Dear Creepers: You Can Buy a Smartphone Pre-Loaded With Spyware Now

Are you a jealous lover, helicopter parent, or otherwise neurotic human being with crippling trust issues? Then we've got the answer to all your problems right here. No, it's not therapy (although, you know, good idea); it's a top-of-the-line smartphone that comes pre-loaded with all the spyware an overbearing human… » 3/13/14 12:20pm 3/13/14 12:20pm

9 Sad Valentine's Gifts for Very Lonely People

Valentine's Day —or as it's called in more cynical circles, "Singles Awareness Day"—is finally upon us. As is tradition, anyone finding themselves single and alone tonight will probably be inclined to spend the evening wallowing in self pity. But it doesn't have to be this way! There's an entire world of products out… » 2/14/14 12:20pm 2/14/14 12:20pm

You Probably Shouldn't Eat This Creepy, Cryogenically "Cooked" Egg

Gizmodo's mad scientist Brent Rose had some super-cold (minus 100 degrees Fahrenheit) cryogenic fluid left over from yesterday's Happy Hour experiment making booze into cryo-spheres. So he did what any mad scientist would do: cracked an egg in it! Watch the weirdness that transpires. » 11/16/13 6:51pm 11/16/13 6:51pm

7 Things You Do On the Internet That'd Be Creepy to Do in Real Life

You're a different person online compared to your real life. It's okay. You don't have to irrationally like cats just because you're obsessed with cat videos. You don't have to literally poke the people you poked on Facebook. You don't have to like or follow or tag or comment or stalk celebrities like you do on the… » 10/25/13 11:02pm 10/25/13 11:02pm

Take an Eerie Tour of America's Creepiest Ghost Towns

There are plenty of things that can make a ghost town, from dam projects, to nuclear disaster. The folks over at BuzzFeedVideo put together a rundown of some of America's finest—and most unsettling—from a town built on a hellish inferno, to a city buried beneath Seattle. » 7/06/13 1:06pm 7/06/13 1:06pm

Blink and You'll Miss This Blindingly Fast Robot Speedster

There's something inherently creepy about tiny, skittering robots, and if you need to add a new terrifying bullet point to the robot apocalypse list, you might as well start here. This 6.5-cm guy can move at 30 body-lengths per second. If it were a full-size car, that amounts to about 400 miles per hour. » 6/05/13 12:02pm 6/05/13 12:02pm

This Creepy iPhone App Finds Pictures of Your Facebook Friends in…

You know how you post pictures on Facebook? Yeah, people look at that stuff. If your privacy settings aren't expertly set, people are probably Facebook stalking your entire life through the pictures you post online. Even worse, people could be using Badabing!, an iPhone app that filters Facebook friends' pictures to… » 11/05/12 7:37pm 11/05/12 7:37pm

Freaky Ideal Beauty Masks Are Perfect For Uncanny Valley Cosplay

The last time we looked at Meike Harde's work, it was a beautiful hand mixer called the Quix that sadly may never see the light of day. This time, however, it's a series of masks portraying the media's idealized image of beauty that we'd be happy to never encounter in real life. » 4/14/12 10:30am 4/14/12 10:30am

Look Who's Stalking: The 10 Creepiest Apps For Phones, Facebook, and…

Thanks to the ruckus surrounding "Girls Around Me," we now know how easy it is for apps and other services to repackage our personal data for disturbingly creepy ends. The Girls Around Me app might be the latest report to blow up in a big way over this issue, but it certainly hasn't been the first. Here are the top 10… » 4/05/12 4:00pm 4/05/12 4:00pm

AlphaDog Is the New Generation of the Creepiest Robot Ever

This is AlphaDog, the next generation of BigDog, the creepiest and most awesome quadruped robot of all time. The damn thing is now smarter and can stand up on its own when it's down. Like a real horse. » 9/30/11 9:52am 9/30/11 9:52am