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Retrotechtacular: Piano Rolls, Made By Apple ][

Piano rolls are the world’s longest-lasting recording medium, and its first digital one. They were mass-produced from 1896 to 2008, and you can still get some made today, although they’re a specialty item. The technology behind them,...Show More Summary

Fake an Alien Encounter With a Drone Covered in Blinding LED Lights

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The hefty, eight-armed Freefly Alta drone is capable of carrying a lot of weight. So in addition to a camera, the folks at YouTube’s rctestflight channel put 1,000-watts of LEDs on board, and a smoke machine, unintentionally creating the perfect way to fake an alien encounter, or a UFO abduction. Read more...

A Vintage Single Transistor LED Blinker

[Eric Wasatonic] had a box of SWB2433 transistors that he had very little information about. In order to discover their properties, he fired up his curve tracer to compare these transistors with more common ones. He noticed the SWB2433 exhibited negative resistance while the similar curves of a 2n3904 didn’t. Show More Summary

Gizmodo's Static Podcast: Is Virtual Reality Mainstream Yet?

Rediscovering the joy in videogames, is it legal for Elon Musk to send us to Mars, Virtual Reality hits mainstream and we answer your question: what is your useless superpower? Watch the expanded show in video or subscribe to the audio feed via iTunes and Pocket Casts. More »      

Hackaday Links: October 16, 2016

You need only look at the weekly user account leak from a popular web service or platform to know there’s a problem with security. Reusing passwords is the dumbest thing you can do right now, and the Mooltipass Mini is the answer to that problem. Show More Summary

‘Flappy Golf 2’ is your new mobile addicition

Whatever plans you made this weekend, you might want to consider cancelling them. On Thursday, Noodlecake Studios (best known for their Super Stickman Golf series) launched the sequel to Flappy Golf. If you don’t remember Flappy Golf,...Show More Summary

Finding A Use For Surplus Filament Spools

If you’re a heavy user of a 3D printer, or a welder, you’ll know the problem of empty spools. You’ve used up all the filament or the welding wire, and you’re left with a substantial plastic spool. It’s got to be useful for something, you think, and thus it’s Too Good To Throw Away. Show More Summary

Weather Ticker Shows How Easy It Can Be

[Petru] seems to have designed his weather ticker project with beginners in mind. Leveraging the inexorable forces of both the Raspberry Pi and cheap online auction house modules, it’s nearly the Hackaday equivalent of painting by numbers. Show More Summary

The new trailer for ‘Planet Earth II’ is absolutely mesmerizing

When the BBC documentary series Planet Earth was first released in 2006, its impact was immediate and far-reaching. In addition to providing us with an unprecedented and vivid look at animal behavior across all the major continents,Show More Summary

Some Pixel buyers have already received their phones

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones may be the hottest new Android phones to buy now that the Galaxy Note 7 has died. The phones will soon be available in stores, and Google released a couple of new TV commercials for the Pixels....Show More Summary

Maroon 5’s latest music video is a Pokemon Go parody, because of course it is

Although Pokemon Go might not be as huge as it was a few months ago, it's still one of the top grossing apps on iOS and Android and regularly finds its way into the headlines. Inspired by the game's success, the band Maroon 5 decided...Show More Summary

Insane video shows great white shark break into a dive cage with a diver inside

It doesn't get much more terrifying than this. In a video that has quickly gone viral in less than 24 hours, we see a great white shark near Guadalupe Island ram into a dive cage, break the metal latch and actually get into the cageShow More Summary

GoPro Hero5 Review: A More Perfect Action Camera

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

We use a lot of GoPros here at Gizmodo. We use them to shoot timelapse battery tests for phones and 360 degree videos of multibillion dollar transit hubs and test runs of quarter million dollar cars on a dirt track. So a new GoPro action camera with a lower price tag and badass features has us pumped. Show More Summary

Making an Edible Pizza Beer Koozie Is the Only Kitchen Skill You Need

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Do you have zero skills in the kitchen? There’s nothing to be ashamed of, but it doesn’t hurt to have at least one dish you know how to make. But don’t waste your time with grilled cheese, pasta, or soups when a beer can koozie made from pizza is useful on so many levels. Read more...

Li-Ion Tech Staring Into the Abyss with Note 7 Failure

Unless you’ve been living under a high voltage transformer, you’ve heard about the potential for Samsung’s latest phone, the Note7, to turn into a little pocket grenade without warning. With over 2.5 million devices in existence, it’s...Show More Summary

Gizmodo's Static Podcast: Is It Legal For Elon Musk To Send Us to Mars?

Rediscovering the joy in videogames, is it legal for Elon Musk to send us to Mars, Virtual Reality hits mainstream and we answer your question: what is your useless superpower? Watch the expanded show in video or subscribe to the audio feed via iTunes and Pocket Casts. More »      

You would die if you attempted any of these incredible bicycle tricks

Professional biker-man Danny MacAskill does tricks that I'm pretty sure defy the laws of physics, or at least the laws of good common sense. He sometimes does these tricks on top of an actual mountain. Good thing he's the one ridingShow More Summary

Your Eyes Can't Unsee Sulfuric Acid Poured on Toilet Paper

For years toilet paper has assumed it’s seen the worst that a bathroom user could possibly throw at it. But that all changes today now that an entire roll of has been doused in sulfuric acid which first turns the paper to a disgusting molten yellow ooze, before seemingly burning it to a crisp. Read more...

Watch The Diesel Effect in Ballistic Gelatin

A striking video appears to demonstrate an explosion via the diesel effect in clear ballistic gel. The diesel effect or “dieseling” refers to when a substance ignites from the effects of pressure, and it’s the operating principle behind the...Show More Summary

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