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?
ROSAT, the latest man-made object to fall from the heavens and threaten humanity's safety, has apparently burned up in Earth's atmosphere. The 1 in 2,000 chance of death from above we had all feared never materialised.
There's a reason Curiosity's fancy new Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator isn't going to be installed until just days before launch. It's radioactive, powered by a special form of plutonium dioxide that won't be rendered useless by the red planet's dust issues.
Global warming skeptics suspected climate change scientists were hiding data. So the skeptics paid for a new study to find the real truth. The results are in! And they're identical to previous results: Humans are heating up the earth.
In a series of upcoming technology demonstration missions, NASA is hoping to prove that giant solar sails are a practical way to explore the cosmos, even though warp drive engines and rocket powered spacecraft make for better movie fodder.
Still can't quite shake the feeling that your school gym teacher is sneaking up behind you on the back of a fiery dragon steed? This video will explain everything you need to know about why your brain dreamed it. Stupid brain.
Not all podcasts are created equally. There's a lot of tripe out there, that's for sure. But a quality podcast can tickle your auditory canals and make commutes; dull lectures and even trips to the dentist slightly more bearable.