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Spider Eating a Pygmy Possum Is Obviously Australian
That’s a photo of a huntsman spider eating a pygmy possum. Yikes!Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
The New York Subway Is Afraid of the Humble Vulva
A startup focused on sexual wellness is suing the New York public transit system after its sex toy ad campaign was rejected. The company, Dame Labs, includes a pretty exhaustive list of other sexually-oriented advertisements that the MTA has run, including erectile dysfunction medication, condoms, women’s libido…Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
The Original NES Console Had a Motion Control Joystick 15 Years Before the Nintendo Wii Did
Remember how the Wii’s groundbreaking motion controls helped Nintendo sell over 100 million consoles? Well, it turns out it wasn’t actually the first Nintendo console you could play by flailing around a joystick. Thanks to a third party accessory called the Hot Stik, the original NES had rudimentary motion controls…Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems
New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject to many urban problems we’re familiar with today, including overcrowding, interpersonal violence, and sanitation issues. Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Why Is It Raining so Much This Year?
The atmosphere has been heaving rain at the eastern U.S. like kids lob water balloons at a water fight. The never-ending barrage of rain has left the Midwest flooded, the Gulf of Mexico primed for a huge dead zone, and New Yorkers who walk everywhere stuck with perennially soggy shoes. Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Amazon Constructed a Super Mario Maker 2 Preorder Discount, For Prime Members Only
Amazon’s $10 video game preorder credits seem to have gone the way of the dodo, but that doesn’t mean you can’t save a few bucks. Super Mario Maker 2 for Switch is discounted to $52 right now for Prime members, the best price we’ve seen so far. Note: Discount shown at checkout. Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Why We Will Always Love the Humble Heroism of Captain Picard
“It’s for the children...I’m a role model,” Jean-Luc Picard awkwardly jokes when a Starfleet Admiral hailing the Enterprise notices the rainbow-colored “Captain Picard Day” banner in the background of their communique in “The Pegasus.” Twenty-four years after he first said it, it’s not just the kids aboard the …Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
My New Hero Is This Woman Who Turned Her Tesla Model 3 Into a Pickup Truck
If you want an electric pickup truck, you sort of don’t have any options right now because none currently exist for the public to buy, at least here in the U.S. There’s the Rivian R1T, of course, but it isn’t available yet. And there’s the Tesla pickup truck which we’re told might happen this summer. So, if you want…Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
HP Spectre x360 15 Review: A Slick Laptop That's Nearly Ruined by One Stupid Mistake
The HP Spectre x360 15-inch laptop is a lovely machine. Impeccably designed, powerful enough for most big tasks, and featuring a new 15.6-inch OLED display that will make your eyes weep with joy. Too bad HP put a terrible trackpad on the thing.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
The Best Low-Cut Hiking Boots To Help Your Feet Fly Up the Trail
It’s a battle that continues to wage: hiking boots or trail runners? For many hikers, low-cut hiking boots are the happy middle ground, offering a solution that pleases most people. They are lighter that bulkier backpacking boots, but they offer more support than traditional trail running shoes. But now that you’ve…Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Tuesday's Best Deals: The Last Jedi, Puma, Philips Hue, Cat and Dog Gold Box, and More
A J.Crew Factory sale, Diablo III: Eternal Edition, GoodThreads sale, and an Anker dash cam lead off a Tuesday’s best deals.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Five Massive Screw-ups That Wouldn't Have Happened If We All Just Used the Metric System
Almost every country in the world uses metric measurements. Every country except for the United States that is. It’s usually not a big problem. But there have been some close calls throughout history when people used metric instead of imperial, or vice versa with disastrous results.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Amazon Hacked and Slashed the Price of Fire Emblem Warriors Down to $22
Fire Emblem Warriors | $22 | AmazonRead more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Facebook Announces Libra, Digital Currency on the Blockchain That Doesn't Actually Need to Be on the Blockchain
Facebook and 27 other partner companies formally announced this morning they plan to launch a digital currency called Libra in the first half of 2020. And if they pull it off, Libra could become the standard digital currency around the world.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Neo-Nazi Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison For Sharing Video of Mosque Massacre and Calling it 'Awesome'
Philip Arps was sentenced in a New Zealand court today for sharing video of the Christchurch massacre, a terrorist attack on two mosques that killed 51 people on March 15. Arps, who has compared himself favorably to Adolf Hitler’s deputy Rudolf Hess, pleaded guilty to two counts of sharing the video and received a…Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
4 Things We Loved, and 3 We Didn't Like So Much About Jessica Jones Season 3
Every so often, you come across a season of a television show that’s so generally strong that even the things you don’t particularly like about it are still rather solid. Jessica Jones’ third and final outing is precisely that kind of season.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Twitch Sues To Identify People Who Uploaded Christchurch Shooting Video
The popular livestream website Twitch is suing anonymous users to find out the identities of 100 people who recently violated its terms of service by uploading content including the deadly Christchurch terrorist shooting and hardcore pornography.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Harvard Scientists Make 'Landmark' Discovery in Synthesizing Anti-Cancer Molecules Found in Sea Sponges
Harvard and Japanese scientists say they’ve made a “landmark” discovery in cancer drug development. In a new study published Monday, they say they have finally found a way to synthesize in bulk a complex class of promising cancer-fighting molecules derived from sea sponges. Their new strategy has already helped speed…Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Accidental Kitty Cat Filter Undermines Pakistani Minister's Serious Livestream
No, Shaukat Yousafzai is not a furry. The regional Pakistani minister just happened to be on the wrong (perhaps right?) end of a social media snafu. During a press briefing that was streamed on Facebook Live, an AR cat filter was left on, leaving Yousafzai with dainty pink ears, whiskers, and a bit of a blush.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
iOS 13 Will Finally Support NFC ID Scanning in a Few Countries
iPhones have had NFC chips since the iPhone 6, but previously, Apple only allowed NFC to be used for making purchases with Apple Pay. But in iOS 13, Apple is expanding the use of NFC to other apps, and even though iOS won’t officially be available until later this fall, countries including Japan and Germany are…Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
What's the Best Chip Clip?
Everyone likes to make jokes about socks disappearing in the wash, but I posit that chip clips are even more likely to vanish without a trace. Seriously, I bought a pack of four of them just a couple of months ago, and they’re already all gone. This is not my fault! It’s the nature of chip clips!Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Seriously, Walmart's $64 Tablet Is Kinda Good
There’s affordable, and then there’s cheap. At $64, Walmart’s exclusive 8-inch Onn Android Tablet is cheap with a capital C. That’s not necessarily a bad thing—the Amazon Fire tablet is similarly inexpensive and there’s something to be said for comfortably disposable tech. What it really comes down to is what sort of…Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Tree Believed to Have Inspired Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax Has Died
Theodor Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) once wrote his popular children’s books atop Mount Soledad in San Diego, California. From there, he could see a single Monterey Cypress tree that sat within Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, California. That tree is thought to have helped inspire The Lorax.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Learn More About Fast Color's Family of Creative Superheroines in This Exclusive Clip
Julia Hart’s Fast Color is unique amongst the vast majority of recent superhero movies because it tells the story of three generations of black women who all share metahuman abilities which allow them to create strange and powerful things. While most cape films focus on spectacles of destruction, Fast Color instead…Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Monday's Best Deals: Aerie, Lawn Care Essentials, Wayfair, and More
A Cuisinart Gold Box, Nebula Capsule sale, Xbox One S bundles, and Walmart Groceries lead off a Monday’s best deals.Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
DC Universe's Titans Has Found Its Aqualad
There won’t be a new Pixar short in front of Toy Story 4. Peter Parker suits up a whole bunch in new Far From Home footage. Child’s Play’s weirdly hostile poster campaign reaches its inevitable conclusion. Jessica Parker Kennedy discusses the odds of her Flash return. Plus, what’s to come on Fear the Walking Dead.…Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Save On An Xbox One S Bundle, and Get a $50 Gift Card For Free
Xbox One S 1TB Battlefield V or NBA 2K19 Bundle plus a $50 gift card | $250 | TargetRead more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.
Which Extinct Animal Would Have Made the Best Pet?
With de-extinction hovering on the edge of being a thing, it is worth asking at least one question. That question is not “why?” or “is this a good idea??”—if it can be done, it will be, and that’s that. No—the question is: which formerly extinct animals should we domesticate? The cat/dog paradigm has reigned for far…Read more...Gizmodo - We come from the future.