Sayfa ile ilgili istek ve şikayetleriniz için aşağıdaki formu kullanabilirsiniz.
"21.01.2017 15:47:00" gizmodo.com National Park Service Banned From Tweeting After Anti-Trump Retweets [Updated] The National Park service retweeted some sick Donald Trump burns, noting how, uh, lightly attended his inauguration was compared to Barack Obama's in 2009. But now, the NPS has been ordered by its Washington support office to “immediately cease use of Update: The National Park Service has apologized for RT's that were critical of Trump
"21.01.2017 01:44:44" io9.gizmodo.com Watch the Lucasfilm Story Group Point Out Several Obscure Rogue One Easter Eggs The weekly Star Wars YouTube show, The Star Wars Show, has been off for a few weeks, but a bonus “Secrets Explained” episode popped up Friday night featuring three members of the Lucasfilm Story Group talking about Easter eggs in Rogue One. No one heard the stuff these guys noticed.
"21.01.2017 01:17:57" io9.gizmodo.com The Terminator Will Be Back Thanks to James Cameron and Tim Miller It seemed like Terminator Genisys had killed the Terminator franchise once and for all, but a new hero is coming back: James Cameron. Cameron, who wrote and directed the first two films, regains the rights in 2019 and is reportedly working with Deadpool James Cameron will battle Skynet once again.
"21.01.2017 01:07:11" gizmodo.com National Park Service Banned From Tweeting After Anti-Trump Retweets The National Park service retweeted some sick Donald Trump burns, noting how, uh, lightly attended his inauguration was compared to Barack Obama's in 2009. But now, the NPS has been ordered by its Washington support office to “immediately cease use of After retweets critical of Trump, the National Park Service isn't allowed to tweet anymore.
"21.01.2017 00:18:58" sploid.gizmodo.com Cats Acting Out Scenes from Star Wars and Other Movies Is Really Fantastic Man, cats are so dang smart that they can pretty much replace actors in movies these days. I'm watching this wonderful scene reenactment of The Empire Strikes Back and I'm not sure I even miss the real Darth Vader or Luke Skywalker. Okay, I guess Darth Totally adorable
"21.01.2017 00:08:14" io9.gizmodo.com Lucifer Just Cast a Former Galavant Star as God Lucifer introduced the Devil's mother at the start of season two; now, it appears we'll soon be meeting dear old Dad. Sorta. The very funny Timothy Omudson (Galavant, Psych) has just signed on for a guest-starring role as God. With a twist, though. No word yet if he'll sing on the show.
"20.01.2017 23:18:46" io9.gizmodo.com Travelers Reminds Us to Never Trust Anybody Who Shows Up from the Future When something gets invented that can make people's lives better, it will also be used to make people's lives worse. The road to hell is paved with good intentions and time travel only helps you get there quicker. When something gets invented that can make people's lives better, it will also be used to make people's lives worse.
"20.01.2017 23:07:06" gizmodo.com At the Last Minute, Trump Asks Nuclear Safety Administrator to Stick Around After All Last night, just hours before Trump was to be sworn in, his transition team finally asked Under Secretary for Nuclear Security Frank Klotz to stay on as chief of the National Nuclear Security Administration until his eventual replacement could be named After weeks of silence and uncertainty, the agency responsible for ensuring the safety of our nuclear arsenal finally has an answer.
"20.01.2017 22:55:31" io9.gizmodo.com A New Witchblade TV Show Is in the Works at NBC Witchblade is coming to TV... again. Image's supernatural comic series has a new show planned for NBC from the team behind Vampire Diaries, and someone out there is hoping the golden age of comic book TV can mean that the second (technically, third) The potential new show would be set in San Francisco, rather than New York.
"20.01.2017 22:44:27" gizmodo.com Scientists Are Searching For Life On This Nearby Exoplanet With all this talk about human colonies on Mars, why not dream a little bigger? Dr. Stephen Kane and his team of researchers at San Francisco State University are looking about 14 lightyears away from our solar system for some potentially inhabitable real Pretty big discovery for exoplanet research.
"20.01.2017 22:39:34" gizmodo.com The White House's New Approach to Climate Change: Who Gives a Shit? Whatever the environmental community was expecting to happen after President Trump's inauguration Friday, the reality is probably worse. Trump makes an impossible promise to supporters: fewer regulations, more jobs, cleaner environment.
"20.01.2017 22:27:04" io9.gizmodo.com Thank the Great Bird of the Galaxy, the Star Trek Fan Film Lawsuit Has Settled The long and winding tale of CBS and Paramount versus Axanar has finally come to an end. Much later, I think, than anyone wanted. No one's won this one.
"20.01.2017 22:10:03" gizmodo.com Can You Brew Beer On the Moon? When some apocalyptic event in the very near future forces humans scurrying to another planet, we're probably going to have the same question. Can we still make booze when it's time to flee our dying planet?
"20.01.2017 21:42:04" gizmodo.com National Parks Service Owns Trump on Twitter One Last Time President Trump's administration apparently hasn't gotten its hands on the National Parks Twitter account just yet, because the agency is retweeting some things that would likely hurt our new president's feelings. Stay strong, National Parks social media manager. We're rooting for you.
"20.01.2017 21:10:51" io9.gizmodo.com WB May Be Making Its Most Insane DC Movie Decision Yet The DC Film Universe has been in constant motion over the past few weeks, with ideas changing, scripts being written, and whole new movies forming. The latest rumor, however, is simply the craziest thing yet. They may want to bring back Ryan Reynolds.
"20.01.2017 20:56:16" io9.gizmodo.com Comparing the Classic Archie Characters to Their Twisted Riverdale Counterparts Next week finally brings the premiere of Riverdale, a show we've been dying to see more of ever since the pilot was shown at Comic-Con. But, in case the trailers did not make this abundantly clear, this is not the Archie you might expect us to be. Here's The difference in some of these characters is wonderfully weird.
"20.01.2017 20:45:20" sploid.gizmodo.com Wild Ape Learns to Use Saw and Quickly Becomes Competitive Dick In the latest episode of BBC's Spy in the Wild, a robot ape equipped with a spycam happens upon a wild orangutan that recently found a saw. She uses it with a stunning level of mastery, given the fact that she's an orangutan. But wait, there's more. This orangutan is better at carpentry than most humans.
"20.01.2017 20:41:47" gizmodo.com The Ten Most Horrifying Things Trump Has Said About Climate Change Tomorrow, irritable Dorito Donald Trump will be inaugurated as 45th president of the United States. All the world will be watching as Trump is sworn in to the stylings of 3 Doors Down and associated acts. ICYMI, all references to climate change have been erased from the White House's website.
"20.01.2017 20:37:29" gizmodo.com The Ten Most Horrifying Things Trump Has Said About Climate Change Tomorrow, irritable Dorito Donald Trump will be inaugurated as 45th president of the United States. All the world will be watching as Trump is sworn in to the stylings of 3 Doors Down and associated acts. ICYMI, Donald J. Trump has already deleted all mentions of climate change from the White House website.
"20.01.2017 20:23:47" gizmodo.com The Fascinating Secret Origin of 'Abracadabra' Abracadabra! Abracadabra was actually one of our earliest methods of warding off malaria.
"20.01.2017 20:12:08" gizmodo.com Trump's White House is Already Tearing Up Obama's Websites Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States today, and very shortly after the taking oath of office, his administration began the fairly new and complicated digital transition process. Well, that didn't take long...
"20.01.2017 20:01:24" io9.gizmodo.com It's a Do-or-Die Fight to Recharge in Animated Short Power Hungry When your battery fails you, you've gotta plug in right away—but sometimes, it's not that simple, as one toybox refugee discovers in this surreal, surprisingly violent (but still weirdly cute) animated short from Benjy Brooke. Futuristic frustration.
"20.01.2017 19:43:21" Gizmodo's End Of Week Review We're talking about new things we learned about the nintendo switch, Samsung's battery explosion and more in tech news!
"20.01.2017 19:35:04" gizmodo.com How to Make the iPhone's Touch ID Work With Gloves It's cold and with what feels like an eternity of wintery weather ahead of us, it's most definitely glove-wearing season. Stay warm and unlock your phone with ease.
"20.01.2017 19:21:48" foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com What Happens if the U.S. Doesn't Step Up to Defend NATO President Donald Trump's previous statements suggest that he might not assist our NATO allies if they came under attack, as required under Article 5 under the North Atlantic Treaty, which has been particularly troubling to America's European allies. President Trump takes the Oval Office with the most anti-NATO outlook in recent memory.
"20.01.2017 19:10:17" gizmodo.com How Long Until Sea Level Rise Prevents Inauguration From Happening in DC? Donald Trump was excited about hosting the inauguration at the Lincoln Memorial. So excited, in fact, he bragged that he “didn't know if it has been done before.” It has, of course—both of his predecessors had an event on the steps of the Lincoln Drown the swamp!
"20.01.2017 18:58:22" Timeline Photos NASA's Goddard director explains what really matters In 2016's extraordinary temperature Data http://gizmo.do/PCRIPBX
"20.01.2017 18:48:12" gizmodo.com Be a Fashionable MacGyver With a Multi-Tool Hidden in Your Belt Buckle They say the best camera is the one you have with you, but the same must go for tools. What's the point of filling a home workshop full of expensive equipment when it's all but useless when you walk out the door every morning? SOG's new multi-tool belt Fixes dropping pants, and everything else.
"20.01.2017 18:37:18" io9.gizmodo.com Movie Review: M. Night Shyamalan's Split Is a Genuinely Good Film With a Truly Shocking Twist There are a few reasons why Split is the perfect title for the new M. Night Shyamalan movie. The most obvious one is the fact it's about a man with multiple split personalities who kidnaps three young girls. The other is that the movie itself is split: 98 The only spoiler here is that the film is good!
"20.01.2017 18:20:12" io9.gizmodo.com J.K. Rowling Dashes Your Hopes and Dreams of a Cursed Child Movie Trilogy As easy as J.K. Rowling can conjure up a fantastic world, she just crushed another. Addressing rumors that had begun to swirl online, the author tweeted that there will not be a trilogy of movies based on the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Exciting rumors but apparently not true.
"20.01.2017 18:07:40" io9.gizmodo.com The Good Place Finale Went to Hell, But Not in the Way You'd Expect The season finale of The Good Place consisted of two back-to-back episodes last night. The first was the usual funny but weird look at morality. The “medium” place was so perfect that it's actually a shame it got completely overshadowed by what happened That was not where we thought the show would end up.
"20.01.2017 17:45:55" theslot.jezebel.com Donald Trump Plagiarized Bane in His Inaugural Speech Donald Trump officially became president today, and in an inaugural address he promised many things, some of which may sound familiar, because they were directly lifted from the D.C. comics villain Bane. Some of the things in Trump's inaugural speech may have sounded familiar because they were directly lifted from the D.C. comics villain Bane.
"20.01.2017 17:40:56" gizmodo.com Ten Survivors Pulled From Italian Hotel Following Devastating Avalanche (Updating) Rescuers in Italy's San Grasso mountain region have pulled ten survivors from the snow and rubble following a horrific avalanche that ploughed through a four-star hotel earlier this week, Telegraph reports. Finally some good news to report about this awful incident.
"20.01.2017 17:32:24" gizmodo.com Donald Trump Is @POTUS, But His Cover Photo Is Obama's At exactly noon today, Donald Trump inherited the @POTUS Twitter account. Unfortunately his header photo is a picture from Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009. Sad!
"20.01.2017 17:31:26" gizmodo.com Ötzi the Iceman Was Making Prosciutto Over 5,000 Years Ago New research on Ötzi the Iceman, an exquisitely preserved 5,300-year-old human found in a European glacier, shows that he ate a form of dry-cured meat known as “speck”—a fatty, bacon-like snack that's still found on charcuterie boards today. Strangely, Ötzi's charcuterie board was nowhere to be found.
"20.01.2017 17:26:04" io9.gizmodo.com Killing Ground Looks Like a Brutal Twist on the Camping Trip Horror Genre Horror movies have shown us that bad things happen when you go to the woods. Killing Ground ups the ante by putting the most vulnerable sort of human being in danger. This looks exceptionally terrifying.
"20.01.2017 17:15:07" gizmodo.com A Packable Adventure Backpack That Can Comfortably Carry Loads of Weight A couple of years ago Matador first crossed our radar with a giant tear-proof emergency blanket that folded smaller than a wallet. Since then the company has introduced countless other collapsible products that make packing for a trip much easier, but its You can keep this collapsible backpack in your suitcase for impromptu adventures.
"20.01.2017 16:47:10" gizmodo.com NASA's Goddard Director Explains What Really Matters In 2016's Extraordinary Temperature Data For the third consecutive year, NASA and NOAA have announced record high temperatures. It's upsetting yet unsurprising, given the dearth of fucks we seem to give about the state of our planet. As Gizmodo previously reported, temperatures were 0.07 degrees We're missing the most important point about those new climate change numbers.
"20.01.2017 16:26:34" io9.gizmodo.com M. Night Shyamalan Explains the Truly Shocking Twist Ending of Split M. Night Shyamalan's new movie, Split, is now in theaters and wow, is that a relief. It means that, for the first time since we saw the film in September, I can finally talk about the film's incredible ending—and not only that, but discuss it with Trust us, only click this once you've seen the movie. "Save Post" if needed.
"20.01.2017 16:11:16" theslot.jezebel.com Use Our New Donald Trump Chrome Extension to Make America Great Again At Jezebel, we believe that it's up to all of us to Make America Great Again. For that reason, we've developed a nifty little Chrome extension to help make the job a little easier. A very special Chrome extension from our friends at Jezebel.
"20.01.2017 15:57:57" sploid.gizmodo.com Seeing the Northern Lights at 35,000 Feet Is the Best Reason to Fly to Iceland Iceland's board of tourism is doing something right because the country has become a vacation hotspot in recent years. Apparently, even the flight up north can be a spectacular experience, as you might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the northern If only the view from every flight was this stunning.
"20.01.2017 15:24:04" gizmodo.com A Toaster Just for Bacon Will Make Every Meal So Much Better If you find your kitchen counters cluttered with food-specific gadgets and appliances, you finally have a good reason to get rid of them all. The culinary innovators at Nostalgia Electrics have created the only thing you'll ever need: The Bacon Express, a A toaster just for bacon is proof there are still good things in this world.
"20.01.2017 15:12:46" gizmodo.com Cassini Just Gave us A Rare Look at Saturn's 'Wavemaker' Moon Saturn's tiny moon friend, Daphnis, is finally getting its close-up. In a stunning new image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, the elusive moon can be seen peeking out from within the Keeler gap of Saturn's rings. According to NASA, the image was taken in It's so cute, though!
"20.01.2017 15:06:14" gizmodo.com I Watched Neil deGrasse Tyson Take On a Science Skeptic Last week, the American Museum of Natural History in New York and famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson held a press event to announce the museum's new Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation. I watched Neil deGrasse Tyson lay down some facts.
"20.01.2017 14:58:04" gizmodo.com Samsung Will Blame Battery Size for Note 7 Explosions Samsung will finally tell us why the Galaxy Note 7 exploded at a press conference on Sunday night (Monday morning, South Korea time). According to The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg, the company's months-long investigation will lay blame on the size of See, size does matter.
"20.01.2017 14:50:56" gizmodo.com Glorious New NASA Video Imagines a Landing on Pluto Using 100 images taken by the New Horizons spacecraft over the course of six weeks, NASA has produced a colorized video showing what it would be like to approach and land on Pluto. Prepare yourself for a marvelous trip. Prepare to take a trip.
"20.01.2017 14:36:26" io9.gizmodo.com Don't Get Too Excited About That Hellboy 3 Talk Just Yet Marvel's Inhumans TV series finds itself a director. Celine Dion is returning for the new Beauty and the Beast. ABC is making a show about time-traveling refugees. Maisie Williams teases an exciting season ahead for Game of Thrones. Plus, a new clip from Plus, new footage from next week's Agents of SHIELD, teases for Game of Thrones season 7, and James Mangold discusses the politics of Logan.
"20.01.2017 13:59:16" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How to Upgrade Your Computer's Login Screen The login screen greets you every single time you boot up your computer, but it's often neglected when it comes to tweaking and customizing your system. Here's how to make changes to the login screen on macOS Sierra or Windows 10 so it's very much your Get the most out of your login screen.
"20.01.2017 13:41:54" gizmodo.com Trump's Age of Ignorance Threatens Humanity Last week, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., emerged from the golden Twitter egg that is Trump Tower and told reporters that the President-elect had asked him to chair a committee on “vaccine safety and scientific integrity.” Somewhere, a measles virus cackled with It's going to be a long four years.
"20.01.2017 11:45:57" gizmodo.com How to Watch President Trump's Inauguration, No Cable Required (But Bring Your Own Booze) Today, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. And unless some time traveler shows up before noon, this is really happening. If you want to watch history being made, there are plenty of options—even if you don't have Watch Donald J. Trump's inauguration
"20.01.2017 05:28:36" gizmodo.com Donald Trump Reportedly Forced to Give Up Beloved Tweeting Machine While rising to our nation's highest office is an unparalleled honor, becoming President also involves many personal sacrifices. This week, Donald Trump may have made his first, reportedly “trad[ing] in” the Android phone widely believed to be his primary Some of the President-elect's aides allegedly "expressed relief."
"20.01.2017 02:29:33" gizmodo.com Uber to Pay Out $20 Million After Promising Drivers 'Exaggerated' Wages On Thursday, Uber agreed to pay the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) $20 million over claims it misled prospective drivers, recruiting them with ads that inflated typical earnings and mischaracterized the terms of its vehicle financing program. In some cases, less than 10 percent of drivers made the advertised wages, the FTC said.
"20.01.2017 02:18:43" sploid.gizmodo.com 10 of the Most Gorgeous Uses of Color in Film Directors make so many filmmaking decisions that go unnoticed by casual viewers because we're not paying close attention—but the use of color isn't one of them. Color immediately stands out. Films can be hyper colorful and smack you with the entire color There are so many colorful tricks movies use
"20.01.2017 02:02:45" io9.gizmodo.com There Are So Many Other Creatures in These Kong: Skull Island TV Spots Several TV spots for Kong: Skull Island just came online and the main takeaway is: Kong is not alone on that island. King Kong is back in just two short months.
"20.01.2017 00:54:23" sploid.gizmodo.com Biking Through Portals Like This Would Be So Freaking Sick There are many things in this world that need to be invented before this, and possibly more things that need to be fixed, but I think we all need to shift our priorities so we can focus on creating portals that we can jump through and teleport to another Video games as real life is the best life
"20.01.2017 00:31:12" io9.gizmodo.com Miguel Ferrer's Albert Rosenfield Will Always Be the Best Twin Peaks Character Versatile character actor Miguel Ferrer—a memorable presence in so many films and TV shows, including RoboCop, Twin Peaks, and most recently NCIS: Los Angeles—has died. He was 61 years old. "I'm the Sultan of Sentiment!"
"19.01.2017 23:20:44" sploid.gizmodo.com A Quick Animated History of Why We Use the Numbers We Use I find the history of numbers so much more fascinating than the application of numbers. Who cares about learning calculus, when you can geek out on the brief history of numerical systems? It's surprisingly interesting
"19.01.2017 23:10:18" io9.gizmodo.com Anne Hathaway Plays a City-Crushing Kaiju in the First Trailer for Colossal Few movies have as original or weird a premise as Colossal. That premise: Anne Hathaway plays a woman who realizes she can occasionally spawn a real-life giant monster halfway across the world that acts as her avatar, mimicking her movements. That headline is not a typo. That's what this movie is about. She's drunk Godzilla, basically.
"19.01.2017 22:59:08" gizmodo.com A Promising New Method For Cleaning Up the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Hundreds of millions of gallons of radioactive water remain sitting around the site of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan. But scientists can't simply dump the liquid into the ocean, and if it continues sitting around, it could seep into It just takes some carbon.
"19.01.2017 22:34:45" io9.gizmodo.com Those X-Men Comics In the Logan Trailer Were Made Just for the Movie One of the cutest moments in the Logan trailer released today (an aside: mentioning “cute” and Logan in the same sentence is very strange to me) is the moment Wolverine flicks through an X-Men comic, noting just how wildly embellished they are. The comics Sorry, X-Men superfans, you can't actually buy these comics for yourself.
"19.01.2017 22:23:16" gizmodo.com Facebook Threw a Swanky Inauguration Party With Right-Wing Website The Daily Caller When a presidential inauguration rolls around, it's party time in DC. Industry groups, corporations, and media organizations throw booze-filled parties, allowing them to get cozy with the new regime and rub elbows with industry and political allies. And Facebook and right-wing propaganda are teaming up.
"19.01.2017 21:57:16" gizmodo.com No, You Should Not Put Jade Eggs in Your Vagina Because Gwyneth Paltrow Tells You To Gwyneth Paltrow—purveyor of $15,000 gold dildos and sex-dust smoothies—is back at it again with another oozing spoonful of Goop for your sex life. Ladies, it turns out that the key to life is sticking a jade egg up your “Yoni.” Well, here we are.
"19.01.2017 21:54:39" io9.gizmodo.com You Could Make Money By Contributing Money to This Horror Anthology Crowdfunding has become a staple of independent filmmaking, but the best you can usually expect from your investment is a cool prize. A new horror anthology is offering its contributors something more: a potential return on investment. Who wants to make money from funding a movie?
"19.01.2017 21:49:51" Gizmodo Gadget Review: Hover Camera This drone hovers even when you don't want it to!
"19.01.2017 21:34:00" gizmodo.com Wisconsin Cows Go Hungry After Their Meal of Skittles Spills All Over the Highway I walk a lonely road, the only one that I have ever known. Don't know where it goes, but it's fucking littered with red Skittles that fell off of a truck en route to feed some cows. Someone feed those poor, hungry cows
"19.01.2017 21:18:40" gizmodo.com Air-Powered Robotic Sleeve Wraps Around Your Heart to Keep It Pumping Researchers from Harvard University and Boston Children's Hospital have developed an innovative robotic sleeve that fits around the heart like a glove, maintaining a steady beat while the patient recovers. Freaky but cool.
"19.01.2017 20:35:33" gizmodo.com The Ten Most Horrifying Things Trump Has Said About Climate Change Tomorrow, irritable Dorito Donald Trump will be inaugurated as 45th president of the United States. All the world will be watching as Trump is sworn in to the stylings of 3 Doors Down and associated acts. Donald J. Trump becomes our president tomorrow.
"19.01.2017 20:25:01" io9.gizmodo.com Dwayne Johnson Is Getting His Own DC Solo Film DC's proposed Shazam movie doesn't have a director, star, or even a finished script. What it does have is a villain, Black Adam, played by Dwayne Johnson, and that means he's getting his own movie. The Rock says "I get my own DC movie."
"19.01.2017 20:00:56" Creatures Flourish in the Uncharted Ocean Depths Breathtaking new video footage of the ocean's uncharted depths. Read more: http://gizmo.do/pRXxQUw
"19.01.2017 19:53:10" gizmodo.com Trump Is Launching a War on Science—These People Are Fighting Back Patricia Kim, a History of Art PhD candidate studying Hellenistic Greece at the University of Pennsylvania, is the first to admit she's probably not what comes to mind when you imagine an academic researcher scrambling to archive federal climate data that “The scientific community has never been more ready to defend the role of science.”
"19.01.2017 19:16:30" io9.gizmodo.com How Star Wars Should Handle Carrie Fisher's Death The Postman has returned! For those of you who might not know, “Postal Apocalypse” is io9's mail column, where I, Rob Bricken, senior editor of io9 and professional nerd for the last 16 years, answer your questions. I settle fan arguments, I solve io9's mail column returns, answering questions about comics, '80s cartoons, how to teach children about spoilers, and more!
"19.01.2017 19:12:04" gizmodo.com This Is Why You Didn't See a Photo of Mark Zuckerberg at Court This Week Facebook works hard to maintain Mark Zuckerberg's public image. Professional photographers take staged photographs, like these ones of him visiting a Facebook data center, petting a calf, and meeting with world leaders. A team of employees diligently Mark looked fresh in his stylish suit, but he didn't want you to see it.
"19.01.2017 18:48:32" vitals.lifehacker.com Baby Wearables Selling "Peace of Mind" Are Just Bad Medical Devices Earlier this month, we saw a bunch of clever new baby-related gadgets make their debut at the Consumer Electronics Show. While some might prove useful, others are more likely to drain parents' wallets without providing anything of real value. Devices that drain parents' wallets without providing anything of real value.
"19.01.2017 18:17:04" gizmodo.com Mark Zuckerberg Sues Dead People Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is once again going after his neighbors in his latest effort to ensure his 700-acre Hawaiian compound remains impenetrable. This time, rather than erect another massive wall, Zuck has filed a series of lawsuits against several Anything to build another fortress.
"19.01.2017 18:04:55" gizmodo.com Five Major Cancer Studies Are Proving Difficult to Reproduce Humanity would understand very little about cancer, and be hard-pressed to find cures, without scientific research. But what if, when teams recreated each other's research, they didn't arrive at the same result? Scientists couldn't quite recreate the results of these important papers.
"19.01.2017 17:54:56" gizmodo.com A Monster Solar Storm Could Cost the US $40 Billion Daily Our planet is due to be hit with a powerful solar storm, an event that happens about once every hundred years. New research shows that losses from the ensuing blackouts could total $41.5 billion per day in the US alone, including nearly $7 billion lost in That's a lot of dough.
"19.01.2017 17:49:19" io9.gizmodo.com The Latest Annoying Sound Showing Up in Every Dang Movie Trailer Move over, Inception horns; there's a new annoyingly ubiquitous sound effect getting spammed into every movie trailer. It's , a deep bass note that you're probably hearing in your dreams now. Every. New. Movie. Trailer.
"19.01.2017 17:33:29" io9.gizmodo.com This Might Be the Cthulhu Video Game of Our Nightmares, Er, Dreams Lots of video games use the influence of H. P. Lovecraft's dread-drenched Elder Gods mythos. It's been a while since there's been one that tackled the author's works directly but an upcoming title is going to attempt just that. Calling all Lovecraft fans.
"19.01.2017 17:21:58" gizmodo.com Rick Perry Jokes About Proposed Renewable Energy Cuts: Maybe Trump Will Forget Like I Did Former Governor of Texas Rick Perry, a man who became 12 percent smarter when he started wearing glasses, is testifying on Capitol Hill today. He's been nominated by president-elect Trump to be the Secretary of Energy and he's currently sailing through Rick Perry is cracking jokes about Donald J. Trump
"19.01.2017 17:10:11" io9.gizmodo.com The Star Wars Special Editions Remain a Crucial Milestone 20 Years Later The phrase “Special Editions” is one of the scariest things in all of Star Wars. No one can forget the way, 20 years ago this month, George Lucas updated his iconic films with new effects, sounds, scenes, then basically tried to erase the original Without these controversial releases, Star Wars wouldn't be where it is today.
"19.01.2017 16:58:04" gizmodo.com The Original iPhone Is Dead The original iPhone has died. AT&T, the phone's only carrier, decided to end its support for 2G cellular networks, thus rendering the original iPhone useless. This means that iPhone can no longer make calls or send text messages. He was just nine and a Rest in peace, sweet prince.
"19.01.2017 16:02:36" io9.gizmodo.com If Its First 40 Minutes Are Any Indication, Logan Is Both Depressing and Fantastic A while back, I attended a Fox preess event where they showed the first act of Logan, the third and likely final solo outing of Hugh Jackman's Wolverine. For me, who was not sold on giving this character another movie, the 40 minutes I saw more than Logan looks great. Depressing, but great.
"19.01.2017 15:51:04" gizmodo.com Breathtaking New Video Footage of the Ocean's Uncharted Depths Over thirteen thousand feet below the surface, hundred-foot hydrothermal vents spew black, 690 degree fluid like chimneys from the ocean floor. Tiny crabs, shrimp and limpets scuttle beneath the smokestacks, and a remotely-operated vehicle named SuBastian Look at all them little crabs!
"19.01.2017 15:39:57" gizmodo.com What You Need to Know About the Nintendo Switch's Garbage Graphics The Nintendo Switch looks like it might be complete weaksauce when compared to the best consoles from Sony and Microsoft. But the real question is: does that even matter? Probably not. Nintendo really doesn't care.
"19.01.2017 15:18:55" gizmodo.com Watch the Seconds Blink By on This Freaky Eyelash Clock If you were to stumble across this freaky ring of hairs hanging on a wall you'd probably dismiss it as another confusing piece of modern art. But if you were to give it more than just a passing glance, you'd notice that some of its hairs were moving, And you thought telling time with a couple of moving hands was tricky.
"19.01.2017 14:37:02" io9.gizmodo.com Where Powerless Fits In to the DC Multiverse Tye Sheridan talks Ready Player One. D.J. Caruso has a wild idea for the next G.I. Joe movie. M. Night Shyamalan wants in on Stranger Things. Plus, new footage from Powerless, Laurel Lance is back in action in a new Arrow trailer, and hints of what's to Plus, a big new look at Arrow's return, and D.J. Caruso has a wild idea for the next G.I. Joe movie.
"19.01.2017 14:26:33" gizmodo.com Dozens Missing After Horrific Avalanche Engulfs Italian Hotel As many as 30 guests are missing following an overnight avalanche at a hotel in Italy's Gran Sasso mountain area. Poor weather conditions and the remote location of the hotel are making rescue efforts difficult. A truly horrifying situation.
"19.01.2017 13:43:48" io9.gizmodo.com It's Finally Morphin' Time In the Latest Power Rangers Trailer The first trailer for Power Rangers set up the very serious world of this newly rebooted Angel Grove. But the second sees our teens with attitudes become the heroes they were always meant to be, and it's a lot more fun. This is actually much more fun than that first trailer was.
"19.01.2017 13:27:41" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How To Maximize Your Laptop's Battery Life There are all kinds of reasons you might want to minimize the power draw of your laptop or desktop. To save battery, of course, but also to keep your electricity bills lower and reduce your impact on the planet. Here are all the ways you can knock down Get more out of your battery
"19.01.2017 13:15:43" gizmodo.com RT Gets Banned From Facebook Until After Trump's Inauguration In a surprise move, RT News has been banned from posting articles, photos, and videos to Facebook. The ban was instituted yesterday after RT allegedly ran a pirated stream of Obama's last press conference. The ban is scheduled to be lifted at 2:35pm ET on RT gets banned from Facebook until after Donald J. Trump's inauguration.
"19.01.2017 03:16:38" gizmodo.com Idiot Tasked With Maintaining America's Nukes Surprised to Learn What His Job Is In December, Rick Perry enthusiastically accepted the nomination to be Donald Trump's secretary of energy—unfortunately for both Perry and the American people, he had no idea what the fuck he was signing up for. According to a New York Times report, Perry Oops.
"19.01.2017 03:00:00" lifehacker.com Detect and Disable an Airbnb's Hidden Wi-Fi Cameras With This Script Airbnb renters keep finding hidden Wi-Fi cameras watching them without them knowing. If you want to ensure your privacy in a rental, do this.
"19.01.2017 02:19:05" gizmodo.com Drug Maker Who Jacked Up Cost of Baby Medicine 85,000 Percent Still Isn't Sorry You can lead a drug company to public shame, but you can't make it feel remorse. The lifesaving drug for epileptic infants has ballooned in price from $40 to $34,000 a vial
"19.01.2017 01:53:29" gizmodo.com Big Dairy Pays Out Big Bucks to Milk Lovers Over Alleged Conspiracy to Kill 500,000 Cows In September, Big Dairy settled a lawsuit for over $50 million, which claimed it conspired to kill off 500,000 cows in an effort to gouge milk prices. Now, milk lovers in 15 states can potentially reap the rewards of this lawsuit by visiting the website, The milk industry will pay consumers $52 million after settling an antitrust lawsuit, which claimed it conspired to kill off 500,000 cows in an effort to gouge milk prices.
"19.01.2017 01:44:03" io9.gizmodo.com A Lone Astronaut Reaches Out to Earth's Last Refugees in Space Artist James Lewis works in the Creative Studio of the UK's National Space Centre museum—a setting that's clearly inspired a lot of his concept work. Where will they go next?
"19.01.2017 01:29:33" sploid.gizmodo.com This Never-Ending Parade of Snow Plows Is Easily the Best Way to Clear Snowy Roads If you're from a place where it snows a lot (I'm not), and where people don't annoyingly complain about how cold it is all the time (not me), and are totally prepared for the winter months (also, not me), you're probably not as surprised as I am about Snow terminators, basically
"19.01.2017 00:24:12" gizmodo.com You Should Creep on Mark Zuckerberg's Old Facebook Photos Right Now There's a good chance your Facebook posts from the mid-aughts are a total disaster: blurry, low-res pics of your college dorm room and status updates about what you ate for dinner. It was a time before anyone truly understood the importance and longevity Now, Mark Zuckerberg has 12 employees who delete abusive comments and spam from his Facebook, a personal photographer and a whole other team of people who write his posts and speeches. Remember when he didn't?
"19.01.2017 00:12:14" io9.gizmodo.com A Fairy Tale Bleeds Into Reality in the Eerie Trailer for American Fable On a Midwestern farm, a young girl delights in scary bedtime stories—until the fairy tales that she dreams about start taking shape in the real world, and not in a good way. Who's that man being held captive in the creepy silo, and what's up with that There's clearly some bad stuff afoot on the family farm.
"19.01.2017 00:01:12" io9.gizmodo.com This Is as Close as Disney's Going to Get to Confirming the Pixar Connection Theory One of the most beloved theories of the internet over the past few years has been the “Pixar Theory”—the wild declaration that posits that every part of the Pixar animation oeuvre is part of the same universe. Disney has released a new video gathering Some of these Easter Eggs could lay the groundwork for a new take on the Universal Pixar theory.
"18.01.2017 23:37:55" gizmodo.com New American Airlines Fare Doesn't Let You Bring Overhead Baggage On Wednesday, American Airlines announced that it will soon offer a cheap-as-hell “basic economy” package for its flights. The catch—because there's always a catch when it comes to flying—is that these passengers won't be able to use the overhead bins If you're traveling cheap, you'd better also be traveling light.
"18.01.2017 23:24:47" gizmodo.com This SpaceX Rocket Landing Looks Downright Divine SpaceX just released some stunning launch photos of Falcon 9's return to flight on January 14. This is how you bounce back from a loss.
"18.01.2017 23:12:35" gizmodo.com Palmer Luckey's First Day Back in the Spotlight Was Not Fun DALLAS — After being basically in hiding for 117 days, Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey spent his first full day back in the spotlight getting grilled by a feisty lawyer who tried to “make fun” of the fact Luckey had no college degrees. He's back and he's getting "made fun" of for not having college degrees.
"18.01.2017 23:12:18" io9.gizmodo.com An Appreciation of That Weird Football Scene in Starship Troopers Before Johnny Rico goes off to become a bug-busting legend in the mobile infantry of Starship Troopers, he's the star of his high school's—well, let's call it “space football” team. It's weird, it's ridiculous, and even in the short time its portrayed, An amazing scene in an even better movie.
"18.01.2017 22:57:57" gizmodo.com Sun Spots Are More Terrifying Than Ever in New Close-Up Photos Here comes the Sun, in all its terrifying glory. Turns out the sun is horrifying.
"18.01.2017 22:48:35" gizmodo.com Scientists Feed Cows Onions to Make Them Stop Farting So Much Methane Napoleon Dynamite takes a sip from a tall jar of milk, then sets it down next to two other jars. He points. “The defect in that one is bleach.” “That's correct,” says a judge from FFA, the agricultural education organization. He sips another. “This tastes "This tastes like the cow got into an onion patch."
"18.01.2017 22:17:33" sploid.gizmodo.com Turning the Totally Random Things That Kids Think Into Animation Is Silly Fun You know those weird things you thought as a kid that make absolutely no sense now? Like the thoughts that were weirder and more personal than thinking Santa Claus was real or that there were monsters under your bed. Those ones. Hearing them now is Kid's think the darndest things
"18.01.2017 22:01:10" io9.gizmodo.com Patrick Stewart is Shit and Other News From Sony's Upcoming Animation Slate Yes, it's true. Patrick Stewart is shit. The voice of the shit emoji, to be more specific, in the upcoming Emoji Movie. This casting tidbit was just one of many pieces of news Sony Pictures Animation released at an event today in Los Angeles. No, really, he's shit.
"18.01.2017 21:31:52" gizmodo.com Senator Urges Trump Not to Let Nuclear Security Agency Go Leaderless A United States senator is calling on the Trump transition team not to let the National Nuclear Security Administration, which manages the safety of the nation's nuclear arsenal, go leaderless after this Friday. As we reported earlier this month, the NNSA chief and his deputy have not been invited to stay on, and plan to clear out their desks at noon Friday.
"18.01.2017 21:00:32" UV-Controlled Adhesive Could Help Humans Climb Walls This could help us build precise microelectronics. Or it could one day turn a human into a spider-person: http://gizmo.do/WLrrUPt
"18.01.2017 20:59:17" gizmodo.com A Fleet of European Satellites Is Experiencing a Very Odd Problem The European Space Agency's (ESA) Galileo satellites have been having a bad time for the past 17 years. Now, the 10 billion euro project has suffered what might be its strangest setback yet: Nine clocks across the 18 Galileo satellites in orbit have This is seriously a mystery.
"18.01.2017 20:56:12" io9.gizmodo.com The Star Wars Prequels Have Never Looked as Good as On These Posters The Star Wars prequels will forever be a point of contention. Some love them as their Star Wars trilogy. Others find them mindless and painful. But even people with opinions as opposing as those would agree, these new posters by Eric Tan are the best of Bad movies, great posters.
"18.01.2017 20:32:41" gizmodo.com What the Hell Happened to Mozilla and Firefox? Mozilla has a new logo, the latest step in the plan the company announced last year to rebrand itself in an effort to stay relevant despite plunging usage of its key product: the internet browser Firefox. Somewhere out there is a designer who still uses Mozilla's Firefox used to be the innovative browser of choice. Now the company is trying to reclaim it's old mojo with a seriously bad new logo.
"18.01.2017 20:24:20" gizmodo.com Scott Pruitt's EPA Confirmation Hearing Was a Surreal Nightmare On Wednesday, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt underwent his confirmation hearing to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. It was a complete mess, occasionally punctuated by the distractingly bright posters and the shouts of protestors just He's filed 14 lawsuits against the EPA and now? He wants to run it.
"18.01.2017 20:14:05" gizmodo.com What Is Donald Trump Doodling? Donald Trump never takes a day off from Twitter. Today, the president-elect published a tweet with an awkward photo of himself purportedly scribbling out his inaugural address with a Sharpie. What ya got there buddy?
"18.01.2017 20:12:25" gizmodo.com 2016's New Temperature Record Proves Climate Change Is Moving Disturbingly Fast New data presented today by the NOAA and NASA shows that global temperatures hit a record high for the third straight year in 2016. But while the El Niño weather system was cited as a contributing factor, the researchers say an overarching global warming Another year, another global temperature record.
"18.01.2017 20:05:30" gizmodo.com This Robotic Exoskeleton Saves the Human Body Precious Energy As machines go, the human body is an extraordinarily efficient one. The way we move—our arm swing, cadence, step length—is all calibrated to minimize energy consumption, allowing the body to get the maximum mileage out of calories it consumes. But in the One day, robotic exoskeletons could help sick kids walk and make the elderly stronger. This is a good step!
"18.01.2017 19:54:09" io9.gizmodo.com 27 Possible Future American Horror Story Storylines, Ranked American Horror Story's sixth season, Roanoke, ended in November; its reality show send-up was maybe the series' most ambitious yet, following Murder House, Asylum, Coven, Freak Show, and Hotel. So what's next, now that American Horror Story is confirmed Anything is possible with this show, so let the wild speculation begin.
"18.01.2017 19:43:26" gizmodo.com CBS Imbecile Just Fanned the Pizzagate Flames for No Reason The past few months have been a whirlwind for members of the media as we ask ourselves difficult questions about an uncertain future. How badly did we get played by Russia? (Very.) What will Trump's America look like? (Bad.) Will the Constitutional rights This is just irresponsible CBS46
"18.01.2017 19:20:07" io9.gizmodo.com Miles Morales Will Headline Sony's Animated Spider-Man Film The animated Spidey movie has its star, and it's not Peter Parker. Miles Morales, the Ultimate Spider-Man, has been confirmed today as the protagonist of Phil Lord and Chris Miller's upcoming animated movie. Finally, Miles Morales is headlining a Spider-Man movie.
"18.01.2017 19:14:52" io9.gizmodo.com Star Trek: Discovery Casts Spock's Father and Pushes Back the Premiere Date Again We're never going to actually see this show, are we? This show is delayed. Again.
"18.01.2017 19:02:41" gizmodo.com This UV-Light Controlled Adhesive Could Help Ordinary Humans Become Spiderman In the future, we're all going to be Spiderman. At least, those of us who can afford super-sticky light-controlled wall-climbing spider boots. Do whatever a spider can!
"18.01.2017 18:55:04" gizmodo.com Government Abruptly Kills Proposed Vaping Ban in National Parks but Won't Explain Why Earlier this month, the US National Park Service proposed a ban on vaping in the National Parks. The rule would have expanded the ban on smoking in designated areas to include electronic cigarettes. Today, folks at the NPS had a change of heart. But the You can still vape at Yosemite National Park. For now.
"18.01.2017 18:45:15" sploid.gizmodo.com The Only Thing Missing From This Delightful Lego Version of Super Mario Bros. Is a Tiny Plumber Forget about dropping $300 on the Nintendo Switch just to get your next Super Mario Bros. fix. As Jason Cichon demonstrates, all you need is a big pile of plastic bricks and some mad Lego skills to build a custom side-scrolling Super Mario level. The only You don't need a Nintendo Switch anymore, just a pile of Lego.
"18.01.2017 18:04:30" gizmodo.com We Finally Know What's Causing Namibia's Mysterious Fairy Circles For decades, scientists have struggled to understand the strange circles of barren land that litter the Namib Desert. Called “Fairy Circles,” their formation has been attributed to everything from supernatural forces to poison gas and subterranean Not aliens.
"18.01.2017 18:02:29" io9.gizmodo.com Your Lisa Frank Trapper Keeper Is Going to Be a Movie Oh yes, just what we all needed: school supplies getting a movie. I assume it's a flipbook made of binder covers. It's time for rainbows and cute animals to have their big screen debut
"18.01.2017 17:07:24" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch a Reinforced Steel Rod Break Like a Weak Little Twig Inside nearly everything made of concrete, you'll find reinforced steel rods that compress the material, making buildings, bridges, and other structures even stronger. The rods aren't designed to break easily, but when they do, the best way to watch the Everything looks cooler in super slow motion.
"18.01.2017 16:39:35" gizmodo.com Julian Assange Backpedals on Extradition Promise in Record Time As Gizmodo reported last night, Julian Assange appeared ready to make good on a promise to extradite himself to the United States—a country which has not publicly charged him with any crimes—following clemency for Chelsea Manning. Less than 24 hours As expected Wikileaks is trying to get off on a technicality
"18.01.2017 16:33:07" gizmodo.com Palmer Watch Day 117: It's Over Our watch has ended. We found Palmer.
"18.01.2017 16:20:00" io9.gizmodo.com The Trailer for The Discovery Is Very Messed Up in a Very Good Way Netflix's The Discovery comes from the writer-director behind The One I Love, Charlie McDowell. And if this trailer is any indication, The Discovery is going to be just as weird and messed up as that film. This looks interesting
"18.01.2017 15:28:41" gizmodo.com Something Silent But Deadly Is Killing Galaxies Across the universe, unsuspecting galaxies are literally getting the life sucked out of them. Though the culprit is still at large, a team of researchers at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) in Western Australia is working There's a murderer on the loose.
"18.01.2017 15:11:24" io9.gizmodo.com Woody Harrelson Is an Unlovable Loser in The First Trailer for Wilson The film adaptation of Daniel Clowes' graphic novel Wilson was announced a while back. A new trailer gives us the first look at Woody Harrelson as the doofy title character. The next movie from the cartoonist behind Ghost World.
"18.01.2017 14:48:58" gizmodo.com This Pocket-Sized Synth Uses Dial-up Internet Tricks to Share Sounds and Songs For electronic musicians who still like being able to perform with dials and buttons, Teenage Engineering's Pocket Operators are miniature synths that manage to pack a tremendous amount of functionality into a tiny package. And that now includes the Aspiring Daft Punks can take this tiny synth wherever they go.
"18.01.2017 14:36:25" io9.gizmodo.com When to Expect the Arrival of Gotham's Proto-Harley Quinn It's time for more wild speculation about casting Cable in Deadpool 2. Another character is confirmed for Avengers: Infinity War. There are new rumors about Wonder Woman being in trouble. Plus, new footage from Riverdale and The Flash, and David Anders Plus, wild speculation about casting Cable for Deadpool 2, and unfortunate rumors about the Wonder Woman movie.
"18.01.2017 14:21:33" gizmodo.com Do We Need an International Body to Regulate Genetic Engineering? Imagine a scenario, perhaps a few years from now, in which Canada decides to release thousands of mosquitoes genetically modified to fight the spread of a devastating mosquito-borne illness. While Canada has deemed these lab-made mosquitoes ethical, legal The question has never been more pressing.
"18.01.2017 13:55:42" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How to Switch From a Mac to a Windows PC Without Losing Your Data So you've run out of patience with your old MacBook Pro, and have now been tempted over to the world of Windows by all the shiny 2-in-1 devices recently announced (or maybe you just prefer Cortana to Siri). How exactly do you get started? And can you Try making the switch.
"18.01.2017 13:03:37" gizmodo.com Your Smartphone Becomes the Grillmaster With This New Wi-fi BBQ Some cooks pride themselves on their mastery of the grill and are happy to spend hours tending to meats. However, if you love barbecue but hate the idea of being stuck next to one all afternoon, Char-Broil's new SmartChef gas grill connects to a Master your barbecue without spending hours tending to it.
"18.01.2017 05:48:58" gizmodo.com Japanese Toilet Makers Agree to Simplify Control Buttons for Confused Foreigners On Tuesday, the Japan Restroom Industry Association announced that it had developed a new set of control panel illustrations for multifunctional “super toilets,” standardizing the symbols for the benefit of foreign visitors. Asked about Japan's toilets, almost nine percent of tourists said, “I pressed the emergency button.”
"18.01.2017 04:30:22" gizmodo.com Moth With Scaly Head and Weird Dick Named in Honor of Donald Trump After becoming President, Barack Obama had a number of species named in his honor. Donald Trump, however, has managed to do him one better, finding an animal namesake days before his inauguration in Neopalpa donaldtrumpi, a tiny moth species distinguished It's uncanny
"18.01.2017 03:05:48" gizmodo.com For-Profit College Says Fired Admin Demanded $200,000 to Reset School Password According to a lawsuit by the online American College of Education (ACE), a former employee effectively held the company's email system hostage after he was fired last spring, locking the for-profit college out and asking for $200,000 before he would help Hell hath no fury like a sysadmin scorned
"18.01.2017 02:54:56" sploid.gizmodo.com Learning About Animal Genitalia Is Really Fascinating Stuff Meet Patty Brennan, she has one of the most interesting jobs that anyone could possibly ever have because she's an evolutionary biologist who studies the genital structures of sharks, birds, snakes, and more. Basically, she finds out how animals bone. And Looks like a fun job
"18.01.2017 02:14:04" gizmodo.com Julian Assange Doubles Down on Dumbass Promise to Turn Himself In The news that President Obama has commuted Chelsea Manning's sentence—with her release slated for May of this year instead of 2045—is a huge relief to many. A major exception to that is Julian Assange, who manage to trip on his own dick in a big way. Your move, Wikileaks
"18.01.2017 02:06:22" sploid.gizmodo.com Check Out the Evolution of the US Dollar Bill The US one dollar bill is still old school. In fact, it has the oldest design of all US currency being produced today. So that means it doesn't have the flashy tech, or the colorful hues, or the wild looks that have leaked into the redesigns of the more It still looks good
"18.01.2017 01:48:18" io9.gizmodo.com Phantasm Fiends Will Need This Killer Six-Disc Blu-ray Set Excellent news, Phantasm fans. The cult classic horror series is capping its recent resurgence—which saw a remastered version of the original, as well as the series finale Phantasm: Ravager, hitting theaters in late 2016—with a six-disc Blu-ray set. Cult horror fans, looks like your collection's about to grow.
"18.01.2017 00:40:53" io9.gizmodo.com Watch Batman Shave In the Justice League Dark Movie Because DC Believes You'll Watch Batman Do Anything You have witnessed the Dark Knight fight crime. You've witnessed him at the height of his prowess, you've witnessed him at his darkest moments of weakness. And now, thanks to the Justice League Dark animated movie, you have witnessed him... shaving. Batman believes in good grooming, even if you regularly wear a mask.
"18.01.2017 00:26:27" sploid.gizmodo.com How Would We Even Make First Contact with Aliens? There are aliens out there (and if there aren't any, it's just more fun to believe that there are). But if they are out there, how do we find them? Once we find them, how do we contact them? And once we contact them, how do we actually communicate with With math?
"17.01.2017 23:53:33" io9.gizmodo.com The Author of The Martian Is Making an Astronaut TV Show After the success of The Martian, both the book and the movie, it was evident author Andy Weir was going have some new opportunities. Now it seems one of those is on television. But this time, the astronauts will have company.
"17.01.2017 23:03:03" sploid.gizmodo.com Silly Putty Exiting a Shotgun Looks Just Like a Tiny Dildo Silly Putty does not make for a very effective projectile, and I'm also guessing it wouldn't make for a particularly effective dildo, either. Yet somehow here it is, trying to be both. It looks like a dick and that's why it's funny
"17.01.2017 22:56:58" io9.gizmodo.com Stan Lee's British Superpowered Show Is Actually Coming to the U.S. In 2015, British broadcaster Sky commissioned a new superhero/crime show emblazoned with the divine branding of Stan Lee (side note: stop doing that) called Lucky Man. But while the first season of the series has come and gone in the U.K., the show has It's about a London cop who gains luck-altering abilities after he comes into possession of a mystical artifact.
"17.01.2017 22:30:37" gizmodo.com A Black Female Astrophysicist Explains Why Hidden Figures Isn't Just About History First, it beat Star Wars: Rogue One. Now, for the second weekend since its wide-release debut, Hidden Figures—the true story of three black female mathematicians at NASA—is number one at the box office. It's raked in roughly $6o million so far, and "If you grow up in American society, by the time you're an adult, you basically have a PhD in identifying racism, because you've experienced it so much."
"17.01.2017 22:09:35" io9.gizmodo.com 'Daddy, Can You Tell Me More About the Superheroes?' I'd been waiting years for my daughter to show an organic interest in superheroes, video games, and the other stuff I write about as a professional nerd. It's happening, at long last... but it's taking us to some unexpectedly poignant places. “Was Ms. Rosa Parks scared when she decided to sit in the front of the bus?”
"17.01.2017 21:46:05" sploid.gizmodo.com The Most Beautiful Shots in Disney Movies We loved Disney movies as kids, but we might secretly love them even more after we've grown up. They're almost always a fun ride, they almost always make our cold hearts feel something, and they almost always have a wonderful animation sequence that takes Looks better than I remember
"17.01.2017 21:34:05" gizmodo.com Against All Odds, Obama Will Let Chelsea Manning Out of Jail in May President Barack Obama is commuting a bulk of the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the Army intelligence analyst responsible for a major 2010 military leak, according to a New York Times report. Manning is scheduled to be released from Chelsea Manning will be out of jail in May.
"17.01.2017 20:57:12" io9.gizmodo.com Let's Speculate Wildly About the Latest Rumored Game of Thrones Return Part of the fun of each new season of Game of Thrones is that, as we're beyond much of what has been told in the books, any new information is something we can speculate about. So get your fan theorizing ready as another very surprising character seems to What could this latest Game of Thrones rumor hint at?
"17.01.2017 20:29:29" gizmodo.com Scientists Can Now Sequence DNA With a Smartphone It was not so long ago that sequencing even tiny snippets of DNA was a costly, cumbersome process that required access to a state-the-art lab. Today, we are inching close to putting a DNA sequencer in every pocket. The Tricorder is on its way to becoming a reality.
"17.01.2017 20:12:21" paleofuture.gizmodo.com The CIA Just Dumped 12 Million Declassified Documents Online After years of fighting with FOIA requesters, the CIA has finally uploaded over 12 million documents to its website. While many of the documents have been declassified for some time, the pages were intentionally hard to access, and only available on a few Now you can search declassified CIA documents in your underwear
"17.01.2017 20:01:23" jalopnik.com The Latest Tesla Lawsuit Proves How Important Human Driving Still Is South Korean musician and actor Ji Chang Son made headlines recently for filing a lawsuit against Tesla after his Model X blasted through the wall of his house when he was attempting to park it. That much isn't in dispute. What is somewhat up in the air A South Korean celebrity blames his semi-autonomous Tesla for driving into his house. But what actually happened?
"17.01.2017 19:51:02" gizmodo.com Pizzagaters Invent Dumb New Conspiracy to Bolster Their Already Ridiculous Claims Pizzagate's days in the limelight are waning. Even Edgar Welsh—the 28-year-old who entered Comet Ping Pong armed with several firearms to “investigate” the made-up child trafficking claims—has hardly been in the news lately. So it came time for How gullible can people be?
"17.01.2017 19:47:55" gizmodo.com Mark Zuckerberg Gets Testy in Oculus Lawsuit Grilling DALLAS — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg fired off some sick burns and engaged in a heated exchange with a lawyer while giving testimony in a blockbuster $2 billion lawsuit trial here in a northern district Federal courtroom on Tuesday. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg fired off some sick burns and engaged in a heated exchange with a lawyer while giving testimony in a blockbuster $2 billion lawsuit trial here in a northern district Federal courtroom on Tuesday.
"17.01.2017 19:35:09" io9.gizmodo.com ABC Orders a Southern Gothic Pilot Loaded With Reba American gothic gets a lot of play on TV and film. There's last year's mystery drama American Gothic, the upcoming horror film American Gothic, and the 1995 Sam Raimi-produced bug nut crazy TV show American Gothic. Southern gothic, the much more fun and It's expected this fall.
"17.01.2017 18:56:49" gizmodo.com Man Loses Seven Teeth After E-Cigarette Explodes in His Face If you're someone who occasionally puffs on electronic cigarettes, you should stop right now. Because when shit goes awry, it turns into a disgusting scene of blood, charred skin, and broken bones. This looks painful.
"17.01.2017 18:53:07" io9.gizmodo.com There Will Never Be a Better Scary-Clown Movie Title Than Clowntergeist It's a boom time for scary clowns: the It remake; Clown, the 2014 horror feature by Spider-Man: Homecoming's Jon Watts; the rash of news stories reporting real-life menacing clown sightings; and this week's inauguration. That's already enough to keep you Well, this is both hilarious and terrifying.
"17.01.2017 18:40:09" gizmodo.com How Living Near the Starvation Point Can Extend Lifespan Depriving ourselves of food to the point of near-starvation doesn't sound very appealing, but it could prolong our lives and prevent the onset of age-related diseases. A combined analysis of two long-running studies shows that caloric restriction does Restricted diets as a fountain of youth?
"17.01.2017 18:37:14" sploid.gizmodo.com This Sweet DIY Wall Mount Will Hide Your Annoying Power Cables Plenty of homes have tangled nests of power cords just waiting to catch flame. To combat this domestic blight, Laura Kampf crafted a simple projector cabinet that both obscures cords and looks plain awesome. Might be time to stop ignoring those fire hazards.
"17.01.2017 18:23:58" sploid.gizmodo.com Watching a Computer Identify Objects in a Movie Trailer Is Entertaining as Hell If a movie trailer distills a 2-hour film into its 3-minute essentials, what would it look like to distill movie trailer? Strangely, it would look a lot like object recognition software. An algorithm already picks your Netflix selection, here's how once "watches" movies.
"17.01.2017 18:10:46" io9.gizmodo.com Drew Barrymore Devours Flesh in the Trailer For Santa Clarita Diet Netflix's new show, Santa Clarita Diet, looks really messed up. The suburban zombie show hits Netflix on February 3.
"17.01.2017 17:57:44" paleofuture.gizmodo.com Hollywood's Secret Republicans of the 1950s These days, Hollywood has a reputation for being politically liberal. But you'd be surprised how many conservatives there are in Hollywood. Or, maybe you wouldn't, if you remember that Hollywood is just like any other major industry in the US. But what The secret Hollywood Republicans of the 1950s
"17.01.2017 17:30:49" gizmodo.com A Fight Over a Sacred Mountaintop Could Shape The Future of Astronomy For years, it seemed as if the future of the Thirty Meter Telescope was writ in the stars. The enormous, next-generation observatory would explore the birth of galaxies and seek signs of life on alien worlds from atop the dormant volcano of Mauna Kea, one “Delay such a project by a few years, and you may just lose the Nobel Prize.”
"17.01.2017 16:59:10" gizmodo.com A Bulky iPhone Case With a Built-in Charger and Cord Just Might Be Brilliant Until Apple stops chasing thinner iPhone designs at the cost of battery life, trying to find a way to keep your device charged will just be a way of life. But if you don't mind adding a little bulk to your smartphone, a new iPhone case will ensure you can You'll never lose an iPhone charger that's attached to your phone.
"17.01.2017 16:52:02" sploid.gizmodo.com Dunking an Aluminum Baseball Bat in This Chemical Makes It Soft and Squishy The next time you find yourself being chased by bill collectors, all you need is a beaker full of gallium to turn the aluminum baseball bats they're wielding into what looks like a kid-safe toy made from squishy Nerf foam. It's even softer than a Nerf bat.
"17.01.2017 16:50:25" io9.gizmodo.com The First Trailer for Season Two of Into The Badlands Promises More Bloody Brutal Combat Into The Badlands brought extremely well-done martial arts mayhem when it hit TV screens in 2015. The AMC series comes back in March and it looks like everything's getting ramped up in a big way. Last season had the best fight scenes on TV.
"17.01.2017 16:33:03" gizmodo.com The F-35 Amazingly Has Even More Problems Than We Thought The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the most expensive military program in the world with a total cost of more than $1 trillion. Now, a new Pentagon report suggests that the futuristic fighter jet still has hundreds of deficiencies and won't be ready for The Pentagon released another damning F-35 report.
"17.01.2017 16:19:34" gizmodo.com It Only Costs $400 to Build Your Own Cell Phone Network Sometimes, owning a smartphone feels pricy. There's the hefty chunk of change you'll need to spend on the phone itself, and then the monthly fee you'll need to fork over to operate it. But for just $400 and the cost of a few old Zack Morris-style brick Better juice up your brick phone.
"17.01.2017 15:44:57" gizmodo.com Um, This Wasp Species Has an Ant Head For a Butt Most wasps do not have ant heads for butts. So, if you were a researcher digging through a museum collection and found a wasp with an ant head for a butt, you might be surprised. The researchers describing this wasp shouted “ay, caramba,” apparently. Would you call it a butt head or a head butt?
"17.01.2017 15:14:51" io9.gizmodo.com Rogue One Music Syncs Up Perfectly With Star Wars' 'Imperial March' One of the coolest and most controversial things about the latest Star Wars movie is how it incorporates the series' past. Now it's been discovered that, aside from folding in characters and digitals recreations of actors from the original trilogy, Rogue Search your feelings...
"17.01.2017 15:14:01" gizmodo.com Antarctic Crack Forces Temporary Evacuation of Scientific Research Station As a precautionary measure, officials with the British Antarctic Survey have decided to shut down the Halley VI Research Station for the winter after a new ice crack emerged just a few miles from the remote outpost. Better safe than sorry.
"17.01.2017 14:34:56" io9.gizmodo.com Injustice 2 Will Have DC's Biggest Heroes Be Even More Awful to Each Other In the first Injustice game, Superman took over the world and gathered a team of heroes and villains to smack around Batman and the super-folks who objected to super-rule. You can see who won in the new trailer for Injustice 2. Tough luck, Superman.
"17.01.2017 14:33:15" io9.gizmodo.com Yet Another Unexpected Character Is Returning to The Flash Tom Hardy addresses those James Bond rumors. New details about T'Challa's past in Black Panther have emerged. Batgirl springs into action in new footage from The Lego Batman Movie. Plus, Talia al Ghul makes her Arrow debut, Finn Jones teases the journey Plus, how X-Men show Legion will handle its main character's connection to Professor X, and Finn Jones teases Danny Rand's journey in The Defenders.
"17.01.2017 14:05:07" sploid.gizmodo.com Popcorn Looks Even More Delicious in Super Slow Motion Watching popcorn pop is utterly captivating, even in real-time. But when you film the process with a high-speed camera capable of capturing 30,000 frames every second, watching those kernels explode in super slow motion turns making popcorn into a Better than a Fourth of July fireworks show.
"17.01.2017 14:00:21" gizmodo.com Catch Up on the Explosive $2 Billion Lawsuit Against Facebook Before Zuck Takes the Stand Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said he wants escape the Silicon Valley bubble and travel to different parts of America as part of his 2017 New Year's resolution. It looks like the first stop on his journey will be a Northern District of Texas Federal Mark Zuckerberg will testify today in the trial over a $2 Billion lawsuit against Facebook. http://gizmo.do/ef8ttur
"17.01.2017 13:48:04" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How To Save an Old Laptop By Installing This Free OS The new and improved default OS for the Raspberry Pi isn't just for hobbyist computer boards any longer. Thanks to an experimental version of the Linux-based software for PCs and Macs, you can use it to reinvigorate an old laptop and get a few more years Make your old laptop good as new.
"17.01.2017 13:47:08" gizmodo.com The 10 Vines That Shaped Meme History Today is a very sad day for memes, because Twitter killed its viral video app, Vine. Vine, while never “profitable,” was responsible for the internet's most prolific and viral memes. To honor the beauty that was Vine, let's take a tour through 10 vines Vine died today.
"17.01.2017 03:57:43" gizmodo.com Kill Your Idols With Cuteness Last week, a Chinese photo-editing app called Meitu blessed the world with its “Hand-Drawn” feature, which allows users to transform anyone they'd like into a soft, rosy-cheeked sweetie. It's the perfect tool to undermine your worst enemies, turning them It's the perfect tool to undermine your worst enemies, turning them into soft puddles of kawaii cuteness, or elevate your idols to a level of beauty previously unknown to mankind.
"17.01.2017 02:43:41" io9.gizmodo.com If You Liked Suicide Squad, You'll Love The Young Pope The Young Pope is HBO's delightfully absurd new drama that aims to finally answer the Church's oldest question: What if the pope was a young, chain-smoking bully with a hot bod and a twisted thirst for power? Despite its prestige television presentation, The Young Pope finds its closest spiritual companion in last year's Suicide Squad.
"16.01.2017 22:53:31" gizmodo.com Eugene Cernan, the Last Human on the Moon, Has Passed Away Former astronaut Gene Cernan has died at the age of 82. He holds the distinction of being the most recent man to walk on the moon and his legacy as one of humanity's greatest explorers will live on. "We leave as we came and, God willing, as we shall return, with peace and hope for all mankind."
"16.01.2017 22:07:32" io9.gizmodo.com Artist Proves Stranger Things Already Has Ideal Star Wars Origins Cast Disney's next Star Wars spinoff is a Han Solo origin story, but why stop with Solo when you can have the entire bunch? One artist shows that Stranger Things has assembled the perfect team for a non-Anakin Star Wars prequel story. Star Wars Babies, they Dustin is an adorable Chewbacca.
"16.01.2017 21:19:13" gizmodo.com Zebra Shark Has Babies Without a Male After Years of Isolation A female zebra shark in Australia has shocked scientists by producing three offspring after spending years away from her male partner. Subsequent analysis found that she had simply developed the ability to do it all on her own. There only two other documented cases like this.
"16.01.2017 21:01:02" io9.gizmodo.com Watch GoT's 'The Mountain' Hurl Another Washing Machine in the Name of Glory Hafthór Björnsson, the Game of Thrones actor who's currently the second-strongest man in the world, has hobbies, just like the rest of us. Only instead of video games, cross-stitching, or Dungeons & Dragons, Björnsson likes to attempt world records by It's no surprise he's the second strongest man in the world.
"16.01.2017 21:01:02" io9.gizmodo.com Watch GoT's 'The Mountain' Hurl Another Washing Machine in the Name of Glory Hafthór Björnsson, the Game of Thrones actor who's currently the second-strongest man in the world, has hobbies, just like the rest of us. Only instead of video games, cross-stitching, or Dungeons & Dragons, Björnsson likes to attempt world records by It's no surprise he's the second strongest man in the world.
"16.01.2017 20:09:14" io9.gizmodo.com Comedy Central Adds Blue Alien to Late-Night with The Gorburger Show The latest comedy icon to join late-night isn't Jessica Williams or Desus & Mero, it's the freakish offspring of a Labyrinth creature and Sully from Monsters Inc. Comedy Central announced at this year's TCA that it's picked up Funny or Die's The Gorburger The web series is heading to television.
"16.01.2017 19:42:06" gizmodo.com Pre-Peeled, Pre-Halved Avocados Are the Worst Example of Wasteful Packaging Yet Like bananas, avocados come direct from nature wrapped in their own durable protective packaging. So why is a California-based avocado grower and distributor selling the savory fruits pre-peeled, pre-halved, sealed in plastic, and then wrapped in a Doesn't nature already pre-wrap avocados?
"16.01.2017 19:31:00" gizmodo.com Scientists Develop Lithium-Ion Battery That Doesn't Burst Into Flames Lithium-ion batteries are currently one of the biggest problems in the tech world. The ubiquitous power source has an annoying tendency to burst into flames. But researchers at Stanford University believe they may have found a solution with a built-in This could be great for innovation and companies' bottom lines.
"16.01.2017 18:39:12" sploid.gizmodo.com The World's Greatest Billiards Shot Spanned Two Floors and Nine Pool Tables If your plan for 15 minutes of fame involves a fancy billiards trick shot, you're going to have to spend far more than a quarter of an hour trying to top the Allstars Sports Bar in the UK who recently pulled off what has to be the most amazing, most These guys definitely earned their 15 minutes of fame.
"16.01.2017 18:07:28" gizmodo.com A Mind-Boggling Carbon Deposit Was Just Discovered in the Congo A newly-discovered peatland in the Congo Basin of central Africa contains an estimated 30.6 billion tons of carbon in its waterlogged soils—equivalent to three times the total annual carbon emissions of every human being alive today. “It is astonishing that in 2016 discoveries like this can still be made.”
"16.01.2017 17:33:07" gizmodo.com An Enormous Atmospheric Anomaly Has Been Spotted On Venus Using the Akatsuki spacecraft, Japanese scientists have detected a large, bow-shaped anomaly in the upper atmosphere of Venus. Strangely, the 6,200-mile-long structure is refusing to budge despite the 225 mile-per-hour winds that surround it. Bizarre weather on Venus.
"16.01.2017 17:02:59" gizmodo.com Marvel at This Bagpipe-Playing Robot, and Then Cringe at the Music it Plays At no point in the history of humanity did anyone ever ask for a bagpipe-playing robot that would never get tired. But this is exactly what Instructables' XenonJohn has built with his Ardu McDuino bot that uses a pair of 3D-printed prosthetic hands to A robot that can play the bagpipes forever? Hooray?
"16.01.2017 16:42:11" gizmodo.com Top Samsung Exec Faces Arrest in Massive Corruption Scandal South Korea is in political chaos after the recent impeachment of its President, Park Geun-hye, and now, the charges of corruption are spreading to the highest levels of Samsung. A prosecutor is seeking the arrest of the company's vice chairman and de Samsung's problems continue.
"16.01.2017 16:11:04" gizmodo.com An Enormous Atmospheric Anomaly Has Been Spotted On Venus Using the Akatsuki spacecraft, Japanese scientists have detected a large, bow-shaped anomaly in the upper atmosphere of Venus. Strangely, the 6,200-mile-long structure is refusing to budge despite the 225 mile-per-hour winds that surround it. Venus, as we're learning, is a surprisingly complicated—and unusual—place.
"16.01.2017 15:34:54" gizmodo.com In 1929 TVs Had Bottle Cap-Sized Screens With Just 30 Lines of Resolution Before you start complaining again about the lack of 8K video content online, take a moment to experience what TV was like 87 years ago. As Tim Rowett of Grand Illusions demonstrates, in 1929 TV screens were the size of bottle caps and boasted a paltry Never complain about your high-def TV ever again.
"16.01.2017 15:04:53" fieldguide.gizmodo.com 4 Computer Security Threats You Might Not Be Protecting Against Most of us know the drill of getting an antivirus program up and running or relying on the built-in security protections that come with our computers, but there are some less well-known threats that it's important to look out for too. Here's how to stay High-level threats that get low priority.
"16.01.2017 14:22:39" gizmodo.com NASA's New App is 'The Sims' in Space, With Plants As a life-long, avid Sims player, I was pretty excited to hear about NASA Science Investigations: Plant Growth. Released last month, the educational app lets you zoom around the International Space Station (ISS), complete various astronaut tasks, and even Master the ISS.
"16.01.2017 14:01:40" gizmodo.com Redirecting This is the one you want to buy.
"16.01.2017 13:47:24" sploid.gizmodo.com Lighting 200,000 Sparklers at Once Creates an Incredibly Satisfying Inferno The sparklers arms race just made a few hefty strides towards sparklers doomsday as the folks at JoyBlend doubled their previous record by lighting off 200,000 of them at the same time. If you've ever wanted your birthday celebration to end in a gigantic And you thought sparklers were only for kids.
"16.01.2017 03:56:02" gizmodo.com Donald Trump on Using Twitter As President: 'Bing Bing Bing' A new Sunday Times interview between British Parliament member Michael Gove and our soon-to-be Supreme Leader Donald Trump offers much interesting insight into how Trump will use Twitter as president. When Gove asked about whether Trump would use the "Bing bing bing," the president-elect said about his use of Twitter.
"16.01.2017 03:14:29" gizmodo.com Dumbass Convicted Over Pride Parade Drone Crash That Knocked Woman Out Cold It was supposed to be a celebration LGBT culture, but it ended up serving as a lesson in robot etiquette. On Friday, a 38-year-old man was found guilty of reckless endangerment in connection with a drone crash at Seattle's 2015 pride parade that left an He could face up to 364 days in jail.
"16.01.2017 01:28:33" io9.gizmodo.com TV's Jughead Won't Be Canon, Will Want Sex Jughead will not be asexual on the CW's upcoming Riverdale, a gritty reboot of Archie Comics. Cole Sprouse, who portrays the legendary Archie character, said he fought for the character to be asexual as he is in the Jughead comic series, but to no avail. Jughead was written as asexual in the comics.
"16.01.2017 00:36:33" gizmodo.com After Government Threatens Fines, Facebook Will Test Out Fake News Filtering in Germany In December, German lawmakers announced plans to introduce a bill that would fine Facebook 500,000 euros (or about $535,000) for not removing fake news posts within 24 hours. On Sunday, the Financial Times reported that the company will be testing its In December, German lawmakers threatened to fine Facebook 500,000 euros for not removing fake news posts within 24 hours.
"16.01.2017 00:16:36" io9.gizmodo.com Mark Hamill Returns as the Joker to Mock Donald Trump's Tweets Earlier this month, Star Wars star Mark Hamill surprised Batman fans (and Donald Trump critics) with a late Christmas present when he recorded one of the President-elect's tweets as the Joker, a character he's voiced for almost 25 years. Funny or frightening?
"15.01.2017 22:26:32" io9.gizmodo.com Felicity Jones Name-Drops Star Wars, Like, a Lot During SNL Monologue Rogue One star Felicity Jones hosted Saturday Night Live's first episode of 2017, and her monologue was basically one long Star Wars reference. But it's all good, cause I'll take Hologram Tina Fey any day. 'The Force Arouses' is coming in 2020.
"15.01.2017 21:53:41" gizmodo.com That Sushi May Contain a Tract-Invading Parasitic Tapeworm In health updates that absolutely no one wants to hear, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning that a tapeworm that was previously believed to only exist in fish from Asia has been found in Alaskan Salmon. Hold on to your guts. Maybe be a little careful with the salmon.
"15.01.2017 21:37:25" io9.gizmodo.com Scottish Newspaper Previews Trump Inauguration as an Episode of Twilight Zone The Herald in Scotland pretty much said what we were all thinking this weekend, announcing the inauguration of Donald Trump like a four-year episode of The Twilight Zone. "You are about to enter another dimension..."
"15.01.2017 20:23:06" gizmodo.com Study Finds E-Waste in Asia Has Increased at a Staggering Pace According to a new report from the United Nations University, higher incomes and more affordable prices have lead to an enormous jump in the levels of electronic goods being dumped in Asia. A five-year study found an average increase of 63% in e-waste And by staggering, we mean 63% in five years.
"15.01.2017 19:36:54" io9.gizmodo.com Star Wars Sadists Can Finally Enjoy Watching Chewie Rip Unkar Plutt's Arm Off Han Solo says you should never fuck with a Wookie because they'll rip your arm off, and now we've got proof. Ouch. There's probably a reason why they took it out.
"15.01.2017 18:23:30" gizmodo.com Why Did Trump's Top FDA Pick Delete All His Tweets? Balaji Srinivasan—a man who is reportedly Trump's top pick to lead the FDA—has deleted all but one of his thousands of tweets. Normally, that might just seem like a smart move but with the Tweet-happy, shame-proof Trump administration it raises alarm There are a lot of good reasons.
"15.01.2017 17:37:57" io9.gizmodo.com Rep. John Lewis' Graphic Novel Skyrockets After Trump Twitter Storm Three years ago, Representative John Lewis published the first book in a three-part graphic novel series about his experience as a leader for the Civil Rights Movement. Today, March is one of the biggest books in the country, selling out on Amazon Sales went up almost 107,000-percent.
"15.01.2017 16:19:07" io9.gizmodo.com The 10 Most Notorious Paranormal Hoaxes in History Some might argue that everything that passes for "paranormal" is a hoax. (There's no fun in that, but insist if you must.) But even the biggest unexplained-phenomenon junkies have to admit when a fraud's a fraud ... as the 10 cases below will attest. Arguing that everything "paranormal" is a hoax is just no fun.
"15.01.2017 15:57:11" io9.gizmodo.com James Cameron Making Docu-Series About Evolution of Science Fiction AMC has approved a six-episode documentary series from James Cameron about how the science fiction genre has changed over time, as well as how it's changed us. The documentary is in good hands.
"14.01.2017 22:09:36" gizmodo.com Former DirecTV Spokesman Rob Lowe Calls Out DirecTV for Being Shitty Rob Lowe, the former pitchman for DirecTV, has a message for the company that he used to promote: You suck! Tell us how you really feel, Rob.
"14.01.2017 21:46:58" io9.gizmodo.com It's Okay, Penguin, Daddy's Back Death doesn't matter when you've got Paul Reubens. The actor returns to Gotham as the Ghost of Christmas Murder, and here's the first clip of his Penguin Haunting. Welcome back, Paul, you've been missed. We missed you, Paul Reubens.
"14.01.2017 20:32:03" gizmodo.com Hero Coder Adapts 'Portal' for the Apple II Two things that persistently hold a special place in geek hearts are the Apple II desktop computer and the video game Portal. What happens when you put them together? Magic. Someone reward this man with some cake.
"14.01.2017 19:05:55" io9.gizmodo.com The Tangled TV Movie Actually Looks Pretty Damn Cute Disney Channel released the first trailer for the upcoming original TV movie, Tangled: Before Ever After, and I've got to admit...it's kind of adorable. The Rapunzel hair is back.
"14.01.2017 18:11:43" gizmodo.com Chinese Tech Giant's Office Party Featured Humiliating Simulated Blowjobs Tencent, the Chinese tech behemoth, sparked outrage this week when a video from its year-end party leaked online. The video shows employees participating in an incredibly sexist office game. Tencent has a problem.
"14.01.2017 16:20:27" io9.gizmodo.com Listen in Awe to the First Taste of the Logan Score Holy crap, the Logan soundtrack is going to be incredible. Let's just hope they finish it by March 3.
"14.01.2017 15:51:10" gizmodo.com The Genius Who Lived in a Storage Locker for $200 a Month Was Evicted “If you're going to live in a storage unit, you're going to need to be invisible as you can possibly be,” the man in the video tells us. And he would know. According to a spokesman for the company, U-Haul kicked the YouTuber known as o07craft out of his This may not be as simple as it seemed.
"14.01.2017 14:42:16" gizmodo.com Watch SpaceX Launch a Rocket For the First Time in Months After some setbacks—including, but not limited to, an explosion in September—SpaceX will attempt to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 9:54:34am PT (12:54:34pm ET). We'll all be watching and sweating Here's your chance to see if Elon Musk's internet satellites make it to space.
"14.01.2017 14:05:06" io9.gizmodo.com We'd Like This Life-Sized Version of Lego Batman's Batmobile to Be an Official Set Immediately, Please The Lego Batman Movie hits theaters in less than a month's time, and to help ramp up the film's marketing blitz, Lego teamed up with Chevrolet to build a life-sized version of the Dark Knight's latest Batmobile out of mostly plastic bricks—some 344,187 of Just imagine what a 344,187-piece Lego set would cost.
"14.01.2017 04:45:00" Hands on With the Nintendo Switch Our big takeaway? The Nintendo Switch is a really, really fun console: http://gizmo.do/dYLfUpk
"14.01.2017 00:54:38" sploid.gizmodo.com This Scary-Ass Worm Snatches the Souls of Fish Straight From Its Hole in the Ground Damn, the ocean isn't here to play around. This worm, known as a sand striker, buries itself in the ground and can grow up to twice the length of a human. It has no eyes and no brain and yet it can snatch the body and soul (and everything else) of a fish Well, the ocean doesn't play around
"14.01.2017 00:41:08" io9.gizmodo.com Lucasfilm Denies That Carrie Fisher Will Be Digitally Recreated in Future Star Wars Films Update: In a rare move, StarWars.com posted the following statement denying the allegations reported in this story: In a rare move, Lucasfilm has issued a statement on recent rumors.
"14.01.2017 00:20:12" io9.gizmodo.com Proof That the Creators of Batman: The Animated Series Knew What They Were Doing From the Start Batman: The Animated Series still remains as one of the most iconic takes on the Dark Knight years after it graced our screens. But to get there, the team behind the show needed to lay out their grand plan for who their Batman should be—and reading The series bible for Batman: The Animated Series is filled with intriguing insight into the show.
"14.01.2017 00:10:06" io9.gizmodo.com It's Friday the 13th, So Here Are a Bunch of Jason Voorhees Posters Anytime the calendar hits a “Friday the 13th,” we all take it as an excuse to discuss the legendary horror franchise. And why not? It's named after this date, after all. So to celebrate, we've rounded up a bunch of cool Friday the 13th posters and invite Jason Voorhees looks damn good on a poster.
"13.01.2017 23:59:27" sploid.gizmodo.com Traveling Around Alaska on a Train Is Totally Gorgeous I never really thought about visiting Alaska, but after seeing Tom Welsh's trip out to the north, I started thinking about it hard. Alaskan winters look great
"13.01.2017 23:47:24" gizmodo.com Freak Bird Flu Outbreak Prompts NYC to Quarantine All 500 Shelter Cats It's difficult to explain exactly how it happened, but 386 New York City shelter cats have contracted a rare avian flu that had never before been seen in cats, and had not been seen in any animals at all in over 10 years. Sad kitties.
"13.01.2017 23:15:06" gizmodo.com Trump Meets With Climate-Denying Physicist Who Once Compared the 'Demonization of Carbon Dioxide' to the Holocaust On Friday, Donald Trump met with a climate-denying scientist who's said some questionable things about Jews. 2017 is moving along exactly as we've expected, it seems. A climate-denying scientists who's said some questionable things about Jews. Sounds about right.
"13.01.2017 23:14:12" gizmodo.com Drummers Bang on Old Particle Accelerator Parts to Make Dope Beats Last week, the touring cast from the percussion show STOMP stopped by CERN, home of the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland, to whack old accelerator parts with drumsticks. Enjoy this dope physics jam.
"13.01.2017 23:02:10" gizmodo.com Viruses May Be Responsible For Life As We Know It You probably know viruses as the demons behind your nasty cold, the not-quite-living monsters that infiltrate cells and plug in their own genetic material. But the horrible little buggers might have been crucial to forming the cells in our own bodies Viruses are freaky.
"13.01.2017 22:51:23" io9.gizmodo.com Agent Cooper Makes His Return in Latest Twin Peaks Teaser On Monday, we learned that Twin Peaks would return May 21 to kick off its 18-episode revival on Showtime. Today, we've got our first (very quick) glimpse at Kyle MacLachlan's Agent Cooper, looking far more weathered than last we saw him. Is it the May 21 cannot get here soon enough.
"13.01.2017 22:39:36" gizmodo.com Even the Freest Free Speech Site Still Bans People Last year represented a breaking point of sorts for major online platforms. The swelling tide of abuse, hate-speech, and politicized misinformation finally grew too big to be ignored. But the ensuing crackdown—as painfully slow and largely ineffective as Don't expect anarchy
"13.01.2017 21:16:03" gizmodo.com Watch an Astronaut's First Spacewalk [Updated] Early this morning, ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet flexed his spacewalking muscles for the first time—and we got to live vicariously through him, thanks to a livestream straight from space. If you missed it this morning, catch the restream now!
"13.01.2017 21:05:06" sploid.gizmodo.com NASA's Supercomputers Reveal the Incredible Turbulence Produced By a Drone If you've ever been blasted by the downwash of a drone when it flies over you, you know how much air four spinning rotors can move. But to help improve the design and flight characteristics of future drones, NASA had its supercomputers simulate what that This is what you don't see when a drone flied by.
"13.01.2017 20:40:01" io9.gizmodo.com Se7en's Iconic Ending Only Happened Because of a Lucky Accident Annoying numerical name-spelling aside, Se7en has one of the most memorable finishes of the modern film era. It turns out that the gut-wrenching twist in David Fincher's 1995 classic only happened because of a weird mistake. The classic crime drama could've have a much different ending.
"13.01.2017 20:37:16" gizmodo.com Net Neutrality's Champion Offers One Last Plea The future of net neutrality looks pretty fucking bleak right now. Next week, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will step down after leading the commission for the last three years. During his time as chairman, Wheeler issued the 2015 Open Internet Order, a set of Can net neutrality survive a Trump presidency?
"13.01.2017 20:25:55" io9.gizmodo.com An Artist Is Turning Donald Trump Quotes Into Classic Comic Book Covers It's both amazing and depressing at the same time. Eerie how good these are
"13.01.2017 20:15:08" gizmodo.com Playing Nintendo Switch Feels New and Classic at the Same Time One of the stranger moments of my life occurred this morning, when I competed at virtually milk a cow against a total stranger (hi Garrett!). Using the Nintendo Switch's new Joy-Con controllers and moving it up and down and alternating pressing shoulder Our first hands-on impressions of the Nintendo Switch
"13.01.2017 20:01:28" The New Nintendo Switch Lets You Milk a Virtual Cow We kid you not, this is a game for the new Nintendo Switch http://gizmo.do/ZshSo2i
"13.01.2017 19:51:10" io9.gizmodo.com Disney's Tower of Terror Movie Is Bad, But Not as Bad as You'd Think Earlier this month, the Tower of Terror ride at Disney's California Adventure in Anaheim, California permanently closed to make way for a Guardians of the Galaxy ride, coming later this year. And though the Tower of Terror at Walt Disney World in Florida You're not in The Twilight Zone, this movie exists.
"13.01.2017 18:40:20" gizmodo.com How a Genius Lived in a Storage Locker for $200 a Month Actually trying to live out of a cheap storage locker goes against every single legal document you have to sign in order to rent it out, but that doesn't mean it's impossible, as YouTuber 007craft demonstrates. With a little ingenuity, you don't need to pay for an apartment.
"13.01.2017 18:23:51" io9.gizmodo.com Cable's Backstory Is Too Ridiculous Even for Deadpool 2 At the end of Deadpool, there wasn't an end-credits tag where Cable showed up, but Deadpool himself did announce that the time-traveling mutant would be appearing in the sequel. So now that Deadpool 2 is officially on its way, the writers have to deliver It involves clones and time travel.
"13.01.2017 18:09:46" gizmodo.com Winter Sucks for This Fox Frozen in a Solid Block of Ice Hurrying home after a pleasant evening of foraging and scrapbooking, this unlucky fox drowned in the Danube river in South Germany. And that was only the beginning. Chilling testament to a brutal winter season.
"13.01.2017 18:07:06" gizmodo.com You Can Get a Weed Leaf Decal for Literally Any Gadget, So I Did I love my Amazon Echo. She is the perfect Bluetooth speaker, kitchen timer, and personal shopper—for better or worse—but also a friend, keeping me company on those brutally cold and lonely nights. So when I learned that MightySkins—a company that makes Dressing up your tech is just as stupid as it is fun.
"13.01.2017 17:52:39" Kotaku More Switch! Our friends at Kotaku are live with the new Nintendo Switch!
"13.01.2017 17:43:57" io9.gizmodo.com RIP William Peter Blatty, Author of The Exorcist Without the book, there'd be no movie. And without the man—and his lingering memory of an article about a case of real-life demonic possession—there'd be no book. William Peter Blatty, author of the 1971 best-seller The Exorcist that became the He terrified millions, and we loved him for it.
"13.01.2017 17:23:39" gizmodo.com Watching a Rattlesnake Attack in Super Slow-Mo Will Mess You Up Mohave rattlesnakes and Merriam kangaroo rats are currently embroiled in an evolutionary arms race, pitting wily predator against fast-acting prey. Dramatic high-speed video shows how quick and creative snakes need to be to launch an attack—and how As horrifying as it is incredible.
"13.01.2017 17:20:16" gizmo.do The New Nintendo Switch Lets You Milk a Virtual Cow, For Some Reason We now know that the Nintendo Switch officially drops on March 3 for $300, but if having a new Legend of Zelda game available at launch isn't enough incentive for you to pre-order the shape-shifting console, maybe a game that has you milking the udders of What other reason could you possibly need to pre-order Nintendo's new Switch?
"13.01.2017 17:07:14" Here's Our Rundown Of This Week's News We're talking about Russia's takeover of the United States... And the Nintendo Switch!
"13.01.2017 17:06:29" io9.gizmodo.com An Exclusive Excerpt From the Sequel to The Girl With All The Gifts The Girl With All The Gifts is a critically acclaimed 2014 novel, turned into a celebrated movie, which hits U.S. theaters next month. It tells a new type of zombie story, about kids, compassion, disease and acceptance. Author M.R. Carey has written a World, meet the sequel to the amazing zombie story The Girl With All The Gifts.
"13.01.2017 16:23:26" io9.gizmodo.com Defeat Your Enemies and Claim Your Prize With This Week's Gif Party There can be only one! Okay, that's a lie. There can be many. As many gifs as you can find. There can be only one... okay, there can be as many as you want
"13.01.2017 16:11:35" gizmodo.com 'Fire Hazard' Electric Skateboards Recalled After Two Boards Spew Smoke After two reports emerged of Boosted Boards spewing dense smoke from their lithium ion batteries, the company issued a statement urging all riders to stop using the newer second-generation boards. Now, it seems the electric skateboard maker is taking more Why does stuff keep catching fire?
"13.01.2017 16:10:07" paleofuture.gizmodo.com The Pilot Who Crashed a Drone Into the Space Needle Could Face Charges Seattle's Space Needle is an icon of the paleo-future, constructed for the futuristic 1962 World's Fair. But this relic of the past just collided quite violently with the future. And literally too, as you can see from video released this week. Yikes.
"13.01.2017 16:04:24" io9.gizmodo.com The Complete Works of “Weird Al” Yankovic Will Come in a Delightful Fake Accordion Can you believe “Weird Al” Yankovic has been parodying popular music for 33 years now? It's a testament to his talents as a musician and songwriter that he's still around all these years later, and if you're as big a fan of “Weird Al” now as you were in Can you believe "Weird Al" has been doing this for over 33 years?
"13.01.2017 15:53:06" gizmodo.com Humans Are Literally Made of Stardust After All All too often, our flesh cocoons can feel like vessels of anxiety and existential dread. But take heart, because new research confirms what science popularizers like Carl Sagan have said all along: humans truly are made of “star stuff”—and we've got maps Probably the most uplifting thing you'll read today.
"13.01.2017 15:42:50" io9.gizmodo.com A Series of Unfortunate Events Is Good But Depressing as Hell Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events comes online today. And it's got some beautiful design work and funny performances. But, mostly, it's bleak as hell. Don't binge watch this.
"13.01.2017 15:30:24" gizmodo.com Snapchat's Latest Feature Will Make Your Parents Very Happy Snapchat has always seemed intentionally difficult to use. But once any good millennial figures out its quirks, the app can offer a whole world of magic. Now, that magic will be accessible to people of all ages and technological abilities, because the Adults ruin everything.
"13.01.2017 15:25:46" gizmodo.com Scientists Made Something Colder Than Ever Thought Possible When it comes to cooling things in the lab, scientists have long found an experimental lower limit just above the theoretical coldest temperature. Well, a group of American scientists have now made things (lowers shades) ...even cooler. What's cooler than being cool?
"13.01.2017 15:15:10" sploid.gizmodo.com This Is Why You Shouldn't Tailgate a Cloud of Smoke Here's a useful driving safety tip from our friends in Russia who all seem to have in-vehicle dash cams: If you find yourself on the road behind a mysterious cloud of smoke, it might be a good idea to slow down and drive around the obstacle, instead of Maybe you should just drive around the giant cloud that's blocking your view?
"13.01.2017 15:05:55" gizmodo.com This Is the First Footage Ever Captured of the Ruby Seadragon in the Wild It's dark and a bit grainy, but marine biologists working off the coast of western Australia have finally captured footage of a ruby seadragon in its natural habitat. Up until 2015, scientists didn't even know this strange creature existed. Aliens among us.
"13.01.2017 14:52:41" io9.gizmodo.com Some Familiar Faces Will Return for Deadpool 2 Woody Harrelson teases his Han Solo character. An unexpected character is heading back to The Flash. The future of Once Upon a Time—or at the least, one of its main stars—is currently uncertain. Plus, we've got even more new pictures from The Defenders, Plus, new footage from the return of Legends of Tomorrow, and a surprising character is coming back to The Flash.
"13.01.2017 14:41:06" gizmodo.com Hail Satan, Flight 666 Lands Safely in HEL on Friday the 13th Ladies and gentlemen this is your captain speaking. Welcome aboard the most metal flight of your lives. Lets do some sky crimes. Stay metal Finnair
"13.01.2017 14:36:21" gizmodo.com A New Fertility Technique Could Make 'Designer Babies' a Reality Designer babies are the kind of hypothetical conundrum that drive scientists crazy. What if, you ask, it becomes so easy to pick and choose which traits we desire in our children that we wind up creating a class of genetically engineered super humans and This doesn't sound scary at all.
"13.01.2017 14:28:08" fieldguide.gizmodo.com 5 Reasons to Give Microsoft's New Browser Another Chance You may be so well used to Chrome or Firefox that Microsoft's new browser Edge may not be on your radar. It probably should be though, because it was built for Windows 10 and includes a bunch of great new tricks that other browsers don't have. No matter It's time to give Microsoft Edge a chance.
"13.01.2017 14:16:05" gizmodo.com There's No Security Backdoor In WhatsApp, Despite Reports This morning The Guardian published a story with an alarming headline: “WhatsApp backdoor allows snooping on encrypted messages.” If true, this would have massive implications for the security and privacy of WhatsApp's one-billion-plus users. Fortunately, Rest easy, WhatsApp users. There isn't a backdoor, and there's no need to worry that you messages aren't secure.
"13.01.2017 05:18:33" gizmodo.com The Real Star of Nintendo's Big Switch Event Was a Mysterious Squid Expert Thursday night, Nintendo revealed key details about its upcoming Switch console, including its release date (March 3) and price (a cool $300). None of that mattered, however, once the company brought out an in-house “squid researcher” to introduce "I am the diligent researcher at the squid research lab," his translator said in a charming deadpan.
"13.01.2017 04:06:37" gizmodo.com Nintendo Switch: Everything You Need to Know About the Ambitious Shape-Shifting Console In just a couple of short months Nintendo's first console since 2012 will be here. Nintendo made the console's existence known last October, but until tonight was completely mum on any and all details. Now we know a lot more about the company's Here are the facts.
"13.01.2017 02:30:34" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch an Artist Turn Scrap Metal Into Animal Sculptures Here's a nice little portrait of artist Alan Williams and how he turns random metal parts like the keys of a typewriter or a bicycle pedal into these intricately designed sculptures of animals. It's definitely cool to see him work and transform recycled Mixing metal with nature
"13.01.2017 02:18:04" gizmodo.com How to Watch Nintendo's Big Switch Launch Event In just a couple of hours, Nintendo is finally going to reveal all the details about its upcoming Switch console. The Switch is basically two consoles in one: When docked and hooked up to a TV, it's a typical gaming console. But it also has a screen that Watch live at 11pm ET/8pm PT
"13.01.2017 02:08:40" gizmodo.com The Website of Donald Trump's Top Cyber Security Advisor Is Insecure as Hell On Thursday, Donald Trump's transition team announced that Rudy Giuliani would be forming a cybersecurity team for the President-elect, citing the former New York City mayor's 16 years of experience “providing security solutions in the private sector.” In Rudy Giuliani's website is a bona fide security nightmare.
"13.01.2017 01:07:20" io9.gizmodo.com Follow Gandalf's Journey in These Stunning New Lord of the Rings Posters One of the many reasons why The Lord of the Rings trilogy, in both book and movie form, is so good is the characters. Each hero, villain, and everything in between is simply memorable and captivating. Everyone has their favorites and if your favorite is Wonderful moments from an epic series of films.
"13.01.2017 00:30:37" io9.gizmodo.com Magic and Reality Are Blurred in the New Trailer for Sleight If you had a power that no one else had, when would you choose to unleash it? That seems to be one of the questions at the center of Sleight. The main character can do something amazing, but when to do it is the real problem. We think this is one to keep on your radar.
"13.01.2017 00:10:07" sploid.gizmodo.com What It's Like to Get Caught in an Avalanche Snowboarder Tom Oye was snowboarding in Whistler, Canada when he got caught in a pummeling avalanche, and it's beyond terrifying because we get to see the entire harrowing slide down the mountain. One second he's getting ready to carve the slopes and the Spoiler: It's really scary!
"12.01.2017 23:50:50" io9.gizmodo.com The Kindred Graphic Novel Should Be Everyone's Introduction to Octavia Butler I first read Octavia Butler's Kindred in high school, but, looking back, I don't really know that I was ready to process the novel for what it truly was: a dark reflection on how a person's power and agency are inexorably linked to their race and gender. In its new format, the scifi classic is driven by a combination of powerful imagery and Butler's haunting prose.
"12.01.2017 23:40:17" gizmodo.com A Superbug Resistant to 26 Antibiotics Killed a Woman in Nevada Fifteen years ago, US public health officials declared that infections resistant to antibiotics could become a major threat. That threat, it seems, has arrived. As if you didn't have enough to worry about.
"12.01.2017 23:28:13" gizmodo.com Here Are the Insane Weapons the TSA Confiscated in 2016 You might be surprised to learn that people try to bring loaded guns through TSA checkpoints. In reality, however, thousands of people try to do it every year, because this is America, after all. In its yearly roundup of weird shit that looks like it could kill someone, the TSA says it discovered 3,391 guns in carry-on bags in 2016.
"12.01.2017 23:23:07" gizmodo.com Ebay Is Finally Doing Something About Counterfeit Goods When I was 18 years old, I bought a baby Louis Vuitton handbag off of eBay. It was about $300 and light blue. I loved it. Then, the zipper broke and when I took it to the Louis Vuitton store to get repaired, the snooty sales girl informed me that it was This is good news!
"12.01.2017 23:15:57" io9.gizmodo.com Report: Disney Is Negotiating With Carrie Fisher's Estate for More Leia According to BBC Newsnight, the Walt Disney Company is negotiating with Carrie Fisher's estate “over her continued appearance” in the Star Wars franchise. The question is, for what specifically?
"12.01.2017 22:57:02" gizmodo.com We're Finally Going to Learn How Much Exxon Knew About Climate Change Exxon Mobile was ordered to turn over 40 years of documents on Wednesday showing the company's views on and knowledge of climate change. The ruling was made by a Massachusetts judge in an investigation led by the state's attorney general Maura Healy, who Was Exxon honest about its climate change research?
"12.01.2017 22:07:10" gizmodo.com Stop Saying That Nutella Causes Cancer If you were on social media yesterday, you probably noticed that Nutella has joined the long list of good things that supposedly cause cancer, like alcohol, red meat and maybe coffee. Trouble is, scientists never said that Nutella causes cancer. Don't toss your Nutella just yet.
"12.01.2017 21:19:34" gizmodo.com Russian Propaganda Channel RT Mysteriously Cut Into C-SPAN's Web Feed and No One Knows Why This afternoon, online viewers of politics-meets-Ambien channel C-SPAN were treated to a disturbing change in programming: For around 10 minutes, the web stream aired RT (formerly Russia Today) instead. So... why did RT show up on the C-SPAN feed?
"12.01.2017 21:05:15" io9.gizmodo.com Netflix's Travelers Has the Most Ethically Messed-Up Time Travel I've Ever Seen Travelers features an icky, insidiously clever form of going undercover: agents from 100 years in the future take up residence in people living in the present's bodies. It makes things morally complicated. Like when a heroin junkie watches a man die from Admit it: you'd get some lotto money for yourself, too, if you knew what the numbers were going to be.
"12.01.2017 21:03:27" sploid.gizmodo.com The Crazy Craftsmanship That Goes Into Making an NBA Championship Ring When you win a championship as a professional athlete, you get a ring. But it's not a normal ring meant for normal humans with normal fingers. No, championship rings are enormously gaudy boulders with, like, a million diamonds set in a very specific way Impressively excessive
"12.01.2017 20:26:51" gizmodo.com Spectacular Light Display in Northern Ontario Looks Like an Alien Encounter Late last weekend, semi-pro photographer Timothy Joseph Elzinga woke up in the early hours of the morning to attend to his crying two-year-old son. When he looked out the window, he was greeted with a rare and spectacular sight known as light pillars. An incredible sight.
"12.01.2017 20:25:29" Take a selfie with it, then wonder why the hell it's still in the office.
"12.01.2017 20:12:40" io9.gizmodo.com American Horror Story Just Got Renewed Through Season Nine We've known for awhile that American Horror Story would return for a seventh season. Today came the news that Ryan Murphy's anthology horror show has received two more seasons on top of that. Here's hoping Sarah Paulson is in every episode.
"12.01.2017 19:58:55" gizmodo.com We Were Wrong About the Moon's Age Earth's very clingy friend, the Moon, has long been an object of human fascination. It makes sense, considering we're just a hop, skip and a 238,855-mile jump from our celestial pal. We were so far off it's not even funny.
"12.01.2017 19:40:59" jezebel.com The Women of Chicago's Bleeders Riders Club Don't Ride Bitch Late one Friday afternoon last September, a well-dressed man in an Audi wheeled into the alley off Damen in Ukranian Village on Chicago's West Side and up to his garage. As I watched standing in the alleyway, he seemed a mixture of bemused and Some bad-ass ladies taking on the hyper-masculine motorcycle culture.
"12.01.2017 19:27:34" gizmodo.com Way More People Will Now Have Access to the NSA's Raw, Unfiltered Data The NSA is changing how it shares data with other federal intelligence agencies—like the CIA, FBI, and DEA—to include what's called raw signals intelligence, the original data that gets swept up by the NSA's various spying and data collection programs. Now, when the NSA shares information with another intelligence agency, it will pass on the raw data, with no redactions.
"12.01.2017 19:14:22" gizmodo.com If Apple's Video Plan Is Really This Half-Assed, It Will Be a Disaster Apple is preparing to film its own original scripted TV shows and potentially movies, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. Apple executives are reportedly already in discussion with industry veterans about how to create shows comparable to Sadly, it looks like Apple is setting itself up to make garbage.
"12.01.2017 19:13:57" io9.gizmodo.com For the Love of All That Is Holy, Do Not Watch Monster Trucks Sober Is Monster Trucks good? Hell no. Is it bad? It is a disaster. And because it is a disaster, it's almost kind of fun to watch. Presuming you don't go out and pay for it and have to find a theater. Also, if you're an adult? Booze would help. If you have kids, take them to something else.
"12.01.2017 18:45:07" gizmodo.com The Nintendo Switch Rumors We Hope Are True Back in October, Nintendo teased out its latest console, the Nintendo Switch, with a splashy teaser video that left us very, very excited. The neat part about the Switch is that it's two consoles in one. When docked to the TV, it's like a regular set-top We'll find out all the details tonight!
"12.01.2017 18:31:14" gizmodo.com Palmer Watch: Day 111 Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR, is still nowhere to be seen. That may be all over soon. This week marked the start of a trial over the $2 Billion lawsuit brought by video game company Zenimax against Oculus VR owner Facebook. The suit alleges Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR, is still nowhere to be seen. That may be all over soon.
"12.01.2017 18:30:54" io9.gizmodo.com Please Let the Hook For Marvel's Defenders Series Be Daredevil's Giant Literal Plot Hole The lid is being lifted on Marvel and Netflix's four-way crossover series The Defenders. We've got our first look at Sigourney Weaver's villain, and a few intriguing details about what will bring Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, and Luke Cage At last, a reason for that befuddling hole (we hope).
"12.01.2017 18:19:28" io9.gizmodo.com A Series of Unfortunate Events' Theme Song Implores You to Not Watch the Show Usually, marketing for a TV show tries to get you to tune in as much as possible. Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events adaptation, however, is trying something a little different: telling you to turn off at all costs, at all times, even during its own Count Olaf sings a warning to would-be viewers.
"12.01.2017 18:03:37" io9.gizmodo.com Report: Green Lantern Corps Movie Signs Writers, Will Be 'Lethal Weapon in Space' We've known for a while that Warner Bros. has had plans to re-visit the DC Universe's army of ring-wielding space cops. Now things are moving forward in a significant way, with screenwriters David S. Goyer and Justin Rhodes reportedly working on the In brightest day, in blackest night!
"12.01.2017 17:56:40" lifehacker.com The Best Controllers for Retro Gaming Whether you're playing retro games through an emulator on Windows, Mac, or a custom-built Raspberry Pi console, you need a controller. We tested some of the most popular options, from simple Xbox controllers to retro replicas and expensive We tested some of the most popular options to figure out which are worth your money.
"12.01.2017 17:46:06" gizmodo.com An Exhaustive Explanation of the Best Nerf Dart to Reach For in Battle Some people take their Nerf dart blasters very seriously. There are entire leagues dedicated to running around and blasting fellow players with foam darts—essentially a less painful version of paintball. But what darts are worth arming yourself with? Nerf The results might surprise you.
"12.01.2017 17:45:13" io9.gizmodo.com Two Trailers for Raw Expose Different Sides of This Gruesome, Amazing Movie We've already seen one of the best movies of 2017. It's called Raw and the first two trailers have arrived. This French cannibal film will end up being one of 2017's best.
"12.01.2017 17:38:16" gizmodo.com 4chan Declares 'War' on ISIS With the US election cycle over, the anonymous user of 4chan's /pol/ (politically incorrect) board are antsy for something new to occupy their time. Last night that new target was confirmed as ISIS. Defeat ISIS in less than a week? Clock's ticking folks...
"12.01.2017 17:10:03" gizmodo.com Trump Takes Credit For New Amazon Jobs, Forgets He Called the Company a 'Big Tax Shelter' This morning, Amazon announced that the online retailer had plans to hire 100,000 new full time employees over the next 18 months. And Donald Trump didn't waste any time taking credit for the announcement. This, despite the fact that Trump had previously Donald J. Trump used to call Amazon a tax shelter, but not anymore
"12.01.2017 17:07:09" io9.gizmodo.com A Dumb Chair Ruined Mahershala Ali's Game of Thrones Audition Mahershala Ali stole every scene he was in on Luke Cage and has had the kind of year where it seems like he was everywhere. But he could've been on Game of Thrones too years ago, if not for a stupid stool. He's been in so many things but not Game of Thrones...
"12.01.2017 17:04:56" gizmodo.com Scientists Create Mind-Controlled Hunting Zombie Mice Flash one light, and the mouse goes on the prowl, zombielike, stalking any prey in its path. Flash another, and it delivers a killing blow with its teeth. The mouse doesn't hunt out of hunger—scientists are in control. Look at the cutest little zombies!
"12.01.2017 16:56:27" gizmodo.com The World's Largest Shark Had a Fatal Appetite For Dwarf Whales Megalodon, the largest shark to have ever terrorized our planet's oceans, may have gone extinct owing to its limited dietary preference for dwarf whales, according to new research. And thank goodness for that.
"12.01.2017 16:39:37" io9.gizmodo.com 20 So-Bad-They're-Great Movies You Can Use to Fight the Winter Blues This time of year, the weather sucks so much that leaving the house is even more of a chore than it normally is. That's when your best course of action is stay on the couch and watch movies—but sometimes you've seen all the good ones. What then? I'll tell We love all of these.
"12.01.2017 16:12:22" gizmodo.com This Motorcycle With Snowmobile Tracks Is the Most Overkill Way to Crush Your Winter Commute Forget about trying to cram your way onto an already packed subway car when it's snowy and you need to get to work. Motorcycle maker Christini has applied its expertise in building two-wheel drive bikes to a new snow-thrashing machine called the II-Track You'll be excited for your next snow day.
"12.01.2017 15:29:00" gizmodo.com The Milky Way's Most Distant Stars Appear to Be Stolen Our thieving Milky Way stole a bunch of stars from unsuspecting galaxies—and it feels no remorse. Is our galaxy this much of a thief?
"12.01.2017 15:18:08" gizmodo.com Exceptionally Rare Photograph of Lincoln's First Inauguration Will Go on Display Today Today, Bowdoin College is set to show off an incredibly rare acquisition—a vintage photograph of Abraham Lincoln's inauguration from 1861. The image, one of only three known to exist, shows a large crowd gathered outside the east side of the US Capitol to Taken during a very troubled time in US history.
"12.01.2017 15:09:31" io9.gizmodo.com An Accident Leaves a Boy With Techno-Superpowers in Netflix's iBoy Technopathy is the kind of superpower that feels very “modern,” “relevant,” and “hip,” all things clearly baked into iBoy. The story follows Tom (Bill Milner) after an assault embeds enough of a cell phone into his brain to give him the power to It's basically a modern superhero origin, but with brain damage caused by a cell phone
"12.01.2017 14:59:08" gizmodo.com Rudy Giuliani Will Be a Disaster Rudolph Giuliani, a possessed sack of human flesh and crooked teeth, wants to take up the cyber reins in President-elect Donald Trump's administration. Installing someone with such questionable experience would likely be a complete disaster for America's Giuliani just announced he will head Trump's cybersecurity advisory team. He will be a disaster.
"12.01.2017 14:56:30" sploid.gizmodo.com Perfect Classical Music Mashup Merges 52 Famous Songs Into One Amazing Track In this brilliant mashup of classical music, Grant Woolard manages to turn 52 masterpieces from 31 famous composers into a single track that anyone, even those who claim to hate classical music, will end up playing on repeat for days to come. Even if you hate classical music, you'll love this.
"12.01.2017 14:33:40" io9.gizmodo.com New Details May Reveal the Main Cast of Marvel's Inhumans TV Series Michael Keaton talks about the ambiguity of his Spider-Man: Homecoming villain. Has Gotham cast another major DC comics character? There's already rumors about the name of the next main X-Men movie. Don't expect new X-Files episodes for a good long while. Plus, Michael Keaton talks up his villainous role in Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Gotham might have cast another major character from the comics.
"12.01.2017 13:59:07" gizmodo.com Rudy Giuliani is Forming a Cybersecurity Team for Trump, Led By the Private Sector Silicon Valley has always had close ties with the US government. But it appears the Trump administration would like to make those ties even more explicit: This morning, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani announced that he's forming a new "It's like cancer. You know, there's cancer research going on all over the place—you'd almost wish they'd get together in one room and maybe we'd find a cure,” Giuliani said this morning.
"12.01.2017 13:51:04" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How to Make Any Video Play Perfectly on Your Smartphone Playing videos on a phone or tablet can be frustratingly and difficult, but there are a few tools and apps around to ease the pain. Here's how to make sure your videos always play smoothly and as intended on your mobile devices. Watch any clip you want.
"12.01.2017 05:34:25" gizmodo.com Some Vampire Bats Have Started Biting Humans (and It's Probably Our Fault) Feeling drained? According to a new study, a vampire bat species that typically feeds on native birds has turned to sucking the blood of humans at night, likely due to human encroachment. More good news
"12.01.2017 03:27:49" gizmodo.com FCC Commissioner Vows to Ignore Staff's 'Serious Concerns' About Net Neutrality and AT&T This week, the FCC finally completed its investigation of so-called “zero-rating” schemes, finding that AT&T is likely violating net neutrality rules by charging outside video providers more for free streaming. Nevertheless, the carrier is unlikely to In a letter to lobbyists, he promised to roll back net neutrality rules “as soon as possible.”
"12.01.2017 03:05:47" sploid.gizmodo.com The Patterns That Come Out When Bubbles Freeze Are So Cool My advice in surviving winter? Move somewhere warm. Can't do that? Then just stay inside for three months. Can't do that? Then... wait, why can't you do that? Friend's birthday? Forget about it. Dinner? Order in. Life? Experience it through videos on the Bubbles are even cooler when they're frozen
"12.01.2017 01:41:13" sploid.gizmodo.com How the Special Effects of Silent Films Were Done When you can't rely on a computer to improve (or fake) a movie scene, you gotta improvise. And back in the days of silent films, filmmakers were really, really good at coming up with creative ways to cook up special effects. It was a master class of using They had to get really creative
"12.01.2017 00:59:39" io9.gizmodo.com Disney May Have Found Its Next Santa Claus: Anna Kendrick Disney has a long tradition of holiday movies, but its next one is going to be just a little different. It's called Nicole, and Anna Kendrick is in talks to play a woman who takes on the role of Santa Claus. Now that's a great idea.
"12.01.2017 00:11:51" io9.gizmodo.com Peter Dinklage May Appear in the Next Two Avengers Movies This. Is. So. Cool. As if you weren't already excited to see the next Avengers movie.
"12.01.2017 00:01:41" gizmodo.com 11 Perfectly Good and Normal Quotes From Peter Thiel's New York Times Interview On Wednesday, The New York Times published an extensive interview with PayPal cofounder and Gawker-destroying billionaire Peter Thiel, a man who, though we have never met, seems totally regular and cool. "[T]here's a point where no corruption can be a bad thing."
"11.01.2017 23:50:58" gizmodo.com Trump: The Drug Industry Is 'Getting Away With Murder' President-elect Donald Trump went after drug makers and sent biotech stocks plummeting after calling the drug industry “disastrous” during his first press conference since the election. Trump called the drug industry "disastrous" during his first press conference since the election.
"11.01.2017 23:40:13" io9.gizmodo.com Best of Luck to Once Upon a Time as It Prepares to Cast Tiger Lily I'm so glad Once Upon a Time is returning to Neverland, since that wasn't a pointless slog of a plot cul-de-sac at all. And they're now adding a character that has to be handled really carefully so that it doesn't turn into a nightmare. Good luck, guys! Hopefully the show won't treat the Peter Pan character the way other adaptations have.
"11.01.2017 23:25:41" gizmodo.com This Quiz Tells You How Many Fucks You Give Are you jaded? Filled with ennui? A so-called millennial who keeps being told to stop asking for handouts? Then oh boy, do I have a fun game for you—let's figure out what kind of apathy you have! How many fucks do you give?
"11.01.2017 23:13:53" kotaku.com The Wii U Was Great, Just Not For Me By most people's reckoning—and ways a reckoning in this business can be determined—the Wii U has been a failure. But what do we know? We're just stupid adults. One man's trash is another's treasure.
"11.01.2017 23:03:15" theconcourse.deadspin.com Republicans Have No Good Reason Not To Impeach Donald Trump It's been fun, but it's about time for Republicans to admit that the great Donald Trump experiment isn't going to work out—for them. If Republicans were smart they'd impeach Donald Trump as soon as possible.
"11.01.2017 22:25:07" io9.gizmodo.com This Video May Show Alternate Death Scenes for Rogue One Characters A new video just came online that seems to show several Rogue One characters suffering a fate different than the one they have in the film. Looks like more cut scenes have been released.
"11.01.2017 22:09:00" We play Cards Against Silicon Valley We are playing Cards Against Humanity, but the humanity is the microcosm of Silicon Valley:
"11.01.2017 21:53:07" gizmodo.com Is the Google Moonshot Dead? Since Google morphed into a new company called Alphabet last year, there's been an apparent bloodbath for the tech giant's popular (and costly) “moonshot” projects. These longer-term, riskier ventures are suddenly being held to account for the amount of Another big idea gets the axe
"11.01.2017 21:48:30" gizmodo.com Our Sun May Have Snatched Planet 9 From Outside the Solar System Those with a Pluto-the-planet-shaped void in their hearts have been eagerly following updates about Planet 9, a hypothetical world thought to be 10 times more massive than Earth and roughly 1,000 astronomical units (AU) away from the Sun. While there are This planet keeps getting weirder.
"11.01.2017 21:46:14" io9.gizmodo.com 10 Discworld Quotes You'll Desperately Need for the Next Four Years There is almost no subject that Terry Pratchett hasn't explained better, funnier, and more times than just about anyone else on the planet. Reading his Discworld novels is reading a master at work, and it seems like he gets more relevant the more time It's scary how appropriate these are.
"11.01.2017 21:35:23" gizmodo.com Damn, Apple Is Losing a Lot of People A spate of top engineers have left Apple for Tesla and other companies over the last few months. What's going on? That's a lot of departures.
"11.01.2017 21:13:29" This Human Powered Paper Centrifuge is Pure Genius This hand-spun paper centrifuge costs just 20 cents, and it can be used to detect malaria in blood in 15 minutes. The simple device could revolutionize medical treatment globally. http://gizmo.do/MCKrOuG
"11.01.2017 21:03:47" io9.gizmodo.com Will Smith Might Star in Tim Burton's Dumbo, and No, This Is Not a Joke After the mixed reviews of Suicide Squad and box office bomb that was Collateral Beauty, it's clear Will Smith wants a hit. To get one, it looks like he's turning to Disney, the company that just had the most successful financial year for a movie studio Surprisingly? Not fake news.
"11.01.2017 20:52:38" io9.gizmodo.com This Stop-Motion Animated Film Looks as Beautiful as It Is Heartbreaking Last year was filled with lots of fantastic animated films, but when the Oscar nominations come out, we'll be very surprised if My Life as a Zucchini isn't among them. Not many people outside of its native Switerland have heard of it yet, but the It's called My Life as a Zucchini and it looks wonderful.
"11.01.2017 20:25:06" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch a Furby Cry Tears of Smoke While It Burns to Hell From the Inside Furbies are little monsters and I never understood why they existed until today. As it turns out, they're not useless excuses for a toy, but rather the perfect play thing for a red hot nickel ball. Burn all Furbies
"11.01.2017 19:53:35" io9.gizmodo.com Brian Michael Bendis Is Bringing The Defenders Back for Marvel Comics Unsurprisingly, given the upcoming Netflix show, Marvel is also bringing back the Defenders in the comics, with writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist David Marquez. Which is, on the one hand, a nice attempt to create a comic that people watching the Is this an interesting way to bring in new fans or a cash grab?
"11.01.2017 19:40:45" gizmodo.com Your Appendix May Not Be as Useless as You Think New research suggests that the appendix, long believed to be a throwback to our evolutionary past, may serve an important purpose by boosting immunity and acting as a “safe house” for helpful gut bacteria. It actually has an important job to do.
"11.01.2017 19:39:10" gizmodo.com The White House Wants Scientists to Explore Geoengineering With the executive branch about to be handed off to climate deniers and oil tycoons, the outgoing administration is urging scientists to explore any and all options for combating the threat of climate change—including engineering the atmosphere to stop Yep that's how bad it is.
"11.01.2017 19:18:37" io9.gizmodo.com Putting Together Rogue One's Ending Was an Epic Balancing Act Jyn and Cassian facing off with Krennic. Bodhi working communications. Chirrut and Baze fighting on the beach. The space battle. The Imperials. And finally, Darth Vader and the ending. Trying to put the many, many pieces that are part of Rogue One's third A discussion with the editor of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
"11.01.2017 19:04:46" gizmodo.com Kohler's New Showerhead Simulates a Rainstorm for Rich People Who Won't Touch Rain It turns out that 'rain shower' faucet head you've been enjoying every morning is a damn lie. Well, at least according to Kohler, which has gone so far as to name its new showering experience 'Real Rain' to convince consumers that it comes as close to Doesn't everyone hate getting caught in the rain?
"11.01.2017 18:49:15" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch Monkeys Grieve When Their Robot Spy Monkey Friend Dies BBC One's Spy in the Wild series embeds animatronic spy animals out in nature with their real life animal counterparts to see what life is really like in the wild. The robot creatures can look a little bit creepy with their eyeball cameras, but the Dang, it's a little dusty in here
"11.01.2017 18:42:34" The Cross-dressing Race Car Driver Who Aided the Nazis Violette Morris, the racing driver who had her breasts removed and aided the Nazis. Read more: http://gizmo.do/GWSWm2L
"11.01.2017 18:36:12" theconcourse.deadspin.com Craven Reporters Scold BuzzFeed for Reporting News As you're likely aware by now, yesterday evening BuzzFeed published a dossier of allegations about Donald Trump, including the instantly unforgettable description of a hotel-room piss party with Russian prostitutes. This set the internet on fire for much There's been a lot of talk lately about how Donald Trump happened. Here's part of the answer.
"11.01.2017 18:18:55" gizmodo.com What the Hell Is HDR? If you followed the news out of CES closely you probably heard the word HDR tossed around a lot. This coming year we'll see TVs for under $500 with the feature, and fancy monitors for nearly $1000. But what does HDR even mean? If you followed the news out of CES closely you probably heard the word HDR tossed around a lot. This coming year we'll see TVs for under $500 with the feature, and fancy monitors for nearly $1000. But what does HDR even mean?
"11.01.2017 18:15:15" theslot.jezebel.com A Rundown of Donald Trump's Incredibly Messy First Press Conference as President-Elect At his first press conference since getting elected, Donald Trump casually and briefly defended himself against reports that Russia has collected compromising financial and personal information about him. Then he lied in a breathtaking blue streak about a Garbage, bullshit, and untruthfulness on a staggering scale, combined with a healthy dose of shrugging.
"11.01.2017 18:03:48" io9.gizmodo.com What's Up With This Mysterious New Scifi Movie Trailer? Whatever this clip is promoting, it's going to look beautiful at the very least. A wild trailer appears!
"11.01.2017 17:53:14" kotaku.com One of Mass Effect's Best Moments is an Amazon Echo Easter Egg Amazon's Echo and Echo Dot devices are good for more than shopping, listening to music and home automation. Just try asking it one of the most important questions in the Mass Effect universe. “Does this unit have a soul?” "Does this unit have a soul?" "Keelah se'lai."
"11.01.2017 17:01:04" gizmodo.com This Guy Gifted Trump a Golden Shower Years Ago If the highly-suspect 35-page document published yesterday by Buzzfeed is to be believed, President-elect Trump has paid to be pissed on by Russian prostitutes. Dino Rachiele is not a prostitute, but he did give Trump a golden shower—and he's proud of it. A thoughtful present from a big fan
"11.01.2017 16:46:28" gizmodo.com Saturn's 'Death Star' Moon Looks Spooky as Hell in New Cassini Photo This is easily one of the best pictures ever captured of Mimas, revealing intricate surface features and shadows cast across its iconic impact crater. An instant classic.
"11.01.2017 16:45:40" io9.gizmodo.com As Expected, Woody Harrelson Has Joined the Han Solo Film StarWars.com has just confirmed a report from earlier this month. Woody Harrelson is joining the Star Wars universe with a role in the 2018 Han Solo film. He joins Donald Glover and Emilia Clarke in the 2018 film.
"11.01.2017 16:31:02" gizmodo.com This Unbreakable Racing Drone Is Perfect For Terrible Pilots There's a reason nature uses eggs to protect offspring who develop outside their mothers. Domes are inherently strong and durable, so it also makes sense to build a drone with a similarly bulbous shape to help it survive crashes, collisions, and other You don't have to worry about crashing it, only affording one.
"11.01.2017 16:07:02" gizmodo.com 4chan Idiots Claim They Invented the Trump Piss Report Yesterday evening Buzzfeed published an incendiary document alluded to in an earlier CNN scoop. The 35-page report, supposedly written by an ex-intelligence agent, alleged among other things, that President-elect Trump had hired “a number of prostitutes #goldenshowergate takes another weird turn for Donald J. Trump
"11.01.2017 15:54:58" io9.gizmodo.com All-Female Horror Anthology XX Looks Scary in All the Best Ways Next month, the new horror anthology XX will bundle four short horror films from female directors. The first look at the quartet of scary stories looks absolutely terrifying. Never ask what's in the box...
"11.01.2017 15:31:05" gizmodo.com How to Watch Donald Trump's First Press Conference Since July, No Cable Required President-elect Donald Trump is holding his first press conference since July—the one where he literally encouraged Russia to hack Hillary Clinton's emails. And with the countless controversies swirling, this press conference should be pretty interesting. Here's how to watch Donald J. Trump
"11.01.2017 15:28:33" gizmodo.com NASA's Giant Rocket to Mars Now Has an Enormous Test Stand Late next year, NASA is hoping to launch its Space Launch System—a powerful next generation rocket capable of exerting two million pounds of thrust. NASA engineers have now completed construction of a stand sturdy enough to test its enormous fuel tank. How is "two million pounds of thrust" even possible?
"11.01.2017 15:11:56" io9.gizmodo.com New Trailer for Russia's Guardians Sets Explosions and Punches to Classical Music Also, there's apparently a plot? I'm sorry, I was distracted by the giant bear with the giant gun strapped to his back. Come for the action, stay for the borscht comedy.
"11.01.2017 15:01:29" gizmodo.com Airlines Don't Have to Warn You About Explodey Galaxy Note 7s Is there anybody left who doesn't know you can't take the Galaxy Note 7 on an airplane? The Department of Transportation thinks not. As of Tuesday, the FAA says that airlines no longer have to make pre-boarding announcements concerning the explodey—and You still can't fly with it though!
"11.01.2017 14:46:11" io9.gizmodo.com Two More Heroes Are Showing Up in Avengers: Infinity War Did a French publication actually reveal the main villain of Wonder Woman? Diego Luna is unable to answer a question about his Rogue One character. And Black Lightening won't be joining the Arrowverse. Spoilers ahead! We finally might have confirmation on the Wonder Woman villain
"11.01.2017 14:03:22" gizmodo.com Adorable Kitchen Tool Turns Radishes Into Super Mario Power-ups Radishes may not be the best food option to help a picky eater expand their palette. But if your kid loves playing Super Mario Bros., this neat little kitchen tool can turn red radishes into snack-sized power-ups that will also help your small human You'll also grow when you eat them, just not as fast as Mario does.
"11.01.2017 13:48:58" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How to Make Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa Do Whatever You Want Our peaceful homes are being invaded by talking Bluetooth speakers and there's nothing you can do about it—so you might as well enlist the help of these AI-powered hubs and get them to do your bidding. Here's how to set up your own custom voice commands Make custom commands for your smart speaker.
"11.01.2017 13:26:24" gizmodo.com Penthouse Offers $1 Million For a Trump Piss Tape Russian intelligence agencies allegedly have a video showing several prostitutes who were hired by Donald Trump to urinate on each other. And if this video really exists, then Penthouse, America's most venerable pornography magazine, is willing to spend Penthouse is offering $1 million for the Trump piss tape
"11.01.2017 04:21:09" gizmodo.com Ebay's Founder Is Giving Away $10 Million to Support AI That Is Good and Not Evil For the most part, artificial intelligence these days is pretty sweet. Whether you want to set a timer with your voice, play a game of chess with a computer or just put a Minion's head on Superman's body, AI can help you achieve your goal. Of course, that Ideally, the machines will improve our lives (and not kill us all).
"11.01.2017 02:51:42" theconcourse.deadspin.com Donald Trump Denies That He Hired Russian Hookers For Golden Shower Party This evening, Buzzfeed News published a dossier full of Donald Trump gossip that has apparently been circulating among politicians, intelligence officials, and journalists. The claims include allegations that Trump rented out the same Moscow hotel room The President-elect himself has responded as only he can.
"11.01.2017 02:37:40" sploid.gizmodo.com These Magical Sculptures Look Like Animations But They're Actually Real Objects Artist John Edmark has done it again. With the clever use of a strobe light, he's created sculptures that move like weird computer animations but are actually real, 3D printed objects that physically exist. It's a bit hypnotizing but so, so cool, because Really awesome sculptures
"11.01.2017 02:24:18" gizmodo.com After Population Plunge, Once Common Bumble Bee Officially Listed as Endangered The noble and rare rusty-patched bumble bee is officially endangered. A once common bee that inhabited 28 states, the rusty-patched bumble has become the first bee from the continental United States to be added to the endangered species list. Thanks to climate change, pesticides and habitat loss, the rusty-patched bumble bee is officially endangered.
"11.01.2017 01:17:32" io9.gizmodo.com Aliens Fans Will Drool Over This Replica M56 Smart Gun James Cameron's Aliens has a ton of awesome props in it, but few are as cool as the M56 Smart Gun. If that name doesn't ring a bell, you may also know it by its other name, “that huge ass gun Vasquez and Drake use in the film.” You can't watch this movie and not want one of these.
"11.01.2017 00:31:23" sploid.gizmodo.com 9 Fun Tricks You Can Do With Static Electricity If you ever wanted to be a wizard, or just to try your hand at some magic tricks, you should learn the dark arts of... static electricity. Yep, with a bit of strategic contact with certain objects, you can easily fool kids and probably even trick your Witchcraft!
"11.01.2017 00:21:07" io9.gizmodo.com A 'Graveyard of Red Fabric' Went Into the Creation of Doctor Strange's Cloak of Levitation In Doctor Strange, the Cloak of Levitation took on the aspect of an animal sidekick. It was like it was the long-lost brother of Aladdin's Magic Carpet. And while the Cloak's personality came from CGI, its design came from Alexandra Byrne. Up close, the costume is way more detailed than it appears on-screen.
"10.01.2017 23:43:26" gizmodo.com This Magical Spray Can Modify a Plant's Genes If you wanted to, say, turn a red pepper yellow, you have a few options. You could directly tinker with with the plant's genetic code, tweaking the genes that control its color. Or, perhaps, you could just mist the plant with a spray that changes its gene If you modify a plant without changing its' DNA, is it still a GMO?
"10.01.2017 23:31:44" io9.gizmodo.com George Lucas' Museum is Officially Coming to Los Angeles After years of back and forth, the George Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts has found its future home: Los Angeles. It beat out San Francisco after Chicago turned it down last year.
"10.01.2017 23:21:27" gizmodo.com Grown-Ass Dogs Don't Care About Your Stupid Baby Talk You know that thing you do where you talk to your dog like it's a baby? New research shows that puppies respond well to this silly form of speech, but older dogs could give a crap. So, stop doing it when your dog grows up. “This study does not tell much about dogs, but more about our human behavior.”
"10.01.2017 22:57:40" gizmodo.com Russia Proposes Cigarette Ban For Anyone Born After 2015 Aside from meddling in the United States election, there's another thing the Russian Federation seems to be worrying a lot about these days: cigarette smoking. This is an especially strict proposal.
"10.01.2017 22:46:13" io9.gizmodo.com If You Want to See Moana in a Quiet Theater, Go Before January 27 If you've been looking for a place to publicly belt out your favorite song from Moana, head back to theaters on January 27. That's the day Disney is releasing a sing-a-long version of the film on over 2,000 screens across the U.S. That's when the official sing-a-long version comes to theaters
"10.01.2017 22:36:09" gizmodo.com Look at These Weird Clouds These clouds are weird. Usually, clouds look like fluffy puffs or big, mean anvils. But these clouds... these clouds look like stripes. These clouds are weird These clouds are weird.
"10.01.2017 22:33:07" gizmodo.com Cypress Hill Is Blowing Up NatGeo's Instagram Cypress Hill loves badass animals, big puffs of steam, and snowscapes. I know this for a fact because for the last few months, I've been following the group's Instagram as well as National Geographic's. It was only a couple of days after following the Insane in the membrane.
"10.01.2017 22:18:38" io9.gizmodo.com Legion Might Have Capes, Will Not Have a 'Big Fight' It used to be—back when the easiest superhero joke was to make fun of Adam West's Batman—that everyone fretted over making more realistic superheroes. Okay, I say “used to,” but we all know that the fear of making something campy has never, ever left most Legion's got new ideas
"10.01.2017 21:32:06" io9.gizmodo.com A Brief History of Ben Affleck's Conflicted Feelings About Directing a Batman Movie Ben Affleck seems slightly worried about the high expectations that come with directing a Batman movie. Since the rumors about him directing the film began, he's been expressing the contradictory “I'm really excited to do it” and “it's not happening” Ben Affleck has always been ambivalent and excited. At the same time.
"10.01.2017 21:21:05" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch an Artist Sculpt Wonderfully Wacky Sculptures Meet Wilfrid Wood. He's an artist who specializes in sculpting heads and figures that are never boring because they go far beyond the safe and traditional look many of us are used to seeing. Wood's sculptures are often wacky, definitely fun, and always This is fun
"10.01.2017 21:08:51" gizmodo.com The Best Underwater Photographs of 2016 Are Out of This World This year may have been a rough one up here on Earth's dry surface, but beneath the waves ocean life flourished and dazzled. The world's most prestigious underwater photography competition has just announced its winning images for 2016—and they're There is still good in this world.
"10.01.2017 21:04:10" gizmodo.com Who Does Elon Musk Play as in Overwatch? Elon Musk, our beloved spaceboy, sat down yesterday with Y Combinator's Sam Altman to talk about, well, a whole bunch of stuff: Colonizing new planets, productivity, artificial intelligence. Stuff we generally associate with Musk and his business There's only one really embarrassing character in Overwatch
"10.01.2017 20:59:09" gizmodo.com New Apple Patent Shows How That Edge-to-Edge Display Could Work On Tuesday, the US Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple a patent that gives credence to those rumors of an edge-to-edge OLED iPhone. For years, users have longed for a phone that's totally made up of a screen—no bullshit bezel needed—and All screen, no bezel!
"10.01.2017 20:48:14" io9.gizmodo.com The James Bond Comic Has a New Mission, Courtesy of Green Arrow's Ben Percy Warren Ellis' time with 007 at Dynamite Comics has come to an end, but the life of Britain's premiere special agent goes on. Green Arrow's Benjamin Percy is sending Bond off on new missions to new locales, and we caught up with him to see whats in store A new writer is sending the comic-book version of 007 on new adventures.
"10.01.2017 20:31:09" gizmodo.com Autofill on Chrome and Safari Can Give Hackers Access to Your Credit Card Info With a simple exploit, browsers like Chrome and Safari can be tricked into handing over your credit card information to hackers. And you wouldn't even realize it. Be smarter about those browser settings.
"10.01.2017 20:20:13" gizmodo.com Trump Just Asked an Anti-Vaxxer to Chair a Commission on 'Vaccine Safety' On Tuesday, Donald Trump asked Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a vaccine critic who once wrote a book arguing that flu vaccines are linked to autism, to chair a committee on vaccine safety. This is very, very not good.
"10.01.2017 20:18:29" gizmodo.com Snow Monkey Attempts to Bang Deer Mating season has taken a strange turn for two normally platonic species on Japan's Yakushima Island. Meanwhile, in Japan
"10.01.2017 20:13:18" io9.gizmodo.com When The Walking Dead Returns, Rick and His Crew Will Prepare for War The Walking Dead returns on February 12 and AMC has started to pull back the curtain. The network has released three new images from the second half of the seventh season, as well as an uncharacteristically detailed plot description setting up everything A war that may, or may not, happen this season.
"10.01.2017 19:55:47" gizmodo.com Trump's Lawyer Says Untrue Tweets Were Hyperbolic, Gets Libel Suit Thrown Out One of Donald Trump's lawyers just successfully got a libel lawsuit against the president-elect thrown out of court. And you're never going to believe how he did it. The lawyer successfully argued that Trump's potentially libelous tweets were not only Donald J. Trump says his tweets are hyperbolic, gets libel suit thrown out
"10.01.2017 19:45:30" gizmodo.com Watch Fighter Jets Poop a Swarm of Tiny, Screaming Drones On Tuesday, the Department of Defense published video of fighter jets releasing a swarm of Perdrix drones during a military exercise in October. The entire operation likely cost millions of dollars, but hilariously resembles a couple of giant metal birds In keeping with real birds, they make a horrible screeching sound in the air.
"10.01.2017 19:33:31" io9.gizmodo.com First Details on The Dark Star Trilogy, Author Marlon James' 'African Game of Thrones' “African folklore is just as rich, and just as perverse as [Lord of the Rings],” Marlon James said in a Vulture interview more than a year ago, after winning the the prestigious Man Booker Prize for his sprawling crime opus A Brief History of Seven Game of Thrones + African mythology!
"10.01.2017 19:31:58" io9.gizmodo.com All the Fabulous New Comics Kicking Off 2017 Last year was a brilliant one for comics, but now that's all in the past. Let's look to the future! Thankfully, that future is already teeming with great new comics just waiting to be read. Here's the all the stuff we're looking forward to coming our way We can't wait to dig into all these new comics.
"10.01.2017 19:21:07" sploid.gizmodo.com Watching Robots Stuck in Repetitive, Mundane Tasks Is Stressing Me Out If you're living under the assumption that your job could never be filled by a robot, think again. Your day-to-day routine might not seem as monotonous as the tasks that factory line robots perform, but as Michael Marczewski's stressful short film Vicious This just feels way too familiar.
"10.01.2017 19:09:55" gizmodo.com The Problem With Treating Gun Violence Like a Virus Gun violence moves through a city the way a virus moves the body: predictably, but with uncanny precision. New research suggests “virus” patterns can be spotted and possibly help predict and even prevent shootings. But questions remain of whether this can It's ethical to prevent crime, but predicting it is much more complicated.
"10.01.2017 18:44:44" io9.gizmodo.com Um, Deadpool Could Actually Get a Best Picture Oscar Nomination No one takes the Golden Globes seriously. So when the awards show nominated Deadpool for Best Musical or Comedy Film, it was seen as fun nod for fans with no real weight. But the film has been lauded by multiple critics groups, it's been nominated for a With a brand new nomination, it looking more and more likely.
"10.01.2017 18:31:40" gizmodo.com This May Be the Best Explanation Yet For That Mysterious 'Alien Megastructure' A new paper from Columbia University suggests that Tabby's star—the celestial object voted most likely to host an alien megastructure—is acting weirdly because it recently annihilated an entire planet, and the shattered remains of that planet are now We're getting closer to the answer.
"10.01.2017 17:48:58" gizmodo.com This Story About Feral Cats Eating KFC Only Gets Weirder Australia has a kitty problem, and it's not “the cat scratched up the couch.” It's that feral cats roam 99.8 percent of the country—cats cover more Australian land than internet access does. To alleviate the problem, officials from Parks Victoria are, uh, Apparently, feral cats quite like KFC.
"10.01.2017 17:07:14" gizmodo.com What's Causing These Eerie Spinning Ice Discs? Physics causes some strange phenomena, like slowly-rotating discs of ice on a frozen river that resemble UFO saucers. But have no fear, science is here to explain away your excitement. It's not aliens.
"10.01.2017 17:05:54" All the Coolest Tech From CES 2017 Here's all the best stuff we saw at #CES2017.
"10.01.2017 17:04:51" io9.gizmodo.com Director Rian Johnson Keeps Revealing Clues About Star Wars: Episode VIII Star Wars: Episode VIII is the middle film in the new sequel trilogy, and because of that, everyone expects it to be dark like The Empire Strikes Back. Some of its actors have even made that comparison. But director Rian Johnson has another idea. Such as the central question of the film: “What's going on with Luke Skywalker?”
"10.01.2017 16:52:58" sploid.gizmodo.com How to Make an Edible TRON Pie That Actually Glows If there's one takeaway from either the original 1982 TRON movie or the 2010 sequel, Tron: Legacy, it's that glowing stuff is always kind of cool to look at. To build off this, the talented and creative bakers at Pies Are Awesome managed to make a Crank the Daft Punk and grab your rolling pin.
"10.01.2017 16:41:40" gizmodo.com That Gif of Meryl Streep Mocking a Disabled Person Is Totally Fake Have you seen this shocking clip of Meryl Streep making fun of a disabled person? Well, unlike the clip of Donald Trump, this one is actually fake. This Meryl Streep GIF is totally fake.
"10.01.2017 16:14:21" io9.gizmodo.com The Silliest Life Model Decoy Stories in Marvel Comics History Tonight, Agents of SHIELD returns to TV with a whole half-season saga centered a long-time staple of SHIELD—the Life Model Decoy, or LMD, a sentient android doppleganger indistinguishable from an actual human being. LMDs have long been one of the most This is all your fault, Nick Fury.
"10.01.2017 15:23:26" io9.gizmodo.com Let the Mellifluous Tones of Patrick Warburton Explain A Series of Unfortunate Events for You A Series of Unfortunate Events is a good name for a series: it's evocative, without giving too much away. I mean, unlike Harry Potter, it doesn't even tell you the name of its protagonists. Perhaps with that in mind, Netflix has released a video which The title was a little broad, so let this narrow it down
"10.01.2017 15:10:32" gizmodo.com Norway Is Killing FM Radio Tomorrow On Wednesday, Norway will become the first country in the world to start shutting down its national FM radio network in favor of digital radio. Norwegians have had years to prepare, but the move is still catching many off guard. All good things...
"10.01.2017 15:08:07" gizmodo.com New Features Turn This Classic Toy Synthesizer Into a Modern Instrument Though musicians like David Bowie found ways to incorporate the Stylophone's unique sound into their music, the tiny synthesizer has mostly been considered nothing more than a musical toy. But Dubreq wants to change that with a new feature-packed version The Stylophone is back with a ton of new features.
"10.01.2017 15:01:50" io9.gizmodo.com Something Weird's Happening With the Cast of Pacific Rim 2 Ryan Reynolds explains how long we're going to have to wait for Deadpool 2. Tom Hiddleston shoots down a Sherlock rumor while being very circumspect about Thor: Ragnarok. Meanwhile, his Thor co-star Chris Hemsworth says that J.J. Abrams has a Star Trek 4 Plus, Ryan Reynolds explains when they'll start making Deadpool 2 and Chris Hemsworth talks about Star Trek 4.
"10.01.2017 14:44:07" gizmodo.com Brilliant Scientists Are Compiling a Database of Farting Animals Scientists are embarking on the noblest of data-gathering missions, delivering us laypeople the animal information we all sorely wanted but were too timid to ask about. Here's that database of farting animals you needed.
"10.01.2017 14:36:10" gizmodo.com You Can't Block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook You might think that since Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook, he would be good at using the site. Well, he's not. His posts are awful, and there is literally no way to escape them. There is no way to escape Zuck's awful posts.
"10.01.2017 14:33:07" gizmodo.com Monopoly Will Let the Internet Vote to Replace All of the Board Game's Classic Tokens Since 1933 when the board game first appeared, Monopoly's tokens have changed and evolved over the years to reflect the times. In 2013 Hasbro even let fans vote to replace the iconic iron token with a cat, and starting today, the internet now has the Goodbye, stupid thimble.
"10.01.2017 14:08:29" paleofuture.gizmodo.com Watching David Bowie Argue With an Interviewer About the Future of the Internet Is Beautiful In 1999, Davide Bowie sat down for a TV interview with BBC host Jeremy Paxman. Bowie explains that if he were a kid of the 1990s he wouldn't have become a pop star. Instead, Bowie probably would've become obsessed with the internet. Why? According to David Bowie's predictions for the internet in 1999
"10.01.2017 13:56:49" gizmodo.com This Human-Powered Paper Centrifuge Is Pure Genius Inspired by an ancient toy, researchers from Stanford University have developed an ingenious hand-spun paper centrifuge. Incredibly, the device costs just 20 cents—and it can be used to detect malaria in blood in just 15 minutes. Low tech DIY gizmos to the rescue.
"10.01.2017 13:51:11" fieldguide.gizmodo.com 8 Ways to Stop Your Web Browser From Crippling Your Computer Many of us spend most of our time on the web, but all too often browsing sessions can descend into a sprawling mess of memory-hogging, audio-playing tabs that bring your computer and your productivity to a shuddering halt. It doesn't have to be that way. Kill your browser tabs.
"10.01.2017 03:31:18" gizmodo.com Congressman Vows to Block 'Death With Dignity' Law in City He Doesn't Even Represent After the D.C. council approved the bill 11 to 2 in November, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the “Death with Dignity Act” into law late last month. The legislation would allow doctors to help end the lives of terminally ill patients in the “This is a matter of life and death," said a terminal cancer patient.
"10.01.2017 03:10:05" gizmodo.com Joe Biden to Start His Own Cancer Initiative After Leaving Office In a speech on Monday, America's soon-to-be ex-VP announced that he will devote his post-White House days to changing the way our great nation researches cancer, as well as giving care to those with the disease. His organization may be called the Joe Biden's eldest son and former attorney general of Delaware, Beau, died from brain cancer in 2015.
"10.01.2017 02:55:36" io9.gizmodo.com Thankfully, the New Cars 3 Trailer Is Lighter Than the Last One Our first look at Cars 3 was pretty terrifying. This new trailer starts the same way, but thankfully lightens things up with a whole bunch of racing and new character teases. But we still don't know where new Cars come from.
"10.01.2017 02:43:31" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch the Colors of the Four Seasons Get Recreated with Microscopic Footage Winter is here and though it hasn't overstayed its welcome just yet (it will), it's still no fun to have to wear so many darn layers. It's much more fun to imagine the other (better) seasons. Beauty of Science made this very colorful video using footage Glorious
"10.01.2017 01:46:26" Timeline Photos Mutant grass is terrorizing Oregon: http://gizmo.do/69ESucs
"10.01.2017 01:34:42" sploid.gizmodo.com Being Stuck Inside This Laser-Filled Room Would Be a Great Place to Lose Your Mind This immersive laser beam installation seems like the perfect place to pop a pill, stare at some lights, cleanse yourself from sin, and, like, maybe even just leave your soul behind. The room is so huge and the lasers come from everywhere that it must be I want to go here
"10.01.2017 01:23:53" io9.gizmodo.com A Child Discovers Her Reality Is Not What it Seems in Suspenseful Short Reset In chilling Swedish short Reset, a little girl lives in rural isolation with her doting mother. Every month, they receive a new letter from the girl's equally doting father, who's toiling in some faraway land. The title offers a bit of a hint, but nothing When things seem too good to be true, they probably are.
"10.01.2017 01:10:52" sploid.gizmodo.com Very Good Horse Demonstrates How to Operate a Rubber Chicken A very good horse named Kruzah was kind enough to demonstrate the proper way to utilize a rubber chicken, as evidenced in the video below. What a good horse.
"10.01.2017 00:41:08" io9.gizmodo.com A Studio Ghibli-Produced TV Show Is Coming to Amazon Prime Later This Month Studio Ghibli fans who don't have an Amazon Prime account may want to get on that. Later this month, the studio's animated show Ronja, the Robber's Daughter comes to the streaming service. And the brand new trailer is here.
"10.01.2017 00:30:17" gizmodo.com Another Day, Another Motherfucking Snake Found on a Motherfucking Plane An Emirates flight from Muscat to Dubai on Sunday was delayed after baggage handlers found a snake in the plane's cargo. It's just like that movie. (Can't remember the name, though. Help me out?) This isn't the first time life has imitated art so aptly.
"10.01.2017 00:18:09" gizmodo.com Have We Entered the Era of the $100 Genome? At a San Francisco biotech conference on Monday, DNA sequencing giant Illumina announced the launch of a new DNA sequencer that could push the cost of decrypting the human genome from $1,000 to just $100. Illumina says it plans to sequence the whole human genome for just $100.
"09.01.2017 23:17:03" gizmodo.com Marissa Mayer Will Resign From Yahoo's Board, Yahoo to Get a New Dumb Name Marissa Mayer will resign from Yahoo's board of directors and the company itself will be renamed Altaba Inc., according to documents filed with the SEC today. The board intends to rename the company Altaba Inc.
"09.01.2017 22:58:05" gizmodo.com 'Finder For AirPods' App Mysteriously Disappears From App Store Without Much Explanation From Apple Apple announced its AirPods in September just as the company officially made clear its plans to kill the headphone jack on the iPhone. The only real concern about the goofy-looking wireless earbuds was whether they'd be too easy to lose. iOS development This useful app was quietly removed from the App Store.
"09.01.2017 22:57:14" gizmodo.com A Stellar Explosion Could Be Visible In the Night Sky In 2022 It's not often that a new body appears in the night sky—aside from meteors and the occasionally comet, things tend to look pretty much the same. Now, astronomers predict that a pair of stars so close they're basically touching will collide and create a You might be able to see this "red nova."
"09.01.2017 22:50:57" io9.gizmodo.com Watch These Cats Recap The Expanse Season One, or Better Yet, Just Watch The Expanse A) 100 percent this exists because of the Julie Mao/Julie Meow and “recat” puns; B) There's like a billion plot points missing because The Expanse is big and a slow-burn mystery for most of season one; C) Please never imply that I'm watching cats have sex So many cat puns.
"09.01.2017 22:37:42" io9.gizmodo.com Start Planning Your Viewing Party, Twin Peaks Finally Has a Premiere Date FINALLY. This is huge news for Twin Peaks fans who have been dying for any solid info on the Showtime revival's premiere date. Now we know: it's May 21. My log has something to say about this, and that thing is "YAY!"
"09.01.2017 22:24:14" gizmodo.com Mutant Grass Is Terrorizing Oregon You probably didn't know that the state of Oregon is the self-professed grass seed capital of the world. Grass, it turns out, is a fairly lucrative claim to fame, accounting for more than a billion dollars in economic activity each year in the state. It's the Terror of The Grass.
"09.01.2017 22:10:12" gizmodo.com Why the Patent Battle Over CRISPR Matters (and Why It Doesn't) By the time a panel of judges at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office gets around to deciding who owns the biggest biotechnology innovation of the century, CRISPR-Cas9 may have already lost its heavyweight title as the most precise tool for genetic Recently, scientists have uncovered a slew of new genetic engineering techniques.
"09.01.2017 21:57:50" io9.gizmodo.com For a Bizarre Moment, Riverdale Was Almost a Time-Travel Movie Starring Louis C.K. Riverdale's teen noir take on Archie Comics was already wonderfully weird enough, but it was almost much, much weirder. This somehow makes the Riverdale we got look reasonable in comparison.
"09.01.2017 21:46:17" gizmodo.com Obama Just Published an Article on Clean Energy in a Top Scientific Journal For the second time this month and the third time over the past year, President Obama has penned a policy commentary in a leading scientific journal. This time, he's not defending his signature health care law, but rather, making the case that a clean The trend is "irreversible."
"09.01.2017 21:21:42" gizmodo.com Hero Finds the Bottom of Excel Spreadsheet Hunter Hobbs is a hero. This enterprising YouTuber decided to see how long it would take to get to the bottom of an Excel spreadsheet. This is amazing.
"09.01.2017 20:51:41" sploid.gizmodo.com How Do You Even Edit an Animation Movie? The concept of editing a live action film is pretty easy to understand, right? There's a whole bunch of footage that needs a whole lot of cutting to make the film work as a story. But how does editing work for an animated movie? Edit first, shoot later?
"09.01.2017 20:38:49" io9.gizmodo.com Here's How Hidden Figures Surprised Me Hidden Figures tells a kind of story that has become overly familiar—how black individuals managed to achieve in a system built to oppress them—but does it in a different way. Black women who are finally getting recognition for their historic accomplishments.
"09.01.2017 20:26:16" io9.gizmodo.com The Team Behind Justice League/Power Rangers Tells Us About the Joys of Crossovers (and Giant Mastodons) This week, two of the biggest superhero teams in the world are meeting for the very first time. DC's Justice League and the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers are going into battle in a new DC/Boom Studios collaborative series—and we sat down with This team-up checks many, many nostalgia boxes.
"09.01.2017 20:15:07" gizmodo.com All the Coolest Tech From CES 2017 Heading into CES 2017, we had a good idea as to some of the big trends we'd see. And we weren't totally wrong—Amazon's Alexa assistant was baked into gadgets everywhere, even in cars! But looking back at all of our coverage, there was plenty we had no This is all the best stuff we saw at CES 2017!
"09.01.2017 20:05:39" gizmodo.com You Can Buy 'Vintage Milk' on Amazon The internet is a vast place and somewhere, in its vastness, someone is trying to sell “vintage milk.” Buy this for a loved one!
"09.01.2017 19:46:46" io9.gizmodo.com Adding Rebels Ships to Rogue One Was More Than Just an Easter Egg Seeing the Ghost—the spaceship from Star Wars Rebels—in Rogue One was a cool moment for fans of the Disney XD show. But there was more to it than just a bit of subtle cross-promotion. Were you curious how the Star Wars Rebels ships ended up in Rogue One? Here's the story.
"09.01.2017 19:24:16" io9.gizmodo.com The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming in 2017 Will 2017 be the year we finally get our mitts on The Winds of Winter? At this point, even Bran Stark's third eye couldn't see if the answer is “hell yes!” or “keep waiting.” But fret not, avid scifi and fantasy readers. The year still holds plenty of Better add "read more books" to your list of 2017 resolutions.
"09.01.2017 19:11:05" gizmodo.com Director of Prestigious Wellness Clinic Is an Anti-Vaxxer The distinguished Cleveland Clinic is facing a firestorm of complaints after the director of its wellness institute, Dr. Daniel Neides, posted an anti-vaccination article online. The Cleveland Clinic has disavowed the post, but anti-vaxxers will Very upsetting.
"09.01.2017 19:05:45" io9.gizmodo.com Ben Reilly Is Returning as the Scarlet Spider And Everything Old Is New Again I'm not sure which I feel more conflicted about—that Spidey-clone extraordinaire Ben Reilly is getting his own comic series again as the Scarlet Spider, or the fact that you can see his mouth through the suit and that smile is scary as hell. Ben Reilly is back! Again.
"09.01.2017 18:34:46" sploid.gizmodo.com Two Good Boys Pull a Snowboarder Through a Storm Barney and Cabot are golden retrievers. The man on the snowboard is Barney and Cabot's dad. Barney and Cabot's dad is using his good boys as transportation. Barney and Cabot are in an fluffy wonderland of unbridled joy. Barney and Cabot's dad can be Who are the good boys
"09.01.2017 17:54:15" io9.gizmodo.com Power Rangers VR Experience Gives Us Our Best Actual Look at the Movie Zords Somehow the Power Rangers movie has kept the Rangers' Zords shrouded in secrecy (and fog). The first teaser posters showed us barely anything, so our best looks actually came from the toys—and now we have an even better look at all the Zords, and it's It's ridiculous we've still not seen pictures of these things from the movie itself.
"09.01.2017 17:44:03" gizmodo.com Makers of Prevagen Memory Pills Sued By Government Over Bullshit Claims The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the state of New York filed a federal lawsuit today over Prevagen, a pill that's supposed to improve memory. The pill is available everywhere from CVS to Amazon and regularly appears in commercials on CNN and Fox Memory drug made of jellyfish turns out to be crap
"09.01.2017 17:31:10" foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com How To Stop A Tank In Its Tracks, Just In Case What with the Russian president invading his neighbors all willy-nilly and interfering in American elections, and the American president wanting more nukes just as soon as he figures out how to use them, NATO figured this was a good time to remind You know, just in case.
"09.01.2017 17:17:51" io9.gizmodo.com There's Something Not Quite Right With This Captain America Hat Make that “many things.” Uhh, where are you supposed to put your head?
"09.01.2017 17:06:06" gizmodo.com Trump Just Dismissed the People in Charge of Maintaining Our Nuclear Arsenal Between the Trump transition team's infighting, incompetence, and high-profile resignations, any decisions that signaled even a modicum of stability for the country would come as a relief at this point. Unfortunately, the nascent Trump Administration Trump's team instructed the head of the National Nuclear Security Administration and his deputy to clean out their desks when the President-elect takes office on January 20th.
"09.01.2017 16:46:53" io9.gizmodo.com The Director of Star Wars: Episode VIII Talks Luke's Plans and Rey's Potential Now that Rogue One is in theaters and the calendar has officially flipped to 2017, Star Wars fans can safely start their mass consumption of all information on Star Wars: Episode VIII. Writer-director Rian Johnson has just given us more clues about the It's officially okay to start geeking out about this movie.
"09.01.2017 16:13:09" gizmodo.com Hubble Shows What's in Store for the Incredible Voyager Probes Launched in 1977, the Voyager space probes are further from Earth than any human-made object ever built. Using the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have charted a roadmap for the probes, revealing surprising details about their ongoing journey through Their journey is far from over.
"09.01.2017 16:11:34" gizmodo.com Some Genius Crammed the Japanese NES Classic Edition Into an Old Game Boy After the release of the NES Classic Edition, there's been quite a bit of speculation about what console Nintendo plans to miniaturize next. The SNES? The N64? The geniuses at Kei Studio clearly want a Game Boy Classic Edition, but instead of waiting for Play your favorite 8-bit games anywhere.
"09.01.2017 15:56:38" gizmodo.com 7 "Get Fit" Tips to Avoid This New Year I know that you want to get healthy this year, because it's the most popular New Year's resolution. Plenty of people want to help you, too, with everything from diet tips to exercise suggestions. They'll tell you to make some lifestyle changes, to Let's debunk some of those "get fit" tips.
"09.01.2017 15:42:02" gizmodo.com Replying To A Trump Tweet Is A Strange Internet Experience You Should Try One of the most bizarre and strangely fun experiences you can have on the internet right now is being one of the first people to reply to Donald Trump's tweets. Once you've fired off the very first thing that popped into your head, sit back and watch your Twitter mentions devolve into a beautiful, festering pile of fresh hell.
"09.01.2017 15:23:49" gizmodo.com First Scientific Account of a Tarantula Eating a Snake Is Pure Nightmare Fuel Imagine the most elegant of dinner parties. The meal: a ground snake. Your guest: a tarantula. No silverware necessary, as your dining partner has brought its digestive juices with it. Welcome to a dinner party featuring the most horrible guest.
"09.01.2017 15:17:04" gizmodo.com Where Were You During the Original iPhone Keynote? Ten years ago today, Apple held a flashy press conference and revealed the details of one of the most hotly anticipated gadgets of all time: the iPhone. Can you believe it's been ten years since the iPhone was first announced?
"09.01.2017 14:58:04" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch a Photoshop Master Effortlessly Move This Car to a Beautiful Mountain Setting You might think you know every last trick in the book when it comes to Photoshop, but there's a good chance your photo manipulation skills pale in comparison to how Sebastian Pichard can push pixels around. Never trust anything you see online.
"09.01.2017 14:46:21" gizmodo.com Someone Stole Sweet Prototypes From Razer's CES Booth Razer had some of the coolest tech of CES in 2017. First there was the enormous 17-inch 12K laptop with three screens and enough LEDs to light a small runway. Then there was the sleek alien-looking projector that expanded a game's image well beyond the Enjoy your half finished laptop and/or projector!
"09.01.2017 14:37:43" io9.gizmodo.com The Supergirl/Flash Musical Crossover Has Found Its Villain John Boyega suits up for Pacific Rim: Uprising. The Flash teases a big return to Gorilla City and a major new villain. Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale adaptation will do away with a major aspect of the original novel. Plus, there's a ton of new footage from Plus a new look at John Boyega in Pacific Rim 2, and tons of new footage from the Lego Batman movie.
"09.01.2017 14:26:57" gizmodo.com The Best Car Reveal This Week Might Be Playmobil's Gorgeous New Porsche 911 Targa 4S The North American International Auto Show gets under way in Detroit this week, and despite reveals of countless drool-worthy supercars, energy-efficient electric vehicles, and autonomous cars that drive all by themselves, Playmobil might actually steal Playmobil's new Porsche is the affordable way to own a 911.
"09.01.2017 13:49:06" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How To Backup Your Old PC So You Can Finally Throw It Out Many old computers sit around gathering dust because owners are too lazy to clear everything off them, so they can finally be sold or recycled. But the task is actually much easier than you might think. Here's how to get an old desktop or laptop ready to Time to clean out your gear closet.
"09.01.2017 13:27:06" sploid.gizmodo.com An RC Toy Looks Like a Hollywood Stunt Car in Super Slow Motion It's one of the oldest tricks in Hollywood: if you want a tiny model to look like a full-size vehicle, you just need to film it with a high speed camera. As The Slow Mo Guys demonstrate in their latest round of experiments, a couple of Traxxas XO-1 RC The Fast and the Furious, but in miniature.
"09.01.2017 13:16:05" gizmodo.com Kremlin Echoes Trump, Calls Hacking Allegations a 'Witch Hunt' On Friday the CIA, FBI, and NSA released a joint report alleging that Russian foreign intelligence services used disinformation campaigns and cyberattacks to help get Donald Trump elected. But this morning the Kremlin shot back. And they used words pretty The Kremlin seems to be copying Donald J. Trump now
"09.01.2017 12:58:26" sploid.gizmodo.com Here's the Fastest Way to Defrost Your Car Windshield According to Science It's winter. If you drive a car that's parked outside, you know what that means. It's frigid as hell inside your car and the windshield is totally opaque from all the foggy ass frost. Not cool. How do you get rid of it? Hit the defrost button right? Do it right.
"09.01.2017 06:50:17" gizmodo.com After More Than 100 Years, California's Iconic Tunnel Tree Is No More The Pioneer Cabin Tree, a giant sequoia in Calaveras Big Trees State Park that was tunneled through in the 1880s, has fallen due to severe winter weather. It was believed to be hundreds of years old. Rest in peace, big fella.
"09.01.2017 04:46:38" gizmodo.com Iranian Porn Filter Breaks the Internet for Innocent Sex Watchers From Russia to Hong Kong A censor is haunting Asia—the censor of superbigcocks.com. Free willies
"09.01.2017 04:17:22" io9.gizmodo.com A Complete List of This Year's Golden Globes Winners It was not a good night for science fiction and fantasy, with Zootopia the only winner even sort of fitting either description. That's not to say that the nominees didn't have a lot of surprising acknowledgements of genre (hey Deadpool). Or even that the Complain or exult here.
"09.01.2017 03:22:16" io9.gizmodo.com In New Beauty and the Beast Footage, Emma Watson Sings, Meets the Beast, and Yearns for More During the Golden Globes, Disney premiered a short TV spot for Beauty and the Beast. It's almost all new footage and it's almost entirely centered on Emma Watson's Belle. Which makes sense, since it's soundtracked by her singing “Belle.” Great adventure For such a short spot, there's a lot in it
"09.01.2017 01:36:51" gizmodo.com TV Report on Accidental Amazon Orders Triggers Attempted Amazon Orders Across San Diego In millions of homes across the country, Amazon's voice-controlled personal assistant, Alexa, is listening. And whether you want to or not, she's ready to play. Alexa is listening
"08.01.2017 22:04:17" io9.gizmodo.com Riverdale Is Just The Beginning, Behold the Rise of CW's Archie Empire The CW is coming out with all sorts of announcements at this year's TCA event, but nothing compares to the rising storm that is the Archie Comics Universe. This includes talks for a dark reboot of Sabrina the Teenage Witch, some animated movies...and yes, There are talks for a new Sabrina the Teenage Witch. http://gizmo.do/c4b4Akp
"08.01.2017 21:11:47" gizmodo.com Martin Shkreli Suspended From Twitter Following Allegations of Harassment Martin Shkreli has been suspended from Twitter. The penalty comes after Shkreli continually harassed the journalist Lauren Duca using the social media platform. The pharmabro has been booted
"08.01.2017 19:23:39" io9.gizmodo.com Rest Easy, The Arrow-Verse Isn't Going Anywhere The CW announced that it's renewing all four shows in its superhero lineup. That's right, Arrow, Supergirl, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, and The Flash are all returning again in 2017-2018. It's not much of a surprise, but it's still very exciting. All four shows have been renewed.
"08.01.2017 18:56:27" gizmodo.com Tesla to Take Its Biggest Step Toward Fully Autonomous Cars Tomorrow Elon Musk tweeted this morning that an update that enables Tesla's most advanced autopilot functions will roll out to the entire fleet on Monday. The HW2 software will be fully functional in 1,000 cars and run in “shadow mode” for the rest while data The update will kickstart the goal of full autonomy by the end of the year.
"08.01.2017 17:37:27" io9.gizmodo.com Batman v Superman Tops Razzies Nominations Shortlist Batman and Superman might have something else that unites them other than their common love of the name Martha: They could dual-dominate the Razzies this year. 2017 could be the year of superheroes and scifi.
"08.01.2017 17:00:15" A Guide to the New TVs at CES The coolest TVs of #CES2017 pulled all the guts of the TV out of the display hardware.
"08.01.2017 16:48:47" gizmodo.com Game Wardens Shoot Deer Named After Bambi Character in Front of Its Owners A family in Kansas would like to see reforms in wildlife legislation after game wardens arrived at their home and shot their pet deer, Faline, five times. So sad.
"08.01.2017 15:02:39" io9.gizmodo.com Mark Hamill Is Dubbing Trump's Tweets as the Joker Mark Hamill has perfectly voiced one of the future president's tweets as the Joker, and we could see more of them in the future. That might be one of the most beautiful sentences ever uttered—if it wasn't also tragic. It's uncanny.
"08.01.2017 02:36:58" io9.gizmodo.com The Latest Star Wars Rebels Didn't Skimp on the Rogue One Connections So much was going on in the new Star Wars Rebels
"07.01.2017 23:12:43" io9.gizmodo.com Let Us Rejoice That Someone Dubbed The Entire Chinese Bootleg of Revenge of the Sith The Star Wars prequels aren't known for having the most insightful dialogue, but one Chinese bootleg could turn that all around. In the words of our favorite Lord Vader: “Do not want!” "Save me, Allah gold."
"07.01.2017 22:42:15" gizmodo.com DoD Wants to Save the Environment With Bullets That Plant Seeds It already looks like the Trump administration will be very bad for the environment. He's basically picking the worst person possible to run every agency that is charged with protecting the Earth. But there's one agency he'll never gut—the Department of Well, at least one agency will focus on the environment.
"07.01.2017 21:22:34" io9.gizmodo.com First Teaser for The Handmaid's Tale Is Dark, Creepy, and Unforgiving Hulu has released the first teaser trailer for The Handmaid's Tale, the 10-episode adaptation of Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel. In just 30 seconds, it says everything about what a beautiful nightmare this series will be. It will be a beautiful nightmare.
"07.01.2017 20:47:06" gizmodo.com This Collar That Reads Pets' Emotions Is a Tech Travesty Tucked among the booths at CES is a small company called Kyon. It wants to revolutionize the pet collar business by offering an innovation that, among other things, tells you what your pet is feeling. This is bullshit and it must be stopped! This is bad
"07.01.2017 19:15:49" io9.gizmodo.com Outrun the Demogorgon with Netflix's New Video Game Netflix is finally cashing in on all those Stranger Things 8-bit videos on YouTube. The online network has released an infinite runner video game starring Mike Wheeler and other Netflix heroes. It's simple and stupid, but kinda fun
"07.01.2017 18:42:41" sploid.gizmodo.com The XBox is an X-Men Inspired Puzzle That Will Melt Your Mind God, this is one of the geekiest puzzles on Earth and it's absolutely awesome. What's in the bo-o-o-o-x!!?!?
"07.01.2017 17:32:32" gizmodo.com Nvidia Is Bringing Real Gaming to Macs and It Looks Great Lots of people would love to play the latest PC games, but the expense of maintaining a gaming rig capable of playing the latest games leaves plenty of potential gamers out cold. It's worse if you're a Mac user. I don't need to tell you that your gaming The pains of being a Mac gamer might get easier.
"07.01.2017 17:00:00" This Projector Could Change the Way You Play Video Games Razer's Project Ariana is the biggest gaming idea we've seen in a while.
"07.01.2017 16:12:12" gizmodo.com This Hack Might Unlock Your NES Classic or Brick It If you really wanted to go out of your way, it's definitely possible to make your own Raspberry Pi-powered NES Classic. But for most, that cute and convenient little package by Nintendo is the best way to go. That's why using this hack to load ROMs onto Finally, a way to have all the games.
"07.01.2017 15:46:35" io9.gizmodo.com Things Are Looking Dire for Axanar, the Star Trek Fan Film For a little while there, it seemed like Axanar, the crowdfunded Star Trek fan film, was out of danger. But it turns out, the film no longer has a Fair Use leg to stand on. Unless we get some Captain Picard-level speech about why Axanar shouldn't be seen The producers can't claim Fair Use.
"07.01.2017 02:05:01" io9.gizmodo.com Kick Off Your Weekend With Vin Diesel Skiing in a Jungle It's almost the weekend, time to jump into it like you were Vin Diesel skiing in a jungle. Which is a real thing that happens in his new movie.
"07.01.2017 01:32:29" gizmodo.com I Am Lusting Over Sony's New Paper-Thin E Ink Watch Despite the added functionality that manufacturers keep trying to cram inside them, watches have always been, and will always be, a fashion accessory first. And that's why we're lusting over this new concept E Ink watch from Sony that can instantly change It looks like it might give you paper cuts.
"07.01.2017 01:09:32" io9.gizmodo.com Lucasfilm's President Had Final Say on Rogue One's CG Characters The story behind the CG characters in Rogue One is something we're all dying to know more about. So far, there's little not covered in this link or this link, but I had one lingering question to ask John Knoll when I spoke to him today. Ultimately, the boss made the call.
"07.01.2017 00:56:47" gizmodo.com Razer's Project Ariana Is the Biggest Gaming Idea We've Seen in a While VR is cool. VR is expensive. VR is not quite ready for our frail little bodies. So let's forget about VR and get excited about other hyper immersive gaming experiences—like Razer's new concept, Project Ariana, a 4K projector that splashes entire virtual It puts the entire game into your living room.
"07.01.2017 00:46:07" io9.gizmodo.com It Sounds Like the Next Season of Young Justice Will Openly Acknowledge LGBTQ Characters The long break between the second and upcoming third seasons of Young Justice has been unfortunate for many reasons—mainly, because there's been no new Young Justice to watch. But in one way, the break has been of benefit: the show can now explicitly Now we're even more excited for the show to return.
"07.01.2017 00:32:52" gizmodo.com In 2017 the TV is Just a Fancy Ass Computer Display We've seen some incredible TVs at CES this year: Stunning screens that practically melt your eyeballs. But the real stars of the show haven't been the displays. Instead, the TVs are remarkable for their designs. The coolest TVs of CES 2017 pulled all the The line between TV and traditional computer is now virtually non-existent.
"06.01.2017 23:23:04" This Projector Could Change How You Play Video Games Check out Razer's Project Ariana projector—gaming will never be the same again.
"06.01.2017 23:00:05" io9.gizmodo.com Marvel Is Already Teasing Its Next Big Comic Event Strap yourselves in, folks. Civil War II may have barely just ended, Inhumans vs. X-Men may have only just begun, and Monsters Unleashed might be on the way, but Marvel is already teasing a major new arc—and it seems like it's going to be focusing around That sure didn't take long.