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Gizmodo Movie Night: The Best Driving, Racing And Car Chase Movies And TV Shows

It’s almost the weekend, and that means you should book in another Gizmodo movie night. This week, pull on your driving gloves, top up on 100-octane racing fuel, and crank over that small-block V8 — these are the best driving and car chase movies and TV streaming online right now.

Sony Xperia Z5, Compact And Premium: Australian Price And Release Date

Sony’s brand new flagship smartphone line now has three different screen sizes on offer in the 5.2-inch Z5, 4.6-inch Compact and 5.5-inch Premium variants. We finally know Australian pricing and availability, too; here’s when you can get one, and how much you’ll pay.

Report: DNA Markers Accurately Predict Male Homosexuality

Today, a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics tied male homosexuality to chemical markers on DNA that affect how genes are expressed.

Watch The Ebb And Flow Of Bicycle Traffic Jams In Copenhagen

It can’t beat those crazy Chinese traffic jams, but in Denmark there are so many cyclists that some intersections get jammed up. Can you imagine riding to work but still needing to wait through more than one set of lights?

9 Viral Images That Are Totally Fake

Some days it feels like everything on the internet is fake. And I’m here to tell you to trust that instinct.

Microsoft Surface Vs. MacBook: A Head-to-Head Comparison

Microsoft is making a big splash with its latest gear, the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book. These pricey products are designed to compete directly with Apple’s traditional hegemony on premium gadgets. But just how well do these latest offerings measure up against Apple?

Making A Real Life Version Of The Grappling Hook Rope Launcher From Assassin's Creed

No one has as much fun making crazy inventions or real life versions of weapons from pop culture we dream about than Colin Furze. Here he is making the grappling hook rope launcher from the video game Assassin’s Creed. It’s part of his series in trying to make a real life version of the Hidden Blade. Seeing the rope fire off is pretty damn cool.

A Massive Bleaching Event Is Threatening The World's Coral Reefs

Corals around the world are turning white, a dangerous “bleaching event” that’s being triggered by climate change and a burgeoning El Niño. Scientists have seen this sort of thing before, but this event appears to be the worst yet.

These Are The Laptops With The Best Battery Life

10 hours away from the cord is all well and good, but what if you want even longer? Here are 7 portable laptops that will keep on trucking for up to 20 hours and get you through even the longest day of work.

Your Ultimate Guide To Mountaineering Gear

Ready to geek out on outdoors gear? Combining climbing, high altitudes, camping and extreme winter weather, mountaineering is probably the most gear-intensive sport there is. And here’s your ultimate guide to the best gear for it.

Super Fun Short Warps Reality By Screwing With Our Expectations

This fantastic short by Terri Timely and Park Pictures completely bends your mind because everyday tasks — like, putting toothpaste on your tooth brush — become something completely different and weird and almost abstract — like, the toothpaste becoming a flame thrower. Think you know what happens when you turn on a TV or spin a lazy susan? Think again!

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