Ugh, This Engagement Ring Box Camera

Spring is in the air, and you're possibly feeling joyously spontaneous, looking over at your winter cuddle buddy that things got unexpectedly heavy with. Maybe it's time to spend the rest of my life with this person! If you're going to get down on one knee and propose marriage to the love of your life, you now have… » 3/19/15 1:30pm 3/19/15 1:30pm

Genius Puts GoPro on Handle of Fireball, Passes It Around a Wedding

Whiskey finally surpassed vodka this year as the dominant ingredient in America's afterparty vomit. That sounds like good news, because vodka is the world's worst-tasting gin, but it's deceptive. All it really means is that we're drinking more Fireball, that cinnamon-tinged whiskey-in-name-only. » 10/27/14 11:35am 10/27/14 11:35am

You Don't Need To Be a Bridezilla To Want an Animated Wedding Cake

It doesn't come as much of a surprise that Disney has a whole division at its theme parks dedicated to making fairy tale weddings a reality. But what is surprising is the awesome technology those wedding planners have at their disposal, like wonderful projection-mapped cakes that make it look as if the frosting is… » 10/01/14 10:54am 10/01/14 10:54am

This couple's wedding may have been the geekiest wedding ever

Meet Kristin and Zachary. They're a geeky couple who love each other and geeky things so it was fitting that they decided to have the geekiest wedding ever. How geeky? How about Nintendo cartridge invitations. Doctor Who shoes. A Star Wars guestbook. A Lego cake. Butterbeer. An Xbox achievement for the first kiss. And… » 5/29/14 11:37pm 5/29/14 11:37pm

You Can Now Get Married On Dubai's Burj Al Arab Helipad

If you love aviation, and your future bride looks sexy with wind-blown hair, tell her to ask the Sheikh if you can recite your nuptials atop Dubai's seven-star Burj Al Arab hotel, on their helipad. Starting at only $55,000, Dad will still be able to afford that Bugatti he's been eying. » 4/29/14 11:05am 4/29/14 11:05am

Sean Parker's Wedding Guests Required to Measure Thighs, Necks, Wrists

Sean Parker's wedding is the gift that keeps on giving. For those that were enraptured by the 364 beautiful costumes that were designed by the actual costume designer from Lord of the Rings and how they looked on the bodies of beautiful people like Olivia Munn and Lars Ulrich, take comfort in the fact that it was a… » 8/02/13 12:00pm 8/02/13 12:00pm

14 Gorgeous Wedding Venues in States Where Gay Marriage Is Legal

Yesterday, we celebrated after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act. But you know what a victory for marriage equality means? More weddings. And more places to celebrate them. Here are 12 beautiful chapels, gardens, and barns—one for each state where marriage is for all. » 6/27/13 9:03am 6/27/13 9:03am

Throw & Grow Confetti Turns Celebrations Into Lush Flower Gardens

Are you worried about the eco-impact of all that tossed confetti at your upcoming nuptials? Or maybe you don't want to have to pay someone to clean it all up. Either way, just opt for Niko Niko's new Throw & Grow eco-friendly confetti. Made of a biodegradable paper-like material shaped like little blossoms, the… » 4/24/13 12:20pm 4/24/13 12:20pm

Weddings Via Skype Are on the Rise—Along With Questions of Consent

You've been dreaming of this day your entire life. You and your one true love will be joining your eternal souls in the resplendent, holy matrimony of... a Google+ hangout. Scenes like this used to be pretty rare (and usually involved deployed military members), but as The New York Times points out, proxy weddings via… » 3/06/13 11:39am 3/06/13 11:39am

Getting Married in an Undersea Base


Otto Rutten got married to Leanne in the Aquarius Reef Base on March 26th, 1996. They met at Aquarius during his first day on the job. She was a marine biologist doing aquanaut training and he, being the new guy, was assigned to count laps during the swimming drill. » 7/19/12 2:40pm 7/19/12 2:40pm

Facebook Is Making Weddings and Engagements as Meaningless as Birthdays

If you wish someone a happy birthday on Facebook, and you use that machine gun autofire box in the top right of your news feed to do it, you're half assing it. And now you can give just as little effort to your friends' weddings and engagements. » 7/12/12 5:34pm 7/12/12 5:34pm

Warzone Robot Makes Wedding Super Cute

Everyone knows that the best ring bearer is a darling little child, or, if possible, a wiener dog in a tiny dog tuxedo. Barring that, a Dragon Runner sentry and bomb disposal robot will do the trick. Tiny robo tux! » 5/09/12 7:20pm 5/09/12 7:20pm

Astronomically Expensive Wedding Rings Are Made from Space Gold

Space Gold, as we all know, is the rarest and most-expensive form of precious metal known to ma—wait, whaddya mean it's just regular gold that's been shot into space? And they want how much?!?! » 11/14/11 10:40pm 11/14/11 10:40pm

Giant DIY Lomo Captures Every Drunken Wedding Photo Op

Instead of having an obnoxious wedding photographer trying to grab candid shots of the guests during the reception, Instructables user letMeBeFranks built this gigantic Lomo that served as a private photobooth. At $150, constructed from scrounged parts and equipment from around his home, it was a lot cheaper than… » 11/14/11 4:40pm 11/14/11 4:40pm

How a Dying Woman Watched Her Daughter's Wedding via Skype

Skype's props up tenuous long distance relationships, allows chats with family and pals in other countries, and supports the occasional fun video chat. But on this one day, it let a mother watch her daughter's wedding dance before she died. » 8/12/11 4:40pm 8/12/11 4:40pm

Is Your Love Worthy Of Ridiculously Twee $3,450 Custom Wedding…

After months of visiting venues, meeting potential photographers and trying to come to an agreement over which shade of hydrangea works best, it's no wonder couples are so willing to just throw money at a problem, like wedding invitations, to make it disappear. » 8/03/11 8:25am 8/03/11 8:25am

Malls Should Place Wedding Vending Machines Next to the Divorce…

If you happen to walk past the AutoWed and alert the motion sensors, be warned—once your partner hears the twinkling bells of the wedding vending machine, she might just insist on getting married on the spot. » 6/28/11 7:50am 6/28/11 7:50am

There Are Some Pretty Badass Parts of a Fancy Royal Wedding

The Will and Kate orgy of regality isn't just about giant fancy hats and jewels and horses—there's some hard labor to be done! As much as Twitter has been abuzz with gushing hashtags, old tech still matters. » 4/29/11 3:20pm 4/29/11 3:20pm

25 Geeky Weddings that are just as fantastical as the Royal Wedding

While the rest of the world dons their fancy hats for the Royal Wedding, we wanted to pay tribute to the great amazing science fiction and fantasy-themed weddings that have rocked our universe. » 4/29/11 12:40pm 4/29/11 12:40pm

How Does One Follow a Royal Wedding in the Information Age? Gizmodo's…

Gizmodo's own Kat Hannaford was recently pulled aside by the BBC to talk the upcoming Royal Wedding. How will it be different than others from the past? First, more fabulous. Obviously. Second? More social, and certainly more connected than ever. » 4/24/11 11:00am 4/24/11 11:00am