8 Wild Examples of Evolution Copying Itself

8 Wild Examples of Evolution Copying Itself

Every once in a while, Darwinian natural selection stumbles upon the same solution more than once, in a process known as convergent evolution. Here are our favourite examples of evolution making the same creature, or same physical trait, twice.

Intel’s High-End 10th-Gen Desktop Processors Have Hit the 14nm Limit

Intel’s High-End 10th-Gen Desktop Processors Have Hit the 14nm Limit

How much can Intel squeeze out of its 14nm architecture? A lot, surprisingly, especially since things didn’t go as planned for its 10nm process. After six years on the same process, and five on the same architecture, this latest round of desktop processors still manages to make a few changes,…

This Is the PS5

This Is the PS5

While Microsoft has already shared a number of details about the absolute deluge of trailers for upcoming games, Sony finally gave us a glimpse at the PS5.

Don’t Buy Pesticides Being Sold on Amazon and eBay as Coronavirus Killers

Don’t Buy Pesticides Being Sold on Amazon and eBay as Coronavirus Killers

The Environmental Protection Agency is cracking down on Amazon and eBay over products claiming to kill coronavirus, a novel strain of which causes the deadly disease covid-19. The crackdown is a grim reminder that products attempting to manipulate concerned consumers remain available for sale despite the apparent efforts of online…

Ford COO Reportedly Already Starting Bronco Vs Jeep Shit-Talking

Ford COO Reportedly Already Starting Bronco Vs Jeep Shit-Talking

Please keep in mind that there’s no multiple sources here, and it was likely an off-the-cuff remark said during an internal webcast, but the source is trustworthy and, well, shit-talking is fun. Especially when it comes from Ford’s COO, and it’s about the new upcoming Bronco and the Jeep Wrangler.

Batwoman Will Use Ruby Rose’s Departure as a Season 2 Mystery

Batwoman Will Use Ruby Rose’s Departure as a Season 2 Mystery

With the star of the show gone, many have wondered what will happen in season two of Batwoman. Would Kate Kane, the lead character played by Ruby Rose, be killed off? Would someone else just become that character? Over the last few days, despite some misinformation, most of that has…

See 14 Mind-Blowing Places in Our Solar System

See 14 Mind-Blowing Places in Our Solar System

Our solar system is an undeniably fascinating place, featuring an assortment of celestial oddities and wonders. Between the planets, moons, comets, and asteroids, there’s no shortage of places for us to explore. Slowly but very surely, we’re finding all sorts of incredible ” and sometimes unexplainable ” phenomena.

The Worst Episode of the GoBots Cartoon Knew Exactly How Bad It Was

The Worst Episode of the GoBots Cartoon Knew Exactly How Bad It Was

Oh, the GoBots. That poor, ridiculous, terrible toyline and animated series that somehow managed to be a crappy knock-off of the Transformers, despite the fact that both the toys and the Challenge of the GoBots cartoon came out before Transformers. While I’ve talked about how the action figures sucked before,…

Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 9

Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 9

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!

The Best Apps for Fixing Your Wi-Fi

The Best Apps for Fixing Your Wi-Fi

Troubleshooting your Wi-Fi can be an exercise in frustration. Why aren’t you getting the speeds you promised? Why does your phone lose connection behind the fish tank? Just how much of a difference is your new mesh router making? To answer these and more questions, you need to install a…

ASIO Wants Easier Access to Encrypted Messages, Duh

ASIO Wants Easier Access to Encrypted Messages, Duh

The head of ASIO, Australia’s resident spy agency, has lashed out against tech companies like Apple and WhatsApp for not playing ball when it comes to handing over your encrypted messages. ASIO Director-General of Security Mike Burgess made the comments about halfway through a June 9 podcast from the Institute…

Maybach’s Phoning It In Like The Rest Of Us In 2020

Maybach’s Phoning It In Like The Rest Of Us In 2020

Cheap gimmicks are a bad look on a quarter-million-dollar luxury car. Then again, if Mercedes-Maybach can get 15 suckers to cough up a $US40,000 ($57,444) premium for the “Night Edition” super-duper S-Class with a few tacked-on decorative pieces, why shouldn’t it?

The 2019 Audi E-Tron Makes a Strong Case for Choosing Charge Speed Over Range

The 2019 Audi E-Tron Makes a Strong Case for Choosing Charge Speed Over Range

It’s 2019 and the electric luxury car scene is finally starting to grow and diversify. The 2019 Audi E-Tron — Audi’s first fully electric mass-production vehicle — is the latest competitor to step in, offering the German automaker’s take on a plush and practical EV. Audi’s first effort here is…