Rat Dies Doing What It Loved: Breaking Into an ATM and Gorging Itself on Nearly $18,000 in Cash

There’s that old adage about dogs chasing cars, not knowing what they’d do if they caught one. Well, a rat in Assam state, India knew exactly what it wanted to do when it broke into an ATM earlier this month, and that was feasting on money until it died.

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Source: Gizmodo – Rat Dies Doing What It Loved: Breaking Into an ATM and Gorging Itself on Nearly ,000 in Cash

Survey: Most Americans Remain Unwilling to Let a Robot Into Their Home Yet

For decades, humans have dreamed of wasting away in their own decadence while armies of robots do everything for them. Yet it turns out that now idle daydreaming is slowly giving way to reality, people are a bit uncomfortable.

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Source: Gizmodo – Survey: Most Americans Remain Unwilling to Let a Robot Into Their Home Yet

This Video Explores the Shinto Spirituality of Hayao Miyazaki's Films

Like any prolific director, anime legend Hayao Miyazaki has a few preoccupations in his writing. Particularly, he’s fascinated by the natural world, and the conflict between man’s desires and nature’s power.

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Source: Gizmodo – This Video Explores the Shinto Spirituality of Hayao Miyazaki’s Films

Best-Selling Carbon Monoxide Detector Removed From Amazon and eBay Because It's Defective

Amazon and eBay have removed several carbon monoxide detectors from their respective marketplaces after a recent investigation found the devices consistently failed to alert users when gas is present, putting peoples’ lives at risk.

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Source: Gizmodo – Best-Selling Carbon Monoxide Detector Removed From Amazon and eBay Because It’s Defective

Westworld's Composer Breaks Down the Best Musical Moments from Season Two

Ramin Djawadi has an important job. As the composer for Westworld, he has to somehow keep topping himself by creating atmospheric, thematically resonant musical cues to ground and frame the android action in the show.

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Source: Gizmodo – Westworld’s Composer Breaks Down the Best Musical Moments from Season Two

ZTE Can't Fix a Broken Urinal Because It's Not Sure If It's Banned From Buying American Products

The story of Chinese telecommunication firm ZTE’s death and resurrection, both at the hands of the Trump administration, has taken another bizarre turn, this time resulting in employees having to hold in their pee. The company is opting not to fix urinal that requires parts from an American manufacturer for fear of…

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Source: Gizmodo – ZTE Can’t Fix a Broken Urinal Because It’s Not Sure If It’s Banned From Buying American Products

SpaceX Wins $130 Million Falcon Heavy Contract to Launch Classified USAF Satellite in 2020

SpaceX, the Elon Musk-helmed company which earlier this year saw its partially reusable Falcon Heavy officially become the most powerful rocket in the world, has won its first contract to use that system to deliver a classified payload.

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Source: Gizmodo – SpaceX Wins 0 Million Falcon Heavy Contract to Launch Classified USAF Satellite in 2020

A Virginia Restaurant Asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders to Leave and Now Its Yelp Page is Destroyed

There’s a new battleground in the proxy war between MAGA hat-wearing Trump supporters and pussy hat-wearing members of the #Resistance, and it’s the Yelp page of a restaurant in Virginia that asked White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave.

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Source: Gizmodo – A Virginia Restaurant Asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders to Leave and Now Its Yelp Page is Destroyed

The Game Of Thrones cast finally managed to throw a wedding without anybody getting murdered

Defying the series’ tradition of Red, Purple, and presumably other-colored Weddings that end with somebody inevitably getting their throat slit or literally puking out their own guts, the cast of Game Of Thrones have finally managed to watch someone get married without anybody being murdered. It probably helped that…

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Source: Gizmodo – The Game Of Thrones cast finally managed to throw a wedding without anybody getting murdered

Hospitalized John McAfee Swears Wrath on Whoever Managed to 'Spike Something That I Ingested'

John McAfee, the onetime chief of the security software company bearing his name and who has subsequently popped up in association with allegations of murder and rape in Belize, lying to the media, Securities and Exchange Commission investigations, bizarre presidential campaign videos, and of course cryptocurrency,…

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Source: Gizmodo – Hospitalized John McAfee Swears Wrath on Whoever Managed to ‘Spike Something That I Ingested’

Facebook Created a Human Crisis Team After Algorithms Failed It

Facebook, fresh off a number of embarrassing incidents that algorithms and automated systems couldn’t stop, is turning to a team of former intelligence officers and researchers to identify the next potential crisis the platform might face.

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Source: Gizmodo – Facebook Created a Human Crisis Team After Algorithms Failed It

The Early Reactions Are In, and People Really Seemed to Like Ant-Man & The Wasp

Last night was the premiere of Ant-Man & The Wasp, which means we’ve got early opinions from critics, ascended fans, and anyone else lucky enough to get into the early showing. And he early verdict is very promising.

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Source: Gizmodo – The Early Reactions Are In, and People Really Seemed to Like Ant-Man & The Wasp

If Streaming Is the Future of Console Gaming, It Might Be Screwed

News of the next generation of consoles has slowly trickled out over the last couple of weeks. None of the news gives us a clear view of either Sony or Microsoft’s consoles—instead we’ve only gotten teases of each. And those teases have had wildly different focuses. On one hand, you have rumors of what Sony’s hardware…

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Source: Gizmodo – If Streaming Is the Future of Console Gaming, It Might Be Screwed

Refresh All of Your Accessories With Fossil's Semi-Annual Sale

If you’re looking to up your watch look, you can do it on the cheap with Fossil’s semi-annual sale, happening now. Over 1,000 watches, hand bags, belts, wallets, and other accessories are up to 50% off for both women and men, no promo code required. So what are you waiting for?

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Source: Gizmodo – Refresh All of Your Accessories With Fossil’s Semi-Annual Sale

There's a Brute Force Hack That Can Bypass the iPhone's Passcode Limit

Apple is a perpetual battle to stay ahead of hackers and secure its devices but a new bug discovered by a security researcher and reported by ZDNet shows the passcode that protects iOS devices can be bypassed through a brute force attack, leaving iPhones and iPads vulnerable to being exploited.

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Source: Gizmodo – There’s a Brute Force Hack That Can Bypass the iPhone’s Passcode Limit