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How did I just do that? I’m using Windows Hello, a new feature of Windows 10 that can log you in with your face instead of a password. Yes, just what those baby ads were talking about.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Sean Hollister | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Most people are perfectly satisfied with the camera in their smartphone. But to photographers and hobbyists, even the latest iPhone doesn’t come close to emulating the capability of a full-fledged camera. Panasonic’s CM1 is the answer.Read more......
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Looking for a great prank to pull on a germaphobe? Invite them over for dinner, but serve it on these colorful plates that look like modern art, but are actually microscopic images of bacteria grown in a petri dish. Bonus germaphobe prank: just don’t...
From: Gizmodo | By: Andrew Liszewski | Friday, July 31, 2015
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My iPhone 5s is livin’ on a prayer.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Kaila Hale-Stern | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Fair is fair. We had you photograph all of your dogs . And now, canine karma has come around. For this week’s Shooting Challenge, photograph your cats.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Mark Wilson | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Not content with simply beating the shit out of LGBT people, Russia is now reportedly thinking of banning “gay emoji ”, a move that I’m sure will prove instrumental in removing all gay propaganda from technology and the internet. Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Chris Mills | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Yesterday, Beijing was awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics. Here is a photo of the mountain that will host the skiing courses, taken in the middle of January this year. You may notice a slight lack of white stuff. Read more......
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Astronaut Scott Kelly is spending a year on the International Space Station as the hamster in NASA’s giant research wheel. While he’s up there, he’s been busy getting some stunning photos , and right now, doing a live Q&A on Twitter. Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Chris Mills | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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The internet might be all aflame with talk of an Apple Car, but according to documents obtained by the Guardian, Google Auto is really where it’s at. Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Chris Mills | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Chernobyl is obviously well-known for one particular thing, but as it turns out, the town is hiding things other than two-headed squirrels. Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Chris Mills | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Last month, we received the cool and totally non-alarming news that drug infusion pumps manufactured by Hospira could be easily hacked over a network. The company has stopped making the pumps, and now the FDA has concluded that yes, hospitals should...
From: Gizmodo | By: Chris Mills | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Mark Karpales, the former CEO of scandal-hit Bitcoin trading emporium Mt. Gox, has been arrested this morning by Japanese police. They suspect he had something to do with the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars in Bitcoin . http://valleywag.gawker.com/bitcoin-kingpi......
From: Gizmodo | By: Chris Mills | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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The Mean Tweets genre — whereby a celebrity reads a sampling of their Twitter abuse — is well established by this stage in the internet life cycle. So it’s about time that Bill Nye shared his worst. Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Chris Mills | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best.Read more......
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Windows 10 is good , sure, but don’t be in such a rush to upgrade that you get suckered in by this (fairly obvious) email scam. http://reviews.gizmodo.com/windows-10-the... Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Chris Mills | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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It’s been nearly a year and a half since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared and investigators finally have their first big lead in the search. A piece of an aircraft’s wing—a flaperon , to be specific—washed up on Réunion Island, east...
From: Gizmodo | By: Alissa Walker | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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The good news yesterday that California cut urban water use by 27% came with a sad asterisk. In their frenzy to disable their sprinklers and eradicate every inch of water-sucking grass from their drought-plagued yards, Californians are accidentally killing...
From: Gizmodo | By: Alissa Walker | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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It’s been a common refrain in the Midwest this year: If only we could pipe all this rain to the West. But a new NASA visualization shows just how drastic the difference has been. Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan | Friday, July 31, 2015
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It’s been nearly a year and a half since Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 disappeared and investigators finally have their first big lead for finding the lost plane. A piece of an aircraft’s wing—a flaperon , to be specific—washed up on Réunion...
From: Gizmodo | By: Alissa Walker | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Micheladas are already the perfect warm weather drink: a mix of savory flavors, ice-cold beer, and just a snap of spice. Now imagine making the michelada even better by turning it into a popsicle that you drop into the beer, slowly melting into a slushy...
From: Gizmodo | By: Alissa Walker | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Congratulations have been pouring in ever since Mark Zuckerberg posted (on Facebook, of course) that he and his wife Priscilla Chan are expecting a daughter in a few months. It’s wonderful and all (mazel tov, you two!), but most people took a look...
From: Gizmodo | By: Diane Kelly | Friday, July 31, 2015
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James Woods has filed a $10 million lawsuit against a semi-anonymous Twitter user who tweeted that the actor was a cocaine addict. Many people are holding up this case as the perfect example of the Streisand Effect, where more attention is drawn to the...
From: Gizmodo | By: Matt Novak | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Apple Music on iOS? Pretty good! Apple Music on your desktop? Pretty widely criticized as a steaming pile of garbage—largely because of the messy iTunes integration.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Gawker Remember When Dr. Dre Bashed a Female Journalist’s Face Against a Wall? | Jalopnik Everyone Just Shut Up And Let This Man Keep His Plane In His Driveway | Kotaku Three Things That Make Fallout 3 Special | Lifehacker What to Look for in a Polo...
From: Gizmodo | By: Jane-Claire Quigley | Friday, July 31, 2015
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The best whisky on Earth is headed into space.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Bryan Lufkin | Friday, July 31, 2015
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When moral philosopher Gary Steiner first adopted his cat Pindar, the vet advised him to put the cat to sleep. A rescue animal, Pindar had tested positive for FIV (feline AIDS) and feline leukemia, and has since developed other chronic health issues,...
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I live in the world’s most famous tech city, surrounded by the most advanced personal electronic devices. None of them, however, grab quite as much attention as my own phone does. Read more......
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Unlike a certain companion animal that will go unnamed, dogs lose their minds when reunited with their owners. But it’s not immediately obvious why our canine companions should grant us such an over-the-top greeting—especially considering the power...
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From: Gizmodo | By: Gizmodo Staff | Friday, July 31, 2015
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It’s Sysadmin appreciation day! What exactly are you appreciating?Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Kaila Hale-Stern | Friday, July 31, 2015
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There are some questions I have about the world’s first perpetual Slinky escalator. Will this Slinky ever stop slinking? Will the entire rickety machine collapse into a pile of repurposed Ikea particle board and dust? Is this not the world’s most...
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It’s no secret that American businesses and the government are under constant attack from hackers around the world. That’s just the nature of living in the 21st century. But a new audit says that America is even less prepared to defend against these...
From: Gizmodo | By: Matt Novak | Friday, July 31, 2015
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James Cameron wants to film three sequels to his mega-hit Avatar, all in one go. This sounds like a hugely ambitious undertaking—but he’s not the first director to try this. There have been some disasters, but also a few triumphs. Here’s our complete...
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No image says summer more than a cracked-open fire hydrant spewing city water into a New York street. Although not intended as their primary role in the metropolis, it turns out that fire hydrants have served as guerrilla heat relief for 120 years.Read...
From: Gizmodo | By: Alissa Walker | Friday, July 31, 2015
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After raising nearly $300,000 on Indiegogo, the highly-anticipated US version of Yotaphone 2 is cancelled. We’ve confirmed that backers can’t get the US version with Yota Devices. What a bummer!Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Darren Orf | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Earlier this month Paramount announced that it would release two upcoming films on home video and streaming just 17 days after they’ve been in theaters. But Regal, the nation’s largest movie chain, isn’t interested in being part of its piracy-fighting...
From: Gizmodo | By: Matt Novak | Friday, July 31, 2015
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On the barren flatlands of the Nevada desert, children ages 5 to 14 weave unnoticed between ecstasy-tripping ravers, elaborate penis-shaped art cars, and an endless sea of topless young women. The children of Burning Man, and their nearby parents, don’t...
From: Gizmodo | By: Greg Ferenstein | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Over the past year, Nvidia’s Shield Tablet has become one of the top tablets for Android users. Today, the company recalled a subset of the devices, saying they’re prone to, uh, no easy way to say this, exploding into flames.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Even the light bulb, one of the earliest electrical inventions, can afford to have tweaks made. With this Kickstarter bulb, use your smartphone to switch the light’s color: anything from shades of white to Night at the Roxbury-invoking fuchsia. Imagine...
From: Gizmodo | By: Bryan Lufkin | Friday, July 31, 2015
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We’ve seen plenty of good deals on Bluetooth speakers, but I’m not sure I’ve ever seen one from a reliable manufacturer for $11 before. Aukey’s portable Bluetooth speaker packs in dual drivers, which is exceptionally rare in a speaker this cheap,...
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Did you hear there’s a new version of Windows in town? If your Windows 8-toting friends ask you exactly what you can do with the new Windows 10 that they can’t do on their own machines, here’s what to tell them. These are some of the best new features...
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Most multi-device charging solutions are kind of an eyesore, but we’re all used to seeing a toaster sitting on a kitchen counter, right? That’s the theory behind the Foaster which camouflages a charging dock as a household appliance.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Andrew Liszewski | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Gawker Lion-Killing Dentist Disappears as Zimbabwe Requests Extradition | io9 The Kodkod is the Cutest Cat You Never Knew Existed | Kotaku This Isn’t the Final Fantasy XV You’ll Play | Lifehacker Bring Back Handwriting |Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Jane-Claire Quigley | Friday, July 31, 2015
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It’s only a month since the the European Space Agency lofted its Sentinel-2A satellite started beaming back images from space —but it’s already producing some amazing images, like this one of Libya.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Jamie Condliffe | Friday, July 31, 2015
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A new series of documents released by WikiLeaks reveals a list of 35 high-profile targets in Japan that the NSA has spied on since 2006.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Jamie Condliffe | Friday, July 31, 2015
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There’s a mystery inside trees upon which the fate of coastal cities, threatened by rising sea levels from climate change, may depend. Each year, the Earth’s forests take up about one-quarter of the carbon dioxide emitted by humans, effectively slowing...
From: Gizmodo | By: William R L Anderegg | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Your eyes a re good—but how good? There’s a long-standing argument about the distance from which humans can observe a burning candle, but now a pair of astronomers has calculated an answer based on the science of how we see the stars.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Jamie Condliffe | Friday, July 31, 2015
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When engineers build planes, they use heavy aluminum masking tape to cover up surfaces during production. Now, engineers at BAE Systems have created a new kind of tape that leaves the surface clean when it’s peeled away—and it’s reckoned it will...
From: Gizmodo | By: Jamie Condliffe | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Rugged rock, naturally carved gullies and even a dusting of frost. This could almost be a satellite of a particularly remote part of Earth—but in fact you’re looking at the surface of Mars.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: Jamie Condliffe | Friday, July 31, 2015
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For roughly 30 years the FBI has virtually ignored a system meant to help cops track the behavioral patterns of violent criminals.Read more......
From: Gizmodo | By: T. Christian Miller - ProPublica | Friday, July 31, 2015
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