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Guy in a lawn chair gets lifted by giant balloons like in the movie Up

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Every person who has seen the movie Up and also enjoys dreaming about fanciful things every now and again has thought about flying away in balloons like Carl Fredricksen. Professional daredevil and crazy person Erik Roner didn't just think about it, he did it. He bought tanks of helium to pump up giant balloons to make him fly. Read more...

New trailer for Better Call Saul shows off the most new footage yet

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

None of the previews for Better Call Saul have done much to convince me to watch the show yet (I'm watching it anyway because anyone who loved Breaking Bad will) but that's mostly because most of the previews for the show barely had any footage of the show. This latest spot probably shows off the most. Read more...

The 10 best movies with the best sound

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It's not often I walk away from a movie and talk about how great the sound design was. But that's because I'm easily wowed and blinded by impressive visuals and crafty storytelling and great acting and so forth. But after watching this CineFix top 10 list of movies with great sound, I think I should pay more attention with my ears. Read more...

I want to see this movie where Marvel superheroes fight DC superheroes

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

There's something like 237 superhero movies coming out from Marvel and DC in the next few years and yet none of them are the movie that everyone wants to see: Marvel vs DC superheroes in an all out war that pits Spider-Man and Iron Man and the rest of the Avengers against Batman and Superman and the Justice League. Read more...

The C-130 Hercules can land and take off anywhere—including this beach

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The C-130 Hercules can basically land whatever the hell it wants, so the Danish Air Force took it to the beach because a) it's fun! and b) you never know when you will have to invade a country. You can see it from multiple angles, including the cockpit. Bonus: A collection of all-terrain Hercules landings—and a carrier. Read more...

Video: Incredible view of a hawk flying through a forest of trees

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Now this is a true bird's eye view of flying. And in the future, this may be how DARPA drones fly too. The footage shows a Goshawk flying super fast through a dense forest and somehow navigating through it. Its wings occasionally hits trees but it still manages to zip itself through impossible narrow gaps at high speeds. Read more...

LG's Sonos Clone Adds a Few Extra Speakers

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

LG's new line of battery-powered, Wi-Fi enabled speakers complement their new sound bar models, sure. But they also fill out Music Flow—the company's Sonos-like connected-house audio offering—with some attractive, well-rounded hardware. Read more...

Guy perfectly uncorks a champagne bottle with a tactical rifle

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The guys at FullMag—previously RatedRR—managed to perfectly open a bottle of cheap champagne using a 50 Cal tactical rifle. Sadly, in the process they also managed to shatter a bottle of perfectly delicious 2006 Cristal Champagne—which makes me sad. But whatever, happy holidays! Read more...

Celebrate Ralph Fiennes' Birthday By Watching In Bruges

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

There is no good trailer for In Bruges. They all try to make the movie look like a slapstick comedy, a farce, or maybe a little of both. It's neither. In Bruges is a very dark, very funny movie, about two hit men on hiatus from a job gone wrong. And the hiatus happens to be in the quaint, traditional town of Bruges, Belgium. Read more...

Curiosity rover snaps cool Mars shot through damaged wheel

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Curiosity snapped this cool closeup of its wheel on Mars soil last week. You can see the bumps and damage the tire. Note: I have color corrected and enhanced the original image for clarity. Note 2: Jesuschrist, that's a photo of freaking Mars, people! It still amazes me that this is happening. Read more...

Juelz Santana feat. Starr - Jingle Bellz

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Christmas is three days from now and you could either listen to boring classics or you know, fun classics. Peace to Jim Jones for gifting us this album many Christmases ago. Read more...

This Wearable Pauses Live TV If You Fall Asleep

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Fitness trackers can tell you how many calories you're burning, but what if you just want to laze on the couch? Your future wristband of choice could make sure you never miss a minute of your favorite TV episodes. Read more...

Look, a Superfast iPhone-Powered M&M Sorting Machine

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

We have seen plenty of machines sort M&Ms or Skittle by color, but this new design posted over at Review My Life takes a clever new approach to sort the candies even quicker. Read more...

Spread Holiday Cheer Even Farther With This Flying RC Christmas Tree

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Wouldn't decorating for the holidays be so much easier if you could simply have a decked-out Christmas tree delivered to your home that would then simply up and fly away on the 26th? That dream is now one step closer to reality thanks to Otto Dieffenbach from Flyguy Promotions who's created an RC flying Christmas tree that doesn't look too shabby. Read more...

Hey Good North Korea Internet Joke, Everybody!

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Earlier today, reports abounded that North Korea had suffered an unprecedented internet outage. While it remains unclear whether it's the result of a cyber attack or the country's longstanding technological woes, one thing is certain: you got jokes! Read more...

A Lab Glass Decanter to Infuse Alcohol With Things That Aren't Gross 

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Hard alcohol infused with fruit and spices has been around forever, but it's gotten a bad rap in recent years thanks to the proliferation of objectively nasty products like, oh I don't know, bubble gum-infused vodka. Read more...

First image of the Lego Jurassic World theme leaked

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Jurassic Bricks has leaked the first official image that we have seen of the Jurassic World theme. Though this is only a render and not official set pictures, there are a few items of note in this image. Read more...

California's Grid May Soon Store Energy in Giant Ice Packs 

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

California wants better batteries, which is why t he electric company Southern California Edison is planning a set of, let's say, unconventional energy storage solutions, including huge 450-gallon ice packs. Why? It all has to do with a little-known problem with California's wind-reliant electric grid. Read more...

These Google Doodles That Never Ran Are Perfect 

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If you happened to type into your browser yesterday you saw a wintery doodle by one Eleanor Davis, a illustrator who created four seasonal doodles for the search giant this year. These were all fantastic doodles, but her sketches that Google didn't run are pure gold. Read more...

How Defense Has Shaped Our Cities

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

So in your spare time you're looking at an aerial view of London on your favorite online mapping service (as one does), when you notice a street called London Wall. Read more...

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