The Time I Planted a Pipe Bomb Under Someone's Truck

By Brent Rose on at

I almost crash into a truck, at first. I can turn on a dime and accelerate like a tiny nitrous-oxide-fueled bat out of hell—even though I'm holding a 10-pound pipe bomb, 30 per cent of my body weight. I don't know what I'm doing, really. But by the time I get to the truck to plant the bomb, it's easy. I know exactly what to do.

Four Blazing-Fast, High-End Memory Kits Reviewed

By Gizmodo on at

You just bought the fastest (and most expensive) desktop platform on the planet. Which company's memory will you use to populate Intel's quad-channel controller? We tested four purportedly high-end kits in order to find out which set is the best.

The One Reason the iPad Can't Lose

By Brian Barrett on at

In the 1890s, King Camp Gillette had what was then novel business idea: sell durable razor handles cheaply to lock in lifelong customers of disposable blades. By trading short-term loss for long-term, reliable profits, his company became wildly successful, and—more importantly—created a foothold that its competitors spent decades trying to overcome.

Daily Desired: A Watch That Makes It Really Hard to Tell Time

By Casey Chan on at

I hate everything about time. Being on time, looking at time, adhering to time. EVERYTHING. My hate for time is a big reason why I never wear watches because then, I would be handcuffed by time. AND WHO WANTS THAT. I'm a free spirit! Don't change me world! Or I can just wear this Kisai On Air Watch that looks more like a faceless watch than a timecuff.

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Shows What Happens When Gadgets Go Spectacularly Wrong

By Bulent Yusuf on at

Warning, HERE BE SPOILERS. If you haven't had the chance to see the new Mission: Impossible film yet, best look away now. For the rest of you – pretty decent popcorn entertainment, don't you think? The thing that tickled us most was a running joke about the hi-tech gadgets and gizmos used by Ethan Hunt and his team of superspies. They had an alarming tendency to go on the fritz, leaving our heroes scrambling from one cliffhanging situation to the next.

Spotify UK's Top 100 Tracks of 2011

By Gary Cutlack on at

If you need more ways to listen to BLOODY Adele and BLOODY Rihanna and BLOODY Jessie J songs, head off over to Spotify. It's put together playlists of the year's 100 most popular tracks from the UK and other countries it operates in, giving us a free, streaming Now That's What We Called Music In 2011 compilation. [Spotify]