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The Walking Dead Is Bullshit Again

Welp, it was fun while it lasted .Read more...
Tags: Science, The Walking Dead, Danai Gurira, Amc, Zombies, TV Recap, Welp, Samantha Morton, Walkingdeadrecap


The Truth About Watchmen's Present Lies in the Past

Each episode of Watchmen has carefully introduced us to its heroes and villains in a way that fleshed out this strange, hyper-violent world of masked cops all the while keeping the series’ deeper truths just out of focus enough to make the mystery being told riveting . Eventually, the time comes when all good mysteries…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Alan Moore, Racism, Police Brutality, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Damon Lindelof, TV Recap, Dave Gibbons, Watchmen, Lynchings, Watchmen Recaps, Hooded Justice


Google Stadia Woes, Disney+ Hacks, WoW Puppers, and Half Earth: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Another week in the bag, folks! And we’re going into a holiday week, which I’m hoping for most of our readers means at least some reprieve from the daily grind. Stop and treat yourself to a turkey sandwich, at least! Though you can skip all the ungodly foods in this weird Thanksgiving dish Twitter thread (what in…Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Star Wars, Elon Musk, Science, Disney, Best of the week, Dark Waters, Best Of Gizmodo, Popsockets, Disney Plus, Google Stadia, Consumer Dna, Google Stadia Woes Disney Hacks


Neil Gaiman Shares Some Early Details on the Upcoming Sandman TV Series

With a long-awaited TV adaptation of Good Omens under his belt, Neil Gaiman is ready to start divulging information on his next big TV project, and the one in which he seems to be most intimately involved— Netflix’s adaptation of Sandman.
Tags: Science, Neil Gaiman, Netflix, Dc, Sandman, Morpheus, Vertigo Comics


How to make cement more climate-friendly

As India increases its use of cement, the boss of an Indian company hopes to curb its emissions.
Tags: Science, India


Aiming to make cement more environmentally friendly

As India develops and increases its use of cement, Mahendra Singhi hopes to curb its emissions.
Tags: Science, India, Mahendra Singhi


Coal: Is this the beginning of the end?

This year looks set to see the largest fall in electricity production from coal ever, a new report says.
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Wow, Facebook Really Made a Facial Recognition App for Its Employees

In its latest privacy faux pas to come to light, Facebook confirmed it built a now-defunct app for its employees that used facial recognition technology to identify coworkers and their friends, CNET reported this week .Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Cnet


The Title Sequence For Lupin III: The First Is Too Amazing to Handle

It’s too good. I can’t. Animation isn’t supposed to be this rad. Read more...
Tags: Science, Toho, Anime, Title Sequence, Lupin III, Lupin the 3rd, Lupin Iii The First, Opening Sequence


Frozen 2 Now Has the Biggest Global Debut of Any Animated Film, Ever

Nothing like ice magic, some great singing, and Disney money to break some more box office records. Read more...
Tags: Frozen, Science, Disney, Animation, Box Office, Idina Menzel, Kristin Bell, Frozen 2


Climate Planners Use VR to Show Communities How Sea-Level Rise Decimates Them

Earth is the hottest it’s ever been, it feels like a new “mega gargantuan Godzilla” storm record gets broken every other month, and environmental displacement is already threatening to upend certain communities’ livelihoods, and worse still, their histories .Read more...
Tags: Science, Maryland, Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, Vr, Virtual Reality


Josh Trank Reviews His Own Fantastic Four Film, Gives It a Generous Two Stars

Honestly, Josh Trank, director of the most recent (and famously flopped) Fantastic Four film, had his work cut out for him. Between the need for , a troubled production, and Max Landis , this project was never going to turn out well. Read more...
Tags: Science, Fantastic Four, Marvel, Fox, Superhero movies, Max Landis, Josh Trank


This Google Stadia Ad Is So Random (And Terrible)

Google Stadia hasn’t had the best month. Its list of launch games was tiny and it seemed Google panicked right before launch and added more games. People who preordered were running into issues and couldn’t actually use the service. And reviews have been mixed. So with all that bad news floating around, you might have…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Trailer, Ad, Humor, Kotakucore, Stadia, Google Stadia


Josh Trank Reviews His Own Fantastic Four Film, Gives It a Generous 2 Stars

Honestly, Josh Trank, director of the most recent (and famously flopped) Fantastic Four film, had his work cut out for him. Between the need for , a troubled production, and Max Landis , this project was never going to turn out well. Read more...
Tags: Science, Fantastic Four, Marvel, Fox, Superhero movies, Max Landis, Josh Trank


Gear Up For Winter With Backcountry's Massive North Face Sale

The North Face Sale | BackcountryRead more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Backcountry Deals


Psychologist explains what makes people psychopathic

Millions recently flocked to the cinema to watch Joker, the origin story of Batman’s notorious nemesis. Many have commented that the film is a portrait of a textbook psychopath. But perhaps the bigger question is how many among the audience have similar traits? Indeed, is it possible that you are a psychopath yourself? To answer this question, we need to examine the diagnostic criteria for psychopathy presented in the PCL-R, which was developed by Robert Hare in the 1970s. Thanks to Hare, expert...
Tags: Startups, Science, Batman, Hare, Syndication, Robert Hare


Daring Mars mission to send rocks back to Earth in hunt for past life

Europe poised to join US in complex plan to find evidence of fossil microbes on red planetEngineers plan to collect rocks on Mars and bring samples to Earth, in one of the most complex robot space projects envisaged. The scheme, being developed by Nasa and the European Space Agency (Esa), will involve robot rovers finding rocks that might contain evidence of past life.The samples would be blasted into space, intercepted by an unmanned spacecraft, and dropped by parachute in the Utah desert, with...
Tags: Europe, Utah, Astronomy, Space, Science, US, World news, Nasa, Earth, European Space Agency, Mars, European Space Agency ESA


Circuits made of DNA to identify cancer cells

A new cancer-detecting tool uses tiny circuits made of DNA to identify cancer cells by the molecular signatures on their surface.
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Cancer patients are at higher risk of dying from heart disease and stroke

The largest and most comprehensive study looking at deaths from cardiovascular disease among patients with 28 types of cancer with over 40 years of data has shown that more than one in ten cancer patients do not die from their cancer but from heart and blood vessel problems instead. The paper and accompanying editorial are published in the European Heart Journal.
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Not all changeups are created equal; seam shifted wake baffles hitters

While changing the rotation rate/axis of a thrown baseball has long been a weapon in a pitcher's arsenal, some pitchers, like Washington Nationals star Stephen Strasburg, manipulate the baseball's wake to create unexpected movement from a familiar delivery (his changeup).
Tags: Science, Washington, Stephen Strasburg



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