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  • This Fake Classical Painting Turns Peepholes Into Murder Mystery Props

    31 October 2014, 10:31 am by: Andrew Liszewski

    You might think that peephole on your front door gives you the upper hand when it comes to ignoring unwanted visitors, but to the person on the other side of the door it's obvious you're watching them. You can make it slightly less obvious, though, with this…
  • Today's Your Chance to Upgrade to This Hackable 802.11ac Router

    31 October 2014, 10:15 am by: Shep McAllister, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister, Commerce Team to Gizmodo

    Everyone remembers those classic blue Linksys routers of yore, so while the Linksys WRT1900AC may exude nostalgia , its technology is all brand new.Read more...
  • A Giant Drill Came This Close to Tearing Through a Packed NYC Subway Car

    31 October 2014, 9:55 am by: Ashley Feinberg

    A whole bunch of Queens commuters almost got to star in their very own horror movie yesterday when a rogue contractor accidentally bored through an F-train subway tunnel with a 10-inch drill bit. So, uh, happy Halloween. Or something.Read more...
  • 7 Half-Assed, Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

    31 October 2014, 9:48 am by: Mario Aguilar

    You hate Halloween. Now you have to go to a party, and you don't have the guts to not dress up. You're screwed, but don't worry, not so screwed that you can't make a good showing.Read more...
  • Deadspin How Muhammad Ali's Rope-A-Dope Myth Suckered America | Gawker A Child's Treasury of This Ye

    31 October 2014, 9:11 am by: Jane-Claire Quigley on Kinja Roundup, shared by Brian Barrett to Gizmodo

    Deadspin How Muhammad Ali's Rope-A-Dope Myth Suckered America | Gawker A Child's Treasury of This Year's Most Offensive Halloween Costumes | io9 10 Tropes Involving Fantasy Weapons That Should Die In A Fire | Kotaku School Tries To Recreate Studio Ghibli…
  • The World's Smallest 3D Printer Costs Less Than $300

    31 October 2014, 9:09 am by: Andrew Liszewski

    The two biggest factors when it comes to choosing a printer are price and capacity. The bigger an item you want to print, the more expensive the printer will be. But if you've decided to just tip-toe into the world of 3D printing, and are just testing the…
  • 7 Brilliant Facebook Cover Photos Just in Time For Halloween

    31 October 2014, 9:01 am by: Eric Limer

    Too lazy to whip up a Halloween costume? It's fine; you can just dress up your Facebook cover photo. Too lazy to do that? Just take a look at these clever cover photos, change you profile picture to a pumpkin, and imagine what it'd be like to be more creative.…
  • The Best Free Android Apps in Amazon's Hallowe'en Giveaway

    31 October 2014, 8:59 am by: Jamie Condliffe

    The Amazon Appstore already gives away one free app each day, but today it's decided give away 30 apps, worth a combined total of $115, for free to anyone with an Android phone. Here are the pick of the bunch that you should download first.Read more...
  • This Is Why National Parks Are So Important

    31 October 2014, 8:15 am by: Attila Nagy

    This incredible satellite image is of the dormant volcano of Egmont National Park on New Zealand's North Island. And that clear, sharp boundary on the left is where the park stops and human kind starts.Read more...
  • Google Fined $2,000 for Street View Cleavage Shot

    31 October 2014, 7:45 am by: Gary Cutlack - Gizmodo UK

    Google has been handed a fine from a Canadian court, after it was found to have embarrassed a lady and invaded her privacy by sticking a photo of her cleavage on Street View.Read more...
  • Hungary Withdraws Its Proposed Internet Tax—For Now

    31 October 2014, 7:15 am by: Jamie Condliffe

    Following continued protests , Hungary's Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, has announced that he's withdrawing plans for his proposed Internet tax —at least for now.Read more...
  • NASA's Cassini spacecraft catches a glimpse of bright sunlight reflecting off the hydrocarbon seas o

    31 October 2014, 6:45 am by: Jamie Condliffe

    NASA's Cassini spacecraft catches a glimpse of bright sunlight reflecting off the hydrocarbon seas of Saturn's large moon Titan. [NASA]Read more...
  • Google Calendar's been updated so now you don't need to refresh for new appointments to appear.

    31 October 2014, 6:31 am by: Jamie Condliffe

    Google Calendar's been updated so now you don't need to refresh for new appointments to appear. Finally.Read more...
  • How to Make People Feel Comfortable In Front of a Camera (With Science)

    31 October 2014, 6:00 am by: Jamie Condliffe on Reframe, shared by Jamie Condliffe to Gizmodo

    Many people, even those who are usually confident and outgoing, can shrink into themselves in front of a camera. In this video, headshot photographer Peter Hurley teams up with psychologist Anna Rowley to explain how you can overcome that problem.Read more...
  • Don't Panic: The Ozone Hole's Holding Steady

    31 October 2014, 5:15 am by: Jamie Condliffe

    Despite research suggesting that the ozone layer is still being chewed apart , NASA's most recent study of the Antarctic ozone hole reveals it isn't getting any larger .Read more...
  • Serious users of Google's Wallet rejoice: now it can auto-withdraw funds from your bank and send low

    31 October 2014, 4:45 am by: Jamie Condliffe

    Serious users of Google's Wallet rejoice: now it can auto-withdraw funds from your bank and send low balance alerts so you never run out of cash.Read more...
  • No matter how hard you squint and stare, no matter how many you have to try, why do Captcha codes ne

    31 October 2014, 4:15 am by: Jamie Condliffe

    No matter how hard you squint and stare, no matter how many you have to try, why do Captcha codes never seem to get any damn easier? [Truth Facts]Read more...
  • A magnificent photo of the Milky Way arching over Devils Tower

    31 October 2014, 3:04 am by: Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo

    NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day is featuring this extraordinary 16-photo panorama by astrophotographer David Lane: The Milky Way arching over the Devils Tower, in northeastern Wyoming. I keep looking expecting the UFOs from Close Encounters to zoom into…
  • I would sell a piece of my soul to have this cocktail right now

    31 October 2014, 2:19 am by: Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo

    Not only it gives me great pleasure to watch this bartender preparing a Rum Martínez but it whets my thirst to no end. And to top it all, it is made with my favorite rum: Zacapa Centenario 23. I just want this magic potion right now.Read more...
  • Disgruntled Pentium 4 Owners Can Get a $15 Settlement From Intel

    31 October 2014, 1:52 am by: Chris Mills

    Thanks to a settlement in a long-running class-action lawsuit, Intel is now offering fifteen shiny dollars to anyone who bought a Pentium 4-powered PC almost fifteen years ago. One dollar per year of lying and misery that you've had to suffer. Read more...
  • Mystery Drones Have Been Flying Over France's Nuclear Power Plants

    31 October 2014, 12:30 am by: Chris Mills

    Le Monde reports that quadrotors of various shapes and sizes have been flying over some of France's (numerous) nuclear power plants over the course of the past few weeks, causing mild alarm, embarrassment for the Air Force that's supposed to police the air…
  • Look at the size of Rosetta's comet compared to a 747!

    31 October 2014, 12:05 am by: Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo

    Holy crap, this is amazing. Imgur user grouchymcsurly made this incredible size comparison between the stinky comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and a Boeing 747-400. It really puts it in perspective. This thing is incredibly huge!Read more...
  • Here's Two More Samsung Phones You Probably Shouldn't (And Can't) Buy

    30 October 2014, 11:13 pm by: Chris Mills

    The latest things to dance out of Samsung's hyperactive R&D department are the A5 and A3, a pair of all-metal, super-thin phones aimed at teenagers. However, they're also "optimized for social networking" and feature a "5MP Camera For Unmatched Selfies", which…
  • Hilarious animation shows how it's not fun being a skeleton

    30 October 2014, 11:01 pm by: Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

    These are great. Gentleman Scholar made these amusing animations called The Trials and Tribulations of Being a Skeleton and it shows how daily life—like sports and gravity and puberty and first days—for a skeleton isn't a lot of fun. Watch them, they're…
  • Creepy App Uses Healthkit To Say How Long You Have To Live

    30 October 2014, 10:30 pm by: Chris Mills

    Most Healthkit apps are single-mindedly practical, created with the sole aim of making you healthier or tracking your sleep. This app is the opposite. This app wants to creep you out big time. Read more...

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