This past weekend, the popular torrenting site The Pirate Bay caught some flack for testing out a new system that used visitors’ CPU power to generate cryptocurrency profits for itself. This tactic has been around for years, but the high profile implementation signals that it’s probably time to start blocking this…
Well, it took 100 days but the EPA has finally removed the climate change section of its website. An agency spokesman explained that the information that has been collected on the page over the last 20 years posed a problem because it contradicted the administration’s denial of man-made climate change.
Update: After looking into the site’s registration date and the supposed timeline of The Trump Organization’s cease and desist letters, Gizmodo has serious doubts about the veracity of this story, which appears to be a massive troll. We’re sorry, and we’ll do better.
In what’s becoming a trend, the Trump administration is walking back another one of its controversial actions following extensive outrage from the public. This time, the USDA has begun reposting deleted documents to its publicly available database of inspection reports on facilities that use animals. But animal…
This is really fun: A web service that will turn your text messages into video messages using words taken from famous movies and TV series.
We know what you're thinking. If there's anything the internet suffers from (narcissism, insecurity, obscenity, an uncomfortable affinity for cats), it's certainly not a dearth of websites dedicated to GIFs. But surprisingly, of all the websites out there created for the sole purpose of flooding the internet with more…
Well, this is just horrible. Summing up how sane people feel about the government shutdown and hopefully making Congress feel like imbeciles, a 5-year-old boy is in tears because NASA's official website no longer works because of the idiotic government shutdown. Squabble all you want but don't rob kids of their space…
Rocket technology isn't the only thing the Stalinist hermit kingdom of North Korea sucks at. It's not exactly investing in web design, either.
Phone-size.com is a useful little website that compares the size of phones against each other. Can your weeny hands handle a gargantuan Galaxy Nexus? Are your skinny jeans too tight for a Nokia Lumia 800? You'll find out!.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk around on Mars? For 99.99999% of us, this may be as close as we ever get. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has given us the honor of taking the lid off of this awesome, interactive eye-candy. Basically it's Google Earth, for Mars.
Thanks Old Spice. You've provided countless thirty second chunks of entertainment with your recent commercials. And now a website dedicated to blowing things the hell up just to give us hard working web surfers a little bit of stress relief.
Buying a new gadget is hard. We try to help as much as we can! But there are little things you need to know, like the exact size of a camera compared to another camera, before you buy. CameraSize does exactly that.
Sigh, I just found out that I'll celebrate my next birthday at the end of September and I am old geezer, at least in Venusian years. Curious about your own age if you lived on Venus and used its shorter calendar?
Microsoft, what have you done? You've only gone and leaked your social-networking site, Tulalip, haven't you? Bad boy—get back in your cage! After taking it down, Microsoft wrote that it was "mistakenly published to the web." Riiiight.
Google Goggles is getting all museum-y on us. Google has partnered with the Getty Museum to let visitors photograph artwork with Goggles and receive a guided virtual tour in exchange.
Thousands of people in Australia are in shock after finding out their web sites are gone due to the antics of a hacker and poor network management by their web host.
Some Twitter users out there enjoy using Twitter's website instead of a mobile app to compose their thoughts in 140 words or less. Now these brave web-oriented folk can shorten links using Twitter's own shortening service.