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  • It's Time To Revisit The Shawshank Redemption

    46m By Chris Mills
    It should've taken Tim Robbins twenty years to dig his way to freedom through solid concrete; and this year marks the 20th anniversary of The Shawshank Redemption. That gives you a good reason to re-watch possibly the greatest movie of all time. But heck, you…
  • Band of Horses: The Funeral

    2h By Chris Mills
    A couple days ago, you might've come across this video of a guy on a bike doing an awesome loop-the-loop for a slightly cringe-worthy promo for Microsoft's Cortana. BUt before he was shilling for #Brands, Danny Macaskill was making far better videos with his…
  • Why All These Ineffective Umbrellas Won't Just Go Away Already

    3h By Andrew Tarantola
    Winter has officially arrived (just look at Buffalo ) which means it's once again time to battle through streets clogged legions of holiday shoppers wielding eye-poking, rain-dribbling umbrellas. But one man believes he has found the perfect solution to…
  • Is This GIF The First Footage From Star Wars: Episode 7?

    3h By Meredith Woerner on io9, shared by Chris Mills to Gizmodo
    Major speculation ahead, but a Star Wars fansite is claiming that this GIF of the Millennium Falcon might be the first-ever bit of footage from the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens. What do you think?Read more...
  • SpaceX Is Testing Autonomous Space Rocket Landing Ships

    3h By Chris Mills
    Elon Musk's list of crazy/brilliant inventions is getting pretty lengthy , but he's decided to add to the list with the Saturday afternoon unveiling of "X-wing config" wings for the Falcon 9 rocket , and a self-piloting ship to act as a landing pad for the…
  • This may be the coolest, most futuristic bomber ever built

    3:49pm By Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo
    While the Saab 35 Draken may be the coolest, most futuristic combat jet ever made, when it comes to bombers that title goes to the XB-70 Valkyrie, a gigantic supersonic strategic nuclear bomber that never entered service. Seriously, when I say gigantic I…
  • Samsung has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission asking it to block sales of NVIDIA g

    3:42pm By Chris Mills
    Samsung has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission asking it to block sales of NVIDIA graphics chips and Tegra mobile processors. It's a tit-for-tat move, after NVIDIA tried to block sales of certain Samsung handsets back in November. [Bloomberg…
  • This Discounted Alarm Clock Just Might Change Your Life

    3:09pm By Shep McAllister, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister, Commerce Team to Gizmodo
    Philips' line of wake-up lights have been incredibly popular among our readers, and it's no wonder why; they can change your life .Read more...
  • This Machine Turns Water And CO2 Into Petrol

    3:06pm By Chris Mills
    Despite all the efforts to the contrary, it's an uncomfortable truth that our world mostly still runs on oil, made from dead little creatures and pumped from under the ocean. So a machine that could generate oil, without the need for drills or rigs or…
  • Upgrade to a 240GB SSD For Just $90 Right Now

    2:47pm By Shep McAllister, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister, Commerce Team to Gizmodo
    There's no need to wait for Black Friday if you want to buy an SSD for the holidays; I'm pretty confident that this is one of the best deals you're going to see for awhile.Read more...
  • Apple Pay Could Be Coming To Small Businesses, Thanks To Square

    2:00pm By Chris Mills
    Since it launched last month, Apple's mobile payment system has been doing pretty well for itself . But the list of participating stores, while impressive, is dominated by big names. Thanks to plans to team up with Square , a credit-card processing service for…
  • This Star Trek: TNG Blooper Reel Is Totally Perfect

    1:00pm By Chris Mills
    To promote the upcoming Blu-ray release of Star Trek: The Next Generation season 7, Uproxx have got their hands on the gag reel. All I can say is, it's not long enough. Read more...
  • How to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner in Your Microwave

    12:00pm By Andrew Tarantola
    Thanksgiving is meant to be a time of reflection and solemn appreciation of the joyful bounties that our lives have bestowed upon us—or, more likely, a time to gorge on football marathons and good food. But who wants to spend every waking turkey day hour…
  • What Concept Product Should Have Been Made?

    11:35am By Chris Mills
    Thanks to the blight blessing of crowdfunding, the internet has more product concepts and design ideas and badly-rendered napkin sketches than ever before. But despite the seemingly endless number of people willing to give money to hastily-thought-out…
  • BitTorrent Claims Its Users Do Actually Buy Stuff

    10:33am By Chris Mills
    The (somewhat unlikely) fact that people who pirate movies are also more likely to spend money on movies has been well-known for a few years now. But thanks to a survey conducted by BitTorrent, we can now put a number on just how generous the pirates are. Read…
  • Why Is The Nexus 6 Secretly Hiding A LED Notification Light?

    9:32am By Chris Mills
    When it comes to smartphones, Easter eggs normally mean a hidden drawer of emoji, or maybe the ability to make the voice control sing you a song. But in the case of the Nexus 6, it means that there's a hidden LED notification light, fully functioning, but…
  • Insane video of a truck jumping over a Formula 1 car at full speed

    1:29am By Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo
    Holy mother of God, this has to be one of the craziest vehicle stunts I've ever seen: The Formula 1 team Lotus got one of their giant trailer trucks to jump over one of their race cars running at full speed. It is absolutely insane.Read more...
  • Things that look surprisingly weird and awesome when cut in half

    1:24am By Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo
    I don't know about you, but I love to see things cut in half. Sometimes they are boring, but most of the times they are incredible, like the mechanical calculator shown above. It's hard to believe this metal mess works. Here's more stuff that looks awesome…
  • A beautiful photo of the cockpit of the Lockheed MC-130

    12:59am By Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo
    Combat jet airplanes may be way more sleeker and cooler than cargo planes, but there is something magnificent about slowly flying in one of these beast, looking at the landscape in calm morning through the huge windows of the cockpit. Read more...
  • Scientists say these mysterious shrimp may hold keys to alien life

    12:51am By Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo
    According to exobiologists at NASA, these mysterious shrimp and its symbiotic bacterium may hold clues "about what life could be like on other planetary bodies." It's life that may be similar—at the basic level—to what could be lurking in the oceans of…
  • Mt. Asgard looks like the actual home of the Viking gods

    12:11am By Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo
    Artur Stanisz takes perfect photos of landscapes. So perfect, in fact, that sometimes they seem unreal. Like this image of Mount Asgard, a strange double-peak on the Cumberland Peninsula of Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada. It feels like the actual home of the…
  • The solitude of space exploration should be turned into a tablet game

    Fri 11:51pm By Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo
    There might not be anything more awesome than going to space. It's an incredible achievement and the idea of exploring the unknown is fascinating. But as this short animation called Solus by Zac Dixon for Identity Visuals shows, it can get quite lonely. Watch…
  • 10 of the most badass motorcycles in film history

    Fri 10:11pm By Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo
    Motorcycles look cool. Movie stars look cool. So putting movie stars on motorcycles is almost always a badass cool combination on film. Watch Mojo put together a list ranking 10 of the most badass motorcycles in film history and the list includes some usual…
  • This shoe repair video can provoke intense pleasure waves

    Fri 9:12pm By Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo
    If you experience ASMR, prepare to feel some intense pleasure watching this video of a guy repairing shoes. The machines pressing down, the cutting of the sole, the sanding, the stitching, the brushing of the glue. It's a symphony of satisfying noises. It's…
  • Do the Over-the-Top Twitter References In Chef Totally Ruin the Movie?

    Fri 8:25pm By Alissa Walker
    I finally got around to seeing Chef, the Jon Favreau film about a chef who joins Twitter and (SPOILER ALERT) starts a food truck. Now food trucks and Twitter go together like Korean BBQ and tacos but in this film the tweet-integration was ridiculously…