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Gizmodo Movie Night: Expand Your Film Horizons With The Best Cult Action Movies Streaming Online

It’s almost the weekend, and that means you should book in another Gizmodo movie night. This week, pick out your favourite silenced pistol, sheath your matching butterfly knives and take a trip to Jack Rabbit Slims for that $5 milkshake — these are the best cult action movies streaming around Australia right now.


Save The Date: Apple's Next iPhone Event Is September 9

As we expected, Apple’s next iPhone will be announced on September 9, 2015 — the same date as last year’s iPhone event. We’re expecting Force Touch, better cameras, and better processors all wrapped in a similar looking design. But Mega iPads and Apple TV (set-top box and streaming service) are expected to also make an appearance.



Happy Hour: The Sweetest Guide To Sour Beers 

“Funky, some overripe fruit, leaning more into barnyard flavours, dried hay, grass… horse blanket, horse-like… a little bit of cheese rind… blue cheese, parmesan…”


In Just A Few Days, Chrome Will Effectively Kill Flash Ads

With the steady adoption of newer web technologies by browser vendors, Adobe Flash is inching ever closer to its electronic demise. Come 1 September, Google will be giving it a little push, when Chrome will start pausing Flash-based advertisements by default.


These DIY Illusions Will Leave Your Friends Dumbstruck

This YouTube channel proves the art of the parlour trick is alive and well. Brusspup has reeled in almost two million subscribers with optical illusion how-tos and science experiments. Here are a few you can try this weekend.


Here's An Early Look At Russia's New Manned Spacecraft

While NASA and its commercial partners try hard to develop several new American spacecraft in order to get American astronauts into Earth’s orbit and beyond, Russia is working on its own new craft too.


Mythbusters Puts Breaking Bad's Car Machine Gun To The Test

Alright, if you haven’t seen Breaking Bad’s final episode, then stop right here because we’re now entering spoiler territory! If you have, well, you’ll be very aware of a certain piece of boot weaponry that served as a lead-powered denouement for the series. If you’re wondering if such a thing could be built and actually work, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman are here to help.


Why Doesn't Instagram Allow Me To Manage Multiple Accounts Like Twitter Does?

The other day I wanted to post a photo to Gizmodo’s Instagram account. I had to log all the way out of my personal account, dig up the password for Gizmodo’s account, log back in as Gizmodo and post the photo. It made me wonder: Why doesn’t Instagram make it as easy as Twitter to move between accounts?


What The Heck Is A Road Diet?

You might have heard the term “road diet”, which sounds like the dining habits of some asphalt-chomping ogre. And it kind of is! But what does it really mean? Here are four videos that explain exactly what transportation planners are doing when they turn space for cars into space for walkers and bikers — and why it’s good for your commute.


Teen Sentenced To 11 Years In Jail For Tweets Supporting ISIS

An American teenager was sentenced to 11 years in prison today for providing material support to terrorism. But Ali Shukri Amin, just 17 years old, never committed violence in the name of radical Islamic terrorism. His crime was running a Twitter account that celebrated the terrorist group and taught others how to send money through Bitcoin.


This Man Is About To Put A Robot In Your Pocket

What will it take for robots to become as common in our homes and daily lives as smartphones, TVs and computers? Ask roboticist Tomotaka Takahashi. The famous Tokyo professor aims to be “the Steve Jobs of robotics”, by moving away from technical specs and emphasising design, as well as pure bot charisma.


New Vine Feature Helps You Create Audio That Loops Seamlessly Into Infinity 

You’re used to uploading six-second Vine clips of your dog on the treadmill. Well, starting today, you can also add a seamless six-second clip from your favourite song, giving you more control of how your Vines sound.


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