security
How Trump’s Stooge in Congress Fucked Up His Wiretapping Investigation

Meet Devin Nunes. The Republican congressman from California is the chair of the House Intelligence Committee and earned his badge of infamy this week when he claimed that President Trump and his associates were “incidentally monitored.” On Friday, Nunes backed down from that claim. Very embarrassing. Read More >>

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This Silly Button From Logitech Made My Smart Home Fun Again

I have issues with smart home technology. The promise of a Jetsons-style, automated living environment has never been closer, but the experience basically sucks right now. After spending a few weeks with a programmable button by Logitech, however, I feel suddenly hopeful. Read More >>

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This Nest Security Flaw Is Remarkably Dumb

The internet has made it supremely easy to install connected security cameras wherever you want. Unfortunately for Nest, that easy connectivity makes it simple for hackers to disable its cameras with just a few keystrokes. And that’s a very bad feature for a security camera. Read More >>

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This Time Lapse of Cell Division in a Tadpole Egg Is Freaky and Beautiful

The creation of new life is a miracle, but ugh, it sure can take forever. Thanks to the wonders of time lapse photography, however, one YouTuber was able to cut the entire development cycle of a tadpole down to just 20 seconds. It almost looks fake, but it’s as real as life gets. Read More >>

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Wait, Crabs Can Climb Trees?!

Scientists recently discovered a new species of crab in Hong Kong. It’s very tiny, less than a centimeter long. It also climbs trees, which is terrifying. Read More >>

politics
What Happened to Donald Trump’s Unsecured Tweet Machine?

It’s hard to know exactly what’s going on inside the White House these days. Is Jared Kushner still pouting the corner? Probably. Is Kellyanne Conway still putting her feet on the furniture? Surely. Is Trump still eating Big Macs on silver platters while he tweets from an old, unsecured Android phone? Actually, maybe not. Read More >>

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How to Buy Your Personal Domain Name Before Some Dumb Troll Does

It’s come to our attention that Martin Shkreli, the dagger-faced pharma bro who won’t leave the world alone, is buying up domains for the names of journalists who have written about him. He even targeted Gizmodo writers. Let’s make sure this doesn’t happen to you. Read More >>

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Watch a Guy Install Every Version of Windows and Draw Dicks in All of Them

Just for fun, a random YouTuber upgraded a single computer from Windows 1.0 to Windows 10 — including every version in between. Seeing the whole process unfold before your eyes is nostalgic as hell. Watching a guy draw dicks in every version of Windows is a little weird, though. Read More >>

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Google Street View Won’t Let Me Jump Inside This Volcano

Imagine my excitement when I saw the Google blog post about a new Street View adventure that took you inside of a volcano. I’ve always wanted to jump inside of a volcano! Then can you imagine my disappointment when I learned that the new Volcano View only lets you peer into the lava from the safety of the volcano’s rim. Very intense disappointment! Read More >>

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Watch a Giant Excavator Battle a Massive Trash Fire

Ever wonder what it looks like when a four-story-tall excavator faces off against several acres of burning trash and scraps? Well, wonder no more, dear reader. Read More >>

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Hackers Can Now Use Sound Waves to Take Control of Your Smartphone

There’s an old mantra in the security world that anything can be hacked. And the more complex our devices become, the more methods hackers dream up to break into them. Case in point: A team of researchers can use sound waves to control anything from a smartphone (seriously) to a car (theoretically). Read More >>

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How to Run Windows on an iPhone, No Jailbreak Required

Are you tired of using your iPhone to do all kinds of iPhone stuff? Then check out this boredom cure that lets you install and run Windows XP on an iPhone 7 without jailbreaking the device. It’s just silly fun! Read More >>

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Alexa Combined With an Animatronic Skull Is a Very Creepy Hack

What’s even more unnerving than an artificially intelligent Big Mouth Billy Bass telling you about the weather? That’s easy. It’s an artificially intelligent animatronic skull telling you about the weather through a set of clacking teeth. The roving eyeballs are the creepiest part. Read More >>