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Hobart Is Getting Australia's First Apple Pay-Enabled Car Parking

Hobart City Council is set launch an $800,000 upgrade to the Tasmanian capital's parking system. More »      

LG's Modular Sound Bar Flex: The Gizmodo Review

All photos. Adam Clark Estes With the new Sound Bar Flex, LG didn't make the world's best sound bar. It's actually a bit of a stretch to call the modular, three-piece speaker system a sound bar at all. And at $899, the (mostly) wireless setup isn't quite a bargain either. You know what, though? The Sound Bar Flex sure is fun to use. More »      

No, Pan's Labyrinth Is Not A Fairytale

Video. Our favourite Mikey Neumann deep dives into the maze that is Guillermo del Toro's classic, Pan's Labyrinth. More »      

A Tiny Tesla House Is Touring Australia

Beginning in Melbourne's Federation Square today and tomorrow (August 14 and 15), there's a tiny Tesla house making the rounds of the country - showing off the Powerwall and educating the public on how to generate, store and use renewable energy for your home. Oh, and the tiny home is towed by a Tesla Model X, because of course it is. More »      

Google Home: Australian Review

Google's always-listening smart home speaker is finally in Australia. But do you need one? More »      

This Horizon Zero Dawn Lego Diorama Is Adorable And We Want More

Just take a look at this gorgeous Horizon Zero dawn scene, made entirely from Lego. Isn't it adorable? More »      

Contact: The Gizmodo Retro Review

Jodie Foster stars in Robert Zemeckis' Contact, which opened 20 years ago today. All Images. Warner Bros. When Contact first opened, 20 years ago, I thought it was a masterpiece. For a soon-to-be high school senior, Robert Zemeckis' adaptation of Carl Sagan's novel was the perfect Hollywood mix of thought-provoking ideas and spectacle. Show More Summary

How You Can Listen To 50,000 Vinyl Recordings, Online, For Free

The Internet Archive is now home to the world's largest collection of digitized vinyl recordings, with the Great 78 Project working tirelessly to preserve, research and discover 78rpm records. More »      

A Copyright Claim Was Reportedly Used To Stop Ad Blocking, But It's Complicated

Image. AdBlocker A certain portion of the internet is freaking out over a change to an important list used by ad blockers that facilitates their function. Popular coding repository GitHub received a DMCA request (the same tool copyright...Show More Summary

Scientists Say A Worldwide Ban Of Dangerous Pesticides Could Reduce Suicide Rates

An international team of researchers, including an Australian, say the safe storage of dangerous pesticides doesn't go far enough to protect the health of the public. They are calling for national bans in the hopes it will reduce the...Show More Summary

55 Telstra NBN Workers Sacked, Union Blames 'Sham Pyramid Contracting Scheme'

Just before the weekend, 55 technicians working on the Telstra copper network connecting and maintaining the NBN were sacked on the spot, according to the Telecommunications Union. The CEPU says "the failed, sham pyramid contracting scheme employed by Telstra and their contracting partners" is to blame. More »      

Iron Fist Is Still Smug As Hell In Latest Defenders Trailer

Image. Marvel Studios/Netflix The finest Marvel heroes Netflix can muster gather for one final trailer before the show drops this Saturday. Also, Danny Rand is there. More »      

Amazon Is Cracking Down On Fake Eclipse Glasses That Could Get People Blinded

Photo. AP In just over a week the US will experience its first total solar eclipse in nearly 40 years. Seeing as staring at the sun, even while it is obscured by the moon, for any length of time can be extremely hazardous up to and including...Show More Summary

The Force Unleashed's Absurd Protagonist Almost Returned For Star Wars: Rebels 

Image. LucasArts Starkiller, the fabulously ridiculous antihero of The Force Unleashed, almost featured in Star Wars. Rebels. This would have been bonkers. More »      

Someone Just Paid $15,000 For Rick And Morty's Szechuan Sauce

It's just like Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, only it costs a lot more money and, surprisingly, is even stickier than a river of chocolate. More »      

Big Hero 6 TV Show Is Coming This November

Baymax and Hiro are coming to just cute up the gosh-darn heck out of Disney XD's lineup this spring, and now we've got a month. November. There's also a lovely, albeit all-too brief, new teaser. More »      

Bulletin Of The Atomic Scientists Study: North Korea's Missiles Built For Show, Can't Hit US Mainland Yet

Is the US on the brink of all-out nuclear war with North Korea? Experts say no, probably not. But according to a new technical analysis of North Korea's missile technology in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, even if it did come to that, the closest to the heartland Kim Jong Un can strike is Anchorage, Alaska. More »      

How Kingsman Became A Comic Book Movie Franchise But Left The Comics Behind

In a sea of Hollywood comic book and superhero movie franchise, Kingsman stands apart. The first movie, The Secret Service, was based on the comic co-created by Mark Millar and Watchmen's Dave Gibbons. But while the comic sold well,Show More Summary

James Cameron Made Only One Change When Bringing Terminator 2 Back To Theatres

James Cameron, perfectionist that he is, seems pretty happy with Terminator 2. Judgment Day And who can blame him? It's a stunning action film. So for the 3D theatrical re-release, Cameron left the film alone. Mostly. More »      

If Aliens Inhabit TRAPPIST-1's Exoplanets, They're Incredibly Ancient And 'Hardy'

Deadly radiation might have dampened hopes that TRAPPIST-1's seven planets could be home to some sort of life, but that hasn't stopped scientists from continued research and investigation. The latest revelation? TRAPPIST-1 is almost certainly older than our own solar system. Much, much older in fact. More »      

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