Super-Sized Lego Go-Kart Is Big Enough for Even Grown-up Kids to Drive

Matt Denton was one of the clever engineers responsible for designing and building the functional BB-8 robots and puppets used to film the most recent Star Wars trilogy. But online Denton is probably better known for his clever use of 3D printing to supersize Lego Technic sets, which now includes…

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Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 15

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! Check out chapter fifteen today.

The new A21 White bulb is now the brightest Hue bulb on the market at 1600 lumens. (Photo: Philips Hue)

Philips Hue Goes Extra Bright with its New 1600 Lumen Smart Light

After releasing a line of new outdoor lights earlier this year, Philips Hue has returned with some new lights better suited for indoor use including an updated Lightstrip Plus and Hue Bloom lamp, along with a new 1600 lumen bulb which is now the brightest smart light out of Hue’s…

Bill and Ted will be excellent to each other, and us, a little earlier than expected. (Image: Orion Pictures)

Even More Movies Shuffle Their Release Dates for the Coronavirus Pandemic

Petty Jenkins addresses Wonder Woman 1984‘s latest delay. Oscar Isaac sets his sights on another sci-fi tale. David Koepp offers an update on the Indiana Jones 5 script. Syfy is launching a new late-night animation block with three zany new series. Plus, what’s to come on the next episode of…

Bruce Meyers’ Call To Baja Book Shares The Manx Buggy Origin Story

The Meyers Manx dune buggy is an icon of the 1960s and Mexico’s Baja peninsula is hallowed ground for off-road racing. The history of both are intertwined, and the book Call To Baja by the Manx’s inventor himself takes a look at the early days of off-road adventure.

The Completely Leaked 2021 Lexus IS Stays Weird And Pulls It Off

The new 2021 Lexus IS is set to debut later tonight on Facebook, but anybody with a strong concept of how the American news cycle works knows that’s too long for any of us to wait — but we don’t have to, because the full design has already leaked online.

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TikTok Gives $3 Million to Australian Coronavirus Lab

In an odd collision of worlds, TikTok has donated nearly $3 million in funding to one of Australia’s foremost coronavirus research institutes, The Doherty Institute. TikTok has announced it’s giving the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute) — a joint initiative between University of Melbourne and the…

Infiniti Doesn’t Want To Talk About Profitability

Infiniti’s new chairman of just a couple of weeks, Peyman Kargar, has given his first interview where he says he has a plan to make Infiniti “sustainable” if not profitable — a tall order since it got creamed last year. Being chairman of Infiniti is probably an impossible job, if we’re being…

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Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 14

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! Check out chapter fourteen today.

The Toyota Mega Cruiser Is 25 Years Old. You Know What That Means.

Back in 1995, Toyota was tasked with building a new all-terrain transport for the Japan Ground Self Defence Force, or JASDF. Clearly taking inspiration from the American Humvee, the vehicle Toyota put together combined off-road expertise gleaned from decades of Land Cruiser production with packaging big enough for military use….

This Is What It’s Like To Fly During The Pandemic

A week ago, I wasn’t writing because I had to fly back to America after being stuck abroad for months because of the covid-19 pandemic. The experience was. at once tremendously surreal but also surprisingly, even concerningly, normal. At least upon arrival at JFK, that is.

Confederate Symbols Are Pollution

Nearly 800 monuments celebrating the Confederacy stand in public spaces across the U.S. today. A growing number of these racist monuments are being covered in trash bags, spray painted, and beheaded as protests against police violence expand. Others have been toppled or removed altogether.

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Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 13

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!

A protected area in South Aceh, which is being burnt in preparation for the opening of a new palm oil plantation  (Photo: Getty)

To Stop Deforestation, Give People Money

Solutions to inequality are often portrayed as being at odds with environmental protection. It doesn’t have to be an either-or choice, though. A new study argues that an Indonesian program to help people out of poverty also saved trees. It shows that sometimes you just need to give people money.

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How Deadpool Found His Way Into a ‘Black Lives Matter’ Mural

Even as statues commemorating the worst atrocities of the last thousand years continue to fall amid ongoing protests sparking by the police killing of George Floyd, several major cities have erected their own works of art (if only temporarily) to celebrate the movement for black lives sweeping the U.S. and…