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Computer Analysis Reveals the Stunning Complexity of the Star Wars Expanded Universe

The Star Wars expanded universe is huge. Really huge. Like, you just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly huge it really is. To grasp the full extent of this hugeness, a team of data scientists used a new computer program to analyze it, revealing some unexpected things about the extended saga. Read more...

LG G5 Rumors: Everything We Think We Know

Last year’s LG G4 was fantastic. It kept the best features of Android alive (like having a removable battery and expandable storage), while ushering in a few new things, like a slight curve to the phone’s body, optional leather cases, and a camera that’s actually worth a damn. Read more...

Marc Andreessen Did a Magnificently Bad Tweet 

Facebook board director, venture capitalist, and proof-of-concept egg/human hybrid Marc Andreessen has carried out a most impressive feat—a tweet so bad he simultaneously destroyed Facebook’s party line about its Free Basics program and implied that India would be better off still ruled by England. Read more...

Twitter's New Timeline Shows You the 'Best Tweets' First, Nobody Freak Out

Twitter’s got a new feature that will show you a bunch of recommended tweets at the top of your timeline, before your regular timeline. Nobody freak out. It’s chill. Read more...

Tag Heuer Connected Review: A Great $300 Smartwatch For Five Times The Price

The Tag Heuer Connected is the first Android Wear smartwatch made by a Swiss watchmaker. With a big display, a stainless steel frame, and powerful guts inside, the Connected is the forefather to all the luxury wrist wearables that will inevitably follow it, and it’s a wonderful piece of wrist gear. Read more...

Crooks Don't Need a Fancy Skimmer: They Can Just Tap an ATM's Network Cable

Not all ATM attacks need an elaborate skimmer. There’s a new kind of crime doing the rounds, which involves hijacking the ethernet cable of an ATM to gather your card information. Read more...

A New Bill Could Stop State-Level Encryption Bans

Some very important people think encryption is a very bad thing, which could have serious ramifications at all political levels. But at least a pair of Representatives want to stop such rumblings from becoming a problem at the state level. Read more...

A Chinese Consortium Plans to Buy Opera—for $1.2 Billion

How much would you pay for an unpopular browser? If you were a group of Chinese companies you’d probably think somewhere in the region of, oooh, $1.2 billion ought to do it. Read more...

Scientists Can Make Aerogel From Waste Paper

Aerogel is usually the preserve of expensive laboratory experiments —but what if you could make it from trash? Now, a team of researchers has developed a technique to turn scrap paper into a incredibly light, highly insulating super material. Read more...

Google's Banned Flash From Display Ads

Another nail in Flash’s coffin : Google has announced that it’s going to stop supporting the plugin in its pervasive AdWords and DoubleClick advertizing services. Instead, companies will have to use HTML5. Read more...

The Tron-Like Machine Visualizes Atoms on the International Space Station

This impressive-looking piece of equipment lives up to its appearance. The Plasma Kristall-4, to give the device its full name, recreates how atoms interact so we can understand the intricacies of basic physics and chemistry in space. Read more...

You Can Finally Use Apple Music With Sonos

Sonos is billed as being the ultimate in-home music system, promising seamless streaming throughout your entire house. So it must’ve sucked to spend thousands of dollars and not be able to use Apple Music with it, which was the case until today. Read more...

Check Out the Mind Bending Patterns That Comes Out of Random Dot Patterns

Get enough dots together and your faulty eyeballs start seeing things. With random dot patterns, a simple move of the dots by a few degrees can create trippy concentric circles or wild swirls that move all around the paper. With a more uniform grid of dots, the pattern looks like you’re jumping through a portal into another dimension. Both are so cool. Read more...

Once Again, You Can Read Politician's Deleted Tweets

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Politiwoops used to be the go-to place to read tweets that politicians thought were clever, before quickly deleting. Twitter cut off the service last year over alleged misue of its developer platform, but now it’s back, and saving more deleted tweets than ever. Read more...

How Star Wars: The Force Awakens Really Should Have Ended

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Everyone had a good time watching the new Star Wars so let’s not get angry and accuse each other of not enjoying the very idea of fun. But still, as with every other movie, there were a few problems and mid-sized logic gaps that were ignored in the name of entertainment. Show More Summary

Chopping Open a Giant Rubber Band Ball Basically Reveals a Hidden Monster Inside

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A giant rubber band ball? So much fun. Just slice the thing open and you’ll see it quickly grow and explode up and basically find the monster that wants to unleash itself from its rubber ball prison. Once its cut open, the sound is also interesting to listen to. You can hear the slow movement that the bands are making in an attempt to jump out. Read more...

Supreme Court Slams the Brakes on Obama's Clean Energy Plan

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Today appeared to be a good day for President Obama and the environment, what with the unveiling of a moonshot budget, complete with billions to improve the environment (and humanity!). The Supreme Court, however, is not joining in on the fun. Read more...

Michigan Will Use Biopesticides to Wipe Out Lampreys En Masse

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Lampreys are tough, hungry, and invasive. Michigan and Canada have been fighting them for over half a century. Now, with the aide of pheromones, they may have found a new way to eradicate the lot of them. Read more...

Obama’s Big Moonshot: Save Humanity

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

President Obama delivered a budget to Congress today. In the history of US policy, there has never been a more ambitious science-focused document to originate from the White House. This is Obama’s moonshot for Earth. Read more...

The Older You Get, the More Likely It Is You'll Have Mutated 'Selfish' Sperm Cells

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It’s well established that older men are more likely to pass on a genetic disorder to their offspring, but we’re learning more about why this happens: As men age, their sperm mutates more frequently. This is bad news for men who want to have children later in life. Read more...

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