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Is this mystery satellite Putin’s secret space weapon?

An oddball Russian satellite that launched to orbit last May is now raising suspicions. The so-called Object 2014-28E was put into orbit at the same time with several communications satellites, but Russia has not elaborated on its purpose. Show More Summary

Hush earplugs send you to sleep with soothing sounds

20 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Trying to get to sleep when there's unwanted noise in the background can be a fruitless and frustrating experience. You could try and block out the noise with earplugs, but sometimes that's just not enough. The new Hush earplugs areShow More Summary

British artist pledges 28 days in isolation wearing a VR headset

24 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

In a attempt to look at how our relationship with technology can potentially change our inherent identity, British artist Mark Farid is pledging to spend 28 days isolated inside virtual reality, seeing only footage of someone else's life. Show More Summary

How to stop your friends from seeing when you read their Facebook and WhatsApp messages

Texting apps on smartphones are very popular with users, and third-party social apps with instant messaging features are gaining ground as well. But most of them also come with one annoying feature, at list for some people, that lets senders know the recipient has read the message. Show More Summary

The DotPen is a precise stylus for any device

We all have to write notes, letters, and memos during the day. Whether or not we mean to, we get attached to a certain pen or pencil that we prefer to use for any writing we have to do. The way it feels in our hand and the quality of line it produces starts to somehow seem more comfortable than any other option out there. Of course, the same can...

The Big Picture: cooling molten metal in space

43 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Ever wonder what hot metal would be like if it weren't bound by containers, liquids... or even gravity? You're looking at it. The European Space Agency has developed an electromagnetic levitator that the International Space Station is using to see ho...

30 Years of Amazing Criterion Collection Art Packed Into a Single Book

51 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Today the Criterion Collection released a 306-page book full of the designs it has commissioned since 1984, including covers, supplemental art, concept art, and more. Criterion Designs is a coffee table book we can all believe in. Read more...

LG is already rolling out Lollipop for its best phone of the year

Just as previously teased, LG’s top Android handset of the year is receiving its official Android 5.0 Lollipop update a lot faster than initially expected, with the company having already announced that the Korean version of the G3 is ready to be upgraded to Google’s latest Android version. Show More Summary

The First 3D Printer in Space 3D-Printed Its First Object

54 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

While you were probably wishing Thanksgiving break would start already, the astronauts on the International Space Station made history. They 3D-printed a spare part for the 3D printer. In space. Read more...

First images of the beautiful new Lego Birds set

57 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

On November 7th, Lego announced that they would be producing a set based on Tom Poulsom's Bird project submission to Lego Ideas. Lego did an interview with the creator of Birds (21301) where we get a peek at the set and box art. Read more...

Breakfast Wrap: Tuesday Night's Top Stories

Underwater Monster Captured On Video For The First Time Ever They’re described as “opportunistic predators”. How English Describes Colour Vs How Chinese Describes Colour Does speaking a certain language allow you to “see” more colour? Apple...Show More Summary

Sony to refund some customers after misleading PS Vita ads

According to the Federal Trade Commission, Sony deceived consumers by falsely advertising the PlayStation Vita's "game-changing" features when the console launched in the US. And, perhaps in an effort to stay out of court, the electronics company has...

You have to check out this unique iPhone app that adds a game to your Today widgets

Apple’s massive iOS 8 update was released this past September and developers are still updating their apps to take full advantage of the thousands of new capabilities Apple added in its new mobile software. In fact, developers will continue to add new features made possible by iOS 8 for many months to come. Show More Summary

Jurassic World Gets Its First Official Trailer, And It's Awesome

And here we thought we’d have to wait until tomorrow to get our teeth around the new trailer for Jurassic World. But lo, it’s here today! Get in here and look at dinosaurs tearing up the theme park of the future. More »      

A More Efficient Solar Panel Can Be Made With Old Blu-Ray Discs 

1 hour agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Yes, a Blu-ray copy of Police Story 3: Supercop was destroyed for the sake of science. It turns out that the nanostructure of Blu-ray disc makes them especially well-suited to soaking up light—exactly what you'd want with a solar panel. Read more...

34 Disney Princesses Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

The Disney Princess is a beloved cultural staple. Their flowing locks, their lyrical songs, their tasteful yet subtly sexy dresses… But enough is enough. Forget about their goody two shoes behavior and lets take them out of their comfort zone. Show More Summary

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