The N64 Controller Almost Had Its Own Private Second Screen

The N64 Controller Almost Had Its Own Private Second Screen

Few controllers in the history of video gaming had to do as much heavy lifting as the N64’s. It not only introduced Nintendo fans to analogue control sticks, it also included a slot for memory cards, and eventually the heavy Rumble Pak accessory. A second screen accessory almost happened too,…

Monkeys Smashing Nuts With Stones Hint At How Human Tool Use Evolved

Monkeys Smashing Nuts With Stones Hint At How Human Tool Use Evolved

Human beings used to be defined as “the tool-maker” species. But the uniqueness of this description was challenged in the 1960s when Dr. Jane Goodall discovered that chimpanzees will pick and modify grass stems to use to collect termites. Her observations called into question homo sapiens‘ very place in the…

Reddit Witches Are Fighting Over Australian Floods

Reddit Witches Are Fighting Over Australian Floods

After months of devastating fires, rain finally began to fall significantly in parts of Australia over the past week. But because the gods are cruel, this has resulted in hail and flash flooding. This extreme hasn’t gone unnoticed by magic users on Reddit. Some are now arguing over the appropriate…

Siri Doesn’t Know Who The King Of Spain Is

Siri Doesn’t Know Who The King Of Spain Is

Siri is apparently having a really hard time figuring out what’s going on in Spain lately. Apple’s voice assistant made headlines in the European country today for providing two answers to the question, “Siri, who is the king of Spain?” The first answer, Felipe VI, is indeed the real king…

Let’s Really Figure Out What That ‘Put It In H’ Car From The Simpsons Could Be

Let’s Really Figure Out What That ‘Put It In H’ Car From The Simpsons Could Be

The Simpsons has given us a surprising amount of automotive-related cultural icons, including the Powell Motors Homer, the Canyonero, and even Homer’s own Plymouth Junkerolla. My favourite Simpsons car, though, may be the most mysterious: the strange, tiny car from a no-longer-extant country that a man named Crazy Vaclav tries…

Yet Another Familiar Face Could Return For The Matrix 4

Yet Another Familiar Face Could Return For The Matrix 4

Zoe Kravitz discusses her Catwoman influences for The Batman. Giancarlo Esposito promises more Moff Gideon on The Mandalorian. Black Lightning is losing a familiar face. Plus, even more set pictures from The Eternals tease a big comic romance, and what’s to come on both Supergirl and Batwoman. Spoilers, go!

There’s Another Warhammer 40,000 Show In The Works

There’s Another Warhammer 40,000 Show In The Works

Last year, Games Workshop took one of its biggest steps yet at trying to turn its tabletop wargaming world into a transmedia franchise with the announcement of Eisenhorn, the first live-action television series adaptation of the grim dark world of Warhammer 40,000. While that’s still a glimmer in an inquisitorial…

What’s The Most Monogamous Animal?

What’s The Most Monogamous Animal?

Animals, we know, typically lack the hang-ups that make human mating so difficult. You won’t find a bonobo moping around, stewing in jealousy. Nor will you find a bonobo contentedly fucking his or her bonobo-spouse to the exclusion of all other viable bonobos for months or decades at a time….

Startup Ruins Privacy

Startup Ruins Privacy

An startup developed by an Australian man has developed an app that can identify your name and address with a single photo. It’s already being used by U.S. law enforcement despite a lack of regulation and independent testing.

The Honda CBX Makes The Best Noise

The Honda CBX Makes The Best Noise

I used to own a Honda RC51 that made the most wonderful noise. It sounded like Godzilla stepped on a Lego. I loved the sound of that bike, though I’m sure the neighbours that lived above my parking space did not. I wouldn’t call it the best sounding motorcycle, but…

The Boys Is Already Dream Casting For Season 3

The Boys Is Already Dream Casting For Season 3

AMC has its eyes on yet another Stephen King adaptation. Legends of Tomorrow finds itself a bloodthirsty new villain. Armando Iannucci talks space jets. Plus, NBC teases a few details for its streaming shows. To me, my Spoilers!

Jinkies, Gang, It’s Only The Most Mysterious Toys Of The Week

Jinkies, Gang, It’s Only The Most Mysterious Toys Of The Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, Gizmodo’s regular roundup of the coolest toys and merch we’ve seen on the internet lately. This week the Black Widow movie slinks its way into the world of Lego, plus there’s Batmen aplenty, and a very adorable excuse to let those meddling kids get away…

You Can Now Forget Your Existential Dread With Pokémon ASMR

You Can Now Forget Your Existential Dread With Pokémon ASMR

The world is terrible and everything is on fire, but heading into the weekend, you can at least try to stifle the urge to scream with two new Pokémon ASMR videos. The first features a cheeky little Chespin nomming on some macarons, while the second stars a snoozy Charmander napping…