PSA: The Dangers of Binge Watching

Binge watching is a very real problem, affecting millions of people every day. Don't let it destroy your life, too. Read More >>

Don't Text and Drive Because You Might Crash into a Manure Truck

So we might have found Biff Tannen. A guy in the US was texting and driving a Ford Mustang convertible when BAM... he crashed into a tractor pulling a trailer "full of liquid manure". Yikes, that might actually be worse than Biff's fate in Back to the Future. Read More >>

The Most Terrifying Anti Drink-Driving Stunt You'll Ever See

Sometimes the best way to drive a point home is pure, abject terror. And that's the approach Leo Burnett London used in this latest "Think" ad that shows a rather extreme way to discourage drinking and driving. Read More >>

PSA: Don't Let Your Friends Sign Into Google On Your Computer

In the summer of 2010 Google rolled out multiple log-ins. It was a fabulous thing for those who didn't want to run multiple browsers in order to have simultaneous access to Google-powered personal and work accounts. Merging your own accounts is one thing, but can you imagine accidentally merging yours with someone else's? It's kind of a pain in the arse to fix. Read More >>

This Ad Gets Eaten Away By Bugs To Show the Dangers Of Crack Cocaine

In an attempt to illustrate the harmful effects of using crack cocaine, Talent, a Brazilian ad agency created a series of posters featuring images of addicts that are slowly eaten away and destroyed by Flour beetle larvae—or mealworms. Read More >>

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PSA: Buy Windows 8 Now If You're Ever Going to Need It

Currently Microsoft's punting Windows 8 at a rather bargainous £25 a shot, but after tomorrow, it's going to jack that price right up to around the £120 mark. If you're ever likely to need an install of Windows, buy it now. Windows 8 really isn't that bad, for £25 that is. Read More >>

This Has Gone Too Far: Gangnam Style is Killing People

Ok, look. We've had some fun. We did some parodies, rode our invisible horses in some seriously weird flash mobs -- even had a live wallpaper. But enough. No jokes. People are actually dying. This has gone too far. Read More >>

Your Breath Has Harmful Acids That Can Damage Your Camera Lens

I can't even count how many times I used my breath to fog up a camera lens to wipe it down clean. It's the photog equivalent of blowing into those old NES cartridges. I swear it works! Turns out, we might be ruining our camera lenses because our breath has harmful acids that can damage them. Read More >>

[YourName]@ Could Actually Be Your New Email Address

What good is a Gmail account if you love crispy fried chicken and can also have a customised @CrownFriedChicken address? Because if you consider yourself a member of the Crown Fried Chicken Family (and even if you don't think you are, you totally definitely are), you can soon have your own email address proclaiming that you belong to House Crown. Seriously. Seriously. Read More >>

Even in 1995, We Knew What the Internet Would be Good For: Scholarly Pursuits...and Cats

This is great, just great. Laughing Squid has unearthed a glistening gem of a PSA from 1995. What is it PSAing? The Internet. The Internet, you ask? Yes, it is simply encouraging you to get your stonewash denim-era ass in gear and on the Internet. Read More >>

How @Gizmodo Got Hacked and How You Should Defend Yourself

If you follow Gizmodo on Twitter, you may have noticed our account started spewing some garbage last night. We got hacked. Here's how it happened, and some steps you can take to keep it from happening to you. Read More >>

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There's Never Been a Worse Time to Buy an iPhone Accessory

Whatever you do in the next six weeks, don't spend any money on iPhone accessories. No matter how enticing the sales are, no matter how frayed your case is. There are significant changes coming to Apple's marquee handset—and soon—that will render them nearly obsolete. Read More >>

Go Get Your @Outlook Email Address Quick Before Someone Else Does

The new Hotmail is here, and with it comes a whole new domain to colonise. That means it's time to act quickly to get name before it's too late. Certain members of our staff with very very common names—not saying who—have scored in the Outlook landgrab. GOGOGOGOGO before it's too late! Protip: We've had better luck going for our full names. Sadly was gone before I could get to it. GO! Read More >>

PSA: "Unticketed" Doesn't Mean Free Olympic Events

LOCOG's just turned hundreds of people away from the opening stages of the Olympic archery because it's an "unticketed" event. Loads of bow-fans turned up to Lords to watch world records fall, but it was a non-public event, and wasn't even shown on TV, despite what scam sites claiming to sell tickets proclaimed. Read More >>

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Thailand's Anti-Smoking PSA Will Chill Your Blood

I wouldn't call myself a smoker -- I only have the occasional puff when I'm out boozing -- but watching Thailand's anti-smoking PSA will definitely make me think twice about my next one. This ad is bound to be talked about for weeks to come, so watch it before everyone else, over the jump... [HyperVocal via Gawker] Read More >>

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Don't Buy a Windows Phone Until Windows 8 Comes Out

Did you see Windows Phone 8 yesterday? Looks pretty good! And if you buy a WP handset any time between now and when it comes out, it'll never ever get all of those goodies. So don't. Wait until WP8 is officially official, which should be October at the earliest and, at the very latest, the end of the year. Read More >>


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