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A Real Space Battle Wouldn't Look Anything Like The Movies

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In the event that we ever end up going toe-to-toe in outer space, it turns out that things wouldn't look anything like Star Wars. No, an actual space battle would probably be very fast, very boring, and extremely quiet, as PBS points out. Read more...

University Makes Yet Another Half-Assed Invisibility Cloak

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Come on, science. There's not much we ask of you: unlimited power, teleportation, invisibility cloaks. I get that the first few might be a little troubling, but really, you should be able to get a grip on something a bunch of high-school students can do in a Scottish castle. Show More Summary

The world would be a much better place if God were this little girl

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If the entity known as "God" is not a figment of our collective imagination—product of our desire to find solace from the nonsense that is life—he actually did a pretty horrible job. Maybe things would have been a lot different if he left everything to the little girl in this short animated film. Read more...

This time collapse of a skater is so freaking cool

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Professional pool skater Cory Juneau did more than 60 takes around this skate park to create this time collapse: A video in which every version of himself across time is put into the same space thanks to the magic of video editing. Read more...

Here's how all the Pixar movies are connected in one universe

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Maybe you've heard of The Pixar Theory by Jon Negroni that showed how all the characters of the Pixar movies are connected to each other in one universe. The evidence was undeniable! Bloop Animation shows how it all ties together in the video below. I want to believe! Read more...

This Mid-Century Legend Made Sculptural Magic Out Of Plain Paper

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

There's a whole world of potential in a blank sheet of paper, but few folks can turn something flimsy and flat into 3D magic like Irving Harper. The creative legend—now 98 years-old!—did industrial and graphic design for Herman Miller during its dynamic mid-century era, but his legacy also includes an incredible personal collection of paper sculptures. Read more...

Consumer Reports Bend Test Pits iPhone 6 Plus Against the Competition

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Sure, Apple's only received nine reports of bent iPhones and we highly doubt you'll have any reason to worry about your own, but do Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handle the pressure any better than competing models? Consumer Reports put that to the test, pitting the new iPhones against other giant handsets including the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Read more...

Yahoo Very Quietly Kills Off Yahoo

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

As part of Yahoo's ongoing mid-life crisis, the company very quietly announced today that it's killing off the original internet directory that gave the company its name. Read more...

Protect Against Sneaky Webcam Spies With This Little Pair of Magnets

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

I have had a teensy, torn bit of paper taped over the camera of my MacBook Air for years now because even before I knew the FBI could activate that thing without the indicator light, it always bugged me out that someone might be secretly snooping. Show More Summary

Brace yourselves for the new Jupiter Ascending because it's amazing

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

I don't know if Jupiter Ascending —the new movie from the creators of The Matrix —is going to be incredibly good or impossibly bad, but one thing is sure: The amount of sci-fi visual porn in this trailer alone has sent my brain into overdrive. The design seems phenomenal. Read more...

Ello My Baby

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Everyone gets songs lodged in their heads. Sometimes you hear something and it just gets stuck, like when I spent an entire bus ride with "Tubthumping" on mental replay after hearing it in 7-11. Read more...

Google and Microsoft Are Mapping Favelas So They Can Sell Things There

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The twisting sidewalks and dizzying density of Brazil's favelas might deter most outsiders from navigating these crowded inner-city neighborhoods, which informally house about 1.5 million of the country's residents. Yet in the last few months, both Google and Microsoft have both been seen mapping their narrow streets and dirt paths. Read more...

Why Is Gadget Fashion Still So Bad?

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

You wanted a bigger phone, you got a bigger phone. Lots of bigger phones. Phones that are now bigger than the biggest pocket of your biggest pants. So where are you going to keep your big phone now? Read more...

FCC Papers Show LG May Be Building a Smartwatch With Cell Service

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Newly-surfaced FCC papers seem to indicate that LG's upcoming smartwatch will boast a 3G cellular connection. Soon you could be wearing your LG cellphone on your wrist! Read more...

Study the Science of Shots With a Chemistry Set For Your Bar

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When you think about it, is there really much difference between someone with their PhD in chemistry and a bartender? Both are probably dealing with a crippling mountain of debt, both concoct solutions and mixtures, and both are hoping for a positive reaction. So why wouldn't a mixologist feel right at home serving hooch in this chemistry set for booze? Read more...

?Drink Boxed Wine

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Any possible objection you have to boxed wine is wrong, and I am here to tell you why. Read more...

If This Razor-Thin Dining Table Won't Bend, Why Should Your Phone?

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Why the iPhone 6 Plus is mysteriously bending for a handful of users may never be fully known, but for the next version maybe Apple should talk to Alexander Purcell Rodrigues who has designed a stunning super-thin aluminum dining table that looks like a giant razor blade, and is promised not to bend or warp—even under the load of a Thanksgiving feast. Read more...

?Can One Knife Handle Every Bushcraft Job?

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This new Vulture Equipment Works Cholera is described as an, "all mountain" blade. A knife you can use for everything from making a fire to butchering game. We beat on it everywhere from the beaches of Maui to the forests of British Columbia to find out if that claim is true. Read more...

Why BitTorrent Could Be the Future of Buying Music

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

BitTorrent: It's how you get movies and music for free. That's what most people think. But if the musicians and filmmakers who are losing to pirates want to survive, they're going to have to give BitTorrent a big hug. Read more...

Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Hello! How was your week? Did you bend your new iPhone in half with your bare hands? Apple would like you to keep your phone-bending to a minimum. But not me! Rigid phones are so 2000 and late, and you are avant-garde, dear reader. I'll send spare Ello invites to anyone who can twist their new phone into the shape of my face. Read more...

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