Reddit CEO: Vast Majority of Users Don't Actually Care About Drama

The last few days have seen Reddit, the internet’s Fort Knox of cat GIFs, tearing itself apart over the dismissal of Reddit’s unofficial liason between staff and the community. The disagreement caused some subreddits to go offline, turning the site’s front page into a barren wasteland — but according to CEO Ellen Pao,… » 7/05/15 9:14pm 58 minutes ago

How Museums Preserve and Display Tattoos on Human Skin

Welcome to this week’s Reading List, Gizmodo’s weekly roundup of great tech stories from around the Internet. In this week’s edition, we explore the ethics and science of displaying tattoos after their wearers are dead, join a bloody Renaissance sport on the streets of Florence, and relax with architecture-inspired… » 7/05/15 5:00pm Today 5:00pm

This Is The Lowest, Fastest Flyby Yet By A Crazy Libyan MiG-23 Pilot

Libya is in total chaos right now, with multiple air forces flying for different factions within the country. Yet it seems there is a MiG-23 pilot (or pilots) keeping his spirits up by pushing his Flogger to its low-level limits. This video takes the cake for the wildest low-level pass so far, with what looks like… » 7/05/15 4:30pm Today 4:30pm

Witness The John Carter Film That Could Have Been

People have been trying to make Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Barsoom novels and his iconic hero John Carter of Mars into films since the 1930s, and it wasn’t until 2012 that Andrew Stanton released his adaptation. Now, a Presentation Reel of another adaptation has surfaced, and showed us what we might have gotten. » 7/05/15 2:30pm Today 2:30pm

This Is A Fully Armed F-15SA, The Most Advanced Production Eagle Ever

The F-15SA is the most advanced production F-15 Eagle ever built. Saudi Arabia ordered 84 new build F-15SAs and close to 70 kits to upgrade their existing F-15S fleet to the SA configuration. Just one part of this upgrade is the activation of Eagle’s outboard wing stores stations, which will expand the jet’s already… » 7/05/15 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

Google's Dream Robot Is Running Wild Across the Internet

Remember a few weeks back, when we learned that Google’s artificial neural network was having creepy daydreams, turning buildings into acid trips and landscapes into Magic Eye pictures? Well, prepare to never sleep again, because last week, Google made its “inceptionism” algorithm available to the public, and the… » 7/05/15 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

The Pluto Probe Went Into Safe Mode, And We Don't Know Why

The New Horizons spacecraft is rapidly soaring closer to Pluto for our first flyby of the distant almost-planet. But something went wrong on Saturday afternoon, knocking the probe out of communication for over an hour. Now we’re back in touch and trying to figure out what happened. » 7/05/15 12:30pm Today 12:30pm

Capital Control Cuts Off Greek Access to iTunes, iCloud, and PayPal

Imagine trying to buy a song on iTunes, but finding your credit card payment blocked. You can’t pay your cloud storage subscription, either, even though you have the money. Apple just won’t accept your card, and you’re about to lose most of your files. » 7/05/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

That's No Moon, It's a Rock Band

Last week, classic rock band Styx met the man who named a moon after them - well, sort of. Pluto’s smallest moon, Styx, is really named after a mythological river, in keeping with International Astronomical Union naming conventions. But the SETI institute’s Mark Showalter, who discovered Styx (the moon) in 2012, says… » 7/05/15 10:00am Today 10:00am