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Here's every death scene from Quentin Tarantino's movies

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Few people make killing people look as entertainingly graphic and creatively brutal as Quentin Tarantino does in his movies. All of his films, from Reservoir Dogs to Django, are notorious for violent deaths that sometimes number in the hundreds. Watch them all in this supercut by Jaume R. Lloret. Read more...

Watch two lunatics base jump off a rooftop bar in the middle of London

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Here's a recipe for fun: Go up to the 48th floor of a skyscraper in London. Enjoy a beer at the rooftop bar. Change into your base jumping gear in the restroom. Make a beeline for the balcony and jump into the heart of London. Illegal? Probably. Fun as hell to watch? Absolutely. Read more...

These Bhutanese Postal Stamps Play Like Real Vinyl Records

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The most valuable stamp in the world is a red smudge, but the coolest postal payments just might be these itty bitty stickies from 1970s Bhutan. They'd legally get your letter where it needed to go, and play the country's national anthem (yes, really!). Read more...

The Show That Warned Us Enemy of the State Was a Documentary

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

"PFFFFTTTTTT! WE ALREADY KNEW THAT!" was a common response from some people when last summer's Snowden leaks revealed that the NSA was monitoring American communications. And in some ways, they were right. We already knew a lot thanks to PBS documentaries. Show More Summary

Ballmer Yelled His Email Address at Ballmeriffic Clippers Event

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Former Microsoft head-honcho and now owner of the Los Angles Clippers sportsball club took to the stage for the first time since dropping $2 billion on the team. There was fanfare! There was Ballmer Yelling™! Personal contact information was revealed! Wait what? Read more...

Diplo: Sarah

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The first time I heard Diplo, it was on a mix CD burned for me by a boy I liked in the 11th grade. I remember thinking "what is a Diplo," and searching Kazaa furiously for more songs by this person or people. Now the dude is everywhere. Read more...

Report: YouTube's Music Key Brings Offline Playback for $10 a Month

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Android Police reports that Google's forthcoming subscription version of YouTube will be called YouTube music key. And even if there are tons of streaming music services out there, this YouTube offering sounds like it could be different in some exciting ways. Read more...

Atari arcade games inspired the original Apple mouse

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It's hard to say if the Macintosh would've been so successful if it hadn't had such a revolutionary interface—namely, the mouse. While Apple didn't invent the mouse, they did commission the now legendary engineer Jim Yurchenco to make it viable. And he looked to Steve Jobs' former employer for inspiration. Read more...

This Color-Changing Camouflage Is Inspired by Octopus Skin

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If you have not yet witnessed the wonder of an octopus changing color instantaneously, then you should go do that right now. We humans are only slowly playing camouflage catch up. A new color-changing sheet that adapts to the light it senses brings us a tiny step closely to octopi. Read more...

This LED Flashlight Is Powered by Spherical Solar Cells

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Solar-powered flashlights consistently suffer from one glaring problem: They're ugly as hell. But that's nothing that a multidisciplinary creative collective from Japan can't solve. Read more...

Watch Charles and Ray Eames Debut Their Most Famous Chair On TV In 1956

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Charles and Ray Eames were the archetypal design power couple, who each brought their own distinct kind of creative genius to the personal and professional partnership. When they visited NBC's daytime Home show in 1956 to debut their (now-iconic) eponymous lounge, Charles introduced themselves thusly: "Ray is a painter. Show More Summary

MIT Explains How To Turn an Old Car Battery Into a Working Solar Cell

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

There are over 1 billion cars in the world, and the vast majority of them use batteries made from lead. As lithium batteries replace these old timers, there are going to be hundreds of millions of lead suckers sitting in landfills. Which is why MIT wanted to find a way to recycle them—by turning them into a new kind of solar cell. It's surprisingly simple. Read more...

HP's Stream 14 Is a $200 Windows-Powered Chromebook Competitor

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In order to combat the continued sales growth of ultra-cheap Chromebooks, Microsoft and PC manufactures are offering Windows machines at at comparable, $200 prices. We knew this was coming, but now a leak of the upcoming HP Stream 14 gives us our first look at what these laptops will actually be. Read more...

PR workers outnumber journalists 5 to 1 in the US

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Back in 2004, public relations specialists outnumbered journalists about 3 to 1 in the United States. Today, as steady jobs in journalism disappear, it's roughly 5 to 1. One reason more Americans are taking home a PR paycheck? It certainly pays a lot better than working in journalism. Read more...

Why the Military Is Pinning Its Hopes on Google's Modular Phone

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In the small red brick headquarters, Vanderbilt's Institute for Software Integration Systems (ISIS) is working on a revolution in smartphone technology. It's not better screens, or battery life, or anything for a major carrier. It's a puzzle-piece phone that will (hopefully) change the way the military communicates. Read more...

Aphex Twin Is Teasing His New Album on the Deep Web

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It's been 13 years since Aphex Twin released his last album, Drukqs, and fans have been foaming at the mouth for the next installment of the Richard D. James saga. On Monday morning, Aphex Twin taunted those fans in truly nerdy, fairly tantalizing fashion, by pointing them to the deep web. Read more...

Google Wants Your Children...To Be Safe on the Web

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Internet services want users, and much like religions and smartphone ecosystems, it's best to convert them when they're young. But a string of federal regulation, including the last year's overhauled COPPA rules, provide necessary restrictions and protections for youngling web surfers. But Google isn't giving up and is working on a legal and kid-friendly solution. Read more...

Unmanned Drones Landing Autonomously Next to F-18s Is a Very Big Deal

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The days of piloted combat aircraft are quickly coming to an end, soon to be heavily augmented if not outright replaced by UCAS, or Unmanned Combat Air Systems. Just yesterday, the Navy's X-47B demonstrator proved that manned and unmanned operations can take place on the same flight deck. Read more...

Photographing The Most Challenging Mountains On Earth

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Cory Richards, a NatGeo photographer and The North Face team climber, was the first American to summit an 8,000-meter peak in the winter. We asked about his life as a climber and adventure photographer. Read more...

?Sony RX100 III Review: The Best Pocket Point-and-Shoot (For a Price)

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

For the last few years, Sony's RX100 point-and-shoot camera line has been king of the compact mountain. With the latest version, the RX100 III, Sony aims to build on the previous little powerhouses by zeroing in on the features people want — and eliminating those they don't. Read more...

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