2015 was a year. And like most years, things happened. Pranay Patwardhan summarizes the big events in this wonderful animation. The world’s biggest stories morph into each other seamlessly. Can you recognize them all?
Gawker Media readers have purchased more than 10 million products through links on our sites. Here are the 15 most popular from this year.
We debunked dozens of fake photos this year, covering everything from Charles Manson’s baby photos to John Lennon’s skateboarding skills, and everything in between. It was another busy year for anyone spreading fake images on the internet.
The Wii U had a tough 2015. Nintendo can boast that they’ve released some of the most excellent exclusives of the year, yes, but with their next console looming in the horizon, it’s hard not to feel like 2015 was a transitional period.
Have some time to kill? YouTube has just announced its most popular videos of 2015, which include everything from dance crazes to Justin Bieber doing karaoke in a car. You can watch them here.
Each year, Twitter rounds up the biggest events that its users have discussed over the past twelve months. So what were the main stories to trend on Twitter in 2015?
Was 2015 a good year for movies? Sure, there were a lot of duds like Tomorrowland and embarrassments like Pixels and money printing franchises that weren’t nearly as awesome as the movies that came before it like Jurassic World and Avengers: Age of Ultron but I’m going to consider 2015 a good year for movies just…
Two years ago the Google god in the sky gave unto us a $35 dollar media-streaming dongle, and lo, it was good. Pretty good anyway, and it got better with software updates, but it still has lagging tendencies. Well, it’s 2015 baby, so what’s the new Chromecast got? Less lag! And... that’s pretty much it. But honestly,…
Road access to the mudslides that trapped hundreds of cars in California last week was impossible, so a photographer strapped on a backpack and hiked 10 miles in to bring you these photos.
As predicted, today Google unleashed not one but two Chromecast devices. They’re both impressive, and they’re both still just $35. I just spent a little time with both of them and here are my impressions.
What are the most comfortable, driest, supportive and tractive all-round hiking boots for general outdoor activities? We tested the latest, greatest, affordable boots out there to find out.
On Friday, California firefighters managed to fully contain the once-69,000-acre Rocky Fire. But 17 other fires still burn, with 13,000 men and women actively involved in fighting them. These photos capture the ongoing intensity.
Sturgis is a small town in western South Dakota with a year-round population of less than 7,000 people. Yet every year more than a hundred thousand bikers descend on that tiny town for the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. This year being the 75th anniversary the numbers are even higher. But of course they haven’t just…
"Where's my hoverboard," am I right, guys? One thing that Back to the Future II definitely got wrong about 2015 is how many miniature turds of internet content we would poop out about it, resulting in an expanded space-time #ContentUniverse in which the comparison of the actual 2015 present with a fictional 2015…
The New Year is here. A unit of time that doesn’t mean anything to the Universe—stars, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, quasars, dark matter, and the other living beings that for sure populate the cosmos don’t care about the arbitrary dates that we little humans have created. And yet, we celebrate.
We're nearing our final hours of 2014 and the not-so-distant future of 2015 is looming closer than ever on our horizon. What do you predict the year ahead will bring?
We're just hours away from 2015. What will the mysterious future hold? Fortunately there are a number of films set in this far-flung future year to tell us what's coming. These are their visions of (literally) tomorrow, ranked in order of desirability.
Today, we whispered our secret hatreds of beloved films into the unknowing winds, assembled a super-team of the worst mentors ever to hand down a piece of terrible advice, and predicted when the geek-bubble would come crashing down on all of our heads (wait for it, wait for it, and...)