Kingsley Air National Guard Base, located in Southern Oregon’s Klamath Falls, is home to America’s only F-15C/D training unit, the 173th Fighter Wing. It is sometimes referred to as “K-Falls,” or more often “the land of no
Sony’s new flagship smartphone isn’t meant to make its debut until later this week, but that hasn’t stopped someone leaking a two-minute video showing off some of the phone’s better features. Read more...
Iconic horror director Wes Craven died today aged 76, of brain cancer. In addition to creating the character of Freddy Krueger in Nightmare on Elm Street and the most famous meta-horror franchise with Scream, he also directed
Marvel Comics is launching a new series featuring the members of Guardians of the Galaxy: all of them. The galactic team-up will feature characters from the original lineup last seen in Guardians 3000, all the way up
Welcome to Reading List, Gizmodo’s weekly collection of the most interesting science and technology stories from around the internet. This week, we’ll look at the aftermath of a 200 year old volcanic eruption, visit Cuba’s burgeoning Wi-Fi
Precious Metal is a staple of the air racing community. The highly modified P-51’s striking yellow and polished paint job and its contra-rotating propellers are features that make it stand out, but the sights and especially sounds
PPW Toys is taking the ‘better late than never’ approach with a couple of new Guardians of the Galaxy Mr. Potato Head toys. Both Star-Lord and Groot have finally gotten the spud treatment, and these adorable six-inch
The level of detail and realism in action figures has improved by leaps and bounds over the past decade, but it’s still hard not to be flabbergasted by this sixth-scale Hermione Granger. Has anyone seen Emma Watson
The best way to study the subatomic particles that make up the most fundamental building blocks of our universe is, of course, to smash them into each other with as much energy as possible. And now physicists
Since its release in August of 2012 playing the subscription-free PC MMORPG Guild Wars 2 has been a simple matter of purchasing the initial game. Starting today you don’t even have to do that. Read more...
Lego won’t officially make one, but if you head on over to Minifigures.com you can grab this Lego-compatible Minifig version of Mr. Bean—complete with a tweed blazer—that’s ready to wreak havoc on your many sets.Read more...
You may have seen ferrofluid (aka magnetic ink) used for clever science demonstrations in school, but it might just get a much cooler application before long. Linden Gledhill and Craig Ward have developed Fe2O3 Glyphs, wild-looking characters
The next time you see a graceful, dramatic video shot by a camera drone, you may have a swan to thank for the absence of any jittery footage. Stanford University researchers are developing camera suspension technology inspired
Eliminating the herky-jerky movements of robots isn't just good for comforting nervous humans... it helps the robots, too. Researchers have developed smooth movement algorithms that slow the acceleration and deceleration of robots, saving as much...
Ever performed a track stand, where you keep your bike upright at a stop without taking your feet off the pedals? If you have, you'll want to avoid trying that around Google's self-driving cars, at least for
You probably know that you should recycle your old tech when you're done with it, but getting other people to do the same? That's quite hard, apparently. The United Nations and INTERPOL have found that only 35
The National Security Agency isn't just yearning for quantum computers that can break tough encryption -- it wants encryption that can protect against quantum computers, too. Officials have begun planning a transition to "quantum resistant" encryp...
It's been a wild week, and not just for our stock portfolios. The internet's self-described "Spam King" admitted to posting more than 27 million ads on Facebook. Microsoft celebrated the 20th anniversary of Windows 95 by dredging
Come Monday the Los Angeles Police Department begins its deployment of body cameras for officers. The initial rollout is limited -- only 860 of the proposed 7,000 cameras will hit the streets at first -- and the
I hope you weren't counting on playing Mortal Kombat X on your trusty previous-generation console -- you're about to be disappointed. Warner Bros. has cancelled both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of the bloody brawler,
A group of six people bade the rest of the world farewell on Friday to begin their year-long stay in a cramped dome on Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano. The French astrobiologist, German physicist and American pilot, architect,
BlackBerry's Android-based Venice smartphone isn't just a figment of someone's imagination... at least, if you believe Vietnamese resident Ba Minh Duc. He claims to have photos of the slider in action, complete with its hideaway QWERTY keyboard,...
Remember the heady days of August 2007, when the iPhone had barely reached store shelves and the Nokia N95 was all the rage? The US International Trade Commission sure does. After reviewing an 8-year-long case, the ITC
NASA recently paid Russia $490 million to continue ferrying its astronauts to the ISS, but Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden says "it doesn't have to be this way." In a piece/open letter the space agency's head honcho wrote
It's no secret that Apple and Tidal are at each other's throats over music exclusives, but that fight might have reached a new peak. Tidal claims that Apple stopped it from streaming Drake's brief guest appearance at
Most infosec pros agree that few Hollywood films or TV shows have gotten hacking as "right" as USA's Mr. Robot. The show's creator, Sam Esmail, told Engadget, "The hacker side of it actually was a combination of
Android: Your phone would be a walking distraction machine if it were capable of walking. For the times you need to focus, ClearLock can help by blocking your most distracting apps for a set duration.Read more...
Picking a universal remote control is pretty tricky these days. There are plenty of simple, programmable IR blasters out there, but some of the best remotes can control other devices using Bluetooth or even Wi-FI. This week,
Khan Academy and Pixar have launched Pixar in a Box, a new course meant to teach kids the practical uses for all the stuff they’re learning in school and the basics of working on creative projects. Read
Android: Controlling your phone while you drive isn’t terribly easy. Google Now and other voice assistants can do a lot, but Drivemode takes the idea a step further. It incorporates many of those voice commands with a
The slow cooker (or crock pot) is a wonderful appliance for hands-off cooking, but the gentle, slow heating process can also be used for other things unrelated to food. Such as these ten things.Read more...
You might think it’s better to start your beer quest with hoppy, flavorful beers that have a higher alcohol content, but you’re doing a disservice to your taste buds for the rest of the night.Read more...
How do you improve your favorite foods? By dipping them in cheese or chocolate, of course. This highly-rated Cuisinart fondue set has everything you need to get started for just $36 today, including eight forks, four trays,
With lectures, you only get out of them what you’re willing to put in. You might be bored by the slides, but that information is still important. If you spend that time thinking from the teacher’s perspective,
Bro, do you even lift? Bradley Martyn does, obviously, because he just squatted 315 pounds on a scooter. The post Never Attempt This Herculean Feat of Strength and Balance, Bro appeared first on WIRED.
The new MultiFab 3-D printer offers the ability to generate an entire object, fusing several different materials into a finished widget. The post MIT’s Multi-Material 3-D Printer Isn’t Crazy-Expensive appeared first
Welcome to the second edition of the TC Gadgets Podcast on Minecraft. This week, we’re discussing Apple CarPlay, the MixStik (which helps you to be an awesome bartender), the new full-size keyboard for mobile devices from LG, and the Sensel
The idea of attaching a camera to a drone is nothing new. However getting stable footage from a camera attached to a drone is a different story. Usually the resulting footage isn’t particularly stable due to movement from the drone,
Sony has been teasing a smartphone that they will be announcing at IFA 2015 later this week. Given that we have been hearing a lot about the Sony Xperia Z5, there is a good chance that the Xperia Z5 will
Hopefully by now most of you guys have seen and finished Breaking Bad, or at least aren’t opposed to reading its spoilers. If you have, then you probably might recall that at the end, Walter White rigged the trunk of
A new update has been released for Vine which brings perfectly looping music for six-second videos recorded using the app, the feature allows users to add music that perfectly suit their videos. Vine will select all of the music and
Netflix is among the few online video streaming websites that’s offering content streaming in 4K, it has a growing library of 4K content that features TV shows, movies and documentaries. Netflix enforces
Electronic cigarettes are taking off. There are even recent reports that they’re actually much safer than traditional cigarettes, despite the increasingly common belief they’re not. Accordingly, the market is being