iPad Mini Rumors Galore, Bacteria That Produces Pure Gold, Impending Comets of Doom, and More

Congratulations, you've made it to yet another weekend alive and (presumably) unscathed. A lot of stuff has happened in the week you just survived your way through, as stuff tends to do. We've got explanations as to why your breath stinks in the morning and why gansters hold their guns sideways. We've got some iPhone 5 camera advice from Apple. We've iPad Mini rumors, horrible tattoos, and deadly comets. All this and more is waiting for you below. Hop in.

iPad Mini Rumors Galore, Bacteria That Produces Pure Gold, Impending Comets of Doom, and MoreiPad Mini Rumor Roundup: Everything We Think We Know (Updated)

Now that the iPhone 5 is out, there's just one more thing for Apple nerds to freak out over: The iPad Mini. Rumors have been cropping up like crazy the past few weeks-enough to start putting together what we'll actually see from a 7-inch Apple tablet. So let's talk iPads. Small iPads. More »

iPad Mini Rumors Galore, Bacteria That Produces Pure Gold, Impending Comets of Doom, and MoreThe Reason Why Gangsters Shoot Their Guns Sideways

A former Marine Corps marksmanship instructor has an interesting theory on why gangsters (in the movies or maybe even in real life) decide to shoot their guns sideways: it's actually a good idea in theory to quickly aim a firearm. More »

iPad Mini Rumors Galore, Bacteria That Produces Pure Gold, Impending Comets of Doom, and MoreResearchers Discover Bacteria That Produces Pure Gold

The gold you see in the photo above was not found in a river or a mine. It was produced by a bacteria that, according to researchers at Michigan State University, can survive in extreme toxic environments and create 24-karat gold nuggets. Pure gold. More »

iPad Mini Rumors Galore, Bacteria That Produces Pure Gold, Impending Comets of Doom, and MoreThis Year's Best Halloween Costume Is Cheap, Easy, and Awesome

Last year around this time, a NASA JPL engineer blew us away with a Halloween costume that used two iPads to create the illusion of a gaping hole in his chest. Cool, if you could afford two iPads. For the 99 percent of us that couldn't, he promised that his 2012 costume would be equally awesome and infinitely more affordable. More »

iPad Mini Rumors Galore, Bacteria That Produces Pure Gold, Impending Comets of Doom, and MoreThe iPad Mini Could Look Absolutely Stunning

After the iPhone 5 leak mega-saga-at this point you can call these renders sneak previews-the black anodized aluminum iPad mini seems like a done deal. More »

iPad Mini Rumors Galore, Bacteria That Produces Pure Gold, Impending Comets of Doom, and MoreWhy You Have Bad Breath in the Morning

You brush. You floss. You swish some burning mint-laced liquid around in your mouth until it hurts. You go to bed with an oral hygiene gold star, and you wake up with white gloop connecting your lips and some vile odor emanating from it. Wtf happens in our mouths while we sleep? More »

iPad Mini Rumors Galore, Bacteria That Produces Pure Gold, Impending Comets of Doom, and MoreThis Amazing Knife Can Split a Water Droplet in Half

Sometimes science truly is indistinguishable from magic: a team of engineers at Arizona State University has created a knife that can actually cut water. Cut it clean in two parts, no little droplets, no mess. Like Moses parting the Red Sea, but without killing any Egyptians. More »

iPad Mini Rumors Galore, Bacteria That Produces Pure Gold, Impending Comets of Doom, and More12 Idiots With Hideous and Stupid Apple Tattoos

It is one thing to like Apple products. It is quite another to let your insane tech zealotry escalate to the point where you are actually paying other people to inject ink into your skin with needles so that you may forever serve as a fleshy canvas displaying your deranged, rabidly fanatical devotion to an operating system. Here's a bunch of certifiable lunatics who did that second thing. More »

iPad Mini Rumors Galore, Bacteria That Produces Pure Gold, Impending Comets of Doom, and MoreApple Acknowledges iPhone 5 Camera Problem, Says You're Holding It Wrong

After initially denying it, Apple has acknowledged the iPhone 5's purple flare camera problem in an email to a Gizmodo reader. Their solution: "Angle the camera away from the bright light source when taking pictures." Here's their complete answer: More »

iPad Mini Rumors Galore, Bacteria That Produces Pure Gold, Impending Comets of Doom, and MoreAstronomers Discover Huge Comet Hurtling Towards Us

The Mayan Apocalypse nutcases will pass out when they learn that two Russian astronomers have discovered a new and gigantic comet coming in our direction-a huge two-mile wide ball of ice and rock that "may [become] one of the brightest in history." The comet is now passing by Saturn, gaining speed and becoming brighter by the day. More »