Artist Cai Guo-Qiang has a thing for explosives. He's the man responsible for those mesmerising daytime fireworks, but it turns out he also uses gunpowder and fire to create abstract works on canvas.
Apple takes more heat for the labour practices of its suppliers than anybody, but it's largely a victim of its own success in that regard.
Designed by Gustav Widström and Marcus Heneen, the Slända pens always remain standing when you put them down so they're easier to grab the next time you need them. Solving a particular problem that, let's be honest, doesn't really exist.
There's nothing quite like watching a seven year-old expertly analyse and explain his application of the scientific method as it relates to capturing stuffed monsters to make you question what you've been doing with your life
At first glance Igor Lobanov's Wormhole chair looks like an impossible object that could only exist as a computer physics simulation. But once you wrap your head around its zip-together design, it not only seems plausible, but also pretty genius.
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center has created this image to illustrate the size of a neutron star, the "crushed core of a star that has exploded as a supernova" and packs half a million times the mass of Earth.
Improv Everywhere! They're the best. Especially when they pull off large-scale pranks at events used to a certain degree of solemnity and self-importance. Like, say, TED.
The 'keep it simple' mantra doesn't seem to apply to watchmakers. The more complex they can make a watch's movements and mechanics, the more impressive their creations seem.
Last year Andrew Capener designed a stunning Scrabble set with a minimalist wooden board and a lovely use of fonts on the tiles which had even Gizmodo alum Rosa wishing it was a reality. Well come August, it will be.
If board sports are your thing, but the current weather and conditions aren't ideal for snowboarding, skateboarding, or surfing, this spring-mounted Gyroboard alternative promises to keep you in shape and let you train all year round.
Professional Lego builders usually build things they're passionate about. But even they have to pay the bills, which is why Lego maniac Eric Harshbarger built this full size mockup of an anesthesia machine as commissioned by GE.
Rebekah Speight of Dakota City found this McDonald's Chicken McNugget three years ago. She thought it looked like President George Washington and she put it in the freezer—as you do in these cases. Now, she's trying to sell it to get 50 kids to summer camp.
The music section of the Chrome Web Store has amplified quite a bit since its initial rollout of 23 apps. In addition to offerings from heavy hitters like MOG, Rdio, and Pandora, it's also home to a wide selection of apps and extensions from smaller developers from off the beaten trail.
iTether lasted all of five seconds on the App Store before Apple pulled it for some silly reason like it being designed for the singular purpose of bypassing an iPhone's hotspot limitations. But iTether is back and there is nothing Apple can do about it.
It's been a month since the fatal sinking of the Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy. And, now that the half million gallons of on-board fuel are being safely siphoned off, the ship's owner must decide—raise it from the seabed with hundreds of thousands of ping-pong balls or call in the Jawas and have it dismantled for scrap.
For time trial riders, even a fraction of a second can mean the difference between missing the podium and donning the yellow jersey. The 2013 Scott Spilt Aero Helmet has been designed to shield your noggin without slowing you down—like, at all.