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The LG Optimus Vu Flashes For the Camera

LG’s let out a video of its Galaxy Note rival, the Optimus Vu before its official showing off at MWC. In it you’ll get to see the wonders of its 5-inch IPS screen; some finger writing action, and a close up of its camera – how I managed to contain myself I just don’t know.

The Neuroscience of Magic

By Jamie Condliffe on at

Despite having a background in science, I am remarkably susceptible to magic tricks: there's something about them that draws me in. But there's more to it than me being stupid, as this video about the neuroscience of magic explains.

Another Bond Teaser: Sam Mendes Talks 007 and Skyfall

By Sam Gibbs on at

We’re eagerly anticipating Bond’s 23rd outing – in fact, we can’t wait. But we just have to; Skyfall’s not out till the 26th of October in the UK. In the meantime, 007.com is slowly feeding our feverish frenzy with photos and videoblogs – this one is from Sam Mendes talking about why he joined the project and just how big a Bond fan he really truly is; lest any diehard fans were in doubt over his ability to direct the latest version of their beloved film franchise.

Microsoft Smacks Down Google Apps in Attack Video

By Michael Hession on at

Microsoft is continuing its campaign specifically targeting Google. This time, the target is Google's continued attempts to move in on Microsoft's productivity software. Microsoft is eager to point out Google's set of consumer-level and constantly changing features, lack of flexibility, and privacy issues. They even made a jingle!

Superyacht Sinks Like a Stone In the Mediterranean

By Jesus Diaz on at

The 60.2-metre superyacht Yogi sunk under a Force 8 storm in the Mediterranean Sea. This video shows the Hellenic Air Force rescuing the passengers in the middle of the gale. It took only seven hours to sink after the authorities got the first mayday, according to the builder Mehmet Karabeyoglu:

Hackers Were Scary in 1990

By Sam Biddle on at

"Laughing at people talking about the internet decades ago" is one of our favorite video subgenres here at Gizmodo, and this specimen doesn't disappoint: a fatherly narrator explains the dangers of hackers. Look out! Your modem is under attack!