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Creating During Covid: Kevin Tong Talks Convention Woes and Home Set-Ups

The novel coronavirus pandemic’s effects have already been felt far and wide, in comic book publishing and sales, the gaming industry, Hollywood, and more. But it’s also, of course, affecting people on an individual level. To that end, Gizmodo decided to talk to some folks about what the covid-19 pandemic…

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Zoom Promises to Enforce China’s Censorship Better

Zoom will enforce Chinese Communist Party censorship, the company confirmed in an official release yesterday. Earlier this week, after it was alerted by the Chinese government, the company suspended three accounts for hosting Tiananmen Square memorials, including a U.S.-based pro-democracy group that featured mothers of those killed in the protests….

You Will Never Beat This Sharpshooting Robot at Table Hockey

Over the years we’ve seen quite a few successful attempts to create robotic air hockey opponents, but Andrew Khorkin has dedicated himself to a much harder task. He’s managed to build a robot that can not only play table hockey — a more onerous task than playing air hockey —…

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The Games Every PlayStation Console Launched With

After years of waiting, on Friday we finally got our first official peak at the PlayStation 5. Not only that, found out which games it will be launching with. Between Horizon: Forbidden West and Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales there are some damn exciting titles. This got us to thinking about…

Volkswagen Tried To Explain What Happened With That Racist Ad

The racist ad appeared on social media last month, and showed a giant white hand manipulating a black man like a marionette. Volkswagen eventually pulled the ad and launched an internal investigation. The company released the results of that investigation today, which are illuminating but perhaps in not all the…

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Buckle Up, Zuck, Now Joe Biden Is Gonna Petition the Heck Out of You

In January 2020, former vice president and likely Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden went off on Facebook, saying it should lose its Section 230 immunity from lawsuits for user-generated content and CEO Mark Zuckerberg should be held personally liable in civil and maybe even criminal court. On Thursday, Biden’s campaign…

Gran Turismo 7 Looks Fast And Shiny On PlayStation 5

Gran Turismo has been a gold standard of console-based racing simulators for many people for a long time. This flashy new gameplay trailer for Gran Turismo 7, which will run on the just-revealed PlayStation 5, gives us a pretty enticing taste of what the next instalment of the series will…

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Hope for a Man of Steel Sequel Remains in Limbo

Hit manga/anime The Promised Neverland is being turned into a live-action show by Amazon. Doctor Who’s seasonal special is still on track for later this year, according to Mandip Gill. Plus, what’s to come on Stargirl and The 100, and Cara Delevigne has an update on Carnival Row’s second season….

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Hey, Pluto TV, What the Fuck?

Amid ongoing public outcry and ongoing protests over systematic racism, police brutality, and the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis last month, Paramount Network made the sound and long-overdue decision to yank its police-reality series Cops. But the series can still be watched on free streaming service Pluto…

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Grubhub Is Being Bought by Europe’s Largest Food Delivery Service

Following the cycle of stories of Uber’s plans to buy Grubhub — a potential move that reportedly rankled U.S. senators and investors alike — it looks like the multibillion-dollar food delivery company has found a new buyer: Just Eat Takeaway, a food-delivery service based in Europe. The acquisition, per Bloomberg,…

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Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 10

Two years ago, Gizmodo shared author Molly Tanzer’s Victorian fantasy novel Creatures of Will & Temper in serialised excerpts. And now we’ve got good news for fans of the author, not to mention fans of free books: We’re doing it again, with her newest title! Check out chapter ten today.

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I Came Home, Emptied My Grocery Bags, and Violently Wept

Are you a frontline worker dealing with new stresses or irresponsible management? Is working (or not working) from home starting to take a psychological toll? How are you coping with reopening? Submit a story using this Google form or send me an email with the subject line “My Covid Story” and…

These Are The Decals You Need On The Cheapest EV In The World

Now that I’ve finally got the Changli in my hands, the cheapest new electric car you can buy on Alibaba and, likely, the world (which is sort of like Alibaba but with more oceans), it’s time to start to properly customise the already sublime look of the thing. And, as…

Ford COO Reportedly Already Starting Bronco Vs Jeep Shit-Talking

Please keep in mind that there’s no multiple sources here, and it was likely an off-the-cuff remark said during an internal webcast, but the source is trustworthy and, well, shit-talking is fun. Especially when it comes from Ford’s COO, and it’s about the new upcoming Bronco and the Jeep Wrangler.

A new woman will be Batwoman next year, but the previous one won't be dead. (Image: CW)

Batwoman Will Use Ruby Rose’s Departure as a Season 2 Mystery

With the star of the show gone, many have wondered what will happen in season two of Batwoman. Would Kate Kane, the lead character played by Ruby Rose, be killed off? Would someone else just become that character? Over the last few days, despite some misinformation, most of that has…

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See 14 Mind-Blowing Places in Our Solar System

Our solar system is an undeniably fascinating place, featuring an assortment of celestial oddities and wonders. Between the planets, moons, comets, and asteroids, there’s no shortage of places for us to explore. Slowly but very surely, we’re finding all sorts of incredible — and sometimes unexplainable — phenomena.

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The Worst Episode of the GoBots Cartoon Knew Exactly How Bad It Was

Oh, the GoBots. That poor, ridiculous, terrible toyline and animated series that somehow managed to be a crappy knock-off of the Transformers, despite the fact that both the toys and the Challenge of the GoBots cartoon came out before Transformers. While I’ve talked about how the action figures sucked before,…