Riverdale's Musical Episode Was Absolutely Incredible and You Can Listen to the Full Soundtrack Here

Holy blood-soaked nightgown, Batman! Riverdale’s musical episode had no right to be that good… but it was! If you were counting down the minutes to when you could start learning the Carrie-inspired tunes yourself, you’re in luck—the entire soundtrack is available to listen to for free right now.

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Source: Gizmodo – Riverdale’s Musical Episode Was Absolutely Incredible and You Can Listen to the Full Soundtrack Here

For $367,500, This Clockwork Machine Will Save You the Hassle of Writing Your Own Name

Are you a billionaire suffering from wrist cramps brought on by the endless stacks of checks you need to endorse? A two-dollar rubber stamp is one solution, but more befitting of your fiduciary status could be Jaquet Droz’s Signing Machine, which uses sophisticated clockwork mechanisms to flawlessly recreate your…

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Source: Gizmodo – For 7,500, This Clockwork Machine Will Save You the Hassle of Writing Your Own Name

The Story That Made Me Realize How Lonely Superman Must Be

When I was a kid, it seemed impossible that Superman might have any problems. Sure, he had adventures that threw setbacks in his path but he always overcame those. It wasn’t until I read Action Comics #500 that I ever thought that the Man of Steel could have the same kinds of persistent emotional vulnerabilities that…

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Source: Gizmodo – The Story That Made Me Realize How Lonely Superman Must Be

A Worrying Number of Amazon’s Warehouse Workers Are Reportedly Living Off Food Stamps

Amazon bills itself as a creator of jobs. Look no further than the ludicrous subsidy packages offered by cities in competition to host its second headquarters. But according to public records requests obtained by the Intercept, Amazon can drain public coffers in other ways, with five states listing Bezos’s empire as a

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Source: Gizmodo – A Worrying Number of Amazon’s Warehouse Workers Are Reportedly Living Off Food Stamps

Rare Mutation Among Bajau People Lets Them Stay Underwater Longer

The Bajau people of Malaysia and the Philippines are renowned for their free-diving abilities, often working eight-hour shifts in search of fish and other sea critters. Underwater sessions can last upwards of two minutes, with accumulated daily totals of breath-holding often reaching five hours. New research suggests…

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Source: Gizmodo – Rare Mutation Among Bajau People Lets Them Stay Underwater Longer

The Christmas Bullet Was The Worst Plane Ever Made

It was the worst military aircraft of all time. Developed by a man described as “the greatest charlatan ever to see his name associated with an airplane,” the Christmas Bullet was the rare kind of fighter which had a perfect kill ratio: it killed everyone who ever tried to fly it.

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Source: Gizmodo – The Christmas Bullet Was The Worst Plane Ever Made

Woman Who Posted Instagram Pics of Her Fancy Drug-Smuggling Trip Sentenced to Less-Fancy Prison

A Canadian woman who was caught smuggling a fuck-ton of cocaine after posting ritzy photos of herself on Instagram was just sentenced to minimum four years and nine months in prison.

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Source: Gizmodo – Woman Who Posted Instagram Pics of Her Fancy Drug-Smuggling Trip Sentenced to Less-Fancy Prison

Flies Love to Ejaculate, Experiment Finds

If there’s one thing I know about human males, it’s that they love ejaculating. It can sometimes seem like their entire existence is motivated by a need to shoot sperm and seminal fluid from their genitalia. But have you ever wondered from where they acquired such a desire?

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Source: Gizmodo – Flies Love to Ejaculate, Experiment Finds

Getting Hunted by Ewoks in Star Wars: Battlefront II Is as Terrifying as Any Horror Movie

Despite the fact they are flesh-eating guerilla warriors capable of thoroughly thrashing a vastly technologically superior foe, everyone’s takeaway about the Ewoks is that they’re cute, stress-lowering, fuzzy teddy bears. But Star Wars: Battlefront II has added a new mode that reminds us that these teddies can be…

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Source: Gizmodo – Getting Hunted by Ewoks in Star Wars: Battlefront II Is as Terrifying as Any Horror Movie

Skip the Tourist Stuff and Just Lock Yourself Up in This Hotel’s Bananas Gaming Suite

If you’re a gamer who doesn’t want to haul a PC with you on vacation, you could book your next trip to Panama City where the local Hilton has packed a ridiculously customized hotel room full of high-end gaming gear and accessories. The beanbag chairs, VR goggles, and racing seat all make sense to me, but why did the…

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Source: Gizmodo – Skip the Tourist Stuff and Just Lock Yourself Up in This Hotel’s Bananas Gaming Suite

E Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Now in 16 States, Over 50 People Sickened

It’s shaping to be one of the most convenient excuses to avoid ordering a salad yet: An outbreak of Escherichia coli linked to chopped romaine lettuce has now spread to 16 states and sickened over 50 people since mid-March, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Source: Gizmodo – E Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Now in 16 States, Over 50 People Sickened

Pioneering Psychologist Hans Asperger Was a Nazi Sympathizer Who Sent Children to Be Killed, New Evidence Suggests

The term “Asperger’s syndrome” will never be heard the same way again, owing to new research showing that Hans Asperger—the Austrian pediatrician for whom the disorder was named—was an active participant in the Nazi eugenics program, recommending that patients deemed “not fit for life” be sent to a notorious…

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Source: Gizmodo – Pioneering Psychologist Hans Asperger Was a Nazi Sympathizer Who Sent Children to Be Killed, New Evidence Suggests

Upgrade to ELAC's Stunning B6 Bookshelf Speakers For Just $200 Per Pair

Even at their full $280-per-pair price point, ELAC’s B6 bookshelf speakers offered one of the best values in home theater audio. But at an all-time low $200 for a pair, they’re pretty much a no-brainer if you want to set up a traditional home theater audio system.

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Source: Gizmodo – Upgrade to ELAC’s Stunning B6 Bookshelf Speakers For Just 0 Per Pair

Turns Out Krypton Was Infinitely More Insane Than We Thought

When Krypton was first announced, many people dismissed it as a simple prequel starring Superman’s grandfather. Then it was revealed that the stakes were much higher: Brainiac had gone back in time to attack the planet and prevent Superman from ever being born, while space adventurer Adam Strange traveled back to stop…

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Source: Gizmodo – Turns Out Krypton Was Infinitely More Insane Than We Thought

The First Gaming Phone With RGB Lighting Is So Silly, It's Awesome

I’ve been waiting for this to happen for a long time, and I’m actually a little surprised it’s only happening now. But with the launch of the Nubia’s Red Magic, there’s finally a gaming phone with built-in RGB lighting.

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Source: Gizmodo – The First Gaming Phone With RGB Lighting Is So Silly, It’s Awesome

Two Months After Announcing New Smart Glasses, Intel's Killing the Project Entirely

Damn, I’ve never seen a tech company give up on a project so quickly since Microsoft bet big on the Kin, but Intel may have taken the cake as it announces the closure of the division responsible for its intriguing Vaunt smart glasses. Just five years after creating the New Devices Group, Intel is shuttering it, and…

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Source: Gizmodo – Two Months After Announcing New Smart Glasses, Intel’s Killing the Project Entirely