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.
The folks behind Minute Physics have a knack for explaining complicated scientific ideas and principles in a way that the average YouTube viewer can comprehend. Even when they tackle rocket science, a term synonymous with complicated physics, math, and equations.
It’s been a long time coming, our intrepid android astronaut was first freed from his packing on the ISS back in March last year, we even glimpsed a look through his eyes in September, but now Robonaut 2’s finally been activated.
In 2011, agoraphobic ArLynn Presser made a New Year's resolution. To combat her anxiety disorder, she vowed to visit all 335 of her Facebook friends, across 51 cities in 13 countries, in just one year.
Do you love to eat plastic? Of course you don’t, because you’re a sane food-eating person. You might chew on the odd pen or straw here and there, but that’s about it, right? Kailyn on the other hand -- not so much. She’s addicted to eating plastic.
Let me preface this with an admission that I’m a big fan of the original, so when I heard they were making a new Dredd film, well, I was both excited and apprehensive. Let’s face it; some of the recent reboots of classic franchises have been a bit crap of late. Unfortunately, these leaked clips don’t fill me with confidence.
Working as a National Geographic photographer is (thankfully) more than just panther attacks and paraglider crashes. Sometimes you get to explore the underground equivalent of "a previously undiscovered Mount Everest" like photographer Carsten Peter.
In the digital age, anti-theft devices usually consist of some sort of location-based tracking service. The technology featured in this video brings us back to a simpler time, when thieves were stopped in the most physical way. Not only will this briefcase brutally crush the perp's fingers, but anyone within a 3m radius should watch out.
Avatar has taken one giant leap towards becoming real thanks to some Japanese robotics boffins. Their new Telesar V gives wearers of a head-mounted display, some vest-mounted sensors and a special pair of gloves the ability to not only control a robot, but see, hear and feel what it does too.
Wonder no more -- the N9, basically Nokia’s Lumia 800 just with MeeGo on it, is now running Android 4.0 and it’s been caught on video. Now you can see for yourself what a modern Nokia phone running Android would be like, if Nokia hadn’t gotten into bed with Microsoft.
Did you know that Thomas Edison got his first job as a telegraph operator after saving the daughter of a station agent from an oncoming train? Or that he didn't invent the lightbulb, but instead created the first commercially viable version?
Petros Vrellis has turned Vincent Van Gogh's The Starry Night into an animation that changes when the user touches it. The effect is so beautiful and mesmerising that I'm now craving an app that would let me do the same.
Jaimie Mantzel had a vision, and after countless hours of work he is ready to reveal his creation to the world. His crawling, shooting, armor-clad, yet-to-be-named spider vehicle looks like a pretty amazing toy.