Hide Your Holiday Booze On Your Tree With These Ornament Shot Glasses

Nothing makes dealing with visiting friends and families during the holidays easier than a little liquid courage. But if you don't feel like sharing your libations, just decorate your Christmas tree with these screw-top ornaments that make it easy to hide your booze in plain sight. Every time you need a nip, just… » 11/26/14 5:00pm 11/26/14 5:00pm

The power of overhead shots in cinema in one cool compilation

Some people call these overhead angles birds eye view, other prefer the grandiloquent Gods eye view. But anyway you call them, when these shots are used to enhance the story and not just as a gimmick, they are pure cinematic magic. Editor Brian Carrol put together some of the best in this cool compilation. » 10/28/14 9:03pm 10/28/14 9:03pm

Vibrating Needles Could Make Shots Painless By Tricking Your Brain

Jabbing a steel needle into your flesh is not ever going to be fun, per se, but scientists have found a way to make it at least hurt a lot less. The trick is actually fooling your nerve cells with a small device that applies pressure and vibration. Here's how it works. » 10/17/14 12:53pm 10/17/14 12:53pm

Breakthrough Research Could Replace Insulin Shots With Pills

Whether you don't like needles, or whether you really don't like needles, there's some good news on the horizon: a special "bioadhesive" coating that was just developed at Brown University is bringing us one step closer to saying goodbye to injections and hello to things like insulin pills. » 6/27/13 5:23pm 6/27/13 5:23pm

How To Make a Multi-Layered Drink

Drinks are generally one boring, homogenous color. Usually it doesn't matter because you're in a dark bar and we're drinking for the flavor (or more likely, to forget). But sometimes it's fun to shake things up. Add a little color, add a new dimension to your drink. And wouldn't you know it, the key ingredient is… » 6/14/13 5:00pm 6/14/13 5:00pm

The Colorful World of Shots

Alcohol is supposed to be simple: whisky, whisky and more whisky. Maybe some gin. Tequila if you want to party. Fine, vodka too. But alcohol doesn't have to always be so boring. The sugary world of flavored party shots can be fun! Or at the very least, be super colorful. » 3/06/13 11:30pm 3/06/13 11:30pm

Streamline Your Boozing With a Two-in-One Shot Glass/Beer Stein

It's the weekend and maybe, just maybe, you're planning on (or already well on your way to) getting totally obliterated. And, ugh, who wants to deal with all kinds of different glasses and accoutrements? Here's a pro tool to make your night of tipping 'em back instantly easier—a combination beer stein/shot glass. » 8/03/12 7:40pm 8/03/12 7:40pm

A Void Has Been Filled in the Hooch-Swilling Golfer Market

SiliPint is a company unabashedly obsessed with silicone. They love it and want you to love it, too. That is why they created the SiliShot, a patent-pending multitasking silicone shot glass/golf tee/bottle stopper that's dishwasher safe and virtually indestructible. » 5/05/12 12:20am 5/05/12 12:20am

An Inelegant Solution To an Unserious Drinking Problem

Classic dilemma: you'd like a shot. You'd like a beer. You have limited cabinet space. Never fear! The Shot in a Pint glass holds both beer and liquor better than you ever could. » 11/19/10 10:40am 11/19/10 10:40am

Rainbow Shots Turn Even More Rainbow In Your Stomach...Honest

There's not much you can say about this video of a bartender pouring out a series of rainbow-hued shots than WOW. I wonder if they all tasted different? » 9/24/10 1:35pm 9/24/10 1:35pm

Windows Mobile 7 Screenshots Leak: Where's the Start Button?

PocketNow got ahold of some screenshots apparently culled from WinMo 7, since they look a little flashy and aesthetically different from WinMo 6.5—and that's definitely a good thing. » 10/20/09 5:26pm 10/20/09 5:26pm

Zune 120GB and 16GB Box Shots

The Zune 120 and 16GB models are on their way » 8/30/08 1:11pm 8/30/08 1:11pm, but here are some unconfirmed spy shots of the 120GB and the boxes for both. (There are more images post-jump.) [, thanks Jared]

Shot Caller Times Your Drinking Games to the Last Second

If ever a gadget is going to promote responsible drinking, then the Shot Caller is it. And let's face it, when you're playing drinking games with your buddies, it is all about being responsible and drinking up when you are told to drink up. Made for the Power Hour and Century Club drinking games, the Shot Caller… » 12/11/07 11:22am 12/11/07 11:22am

Twist 'n Shot, Jello Shots Made Easy

Jello shots got us through the first six months of college before we (quite unfortunately) learned to love beer, but the Twist 'n Shot will solve a problem as old as time itself for the next batch of college freshmen. While most Jello shots get partially stuck in the cup and require various (drunken) improvisation to… » 11/08/07 9:38am 11/08/07 9:38am

(UPDATE) iPod Nano Spy Shots Show Fat, Big-Screened Nano

[Update: Apple asked us to take down their art, so it looks it may be absolutely real. The horror.] 9 to 5 Mac has a couple follow-up spy shots of the iPod nano resdesign we posted about last weekend. If these are real, then it confirms the fat nanos that have a giant screen on the top half (which supposedly plays… » 8/22/07 11:53am 8/22/07 11:53am

Chilled Shot Machine Makes Shots Go Down Smooth

We're not big shot drinkers here—we prefer the apple, mango, or grapetini ourselves—but this Chilled Shot Machine is just the thing to make your next small glass of booze go down smooth. The device fits a bottle up top, like a water cooler, and chills drinks all the way down to 15 degrees F. That may be colder than… » 7/26/07 3:50pm 7/26/07 3:50pm

Booze Belt Will Transform You Into Drunk Cowboy

Click to viewOnce in a while, Gizmodo comes across that rare object, that invention that showcases the amazing nature of human genius and the never-ending quest for perfection that lifts the spirits of every man and woman in the planet. » 4/25/07 11:10am 4/25/07 11:10am

Party Shot Luge for Bringing Out the 21-Year-Old Girl in You

The latest trends at bars are these ice sculpture shot taking things, but now you can bring the fun of an "ice luge" to your own home. The Party Shot Luge is a mold that can be filled with water and frozen. Pop the luge out and begin pouring liquor down the luge into a mouth or shot glass. Oh man, I love being a… » 4/13/07 8:20pm 4/13/07 8:20pm

Reef Dram Sandals Carry Relief for the Perpetually Thirsty

Squirrel away three ounces of your favorite beverage inside the heel of each of these Reef Dram Sandals, giving you a total of four generous shots of courage afoot wherever you may roam. Looks like a great way to keep your sanity—that is, if you don't mind your single malt tasting a bit like feet. » 3/22/07 12:30pm 3/22/07 12:30pm

Sprintz Shot Drinking Game

Drinking is always more fun—and dangerous?—when there is a game involved, right? Of course! (Beer pong anyone?) The Sprintz shot drinking game puts your shot slamming skill to the test by using a magnetic sensor integrated into the bottom of a shot glass. The idea for the game is pretty simple. Fill up the shot, push… » 6/20/06 5:50pm 6/20/06 5:50pm