Each of These Images Is Smaller Than the Width of a Human Hair

Oxford scientists just revealed a new kind of display technology that can render images smaller than the width of a human hair. The detailed images you see above were rendered on these flexible, nano-pixel displays. Would you believe that each one is smaller than the width of a human hair? And that's only the… » 7/10/14 3:00pm A minute ago

The Simplest Way to Track Your Sleep Yet

A lot of us suck at sleep. But exactly how do we suck at it? Do we toss and turn a lot? Snore? Are we roused by outside noises? Well, the new Misfit Beddit Sleep System promises to answer those questions. » 7/10/14 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

Deals: The Best Wireless Headphones, Roll Your Own Aereo, Faster Bacon

These wireless on-ears from Jabra are the Wirecutter's favorite Bluetooth headphones, and you can own a pair for just $140 today. They usually sell for over $200, so we don't expect this deal to last long. [Jabra REVO Bluetooth Headphones, $140] » 7/10/14 12:45pm Today 12:45pm

Why Smooth Surfaces Make Your City Sizzle in Summer

It's not just you, city-dwellers. Urban areas actually do get noticeably hotter than the rural areas around them, and that's especially problematic in summertime. Why does that happen? Well, a new study says it all has to do with the aerodynamic shape of your city. In other words, the smoother your skyline, the… » 7/10/14 12:40pm Today 12:40pm

This Waterproof Case Lets You Dive With Your iPhone To Over 300 Feet

If your vacation involves a scuba adventure to some exotic underwater locale, of course you're going to want to take photos to make everyone back home jealous. And since the iPhone has become the go-to pocket camera for most tourists, Thanko's now selling a monstrous, over-engineered case that promises to keep your… » 7/10/14 12:20pm Today 12:20pm

Watch a Researcher Zip Line Over the Door to Hell For Science

The more biologists look, the stranger the places they find life. Whether it's in the boiling mud ponds of Yellowstone or in radioactive seams miles beneath the surface of the Earth, microbes seem capable of surviving just about anywhere. That's why one team is heading to the deep desert of Turkmenistan to see if life… » 7/10/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Astronomers discover farthest stars in the mysterious Milky Way halo

A team of astronomers led by John Bochanski has found the farthest stars in our galaxy in the mysterious Milky Way halo, a rare discovery that may change our understanding of the formation of our galactic home. They're so far away that, if you took a photo of the Milky Way from their orbit, it would look like the… » 7/10/14 11:22am Today 11:22am

Here's What Saving $1.3 Billion On a New Stadium Looks Like

Yesterday we learned that London-based architect Zaha Hadid had rethought her design for Tokyo's Olympic Stadium, after widespread protests and a major budget cut put the original design in jeopardy. Dezeen has the new images of the redesigned stadium, and it's... pretty damn similar, despite a $1.3 billion budget cut. » 7/10/14 10:40am Today 10:40am

Chromecast's Best New Trick: Make Your Own Infinite Inception Vortex

Now that Chromecast screen mirroring is here, you can beam anything from your phone to your TV. It's great for playing games and casting content from apps that don't support Chromecast yet. But the best thing you can do with it is turn on your camera and point it at the screen. » 7/10/14 10:19am Today 10:19am

Can't Find a VW Camper Van? This Retro Trailer Is the Next Best Thing

If your ideal vacation has you cruising the countryside in a VW Camper Van, but you're having a heck of a time finding a used one for sale, Dub-Box USA might just have a decent alternative. In fact, the company's retro-styled camper trailers are probably better option than an aging VW, thanks to modern amenities like… » 7/10/14 10:01am Today 10:01am

Verizon's Innovation Centers Are Tackling Issues of the Future, Now

Verizon operates the largest 4G LTE network in America, but it does much more than enable you to IM at lightning speed from your coffee shop of choice. Verizon's Innovation Centers, for example, focus on solving global issues in sustainability, health care, and more. Dan Murphy, Director of Technology at Verizon… » 7/10/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Get 40% off the iStabilizer Dolly for iPhone, Smartphones, & DSLR

On every TV show, you'll see shots that seem to glide, and it is often done with the use of a dolly — essentially a tripod on wheels. The iStabilizer Dolly is a scaled down version for smartphone and DSLR videographers, and it works perfectly. Gizmodo readers can grab one for 40% off – down from $65 to $39. » 7/04/14 6:17pm Friday 6:17pm

Get Over 90% Off 1 TB of Online Backup For Life – $69

Let's face it — you have a lot of digital stuff. Even if you don't have thousands of files lying about, photos & videos soon fill up GBs. This data is hard to organize, and can easily be lost if a hard drive fails. That's why online backup makes sense, and you can currently get 1TB of storage with 90% off DrivePop. » 7/09/14 5:19pm Yesterday 5:19pm