Barely a month has passed since we welcomed our latest guest illustrator, Chuck Anderson, and now it's already time to say goodbye. We definitely enjoyed having Chuck join us for a while and hope you did as well.
America makes some of the world's finest beers. And now those beers are getting the conveyance they deserve—cans.
A piece of plastic goes in, a piece of metal comes out. At least, that's what vapor metallizing seems to accomplish, at least to our immediate senses. It's gilding, except it's been updated for the electronics age. And it's everywhere.
Those cheap earphones you keep buying year after year? The ones with the cool designs? They all kinda sound the same, huh? There's a pretty good reason for that: They actually are all the same earphones.
You're gonna want to either get comfortable or move on, because I'm fixin' to write about 700 words on video pinball. Seriously.
Alex Shane lives on a sailboat. One night he noticed his faucet running. No big deal for landlubbers. But boaters have to pump in every gallon of fresh H20 themselves, so wasting water is unacceptable.
Welcome to Vocab Lesson, Gizmodo's new weekly column on words—the ones you've heard, but can't quite define, or the ones you haven't, but might like to hear about. This week's lesson: Thermocouples! (Huh?)
FaceTime was the first thing I tried when my iPhone 4 arrived. The screen being small—like any phone—I expected its video chat to be a novelty, nothing of real value to love or sex. Was I ever wrong.
They are road signs for your daily rituals-the instantly recognized symbols and icons you press, click, and ogle countless times a day when you interact with your computer. But how much do you know about their origins?
Chuck Anderson, creator of Windows 7's laid-back, cerulean-cool default wallpaper and login screen, showed me the evolution of his work—including Easter eggs, avoiding Mac tropes and why flaming skulls didn't make the final design.
Over at his website, artist Chuck Anderson is showcasing unused promotional posters from recent "Anakin Skywalker can teleport! And, like, steal shit!" movie Jumper. According to Anderson, the posters were "unused as the client changed direction." That change in direction, apparently, was "No longer wanting to look…