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A Fight Over a Sacred Mountaintop Will Shape the Future of Astronomy

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

For years, it seemed as if the future of the Thirty Meter Telescope was writ in the stars. The enormous, next-generation observatory would explore the birth of galaxies and seek signs of life on alien worlds from atop the dormant volcano of Mauna Kea, one of the best places on Earth to study the sky. Read more...

Today's Best Deals: Prime Pantry Discounts, Copper Pans, Fitness Equipment, and More

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Prime Pantry savings, j/fit fitness gear, and fancy-ass copper pans lead off Tuesday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...

A Bulky iPhone Case With a Built-in Charger and Cord Just Might Be Brilliant

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Until Apple stops chasing thinner iPhone designs at the cost of battery life, trying to find a way to keep your device charged will just be a way of life. But if you don’t mind adding a little bulk to your smartphone, a new iPhone case will ensure you can always be charging whenever an outlet is nearby. Read more...

Dunking an Aluminum Baseball Bat in This Chemical Makes It Soft and Squishy

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The next time you find yourself being chased by bill collectors, all you need is a beaker full of gallium to turn the aluminum baseball bats they’re wielding into what looks like a kid-safe toy made from squishy Nerf foam. Read more...

The F-35 Amazingly Has Even More Problems Than We Thought

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the most expensive military program in the world with a total cost of more than $1 trillion. Now, a new Pentagon report suggests that the futuristic fighter jet still has hundreds of deficiencies and won’t be ready for ready for full combat testing until 2019. Read more...

It Only Costs $400 to Build Your Own Cell Phone Network

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Sometimes, owning a smartphone feels pricy. There’s the hefty chunk of change you’ll need to spend on the phone itself, and then the monthly fee you’ll need to fork over to operate it. But for just $400 and the cost of a few old Zack Morris-style brick phones, you can avoid those expenses and build your own damn 1G… Read more...

This Sweet DIY Wall Mount Will Hide Your Annoying Power Cables

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Plenty of homes have tangled nests of power cords just waiting to catch flame. To combat this domestic blight, Laura Kampf crafted a simple projector cabinet that both obscures cords and looks plain awesome. Read more...

Um, This Wasp Species Has an Ant Head For a Butt

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Most wasps do not have ant heads for butts. So, if you were a researcher digging through a museum collection and found a wasp with an ant head for a butt, you might be surprised. The researchers describing this wasp shouted “ay, caramba,” apparently. Read more...

Antarctic Crack Forces Temporary Evacuation of Scientific Research Station

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

As a precautionary measure, officials with the British Antarctic Survey have decided to shut down the Halley VI Research Station for the winter after a new ice crack emerged just a few miles from the remote outpost. Read more...

Rogue One Music Syncs Up Perfectly With Star Wars’ 'Imperial March'

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

One of the coolest and most controversial things about the latest Star Wars movie is how it incorporates the series’ past. Now it’s been discovered that, aside from folding in characters and digitals recreations of actors from the original trilogy, Rogue One secretly has a musical homage to those movies, too. Read more...

Popcorn Looks Even More Delicious in Super Slow Motion

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Watching popcorn pop is utterly captivating, even in real-time. But when you film the process with a high-speed camera capable of capturing 30,000 frames every second, watching those kernels explode in super slow motion turns making popcorn into a spectacle that rivals the Fourth of July. Read more...

Catch Up on the Explosive $2 Billion Lawsuit Against Facebook Before Zuck Takes the Stand

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said he wants escape the Silicon Valley bubble and travel to different parts of America as part of his 2017 New Year’s resolution. It looks like the first stop on his journey will be a Northern District of Texas Federal courtroom. Read more...

Upgrade Six Lamps to LED For Just $11

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Still haven’t made the transition to LED? Amazon will sell you a 6-pack of highly rated TaoTronics soft white bulbs for just $11 right now with promo code HL63ISTM. These put out the brightness equivalent of a 60W incandescent, but with only 9W of electricity each. Plus, many local utility companies offer rebates when… Read more...

How To Save an Old Laptop By Installing This Free OS

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The new and improved default OS for the Raspberry Pi isn’t just for hobbyist computer boards any longer. Thanks to an experimental version of the Linux-based software for PCs and Macs, you can use it to reinvigorate an old laptop and get a few more years out of an aging machine. Read more...

Kill Your Idols With Cuteness

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Last week, a Chinese photo-editing app called Meitu blessed the world with its “Hand-Drawn” feature, which allows users to transform anyone they’d like into a soft, rosy-cheeked sweetie. It’s the perfect tool to undermine your worst enemies, turning them into soft puddles of kawaii cuteness, or elevate your idols to a… Read more...

If You Liked Suicide Squad, You’ll Love The Young Pope

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Young Pope is HBO’s delightfully absurd new drama that aims to finally answer the Church’s oldest question: What if the pope was a young, chain-smoking bully with a hot bod and a twisted thirst for power? Despite its prestige television presentation, the show is a lot more Twin Peaks than House of Cards. In the… Read more...

Eugene Cernan, the Last Human on the Moon, Has Passed Away

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Former astronaut Gene Cernan has died at the age of 82. He holds the distinction of being the most recent man to walk on the Moon and his legacy as one of humanity’s greatest explorers will live on. Read more...

Zebra Shark Has Babies Without a Male After Years of Isolation

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A female zebra shark in Australia has shocked scientists by producing three offspring after spending years away from her male partner. Subsequent analysis found that she had simply developed the ability to do it all on her own. Read more...

Pre-Peeled, Pre-Halved Avocados Are the Worst Example of Wasteful Packaging Yet

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Like bananas, avocados come direct from nature wrapped in their own durable protective packaging. So why is a California-based avocado grower and distributor selling the savory fruits pre-peeled, pre-halved, sealed in plastic, and then wrapped in a cardboard box? Read more...

Scientists Develop Lithium-Ion Battery That Doesn't Burst Into Flames

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Lithium-ion batteries are currently one of the biggest problems in the tech world. The ubiquitous power source has an annoying tendency to burst into flames. But researchers at Stanford University believe they may have found a solution with a built-in flame retardant that doesn’t harm the battery’s performance. Read more...

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