The Best Space Stories of the Year

Mankind has stared up at the cosmos since forever. We now understand a little more about the great expanse beyond our planet, but that doesn't mean we're any less transfixed by the stars. Here are some of our best space posts from the past year. » 1/01/12 10:00am 1/01/12 10:00am

The Best Giz Explanations of the Year

Look, we know the world is confusing, so we try to help you understand the science behind the craziness a little better. Whether it's how all your new iPhone features work, or the truly pressing questions like how exactly ScarJo's phone got hacked. We got you covered. » 12/29/11 9:00am 12/29/11 9:00am

The Best Crazy Food Stories of the Year

Man has been augmenting his culinary efforts with technology since the advent of the skewer (which, as we all know, immediately followed the advent of fire and burned fingertips). From on-demand Morton's to whatever chicken nuggets are actually made from, these mouth-watering stories from 2011 will have you looking at… » 12/27/11 5:00pm 12/27/11 5:00pm