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How to Run Windows on an iPhone, No Jailbreak Required

Are you tired of using your iPhone to do all kinds of iPhone stuff? Then check out this boredom cure that lets you install and run Windows XP on an …

This is How You Fold a Record-Breaking Paper Airplane

In 2012, designer John Collins constructed a paper airplane that flew an astonishing 226 feet, establishing a distance record that still stands. A …

These Ultra Close-Up Images of Saturn's Rings Are Mind-Blowing

Though NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is sadly nearing the end of its mission, the brave li’l orbiter is putting on quite the grand finale. Cassini, which …

Custom High-Speed Camera Films 'Sonic Boom' of Light for the First Time

Scientists have finally filmed what’s known as a “sonic boom” being created by light. But the breakthrough with the most immediate potential may be …

This SpaceX Rocket Landing Looks Downright Divine

SpaceX just released some stunning launch photos of Falcon 9's return to flight on January 14.<p>The private space company grounded it’s rockets for …

Nintendo Switch: Everything You Need to Know About the Ambitious Shape-Shifting Console

In just a couple of short months, Nintendo’s first console since 2012, Switch, will be here. Nintendo made the console’s existence known last …

Scientists Made Something Colder Than Ever Thought Possible

When it comes to cooling things in the lab, scientists have long found an experimental lower limit just above the theoretical coldest temperature. …

Watching a Rattlesnake Attack in Super Slow-Mo Will Mess You Up

Mohave rattlesnakes and Merriam kangaroo rats are currently embroiled in an evolutionary arms race, pitting wily predator against fast-acting prey. …

Zoology

How a Genius Lived in a Storage Locker for $200 a Month

Actually trying to live out of a cheap storage locker goes against every single legal document you have to sign in order to rent it out, but that …

The Mannequin Challenge in Microgravity Puts All the Others to Shame

The crew of the International Space Station has taken the ubiquitous Mannequin Challenge as far as it can go—260 miles above Earth’s …

Hi-Def Video of Earth From Space Is So Beautiful You'll Want to Punch Yourself in the Face

Earlier this year, NASA astronaut Jeff Williams captured ultra high definition video of our pale blue dot from the vantage point of the International …

Space

The Most Metal Video of the Year Is This Meteor Soaring Behind an Erupting Volcano

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it a sign that we’re all about to die? Well, I can’t speak to that last one, but I can say that this video shows a …

The 100 Most Popular Gizmodo Posts of 2016

Facebook fiascos, impending natural disasters, hackers, hacks, gadget goofs and deep-sea nightmares—this year had everything you never asked for. But …

Mortal Kombat

So About That Physics-Defying NASA Thruster That Supposedly Works

When NASA scientists think they’ve built something that breaks the laws of physics, do you take them at their word?<p>Folks have been buzzing about an …

Physics

Here's How Alcohol Gets You Drunk

Your night began at 10PM on New Year’s Eve. Wow, what a long year it’s been, you thought. Eager to begin pregaming your New Year’s festivities and to …

Alcohol

Good Wood Makes a Stradivarius Sing

Stradivarius stringed instruments—the finely constructed, highly sought after multi-million dollar wood boxes* crafted in the 17th and 18th century …

New York Times

The Best Gadgets of 2016

We spend a lot of time playing with gadgets at Gizmodo. A lot! Very few actually impress us, but 2016 did deliver some great gear we actually liked. …

Gear & Gadgets

The Worst Gadgets of 2016

Every year, countless gadgets find their way into the Gizmodo offices. Many are flat-out terrible. As garbage year 2016 comes to a close, we look …

2016's Supposed 'Photo of the Year' Is a Big Fat Fake

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water ... it totally was.<p>While certainly dramatic, an image of a breaching great white shark …

White Shark

What Scientists Found Inside This Burmese Python's Stomach Will Blow Your Mind

After performing an autopsy on a bloated Burmese python, scientists in Florida were shocked to discover the remains of three white-tailed deer.<p>A new …

40,000 LEDs Change the Color of This Lexus in a Flash

Can’t decide what color Lexus to get? With the company’s one-of-a-kind LIT IS sedan, you can choose a different color, design, and even animation …

It's Almost Unfair How Stunning Iceland Looks in This Video

Seems like it’s been a while since we checked up on our favorite country via a sweeping nature video, so it’s good to know that, yup, Iceland is …

Landscape Photography

Watching a Hot Knife Cut Through Styrofoam Is Unsurprisingly Satisfying

There’s nothing odd about this. There’s nothing surprising about it either. If you watch a very hot knife cut through a piece of styrofoam, it’s …

Watch a Red Hot Metal Rod Get Wound Up Into a Coil Spring

Burn metal hot enough and you can do whatever the hell you want with it. Here’s a glimpse of how a coil spring, which is used in a car’s suspension, …

This Massive Rube Goldberg Machine Uses the Internet to Visit Five Different Cities

Thanks to the internet and being able to easily share videos of them playing out, those pointlessly complicated Rube Goldberg machines are more …

What It's Like to Mountain Bike Through One of Mexico's Most Treacherous Cities

You might have to dodge the occasional pedestrian or taxi driver who didn’t notice you next to their car. But even if you commute to work by bike in …

Mountain Biking

Holy Crap, Watch This One Huge Ass Firework Light Up the Entire Sky

Hot damn. This 573-pound firework basically fills the entire night’s sky with explosions so ridiculously huge and, like, everywhere that it’s almost …

Screw the Election, Watch This 78,000+ Domino Zelda Tribute Instead

No matter which candidate wins the election today, there are going to be people disappointed in the outcome. So why put yourself through all the …

Legend of Zelda

Flipping a Water Bottle Filled with Mercury in Slow Motion Is What's Cool Now

You know you’re old as hell when the only way to find out what young people are doing is to have other old people explain to you what the youths of …

Surfing and BASE Jumping Off a Zip Line Is Something I've Never Seen Before

I’ve thought I’ve seen it all when it comes to BASE jumping and then I just watched the Flying Frenchies surf down a zip line at over 45 mph and then …