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Here’s Footage of a Shark Fighting a T-Rex From The Final Sharknado Film

For years, the Sharknado film series has offered some of the most ridiculous nonsense to ever grace television. A one-off attempt at B-movie glory that struck apparent gold for Syfy, the series is now six movies deep, and, well, there’s only so much left to do. Read More >>

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Watch This Terrifying New Footage of California’s Fire Tornado

The Carr Fire is in the record books as one of California’s largest and most destructive fires in the US state's history. But it will also forever live in nightmares for unleashing one of the most terrifying spectacles on Earth in the form of a firenado. Read More >>

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This Beautiful Wooden Cabinet Hides the Most Fiendishly Complicated Puzzle I’ve Ever Seen

I enjoy a good puzzle (not the jigsaw kind) which is probably why I love games like The Legend of Zelda or The Room series on iOS. But as clever as I (mistakenly) believe I am, I don’t think I’d have any chance of discovering every last hidden panel, drawer, switch, and secret mechanism on this beautiful but fiendishly complicated puzzle desk from Craig Thibodeau. Read More >>

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Don Cheadle Voicing Donald Duck Is Everything

Donald Duck has one of the most distinct voices in pop culture. But what if he sounded completely different? Read More >>

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John Krasinski Is a Killer Robot In Netflix’s New Animated Film, Next Gen

In Next Gen, a young girl befriends a hyper-intelligent killer robot voiced by John Krasinski, and the pair team up to save the world from a madman. Read More >>

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This £470 Shoelace-Tying Robot Was Built on a Shoestring Budget

With a budget of just $600 (£470) — a mere pittance compared to what robots like ATLAS cost to develop — students from the University of California’s Davis’ College of Engineering created a machine that’s capable of tying a shoe all by itself. Read More >>

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Watch Gal Gadot Get Fast and Furious as Vanellope’s Speed Racer Mentor in Ralph Breaks the Internet

Looks like Vanellope’s about to get some stiff competition (and a new best friend) on the racing circuit. Disney has just announced that Wonder Woman herself, Gal Gadot, will be playing a character named Shank, a street racer in a tough online racing game, in Ralph Breaks the Internet. Considering her past with The Fast and the Furious, it’s basically like coming home. Read More >>

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The Only Known Sound in Space Is This ‘Singing’ Black Hole

Everyone knows there is no sound in space. After all, a sound wave requires a medium, like air or water, to travel through, and space is mostly a vacuum. But in studying a nearby galaxy cluster, astronomers detected a true occurrence of sound in space – and in this case, the incredibly deep sound was coming from a black hole. Read More >>

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The New Extended Trailer for Maniac Gives Us ‘Some Multi-Reality Brain Magic Shit’

Netflix has released the first full trailer for Maniac, the surreal mind-numbing experience from The Leftovers’ Patrick Somerville and director Cary Fukunaga (Beasts of No Nation). Read More >>

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Ant-Man and the Wasp’s Director Dissects One of the Movie’s Huge Fights

Making a fight scene for a big superhero movie is complicated. Making a fight scene where the heroes are constantly shrinking and growing is even more complicated. Read More >>

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The Newest Gen:Lock Teaser Offers an Early Look at the Show’s Mecha Action

Gen:Lock, the newest series from Rooster Teeth, is a bit shrouded in mystery. We know there are giant robots and some big names, but we’ve seen scant little of the intriguing series in action. This new teaser gives us a bit more to go on. Read More >>

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Cool Fan Film Envisions a New Chapter in the Cloverfield Sci-Fi Saga

The Cloverfield universe might have hit a major snag with the latest film, Cloverfield: Paradox, but a new fan film is (unofficially) continuing the saga in a way that makes me want to give J.J. Abrams a call and tell him: “Hey, J.J! It’s your cousin, Marvin Abrams. You know that new film you’ve been looking for? Well listen to this!” Read More >>

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Lego Batman, Superman, and Emmet Star in the Best Airline Safety Video You’ve Ever Seen

In the escalating arms race that is entertaining airline safety videos, Turkish Airlines has just dropped the equivalent of the atomic bomb on its competitors. Its new in-flight video features characters from The Lego Movie inside a fantastically detailed Lego aeroplane. It’s...awesome. Read More >>

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We Built This Massive Lego Voltron So You Don’t Have To

We love any excuse to foster our inner children. For Gizmodo video producer Tom Caswell, that opportunity came with Lego’s new Classic Voltron Set. It’s 2,300 pieces of 1980s Lego perfection that we put together over the course of eight glorious hours. Of course, we know not everyone has the time for that—so check out our timelapse video construction of the almighty Voltron, which went on sale yesterday. Read More >>