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

20 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

20 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

20 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

20 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unhinged and angry as ever, but since March 8th, nearly every message has come from an iPhone, and not Trump’s woefully out of date and unsecured Android device.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

21 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

21 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

21 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

22 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

22 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

22 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...

The Wonderboom Is a Great Little $100 Bluetooth Speaker With a Familiar Face

It’s hard to have long-lasting fun for $100 these days. A fancy dinner is over in a couple of hours. A ticket to Disney World expires not long after sunset. But the Wonderboom, a new waterproof speaker from Ultimate Ears, feels like it could last forever. Read more...

LastPass Exploit Shows That Last Password You Made Probably Wasn't Your Last

LastPass is one of the most prominent password managers around. It’s extremely convenient but if it were hacked, it would be quite the pain in the ass for users. In a blog post, the company has warned that a major exploit has been discovered and it outlined what action users should take immediately. Read more...

Human Poop Found in Coke Cans at Manufacturing Plant 

File this story under shit you didn’t want to know. Police in Northern Ireland have opened an investigation to find out exactly how human feces found its way into a shipment of cans at a Coca-Cola bottling plant. Read more...

World's Most Useful Robot Prints and Immediately Burns Trump's Tweets

The one consistent hallmark of our pissboy president’s two-month-long paranoid sitcom is his habit of retreating to Twitter to inflict his delusions on the rest of us. The diminishing returns of tweeting “fuck you” at the man several times are apparent. But, as with most jobs, incendiary responses to our least capable… Read more...

University Threatens Destruction of Millions of Specimens if Museum of Natural History Collection Not Relocated

According to a Facebook post from the University of Louisiana at Monroe Museum of Natural History, administrators have demanded that 6.5 million plant and fish specimens must find a new home on campus within 48 hours or they will be have to be donated or destroyed. Apparently, space is needed for the track team. Read more...

These Flip Flops Are 'Smart' for the Dumbest Possible Reason

Shoe brand Hari Mari has a new line of flip flops done in partnership with baseball glove maker Nokona. These aren’t just any flip flops, though. They have a special chip inside of them that makes them smart. Allegedly. Read more...

One Engineer Is Trying to Get IBM to Reckon With Trump

Daniel Hanley, a cybersecurity engineer at IBM, doesn’t want to be the center of attention. When I asked to take his picture outside one of IBM’s New York City offices, he told me that he wasn’t really into the whole “organizer profile thing.” Read more...

Tropical Cyclone Debbie Looked Massive and Furious From the Space Station

Although tropical cyclone Debbie, yesterday a Category 4 beast, has now been downgraded to a tropical storm carrying a severe weather warning, this footage of the cyclone at near peak intensity captured from the International Space Station will make you glad you don’t live on the eastern coast of Australia. Read more...

What To Do When An Old Friend Wants You To Join A Pyramid Scheme

Have you ever gotten a weird phone call from your home area code? Or maybe someone you used to know randomly invites you over to dinner, mentioning something about a business opportunity. These are sure signs that someone is trying get you involved in a pyramid scheme, and that’s bad, because pyramid schemes are bad. Read more...

Uber Puts Tokens in PR Machine, Finally Releases Long-Delayed Diversity Report

If Uber was hoping the release of its first ever diversity report would deflect from its recent string of PR calamities, it thought wrong. Released Tuesday, the report and accompanying EEO filing are unimpressive at best, even by Silicon Valley’s notoriously low standards for diversity. Women make up less than a… Read more...

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