Watch Steve Ballmer Flip The Fuck Out To The Music Of Fergie

Fergie performed between quarters of the Clippers-Lakers game at Staples Center tonight. Clips owner Steve Ballmer, uh ... enjoyed it? I think that's what he's doing, here? Enjoying? That or just straight-up raging out. I can't really tell. » 1/07/15 11:37pm 1/07/15 11:37pm

Dads With Drones Are Ruining Christmas

Lots of thoughtful people gave their father a drone this Christmas, because they had already gotten him a Kindle last year and an iPad the year before that and you sort of stall out on gift ideas from there. But! Drones can be difficult, and dads can be clumsy*, and the result has been nationwide terror. » 12/25/14 12:11pm 12/25/14 12:11pm

What Are the Best Tech Support One-Liners Your Parents Have Asked You?

I'm at my parents' house for the weekend. Loosely translated, I'm doing some minor tech support for the next few days. My mother just implored: Siri now hates me. Can you help me? Sure, mom. » 10/11/13 12:00pm 10/11/13 12:00pm

Dad of the Year Builds Functional 737 Cockpit in Kids’ Bedroom

Your father may have taken you camping, or driven you to cello practice, or taught you all the lyrics to Jefferson Starship songs. But chances are he didn't go the lengths Laurent Aigon. Over the last five years, at great expensive and after much effort, he built a 737 cockpit so life-like, it's been used as a… » 7/27/13 4:30pm 7/27/13 4:30pm

In The Tragicomedy That Was Your Childhood Who Played Your Dad?

People seem to have strong feelings about TV dads. They round them up and rank them. And no one ever really got over the whole Danny Tanner situation. But which TV dad is your dad? If it's not immediately obvious (mine is definitely Bill Nye) then you may need some help. And it exists! This flowchart will help you… » 6/16/13 8:00pm 6/16/13 8:00pm

Greatest Dad Ever Creates a Calvin & Hobbes Nursery Complete with Tree…

Here's a father that will make your heart melt in aww and a nursery that'll make you want to go back to being a kid again. Screw real life, I want to grow up again with Calvin and Hobbes. Heck, I don't care if I can even fit on the bed... I want to live in that room right now. » 3/27/13 7:30pm 3/27/13 7:30pm

The Ultimate Father's Day Shopping Deadline Guide

You know that Father's Day is coming up. But if you're anything like me, "June 19th" still sounds distant enough that you haven't gotten off your ass to actually buy a gift. It's not too late. (But it almost is!) Here's a list of places that should have presents your dad won't hate, and that will still deliver by… » 6/15/11 11:00am 6/15/11 11:00am

What Our Dads Taught Us About Tech

Dads, huh? How about them. Here at Gizmodo, many of us wouldn't be the gadget-obsessed individuals we are today without dad, and we imagine that's the case for you too. So Happy Father's Day, dad. Here's why we love you: » 6/20/10 12:00pm 6/20/10 12:00pm

A Perfect Father's Day E-Card For the Gadget-Lover's Dad

There's something about dads fumbling with gadgets that's downright endearing, which this someecards video greeting captures to perfection. Send it tomorrow, then spend twenty minutes on the phone helping pops get it to load. » 6/19/10 7:00pm 6/19/10 7:00pm

Spend Nothing on Dad, Still Look Like the Best Kid Ever

Click through this easy survey, email the last question to surveys@gawker.com, and you'll be entered to win a $150 Best Buy Gift Card. Pick a gift for him, or pass on the card itself. It's way better than that tie your sister bought. [Rules] » 6/17/10 3:59pm 6/17/10 3:59pm

Spend Nothing on Dad, Still Look Like the Best Kid Ever

Click through this easy survey, email the last question to surveys@gawker.com, and you'll be entered to win a $150 Best Buy Gift Card. Pick a gift for him, or pass on the card itself. It's way better than that tie your sister bought. [Rules] » 6/07/10 9:59am 6/07/10 9:59am

Son Gets Steampunk Clock As Wedding Present From Dad

In a story sure to melt the gears in our brass-and-copper hearts, one steampunk fan toiled for weeks in his workshop in order to present his son with an intricate walnut clock as a wedding present. The best thing is, the son had been the one to introduce him to steampunk in the first place. The dad-humor in the note… » 5/31/08 10:00am 5/31/08 10:00am

#1 Dad Notebook Mouse Has a Pretty Specific, Limited Target Market

You're a pretty good dad, I guess, but are you the #1 dad? Are you better than all the other dads in the world? If so, this notebook mouse is designed with you and you alone in mind. If not, get back to ruining your kid's future with your shoddy parenting. There's nothing for you here. [Product Page via i4u] » 5/22/08 4:40pm 5/22/08 4:40pm