This Company Wants To Subsidise Terrible Commutes With Terrible Ads

This Company Wants To Subsidise Terrible Commutes With Terrible Ads

One of the biggest issues with the American subway, at least in New York, boils down to cold hard cash. Even more than the busking, the rats, and the ooze, last year’s subway fare hike caused many NYC residents to lose their damn minds. But what if—y’know, instead of reducing…

This Woman’s Mouth Keeps Growing Hairs

This Woman’s Mouth Keeps Growing Hairs

A woman in Italy developed a rare, literally hair-raising medical condition, her doctors say. In a case study, they describe how the woman grew eyelash-like hairs inside of her mouth. What’s worse, the hairs kept returning after their initial removal.

Sony’s First Android-Powered Walkman Is Damn Compelling

Sony’s First Android-Powered Walkman Is Damn Compelling

Why would anyone want a Walkman in the streaming age? That’s the question I asked myself when I first fiddled with the small Sony NW-A105. One month later, I’ve learned enough about the music player to answer that question and many more. Sometimes its good to cut out the distractions…

Motorola Is Cutting Samsung’s Grass

Motorola Is Cutting Samsung’s Grass

If Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 Lite doesn’t light your fire, perhaps an even cheaper Motorola stylus-based handset will. Leaks suggest Motorola’s next G series phone will go all-in on the stylus, but also bring multi-cameras and hefty battery support too.

How Do Voices Come Out Of Our Mouths?

How Do Voices Come Out Of Our Mouths?

We can all communicate in lots of different ways ” using our hands to gesture or sign, writing letters, typing text messages, drawing pictures or even sending emojis.

Plague Big Opportunity, Rat Says

Plague Big Opportunity, Rat Says

U.S. Commerce Department ghoul Wilbur Ross gloated about his belief the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in China is good for JOBS! JOBS! JOBS! in an appearance on Fox Business on Thursday morning, even as the confirmed number of cases and deaths keep rising and experts worry of sustained global spread.

Five Of The Worst Ways People Have Tried To Fix Their Computers

Five Of The Worst Ways People Have Tried To Fix Their Computers

Sometimes your computer breaks. It happens. You spill something, or drop something, or you try to boot up and nothing happens. Many of us resolve the issue with a liberal use of Google, and others take the failing device to a person trained to fix computers. And some people thoroughly…

The Crow May Get Another Chance At Life (Again)

The Crow May Get Another Chance At Life (Again)

Loki may get an intriguing co-star in his Disney+ series. Harley Quinn is in a tough spot in a new Birds of Prey scene and we’ve got our first clip of older Bill S. Preston Esquire via an early Super Bowl commercial. Plus updates from Legends of Tomorrow, Riverdale, and…

Daylight Saving Time Linked To More Deadly Car Crashes

Daylight Saving Time Linked To More Deadly Car Crashes

A new study out Thursday highlights a disturbing consequence of the much-hated tradition of Daylight Saving Time. It found evidence that the yearly moving-ahead of clocks in the spring leads to more fatal car crashes throughout the U.S. during the following week.

The Climate Crisis Is About Right And Wrong

The Climate Crisis Is About Right And Wrong

The World Economic Forum’s annual Davos gathering gives world leaders and rich people the chance to talk about their worst ideas and beliefs. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin really took the cake this year.

Why Starbucks In Australia Was A Massive Failure

Why Starbucks In Australia Was A Massive Failure

Any random person on the street can tell you why Starbucks was a failure in Australia — we have taste buds. When we order a coffee, we expect a delicious long black or creamy latte… not a half-litre of flavoured swill. However, if you’ve ever wondered about the nitty-gritty of…

These Soft Robots ‘Sweat’ To Keep Cool

These Soft Robots ‘Sweat’ To Keep Cool

An international team of scientists has developed a soft robotic hand that literally perspires in response to excess heat. This innovative concept could improve the durability and endurance of robots, while also allowing them to work in extreme environments.

What Does The New Emoji Sign Say?

What Does The New Emoji Sign Say?

More than 100 new emoji were officially announced on Wednesday, among them more inclusive emoji, a “pinched fingers emoji,” and a dodo bird. But one emoji in particular—the newly introduced placard—confounded Gizmodo staffers, all of whom read radically different wording on the sign.

Every New Emoji Coming To Android 11

Every New Emoji Coming To Android 11

Android updates are an exciting time. Not for their usual bug fixes and improvements, of course. Brand new emojis are where the real goods are at, and Android 11 is going hard, with the addition of 62 emojis coming in the latest update.