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It's Your First Chance Since the Holidays to Save on Amazon's Echo Dot

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

You probably got an Echo Dot over the holidays (seriously, I’m not sure I know anyone that didn’t), and if that got you hooked, today’s a great chance to buy more of them for the other rooms in your home. Read more...

How to Build an Alarm Clock That Can Only Be Silenced by a Nerf Dart

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The most dangerous object in your home isn’t the stove, the clothes iron, or that chainsaw in your garage. It’s your alarm clock’s snooze button that makes it so easy to go back to bed each morning. Silencing that alarm shouldn’t be so easy, so Christopher Guichet built an alarm clock that can only be deactivated with… Read more...

These Seven Earth-Sized Exoplanets Have Everyone Freaking Out Over Alien Life

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

After a deluge of teasing press releases and premature speculation, we can finally share some Very Important NASA News: Today, the agency announced that a team of scientists has confirmed seven Earth-sized exoplanets orbiting TRAPPIST-1, a star located just 39 light-years away from our Sun. The six inner planets are… Read more...

You Don't Need to Freak Out About the Olive Oil Apocalypse

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Olive oil is clearly worse than butter, but the media’s got bad news for those who have made the wrong choice about which form of grease to cover their bread with. An especially crappy year of bad weather and bacteria have sent every other news outlet panicking after the prices went up, like, a little bit. Read more...

Scientists Add 50,000 Seeds to Arctic Doomsday Vault Because Everything Is Awful

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault in the Arctic Circle has received a major deposit of nearly 50,000 seed samples from around the world, bringing the total number of seeds stored at the remote facility to nearly one million. This latest deposit—one of the largest ever—is a critical step in ensuring global food security… Read more...

Instagram Releases Self-Improvement Tool for the Worst People You Follow

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Common decency is rare in these vile times. Facebook is overrun by lying profiteers. Twitter remains the best place to be threatened by complete strangers. Worst of all, people on Instagram continue to shit up the timelines of their followers by posting a dozen photos from the same dull brunch that, if we’re being… Read more...

Turn Doodles Into Furry Cat Monsters With Machine Learning Algorithm

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If you’re a miserable drawer, have no fear—a new website takes your doodles and, using a machine learning algorithm, turns them into cats. Or nightmares. Read more...

10 Photoshop Tricks to Fix Your Worst Photos

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Starting out in Photoshop can be scary, especially if you’ve never used a graphics tool as robust as it. With a little effort anyone can learn to be comfortable with Photoshop, but there’s a difference between being comfortable in Adobe’s flagship software and being useful with it. Read more...

Creative Geniuses at Apple Devise Brilliant Name for Fabled Spaceship Campus

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

After nearly six years of toil, Apple’s long-anticipated campus, you know the thing that looks like a giant spaceship, will open to employees in April. Given the hype, and the amount of time Apple had to think about it, we’re a little surprised by the new HQ’s understated name: Apple Park. Read more...

Save Nearly $40 On the Best Mesh Wi-Fi Routers Money Can Buy

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If you take your Wi-Fi seriously, and can’t abide dead spots, NETGEAR’s Orbi mesh routers are some of the best you can buy according to Gizmodo and The Wirecutter, and the two-pack has never been cheaper. Read more...

Drone Footage of a Draining Dam Looks Like Flying Into a Black Hole

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

To prevent massive dams from overflowing when heavy rains cause water levels to rise, spillways like this are used to drain water to the stream below. Without a true sense of scale, it looks just like the drain in your bathtub, but from a drone’s bird’s eye view, the opening to this spillway looks more like a black… Read more...

Yet Another Long-Absent Character Could Be Returning to Game of Thrones

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Meanwhile, another Game of Thrones alum joins The Predator. David Harbour discusses expectations on Stranger Things’ second season. Another famous face is coming to Legends of Tomorrow this season. Plus, a new Pacific Rim: Uprising picture, and yes, Logan will have a post-credits scene. Behold, Spoilers! Read more...

Christians Are Mad the Pope Is Still Subtweeting President Trump

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Twitter is a great way to communicate directly with everyone from Kim Kardashian to President Trump. Even the Pope is on Twitter, providing a direct line to Catholicism’s top dog. But lately people have been taking the phrase “Is the Pope Catholic?” less as a rhetorical device and more as a literal question. Read more...

Amazon's Just Straight Up Taking $8.62 Off (Almost) Any $50 Order Today

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

I’ve seen a lot of deals in my day, but I’ve never seen anything like this. Amazon’s currently taking $8.62 off pretty much any $50 purchase (shipped and sold by with promo code BIGTHANKS, today only. Yes, you read that correctly. Read more...

Texas Turns to Chemical Warfare to Bring ‘Feral Hog Apocalypse'

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Texas’s 2.5 million feral pigs may soon fall victim to chemical warfare. On Tuesday, the state’s Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller changed the rules of the Texas Administrative Code to permit the legal poisoning of these unsuspecting hogs. Read more...

South Koreans May Soon Live to Be 90, But Our Short, Violent Grandkids Won't

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Here’s the good news: According to a comprehensive new study, the average life expectancy will increase globally by 2030, with South Korean women born that year expected to live 90.8 years, the longest of the 35 countries analyzed. Here’s the bad news: Americans will die younger than their international peers and… Read more...

The International Mission to Get Bao Bao the Panda Laid

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Bao Bao the giant panda is on her way to China today and National Zoo Director Dennis Kelly only has one thing on his mind: smokin’ hot panda sex. Read more...

Jay Z Is Tech's Hot New Investment Whiz Kid

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Jay Z is launching a new venture capital fund with the help of his longtime business partner and president of Roc Nation, Jay Brown, according to a new report from Axios. Read more...

What Can We Do About Donald Trump's Unsecured Smartphone?

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

As recently as yesterday, President Trump sent a tweet using his old, unsecured Android phone. This happened just three days after Congressman Ted Lieu and 14 other House Democrats sent a letter to the Oversight Committee demanding an investigation into this blatantly bad security practice. Everybody agrees that it’s… Read more...

Anti-Mosquito Candles Totally Don't Work

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Today in science that turns out to be totally bunk: Citronella candles warding off mosquitoes. At least, the natural “repellant” doesn’t seem to have any effect on one of the most notorious disease-spreading blood suckers on Earth. Read more...

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