While the bread and butter of Gizmodo UK is in the bits and bytes of technology, we have a lot of fun in the off-topic areas, with many of the stories being filed in the WTF category. Bookmark this page for the sillier stories, from ridiculous examples of body-art, to... sausages made of skittles?
Blending different metals together produces an alloy, but layering them creates a bimetal that often has unique properties. One such unique property is to let this robot walk indefinitely across the pan without other power sources. Read More >>
You’re not imagining it, Morrisons really does play the best music in the country. We go 'Behind the Music', VH1-style, with retail's best algorithmic DJ. *Daft Punk used for illustrative purposes only*
The contaminated area of Belarus is teeming with wild animals, including elk, wild boar, deer and wolves. Perhaps surprisingly, many of these numbers seem to be on the rise and some of them are higher than in uncontaminated areas.
Radiation tends to strike fear in the hearts of the general populace but most have no idea what actual radiation looks like. Now a French organisation called CloudyLabs has found a way to let us see the process in action using a simple cloud chamber. Read more >>
Most people cringe in horror at the mere mention of calculus, but one man loved it so much, he designed his dream house around it. And now the so-called “Integral House” — named after one of the key concepts in calculus — has hit the market. Asking price: a cool £11.4 million. Read more >>
Researchers realised that there was something weird about how earthquakes travelled through the ground. At first they thought the weirdness was due to a liquid core. This drawing proved they were half right.