What would you do if someone came up to you on the street and asked you to "watch" a suitcase full of cash? If you're like most random strangers, you wouldn't take a single cool dollar. Though you might break out in a sweat.
By now you're probably used to all the spectacular nightime timelapses from the International Space Station. But this one demonstrates that the show is just as amazing during the day. Check out the Moon seemingly sinking into the Earth's atmosphere.
Birds have always fascinated humans. Their flight has inspired writers, artists and engineers to create poems, legends, novels, airplanes and superheroes. The new BBC documentary Earthflight captures this fascination in a way that nobody has before. It's awesome.
This discovery is amazing, straight out of a Jules Verne's novel: scientists from the University of Oxford, University of Southampton, the National Oceanography Centre, and the British Antarctic Survey have discovered a "lost world" thriving with unknown species under Antarctica, in the East Scotia Ridge.
Gizmodo reader Kien Lam just sent me this beautiful video that has made me extremely jealous: a time lapse video of his year backpacking all around the world. 343 days, 17 countries over five continents reduced to just five minutes.
This paraglider has a hawk friend. He takes him to fly with him. This video shows how the hawk flights alongside, landing on his hand and staying there, enjoying the ride until he decides to go away again.
Today the summer ends. The season is changing because Earth is tilted. As it rotates around the Sun, the light reaches regions at a different angle for a longer or shorter time. This is how it looks from space:
The maniacs at Melbourne Skydive Centre are still falling off things with style. I've only ever gone cliff-diving once, and it was nothing like this. This looks shades of terrifying and exhilarating that I can hardly imagine.
I always thought that flying around the space shuttle was the most amazing way to watch the launch. After seeing this image of skydivers falling as the
shuttle rocket fired through the clouds, I've serious doubts.
At last week's IFA conference, Toshiba came ready to showcase its latest ultraportable notebook, the Portégé Z830. Toshiba's billing it as the thinnest notebook ever made, and it's ready to compete with the Macbook Air.
As details emerge about Facebook's plan to integrate with music services to let friends share their listening experience, one thing is abundantly clear: Music fans and the music industry desperately need this—or something like it—to happen.
Eric Kessler of Kessler Crane hosted Timefest 2011, an event that brought top photographers around the country to showcase the gadgets, inventions, contraptions, small dollies, little engines, joysticks, controllers, wheels, iPhone apps, beer, secret locations and anything else you can think of that goes into a…
We've finally done it. After more than 40 years, we finally have the green light on a Star Trek theme park, thanks to King Abdullah of Jordan. And it only cost a measly $1.5 billion to do it. I'm buying my ticket now.
Motorola's Photon 4G is the first Sprint phone equipped with the dual core, 1GHz Tegra 2 chipset and it's their first 4G phone to have international roaming capabilities.
Are you one of those people that likes to doodle on a dollar bill? Deface the president with a goatee? If so, then you must participate in the Make Your Franklin Project.
We have seen e-ink in plenty of watches and clocks, but this is the first time we have ever seen e-ink in a snowboard.
I've never seen anything like this: The Earth captured in time lapse by an astronaut at the International Space Station, cruising at 17,239 miles per hour—that's 7.7 kilometers per second, or 4.7 miles per second.
The basic premise of TechnoCRAFT, a new San Francisco gallery exhibition, is that something's gone wrong in the history of people making things. These days, designers have all the power—and maybe it's time to put users in control.
Every week, you diligently jump through Shooting Challenge hoops, strengthening your creative muscles in isolation. This week, it pays off. Use your skills to photograph anything you'd like any way you'd like.