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Look at This Ball of Molten Metal Levitating in Space

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This is perfect sphere of liquid metal, suspended using a strong magnetic field so that it can levitate in space. Oh yeah, and it's aboard the International Space Station. Read more...

Samsung's Eye Mouse Lets the Disabled Use Computers More Easily

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Using a computer can be difficult or even impossible for some people with disabilities. Now, Samsung's eye-tracking technology allows people who would struggle to use a mouse to navigate their computer with relative ease. Read more....

Visualizing the Notes Played in Songs on a Piano-Turned-Histrogram

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Ever wondered how many times a certain note gets played during the course of a song? Well this tool developed by Joey Cloud lets you visualize the number of times each note is played on a histogram—that happens to look exactly like the piano keyboard it represents. Read more...


2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

So. Many. Passwords. With. So. Many. Stipulations. [Truth Facts] Read more...

Can the Design of Hospitals Help Patients Recover Faster?

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Can the way hospitals are designed improve the experiences of staff and visitors, and even the recovery of patients? Lucy Maddox finds out. Read more...

FCC to T-Mobile: Stop Lying About Throttled Speeds

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The FCC has told T-Mobile that it has to start being more upfront about the data speeds its customers are receiving. From now on, the carrier will have to send texts explaining the speeds that users will actually have to put up with when they hit their data cap. Read more...

A shimmering, multi-color beacon--like some kind of cosmic lighthouse--this is the Egg Nebula as pho

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A shimmering, multi-color beacon—like some kind of cosmic lighthouse—this is the Egg Nebula as photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope. The bright shafts of light are pumped out as a central star dies, creating the beautiful colors as they pass through the clouds of gas and dust. [ ESA ] Read more...

Universal Has Picked Up Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Just last week, Sony abandoned the Steve Jobs film that we've been waiting (and waiting) for. Now, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal has picked up the project. Read more...

Report: Regin Spyware Linked to U.S. and U.K Intelligence Services

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Over the weekend, Syamantec published a report which described a sophisticated piece of spyware called Regin that had been snooping on servers for years. Now, new reports suggest that it's linked to U.S. and U.K intelligence services. Read more...

Underwater monster captured on video for the first time ever

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This sea creature may look like some scary 3D animation of an underwater monster but it's not. It's completely real. What you're looking at is a deep sea anglerfish known as the Black Seadevil. This sea monster's existence shows that sometimes reality is crazier and more twisted than our scariest nightmares. Read more...

How English describes color vs how Chinese describes color

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Here's a fascinating visualization created by Muyueh Lee that shows the differences between how the English language and Chinese language each describe colors. On the left, you can see the number of English names for color hues (there's a lot!) and on the right, the number of Chinese names (there's a little!). Read more...

Making metal framed eyeglasses looks like a fun lab experiment

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

I'm pretty sure the only time I prefer the look and feel of plastic over metal is with the frames of glasses. I just like acetate frames more. But! The process of making metal frames, like these pair of metal MYKITA glasses, is so interesting that I may need to get a pair. It's like watching scientists in a lab experiment. Read more...

Video: 60 Seconds of painful breaking bones from movie fight scenes

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Oh man. I almost couldn't get through this video because the non stop crunch of bones breaking in these fight scenes got to me. Even though I know full well that movies aren't real and that all these broken bones are just visual tricks and sound effects, I still cringed. A lot. Read more...

Remember Son in Law, When Pauly Shore Was a Crazy Hacker Named Crawl?

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This week, millions of Americans will pack bags, endure crowds, and travel hundreds of miles to be with their families for one meal. If you're alone, this can be a lonely journey—and a pretty grueling meal. If only we all had a Pauly Shore to take with us, like Becca did in Son in Law. Read more...

Killer Mike: Don't Die

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Lately, you're hearing about Killer Mike because of Run the Jewels, his follow-up collabo with rapper El-P. But before he and El embarked on this project together, there was R.A.P. Music. And now as ever, this track and the message behind it feels appropriate. Read more...

Spectacular video of a missile blowing up a Norwegian Navy frigate

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Impressive video of a new Norwegian Naval Strike Missile tested off the coat of Andøya, in northern Norway: The 400-pound, four-meter-long, 150-kilometer-range weapon hit and blew up the frigate KNM Trondheim. Read more...

The Best Budget Sound Bar Is Down to an All-Time Low Price

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Both of the larger sizes of your favorite budget sound bar are at their lowest prices ever. Read more...

3D-Printed Toy Parts Will Finally Make Kids Love Fruits and Vegetables

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Did you know that originally Mr. Potato Head was just a box full of random body parts that kids were supposed to jab into actual potatoes? It sounds like a crazy idea, but Mr. Potato Head went on to become an incredibly popular and iconic...Show More Summary

10 of the Worst Reply All Screw Ups We've Heard

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Last week we asked for your worst stories of accidentally hitting Reply All, those horrible moments when you realize that the thing you meant to send one person just went out to the whole office (or company, or family reunion thread, or other group of people containing at least one person who is going to be offended). Read more...

Mr. Potato Head was originally BYOP (Bring Your Own Potato)

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

We all know and love the goofy plastic potato known as Mr. Potato Head. But did you know that the toy originally involved sticking plastic facial features with spiky ends into a real potato? Read more...

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