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This Man Controls His Robotic Arms With His Mind

The robotic arm looks like it came from the future, a sleek cyborg limb. But for Les Baugh, it’s a way to feel “back to human.”


Microsoft's Hyperlapse Turns Shaky Videos Into Smooth, Short Timelapses

You may enjoy watching the hours of footage you recorded the last time you went skiing, but your friends are too polite to tell you how boring it actually is. So instead of spending days editing your adventures down to a short highlight reel, Microsoft has just introduced a new app called Hyperlapse that can automatically turn long, shaky videos into short, steady timelapse clips.


(Almost) All Of CSI:Cyber's Cringeworthy Tech Buzzwords In One Video

CSI:Cyber is Gizmodo’s new favourite terrible tech-tinged procedural that may or may not be written by people who have never actually seen a computer. It’s great! This compilation of buzzwords from the fourth and fifth episodes of this season is a nonsense cacophony.


Why You Should Care About VP9, Google's Clever Video Codec

As the ongoing Meerkatification of humanity proves, the internet (in one form or another) is becoming more and more about video. At peak times, Netflix and YouTube alone account for half of all web traffic. That’s an understandably huge burden for ISPs to carry. But as well as making the pipes bigger, we can also shrink down what goes through them.


Of Course Japan Has An Island Where Cats Outnumber People

This short film documents life on Tashirojima, a tiny island off the Oshika Peninsula in Japan. It’s home to 800 cat overlords, and the 100 or so humans who slavishly feed their feral masters.


Watch Your Dead Tech Get Demolished At An E-Waste Recycling Plant

When we stepped inside the facility, you could almost smell the circuitboard. All around us conveyor belts were transporting staggering heaps of electronics to and from shredders and sorters — from hard drives to old TVs, to medical devices, Macbooks and printers. So many printers.


Ordering $500 Of Random Crap By Text Message With Magic

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so I’ll take it as a compliment that Brent Rose saw fit to explore the wondrous and alarming world of Magic in this video short for Wired. Giz got a fish, but Brent got a much larger collection of impressively random things.


Watch McLaren Race The P1 GTR Against The Iconic F1 GTR

Video: As if the McLaren P1 wasn’t beastly enough, the British hypercar manufacturer has announced a hardened track version — the P1 GTR — which is set to get its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show. In the lead up to the event, McLaren decided to dust off the spiritual father of the P1 GTR in the form of the old McLaren F1 GTR and pit them head-to-head on a track. The result is a flurry of amazing sounds that can only come from two of the best hypercars ever made.


Out Of Thermal Paste For Your PC? Just Use Nutella

If you’ve ever gone elbow-deep inside your computer to do some tweaking, you know all about the joys(?) of meticulously applying thermal paste or grease. Even if you’re a pro at applying the goop, there’s a trick that you probably don’t know about: You can just use Nutella instead. Seriously.


Beastie Boys' Fight For Your Rights is Even More Awkward Without Music

Mario Wienerroither is keeping himself busy these days and just sent us his new video. This time, he took the music off Fight For Your Rights (To Party), a classic song by the Beastie Boys, transforming the original insane party into an even more insane and awkward act of vandalism.


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