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  • This Faucet Sprayer's Flat Blade of Water Scrapes Dishes Clean

    20 April 2014, 11:00 am by: Andrew Liszewski

    If you're lucky enough to have a retractable sprayer attached to your kitchen faucet, you've probably noticed that its circular blast often isn't powerful enough to really scrape dishes clean. To fix that, Kohler is introducing what it calls Sweep spray…
  • This Week's Top Comedy Video: If Miyazaki Films Were Like Other Anime

    19 April 2014, 9:00 pm by: Splitsider

    Anime legend Hayao Miyazaki has a whimsical style and plot complexity all his own. But what if his masterpieces followed the anime tropes we know so well? Whoa Ponyo, you sure look, uh, different. Read more...
  • Take a Sip of a 3,300-Year-Old Danish Beer

    19 April 2014, 8:00 pm by: Robert Sorokanich

    Wanna get some real beer snob cred? With Egtved Girl's Brew, you can sneer at your friends' beers and their "founded in the 1800s" claims to authenticity. Because this beer's recipe is 3,300 years old. Now that's a legit brew. Read more...
  • Electronic Monocle Uses Biofeedback to Track Your Favorite Websites

    19 April 2014, 7:00 pm by: Robert Sorokanich

    The internet is a fire hydrant of content. Keeping track of the pages you enjoy is a pain. A team of UK design students has a conceptual solution: Amoeba, an electronic monocle that files away the pages you find most interesting, as measured by your…
  • LED Lights Are Ruining Laundry Detergent's White-Brightening Trick

    19 April 2014, 6:00 pm by: Robert Sorokanich

    LED lighting is great. The right bulb gives the same warm incandescent glow you love from a fraction of the energy. But there's a downside: while LEDs make cities look awesome , the most common type of LED lighting dims the ultraviolet trick laundry…
  • And now one freakin' huge explosion

    19 April 2014, 5:48 pm by: Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo

    One freakin' goddamn huge explosion at some open-pit mine or a road construction or who knows what. Don't know, don't care: It's a freakin' huge explosion. That's all, people. Enjoy.Read more...
  • Anti-Bus Laws, High Rents, and Pee: What's Ruining Our Cities This Week

    19 April 2014, 4:00 pm by: Alissa Walker

    Tennessee lawmakers tried to make Nashville's buses illegal, a dude pissed in a reservoir and Portland has to flush 38 million gallons of water, and—let's say it all together—the rent is too damn high. This is your weekly look at What's Ruining Our…
  • This week in Tech Reads: the biological basis behind yawning, the suspicious backroom deals that und

    19 April 2014, 3:30 pm by: Robert Sorokanich

    This week in Tech Reads: the biological basis behind yawning, the suspicious backroom deals that undergird "sound science," high-tech toilets, and a Silicon Valley inventor who's either a prolific genius or a criminal con-man. And more!Read more...
  • U.S. Gov't Changed Your HealthCare.gov Password Because of Heartbleed

    19 April 2014, 3:00 pm by: Robert Sorokanich

    Heartbleed, the gaping flaw that left the internet's security gate wide open for more than two years, is causing headaches for yet another site: the beleagured Healthcare.gov . The government says the site has not been compromised, but officials have reset…
  • Windows Phone, Haunted Houses, Muppets, and More

    19 April 2014, 2:00 pm by: Robert Sorokanich

    Well it was another busy week here at Gizmodo. On top of Utopia Week, our week-long look at past, present, and future visions of a perfect society, we brought you reviews of new phones, cameras, and smartwatches, a hard look at beginning a life without…
  • The Biggest Thing At The New York Auto Show Was Not A Car

    19 April 2014, 12:00 pm by: Michael Ballaban on Jalopnik, shared by Robert Sorokanich to Gizmodo

    The easiest way to determine "hype," whatever that is, for a product is to measure the size of its media scrum. New Mustang? Meh. How about a Mercedes? Borrrrring. But Honda just enthralled everybody with a 14-year old robot.Read more...
  • How To Pass a Urine Test (Or At Least Stand a Fighting Chance)

    19 April 2014, 12:00 pm by: Andrew Tarantola

    You've got enough to worry about for that upcoming job interview without stressing over whether or not you'll be judged by what you pee into a cup. And sometimes it's just too late to go all the way straight-and-narrow. Fortunately there are ways of maximizing…
  • Why Vinyl Is the Only Worthwhile Way to Own Music

    19 April 2014, 11:00 am by: Mario Aguilar

    On any given Tuesday in the 90s, I would hustle to the record store after school to gawk at the new releases. Occasionally, I would take a CD home, greedily tear it open, pop it into my boombox, and listen while I pretended to do my homework. This wonderful…
  • What Happens When You Give A Bunch Of Hotshot Pilots GoPros

    19 April 2014, 10:05 am by: Michael Ballaban on Jalopnik, shared by Robert Sorokanich to Gizmodo

    Some of the best pilots in the US Navy are assigned to fly Super Hornets from the USS George Washington. But just because you're the best at what you do, doesn't mean it's all seriousness, hard work, and downright tedium. Most of the time it looks like it's…
  • Holy Cow, Another Crazy Meteor Caught on Russian Dashcam

    19 April 2014, 9:59 am by: Robert Sorokanich

    Last night, yet another eye-searing blue meteor screamed across the dark Russian sky. Lucky for us, Russia is the land of dashcams, meaning that yet again , we get a driver's seat view of the phenomenon. How do you say "wow" in Russian?Read more...
  • Super Mario Song Played on Wine Glasses Sounds Just Like the Real Deal

    19 April 2014, 9:00 am by: Robert Sorokanich

    If you listened with your eyes closed, you'd think this was just a video of someone playing Super Mario Bros on a vintage Nintendo. But there's not a controller in sight. Just 48 wine glasses and a frying pan. Dan Newbie of YouTube, you're a maestro of the…
  • Magic material is both a reflecting mirror and a see through window

    19 April 2014, 12:44 am by: Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

    No, it's not a one way mirror. It's much cooler than that. MIT scientists have invented a new invisible mirror that can show reflections like a typical mirror but also be see through like a window. The magic is in the alternating 84 ultra thin layers typical…
  • When Having Each Other Isn't Enough

    19 April 2014, 12:00 am by: Andrew Tarantola

    How dysfunctional does your relationship have to be when getting carried off by a raptor—its talons cleaving into your skull—is such a decidedly better option than staying in for the night? You'll find out in kokooma's beautifully abstract animation, Each…
  • Scientifically accurate SpongeBob is hilariously disgusting

    18 April 2014, 10:31 pm by: Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

    After getting sucked on and eaten by his best friend Patrick Star, scientifically accurate SpongeBob Squarepants as imagined by ADHD is destined for a life of cleaning dishes. That caps a hilariously sad life of basically being immobile at the bottom of the…
  • Watch a super genius honey badger break out of all kinds of cages

    18 April 2014, 9:30 pm by: Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

    No matter what you do, you can't keep this honey badger locked up. It's a master jail breaker. Lock the gate? It'll find out how to slide it open. Put it in a deep pit with high walls, it'll build a rock ramp. Take away the rocks? It'll use mud or trees to…
  • Most Beautiful Items: April 11 - 18, 2014

    18 April 2014, 9:00 pm by: Leslie Horn

    Tiny homes, classic cars, and mesmerizing cityscapes—those, among other wonders, are the treasures we're working with in this round of the most beautiful items of the week. Check out what we discovered for you below: Read more...
  • Lost Horizon Introduced The World To Shangri-La

    18 April 2014, 8:30 pm by: Jordan Kushins

    "In these days of wars and rumors of wars—haven't you ever dreamed of a place where there was peace and security, where living was not a struggle but a lasting delight?" Good question, easy answer: Duh. Read more...
  • Report: Nike Is Killing the FuelBand

    18 April 2014, 8:06 pm by: Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan

    Nike has fired the majority of the team responsible for its FuelBand fitness tracker according to a report from CNET today, which also claims that the company is jettisoning wearable hardware for good. An anonymous source says that roughly 55 employees were…
  • Outkast - B.O.B.

    18 April 2014, 8:00 pm by: Leslie Horn

    Last Friday Outkast reunited at Coachella for their first performance since 2002, opening with the 154 bpm banger "B.O.B." Their reception was mixed at best, but the performance was undoubtedly historic. And of all songs to lead with, they chose one of the…
  • 84 year science experiment finally sees results after years of nothing

    18 April 2014, 7:45 pm by: Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

    Since 1930, there has been a science experiment that basically does nothing. Seriously. Scientists watch as a solid—that's actually a liquid 230 billion times more viscous than water—drips down a glass container. But that takes time. A lot of time with a…

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