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This Website Lets You Stream Whatever Torrent You Choose

A website called Joker lets you stream torrent files from your browser without downloading the whole thing. This means everybody who downloads Game of Thrones will an even shorter wait period between the show airing and finding out where Daenerys put those dragons. Read more...

This is how KFC actually makes their fried chicken from beginning to end

We've seen beyond the greasy curtain of fast food and discovered how KFC actually makes fried chicken from the raw animal to the final product that gets put into buckets and double downs at their stores. It's basically like how your grandma would do it—except they use an infernal magic machine called "pressure frier." Read more...

The Way We Deal With Photos Is Broken. This Company Wants to Fix It

Think back to the last wedding you went to. Or the last birthday party. Even the last nice dinner. Odds are you took multiple photos, dozens even. Maybe you even uploaded one to Instagram. But have you looked at any of them since? Or sent them to anyone? Probably not. And if you did, it wasn't particularly easy. Read more...

Razer Wants You to Ditch That Gaming Headset For... a Gaming Soundbar

Razer has long been one of the leaders in gaming headsets, and well, gaming everything. Today the company's relentless course lands at a $200 soundbar that's aimed at making your frags boom so powerfully the neighbors will know which Call of Duty you're playing. Read more...

Cree's Latest LED Lightbulb Is a Bright Bargain

If you're buying an LED lightbulb, you often have to pick between splurging on a fancy one or saving money by buying whatever's cheapest. Cree's original LED bulb is one of the rare LED lightbulbs that works well and costs next-to-nothing, and now the company is offering an even cheaper version. Read more...

America's Worst Airport: Vote Now on the Finalists

Last week, we asked you to name the worst airport terminal in the United States. You, dear readers, rose to the occasion with incredible aplomb, dishing out horrific tales of protracted layovers, TSA foibles, and security line poopers. Read more...

Deadspin PR Guy Pulls Colt McCoy Away From ESPN Deportes Interview: "No Means No" | io9 George R.R.

Deadspin PR Guy Pulls Colt McCoy Away From ESPN Deportes Interview: "No Means No" | io9 George R.R. Martin Reveals The Worst Fate That Could Befall Westeros | Jezebel Berkeley Students Want Nothing To Do With ‘Bigot, Racist’ Bill Maher | Lifehacker Four More Things You Shouldn't Buy at Costco Read more...

You Can Actually Wear This Collapsible Scooter As a Belt

How often have you found yourself needing to get home from a late night party but lacking the necessary funds to hail a cab or hop on the subway? Designer Ádám Török might have come up with a solution too this all too common problemShow More Summary

How Far Companies Will Go to Protect You From Copyright Bullies

When somebody wants to silence speech, they often use the quickest method available. When the speech is hosted on a major online platform, that method is usually a copyright or trademark complaint. Read more...

My Brief and Curious Life As a Mechanical Turk

As accomplished as modern-day computers are, there are some very basic things even the smartest machines have yet to master: tough judgment calls, advanced image recognition, making goofy faces, conducting psychological surveys. These are an assortment of tasks we humans can still claim as our own. Show More Summary

Why Buying Entire Pre-Designed Houses Could Catch On In Japan

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Japanese retailer Muji has built a cult following by offering nearly any object you could want in your home for not much money and proportionately great design. Now, the company is offering one more item to its line of 7,500 housewares: Actual houses. And there's a very good economic reason for the ambitious new venture. Read more...

How to Get Handoff to Actually Work in OS X Yosemite

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If you're anything like me, you were really excited to try out the new Handoff feature in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8. And you were equally disappointed when you updated all of your software, and the damn thing didn't work. Fear not, fellow computer user! With Apple's help, I managed to get Handoff working, and you can too. Read more...

The First "Movie" For Oculus Rift Is Totally Underwhelming

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Zero Point was supposed to set the bar for virtual reality filmmaking with the very first movie designed for the Oculus Rift. Instead, we got a measly 15 minutes of footage seemingly thrown together at random. Read more...

Logitech's New iPad Keyboard Hides Mechanical Keys in a Spillproof Skin

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Cleaning up after a spill is made even worse when your toppled drink also destroys your keyboard. So it looks like Logitech has removed the waterproof keyboard from its iPad cases and turned it into a standalone wireless unit, called...Show More Summary

Where Deepwater Horizon's Oil Went—and How Researchers Found It

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It's over four years since Deepwater Horizon went belly up—but the whereabouts of two million barrels of oil that burst out from the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico has remained a mystery. Now, a team of scientists believe they've found it. Read more...

The Great Public Holiday Exodus, Visualiszd Using Cellphone Data

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In France, they know how to relax: on public holidays, virtually all city dwellers flee the urban environment to hit the beach and countryside. And this analysis of cellphone location shows that in quantified, data-driven form. Read more...

Microsoft Is Bringing OS X-Style Trackpad Gestures to Windows 10

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

One big issue in switching from OS X to Windows is the lack of coherent and consistent trackpad gestures in Windows. But Microsoft seems to be putting an end to that, by borrowing the best multi-finger swiping tricks from Apple. Read more...

Should the Rich Be Able to Buy Places on Clinical Trials?

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

"But you have missed the bigger idea!" exclaimed Peter Lanciano, grabbing the pepper grinder and banging it on the table. "The problem isn't how to get my drug into Mr Pepperpot. The problem is how to protect me from being sued if Mr Pepperpot dies." Read more...

Right in the center, you're looking at Mars's Atlantis basin--now 4 billion years old--and the delig

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Right in the center, you're looking at Mars's Atlantis basin—now 4 billion years old—and the delightfully named Chaos that surrounds it. The Chaos is in fact hundreds of flat-topped hills, stretching 170 kilometers away from the flat basin. [ESA] Read more...

ARM's Next-Gen Mobile Graphics Chips Will Save Your Battery

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The English-based chip design company ARM has announced its new silicon, and as well as churning the pixels, its new graphics chips will play nicely with your battery, too. Read more...

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