Sun Tzu once said “the supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” And that goes double when the drinks are flowing. People can get a bit hot-headed when they’re on the sauce, and in some cases, physical. Based on my experiences as a security guard, these smooth talking tips will help you calm an…
The idea was simple: Come to Gizmodo headquarters, drink beer, and build stuff with colorful plastic bricks. So last night Gizmodo readers flocked to the Flatiron district and did just that. It was an awesome party.
This is bloody insane. BBQ Films, the people who previously threw a Foot Clan party and a Back to the Future “Under the Sea” dance, are doing a Blade-themed dance party at New York Comic Con. And it sounds as though there will be actual blood sprinklers! We’ve got the exclusive first look at a teaser video.
After seven years working in the tech industry, Jenny Richman decided that she needed more magic in her life. So she traded her keyboard for a pair of shimmery wings, taking a job as a professional faerie at children’s parties. There, she found the job fulfillment she had been hoping for.
Like big butts? Just a 45-minute boat ride from Cartagena is an idyllic island paradise that each weekend and holiday turns into the city's best party scene.
Listen, drinking all night is not healthy. But it's holiday party season, that perfect storm of open bar and all of your colleagues waiting to see who will be this year's obnoxious, puking, passed out and/or dead person at the party. Don't be that guy.
If you feel like your table tennis set-up needs a little more... oomph, then look no further than Stiga's new Studio table: a regulation playing surface that happens to pack a 2,800 watt sound system. Beer pong will never be the same again.
Little known fact: At least six of your favorite Gizmodo contributors are based in Los Angeles. Because it's summer, and we'll take any excuse to drink outdoors, we're organizing a happy hour for our L.A.-based readers. Join us, won't you?
Summer is the time for parties, but are you looking to add a little science to your usual backyard barbecues and late-night gatherings? Try these science-themed cocktails, tricks, and party games for soirées that are both fun and fascinating.
Dear Brian and the Airbnb team, Usually I am a fan of your service. However, I have a minor bone to pick with you, in that it appears my apartment was reserved for some major boning.
Every city street is actually a block party waiting to happen, a coiled spring of neighborly hangouts and community come-together yearning for a release. Kevin Van Lierop decided to make that process a little less daunting with his "Block Party in a Box." Now your neighborhood has no excuse not to get down.
Over the past year, we've thrown a brisket party, a Faux Loko party, and a planetarium party. And on Friday, after we announced some very big news about our new Editor in Chief and the addition of Architizer to our Kinja universe, we added another unusual party to our list: a dinner in the Skyroom of the New Museum…
It's Yuri's Night! Tonight, space enthusiasts the world over will kick off celebrations to commemorate 52 years of human space exploration by recognizing the anniversary of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's historic flight into space (not to mention the 32nd anniversary of the very first Shuttle launch).
Do you feel like having a once-every-thousand-year party? You only have a couple of years to set it up. Some of us will be planning 2015 Pi Parties — in some cases because we like math, and in other cases because we want an excuse to eat pie for breakfast. Let us know if you're going to be involved.
Sometimes it's fun to challenge ourselves. I'm in Aspen covering the Winter X Games, so I've got ice on the brain. I've never made an ice luge before, but I started thinking, "How could I make one in my hotel room with basically no tools?"
You might think that the Christmas party you threw last year was a rousing success, but that's only because your guests were too polite to tell you it sucked as they shuffled out the door at 9:30 in the evening.
Holiday parties are fun, full of boozy eggnog and good cheer, but there's too much ugly sweater one-upsmanship. The winner is inevitably whoever found the ugliest old thing at the Salvation Army. Nuts to that. Blow everyone's mind with this high-tech solution.
So, you've got your fancy pants on. You're heading to the holiday party, and you're intent on impressing your bosses, in-laws, or significant other's friends with your worldliness and savoir-faire. Then you get too drunk, break stuff, offend people, get fired and/or dumped, and effectively ruin your life.
Since the dawn of humanity, our species has been assiduously researching ways to party hard. And every now and then, this impulse to rage like banshees unchained intersects seamlessly with our geekier proclivities. Behold six wonderful nerd soirées that were almost stranger than fiction.