Being Sad Makes You Less Likely to Binge Eat Crisps for Dinner

A study into how emotions control our desire for nice foods that make us fat has found that we might all be thinner if we're permanently depressed, with sad thoughts apparently limiting the desire to eat stacks of unhealthy food. Read More >>

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Incredible Drone Video Shows Ukraine's Riot Battlefield From Above

A drone films protesters clashing with police forces as tires and Molotov cocktails burn in Kiev's Independence Square. The battle has started again, after yesterday's failed truce. At least 75 have been killed since last Tuesday, according to Ukraine's government officials. Read More >>

This One Ad Sums Up Everything Wrong With Technology

It's hard to know where to start with US carrier AT&T's ad above, which promotes both the iPhone 5C and the carrier's frequent update plan. But let's begin at the very end, with a tagline that is equal parts true and cynical and depressing as hell: Read More >>

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Behold the Horrible Glory of a Hoarder's 250,000-Record Vinyl Library

Last year a Canadian record shop called Apollo Music bought a filthy, trash-filled hoarder house. Why? Because it was full of records. At least 250,000. These are a few snapshots from the process, and they show the biggest and saddest collection you'll probably ever see. Read More >>

A Cut-Price Mood Lamp is Your "I Don't Need Sunlight to Be Happy!" Deal of the Day

It's Blue Monday apparently, and we've been looking for something that might lift the January gloom that is weighing us all down. Well, colour us tickled, we think we might have found it. Read More >>

Really? That's How You're Going to Lure People Into Your Booth?

The enticing plate of stale gummy bears is supposed to interest you in visiting a booth that sells Chinese iPhone cases. Or something. Read More >>

The Most Depressing Thing We've Seen at CES 2013 (So Far)

Joseph Ward Simmons is at CES this year hawking headphones. So are a lot of people. But Simmons is better known as Rev Run, founding member of one of the most influential groups in all musical history, Run D.M.C. He deserves better. Read More >>

A SAD Lamp Is Your Winter-Blues-Blasting Deal of the Day

We might be in the grip of winter's icy claw (yeah, we know that it's quite mild out there today) but it doesn't have to feel as though we're suffering from the darkness and gloom and misery. Read More >>

One Third of Google Employees Don't Seem to Use Google+

Yes, you read that well. Google employees don't like to eat their own food. It seems like one third of the entire Google workforce doesn't use Google+: 32.6% haven't posted anything at all in the last month. A depressing stat for the Mountain View search engine and eyeglasses company. Read More >>

19 Gadgets With Happy and Sad Faces

We like to anthropomorphize the objects in our lives, assigning our tools and tech personalities of their own. But some just go ahead and do it for you. The gadgets you are about to see wear their hearts on their sleeves. Read More >>

A Lava Lamp Is Your Living-Room-Jazzification Deal of the Day

Take a look around at the hovel that you laughably call your home. It's drabber than a witch's bra drawer. yet you somehow think that you're 'cool' and 'sophisticated'. And is that a framed picture of Winnie Mandela above your fireplace? Weird. Read More >>

Mac Pro Fans Launch Sad Facebook Campaign For Upgrade

There's been strong indication that Apple is contemplating killing off the Mac Pro. But a sad, small group of creative professionals is crying out for Cupertino to give them new machines. Problem is, their clamoring probably won't be heard, because their bleak little group—We Want a New Macpro—only has a paltry 54 likes. Read More >>

Watching Two Girls Listlessly Kick a Ball Is the Most Awkward Thing I've Seen at CES

Panasonic created the world's most depressing soccer field in their booth. The two girls that stood on opposite ends of the "field" are charged with kicking a soccer ball back and forth. The ball isn't even filled with air. From the sound of the kicks, it seemed like it was filled with sand or sawdust. Read More >>

Photographers Pour Emulsion Out On the Curb as Kodak Prepares to File for Bankruptcy

Once the darling of the photography world, long-time film maker Kodak is close to filing for bankruptcy, according to the WSJ. Read More >>

Blast White Light Into Your Eyes With "Sun Glasses" to Help You Beat the British Winter Blues

It's that time of year again where you'll probably be getting up and into work before the Sun is really in its stride; and by the time 5pm rolls around, it's already on its way to bed. Lack of a decent dose of daylight can give you Seasonal Affective Disorder, but that's where the SEQUINTEC "sun glasses" could give you the white light hit that your body so desperately craves. Read More >>

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The Happiest Place in the Saddest Place on Earth Is Still Pretty Depressing

Forced human test dummies on rickety old rides? Shooting ranges to blast the imperialist Americans? Roller coaster harnesses that don't really harness anything? Welcome to the last amusement park in all of North Korea. Read More >>


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