News broke earlier today that five individuals supposedly associated with Anonymous have been charged for attacks on websites ranging from the CIA to Strafor, and some are saying that it's a triumph for the FBI's fight against the hackivist collective.
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geekologie.comThe fountain in use. The best part is that it will also cover your hand with ketchup, which you will then have to lick off.
It's doesn't pay to stay away from Gizmodo for too long, because you might miss the announcement of really significant inventions, many of them culinary ... More >>
gizmodo.comTrust the Japanese to fully explore the psycho-sexual potential of food. And by "sexual," we mean "fecal." According to Gizmodo and Inhabit, Mitsyuki Ikeda of the Environmental Assessment Center in Okayama, Japan has invented a way to turn human feces into hamburger. Could anythin ... More >>
The forthcoming biography of Steve Jobs isn't due in bookstores till March 6, 2012. But iSteve: The Book of Jobs is already up on Amazon. Is this cover for real? It's impossibly janky. It's probably just a placeholder. Hopefully. Pre-order now for $18!
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via AlanWolfson.netConfession: We have a special love for dioramas, cross-sections, anything made miniature and realistic and perfect in its tininess, that you can gaze into and experience writ small. Hence, our excitement for this mini cross-section of a New York City Street (inspired by Can ... More >>
Earlier today we were asked some questions about how organizations like the Red Cross are dealing with donations received for Japan. Specifically, how long do those text donations take to reach aid organizations? Are donations even reaching Japan, and will they? Gizmodo addressed the question ... More >>
gizmodo.comForget the 591-millileter Venti, on May 3 Starbucks will roll out nationally its new Trenta size, which holds a whopping 916 millileters. Super-duper-size me! And Gizmodo provides a delightful comparative chart of the new size next to a regular can of soda, all other 'Bucksian size ... More >>
A group calling themselves Gnosis have posted a torrent, which they claim includes all of Gawker Media's source code, along with the previously threatened list of commenter names, email addresses and passwords on The Pirate Bay. The torrent of information currently has zero "seeders," making ... More >>
Remember, remember, the 15th of November. The world of media gigs spins, and with it, our heads. How are New York Magazine, Mediaite, Business Insider, CNN, and Gawker Media intricately tied together today? If you get motion sickness easily, well, you probably shouldn't be reading this on a m ... More >>
After weeks of teasing, we told you earlier that The New Yorker's Nick Denton profile was on its way, in print within the October 18th issue, and likely online this Sunday night. As of 6 p.m. there's still no sign of it on the internet, but how about a little preview? Come inside for a few on ... More >>
After a long hiatus, the column that cost this company a cool mil in advertising has returned! BlogBeat is back, and this week, we're coming out swinging. The New Yorker's working on a forthcoming profile of Gawker Media owner Nick Denton; Guest of a Guest has some disclosure indiscretions; a ... More >>
The battle between New York-based blog network Gawker Media and Apple over an exposed iPhone prototype is far from over, having made The Daily Show last night. Looks like they're going to have more legal troubles on their hands, however, though not from Apple this time. We hear that there are ... More >>