Guess What This Crazy-Arse Chassis Is From

Guess What This Crazy-Arse Chassis Is From

Today feels like a good day for a goofy little challenge: see if you can figure out what car that deeply strange chassis up there comes from. Lots of body-on-chassis cars have some distinctive-looking chassis, though most are fairly generic ladder-frame-looking things. I’m pretty sure I’ve never seen one with…

South Korea Names Man Allegedly Behind Online Video Blackmail Ring

South Korea Names Man Allegedly Behind Online Video Blackmail Ring

South Korean authorities reportedly have taken the rare measure of publicly identifying a man who authorities say sexually exploited 74 women, including 16 minors, into producing graphic and dehumanising videos of themselves that were then shared with paying members of private chatrooms on Telegram.

This Ankle Exoskeleton Was Designed To Make Running Easier

This Ankle Exoskeleton Was Designed To Make Running Easier

Running is one of the most affordable forms of exercise, but it’s also one that people love to groan about—and for good reason. It’s a high-impact sport that can be hard on the body, and that’s without factoring in however you might feel about your individual athleticism. But Stanford engineers…

These 19 Apps Will Help You Social Distance Without Feeling Isolated

These 19 Apps Will Help You Social Distance Without Feeling Isolated

Most of us are stuck inside because of the extraordinary circumstances we currently find ourselves in. Fortunately, self-quarantine doesn’t require a total lack of communication with the outside world. A few well-chosen apps can help you get on with life while still keeping your distance from other people—and a few…

LG’s 27GL850-B Monitor Hits The Sweet Spot

LG’s 27GL850-B Monitor Hits The Sweet Spot

Wind back a few years and monitors were like buying an Australian internet connection. You couldn’t have fast, reliable and affordable internet – it was only two of the three. Similarly, monitors were stuck in this weird spot where you could have great colour accuracy, high refresh rates and 1440p…

Why I Think I’m OK With Buying A Car That’s Probably A Time Bomb

Why I Think I’m OK With Buying A Car That’s Probably A Time Bomb

I want to preface all of this by saying that I really try not to be a hypocrite, which means that the automotive lifestyle I so freely espouse and blather on about is how I actually live. That’s why my daily driver is a weird little right-hand-drive 53 horsepower lump…

We Need Insanity Wolf Now More Than Ever

We Need Insanity Wolf Now More Than Ever

Thanks to the coronavirus, spending hours upon hours—if not full days—indoors is quickly becoming the new normal for folks across the country. Some Gizmodo staffers have their own ways of dealing with the new stress from being shut-in, I’ve always been partial to spending hours browsing what’s left of the…

Lego Just Resurrected One Of Its Best Pirate Sets Of All Time

Lego Just Resurrected One Of Its Best Pirate Sets Of All Time

If you had any interest in Lego in the early ‘90s, there is little doubt you owned the Black Seas Barracuda: the crown jewel of Lego’s original Pirates line that’s oft considered one of the best sets of all time. Thirty years later, the toymaker is finally reviving the ship…

Does Solid Coffee Taste Good?

Does Solid Coffee Taste Good?

Look, I fully admit this is a pretty first-world problem (especially considering everything else going on right now), but what are you supposed to when you need some coffee but don’t have the time or equipment to brew or buy a fresh cup of joe?

Kingdom Of Frost Explores How Frozen Landscapes Shaped Humanity

Kingdom Of Frost Explores How Frozen Landscapes Shaped Humanity

Growing up in the Norwegian Arctic—one of the coldest places on Earth—journalist Bjørn Vassnes became fascinated with the natural sciences. Today, he pens a science column for one of Norway’s most popular daily newspapers and hosts the television science program Schrödingers katt (Schrödinger’s cat) on the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. But…

Subaru Is Readying The Final Editions For The BRZ

Subaru Is Readying The Final Editions For The BRZ

When Volvo adds “Classic” after the model designation, you know they’re running out the old ones to make room for the new ones. Subaru is a little more to the point with the BRZ, as the “Final Edition” of the Toyobaru has been announced on the German market.

The Lane Motor Museum Is Now Making Un-Crating Videos

The Lane Motor Museum Is Now Making Un-Crating Videos

In these dark times, you need light and goodness brought directly to you, wrapped in ham and shoved into your mouth. Luckily, this sort of goodness and light still exists, in the form of the Lane Motor Museum’s new series of un-crating videos. Hot damn!

Ola’s Paying Drivers If They Get Coronavirus

Ola’s Paying Drivers If They Get Coronavirus

As venues and beaches are shut down and workers are told to stay at home, the gig economy continues on despite the potential risks. Rideshare drivers are some of those remaining on the frontline but Ola has announced it’s giving affected drivers financial support if they miss out on work…