In this gorgeous concept art, Karl Ellis gives us a peek at a world that is almost like Earth, but not quite. At the base of that gravity-defying rock column, you can see the glowing cave mouths where someone is settling in for a peaceful evening.
Marco Arment, internet pundit and creator of Instapaper, has decided to stop selling his wildly-popular ad blocker, Peace, for iOS 9. His reason? It “just doesn’t feel good.” But there’s more to it than that.
These series of statistical graphics show that, while there's still plenty of war, hunger, sickness, and poverty in the world, things are much better than what they were only a few decades ago—not to talk about centuries ago. We are still far from utopia, but the data is stubborn: We are getting there. Fast.
I won't even tease you. There's no way you'll figure out what the heck this thing is. A 24x24 (foot) series of aluminum panels was etched with this design, hiding 130,000 names.
I just came back from vacation straight into NY and the hard work of Gizmodo. This mesmerizing timelapse video of Tokyo—called Remanence:Variance "Experiment on Live Light"—is just what I needed to smooth me in.