Top officials at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration violated the agency’s scientific integrity rules when they debased themselves to back up Donald Trump’s incorrect assertion that Hurricane Dorian could strike Alabama last year, an internal investigation has shown. Regardless, everyone involved appears to be bound to get off scot-free.
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…
We know that the cops surveil us at protests, which is why you generally should be cautious about posting crowd photos and get a burner. Now, the Wall Street Journal reports, Democratic voter registration groups have jumped on the BLM surveillance bandwagon, collaborating with the tech firms in order to…
Roughly 19,469 kg of ground beef products that were shipped to stores across the United States are being recalled over concerns that the meat may have been contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.
The Solar Orbiter project, a collaboration between the European Space Agency and NASA, has begun a critical new stage of the mission after the probe’s first close encounter with the Sun.
A few months ago, the Surface Duo ” might go on sale significantly earlier than Microsoft’s original late 2020 release date. But now, based on new rumours, it appears that one of Microsoft’s main goals for Surface Duo’s early arrival is to beat Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Fold 2 to market.
With being released, how were movie awards going to be impacted? It was a question many film fans have had and now there’s an answer. It’s all just getting pushed back.
A greenish-blue fireball streaked across the skies over Australia last night, in an event captured by awe-struck observers on the ground.
The end of the road for a potential covid-19 treatment once heralded as a “game changer” by President Trump seems to have arrived. On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration revoked its emergency use authorization of the related drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine for covid-19, after a review of the evidence…
It may not be immediately clear why a cyber libel case from the Philippines matters in the U.S., but the guilty verdict for Maria Ressa, the chief executive of an independent news site called Rappler, has serious implications for the free press and free speech worldwide.
Two years ago, Gizmodo shared author Molly Tanzer’s Victorian fantasy novel Creatures of Will & TemperÂ in serialisedÂ 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.
Executives at Rio Tinto are not sorry for destroying a 46,000-year-old Aboriginal heritage site in the state of Western Australia, according to a secret recording obtained by the Australian Financial Review. The mining company had previously expressed regret for the distress caused to some people, but didn’t actually apologise for…
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….
Two of Microsoft’s best laptops are now on sale at the Microsoft Store. Grab a bargain on the Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3 in time for EOFY.
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.
If you’re part of the growing chorus of folks around the world looking for ways to support the Black Lives Matter movement, there’s Southern Poverty Law Centre! But what you can’t do ” at least according to YouTube ” is pull those funds from advertising on the platform.
Officials in California and Washington State are investigating Amazon’s business practices with a focus on whether the tech giant abuses its power over third-party sellers on its online marketplace, according to reports from the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
A recent conversation between employees at Gizmodo (a science and technology website) has led to an ongoing dialogue about the value of pastries.
Nearly 800 monuments celebrating the Confederacy stand in public spaces across the U.S. today. A growing number of these racist monumentsÂ are being covered in trash bags, spray painted, and beheaded as protests against police violence expand. Others have been toppled or removed altogether.
Two years ago, Gizmodo shared author Molly Tanzer’s Victorian fantasy novel Creatures of Will & TemperÂ in serialisedÂ 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!
It’s a pretty harrowing being a trans person in the world right now, what with American policymakers taking away our rights and Big Finish. She’ll be the Doctor’s first trans companion, and the first canonically trans character in the series.
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.
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…
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…
Doctors in Vietnam this week say that they’ve made a mysterious and — if accurate — alarming discovery: A local resident has been infested with the nearly extinct Guinea worm. But Guinea worm experts are still trying to confirm whether this case is the genuine article, and if so, how…
The novel coronavirus pandemic’s effects have already been felt far and wide, in what the covid-19 pandemic has done to them, their art, and the industry.
Ancient bow-and-arrow technology dating back some 48,000 years has been discovered in a Sri Lankan cave, making it the oldest evidence of archery to be found in this part of the world.
Tesla released its 2019 Impact Report touting its sustainability this week. In it, the electric car and renewable energy firm touted a bevy of accomplishments.
Earlier this week, the U.S. reached another sad milestone in the covid-19 pandemic, with the country now reporting over 2 million confirmed cases of the viral disease, along with at least 115,000 deaths.
Oh, you thought Netflix’s final season of German series Dark, the village of Winden starts seeing double — as it turns out, time travel isn’t the only apocalyptic thing on the menu.
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.
Scrabble Go is perfect for those wanting to log in for a non-committal game with a stranger but like Words With Friends before it, people are complaining it’s rife with harassment and potential scams.