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KFC Is Doing A 2000km Chicken Run To Central Australia In A Giant Food Truck

A sleepy industrial park in the inner west of Sydney is a world away from remote Birdsville, Queensland and the 100 or so locals who call it home. About 2-3 day’s drive with the sun in your eyes. But this is where the voyage begins, as finishing touches are made to KFC’s full-blown original recipe big rig. Show More Summary

The Circle Is A Creepy Book, And It's Going To Be An Even Creepier Movie

The Circle is author Dave Eggers' look at a company that combines all the most amazing parts of Apple, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Periscope, Snapchat, WhatsApp and all of a million other Silicon Valley darlings into one glittering conglomerate, a shining beacon of technology and interconnectedness. Amazing, and unsettling. More »      

This Week In Games

After the inevitable lull in releases that follows every E3, this week is back with a bang. There's not a great deal of flagship releases, although Breath of the Wild is getting its first DLC, Arizona Sunshine makes its way over to PSVR, America's Army is coming to the PS4 and there's a new Danganronpa game. Show More Summary

I'm So Here For Hyundai's i30 N Hot Hatch

The upcoming Hyundai i30 N is the first proper high performance car from Hyundai -- not a sporty car like the Tiburon or Veloster, but an actual sports car. And it's being tested for Australian conditions, too, with a blast around Mount...Show More Summary

It Comes At Night Gouges Out An Intensely Intimate Horror Story From An Unseen Apocalypse

There's an apocalypse happening in It Comes at Night but we never get to see it. We see and hear only faint inklings of its terrors. What we do see -- the desperation of a family trying to stay alive -- is far more terrifying than any monster or zombie lurking in the darkness. More »      

What The Heck Is Fan-Fiction, And Why Does It Matter?

Ever wondered what Harry Potter would do if he wasn’t the Chosen One, and just worked in a coffee shop? Or if Iris West was the one struck by lightning instead of her fiancé? Or maybe Luke Skywalker decided to take after his mother and...Show More Summary

These Are The Very Best Wireless Earbuds You Can Buy

If you'd asked me three years ago which wireless earbuds to buy for the gym, I would have laughed and laughed and laughed. The entire category was so hilariously bad back then, how could I recommend anything? Well let me tell you friend. a lot has changed in the best of ways. More »      

Take A Detailed Look At Every Tiny Aspect Of The Silicon Valley Credits Sequence

Like all HBO opening sequences, the Silicon Valley credits are a remarkable little world unto themselves. I've seen the segment dozens of times, but until I watched this breakdown I had no idea how much of technology's recent history is packed into the short clip. More »      

Amazon's Cheap 4K TVs Are Good Enough For Almost Anyone

All images. Adam Clark Estes/Gizmodo Remember when 4Ks used to cost a damn fortune? Those days are quickly coming to an end, and if you need proof, look no further than Amazon's new line of (Westinghouse-manufactured) budget televisions. Show More Summary

Which Avenger Is Going To Die In Infinity War?

Image. Marvel Studios. Ohayo, my outstanding outgoing mail packages! Apologies for being late; all I can do is promise that it's another extra-long instalment, thanks to the abundance of great letters you guys keep sending me. So, this week. Show More Summary

Samsung Notebook 9: The Gizmodo Review

All images. Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief -- I'd managed to snag a seat on a rush hour train -- and then, I felt a moment of sheer terror. Show More Summary

All The Ways You Can Use A Portable Battery Powered Projector

Screens are great. They are a visual gateway into the primary forms of entertainment that modern society indulge in. But as they become larger and sleeker, their mobility is an issue. That's where the ASUS P3B Projector can be your saviour. Show More Summary

Can You Live On Just An iPad?

With the release of the 10.5-inch iPad and the upcoming laptop-friendly features of iOS 11, soon you'll be able to officially replace your laptop with a sheet of futuristic Apple glass. It's been a long time coming, but I thought I'd take it one step further, and see if you can replace your whole phone and laptop set up with an iPad instead. More »      

Robot Butlers Deliver Toothpaste And We're Living In The Goddamn Future

I've stayed in a lot of hotels, but I've never stayed in this hotel. And I need to. More »      

A Supposed Layout For Universal Studios' Nintendo World Appears

Everyone was busy last week with the hustle and bustle of E3, which is all good fun. But you know what's also good fun? The prospect of Nintendo World, the new project being built by Universal Studios. And to top it off, a supposed layout of the park's design has appeared online. More »      

Toy Story Consultant Shares The Super Depressing Story Of Andy's Dad [Updated]

Image. Disney Pixar Disney Pixar's Toy Story is one of those series that tugs at every single heart string, but it turns out there are few more to pull... as Andy's dad might have one of the saddest stories in Pixar history. More »      

Cersei Got The Biggest Upgrade From Page To Screen On Game Of Thrones

Image. HBO Game of Thrones has made quite a few changes from its source material -- including, in some cases, moving past the books entirely. A recent data analysis of Game of Thrones shows the series' biggest surprise. how important it's made Cersei Lannister. More »      

The Next Spider-Man Film Will Be The Civil War Of Marvel's Phase Four

Spider-Man made his debut in Civil War, and he's getting his own in 2019. Image. Disney The only film that currently has a release date after 2019's mysterious fourth Avengers movie is the sequel to Spider-Man. Homecoming. And, according...Show More Summary

Trump Confirms That He Said The Mean Healthcare Bill Is "Mean"

Photo. Getty Once again, Donald Trump has thrown his defenders under the bus. Early Sunday morning, the president appeared on Fox News and blurted out that he really did call the House Republican healthcare bill "mean" behind closed doors. He likes the new bill though. But he admits that no one's going to love it. More »      

Watch SpaceX Launch 10 Satellites Into Orbit

Image. SpaceX via Flickr Little by little, SpaceX manages to break new ground for itself with each successive launch. Today, Elon Musk's aerospace startup will attempt to launch its second rocket within 48 hours. The launch window opens at 4.24PM EST and you can see it right here. More »      

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