gaming
How To Check If Your Graphics Card Is A Fake

It feels like these days everyone is out to scam you, even social media giants want some of the action. But what about the hardware inside your PC? You might think it's hard to fake a CPU or graphics card, but it is possible and it does happen. Read More >>

Tesla
Tesla Trademarks ‘Teslaquila’ For Real This Time

Earlier this year, Elon Musk tweeted a joke product for April Fools Day - a Tesla branded tequila. Read More >>

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Watch These Absolute Lads Play Football On Motorcycles

To be entirely honest with you, I would not ever look at a motorcycle and think, “I bet I could ride this and also kick a ball into a net while surrounded by other dudes on motorcycles trying to kick that ball away from me”. But I am not a badass. Read More >>

technology
‘Women Can’t Be The Only Advocates For Change’: Github’s Faten Healy On Diversity In STEM

"I was working at a tech conference and one of the attendees approached our booth as he had some questions, but he insisted on waiting for a man to answer the question for him," Faten Healy, Inside Solution Engineer at GitHub tells me a story familiar to many women working in tech. Read More >>

science
Would You Drink Whisky Or Wine Made Entirely In A Lab?

Talk to an aficionado and they'll tell you the main ingredient in any fine spirit is "time" — and money. But what if you could isolate the exact chemicals present in say, a 25-year Macallan, combine them with a neutral base and have something that tastes just as good without the wait and for a fraction of the price? Is that blasphemy... or science? Read More >>

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Remember That Time Microsoft Bailed Apple Out?

Apple has become the first U.S. company to hit $1 trillion in market value. Not bad for a company that used to be run out of a garage. Read More >>

google
Google Maps Is Now Google Globe

Flat maps are so 7000 BC. With modern computers, we have the technology to render the world in its true form (ignoring conspiracies): a globe. Or oblate spheroid, if you prefer. Which is why it's a surprise it took Google this long to adopt a rotatable, third-dimension for Maps. Read More >>

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LG Doesn’t Stand For ‘Life’s Good’

I've been in South Korea this week checking out a bunch of cool AI and robotics stuff, and I thought I'd share a little nugget of information that I picked up along the way — LG doesn't actually mean 'Life's Good'. Read More >>

internet
One of the Oldest Domains in the World, Stargate.com, Isn’t What You Think It Is

The race for domain names has been over for some time; as the adage goes: the good ones are all gone. So, back when the internet wasn't really a thing and you could pick any name for your website, what did people choose? Let's wind the clock back to 1985 and find out. Read More >>

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Here’s a Rubber Chicken Exhaust Mod Because There Is No God

Here at Gizmodo, we enjoy bringing your nightmares to life - so here is an instructional video from Russia on how to create a rubber chicken exhaust mod. Read More >>

Tesla
Tesla Already Releasing Firmware Updates After Reported Braking Issues

Last week news broke over a Consumer Reports review of the Tesla Model 3, which found it to have significant braking issues. Tesla CEO Elon Musk subsequently assured people on Twitter that this could be rectified with a firmware update. Read More >>

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Here’s What A SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Does To A Very Expensive Camera

When photographer Bill Ingalls set up his Canon 5DS to capture some remote shots of the May 22 launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, he was probably hoping to snap a few amazing shots. And he did... but his poor DLSR had to take one for the team for it to happen. Read More >>

cars
There’s A Nissan Leaf Convertible Now

Nissan has officially sold 100,000 of its Leaf in Japan. To celebrate this milestone, the company decided to produce a convertible version of its electric car, because why not? Read More >>

technology
CDs Are Starting To Rot

It has been almost 35 years since Polygram, Sony and Philips executives gathered at a German factory to get their hands on the first Compact Disc. Read More >>

cryptocurrency
This Cryptocurrency Heater Earns Ethereum While Keeping Your House Warm

Keeping crypto mining rigs nice and cool is no joke. Heck, people will submerge the darn things in non-conductive fluids to keep the heat at bay. But what if you could use that heat to keep yourself warm during winter, while making a few bucks on the side? Say hello to the world's first crypto heater, the QC-1. Read More >>