A few weeks ago, the internet was wowed by a video of a magic marker stick figure doodle that appeared to magically come to life with a little water. Many assumed there were some unseen shenanigans that made the stick figure leap off the table, but as Steve Mould explains, it’s all due to the simple science of…
If you're a well-known street artist who wants your legacy to live on through your kids, you're going to want to get them comfortable with graffiti at a young age. Except that handing a three-year-old a can of spray paint or a thick indelible marker is a terrible idea. They need to hone their skills with something…
The markers used by baristas at coffee shops to label cups might soon be useful for more than just identifying your drink. Inspired by the experience of burning your tongue on overly hot coffee, the Ink N Drink markers contain heat-sensitive ink that lets you know which drink is yours, and if it's safe to sip yet.
Just because the world as we know it has come to an end doesn't mean that people won't want to read an amusing limerick written on a bathroom stall. And for just $8, this Pocket Shark Tactical Marker is guaranteed to survive almost anything—from a Mad Max-style dystopia, to even a zombie uprising. Let's see your…
There's still no robot that can successfully fake unconditional love or a child's innocent laughter. But now, thanks to a team of German tinkerers, there is one that can emulate a child's uninvited wall art.
One day, in the not so distant future because it's actually being used in a testing environment today, people will use invisible nano-tattoos to give doctors an instant snapshot of their body's inner workings.
Heike Weber took what I, and probably you, did in elementary school and brought it to a ridiculously larger scale. Those designs on the floor? Drawn with permanent marker. She's worked on art installations like this for more than a decade.
Soon you may start seeing real Google Maps markers everywhere across the world: Google has asked a whole bunch of famous people—like the chef Ferran Adria, artist Maya Lin, or puppeteer Al Gore—to share their favorite spots.
We Gizmodo bloggers often kill people with our snarky words. Slay them, if you will, with gadget humor. That's figurative, of course. But today, with this Pocket Shark pen, we can finally kill for real.
Here's a novel idea: an ink pen that reads the color of any object you place in front of it, then mixes red, blue and green ink to match it.