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Report: The FBI Will Be Able to Use the San Bernardino Hack Again

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Ever since the FBI opted for plan B and resorted to using the services of some third party o gain access to the San Bernardino iPhone, speculation has been rife about whether the hack could be used again. A new report suggests it can—but only on the same model of phone. Read more...

Is Captain America's Shield Really Bulletproof?

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Cap’s shield has deflected all kinds of shit over the last few years, but outside the Marvel universe, vibranium is in short supply. So what can Captain America’s shield do when it’s made of titanium? Read more...

This Bad Indiegogo Campaign Won't Charge Your Phone Twice As Fast

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Crowdfunding campaigns often get a bad rap for vaporware and scams, even though the vast majority come through in the end. That bad rep comes from projects that get creative with the truth and the laws of thermodynamics, such as this slightly glorified USB meter. Read more...

SpaceX Has Finally Won a National Security Contract

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

SpaceX has been making good money sending all sorts of non-classified things into space, and has also been making some fantastic highlight reels of the crashes on return. But things have taken a turn for the serious now that SpaceX has won its first contract for a military launch. Read more...

Bacteria Evade White Blood Cells Like Antelope Evade Hungry Tigers

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Mathematically speaking, the way a tiger charges a herd of antelope resembles a white blood cell attacking a colony of bacteria. That’s the conclusion of a new paper by an international team of physicists, just published in Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. Read more...

Man Found Dead at Apple HQ Identified as 25-Year-Old Employee, Suicide Cause of Death [UPDATED]

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner has released the name of the Apple employee found dead at its Cupertino headquarters yesterday. Read more...

Little Scamp Causes Full Minute of Dead Air on NPR on Take Your Child to Work Day

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Devoted NPR listeners on the West Coast may have noticed a sudden minute-long drop-off of audio during this morning’s broadcast of Morning Edition. The reason: Today is Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day, and some rascal was messing around with the control board. Read more...

Basketball Dunks Are Better When Swinging From a Bridge

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Forget using a trampoline to up your dunking game like some half-time NBA mascot. Go find yourself a bridge over a lazy river like the Dunking Devils did, attach a swing and a hoop, and you’ll be pulling off dunks like the NBA All-Star game has never seen before. Read more...

US Border Patrol Doesn't Want a Wall—They Want Drones and Sensors

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Many people have pointed out that Donald Trump’s idea for a wall along the entirety of the US-Mexico border is silly. Most undocumented immigrants enter the country legally and simply overstay their visas. But what do Border and Customs officials really want along the border? More tech. Read more...

Lighting a Match with Another Match Is a Useful Trick to Know

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Sometimes life gives you too many damn matches and not enough things to strike them on. In those situations, just burn those matches together by using them to ignite each other. It’s fun (because fire is fun) and easy, just group four matches together in a square formation in one hand and then strike another match in between them for maximum fire power. Read more...

This Rumor About Senator Barbara Boxer's Views on iPhone Encryption Is Too Amazing to Be True

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The complex battle between Apple and the FBI over the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone was tough for most people to fully grasp. But for Senator Barbara Boxer, who represents Apple’s home state of California, it’s as easy as swiping her finger across her phone. Read more...

These Are the Most Serious Catastrophic Threats Faced by Humanity

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Oxford’s Global Priorities Project has compiled a list of catastrophes—both natural and self-inflicted—that could kill off 10 percent or more of the human population. It’s a real buzzkill of a report and it says that any of these catastrophes could happen within the next five years. Read more...

Which Kindle Should You Buy?

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Kindle’s latest e-reader is out and it’s a damn fine product—the best e-reader ever made even. It’s also the most expensive e-reader currently available. So if the idea of spending $290 on a portable library makes you shudder than it’s time to consider the other guys. Read more...

Hey, Game of Thrones, WTF Is Up With Dorne?

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If you watched this past Sunday’s season premiere of Game of Thrones, you were treated with a brief return to Dorne, that south-most region of Westeros where last season’s most boring storyline took place. And then, after seeing one of the show’s greatest deviations from the books , you started wondering what the hell is happening here. Read more...

Rogue One Star Mads Mikkelsen Might Have Accidentally Revealed a Huge Spoiler

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Oh dear. Even after the recent trailer, much of Rogue One is still a mystery to us. But Mads Mikkelsen might have just pulled the curtain back on a rather important detail about his character. Seriously, big spoilers ahead. Read mor...

Uber: You Can Tip Your Driver But You Really Shouldn't

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

After settling two big lawsuits where drivers claimed Uber did not allow them to accept tips, Uber agreed to not get in the way of the practice any more. There was even speculation that Uber might start encouraging the act. Today, the...Show More Summary

The Oceans Are Running Low on Oxygen

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

File this under definitely not good: global warming is depleting the oceans of oxygen. You know, that little molecule that we, along with all other complex life forms, require in order to breathe and therefore live. Read more...

Johnny Five, Our One True Robot Hero, Might Soon Be an Official Lego Set

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Twenty-two years before WALL·E’s sermon about over-consumption hit theaters, an even better movie robot had already saved the day. Every child of the ‘80s wanted Short Circuit’s Johnny Five as their best friend, and now that we’re all grown up, that might actually come true with a little help from Lego. Read more...

Wikipedia's Editors Feud Like Teens

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When the faceless editors of Wikipedia decide an article is not fit for public consumption, it’s gone, only accessible to the site’s top editors—at least, it was. But now we’re keeping track of all the articles Wikipedia doesn’t see fit to print, to present you with very best of the site’s weirdest and worst. Please, enjoy. Read more...

The Lawmakers Who Control Your Digital Future Are Clueless About Technology

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It is becoming increasingly clear that Senators Dianne Feinstein and Richard Burr, co-chairs of the Senate Intelligence Committee, don’t have the slightest clue about how encryption works. Good thing they’re currently pushing disastrous legislation hat would force tech companies to decrypt things for law enforcement! Read more...

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