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Kotaku Is Giving Away A $3,550 Custom Street Fighter Arcade Cabinet

Kotaku is celebrating the Aussie release of Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fistavailable now on DVD, Blu-ray and digital – with a humdinger of a competition. Up for grabs: A custom ArcadeWorx cabinet with Street Fighter artwork, a 32-inch Dick Smith LED TV, an Xbox 360 (with Ultra Street Fighter IV) and two Mad Catz SXT Cross Arcade Fightstick Pro sticks. But be quick — today is your last day to enter! [Kotaku]


$13,000 Dell Workstation PC Giveaway: Tell Lifehacker How You Work To Win!

Do you use a high-performance PC for work? Tell our friends over at Lifehacker how you use it, and thanks to Dell and Intel, there are almost $13,000 of Precision workstations up for grabs. You could win a Precision M3800 performance laptop with Core i7 quad-core processor (valued at $4,000) or a Precision T3610 workstation PC. With six-core Intel Xeon CPU and Nvidia Quadro graphics, this desktop is worth $8872. Enter to win here.


So Who Won The 2x HP Pavilion x360 Convertibles?

The HP Pavilion x360 has hit Australia, complete with 360 degree hinge to easily rotate from productivity laptop to entertainment tablet. Clever young Aussies are already using it to do incredible things, including Simon Griffiths, founder of Shebeen, a Melbourne non-profit café bar. Gizmodo had two to give away… here’s who our team chose as winners…


Italy Wants To Turn Its Old Bridges Into Inverted Skyscrapers

Southern Italy is dotted with hulking aqueducts that went out of service years ago. In an attempt to find a new use for the structures in lieu of tearing it down, the government held a competition. One of the winning designs will blow your mind.


Winners! 20 Arduino-Certified Intel Galileo Boards! What Will You Make?

Have a great idea for your own DIY electronics project and want to learn or improve your coding skills? The popular Arduino hardware platform allows anyone to build fantastic interactive projects. And now you have more power to play with thanks to Arduino and chip giant Intel collaborating on the Galileo board: now available in Australia. Gizmodo has 20 to give away, worth almost $100 each! Entering is easy — just tell us what you’d make!


How Delivery Drones Could Save Lives In Africa

What the first thing you think of when you hear the word “drone?” It might be killing machines . Or reconnaissance quadcopters . Or maybe a honey bee. But for a countless number of people in Africa, it could be a flying packmule with life-saving cargo.


Architect Repays Fickle Customers With Anonymous Concrete Bunker

Are you happy now, Park City? After a planned addition to the Kimball Art Center sparked public outrage over the design — an awesome, spiraling log cabin from space — the architects behind the proposal, Bjarke Ingels Group, have unveiled an austere new design.


These Lockheed Engineers Stuck Themselves To Walls Using Duct Tape

In celebration of National Engineers Week, six teams of engineers from Lockheed Martin devised duct taping designs that they thought could hold a human being on a wall for the longest amount of time. Then they ran this crazy contest.


Winners: 3x Bose QuietComfort 20i Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones

Another great response to this one guys! Seems everyone wants the chance to road-test a pair of Bose QuietComfort 20i Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones (valued at $399) and review them for Gizmodo. Well, the winners are…


Winners: 3x Toshiba Encore Windows 8.1 Tablets

Your challenge: tell us how you would use the 8-inch Toshiba Encore Windows 8.1 tablet so survive your day. Up for grabs: Three 64GB models (valued at $459 each!) along with the opportunity to review your experience for the Gizmodo community. So who won?


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