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Sony Hack Reveals Intent to Acquire Super Smash Bros. Film Rights

1 hour agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Included in the deluge of Sony executive emails, memos, PDFs and presentations released on WikiLeaks earlier this week is one little nugget that will warm your inner child’s heart: Sony may be trying to nab film rights to the Super Smash Bros. series. Read more...

Zombie Worms Feasted On The Bones of Ancient Marine Reptiles

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

There’d be a lot more plesiosaurs in the fossil record, if it wasn’t for all the damn zombie worms. At least, that’s one interpretation of a new study which shows that Osedax, better known as the zombie worm, devoured the bones of marine reptiles 100 million years ago. Read more...

NASA Says Nobody's Getting to Mars Without Its Help

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

NASA really wants humans make it to Mars, and it also really wants to be the one that gets us there. In fact, NASA administrator Charles Bolden went so far as to say that “No commercial company without the support of NASA and government is going to get to Mars.” Read more...

This Shape-Shifting Sofa Stacks Itself Like Suitcases

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If you already loved rearranging furniture, this shapeshifting sofa will take your addiction to a whole new level. Read more...

FBI Accosts Security Researcher Over Fear That He Hacked His Flight

5 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When airport security researcher Chris Roberts tweeted about his ability to hack the in-cabin control systems aboard his Boeing 747 flight, he probably wasn’t anticipating the quip would get him detained by the Feds. But some jokes, the FBI doesn’t find very funny. Read more...

A Remote Amazonian Tribe Harbors Unprecedented Microbiome Diversity

7 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The trillions of bacteria that live on us and in us—our microbiomes—are vital to our health in ways we’re just beginning to understand. Now scientists have discovered the most diverse collection of bodily bacteria ever, in a remote Amazonian tribe of southern Venezuela. Read more...

A Self-Inflating, Self-Propelled, Stand-Up Paddleboard

8 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

With spring coming late on the heels of a brutal winter, it’s hard to believe that summer is right around the corner. Still, in a few short months it’ll be plenty warm enough to take your self-inflating, self-propelled paddleboard out for a spin on the water. Uh, say again? Read more...

Every Tree in New York City, Mapped By Species

9 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

New York City is about as urban as urban gets, but even concrete jungles harbor leafy life. At last count, there were 592, 130 trees in the Big Apple, and thanks to the efforts of Brooklyn-based designer Jill Hubley, you can now study them all in a colorful interactive map. Read more...

Netflix Sets Its Prices According to Local Piracy Rates

10 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If you live in a country with a lot of piracy, you probably enjoy lower monthly Netflix subscription fees. That’s according to Netflix CFO David Wells, who says that a country’s piracy rate is the primary factor determining the service’s local price. Read more...

Today's Best Deals: The Best Headphones, Chromecast, Swimsuits, & More

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Today on Adorama, you can pick up the X ve rsion of your favorite headphones for just $109 after a $20 rebate. That's a whopping $60 less than usual, and the best price we've ever seen. If you're not familiar with the these semi-legendary...Show More Summary

The Universe's Largest Galaxies Rotted From the Inside Out 

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Littered across the cosmos are massive, dead galaxies, containing roughly half the stars in the known Universe. Much about these cosmic graveyards remains a mystery, but a study published yesterday in Science study offers additional insight into their death: They rotted from the inside out. Read more...

The Best of Gizmodo This Week

Mysterious gaping holes! Superhero skivvies! A really skinny MacBook! GAME OF FUCKING THRONES. Just another week at Gizmodo. Here are the highlights. Read more...

George Lucas Wants To Build Affordable Housing on His Skywalker Ranch

Having safely outsourced the Star Wars franchise, George Lucas can focus on his real estate projects. He’s got his museum in Chicago, and now, an affordable housing project proposed for his own Skywalker Ranch. Those who can’t afford San Francisco could live just over the Golden Gate Bridge in what’s otherwise one of the priciest places in California. Read more...

In 1851, A Man Picked Two Unpickable Locks and Changed Security Forever

The pursuit of lock picking is as old as the lock, which is itself as old as civilization. But in the entire history of the world, there was only one brief moment, lasting about 70 years, where you could put something under lock and key—a chest, a safe, your home—and have complete, unwavering certainty that no intruder could get to it. Read more...

An Oil Spill Near Louisiana Has Been Quietly Leaking for 10 Years 

Everyone remembers the catastrophic oil spills like BP’s in 2010. Few remember the slow motion spills, like Taylor Energy’s, which has been drip drip dripping for all of the past 10 years—a leak shrouded in secrecy and seemingly impossible to fix. Read more...

Mark Zuckerberg Is Just Plain Bad at Net Neutrality

Mark Zuckerberg means well. Or at least the billionaire says he does in a recent blog post about net neutrality and the Facebook-backed nonprofit Long story short, publishers in India are pulling their content from the app over apparent net neutrality violations, and well, Zuck’s reaction is pretty much: ¯\_(?)_/¯ Read more...

What You Can Do About Mosquitos

From ancient home remedies to modern gadgets and even new clothes technology, there’s no need to suffer mosquito bites this spring. Follow this basic advice and never get bit again. Read more...

Oops: Google Accidentally Tore Itself a Security Hole on April Fool's 

April Fool’s Day comes but once a year, and that’s probably a good thing for Google. Everyone’s favorite search giant and proprietor of quirky holiday-related graphics accidentally broke its site security this April 1. Read more...

This Versatile Dyson Vacuum is Deeply Discounted Today

The Dyson DC35 transforms from a compact-but-powerful hand vacuum into a full length stick vac in seconds, and is of course completely cordless too. Dyson dominated the nominations for your favorite vacuum, and today’s price is about $40-$50 less than usual. [Dyson DC35, $175] Read more...

You Can Now Fix Pretty Much Anything Using Star Wars-Branded Duct Tape

Star Wars Celebration has officially opened the flood gates for a tidal wave of new Star Wars merchandise. And if you thought for one second that Lucasfilm had lost its marketing magic after being bought by Disney, you can now buy officially-branded...Show More Summary

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