75 Years Ago, Five Planes Disappeared Over The Bermuda Triangle

75 Years Ago, Five Planes Disappeared Over The Bermuda Triangle

We’ve been losing things over the Bermuda Triangle for over 100 years, but one of the strangest occurrences took place 75 years ago, on December 5, 1945. Five torpedo bombers up and disappeared during a three-hour training mission out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. All 14 airmen were lost — alongside…

iOS 14.2 is Causing Significant Battery Drain in Some iPhones

iOS 14.2 is Causing Significant Battery Drain in Some iPhones

According to some users, iOS 14.2 is causing some pretty gnarly battery issues for iPhones. iPhone users on Reddit and the Apple Developer Forums are reporting multiple battery issues with the latest iOS 14.2 update. This include rapid battery drain as well as longer-than-usual charge times. iPhone battery drain not…

12 Useful And Cool Gadgets You Can Make Yourself

12 Useful And Cool Gadgets You Can Make Yourself

Off-the-shelf gadgets are all well and good – easy to set up, reliable in operation, powerful and smart – but where’s the adventure? We’re living in a golden age of gadget-making, as these DIY projects prove. Save yourself some money and learn more about the ins and outs of electronics…

Summon the X-Men, the Best Toys of the Week Are Here

Summon the X-Men, the Best Toys of the Week Are Here

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, Gizmodo’s regular roundup of the latest and greatest in nerdy merchandise. This week: The Wand Company wants to score a super effective hit on your wallet with some life-sized Poké Balls, Hasbro dips into the X-Men’s bold new age, and Jem and the Holograms’ Misfits get…

Alaska May Be Hiding a Huge Volcanic System

Alaska May Be Hiding a Huge Volcanic System

As if we needed more upsetting right news right now, geologists have reason to suspect that a cluster of Alaskan islands is actually part of an interconnected volcanic system of the same kind seen at Yellowstone National Park.

2020 Has Been One Godawful Year, but Not for OnlyFans

2020 Has Been One Godawful Year, but Not for OnlyFans

While I realise that the world won’t magically reset when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, I’m still counting down the days until this cursed year is over. I mean, the universe has to be running out of ammo to hit us with, right? So far 2020’s seen…

Amazon Asks Its Advertisers to Consider Being a Bit More Invasive

Amazon Asks Its Advertisers to Consider Being a Bit More Invasive

In case you needed yet another reason to shop anywhere but Amazon this holiday season, here’s a good one: The company dropped a whitepaper earlier this week boasting about the stockpile of personal data it collects from every person browsing through its platform.

The Net Is Somehow Both Outdated and Prescient

The Net Is Somehow Both Outdated and Prescient

The Net, starring a post-Speed Sandra Bullock, was made in 1995, so it’s a given the technology it depicts will look outdated 25 years later. But some of the broader ideas the film pokes into — amid many, many, many scenes of Bullock’s character being chased around by bad guys…

Bigot Livestreamers Tore Down the California Monolith in Christ’s Name

Bigot Livestreamers Tore Down the California Monolith in Christ’s Name

A young racist foursome, apparently threatened by our lord and saviour Zotar, tore down the California monolith and replaced it with a wooden cross last night. As Motherboard first reported, CultureWarCriminal broadcast the triumph on the gamer streaming platform DLive. They tore it down just hours after its discovery was…

Do Dogs Forget Their People?

Do Dogs Forget Their People?

Let’s say your long-term relationship totally implodes. Browsing for a new apartment, or a therapist, you hear your dog bark in the other room and realise, with a start, that it isn’t actually your dog. Once you’re all moved out, the dog will be out of your life, too. Stewing…

How To Find Anyone Online

How To Find Anyone Online

If your efforts to track down long-lost relatives and obscure musicians (or anyone else you’re looking for on the web) stop at Googling their name then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to seriously go about searching for people online, including some advice from the professionals who do…

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Casts a Final Spell in Part 4’s Trailer

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Casts a Final Spell in Part 4’s Trailer

It’s time for Sabrina Spellman to close the spellbook, but only after the Eldritch Terrors have been dealt with. In the first trailer for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Part 4 — the final chapter in showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s horror series based on Archie Comics — things get apocalyptic as Lovecraftian…