Infiniti Doesn’t Want To Talk About Profitability

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…

Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 14

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.

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

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

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.

Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 13

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!

To Stop Deforestation, Give People Money

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.

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

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…

Psyduck Is All of Us in This, the Most Relatable Toy of the Week

Psyduck Is All of Us in This, the Most Relatable Toy of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, Gizmodo’s regular round up of the coolest toys and collectibles we’ve seen on the internet lately. This week: Lego gets its build-a-bot on with a new Mindstorms set; for once, someone decides to make an Iron Man figure that’s not actually Iron Man; and Mezco…

Last Night’s Massive NASCAR Power Saw Is Totally Legal For Now

Last Night’s Massive NASCAR Power Saw Is Totally Legal For Now

Many of you watching last night’s NASCAR race may have experienced a bit of deja vu as you watched a pit crew pull out a massive powered cutoff wheel and starting hacking their Toyota to pieces. But unlike the last time it happened, it’s totally within the rules this time.