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Just Two Guys Dangling Off a Crane Like It's No Big Deal

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Most people see a tower crane and wonder what it’s building. These guys see a construction crane and think the logical thing to do is to to climb it all the way up, walk all the way across, and then just hang out there while literally hanging off the crane. The crane basically becomes a playground to them. The monkey bars, the a tight rope, a ladder, and so forth. Read more...

iPhone Sales Slump Leads to Apple's Worst Quarter in 13 Years

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Apple’s record-setting growth has finally come to an end. During the company’s first quarter earnings call on Tuesday, Apple reported its first year-over-year decline since 2003. Apple reported revenues of $50.6 billion, down from about $58 billion during the same period last year. Read more...

Why You Should Care About the Coming Email Privacy Law 

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

You probably think the US government needs a warrant if they want to dig through your old emails, texts, and instant messages, right? Well, you’re wrong! That may change soon with the Email Privacy Act, which is set to go up for a vote in the House tomorrow with overwhelming support blowing at its back. Read more...

Reminder: Apple Is Still Obscenely Rich

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

So you’ve probably heard that Apple just had its worst quarter since 2003 . Not as many people are buying iPhones as they used to, and Team Tim Cook didn’t make as many bajillion dollars as it usually does. Sad! Read more...

It's Time For Android and Chrome OS To Merge

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The future of computing is hybrid. Phones have become tablets. Tablets have become desktop computers with keyboards. Hell, Microsoft even made Windows phones powerful enough to be used as full-fledged PCs. Bottom line: A gadget in 2016 needs to be flexible. That’s why Google bringing every single Android app to Chrome would be such a big deal . Read more...

Another Tank at Washington's Radioactive Storage Facility May Be Leaking

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Last week, a leak in a storage tank at the country’s largest radioactive dumpsite expanded substantially , sparking concerns that other tanks are on the verge of failing, too. This fear may have already been realized. Rumors are flying that a second of Hanford’s 28 double-shelled radioactive waste tanks is exhibiting early signs of failure. Read more...

Back Again: Add USB Ports To Your Power Outlets For $18 Each

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In case you missed out on last week’s similar deal, here’s a chance to upgrade your existing power outlets with built-in USB charging ports for $18 each. These receptacles have proven very popular with readers in the past, even at higher prices, so be sure to secure a few before Amazon sells out. Read more...

Seeing How a Sumo Ring Gets Built Is Truly Fascinating

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Sumo is a sport that is steeped in tradition so it shouldn’t be a surprise that making the Dohyo, or sumo wrestling ring, is a painstaking process that requires so many different tools and so many different people and so many different methods. Show More Summary

This Guy's Index Fingers Are Deadly Weapons

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If you’re like me, pull-ups are an impossible dream. That is the not the case for Jamshid Turaev. Last month, the Uzbek fitness enthusiast set a world record for pull-ups using just two index fingers. Read more...

Creeps Are Using a Neural Network to Dox Porn Actresses

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Earlier this April, a Russian photographer named Egor Tsvetkov used photos and an app called FindFace, a neural network that can link photos with social media profiles using facial recognition, to show how much information we willfully give up online. Unfortunately the nightmare he was trying to warn against swiftly came true. Read more...

You've Never Seen Insect Portraits Like These

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Does it come as any surprise that a portrait photographer’s hobby would still be photography? Given that Levon Biss didn’t have room for an entire portrait studio at home, he turned to shooting insects in his spare time. But his macro setup, and skills have resulted in some of the most spectacular insect portraits you’ll ever see. Read more...

How the Most Common Cause of Food Poisoning Became the Most Ignored

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

E. coli, salmonella, and staph are the names Americans fear when it comes to nasty foodborne illnesses. Yet it’s norovirus that is, far and away, the most common cause of food poisoning in the US. So why aren’t Americans more afraid of it? Read more...

Save on the 10' Model of Anker's Durable PowerLine Lightning Cable

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Anker’s kevlar-wrapped PowerLine Lightning cables are some of the most popular we’ve ever posted , and the 10' model is marked down to $11 today on Amazon, an all-time low. Read more...

Frenetic Video Shows the Addictive Energy of Tokyo

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It’s hard to really capture the unique energy of a place like Tokyo because so much of what makes it special requires you to actually be there and feel it. It’s in the people, it’s in the overloading of the senses, it’s in the chaos that surrounds you. Show More Summary

Switch Streaming Music Services Without Losing Your Songs and Playlists

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Sick of Spotify ? Tired of Tidal ? Annoyed by Apple Music ? There’s no shortage of choice if you want to jump from one streaming music service to another, but don’t be too hasty. Before you switch sides you want to make sure you’re not going to lose any of your precious tunes along the way. Read more...

Every Phone Sold in India Will Soon Have a Panic Button For Women's Safety

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In an attempt to promote women’s safety, every single mobile phone sold in India from 2017 onward must include a panic button, the country’s Ministry of Communications and Technology announced on Monday. Read more...

How Do Plants Remember Things From One Year to the Next?

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Plants have an incredible knack for greening and flowering in sync with the seasons. We’ve been trying to figure out how they do it for years, and now, scientists have uncovered evidence that memory is involved. Read more...

An Absurd Solution For Keeping Your Crashed Drone From Drowning

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A drone crash can be catastrophic no matter where it happens, but watching your expensive toy plummet into a lake is especially tragic because water and electronics don’t mix. There’s now a relatively simple way to ensure your drone survives an unexpected water landing, though. The inspiration? Insects. Read more...

Counter-Strike on Android Wear Just Barely Works

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Sixteen years ago, you needed a reasonably powerful computer to run Counter-Strike. Now you can play it on a damn smartwatch, although you’ll need to bring a pretty lose definition of “play” along for the ride. Read more...

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