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These Photos Are a Side of the American West You've Never Seen Before

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

One of the most common subjects in the history of American photography is the West. It's a landscape fraught with potential cliche, but Lucas Foglia's project Frontcountry cuts through popular conceptions and shows the reality of a rapidly transforming area of our country. Read more...

Verizon Is Reportedly Killing the Throttling Plan Everyone Hated

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Verizon was supposed to start data throttling people who used its grandfathered unlimited data plan today, but guess what? It's not going to do that anymore! Read more...

Windows 10 May Have Gotten Its Name Because of Lazy Coders

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When Windows 10 got announced, there was one immediately glaring question: Why Windows 10? Maybe for the extra distance from 8, but a Redditor who claims to be a Microsoft dev has a better—and funnier—answer. The name "Windows 9" could break a whole bunch of lazy code. Read more...

The strange case of O'Hare Airport's vanishing Terminal 4

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Chicago's O'Hare Airport is one of the busiest in the world. That scene from Home Alone where they're running through the airport is no joke. O'Hare's hectic energy is overwhelming enough to make you forget your own Macaulay Culkin, for sure. Show More Summary

This Map Was Made By Charting Every Single Street and Road In the US

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Migration is a mainstay of American culture—the perpetual dream of manifest destiny started with wagons and ended with, well, this: 240 million individual roads and streets, mapped onto a single image by the good folks at Fathom Information Design. Read more...

You Can't Build a City Like a Startup: What the Downtown Project Missed

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

At the CityLab summit in LA yesterday—right about the time that Tony Hsieh's Downtown Project was supposedly laying off a third of its staff—I was having a conversation with a young, excitable urbanist who was heading to Vegas to see the Zappos CEO's $350 million instant neighborhood in the city's revitalized downtown for himself. Read more...

This Big Ol' Phone Might Be the Nexus 6 In the Wild

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Android Police just received these photos from a tipster that appear to show the Nexus 6 in a real human's hands. If it's real, this bigscreen device would confirm rumors that the new Nexus will wear a 5.9-inch screen. It's like an extra-large Moto X! Read more...

How to take an exclusive tour of the Lego factory in 2015

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

I have wanted to hop a plane to Billund and take this tour for years, but to date I have yet to make the pilgrimage to Lego Mecca. In 2015, I'm going beg my parents to watch my then 6 month old child and 2 dogs because Lego has published tour dates and details for 2015 and I'm definitely going this time. Read more...

Sprint and Verizon Are Doubling Data for Family and Friend Plans

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Phone carriers play this competitive game of "me too." So following the AT&T promo that will double data on shared plans, both Sprint and Verizon have announced that they'll do the same. Read more...

Lamborghini Might Make a Hybrid Supercar With a Ridiculous 910HP

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 is just a concept at this point, but if Lambo can pull it off, it'll be one of the most—maybe the single-most—powerful hybrids in the world. Our gearhead friends at Jalopnik have the full rundown below. Read more...

Stunning Depictions of Ancient Comets That Scared the Hell Out of Humans

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Long-tailed stars and mysterious glowing fireballs from the heavens were among the biggest and most fearful mysteries for stargazing humans throughout history. With the development of astronomy science, comets, meteors, meteorites and...Show More Summary

Facebook Apologizes Over Real Name Policy But Doesn't Back Down (Yet)

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Facebook just posed a statement apologizing for the consequences of its draconian policy requiring that people use their "real" names on Facebook. The policy was used to unfairly target members of marginal LGBT communities, but we're promised a solution is in the works. Read more...

The Myth of an Untouched Chernobyl

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Chernobyl's desolation is ruin porn's hallowed ground. But photographer Darmon Richter says the image of an abandoned Soviet city, untouched since its nuclear disaster, is a carefully-constructed facade, a powerful and profitable myth perpetuated by the moneymakers of dark tourism. Read more...

Nikon Is Poised to Beat Canon at DSLR Video

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Video quality in DSLRs has been fairly steady in its seven years or so on the scene. There have been minor jumps in cameras like the Canon 5D Mark III, but DSLRs have been largely eclipsed in image quality by mirrorless and new video-focused cinema cameras. Show More Summary

A GoPro Died to Bring Us This Insane Drone Footage of a Volcano Erupting

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Though Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano isn't the media sensation it was a month ago, it's still steadily erupting—as shown by this incredible video shot with a DJI Phantom 2 drone and a GoPro Hero 3, which did not survive the trip (though the memory card did!). Read more...

?How To Sharpen Any Knife

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A sharp knife isn't just sharper, it's a safer, more efficient, more precise tool. And, like most people, your knives are probably dull. Here's how to fix that quickly, easily and cheaply. Read more...

Windows 10 Video Walkthrough: Where Were You Two Years Ago?

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Windows 10 is here ! Kind of! You can go pick up a very stripped down Technical Preview of the big, bad, Start Menu-having operating system right now. But if you don't want to load up a pretty beta OS, we went through the trouble for you. These are the highlights. Read more...

How Cramped Is It Inside a Space Shuttle?

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Here's a simple visual exercise you can do to get a better feel for the approximate living area inside one of our amazingly complex and now-retired space shuttles. Read more...

Why the Human Body Can't Handle Heavy Acceleration

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Our bodies are surprisingly resilient in many situations, but rapid acceleration is not one of them. While the human body can withstand any constant speed—be it 20 miles per hour or 20 billion miles per hour—we can only change that rate of travel relatively slowly. Speed up or slow down too quickly and it's lights out for you, permanently. Read more...

There's a Smaller Vacuum Hiding in the Handle of This Upright Vac

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Instead of trying to make a compact handheld vacuum as powerful as a full-size vac like Dyson did with its cordless DC59, Samsung has decided to just cram a second smaller vacuum into its new VU7000 upright so you can easily suck dirt and dust off everything that's not your floors. Read more...

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