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​How To Sharpen Any Knife

A sharp knife isn't just sharper, it's a safer, more efficient, more precise tool. And, like most people, your knives are probably dull. Here's how to fix that quickly, easily and cheaply.Why do you need to sharpen knives? A sharp knife stands less chance ... [Published Gizmodo - 13 mins ago]
Entities: Steel, Cheap, Spyderco
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Would You Swallow a Pill Covered in Needles Instead of Getting a Shot?

After the first shudder, it sounds even more terrifying: a pill coated with tiny needles that injects you from the inside of your intestine. But the scientists at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital who developed the capsule say that these swallowable ... [Published Gizmodo - 2 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

There's a Smaller Vacuum Hiding in the Handle of This Upright Vac

Instead of trying to make a compact handheld vacuum as powerful as a full-size vac like Dyson did with its cordless DC59 , Samsung has decided to just cram a second smaller vacuum into its new VU7000 upright so you can easily suck dirt and dust off everything ... [Published Gizmodo - 1 hour ago]
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I Built My Own Speaker From Sonos Components and You Can Too

Sonos' pop-up Studio in New York reminds me of summer camp, where you were never sent home without something to show your parents. Except instead of a popsicle-stick sculpture, Sonos sent me home with a speaker I built myself.Sonos is a wonderful wireless ... [Published Gizmodo - 1 hour ago]
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I Went to Brooklyn to Try on a Bonafide Spacesuit

If you want to experience what it's like to wear a real-life spacesuit, you can go to one of two places: Russia or Brooklyn. (Or, you know, space.) We took the easy route and recently paid a visit to Final Frontier Design in the Brooklyn Navy yard to ... [Published Gizmodo - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Contact Lenses Used to Be Made Out of Glass

Did you know that before the age of plastic, contact lenses were made of glass? It's true! And slightly horrifying!Inventors were experimenting with glass-based contacts throughout the 19th century and Leonardo Da Vinci is often credited as having been ... [Published Gizmodo - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

This Century-Old Detroit Building Is Now the Cadillac of Office Spaces

The news week that Cadillac is moving its Detroit headquarters to New York City delivered quite a blow to Detroit's ongoing rebirth. Especially considering Cadillac's advertising agency is a shining example of that rebirth: It's housed in a gorgeous new ... [Published Gizmodo - 1 hour ago]
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Make Your Dumb Home Smart, Perfect Meat, Bluetooth for Any Car [Deals]

Quirky's Wink Hub launched for $50 a few months ago with the goal of becoming your smart home's brain . Today, Home Depot is tossing in two GE Link LED bulbs with your purchase. Those bulbs alone usually cost $20 each, and of course, they can be controlled ... [Published Gizmodo - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

A Brief History of the Windows Start Menu

Microsoft debuted Windows 10 today and it has a solid Start Menu . Good job, Windows! But before snazzy Live Tiles, a departure and a return, the Start Menu went through more than one reinvention. Some went better than others.Windows 95This is where it ... [Published Gizmodo - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Did you miss our real-time coverage of Microsoft's Windows 10 reveal?

You can now watch all 40 minutes of the presentation yourself in this video. [ YouTube via The Verge ]Windows 10: One Operating System To Rule PCs, Phones, Tablets Windows 10: One Operating System To Rule PCs, Phones, Tablets Windows 10: One Operating ... [Published Gizmodo - 16 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Watch the Latest, Anticipation-Building Trailer for Interstellar

[embedded content]This is the final trailer for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. If you're not already dying to see this movie, you will be now.In this trailer, you watch post- True Detective Matthew McConaughey choose between saving the world, and never ... [Published Gizmodo - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

The Pebble Smartwatch Now Doubles as a $100 Fitness Tracker

The days of dedicated fitness trackers may be numbered. The evidence is piling up: the Apple Watch will be your personal trainer , the new Basis Peak is adding smartwatch-like notifications... and now the Pebble smartwatch is becoming a fitness tracker ... [Published Gizmodo - Sep 30 2014]

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"We're interested in using technologies for space and having some spinoff applications," Southern said. "Firemen's gloves make a lot of sense in that realm. There's a lot of thermal fluctuation in space. And medical compression pants. We've made these passive compression pants that are good for high-G loading. So in a suborbital flight, Virgin Galactic i think they expose you to 6 G's, and what they do is they keep the blood essentially out of your legs and in your upper body so you don't pass out. But it's also useful for people who have medical conditions like orthostatic intolerance. It's also good for something called coach class syndrome where you can develop blood clots in your legs."
We all know the phrase "if it aint broke, don't fix it." Well, it seems Google is adding a small addition to the time-tested truth: "If it ain't broke, don't fix it, but maybe go ahead and make it gigantic anyway."
...I'd call this the "John Mayer Plan" because, as everyone's favorite douche-crooner noted, "Fathers be good to your daughters [...] girls become lovers, who turn into mothers" and Google's fathering its user-daughters into lovers...OF GOOGLE DRIVE. And mothers...of children who use Google products...
"You just press this button and it slides off, and that is just gorgeous" he was saying. He encouraged you to pause. "But listen as it closes," he said. "It makes this fantastic k-chit. " He was nearly whispering...

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