No Room Is Truly Decorated Without a Millennium Falcon Rug

Tastes and style preferences may vary from person to person, but it would be hard to remain friends with anyone who doesn't think this Millennium Falcon rug is the perfect accent piece for any room—be it an office, a den, a living room, or a secret cargo hold no one knows about. » 11/26/14 9:30am 13 minutes ago

These City Maps Are Made Out of Razor Blades and Mirror Shards

Damien Hirst loves to play provocateur. The artist makes mosaics with pharmaceuticals and sculptures with taxidermy. Now, for his latest series of paintings, he's depicting cities in conflict. But look closer: What seem like innocent, black-and-white satellite images are crafted out of sharp, dangerous objects. » 11/26/14 9:00am 44 minutes ago

You Can Daisy-Chain These Crock Pots So You Only Need One Outlet

As you prepare your amazing Thanksgiving feast tomorrow you'll probably realize there's something missing in your kitchen. But it's not a key side dish you've forgotten—it's enough power outlets to keep hot plates, slow cookers, coffee makers, and all your other appliances running. The folks behind the Crock-Pot have… » 11/26/14 8:53am 51 minutes ago

Censoring the Web Isn't the Solution to Terrorism—It's the Problem

In politics, as with Internet memes, ideas don't spread because they are good—they spread because they are good at spreading. One of the most virulent ideas in Internet regulation in recent years has been the idea that if a social problem manifests on the Web, the best thing that you can do to address that problem is… » 11/26/14 5:15am Today 5:15am

Watch two hours of deleted scenes from the original Star Wars Trilogy

If you're looking for two hours of deleted scenes and alternate footage from the original Star Wars Trilogy and hoping that they'd be masterfully edited together documentary-style, well, here you go. Garrett Gilchrist put together all this Star Wars footage you probably never seen before in Star Wars: Deleted Magic. » 11/25/14 11:29pm Yesterday 11:29pm

Chef Sean Brock shows how to make the perfect cheeseburger

Sean Brock is one of the hosts of the highly recommended PBS's TV show The Mind of a Chef and the executive chef at Husk, in Charleston, South Carolina. His cheeseburgers are legendary. He uses a suculent ground meat and bacon double patty and, of course, american cheese. This is how he makes them: » 11/25/14 10:37pm Yesterday 10:37pm

8-bit Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles looks like a game I played as a kid

I didn't watch that new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie with Megan Fox because I was pretty sure it was going to suck. Anytime adult me makes an informed decision like that, I imagine childhood version of me shaking his head in disappointment and howling in sadness. Growing up is lame. » 11/25/14 10:05pm Yesterday 10:05pm

Video: Turning a nail into a tiny sword looks like a lot of silly fun

You could hammer a nail into a wall or something but why not hammer a nail and turn it into a tiny sword? That's right. It's a completely silly exercise that could also be a half-commentary on creating useless objects but it also looks like a lot of fun to actually do too. Plus, it makes for a nice drink stirrer. » 11/25/14 8:32pm Yesterday 8:32pm

Shake Up Your Hosting Duties and Floor Your Guests This Thanksgiving

While holiday parties are often a pleasant (and delicious) way to get together with your family and friends, they also mean more time spent cleaning up. Between Aunt Lisa traversing your brand new hardwood in her dirt-encrusted boots and your adorable, annoying nephew tracking tinsel all over the carpet, a four-hour… » 11/21/14 4:00pm Friday 4:00pm

Gizmodo Exclusive: Get 25% off Grain Audio's High End BT Speaker

For a short time, Gizmodo readers can get one of the most unique, high-end bluetooth speakers on the market – Grain Audio's PWS – for 25% off plus free shipping with the StackSocial code "graingiz10". This deal is limited, so if you want one for the holidays, grab it quick! » 11/24/14 4:30pm Monday 4:30pm