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Go Complete XKCD's Random Quiz in the Name of Arbitrary Science

Most surveys are written with the intent of finding something out. The XKCD survey, written by stick-cartoonist extraordinaire Randall Munroe, doesn’t have an end game — it’s just trying to collect random information from as many people as possible, and then find unlikely correlations. Read more...

Video: The truly spectacular process of how the best chef's knife in the world is made

Made of stacked melted meteorite that looks more like Thor’s hammer and armed with the encyclopedic knowledge of knives and stunning skill from bladesmith Bob Kramer, these chef Kramer knives are among the finest in the world. This video...Show More Summary

Intel Is Putting Its Promising Skylake CPUs Inside Smartphones

Intel’s new Skylake processors fit inside practically any computer. Soon, you’ll be able to get one inside a PC-on-a-stick. But it turns out that Core M computers can get even smaller still. Intel says it’s already testing the new processors inside smartphones too. Read more...

This is the only mushroom in the world that tastes sweet like honey

In Hungary there is a sweet Hungarian truffle that supposedly tastes like honey. I can’t even begin to imagine how fantastic that is because truffles are already “the diamonds of the kitchen” and honey very well might be nature’s greatest creation, so combining both in one is practically unfair. Show More Summary

Turbulence May Help Moths Figure Out Which Way They're Flying

The European silver Y moth (pictured above) can sense delicate shifts in turbulence as they migrate from northern Europe to the Mediterranean and back again, according to a new paper in Current Biology, enabling them to navigate their flight path effectively. Read more...

Google "Fun Facts" Right Now For a Random Fun Fact

Bored? Type the phrase “fun facts” into a Google search. I bet you’ll never guess what Google delivers. That’s right! A random fun fact! Read more...

Heroic Scientists Invent Ice Cream That Won't Melt as Fast

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In a game-changing breakthrough that will usher in a golden age of peace and prosperity, scientists have figured out how to make ice cream that doesn’t melt so goddamn fast. Read more...

Verizon Introduces New Logo But Can't Be Bothered to Update Its Own Site With It

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

“Hey, us, too!” noted Verizon today, with an announcement that their logo would be changing. Someday, at least. Probably tomorrow? Because right there on their website, alongside the bold statement that Verizon’s look must evolve to keep up with its customers, is the old logo. Read more...

Save 30% on the Essential 1Password for Mac

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

1Password is the best looking password manager on the market, and my one of the few apps I couldn’t live without. The only real downside is its upfront $50 cost for desktop apps (the mobile versions are freemium). So if you’ve been waiting...Show More Summary

Deadspin U.S.

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Deadspin U.S. Soccer Continues To Sabotage Soccer In The U.S. | io9 15 Common English Words That You Probably Didn’t Know Were Still Trademarked | Gawker WHAAAAAT: Maybe Louis Isn’t the Father After All (This Is a MUST Read) | Lifehacker Build a Smartphone-Controlled Garage Door Opener | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

You Can Now Type With Your Voice in Google Docs

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

And it works pretty well too!! Return new lock backstage we delete. space or at least I got it. Actually let me rephrase that: the new voice typing feature in Google Docs works reasonably well as long as you pay close attention and use your keyboard. Read more...

How To Shoot A Shotgun

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Unlike most other shooting sports, shotguns are fast-paced and full of action. Whether it’s trap, skeet, sporting clays or upland bird, you’ll be using a lot of shells, targets will be numerous and your success will be high. This is how to start shooting. Read more...

Obama's Running Wild in Alaska With a Selfie Stick

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

President Obama’s trip to Alaska this week intended to shine a spotlight on climate change. But he’s also there for a social media spree, including using a selfie stick. Presidents, they’re just like us! Read more...

California's New Website Shows Numbers of People Killed by Police, and Their Race

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Today the California Department of Justice launched a new website that publishes data about police interactions with the public, including the number of people who die at the hands of police. Read more...

Physicists Discover "Hidden Chaos" Lurking Everywhere

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It appears that the standard tools used to identify chaotic signatures might be missing lots of hidden chaos — especially in systems that seem like they’re not chaotic at all. Read more...

Humans Have Eliminated Half the World's Trees

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Human beings are having an overwhelming impact on Earth’s ecosystems, whether we’re pouring plastic into the ocean or filling the skies with carbon. But it’s not just modern society that’s to blame — our environmental legacy stretches way back into history. Since dawn of civilization, we’ve caused nearly half of the world’s trees to disappear. Read more...

Moto 360 (2015) Hands On: Design First, Tech Second

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Moto 360 was one of the first wearables that got us thinking, “Yeah, this whole smartwatch thing just might work.” It had some flaws, sure, but it was a functioning computer on your wrist and it wasn’t completely terrible. Now, Motorola is taking another stab at with the new Moto 360—cleaning up the design but leaving behind a few problems. Read more...

The Moto X's Camera Is Truly Stunning, But Still Afraid of the Dark

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Every time a new shiny phone is released, the typical claims of how great its camera is are barfed from the mouths of marketing professionals. It’s no different with the new Moto X, whose previous incarnation took disappointing shots. But the new 2015 edition might just deserve a seat alongside other smartphone heavy-hitters. Read more...

Moto X Pure Edition Review: This Phone Does Android Better Than Google

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When it comes to experiencing Android the way Google intended, you have surprisingly few options. Two, really. Google’s own Nexus smartphone—made by a parade of different hardware partners—and Motorola. The new Moto X Pure Edition is the new unspoiled Android champion. It can do Android even better than Google. Read more...

Steel and Wood From a Salvaged Railroad Support This Rustic Ping Pong Table

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

You probably spent weeks trying to find the perfect furniture for your living room, so why just put any old ping pong table in your rec room? If you’ve got the room (and the money to hire movers) this table, including the net, is made from salvaged rails and lumber that one supported real trains. Read more...

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