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Scientists Say This Society Has the Healthiest Hearts on Earth

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Researchers have identified the Tsimane people as having the healthiest hearts in the world. As expected, diet and exercise are believed to be responsible for the populations incredible heart health well into old age. What’s perhaps most surprising about their diet is how heavy it is in carbs. Read more...

Russian Bank Says Hackers are Trying to Make It Look Like Its Servers are Contacting Trump

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The saga of Russian cyber-ties to Trump just gets more complicated. Reports of contact between an Alfa Bank server and one belonging to the Trump organization have been circulating for months. Now, the bank says that US-based hackers have been attempting to make it appear that its servers are communicating with Trump… Read more...

Give Your Existing Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms a Brain For Just $30

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Smoke and CO alarms can keep you safe while you’re at home, but they’re totally useless if something goes haywire while you’re away. Leeo fixes that by alerting you on your phone whenever they go off, and you can get yours for just $30 today, or about $20 less than usual. Read more...

Your Favorite Hoodie Is the Flint & Tinder 10-Year - Barely

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Your two favorite hoodies share an $89 price tag, and look basically identical, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that this was our closest vote in history. It was back and forth until the very end, but Flint & Tinder’s 10-Year Hoodie edged out the American Giant Classic Full Zip by a mere four votes. Read more...

Twitter User Accused of Sending Journalist Seizure-Inducing GIF: 'Let's See If He Dies'

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Friday evening, disturbing new details emerged in the case of a Maryland man accused of sending a seizure-inducing GIF to Newsweek journalist Kurt Eichenwald, including private Twitter messages where the suspect allegedly wrote “I hope this sends him into a seizure” and “let’s see if he dies.” Read more...

Zelda Fanatic Controls His Dang House With an Ocarina

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

OK, you think you like the Legend of Zelda? You don’t. Not compared to this guy. His entire goddamn house is ocarina-operated now, and if he forgets to bring a plastic toy instrument with him he’s probably locked out. So suck on that, I guess. Read more...

Lifehacker Don’t Plant Those “Bee-Friendly” Wildflowers Cheerios Is Giving Away | Kotaku Longtime Fa

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Lifehacker Don’t Plant Those “Bee-Friendly” Wildflowers Cheerios Is Giving Away | Kotaku Longtime Fans Of YouTuber JonTron Say They Can’t Watch Him Anymore | Jalopnik Here’s Why Your Turn Signals Make That Clicking Noise | io9 Worlds We Love: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s Hyrule | Read more...

YouTube's Restricted Mode Is Hiding Some LGBT Content

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Anyone who’s ever visited YouTube and ventured into the comments knows that the site struggles with how to deal with offensive content, and now it seems one of its content filtering features might have gone a bit too far. Over the past few days, several LGBT vloggers have accused YouTube of hiding their material… Read more...

The UK Just Granted the First License to Commercialize Controversial 'Three-Parent' Babies

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A fertility clinic in Newcastle was just granted permission to start performing what’s known as the ‘three-parent baby’ technique, a controversial in vitro fertilization procedure that prevents genetic diseases from being passed on to children by giving them three genetic ‘parents.’ Read more...

Why the Hell Does the James Webb Space Telescope Look Haunted?

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

One of the most powerful telescopes ever built—NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope—is set to make its big debut in 2018. But before it starts scouring distant galaxies, or searching for life around at TRAPPIST-1, the telescope must undergo quite a bit of testing. Apparently, during “lights out inspections,” James Webb… Read more...

Panicked Secret Service Says It Lost Encrypted Laptop But It's Fine, Everything's Fine

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Today, a Brooklyn-based Secret Service agent learned what those of us without security clearance have known for years: Don’t leave a laptop in your car if you don’t want it to be stolen. Read more...

Amazon's Taking $50 Off Sony's Best Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling Headphones

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Sony’s MDR line of Bluetooth headphones sold like gangbusters during Deals Week, but if you were holding out for noise cancelling models, Amazon’s rewarding your patience today with a $50 discount on the top-of the line MDR100x. Read more...

Employees Say HHS Head Tom Price Sends Staff 'Propaganda' Emails

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Two employees at the National Institutes of Health have forwarded Jezebel emails that appear to show the newly instated head of the Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Tom Price, sending what they call “propaganda” for the controversial Republican healthcare replacement bill. Read more...

Why Scientists Think This Silly-Ass Bird Can't Stop Looking at Its Reflection

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

We all like to admire ourselves in the mirror from time to time, but there’s a bird in Australia that seems to have developed a rather unhealthy fixation, gazing upon its reflection for hours on end while seemingly oblivious to its surroundings. It’s pretty funny, but should we be worried about this fine feathered… Read more...

Will Humans Have to Upgrade Their Bodies to Survive on Mars?

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Living and boning in space—particularly on Mars—has fascinated our degenerate species for decades. Recently, SpaceX founder Elon Musk decided to put his very large amount of money where his mouth is by announcing his plans to colonize the Red Planet. NASA also likes to bloviate about its Journey to Mars in the 2030s,… Read more...

The Grassroots Campaign to Make Reddit Less Toxic

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

As a company, Reddit has shown itself to be either ambivalent or complicit in abuse on the site, but users are fed up. Two new but rapidly-growing subreddits—r/esist and r/fuckthealtright—want to do something about it, and they’ve already claimed credit for getting hate speech community r/altright banned for… Read more...

White House Cites Satire Story to Support Trump's Nightmare Budget

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

1600 Daily is an official newsletter from the White House. It includes important information about the goings-on of the president, including his meeting schedule for the day and upcoming policy initiatives. And, at the very bottom, it includes positive coverage from the media. Read more...

You Don't Really Need an Anti-Virus App Anymore

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Ten years ago the first thing you needed to load on a brand new computer were anti-virus and malware applications. The internet was a mine field of malicious content that could infect your entire home network with one errant click. Yet things have changed dramatically. Windows has much more robust security options… Read more...

FBI Arrests Man For Allegedly Sending Journalist Seizure-Causing GIF

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

On Friday, the Dallas FBI confirmed to Gizmodo that it has made an arrest in a case involving Newsweek journalist Kurt Eichenwald, who claims a man sent him a GIF over Twitter that triggered his epilepsy, causing him to have a seizure. A Dallas FBI spokesperson told Gizmodo that a press release with more details on… Read more...

Google Wants to Make Your Images Take Up Less Space

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

For years, Google has been trying to reduce how space images take up on the web. Most of those efforts have been based around its proprietary (and largely ignored by non-Google entities) WebP format, but a new project out of the company’s research and open source divisions could help make JPEG images—one of the most… Read more...

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