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Trump's Plan to Slash the NIH Budget Won’t Just Hurt Scientists—It Will Hurt Everyone

29 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

While the Trump Administration’s plan for massive cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency has caused a veritable national panic, much less discussed has been the proposal to slash the budget of the National Institutes of Health. Read more...

Save $50 on the Smart Thermostat That's Smarter Than a Nest

1 hour agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

While it doesn’t have the brand recognition of Nest’s learning Thermostat, the Ecobee3 Smart Thermostat one-ups its most popular competitor by including a wireless remote sensor that you can place elsewhere in your house, giving the thermostat a more accurate picture of your home’s overall temperature. Plus, it’ll… Read more...

A '90s Version of Snapchat Would Have Been a Whole Lot Less Confusing

1 hour agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Looking back at older versions of software makes you wonder how we even managed to use them years ago. Dusty iterations of programs like Word, Excel, and even Photoshop were crude as hell by today’s standards. But what if Snapchat—Mark Zuckerberg’s favorite ephemeral app—had existed on desktop computers in the ‘90s?… Read more...

Does the New Samsung Galaxy Explode?

1 hour agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Esteemed tech analysts are already wondering if the new Samsung phone will explode. So… will it? Read more...

How to Hide Your Browsing History From Your Snooping ISP

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Congress has moved to dismantle some Obama-era rules that would have protected the online privacy of everyday Americans. This sucks. The deregulation means it will be easier for huge telecom companies to track and sell their customers’ browsing history. This sucks! But not all is lost. Read more...

This Elusive Giant Octopus Snacks on Giant Jellies

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The giant deep-sea octopus Haliphron is so rare that marine biologists have seen it just three times in 27 years. Using a robotic sub, scientists have finally caught video footage of this animal at mealtime—revealing its distinct preference for gelatinous sea creatures. Read more...

Uranus Smells Like Farts

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Scientists have lots of questions about Uranus. Why does Uranus look the way it does, why did Uranus form the way it did, why does Uranus differ so much from other gas giants, like Jupiter and Saturn? But I had a more important question. Read more...

The US Is Ceding the Energy Industry of the Future to China

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

On Tuesday, President Trump pledged to end the “war on coal” by rolling back the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-era federal policy that compels states to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. China responded Wednesday, reaffirming its commitment to investing in clean energy and honoring the Paris Agreement, an… Read more...

9 Things to Know About the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Bixby

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is very important because as you probably know, Samsung is in a bit of trouble. The Note 7 explosions from last summer continue to haunt the company, and Samsung’s leadership is currently embroiled in a scandal that is, to put it gently, totally bananas. The company needs a big win lest it be… Read more...

io9 Black Panther Confirms an Important Cast Member | Jalopnik ‘Deep Subprime’ Loans Skyrocket As Am

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

io9 Black Panther Confirms an Important Cast Member | Jalopnik ‘Deep Subprime’ Loans Skyrocket As Americans Keep Buying Cars They Can’t Pay For | Kotaku Funcom Relaunches The Secret World As A Free-To-Play Action RPG | Two Cents Do You Still Need to Cut Up Your Canceled Credit Cards? | Read more...

I Would Eat This Ham and Cheese Bust of Vin Diesel Fast and Furiously

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Thanks to YouTube, the easiest way to score your 15 minutes of fame is to buy an expensive machine, master its capabilities, and film yourself using it. Some go with high-speed cameras, while others go with hydraulic presses. William Osman, on the other hand, went the laser cutter route, and used one to make a… Read more...

How to Get the Windows 10 Creators Update Early

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

You don’t have to wait around like a normal person for the Creators Update to drop—it’s available to download right now, if you’re a Windows Insider. The Windows Insider program lets you beta test advance versions of the OS for free, if you don’t mind the occasional bug, and here’s what you need to do to get enrolled. Read more...

Britain Releases Futuristic New Pound Coin Just in Time For Brexit

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Royal Mint released 300 million new one pound coins into circulation on Tuesday. The money’s packed with cutting edge anti-counterfeiting measures, including one that British authorities won’t even talk about. Is it a coincidence that this happened the day before British Prime Minister Teresa May triggered the… Read more...

Trump's Social Media Crony Claims Our Dear Leader Is Tweeting From an iPhone

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Last week, we reported on some strange activity taking place on Donald Trump’s Twitter account. The tweets are as unhinged and angry as ever, but since March 8th, nearly every message has come from an iPhone, and not Trump’s woefully out of date and unsecured Android device. Given his love for his Android device,… Read more...

Elephant Herd Rescued After Harrowing Ordeal in Mud Trap

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Late last week, 11 Asian elephants at Cambodia’s Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary ambled into a mud-filled bomb crater that dates back to the Vietnam War. Unable to get out, and with the mud quickly drying, the elephants’ situation become dire—prompting conservation officials to spring into action. Read more...

Saturn's Weirdest Moon is Full of Electric Sand

5 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Saturn is the golden retriever of the solar system: It’s nice to look at and generally everyone’s favorite, including mine. While liking Saturn is admittedly a little basic, its 62 moons are anything but—it has a Death Star moon, a dumpling moon, and many other misfits. But its largest moon, Titan, might actually be… Read more...

The Plan to Bring a Little Bit of Venus Back to Earth

5 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Venus, arguably the most Earth-like world we know of, is an enigma. Despite decades of studying Venus from afar, and sending off probes to melt into metallic puddles on its surface, we still don’t understand why our nearest neighbor is a toxic hellscape. But scientists hope to change that, with a bold new mission that… Read more...

Windows Creators Update Is Full of Neat Tricks You'll Never Use

5 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It’s official: Come April 11, the Windows 10 Creators Update will begin slowly rolling out to every Windows 10 machine on the planet—whether you want it on said machine or not. Microsoft is clearly fond of the ample changes it made when launching Windows 10 back in 2015 because two years after its initial release. the… Read more...

Amazon Wants You To Get Outdoors With This Merrell Shoe Sale

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Stock up on all the footwear you could need to get outside for spring from Amazon’s one-day Merrell shoe sale. Take up to 40% off shoes for many different occasions, like hiking, running, or trekking from one of the most popular outdoor brands. You’ll probably need to think of more excuses to leave work and get the… Read more...

North Korean Defector Describes the Shock of Adjusting to a Society With Advanced Technology

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Wall Street Journal has a fascinating new video about the struggles that many North Koreans go through when they defect to the South. Many of the hurdles are technological. As just one example, when North Koreans first encounter ATMs they sometimes believe that there’s a person inside the machine because the ATM… Read more...

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