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Australia Launches First Nationwide Reporting System For Revenge Porn

Victims of revenge porn -- the nonconsensual distribution of explicit images -- have a difficult path to navigate to regain their privacy and seek justice. The laws have yet to catch up to the crime, and the average person doesn't have the means to quickly take down intimate images from the web -- they're often at the mercy of tech giants. Show More Summary

Observatories Across The World Announce Groundbreaking New Gravitational Wave Discovery

Vicky Kalogera, a Northwestern University physicist, took her week of much-needed vacation in Utah this past August. She promised her family she'd stay off of email for a week. It wasn't a real promise, of course, but she was going to try. Show More Summary

5 Of The Best Cases For Your Shiny New Pixel 2

If you're in the market for a Google Pixel 2 when it comes out on October 31, you're probably in the market for a case too. The pair go together like hand in glove and, just like gloves, there are plenty of options to wrap around your phone to keep it safe. Here are a few of the cases coming out soon for the Pixel 2. More »      

New All-Seeing Billboard Uses Hidden Cameras To Show Ads Based On Age, Emotions

London's famous Piccadilly Circus is getting an immense and terrifying new video display called Piccadilly Lights. According to its maker, the enormous screen (which is almost the size of two professional basketball courts) can detect the vehicles, ages, and even emotions of people nearby, and respond by playing targeted ads. Show More Summary

Huawei's Mate 10 And Mate 10 Pro: The Gizmodo Hands-On

As the fall smartphone season starts to wind down, the number two smartphone maker in the world (it's not Apple anymore) is sending us off with its answer to this year's batch of iPhones, Pixels, and Galaxies with the Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro. More »      

The New Mutants Was Conceived As Part Of A Trilogy Of Mutant Horror Films

It's not uncommon for creators to plan out entire story arcs and sequels in advance, so it's not ever a surprise to hear that a director has an idea for a sequel to their film. But Josh Boone's conception of his New Mutants film is intriguing. More »      

Huawei's New Mate10 And Mate10 Pro Are Coming To Australia

Overnight, Huawei has announced two new phones that it thinks will beat out all comers. The new Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro take on the best of Apple and Samsung and Google with the brightest camera lenses ever, Huawei's slickest design yet and some brand new hardware and software inside. Here's how much they'll cost, and when you can get them in Australia. More »      

The Exorcist Takes A Page From Game Of Thrones In This Gruesome Dinner Party Scene

Warning. though this clip from the latest episode of The Exorcist is a dinner scene, you should absolutely not eat while you watch it. The scene shows the clandestinely demonic Cardinal Guillot (Torrey Hanson) and his various evil associates getting their just desserts... literally. Arya Stark would be proud. More »      

Pittsburgh's Hope For Bipartisan Environmentalism

Transitioning to clean energy, particularly in a city built on steel and surrounded by defunct coal mines, is always politically tricky. But Pittsburgh is trying to create its own equitable, bipartisan approach to what's traditionally been a far-left ideal. decarbonization and emissions reductions. More »      

The Darkwing Duck Action Figure You've Always Wanted, And More Of The Best Toys Of The Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, our weekly round up of all the fabulous new toys just waiting to drain our wallets of their precious monetary fluids. This week, Hot Toys tackles The Last Jedi's most important characters, plus a patriotically posable Captain America, and even stranger Stranger Things board games. More »      

T-Mobile Dials Back A Major 'Un-Carrier' Perk

After years of floundering, T-Mobile has become a real threat to Verizon and AT&T by offering options that the latter carriers didn't. One of those options was the Mobile Without Borders plan that provided unlimited LTE data when customers travelled to Canada or Mexico. But now, the "Un-carrier" has announced the end of that deal. More »      

The Green Arrow Is Playing A Most Dangerous Game In WildStorm's New Michael Cray Series

Even before it was resurrected by DC earlier this year, there was always a grim, visceral quality to Jim Lee's WildStorm universe that set it apart from cape comics. WildStorm wasn't without its lighthearted moments, but it never shied away from the truth about what ultimately convinces a person to become a superhero. More »      

For Satan's Sake, Read The Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina

Excellent news! Sabrina the Teenage Witch is making her way to television again, in a new show from the creative team behind Archie Comics' other TV adaptation, Riverdale. Even better news. this is not your childhood Sabrina. It's the version from the outstanding horror comic Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, a book you should absolutely read. More »      

The Han Solo Movie Is Bringing A Surprising Pair Of Characters Into The New Canon

Image. Dark Horse Comics When Disney wiped the Star Wars canon clean, they meant it, and since then old characters, ideas, and settings have been introduced only slowly. But a couple of tweets from yesterday suggest that the newest addition is, well, not one anybody suspected. More »      

Fidget Spinners, But In Space

Video. We all know that fidget spinners are legit magic. (I mean, either that or a cheap steel bearing around some weighted plastic.) We also all know that space is cool. Put the two together -- fidget spinners in space -- and you have... a science lesson, courtesy of NASA? More »      

The Ladies Of The Marvel Cinematic Universe Have Asked For Their Own Avengers Movie

At a recent media event, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige got a tap on his shoulder. Behind him was Tessa Thompson and several other actresses who've appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and they had a request. their own Avengers movie. More »      

Electronic Frontiers Australia Elects Its First Female Leadership Team

At internet user advocacy group Electronic Frontiers Australia's latest annual general meeting over the weekend, Lyndsey Jackson was elected unopposed as the new chair of EFA and Katherine Phelps was elected as the new vice-chair. This...Show More Summary

This Designer's Sci-Fi Concept Sketches Are Right Out Of The Golden Age

Massive spacestations, chittering robots, and majestic spires stretching into the stars. All year, this artist has been posting concept art to his Instagram, and it's out of this world. More »      

Here Is A Taste Of Just Some Of The Mayhem Awaiting You On Car Vs. America

Cars. what are they? Are they just rooms we control with our hands and our feet and our hearts, or are they something... more? Furthermore, America. is it just an ideal we will never truly live up to, or an actual place, sandwiched between Canada and Mexico? No one can say. Show More Summary

Get Ready For The Final Season Of Star Wars Rebels With This Recap Video

It's almost time. On Monday, October 16th, the final season of Star Wars Rebels -- where an entire series' worth of growth and heroism comes to a head -- will begin. If you've not been an avid viewer, this recap will fill all the important bits in. More »      

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