Windows Phone, Haunted Houses, Muppets, and More

Well it was another busy week here at Gizmodo. On top of Utopia Week, our week-long look at past, present, and future visions of a perfect society, we brought you reviews of new phones, cameras, and smartwatches, a hard look at beginning a life without Facebook, and a behind-the-scenes look at Jim Henson's phenomenal… » 4/19/14 2:00pm Saturday 2:00pm

Heartbleed, Bubble Porn, Game of Thrones Streaming Woes, and More

This week's news was absolutely dominated by Heartbleed—what it is, how it's affecting people, and how to figure out if you're safe. We've got all of that, plus a computer that perfectly ages you, a time capsule house untouched since the Mad Men era, and a sneaky subway camera used to steal credit card info, in this… » 4/12/14 3:00pm 4/12/14 3:00pm

Captain America, Amazon Fire TV, World's Strongest Man, and More

A lot of stuff happened this week, whether it was new streaming TV devices being revealed or a new superhero sequel's debut. From a tearjerker time capsule story to a day at the World's Strongest Man competition, we've gathered our best stories of the week right here for you. It's a Saturday brunch buffet of the week's … » 4/05/14 2:00pm 4/05/14 2:00pm

Freeways, Wu Tang, Oculus Rift, and More

Between newly-revealed smartphones and surprise virtual reality purchases by Facebook, this was a pretty wild week for tech news. That doesn't mean we didn't have plenty of other stuff to write about, though. Here's the best stuff we did this week. » 3/29/14 2:00pm 3/29/14 2:00pm

The Big Bang, GMOs, How Earth Was Almost Destroyed in 2012, and More

This week rocked us with big news in astronomy, big dangerous hacking attempts, and the discovery that bugs are already immune to supposedly bug-proof GMO corn. Let's take a victory lap on the week, shall we? » 3/22/14 3:00pm 3/22/14 3:00pm

Navy Virtual Reality, NiceBooby.Net, Fake UberFacts, and More

Well this was a hell of a week. We blew the lid off of NBC's collection of dirty-name URLs, debunked 24 hours' worth of fake UberFacts, toured China's largest ghost city, and more. Let's take a look back, shall we? » 3/15/14 3:00pm 3/15/14 3:00pm

Fake LIVR App, Fake Hoverboard, The New Cosmos, and More

This week, we blew the lid off a hoax drinking app that everyone thought was totally real. We also broke down which streaming TV device is best for you, investigated that fake hoverboard, and reviewed the new Cosmos reboot. Let's look back at the best week we had this week! » 3/08/14 2:00pm 3/08/14 2:00pm

Underwater Exosuits, Million-Dollar Time Capsules, Ghostbusters, More

From a shocking visual of the drought conditions in California to an incredible, disgusting real-time scroll of porn searches, we saw a lot of striking things this week. Let's take a look back at our best stories of the week! » 3/01/14 1:30pm 3/01/14 1:30pm

Ikea Shelves, More Viral Fakes, How to Choose a Smartphone, And More

Strange week, huh? Ikea killed the shelf everyone had in their first apartment, Fitbit recalled its fitness tracker over some nasty rashes, and DHL punked UPS with some clever advertising. Let's take a look back at this week's best stories! » 2/22/14 1:00pm 2/22/14 1:00pm

Comcast-Time Warner, Pebble Steel, And Our Boss Kidnapped in Vegas

This week, we learned that Comcast and Time Warner are merging to create a cable superjuggernaut; Gizmodo's Editor in Chief Geoff Manaugh learned how to escape kidnapping in Las Vegas; and we played with the Pebble Steel smartwatch and NYC's new touchscreen subway maps. And so much more! » 2/15/14 3:00pm 2/15/14 3:00pm

Real Sochi, Fake Viral Sochi, Streetlights Changing Cinema, And More

This week, in the run up to the now-underway Winter Olympics, we've been talking a lot about Sochi: can it be built in time? Are those bathroom pictures real? We also got a cool glimpse at how new streetlights will change cinema and learned about some cool gadgets. Check out our best stories of the week. » 2/08/14 2:00pm 2/08/14 2:00pm

Sochi, Sodastream, Snow Woes, and More

If you didn't spend this week stranded on an icy highway, you spent it reading about people stranded on an icy highway. But there was plenty of other stuff going on, including our review of LG's puzzling curved phone and a troubling look at the incomplete state of Sochi's Olympic facilities. Here's what went on this… » 2/01/14 2:00pm 2/01/14 2:00pm

SodaStream Boycott, Fake Viral Photos, Oculus Rift Gender Swaps, More

From the serious and unexpected geopolitics of a kitchen gizmo to the utterly terrifying notion of a drifting boat full of cannibal rats, Gizmodo brought you some shocking, fascinating, and compelling stories this week. Let's review, shall we? » 1/25/14 2:00pm 1/25/14 2:00pm

Net Neutrality, Nest, a Terrifying Devil Baby, and More

Big week here, from serious FCC rulings to seriously scary real-life emoji and the completely bonkers way they unload lumber from ships in Canada. Here's the best stuff we wrote this week! » 1/18/14 1:00pm 1/18/14 1:00pm

Video Gaming's Future, This Week's Ice Age, Michael Bay Freakout, More

CES 2014 is in the history books, and this week's tech extravaganza brought us tons of cool stuff to drool over. But the week wasn't solely about new tech — there was some cold weather, did you hear? That, and so much more, makes up the best stories we wrote this week. Check 'em out! » 1/11/14 2:00pm 1/11/14 2:00pm

Hangovers, Bloomberg's Bans, Fake Movie Computer Code, and More

Welcome to the first weekend of 2014! If you're still hungover from ringing in the new year (you animal), we've got the science behind hangovers and a bunch of ways to cure them, along with creepy sea creatures, an unsettling Snapchat hack, and how Daft Punk may have stolen a trademark sample. What a year! » 1/04/14 2:00pm 1/04/14 2:00pm

Bitcoin Stolen on Live TV, Fake "Fun Facts," 2013's Best Images, More

Just because you had some time off this week doesn't mean the internet stopped churning out awesomeness. From mind-boggling imagery to more fake "fun facts," and a ton of advice on all those new gadgets you unwrapped, here's the best stuff we wrote this week. Feast your eyes! » 12/28/13 2:00pm 12/28/13 2:00pm

Tunnel Trouble, Chuck Norris, Every Android Phone Ranked, and More

This week was all about big stuff, whether it was big, unidentified objects blocking Seattle's tunnel, or big air in the form of extreme stunts. Also, there's a really yucky picture of a hand surgically attached to an ankle at the very end of this article. You've been warned. » 12/21/13 1:00pm 12/21/13 1:00pm

Disappearing Glaciers, Magical Paint, FBI Webcam Spying and More

This week we had some bad news: glaciers disappearing at a shocking rate and reports that the FBI can spy on anyone's laptop camera without the indicator light coming on. On the bright side, we also learned that someday you'll never have to worry about inserting a USB upside-down. So that evens out, right? » 12/07/13 2:00pm 12/07/13 2:00pm

Fake Slums, Nuclear Missile Passwords, Gizmodo's New Subdomains, More

Look at you, freshly emerged from your 48-hour food coma. Or your ten-round Black Friday brawl over a stuffed animal. From pooping in retail shops to creepy sea animals, here's the best stuff we wrote about this week. » 11/30/13 2:00pm 11/30/13 2:00pm