The house cat is amongst the noblest of all creatures. Or at least that’s what they’ve fooled us all into thinking. Here are your cats from this week’s Shooting Challenge.
Bobkitten or regular kitten? While both look cute nibbling on your finger, one might actually eat that finger. This is the latest litter born in the Santa Monica Mountains.
CAPTCHAs are an unfortunate side effect of the internet. They're those irritating collection of numbers and letters morphed into some Surrealist dreck that leaves us guessing, and guessing, and guessing. Google wants to improve all of that with updates to reCAPTCHA, a one-click solution for telling websites that you…
I registered designskunkworks.com, thinking it would be a good name for an Internet product company, not realizing that Skunkworks was a real, trademarked facility run by Lockheed Martin—or that you can now threaten to sue people just for registering a domain name.
In a disturbing story (that comes with a happy ending!), the bomb squad of Amherst, New York responded to reports of a suspicious package but instead of figuring out which color wire to cut, they found a living cat sealed inside the box.
Gizmodo University concludes its Discover Electronics Online series with the construction of an Atari Punk Console. Impress your friends and intimidate your enemies with Lo-Fi sound effects! And did we mention? We've got Certificates of Achievement! Certificates for everybody!*
Many a revolutionary technology has grown beyond its original, intended use; the Internet, the steam engine, and the spiral-cut glazed ham, to name a few. This week's excerpt looks at some of the more...unconventional...uses of the 18th century's newly-developed "balloon."
It's Saturday, it's noon; that can mean only one thing: It's time for Gizmodo University! We've got an action-packed lesson today as our intrepid Sparkle Labs host (and proud new papa) Ariel takes a look at switches, sensors, and detectors!
The story of one intrepid Soviet scientist, his quest to dam the Bering Strait, melt the Arctic and bring prosperity to the Frozen North. Aside from the massive, man-made global warming, what could possibly go wrong?
This week, Gizmodo University is proud to have a very special, super-secret guest lecturer! This is presented in addition to our normal curriculum and in conjunction with Sparkle Labs so step on into class and see who we've brought!
Set your phasers to overkill and bring ensign Jimmy along as a decoy while we follow a band of fanboy survivors as they escape the horrors of GulfCon, site of the worst undead Trekkie outbreak this side of Fortune City.
A suspicious, bomb-like package was spotted in front of a Social Security Office in Florida. The bomb squad was sent out to defuse the situation but when they arrived, they found out the "bomb" was actually a box filled with kittens.
Just imagine about how much faster your computer would run, and how much less blood you'd have to clean off of your doormat! Cats are terrible beasts. [YouTube—Thanks, Tim!]
Luckily, my cat was always too dumb to make the connection between the faucet and fresh water, so she's made do thus far with just sipping from her water dish. But I've heard that once kitties taste from the tap, they never want to go back. For running water addicted cats, MAKE contributor tsruzik has constructed a…