How to Make a Bunch of Roses Using Duct Tape

In this hatefully commercial world we live in, nothing says "I love you" on Valentine's Day like a bunch of red roses. But if you can't locate a florist, or your partner has a sense of humor, why not try making a bunch using duct tape instead? » 2/14/12 6:13am 2/14/12 6:13am

Who Doesn't Want to Live In This House With Elephants In the Garden?

This is the view from one of the suites at the Makanyane Safari Lodge, a hotel hidden in a private 1,800-hectare ground in South Africa's Madikwe Game Reserve, just under Botswana. It's a perfect dream gift for nature lovers. » 12/18/11 3:02pm 12/18/11 3:02pm

The bath of one of the suites. Elephant passing by one of the rooms. Another…

iDrive Steering Wheel Mount for iPad Is An AWESOME IDEA

iDrive is an awesome idea! A steering wheel mount device for your iPad, you can use it to easily and comforably surf, read, watch movies and play Angry Birds while driving. It works with your Kindle too! What can go wrong? » 12/01/11 6:20pm 12/01/11 6:20pm

Apple's Giving Out Gift Cards for Recycling Your iPhone or iPad

Apple's updated its reuse and recycling program to include iPhones and iPads. If you trade in your handset or computer, you'll receive an Apple gift card for "fair market value." They'll also recycle any old, non-Apple displays or computers for free, even if you're not buying a new Mac. [MacRumors] » 8/09/11 1:53pm 8/09/11 1:53pm

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

So...What Did You Get?

Santa's long gone and you've finished unwrapping all your gifts. Now we want to know: What did you get? Did you find everything your heart desired under the tree or were there only lumps of coal waiting? » 12/25/10 11:00am 12/25/10 11:00am

Didn't Get Anything From Santa This Year? Here's Why

Didn't get any gifts from Santa this year? I think I know why. You see, last year a boy wanted to get some revenge on the old man in red and—well, let's just say it wasn't pretty. » 12/25/10 9:00am 12/25/10 9:00am

What the Hell do You Buy an Audiophile for Christmas?

Sound snobs are the easiest—and yet hardest—folks for whom to Christmas-shop. You know they want something audio-related, but you're probably not qualified to choose something. No problem. We've got this. » 12/24/10 3:00pm 12/24/10 3:00pm

Wrap Nerds' Gifts in QRapping Paper for Further Unlockable Treats

Not only does this wrapping paper look brilliant, but it also hides 50 video-gifts, readable using QR code apps. There are drunken carol-singers, flaming gingerbread houses, and who knows what else. 2 sheets cost $20. [QRappingPaper via JoshSpear via OhGizmo] » 12/06/10 7:40am 12/06/10 7:40am

Guaranteed Awesome Gifts For The Bookworm

Bookworms are quiet creatures who live for peaceful corners and lazy weekend reads—and they can be hell to shop for. So here are some gift ideas for the the bibliophiles in your life. » 11/30/10 1:00pm 11/30/10 1:00pm

Guaranteed Awesome Gifts for the Men Who Never Grew Up

If we're talking about Peter Pan's Lost Boys, then a sackful of marbles should do the trick. For every other man who spends more time playing with his son's or nephew's Christmas presents than his own, consider the following... » 11/27/10 10:03am 11/27/10 10:03am

Guaranteed Awesome Gifts for Space Nerds

It's no secret: I'm a space nerd. A rocket fetishist. I'm not ashamed. At least I don't wear space underpants when I watch The Right Stuff. Know someone like me? I can help you get them an awesome present. » 11/19/10 2:00pm 11/19/10 2:00pm

What Did You Get?

Santa's come and gone, and the wrapping paper's been shredded to pieces. Now we wanna know what you got. Did you find everything your heart desired under the tree or were there only lumps of coal waiting? » 12/25/09 6:00pm 12/25/09 6:00pm

The Disgruntled Worker's Gift Guide for 8 Insufferable Bosses

In this guide we suggest gifts for a variety of bad bosses, from the ones who try too hard to the ones who make you work too hard. Not that I, as a Gizmodo intern, would know anything about that. But for those of you who do hate your bosses, here are the best gifts to give them. » 12/15/09 6:40pm 12/15/09 6:40pm

Back Up Your Valuables in a Time Capsule Gift Box

No broken MacBook and pair of old routers, but you do have a Time Capsule gathering dust? Turn it into a gift box, adding hinges and a silk cushion. Just don't put an engagement ring in there, trust me. [Instructables] » 12/07/09 7:41am 12/07/09 7:41am

Car Gifts Too Dangerous To Actually Use While Driving

Theoretically, we shouldn't drive while playing with gadgets. But at stop lights and while we're waiting for roadtrip passengers to finish buying cornchips at the gas station quickmart, well, OK. » 11/24/09 8:00pm 11/24/09 8:00pm

President Obama Gives Queen Elizabeth An iPod, Queen One-Ups Him

Hey, I managed to get an entire title out in relatively coherent English! Guess I had better hurry and get the details out before things get flummoxed again. » 4/01/09 4:30pm 4/01/09 4:30pm

Giz and Fleshbot's Valentine's Sex Gadget Gift Guide (NSFW)

Valentine's Day is but a few days away—and if you're anything like us, you probably haven't even begun to think about buying a present for your loved (or lusted after) one. Here's help. » 2/11/09 1:00pm 2/11/09 1:00pm

Question of the Day: Is Re-Gifting a Gadget Wrong? Have You Ever Done…

When it comes to gadget gifts, I take the safe route and ask for (or give) specific ideas. After all, gadgets can be expensive and that problem is compounded many times over when faced with the dilemma of receiving an unwanted gift. This is especially true in the midst of a recession. People will probably spend less,… » 11/17/08 5:01pm 11/17/08 5:01pm