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  • Free Speech Doesn't Mean You Can Say What the Hell You Like Online

    18 April 2014, 3:40 am by: Jamie Condliffe

    Your right to free speech means that the government can't arrest you for what you say, but it doesn't means that anyone—anyone—has to listen the crap you come out with.Read more...
  • Haha, watch Portugal launch a drone and immediately fail by crashing it

    18 April 2014, 12:12 am by: Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

    Well, hmph. That's not how drones work guys. Supposedly, this video shows Portugal attempting to launch a naval drone by giving it a running start. As the drone is thrown in the air to fly, it immediately nosedives and crashes into the ocean. What a wonderful…
  • All Your Favorite Weed References in One Glorious Supercut

    18 April 2014, 12:00 am by: Andrew Tarantola

    Turns out, the American motion picture and music recording industry loves weed just as much the rest of us do. For more than 60 years, weed's been getting name-dropped in pop culture—from early propaganda videos like Reefer Madness to more recent…
  • Clever animation explains how viruses attack our cells to make us sick

    17 April 2014, 11:18 pm by: Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

    Staying healthy is a lot like medieval warfare. Cells vs viruses. There are cells defending their castles and viruses trying to break through. If a sneaky virus manages to attack a cell, the cell fights it and notifies all the other castles about what to build…
  • Looks Like Steve Ballmer's First Tweets Are From an iPhone

    17 April 2014, 10:00 pm by: Ashley Feinberg

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer popped up on Twitter tonight, and, if this really is his account , it looks like it hasn't taken long for his loyalties to start shifting. Two out of his first four tweets have been sent from an iPhone.Read more...
  • Chalk that can draw deadly weapons look fun until they kill you

    17 April 2014, 9:57 pm by: Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

    Screw playing Call of Duty or Halo or Titanfall or any next generation video game, I want this Chalk Warfare game where you draw your own weapons and fight your friends to become real. Your weapons are only limited by your imagination and well, your drawing…
  • Clearer photo of mysterious unidentified flying object taken in Kansas

    17 April 2014, 8:59 pm by: Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo

    A clearer photo of the mysterious unidentified flying object in Texas has surfaced. The image—enhanced above—clearly shows a boomerang-shaped blended wing object with two exhaust nozzles that seems clearly different from a B-2 bomber. It was "completely…
  • Crazy guys drive their car sideways on the ground

    17 April 2014, 8:14 pm by: Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

    A car has four wheels but these stunt guys only need two. Watch them cruise down a road doing a sideways wheelie on a car. The road isn't under them but right next to their window. They're so casual and calm about it I love it.Read more...
  • These Cool Architectural Pics Were Blacked Out With a Permanent Marker

    17 April 2014, 7:30 pm by: Jordan Kushins

    White on black is a no-no in many design circles, but there are definitely exceptions to the unofficial rule—like these cool prints from Marlon de Azambuja. The Madrid-based architect took an inky permanent marker to full-color photos, eliminating everything…
  • Youth Lagoon Used Sounds from Space to Make This Dreamy New Song

    17 April 2014, 7:00 pm by: Adam Clark Estes

    You can't hear sound in space. But that doesn't mean that you can't make sound from space. Lefse Records recently did just that, inviting 14 artists to make songs using "sounds" from space. The first track released is by Youth Lagoon, and it's pretty good!Read…
  • California's Drought Is So Bad, They're Drinking Toilet Water

    17 April 2014, 6:48 pm by: Adam Clark Estes

    At this point, we all know that California's superdrought is bad—really bad . We don't yet know how Californians are going to cope with the consequences. According to a recent billion dollar allocation of taxpayer money for water recycling programs, drinking…
  • You'll Never Mess Up a Recipe When R2-D2 Does Your Measuring

    17 April 2014, 6:40 pm by: Andrew Liszewski

    As far as movie sidekicks go, it's hard to find one as invaluable as Star War's R2-D2 was. That little droid was always in the right place, at the right time, with the right tool to save the day. And that now includes your kitchen with this R2-D2 measuring cup…
  • Look At These Beautiful Little Corals Grown Like Popsicles In A Lab

    17 April 2014, 6:20 pm by: Sarah Zhang

    Coral sex is a wonder to behold. On a summer night, always around a full moon, corals somehow all know to release billions of sperm and eggs into the sea, turning the water into a pink miasma of sex. This spawning relies on precise environmental cues, which…
  • This pizza cake can change civilization FOREVER

    17 April 2014, 6:06 pm by: Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

    This is not something you can buy yet but—come this summer—you may be able to order Boston Pizza's Pizza Cake, a clear sign of the demise of our civilization, which apparently has been replaced by a bunch of reckless individuals with no sense of what's…
  • Evernote's Moleskine Business Notebook Keeps Your Private Notes Secret

    17 April 2014, 6:00 pm by: Andrew Liszewski

    Despite hundreds of keyboard and stylus accessories for your phone or tablet, a pen and paper is still the easiest way to take notes at work. And in their continued effort to bridge your gadgets and notebooks, Evernote and Moleskine are introducing a…
  • Gawker Mrs.

    17 April 2014, 5:48 pm by: Jessica Smith on io9, shared by Eric Limer to Gizmodo

    Gawker Mrs. Doubtfire Is Getting a Sequel, 20 Years Later | Jalopnik Mom Asked To Move 1993 Accord, Accidentally Steals Another 1993 Accord | Jezebel Want to Cheat On Your Spouse Without Fear of Judgement? Go to France! | Kotaku The 12 Best Games For The Xbox…
  • How To Transport a T-Rex Skeleton Across the Country

    17 April 2014, 5:40 pm by: Leslie Horn

    The Wankel Tyrannosaurus Rex has lived the past 26 years of its 65-million-year existence at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Montana. This week the colossal creature's carcass is moving to the National Museum of Natural History in D.C., where it will…
  • Lost in a Maze of Abandoned Stations Beneath the Streets of Barcelona

    17 April 2014, 5:20 pm by: Geoff Manaugh

    The always interesting urban exploration crew at Trackrunners have assembled all of their various trips down beneath the streets of Barcelona into one long super-post, an epic catalog of all things lost and subterranean in that Spanish coastal city. Read…
  • Honeywell's Bluetooth Air Purifier Knows When Your Allergies Are Bad

    17 April 2014, 5:17 pm by: Mario Aguilar

    It's allergy season, and if you've got 'em, you're dying right now. Honeywell's new Bluetooth-enabled Air Purifier talks uses your smartphone's internet connection to monitor allergy reports and help you keep those sniffles under control.Read more...
  • The 12 Best Games For The Xbox One

    17 April 2014, 5:00 pm by: Kotaku Staff on Kotaku, shared by Eric Limer to Gizmodo

    You're heading to the store to get an Xbox One right now, and need to know which games to get. (Land the plane, first, of course.) Or you're at work or in school, daydreaming about what you want to play next. Or maybe you're suiting up for a battle in the…
  • These Shiny Foil Screenprints Of Space History Are Fantastic

    17 April 2014, 5:00 pm by: Geoff Manaugh

    The UK designers at Astronomika have launched a limited edition screenprint series that they describe as their attempt to draw everything humans have sent into space. They call it "a growing compendium of beautifully crafted screenprints celebrating the past,…
  • Watch a Metric Crapton of Peeps Get Blasted With a .50 Cal Weapon

    17 April 2014, 4:40 pm by: Leslie Horn

    Peep. Guns. America. There is something strangely satisfying about watching a boatload of seasonal candy getting blasted to smithereens by some heavy weaponry. Jesus is back. With a vengeance. Happy Easter weekend, everyone. Read more...
  • Sunshades Bloom to Protect These Towers from the Brutal Desert Sun

    17 April 2014, 4:20 pm by: Sarah Zhang

    When the sun comes up, the flowers come out. Inspired by the design of Arabic windows known as mashrabiya, these 45-foot wide, flower-shaped sunshades "blossom" in minutes to cover the facades of these twin towers designed for two (anonymous!) Middle Eastern…
  • Amazon just announced that its amazing but limited Voice Search function on FireTV is now integratin

    17 April 2014, 4:09 pm by: Michael Hession

    Amazon just announced that its amazing but limited Voice Search function on FireTV is now integrating Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime Anytime into its search results. Hopefully that means other apps like Netflix will join the fold soon!Read more...
  • I Wish I Could Read Wikipedia Like This

    17 April 2014, 4:00 pm by: Assaf Lavie

    I love Wikipedia, but too often the articles are just not that easy to read. It's not that my English isn't good enough. My English good. There is Simple English Wikipedia, but it doesn't cover as many topics and it's not as thorough.Read more...

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