63 New Illnesses Reported in Ongoing Turkey Salmonella Outbreak That's Sickened Hundreds

Hundreds have fallen ill in a Salmonella outbreak tied to raw turkey, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting more than 60 new cases in 24 states since its last report in December.

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Source: Gizmodo – 63 New Illnesses Reported in Ongoing Turkey Salmonella Outbreak That’s Sickened Hundreds

Washington Lawmakers Advance Bill to Ban Vaccine Exemptions for Personal Reasons Amid Measles Outbreak

A measles outbreak in Washington state has prompted outcry over exemptions that allow residents to opt out of vaccinations for personal or philosophical reasons.

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Source: Gizmodo – Washington Lawmakers Advance Bill to Ban Vaccine Exemptions for Personal Reasons Amid Measles Outbreak

Report: Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn Might Return for Suicide Squad 2 After All

Recently, rumors surfaced suggesting some shakeups for the Joker-ific side of the DC cinematic world, particularly indicating that Jared Leto would not be returning as the Joker. The report also said, according to inside sources, that Margot Robbie would not be returning for Suicide Squad 2, instead focusing on Birds

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Source: Gizmodo – Report: Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn Might Return for Suicide Squad 2 After All

R.E.M. Copyright Complaint Gets Trump Tweet Axed by Twitter

Apparently even Donald Trump is not immune to copyright takedowns. On Friday, the president tweeted a mocking video playing R.E.M.’s “Everybody Hurts” over Democrats’ reaction to the State of the Union—originally created by some dude using the pseudonym “Carpe Donktum” and best known for winning an Infowars meme…

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Source: Gizmodo – R.E.M. Copyright Complaint Gets Trump Tweet Axed by Twitter

Ja Rule Claims He's Planning Another Fyre Festival-Like Event, Which Seems Fine

Surely you haven’t forgotten about Fyre Festival, the event that scammed models, the rich, and many Bahamian vendors into believing it would be one of the greatest events of the decade—headlined by Blink 182 for god’s sake—before it all came crashing down.

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Source: Gizmodo – Ja Rule Claims He’s Planning Another Fyre Festival-Like Event, Which Seems Fine

Rakuten's Sitewide Sale Means Tons of Rare Gaming and Gadget Deals

Rakuten’s running another of its popular sitewide sales during Presidents’ Day weekend, with 15% off all orders, with a $60 maximum discount with the promo code SAVE15. You can check out their promo page to scan all of the deals, but the beauty of this sale is you can “force” a sale on super new or rarely discounted…

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Source: Gizmodo – Rakuten’s Sitewide Sale Means Tons of Rare Gaming and Gadget Deals

It Sounds Like It Could Be a While Until We Actually Get Apple's Streaming Service

For months, reports have indicated that Apple was poised to give us a glimpse of its long-awaited Netflix competitor sometime this spring. Whether we will soon after have access to what increasingly sounds like an Apple Prime when the tech giant finally reveals it, however, is another story.

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Source: Gizmodo – It Sounds Like It Could Be a While Until We Actually Get Apple’s Streaming Service

Twitter May Be Holding On to DMs Long After You Think They're 'Deleted'

Twitter has had a number of privacy issues recently, from failing to protect private tweets to surfacing deleted location information. Now, it appears Twitter may be holding on to data it claims it deletes.

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Source: Gizmodo – Twitter May Be Holding On to DMs Long After You Think They’re ‘Deleted’

The Muse Ryan Adams Was Hiding In Plain Sight | Deadspin Bob Costas Wants To Have It Both Ways | The

The Muse Ryan Adams Was Hiding In Plain Sight | Deadspin Bob Costas Wants To Have It Both Ways | The Grapevine On Jussie Smollett, Misreporting, and the Fine Line Between Healthy Skepticism and MAGA Propaganda | Splinter What Did We Just Learn? | The A.V. Club Jordan Peele sheds light on the infuriating injustice of…

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Source: Gizmodo – The Muse Ryan Adams Was Hiding In Plain Sight | Deadspin Bob Costas Wants To Have It Both Ways | The

In Hindsight Maybe This Pro-Fentanyl Rap Video Made by a Pharma Company Wasn't the Best Look

That drug companies have fueled the opioid crisis by flooding the market with deceptively advertised, highly addictive painkillers is no secret. But the antics of Insys Therapeutics, now being revealed in an ongoing federal court battle, seem especially evil. Well, evil and incredibly, supremely ridiculous.

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Source: Gizmodo – In Hindsight Maybe This Pro-Fentanyl Rap Video Made by a Pharma Company Wasn’t the Best Look

Finally, a Liquid Cooled Mattress. Preorder Eight Sleep's Pod and Save $250.

We’ve seen smart mattresses with dual-zone heating, which is perfectly fine, but it basically amounts to a smartphone-connected electric blanket. But Eight Sleep’s upcoming Pod mattress raises the game with a true, active heating and cooling system.

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Source: Gizmodo – Finally, a Liquid Cooled Mattress. Preorder Eight Sleep’s Pod and Save 0.

The Sheer Distance Opportunity Roved Across Mars Still Has Us in Awe

As we remember the now-officially-dead Opportunity rover this week, one fact keeps sticking out to me: That machine traveled a whopping 28 miles across the surface of another planet. And it did so in short, nerve-wracking spurts. Spread over the course of 14 years, 28 miles may not sound like that much, but consider…

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Source: Gizmodo – The Sheer Distance Opportunity Roved Across Mars Still Has Us in Awe

Leaky Database Reveals Horrifying GPS Surveillance of China's Uyghur Muslims

A misconfigured online database has exposed new details of China’s tyrannical surveillance apparatus, which the country’s government has used to further suppress one of its most persecuted populations.

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Source: Gizmodo – Leaky Database Reveals Horrifying GPS Surveillance of China’s Uyghur Muslims

The Mystery of That Taylor Swift Face Recognition Kiosk Has Been Solved

In December of last year, Rolling Stone reported that at a Taylor Swift concert at the 2018 Rose Bowl, there was a mysterious kiosk playing clips of the singer that doubled as a facial recognition system to flag any of Swift’s stalkers. A number of reports covered the alleged kiosk—including Gizmodo—but little was…

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Source: Gizmodo – The Mystery of That Taylor Swift Face Recognition Kiosk Has Been Solved

Rediscover the Magic of Browser Bookmarks—And How to Keep Them in Order

Between read-it-later services, social media feeds, and the unbelievable speed at which a Google search can find the exact information you’re looking for, browser bookmarks have become a forgotten a relic of a previous internet age. But the basic bookmarking tools built into your browser can still be hugely useful in…

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Source: Gizmodo – Rediscover the Magic of Browser Bookmarks—And How to Keep Them in Order

This 1920s Concept for a Drive-Through Grocery Store Completely Failed

Today, the grocery delivery battle is being waged between companies like Amazon, Walmart, Target, FreshDirect, and Instacart. But there once was a time when the most futuristic thing in food shopping was the car. Specifically, drive-in shopping like these stores from the 1920s.

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Source: Gizmodo – This 1920s Concept for a Drive-Through Grocery Store Completely Failed