Short film: What happens when plastic toys go to war

This wonderfully made animation plays up war as something that's actually fun. There are guns that shoot out flowers and grenades that are actually caramel apple lollipops. But because war is actually a horrific thing, the short film takes a dark turn. If only it were always flowers and lollipops. » 11/26/14 11:57pm Yesterday 11:57pm

Tiny hamster eating too much tiny Thanksgiving food is just so cute

I love Thanksgiving. Family and food and football and more food and Fall and friends and even more food. And though all of that makes me smile, nothing captures the essence of holiday better than this tiny hamster: it ate so much tiny Thanksgiving food that you can see the guilt and worry on its face. » 11/18/14 11:10pm 11/18/14 11:10pm

Escape from demolishing fire proves that cats have nine lives

Legend says that cats have nine lives. Science says that's superstition based on uncanny reflexes and amazing flexibility. Whatever. Looking at this video of the fire of the Towers Hotel—a historic hotel in Dauphin, Manitoba—I'm saying nine damn lives and scientists can go poop in a litter box for all I care. » 9/22/14 6:53pm 9/22/14 6:53pm

This convenience store must be the cutest shop ever created

This is The Cornershop, the brainchild of British artist Lucy Sparrow: A convenience store located in Bethnal Green, east London, in which every product is a hand-sewn felt version of its real life counterpart. From canned foods to ice cream to candy to magazines, there are 4,000 products in total. » 8/05/14 10:15pm 8/05/14 10:15pm

Tiny hamsters eat tiny cakes for a super silly tiny birthday party

After enjoying a tiny burrito two months ago, tiny hamster just went to a birthday party for his prickly friend tiny porcupine. Like most human birthday parties, the miniature animals were served birthday cakes. It seemed like tiny hamster enjoyed his cake more than tiny porcupine though. » 7/08/14 8:47pm 7/08/14 8:47pm

Little kid falls asleep in his toy car and ends up driving in circles

Yep, we totally understand you kid. Sometimes when the sun is beating down too hard and the day of fun has gone on a little too long and you're oddly comfortable in an uncomfortable position, you just fade away without a care in the world. It is a hammock's rest. It is ice melting in an umbrella drink. It is this kid… » 5/30/14 9:27pm 5/30/14 9:27pm

Watch all these dogs run on their dog treadmills in their dog gym

Sometimes when you have a lot of dogs, they don't all get the exercise they need. Not these dogs though, they get to use these sweet dog treadmills at their outdoor dog gym. So even though there's a lot of dogs, they all get to be active. Well, most of them. The dog on the left is just out for a relaxing stroll. » 5/23/14 12:12am 5/23/14 12:12am

These Adorable “Robot Tortoises” Were the Roombas of 1949

Watching our small family of Roombas tidy up has been one of the biggest hits at Gizmodo's Home of the Future this week. They're just! So! Damn! Adorable! But in 1949—long before the sweet little guys were making our floors dust-free—a British neurophysiologist and roboticist named Dr. William Grey Walter invented a… » 5/20/14 4:24pm 5/20/14 4:24pm

A 4-year-old boy recreating fashion poses is just adorable

I think we've met the cutest 4-year-old boy that has ever existed. Or, if not the cutest, at least the coolest. But, if not the coolest, then definitely the most stylish. His name is Ryker and he recreates fashion poses to adorable success. Just look at him, he looks like he belongs on the cover of GQ. » 5/14/14 8:26pm 5/14/14 8:26pm