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Quirky's Black Friday Sale is Full of Great Gift Ideas

18 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

You might not have had any items from Quirky on your Black Friday wish list, but if you need some cool gift ideas for your discerning friends and family members, they have some seriously great stuff on sale right now. Read more...

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Is the Ultimate Thanksgiving Flick

19 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If you are going to sit down tonight and watch a post-turkey movie with the assemblage of humans who share your genetic matter, I highly recommend Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. The 1987 John Hughes flick is funny and touching. Watching...Show More Summary

Hear the Windows XP Text-to-Speech Converter Sing The Piña Colada Song

20 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Remember Microsoft's Sam? He was the text-to-speech converter that came bundled into Windows XP. And now he's decided to have a go at the The Piña Colada Song. You should listen to this, it's great. Read more...

Watch How the World's Largest Solar Farms Get Built

21 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Large-scale solar plants are monstrous construction projects, that cover hundreds or thousands of acres of land in photovoltaic goodness. This amazing video shows how they go from concept to reality. Read more...

A Sneak Peek At Ken Burns' New Documentary: The First Black Friday

21 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Black Friday has become as much an American holiday tradition as decking the halls, trimming the tree, or watching football. So it only makes sense that Ken Burns' latest documentary, courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel, tells the story of the nation's very first unofficial shopping holiday that followed the first Thanksgiving. Read more...

Start Burning Off That Turkey With This Wood and Leather Weight Set

22 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Rarely does fitness gear prioritize form over functionality (understandably) and that's why most of the time exercise machines and ellipticals are hidden away in a basement workout room. But wouldn't you be more inclined to exerciseShow More Summary

Report: Europe's Upping Its Space Game 

23 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Elon Musk's private space company, SpaceX, has been coming on in leaps and planetary-sized bounds of late, so much so that it's apparently threatening our friends across the pond. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the EU is about to invest in a whole new generation of low-cost rockets in order to stay competitive. Read more...

Why It's A Lot Harder To Spill Beer Than Coffee

I think it's well known that beer is one of mankind's greatest inventions. But aside from the perfect taste, and ability to make in-laws seem magically more tolerable, it turns out that beer also has its very own built-in anti-spill mechanism. Read more...

Turkey Does Not Make You Sleepy After You Eat It

T urkey does not make you drowsy after you eat it. Now to be clear, turkey does contain tryptophan. Tryptophan is an amino acid which the human body doesn't naturally produce, but is essential to proper body function and, thus, must be acquired from food. Show More Summary

This RC Carbon Fiber Glider Looks Like a Stealthy Paper Airplane

The Power Up 3.0 was the first paper airplane that actually let you steer and fly your folded creation like an RC toy, but in terms of durability it was still just made of paper. With the Carbon Flyer you lose the ability to fold your...Show More Summary

The Best Black Friday Gaming Deals

Retailers took their time, but this is an amazing set of Black Friday gaming deals. Deals will be hyperlinked as they go live. Read more...

The Science Behind Dark and Light Meat

White meat vs dark meat is a long-running battle for the Thanksgiving ages, with no clear winner likely to be determined soon. (Just kidding. White meat is better. Obviously.) But have you ever actually wondered why different delicious turkey parts have different colors? Read more...

You Have a Couple of Options for Your Philips Hue Black Friday Deal

The Philips Hue home lighting system is one of the great aspirational geek home decorating items of our time, but unfortunately, it's rarely discounted. Well, that trend continues on Black Friday, but if you buy today, you can at least get a freebie with your order. Read more...

The five worst Thanksgiving turkey cooking disasters

Fried turkey is delicious but if you don't know how to cook it properly you could end up burning your house down. Here's proof in the form of five fiery GIFs, the most violent fried turkey disasters on the internet. Read more...

According to The Verge, Microsoft is planning to unveil the consumer preview of Windows 10 at an eve

According to The Verge, Microsoft is planning to unveil the consumer preview of Windows 10 at an event in late January. We'll apparently see new consumer features, including a touch interface, and get more news on Microsoft's phone and tablet lines. [The Verge] Read more...

Save 30% on Any Printed Book Today on Amazon. Yes, ANY Book.

Category-wide sales on Amazon are few and far between, and this is one of the most wide-ranging discounts they've ever offered: Promo code HOLIDAY30 will take 30% off any physical book they sell, up to $10. Read more...

Laser-Etch Your Pumpkin Pie To Create a True Thanksgiving Masterpiece

To guarantee a chorus of oohs and aahs when you bring your pumpkin pie to the table today, why not consider first putting it under a laser-cutter—with the intensity dialed back—to etch a beautiful design on its surface? Read more...

The Syrian Electronic Army Is Ruining Thanksgiving With Popups

The Syrian Electronic Army, a group of pro-Assad-regime hackers, has decided to celebrate today by infesting a bunch of popular news websites with cheery Thanksgiving popups informing people that they've been hacked (spoiler: they haven't). Read more...

The Scientifically Proven Way to Break Off the Biggest Wishbone Piece

Challenging a sibling or cousin to a wishbone breaking contest is as much a Thanksgiving tradition as stuffing, pumpkin pie, and awkward family conversations. And thanks to some important research recently conducted by scientists atShow More Summary

Target KO's Every Other Retailer with This Super Smash Bros. Deal

Today at Target, if you buy a copy of Super Smash Bros. on Wii U, they'll throw in a $15 gift card. That's the best deal we've seen advertised on Smash this holiday season, and likely the best you'll see before the new year. NO CONTEST! [ Super Smash Bros. + $15 Gift Card] Read more...

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