halloween
Gizmodo UK’s Halloween Hub of Horrors 2018: Petrifying Pumpkins, Frightful Films and Creepy Costumes

It's almost Halloween! That means it's an excuse to dress up like something spooky, eat a load of sweets and go and annoy strangers by knocking on their door. Well, providing you're under the age of about 12 that is. For the rest of us, it's a chance to complain about how Americanised the UK has become... while secretly looking for an excuse to dress up like a stormtrooper. Read More >>

sport
Swimming in a Canal? Beat the Elements With a High-Tech Wetsuit

Just how nutty do you have to be to get up at the crack of dawn, don a high-tech wetsuit and then try to swim your way through 420 metres of ice cold water and climb 18 metres over seven canal lock gates in the middle of Glasgow? Quite nutty we’d say, but around 600 athletes did that at the weekend as part of Red Bull’s Neptune Steps event, held in the Maryhill Locks area of Scotland’s largest city. The gruelling challenge is already in its fourth year and there’s no shortage of competitors, with twice as many people taking part this year compared to the 2017 event. Read More >>

nasa
NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Takes Lovely Photos Of The Moon

Sure, you've seen the moon. But have you seen in HD? Read More >>

music
Prince’s Music is Coming to Spotify

As of Sunday 12th February, Prince's catalogue of music from his time at Warner Bros. from 1978 to 1996, including 1999, Diamonds and Pearls and Purple Rain, will be available on streaming service Spotify, as well as Apple Music and Napster. Read More >>

science
Supermarkets May Introduce “Plastic-Free” Aisles

Around 300 million tonnes of plastic are produced every year, and every year, 8 million tonnes end up in the ocean. You've probably seen the adverts and the documentaries: dead sea-birds cut open to reveal loads of tiny pieces of plastic in their stomachs, seals with six-pack rings around their necks, and that huge floating trash island in the Pacific. Read More >>

tv
You’ll Soon Be Able To Talk To Your Sky Q Box

In a presentation to industry bods, Sky has revealed that its plans for this year include adding voice search and later, full voice control to its Sky Q boxes. Read More >>

gaming
Video Game Speedrunning Marathon Raises Record-Breaking Charity Donation

Over the past week (8-15 January) Awesome Games Done Quick has been running on Twitch. Read More >>

dealzmodo
An LG G4 for £250 is Our “Smartphone Saver” Deal of the Day

Happy Monday, Giz UKers! Hmmm, "Happy Monday" isn't really thing people say, is it? Well, forget about all that and busy yourself checking out some of these great deals and savings. Read More >>

porn
This is What Manchester Wankers Search For on Pornhub

Manchester’s done well to establish itself as the home of the UK's third-largest population of sex-crazed Pornhub-bers. After digging out the stats with the porn giant, we’ve discovered that Mancunians have some unusual fantasies. ‘Gay daddy’ and ‘gay straight guys’ are right up there with ‘scally’ and ‘chav’ in the strangeness stakes, proving that the city’s retained its... edge. Read More >>

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Save £140 on a 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina With Our “Top Laptop” Deal of the Day

The tech and gadget thunderstorm that is CES may be starting to wind down but we bargain hunters of Dealzmodo aren't slowing in our hunt to bring you some great savings from across the interwebs, and at the top of today's pile of foraged bargains is a nice saving on one of Apple's shiny Retina-screened MacBooks. Read More >>

money
Today’s Dealz: Wii U Bundle, Sennheiser Earphones, Lenovo Flex 15 and Many More

Christmas isn't too far away, which means you'll inevitably have people round and they'll selfishly want entertaining. You can just sit in your armchair and get drunk while ignoring them. Unless you get a Wii that is. Read More >>

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Today’s Dealz: Samsung TV, Quadcopter, LCD Monitor and Many More

Have you got a fancy new console but your TV is a humming piece of crap that even an old-folks' home would throw out of the window? You need a new gogglebox don't you? Read More >>

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Today’s Dealz: Fire TV, Logitech Headphones, Samsung Micro SD and Many More

The console wars (64,000 casualties and millions injured) continue, with all the vendors giving your money the eye while you and your dough strut around like a prize bullock, presenting to all and sundry. Read More >>

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Todays Dealz: Blu-ray Sale, Blaupunkt Headphones, Lenovo Laptop, Hard Drives and Many More

Not enough films in your life and hate things buffering while you're watching? Well, buying physical copies of things need not bust your nether-regions and it is a million times better than going to a stinking cinema. Read More >>