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The Torchwood Team You (Probably) Liked Best Is Back In Action For A New Audio Adventure

Well, OK, your value may vary — you might prefer more stories told in Torchwood‘s second season, with the full team. But hey, at least Big Finish’s new audio dramas are bringing back Torchwood in the time of the excellent miniseries Children of Earth! Not a mention of Miracle Day in sight.


Vocal Fry Packs A Raw, Emotional Punch In Pop Music

The growing popularity of so-called “vocal fry”, particularly among young women, is either a hot new trend or the bane of cultured discourse, depending on who you ask. But when it comes to popular music, vocal fry actually enhances expressiveness.


Deadpool 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review: This Is Detail

Chimichangas. (I’m told that’s a thing.) Deadpool is one of the first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray discs that you can buy, and it’s definitely the newest theatrical release that you can get hold of. As well as just being a good — if brutal — movie, it’s also one of the two 4K movies that you should go out and buy if you want to justify your big expensive 4K TV to your friends. Of course, if you already have one.


Scientists Create Artifical Life, Then Are Arseholes To It In The First Trailer For Morgan

Video: The idea of humans being dicks to the advanced technology we make isn’t exactly new, but it’s a story that at least looks as though it’s being used to particularly spooky effect in Morgan, the feature debut from director Luke Scott (son of Ridley Scott).


Feeding Cows Antibiotics Could Be Much Worse Than We Thought

We’ve heard a lot about how stuffing cows full of antibiotics is accelerating the superbug apocalypse. That alone should convince us to stop, but if you needed more evidence, here’s another dirty secret: antibiotics could be making cows gassier and boosting their contribution to global warming.


The Coming Age Of Cyborg Animals

Wearable tech like fitness bands and GPS trackers are all the rage, and our pets are starting to use them, too. These tools can help us monitor and track our companion animals. But these devices are also changing our pets’ capabilities and how we interact with them. We’ve entered the age of cyborg animals.


The Live-Action Ghost In The Shell Movie Is Adding Another Asian Actor

The last time we heard about the Ghost in the Shell movie, it was not great news — the one-two punch of immense backlash at the first official image of Scarlett Johannson as Motoko Kusanagi and a follow-up report alleging the film attempted to digitally alter white actors to appear Asian left fans furious. This latest news, however, is an improvement.


Lunch Time Deals: $50 Off An iPad Air 2

When you’re buying your lunch today, you might want to take a moment and spend a little more. Gizmodo’s Lunch Time Deals posts point out any particularly good bargains for Aussie bargain hunters around the ‘net. Today, and for the next couple of weeks, Apple’s 64GB Wi-Fi iPad Air 2 gets a fair bit cheaper with a $50 discount at JB Hi-Fi.


You Can Absolutely Be Identified Just By How You Drive

Researchers from the University of Washington and the University of California, San Diego did an experiment to see what could be learned from just the information many cars are already recording. The result was that the way people drove was as identifiable as a fingerprint.


These Are The Tech Issues The Major Parties Will Have To Address This Election

With just over a month to go before Australia’s federal election, you’re going to be hearing a lot from every side on the economy, negative gearing, health and the environment. But anyone who reads Gizmodo is going to have be listening for answers to Australia’s most pressing tech questions — and ACCAN has identified the five most pressing issues prioritised by tech-minded Aussies.


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