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?
When someone has a constant live webcam feed set up in their home, it's usually a good bet that it's for something super pervy or really, really paranoid. But then there's that one-in-a-big-number chance that it's actually useful, like when this lady perchanced upon some dudes robbing her house and called the emergency number.
Ouch. Sting's free iPad app celebrating 25 years of squawking, apparently cost in the millions of dollars to make. The app combines music, concert footage, photographs and video, with a recording of Sting's October performance in the New York Beacon Theatre.
There are lots of explanations for the gigantic structures built in China's desert. But the most mysterious thing is invisible: according to a former CIA analyst, there's someone who has ordered tonnes of satellite photos of this area since 2004.
Marta Yegorovnam, who I'm assuming is either a lunatic or an evil prankster, says she has kept an alien corpse in her refrigerator for two years. Apparently, she found this green alien after a UFO crashed right outside her house.
The Facebook wall is our social document of record. Etched in rock like an Attic tablet, the things said on a wall provide a poignant look back at who said what, and when. Not anymore. Timeline lets you rewrite history.
This is crazy. New photos have appeared in Google Maps showing unidentified titanic structures in the middle of the Chinese desert. The first one is an intricate network of what appears to be huge metallic stripes. Is this a military experiment?
We all have opinions about the people on Big Brother-style TV shows. But spare a thought for nine girls who were duped into taking part in a fake show — then held captive while naked images of them were sold online.
When Giotto—considered the first artist of the Renaissance—painted this fresco at the Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi in 1290, he hid something in plain view. It took 721 years and some close up photographies for someone to see it.
I love this. Someone noticed that movie posters are always the same and collected them to prove it. Some of the design clichés are hilarious, like Tiny People On the Beach With Giant Heads in the Clouds or Legs Wide Spread.
There are good cleaning ladies and there are bad cleaning ladies. Bad cleaning ladies? You want to avoid. Good cleaning ladies? They sometimes do bad things by being too good. Like the cleaning lady who cleaned a "dirty" art piece on accident.
There is something about blue eyes that can pierce another person's soul while also acting as a revealing window into your own. Brown eyes? Not so much. What if you wanted blue eyes, though? Colour contacts? Meh. Try this new laser surgery that'll permanently transform your brown eyes to blue.