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Watch a Bat-Inspired Sonar Prototype Flying on a Drone

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Horseshoe bats’ unique noses and big, flexible ears make them nature’s most dynamic sonar arrays. Engineers built a mechanical version, and they’re testing it on a quadcopter drone. Read more...

Here's The View From The New Tallest Building In The Western Hemisphere

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The observatory atop the 1,776-foot World Trade Center finally opens next week. But the view from the tallest building in the US (for now ) is not the only stunning vista that will greet visitors. Read more...

Ancient Cannibals Smothered Their Meals in Bone-Staining Spices

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

We know that, over history, humans have eaten each other. But we now know more about how ancient cannibals liked to dine: They spent lots of time prepping elaborate feasts with actual recipes calling for exotic ingredients. Read mor...

Get Software for Designing Rockets and Piloting Drones, Free From NASA

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

You can get over 1,000 free programs from NASA, thanks to the second release of NASA’s online software catalog, which debuted last year. The catalogue includes every piece of software that NASA built for itself, ranging from project management and inventory programs to design software for rockets and crewed spacecraft. Read more...

"I Can't Afford Not to Have That Money": The Worst PayPal Horror Stories

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Yesterday, PayPal agreed to pay customers $15 million for ripping them off over the past few years. After I wrote about it, reader horror stories started flooding my inbox and comments. Read more...

How To Build The Only Five Campfires You’ll Ever Need

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The most fundamental outdoor skill is also often one of the most misunderstood. Learn these five campfires and you’ll be able to cook food, scare off wild animals, stay warm or just have a bonfire on the beach. They’re simple, but everyone can probably learn something here. Read more...

These ridiculously detailed aerial photos of London are so stunning

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The weather isn’t great and the pubs close too early and the food is often better in other cities and yet London is still one of the capitals of the world and is packed with so much history. Photographer Vincent LaForet took these amazing aerial shots of London and seeing the city overhead like this reminds you why that is. Read more...

Ask IndefinitelyWild: What's The Best Add-On Camping Insulation?

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

You’re out camping when suddenly it’s colder and wetter than expected. What’s the best add-on or emergency insulation you can bring that doesn’t take up too much space or weight in your pack? Space blanket, emergency bivvy, silk sleeping bag liner...tell us your experiences. Read more...

Save $16 on This 3-in-1 Ultimate Travel Companion

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This HooToo gadget is actually three devices in one: Read more...

The World's Oldest Stone Tools Were Not Made By Humans

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Archeologists working in Kenya have discovered the world’s oldest stone tools. At 3.3 million years, they’re 700,000 years older than what were previously the most ancient stone tools ever discovered. In fact, they’re even older than humans. Read more...

Gawker Court Transcripts: Bill O’Reilly’s Daughter Saw Him “Choking Her Mom” | io9 Hey Other Comic B

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Gawker Court Transcripts: Bill O’Reilly’s Daughter Saw Him “Choking Her Mom” | io9 Hey Other Comic Book Shows, The Flash Finale Just Kicked Your Ass | Jalopnik Here’s How To Drive A Right-Hand Drive Nissan Skyline GT-R In America | Lifehacker Crapware Is a Horrible Problem and It’s Our Fault | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

Apple May Roll Out Its New Watch Typeface Across All Devices

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In welcome news for those of us who couldn’t take another year squinting at that spindly, bad-for-screens typeface, 9 to 5 Mac is reporting that Apple will replace Helvetica Neue with its new San Francisco typeface for all operating systems. This is the font Apple designed in-house for the Watch —and if this is true, it’s gonna be SO much better. Read more...

What Happens Behind the Scenes When You Buy Things with Your Phone

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

You’ve decided to buy a new pair of shoes, and you’re going to pay for them by tapping your smartphone against the checkout stand. It’s just like using your credit card — except that it isn’t. Here’s what’s really happening to the money on your phone, when you spend it and when you are just carrying it around. Read more...

HBO Go Finally Comes to Fire TV For Comcast Subscribers

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Last year, Amazon’s excellent Fire TV got access to HBO Go, the crown jewel of VOD services. Or it did, assuming your cable provider was anything but Comcast. If you had Comcast, you were inexplicably screwed. No longer! Read more.....

For Fuck's Sake, Twitter, Stop Allowing Hate Speech in Promoted Tweets

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

“Get a rope & hang yourself.” The tweets are wildly, flagrantly hateful. The kind of offensive language, in fact, that Twitter just developed an algorithm to detect. Yet Twitter is getting paid to publish them, pushing abusive speech to a wide audience. Read more...

5 Animal Con Artists That Use Trickery To Get Sex

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Humans use all kinds of gimmicks to win over mates — but you’d think that in nature, it would be all about honest competition. The biggest antlers, the brightest feathers, the most beautiful song, the most perfect displays – each signals the owner’s desirability as a mate. But here are five animals (and one plant) that game the system. Read more...

4 Typefaces That Let You Write Like Einstein and Other Famous Thinkers

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The art of handwritten script is lost on most of us keyboard-attached slobs. But over the past few years, a small group of designers have dug into the archives of famous thinkers and artists to bring their script into the digital world—meaning that you, too, can write like Einstein, even if you can’t think like him. Read more...

Join Us for a Live Chat With Neal Stephenson Here at 4:45pm EST

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Neal Stephenson, author of the acclaimed novels Snow Crash, Cryptonomicon, and Anathem, is here to talk about his latest, Seveneves, and chat with us about his visions of the future. Read more...

Shooting Challenge: Grilled Goodness

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Flames. Burgers. Maybe some veggies, too. Memorial Day weekend is coming up, and as we grill away our three-day weekend, let’s take some photos of it. Read more...

Awesome time lapse shows the entire transformation of bees as they hatch

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Watch bees hatch right before your eyes in this stunningly clear time lapse that tracks the growth from larva to pupa to the full grown bee. You can see the entire transformation from nearly transparent organisms that swim around in fluid to hairy bees with lots of color. It’s really stunning. Read more...

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