You Need To Hear This Toyota Funk Song Somebody Found On An Old Record

You Need To Hear This Toyota Funk Song Somebody Found On An Old Record

“You asked for it, you got it, Toyota,” was the Japanese automaker’s big tagline for the U.S. market through much of the 1970s. You might have known that already. But I bet you’ve never heard the full-length funk song based on the slogan that was pressed onto vinyl records! Crank…

San Diego Comic-Con 2020 Is Cancelled

San Diego Comic-Con 2020 Is Cancelled

We’ve been expecting this news for a while—to the point that the longer it took to come, the more reckless one of the biggest comic book conventions in the world looked. But now it’s official: San Diego Comic-Con is not happening in 2020.

Google Wants You To Know Where The Nearest Coronavirus Testing Centre Is

Google Wants You To Know Where The Nearest Coronavirus Testing Centre Is

Coronavirus testing is a confusing and challenging topic in the U.S., and Google knows that. That’s why the next time you search for a topic in Google related to covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, you’ll also see information on more than 2,000 testing centres in 43 states…

Apple Music Now Available On The Web, But It’s A Pain To Set Up

Apple Music Now Available On The Web, But It’s A Pain To Set Up

Apple Music for the web is now accessible for anyone to stream tunes in any browser on a Mac or PC. If you already have an Apple Music subscription and have been using iTunes to play your music, your transition will be seamless—just head over to music.apple.com, log in with…

Hacking Attacks Against Corporations Have More The Doubled In The Last Month

Hacking Attacks Against Corporations Have More The Doubled In The Last Month

Since the massive shift to remote work last month, hacking activity targeting U.S. corporations and businesses other countries has more than doubled, Reuters reported. According to software and security company VMWare Carbon Black, ransomware attacks rose a whopping 148 per cent in March compared to February and the months prior….

Goodbye, Earth

Goodbye, Earth

Some of you probably wish you could be onboard BepiColombo right now, as the space probe whizzes far away from planet Earth.

What My Stupid Body Taught Me About Organ Donation During A Pandemic

What My Stupid Body Taught Me About Organ Donation During A Pandemic

Four weeks ago, I strolled into Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital to a ghost waiting room. All the trappings of a normal outpatient hospital were there: TVs blaring cable news, taupe-coloured chairs, fake plants. But where patients and their loved ones would usually be waiting, there was just one…

Oh, Disney Just Straight Up Has A Holodeck Now

Oh, Disney Just Straight Up Has A Holodeck Now

OK, so the limitation of modern projection and tracking technology means that the holograms themselves have been replaced by…a bowler hat. But c’mon. You tell me at least one nerd in the Magic Kingdom hasn’t tried to boot up Dixon Hill or Janeway Lambda-One on that thing.

9 Immersive Audiobooks That Will Transport You To Another World

9 Immersive Audiobooks That Will Transport You To Another World

Here at Gizmodo, we stan books. But because we’re all currently living through a reality that makes functioning like normal people a literal impossibility, reading books in the traditional way has (understandably) become especially difficult as we’re all committing out mental resources to trying to keep our minds in order…

‘My Record Was 3 Weeks With The Same Mask’

‘My Record Was 3 Weeks With The Same Mask’

This is Sick Days, a series documenting how jobs are changing during the coronavirus pandemic, as told by workers themselves. This week, we hear from healthcare workers, film industry professionals, a caterer, and more. If you’d like to submit a story, use this Google form and provide as much detail as…

This Video Format Is Like A Fun Off-Road Version Of Google Street View

This Video Format Is Like A Fun Off-Road Version Of Google Street View

While we’re all stuck at home missing the smell of fresh air and the sound of knobby tires crushing sand, somebody at Nitto Tire had the mildly brilliant plan of slapping a 360-degree camera on the roof of a 4Runner and recording the trip down some trails for us to…