Plus Outlander is back, and we’re going to France to deal with court intrigue! Plus Fear the Walking Dead stumbles from its musty grave! And there are season finales of Sleepy Hollow and Shadowhunters, if you’re into that sort of thing! It’s all on This Week’s TV.
I used to ride mountain bikes when I was a kid. They were a fun toy that took me places. But man, I never remember them being this much hard work! Looking for a little more adventure, I’ve been teaching myself to ride them again. This is what I’ve learned so far.
A Pennsylvania bus driver survived a terrifying encounter with a wild deer that burst through the windshield before frantically jumping around looking for a way out. The driver had some minor cuts on his hands from the broken glass but otherwise just wanted a copy of the security video "before it went viral."
I always imagined being jolted with electric shock would mean a big spectacle filled with lassos of hair rising lightning bolts. In reality, it probably looks like what happened to Moby: slow realization, confusion and then...collapse.
Salem, Oregon resident Todd Marcum, whose name we will use repeatedly because of the nature of his crime, has been arrested for maliciously abusing his four young children with an electric dog collar.
I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that no one wants your old baseball cards enough to warrant securing them in a safe that delivers electric shocks to people.
Forget DIY camera stun guns: they're just a stunt. If you want real pocket protection, these charmingly disguised stun guns can deliver 350,000 volts of agony to an assailant. Will they think it looks like you're just brandishing a tube of lippy at them? Probably not an experiment to try. They have an LED flashlight…
They say that swearing is the tool of the unintelligent, but swearing in an alien language? That has to make you cool, especially since it'll perplex the hell out of most people. If you want to win that hard-to-get geek street cred, we've got just the thing: A list of the best scifi cusses in the frakkin galaxy. Check…
Porn has always wanted to be science fictional, ever since the influential Barbarella. Weird aliens or "cyberpunk" touches can help to liven up otherwise repetitive porn scenarios. And the line between a science fiction "B" movie and a soft-core porn epic is often more seethru than Jane Fonda's breast bubbles. Click…
The gadgets you see above may look like your average Chinese knock-offs, but they hold a most shocking secret. They don't play video games or MP3s, but you would be forgiven if you thought as much. You would not be forgiven if you picked one of these bad boys up, as they'd shock the bejeezus out of you—literally.
Ensure that nobody ever borrows your stapler again with this real-looking Shocking Stapler. It's even colored red like Milton's, which means your co-workers are all the more tempted to grab for it as they drop by unannounced while you're trying to get some work done.
We've featured a bunch of alarm clocks over the years, but this one seems to be one that'll either wake you up fast or you'll smash it against the wall on the second day. On the surface it looks like a regular old school alarm clock, but when you reach over to shut it off it gives you an electric shock.
Unless you are playing hot potato with a flaming tennis ball, then you aren't playing hard enough. And if that flaming tennis ball is a bit too much, then the Shock Ball may be more of your liking. Charge up the ball and begin tossing it around. The Shock Ball has contact points all over and a timer that will send…
In Gizmodo's unending quest to become a team of
superheroes, we've come across the Pikashoe. As my pea brain understands the science, the shoe sends low voltage negative ions somewhat safely through your body to the ground. But if you touch someone who is uncharged, ZAP, they are toast.
We'd all like to be superheroes, but none of us are getting any stronger by sitting our asses in front of our beautiful, baby blog. That's ok — you can follow this instructables.com tutorial to make your own Tazer gloves for $20 dollars worth of rubber gloves, tin foil, some AA batteries, and a disposable camera.…
Hide this Shocking Lie Detector from your wife, or the next time she asks you where you were until 2am, that "I was working late Honey" is going to cost you all the feeling in your fingers.
Need training against a knife but don't want to look like Zsasz from Batman? Use the Shocknife, which looks like a knife, hurts like a knife, but doesn't cut your skin. With up to 7,500 volts but less than 1 milliamp, the Shocknife provides law enforcement and self defense classes real world experience with bladed…
Not a fan of vomiting? Cruise goers (cruisineers?) can now use a wristwatch-like band that dispenses gentle shocks to your arm in order to trick your inner-ear into thinking you're on solid land.