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Cute Animation Imagines What Our Dogs Do When We Leave the House

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

What does ol’ Fido do when we leave the house for the entire day? Does he wait patiently in front of the door? Or does he celebrate the freedom and jump on couches and eat snacks he’s not supposed to? Does he mourn a broken heart? Or...Show More Summary

Google's Next Futuristic Self-Driving Car Is a Chrysler Minivan

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

After months (and months and months) of rumors, including one rumor that it was partnering with Ford, Google’s self-driving car is going into manufacturing mode, with a new prototype based on the Chrysler Pacifica minivan. But hold the grocery-getter jokes, please. An autonomous minivan is exactly what Google should be making. Read more...

Google Is Helping Flint Prioritize Which Lead Pipes Need to Be Replaced

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In March, Flint, Michigan began the seemingly impossible task of replacing the pipes that delivered lead-poisoned water to its citizens. I say “impossible” because there’s no real way for the city to know with absolute certainty which pipes need to go. Show More Summary

Upgrade Your Lightning Cables to Anker Powerline, Just $8 Each Today

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Anker’s kevlar-wrapped PowerLine Lightning cables are some of the most popular we’ve ever posted , and the standard 3' model is marked down to $8 today on Amazon, matching an all-time low. Read more...

Would You Pay $500 a Week to Live in This Glorified Hostel?

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The housing crisis is edging an entire generation out of the most expensive cities on the planet. But what if you could still live in those cities, moving between them like a digital-age vagabond, sharing well-appointed apartments for short stints with likeminded globetrotters? That’s the promise of a new co-living startup called Roam. Read more...

One of Marvel's Best Movie Scenes Was Inspired by This Classic World War II Film

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Captain America: The First Avenger might never compare to the taut thriller that Winter Solider ended up being, or the measured spectacle critics are calling Civil War, but it has one special moment. It’s a moment that changes Captain America from mere hunk of propaganda to a tragic hero. Show More Summary

A Redesigned Waterbed Makes You Feel Like You're Floating on Air

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Waterbeds are a forgotten relic of the ‘70s and ‘80s, but a company called Starpool has redesigned the sloshy snooze experience to serve as a relaxation tool, rather than a way to make you feel like you’re sleeping on a boat. Forget a standing desk, the Zerobody might be the next must-have office accessory. Read more...

Using Lego-Like Bricks to Teach Kids Braille Is a Stroke of Genius

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Unless you’re blind or know someone who is, you might not be familiar with what braille actually looks like. It turns out the braille alphabet uses a series of dot patterns that are remarkably reminiscent of the studs atop a Lego brick, and merging the two makes learning to read and write in braille far more enjoyable for kids. Read more...

The First Coral Reefs Are Starting to Permanently Dissolve

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

As if the oceans needed more terrible news , scientists have learned that the coral reefs surrounding the Florida Keys are dissolving. The culprit—ocean acidification—wasn’t expected to start hitting reefs hard for another three decades. Read more...

Giphy Keys Is the iPhone Keyboard For GIF Fanatics

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

For the past week, much to the annoyance of my friends, parents, and acquaintances, I’ve been testing Giphy Keys, a free iOS keyboard from the gif-obsessed website. It’s made texting so much better. Read more...

This Mechanical Beat Machine Filled with Random Things for Instruments Is So Fun

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

I wish I could see more of the build process for artist Koka Nikoladze’s mechanical beat machines, but the little teasers of shaping springs and wires and wood in the video will have to do. In the end, the machines become adorably weird music boxes that are totally programmable and can “produce different kinds of rhythmic and melodic patterns.” Read more...

It's Illegal to Possess or Distribute This Huge Number

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

There are ways to get in trouble with the law for just about everything: smoking weed, theft, horse theft, stealing a horse and teaching it to smoke weed, and even shouting “fire” in a crowded not-on-fire stable full of stoned horses. But numbers are pure and theoretical and definitely exempt from legal action, right? Read more...

Traffic Spikes on This YouTube Video Might Help Predict ISIS Attacks

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Do you ever listen to a particular song to get psyched up for something? Maybe it’s a morning run or a sick day of surfin’ the ‘net. Well, ISIS fighters do the same thing. But in this case, they’re all watching the same video on YouTube. So much so that when traffic on the video spikes, US intelligence agencies take notice. Read more...

10 Things You Might Not Know About John Carpenter's Cult Classic They Live

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

John Carpenter’s 1988 They Live is set in a dystopian version of Los Angeles where aliens are covertly controlling every aspect of human life. It stars a professional wrestler (Roddy Piper, who passed away last year) and contains one of the most epic fight scenes ever. Naturally, it’s a cult classic. But did you know... Read more...

J.J. Abrams Nixed a Very Weird Prequel Reference in The Force Awakens

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Star Wars: The Force Awakens didn’t completely shy away from prequel talk; one of the film’s oddest lines is Kylo Ren joking with General Hux about a clone army. Now, fans have begun to piece together another strange reference that was originally in the film, but removed before its theatrical release. Read more...

Why Your Labrador Retriever Loses Its Mind Around Food

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

As a breed, labrador retrievers often have serious food-related issues—a behavioral quirk that often leads to over-eating and canine obesity. Researchers have finally figured out why, and the answer could influence the way we treat human obesity. Read more...

This Pet Camera Confused My Dog and Busted My Naughty Landlord

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

My dog started to get anxious about my recent move as soon as he saw me packing boxes. So when Furbo, an Indiegogo success, offered us its new pet camera with a built in treat dispenser, it seemed like a great way to keep an eye on him and keep him happy. Naturally, I wanted it. Read more...

One Third of All Antibiotics Prescribed to Americans Are Unnecessary

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

For the past several years, doctors have been sounding the alarm about the overuse of antibiotics. For all the concern, however, no one quite knew how much of the antibiotics prescribed in the United States were unnecessary—until now. And the problem goes even deeper than suspected. Read more...

Craig Wright Claims He Will Move Satoshi Nakamoto's Bitcoin 'In the Coming Days'

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Yesterday, Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright announced that he was the elusive creator of Bitcoin. His proclamation was immediately met with an avalanche of suspicion , with one prominent cryptography expert describing it as “flimflam and hokum.” Now, through a spokesman, Wright has promised that further proof for his claims is coming. Read more...

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