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"25.02.2017 16:57:03" io9.gizmodo.com Patrick Stewart Is Retiring From X-Men It looks like Hugh Jackman isn't the only one hanging up his mutant hat after Logan. Patrick Stewart has announced that he's officially retiring from the X-Men franchise, saying, “I'm done.” "There will never be a better...way of saying au revoir to Charles Xavier than this movie."
"25.02.2017 16:22:01" gizmodo.com Google's Project Ara Was Going to Offer a Tardigrade Aquarium Module Google's Project Ara modular smartphone was a weird concept that didn't make it to market. The idea was to give users the option to change out custom modules for upgrades and odd individual features. A new report reveals that one of the most unusual Man, Project Ara smartphones were going to be ridiculous.
"25.02.2017 01:09:37" io9.gizmodo.com Creepy Critters Befriend a Lonely Princess in Adorable Animated Short Dark Dark Woods Students at the Animation Workshop in Denmark collaborated on Dark Dark Woods, about a rambunctious young princess who slips away from her stuffy royal life to hang with the bug-eyed beasties that lurk in the forest outside her castle. The cute animation The dark, scary woods aren't always so scary after all.
"25.02.2017 00:39:05" io9.gizmodo.com What on Earth Is Marvel Teasing With This Mysterious Hulk/Wolverine Image? Marvel's Editor-in-Chief Axel Alenso took to Twitter this afternoon to casually drop an ominous new image of scientists working on something called “Batch-H”—which is clearly a hybrid between the Incredible Hulk and Wolverine, given the frame of the Oh boy.
"24.02.2017 23:43:46" io9.gizmodo.com Just Let This Little Girl's Wonder Woman Invisible Jet Costume Win Every Contest When cosplayers conjure up Wonder Woman's invisible jet, they'll usually tell you to just use your imagination. But one little girl, with the help of her professional balloonist father, brought the make-believe plane to life. Adorable and badass.
"24.02.2017 23:12:37" io9.gizmodo.com New Handmaid's Tale Featurette Underscores How Eerily Timely the Story Really Is Hulu's adaptation of Margaret Atwood's tale The Handmaid's Tale premieres April 26, and the network just released a clip that shows how the dystopian world that surrounds the characters came into being: an extreme regime gains power and quickly reshapes We're really looking forward to this adaptation.
"24.02.2017 22:57:55" io9.gizmodo.com I'm Pretty Sure Powerless Is a Sequel to Gotham It just makes sense.
"24.02.2017 22:38:21" io9.gizmodo.com Kentucky Police Remove Punisher Logo From Cop Cars After People Rightfully Point Out He's a Murderer An Eastern Kentucky police department has removed some decals from their police cars that showed The Punisher's skull logo emblazoned with the “Blue Lives Matter” slogan, after a series of complaints about how inappropriate it was for police officers to Yeah, just a little inappropriate.
"24.02.2017 22:20:06" gizmodo.com We Were Wrong About How the Asteroid Apocalypse Will Go Down Here's a cheery thought to send you into the weekend: New research suggests that the greatest danger posed by an incoming asteroid is not from the cataclysmic impact of it striking the Earth—but from the enormous shockwave it produces when it enters the The surprising way an asteroid will (likely) kill you.
"24.02.2017 22:19:16" jalopnik.com Uber is Doomed If there is one quote that sums up the ethos of Uber, it might be this cut from the company's firebrand CEO Travis Kalanick: “Stand by your principles and be comfortable with confrontation. So few people are, so when the people with the red tape come, it It just isn't working.
"24.02.2017 21:32:37" io9.gizmodo.com How The Man in the High Castle Brought Hitler's Future Germany to Life One of the best things about The Man in the High Castle TV show is how thorough the world-building is. It's not just 1960s America, co-occupied by the Japanese Empire and Nazi Germany, either—season two showed us the disturbing grandeur of what Berlin A combination of historical fact and creativity was needed
"24.02.2017 21:14:03" gizmodo.com Cloudbleed Is a Problem But It Gets Worse Huge security disasters like Cloudbleed are never fun. However, as more information about the newly reported vulnerability becomes available, we can understand how dangerous bugs stand to screw up the internet. Luckily, in the case of Cloudbleed, it's not There are even bigger threats than Cloudbleed
"24.02.2017 21:01:43" gizmodo.com Cloudbleed Is a Problem But It Gets Worse Huge security disasters like Cloudbleed are never fun. However, as more information about the newly reported vulnerability becomes available, we can understand how dangerous bugs stand to screw up the internet. Luckily, in the case of Cloudbleed, it's not This is a sign of what's to come
"24.02.2017 20:48:03" gizmodo.com FCC Picks Worst Day Possible to Block Rules Protecting Personal Info Until today, March 2 marked the date that internet service providers would be required to adopt “reasonable” measures to protect sensitive customer info like browsing histories, location data and Social Security numbers. Thanks to the Federal Your internet service provider no longer has to try to keep your personal data secure.
"24.02.2017 20:37:06" gizmodo.com A Brief History of Uber and Google's Very Complicated Relationship Last night, Waymo, the self-driving car division of Alphabet—parent company to Google—filed a blockbuster lawsuit against Uber. The suit alleges that a former Google engineer stole trade secrets and proprietary designs of Waymo's self-driving car system, Uber is being sued by one of its biggest investors. Whoops.
"24.02.2017 20:33:43" gizmodo.com This Duckling Debate Shows How Science Really Gets Done There's a formula to how you experience science: First, splashy press releases come out about a study, like ducklings being capable of abstract thought. News outlets write about said study (including some of the best science writers). Many of those So are ducks smart or not?
"24.02.2017 20:27:54" gizmodo.com Please Don't 'Glue' Your Vagina Shut During Your Period An obviously male doctor in Kansas thinks that as an alternative to pesky and unseemly tampons, women should basically start gluing their vaginas shut. In case the word “glue” next to “vagina” didn't already made this apparent, this is a very, very bad Seriously. Do not do this.
"24.02.2017 19:45:14" io9.gizmodo.com This Week's Big New Exoplanet Discovery Is Becoming Science Nerd Fanfic On Wednesday, Earthlings were shocked—and certainly relieved—to finally get a push notification about planetary discovery, not political corruption. News broke that an international team of scientists had spied seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the The nerdiest thing ever, but so good.
"24.02.2017 18:50:51" gizmodo.com An Alarmingly Early Spring is Sweeping Across the Southern United States Spring is well ahead of schedule across much of the southern United States, in some cases by at least two to three weeks. An early spring may sound nice, but it comes with serious consequences—both to human health and the environment. Kind of a good news, bad news sort of thing.
"24.02.2017 18:41:46" End of Week Review: Passwords, Echo and Comcast Change your passwords now!
"24.02.2017 18:31:26" gizmodo.com Bitcoin Refuses to Just Die Already Bitcoin, somehow, continues to persist despite mounting evidence that it's not the best use of your money. The digital “cryptocurrency” hit a record high on Thursday, trading above $1,200 according to several exchanges. When will it finally go away?
"24.02.2017 18:29:24" gizmodo.com How to Make Trump Less of a Dick, With Science Imagine attending a work dinner and having your boss single you out and order your meal for you. Then imagine that meal was meatloaf. Chris Christie may not have cared about it so much, but to many people, that would be considered an obnoxious move at It's not (entirely) a lost cause.
"24.02.2017 18:12:31" gizmodo.com Chickenshit Scott Pruitt is Never Going to Stand Up to the Fossil Fuel Industry The existential threat posed by climate change can often obscure the more immediate vulnerabilities that regulatory bodies like the Environmental Protection Agency guard against. As Scott Faber of the nonprofit research organization Environmental Working Newly released emails show that EPA head Scott Pruitt has a long history of collaboration with polluters.
"24.02.2017 17:44:25" kotaku.com Hayao Miyazaki's Retirement is Officially Over Back in 2013, Hayao Miyazaki retired from feature filmmaking, saying, “This time is for real.” Now, his long time producer says Miyazaki is coming out of retirement for another full-length movie. Hayao Miyazaki is coming out of retirement for another full-length movie.
"24.02.2017 17:32:57" io9.gizmodo.com Start the Weekend Off on a Happy Note With the Gif Party Today's gif party image comes courtesy of James Whitbrook. Sometimes, your friends have good ideas. Pay tribute to your friends' obsessions, or your own, by filling the comments with gifs. Please share with us some gifs to celebrate it being Friday
"24.02.2017 17:04:51" gizmodo.com A Little-Known CRISPR Technique Could Be the Key to Fighting Deadly Superbugs When folks talk about the gene-editing tool CRISPR, they're usually talking about CRISPR-Cas9, a combination of DNA and enzymes that together act like scissors to cut and paste genes. CRISPR-Cas9 has already been hailed a potential game changer in the Ladies and gentlemen, meet CRISPR-Cas3, a chainsaw that can hack bacterial DNA into pieces.
"24.02.2017 16:47:46" gizmodo.com Everything You Need to Know About Cloudbleed, the Latest Internet Security Disaster Have you heard? A tiny bug in Cloudflare's code has led an unknown quantity of data—including passwords, personal information, messages, cookies, and more—to leak all over the internet. If you haven't heard of the so-called Cloudbleed vulnerability, keep This is a big big deal.
"24.02.2017 15:30:50" gizmodo.com The Chemical That Killed Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother Is Horrifying Kim Jong-nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half brother, was assassinated last week by a nerve agent called VX, according to the Malaysian police as reported by the Washington Post. What the heck is VX, and why is it so awful? What the hell is VX, the Kim Jong-nam killing agent?
"24.02.2017 14:48:32" io9.gizmodo.com Updates on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Uncharted, and More A familiar voice returns to Guardians of the Galaxy. Joe Carnahan is aiming for an R-rated take on Uncharted. There's new confusion about Logan getting a post-credits scene. Plus, the return of Dean Cain on Supergirl, what's to come on Flash and Arrow, Plus, what's to come on the Flash and Arrow, and another wrinkle to that Logan post-credits scene rumor.
"24.02.2017 14:33:00" gizmodo.com Change Your Passwords. Now. A massive memory leak from web services and security company Cloudflare may have exposed user data for thousands of sites using the service. In other words: it's time to change your passwords. Your data may be compromised
"24.02.2017 12:57:31" gizmodo.com Crowdfunding Is the Only Way Americans Know How to Mourn After Engineer Is Killed by Terrorist The United States can be a cruel place to live, as the rise of fascism in the country has caused a shocking increase in hate crimes. And after a terrorist shooting in Kansas, Americans have turned to what has now become a depressingly common ritual in the GoFundMe is how Americans process terrorist tragedy
"24.02.2017 05:41:47" gizmodo.com Apple 'Looking Into' Exploding iPhone 7 After Smoking Hot Video Goes Viral On Wednesday an Arizona teen tweeted a video of her iPhone 7 Plus smoldering in its thick plastic case after it apparently exploded. Apple is “looking into it,” according to a company spokesperson. An Arizona teen tweeted a video of her iPhone 7 Plus smoking and melting after it exploded.
"24.02.2017 01:41:42" io9.gizmodo.com The Inevitable Beauty and the Beast Hot Topic Collection Is Here On the one hand, there are some things that look pretty great. On the other hand, how often do regular people wear capes these days? I mean, people who aren't Veronica Lodge on Riverdale, obviously. If Belle shopped at the mall, this is what she'd buy.
"24.02.2017 00:53:25" gizmodo.com The Amazon Echo Now Has 10,000 Mostly Useless 'Skills' Amazon proudly announced today it's adding its 10,000th skill to the Echo, the company's artificially intelligent speaker. About a year ago, I wrote a love letter to my Echo praising it as the ultimate gadget for a lazy stoner. The prospect of greatness Wonder what your "elf name" is no more!
"24.02.2017 00:39:06" sploid.gizmodo.com Timelapse Footage of Sweating Fingerprints Ready to Smear Your Smartphone Thousands of nearly invisible sweat pores live amongst the spiraling ridges on your fingertips. They only reveal themselves if you're patient enough to wait for them to start working. Luckily, the good folks of YouTube's Timelapse Vision Inc. channel were The next time you're wiping something clean, remember this footage, and the battle you'll never win.
"24.02.2017 00:36:55" lifehacker.com All the Best Movies Coming to and Leaving Netflix in March 2017 Spring is in the air and daylight saving time is about to start, which means those carefree lazy nights of binge watching Netflix will now come with a side of guilt as you look off into the late evening sunset. Good thing there's some good stuff arriving There's some good stuff arriving this month.
"24.02.2017 00:26:07" gizmodo.com Twitter's New Abuse Filter Works Great, If Your Name Is Mike Pence Harassment on Twitter is a very real problem, not just celebrities, but for regular users too. In order to help curb abuse on the platform (a fact that has reportedly kept the company from being sold), Twitter introduced a new feature last week that would Good luck, everyone else.
"24.02.2017 00:15:15" io9.gizmodo.com The Director of Captain Fantastic Is Making a Film About Solving a Murder in a Virtual City In the book Tomorrow and Tomorrow, the city of Pittsburgh has been destroyed. People can still visit, however, through a virtual reality recreation. And one father does just that to try and find the person who murdered his family. Based on the novel called Tomorrow is Tomorrow.
"24.02.2017 00:10:14" jalopnik.com The Self-Driving Car Wars Have Begun: Waymo Sues Uber For Stealing Design of LiDAR System Every automaker and car start-up is working on the same technology right now, and now two tech behemoths are pitted against one another. Waymo, the self-driving car project of Google, filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Uber, alleging one of its former Car Wars: Uber vs Waymo
"23.02.2017 23:54:25" io9.gizmodo.com The Mind Behind Dusk City Outlaws Tells Us About the Intricacies of Tabletop Game Design Having a hand in making some of the most famous tabletop roleplaying games around is one thing, but striking out to create your own world and rules is entirely different. That's what Rodney Thompson, a former Wizards of the Coast designer on D&D and the The veteran designer discusses what it's like to create your own world for a tabletop game setting.
"23.02.2017 23:32:32" io9.gizmodo.com The Lego Batman Movie Director Will Bring Nightwing to the Big Screen Chris McKay is reportedly in talks with Warner Bros. to bring Grayson—the original Robin, leader of the Teen Titans, superspy, and many other roles as well as his costumed identity as Nightwing—to the big screen with a live action movie. The Accountant's Importantly, this should also mean that Chris McKay is bringing one of the most lauded butts in comic books to the big screen as well.
"23.02.2017 23:21:41" kotaku.com How to Throw Your Video Game Controller Video games are a lot of fun, but they can also be frustrating. From time to time, you may even get frustrated enough that you want to throw something. Good news! Your controller is right there in your hand. An illustrated guide to throwing your controller.
"23.02.2017 23:06:27" gizmodo.com These Newly Discovered Frogs Are Adorable And Already in Peril While frogs haven't traditionally been revered for their cuteness, a stunning new discovery could be a game-changer for all of ribbit-kind: According to a study published this week in PeerJ, scientists have discovered seven new frog species belonging to We need to protect these tiny frogs.
"23.02.2017 23:01:29" kotaku.com The Man Behind Blinking White Guy is Just Happy to be Here Drew Scanlon is a video producer at Giant Bomb. He's also a blinking white guy and the face attached to thousands of social media posts and jokes. What is it like to suddenly become the face of the internet's latest meme? Scanlon sat down with Kotaku to What is it like to suddenly become the face of the internet's latest meme?
"23.02.2017 22:40:38" io9.gizmodo.com Here's the Latest on All 17 (and Counting) Possible Upcoming DC Movies There are a lot of potential DC movies coming in the next few years. Two new DC Comics movies were revealed Thursday, making 17 total. Here's the latest on all of them.
"23.02.2017 22:28:34" io9.gizmodo.com The Expanse's Executive Producer Tells Us Everything That Made Last Night's Big Moment Work Last night's episode of The Expanse was a huge one. Fans of the books the Syfy show is based on finally got to see the climax of the first book realized onscreen. And people who are just fans of the show saw an end for a character they probably didn't Here's why you didn't see it coming.
"23.02.2017 21:57:10" io9.gizmodo.com A Colonization Mission Goes Horribly Wrong In This First Look at the English Translation of Siberia 56 Next month, publisher Insight Editions is kicking off its own published range of comic books—including a new translation of Christophe Bec and Alexis Sentenac's French scifi horror story Siberia 56. To celebrate, we've got an exclusive extended preview of Things go from bad to worse
"23.02.2017 21:38:15" Gadget Review: Vaportronix VQ Vaporizer + iPhone Case Vaportronix made an iPhone case you can vape out of. We are testing it:
"23.02.2017 21:35:15" gizmodo.com FCC Decides Consumers Don't Need Net Neutrality Transparency Today, the FCC voted 2-1 to roll back enhanced net neutrality reporting requirements for smaller internet service providers. Previously, ISPs with less than 100,000 subscribers were exempt from reporting requirements; now, that number is 250,000. Just the beginning of the coming net neutrality rollback.
"23.02.2017 21:01:38" gizmodo.com Bots on Wikipedia Wage Edit Wars Between Themselves That Last For Years Revision wars on Wikipedia amongst human editors is an all-too-common occurrence, but new research from the UK shows that similar online battles are being waged between the site's software robots. Serious bot-on-bot action.
"23.02.2017 20:59:40" io9.gizmodo.com American Gods Arrives on TV This April With each tease of footage and each new casting announcement, we've waited with bated breath to see Starz's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's classic novel of godhood—and the wait won't be for much longer. American Gods is set to premiere on April 30. The wait is nearly over—American Gods is set to premiere on April 30.
"23.02.2017 20:48:07" gizmodo.com Nuclear Bunker With 'Thousands' of Weed Plants Not as Cool as It Sounds During a midnight raid on Wednesday, police in Wiltshire, England were surprised to discover “thousands” of marijuana plants—estimated to be worth more than $1.2 million—in an underground bunker built during the Cold War. Criminals were growing more than $1 million of pot in a nuclear bunker.
"23.02.2017 20:39:05" gizmodo.com Does the Large Hadron Collider Actually Disprove Ghosts? The Large Hadron Collider sits underground, spanning over five miles across beneath the bucolic suburbs of Geneva, Switzerland. This metal behemoth serves to try and understand the most basic building blocks of our universe. The question stands, then: if Ghosts might still exist!
"23.02.2017 20:33:14" sploid.gizmodo.com Slo-Mo Video Reveals Batteries Become Tiny Missiles When You Light Them on Fire By now we've all seen how dangerous some batteries can be, but the Slow Mo Guys are back with some more incredible slow-motion footage revealing that even the seemingly innocuous AA batteries stuffed in your TV remote can easily turn into a high-speed, Always follow the warnings on the back of a pack of a batteries.
"23.02.2017 20:26:39" io9.gizmodo.com Legion Delves Deep into David's Mind, and What it Finds is Terrifying David might've just arrived at Summerland, the superhero mutant camp, but playtime is officially over. Someone's life is on the line, and our heroes are charging into David's most painful memories to get him ready for war. But something evil lurks inside Legion is starting to dig into some of the horrifying depths of David Haller's psyche.
"23.02.2017 20:13:52" io9.gizmodo.com Reflecting on 100 Issues of Astro City With Writer Kurt Busiek This week, one of the most important superhero stories in comics reached a major milestone: Although it might say issue 41 on the cover, this week's Astro City marks the 100th issue of Kurt Busiek, Brent Anderson, and Alex Ross' groundbreaking series. To The series is over two decades old and still going strong.
"23.02.2017 20:01:41" gizmodo.com Group That Takes Money From Tech Industry Complains That Tech Coverage Is Too Negative If you read tech coverage a lot, you might be forgiven for thinking it's a little toothless. From glowing profiles of tech CEOs to breathless coverage of new technology that may yet turn out to be garbage, tech journalists can often forget to take a step Please be nicer to tech, says tech-funded group
"23.02.2017 19:47:31" gizmodo.com That Crumpled Candy Wrapper Remembers What You Did Take a look at that crumpled-up piece of litter on your desk, compressed by the laws of physics and tossed aside. It remembers what you did, even if no one else does. Candy wrappers are portals into the most complex physics.
"23.02.2017 19:44:26" io9.gizmodo.com Matt Reeves Is Officially Directing the Next Batman Movie It's been a tumultuous few weeks behind the scenes of the upcoming Batman film, but now it's official. Warner Bros. announced that Matt Reeves, the director of Cloverfield, Let Me In, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and this summer's War for the Planet of Hopefully, Ben Affleck isn't so sad right now.
"23.02.2017 19:36:04" gizmodo.com The Pluto System Is Officially the Underworld Realm Now If you know your mythology, you're already familiar with Pluto's spooktacular namesake; the lovable dwarf planet is named after the Roman god of the underworld, also known as Hades in Greek mythology. He was chiefly in charge of judging the dead, which The entrance to Hell, basically.
"23.02.2017 19:12:28" gizmodo.com Google Blacklists Natural News, the Web's Leading Authority on DIY Ebola Vaccines Yesterday, the website Natural News had roughly 140,000 of its pages de-listed from Google. Now, the site's owner, Mike “The Health Ranger” Adams, is crying foul. He claims that companies like Google are “anti-Trump globalists” who are waging a war Bad news for people who like shitty health advice
"23.02.2017 18:05:10" sploid.gizmodo.com Creepy Teardown Reveals What's Inside a Robot Designed to Spy on Nature In an effort to capture never-before-seen footage of animals in their natural habitats, the BBC's Spy in the Wild series created robotic versions of meerkats, monkeys, and other creatures designed to blend in with their real-life counterparts. The robots This is how you build a robot animal to fool Mother Nature.
"23.02.2017 17:52:31" io9.gizmodo.com Hugh Jackman Would Keep Playing Wolverine if He Could Join the Avengers The poster for Logan said it all: “One Last Time.” Hugh Jackman has made it clear that he wants the new film, out March 3, to be his last round as Wolverine. However, in a new interview, he admitted if things were different in the Marvel universe, he'd Stop teasing us with your dreams, Hugh.
"23.02.2017 17:36:55" gizmodo.com Why Does the Power of the Flu Shot Change Each Year? It's still flu season, but a preliminary report by the US Centers for Disease Control suggests this year's flu shot is nearly 50 percent effective at reducing a person's chance of getting sick. This is actually pretty good considering that, just two years This year's flu shot is actually pretty good—here's why.
"23.02.2017 17:34:26" gizmodo.com Treasure Trove of Internal Apple Memos Discovered in Thrift Store Peeking inside a book bin at a Seattle Goodwill, Redditor vadermeer caught an interesting, unexpected glimpse into the early days of Apple: a cache of internal memos, progress reports, and legal pad scribbles from 1979 and 1980, just three years into the A glimpse of what Apple was doing circa 1979
"23.02.2017 17:11:34" gizmodo.com Should Anyone Really Control Who Gets to Use CRISPR? Last week, the US Patent and Trademarks office handed down a decision in one of the most high-profile patent cases of the century. In a one sentence ruling, an appeals board granted the rights to the powerful gene editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 to the CRISPR is the most powerful gene editing technology ever invented. So should anyone be able to own it?
"23.02.2017 16:01:39" gizmodo.com Watch an Ambush of Tigers Rip a Drone Out of the Sky and Then Eat It A group of tigers is called an “ambush” for a reason. When these massive cats get together and decide to catch some prey, they're simply vicious. A quadcopter learned this the hard way at a Siberian tiger enclosure in China's Heilongjiang Province. Not These endangered animals do not mess around
"23.02.2017 15:18:06" gizmodo.com Distorted Map Shows Each Country Forced Into Its Time Zone A new map from XKCD's Randal Monroe offers a glimpse into a bizarre alternate world where each country is forcibly squeezed into its respective time zone(s). Whoa, what's up with Greenland?
"23.02.2017 15:08:52" gizmodo.com A Wild New 3D Display Uses Lasers and Bubbles to Create Images You Can Walk Around Researchers really want to make good three-dimensional displays. It is so much harder than you might think—at this point, we have lots, but most attempts are literally smoke (light projected and scattered on some medium) and mirrors (optical illusions). Good 3D displays are really hard to make.
"23.02.2017 14:59:14" sploid.gizmodo.com Gorgeous Aerial Footage Makes Me Want to Spend All My Money on a Jetpack Like flying cars, jetpacks are the kind of technology that seems perpetually on the cusp of going mainstream. Though they're both still incredibly expensive and incredibly dangerous, it's easy to ignore those glaring issues when footage like this makes Four minutes of flying like a bird is better than no flying at all.
"23.02.2017 14:53:33" io9.gizmodo.com More Behind-the-Scenes Rumors About Deadpool 2 Jordan Vogt Roberts offers an update on his Metal Gear Solid movie. Tom Hiddleston talks about Loki's reaction to two new players in Thor: Ragnarok. Brie Larson talks about the inevitable controversy behind one aspect of Captain Marvel. Plus, what evil is Plus new images from Ghost in the Shell and Kong: Skull Island, and Tom Hiddleston discusses Loki's reaction to the new players in Thor: Ragnarok.
"23.02.2017 14:40:27" io9.gizmodo.com Mass Effect: Andromeda's Combat Will Let You Mess Aliens Up Just About Any Way You Want The next Mass Effect game will let players embody a new space explorer looking for a new home for humanity. Pathfinders are going to have kick a lot of ass to do it and Andromeda's going to give you a lot of ways—and squadmates—to do just that. A deeper dive into the combat in Mass Effect: Andromeda.
"23.02.2017 14:31:34" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How to Create a Minimalist Desktop to Be Proud Of Your desktop is the first sight you see when you switch your computer on, and there's nothing worse than flicking that computer on and finding yourself staring at a cluttered mess. A tidy looking desktop is just as satisfying as a tidy house, and a lot It's time your desktop was as pretty as you are.
"23.02.2017 14:10:23" gizmodo.com 10 Tips to Improve Your Mental Math Ability Calculators are awesome, but they're not always handy. More to the point, no one wants to be seen reaching for the calculator on their mobile phone when it's time to figure out a 15 percent gratuity. Here are ten tips to help you crunch numbers in your Crunching numbers in your head is easier than it sounds.
"23.02.2017 13:57:25" gizmodo.com Bullshit Artist Dr. Oz Is Doing an Episode About Fake News Dr. Oz is full of shit. And that's not just my opinion, it's science! A study from 2014 found that the advice on Dr. Oz's show is baseless or wrong roughly half of the time. So it's a bit rich that today's episode of The Dr. Oz Show is about fake news. Dr. Mehmet Oz is full of shit
"23.02.2017 13:35:10" gizmodo.com Pope Tweet Slams Retweet Culture, Receives Thousands of Retweets We come from the future. This is a tweet from Pope Francis who participates in digital media
"23.02.2017 05:51:48" io9.gizmodo.com You've Got to Watch This Four Minute Prologue to Alien: Covenant Well, this is a nice surprise. Wednesday night, a four-plus minute prologue to Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant came online. In space, no one can hear you party.
"23.02.2017 02:22:12" gizmodo.com Congressman Uses the Old Nukes-Hidden-in-Marijuana Excuse for Stricter Borders The debate over building a wall on the border between the United States and Mexico has generally been ridiculous. But one congressman tells CNN that we should consider a dangerous possibility: weak borders open us up to nuclear weapons being smuggled in Ah yes, that legitimate fear.
"23.02.2017 01:51:11" io9.gizmodo.com The X-Force Movie May Have a New Writer: Joe Carnahan There's a lot going on behind the scenes with the X-Men franchise. Logan hits theaters next month. A seventh sequel in the main series is in the works. New Mutants and Deadpool 2 will soon be filming and now there's even an update on X-Force. The Fox X-Men universe is getting crowded.
"23.02.2017 01:20:01" io9.gizmodo.com A Cheeky Short That Melds Space Travel, Stanley Kubrick, and One Very Sly Piece of Fruit A flan-obsessed astronaut named Dave and his new partner, a highly intelligent seedless melon, head to Mars in Black Holes, an irreverent (and mildly NSFW) 3D animated short. Its makers, Noodles Studio, hope to develop the story into an adult animated Bonus points for the set design.
"23.02.2017 00:34:50" gizmodo.com What Fitbit Paid for Pebble Is Undeniably Sad One of the biggest reasons Pebble was a damn fine smartwatch was its entirely reasonable price. Back in December, the Kickstarter success story sold off its assets to Fitbit and was promptly shut down. Today, we learned how much it was sold for and it RIP Pebble
"23.02.2017 00:01:55" io9.gizmodo.com A New Movie Is Being Described as 'Underwater Armageddon' and We Can't Wait You're a movie executive. A writer walks into your office and says two words. Those words are “underwater Armageddon.” How fast do you write the check? Minutes? Seconds? Less? Because the one thing Armageddon was missing was more water.
"22.02.2017 23:31:19" io9.gizmodo.com Bruce Wayne's Dumb Cousin Dresses Up as Robin in Powerless Clip Van Wayne's in charge of Wayne Security—the fictional company where NBC comedy Powerless is set— and wants to get in touch with Batman for some reason. So, of course, he dresses up in a Robin costume and hopes the World's Greatest Detective swoops down to The Caped Crusader's coolness does NOT run in the family.
"22.02.2017 22:56:51" gizmodo.com An Exciting Discovery May Be Lurking in This Voyager Photo of Saturn In news that reminds us it's definitely worth dusting off old photos once in a while, one amateur astronomer thinks he's spotted geysers erupting from the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus....in images taken by the Voyager 1 probe in 1980. Sitting right under our noses for 35 years...
"22.02.2017 22:49:02" io9.gizmodo.com 9 Under-the-Radar Movies We Loved, and What Their Directors Are Doing Next There's a thrill that comes from watching a film made by a director who's at or near the beginning of his or her career and sensing that great things are ahead. Here are some excellent genre films recently made by up-and-comers—and what exciting projects More genre movies from the directors who've made some of our favorites of the past few years.
"22.02.2017 22:30:51" kotaku.com I Wrote A Book About The Making Of Uncharted 4, Star Wars 1313, And More For the past year, I've been reporting and writing a book full of stories about how video games were made. Today, I'm psyched to announce Blood, Sweat, and Pixels, a look behind the scenes of games like Uncharted 4, Star Wars 1313, and many more. It'll be Behind-the-scenes stories about video games like Destiny, Dragon Age, and Star Wars 1313.
"22.02.2017 22:16:19" kotaku.com YouTubers Are Getting Dragged For Not Supporting PewDiePie 100% Following the Pewdiepie controversy from last week, a good deal of YouTube rallied around the Swedish star in an attempt to defend him against 'unfair' attacks by the mainstream media. A few high-profile YouTubers weren't quite as enthusiastic in their YouTube peer pressure is strong right now.
"22.02.2017 21:48:03" io9 All of Wonder Woman's crazy history in one comic collection. All of Wonder Woman's crazy history in one comic collection.
"22.02.2017 21:35:20" io9.gizmodo.com Hey, Wanna Talk About Who's the Best Fighter in the Batman Family? Apparently, Batman writer Tom King just wants to see the world burn. Why else would he post a ranking of Bat-family members, according to fighting skill, and place the Dark Knight himself THIRD on the list? Time for some Bat-arguments!
"22.02.2017 21:04:48" gizmodo.com Reminder: Amazon Treats Its Employees Like Shit Amazon is getting a lot of good press today for a smart marketing move it pulled: offering a “thank you” discount code to its customers based on some stupid corporate reputation poll. But, here's something to consider: Amazon treats its massive army of Few will consider the human cost associated with fast shipping times and low, low prices.
"22.02.2017 20:49:17" gizmodo.com Facebook Sponsors CPAC, Which Sucks And Is Bad A month after Facebook sponsored an inauguration party with conservative website The Daily Caller, the social network shows no sign of slowing down its budding romance with the American right. Last night, The Daily Beast reported that Facebook is Whether or not Facebook says it's endorsing a particular platform by sponsoring this event, actions speak louder than words, and money speaks louder still.
"22.02.2017 20:40:15" io9.gizmodo.com The Rogue One Blu-ray Is Filled With Features, But Somehow No Deleted Scenes It's no secret that a lot of footage was cut or changed in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Huge scenes in the trailers weren't in the final movie. And while some of the how and why that happened has been revealed, fans hoped the eventual home release would At least the movie is great.
"22.02.2017 20:20:08" gizmodo.com Robotics Researchers Discovered a Better Way For Insects to Walk A popular approach to designing robots that can navigate a world built for living creatures is to simply copy Mother Nature's designs. But while trying to improve how a six-legged robot walks, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Watch how it's done, Mother Nature.
"22.02.2017 20:07:07" gizmodo.com Is a Two-Headed Snake One Snake or Two Snakes? Welcome back to Giz Asks, a series where we ask experts hard questions about science, technology, and humanity's future. Today, we're asking snake experts many questions about two-headed snakes and how they work. Two-headed snakes! How? Why?
"22.02.2017 19:59:20" io9.gizmodo.com Captain America: Civil War Is Captured Perfectly in This Insanely Epic New Poster The genius of Captain America: Civil War is how it tells a seemingly small, personal story through such a huge, exciting framework. “Huge, exciting framework” is also a great way to describe Mondo's poster for the film by artist Tyler Stout, which was Mondo and Marvel do it again.
"22.02.2017 19:54:07" gizmodo.com Air Force Says It Never Pursued Contracts With Theranos Directly Remember April of 2016? It was a more innocent time. Ted Cruz and John Kasich were still trying to be president, refugees weren't yet fleeing the US for Canada, and the bottom hadn't completely fallen out for the now-disgraced blood testing company At least the United States Air Force didn't get suckered
"22.02.2017 19:49:17" gizmodo.com Dramatic Satellite Photo Shows an 'Atmospheric River' Drenching California The Pineapple Express has been wreaking havoc across much of California over the past few months, delivering unusually high amounts of rain and threatening the state with floods and landslides. A dramatic new satellite image shows this “atmospheric river” The dreaded Pineapple Express as seen from space.
"22.02.2017 19:39:05" gizmodo.com Congressional Leaders Just Took A Stand Against Anti-Vaxxers With Donald Trump in the White House, the fringe anti-vaccine movement has seen more support in Washington than ever before. The president has not only met with leaders of this dangerous movement, but entertained appointing an anti-vaxxer to a committee Republicans and Democrats are standing up to Trump's dangerous embrace of anti-vaccine bullshit.
"22.02.2017 19:28:08" gizmodo.com You Can Game on This Super Cheap Laptop, But It Won't Be Pretty If you're trying to spend less than $1000 on a computer you plan to use daily, then you will find yourself making compromises. In the case of the Dell Inspiron 7000, you get a beefy gaming computer that can take whatever game designers throw at it. This thing is a great performer, but there is a downside.
"22.02.2017 19:08:52" io9.gizmodo.com Horizon: Zero Dawn Is a Beautiful Video Game About How Mankind Will Pretty Much End Itself When I first started Horizon: Zero Dawn, I didn't think Guerrilla Games' version of a post-apocalypse saga was going to pull me in. Twenty hours later, I can't stop hunting—and getting wrecked by—robot animals. It's a very good video game with a chilling, A world where killer robots are the apex predators...
"22.02.2017 19:01:24" gizmodo.com Comcast's New Gigabit Service Isn't the Internet of the Future You've Been Waiting For Everybody wants faster internet. Instead of investing in better technology like fiber, however, providers like Comcast seem intent on trying to squeeze more out of their aging cable networks—and charging customers higher and higher fees for marginally Fiber is still the best, but this isn't fiber
"22.02.2017 18:47:05" Seven Earth-Sized Planets Found Around Nearby Star These seven Earth-sized exoplanets have everyone freaking out over alien life. Read more: http://gizmo.do/0n5WecM
"22.02.2017 18:44:08" sploid.gizmodo.com How to Build an Alarm Clock That Can Only Be Silenced by a Nerf Dart The most dangerous object in your home isn't the stove, the clothes iron, or that chainsaw in your garage. It's your alarm clock's snooze button that makes it so easy to go back to bed each morning. Silencing that alarm shouldn't be so easy, so Waking up is hard to do.
"22.02.2017 18:35:44" io9.gizmodo.com Agents of SHIELD Delivered a Hell of a Great Episode Last Night and Brought Back an Old Friend, Too The star of last night's episode of Agents of SHIELD wasn't the action or the classic “robot decides mankind is too irrational to live” moment. It was the way the show portrayed the bone-deep paranoia that comes when anyone of your friends can be evil. Some people just never leave for long.
"22.02.2017 18:24:53" gizmodo.com You Don't Need to Freak Out About the Olive Oil Apocalypse Olive oil is clearly worse than butter, but the media's got bad news for those who have made the wrong choice about which form of grease to cover their bread with. An especially crappy year of bad weather and bacteria have sent every other news outlet Butter is better, anyway.
"22.02.2017 18:14:29" io9.gizmodo.com Everyone Is Killing Themselves in the Latest Trailer for the Afterlife Drama The Discovery The latest trailer for the scifi drama The Discovery will mess you up. Jason Segel, Rooney Mara, and Robert Redford star in the film, which imagines a world where the afterlife has been proven to exist, so people have started to kill themselves to move This movie has a genius, messed up story.
"22.02.2017 18:01:42" gizmodo.com These Seven Earth-Sized Exoplanets Have Everyone Freaking Out Over Alien Life After a deluge of teasing press releases and premature speculation, we can finally share some Very Important NASA News: Today, the agency announced that a team of scientists has confirmed seven Earth-sized exoplanets orbiting TRAPPIST-1, a star located This is HUGE.
"22.02.2017 17:50:54" gizmodo.com Scientists Add 50,000 Seeds to Arctic Doomsday Vault Because Everything Is Awful The Svalbard Global Seed Vault in the Arctic Circle has received a major deposit of nearly 50,000 seed samples from around the world, bringing the total number of seeds stored at the remote facility to nearly one million. This latest deposit—one of the Happy it exists, hope we'll never have to use it.
"22.02.2017 17:33:55" gizmodo.com Instagram Releases Self-Improvement Tool for the Worst People You Follow Common decency is rare in these vile times. Facebook is overrun by lying profiteers. Twitter remains the best place to be threatened by complete strangers. Worst of all, people on Instagram continue to shit up the timelines of their followers by posting a PSA for Instagram users: stop flooding the timeline
"22.02.2017 17:02:32" gizmodo.com Turn Doodles Into Furry Cat Monsters With Machine Learning Algorithm If you're a miserable drawer, have no fear—a new website takes your doodles and, using a machine learning algorithm, turns them into cats. Or nightmares. Turn your dick drawings into awful cat monsters!
"22.02.2017 16:45:40" io9.gizmodo.com Everything That Aftermath: Empire's End Reveals About the New Star Wars Universe Chuck Wendig's Aftermath books act as a sort of in-between trilogy, bridging a lot of the gap between the original Star Wars trilogy and The Force Awakens. Each book has been better than the one before it, and Empire's End is the best by far. It also More hints about where the First Order came from.
"22.02.2017 15:49:06" gizmodo.com Apple Devises Brilliant Name for Fabled Spaceship Campus After nearly six years of toil, Apple's long-anticipated campus, you know the thing that looks like a giant spaceship, will open to employees in April. Given the hype, and the amount of time Apple had to think about it, we're a little surprised by the new Frankly, not naming it Apple Core was a missed opportunity.
"22.02.2017 15:13:57" fieldguide.gizmodo.com 10 Photoshop Tricks to Fix Your Worst Photos Starting out in Photoshop can be scary, especially if you've never used a graphics tool as robust as it. With a little effort anyone can learn to be comfortable with Photoshop, but there's a difference between being comfortable in Adobe's flagship Just because you screwed up the photo doesn't mean it can't be salvaged.
"22.02.2017 14:48:38" io9.gizmodo.com Yet Another Long-Absent Character Could Be Returning to Game of Thrones Meanwhile, another Game of Thrones alum joins The Predator. David Harbour discusses expectations on Stranger Things' second season. Another famous face is coming to Legends of Tomorrow this season. Plus, a new Pacific Rim: Uprising picture, and yes, Logan Plus, another new look at Pacific Rim: Uprising, and new pictures from Once Upon a Time's midseason return.
"22.02.2017 14:38:06" sploid.gizmodo.com Drone Footage of a Draining Dam Looks Like Flying Into a Black Hole To prevent massive dams from overflowing when heavy rains cause water levels to rise, spillways like this are used to drain water to the stream below. Without a true sense of scale, it looks just like the drain in your bathtub, but from a drone's bird's Not a place for a swim.
"22.02.2017 14:36:52" io9.gizmodo.com The New Mystery Science Theater 3000 Has a Premiere Date, a Cast Photo, and My Heart In the not-too-distant future—not next Sunday, but a bit under two months from now—the Satellite of Love will grace our skies once more as Netflix has announced the release date of the show's revival: Friday, April 14. And from this first photo of the new Your favorite movie-mocking robots will be back soon!
"22.02.2017 14:06:05" gizmodo.com Christians Are Mad the Pope Is Still Subtweeting President Trump Twitter is a great way to communicate directly with everyone from Kim Kardashian to President Trump. Even the Pope is on Twitter, providing a direct line to Catholicism's top dog. But lately people have been taking the phrase “Is the Pope Catholic?” less Pope Francis keeps subtweeting President Donald J. Trump
"22.02.2017 05:10:51" gizmodo.com Texas Turns to Chemical Warfare to Bring 'Feral Hog Apocalypse' Texas's 2.5 million feral pigs may soon fall victim to chemical warfare. On Tuesday, the state's Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller changed the rules of the Texas Administrative Code to permit the legal poisoning of these unsuspecting hogs. "This is going to be the hog apocalypse, if you like: If you want them gone, this will get them gone.”
"22.02.2017 03:19:02" gizmodo.com South Koreans May Soon Live to Be 90, But Our Short, Violent Grandkids Won't Here's the good news: According to a comprehensive new study, the average life expectancy will increase globally by 2030, with South Korean women born that year expected to live 90.8 years, the longest of the 35 countries analyzed. Here's the bad news: Future Americans will die younger than our international peers, in part because we don't have universal healthcare.
"22.02.2017 01:43:26" io9.gizmodo.com The New Chewbacca Pens a Heartfelt Letter to Star Wars Fans The mantle of Chewbacca has officially been passed down and the new actor knows he has a very big fur suit to fill. This is really quite sweet.
"22.02.2017 00:06:38" io9.gizmodo.com All These Archer: Dreamland Promos Will Make You Even More Impatient For the New Season After last week's first trailer for Archer's eighth season, subtitled Dreamland, FXX has released a boatload of new, very short promos, further teasing the show's 1940s noir setting. So what if the whole thing is (probably) taking place in Sterling Looks like they did indeed have "phrasing" in the 1940s.
"22.02.2017 00:00:07" Fusion A former Uber engineer's blog just shed a stark light on sexism at the company—and her experience is far from unusual in Silicon Valley.
For more info: www.elephantinthevalley.com. A former Uber engineer's blog just shed a stark light on sexism at the company—and her experience is far from unusual in Silicon Valley.
"21.02.2017 23:32:30" gizmodo.com The International Mission to Get Bao Bao the Panda Laid Bao Bao the giant panda is on her way to China today and National Zoo Director Dennis Kelly only has one thing on his mind: smokin' hot panda sex. It's time.
"21.02.2017 23:19:42" gizmodo.com What Can We Do About Donald Trump's Unsecured Smartphone? As recently as yesterday, President Trump sent a tweet using his old, unsecured Android phone. This happened just three days after Congressman Ted Lieu and 14 other House Democrats sent a letter to the Oversight Committee demanding an investigation into “Is [it] criminal?" said Congressman Ted Lieu. "No. It's just stupid behavior that affects our national security.”
"21.02.2017 23:08:38" gizmodo.com Jay Z Is Tech's Hot New Investment Whiz Kid Jay Z is launching a new venture capital fund with the help of his longtime business partner and president of Roc Nation, Jay Brown, according to a new report from Axios. He's not a business man. He's a business, man.
"21.02.2017 22:58:03" gizmodo.com Anti-Mosquito Candles Totally Don't Work Today in science that turns out to be totally bunk: Citronella candles warding off mosquitoes. At least, the natural “repellant” doesn't seem to have any effect on one of the most notorious disease-spreading blood suckers on Earth. Sorry, but science just proved that citronella candles are totally bullshit.
"21.02.2017 22:16:54" io9.gizmodo.com There Is a Knights of the Old Republic Shout-Out in Aftermath: Empire's End That Will Put a Giant Smile on Your Face You know when someone writes something that hits you right where you live and you had no idea it was coming? That's what happened when I got to a certain moment in Chuck Wendig's final installment of his Star Wars: Aftermath trilogy, Empire's End. I A very clever, very well-deployed reference.
"21.02.2017 22:05:47" gizmodo.com Milo Yiannopoulos Proudly Declares Victory After Losing Everything It's been a bad week to be Milo Yiannopoulos, whose Wikipedia page is about to include the word “former” in front of just about every personal achievement. Ah yes, this was my plan all along
"21.02.2017 21:58:22" gizmodo.com Playing Retro Games on These Tiny Arcade Cabinets Is Still More Fun Than on a Smartphone The thrill of realizing you can play the classic arcade games you grew up with on your smartphone is immediately gone once you actually try to guide Pac-Man around a maze using touchscreen controls. It's so frustrating that you might consider carrying *Waka waka waka*
"21.02.2017 21:25:07" io9.gizmodo.com Here Are the 2016 Nebula Award Nominees The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has announced its 2016 Nebula Award nominees—honoring the best works of scifi and fantasy published in the US—as well as its Bradbury (for dramatic presentation, with Westworld cracking the film-heavy A lot of awesome picks this year.
"21.02.2017 21:20:11" gizmodo.com Donald Trump Has Never Publicly Shaken Hands With a Robot Today, the Associated Press captured a photo of French President Francois Hollande shaking hands with Leenby, a Cybedroid robot. Hollande, like so many politicians around the world, has been captured on film shaking hands with many robots over the years. Donald J. Trump is robo-phobic
"21.02.2017 21:15:35" kotaku.com Twitch Streamer Dies During 24-Hour Marathon Stream Vigneault was streaming to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He would spend multiple days in the same week streaming for upward of 20 hours. The charity stream was the culmination of one of those weeks. World of Tanks streamer Brian "Poshybrid" Vigneault died from unknown causes on February 19 after streaming for 22 hours.
"21.02.2017 20:55:36" jalopnik.com Elon Musk's Tunnel Isn't Permitted Under State Regulations Tesla founder Elon Musk's fascination with building a tunnel under Los Angeles has captured the fawning attention of the tech press. Between boring profiles and inside looks at Elon's Tunnel, no one asked: Has this thing even received regulatory approval? Turns out that no, you can't just decide to dig a tunnel wherever you want.
"21.02.2017 20:41:52" gizmodo.com We May Soon Have a Color Wheel for Smell Whenever you say a color name, you're referring to specific properties of light waves. Sounds work the same way, but with properties of compression waves. But what about smell? With all of the different scented chemicals out there and their complex Maybe one day we'll be able to paint with smell.
"21.02.2017 20:27:41" gizmodo.com Playing Retro Games on These Tiny Arcade Cabinets is Still More Fun Than on a Smartphone The thrill of realizing you can play the classic arcade games you grew up with on your smartphone is immediately gone once you actually try to guide Pac-Man around a maze using touchscreen controls. It's so frustrating that you might consider carrying Carry one of these incredibly tiny arcade cabinets around in your pocket.
"21.02.2017 20:15:15" io9.gizmodo.com All the Incredible Toys We Saw at New York Toy Fair This Weekend Every February, toy makers descend on New York for the annual Toy Fair event, giving us a taste of all the goodies that will inevitably have us emptying our wallets over the next year or so. As usual, io9 and Gizmodo descended right there with them. ICYMI, here's all our coverage from Toy Fair 2017.
"21.02.2017 20:14:29" io9.gizmodo.com All These People Are Probably Going to Die in Alien Covenant The first photo of the full Alien Covenant crew was revealed Tuesday, with the news that a teaser will be seen during Wednesday's episode of Legion. Which is great, but we wanted to break down this photo a bit more. Who should the alien eat first? James Franco, perhaps?
"21.02.2017 19:55:36" io9.gizmodo.com California Will Secede From the United States in the New Comic Calexit Anytime a Republican president elected, there's discussion about the idea of California seceding from the Union, an idea that has currently been dubbed as “Calexit,” in a similar manner to the equally-terribly-named “Brexit.” Thanks to a near-future, The first issue of Calexit is set to hit shelves in May.
"21.02.2017 19:41:20" io9.gizmodo.com Game of Thrones' Biggest Asshole Is the First Star of Marvel's Inhumans Marvel's next foray into TV, Inhumans, has just cast its first star. It's Iwan Rheon, who most people know as the deplorable Ramsay Bolton from Game of Thrones. He's playing Maximus, brother to the king and a major thorn in the side of Black Bolt. You know him as Ramsay Bolton, but now he's Marvel's Maximus.
"21.02.2017 19:27:00" io9.gizmodo.com Why Daredevil Wanted His Secret Identity Back The push and pull of maintaining a secret identity sits at the heart of so many superhero stories. However, recently it wasn't part of Matt Murdock's tale. For a few years, he lived his life having it all, letting the world know that he really is When the legal complications of being a masked vigilante forced him to become Daredevil full time, Matt Murdock realized that part of his life was missing.
"21.02.2017 19:12:41" gizmodo.com Spills From Fracking Are Worse Than We Imagined An alarming new study has identified 6,600 chemical spills related to hydraulic fracturing in just four US states over a ten year period. The finding shows that fracking is far messier than previously assumed, and that stricter safety measures need to be So spilly!
"21.02.2017 18:49:28" gizmodo.com Cocaine Addiction Leads to Strange Buildups of Iron in the Brain Cocaine, as they say, is a hell of a drug. It affects three of the neurotransmitters in our brains that make us feel fantastic—dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine—and tolerance for the stuff doesn't seem to dissipate even months after quitting. (It's If you needed another reason not to develop a coke problem
"21.02.2017 18:44:06" gizmodo.com This 400-Million-Year-Old Worm Monster Is Metal as Hell The past is often portrayed as a Pandora's Box of terrifying monsters. But while many paleontologists reject this stereotype, the scientists behind the newly-discovered marine worm Websteroprion armstrongi have decided to embrace it. It turns out this Wait 'til you see how big it was.
"21.02.2017 18:22:23" io9.gizmodo.com Obi-Wan Kenobi Suddenly Has a Religious Reason for Lying to Luke About Darth Vader You know how Luke confronted Obi-Wan Kenobi for saying that Darth Vader killed his father when the truth was that Darth Vader was his father? And Obi-Wan says that everything he said was true “from a certain point of view”? Well, thanks to the newest Star Truly, a lovely troll of one of the biggest understatements in Star Wars canon.
"21.02.2017 18:10:54" gizmodo.com UPS Showcases New Delivery Drone, Fucks It All Up Everybody knows by now that the delivery drone ambitions of companies like FedEx and UPS amount to marketing stunts. But what happens when those stunts don't go quite as planned? UPS knows because it recently crashed a delivery drone in front of a bunch This is bad for everybody
"21.02.2017 17:44:06" gizmodo.com Rescuing Government Data From Trump Has Become a National Movement BOSTON—Days after the inauguration, many folks panicked on seeing immediate changes to government websites. Others worried that scientists would be forced to have their work reviewed by the government first. One of the biggest worries: What would happen "I consider data deletion to be a modern day form of book burning."
"21.02.2017 17:27:00" gizmodo.com Why This Evolutionary Biologist Is Planning to Run For Congress Michael Eisen would like to teach Washington a thing or two about the scientific method. Meet the scientist plotting to take on Trump's Washington.
"21.02.2017 17:16:26" io9.gizmodo.com The Millennium Falcon Is Packed in the First Cast Photo From the Han Solo Movie The first photo from the set of the still untitled Han Solo film was posted Tuesday, and things are pretty cramped in the Millennium Falcon. The full cast and crew of the Han Solo film has been revealed.
"21.02.2017 17:07:35" gizmodo.com Leaked Sonos PlayBase Actually Has a Chance of Not Sucking Sonos is getting ready to expand its home theater lineup, according to multiple leaks that surfaced in the past few days. Photos of a new Sonos product called the “PlayBase” speaker have been featured in a B&H Listing, several tweets, and FCC listing. Would you buy this?
"21.02.2017 17:06:09" gizmodo.com These Futuristic Earbuds Are a Pricey Upgrade to Apple's AirPods I'm sitting on a busy subway train in Manhattan, listening to some tunes. This is a normal situation, something I do a dozen times a week. What isn't normal is that I only hear my music, and I don't hear any of the train or crowd noise around me. Instead, These earbuds feel--and sound--like they are from the future. But are they worth the $300 price?
"21.02.2017 16:54:08" gizmodo.com Noted Press Adversary Mark Zuckerberg Shamelessly Panders to Journalists Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in many ways an enemy of free and fair journalism, but that won't stop him from pushing out a nauseating photo op accompanied by meaningless drivel about his appreciation for journalists. At the end of the day, Zuckerberg may like to say he likes journalists—just as long as they're not sniffing around Facebook, that is.
"21.02.2017 16:46:43" fieldguide.gizmodo.com The Easiest Ways to Upgrade Your Computer Yourself Upgrading your computer can be a great way to save a little cash. It can also be a great way to fulfill that need most gadget geeks have for getting cool new stuff on a regular basis. But upgrading can also be shockingly expensive if you're not careful There are some upgrades anyone can do.
"21.02.2017 16:26:22" io9.gizmodo.com Guillermo del Toro Finally Admits Hellboy 3 Is Never Ever Happening For the better part of a decade, director Guillermo del Toro has teased, promised, and pleaded to make a third Hellboy movie. Star Ron Perlman is up for it and fans want it, but no studio has been willing to pay for it. A few weeks ago, del Toro got fans All the fan petitions in the world couldn't make it happen.
"21.02.2017 16:02:15" io9.gizmodo.com The Rock Explains Why He Thinks Shazam Villain Black Adam Is a Hero It makes sense that the guy who wrestled as the People's Champion—with the backstory of butting heads with powers-that-be—would look at DC Comics continuity and come away with this reading of the character. "It doesn't matter" what the people think!
"21.02.2017 15:31:47" gizmodo.com Africa's Elusive Forest Elephants Are Being Poached at a Staggering Rate The population of forest elephants in Gabon's Minkébé National Park—one of Central Africa's largest and most important nature preserves—has declined by a whopping 81.5 percent since 2004 due to poaching. It's considered a major setback for the So awful.
"21.02.2017 15:22:36" paleofuture.gizmodo.com Canadian Article From 1981 Predicted the Gender Pay Gap Would Disappear by 2017 The gender pay gap is pretty striking in most parts of the world. In the US, women make 80 cents for every dollar a man makes. In Canada, it's 73 cents. But back in the early 1980s, some foresaw the complete disappearance of that gap, specifically by the Canada still pays women less than men
"21.02.2017 14:51:33" io9.gizmodo.com Supergirl Just Had a Super Frigid Surprise Cameo It seems a little weird that a show about a bunch of aliens integrating on Earth would focus primarily on something as culturally specific as Valentine's Day, but that's what Supergirl did! But the show also used the opportunity to introduce on of We...have ice giants.
"21.02.2017 14:35:07" io9.gizmodo.com More Rumors About the Big Villain of Wonder Woman Some beloved kaiju could appear in Kong: Skull Island. New art could give us another look at Spider-Man: Homecoming's Shocker. Hear a snippet of Beauty and the Beast's iconic “I Want” song. Plus, new clips from tonight's Agents of SHIELD, and tons of new Plus, tons of new pictures from The Flash, Arrow, and Riveradale, and the cast of Game of Thrones tease some unexpected encounters in the next season.
"21.02.2017 02:45:12" gizmodo.com The President of the United States Owns 3,643 Websites Including IHateTrumpVodka.com Over the years, the Trump Organization has invested in thousands of domain names for potential business ventures, political campaigns, and often, simply in an attempt to be a step ahead of the haters or cover his tracks if things went awry. Funnily enough, Trump did not have the foresight to buy up ImpeachTrump.com.
"20.02.2017 23:32:22" gizmodo.com Disney Develops a Method for Wirelessly Powering an Entire Room Free-roaming wireless power has been a dream of engineers since the days of Tesla and Edison waging their war of innovation but a number of technical hurdles have prevented it from becoming a reality. The folks at Disney Research have revealed that It has some kinks but it's very promising.
"20.02.2017 22:56:45" gizmodo.com California Braces For Potentially Devastating Floods After years of too little rain, California has a decidedly different problem on its hands: way, way too much of it. But the scare Oroville dam earlier this month and the massive floods in Los Angeles last week pale in comparison to what the latest volley Scientists have been anticipating this for years.
"20.02.2017 21:51:23" io9.gizmodo.com Cast of The Predator Is Looking 'Beautiful' and Deadly in First Official Photo The Predator director Shane Black celebrated the first day of filming by giving us a glimpse at our plucky young killers, plus the adorable kid who might be the key to saving us all. It'll also be R-rated, because duh it's Predator.
"20.02.2017 21:32:19" io9.gizmodo.com Latest King Arthur Trailer Is Full of Swords, Prophecies, and Absolute Insanity Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. It's the first solid look at the movie since the San Diego Comic-Con trailer premiered last year, and folks, this movie looks bananas. This movie keeps looking crazier.
"20.02.2017 20:17:19" gizmodo.com Internet Company Snap Is Now Selling Its Spectacles on the Internet With the release Spectacles, its first piece of hardware, Snapchat also announced that it was renaming its corporation Snap Inc.—a move that would position them as a broader tech enterprise. After months of restricting supply to IRL pop-ups, Snap will now So, does anyone want them now?
"20.02.2017 18:33:39" Timeline Photos She looks none too pleased.
"20.02.2017 17:58:55" gizmodo.com NASA Scientists Have a Plan to Make Pluto a Planet Again “It's bullshit,” Alan Stern, principle investigator of NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto, has said about the demotion of Pluto from the ranks of official planet status. Now Stern is heading up a team of NASA scientists who have proposed a new It would also classify a ton of new planets.
"20.02.2017 16:23:02" Timeline Photos Organizers are hoping to make it annual.
"20.02.2017 15:48:42" io9.gizmodo.com The Walking Dead Added Some Kind of Killer Performance Art Group or Something, I Don't Even Know This is insane.
"20.02.2017 14:57:23" sploid.gizmodo.com Modding a Porsche 911 to Play Doom Is Absurdly Dangerous By now, it seems safe to say that Doom can be played on any device a person wants. It's been adapted for printers, ATM machines, calculators, the Apple Touch Bar and many others. But none of those devices have 370 horsepower to send you careening down a Don't try this. Just don't.
"20.02.2017 04:38:05" gizmodo.com Trump's FCC Chair Praises Amazon Prime, Possibly Violating Same Ethics Rules as Kellyanne Conway In what appears to be a violation of the federal ethics rule that prohibits a government employee from using “his public office for his own private gain, for the endorsement of any product,” Ajit Pai, the controversial new chair of the FCC, tweeted and Trump's FCC chair tweeted praise for Amazon Prime, possibly violating the same federal ethics rule as Kellyanne Conway.
"20.02.2017 03:15:41" gizmodo.com New York's City-Funded Tech Hub Looks Like a Prison Built by Ikea On Friday, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio released the latest designs for the Union Square Tech Hub, a $250 million project that aims to “create a central convening point for technology training and networking” as the Big Apple tumbles into the Hungry for a chalky, Soylent-flavored sip of Silicon Valley's tech riches, Mayor Bill de Blasio said the building “represents this City's commitment to a strong and inclusive tech ecosystem.”
"20.02.2017 01:06:06" gizmodo.com Ex-Uber Engineer Says the Company Has a Culture of Sexual Harassment Uber is not known for treating its drivers particularly well, but it gets worse: According to allegations from an ex-engineer Susan J. Fowler, the ridesharing app has a culture of misogyny, and threatened to fire her after she reported sexual harassment. "He was trying to stay out of trouble at work, he said, but he couldn't help getting in trouble, because he was looking for women to have sex with."
"19.02.2017 22:01:39" io9.gizmodo.com Transformers Monopoly Is a Work of Art You Can Actually Hang on a Wall You can find a copy of Monopoly tailored to almost any interest, hobby, or pop culture property. The most popular board game in the world has been endlessly licensed, but this magnificent Transformers version from Winning Solutions raises the bar all the Gorgeous and fun.
"19.02.2017 21:40:05" gizmodo.com Some Good News About the Worst Mass Extinction in Earth's History If the fact that the Earth is careening toward a sixth mass extinction event makes you uncomfortable, good news: it turns out, the biosphere may have rebounded “quickly” after the worst mass extinction in history. That, at least, is the implication of one Life finds a way.
"19.02.2017 21:05:35" io9.gizmodo.com The Most Amazing Marvel Figures Seen at Toy Fair This Year Hasbro revealed a ton of new Marvel toys at Toy Fair this year—covering everything from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, to comic book favorites. The thing I might be most excited by however is this A-Force six pack, but with both Monica Rambeau and Elsa Get ready for the goods.
"19.02.2017 20:09:37" sploid.gizmodo.com Pity the Chicken That Laid This Egg Inside an Egg This isn't a miraculous occurrence or a trick. But it is very rare. Eggs within eggs don't happen often, but they do happen.
"19.02.2017 18:41:14" gizmodo.com Scientists Protest, Plan to Fight Back Against Trump in Boston BOSTON— American scientists share the same desires and needs as the rest of us. They're just folks whose job description includes proving hypotheses and establishing facts based on collecting evidence. After eight years of a government that respected the Scientists gathered this weekend to formulate a battle plan.
"19.02.2017 17:29:51" gizmodo.com First Self-Driving Car Race On a Pro Track Ends With a Crash Those in attendance at the Formula E Buenos Aires ePrix witnessed history yesterday. Roborace debuted what's being billed as the first competitive race between self-driving cars on a professional Formula E track. How'd it go? Great! Or, it was at least But when you're testing, a crash just means more data.
"19.02.2017 16:46:45" io9.gizmodo.com J. Jonah Jameson Cleans Up the Daily Planet in Hilarious Mash-Up Video Superheroes really like working for the same newspapers that cover their (mis)deeds, which is basically the worst conflict of interest since, well, insert latest NYT headline here. Luckily, we can always count on J. Jonah Jameson to maintain the fourth Jameson is on the case.
"19.02.2017 16:09:15" io9.gizmodo.com This Giant BB-8 Toy That Follows You Like a Puppy Might Be the Ideal Robotic Pet In March of 2014, Sony announced it would stop supporting its impressive line of AIBO robot dogs, leaving many owners heartbroken. Countless toy companies have tried to create similarly capable robot pets since AIBO's demise, but they've all been a It's adorable!
"19.02.2017 14:05:12" gizmodo.com How to Watch Today's Rescheduled Historic SpaceX Rocket Launch Update 2/19/17: Saturday's mission was scrubbed according to Elon Musk because SpaceX wanted to be extra cautious about an anomaly that was noticed. It was rescheduled for today, Sunday at 9:38 a.m. EST. According to NASA's website everything is go for The new launch is scheduled for 9:38 a.m. EST today!
"19.02.2017 02:17:40" io9.gizmodo.com Saturday's Star Wars Rebels Ended With a Major Shakeup So, that just happened on Star Wars Rebels.
"18.02.2017 23:01:53" gizmodo.com Accidental Inbound Missile Warning Scares the Hell Out of American Air Force Soldiers The message read “MISSILE INBOUND. SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY!” as it took over the screens of soldiers working at the 52nd Fighter Wing at Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany, earlier this week. Prepare to die!
"18.02.2017 21:54:02" gizmodo.com Christian Twitter Users Tell the Pope Why God Believes In Extreme Vetting The Pope has been critical of President Trump's treatment of immigrants. But some American Catholics think the Pope needs to slow his roll. Yes, some Catholics are trying to explain to the Pope why God believes in the so-called “extreme vetting” of People are lecturing Pope Francis about the bible on Twitter
"18.02.2017 21:34:41" io9.gizmodo.com This Action Figure Is Our Best Look Yet at Kurt Russell in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 We've known since San Diego Comic-Con that Kurt Russell is playing Ego the Living Planet, but we haven't actually seen a snippet of him in any of the big trailers we've had for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. So yes, for now, your best look at him will Check out all his bearded majesty.
"18.02.2017 21:04:21" gizmodo.com After Pressure, USDA Adds 'a Tiny Fraction' of Animal Abuse Records Back to Website In what's becoming a trend, the Trump administration is walking back another one of its controversial actions following extensive outrage from the public. This time, the USDA has begun reposting deleted documents to its publicly available database of Animal rights activists fear the trickle of restored data is intended to make people forget about the issue.
"18.02.2017 19:33:30" sploid.gizmodo.com Life Comes at This Fighting Crab and Octopus Fast It was the underwater match of the year. A swimmer crab and a red octopus squared off in mortal combat while divers circled round for a first-hand look at the coliseum spectacle nature had arranged for them. A tense battle played out as the two foes Really didn't see that coming.
"18.02.2017 18:59:47" gizmodo.com I May Have Accidentally Just Adopted a Remarkably Lifelike Robot Baby The aisles of Toy Fair are filled with dolls of all shapes and sizes that can eat, cry, talk, and even require a diaper change. But Spin Master's Luvabella feels like a quantum leap when it comes to interactive toy babies. After playing with her for just "If and when your child eventually stops playing with it, parents who've already raised an infant will undoubtedly feel like they should continue taking care of it."
"18.02.2017 18:29:30" gizmodo.com Why Mine Asteroids When We Can Mine the Deep Sea? Asteroid mining has gained steam in the popular psyche: who doesn't love the idea of flying up to one of the giant rocks flying by and somehow harvesting it of its precious metals like platinum. But today at the 2017 meeting of the American Association "Humans are always looking for sources of metals. We know very little about one source with enormous potential, the ocean."
"18.02.2017 17:57:04" gizmodo.com US Ambassador Gives 'Make Somalia Great Again' Hat to Somali President Because America Has Become a Parody of Itself Donald Trump's campaign hat, which reads “Make America Great Again” has become the icon of a movement. So much so, that the US Ambassador to Somalia just gave the President of Somalia a version of the hat that reads “Make Somalia Great Again.” Seriously. Make Somalia Great Again?
"18.02.2017 16:59:09" io9.gizmodo.com Lego's New Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Can Open Itself Up Like a Skeleton's Ribcage Pirates of the Caribbean 5's Super Bowl trailer gave us a look at an amazing ghost ship in the film, captained by Jack's new rival, the undead Captain Salazar. Now, Lego has revealed it's turning the Salazar's ghost ship into a humongous new model—one It's a beast of a vessel.
"18.02.2017 16:02:46" io9.gizmodo.com WGN's Scalped Casts Suicide Squad Alum Alex Meraz as Series Lead Looks like WGN America is moving quickly to turn DC/Vertigo comic Scalped into its next TV hit. The network has announced that actor Alex Meraz has been cast as the lead actor in the pilot. He'll be the first Native American TV lead in recent history.
"18.02.2017 14:53:36" gizmodo.com How to Watch Today's Historic SpaceX Rocket Launch Today, SpaceX will launch its Falcon 9 rocket from NASA's Launch Complex 39A for the first time. The mission was originally scheduled to happen last year from a different NASA platform but was rescheduled after a Falcon 9 exploded on the launch pad. Now, SpaceX will launch from NASA's Launch Complex 39A this morning!
"18.02.2017 02:03:16" io9.gizmodo.com Here's a Mysterious Teaser for J.J. Abrams and Stephen King's New Hulu Project, Castle Rock The first collaboration between Bad Robot's J.J. Abrams, author Stephen King, and Hulu yielded 11.22.63, an eight-episode time-travel drama about the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Next up, apparently: a project called Castle Rock that looks squarely This looks very promising.
"18.02.2017 01:45:00" Timeline Photos Here's a mysterious teaser for J.J. Abrams and Stephen King's new Hulu project, Castle Rock http://gizmo.do/yiduNjZ
"18.02.2017 01:31:30" theconcourse.deadspin.com Science: CEOs Are Such Bullshit “CEO” is a term for someone who is paid more money than you because they are able to project a large degree of confidence about their wrong ideas. Don't take my word for it—it's science! Science proves it.
"18.02.2017 01:18:46" io9.gizmodo.com Watch ILM Turn New York City Into a Giant Twisted Knot for Doctor Strange The Oscars are a little over a week away, which means we're finally getting a bunch of peeks at the visual effects behind 2016's biggest blockbusters, including Doctor Strange. Here's how Industrial Light & Magic twisted New York City into a giant M.C. Escher would approve.
"18.02.2017 01:05:10" io9.gizmodo.com From Lando To Simba, Donald Glover Was Just Cast in The Lion King It's good to be Donald Glover. Coming off multiple awards for his show Atlanta, he's about to play Lando in the Han Solo movie and now he's joining another major Disney production. Jon Favreau just cast him as Simba in the live-action version of The Lion It's good to be the king, and Donald Glover.
"18.02.2017 00:33:04" io9.gizmodo.com Samuel L. Jackson Talks the Ending of Split For, You Know, No Reason In Particular M. Night Shyamalan's Split has been out for a little over a month in the U.S., so odds are if you haven't seen it yet, you at least know how it ends. And if you do, you probably understand why Samuel L. Jackson's comments on it are so noteworthy. You know, he might have an opinion on Split.
"18.02.2017 00:09:46" jalopnik.com An Ohio Town Made Millions From Speed Cameras But Now It Has To Pay It All Back New Miami, a tiny town in Ohio with a population under 2,500, has been absolutely raking in the cash with its traffic cameras, citing over 45,000 people in just 15 months for a total of $3 million according to local news channel WLWT5. If there's anything worse than getting pulled over by a police officer, it's getting tagged by a speed camera.
"17.02.2017 23:54:49" io9.gizmodo.com Maybe Matt Reeves Won't Direct The Batman After All The drama behind the scenes of the latest Batman movie is worthy of a whole movie all its own. The latest news is that negotiations with Dawn of the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves, which were reportedly going well last week, have broken down, Well, this isn't good news.
"17.02.2017 23:40:59" io9.gizmodo.com This RC Batmobile has a Real Working Exhaust that Blows Smoke and Our Minds The bad news is that we're not going to get a new Batmobile with the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice sequel, Justice League. The good news is that Mattel has created a remote control version of Ben Affleck's batride with so many features that could Even Batman would be jealous of this toy.
"17.02.2017 22:51:24" io9.gizmodo.com Robot Chicken Folks Nab The Worst Villains for New TV Show Stoopid Buddy Studios, creators of Robot Chicken and the upcoming Netflix show Buddy Thunderstruck, has announced it will be adapting the villainous toy line The Worst into an animated TV show. Although, I don't know if they're “the worst,” those baddies They're super duper evil.
"17.02.2017 22:29:39" gizmodo.com Jason Segel Is the Only Person Who Can Stop This Guy From Eating Paper Forever Jason Segel—actor of How I Met Your Mother, Freaks and Geeks and Muppets fame—is in a unique position: he's the only person alive that can save one very strange man from a lifetime of gastrointestinal discomfort. Save this man from himself
"17.02.2017 21:50:55" gizmodo.com NASA's Juno Mission Suffers a Frustrating Setback NASA's Jupiter-orbiting Juno spacecraft hasn't been able to catch a break lately. This past October, Juno suffered a malfunction with a pair of helium valves, causing NASA to delay an engine burn that would have brought the spacecraft into its “science This is a major bummer.
"17.02.2017 21:42:09" gizmodo.com Teacher Suspended After Giving Students Cooking Instructions For Crystal Meth An Ontario mother is outraged after her 13-year-old son was handed instructions for making and injecting crystal meth as part of a drama class assignment. Sounds strangely familiar...
"17.02.2017 21:36:10" io9.gizmodo.com Logan Is Beautiful, Sophisticated, and Still a Kick-Ass Superhero Film Anyone who's seen the trailers could easily guess that Logan is the best solo Wolverine movie, but it's more than that. It's a legitimately special movie that just happens to star superheroes—a film that wouldn't be out of place at the Academy Awards. And No need to take the claws out for this one, Logan is special.
"17.02.2017 21:33:46" gizmodo.com Why Trump's Plan to Bring Back Coal Jobs Makes No Sense On Thursday, President Trump signed legislation blocking the Stream Protection Rule, a key Obama regulation that limited mining companies from dumping excess spoil into waterways. Waste from mining operations can contain sulfur-bearing minerals which, Coal has been on a downward slide since Reagan, but Trump keeps blaming Obama.
"17.02.2017 21:20:51" io9.gizmodo.com Dig Yourself Out for a Trip to the Gif Party It's the end of the week, and we all feel like we're emerging from an endless torrent of tribbles bouncing off our heads. So let loose with the gif party. It's that time again.
"17.02.2017 21:10:03" gizmodo.com Donald Trump Tours 'Beautiful' Plane He Vowed to Never Fly On Today, Donald Trump took a break from screaming at random reporters to tour Boeing's 787 Dreamliner. That's despite the fact that he tweeted (as, regrettably, he so often does) about never flying on the plane. Donald is the captain now.
"17.02.2017 20:43:39" gizmodo.com Poop May Be the Key to Studying the Most Elusive Animals on Earth The secrets of the animal kingdom just might be hidden within piles of animal crap. Scientists are sequencing the DNA of animal crap.
"17.02.2017 19:52:00" fusion.net Scott Pruitt's First Task as Head of the EPA Was to Make Sure He Got a Good Tweet The responses to this EPA tweet welcoming Pruitt will give you hope, after making you cry. EPA tweet welcomes Scott Pruitt. People respond.
"17.02.2017 19:40:40" io9.gizmodo.com The End Is Coming in More Ways Than One in the New Trailer for HBO's The Leftovers Nearly a month after HBO unveiled the first eerie teasers for The Leftovers' third and final season, we have the closest thing yet to a trailer for the apocalyptic drama. And if you thought the mass disappearance of season one was bad, get ready for more Clearly, Kevin and Nora have never seen a little show called Lost.
"17.02.2017 19:23:19" io9.gizmodo.com Mass Effect: Andromeda Looks Like It's Giving the Series a Big Combat Upgrade Mass Effect: Andromeda will cast players as explorer frontier-folk, looking to find a new home for humanity. And, just like any attempts to plant a flag on new territory, there's going to be a lot of fighting along the journey. It all kind of makes sense in the canon.
"17.02.2017 18:37:46" io9.gizmodo.com Logan Director Wants to Keep the Wolverine Train Rolling with X-23 Solo Film Hugh Jackman might be hanging up his claws after Logan, but director James Mangold is determined to keep the Wolverine saga going with X-23. It's a solid idea.
"17.02.2017 18:27:40" gizmodo.com Three Ways New EPA Head Scott Pruitt Will Dismantle Environmental Protection Despite extraordinary backlash, former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has just been named to head the Environmental Protection Agency for the Trump administration. The vote came one day after a judge ruled Pruitt has until Tuesday to release 3,000 Routinely dismisses climate change. Thousands in donation funds from polluting companies. Head of the Environmental Protection Agency.
"17.02.2017 18:07:43" gizmodo.com Power Company Sends Fire-Spewing Drone to Burn Trash Off High-Voltage Wires What happens when your power lines get all kinds of trash hanging from them and it's not safe to send up a human? In Xiangyang, China, you send in the drones. Specifically, the drones that shoot fire. Wait until these guys talk to Skynet
"17.02.2017 17:46:08" jalopnik.com Uber Drivers Ask 'Where Are The Answers?' in Shitshow Q&A Say you're Uber. You've just had a month drenched in bad PR, and over 200,000 people recently ditched your service. What do you do? Continue the trend of bad PR, duh. The ride-hailing company on Thursday held a public question-and-answer session with Uber Uber held a public question-and-answer session with President Jeff Jones.
"17.02.2017 17:35:00" gizmodo.com These 17 Crowdsourced Minor Planet Names Are an Absolute Travesty The International Astronomical Union has named 17 minor planets as part of its NameExoWorlds contest. Looking at the winning monikers—which include such dreadful titles as “Miguelhernández” and “Thunder Bay”—it's now painfully clear that the system of A sad day for the solar system.
"17.02.2017 17:33:21" io9.gizmodo.com Giant Batman Robot Reveals Bruce Wayne's Got Iron Man Envy A few years ago, in the Batman comic books, after the caped crusader was presumed dead, Jim Gordon helped protect Gotham using a giant Batman mechanized suit. That “Superheavy” story arc is what inspired this obscenely giant BatBot Xtreme toy. This giant toy will make you wish you were five-years old again.
"17.02.2017 17:22:39" gizmodo.com Space Weather Can Alter Electronic Voting Machines When all sources of errors have been ruled out and 4096 phony votes have still been given to a candidate, who do you blame? In some cases, these kinds of glitches may be coming from outer space, according to scientists who discussed this cosmic conundrum Can the sun influence our elections?
"17.02.2017 17:19:19" io9.gizmodo.com The New Star Wars: Aftermath Novel Reveals the Pitiful Fate of Jar Jar Binks All the debate can finally be laid to rest. We're about to finally know what happened to Jar Jar Binks after Revenge of the Sith, and what he's been doing since Return of the Jedi. The news Star Wars fans have been waiting for for years.
"17.02.2017 17:17:07" End of Week Review: Verizon Plans, PewDiePie, Yahoo Deal and F... PewDiePie and 80's Gadgets!
"17.02.2017 17:08:42" gizmodo.com Scientists Are Sending a Lethal Pathogen to the Space Station This Weekend On Saturday, February 18th, a SpaceX Dragon capsule will shuttle a superbug into space that kills more Americans each year than emphysema, HIV/AIDS, Parkinson's Disease, and homicide combined: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, more commonly Allow us to explain.
"17.02.2017 17:07:32" io9.gizmodo.com In The Institute, James Franco Is a Bad Therapist With a Worse Mustache It's classic horror set-up: person who suffers trauma goes to a place that's supposed to make them better. But once they get there, they find themselves face-to-face with the horrifying discover of... James Franco's goofy-ass mustache. Tell the 'stache your problems.
"17.02.2017 16:21:17" fieldguide.gizmodo.com The Best Alternative OSes You Need to Install Already There's a world out there beyond Windows, macOS, Android and iOS—and it's a world worth exploring. The big 4 operating systems are built to be useful to as many people as possible. Yet many of us have very particular needs and might do better with There's more to the world than Windows and macOS.
"17.02.2017 16:10:03" gizmodo.com Tiny Trump Is a Good Meme the President Will Be Very Mature About In his month as President, Donald J. Trump has been portrayed by his many detractors as either an authoritarian with no respect for the rule of law surrounding himself with yes-men, paid crowds, and a cabal of wealthy, amoral cronies intent on bringing President Donald J. Trump is going to have a hissy fit
"17.02.2017 15:55:10" gizmodo.com Which Unlimited Data Plan Is the Best? Earlier this week, Verizon shocked us by resurrecting its unlimited data plan, albeit with some caveats. It turns out that if you use a lot of data, the plan is a pretty good deal. Because Verizon is the nation's largest wireless carrier, it didn't take Every wireless carrier is now "unlimited" so we break down which one is best.
"17.02.2017 15:30:51" io9.gizmodo.com 'President Supervillain' Puts Trump's Quotes in Red Skull's Mouth, and It's Disturbingly Perfect He's barely been in office for a month, but already Donald Trump has given the world a fearsome amount of wild, delirious quotes. They're sentences that not even the best satirical writer could come up with—and weirdly enough, they make for uncomfortably Captain America is not a fan.
"17.02.2017 15:14:15" io9.gizmodo.com Star Wars: The Last Jedi Is Totally Plural (If You're Bilingual) Following on the heels of revealing Rey's new hair on an empty box, another Star Wars: Episode VIII mystery has been answered—namely, whether The Last Jedi refers to a single Jedi or a group of Jedi, since both the singular and the plural form are “Jedi.” We know you've been wondering.
"17.02.2017 15:02:11" lifehacker.com Stalkscan Reveals All Your Facebook Info That's Available Publicly Web: Facebook's privacy tools are notoriously complicated and constantly changing. Stalkscan is a third-party tool that can find and highlight any information that's publicly visible for a particular profile. Find out what others can see so you can lock it down.
"17.02.2017 14:49:35" gizmodo.com Dramatic Satellite Images Show the Oroville Dam From Drought to Overflow This past weekend, hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated in anticipation of a potential spillway failure at the Oroville dam. Images from space show what the area in northern California looked like during last year's drought, and how it appeared What a difference a year makes.
"17.02.2017 14:41:56" io9.gizmodo.com Could Marvel Be Bringing One of Its Oldest Superheroes to Live-Action? The cast of Jurassic World 2 continues to grow. Patrick Stewart doesn't think he's done with X-Men movies. The actor behind Jughead has a surprising theory about who killed Jason Blossom on Riverdale. Plus, new footage from Life, and Once Upon a Time sets And Patrick Stewart doesn't think he's done as Charles Xavier, while another familiar face joins Jurassic World 2.
"17.02.2017 14:26:15" gizmodo.com The Most Bullshit Missions to Mars, Ranked For decades, Mars has entranced humans, including Matt Damon. Our cosmic neighbor, located some 34 to 249 million miles away, is an enticing destination in part because of its mysterious history—but mostly because Earth is an especially terrible place to These are painfully bad.
"17.02.2017 14:01:55" gizmodo.com How to Buy the Right Router and Save Your Internet Your wi-fi is bad. Not the internet itself. Your internet is fine. It's your wi-fi that leaves you weeping as it cuts off the minute you try to browse from the toilet, or walk down the stairs, or lean just one particular way on your bed. Some part of you Saving your wi-fi can be easy.
"17.02.2017 12:58:44" gizmodo.com Trump's New Education Secretary Wants More 'Virtual Schools' and Her Agency To Be Destroyed The Trump regime's newly confirmed pick for Secretary of Education, billionaire Betsy DeVos, is ready to shake up the establishment. How so? By gutting the agency she leads, introducing more “virtual schools,” and overseeing the rise of schools that Betsy DeVos wants to destroy the U.S. Department of Education
"17.02.2017 02:44:45" gizmodo.com Zuckerberg Cut a Line About Monitoring 'Private Channels' From His Facebook Manifesto On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg published an updated founder's letter for Facebook, his first since the company went public in 2012. Largely summarizing the CEO's previous comments, the sweeping manifesto was newsworthy while containing little news. In at In an earlier draft, the Facebook CEO suggested using artificial intelligence to monitor private messages.
"17.02.2017 01:43:17" io9.gizmodo.com Those Looney Tunes/DC Crossover Comics You Didn't Know You Needed Are Coming We've got four pieces of art, each heralding a Looney Tune's insertion into the life of a classic DC comics character. And the pairings are the only things we know. Jonah Hex, meet Yosemite Sam.
"17.02.2017 00:51:39" Fusion "We are now stuck in the Upside Down."
Congressman David Cicilline loves Stranger Things––and he hates Donald Trump: "Mr. Speaker, like the main characters in Stranger Things, we are now stuck in the Upside Down." http://gizmo.do/BXgMcct
"17.02.2017 00:41:09" io9.gizmodo.com Futurama's Bender Reads Chuck Tingle Porn, Shiny Metal Asses Likely Get Bitten Bender, the lovable rascal from Futurama, was never shy when it came to adult-only content. He loved going to robot strip clubs, had a string of girlfriends (including a ship), and was even arrested for pimping. But Bender Bending Rodriguez never took off Bender adds to his list of NSFW accomplishments.
"16.02.2017 23:29:34" io9.gizmodo.com There's Going to Be a Mystery Science Theater 3000 Comic Book I have no idea how, but Dark Horse is going to somehow make that happen. How do you make this show work in a comic format? We're excited to find out.
"16.02.2017 23:19:28" io9.gizmodo.com Ben Reilly Will Ditch His Creepy New Scarlet Spider Costume After Just One Story Arc When Marvel announced that the re-revived Ben Reilly would be getting his own series once more as the Scarlet Spider, the company also revealed that Ben would get a brand new suit to swing around in. It... was a bit off. Its creepy little smile defying Well, that's a relief.
"16.02.2017 22:44:48" gizmodo.com What Happened to Google Fiber? For a long time, Google Fiber was the most exciting broadband provider out there. Cities wanted it, tech people drooled over it; and on a loftier level, it even promised to help bridge the “digital divide” between rich and poor. But now, things are Is the future of fiber internet wireless?
"16.02.2017 22:34:18" io9.gizmodo.com Watch ILM Completely Digitally Create the Planets of Rogue One The best visual effects are the ones we don't even see. In Rogue One, we know Tarkin isn't physically there and that the Death Star doesn't really exist. So it's the landscapes that are the true magic: entire worlds created in a computer to build out and When you speed up the work like this, it's especially breathtaking.
"16.02.2017 22:22:57" gizmodo.com AT&T Launches Unlimited Data Plan But There's a Big Catch To no one's surprise, AT&T will offer a new unlimited data plan for all of its customers starting tomorrow. The move comes approximately 30 seconds after Verizon made a similar move. The only difference: AT&T's offering is spendy as hell. Hope you have a big family plan
"16.02.2017 22:14:06" gizmodo.com Mark Zuckerberg Posts 6,000-Word Status Update About Nothing *Mark Zuckerberg takes massive bong rip* *Mark Zuckerberg takes massive bong rip*
"16.02.2017 21:42:39" io9.gizmodo.com Michael Peña Will Save His Family, and the World, From an Alien Invasion We're long overdue for a film where Michael Peña gets to save the world. His upcoming role in C.H.I.P.s might be close, and he does consider Ant-Man a friend, but in his new movie Extinction, he's going for the whole thing. And it's written by the guy who wrote Arrival Movie
"16.02.2017 21:29:37" io9.gizmodo.com Emma Watson Reveals Why the Villagers Are the Real Monsters in Beauty and the Beast Belle is one of the coolest and smartest princesses of the Disney Renaissance, but not much is known about her besides her love of books and bestiality. Emma Watson, who's taken on the role for the live-action Beauty and the Beast remake, has shared some They seriously hate women reading.
"16.02.2017 21:17:23" gizmodo.com For Science, Ants Have to Run on This Never-Ending Treadmill From Hell Given their size and limited brain power, ants have an uncanny ability to find their way home after lengthy foraging excursions. To figure out how they do it, scientists from Germany have developed an innovative, but surprisingly simple spherical ant You know, it's a treadmill, but for ants.
"16.02.2017 21:01:40" io9.gizmodo.com The Anne Hathaway Monster Movie Colossal Now Has an Official Trailer There is a movie coming out in April where Anne Hathaway becomes a giant, Godzilla-like monster. It's called Colossal. Maybe you've read about it or seen a sneak peak, but now a full trailer is here. We still can't get over the crazy plot of Colossal.
"16.02.2017 20:18:06" sploid.gizmodo.com Madman Manages to Build 20-Foot Tall Fire Tornado Without Burning Down His Entire Country Colin Furze, the internet's favorite inventor who always puts awesome first and safety second, has created what certainly looks like the largest man-made fire tornado ever built. Combining two of nature's most destructive forces seems like a good idea, England is officially the least safest place on earth now.
"16.02.2017 20:16:14" io9.gizmodo.com Does Something Have to Be Canonical to Be Good? Halloa and well met, people on my post-apocalyptic mail route! Not gonna lie, this week's group of questions forced me to think extra hard about canon vs. quality, why America doesn't care about Judge Dredd, if Back to the Future's Doc Brown is a And how come Judge Dredd isn't more popular in America?
"16.02.2017 19:59:38" gizmodo.com Another Gravitational Wave Detector Will Help Revolutionize Astronomy Last year, the pair of LIGO experiments announced a discovery a hundred years in the making: gravitational waves, tiny ripples in space time from a pair of colliding black holes a billion light years away. You might wonder what scientists will do with two We've heard gravitational waves. Hopefully soon we'll see what makes them.
"16.02.2017 19:59:23" gizmodo.com This Piano-Playing Computer Makes Me Feel Less Lonely But Also Really Weird Inside Most people, with the exception of those who live beneath the subway grates and Ted Cruz, don't like to be alone for too long. We need—nay, crave—the attention of others. When that attention comes from an intelligent piano-playing machine, however, shit It's like jamming, if jamming involved a machine instead of your long-haired friend who likes to noodle badly on the guitar.
"16.02.2017 19:22:22" io9.gizmodo.com The Great Wall Is a Historical Fantasy Epic That Is Fantastically and Historically Bad The costumes in The Great Wall are, like, really beautiful. Think ancient Chinese Power Rangers. Plus, some of the action is innovative and exciting. Beyond that, though, there really isn't much positive to say about Matt Damon's very, very bad bilingual And Matt Damon is bad in it.
"16.02.2017 18:56:24" gizmodo.com Monopoly Is Being Gentrified, One Token at a Time On Thursday, Hasbro announced that the humble thimble, Monopoly's least beloved game piece, would be getting the boot from “an upcoming version of the game.” Cynically, the toy company framed the eviction as a simple reflection of the people's will, the R.I.P. thimble
"16.02.2017 18:36:23" io9.gizmodo.com Congressman Compares Trump Administration to Stranger Things, Becomes Legend “Mr. Speaker, like the main characters in Stranger Things, we are now stuck in the Upside Down.” Rep. David Cicilline confirmed he's a big fan of the show.
"16.02.2017 18:07:41" io9.gizmodo.com Everyone's Smiling When The Dark Knight Joker and Suicide Squad Joker Fight to the Death As played by the late Heath Ledger in Batman: The Dark Knight, and Jared Leto in Suicide Squad, the latest recent live-action versions of the Joker have been among the most debated iterations of the character. A new fan-produced short has them fighting Why so serious?
"16.02.2017 17:57:36" gizmodo.com These Crazy 'Living' Gloves Glow When You Touch Certain Chemicals Imagine a near future when detectives looking for evidence in a murder investigation could slap on a pair of rubber gloves that would light up when the cop touched a certain chemicals. MIT scientists just created an early version of this technology, and It's like wearing a scifi novel on your hand
"16.02.2017 17:20:35" io9.gizmodo.com A Deleted Scene Reveals That Moana Once Had Six Older Brothers We know that all movies change a lot, but it's still shocking to think that Moana, whose role as the eventual leader of her people was central to the movie, was once supposed to have six older brothers. It's probably good that they're gone.
"16.02.2017 17:06:09" gizmodo.com Donald Trump Tweeted About Less Than a Quarter of Those 78 'Underreported' Terrorist Attacks In keeping with its tradition of lambasting the press, the White House last week released a list of 78 terrorist attacks from September 2014 and December 2016 to which it claimed journalists had not paid enough attention. The widely-covered shootings in Here's what Donald Trump was tweeting about during those 78 "underreported" terror attacks
"16.02.2017 16:54:44" gizmodo.com This 3,000-Year-Old Bronze Age Sword Is Absolutely Incredible In what archaeologists are calling the “find of a lifetime,” a horde of Late Bronze Age weapons has been discovered at a Scottish construction site. Among the items found is a gold-decorated spearhead, and a 3,000-year-old bronze sword in remarkably good "A very rare and internationally significant discovery."
"16.02.2017 16:44:45" io9.gizmodo.com On Legion, David May Have Only Traded One Prison for Another The premiere episode of Legion was about driving all of us to the brink of insanity, so getting a chance to rest and refresh in the mutant resistance's superhero camp seems like it would just what David needs. But something very fishy seems to be going on Do David's new friends have his best interests at heart?
"16.02.2017 16:09:02" gizmodo.com The EPA Just Posted a Mirror Website of the One Trump Plans to Censor As the Trump regime has taken power, a lot of valuable information from government agencies has been erased. Useful info is being scrubbed from the USDA, the Department of Education, and there are clear indications that the EPA is next. But we now have a The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is saved (for now)
"16.02.2017 15:49:52" gizmodo.com Planet Nine Just Got An Unexpected New Team of Hunters Since Pluto was infamously demoted to a dwarf planet in 2006, some astronomers have turned their attention to finding the true Planet 9, a hypothetical, Neptune-sized world that orbits the Sun at least a few hundred times further out than Earth. While Did not see this coming.
"16.02.2017 15:42:46" io9.gizmodo.com Star-Lord and Thor Get Their Own Excellent, Reasonably Priced Role-Play Gear At last year's Toy Fair Hasbro made it a lot easier for Marvel fans to live out their superhero fantasies without requiring an Avengers-sized budget. The company's detailed but affordable role-play line is expanding this year with two new accessories for A first look at some of the awesome new replica's coming to Hasbro's Marvel role-play range.
"16.02.2017 15:21:50" io9.gizmodo.com The Incredible Mystery of Rey's Last Jedi Haircut Solved Thanks to Empty Toy Box Back in last July, we learned that whatever hairdo Daisy Ridley was sporting as Rey was somehow so important that Lucasfilm felt it needed to be hidden, even when Ridley was just working out. Now, thanks to a picture of empty toy packaging, this great Only Star Wars could make a picture of an empty box actually important.
"16.02.2017 15:06:27" gizmodo.com These 21 Teams Will Battle For $7 Million in a Race to Explore the Ocean Floor We know very little about our planet's seafloor, but that's poised to change as autonomous underwater scouting technology gets better and better. To that end, nearly two dozen teams are racing to develop robots that can investigate, map, and conduct Earth's final frontier.
"16.02.2017 14:58:39" io9.gizmodo.com American Horror Story's Next Season Will Be About the Most Terrifying Thing Imaginable: The 2016 Election On the plus side, showrunner Ryan Murphy didn't make us spend months guessing what the new season's theme was going to be. Unfortunately, now that we know, we're going to be nauseous every time we think about it. How on earth will they make it scarier than it was?
"16.02.2017 14:43:40" io9.gizmodo.com Intriguing New Details About Finn's Role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi Plus, a wild rumor about Tom Hardy's alleged cameo in the film. Gore Verbinksi reflects on his attempt to make a Bioshock movie. Witness X-23's origins in a graphic new Logan video. Plus, casting details for Black Lightning, Thanos' motivation in Plus, what's Thanos' motivation going into Avengers: Infinity War, and Gore Verbinksi reflects on what might have been with his Bioshock adaptation.
"16.02.2017 14:28:17" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How to Figure Out What's Slowing Your Computer Down Inevitably your computer slows down. You try to open a website and it grinds to a halt, or read an email and it churns along sluggishly. A slow computer, in many ways, is worse than a broken one—or at least infinitely more frustrating. If your computer is slow, it's time to fix it.
"16.02.2017 04:50:46" sploid.gizmodo.com Learn to Love Loading Icons With This Beautiful Stop-Motion Short It can mean that you're experiencing a brief inconvenience or it can be a sign that you're in for a major problem—either way, no one wants to see the loading icon. Unless, of course, that loader is made in a beautiful stop motion celebration of waiting The only way we ever want to see these little buggers.
"16.02.2017 03:32:25" gizmodo.com Watch 104 Satellites Fire Out of a Rocket In Record-Setting Space Mission Today, India blew away all previous records for launching multiple satellites at one time. Watching each of these little guys with their own individual purposes flood the sky and kick the country's space program into overdrive is just as neat as it India's space program just got a big rocket-fueled boost.
"16.02.2017 02:04:28" io9.gizmodo.com Tidy Cat Meets Messy Rat in This Adorable Odd-Couple Animation Living with someone can be a challenge—especially, as with the protagonist of Chintis Lundgren's Life with Herman H. Rott, you're a giant rat who's well settled in his loud, messy, boozy ways. But even the biggest slob can improve with the right Some folks are way better off living alone.
"16.02.2017 01:24:52" gizmodo.com The Winners of NASA's Space Poop Competition Are Full of Ideas For years, space poop has been handled by NASA the old-fashioned way—diapers. But as the agency gears up to send humans into deep space, it needs a new method that can handle an emergency situation in which an astronaut may have to go longer periods in a And the winner is...
"16.02.2017 01:16:34" io9.gizmodo.com This Black Series Poe Dameron Helmet Is Too Small for Adults and It's Super Unfair How come kids get all the coolest stuff? One of its many cool features is that it transmits communications from BB-8.
"16.02.2017 01:02:39" io9.gizmodo.com Somehow Australia's Favorite Song to Bump Uglies to is Star Wars' 'Cantina Band' Star Wars is sexy, sure. But I'd still question the logic of anyone who decides to have sex while listening to a band that specializes in what was once called “jizz music.” Um, Australia's got a real Star Wars fixation.
"16.02.2017 00:51:20" gizmodo.com Feds Find Weed-Slinging Catapult Hanging From Mexican Border Wall Border Patrol agents got lucky a few days ago when they spotted several people running away from a section of border fence near Douglas, Arizona. After going to investigate, the DHS employees discovered a catapult and two giant blocks of weed. You can Incredibly, this isn't the first weed catapult found by Border Patrol agents
"16.02.2017 00:40:12" kotaku.com Final Fantasy XV's User Interface is So Bad I like plenty of things about Final Fantasy XV, but the map and menus are not among them. The game's interface is a mess of nonsense that defies comprehension.
"16.02.2017 00:28:12" io9.gizmodo.com Female-Fronted Horror Anthology XX Finds the Dread in Domesticity Four talented female writer-directors and one animator contribute segments to horror anthology XX, all decidedly female-centric stories driven by powerful female performances. That said, absolutely anyone who prefers the unsettling creep of dread to Four tales of terror with some killer lead performances.
"16.02.2017 00:11:02" gizmodo.com No, We Don't Need a Bullshit Vaccine 'Safety Challenge' Robert F. Kennedy Jr., the vaccine critic that Donald Trump is reportedly considering to chair a committee on vaccine safety, wants vaccine advocates to “prove” they're safe. Repeat after us: vaccines are safe.
"16.02.2017 00:08:12" io9.gizmodo.com Warner Bros Has Made the Awful Decision to Approach Mel Gibson to Helm Suicide Squad 2 Warner Bros and DC continue to make sarcastically amazing directorial choices. They've reportedly sought out Mel Gibson, the guy who's gone on anti-Semitic rants and said he wanted his ex-girlfriend to get gang-raped, as the person they'd like to direct Yet another reason why this movie doesn't even need to be made in the first place.
"15.02.2017 23:56:44" jalopnik.com Loose Nevada Law Keeps Taxpayers in the Dark About Faraday Future One of Faraday Future's most vocal critics, Nevada Treasurer Dan Schwartz, has regularly used a word to describe the start-up automaker's $215 million tax incentive deal to build a new factory in his state: confidential. As Jalopnik reported in December, This level of secrecy with so much public money on the line is worth reconsidering.
"15.02.2017 23:40:48" io9.gizmodo.com While Kids Teach Beauty and the Beast's Belle How to Dance, This Doll Teaches Them How to Code Having not seen the live-action remake just yet, it's hard to know what changes Disney has in store for its new Beauty and the Beast film. But in addition to a love of books, a new Belle doll from Hasbro seemingly reveals the character's newfound love of Dance Code Belle lets kids program dance routines using a basic app.
"15.02.2017 23:28:13" io9.gizmodo.com When Will a Black Actor Get to Have Their Deadpool Moment? The internet may still be upset that Deadpool didn't get Best Picture or Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar nods, but in 2016, the stars aligned for Ryan Reynolds. Since debuting in the '90s, Ryan Rodney Reynolds has been a reliable, unremarkable blonde Isn't it time to challenge and change what a bankable star looks like?
"15.02.2017 23:17:58" gizmodo.com Dog Foods Recalled Over Concerns of Euthanasia Drug Contamination When buying dog food, you're probably trying to keep your pup alive rather than feed it barbiturates, the drugs used to euthanize dogs. But a pair of related dog food companies are issuing a voluntary recall based on fear that one such drug, Watch out for this dog food!
"15.02.2017 23:06:30" io9.gizmodo.com 10 Things We Desperately Want to See in Philip Pullman's Follow-Up to His Dark Materials With the announcement that the long-awaited follow-up to His Dark Materials will be hitting bookshelves this October, we've dredged up every buried thought about Philip Pullman's universe we've kept inside for 17 years. Now we're letting loose with some There are some dangling threads to pick up.
"15.02.2017 22:52:36" gizmodo.com The Amount of Oxygen in the Ocean Has Dropped Thanks to Humans You are probably aware that global temperatures are rising thanks to human-made greenhouse gases emissions. You might not be aware of some of the many associated side effects, for instance, the fact that our oceans have been losing oxygen over the past Yet another climate thing to worry about.
"15.02.2017 22:44:26" io9.gizmodo.com Ethan Embry Gets Possessed in the First Trailer for The Devil's Candy If the title The Devil's Candy kind of rings a bell, that's because the horror film starring Ethan Embry and Shiri Appleby debuted at the Toronto Film Festival in 2015 and we wrote about it back when we saw The Witch. Now, after over a year of waiting, He loves metal, painting, and is about to be possessed.
"15.02.2017 22:31:12" gizmodo.com Here's Why Today's Decision Over Who Invented CRISPR Matters In a brief, one-sentence decision on Wednesday, the US patent office handed the patent for the gene editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 to the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, finding that UC Berkeley had not laid the groundwork for one of the most Today the U.S. Patent Office decided who invented CRISPR. Here are the Cliff Notes on why you should care.
"15.02.2017 22:19:09" gizmodo.com Why the Most Controversial 2020 Mars Rover Landing Site Could Also Be the Most Exciting After much anticipation, NASA has finally released a shortlist of landing sites for its Mars rover mission slated for July 2020. The three finalists are Northeast Syrtis, which may have been warmed by volcanic activity, the Jezero Crater, which could be This could bring us one step closer to answering questions about life on Mars.
"15.02.2017 22:13:06" lifehacker.com The Privacy Enthusiast's Guide to Using an iPhone Your privacy is important, and now more than ever, it seems like everyone is trying to put eyes on your personal data. That might include advertisers, governments, or some weird voyeur in your life. A few things to make your iPhone more secure.
"15.02.2017 21:55:08" io9.gizmodo.com Breaking Down the Origins of the Power Rangers Comic's Evil New Ranger Late last year, Boom Studio's excellent Power Rangers comic dropped a huge bombshell with the reveal of a brand new ranger—an evil one to boot. The layers of mystery around Lord Drakkon have slowly been removed over the last few issues, and today's new Lord Drakkon's still mysterious, but now we know a bit more about the guy.
"15.02.2017 21:42:14" gizmodo.com Elon Musk Tweets and Immediately Deletes That 'The Muslim Immigration Ban Is Not Right' Unlike Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, Elon Musk still warms a seat on Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum. It's part of playing the game, we suppose, and Musk himself has framed his choice to remain a voice in the administration as a means of getting more Racism is "not right"
"15.02.2017 21:25:44" jalopnik.com Heroic Driver Sacrifices His Tesla to Save Unconscious Man in Runaway Volkswagen Near Munich, Germany, a man in a Tesla Model S saw a Volkswagen Passat swerving erratically on the Autobahn, slamming against a guardrail multiple times. When he noticed that the person behind the wheel was unconscious, the Tesla driver sprang into Anyone who puts their $70,000+ car on the line to keep a total stranger safe is a hero.
"15.02.2017 21:12:28" io9.gizmodo.com Source Code Perfectly Captures the Claustrophobic Horror of Surveillance State Science Source Code keeps you guessing as to what kind of movie it is until you're halfway through it, and that is just one of the things that makes it wonderful and heartbreaking. The horror of not even letting soldiers die.
"15.02.2017 20:59:03" kotaku.com Why Arcades Haven't Died in Japan In many places, arcades seem to have nearly, if not completely, vanished. Yet, in Japan, they continue to hang on. Many Japanese game makers got their start in arcades, and that connection remains strong.
"15.02.2017 19:55:12" gizmodo.com This Sea Monster News Is Really Messing Me Up See that creepy long-necked green beast eating a little fish in the illustration above? It's called a Dinocephalosaurus, and it will haunt you like it now haunts me. But believe it or not, that serpentine silhouette isn't even the weirdest thing about Oh no oh no oh no
"15.02.2017 19:54:35" io9.gizmodo.com This Summer, Disney Is Getting a Marvel Theme Park Makeover Years have passed since Disney bought Marvel, and while the resulting movies have already been a huge success, on May 27, Marvel's invasion of the Disney theme parks officially begins. The whole summer is Marvel themed.
"15.02.2017 19:44:22" gizmodo.com YouTube Stars' Defense of PewDiePie Is Bullshit It's been a rough week for YouTube's biggest star. Felix Kjellberg—better known to his 53 million subscribers as PewDiePie—was dropped by Disney earlier this week after a Wall Street Journal inquiry regarding Kjellberg's use of racial humor and Nazi Sorry PewDiePie but you can't crib "jokes" from 4chan and then be surprised by this
"15.02.2017 18:54:36" gizmodo.com This Feature-Length Film About Iran Destroying the US Military Freaks Me Out My appetite for goofy propaganda is nearly endless. Old Soviet videos about capitalist sharks? Hilarious! Anti-communist cartoons from the 40s? Silly stuff! But the new movie about to hit theaters in Iran hits a little too close for comfort. War is bad and dangerous
"15.02.2017 18:38:05" io9.gizmodo.com The Gory Teaser Trailer for The Void Hints at a Truly Terrifying World As The Void begins, it's impossible to guess where it's heading. Initially, it seems to be about a weird cult in a small town. But then there's a shot of something odd in the clouds. And a very strange creature-thing. Slowly, it becomes obvious what you Here's a small horror film to keep your eye on.
"15.02.2017 18:05:33" gizmodo.com Lost Essay Reveals Winston Churchill Was Almost Certain Aliens Exist Unlike so many politicians these days, Winston Churchill held a deep admiration for learning and science. A rediscovered essay—forgotten in a museum for nearly sixty years—reveals Churchill's astoundingly scientific thoughts on such topics as cosmology, Churchill on the possible existence of aliens.
"15.02.2017 18:05:14" sploid.gizmodo.com Walking Through This Lamp-Filled Room Is Like Swimming With Jellyfish It's a simple idea for an art installation: Fill an entire giant room with glowing lamps from floor to ceiling. On paper it sounds an awful lot like your grandma's living room, but walking through teamLab's Forest of Resonating Lamps exhibit feels a lot Your dad would be furious at all these lights left on.
"15.02.2017 17:56:17" io9.gizmodo.com Despite Deadpool's Success, Fox Still Second-Guessed Logan We all know the story. For years 20th Century Fox, the controllers of the rights to all Marvel X-Men properties, was too worried to make the R-rated Deadpool. They didn't think something that raunchy or violent could work in the superhero genre. Then, They thought it might be too boring.
"15.02.2017 17:45:05" io9.gizmodo.com Benedict Cumberbatch Starring in Dystopian Tragedy Because the World Isn't Sad Enough Benedict Cumberbatch looks to be taking a cue from The Handmaid's Tale. He's signed on to star in and executive produce a BBC One movie adaptation of The Child in Time, a dystopian novel about a kidnapped child, an isolationist government, and impending It's quantum physics with a touch of Brexit.
"15.02.2017 17:40:11" gizmodo.com Report: Sad Yahoo Deal Somehow Gets Even Sadder The much-maligned Verizon-Yahoo deal just keeps getting sadder. According to various reports, Verizon is close to revising its deal with fallen tech giant—a move that would slash the price of the deal by about $250 million. Can it possibly get any worse?
"15.02.2017 17:37:04" gizmodo.com People Only Want Fossil's Fashion Smartwatches If They're Cheap as Hell Fossil, a company that makes both analog timepieces and smartwatches, reported its earnings last night and the results weren't great. Not only did the watchmaker miss analyst estimates for Q4 2016, its outlook for 2017 is fairly bleak. CNBC reports that No one wants a smartwatch UNLESS it's super cheap.
"15.02.2017 17:14:38" io9.gizmodo.com Here's a Friendly Reminder That Nothing in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Was Real We knew the beasts and the magic were fake, but did you know that pretty much everything you saw on screen wasn't there? At this point, an effects reel could reveal that Eddie Redmayne was actually five rabbits in a coat with some tremendous special This'll make you question reality
"15.02.2017 16:59:26" gizmodo.com Pioneer's New Lightning Earbuds Solve an Annoying iPhone Problem After the initial outrage of Apple removing the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 died down, users not wanting to go wireless soon realized that using the phone's Lightning port meant they could no longer charge while listening to music. Pioneer's new Rayz Still upset that Apple killed the headphone jack? These will help ease the pain.
"15.02.2017 16:48:01" gizmodo.com The Arctic Is in Such Bad Shape That Scientists Propose Refreezing It Ourselves We all know the Earth is warming because humans are emitting greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. We've also heard that the Arctic is doing horribly, hitting record sea ice lows for several of the past few months, thanks to recent hot weather that's What if we refreeze the Arctic ourselves?
"15.02.2017 16:38:08" gizmodo.com Why These 'Revolutionary' '80s Gadgets Totally Failed Besides bad hair, pleated jeans, and 21 Jump Street, the '80s brought us a remarkable technological revolution. Nintendo changed the living room forever with the introduction of the NES in 1985. IBM, Apple, and the Commodore 64 ushered the personal PC Enjoy the mightiest flops of an era!
"15.02.2017 16:22:47" gizmodo.com NASA is Sending a Game of Thrones-Inspired Robot Into Space Who would have guessed a little slice of Westeros would make its way to the final frontier? On Saturday, February 18th, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will carry NASA's “three-eyed” Raven technology module to its destination just outside the International Space Game of Thrones fans -- this is really happening!
"15.02.2017 16:18:55" io9.gizmodo.com Agents of SHIELD Dives Into Total LMD Madness Ever since skeezy Dr. Holden Radcliffe made his first Life Model Decoy, I've been waiting for this. Sure, he created Aida to infiltrate SHIELD HQ and steal the Darkhold; then he imprisoned Melinda May and sent an unwitting LMD of her as back-up. But It's finally happening.
"15.02.2017 15:22:16" io9.gizmodo.com After 17 Years, Philip Pullman Announces a Sequel to His Dark Materials Philip Pullman's seminal trilogy started with The Golden Compass in 1997 and ended with The Amber Spyglass in 2000. Or so we thought—because now, the author has announced an entire sequel trilogy, The Book of Dust, will come in October. It was a long wait, but it's here.
"15.02.2017 14:51:30" gizmodo.com An Obscure Fault in Southern California is More Dangerous Than We Thought A little-known fault underneath the southern Californian city of Santa Barbara is capable of producing stronger shaking and more damage during an earthquake than previously thought, according to new research. Called the Ventura-Pitas Point Fault, it's now Yikes.
"15.02.2017 14:34:49" io9.gizmodo.com Possible New Details About the CW's Newest DC TV Show Black Lightning Sam Worthington teases new Avatar details. Ron Moore and Bryan Cranston's Philip K. Dick anthology is headed to Amazon. Get a new snippet of Beauty and the Beast's soundtrack. Plus, a gorgeous new Logan poster, and Steven Moffat on whether or not Doctor Plus, a gorgeous new IMAX poster for Logan, and Steven Moffat on whether or not Doctor Who could use Rogue One's CGI to bring back past Doctors.
"15.02.2017 14:05:36" fieldguide.gizmodo.com How to Secure Your Home From Corporate Snoopers Looks like corporate Big Brother might be watching your every move. Last week Vizio was forced to pay millions for secretly snooping on customers, but the TV tech giant isn't the first corporation to go 1984 on your home. Amazon and Google have Sometimes you don't want Amazon, Vizio, and the rest knowing what you watch on TV.
"15.02.2017 14:04:38" gizmodo.com This New Wearable Version of Simon Will Have You Swatting at Your Face Simon, the classic four-color memory game, has managed to remain popular for decades, despite countless other electronic distractions at our disposal. But all brands struggle to remain relevant through ever-changing fads, and in a valiant attempt to The classic Simon memory game is taking a page from virtual reality.
"15.02.2017 13:38:14" gizmodo.com The Next Pseudoscience Health Craze Is All About Genetics Recently, Vitaliy Husar received results from a DNA screening that changed his life. It wasn't a gene that suggested a high likelihood of cancer or a shocking revelation about his family tree. It was his diet. It was all wrong. It's a bit like reading tea leaves.
"15.02.2017 13:18:09" gizmodo.com What Happens When That Enormous Antarctic Ice Shelf Finally Breaks? For the past few months, scientists have watched with bated breath as a rift in the Antarctic Peninsula's Larsen C ice shelf grows longer by the day. Eventually, the rift will make a clean break, expelling a 2,000 square mile chunk of ice into the sea. Nothing good.
"15.02.2017 02:10:06" gizmodo.com What's Going on With Kellyanne Conway's Twitter Account? Kellyanne Conway has had a wild day on Twitter. After getting into some trouble after retweeting a white nationalist Twitter account, people began speculating that Conway was on the outs of the Trump administration, using flimsy evidence that Trump had For better or worse, Twitter is now a beacon of information about what the fuck is happening in our country.
"15.02.2017 02:07:45" io9.gizmodo.com DC's Newest Young Animal Series Is a Deep, Deep Jack Kirby Cut DC's Young Animals imprint is giving us some of the weirdest, most enjoyable books around lately—Doom Patrol, Cave Carson, Shade the Changing Girl, the list goes on. The latest book heading to Gerard Way's imprint is equally weird, but it's a pull back The miniseries will be a part of DC's ongoing celebration of Kirby's career to mark what would've been the comics icon's 100th birthday.
"15.02.2017 01:05:48" io9.gizmodo.com A Fight Was About to Break Out in This Song Cut From Moana A movie like Moana doesn't come together without a few things hitting the cutting room floor. But even when that happens, it's rare that fans ever get to see it. And there's a Hamilton: An American Musical connection beyond just the writer.
"15.02.2017 00:45:58" io9.gizmodo.com Co-Workers Debate Their Gory Fate in New Clip from James Gunn's The Belko Experiment The Belko Experiment is about a group of co-workers who become trapped in their corporate office by an unknown adversary, who informs them that 30 among them will need to be sacrificed... or else. Before things get totally “kill or be killed,” this scene It would have been a good day for any of these people to call in sick.
"15.02.2017 00:17:23" jalopnik.com Can You Replace Your Car's Fuel Pump With a Human Heart? Ah, Valentine's Day! The day we expect our significant others, lovers, and expensive sex mannequins to gamely pretend to forget about our many, complicated flaws and remember why they got into this mess in the first place. We express this, commonly, by A little thought-experiment.
"14.02.2017 23:32:41" gizmodo.com Trump's Bullshit Executive Orders Become Even More Bullshit on White House Website The new presidential administration has a problem with accurate information. The number of falsehoods that pile up on a daily basis is unnerving enough, but according to a new USA Today report, the administration isn't even accurately posting its own The administration isn't even accurately posting its own executive orders.
"14.02.2017 23:13:23" gizmodo.com Elon Musk to 'Investigate' Tesla's Fremont Plant Last Thurday, Tesla's plant in Fremont, California—where all the company's cars are manufactured—was thrown a curveball. Jose Moran, a worker trying to rally the plant's 6,000+ employees to join the United Auto Workers union (UAW), alleged long hours, low If you know anything about Tesla we'd love to hear it, and so would Musk it seem
"14.02.2017 23:08:45" gizmodo.com National Weather Service Data System Went Down During a Blizzard This Week The National Weather Service warns us about potentially dangerous weather, so it would be pretty scary if their highly reliable data analysis and warning system, the one they use to disseminate all their predictions, went down. There were no NWS forecasts for over two hours.
"14.02.2017 22:56:46" io9.gizmodo.com Disney's Live-Action Mulan Has a Female Director, Which Is Good News, But Unfortunately Also News Niki Caro (The Zookeeper's Wife) will direct the live-action Mulan movie for Disney. That, as The Hollywood Reporter points out, will make her and Ava DuVerney (for A Wrinkle in Time) the only female directors for movies that have over $100 million in the Congratulations to Niki Caro
"14.02.2017 22:13:54" jezebel.com Our Endless Quest to Find the Woman in This Terrifying Tinder Urban Legend Here's a story that includes an old house in the middle of nowhere, a stranger lurking in the shadows (and not in the friendly Boo Radley way) and a popular hook-up app. This might be the scariest modern dating story you ever hear...but is it real?
"14.02.2017 21:55:56" io9.gizmodo.com Lego Batman Movie Easter Egg Puts the Batcomputer in Your iPhone If you saw The Lego Batman Movie this past weekend, then you might've realized that the voice of the Batcomputer was none other than Siri, the digital voice command assistant found in Apple consumer electronics products. Well, if you've got an iPhone, You've got some Batcave in your iPhone.
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"14.02.2017 21:40:14" gizmodo.com White House Staffers' Favorite Secure Messaging App Is Actually Pretty Great A few weeks ago, resilient DC journalists reported that fearful White House officials were using a private messaging app to communicate with each other in the Trump administration. We're now reading reports that the secure app in question is Confide. And I love to be online
"14.02.2017 21:40:07" kotaku.com For Twitch Streamers Who Spend Their Lives On Camera, It's Hard To Know When To Stop Streamers are weed-whacking their way through the industry's nascent years, struggling to find a work-life balance for a job that they can technically never stop doing. A look at the booming industry of live-streaming yourself.
"14.02.2017 21:28:29" Gadget Review: Dating Stories, An Interactive Film Love is in the air for our very own Mike Nuñez!
"14.02.2017 21:23:13" io9.gizmodo.com I Want to Visit This 145,000-Piece Lego Jurassic Park Roller Coaster Modern genetics still hasn't brought us the dinosaur-filled theme park that Michael Crichton first envisioned back in 1990. So Lego master James Burrows built his own using 125,000 bricks to create an entire Jurassic Park theme park. The next best thing to a real Jurassic Park.
"14.02.2017 21:10:48" io9.gizmodo.com Mondo's Poster for Arrival Is Simple, Stunning, and Very, Very Sad In our minds, there was no better genre film last year than Arrival. There are lots of reasons for that, but the main one is the film's dual nature. The first time you watch it is completely different than the second time, once you know its secret. If you've seen Arrival Movie, this will blow your mind.
"14.02.2017 20:54:25" io9.gizmodo.com Sorry, Ben, But You're a Batman Forever Now The latest dire DC Extended Universe rumors making the rounds is that not only is Ben Affleck not directing the Batman movie, the man wants out of the role entirely. We have a message for him: Sorry, Ben. You're stuck as Batman. So you might as well suck Batman Forever wasn't just the title of one of the movies.
"14.02.2017 20:23:27" gizmodo.com Watch Some Animals Eat Each Other While They Bone Humans do some pretty freaky shit in the bedroom, but it usually falls short of decapitating and eating each other. Some of our cousins in the animal kingdom do not avoid these trifling taboos. These bugs eat each other while they do it.
"14.02.2017 20:12:12" io9.gizmodo.com AMC's Humans Is No Westworld, and That's Why It's So Good The robot discourse has changed dramatically since the first season of Humans was on air in 2015. This is mainly because HBO premiered Westworld last fall, a mindfuck of a show that used robots to dig deep into the nature of consciousness and the The two shows complement each other perfectly.
"14.02.2017 19:40:43" gizmodo.com The Biggest Heart in the Solar System Has an Incredible Origin Story Even if you're feeling a bit lonely here on Earth today, there is one heart that belongs to you, way, way out there in the cosmic void. Sure, it's three billion miles away on an icy, airless rock, but don't let the details get you down. Happy Valentine's Day from the solar system!
"14.02.2017 19:39:03" io9.gizmodo.com Reminder: Never Mess With Anyone Who's Been Involved in a Decades-Long Supernatural War Horror sequel Phantasm: Ravager comes exclusively to Shudder today, and we've got a fun clip which proves that while time may have taken a certain toll on unlikely hero Reggie, he has lost none of the badass spirit that's allowed him to battle the Tall Reggie is unamused.
"14.02.2017 19:27:43" foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com If The Trump White House Wasn't Compromised By Russia Before, It Is Now Last night, after weeks of controversy over what exactly he communicated to Russia's ambassador to the U.S. before President Donald Trump took office, retired Army General Michael Flynn “retired” as National Security Advisor after 24 days on the job. This Flynn is the third person to resign from Team Trump in less than a year, all over ties to Russia.
"14.02.2017 19:12:31" gizmodo.com An Enormous Exoplanet Is Having a Strange Influence on Its Star There's a star about 370 light-years from here that's pulsating in response to its unusually heavy planetary companion. It's the first time that astronomers have seen this sort of interaction between a planet and its host star. Space is weird.
"14.02.2017 18:47:23" io9.gizmodo.com Watching Swamp Thing Beat the Crap Out of Damian Wayne in Injustice 2 Is Immensely Satisfying Two new trailers for upcoming DC Comics fighting game Injustice 2 have popped up over the last two days, showing Swamp Thing and Poison Ivy smacking around other super-folk. I hope this game has those two plant-loving super-folk submitting to the unspoken Here's hoping this game has a certain pair of plant-loving super-folk submitting to the unspoken passion in their hearts.
"14.02.2017 18:24:52" io9.gizmodo.com 12 Things You Might Not Know About Big Trouble in Little China The Official Making of Big Trouble in Little China by Tara Bennett and Paul Terry, available now, is a must-read for cult movie fans. It's packed with on-set photos and interviews with just about everyone who was involved in the making of John Carpenter's A new book goes behind the scenes of one of the greatest cult movies ever.
"14.02.2017 18:13:21" gizmodo.com Russia's New Missile Violates a Cold War Treaty But We're Sure Trump Will Tell Putin What's What According to new reports, Russia has deployed a secret cruise missile system that violates a treaty between the United States and the former Soviet Union. Known as the SSC-X-8, the Obama administration previously warned Russia about developing the Time for Donald J. Trump to get tough
"14.02.2017 17:58:35" gizmodo.com What Happens When the Computer That Keeps You Alive Can Also Put You In Jail? When Ross Compton's Ohio home caught fire last September, the story he told police was that he grabbed a few things and rushed out of the house, hurling essentials out a bedroom window he broke open with his cane before scrambling out himself. Privacy issues are moving under our skin—now the devices that keep us alive and healthy can also be used against us in the court of law.
"14.02.2017 17:46:21" io9.gizmodo.com The Lego Cinematic Universe Is More Layered Than You Realized The idea of a Lego movie seems so simple. There's a world where Lego characters can talk, have adventures, and that's it. Well, 2014's The Lego Movie blew that notion away by introducing both a Lego world and a human world. Now it seems, with The Lego It's all connected, get it?
"14.02.2017 17:38:39" gizmodo.com Four Months Later, Julian Assange Still Isn't Dead Ecuador's foremost pain in the ass can finally stop tweeting in the third person as @Wikileaks, as he's been doing since 2008. Lets give a hearty (if perplexed) congrats to Julian Assange for “joining” Twitter. Welcome to Twitter, Julian
"14.02.2017 17:36:46" lifehacker.com The Harmless Items That Could Trigger a TSA Search of Checked Luggage We all know to avoid packing the obvious things that could make TSA physically search your bag, but sometimes it might still be singled out despite your best efforts. Here's what the TSA looks for and how to pack your bags accordingly to reduce the From curling irons to peanut butter.
"14.02.2017 17:26:04" gizmodo.com Can You Be Friends With a Bear? Welcome back to Giz Asks, a series where we ask experts hard questions about science, technology, and humanity's future. Today, we're talking to conservationists, naturalists, and authors about whether the bear is ever your buddy. Bears are not big dogs, but...
"14.02.2017 17:25:11" io9.gizmodo.com The Vehicles of Mad Max: Fury Road, With the Eyes of Pixar's Cars Witness them. Oh god, witness them. Witness them!
"14.02.2017 17:19:27" gizmodo.com Facebook Will Helpfully Remind You of All Your Romantic Mistakes Today Today is Valentine's Day—a great excuse to spend a romantic evening with your significant other(s), and a pretty cool time to work on commission at a jewelry store. But for every couple or polyamorous gaggle sharing swigs of cheap wine, there are plenty This Valentine's lets break up with Facebook
"14.02.2017 17:13:48" gizmodo.com 44 Very Disrespectful Photoshops of Trump's Canadian Handshake That We in No Way Condone Yesterday, a photo of Justin Trudeau briefly hesitating before shaking Donald Trump's hand went viral. So we here at Gizmodo decided to have a little photoshop contest, something we do from time to time. Not everyone was happy about it, of course. Justin Trudeau is not having it
"14.02.2017 17:03:24" thegrapevine.theroot.com Dear White People Creator Responds to Netflix 'Boycott' "Equality feels like oppression to the privileged, and thus, three benign words send them into a fight for their very existence, which happens to it actually not [being] in any real danger." Justin Simien, the creator of Dear White People, has a few words for the special snowflakes who are boycotting Netflix.
"14.02.2017 16:50:30" kotaku.com YouTube Cancels Pewdiepie's Show, Removes Him From Premium Advertising A month after YouTube's biggest star uploaded a video containing the phrase “Death To All Jews,” the service that once hosted that very content is distancing itself a bit from Felix Kjellberg. YouTube's decision follows the news that Maker Studios, a division of Disney, also cut ties.
"14.02.2017 16:39:24" gizmodo.com Buy These World War II Spy Gadgets But Don't Tell Anyone Everybody's wondered what it would be like to be James Bond. Not the womanizing or the killing or the endangering national security parts, of course. No, Gizmodo readers, it's all about the gadgets, and today's your lucky day. Ever wish the buttons on your coat could also help you navigate the open seas?
"14.02.2017 16:31:30" gizmodo.com Toshiba Is $6.3 Billion in the Hole After Some Terrible Business Decisions Toshiba, one of Japan's most storied companies, is in serious trouble. The company was supposed to report its quarterly earnings on the Tokyo Stock Exchange today, but it never showed up. Instead, it said it wasn't ready and begged for another month to Toshiba is in serious, serious trouble.
"14.02.2017 16:19:48" gizmodo.com The Very Best Apps for Saving Money Effortlessly Saving money is fun! Just kidding, it's honestly pretty annoying since it requires a delicate amount of personal control and the temporary surrendering of your cash. But don't worry. Your computerphone can help. Do you want to save thousands of dollars without even trying? Try this.
"14.02.2017 16:17:11" io9.gizmodo.com There's a New Actor Playing R2-D2 in Star Wars: The Last Jedi After the passing of Kenny Baker last year, you'd be forgiven for assuming that Lucasfilm and Disney would go the all-robot (or part-robot-part-CGI) route for the rest of R2-D2's movies appearances. Instead, the role has gone to Jimmy Vee (Doctor Who). They could go full animatronic but the film will keep to its traditions.
"14.02.2017 16:03:42" gizmodo.com Top Science Organization Releases Guidelines For Genetically Engineering Humans New gene editing methods like CRISPR/Cas9 have given scientists unprecedented potential to edit human DNA. But how should researchers in the field actually use these methods, especially when editing traits that can be passed down to children? Should they Like it or not, gene edited humans are on the way.
"14.02.2017 15:50:02" io9.gizmodo.com The Mystery of Lena Luthor's Evilness Continues on Supergirl After a whole slew of Supergirl episodes that were fun, kind of dumb, and extremely scattered, the show hit back last night by focusing on the titular hero and her relationship with the Supers' most enduring family of villains, the Luthors. Taking bets on how evil this woman is.
"14.02.2017 15:29:06" io9.gizmodo.com New Concept Art Shows Off Black Panther's Wakanda and Thor: Ragnarok's Villain Hela Included on the Doctor Strange digital release are a couple of looks at the upcoming Black Panther and Thor: Ragnarok movies. These looks are in the form of concept art, which almost entirely focuses on the technologically impressive capital of Wakanda Wakanda looks gorgeous.
"14.02.2017 15:18:07" gizmodo.com India Is Poised to Set a New Space Record Tomorrow Tomorrow, a four-stage Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle will blast off from India's southern spaceport with 104 satellites on board. Should all go well, the Indian Space Research Organization will establish a new satellite delivery record for a single Go India go!
"14.02.2017 15:10:05" gizmodo.com Apple's First TV Show Looks Like a Cry for Help Apple, a company that makes pretty good phones and computers, is diving into the world of original content for some reason. The company just released the first teaser trailer for its new show, “Planet of the Apps,” and the experience of watching it is This is truly awful.
"14.02.2017 15:04:05" gizmodo.com Magic Leap Ensnared in Lawsuit That Accuses Company of Sexism and Misleading Marketing Magic Leap, the mysterious augmented reality company with no actual product, continues to self-destruct. A new lawsuit filed today in Southern Florida District Court accuses the company of creating a hostile workplace for women and of using misleading Magic Leap's troubles continue...
"14.02.2017 14:54:15" io9.gizmodo.com Is There Still a Future for Laurel Lance on Arrow? Three new actors join Star Trek: Discovery. Details on the Han Solo's new merchandise darling. Even more wild rumors about the solo Batman movie. Plus, the next Bond movie may have found the director it deserves, and a new clip from Star Wars Rebels. Plus, new casting for Star Trek: Discovery, and a totally wild rumor about the Batman solo movie.
"14.02.2017 14:39:51" gizmodo.com Uber Has a Murder Problem The popular livery and union-busting service Uber is catching heat in Brazil because its drivers keep getting robbed and murdered. This isn't the first time that the company has struggled with murder in its ranks. But holy shit, a recent report has some Crime is bad
"14.02.2017 14:34:07" sploid.gizmodo.com Melt Your Brain With a Ride Through This Psychedelic Hot Wheels Track Setup Maybe first thing on a Tuesday morning isn't the best time to melt your brain. But then again, since the week isn't even half over yet, taking a ride on a psychedelic Hot Wheels track might actually be the perfect distraction to all the work you'd rather Trippy.
"14.02.2017 14:15:00" paleofuture.gizmodo.com Mechanical Matchmaking: The Science of Love in the 1920s Online dating sites like eHarmony and OkCupid claim they can find you the perfect romantic match by using algorithms. These kinds of sites have catchy slogans like “date smarter, not harder,” implying that they've finally perfected a scientific approach 1924's version of Tinder
"14.02.2017 13:44:57" fieldguide.gizmodo.com Stream Practically Anything to an Apple TV With These 5 Apps You've got your shiny new Apple TV hooked up to a big display... so how do you get all the videos you own up there on screen? Easy enough for your iTunes movies, not so straightforward if your content's on a Windows laptop or an Android tablet. Here's how If you can watch it on your computer you can watch it on your Apple TV.
"14.02.2017 03:36:24" io9.gizmodo.com The 8 Most Inaccurate Depictions of Mars Ever Put on Film These days, we know more about Mars than ever before, thanks to the work of NASA and other space agencies. But science fiction movies have been fascinated with Mars for decades—giving rise to big-screen portrayals of the Red Planet that are often Some of these are so, so wrong.
"14.02.2017 03:08:35" gizmodo.com This Plane Fucks Happy Valentine's Day! On Twitter Monday night, American Airlines basically declared itself the unofficial airline of BDSM. As evidenced by the tweet—a magnificent black and white photo of a glistening American Airlines jet—this plane fucks. American Airlines declared itself the unofficial airline of BDSM.
"14.02.2017 02:41:07" gizmodo.com Genius Behind Suicide Squad Now Fifth In Line For the Presidency On Monday night, the United States senate confirmed the executive producer of Suicide Squad, Steven Mnuchin, as Treasury Secretary. This is, perhaps, the most twisted presidential cabinet in our nation's history. Genuinely twisted.
"14.02.2017 02:33:39" kotaku.com Disney Drops Pewdiepie Over Anti-Semitic Jokes Maker Studios, a division of Disney, just severed their deal with YouTube megastar Pewdiepie. They pointed to a (now-deleted) January 11 video in which Pewdiepie paid two men to hold up a sign that read, “Death To All Jews.” Maker Studios just severed their deal with YouTube megastar Pewdiepie.
"14.02.2017 01:17:37" io9.gizmodo.com The Creators of Stranger Things Promise the Show Will End on Their Terms The problem with any mystery-based show is the risk of getting to the end and things don't come together. As Stranger Things season two continues production, the show's creators, the Duffer brothers, are already taking steps to make sure their show And it'll be four or five seasons.
"14.02.2017 00:44:37" io9.gizmodo.com Listen to Stephen Fry and Watchmen's Dave Gibbons Discuss the Art of Sound on Comic Books Vworp. Kapow. Biff, bang, pow! The onomatopoeic words we've seen splayed out across comic pages over the years are some of the most important parts (and iconic) of the medium. But how do artists and writers actually come up with the words? For legendary A fascinating conversation about something you rarely think about.
"14.02.2017 00:11:23" io9.gizmodo.com Looks Like WGN Is Finally Getting Around to Making That DC Comics TV Show About a year ago, news broke that the DC/Vertigo comic Scalped was going to become a TV show on WGN America. Not much has happened since but then, out of almost nowhere, actress Lily Gladstone has been cast as one of the leads. It's called Scalped and the first actress has just joined.
"13.02.2017 23:51:09" gizmodo.com Dejected Senators Demand 'Basic' Answers After Yahoo Ghosts Congress In September, news broke that Yahoo took years to fully investigate and inform its customers about a massive data breach that occurred back in 2014. Then, just a few months later, the company revealed that an additional one billion accounts were Call them, maybe?
"13.02.2017 23:18:02" gizmodo.com An Alien Hunter on the Risks and Rewards of Landing on Europa On Friday, February 10th, NASA announced that a team of 21 scientists had delivered their first report on a lander mission to explore the possibility of life on Jupiter's icy moon Europa. The NASA-employed Science Definition Team (SDT) recommended that "The idea is you send Bruce Willis to Europa with a bunch of roughnecks and they drill down to the ocean."
"13.02.2017 22:56:05" jalopnik.com Google Paid 'Fuck-You Money' at Self-Driving Car Project So Staffers Quit When They Got Rich After years of setbacks, Google's self-driving car project finally seems to have a path to commercialization, but that long road has come at a pretty big cost, we're now learning: According to Bloomberg, the company lost several employees because of a This feels quintessentially Silicon Valley.
"13.02.2017 22:45:14" gizmodo.com Is Donald Trump Becoming Pepe The Frog? During the 2016 presidential campaign, many Trump supporters adopted Pepe the cartoon frog as their mascot. And as many other neo-Nazis embraced the character, Pepe even got listed as a hate symbol. But as we sit here, a full 36 weeks into the Trump President Donald J. Trump is becoming Pepe
"13.02.2017 22:36:35" io9.gizmodo.com Watch Benedict Cumberbatch and Chris Hemsworth Improv the Doctor Strange End Credits Tag One of the most charming moments of Doctor Strange was the end tag which brought Thor into the Sanctum Sanctorum to ask some help from the Sorceror Supreme. Here's a little behind-the-scenes featurette from the Doctor Strange release which shows what goes The tag makes you want to see them teamed up again.
"13.02.2017 22:23:05" fieldguide.gizmodo.com 5 Reasons You Might Ditch Google Docs For Dropbox Paper Hey Google—there's a new lightweight, web-based, word processing tool in town and it's called Dropbox Paper. After more than a year of beta testing, the app is finally available to anyone with a Dropbox account. It might not be loaded with as many This could be perfect if you need to write distractions free.
"13.02.2017 21:57:18" gizmodo.com Why All Americans Should Be Worried About the Oroville Dam Crisis At least 188,000 residents in the areas surrounding the Oroville Dam in Northern California have had to evacuate their homes as workers scramble to prevent a potentially catastrophic breach. Now, reports are surfacing indicating local officials were The more you know, the more you see that we're screwed.
"13.02.2017 21:27:20" gizmodo.com People Are Writing Love Letters on Twitter to the Ill-Fated Affordable Care Act Since taking control of both the White House and Congress earlier this year, Republican lawmakers have wasted no time in their efforts to gut the Affordable Care Act. As Congress has worked to waive, defer, or delay implementation of the law's provisions, Roses are red.
Violets are blue.
People are writing valentines to the Affordable Care Act.
That isn't fake news. It's true. #healthpolicyvalentines
"13.02.2017 20:47:58" gizmodo.com Monkeys Learn to Pass a Classic Test For Self-Awareness The ability to look into a mirror and recognize oneself is a cognitive skill we all take for granted, but very few animals outside of humans are able to do it. New research shows that monkeys can be trained to pass the so-called “mirror test,” suggesting Monkey in the mirror.
"13.02.2017 20:15:34" gizmodo.com Scientists Need Your Help Discovering the Next Exoplanet Calling all space cadets: Today, a group of researchers led by the Carnegie Institute of Science released an impressive database containing 61,000 so-called Doppler velocity measurements of 1,600 nearby stars. The team is graciously inviting you to use Here's your shot at eternal fame, folks!
"13.02.2017 20:05:34" sploid.gizmodo.com Watch a Pro Snowboarder Utterly Destroy His Own Front Yard Anyone who's ever been brave enough to snowboard has fantasized about dropping in from the roof of their house and turning the yard into wintery play place. Well, maybe not, but pro snowboarder Danny Davis recently did it. Looks awesome. Dreams do come true!
"13.02.2017 19:56:45" io9.gizmodo.com The Lego Batman Movie Gave My Daughter a New Way to Understand the Concept of Family The last thing I was expecting The Lego Batman Movie to do was to show my daughter how even the Caped Crusader needs people to care about and what it means to have the people you care torn away from you. Batman's not much of a hugger but...
"13.02.2017 19:55:19" io9.gizmodo.com What's the Nerdiest Thing You Keep Obsessive Records About? One of the primary ways to be a nerd is to collect things, which is not always an easy task. Sometimes, these collections are so large and/or complicated, and we're so obsessed with them, some of us actually feel the records of them, to make sure we're How do you collect information?
"13.02.2017 19:41:32" gizmodo.com What We Know About Unionization Efforts at Tesla's Fremont Plant Last Thursday, a Tesla production associate named Jose Moran came forward to publicly decry working conditions at the company's plant in Fremont, California, including what he describes as grueling hours, low wages, and frequent, preventable Here's what been happening with Tesla since Thursday
"13.02.2017 19:40:28" sploid.gizmodo.com Dizzying Video Proves Drone Racing Pilots Have Super-Human Abilities Do you remember the first time you tried flying a drone? And almost immediately crashed it into a wall? Experiences like that make it hard to believe that professional drone racers are able to pilot their tiny crafts at such impossible speeds without Motion sickness warning.
"13.02.2017 19:29:34" deadspin.com Man Creates 80-Foot-Long Whip Apparently Good Only For Hurting Himself Via Reddit, here is a comically long bullwhip. But thanks to physics, the whipper necessarily becomes the whippee. Whipper becomes the whippee.
"13.02.2017 19:17:28" kotaku.com Someone Created a Pokémon Red and Blue 'Virus', and It's Wild It's been over twenty years since the release of the original Red and Blue, but people are still messing around with the games to discover new glitches and exploits. It's incredible. The first of its kind.
"13.02.2017 19:05:07" io9.gizmodo.com Marvel and Scarlett Johansson Both Want a Black Widow Movie, Still Don't Do Anything About It The idea of a Scarlett Johansson-led Black Widow movie has been floated around pretty much since the character was introduced all the way back in Iron Man 2. Johansson wants it. Marvel Studios head honcho Kevin Feige says he wants it. And now, apparently, You know when you and a distant friend both loudly agree that you should see each other more often, but then don't?
"13.02.2017 18:49:43" io9.gizmodo.com Hey, Maybe the X-Men Movies Should Take a Break A recent interview with Sophie Turner seems to confirm rumors that the next X-Men movie is about to be filmed. Wow, that seems super-fast. I have a modest proposal: Maybe that shouldn't happen? Just, stop, take a breath, and think.
"13.02.2017 18:17:52" gizmodo.com The Most Remote Place on the Planet Contains 'Extraordinary' Levels of Toxic Waste Remember Sly Sludge, the villain from the popular 90s cartoon Captain Planet? Probably not, since he was a minor character voiced by Martin Sheen, and we're always struggling for pop culture references here at Gizmodo. Nevertheless, the evil message of It's bad because fish are awesome.
"13.02.2017 17:57:46" clickhole.com LinkedIn is Adding a Feature Where You Can Really Fucking Beg Great news, job seekers! The folks at LinkedIn are giving you the extra push you need to land that next job. The company just announced that, as of this week, users will have access to new features that let them really fucking beg.What a great option for "Humiliating Plea" feature—whether you've long ago given up your dignity or are only now considering debasing yourself. A report from ClickHole.
"13.02.2017 17:47:08" gizmodo.com Photoshop Contest: Trump's Canadian Handshake President Trump is known for his rather vigorous handshakes. They're meant to show some kind of bullshit alpha male dominance. But Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who met with Trump today in the White House, wasn't having it. Photoshop contest with Donald J. Trump
"13.02.2017 17:45:43" gizmodo.com Members of Trump's Club Can Just Pose With the President's Nuclear Codes Guy Now Do you have $200,000 and a fascination with the prospect of nuclear annihilation? You may want to look into purchasing a membership at Mar-a-Lago, the “winter White House,” where this weekend some guy posted a selfie with the Trump aide who carries the We live in the strangest possible universe.
"13.02.2017 17:31:04" io9.gizmodo.com A Curious Addition to Rey and Kylo Ren's Official Bios Could Be the Key to Star Wars' Future Warning: This could be nothing or it could be everything. Sometime in the past few months, the official Star Wars database entries for Rey and Kylo Ren were updated. Admittedly these get updated fairly regularly, adding detail as plot points slide from This is probably nothing but, just maybe...
"13.02.2017 17:08:06" gizmodo.com Vent Your Frustration and Rage With a Working Lego Whac-a-Mole Game You're probably going to need every kind of stress-relieving toy imaginable to get you through the next four years, and if you're well-stocked with Lego, you can build yourself a working version of Whac-a-Mole that even keeps score. It might even be Smash away your stresses and anger.
"13.02.2017 17:06:06" gizmodo.com Is Verizon's Resurrected Unlimited Data Plan a Good Deal? Hell just froze over because Verizon, long time hater of unlimited data plans, has decided to introduce a new unlimited data option. What's the deal? And more importantly...Is the new plan a good deal? We break down all the details on Verizon's new "unlimited" data plans.
"13.02.2017 16:33:59" gizmodo.com Rio's Olympic Venues Look Like Hell Just Six Months After the Games The Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics were never going to go well. Thanks to decades of inequality and urban decay, the city always seemed ill-prepared to host athletes and fans from around the world. So it should come as no surprise that just six months It's even worse than you think in Brazil
"13.02.2017 16:22:06" gizmodo.com It Looks a Whole Lot Like the Next iPhone Will Have Wireless Charging Apple just quietly joined Wireless Power Consortium, a group of 214 companies dedicated to promoting wireless charging through its “Qi” standard, fueling rumors that the next iPhone will include the technology. All signs say the next iPhone will have wireless charging.
"13.02.2017 16:15:21" gizmodo.com IBM CEO Says the Company 'Does Not Have Politics' While Continuing to Collaborate With the Trump Regime IBM CEO Ginni Rometty has taken some major heat from her employees for continuing to advise President Trump, and that seems likely to continue in the near future. Rometty just sent out a new internal memo defending her collaboration with the Trump regime, IBM is still kissing Donald J. Trump's ass
"13.02.2017 15:49:12" gizmodo.com Drone Footage Shows New Destruction at the Syrian World Heritage Site of Palmyra As if the nearly six-year civil war in Syria couldn't get any worse, it appears that militants with the so-called Islamic State have inflicted further damage to the ancient Roman-era site of Palmyra. So senseless.
"13.02.2017 15:14:45" io9.gizmodo.com I Think The Walking Dead Is About to Get Good Again and It's About Damn Time I know, it's a bold proclamation, especially after the non-events of the first half of season seven. But last night's mid-season premiere, “Rock on the Road,” contained pretty much everything those episodes lacked—the whole group (mostly) being together, It doesn't hurt that the episode also included the best, most ridiculous zombie massacre in ages.
"13.02.2017 14:36:06" sploid.gizmodo.com This Tiny Paper Organ Deserves Its Own Jam Band A pipe organ can cost more than $200,000 and weigh thousands of pounds. Not this instrument. The paper organ built by master craftsman Aliaksei Zholner costs and weights only a fraction of that—and it works just like the real thing. This thing is ridiculous.
"13.02.2017 14:34:10" io9.gizmodo.com A Second Game of Thrones Star May Be Joining the X-Men Movie Universe After All There's more confusion about Star Trek: Discovery's Klingons. A Silence of the Lambs star joins Jurassic World 2. A familiar face will return for Ant-Man and The Wasp. Plus, the man behind Castlevania still wants to do his dark Power Rangers show, and Plus, a Silence of the Lambs star joins Jurassic World 2, and a snippet of new footage from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
"13.02.2017 13:54:52" sploid.gizmodo.com Collapsing, Color-Changing Dominoes Are Like Watching a Rainbow Die It takes far more patience than most of us could ever muster to create the mesmerizing domino falls that Hevesh5 painstakingly lays out. It's even harder to come up with ideas worth spending countless hours on, but these color-changing dominoes are Tragic but mesmerizing.
"13.02.2017 08:11:20" io9.gizmodo.com The Cyborg Villain Kuze Is Revealed in the New Ghost In The Shell Trailer With a little over a month to go before the live-action Ghost in the Shell movie hits theaters, a new trailer is here, and it reveals a lot. So much is revealed in the new Ghost in the Shell trailer
"13.02.2017 03:59:45" gizmodo.com Report: National Security Advisors 'Struggle' to Form Policy From Trump's Tweets The staff of the National Security Council is “struggl[ing]” to turn Donald Trump's tweets into actual policy, according to a New York Times report released Sunday. The paper described the atmosphere at the NSC as “chaotic and anxious,” and said that Each morning national security officials "read President Trump's Twitter posts and struggle to make policy to fit them."
"13.02.2017 03:03:51" gizmodo.com California Town Given One Hour to Evacuate Before Dam Spillway Collapses “This [is] NOT A Drill. This [is] NOT A Drill. This [is] NOT A Drill,” the Butte County Sheriff's Department wrote on Facebook Sunday afternoon, urging residents of Oroville, California to evacuate immediately. “Officials are anticipating a failure of the Officials called conditions at the dam's emergency spillway “stable” earlier in the day.
"13.02.2017 00:12:24" gizmodo.com Verizon Brings Back Unlimited Data Plans For $80 a Month Data junkies rejoice—Verizon is bringing back its unlimited data plan starting Monday. According to a CNBC report, the company will sell these plans for $80 per month for single users or $45 per line on a four person family plan. The only catch is that This is a big 180 for Verizon—last year a Verizon executive said, “At the end of the day, people don't need unlimited plans.”
"12.02.2017 23:18:06" gizmodo.com The Nokia 3310 Was a Frickin' Tank Dave Mitchell is a 49-year-old devotee to his old cell phone and members of the UK press are claiming he's the proud owner of the “oldest working mobile phone in Britain.” Considering the 17-year-old model he uses is a Nokia 3310, that claim is One devotee is said to have the “oldest working mobile phone in Britain.”
"12.02.2017 22:03:13" io9.gizmodo.com Hot Toys Debuts Suicide Squad Batman Figure, and His Cape Is Fabulous Not since Tuxedo Mask have we seen a hero with such epic control over the sassiness of his cape. He's got the batwings of an angel.
"12.02.2017 21:31:56" gizmodo.com Border Agent Demands NASA Scientist Unlock Phone Before Entering the Country Sidd Bikkannavar is a natural-born US citizen who works at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab. He's also a prolific traveler who found himself reentering the United States right as the controversial immigration ban took effect. For unexplained reasons, he was The phone was issued by NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab and could contain sensitive info.
"12.02.2017 19:53:06" gizmodo.com The GOP Just Tweeted a Fake Quote From Abraham Lincoln Republicans love to remind everybody that they're the party of Abraham Lincoln. Which is true. But they might want to do a little more research on Honest Abe. Because the GOP Twitter account just tweeted a fake Lincoln quote. This Abraham Lincoln quote is totally fake
"12.02.2017 19:21:24" io9.gizmodo.com Even DC Actor Laurence Fishburne Knows Marvel Is Kicking DC's Ass Laurence Fishburne got a phone call to come out and make an appearance in Justice League as Daily Planet editor Perry White, but he was too busy washing his hair. He's said it was a scheduling issue, but there could be another, more juicy reason. He also confirmed he's not coming back for Justice League.
"12.02.2017 18:48:50" sploid.gizmodo.com See the Evolution of Movie Magic With Every Oscar Winner for Visual Effects in History The Academy Awards are almost here and many people will be talking about red carpet fashion, comedic monologues, and who got robbed. But few will be paying attention to the most important awards category—Best Visual Effects. This supercut pulls together Still trying to get over E.T. beating Blade Runner.
"12.02.2017 17:08:04" io9.gizmodo.com Logan Composer Is Getting His Butt Sued Over Allegedly Stolen Lucifer Theme Song Warner Bros. has a hell of a problem on its hands. A pair of musicians are suing the company and Logan composer Marco E. Beltrami for using the theme song they helped create for the show without giving them money or credit. The artists claim Marco Beltrami passed off their song as his own.
"12.02.2017 16:57:30" gizmodo.com Department of Education Quotes Famous Civil Rights Activist, Spells His Name Wrong W.E.B. Du Bois, co-founder of the NAACP, wrote that, “Education must not simply teach work, it must teach life.” And the US Department of Education believes so strongly in the sentiment, that it just sent out a tweet containing the quote. The only Is our children learning?
"12.02.2017 16:35:58" gizmodo.com White House Blocks Listing of Bumble Bee As Endangered Species The rusty-patched bumble bee was scheduled to be added to the endangered species list on Friday but The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that process will need to be reviewed due to an executive order from the president. Lobbyists who oppose “The Trump administration has put the rusty-patched bumblebee back on the path to extinction,” one activist says.
"12.02.2017 14:25:38" gizmodo.com Gigantic Bats Are Dying Upside Down, Making Australia's Heatwave Look Like a Horror Movie If you've ever seen Australia's grey-headed flying fox, you know that they're absolutely terrifying. With an average wingspan of over 3 feet, these threatened animals are sometimes called megabats. But you haven't really seen terrifying until you've seen These huge Australian bats all died upside down
"11.02.2017 22:16:57" gizmodo.com Smash Mouth's 'All Star' Remade With Windows XP Sounds Is Delightful This is it, people. We're officially on the tail end of the Smash Mouth meme. It's been a good ride. But while most reworkings of “All Star” have just upped the levels of obnoxiousness that are pre-baked into the song, this one is actually enjoyable Mostly because Windows XP sounds are delightful.
"11.02.2017 21:24:36" gizmodo.com Beached Whale Situation Gets Worse With Hundreds More Stranded Ashore Early on Saturday, dozens of volunteers worked to refloat about 100 of the 40o whales that mysteriously beached themselves in New Zealand. But their rescue effort quickly escalated when 240 more were stranded. It's all the more frustrating that no one is Jesus Christ!
"11.02.2017 21:01:24" io9.gizmodo.com Tom Cruise 'Falls' Into Avengers, Harry Potter, and Tons of Other Movies Tom Cruise is freeeeeeeeeee, free fallin'! Go Cruise Go!
"11.02.2017 20:38:56" gizmodo.com Theme Park Auctions Off Old Robots That You're Not Supposed to Have Sex With You know how in HBO's Westworld everybody is having sex with the sexy sex robots in the theme park? Well, Knott's Berry Farm, the legendary Southern California park, is auctioning off stuff it has in storage. But you're not supposed to have sex with any It's just like Westworld
"11.02.2017 19:50:52" io9.gizmodo.com Director Says CGI Will Take a Backseat to Practical Effects in Blade Runner 2049 Blade Runner is considered the pinnacle of scifi filmmaking, and one of the most visually influential movies of all time. But in the age of CGI, it's getting harder to find films that are willing to stick with the practical effects that helped make Blade Very promising.
"11.02.2017 19:20:31" gizmodo.com Google Test Of AI's Killer Instinct Shows We Should Be Very Careful If climate change, nuclear weapons or Donald Trump don't kill us first, there's always artificial intelligence just waiting in the wings. It's been a long time worry that when AI gains a certain level of autonomy it will see no use for humans or even Leave out a key piece of info and all competition is obliterated.
"11.02.2017 19:08:39" gizmodo.com Paper Accidentally Runs Photo of Alec Baldwin Instead of Donald Trump A newspaper in the Dominican Republic has issued an apology for running “fake news” about the Trump regime. Did the paper question the racial superiority of Steve Bannon or doubt the size of Trump's enormous hands? Nope. The paper accidentally ran a photo Donald J. Trump isn't going to like this
"11.02.2017 18:05:29" gizmodo.com These Pathetic Tweets Are Just How Our Government Works Now Do you ever feel like President Trump isn't listening to you? Well, even sitting Republican Senators now feel the same way. But they've found a solution. Senator Chuck Grassley from Iowa now just starts his tweets with “whoever monitors Twitter at the Donald J. Trump will totally see this
"11.02.2017 16:51:53" gizmodo.com This Is Reportedly the Magic Leap Prototype and It Has a Long Way to Go Back in December, former employees of the super-secretive augmented reality startup Magic Leap were circulating rumors that the company was way behind on its goals. Unless the plan is for users to wear a Ghostbusters-style proton pack, it certainly looks Uh. After five years of development, it IS smaller.
"11.02.2017 16:29:17" io9.gizmodo.com Rumor Has It Matt Reeves Has Signed on to Direct Next Batman Flick The Batman might have found its new director after Ben Affleck stepped down from the role. Matt Reeves is reportedly set to take over the DC flick. An excellent choice.
"11.02.2017 16:01:48" gizmodo.com This Viral Photo of Steve Bannon Is Totally Fake Over the past couple of weeks, this photo of Trump advisor Steve Bannon has been popping up on social media. Anthony Bourdain even tweeted that he thought Bannon might have syphilis. And whether Bourdain is joking or not, plenty of people think the photo This viral photo of Steve Bannon is totally fake
"11.02.2017 02:08:33" io9.gizmodo.com Holy Crap, This Avengers: Infinity War Teaser Will Give You Goosebumps In Avengers: Infinity War, the Avengers are going to meet the Guardians of the Galaxy. We all more or less knew that, but to hear Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige straight say it in this brand new teaser video will make the hairs on your arm stand up Avengers: Infinity War is filming, and here's the first footage from the set.
"11.02.2017 01:51:49" io9.gizmodo.com And Now, a Very Funny and Unexpectedly Metal Short About the Moon You get an inkling at the start of John Bashyam's animated film The Night the Moon Fell that this isn't going to be a totally wide-eyed and innocent tale of a budding astronomer. That inkling is the Slayer poster on the little kid's bedroom wall. To say The ending is so worth it.
"11.02.2017 00:55:47" io9.gizmodo.com What Would Happen If a Black Hole Showed Up in Our Solar System? Hollywood and an Expert Answer The scenario seems impossible. A black hole randomly passing into our solar system. If it happened, it would obviously be bad, which is why it's the perfect subject for a big Hollywood disaster film. But will Hollywood's representation match the reality? A crazy, Hollywood premise? Yes. But an expert says it's plausible.
"11.02.2017 00:04:42" io9.gizmodo.com Westworld's Thandie Newton May Be Joining the Han Solo Movie The Han Solo Star Wars Story is currently filming but casting is still underway. A new performance capture character was just revealed—and now everyone's favorite Westworld host, Thandie Newton, is joining in a mystery role. From Westworld to the Millennium Falcon.
"10.02.2017 23:50:04" io9.gizmodo.com If This Really Is Bruce Springsteen's Lost Harry Potter Song, It Is Wickedly Terrible And we're going to suffer through it it together. Let's take a journey.
"10.02.2017 23:29:43" gizmodo.com NASA Plans to Drill Toward Europa's Ocean In Search of Life Since early 2016, a NASA-employed Science Definition Team (SDT) of 21 researchers has been crafting a plan to send a robotic probe to Europa, an icy moon of Jupiter, located over 390,000 miles from Earth. On February 7th, that team delivered their first Drilling into an icy moon for signs of alien life. NBD.
"10.02.2017 23:04:16" io9.gizmodo.com Last Night's Slut-Shaming Episode Was Everything Good and Bad About Riverdale In last night's episode, “Body Double,” Betty and Veronica tackled the issue of slut-shaming. It worked and it didn't and, in doing so, highlighted some of the best and worst things going on in Riverdale. This missed the mark by a fair bit.
"10.02.2017 22:31:11" fusion.net Trump Advisor Who Claimed to be an Expert Witness in Boston Bombing Trial Never Actually Testified For years, Sebastian Gorka presented himself as an “expert witness” for the government in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Sebastian Gorka, a self-proclaimed expert on radical Islam and frequent Breitbart contributor, was recently hired as a White House assistant.
"10.02.2017 22:28:19" io9.gizmodo.com The New Halloween Will Take Place After the First Two Turns out the new Halloween film won't be a straight-up remake after all. It's going to take place after the first two, keeping the story of the original “Night He Came Home” intact. So it's more of a sequel than a remake.
"10.02.2017 22:17:39" io9.gizmodo.com Simon Says Comic Tells the Unbelievable Story of a Real-Life Nazi Hunter Simon Says: Nazi Hunter, a comic book by writer Andre Frattino and artist Jesse Lee, is currently nearing its fundraising goal on Kickstarter. It's based on the life of Simon Wiesenthal, a Holocaust survivor who escaped death because of his artistic skill This comic aims to tell the story of Simon Wiesenthal, Nazi Hunter.
"10.02.2017 22:07:05" jalopnik.com Tesla Challenges OSHA Violations in Michigan as Workers Attempt to Unionize in California At the same time as a worker at Tesla's California factory is going public with concerns of an alleged litany of "preventable" work-related injuries, the automaker is quietly challenging citations and fines for alleged workplace violations at the The automaker is quietly challenging citations and fines for alleged workplace violations in Michigan plant.
"10.02.2017 21:46:13" io9.gizmodo.com The Director of Thor: Ragnarok Is Making a Stop Motion Film About Michael Jackson's Chimpanzee Headlines like that are why we do what we do. AKA our submission for Mad Libs headline of the year
"10.02.2017 21:35:05" gizmodo.com This Is How Nike's Self-Lacing Sneakers Actually Work When Nike released its self-lacing HyperAdapt 1.0 sneakers last year, people went crazy for them, even with their outrageous $720 price tag. But does anyone actually understand how they work? These shoes are ridiculous.
"10.02.2017 21:24:46" gizmodo.com FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's Promise to Expand America's Broadband Is Empty Since becoming chairman of the FCC, Ajit Pai has claimed he will make broadband access one of his “top priorities.” He has repeatedly vowed to work to fix the “digital divide” between “those who can use cutting-edge communications services and those who Don't believe it until you see it.
"10.02.2017 21:14:35" io9.gizmodo.com Castlevania TV Show Producer: 'Video Games Are Like the Dopest Art Form' Two days ago, news broke that a Castlevania TV show would be heading to Netflix in 2017, prompting thousands of jokes quoting dialogue from the video game series. In a Facebook post, producer Adi Shankar said, “I personally guarantee that it will end the "The geek culture is the new normal."
"10.02.2017 21:03:46" io9.gizmodo.com Cut Loose With the Gif Party It's that time of the week again. Time to let down our hair for a bit and take some joy in surviving another week. Start your weekend with a gif or two, why don't you? Share how you're feeling this Friday with your favorite gifs
"10.02.2017 20:50:05" io9.gizmodo.com Simon Says Comic Tells the Unbelievable Story of a Real-Life Nazi Hunter Batman might be the Caped Crusader and World's Greatest Detective, but one comic book aims to teach people about a real-life vigilante: Simon Wiesenthal, Nazi Hunter. Simon Wiesenthal, a Holocaust survivor, spent decades bringing Nazis to justice.
"10.02.2017 20:36:58" gizmodo.com Australia is Hot as Balls Right Now Parts of eastern and central Australia are in the midst of a horrific heatwave, with temperatures reaching as high as 116 degrees F (46 degrees C). Alarmingly, the record-setting conditions are expected to worsen over the coming weekend. While it's always And it's only going to get worse.
"10.02.2017 20:25:54" gizmodo.com Can We Charge Batteries With Greenhouse Gases? Climate change is bad, and humans are causing it with all of our cars and factories belching greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Now that that's out of the way, and since it doesn't seem like our government is planning to do anything about it, what if An interesting, but probably far-off technology.
"10.02.2017 20:01:21" gizmodo.com Human Wearing Chimp Suit Chased and Captured During Batshit Zoo Stunt It was only a drill. Staff at the Tama Zoological Park in Tokyo recently chased an unlucky coworker dressed in a droopy chimpanzee suit during an escaped animal drill. Eventually, the zookeepers shot at the costumed human with a tranquilizer gun, loaded This seems like a cruel tradition
"10.02.2017 19:47:55" io9.gizmodo.com Everything Star Wars Has Reintroduced From the Old Expanded Universe When Disney got control of Star Wars, it announced that pretty much everything that wasn't a TV show or movie was no longer canon. That swept away a long tradition of considering almost everything produced in this universe as connected and part of the There's still a lot of the old Expanded Universe within Star Wars' rebooted canon.
"10.02.2017 19:27:01" gizmodo.com This Is How Lame You Look Trying to Be Cool Online With the rise of online communities such as YouTube, Instagram, and Snapchat, a whole group of viewers are literally trying to emulate their favorite denizens of Team Internet. You might even know someone like that, the guy who constantly has his phone This short film is a funny--if bleak--portrayal of a guy trying to be an internet celebrity.
"10.02.2017 18:55:53" gizmodo.com Will a Radical Plan to Save New Zealand's Birds With Genetic Engineering Work? That the kiwi bird still exists at all is something of a marvel. Its native New Zealand has no endemic land predators, and so the bird evolved to be flightless. Today, its nests on the forest floor are under constant attack by invasive species—opossums, Scientists want to genetically engineer 'daughterless' mice to save New Zealand's birds.
"10.02.2017 18:04:10" gizmodo.com How to Watch Tonight's Ultra Rare Eclipse, Snow Moon, and Comet Flyby Cancel all your plans immediately: tonight, stargazers will be able to view a penumbral lunar eclipse, a stunning full moon, and a comet flyby. It'll make for a fantastic Friday night, and it's totally free! We've got all the details!
"10.02.2017 17:55:27" gizmodo.com Airship Maker Vows Giant Flying Ass Will Rise Again It's a beautiful day for aerospace and butts. The Airlander 10, the world's largest aircraft (which also happens to look like a giant ass), has reportedly been repaired and is ready to fly again. This giant butt is patched up and ready to fly again.
"10.02.2017 17:52:01" io9.gizmodo.com The 19 Scifi and Fantasy Movies of Keanu Reeves, Ranked John Wick: Chapter 2 opens today, and while that film quite doesn't fit within io9's science fiction/fantasy borders, star Keanu Reeves has certainly devoted a large chunk of his career to those genres we love best. So now seems a good a time as any to An actor we always enjoy watching, especially in genre films.
"10.02.2017 17:10:10" End of Week News Roundup on Comcast, Samsung and Evan and Mira... How does Facebook sleep at night?
"10.02.2017 16:49:01" gizmodo.com Excessive Radiation Inside Fukushima Fries Clean-up Robot A remotely-controlled robot sent to inspect and clean a damaged reactor at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant had to be pulled early when its onboard camera went dark, the result of excess radiation. The abbreviated mission suggests that radiation levels The hottest readings yet from inside the plant.
"10.02.2017 16:34:01" io9.gizmodo.com Stranger Things Is Keeping Some of Season Two's Episode Titles Secret and It's Your Fault It turns out that some of those lengthy analyses of the Stranger Things season two episode names might not have been for shit. As it turns out, the Duffy Brothers have hoarded some of the “real” chapter titles, because they don't want you spoiling "These people are smart on the f---ing internet."
"10.02.2017 16:19:50" io9.gizmodo.com Now a New Batman Rumor Contradicts the Last One and Our Heads Hurt When Ben Affleck gave up directing duties on the solo Batman film, it was obvious things were grim. And while the latest rumor seems to suggest they're just getting worse, at least this time there may be a silver lining. Now there's an update to the previous rumor about The Batman script.
"10.02.2017 15:59:06" gizmodo.com Report: Facebook Agrees to Independent Audit After Admitting It Screwed Up Its Metrics Facebook has agreed to an audit by the Media Rating Council after a string of admissions by the company that some of the metrics it provided to advertisers weren't accurate, the Wall Street Journal reports. Facebook has agreed to an audit by the Media Rating Council after a string of admissions by the company that some of the metrics it provided to advertisers weren't accurate.
"10.02.2017 15:58:00" io9.gizmodo.com Lego Batman Has No Shame When It Comes to Promoting His Movie Would you recognize the grimy, gravelly voice of the snap-brick Dark Knight if you got a weird-ass phone call asking about an inventory of playthings? Two employees at a British toy store sure didn't. Batman needs Kryptonite.
"10.02.2017 15:36:12" io9.gizmodo.com Deep Space 9 Fans Donate $150,000 to Documentary in Less Than a Day Deep Space Nine's fans have spoken, and they want a behind-the-scenes look at their beloved yet divisive Star Trek series. Less than a day after DS9's cast and crew announced a fundraising campaign to complete What We Left Behind, the documentary reached That didn't take long.
"10.02.2017 14:50:33" gizmodo.com This One Weird Face Trick Helps Sailfish Wreck the Shit Out of Prey Sailfish, those speedy giant fish you usually see pinned to the wall at your favorite seafood shack, are the most badass fish in the ocean. Not only are they the fastest fish, but they've also evolved to be such unpredictable killers that schools of their If you find yourself in an alley full of sailfish... you're screwed
"10.02.2017 14:47:07" io9.gizmodo.com First Peek at the New Giant Robots of Pacific Rim: Uprising There's new hope for a Dredd sequel, and possibly more Firefly. Rampage may have found its Lizzie and Ralph. Plus, Matt Nix's X-Men TV series casts its first mutant, new viral footage from Logan, and the future of River Song on Doctor Who. Spoilers now! Plus, hope for a Dredd sequel, and Steven Moffat says he's done with River Song on Doctor Who for good.
"10.02.2017 14:21:15" gizmodo.com Hundreds of Whales Are Dead Following a Horrific Mass Stranding in New Zealand In what's considered the largest mass stranding in decades, over 400 pilot whales have beached themselves on a New Zealand shore. Hundreds of whales died overnight, and rescuers are now frantically working to save the dozens of remaining whales who are So awful.
"10.02.2017 14:15:30" gizmodo.com There Could Be a Crazy Health Benefit to Eating Stale Bread Every other day, someone writes a story about something causing or preventing cancer. Usually, it's all hype or the explanation is a snooze, but sometimes, the research is just strange enough to grab our attention. That's the case with a new study, which Stale bread could be good for you...maybe
"10.02.2017 14:02:53" gizmodo.com Samsung's New Chromebook Is a Nearly Perfect Budget Laptop I was working on the new Samsung Chromebook Pro, furiously putting together a post that needed to go up. The final touch was an image, but I needed to edit it and didn't want to reach for my normal work machine. So I popped it open in the Adobe Lightroom Google's weird OS has come a long way.
"10.02.2017 13:02:43" gizmodo.com Trump's Pick to Oversee Medicare Took Money From Health Contractors While Designing State Health Plans The Trump regime's pick for Health Secretary, Tom Price, was confirmed by the Senate overnight and some people are concerned about how he'll dismantle everything from Obamacare to the FDA. But there's another nominee for the Department of Health and Human President Donald J. Trump only picks the best people
"10.02.2017 02:12:48" io9.gizmodo.com Science Fiction Nightmares Abound in Anthology Film Galaxy of Horrors The genre fiends behind Toronto's Little Terrors are at it again, adding another anthology film to a series that kicked off with the horror-centric Minutes Past Midnight. The new collection is called Galaxy of Horrors, and there's a strong science fiction All killer, no filler.
"10.02.2017 01:50:08" gizmodo.com Ecuador Can't Wait for Adult Son Julian Assange to Move Out Ecuador is extremely ready for its adult son and growing annoyance, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, to move of out of the country's London embassy—like as soon as possible. How soon do they want him out? “We would like the next step to be tomorrow,” Ecuador's foreign minister said.
"10.02.2017 01:35:51" jezebel.com Cannibalism is 'Perfectly Natural' and Quite Useful, Argues New Book Between zombie fare like The Walking Dead and The Santa Clarita Diet, and the upcoming French film Raw, which caused attendees of a Toronto Film Festival screening to pass out last year, contemporary pop culture is increasingly fascinated by the rigors of Cannibalism is having a moment.
"10.02.2017 01:21:50" io9.gizmodo.com Hulu and Marvel's Runaways Show Has Found Its Supervillain Parents Marvel recently announced the teens who will make up the main cast of Runaways, a Hulu series based on a beloved teen comic from Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona. Now, we've got a peek at their evil parents, called the Pride, and they're looking both Parents just don't understand.
"10.02.2017 01:09:19" kotaku.com Why It's So Hard To Make Games In China Not only do you have to fight against the stereotypes of Chinese culture surrounding Kung Fu, gang warfare, and illegal street racing, you have to do so under the rule of one of the strictest governments in the world. All media consumed and produced It's tough making games in China.
"10.02.2017 00:45:19" kotaku.com Here is a Very Specific Video Game Thing That Sucks Sometimes, video games are good. Other times, they suck. Here is a thing some good games do that really sucks. Players call it double-RNG, or maybe "RNG on RNG."
"09.02.2017 23:58:53" io9.gizmodo.com These Star Wars Soy Sauce Dishes Are Completely Absurd and I Want Them So Bad Eating sushi is as much an art as making the Japanese delicacy. When it comes to enhancing the flavor of sashimi or nigiri you're not supposed to just drown your sushi in soy sauce. A light dip is all you need, and these wonderful Star Wars soy sauce For those Star Wars fans who like sushi.
"09.02.2017 23:46:34" io9.gizmodo.com The Halloween Remake Will Come From the Minds Behind Eastbound and Down Michael Myers is coming back and he'll do so with a little Eastbound and Down flair. “The Horror Master” John Carpenter just revealed that Danny McBride and David Gordon Green will write the next Halloween remake with Gordon Green directing. In October 2018, Michael Myers is back. From a very surprising team.
"09.02.2017 23:33:09" gizmodo.com Relive Your 2000s Music Dreams With This Mashup Maker Think back to your iPod circa the mid-2000s, what music was on it? If you're like the Gizmodo staff, you probably had a healthy mix of hip-hop, rock, and pop. 50 Cent? Yes. Franz Ferdinand? Absolutely! Evanescence? Don't try to deny it. J-Kwon? Fuck. Yes. Go shorty, it's your birthday
"09.02.2017 23:21:16" fusion.net The Lost History of the Very First Camgirl Clique JenniCam.com inspired hundreds of people to follow her example, uploading their lives to the internet in real time, in crude, 15- to 30-second increments. Before Big Brother, Real Housewives, or Kim Kardashian, there was JenniCam.
"09.02.2017 23:10:10" io9.gizmodo.com Here's That Beauty and the Beast/Harry Potter Mashup You Didn't Know You Wanted But, it turns out, you really did want it. In Beauty and Lord Voldemort, Pistolshrimps seamlessly edits Harry Potter footage into the live-action Beauty and the Beast trailer. You will never look at Voldemort's smile the same way. His smile will haunt you.
"09.02.2017 22:36:54" gizmodo.com Dozens of Patients Are Suing a Clinic That Gave Them Fake Alzheimer's Diagnoses Imagine that a doctor told you that your brain was slowly starting to self-destruct, that soon your once-healthy neurons would stop functioning, that you would lose all connection with reality, with the things and people that you loved. Then imagine that This is basically your worst nightmare.
"09.02.2017 22:15:57" gizmodo.com Snap CEO's Supermodel Fiancée Is Sick of Facebook Stealing Her Man's Ideas Facebook-owned Instagram recently got done shamelessly copying Snapchat's most popular features—kneecapping the company before its IPO in the process—and Miranda Kerr, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel's supermodel fiancée, is fucking pissed. “I cannot STAND Facebook,” Kerr said.
"09.02.2017 21:41:19" gizmodo.com Microsoft Is Winning a Battle Against Government Surveillance Microsoft just scored a point for its customers' privacy. Today, US District Judge ruled that the government can't avoid a lawsuit alleging that its surveillance operations violate citizens' constitutional rights. The judge in question is the same one Finally, some good news…
"09.02.2017 21:35:23" gizmodo.com Elon Musk Responds to Claims of Low Pay, Injuries and Anti-Union Policies at Tesla Plant Tesla's effort to bring electric cars to the world has often felt like science fiction in real life. CEO Elon Musk's continued defense of and association with the decided anti-science Trump administration has cracked that illusion somewhat, but an alleged Turmoil for Tesla's Fremont plant
"09.02.2017 20:58:12" io9.gizmodo.com The Sex Addict in Fifty Shades Darker Loved Chronicles of Riddick As a Child The sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker, opens this weekend. As Universal started to screen the film, one minor, beautiful detail became the focal point for discussion online: the fact that Christian Grey's childhood bedroom has a As if these franchises couldn't get any weirder
"09.02.2017 20:47:28" gizmodo.com The Guy Who Makes Sure Trump Doesn't Get Hacked No Longer Works at the White House Remember the recent reports about how President Trump is still using his unsecured Android phone? Well, that situation just got scarier now that the White House's chief information security officer reportedly no longer has a job. It's unclear if the White House chief information security officer got fired or simply quit
"09.02.2017 20:45:07" gizmodo.com Government Ethics Site Keeps Crashing Due to 'Extraordinary' Traffic for Some Reason As journalists and government watchdogs scramble to hold the Trump administration accountable for a long list of potential conflicts of interest—including White House advisor Kellyanne Conway's recent recommendation to “go buy Ivanka [Trump's] stuff”—the Hmm... I wonder why everyone's going to the government ethics site...
"09.02.2017 20:25:04" gizmodo.com Jeff Bezos Talks to Alexa on the Can Things can get pretty boring when you're the fourth richest person in the world, so Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has installed one of his company's products in every room of his house—including the bathrooms. No judgment.
"09.02.2017 20:23:43" gizmodo.com Quinoa Shouldn't Be a Rich People Food Superfoods are bullshit. It feels like every time someone realizes an under-eaten or foreign food is high in nutrients and gluten-free, be it kale, quinoa or açai berries, marketers slap the “superfood” label on it and suddenly, it's on grocery store Quinoa for all!
"09.02.2017 20:16:32" io9.gizmodo.com What Part of a Character's Origin Story Really Matters? Greetings, denizens of the pre-apocalypse! My apologies that your mail is a little late today, but rest assured it's just as non-existent as ever. This week: The new Who, if trailers can be spoiled, and what part of an origin story is completely Plus an explanation of why trailers are NOT spoilers.
"09.02.2017 20:00:00" Pollinating with Drones Bees are dying at an alarming rate. To fight the coming bee-pocalypse, scientists are building pollinator drones: http://gizmo.do/jCb0VId