Blockbuster movie franchises are totally fun! Watching famous actors save the world is always a great recipe for enjoyment. But then again, having too many famous actors dress up as so many different superheroes can get really tiring, really fast. How many times does Captain Iron What’s His Face Man have to rescue us,…
Killing off a major character is great way to up the stakes, create suspense, and show that this story isn't going where you expect. Sometimes, a movie or TV show will go further and cast a famous name or create marketing that implies that a character will be around for a while, only for them to die almost…
The world is awash with tablets, but if you're a nerd who likes to tinker, it's important that you buy one that isn't too tricky to take apart, repair and upgrade. Fortunately, iFixit has released a list which ranks tablets according to their repairability.
While most Super Bowl ads tout products you can eat, drink or drive, the smattering for tech products have been among the game's most memorable commercials. This year Best Buy, Time Warner Cable and Cars.com will continue their Super Bowl ad traditions, while BlackBerry will run its first game time ad - a bit of a…
That was fast. After examining the verdict, Apple is now seeking to ban these Samsung products from the market:
This Reading List feature looks even cooler with the latest build of Lion. One 9to5 Mac reader found out that webpages saved using the tool are synced with iOS devices. This makes using Instapaper on your iPad pretty redundant.
Next time you play Scrabble, grab the official Collins Dictionary so you can outmaneuver your friends with words like "webzine", "darknet" and "grrl". Be prepared, though, as those non-techies across from you may win with the dreaded "Facebook".
Spider-Man's a stand-up guy, and he'll go to bat for almost any good cause. Unfortunately, the fact that he's an arachno-sapien in a bodysuit transforms any serious attempt at advocacy into a perplexing tableau. Here are 10 odd Spider-PSAs.
So tomorrow is Twilight Zone Day. In honor of this inexplicable holiday, here are the underappreciated baddies of the Serlingverse. Never mind psychokinetic children who'll turn you into a jack-in-the-box. We're talking evil genies who'll turn you into Hitler!
The February issue of stalwart scifi literature magazine Locus reveals their staff's picks for the best science fiction prose of 2009. Which of your favorite books made the voluminous final cut?
We've noted that Lost has one of the largest ensemble casts in TV history. But what about those unsung characters who appeared once or twice, only to disappear forever? Here's our list of Lost's 10 greatest nobodies.
What's it really like to be working CES for Gizmodo? Follow our Gizmodo CES Crew Twitter List and find out how we really feel about the show. We must warn you though, this place is fucking crazy.
Who has the time or patience to count, not to mention read, up to 100? So we've taken the trouble to squeeze down Popsci's 100 best list to a more manageable 10. Enough to read while still pretending to work.
Death really isn't the end in science fiction... It just depends on whether or not it can be written around later. Here are some of our favorite NotDeaths that prove that the Grim Reaper should really up his game.
Listverse has a very interesting, if mostly old, list of inventors dying a death that could easily been avoided if they hadn't invented whatever they're best known for.