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  • I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

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

    Nicolas Bouvier aka Sparth—whose latest work is being art director for Halo 5—is getting better all the time. His private work is so optimistic and far away from the usually gritty and dark vision of other authors. And I love the fresh use of geometry in…
  • Can you detect the amazing stealth animals hiding in all these pictures?

    25 October 2014, 12:30 am by: Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo

    Can you see it? Hiding in plain sight there are two of the most stealthy creatures in the animal kingdom, almost impossible to detect. Thanks to the wonders of natural selection, these and other animals can avoid most predators and perpetuate their species.…
  • Guy using wheel barrow to do skateboard tricks is hilariously absurd

    24 October 2014, 9:50 pm by: Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

    Here's the progression of my thoughts when I first saw this video of Hä Wie using a golden wheel barrow to do skateboard tricks on the street. I thought it was so dumb. So, so stupid. And then I started giggling. And then I started laughing. And then I…
  • Just an awesome two minute video of badass action scenes from movies

    24 October 2014, 9:21 pm by: Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

    Oh, nothing to see here. Oh wait. Just kidding. There is everything to see here. This two minute clip of action scenes from MovieClips Trailers is so badass that I've watched it multiple times now. I can't get enough. In fact, it has me hankering for an action…
  • Some Like It Hot Just Might Be The Funniest Movie Ever Made

    24 October 2014, 8:02 pm by: Jordan Kushins

    There are tons of hilarious performances in the history of modern movies, but Jack Lemmon's turn in Some Like It Hot is absolutely, positively, one of the funniest—if not the funniest—of all time. Read more...
  • The different ways animals breath in one cool animated graphic

    24 October 2014, 7:59 pm by: Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

    Science illustrator and animator Eleanor Lutz—the same who brought us this cool graphic of how animals fly —has created this cool animated illustration showing the differences between animal breathing: Human vs birds vs insects. Even if you paid attention…
  • Scientists discover 64P comet stinks and has dunes just like Earth

    24 October 2014, 7:36 pm by: Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo

    The spacecraft Rosetta keeps surprising everyone with amazing new photos taken in pursuit of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, taken just 7.4 kilometers from its surface. These images reveal dunes just like those you can find on Earth. Scientists have also…
  • Nico: These Days

    24 October 2014, 7:00 pm by: Kate Knibbs

    Nico's version of "These Days" is the perfect fall song. It's the kind of music best listened to in solitude, sipping tea and contemplating failure and the nagging sense of unspecific loss that accompanies the passage of time and the change to a chillier…
  • Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

    24 October 2014, 5:32 pm by: Jordan Kushins on Whitenoise, shared by Meg Neal to Gizmodo

    You know what? It's Friday! Thank goodness! Let's all make like Diddy and Bjork and talk about anything and everything in this here Kinja, right here, right now. Read more...
  • The only thing better than watching these cakes get made is eating them

    24 October 2014, 5:23 pm by: Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Jesus Diaz to Gizmodo

    If you are into cooking you probably know about silicone molds. If you are not, it doesn't matter. Just look at how they peel from the cake—and then how the cake gets build into various patisserie wonders. It's such a satisfying process.Read more...
  • Let a Tiny Trash Can Dispose of Your Desk Clutter

    24 October 2014, 5:20 pm by: Andrew Liszewski

    Despite its diminutive stance, this miniature garbage can from Vipp is fully functional. Touch the tiny pedal where you'd usually stomp your foot and the lid temporarily pops open letting you dispose of tiny bits of trash, or store pens, pencils, paper clips,…
  • Coconut Water Is Great, Shut Up

    24 October 2014, 4:47 pm by: Kate Knibbs

    Coconut water is a delicious and healthy beverage, and it is good for you. If you drink it after going to yoga class or before a jog, you will be hydrated and receive nutritional benefits.Read more...
  • Humans' Inherent Curiosity Stems From a Long, Protracted Childhood

    24 October 2014, 4:30 pm by: Ian Leslie

    Curiosity is one of our most basic traits and we have a lot to thank for it. Without the primal urge to always want to see what lies over the next hill, or the other the ocean, or beyond the confines of our atmosphere, humans would still be living—quite…
  • You Can Buy an Ejector Seat From an F-4 Phantom for Quick Escapes

    24 October 2014, 4:15 pm by: Andrew Liszewski

    If you're an aviation enthusiast, there's a lot of fun stuff to be found in Boeing's online store. But none are as unique—and some would say even historic—as this authentic de-commissioned ejector seat from an McDonnell F-4 Phantom II fighter jet, one of…
  • How Much a Bottle of Whiskey Costs in Every State

    24 October 2014, 4:00 pm by: Kate Knibbs

    It is Friday, which means it is an excellent day for a whiskey drink. Inspired by The Awl's quest to catalog the cost of cigarettes in every state, we decided to hunt down the price of a bottle of liquor in every state so you can know exactly how much more or…
  • Watch a Symphony of Independent Subway Buskers Perform Together Online

    24 October 2014, 3:47 pm by: Jordan Kushins

    Oh this is wonderful. A symphony of WiFi-enabled, independent subway buskers were united by a composer named Ljova, who streamed their performances from different stations onto individual laptops set up in the middle of New York City's Bryant Park. The result?…
  • Paris and New York are not that different from the right angles

    24 October 2014, 3:35 pm by: Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

    I love New York despite/because New Yorkers and I love Paris despite/because Parisians. This time-lapse compares their striking similarities—from the right angles. I only wish Paris shared New York's 24-hour life and New York shared Paris' joy de vivre.*Read…
  • AT&T Is Locking Down Apple's Universal SIM, But It's Not That Dire

    24 October 2014, 3:10 pm by: Sean Hollister

    The new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 come with their own Apple SIM cards , theoretically letting you switch carriers whenever you choose. But AT&T isn't completely playing ball.Read more...
  • How To Buy Your First Hunting Rifle

    24 October 2014, 3:09 pm by: Wes Siler on IndefinitelyWild, shared by Meg Neal to Gizmodo

    Want to start hunting? First, you'll need to buy a quality rifle and learn how to shoot it. Here's how to get the most bang for your buck. Read more...
  • Nest Adds an Army of New Products to Its Smart Home Ecosystem

    24 October 2014, 3:00 pm by: Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan

    Fitness trackers. Cars. Washing machines. Lightbulbs. Cameras. Nest might only really make two products, but it's spent the past year building up a sprawling ecosystem of devices and companies that can function in tandem with its products. Today it announced…
  • Ebola Has No Escape From Emory University's Isolation Ward

    24 October 2014, 2:45 pm by: Andrew Tarantola

    The Ebola virus has made landfall in the United States with patients popping up in both Dallas, Texas and New York City. But don't freak out ! To help contain the outbreak, the CDC relies on a handful of biocontainment isolation units to quarantine these…
  • Old Rich Google Man Already Beat Felix Baumgartner’s Space Jump Record

    24 October 2014, 2:19 pm by: Kate Knibbs

    Looks like Red Bull's wings aren't very good at keeping people ahead of the competition.Read more...
  • Allied aircraft deliver massive bombing to destroy a single ISIS flag

    24 October 2014, 1:50 pm by: Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

    The AFP is reporting (in Spanish) about the massive bombing operation over a single ISIS flag placed on a tiny, almost nonexistent hill next to the Turkish border and the Syrian city of Kobane, which ISIS and Kurdish troops are fighting for. This video was…
  • Report: Beats Music Will Fold Into iTunes As Music Sales Plummet 

    24 October 2014, 1:45 pm by: Mario Aguilar

    The Wall Street Journal reports digital music sales in Apple's iTunes will be down 13 to 14 percent in 2014. That's a huge hit to the recording industry's brightest spot.Read more...
  • ATLAS Is Getting Faster and Faster At Simple Human Tasks

    24 October 2014, 1:30 pm by: Andrew Liszewski

    Oh sure, we all pointed and laughed at ATLAS when it was first revealed , stumbling over simple obstacles. But it was because deep down we all knew that like our original iPods, it would quickly evolve into something far more capable. And here we are, just…

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