The Best Halloween Book You’ve Never Heard Of: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of A Night in the Lonesome October

The days are getting shorter and the air is getting colder. Trees explode into reds, golds, and oranges. Pumpkins begin to show up in damn near everything. That means it’s time to celebrate a forgotten Halloween classic, a novel that manages to mix together classic Victorian horror icons with Lovecraftian dread into a…

The EU Copyright Directive, Starforce, Ray-Tracing and Apple: Best Gizmodo Posts of the Week

The European Union passed its disastrous Copyright Directive this week, including amended versions of its onerous Articles 11 and 13 (the so-called “link tax” and “upload filter,” respectively). There’s still time to make sure it never passes into law by defeating a final ratification vote in January, though given the

AC Lung, Space Stairs, 3D Guns and the Quietest Place on Earth: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

August 2018 rolled in with a bang, literally, as explosions rocked Caracas, Venezuela on Saturday during a speech by President Nicolas Maduro—and government officials later said bomb-carrying drones were to blame. If the accounts of an attempted assassination using unmanned aerial vehicles is confirmed, the New York…

Here's a Great Look at the Lost in Space VFX Used to Put Will Robinson in Serious Danger

If you haven’t had a chance to check out Netflix’s reboot of the campy ‘60s scifi classic, Lost in Space, you might want to avoid this spoiler-packed look at some of the new series’ visual effects. But this behind-the-scenes is a great example of how far VFX has come—and how a low-budget scifi show doesn’t necessarily…

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