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Man Robbed at Gunpoint For His "Hoverboard"

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Police in Philadelphia are looking for a man who robbed several people at gunpoint on October 5th at a Chinese take-out restaurant. He stole the victims’ phones, their wallets, and a “hoverboard.” Yep, people are getting robbed for their hoverboards now. Read more...

Your Favorite Gaming Keyboards: Corsair K and Razer BlackWidow Chroma

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

As with this year’s best gaming mouse vote, we need to report not just which keyboard win, but which audience segment was responsible for that win. Let’s get into it. Read more...

Iron Man, Frozen, and Star Wars Prosthetics Will Boost Kids' Confidence

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A prosthetic hand is about more than just improving the wearer’s physical capabilities. It’s also about improving their self-confidence. So Open Bionics, makers of low-cost but highly capable prosthetic robotic hands, have teamed up with Disney to realize some very cool designs. Read more...

Report: China Arrested Hackers Because the US Asked 

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Chinese hackers have allegedly read the Obama Administration’s emails, stolen millions of federal employee records, hijacked US health care records, and attacked anti-censorship projects. Now they’re reportedly getting arrested on US orders. Read more...

Google Just Bought

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Google is now part of Alphabet, a parent company created to house all of the web giant’s diverse efforts. But unfortunately for Google, they couldn’t buy, which was already taken. So they’ve done the next best thing. They bought the entire alphabet: Read more...

Disaster News Is Actually Making Us Less Scared To Live In Danger Zones

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It’s a growing mystery: Why aren’t we more concerned about the increasing severity and frequency of natural disasters? A study published this week reveals all that disaster coverage is, paradoxically, increasing our “appetite for risk.” Uh oh. Read more...

BMW's New 7 Series Illuminates a Path To Your Car's Door at Night

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Key fobs have all but eliminated the difficulties in finding the key hole on a car door at night, but what if finding your actual car is the problem? If you parked somewhere dark and sketchy, BMW’s new 7 Series will make it easier to find your vehicle with a glowing pathway that leads right to its doors. Read more...

To Whom It May Concern: Please Remove This Ugly Piece of Sh.. Art From The Middle of Budapest

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Dear Mr Artist, this is just not the way to turn an iconic photograph to sculpture. Robert Capa is spinning in his grave. Please, take your disgusting polystyrene work out of our sight. Read more...

Before-and-After Pics of California's Shrinking Salton Sea Shows a Catastrophe in the Making

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The largest lake in California is slowly fading away, and that’s bad news for local residents. As the Salton Sea’s water sources dwindle, southern Californians are bracing themselves for toxic dust storms, noxious smells—and disease. Read more...

This Extinct Penguin Was the Best Animal To Waddle the Earth

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

There are many advantages to being alive today, but there is one disadvantage—we missed out on seeing the best animal ever. Thirty-seven million years ago, the oceans and land were patrolled by a 6’8” penguin. Read more...

All the Accidents California's Driverless Cars Got in by Being Too Good at Driving

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Driverless cars are designed to cut down on traffic accidents, but that hasn’t stopped human-driven cars from crashing into them anyways. Read more...

These Hero Rats Are Trained to Sniff Out Land Mines and Tuberculosis  

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

An international NGO trains rodents to find buried bombs and a deadly respiratory disease. Meanwhile, I’ve taught my dog how to carry three tennis balls in his mouth at once. Read more...

Space History Repeats Itself

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When we see new images showing how NASA is moving ahead with their Orion Program there is often a Project Apollo feeling, because of the similarities between the two US space mission. This new photo gives us such dejà vu too. Read more...

Gawker Terrifying Footage Shows Moment Bridge Snaps under Hikers’ Weight | Jalopnik What It’s Like T

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Gawker Terrifying Footage Shows Moment Bridge Snaps under Hikers’ Weight | Jalopnik What It’s Like To Drive The Worst Car Ever Built | Jezebel One Person Killed, Three Wounded In Overnight Shooting at Northern Arizona University | Lifehacker Smartphone Battery Myths, Explained | Read more...

You Can Finally Buy the X-Files Minifigs That Lego Won't Make

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Now that the X-Files is officially returning, Lego fans have decided that Minifig versions of Scully and Mulder are must-have additions to their collections. Lego has tried to suppress that truth, though, so has stepped up to create tiny versions of the FBI’s best paranormal investigators. Read more...

That Time Stephen Hawking Inspired a Sonnet

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Stephen Hawking makes headlines with every utterance, whether he is making bets with colleagues, attending movie premieres, expounding on A.I., or slyly suggesting women are the ultimate mystery. Now he’s inspired a lyrical sonnet ruminating on relativity, quantum mechanics and (of course) black holes. Read more...

This Intricate Digital Model of a Chunk of Brain Fires Like the Real Thing

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This complex web of fibers is in fact a digital model of a small chunk of rat brain — containing 31,000 neurons, 37 million synapses and the ability to fire just like a living chunk of grey matter. Read more...

Can You Solve the Math Problem That Stumped Most Scottish Students?

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A math question posed to Scottish teenage students has received a great deal of criticism for being too hard. Can you solve it? Read more...

This Beautiful Timeline Lets Your Explore Wikipedia's World History

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This amazing visualization brings together the world’s history from Wikipedia into an interactive timeline stuffed with information and images. If only history lessons at school had been this much fun. Read more...

It Took This Robot 10 Days to Learn How to Grasp Objects From Scratch

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Robots are good at a lot of things, but their track record at picking up objects is poor. So just how hard is it to teach one to pick up an object on demand from a table full of clutter? Read more...

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