A COVID-19 Vaccine May Come Without a Needle, the Latest Vaccine to Protect Without Jabbing

A COVID-19 Vaccine May Come Without a Needle, the Latest Vaccine to Protect Without Jabbing

Vaccines are traditionally administered with a needle, but this isn’t the only way. For example, certain vaccines can be delivered orally, as a drop on the tongue, or via a jet-like device. Vaccines that appear particularly suitable to needle-free technology are DNA-based ones, including a COVID-19 vaccine being developed in…

Dungeon & Dragons & Novels: Revisiting Spellfire

Dungeon & Dragons & Novels: Revisiting Spellfire

In 1998, Ed Greenwood, creator of the Forgotten Realms campaign setting, released his first novel in the giant, fantastical world he’d wrought (and his first published fiction, period). It’s hard to say what was more enticing to me back then: the amazing Clyde Caldwell cover art of a furious dracolich…

Teenage Engineering’s ‘Magic Radio’ Is a Boutique Freakshow

Teenage Engineering’s ‘Magic Radio’ Is a Boutique Freakshow

Teenage Engineering has been quietly making some of the most exciting niche gadgets for about 15 years. Now, its latest offering is one of the weirdest concepts it’s ever produced. With the OB-4, the boutique electronics studio wants to make radio exciting again.

Facebook Is Going To Bring Most Of Messenger’s Features To Instagram

Facebook Is Going To Bring Most Of Messenger’s Features To Instagram

In yet another attempt to unify its various properties into some writhing Akira-esque mass, Facebook announced today that Messenger and Instagram are, for all intents and purposes, merging. Chat features from Messenger will become available to Instagram users, and folks on either service will be able to reach out to…

I’m Obsessed With Quip’s New Refillable Floss Pick

I’m Obsessed With Quip’s New Refillable Floss Pick

Listen, I realise that teeth health isn’t always the most exciting topic. Even pricey toothbrushes powered by AI can only move the needle so far. But, reader, I must share with you news of a device I’ve come to adore over the last few days I’ve spent with it. It’s…

Does Australia Really Have the Deadliest Snakes? We Debunk 6 Common Myths

Does Australia Really Have the Deadliest Snakes? We Debunk 6 Common Myths

As we settle into spring and temperatures rise, snakes are emerging from their winter hideouts to bask in the sun. But don’t be alarmed if you spot one, it’s hard to imagine a more misunderstood group of animals than snakes. Our interactions with snakes are conversation starters, with yarns told…

Hunt the Blair Witch in This New Horror Subscription Game

Hunt the Blair Witch in This New Horror Subscription Game

The Blair Witch Project might feel like a relic of days gone by, but the Blair Witch herself is still out there…somewhere. Hunt A Killer is releasing a tabletop subscription game for Blair Witch, sending players into the (virtual) woods to solve a horrific mystery.

Here Are 9 Of The World’s Rarest Cars

Here Are 9 Of The World’s Rarest Cars

There is something inherently alluring about rare cars, even for people who may not consider themselves to be serious car lovers. Maybe it’s their beauty. Or perhaps the unique and classic styles. Maybe its even the eye-popping price tags. We’re definitely fascinated by them here at Gizmodo, so we thought…

We Have to Stop With the +

We Have to Stop With the +

Every day, my sicko coworkers drop galaxy brain takes and all manners of cursed content into our Slack channel. Sometimes it’s obscene gifs that no one should be subjected to. Today, it’s also this Fast Company article claiming that the “+” branding streaming services have glommed onto is, in fact,…

Amazon Sees Palm Readers in Your Retail Shopping Future

Amazon Sees Palm Readers in Your Retail Shopping Future

Move over Bill Gates, it’s time for Jeff Bezos to get a little more time in the spotlight of conspiracy theorists. On Tuesday, Amazon announced the rollout of its new Amazon One devices that use a customer’s palm for identification and payment at physical retail stores. The devices are already…

Fat Bear Week Is Finally Here

Fat Bear Week Is Finally Here

The most wonderful time of the year is truly here. On Wednesday, Katmai National Park and Preserve’s annual Fat Bear Week will officially kick off — a tribute to the months of gorging that bears must undertake to stock up on body fat before the coming winter famine and hibernation….

The LG Wing Is the Funnest Phone of 2020

The LG Wing Is the Funnest Phone of 2020

Out of all the ambitious phones of 2020 including the handsets with monstrous specs like the ROG Phone 3, forward-thinking devices like the Surface Duo, and futuristic phones like the Galaxy Z Fold 2, LG’s weird and wacky Wing is easily the funnest phone of the year.