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To Save Koalas From Extinction, We May Have to Kill Them First

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Australia’s iconic koala—a species already threatened with extinction—is currently in the midst of a devastating chlamydia epidemic. Some scientists are now arguing that in order to save these cute marsupials from extinction, we may have to euthanize them in a massive cull. Read more...

How One Creepy Company Uses Smartphones to Secretly Track Voters

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The 2016 election has intensely focused on the debate surrounding the NSA’s endless amount of spying powers. But when Iowa voters recently voiced their opinion on who should be in charge of that murky world of cyber surveillance (among other things), they didn’t know they were already targets themselves. Read more...

This Geologic Map of Pluto Is Just Incredible

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Remember when Pluto was nothing more than a pixelated blob at the edge of our Solar System? We were so young then. But now, seven months after New Horizons’ historic flyby, scientists have amassed so much data on the former ninth planet that they’re constructing our first geologic maps of it. Read more...

Deadpool Is Brutal in the Best Possible Way

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

All decent, right-thinking people love action movies with a high body count. But few movies pack the combination of insane violence and ludicrous self-mockery that you’ll find in Deadpool, in theaters today. This is a celebration of slaughter that gets so silly, it actually feels sort of joyful. Vague spoilers ahead! Read more...

Orion Is Ready to Wear Its Shield

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Orion Exploration Mission 1 (EM-1) spacecraft is about to get its heat shield, which is manufactured in large part by Lockheed Martin. Building the heat shield involved a so-called out of autoclave (OOA) cure process, a high temperature, high pressure method for manufacturing composite materials, such as carbon fiber and epoxy resins. Read more...

Woman Does Lord's Work, Makes Smart Vibrator

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The vagina and clitoris are a mysterious things. No, seriously they are. Scientists make big bucks studying the penis, but the vagina and clitoris often languish in official research circles. They languish in the bedroom too. Read more...

Physicists Are Freaking Out About Gravitational Waves and You Should Too

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

LIGO co-founders Kip Thorne (R), and Rainer Weiss (L) sharing the discovery of gravitational waves, via Getty Images After five months of keeping their stupendous discovery under wraps, physicists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) are finally allowed to freak out publicly about gravitational waves. Show More Summary

Smithsonian Uncovers Apollo 11 'Graffiti' Not Seen in Decades

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Credit: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. While building a 3D model of the Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia, archivists at the Smithsonian uncovered hand-written notes and markings in areas of the spacecraft not seen in more than 40 years. The remarkable etchings offer a new glimpse into what life was life on the way to the Moon. Read more...

The shoe-maker ASICS just announced its acquissition of FitnessKeeper, Inc., which owns the popular

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The shoe-maker ASICS just announced its acquissition of FitnessKeeper, Inc., which owns the popular exercise app Runkeeper. What will ASICS do with its shiny new app and its 33 million users? It’s very unclear. Read more...

The Perfect Sound System For Your Secondary TVs Is Just $78 Today

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If you’re still listening to any of your TVs through their built-in speakers, here’s an easy fix for under $80. Read more...

Apple's Being Sued Over Force Touch and 3D Touch

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Apple’s latest whizzy user interface technology is found in Force Touch and 3D Touch, both of which use haptic feedback to make touchpads and screens come to life. But it might not have been so new after all, because now Apple’s being sued for allegedly infringing three patents over the tech. Read more...

Ground Control Has Finally Given Up on the Philae Lander

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

So long, Philae: You were a plucky little lander, but it’s time to say goodbye. The ground control team working with the craft has announced that it’s finally giving up hope of hearing anything back from Comet 67P. Read more...

This UCLA Algorithm Sees Things Your Eyes Never Could

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

An LED light (left) and what it looks like processed with the new algorithm (right). You shouldn’t always believe your eyes—because there’s much out there that you can’t see. A new, free algorithm created by UCLA engineers enables you to discern details in images that would be impossible to observe any other way. Read more...

Bluetooth Devices Will Link to the Internet Without Your Presence

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A lot of devices rely solely on Bluetooth for connectivity, but they always require another device to provide them with a link to the internet. That often means you need to be right there with it—but not for much longer, because the low-power standard is getting its own gateway to the internet. Read more...

Qualcomm's Latest Chip Provides Gigabit LTE Speeds

19 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Hold on to your data contracts: Qualcomm’s latest modem chip will enable mobile devices to achieve LTE download speeds of up to 1Gbps. Now you just need to find a network that can support it. Read more...

Maybe You Shouldn't Stream Torrents In Your Browser

22 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Torrents-Time is an interesting little browser plugin that lets you stream torrents without needing to download a whole separate client. It’s a boon for anyone who needs a simple way to torrent, but as a few people are pointing out, it’s also horribly insecure. Read more...

Save $300 On Nearly Any Configuration of Apple's New MacBook

23 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

We occasionally see deals on individual SKUs of Apple’s newest ultrathin MacBook, but today, B&H is taking $300 off every configuration they sell, with tax only for New York buyers. [$300 off Apple MacBooks] Read more...

Apple's Already Being Sued Over the 'Error 53' Issue

23 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Find any problem with an Apple device, and sure as carrion crows will rip the still-beating heart from a carcass, class action lawyers will assemble. So it goes with Error 53, the latest (non) issue to befall Cupertino. Read more...

The Latest Crack Counter-Terror Team Comes From...Facebook?

The War On Terror™ continues apace, with dedicated agencies hunting all threats both foreign and domestic. The Wall Street Journal has a new look inside one unlikely group: Facebook. Read more...

This Genetic Alteration Could Prevent the Next Potato Famine

Credit: Tom Ashfield Unlike humans, plants only react to infections when they sustain specific kinds of damage. Now we know that the solution is to get them to produce special “decoy” proteins that can be damaged, in order to get the plant to spring into action. Read more...

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