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How the Video Age Was Born, Decades Before YouTube

Video is the defining medium of the 21st century, thanks to the rise of the internet. But its origins go back much further, to the late 1960s, when the first portable devices emerged. It was a watershed moment in history—and our short documentary explains why. Read More >>

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That Time We Turned Coke Into Whiskey

Think you can only make whiskey from rye or barley? Think again. At least at Brooklyn's Kings County Distillery, they've made the spirit with some crazy components. When Gizmodo stopped by for a visit earlier this week, we spent a fascinating day with co-founder Colin Spoelman as he pulled some transubstantiating magic and turned Coca Cola into whiskey. Read More >>