posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
There’s a YouTube mystery around beauty blogger Marina Joyce, and even after the police got involved the conspiracy theories keep coming.Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
During a news conference in Florida today, Donald J. Trump—a man who is running for what is arguably the most powerful job in the world—challenged Russia to hack into opponent Hillary Clinton’s email. Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
Here’s a PSA for anyone who was thinking about selling meth on a dating app: Don’t do it!Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
Donald Trump is doing a Reddit AMA tonight at 7pm ET, 4pm PT. AMA, of course, stands for Ask Me Anything, and people are already filling up the page with questions. But here at Gizmodo we’ve been wondering, how will we know that it’s actually Trump answering the questions?Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
Pokémon Go has been responsible for a few unseemly things since being released: armed robberies , a murder hoax , car crashes , and sending people towards a nuclear disaster site . Now it’s even ruining future generations. Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
Come November, Nintendo will be scratching a lot of nostalgic itches with its miniature NES Classic Edition console that comes pre-installed with 30 retro games. But between catching up on your favorite titles, you can now learn how many of them came to be with a new book that sounds like the perfect sidekick to the console.Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
Robotics and AI often get a bad rap for the whole destroyer of the human race thing. But when you watch a motorized machine help a baby crawl, you can’t help put feel like robots aren’t so bad after all. And that’s exactly the kind of machine that researchers at the University of Oklahoma built.Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
Everyone should own an OBDII scanner to diagnose check engine lights without schlepping to the auto parts store, and you’ve got three options to choose form today.Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
Nvidia and Adobe teamed up to develop a 3D-painting app that is sure to become an essential tool for modern day art forgers. The software accurately simulates the 3D texture of oil paints, and how the bristles of a brush work to smear it across a canvas.Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
Most of your digital files are probably stored up in the cloud these days, but the humble USB stick still comes in handy every now and then. It’s a simple way of getting data from one computer to another or just keeping a backup of important files. If you’re struggling to cram all your files onto one USB drive, here’s a quick trick that can free up several gigabytes of extra room.Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
The Department of Defense standards are for chumps. With the Molten Copper Overwrite™ even an incomplete destruction of the hard disk will result in an unusable metal puck with no clear way to access the scorched ones and zeros within. Best of all it works on HDDs, SSDs, CDs, magnetic tape, people, and portable drives—and it’s cross-platform. Try and read my One Piece slashfic now, NSA!Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
Last Monday, I woke up to a series of strange, muffled noises next to me. Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
Are you a fresh-faced brogrammer with no money to spend on a house, but have a promising job at a company like Google, Twitter, or Facebook?Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
We’re not saying it’s aliens, but a team of scientists has just discovered a glowing purple orb at the bottom of the ocean, and if you’ve ever seen The Abyss, I think you know how this will end.Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
We knew from the outset that Netflix’s supernatural thriller Stranger Things was going to pay a healthy debt to the 80's. Throw a few sci-fi and body horror greats into a blender, add a dose of sobbing Winona Ryder and a dash of kale to make it taste like 2016, and you’ve arrived. It’s a smoothie, but holy hell is it a delicious, artfully created, thoughtful, and addictive smoothie. Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
Michael Fassbender promises scares for Alien: Covenant. Agent Coulson’s robo-hand is getting some upgrades on Agents of SHIELD. Echo Kellum says he’ll be suiting up in Arrow season five. Plus, more details on the plans for the CW’s big DC show crossover event, and new looks at Wonder Woman and MacGyver. Spoilers Now!Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
If you’re willing to sit around poking at your phone settings, there are a million photo apps that’ll help you get professional-looking results. For the rest of us who are far too lazy to do this, Microsoft just made a slick new photo app that does all of the tinkering for you.Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
Satellites and autonomous drones have reduced our need for cutting-edge spy planes and stealth fighters. So Lockheed’s famed Skunk Works, creators of the SR-71 Blackbird , have now built a unique robot called the Spider that can crawl over the surface of blimps to find and fix tiny pinhole leaks.Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
Italian researchers have used the location of confirmed debris from Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared two years ago, to estimate where the missing airliner might have crashed, and where further debris may be found onshore. Their simulations show that the wreckage may lie upwards of 310 miles further north than current estimates.Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on gizmodo
At the beginning of Bee Movie, Jerry Seinfeld explains in a voiceover, “According to all known laws of aviation,” bees should not be able to fly. But the bee flies anyway “because bees don’t care what humans think is impossible.”Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on gizmodo
Here’s a silly fun experiment to do the next time you’re at the Hoover Dam: try and pour a bottle of water over the dam. Instead of flowing downward like water almost always does, the water actually flies up and flows upward because of the super strong draft.Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on gizmodo
Our world is crumbling, and thanks to the “miracle” of technology, we now face infinite exposure to just how bad it is. With the 2016 election in full swing—#ImWithHer, #CrookedHillary, #DeleteYourAccount, #Sad!—I, personally, am glued to a stream of morbid news, memes and really shitty Trump tweets.Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on gizmodo
Mobileye, a supplier of vision-based sensor chips for self-driving cars, has cited concern over the reputation of autonomous technologies following the ending of its supply deal with Tesla, likely due to the fatal crash involving a Model S in May.Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on gizmodo
Big news of the day: Apple is investing in augmented reality so it can make more games like the extremely popular Pokémon Go. Wow. Wouldn’t have guessed that would happen in a million years.Read more...

Read More...
posted 2 days ago on gizmodo
Well, that’s not bad. There’s a bit of prop help to recreate Pikachu’s body and ears—but the transformation from human face to Pikachu is all done with makeup applied on the fly by Chrisspy. It’s kind of scary how much she ends up looking like that cute little Pokémon.Read more...

Read More...