cameras
This New Super 8 Camera Captures Nostalgia in a Flash

Super 8 broke onto the scene as an entry-level option for every back-garden film-maker of the 1960s and '70s. However, it soon fell into film-format purgatory when digital film spread throughout both the professional and amateur market as a more dominant preference. And after a long hibernation, it might be making a comeback thanks to a new camera that runs on Super 8. Read More >>

science
This Tiny, Inexpensive Microchip Can Diagnose Diabetes Instantaneously

Stanford researchers recently published work on a small microchip they've developed that scans for diabetes in a fraction of the time of current tests. Additionally, their test is reusable for upwards of 15 patients, can be performed on site, and is more accurate in differentiating the biomarkers that distinguish type 1 and type 2 diabetes. In other words, it's a major milestone in diabetes research. Read More >>

microsoft
Microsoft’s AI is on it’s Way to Identifying the Whole World

Yesterday at the annual Research Faculty Summit, Microsoft showed off a pretty impressive advancement in its AI tech. An app, entitled Project Adam, is poised to identify all of its surroundings just like a Fire Phone without the merchandise hooks. The app is still in development but shows promising results. Read More >>

security
The Self-Checkout Security Checkpoint Passed its First Big Test

Tiresome airport security lines may be a thing of the past as a new, self-managed security device successfully passed its real world debut at an Australia-Spain World Cup match in Curitiba, Brazil last month. The only folks not excited about the new security measure are die hard fans of the those teams. Read More >>

happy hour
The Miracle Stick That Makes Wine Taste Better in Seconds

The tricky thing about wine—especially the fancy stuff—is that since it gets better with age, what you buy off the shelf isn't necessarily always at its peak. A few seconds with the Clef du Vin, though, will age it to perfection. And, if you're not careful, all the way around to bad again. Read More >>

sports
The Story Behind the Foam That World Cup Refs Use to Stop Cheating

If you've been enjoying any of the World Cup matches over the last several days, you've likely seen a new addition to the referee's arsenal: a spray-on foam. And if you're not a football expert, you've probably wondered where it came from. Read More >>

appliances
This Vacuum Brewer Infuses Your Tea (or Booze) With Almost Anything

With mixology and DIY designer beverages on the rise, it's no wonder that users want more control. Enter BKON's new Craft Brewer, an impressive piece of machinery that infuses liquids in a perfect vacuum. Gizmodo recently got a hands-on demo at the iconic Counter Culture in Soho, New York. This thing can brew. Read More >>

architecture
Abu Dhabi’s New Park Will Hide a 30-Acre Oasis Below Parched Desert

The United Arab Emirates has been overrun with a surge of costly and extravagant developments over the past decade including the Palm Islands and Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Now, a 125,000-square-metre park in Abu Dhabi will join them—but this isn't your average mega-development. Read More >>

architecture
This Twisting Mirror Bridge Reflects Every Detail of a Shanghai Street

UNStudio has created a beautifully constructed archway that brightens up the retail sphere of Xintiandi Mall in China. Because it's lined with mirrors, you can track your movements from beginning to end and watch your surroundings skip playfully across the different planes of the mall's entrance. It's like walking down the inside of a wormhole—except you stay safely grounded in both time and space. Read More >>

collection
Eight Buildings Designed to Incorporate the Trees Around Them

Architecture has a rich history of unapologetically demanding massive amounts of land to create man's vision over nature's. However, a more conscientious and natural approach to architecture has emerged to quell our territorial imperialism over mother nature. It's about time. Read More >>