I have a love-hate relationship with snow in New York. So beautiful at 7am. So dirty sad one hour later. This dreamy short film, however, makes Winter look like the most beautiful and peaceful of the seasons.
OK, house of my dreams, you knew our love affair couldn't last. It's. OVER. It's not your fault, honey. It's hers. My new love stole my heart. I'm headed to Kamala beach—in Phuket, Thailand—to live with her forever.
The Central Intelligence Agency has created a new group dedicated to analyze the impact of WikiLeaks on the United States's foreign relationships and the agency's operations. The name of this new department is the WikiLeaks Task Force. WTF indeed.
I first met my terrible dust bunny, cowering under a soon-to-be replaced video card. It was 2003. Since then, he has puffed around in my periphery, a dusty daemon on my figurative shoulder. And in my literal apartments.
This is probably the saddest, worserest gift any kid would receive this year: Paleontologists and horrible individuals Lindsay Zanno and Peter Makovicky say in a research paper that most theropods—the family of the T-Rex and the Velociraptor—were actually vegetarians.
In the near future, US Navy ships won't use explosive cannons. They will destroy targets 100 miles away with the monster 33-megajoules railgun shown in this video. In the words of Rear Admiral Nevin P. Carr: This "really changes several games."
Photographer Fernando Guerra found people living in a spaceship in Portugal. Except the spaceship is really a house, the Casa no Porto, built in 2010 by architect Álvaro Leite Siza Vieira.
This video shows all the known galaxies of the Universe, zooming out from the Milky Way to the limits of All We Can See So Far. And rejoice, for each of these galaxies contain billions of stars and trillion of worlds.
NASA has discovered a new life form, a bacteria called GFAJ-1 that is unlike anything currently living in planet Earth. It's capable of using arsenic to build its DNA, RNA, proteins, and cell membranes. This changes everything. Updated.
What a coincidence. WikiLeaks releases embarrassing information exposing the United States and many other countries and the Interpol issues a Red Notice for Julian Assange, the founder of the site. He's being hunted down for alleged "sexual offences":
I like turkey: roasted after a good brine, injected with butter and cognac. What I don't like are the factories that make some of the 45 million turkeys that will be cooked and eaten tomorrow. This extremely disturbing video shows why:
I upgraded my iPad to iOS 4.2 today. I was so happy. Then I spent 30 minutes wondering why I lost my audio... until I remembered one of its new "features": Transform the iPad's screen lock into the mute switch.
Cybercrime experts have found proof that China hijacked the Internet for 18 minutes last April. China absorbed 15% of the traffic from US military and civilian networks, as well as from other Western countries—a massive chunk. Nobody knows why.
The Cuban government is very angry. The reason: This scene from a Call of Duty: Black-Ops mission that requires to kill Fidel Castro. They are claiming some bullshit about it being "perverse." I wonder if the victims of Castro's dictatorship agree.
The people at Sciency Stuff got a dead Intel processor, tore it apart and made an autopsy using an electronic microscope. They zoomed in 3,160 times. Play the video while you shout "ENHANCE!" in your brain.
Last Monday, the cruise ship Carnival Splendor suffered a fire in the engine room, leaving her stranded 150 nautical miles southwest of San Diego. Thankfully, the Nimitz-class supercarrier USS Ronald Reagan was around and they had lots of extra Spam cans.
President Barack Obama has been informed that the US Air Force lost complete command and control of one-ninth of their ICBM arsenal last Saturday. Administration officials stressed that the problem was only temporary, but that doesn't mean it wasn't big.
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After the crotchbomb there has been a lot of noise about airplane security again—you can see how stupid the leaked new flight rules are here. But what's the actual risk of an airplane attack? Here's the definitive chart: