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Why Capping a Blown Oil Well at the Bottom of the Ocean is so Insanely Difficult

Last year's Deepwater Horizon oil spill dumped an estimated 2.6 million gallons of oil A DAY into the Gulf of Mexico - you'd think someone would have gotten on that faster. Oh, they did? Fire on the Horizon explains what took so damn long. More »

A Comic Book Lover's Guide to Going Digital

Whether you've been a diehard comic book fan for years or you just want to see what they're all about, you may find reading them digitally a better experience than on paper. Here's how to get started with digital comics. More »

10 Alternative Uses For the Anti-Camel Toe Guard

We got thinking here at Gizmodo: why should ladies get all the fun with the SmoothGroove, which smoothes out those "unsightly" camel toes? So we came up with 10 alternative uses. More »

How the iPad 2 Glass Bends to Incredibly Extreme Angles

When watched this video of someone bending the iPad 2's display glass I couldn't believe my eyes. Play it and see what I mean for yourself. More »

VIZ Manga Comic Reader

The VIZ Manga app for the iPad has been out since November, but they're currently having an introductory sale on all Vol. 1s (first issue in all their series) for $1. More »

When To Whip It Out: A Practical Guide to Using Cellphones in Social Situations

We've been rocking the oh-so-sexy cellphone pocket-bulge for close to two decades. You'd think we'd have figured out how to use the things without pissing everyone off by now. Nope. More »

Why Is NASA Burning Out Its Comet Hunting Spaceship?

This is Stardust, NASA's comet hunter about 312,000,000 kilometers from Earth. Yesterday, they ordered her main engines to burn at full throttle until they consumed all the available fuel, and then turned off her radio. But why? More »

iRig Mic Makes iPhone Audio Recording Not-Horrible

Your iPhone is a wonderful point-and-shoot cam, and grabs pretty solid HD video. Not so solid? The audio, unless you're recording something an inch away from you in a soundproof chamber. iRig's mic gives you pro-quality sound, mobilized. More »

Chernobyl Kids Video Is One Part Unnerving, Two Parts Sad, and Three Parts Awesome

No, I'm not going to draw any parallels to Fukushima because there are none. And no, there are no Chernobyl kids with a dozen eyes or giant legs, but this film is so charged with symbolism and sadness that it needs its own titanic concrete sarcophagus. More »