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Add Permanent USB Charging Ports To Your Home For 20% Off

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

These days, you probably charge as many things over USB as you do over standard AC outlets, so it only makes sense to add some semi-permanent USB ports to your home. Read more...

We Were Wrong About How the Asteroid Apocalypse Will Go Down

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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 atmosphere. Read more...

Cloudbleed Is a Problem But It Gets Worse

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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 as bad as it could have been. But it’s not good, either. Read more...

Blanket Your Home In Wi-Fi With Discounted Eero Mesh Routers

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Eero is the first networking company to truly bring mesh networking to the masses, and their routers are back on sale for the first time since the holidays. Read more...

FCC Picks Worst Day Possible to Block Rules Protecting Personal Info

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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 Communications Commission’s new leadership, however, that deadline will now… Read more...

A Brief History of Uber and Google's Very Complicated Relationship

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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, which he subsequently used when starting his own company that… Read more...

This Duckling Debate Shows How Science Really Gets Done

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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 writers will vet those studies with several scientists to ensure they… Read more...

Please Don't 'Glue' Your Vagina Shut During Your Period 

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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 idea. And before you ask, no, he is not joking. Read more...

An Alarmingly Early Spring is Sweeping Across the Southern United States

18 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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. Read more...

Bitcoin Refuses to Just Die Already

18 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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. Read more...

How to Make Trump Less of a Dick, With Science

18 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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 best. Unfortunately, that kind of behavior and worse is par for the… Read more...

Chickenshit Scott Pruitt Is Never Going to Stand Up to the Fossil Fuel Industry

19 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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 Group put it, “The EPA is the only guarantee that when you turn… Read more...

Today's Best Deals: Work Boots, Hand Tools, Batman Games, and More

20 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Wera tools, work boots, and Batman: Return to Arkham lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...

Everything You Need to Know About Cloudbleed, the Latest Internet Security Disaster

20 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Have you heard? A tiny bug in Cloudfare’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 reading. This is a scary big deal. Read more...

A Little-Known CRISPR Technique Could Be the Key to Fighting Deadly Superbugs

21 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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 fight against cancer, crop pathogens, and environmental problems.… Read more...

The Chemical That Killed Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother Is Horrifying

22 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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? Read more...

Change Your Passwords. Now. 

22 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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. Read more...

Updates on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Uncharted, and More

23 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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, and a new look at Sense8 season two. To me, my spoilers! Read more...

Fix Everything From Your Smartphone To Your Car With Amazon's Wera Tool Sale

23 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Whether you’re rebuilding an engine in your garage, or just following an iFixit guide to replace your broken phone screen, the tools you need are on sale today. Read more...

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 face of tragedy: Raising money for the survivors through… Read more...

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