Here’s another 50th-anniversary event to add to the growing list of Star Trek hoopla, and it might be the coolest one yet: a chance to tour the Star Trek: The Original Series set exactly as it appeared in 1966, thanks to the amazingly precise recreation efforts of Trek megafan James Cawley.
I just visited Iceland for the first time! But, due to airport chaos, I was only there for exactly 36 hours. Here's what I learned from my short trip, camping out on ice and dunking myself in the country's steaming hot springs.
If you've been watching the Tour de France you know that it's been one of the more brutal tours in recent years, with intense weather conditions and terrible crashes that have led to several top contenders abandoning the tour already. It's also the first year that riders are allowed to put cameras on their bikes—so…
Commercial space-transportation company SpaceX is auctioning off a private tour of its rocket and spacecraft factory in California for a group of up to 10 people. Auction proceeds will go to the Women in Technology Education Foundation, whose goal is to empower "women and girls to change the world by excelling in…
At first glance, this could be any huge, Cold War-era facility. The gray and green of poured concrete might remind you of a public school or a hospital. But this is no run-of-the-mill building. It's the original home of the US's nuclear arsenal, and it's been top secret for over 60 years.
MakerBot is building an empire selling printers that make things—but have you ever wondered where the printers themselves are made? On June 7th, the company opened a huge new factory to accommodate the booming demand for Replicators, and we got a first-hand look inside.
After three decades on the market, Autodesk's software has radically transformed modern architecture, science, and art. In downtown San Francisco, Autodesk exhibits a rotating gallery showing off twenty of its most impressive design feats. On a recent tour, Gizmodo saw the stunning range of the program's capabilities.…
For the first time ever, every major carrier in the US actually has smartphones worth buying, meaning you don't have to break up to get a good phone. Here's the best phones on each one, along with the best deals.
One tour company in Shanghai has added the fallen building to their site list, a well-timed move that garnered 100 reservations on the first day the new tour was advertised. As you can see in this Fuji TV news report (fast forward to around 1:30), the tour is not so cheap at $220 a head. And not every local is…
While announcing the company's intention to release an updated version of the BlackBerry Tour with WiFi next year, a Sprint spokesman let slip that WiFi will also be present "in all its major devices going forward." Big win!
Curious as to how all those plastic cups, trash cans and containers you get at Ikea are made? Random Good Stuff takes a tour of the Koziol plastics factory in Germany, where many of those household items are designed.
Behold, the power of bad press! Verizon is now set to offer pre-orders of the upcoming BlackBerry Tour to existing customers in the very near future.
Bono got all pew-pew at the first concert of U2's new tour, wearing a black leather jacket with 240 red lasers built along his silhouette. Not LEDs, lasers. See how it worked on this video of him doing the monkey:
We've gotten plenty of breadcrumbs regarding the upcoming BlackBerry Tour, but we finally have the full specs.
While iLife '09's GarageBand comes bundled with 9 free lessons on guitar and piano, Artist Lessons, with famous musicians, cost $5 a pop to download. So what does that money actually get you?
Earlier today Google released the Android 0.9 SDK r1 Beta, boasting of a pile of API updates and a visual refresh that moves it one solid step closer to actually, you know, showing up on a phone. A long changelog and a few screenshots are great, but we've fired up the SDK's emulator for a guided tour of Android's…
Got 20 minutes to kill at work on a Friday? Watch this younger, less handsome Jobs-alike explain to you the detailed features of the iPhone. While we still haven't made it through all 20 minutes yet, we'll let you know if there's anything unannounced in here.