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  • Insane video of a truck jumping over a Formula 1 car at full speed

    2h 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...
  • 12 things that look surprisingly awesome when cut in half

    2h 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

    2h 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 shrimps may hold keys to alien life

    3h By Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo
    According to exobiologists at NASA, these mysterious shrimps 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

    3h 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

    4h 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…
  • Video: How to make those delicious looking porn burgers

    Fri 7:27pm By Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo
    Nobody makes a burger look better than pornburger master Matthew Ramsey. Each of his burgers are stunning works of art that you can almost taste and feel the savory meat juice just by looking at them. Here's a video he made with National Geographic that…
  • Netflix Nabs a Tina Fey-Created Series From NBC

    Fri 7:16pm By Alissa Walker
    Saving shows that networks stupidly cancelled has been kind of a thing for the new wave of content creators, like Yahoo famously taking the reins of Community . In a slightly different twist, Netflix has snapped up a midseason replacement from NBC, starring…
  • Beyonce: 7/11

    Fri 7:00pm By Kate Knibbs
    As a Friday treat to her mortal fans, Beyonce released two of the songs off her upcoming deluxe version of last year's Beyonce, which is coming out November 24. Both songs are good, but I can't resist Beyonce when she raps so I'm favoring "7/11."Read more...
  • 7 Drone Ideas Cooler than TGI Friday's Dumb Mistletoe Drone Idea

    Fri 6:59pm By Adam Clark Estes
    You might've seen a mistletoe-toting drone (sponsored by TGI Friday's) pop up in your Facebook feed this week. This idea is both dumb and unoriginal. Some maker-types deployed a mistletoe drone in San Francisco last year. That was cute . This is a marketing…
  • Download This Free Tool to See If the Government's Spying on You

    Fri 5:14pm By Adam Clark Estes
    It's been over a year-and-a-half since documents leaked by Edward Snowden shook our sense of privacy to the core . Those documents proved that government is spying on us pretty much all the time. And now that we know Congress isn't going to do anything about…
  • Back to the Future Wasn't Supposed to Have a Sequel

    Fri 5:00pm By Matt Novak on Paleofuture, shared by Meg Neal to Gizmodo
    Great Scott! Did you know that Back to the Future was never supposed to have a sequel? Imagine that reality for a second — a world without Marty McFly's hoverboard and shoes and flying DeLorean? The mind reels!Read more...
  • I Zapped My Wine With an Ultrasonic Decanter and It Tasted Pretty Good

    Fri 5:00pm By Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan
    Technology that can age wine within minutes sounds like it belongs in the same too-good-to-be-true boat as those ads for that "one food that kills belly fat." But the inventor behind a device that claims to do just that, the Sonic Decanter, recently invited to…
  • The Best Vape Pen for Every Appetite

    Fri 4:20pm By Andrew Tarantola
    Why settle for a vape pen that can only handle oils, waxes, loose-leaf marijuana or e-liquids when one pen can do it all? Multimode pens are getting easy to find, and they're quickly dropping down to double-digit prices. Problem is, a lot of these cannabis and…
  • How a lock works explained in one perfect cutaway video

    Fri 4:17pm By Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo
    I'm a big fan of cutaway things, specially if they are real like this lock. It's fascinating to see how machines and mechanisms work, with the little pins and springs moving to fit the shape of the key, leaving the barrel free to move when everything…
  • Tell Us Your Worst Reply All Horror Story

    Fri 3:52pm By Kate Knibbs
    There is no good outcome if you hit "Reply All" when you meant to reply to just one person. There are just varying degrees of humiliating consequences, from suffering the indignity of your coworkers simply thinking you suck at email all the way to getting…
  • Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

    Fri 3:35pm By Kate Knibbs on Whitenoise, shared by Meg Neal to Gizmodo
    You know how in 1997's Batman and Robin Mr. Freeze shows up and starts blasting everyone with his weird blue ice and making bad puns? I feel like that happened in America this week, somewhere, and we just haven't found out about it yet. What I'm trying to say…
  • Save An Extra $25 on Basically Any Camera This Holiday Season

    Fri 3:33pm By Shep McAllister, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister, Commerce Team to Gizmodo
    If you're planning on purchasing a new DSLR or compact system camera this holiday season, Amazon has a deal going that will save you $25 any listed price, including Black Friday deals.Read more...
  • No Time to Sew? A Clip-On Button Is the Perfect Temporary Fix

    Fri 3:23pm By Andrew Liszewski
    Just because your collared shirt came with a couple of spare buttons hanging off a tag doesn't mean you always have time to sew a replacement back on when the need arises. So an emergency replacement button that temporarily clips onto your shirt like a…
  • There Are Some Countries Smaller Than This Epic Millennium Falcon Toy

    Fri 3:08pm By Andrew Liszewski on Toyland, shared by Meg Neal to Gizmodo
    First revealed earlier this summer, Hasbro's latest version of the most iconic spaceship in the Star Wars universe is finally available to add to your collection. The two-and-a-half-foot long Millennium Falcon toy (if you can even call it that at this scale)…
  • This Is How Hand Dryers Spread Bacteria

    Fri 3:00pm By Sarah Zhang
    If you've ever had the sneaking suspicion that hand dryers in public bathrooms just spray bacteria into the air, then you'll want to look at this spatterful photo. A trio of scientists set out to test exactly how hand dryers aerosolize bacteria, and the…
  • Can You Hear the Difference in High Quality Music? Test Yourself

    Fri 2:35pm By Mario Aguilar
    Here's a simple test that lets you toggle between an extremely high-quality file music file and a low-quality music file. Can you tell the difference?Read more...