There may be as many as 80,000 American prisoners currently locked-up in a SHU, or segregated housing unit. Solitary confinement in a SHU can cause irreversible psychological effects in as little as 15 days. Here's what social isolation does to your brain, and why it should be considered torture.
Meryl Streep is circling the Mary Poppins sequel. James Gunn talks about Baby Groot’s memory in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Plus go behind-the-scenes on Suicide Squad, and new teasers for American Horror Story’s next season. To me, my Spoilers!
The Freewrite is a simple machine. It has one button, a full keyboard, and a tiny e-ink screen that can barely update fast enough to keep up with the average typing speed. The device is built for one thing: writing stories and syncing them to the cloud.
You’ve probably got a half dozen pairs of earbuds lying around, but if you’re ready to step up to over-ears, Amazon’s selling AKG’s K545 closed back headphones for $100 today, or about $50 less than usual.
What kind of human doesn’t want to have superpowers? I’d literally take any of them—flying, teleportation, invisibility, super strength—shoot, even a useless one like being able to eat anything would be so awesome to have. But there’s a dark side to having superpowers, and it’s mostly because we live in stupid ass…
In her speech at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night, Hillary Clinton made a lot of promises about her probable presidential administration. One stood out to us here at Gizmodo.
In short scifi film Les Spectateurs, woman realizes a safe and boring life aboard a mega-satellite, which resembles a depressingly beige suburban neighborhood, is not what she truly desires. But the satellite is about to leave Earth’s orbit forever—so is it too late for her to change her mind?
Everyone loves a good corpse flower blossom. These giant plants mostly remain dormant and only sprout flowers once every four to five years.
Thursday, Amazon announced its second quarter earnings, reporting a net income of $857 million, which makes the $92 million the company earned in its second quarter last year look like pocket change.
The atomic fallout in Chernobyl, Ukraine was one of the worst nuclear disasters in history and put around 2,600 square kilometers (around 1,000 square miles) of land out of commission. It’s been good for shitty horror films and for the wildlife that has blossomed there following the disaster, but after decades of…
Hydrogel-based materials are the basis of many experiments in the science community, having been utilized in new ways to cool down buildings, make better condoms, and to generate soft tissues. They’re already used in contact lenses, and you can eat them with your Jello (or a version of them anyway).
Mercedes has pulled the plug on at least one advertisement for the new E-Class after multiple groups reached out to the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the ad campaign for overstating the vehicle’s driver-assistance systems.
The English Bulldog is one of the most popular dog breeds in the world, but it’s also one of the unhealthiest. An upsetting new analysis now shows that these stocky, wrinkly-faced dogs lack the genetic diversity required to improve the breed, and that their current level of health is as good as it’s ever going to get.
With millions of tourists visiting its theme parks around the world each year, it makes sense that Disney would want to track how visitors move about its attractions to help minimize lines and crowds and also to provide a unique experience for each guest. But does it have to sound so incredibly creepy?
Here lies Sir Meows-A-Lot, beloved pet of Sally, Ted, Nancy, and Job. He was a good cat who was stolen from us too early. Maybe if we hadn’t bought an internet connected pet feeder before our vacation to the Bahamas, Sir Meows-A-Lot would still be here today. But we did, and then a network outage cut off his food…