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Making A Crystal Chandelier Is Such A Beautifully Complicated Process

Making A Crystal Chandelier Is Such A Beautifully Complicated Process

Making and bending and shaping crystal into what you want it to be looks like so much fun. The piping hot crystal (which is made from a mixture of silica sand, lead, potash and other ingredients) is heavier and more sparkling than glass and glows this vibrant hue that doesn’t…

I Now Have A Robot Editing All Of My Emails For Me

I Now Have A Robot Editing All Of My Emails For Me

Gizmodo Reviews Editor Sean Hollister and I have a problem: we’re long time friends but we totally suck at communicating over email. We misunderstand each other and fight a lot. It’s terrible. Today I found a web app called “Crystal” that promises to fix that. It’s editing this post right…

Inside The Design Of The New Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball

Inside The Design Of The New Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball

The bright ball that hovers over Times Square on New Year’s Eve is special this year. Sure, it’s iconic and colourful and mesmerising as it always is. This year, however, the ball will captivate us all with a brand new crystal coating. And, boy, is it pretty.