A window into another world is what you often see on Gizmodo UK’s ‘Watch This’ page. Showing videos from other sites or made by our very hands, you can while the hours away by checking out awesome timelapses, drone footage, educational videos, viral laugh-a-minutes, or even trailers for upcoming movies and TV shows.
What is that object above? It was apparently found near a remote village in the middle of Siberia, and no one knows how it got there or what it is. It’s presumed to have fallen from space, but the 200kg “fragment” isn’t anything related to human space technology, according to Russian space agency officials. Did a chunk of ET’s ship really just crash-land on Earth?
Ever since I saw the awesome cars that could move sideways in I, Robot, I’ve longed for the day when your standard one-axis tyre would be relegated to the scrap heap. Apparently I wasn’t the only one; Japanese scientists have been testing a working prototype of the Permoveh (Personal Mobile Vehicle), which features wheels that’ll move both forwards and backwards as well as horizontally – no more parallel parking hack-jobs.
What kind of nut-job came up with this crazy concoction of an infomercial piss-take, I have no idea. But this mind-bending, insane video is apparently an advert for the latest album by a band out of South Africa called Desmond and the Tutus.
Yep, 8-bit pretty much makes everything better, including Mad Men. Here’s a new YouTube choose-your-own-adventure game to waste a good few minutes of your time on this Friday morning. Don’t forget; it doesn’t make a blind bit of difference what you choose, just make sure you’re drunk off your arse on scotch – that’s the Mad Men way.
Twitter just turned six on Wednesday! How better to celebrate the medium than by exploring its greatest use: hurling misspelled insults behind a veil of anonymity. But what about the victims? Watch Will Ferrell, Louis CK, and others read your mean Tweets aloud.