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Merry Christmas From Uber: Here's A $2 Booking Fee

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Everyone's favorite rideshare app has decided that Christmas Eve is the perfect time to slip through a small change to its Uber Taxi service. Nothing big. Just a $2 fee every single time you want to hail a cab through Uber. Read mor...

This Is What an Image Recognition Algorithm Thinks a Bikini Looks Like

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Image recognition algorithms are nothing like our eyes, and here is blobby static proof. These images fooled an algorithm into seeing a gorilla, bikini, stopwatch and more—yet they obviously resemble nothing of the sort to human eyes. Read more...

The Sparkle Guns that Keep Military Air Transports Safe

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Commercial airlines aren't the only planes under attack from shoulder-fired rockets and missiles these days, a number of slow-moving vehicles in the US Air Force have come under increased threat of being shot down. That's why the USAF is outfitting many of them with sparkling laser blasters to confound inbound threats. Read more...

A Last-Minute Gift Guide of Items Currently in My Bedroom

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Oh no. Your Big Holiday Event is just a day/hour/30 minutes ago away, and you have yet to pick up an appropriate gift. One option is to try to find a 24-hour drug store. Another is murder-suicide. Don't bother! I'm sure I have something. Read more...

Meet the Sony Hack Truthers

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Sony hack is a terrible, awful thing that's going to leave thousands of everyday employees dealing with the repercussions for years to come. But! At least there's a crazy, ranting, sheeple-slaying silver lining. Friends, allow us to introduce you to the Sony hack truthers. There are a lot of them! Read more...

Look at All This Beautiful Nerd Stuff You Can Make with Gingerbread 

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Gingerbread houses are pretty, but if you're making a biscuity homage to a structure, might as well choose something that more specifically suits your interest. Unless your pop culture interest is the Gingerbread Man from Shrek, taking a liberal approach to the idea of a gingerbread house is more fun for constructing a meaningful edible treat. Read more...

Watch a Drone Fly Through Christmas Fireworks in Brooklyn

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Fireworks make every holiday better. And drone footage makes every fireworks display better. So when you combine all three in New York City, the results are the best. Read more...

PS Now--Sony's service that lets you stream Playstation games to your TV (for a price)--is branching

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

PS Now—Sony's service that lets you stream Playstation games to your TV (for a price )—is branching out. It's coming to Samsung TVs (instead of just Sonys) in 2015. Merry Christmas! Read more...

The Interview Is Coming to YouTube

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In addition to allowing theaters around the country to view the now infamous The Interview, Sony will also be releasing Seth Rogen and James Franco's latest via YouTube. According to the report from CNN, Sony will also be releasing on other services as well. Read more...

Sketchers' Game Kicks Sneakers Are a Wearable Version of Simon

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A distracted kid is more often than not a well-behaved kid. So for those times when a child's phone or tablet has run out of power, Skechers is introducing a new line of shoes called Game Kicks that feature a built-in musical memory matching game that is played like Simon, except that these remain strapped to a kid's feet. Read more...

The Very American History of Christmas Lights

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Christmas lights are a uniquely American tradition. That's not just because the first electric Christmas lights appeared in America. The tradition embodies a certain American-ness, an ingenuity and hunger for innovation, that's easily overlooked. America doesn't just make things. America makes things spectacular. Read more...

The 1982 Sears Wish Book Is An Even Better Nostalgia Trip

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The holidays are one of the best times to meander down memory lane. After all, many of us are probably even sleeping in our old childhood bedrooms while visiting our parents this Christmas. And because so many of you enjoyed Dinosaur...Show More Summary

It Took 25 Hours of Continuous Concrete Pouring To Build This Aquarium

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When the Miami's Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science opens in 2016, it's going to have an absolutely bonkers aquarium—imagine a giant camera lens, tilted on its side, that lets visitors walk below the tank and look up into it. Building it, as you might expect, entailed a perfectly-timed, magnificently-engineered fiasco. Read more...

Every Movie Theater Showing The Interview on Christmas Day and After

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Interview, a movie in which two secondary characters from short-lived television classic Freaks and Geeks conspire with the U.S. government to assassinate a sitting head of state, has been through some shit. At last, though, it will be shown. And here are the theaters that will show it, broken down by state. Read more...

Amazon's Giving Away 40 Premium Android Apps and Games for Christmas

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Amazon's celebrating Christmas Eve by giving away 40 premium Android apps via the Amazon App Store. The full list is below, and a lot of them are actually really popular apps, including Terraria, djay 2, and Plex. Read more...

Aww, a Bunch of Architects Designed Santa's HQ

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

On any other day of the year, you might write this off as sentimental schmaltz. But hey! It's Christmas eve—a day when the fact that hundreds of architecture students actually designed Santa's logistics center is actually pretty fun. Read more...

Oxford University puts all kinds of Christmas items under the microscope

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This year's Oxford University season's greetings explores different Christmas items thought he lens of a microscope. From the hard fur of a reindeer to the iconic Santa's wool cap. Not surprisingly, everything looks gorgeous under the microscope. Christmas too. Read more...

Add this incredible house to your list of dream homes

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Casa Los Algarrobos. Perched on the moutains of Puembo, Ecuador, this 8,966-square-foot (833m2) house is yet another dream home to live in and have peace, food, and sex forever. The views, the materials, the distribution—I like it all. But it's that bedroom that took my heart away. I want to wake up there so badly. Read more...

This beer lets you send video messages in its bottles

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Argentinian beer Andes had a great idea: Let people use QR codes printed on their bottles to record video messages so friends or family could get them by pointing their camera phones at it. Then they made this hilarious ad campaign showing one potential use: Send uncomfortable messages about delicate matters. Read more...

New building in the Arab desert looks like a an alien spaceship fleet

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This is Zaha Hadid's latest building, the headquarters for UAE's environmental management company Bee'ah, in the emirate of Sharjah. The company says that Hadid's "design team found inspiration in sand formations created by the wind's movement and direction." Read more...

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