Despite an outdated rep in popular culture as slackers, most weed connoisseurs that I know are crafty engineering sorts. A whole DIY culture of creating ways to ingest that sweet, sweet herb exists, especially prevalent in pre-vaporizer days. What’s the most bizarre build you’ve seen? »
Today is News Editor Eric Limer’s last day at Gizmodo. All week we’ve been saying RIP Limer, because in a few short hours (after a lot of drinks) he will be dead to us.
In the new play “Salvage,” a team of government officials searches through the rubble of New York for precious objects from the time before a catastrophic event devastated the city. And the play asks what defines us, when almost all the physical trappings of our hyper-connected society are lost. »
Ever consider what keeps Iron Man from overheating inside his suit? Or protects Cap’s abs when he’s punched in the chest plate? We got an exclusive look at the specialized athletic undergarmets the actors wear — which sounds pervy, until you hear about all the tech that went into making these things. »
Today on Gizmodo, we looked at the state of water rights in the face of California’s terrifying drought, alongside the U.S. Congress’ attempts to sell off our precious natural resources. And then SpaceX didn’t launch. It feels like a crappy day for humankind. But are we really gonna bite the dust? »
We asked for your best IT and computer-based revenge pranks — you answered. You are all a bunch of brilliant bastards.
What a week. I’m about to go spend my weekend with extended family and old friends. What a weekend. What’ve you got lined up? »
Few of us have the mental bandwidth to care about the latest hot new social thing. When Foursquare split its app, I never downloaded Swarm in protest. I never signed up for Ello. Do I sound too get-off-my-lawn when I say screw Snapchat? »
We asked for the worst stories you had about working in IT. You rose to the challenge and then some. We may need to wipe and reboot our brains to recover from these. »