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Understanding How TVs Work Is a Lot Easier When You Watch Them at 380,000 Frames Per Second Understanding How TVs Work Is a Lot Easier When You Watch Them at 380,000 Frames Per Second

Despite feeling like ancient, antique technology at this point, the monstrously-heavy CRT television you grew up with was an engineering marvel, as the Slow Mo Guys reveal by filming an old-school TV at an astonishing 380,000 frames per second.

Watch Seattle Evolve and Grow in This Epic Three-Year Timelapse Shot From the Space Needle Watch Seattle Evolve and Grow in This Epic Three-Year Timelapse Shot From the Space Needle

Most timelapses condense a few hours or days into bite-size videos that make the world appear to fly by in fast-forward. But Ricardo Martin Brualla has created an aerial timelapse of Seattle that shows the city growing and evolving over three full years—and he didn’t even have to set up a camera himself.

I'd Actually Consider Going to a Spin Class If I Could Ride Schwinn's Retro-Styled Exercise Bikes I'd Actually Consider Going to a Spin Class If I Could Ride Schwinn's Retro-Styled Exercise Bikes

Pour through an old album of your parents (or grandparents) and you’ll probably find a photo of them riding a classic Schwinn bike that looks like it was designed by an aerodynamics-obsessed Oldsmobile engineer. Schwinn has long since updated its bike designs, but the company pays homage to its past with an indoor…

I Hope 'Ages Five and Up' on This Jurassic Park Power Wheels Jeep Includes Middle-Aged Bloggers I Hope 'Ages Five and Up' on This Jurassic Park Power Wheels Jeep Includes Middle-Aged Bloggers

The most important thing to happen in the world of cinema in 2018 will be the 25th anniversary of the original Jurassic Park, which will be celebrated with a mountain of movie-related merchandise including this tiny drivable replica of the fictional park’s Jeeps from Fisher-Price. Ages five and up? Sounds like a…

Explore 130 Years of National Geographic Covers in Just Two Minutes Explore 130 Years of National Geographic Covers in Just Two Minutes

One of the last magazines that’s still worth reading in print form, National Geographic has featured some fascinating stories over the years, but most of us likely pour through each issue to marvel at the photography. First published way back in 1888, the magazine celebrates its 130th birthday in 2018 and is kicking…

I'm Completely Mesmerized By This Machine Whose Only Function Is Making Tiny Hedge Spheres I'm Completely Mesmerized By This Machine Whose Only Function Is Making Tiny Hedge Spheres

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. And where there’s a repetitive job no human wants to do, there’s also a machine we’ve invented to do the work for us. Like the hyper-specific RAP 10 trimmer from Orlandi, the sole function of which is to trim tiny shrubs into perfect, aesthetically-pleasing spheres. Why can’t I…

The Fascinating History of 10 Extra Letters the English Alphabet Used to Have The Fascinating History of 10 Extra Letters the English Alphabet Used to Have

At 26 letters long, the English alphabet isn’t the most complicated string of symbols and characters to master, even for a five-year-old. But that’s because it has been put on a strict diet over the years that helped it slim down and shed 10 additional letters that were either deemed superfluous, redundant, or just…

Pirates of the Caribbean's VFX Wizards Reveal How They Brought Skeleton Ghost Sharks to Life Pirates of the Caribbean's VFX Wizards Reveal How They Brought Skeleton Ghost Sharks to Life

With a team of over 700 visual effects artists and other on-set crew working in studios around the world, the Moving Picture Company produced 1,200 shots for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, including bringing to life—or afterlife—ghostly great white sharks.

There’s Something Super Eerie About Watching Thunderstorms Unfold in Black and White There’s Something Super Eerie About Watching Thunderstorms Unfold in Black and White

Looking for a good reason to justify spending thousands of dollars on a gigantic 8K TV? Look no further than storm chaser Mike Olbinski’s latest timelapse, Breathe. It’s not only the first to be edited in full, eye-slapping 8K resolution, it’s also been edited in black and white, making the brewing storms Olbinski…

Watch the Most Patient Person on Earth Reconstruct Shredded Money Using Tweezers Watch the Most Patient Person on Earth Reconstruct Shredded Money Using Tweezers

Do you love puzzles? Probably not as much as conceptual artist Martin John Callanan does. This mind-numbing, 11-minute timelapse shows him spending an entire work day painstakingly reassembling a five-pound mis-printed note that the Bank of England shredded to tiny bits.

A Talented Modder Turned Nerf's 70 MPH Rival Blaster Into a 2,000-Round Spinning Minigun A Talented Modder Turned Nerf's 70 MPH Rival Blaster Into a 2,000-Round Spinning Minigun

Nerf’s Rival blasters, which can fire small foam balls at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour, already make you a formidable opponent when office battles erupt. But it wasn’t enough for YouTube’s Captain Xavier, who hacked his Nerf Rival into a spinning minigun fed by a 2,000-sh0t backpack.

The Pin Art on This Bluetooth Speaker Dances to Your Music The Pin Art on This Bluetooth Speaker Dances to Your Music

One of the recent trends in Bluetooth speakers is the addition of colorful LEDs that blink and flash along with whatever music’s playing. But a company called Victrola has done something way out of left field by putting an animated Pin Art display on top of its new wireless speaker.

This Beautifully-Detailed Replica Is the Best Way to Learn About the Moon Without Actually Visiting It This Beautifully-Detailed Replica Is the Best Way to Learn About the Moon Without Actually Visiting It

To date, the best use of augmented reality has been running around parks trying to capture virtual Pokémon. But as that fad has (mercifully) faded away, a company called AstroReality has come up with a more compelling use of AR technology that works with an astonishingly detailed replica of the moon that’s as much a…

This AA Battery Sucks Power Right Out of the Air This AA Battery Sucks Power Right Out of the Air

After covering CES for 10 years, nothing I’ve seen at the show has me as excited about the future as Ossia’s wireless charging technology. The company’s developed a way to deliver power to your gadgets the same way internet is delivered by wi-fi, and one of the first real-world applications of the tech is a AA…

This Cellular-Connected Smart Credit Card Can Show You How Much Money You've Got Left to Spend This Cellular-Connected Smart Credit Card Can Show You How Much Money You've Got Left to Spend

In the United States, the big banks have been very slow to adopt new credit and debit card technologies, with secure chip cards only being introduced in the past few years. Which is tragic, because Dynamics is introducing a new connected credit card with a GSM chip inside, and an E-Ink display, that’s no thicker than…

You Will Probably Die Before This Monstrous New Backup Battery From Duracell Does You Will Probably Die Before This Monstrous New Backup Battery From Duracell Does

As the organizers of CES 2018 reminded us today, when you rely on gadgets, it’s a good idea to plan ahead to ensure you’ve always got power. There’s no shortage of portable batteries being shown off on the CES show floor, but none of them compare to this monstrosity that Duracell’s created.

Some of the Most Absurd Gadgets From CES 2018 (So Far) Some of the Most Absurd Gadgets From CES 2018 (So Far)

Far from the flashy mega-booths of companies like Samsung and Sony is a section of CES known as Eureka Park, filled with startups trying to bring truly innovative products to the market. But there’s just as many companies showing off products that will leave you scratching your head. Does the world really need a GoPro…

Casio's $50,000 Printer Can Turn Paper Into Faux Leather, Wood, and Alligator Skin Casio's $50,000 Printer Can Turn Paper Into Faux Leather, Wood, and Alligator Skin

As a rule, we rarely post news about printers here on Gizmodo because, as a rule, they’re mind-numbingly boring. But Casio’s new Mofrel system does something truly innovative: it can add 3D textures to your printouts, turning flat paper into faux leather, stone, wood, and even simulate embossed stitched fabrics.

Game Boy Is Coming Back Thanks to Hyperkin Game Boy Is Coming Back Thanks to Hyperkin

With the NES and SNES Classic Edition retro consoles still selling out as fast as they go on sale, it’s a safe assumption that Nintendo is going to revive some of its other popular consoles soon. But before the Game Boy Classic Edition has a chance to become more than a rumor, peripherals manufacturer Hyperkin is…

Checking Out LG's Prototype TVs Was Like Sending My Eyes to Disney World Checking Out LG's Prototype TVs Was Like Sending My Eyes to Disney World

The CES show floor might be filled with hundreds of TVs that put your local electronics store to shame, but the real treasures of the show, the TVs packed with technology we’ll have to wait for years to buy, are hidden in back rooms away from greasy fingers. Except ours, of course, as we had a chance to treat our eyes…

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