The Borders Goodbye Email Is Like Watching Old Yeller in Slow Motion

Just when the snarkbot in me wanted to giggle at Borders like a great big jerk, they go and send this genuinely heartfelt farewell message. In summary: they got their butts kicked, and they're sorry. So am I. » 7/22/11 9:00am 7/22/11 9:00am

Actor Tony Curtis Loved His iPhone So Much That He Was Buried With It

While I was reading MSNBC's touching write up of Tony Curtis' funeral, something caught my attention. It was right there—right in the list of treasured items buried with the late actor: An iPhone. » 10/04/10 9:40pm 10/04/10 9:40pm

Fare Thee Well, Readers

It's been an amazing few months here at Gizmodo, but if I recall correctly there's some cliché that goes something like "all that cool stuff you've been doing, you will eventually stop doing." I've got a new gig I'm starting up this week, and unfortunately that means I won't be writing for the site anymore. » 1/03/10 7:00am 1/03/10 7:00am

Own a Piece of the Concorde

The iconic embodiment of the commercial airline supersonic era is being sold off piece by piece in France. Scheduled to take place from September 28th to October 1st at the Halle aux Grains in Toulouse, folks with a big love for aviation and even bigger bank accounts will no doubt gather to try to snag a piece of… » 6/20/07 4:31pm 6/20/07 4:31pm