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Sub-Atomic Particles Could Accelerate Themselves

1 hour agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

At school, we all learned from Isaac Newton that no object can change its speed unless an external force acts upon it. For the most part he's right—but now a team of physicists has demonstrated that sub-atomic particles could, in fact, accelerate themselves, without any force applied whatsoever. Read more...

This Celestial Show Is So Crowded It Almost Looks Unreal

1 hour agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

There are not three, four or five, but six different night sky phenomena visible in this amazing astrophoto taken by Petr Horálek, European Southern Observatory's photo ambassador. Read more...

Your Nexus 6's Lack of Fingerprint Sensor Is Apple's Fault

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Nexus 6 is incredibly large and also amazingly good. But as your fingers slide around that monstrous screen, there's one thing that's missing: finger print recognition. And that, apparently, is Apple's fault. Read more...

How the Piano Was Invented

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The names that come to mind at the mention of the Italian Renaissance are the likes of Medici, Da Vinci, and Galileo. Few, however, know the name Bartolomeo Cristofori, an accomplished craftsman who lived and worked during that era.Show More Summary

This Concept Has a Use For Old Modular Phone Parts: A Supercomputer

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Modular phones are certainly a popular idea right now, even if they're currently failing to deliver on their promise. But there's already a suggestion about what could happen to their parts when they're no longer wanted: they could simply slide together to form a supercomputer. Read more...

?Sling TV Review: Holy Crap, We've Figured Out Internet Television

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

At some point, TV became complicated. It used to be this thing I would plop down in front of after school and mindlessly flip through. Then, in 2009, everything changed : analog signals were outlawed, and the new digital TV signals failed me in every way: my old television wasn't compatible, my house was too far from the broadcasting stations. Show More Summary

Google Handed Stacks of WikiLeaks Email Straight to the FBI in 2012

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

WikiLeaks is demanding explanations, after it's come to light that Google gave the FBI emails and digital data belonging to three WikiLeaks staff members when warrants were served in March 2012. Read more...

The First Licensed U.S. Bitcoin Exchange Will Open Today

5 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The bitcoin service provider Coinbase is set to make history later today: it's going to launch the first licensed U.S. exchange for the currency, approved in 24 jurisdictions around the country. Read more...

A Look at How Mini Helicopters Could Help NASA's Future Rovers

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Driving on the surface of Mars pretty much sucks. Even though the Opportunity rover celebrated its 11th anniversary on the Martian surface today, that robust little craft has also ran into tricky sand dunes and other perplexing surface anomalies. It sure would be nice if some aerial reconnaissance could identified these potential snags before they happen. Read more...

What Is Your Favorite Hologram?

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This week you've no doubt heard about Microsoft's Windows Holographic and HoloLens, a piece of head gear equipped with a "holographic" processor that has all intentions of being the next-generation PC. Big whoop! Who cares! Microsoft is walking around like they've invented holograms are something. We've had wonderful holograms for decades! Read more...

The Pirate Cinema Is Just Endless Torrenting and I Can't Stop Watching

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Pirate Cinema turns worldwide torrent traffic into art. The results are equally beautiful, chaotic, inspiring, maddening, and there's a slight chance that I can feel my brain melting. Read more...

AT&T Made the First Transcontinental Phone Call 100 Years Ago Today

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

On Jan. 25, 1915, inventor Alexander Graham Bell (center) called up his former lab partner, Thomas Watson, in San Francisco, making the first transcontinental phone call in history. Read more...

An Artist Created a Stop-Motion Short Film Using 1139 Light Paintings

18 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Light painting is the process of using light and long exposure photography to create almost electric-looking works of art. This bit of light trickery has been used by artists and hobbyists to create stunning visual works as well as recreating the proton streams from GhostBusters. Show More Summary

Why Science Needs Science Journalism

20 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Welcome to Reading List, a roundup of neat journalism concerning science and technology. This week seemed swallowed up by Microsoft's unanticipated bid for the future with Windows Holographic, that it would be understandable if a few interesting headlines slipped by. Show More Summary

Skull Tongs Are a Great DIY Zombie Weapon for the End of Days

21 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

There are plenty of ways to kill a zombie, but everyone knows destroying the brain is the most important ingredient in the recipe for eliminating the undead. Read more...

One Missouri Lawmaker Wants To Make Apple Pay Way Less Convenient

21 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Apple Pay survives on convenience. "Don't worry about getting out your wallet or fishing in your purse. Just point your iPhone 6 at this register thing and be on your way!" Anything that disrupt that simple flow would pretty much doom the technology, such as asking customers for physical IDs every time you buy something for instance. Read more...

Cyanogen Wants to Wrestle Android Away From Google

23 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Cyanogen, the company behind the popular open source operating system and the OS of choice for last year's OnePlus One, wants to be even more independent from the Google-based software that lies at its foundation. According to Cyanogen's CEO, Kirt McMaster " We're attempting to take Android away from Google." Read more...

NASA's Opportunity Has Now Explored the Martian Surface for 11 Years

Eleven years ago today—in fact, at this very minute (12:05 am ET)—NASA's Opportunity rover touched down on Mars for what was supposed to be a 90-day mission. Since then, Opportunity has proven to be an engineering marvel by traveling almost 26 miles on the Martian surface, more than any other off-Earth surface vehicle. Read more...

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Is What Spies Really Do

With a new Cold War already ramping up, you can bet all your remaining pennies that every country is spying on the other with even more enthusiasm than normal. And for a sense of what that actually entails, you should go watch Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. Read more...

Hozier: Angel Of Small Death & The Codeine Scene

Hozier has been on my musical radar ever since Take Me To Church came out — by which I mean that one song has been saved on my phone since then. But it was only this week that I started discovering how fantastic his lesser-known stuff is. Read more...

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