Science Proves Whether the Chicken or the Egg Came First

It's really embarrassing how many sleepless nights I've had due to my brain synapsing and wondering whether the chicken or the egg came first. I flip, I flop, I twist, I turn—it's definitely a good brain exercise. But after watching ASAP Science definitively answer the question of which came first—the chicken or the… » 1/24/13 9:00pm 1/24/13 9:00pm

Is the MacBook Air the Perfect Traveling Writer's Laptop?

The 11.6-inch MacBook Air: One well-traveled, veteran author labels it the "perfect writer's machine." As a 13-inch owner myself, I'm inclined to agree, somewhat, with one pretty substantial caveat: Let's add "established" or something similar before "writer," shall we? » 1/16/11 4:00pm 1/16/11 4:00pm

Gizmodo Data Breach Q&A: We're Here to Help

All the Gawker Media sites were compromised this weekend. This probably leaves you with a lot of questions on the status of your accounts. Here's the place to ask them. Both editors and tech are here at your disposal. » 12/13/10 12:20pm 12/13/10 12:20pm

Ten Facts You Should Know About the LHC

Neatorama » 9/12/08 5:20pm 9/12/08 5:20pm has put together a good list of 10 basic questions on the Large Hadron Collider. It doesn't answer questions like "Why the heck correctly?" but it solves others, from why is it called Large Hadron Collider to why is it underground. My favorite, however, is Woof! Head to their LHC basic primer, titled 10…

Photoshop Contest: Is Steve Jobs Good or Evil?

Oh, Steve Jobs. What to make of you? On the one hand, you've created some of the most beloved technology of the modern era. On the other hand, you're a tyrant, a miser, and you rule over your empire with an iron fist and a cold heart. So which is it? Is the Steve a golden god who can do no wrong, or is he a devil in… » 4/09/08 4:45pm 4/09/08 4:45pm