Netflix Movie Night: Strewth! A Dozen Of The Best Aussie Films And TV Shows

Netflix is a giant, amazing video streaming service, but it hails from the States and most of what it has to offer — including most of its Originals — are made for US viewers. For us Aussies, though, there’s some salvation. Here are the best 10 Australian movies and TV shows available right now on Netflix.


The Best Stuff Announced At Google I/O 2015

While you were sleeping, Google were busy announcing the next big version of Android, as well as some other nifty stuff like free photo storage, virtual reality and more! Here’s all the swag.


Musicless Rihanna Music Video Is Just Creepily Watching Her Take A Bath

Video: I always wonder if it’s possible for the musicless music video series to get any more awkward, and the answer is always yes. This one might be tough to top though because Rihanna’s Stay music video with Mikky Ekko basically features her soulfully singing in a bathtub. Without the singing and just the bathtub and man, it’s just creepy.


Dust From Asteroid Mining Could Turn Into Another Space Junk Hazard

There is gold out there on asteroids. Silver and platinum and titanium too. And if we’re seriously going to mine asteroids, it might be easier to tow them closer to Earth. But that could be serious trouble for satellites, according to new calculations by astrophysicists.


Short Film: An Underwater Adventure Begins When A Proposal Goes Wrong

Video: Taking the Plunge is a cute short animation film that shows the hijinks a person could get into when he accidentally drops an engagement ring into the ocean. Meet an adorable sidekick octopus, dodge an evil giant shark, explore the underworld of the ocean and still manage to get the girl at the end.


The Seashell-Inspired Material Creating A New Wave Of Safety Gear

The risk of injury in professional sport has been a central feature in recent debates about how well protected our stars are. Only recently, Argentine football player Emanuel Ortega died of a fatal head injury after hitting a concrete wall during a game.


Gizmodo's Weekly Australian Internet Update

Here’s where we round up all the Aussie news around the ‘net about the ‘net, every week. Check in here for a quick primer on everything from piracy to privacy, data retention and what’s happening with the NBN.


Here's What Sex Education Was Like In The 17th Century

People have always wondered about sex, and as literacy became more widespread over the course of the 17th century in England, books appeared to feed that curiosity.


Can Open-Source 3D Printing Make Custom Prostheses Affordable?

Joe Oxenbury was born without a left hand. “It was a glitch,” says his father, Chris. “That’s what the doctors told us. His hand just didn’t grow when he was in the womb.”


Kung Fury Is Out For Free On YouTube, And It's Ridiculous

The ultra-ludicrous 80s action movie that was Kickstarted in December of 2013 is out on YouTube for everyone to see. Thanks, internet!


How Engineers Are Building Skyscrapers That Seem Physically Impossible

Stephen DeSimone, president of DeSimone Consulting Engineering in New York, is engineering a new kind of skyscraper. He’s working on structures unlike anything else in the world: supertall buildings with unusually small footprints.


Here's Where We'll Build Our First Space Mines, According To The Miners

There’s gold in them thar’ space rocks, say the miners of the future. There’s also platinum, rare earth elements, and even water. Mining in space may sound like science fiction, but as the founders of two space mining companies recently told me, their plans are very real.