Over-Hunting Walruses Likely Forced Vikings To Abandon Greenland

Over-Hunting Walruses Likely Forced Vikings To Abandon Greenland

Scientists have struggled to understand why, after hundreds of years, Vikings suddenly abandoned their Greenland colony. New research suggests their economic over-reliance on walrus tusks—a valuable but dwindling trade commodity—had a lot to do with it.

Which Lucky Surveillance Device Owner Has Footage Of Ring’s CEO Crying?

Which Lucky Surveillance Device Owner Has Footage Of Ring’s CEO Crying?

We don’t have time to get into the myriad reasons the Amazon-owned surveillance camera company Ring is a wildly insecure harbinger of an increasingly unpreventable techno-dystopian police state. What we need in this moment is just and swift teamwork: to determine who (if anyone) has footage of Ring’s CEO allegedly…

Fukushima’s Exclusion Zone Is Being Overtaken By Wild Animals

Fukushima’s Exclusion Zone Is Being Overtaken By Wild Animals

The success of wildlife in the Chernobyl exclusion zone has been well documented, most recently in the Netflix series Our Planet. New research shows that wildlife are experiencing a similar flourishing in the Fukushima exclusion zone in Japan. No matter how much humans screw up the planet, nature seems to…

When, Exactly, Did Palpatine Fuck?

When, Exactly, Did Palpatine Fuck?

Someone in the galaxy far, far away, looked at a man named Sheev Palpatine”Chancellor of the Republic, walking prune, fascist ruler of the Galactic Empire, evil space wizard”and, in their best Lando Calrissian impression, went “Hello, what have we here?”

The PopSockets Wireless Charger Broke My Brain

The PopSockets Wireless Charger Broke My Brain

I have to hand it to PopSockets. Every time I think it’s gone too far, it finds new ways to push the boundaries of good taste even further. Today at CES 2020, PopSocket has announced its latest product”the PopPower Home, a doughnut-shaped wireless charger that lets you charge without having to…

Sony Makes Cars Now, I Guess

Sony Makes Cars Now, I Guess

Sony surprised more than a few people in Las Vegas this week with the unveiling of its new Vision-S concept car on the opening night of the consumer electronics show. The concept is meant to showcase Sony’s technology in the transportation and mobility segment, incorporating imaging and sensing hardware, onboard…

SanDisk Crammed A Colossal 8 Terabytes Into This Tiny SSD Drive

SanDisk Crammed A Colossal 8 Terabytes Into This Tiny SSD Drive

Falling somewhere between the extreme portability of a USB flash drive and the capacious affordable storage of a traditional hard drive, portable SSDs provide speed, convenience, and durability, but typically top out at around 2TB of storage at the moment. That’s still a lot of storage, but SanDisk has created…

Low-Budget Habits And Goofy Tricks I Use To Keep Old Cars Alive Longer

Low-Budget Habits And Goofy Tricks I Use To Keep Old Cars Alive Longer

In years of driving old cars, I’ve picked up some habits, maybe superstitions, that I’m convinced have helped keep my decrepit vehicles on the road. For the sake of everyone else’s retirement-age cars clinging to survival, I shall impart some of my secrets upon you unwashed cretins.

Impossible Now Makes Pork From Plants

Impossible Now Makes Pork From Plants

Lovers of dumplings who also happen to be vegetarians rejoice! Impossible Foods just announced a new product: pork. And thanks to the new fake pork, there’s also sausage.

CES Must Be High

CES Must Be High

Here we go again. In an incident that sounds oddly familiar to an embarrassing controversy during the Consumer Electronics Show last year, the trade organisation behind the massive tech event is once again under fire for honouring a product before turning around and censoring it. Last year, it was sex…

The First Folding PC Is Remarkably Smart

The First Folding PC Is Remarkably Smart

When Lenovo first teased its foldable PC back in May it clearly needed a bit more work—even if it showed a lot of promise. Six months later at CES 2020, Lenovo is ready to debut the world’s first foldable PC and it’s slick as hell.

Trini Is Joining Hasbro’s Morphinominal Range Of Power Rangers Figures

Trini Is Joining Hasbro’s Morphinominal Range Of Power Rangers Figures

The Lightning Collection“Hasbro’s mighty morphin’ take on its six-inch Star Wars Black Series or Marvel Legends lines, but for people in brightly coloured Spandex”has so far given us Rangers from across decades of Power Rangers action, from original favourites, to comic book callouts, to latest members of the morphin’ grid on…

Jupiter Is Flinging Comets Toward Earth

Jupiter Is Flinging Comets Toward Earth

Some astronomers believe that Jupiter, instead of protecting Earth from dangerous comets and asteroids, is actively flinging objects into the inner solar system. New research now demonstrates this complex process in action.

A Shocking Truth Has Brought Doctor Who Back To Life

A Shocking Truth Has Brought Doctor Who Back To Life

Last week’s Doctor Who season premiere was heaving with promise“in bringing back an iconic foe, and retweaking a balance between moralistic sci-fi social commentary and monster-laden adventure this latest iteration of the series has been struggling to find, it set the groundwork for some compelling threads. Last night’s follow-up delivered,…

The Grudge’s Director On Expanding The Horror Franchise’s Mythology

The Grudge’s Director On Expanding The Horror Franchise’s Mythology

The Grudge may conjure up images of Japanese women with stringy black hair and tiny hollow-eyed boys crawling on ceilings and causing murderous mischief. But the titular Grudge isn’t limited to the island of Japan. Director Nicolas Pesce explained to Gizmodo why The Grudge has moved to the United States,…

This Company Just Gave Dudes A Good Reason To Shave Their Taints

This Company Just Gave Dudes A Good Reason To Shave Their Taints

In case you hadn’t heard, CES fucks now. That much was evident at this year’s CES Unveiled, where more than one sexual health and wellness company was allowed to show off their wares—a change from last year’s fumbling prudishness. This year includes Morari Medical, the maker of a wearable meant…

The New Mutants Trailer Reintroduces Us To X-Gene Horrors

The New Mutants Trailer Reintroduces Us To X-Gene Horrors

The New Mutants is the last vestige of Fox’s take on the property that arguably paved the way for modern superhero movies, and even though the film’s been delayed and sidelined to hell as a result of Disney’s acquisition of the studio, a new trailer’s just dropped to remind us…