Mark Zuckerberg Celebrates Birth of His First Born Child by Giving Away (Almost) All of His Facebook Shares (Eventually)

In a Facebook post addressed to his recently born first child, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg subtly made two major announcements. One, his wife Priscilla gave birth to a baby girl named Max. Two, Mark and Priscilla will give away 99-percent of their Facebook shares within their lifetimes. »8 minutes ago12/01/15 4:25pm


Russia Reportedly Plans To Build A Lunar Base By The 2030s

Decades and decades after they pretended never to be in a “moon race” with the U.S., Russia reportedly plans to land cosmonauts on the moon by the 2030s, according to the news agency TASS. The most recent plans call for up to six launches of the Angara A5V heavy-lift rocket to put enough hardware into orbit for their… »33 minutes ago12/01/15 4:00pm

Here are all the original Star Wars trilogy vehicles to scale

One of our favorite artists, Scott Park, illustrated the spaceships and vehicles in the original Star Wars trilogy to scale and it’s just so good. You get to see how a Stomtrooper compares in size to a Tauntaun to an X-34 Landspeeder to a TIE Fighter to the Millennium Falcon to the Death Star and everything else in… »53 minutes ago12/01/15 3:40pm

The Ten Car Features That Get The Most Undeserved Hate

It’s human nature for people to take good things for granted. Here’s 10 examples of that in the car world. »Today 3:10pm12/01/15 3:10pm

The Horrifying Vtech Hack Let Someone Download Thousands of Photos of Children [Update]

The latest details about a recent security breach at a kids’ toy company are in, and they are disturbing. A couple weeks ago, hackers successfully broke into the servers of connected toy maker Vtech and stole the personal information of nearly 5 million parents and over 200,000 nearly 6.4 million kids. What we didn’t… »Today 2:31pm12/01/15 2:31pm

Use the New Find My Device Tool to Track Your Windows 10 Laptop

Microsoft has finally got around to adding a Find My Device feature to Windows 10. As you might expect, it lets you identify where your laptop is, should it get lost or stolen. The new feature is part of the major update for Windows 10 rolled out earlier this month, and here’s how to activate it on your machine. »Today 2:10pm12/01/15 2:10pm

Watching this guy in a wingsuit fly impossibly close to the ground almost made me faint

This wingsuit video is unbelievable. And totally wild. And so daring it seems impossible and unreal and yet, Brandon Mikesell really did put on a wingsuit and zipped a crazy flight down Le Brévent and filmed it all for us to see. He wades through rocks and cliffs and trees and oh yeah, deftly avoided the ground that I… »Today 1:45pm12/01/15 1:45pm

Today's Best Deals: Easy 5.1 Surround, Dust Buster, Travel Router, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. »Today 1:15pm12/01/15 1:15pm

Motorola's Fitness-Focused Moto 360 Sport Is Coming in January

The second generation of the Moto 360 smartwatch made some big improvements over its predecessor when it was released a few months back, chief among them having a design that was actually watch-like. Now, a fitness-focused version of that watch, the Moto 360 Sport, is finally coming in January. »Today 1:03pm12/01/15 1:03pm

Margaret Atwood: The War Against Climate Change Is Our Battle For Middle Earth

When I was asked to do a piece for Gizmodo and io9, I confess I went a bit silly. I had the idea of describing a Lord of the Rings parallel universe, using the climactic scene in which the Dark Tower tumbles down, the Nazguls perish, the Ring is destroyed, the good guys win, and a new day dawns. »Today 12:40pm12/01/15 12:40pm