Here's Every Single Word You're Not Allowed to Text in Pakistan
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority doesn't want Pakistanis to be able to text the following words to each other, in fear that they wil
Facebook Is Badware (and Why Google Should Warn Its Users)
Facebook has moved from merely being a walled garden into openly attacking its users' ability and willingness to navigate the rest of the we
Here's What Leonardo da Vinci's To-Do List Looked Like in 1490
Even the brilliant mind of Leonardo da Vinci needed to jot things down in a notebook so he could remember what he needed to do. The only dif
Google's Chrome Browser Will Soon be Controlled by Gamepads
A lot of you read Giz using Google Chrome — which means a good percentage of you should be interested in the news that Chrome will soon have
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Flerovium and livermorium have a nice ring, yeah? Chemistry's governing body thinks so and wants to name two new elements with them. If you
Who Needs Keys When Siri Has Been Hacked to Start Cars?
Last week we showed you how a developer had hacked Siri to operate his internet-connected thermostat. But that's not cool. Starting your car
Read a real-life medical report on three cases of Haitian zombies
Zombies may seem like the purview of AMC dramas nowadays, but in 1997, English medical journal The Lancet published an intriguing set of cas
Toyota's Insane Concept Car Has Giant Touch-Screen Doors
Meet the Toyota Fun-Vii, a futuristic concept car that Toyota's president described as "a smartphone on four-wheels." Smartphone screens hav
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Our neighbor to the north is switching to plastic. No, not credit and debit cards. Plastic cash. In a high-tech and rather futuristic move l
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Prepare for another round of sciencey crime-solving with nine new clips from Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. Looks like director Guy Rit
7 Places to Find Daily Inspiration for Minimalism | Becoming Minimalist
The journey towards minimalism becomes a road that requires daily inspiration. To that end, here is a list of 7 places to find daily inspira
Watch Steve Jobs' Life In a Facebook Timeline (Updated)
Someone built a Facebook timeline with the life of Steve Jobs. It's quite nice to go through it and look at his life in this format, rather