What People Get Wrong About PewDiePie, YouTube's Biggest Star

Four years ago, an account named "PewDiePie" uploaded a video to YouTube. It was about Minecraft. The video featured what sounded like a young man laughing heartily at an unlucky zombie that had gotten stuck in a tree. The commentary wasn't in English—it was in Swedish. » 12/19/14 4:58pm 12/19/14 4:58pm

Magnificent Failure Of A Convention Now Has Its Own Simulator

If you are like me, you may not have been able to attend the spectacular failure that was Dashcon. Lucky for us, some brave soul has stepped in to create a near-perfect simulation. » 7/15/14 11:19am 7/15/14 11:19am

That's Not How Breasts Work, Ryse

Yes, most games have never been great at depicting realistic jyggle physics. It's not the best situation, but at this point, many of us are used to that. The breast physics on Ryse, though? I don't even know what is going on there. » 12/02/13 2:28pm 12/02/13 2:28pm

Bad Lip Reading Turns Game of Thrones Into Hilarious Nonsense

Please tell me you guys are aware of Bad Lip Reading? It's a YouTube channel that dubs over conversations in movies and shows all with the intention of mistranslating what the characters are saying. And it's almost always to hilariously nonsensical results. » 10/16/13 10:51pm 10/16/13 10:51pm

Michael Jackson's Thriller Epically Performed with Stop-Motion Lego

If you don't care about the Mileys and the Biebers like most sane humans of this world, one of the most iconic music videos to you is probably Michael Jackson's Thriller. Or maybe Billie Jean. Or is it Smooth Criminal? Beat It? Actually, it can be five more MJ creations. But Thriller is somethin'. And it's even more… » 10/12/13 4:15pm 10/12/13 4:15pm

We Made Our Own Ad For Ellen Page's New Video Game

Sure, video games these days can simulate hyper-realistic alien murder, but what about the life of a young actress? Ellen Page Simulator 2014 hopes to do exactly that, letting you shape the Canadian starlet's personality, from what dolls she chooses to play with to working up the courage for her first kiss. » 10/09/13 9:30pm 10/09/13 9:30pm

What Does 200 Calories Look Like?

The answer to the question of how much can you eat of different foods before you hit 200 calories varies, depending what you're consuming. Two hundred calories is a whole lot of apples, but less than half of a Big Mac. It's a plate full of broccoli, but more like a spoonful of peanut butter. But it's a lot easier to… » 6/24/13 3:11pm 6/24/13 3:11pm

This Is How Condoms Are Made and Tested

Condoms exist in that uncomfortably category of things we accept as part of everyday life, but don't spend too much thinking—much less talking—about. That's silly. To help break the ice, here's a stimulating look at how Trojan condoms are made, because you really shouldn't put anything on your (or your partner's)… » 2/22/12 7:45pm 2/22/12 7:45pm

This Is How Condoms Are Made and Tested

Condoms exist in that uncomfortable category of things we accept as part of everyday life, but don't spend too much thinking—much less talking—about. That's silly. To help break the ice, here's a stimulating look at how Trojan condoms are made, because you really shouldn't put anything on your (or your partner's)… » 2/22/12 5:40pm 2/22/12 5:40pm

The Video of the Kiss That Wasn't a Kiss

Remember that beautiful image of the kiss that was never a kiss, taken during the Vancouver hockey riots? We knew that it wasn't really what it seemed to be, but now we can actually see how it happened: » 6/24/11 4:40pm 6/24/11 4:40pm

Can You Fall In Love with This Beautiful Girl?

This is Eguchi Aimi. She's the latest member of Japanese pop band AKB48 and a very lovely girl. But Eguchi Aimi is not what she seems. This Sunday, she shocked all her fans revealing her dark secret. You must watch this. » 6/23/11 11:55am 6/23/11 11:55am

Plastic Surgery World Record Holder Was Teased As A Kid

55-year-old Cindy Jackson — whom we've met before — has spent over $100,000 on fifty-two different cosmetic procedures in her life. How is this possible, you ask? In her own words, she's had "14 full-scale operations with anestethics—only 14—but I've had botox, my upper and lower eyes done twice, five facelifts,… » 4/05/11 12:35pm 4/05/11 12:35pm

Unnerving Footage of Ground Opening During Japan Quake

This video was shot during Japan's 8.9 earthquake Friday in a park in Chiba City, located just outside of Tokyo. Once part of Tokyo Bay, the entire park was built on landfill. » 3/12/11 1:35pm 3/12/11 1:35pm

The Video of the Real Life Up! House Flying Away

The 16 by 16 feet wooden house was hooked to 300 weather balloons full of helium, reaching together a total height of 10 stories. National Geographic has sent us raw footage from their new program How Hard Can It Be?—which [ Gizmodo » 3/08/11 12:33pm 3/08/11 12:33pm]