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10 Last-Minute Christmas Gifts For Under a Tenner

Whether you need to buy a stocking filler to finish off someone’s present haul, or want ideas for a simple quick gift for a co-worker’s Secret Santa – we have collected together 10 fun gifts that cost £10 or less. Cheapskates, rejoice! Read More >>

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7 Gadgets and Accessories to Give as Ganja Gifts

For all the bath smellies and boxes of chocolate in the world, there will always be some people who would rather be granted a gift that’s a little more...alternative...this Christmas. So if there’s a person in your life who enjoys a bit of bud now and again, here are some ideas that go a bit further than the usual Christmas-gift fare. Read More >>

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The Giz UK Halloween Hub of Horrors 2016: Fright Films, Crap Costumes, Creepypasta and More

Isn't it scary how quickly another Halloween has come a-knocking? Fear not, we must savour this spooky day in the face of the nation going down Christmas hill once the All Hallows' Eve hangovers have evaporated. Read More >>

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12 More Viral Images That Are Totally Fake

Do you ever feel like half the images you see online are fake? So do we. Below we’ve pulled together twelve photos and GIFs that have been floating around the internet recently. And they’re all fake. Read More >>

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The 14 Craziest, Most Dangerous Airports in the World

This article was first published on July 21st, 2015, and we have brought it back to your attention for our Giz UK Transport Week. Enjoy! Read More >>

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18 Scifi and Fantasy Novels You Should Add to Your Bookshelves This June

It’s June, and that means a whole new cohort of books coming out to load up on this month. We’ve got new books from established pros Stephen Baxter, Brenda Cooper and Naomi Novik, as well as exciting new debuts from Malka Older, Yoon Ha Lee, and Joe Zieja! You’re going to be very busy reading with this lot. Read More >>

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Recently Declassified Photos Show the Birth of the Soviet Space Programme

Kapustin Yar (known today as Znamensk) is one of the Soviet Union’s first rocket launch and missile development sites. The test ground was established on May 13, 1946, and to mark its 70th anniversary Russia’s Defense Ministry has declassified revealing photographs of the site that offer a peak inside the top secret military complex. Read More >>

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Seven Easy Ways Scientists Get Rid of Gravity For Experimentation

Sometimes you just need to cut loose—from the Earth’s gravity. Want to feel what it’s like to be free from gravity, but can’t get yourself to the ISS? You’ve got some options. Read More >>

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10 Things You Might Not Know About John Carpenter’s Cult Classic ‘They Live’

John Carpenter’s 1988 They Live is set in a dystopian version of Los Angeles where aliens are covertly controlling every aspect of human life. It stars a professional wrestler (Roddy Piper, who passed away last year) and contains one of the most epic fight scenes ever. Naturally, it’s a cult classic. But did you know... Read More >>

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Here’s How Spacecraft Dashboards Evolved, and Where They’re Headed

When you drive, the second most important thing you should keep your eyes on is the dashboard of your car (the first thing being the road). In space, however, it’s the controls that are the most essential for navigating and operating your spacecraft. From Gagarin to Scott Kelly, here’s a brief visual history of the human-spacecraft interface. Read More >>

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12 of the Worst Natural Disasters Ever (That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of)

Which natural disaster is the worst of all? Events that stick in people's minds are travesties such as the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and following tsunami, or further back in time the volcanic eruptions of Krakatoa and Mount Vesuvius. It turns out though, that there have been far more devastating events to shake our Earth. Read More >>

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The Best Drone for Every Beginner

So, you want to learn to pilot a drone, but aren’t sure where to start? Gizmodo ordered a fleet of beginner’s drones and handed them off to a total drone newbie (me) to test. The best and worst of what I found — plus many, many crashes — is all ahead. Read More >>

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The Evolution of Canned Food and Drink in 38 Pictures

Canned foods made their debut on store shelves in the 19th century, and they’ve only become more common ever since. From your local deli to supermarkets, you can find pretty much anything — from tuna to pineapple — in canned form. But how did we get here? The history of canned food is more intricate than you’d think, and includes new inventions and changes in method and design that bring us to the canned goods we eat today. Read More >>

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19 Weird and Wonderful Comic Book Adaptations Every Comic Fan Should Watch

For every good comic-book adaptation, ten embarrassingly bad ones are created as well, leaving comic book fans with a plethora of B-movie-mediocrity to trawl through. I've selected 19 weird, wonderful and laughably appalling adaptations that any die-hard comic fan (or newbie looking for a place to start) simply must see. Read More >>

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10 Incredibly Stupid Ways That Superheroes and Villains Have Died

Superhero comics are full of death-defying action... that sometimes results in actual death. And for every epic, brilliant final stand, there's a death that's less than satisfying. There are plenty of candidates for the worst superhero and villain deaths of all time. But here are the 10 stupidest ways that comics characters have died. Read More >>