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NASA Will Reformat Mars Rover's Flash Memory From 125 Million Miles Away

NASA's Opportunity rover is still trundling across the surface of Mars, more than 11 years after its 90 day mission began. But its software is getting bogged down, so NASA's doing a full system backup, memory wipe, and reboot. It's just like your routine computer cleanup, just from the next planet over. Read more...

11 Reasons Email Is the Worst

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Email is one of those things that's just a part of your life, period. Most of us know someone who has closed their Facebook account or refused to join in the first place in a little foot-stomping stand by their ego, and you might even know someone who is thrilled with themselves for not owning a smartphone. Read more...

Airline Seats, iPhone 6, Viral Hoaxes, How We Watch Porn, and More

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Well folks, September is almost over, and you worked hard. Hard enough to earn yourself and everyone else a long weekend. Here are the best stories we wrote this week, in case you missed them while you were workin' hard for the money. Read more...

Here's How Anatomically Impossible That Spider-Woman #1 Cover Is (NSFW?)

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A few weeks ago, our pals over at io9 showed the Milo Manara cover illustration for Spider-Woman #1 in all its as(s)tounding opposite-of-majesty. Now, a Redditor did a 3D rendering to show just how ridiculous that pose is, from an anatomical standpoint. Some nudity and a lot of weirdness ahead. Read more...

6 Simple Things Google's Self-Driving Car Still Can't Handle

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Self-driving cars are most definitely the future. They have been for decades. For Google, that future isn't quite as close as you might think— as of right now, its autonomous vehicle would fail a driver's license test before it ever got out of the parking lot. Read more...

Awesome Home-Built Elysium Exoskeleton Lifts 170 Pounds Like Nothing

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

YouTuber The Hacksmith has been working on his Elysium-inspired exoskeleton for a long time. Now it's finally paid off: The pneumatic-powered cyborg arms let him curl more than 170 pounds like it's an empty pillow sack, complete with exactly the sort of robotic sounds you'd expect. Read more...

This amazing starry sky is a cave full of glowworms in New Zealand

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day features an amazing photo by Phill Round. It looks like a frame from a Spielberg movie—an humanoid figure appearing at the base of a mountain, with the unknown starry sky of an alien world behind it. In reality, it's a man getting into N ew Zealand's Hollow Hill Cave. Read more...

I live about 8 miles from the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center on the grounds of Dulles International

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

I live about 8 miles from the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center on the grounds of Dulles International Airport. I was there when Discovery arrived, and I got this picture: Read more...

World's Most Badass GoPro Doesn't Even Blink at Up-Close Rocket Testing

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When it comes to punishing GoPros, Copenhagen Suborbitals definitely takes the cake: The experimental rocket-building startup mounted an action cam right in the line of (literal) fire during a rocket test. Astoundingly, the thing survived. It's been to hell and back, and it has the video to prove it. Read more...

These hyperrealistic paintings of lips are so erotic they should be NSFW

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Sometimes you don't need to show much to turn people on. For me, it's the lips and the tongue (and kissing and the licking) that send me into hyperdrive. Hyperrealistic painter Hubert de Lartigue seems to agree. His series of large scale lips paintings are amazing—and so erotic. Read more...

I think I can eat 12 of these pintxo burgers for breakfast right now

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Basque Country is the culinary center of the world. Not only for its many gastronomical temples—like Lasarte, Arzak, Zuberoa, or Azurmendi—but for the infinite amount of places where they prepare amazing plates—and pintxos. The Inglorious Basque-ard Burger is Pornburger's homage to the latter. Read more...

Good night, New Zealand

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If you want to get away from people and feel like you're not living on Earth while living on Earth, the places that come to mind are like Iceland for the out of this world alien paradise life or Montana for the punishingly beautiful outdoors or New Zealand, where the world looks like it hides magic powers. Read more...

Here's What Happens To Your Beer Can After You Recycle It

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Hey! Friday night! Time to celebrate. With beer. Since we already know what happens to us once we've popped the top on a few too many cold ones—hello, hangover—let's take a look at what happens to that can after you've pounded it; chances are, it will be less than a few months until it's already back chilling out in a fridge somewhere. Read more...

Crash & Learn: The most important life rule in one beautiful short

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This is the story of Aleksander Aurdal, a Norwegian freestyle skier who fully understands the most important rule in life: You need to crash to learn and progress. Repeatedly. In sports. In your job. In love. In life. Even Nature itself knows this—existence itself is a chain of failures and successes. Read more...

A rock so fantastically beautiful that it's hard to believe is real

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This looks like some 3D rendering of a fantastic alien matter that can't possibly exist on Earth. But, being the amazing planet we live in, it is actually a real thing: "A bismuth crystal illustrating the many iridescent refraction hues of its oxide surface." We live in a wonderful world, people. Read more...

The Arctic is such a gorgeously pure wonderland

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Labor Day is near so summer is just about wrapped up which means the idea of cold and winter is just beginning to percolate. And the best part about winter is thinking about it. When you can remember the memories of holidays and taste the hot chocolate and not feel a single drop in temperature because it's not here yet. Read more...

Rubber Swine Turns Anything Smashable Into a Piggy Bank

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Saving for retirement is tough, especially when you don't feel you can trust the big banks after all that financial ugliness over the past decade. Your mattress is also a terrible place to acrue funds, but you know what isn't? A half rubber swine that can be crammed into the end of a mug, drinking glass, or a mason jar, turning them into a piggy bank. Read more...

Watch ants work together beautifully to bring food home

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It's always incredible to see ants work as a team by stringing their bodies together like a rope to pull something much heavier back home. It looks a lot like what us humans would do when we're trying to move something big. Ants, they're just like us! Read more...

Guy vacuums a subway floor and eats dinner off of it in gross out ad

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It's very clearly a stunt ad, so calibrate your reactions accordingly. But still. Gross. Bissell Canada wants us to believe that they believe in their all-in-one steam cleaner and vacuum so much that they'll eat off any surface that it cleans. Even if it's a gross, mucky, grimy subway floor. Read more...

Are We Having Fun Yet? Binge on Party Down All Holiday Weekend Long

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Party Down, a short-lived Starz series about struggling actors working for a catering company—was and remains one of the best comedies ever to grace our TVs, and yet it was only two sweet seasons long. But now you have an excuse to Celebrate Ricky Sargulesh all over again, because the series has landed on Hulu Plus. Read more...

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