Jeep Needs To Build A Chassis-Cab Gladiator

We’ve had the Jeep Gladiator for a little more than a year now. It’s a great truck. It’s capable off-road. It’s got pretty good towing chops. It looks cool too. But it isn’t selling particularly well anymore, and the recent downturn isn’t likely to help that case very much. But…

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Medical Cannabis is Now Easier to Get in Queensland

New legislation passed in Queensland last week will now make it easier to acquire medical cannabis. What this new legislation means According to Queensland Health, any registered medical practitioner can now prescribe medical cannabis. They can do this for any of their patients with any condition “if they believe it…

Avoid These Mistakes When Taking Car Photos

I love to take photos of cars with my phone and my film camera but I am far from an expert. I look back on ones I’ve taken and can’t believe how rough absolutely shitty they are. Luckily, Friend Of The Blog Kevin McCauley has put together a really great…

Tom Lockwood's cover art for the 2007 re-release of The Crystal Shard. (Image: Wizards of the Coast)

Dungeons & Dragons & Novels: Revisiting The Crystal Shard

In the frozen tundra of Icewind Dale, four unlikely (sort of) heroes (sort of) join forces (sort of) to defeat an evil wizard (sort of) wielding unimaginable power (actually, it’s pretty imaginable). Welcome to Gizmodo’s look back at the Dungeons & Dragons novels of yore, where I read these classic…

It's possible that the box for the new iPhone 12 will be different than that of previous iPhones. Why? Apple purportedly is not including a charger or earbuds. (Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images)

Analyst Claims That Apple’s iPhone 12 Will Have Charger Sold Separately

Apple fans, it’s time to start mentally preparing your wallet for a new possibility. When the iPhone 12 comes out later this year, the packaging may be considerably different when compared to previous models. Why is that, you ask? Well, Apple purportedly will not include a charger with the iPhone…

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Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 27

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 27 today.

Mulan (Yifei Liu) and Honghui (Yoson An) in Mulan. (Photo: Disney)

Disney’s Mulan Has Been Delayed Yet Again

Following in the footsteps of Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, Disney’s Mulan has been delayed. Again. Originally scheduled for release on March 27, the film was aiming to come out on July 24 and has now been pushed to August 21.

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Credit Card Skimmers Can Hide in an Icon’s Metadata

In the midst of a news cycle filled with stories of the chaotic global pandemic and mass civil unrest raging around us right now, I personally find solace in stories about the constants we can rely on: Stories of brands continuing to show their arse on social media. Stories about budged…

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Microsoft Kills One of Its Best Windows 10 Update Loopholes

As Microsoft continues to roll out its latest Windows 10 version 2004 update to consumers and businesses, it seems like it’s taking away some key perks of having a non-home version of the OS, mainly the ability to delay major updates. First spotted by WindowsTimes, Microsoft has quietly reduced the…

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The ‘Stop Hate For Profit’ Movement Isn’t Going to Stop Anything

Yesterday, Verizon became the latest company to join a corporate chorus boycotting Facebook advertisements in July as part of a rallying cry to get Facebook’s corporate board to take action on the rampant racism and hate speech that many of us have come to associate with the platform. The “Stop…

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The Microsoft Store Is Selling Zunes or Whatever in Heaven Now

Dearly beloved, we are gathered to mourn the loss, and celebrate the memory, of all 82 of Microsoft’s retail locations. They became incapacitated as a result of complications due to the current coronavirus pandemic in mid-March; their parent company, Microsoft, opted to take the ailing stores off life support today.

Apple is Trying to Reclaim its Major Innovator Status (By Making You Wash Your Hands)

Market commentators view Apple’s announcements at this week’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2020 (WWDC) as one of the company’s most important strategic moves of the past decade. Among the key announcements were details of the watchOS 7 – with a pandemic-inspired handwashing detection feature – and plans to end Apple’s reliance…

All the Best Features in Huawei’s P40 Smartphone Cameras

Every new smartphone comes with some kind of built-in camera, and these days, most of them are pretty decent. But if you’re looking for one of the best smartphone cameras going around right now, Huawei’s P40 series is objectively one to keep an eye on. The series includes two different…

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Star Trek’s Starfighters, Ranked

The scale of space combat in Star Trek is so vast that the concept of attack fighters is wildly different than what you may think. In a future where even exploratory ships can carry thousands of people, who needs small-complement fighters? But that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. Step aside,…

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Let’s Kill Facial Recognition For Good

There’s a buffet of things to be scared shitless about these days, but for those who have sampled even a taste of big tech’s eagerness to build and sell facial recognition surveillance software to law enforcement, it’s uniquely rancid.

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The 100 Went in a Butthole

In 2016, The 100 went into a metaphorical butthole. In the span of a few episodes the show murdered one of its most prominent Black characters in a brutal manner and then murdered its most high profile lesbian. The audience fled in droves, the show was critically panned, a national…

A health care worker in the DRC preparing a dose of the Ebola vaccine.  (Illustration:  Junior D. Kannah/AFP, Getty Images)

Second-Largest Ebola Outbreak in History Is Finally Over

Local health officials and the World Health Organisation today finally declared the end of an outbreak of Ebola that had plagued the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa for nearly two years. It was the second-largest outbreak of the deadly viral disease in recorded history, infecting over 3,400 people…

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10 Tips and Tricks to Make You a Lightroom Expert

Lightroom might not have seeped into the common vernacular like Photoshop has, but in some ways it’s just as useful as the powerhouse image editor — and you get both as part of the $30 Creative Cloud Photography subscription and the deluxe CC package. Whether you’re just getting started with…

A Fossil Discovery Reveals the Earliest Relative of Modern Mammals

Over 300 million years ago, our ancestors diverged from the ancestors of reptiles and began the evolutionary journey towards becoming mammals. What were these earliest ancestors like? For one, they looked nothing like modern mammals. The group known as synapsids — described as “mammal-like reptiles” — looked much more like…