National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2012 -... →
Blue lobster, 1-in-2 million find, caught in... →
Apple Reportedly Set to Open Up Apple TV to... →
Following up on its report from last week claiming that Apple will show off the operating system for its future television set product at next week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, BGR now briefly reports that Apple will be using the event to introduce a new software development kit (SDK) to allow third-party developers to build apps for the Apple TV.We have heard from a trusted source...
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Dress to Kill (Or Just Prick) With a Set of Pocket... →
Looking like they were lifted from James Bond’s accessories drawer, this set of working pocket knife cufflinks are the perfect not-so-concealed weapons for the aspiring spy. Or, anyone who hates finding a loose thread on their tuxedo. More » from Gizmodo
Obama Ordered Wave of Cyberattacks Against Iran -... →
Most amazing humans in the world - YouTube →
Turn Your Cramped Apartment Into a Weekend... →
You might have projects to do, but you don’t have the space to dedicate an entire room to them. But that doesn’t mean you can’t spread out. This foldable workbench gives you room to do so, without sacrificing sturdiness. More » from Gizmodo
Chinatown Bus Companies Shut Down in Federal... →
The 10 Most Awesome Pools In the World [Summer] →
It’s not even June and my gonads are already melting. And since I can’t be by the sea—working on a escape plan now—I wish I could be working by any of these amazing pools. More » from Gizmodo
Quantum Levitation - YouTube →
Mitt Romney's New App Misspells America, Twitter... →
Mitt Romney’s new iPhone app, With Mitt, “lets you customize photos with a variety of Mitt-inspired artistic frames.” Slogans like “Believe in America,” “Obama Isn’t Working,” and “I’m a Mom for Mitt” are just a few of the Mitt-tastic phrases that can be slapped on your iPhone photos, proudly...
Apple to Unveil Television Set Operating System at... →
BGR claims to have received information from a “trusted source” indicating that Apple will demonstrate the operating system for its television set at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) next month. The company is reportedly making a public unveiling of the operating system ahead of the actual product in order to allow third-party manufacturers to build functionality into their...
More Photos from Claimed Next-Generation iPhone... →
Following today’s leaked photos of a claimed next-generation iPhone part containing the back plate and sides of the unreleased device, 9to5Mac has received more photos showing these same parts in black and white, as well as a mid-frame plate. Click for larger In addition, the source has also provided a photo of what is claimed to be the next iPhone’s front panel in black, which...
Leap Motion gesture control technology hands-on →
Leap Motion unveiled its new gesture control technology earlier this week, along with videos showing the system tracking ten fingers with ease and a single digit slicing and dicing a grocery store’s worth of produce in Fruit Ninja. Still, doubts persisted as to the veracity of the claim that the Leap is 200 times more accurate than existing tech. So, we decided to head up to San Francisco...
Liam Neeson on Life's too Short - YouTube →
See the No-Stick Ketchup Bottle of the Future in... →
Getting ketchup out of a bottle is a massive unsolved engineering problem. Plastic squeezy bottles, upside down bottles, tapping the 57, just shove a butter knife in there—none really does the job. But the wonderful nerds at MIT might have done it with their new non-stick LiquiGlide bottle. More » from Gizmodo
Go Get Free iTunes Money at Best Buy Right Now... →
Haven’t seen Blade Runner? Worry not! Best Buy is offering $100 iTunes gift cards for $80. Translation: Free money to help you buy all of the apps, music, HD movies, comic books or whatever other media you’ll inevitably want over the next few weeks or months. If you’re interested, go now because the deal is only good for another 15 hours....
Is This the Best Gesture Control System Ever?... →
Gesture control as we know it is rudimentary at best. But a new San Francisco startup called Leap Motion has just announced a new 3D motion control system that its claims is 200 times more accurate than anything else on the market—and it’s set to cost just $70. More » from Gizmodo
SKYFALL - Official Teaser Trailer - YouTube →
All Models This Photoshopped Should Come With a... →
H&M has apologized for ads that critics say depict an unrealistically tan and skinny model. Sure Isabeli Fontana looks emaciated and fried, but she’s Brazilian, so that makes sense right? Bullshit. This person could never exist. A Hamburg street artist shows us how Photoshop has destroyed our ideal of beauty with the cleverest adbust we’ve seen...
Lawrence Lindsey: Why Washington Hates Jamie Dimon... →
EXCLUSIVE: Here's The Email Zuckerberg Sent To Cut... →
Air Force Accidentally Fills Entire Hangar with... →
Here’s why the Air Force is the best: not only do you get to fly awesome drones, every once in a while your superiors say Oh, fine, we’ll throw another foam party, and the jets are doused in fire suppressant. More » from Gizmodo
Paralyzed Man Can Move Hand Again after Having... →
A 71-year-old man who was paralyzed in a 2008 car accident has regained motor function in his hands thanks to Washington University doctors who rewired his nerves to bypass the damaged ones. Though the patient could move his arms, he had lost the ability to pinch and grab with his fingers. Until now, that is. More » from Gizmodo
Duck Punt: How Phil Robertson found stardom after... →
Time Warner Cable CEO Somehow Has No Idea What... →
You’d think the head of a gigantic company that makes money from technology and TV would know what AirPlay is, right? Or how an Apple TV works? One or the other? No? Enjoy today’s edition of Oblivious Rich White Guy. More » from Gizmodo
Remarks by Aaron Sorkin '83 at Syracuse... →
Watching These 60,000 Dominos Fall Is an Intensely... →
A dude called Flippycat thought it would be a good idea to stack 60,000 dominos to make 60 big walls and then hit them to watch them fall. I can’t blame him. It’s a satisfying view to watch all that color fall. More » from Gizmodo
Truly Awesome Picture Perfectly Shows How Little... →
This is one amazing visualization by the U.S. Geological Survey: a picture that gives you a perfect idea of how much water there is on Earth compared to the solid materials that form its main body. It’s truly staggering: More » from Gizmodo
Thinner 15-Inch MacBook Pro Coming with Retina... →
Following the appearance of a benchmark potentially signaling a near-term launch for Apple’s much-rumored thinner MacBook Pro, 9to5Mac reports that it has received specific information on the new 15-inch MacBook Pro’s design from a source who has handled prototype casings and other components. Mockup of thinner 15-inch MacBook Pro design (left) compared to current design (right) ...
This Is Objectively the Best Prom Photo Ever... →
Everyone say “PROM!” Prrrrrom… CREACRACKSHRIEKSPLASHOOOF. That’s pretty much what happened to a group of Wisconsin students who decided to take their prom pictures on a dock over a lake. It’s the best prom picture I’ve ever seen. More » from Gizmodo
FreedomPop Sleeve wants to spread 'free' WiMAX... →
Life, Liberty and the pursuit of free WiMAX? According to FreedomPop, yeah, that seems to be the deal. The outfit, started by one of Skype’s co-founders, is peddling $99 WiMAX-equipped iPhone cases that share up to 500MB of free data per month via an embedded WiFi module. The case also extends battery life by six hours and enables FaceTime everywhere you go. FreedomPop Sleeve rumors have...
Apple Television Set Confirmed By Foxconn Boss... →
Hell? Frozen! The fabled Apple television set has been confirmed by Foxconn’s bossman Terry Gou. According to Gou, Foxconn is getting ready for the manufacturing of Apple’s television. What would this magical device be? More » from Gizmodo
Cocktail Shaking Machine Is How Super Villains... →
If something’s worth doing, it’s usually worth over-doing. And nowhere is that mantra more apropos than when it comes to mixing up drinks. A cocktail shaker might give you the opportunity to show off your bartending skills, but this hand-cranked shaking contraption just looks altogether more entertaining. More » from...
Report: Apple Is Dropping Google Maps from iOS 6... →
Apple hasn’t really needed Google maps for a while now, but until now it’s continued to lean on the service to power iOS’s Maps app. 9to5mac is reporting that Apple will drop Google’s mapping service in iOS 6 in favor of an entirely in-house system. More » from Gizmodo
NYC Real Estate Startup RealDirect Adds Map Search... →
RealDirect.com was built around a compelling proposition for home sellers — instead of paying the 6 percent broker fee, let RealDirect handle the listings and offer advice from agents, while only paying $395 a month or a 1 or 2 percent commission (depending on the level of services). Now, however, the site is also trying to be useful for home buyers. Specifically, instead of expecting buyers to...
Let The News Find You: Msgboy Reads The Web For... →
Keeping up with the news is pretty much a full-time job these days. Thankfully, recommendation services like Zite and Flipboard have figured out some ways of keeping their users informed without overloading them with information. Ideally, though, a recommendation service wouldn’t just learn about the articles you read in a certain app and what you or your friends share on Twitter or Facebook, but...
Hamburger Week Is Here! →
We’ve rounded up an awesome burger recipe and some great cocktails to satisfy everyone from the safe sipper to the daring drinker …Read More from Drink of the Week
SuriTV - An Early Look - YouTube →
Unbelievable Assassin Bug Wears Its Victims'... →
Like a real-life version of the Predator—that’s barely a half-inch in size—the aptly named assassin bug wears the bodies of its victims like trophy armor after liquefying and consuming their innards. Disgusting. More » from Gizmodo
Apple Television Set to Include Siri and... →
Cult of Mac reports that it has received information from a “well-placed” source who claims to have seen a prototype of the rumored Apple television set. According to the source, the device resembles Apple’s current Thunderbolt display but is “much larger” than the 27-inch model currently offered. Mockup of Apple television set based on Thunderbolt display...
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The Dark Knight Rises - Official Trailer #3 [HD] -... →
This Never Ending Ocean of Flowers Will Overwhelm... →
Every spring there is an ocean of yellow flowers in the county of Luoping, an underdeveloped area on the east of the Yunnan Province, China. They are canola, used for the production of oil for humans, animals and biodiesel cars. They cover absolutely every field in sight. Amazing. More » from Gizmodo
Apple CEO Tim Cook Made a Funny! (Updated) [Apple] →
During Apple’s call today to discuss its monster earnings last quarter, CEO Tim Cook was asked his opinion on Windows 8. He said all of the expected things about how the iPad has unlimited potential, but also weighed in on tablet-PC hybrid devices with this little bon mot: More » from Gizmodo
How Much Money You Need To Realistically Recreate... →
Should You Check Your Email? [Image Cache] →
Friend-of-Gizmodo and Amazing Human Being Wendy MacNaughton painted this fantastic new chart that helps you decide whether or not you should check your email. (Spoiler: Email is the literal, biblical Devil.) If all infographics were this good we might actually publish more of them. More » from Gizmodo
This Is Objectively the Worst Default Email... →
This ridiculous default email signature is the longest, stupidest one we’ve seen yet. Just in case you wanted to be sure friends know exactly what kind of device you’re writing from, it tells them down to the last detail. For the record: Samsung Galaxy S is trademarked. FYI, so is Skyrocket. Oh and by the way, this is an AT&T 4G LTE Smartphone....