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Report: Regin Spyware Linked to U.S. and U.K Intelligence Services

Over the weekend, Syamantec published a report which described a sophisticated piece of spyware called Regin that had been snooping on servers for years. Now, new reports suggest that it's linked to U.S. and U.K intelligence services. Read more...

Underwater monster captured on video for the first time ever

This sea creature may look like some scary 3D animation of an underwater monster but it's not. It's completely real. What you're looking at is a deep sea anglerfish known as the Black Seadevil. This sea monster's existence shows that sometimes reality is crazier and more twisted than our scariest nightmares. Read more...

How English describes color vs how Chinese describes color

Here's a fascinating visualization created by Muyueh Lee that shows the differences between how the English language and Chinese language each describe colors. On the left, you can see the number of English names for color hues (there's a lot!) and on the right, the number of Chinese names (there's a little!). Read more...

Making metal framed eyeglasses looks like a fun lab experiment

I'm pretty sure the only time I prefer the look and feel of plastic over metal is with the frames of glasses. I just like acetate frames more. But! The process of making metal frames, like these pair of metal MYKITA glasses, is so interesting that I may need to get a pair. It's like watching scientists in a lab experiment. Read more...

Video: 60 Seconds of painful breaking bones from movie fight scenes

Oh man. I almost couldn't get through this video because the non stop crunch of bones breaking in these fight scenes got to me. Even though I know full well that movies aren't real and that all these broken bones are just visual tricks and sound effects, I still cringed. A lot. Read more...

Remember Son in Law, When Pauly Shore Was a Crazy Hacker Named Crawl?

This week, millions of Americans will pack bags, endure crowds, and travel hundreds of miles to be with their families for one meal. If you're alone, this can be a lonely journey—and a pretty grueling meal. If only we all had a Pauly Shore to take with us, like Becca did in Son in Law. Read more...

Killer Mike: Don't Die

Lately, you're hearing about Killer Mike because of Run the Jewels, his follow-up collabo with rapper El-P. But before he and El embarked on this project together, there was R.A.P. Music. And now as ever, this track and the message behind it feels appropriate. Read more...

Spectacular video of a missile blowing up a Norwegian Navy frigate

Impressive video of a new Norwegian Naval Strike Missile tested off the coat of Andøya, in northern Norway: The 400-pound, four-meter-long, 150-kilometer-range weapon hit and blew up the frigate KNM Trondheim. Read more...

The Best Budget Sound Bar Is Down to an All-Time Low Price

Both of the larger sizes of your favorite budget sound bar are at their lowest prices ever. Read more...

3D-Printed Toy Parts Will Finally Make Kids Love Fruits and Vegetables

Did you know that originally Mr. Potato Head was just a box full of random body parts that kids were supposed to jab into actual potatoes? It sounds like a crazy idea, but Mr. Potato Head went on to become an incredibly popular and iconic...Show More Summary

10 of the Worst Reply All Screw Ups We've Heard

Last week we asked for your worst stories of accidentally hitting Reply All, those horrible moments when you realize that the thing you meant to send one person just went out to the whole office (or company, or family reunion thread, or other group of people containing at least one person who is going to be offended). Read more...

Mr. Potato Head was originally BYOP (Bring Your Own Potato)

We all know and love the goofy plastic potato known as Mr. Potato Head. But did you know that the toy originally involved sticking plastic facial features with spiky ends into a real potato? Read more...

You'll Want to Download Roadtrippers' Excellent New Trip-Planning App

For anyone who's ever wanted to hit the open road and explore the ol' U S of A, this bud's for you. The friends of Gizmodo and all-around cool guys from Roadtrippers just released a big update to their iOS app. Go download it now. Read more...

Sip a Cosmopolitan From the Cosmos With These Planetary Glasses

Remember those scientifically-stylish Planetary Plates from earlier this year? Well if you've been dismayed at the lack of matching glassware, ThinkGeek has just made sure your holiday place settings will be extra perfect with this ten-piece set of beautifully-detailed planetary tumblers. Read more...

This Watercolor Bot Will Make a Painter Out of Anyone 

Not all of us are, alas, artistically inclined. Luckily, we now have robots to help. WaterColorBot 2.0 connects right with your computer, turning images on the screen into a bot-painted watercolor on paper. Read more...

The Dumbest Things You Can Order From SkyMall

Thanksgiving is the busiest time of year for U.S. air travel, which means it's the busiest time of year for people who forgot to put their Kindle charger in their carry-on to idly thumb through the best worst in-flight catalog of all time, SkyMall, while ignoring the emergency safety demonstration. Read more...

Apple Gets Serious About Virtual Reality With a New Job Posting

It's not exactly a secret that Apple is interested in augmented and virtual reality, as ambitious patent filings like the one above from last year would show. But where patent ideas are much more likely to die on the vine than anything else, a new Apple job listing provides more solid evidence of the company's VR ambitions. Read more...

The Bizarre Story Behind Last Night's Craigslist Hack

If you tried to visit Craigslist late Sunday night, you probably had a very weird experience. Instead of arriving at that sultry sea of classifieds, you were probably sent to DigitalGangster.com. Then, you were likely redirected to YouTube, where a very strange animated rap video filled your ears with lyrics about freedom, privacy, and net neutrality. Read more...

It's Hard To Believe This Gorgeous Home Is Actually a Doll House

If you're already feeling self-conscious about the tiny one-bedroom apartment you call home, this stunning sixth-scale house designed for dolls or action figures isn't going to make you feel any better about your living arrangements. But it will give you something to aspire to one day, because this isn't Barbie's dream house, it's everyone's dream house. Read more...

This iOS Keyboard That Lets You Draw Your Texts Was Inevitable

GIF keyboards. Typo-busting keyboards. Even just Swype. App developers have been going wild since iOS 8 finally gave us the ability to install third party keyboards, but this might be the most fun: It's called DrawType, and it lets you sketch responses right in your texts. Read more...

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