We knew from the outset that Netflix’s supernatural thriller Stranger Things was going to pay a healthy debt to the 80's. Throw a few sci-fi and body horror greats into a blender, add a dose of sobbing Winona Ryder and a dash of kale to make it taste like 2016, and you’ve arrived. It’s a smoothie, but holy hell is it…
Are you a fresh-faced brogrammer with no money to spend on a house, but have a promising job at a company like Google, Twitter, or Facebook?
If you hate that you have to play Pokémon Go in vertical mode on your iPhone, this landscape mode workaround is super easy to do.
Michael Fassbender promises scares for Alien: Covenant. Agent Coulson’s robo-hand is getting some upgrades on Agents of SHIELD. Echo Kellum says he’ll be suiting up in Arrow season five. Plus, more details on the plans for the CW’s big DC show crossover event, and new looks at Wonder Woman and MacGyver. Spoilers Now!
We’re not saying it’s aliens, but a team of scientists has just discovered a glowing purple orb at the bottom of the ocean, and if you’ve ever seen The Abyss, I think you know how this will end.
You’d think that the first robot vacuum from a company like Dyson, who reinvented the vacuum, fan, and hair dryer, would rival R2-D2 when it came to functionality. But with the 360 Eye, Dyson instead focused on creating a robovac that did one thing very well: cleaning. It delivers as promised, but is that worth $1,000?
If you’re willing to sit around poking at your phone settings, there are a million photo apps that’ll help you get professional-looking results. For the rest of us who are far too lazy to do this, Microsoft just made a slick new photo app that does all of the tinkering for you.
Here’s a silly fun experiment to do the next time you’re at the Hoover Dam: try and pour a bottle of water over the dam. Instead of flowing downward like water almost always does, the water actually flies up and flows upward because of the super strong draft.
Today only, Amazon’s offering big discounts on Lenovo Flex 3 notebooks, and you get to pick your screen size.
Italian researchers have used the location of confirmed debris from Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared two years ago, to estimate where the missing airliner might have crashed, and where further debris may be found onshore. Their simulations show that the wreckage may lie upwards of 310 miles further…
At the beginning of Bee Movie, Jerry Seinfeld explains in a voiceover, “According to all known laws of aviation,” bees should not be able to fly. But the bee flies anyway “because bees don’t care what humans think is impossible.”
Mobileye, a supplier of vision-based sensor chips for self-driving cars, has cited concern over the reputation of autonomous technologies following the ending of its supply deal with Tesla, likely due to the fatal crash involving a Model S in May.
Our world is crumbling, and thanks to the “miracle” of technology, we now face infinite exposure to just how bad it is. With the 2016 election in full swing—#ImWithHer, #CrookedHillary, #DeleteYourAccount, #Sad!—I, personally, am glued to a stream of morbid news, memes and really shitty Trump tweets.
Big news of the day: Apple is investing in augmented reality so it can make more games like the extremely popular Pokémon Go. Wow. Wouldn’t have guessed that would happen in a million years.
Well, that’s not bad. There’s a bit of prop help to recreate Pikachu’s body and ears—but the transformation from human face to Pikachu is all done with makeup applied on the fly by Chrisspy. It’s kind of scary how much she ends up looking like that cute little Pokémon.
Last Friday Harding Stowe, the owner of Brooklyn Kava, stopped by the Gizmodo offices to offer us a sample of kava tea—a tea so potently relaxing people have been said to have driven off roads after drinking it. I didn’t drive off a road, but I did forget to file my story!
DJ Qualls has had a lot of different acting jobs in his career, and right now he’s doing two science fiction shows at once: Z Nation and Man in the High Castle. In the press room during San Diego Comic-Con, Qualls told us about how he thought he was going to be fired and, more importantly, how brilliant being stupid…
Someone at Amazon is trying to tweet, and they want some feedback. Well, speaking as a Twitter expert, Amazon did not do this right. I don’t make the rules. Sorry, better luck next time.