017 20:00:20" gizmodo.com Mark Zuckerberg Announces Creation of Female User Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting their second child, the couple announced on Facebook Thursday. Like one-year-old daughter Max, the forthcoming Zuck will also be a baby girl: Zuck announces baby number 2: