A death row inmate in Atlanta, Georgia has asked the court to execute him by firing squad. He argues that the pain medication he’s been on for the past decade would make him less susceptible to a fast death by lethal injection. And even people who aren’t taking pain medication have died in horrifying ways over the…
The United States may have avoided the brunt of Hurricane Matthew’s deadly rain and wind storms, but it wasn’t enough to prevent the Southeast coast from receiving severe damage. After Hurricane Matthew rolled through the Caribbean and killed nearly 900 people in Haiti, the storm continued along the US Southeastern…
“Decades ago, [architect John] Portman never envisioned his buildings as dystopian fortresses or imagined Hollywood actors rappelling down his skyscrapers.” But Atlanta has become a popular filming location, and Portman and his neo-futuristic buildings are an important reason why.
Archaeologists in the country of Georgia have discovered an ancient burial site that dates all the way back to the Early Bronze Age. Entombed within the chamber, which researchers say was intended for a chief, were seven bodies, a variety of ceremonial artifacts, and two well-preserved chariots, each with four wooden…
It's a discovery that could change our understanding of early humans. An incredibly well-preserved, 1.8-million-year-old skull from Dmanisi, Georgia suggests the evolutionary tree of the genus Homo may have fewer branches than previously believed.
How do you fight back against cyberbullies when even the police are powerless to stop them? One Atlanta middle-schooler thinks suing for libel is worth a shot.
Is there any more form of democratic dissent more American than the lunatic militia conspiracy? Four Georgian geezers are in deep federal shit after being apprehended for a convoluted plan to kill lots of people. Airplanes, poison, and explosives.
Keeping the Western hemisphere's single largest coal-fired power plant running nonstop is no easy feat—especially, when the fuel coal is located on the other side of the country. Here's how Georgia Power does it.
Ass was pretty bad, but the global 8th grade iPhone 4S giggle-fest continues. Georgian Gizmodo reader Shota (from the country, no the state, homie) says "siri" is the Georgian word for "cock." Not the bird. This should be good.
Our hominid ancestors Homo erectus turned rocks like this into complex tools nearly two million years ago...hundreds of thousands years earlier than previously thought. The new find helps fill in some crucial blanks in our evolutionary history.
She didn't mean anything by it. But while a 75-year old woman set out to collect scrap metal in the village of Ksani last week, by the time she got home she'd cut off internet service to both Georgia and Armenia.
The thought of going someplace even colder than where I am now sounds awful, until I see the new wing of Mestia, Georgia's airport. The frigid terrain doesn't look too inviting, but the terminal's space station design sure does.
The worry over allowing prison inmates the use of cell phones is usually that they'll call in murder jobs on the outside or fashion an old StarTAC into a shank. But prisons across Georgia employed contraband phones for civil disobedience.
We've all been thrilled by the glimpses of The Walking Dead's bleak, intense vistas. But I've been more thrilled than most — because it's about time my home state of Georgia had a zombie outbreak.
Russian photographer Slesarev Oleg Victorovitch took these photos of Gagra, a once-thriving resort town on the coast of Black Sea. Gagra was a palatial tourist destination until 1992, when the area was at the forefront of the War in Abkhazia.
Click to viewOne of the unintended consequences of having constant satellite surveillance over every centimeter of the globe is that it's easy to see how governments screw up. Here is a UNOSAT image from a report on the damage done to villages in Georgia after the bombings. All the destruction tracked here is in…
Remember when news came out that Russia had begun their military campaign in South Ossetia with a far-reaching hack attack on Georgia's government computer systems? Well, security experts are still having a hard time figuring out exactly what happened, who was responsible, and whether it could happen again. Now, …
Coinciding with the conflict in South Ossetia, the Georgian government is claiming they have lost control of many, if not all, of their governmental web sites and are incapable of using them to update its citizens or the international community. The blog RBNexploit is claiming to be an unofficial spokesman for the…