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And This Year's Grossest Christmas Ad Goes To...

Last year, Poo-Pourri’s ad Girls Don’t Poop proved that humour is the best weapon if you need to advertise a stink-eliminating toilet spray. So this year, for the Christmas campaign, they decided to take their scatological humour a step further and show to the world that Santa suffers from gastric problems too. More »      

Review: the new smart fortwo and forfour cars

smart used the stunning backdrop of Barcelona to unveil two new models, a smart fortwo and a new a four seater called – surprisingly enough – the forfour. Chris Price reports OK, hands up, I admit it when it comes to smart cars I’m a bit of a fan boy. Show More Summary

The most accurate, highest resolution video of Earth ever made

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This Earth video created by James Tyrwhitt-Drake using footage from the Elektro-L weather satellite —a Russian satellite that takes one 121 megapixel image of Earth every 30 minutes—is the highest resolution video of our home planet ever created. Watch it in all its 4K glory here. Read more...

How Guardians of the Galaxy should have ended

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Guardians of the Galaxy was one of the best movies of the year and probably one of the funnest movies I've seen in a long while but it also had its fair share of logic gaps that were glossed over. HISHE hilarious fixed the movie by changing some scenes in the movie so it all makes sense. Spoiler alert: the bad guys win. Read more...

Giorgio Moroder: 74 Is the New 24

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Although there are large swaths of America which may only know his name as a track on a Daft Punk album, Giorgio Moroder is so very much more. The name and first song from his new album 74 is the New 24 hints at that a bit, with a nod to his age (yep, 74) and boundless career. Read more...

Laser-cut Album Released

In some alternate universe, where laser cutters and phonographs are more common than MP3 players, it makes a ton of sense to release laser-cutter files for your band’s new album (Translated). In this universe, it’s wacky and awesome. The...Show More Summary

“Yo Soy Groot” And 14 More International Grootisms

What is it that makes a hyperviolent, anthropomorphized tree that says nothing more than “I am Groot” so charming? My money is on those big doe eyes. It’s the weird combination of nine-foot tall killing machine…

Ken Block’s Gymkhana Seven Video Has Lots of Donuts

Ken Block is insane, anyone who has watched one of his Gymkhana videos would probably agree. Take Gymkhana Five for instance – that video was awesome with Block blasting through the streets of San Francisco in…

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review – a mini flagship without the compromise

If you’ve had your eye on the newest generation of Sony Xperia phones, you might be wondering whether you’re better off going for the £549 full-sized Z3 or its ‘mini’ version, the Z3 Compact, at £429. But smaller versions of flagships...Show More Summary

What Conan Thinks People Will Do With a Ten-Second Earthquake Warning

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

So, you've installed an app on your phone that gives you a full ten second warning before an earthquake hits. But what are you going to use those vital moments for? Conan thinks he knows. Read more...

Using MIDI and Magnets to Produce Tones with Tines

Normally you’d expect the sound of a pipe organ to come from something gigantic. [Matthew Steinke] managed to squeeze all of that rich melodic depth into an acoustic device the size of a toaster (YouTube link) which uses electromagnetism...Show More Summary

Magnifying Spoon Lets You Pick Out Tiny Hairs From Your Soup

You must be a special person, if you worry enough about possible contaminants in your food that you’d consider buying the Magnifying Spoon. But if someone out there bothered to The post Magnifying Spoon Lets You Pick Out Tiny Hairs From Your Soup appeared first on OhGizmo!.

Retrotechtacular: The (Long, Arduous) Birth of a Tank

Throughout the 1950s and early 1960s, the United States Army provided regular status reports to both its interior members and the American public through a half-hour documentary television show called The Big Picture. Since the program was produced by the government, every episode immediately entered the public domain. Show More Summary

Video: Check out Samsung’s extended trailer for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

One of the most hotly anticipated movies of 2015 is Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron — set to hit theaters next May — so it’s not really surprising to see Samsung post a special extended trailer for the upcoming movie on its Samsung Mobile YouTube page. Show More Summary

Extreme Repair of a Burnt PCB

[xsdb] had a real problem. His JBL L8400P 600 watt subwoofer went up in flames – literally. Four of the large capacitors on the board had bulged and leaked. The electrolyte then caused a short in the mains AC section of the board, resulting in a flare up. Show More Summary

Amazon’s Prime Air will start testing drone deliveries in Cambridge

If you can’t wait 24 hours to get your hands on a book, DVD, or video game without breaking out into a cold sweat, get excited (and maybe look into moving). Same day Amazon deliveries just moved a step closer with the news that the company will be testing drones in Cambridge ASAP. Show More Summary

How To Get 50 More Zed From Your Rigol DS1054Z

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

[Chris] has been spending a lot of time in the wife’s sewing room lately, and things got pretty serious late last night as he hacked his shiny new Rigol DS1054Z to unlock the 1104Z capabilities lurking within. The rumors are true, and...Show More Summary

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