This Is All Going To Last Longer Than We Think

This Is All Going To Last Longer Than We Think

When Ford, GM, and Fiat Chrysler first announced last week they would be idling plants to help contain coronavirus, they all earmarked March 30 as the day they might bring the workers back. This week, they reportedly decided that wasn’t happening.

Traffic Is Plummeting

Traffic Is Plummeting

As local and federal U.S. authorities urge citizens to shelter in place and avoid unnecessary travel, America has undergone a very predictable phenomenon in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak: Road traffic is down by up to 30 per cent.

Pornhub Premium Is Free For The Whole World For The Next Month

Pornhub Premium Is Free For The Whole World For The Next Month

Pornhub is doing the lord’s work in these unprecedented times of self-isolation, quarantines, and lockdowns. While we’re stuck at home, perhaps seeing only a handful of people or fewer every day, we can now watch other humans boinking for free. I’m talking top tier, weird shit. You just have to…

The Longest Word In English Takes At Least 2 Hours To Say

The longest word in English has 189,819 letters and would take you about two hours to mumble through. Seriously. It’s the chemical name of Titin (or connectin), a giant protein “that functions as a molecular spring which is responsible for the passive elasticity of muscle.” If it’s your thing, you…

Thrown Rocks Are No Threat To These Drones That Have Mastered Dodgeball

Thrown Rocks Are No Threat To These Drones That Have Mastered Dodgeball

The days of knocking an annoying drone out of the air with a precisely thrown rock might soon be over. Researchers at the University of Zurich have upgraded a drone with a special camera that can quickly spot approaching obstacles, allowing the craft to avoid them with reaction times as…

That’s Our Doctor

That’s Our Doctor

It’s a scary time right now. Luckily, Doctor Who’s Jodie Whittaker is here to help to share an inspiring message during her own special brand of social distancing. In short: Be kind, trust science, and don’t let the Sontarans get you.

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…