Tokyo Drift Had To Hire A Fall Guy To Get Arrested On Set

Tokyo Drift Had To Hire A Fall Guy To Get Arrested On Set

Everyone on a film set has a job. Lots of people are all around, but everybody does one little thing to make sure the whole operation works smoothly. And — I can’t believe I didn’t already know this — in the case of The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift,…

OLED vs QLED TVs: What’s the Difference?

OLED vs QLED TVs: What’s the Difference?

There’s a fierce battle raging between OLED and the suspiciously similar-sounding QLED, and it all might be a bit baffling if you’re in the market for a new TV. But what’s the real difference between the technologies?

Uber’s Algorithms Are Being Taken To Court

Uber’s Algorithms Are Being Taken To Court

The algorithms that underlie most Silicon Valley bigwigs are usually locked up in the name of “protecting trade secrets,” but that’s an excuse that’s starting to wear a little thin in recent months. Maybe it’s because these companies are that much harder to regulate or compete against when we don’t…

The PS5’s Miles Morales Makes a Gorgeously Compelling Case for 60 FPS

The PS5’s Miles Morales Makes a Gorgeously Compelling Case for 60 FPS

If you missed it earlier today, Insomniac Games confirmed via Twitter that its upcoming Spiderman spin-off, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, will be playable on the Playstation 5 at an “optional” 4K, 60 frames per second, or what the developer calls “Performance Mode.” For those of you wondering if this would…

Toss Some Treats at These 10 Heroic Horror Dogs

Toss Some Treats at These 10 Heroic Horror Dogs

Dogs are a constant presence in scary movies, but they usually either meet tragic ends (RIP, Lester in Halloween) or are part of the horror (see: Cujo, The Omen, The Thing, Dracula’s Dog). By contrast, this list collects only good horror canines ” who actually make it to the end…

CNN Blurs Faces of U.S. Secret Police in Viral Video

CNN Blurs Faces of U.S. Secret Police in Viral Video

CNN aired a viral video on Sunday of U.S. secret police kidnapping people in Portland, Oregon — a tactic that White House officials say could be coming to several other cities in the coming weeks. CNN made an odd journalistic choice to blur the faces of the police in the…

Experimental Coronavirus Vaccine Found Safe in UK Human Trial

Experimental Coronavirus Vaccine Found Safe in UK Human Trial

A study from the UK is the latest to provide some early hope for an effective vaccine against the coronavirus that causes covid-19. Earlier today, Oxford University researchers revealed the promising results from an early phase clinical trial of their vaccine candidate. The vaccine appeared to be safely tolerated in…

What Did People Use Before Google to Search the Web?

What Did People Use Before Google to Search the Web?

The year is 1997. You’re wearing whatever people wore back then — some kind of jean jacket, I’m guessing — and talking to your friend about your new favourite movie, the recently-released Mike Myers vehicle Austin Powers. You’re quoting the movie, and your friend thinks this is hilarious. Then things…

This Blackmagic 12K Video Camera is Stupid Cheap

This Blackmagic 12K Video Camera is Stupid Cheap

Aussie company Blackmagic Design has just announced a casual 12K video camera. Sure, there’s no way to view 12K yet but it has plenty of goodies to make professionals salivate… including the price. Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K features The standout feature of the Blackmagic 12K camera is of course…

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web. They convert easy-to-remember domain names into actual internet IP addresses, just like your contacts app converts names into actual phone numbers. You can actually change which DNS server your devices use,…

Volleyball Decides the War for Cybertron, and More of the Weirdest Toys of the Week

Volleyball Decides the War for Cybertron, and More of the Weirdest Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, Gizmodo’s regular round up of the coolest toys and merch on the internet lately. This week: as San Diego Comic-Con draws (virtually) ever nearer, we’ve got tasty exclusives from robot volleyball to New Asgard. Plus, Lego gets artistic again, and Mario manages to make Jenga…

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’s Premiere Is Being Pushed Back

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’s Premiere Is Being Pushed Back

Like virtually every single other industry in the country, Hollywood was devastated by the novel coronavirus as the pandemic forced productions to shut down in order to prevent the virus’ spread. One of the major consequences of the pandemic has been the mass delaying of a number of projects meant…

Warrior Nun’s Showrunner Is Praying for a More Interesting Season 2

Warrior Nun’s Showrunner Is Praying for a More Interesting Season 2

The debut season of Netflix’s adaptation of Warrior Nun didn’t quite seem to understand the importance of actually getting to the point of the story quickly enough to keep a viewer’s interest. Just as the series’ titular nun brawler Ava finally makes up her mind to fight the forces of…