Friday, April 26, 2019

How a Cannabis Expert Sneaks Weed Past the TSA

So you’re about to hop on a plane, but you want to bring your legally acquired medical marijuana product with you on the flight....

The MP3 Is Dead—Long Live the MP3 (Maybe) 

When the MP3 first came out in the 1990s, it was a revolutionary digital audio coding format that significantly reduced the file size of...

I’m David Baszucki, CEO of Roblox, and This Is How I Work

ROBLOX is part virtual world, part development platform, and part massively multiplayer online game. David Baszucki created it ten years ago along with his...

Netflix Is Testing a Feature to Serve Up Random Episodes If You Don’t Know...

Many of us are by now familiar with the Browse Endlessly Plan, a system in which scrolling knows no end and absolutely nothing of...

Facebook’s New Chief Lawyer Is a Trump Official Who Helped Create the Patriot Act

Facebook has picked up another government official—this time a legal adviser to Donald Trump’s State Department who once helped craft the much-maligned Patriot Act—to...

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Suffers ‘Anomaly’ During Testing at Cape Canaveral

One of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon crew capsules suffered an “anomaly” on the launch pad at Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station while testing...

Medical Files of 145,000 Vulnerable Rehab Patients Carelessly Leaked Online

The leaks are never-ending; but naturally, some are more sensitive than others.Read more...

Breaking Down the Secrets and Speculation of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’s Spectacular...

It’s here: we finally have our first look at Star Wars: Episode IX, or rather, The Rise of Skywalker. It’s a teaser that is,...

Thanos, CBD, and Disembodied Pig Brains: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

An awful lot happened this week—some of it good, much of it bad, and a bit of it just plain weird. In the good...

Marcus Hutchins, Security Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry, Pleads Guilty to Malware Charges

Marcus Hutchins, the security researcher best known for helping to stop the widespread WannaCry ransomware attack, has pleaded guilty to charges related to malware...