A Friendly Reminder: Bitcoin Is Not Anonymous 

Hello my cryptocurrency-lovin' friends. I just want to have a casual chat, but not that casual, because I'm worried about some of you. Some of you who may be operating under the assumption that Bitcoin is anonymous. It is not. » 1/31/15 3:00pm 1/31/15 3:00pm

People tip toeing on top of buildings over cities will always be scary

There's not to much say. I'm a wimp when it comes to these photos. Tom Ryaboi, an awesome photographer who has mastered the art of taking knee-shaking shots of people looking down on cities from impossible heights, is not. And I'm thankful for Ryaboi's thrill seeking awesomeness because just looking at these pictures… » 11/08/13 9:38pm 11/08/13 9:38pm

FDA Finds Rat Droppings 'Too Numerous to Count' on Delta Flight

Do you have a fear of flying? It's only natural. There are many frightening things about air travel that are completely out of your control. And here's another one: Rats. Pooping rats. » 4/22/11 8:20am 4/22/11 8:20am

Surfer Uses Underwater Camera to Capture Two Great Whites Sizing Him Up

This video is terrifying. Big Wave surfer Chuck Patterson was stand up paddle surfing in San Clemente, CA when two sharks circled him for 15 minutes. So of course, he went back looking for them the next day. » 8/12/10 9:20am 8/12/10 9:20am

My Mobile Witness Ensures This Picture Message May Be Used Against You…

"Counsel, may I present Exhibit 112-B—a blurry cellphone picture of my client clearly under verbal harassment, with the caption "Soooo drunkkk xxx :(" attached, clearly sent on the batchelor party evening in question." If you find yourself winning (or losing) a future lawsuit with a similar piece of incriminating… » 10/23/08 10:15am 10/23/08 10:15am

WowWee Femisapien Fembot Gets Thorough, Semi-Naughty Video Shakedown

As the folks at Robots Rule show in this video, Femisapien is "smart, funny, can dance up a storm and perform skits with you." What a gal. Here we get a demo of just about every feature imaginable, including Fashion Pose mode, Backup Singer mode, Business Card Handout mode—you get the idea. All fine and dandy. And… » 7/31/08 2:20pm 7/31/08 2:20pm

Breathe Air Helmet Makes You One Intimidating Cyclist

Apparently, hay fever sufferers make dangerous cyclists, as if they sneeze they oftentimes send themselves careening into ongoing traffic. Solving that problem and also making cyclists look totally badass is this Breathe Air helmet. It's got a filter over the nose and mouth that's designed to filter out particles that… » 7/10/07 11:40am 7/10/07 11:40am

Frenchman Fotoshop Fiesta: Well, I Asked For It

Holy crap. I have been given a rare glimpse into the mind of Gizmodo readers, and I didn't know what I was getting into. You people are completely insane. » 5/03/07 7:00pm 5/03/07 7:00pm