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WWII-Era Time Capsule Found in Cleveland Home, and the Contractor Wants Internet Sleuths’ Help WWII-Era Time Capsule Found in Cleveland Home, and the Contractor Wants Internet Sleuths’ Help

Do you know WWII veteran Richard Silagy or his family? Silagy lived in Cleveland, Ohio, sometime after World War II and hid a time capsule filled with personal items in his home. The time capsule was recently discovered by a housing contractor doing improvements on the house, but a search online for Silagy or any…

British Police Identify Two Russian Suspects in Novichok Poisonings Using Facial Recognition Tech British Police Identify Two Russian Suspects in Novichok Poisonings Using Facial Recognition Tech

British police have reportedly identified two suspects in the nerve agent poisonings that left one person dead and three others injured. The suspects were identified after UK police combed through “months” of surveillance footage at British airports, as well as security camera footage from around Salisbury.

Elon Musk Gives Half-Assed Apology to Cave Diver He Called a Pedophile Elon Musk Gives Half-Assed Apology to Cave Diver He Called a Pedophile

Elon Musk has been pretty quiet on Twitter ever since he called one of the cave divers in Thailand a pedophile. He deleted the tweets, but the diver, Vernon Unsworth, said he was considering legal action for the unfounded claims. But now Musk has apologized. Sort of.

This Viral Photo Doesn't Show Maria Butina in an Oval Office Meeting With Trump This Viral Photo Doesn't Show Maria Butina in an Oval Office Meeting With Trump

On Sunday, 29-year-old Russian national Maria Butina was arrested and charged with being an unregistered agent of the Russian government while trying to influence the 2016 presidential election. Ever since, people online have been combing through old photos of Butina posing with American politicians. But one photo has…

Hero Diver Threatens Lawsuit Against Elon Musk for Calling Him a Pedophile Hero Diver Threatens Lawsuit Against Elon Musk for Calling Him a Pedophile

Elon Musk had quite a weekend on Twitter. The billionaire tech mogul accused one of the cave divers who helped save a Thai soccer team of being a pedophile yesterday. And now the diver is considering a lawsuit.

How to Watch the Trump-Putin Press Conference in Helsinki, No Cable Required How to Watch the Trump-Putin Press Conference in Helsinki, No Cable Required

U.S. president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin are scheduled to have a press conference today at 9:50am ET, 6:50am PT, 4:50pm Moscow time. And if you’re looking for a way to watch a livestream of the Helsinki press conference without a TV, Gizmodo has got you covered.

Prosecutor Calls For Firing Squads Because Execution is 'Not Supposed to be a Pleasant Experience' Prosecutor Calls For Firing Squads Because Execution is 'Not Supposed to be a Pleasant Experience'

Hamilton County sends more prisoners to death row than any other county in Ohio. And the prosecutor there is fed up with complaints from human rights activists about lethal injection being inhumane. Joe Deters, the county prosecutor, told a local TV station that Ohio needs to bring back firing squads.

The Futuristic Skyscrapers of 1923 Were Supposed to Solve Traffic, But Had a Notable Lack of Dwayne Johnsons The Futuristic Skyscrapers of 1923 Were Supposed to Solve Traffic, But Had a Notable Lack of Dwayne Johnsons

We’re still waiting on our flying cars. But back in 1923, the magazine Science and Invention assured readers they were just around the corner. And to top it off, the buildings of tomorrow would be built to “solve” the traffic problem.

Mansion from Blade Runner and House on Haunted Hill Goes Up For Sale in Los Angeles Mansion from Blade Runner and House on Haunted Hill Goes Up For Sale in Los Angeles

One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most famous mansions, known as the Ennis House, is up for sale in east Los Angeles. And even if you don’t know the house, you certainly know the movies that the famous building has appeared in, including Blade Runner (1982), The House on Haunted Hill (1959) and The Replacement Killers…

This Is the Most Cinematic Nuclear Bomb Footage I've Ever Seen

Over the past two years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has been digitizing old, never-before-seen films of nuclear tests and uploading them to YouTube. The LLNL just uploaded a new batch of films last week, and I couldn’t help but notice that one in particular is incredibly cinematic.

Elon Musk's Mini-Sub 'Not Practical' for Thai Cave, According to Rescue Chief Elon Musk's Mini-Sub 'Not Practical' for Thai Cave, According to Rescue Chief

The attempted rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thai cave has captivated the world. So when billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk announced that he was going to help, some in the tech community beamed with pride. But Musk’s Thai adventure is looking more and more silly with each passing day.

Girl Arrested in Iran for Posting Videos of Herself Dancing on Instagram Girl Arrested in Iran for Posting Videos of Herself Dancing on Instagram

Authorities in Iran arrested four girls and women last week for posting videos of themselves dancing on Instagram. Only one of the girls, 17-year-old gymnast Maedeh Hojabri, has been identified. State TV in Iran aired her “confession” on Friday.

President Trump Sends North Korean Dictator a CD of Elton John's 'Rocket Man' Because Our World is Just One Big Joke [Update: State Department Denies the Story] President Trump Sends North Korean Dictator a CD of Elton John's 'Rocket Man' Because Our World is Just One Big Joke [Update: State Department Denies the Story]

President Trump gave a speech at the United Nations in September of 2017 where he famously called Kim Jong Un, “rocket man.” Now, in one of the most bizarre stories we’ve heard this week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will deliver a CD of Elton John’s song “Rocket Man” to the North Korean dictator today. Our world…

This Solar Lawnmower Was the Dangerous Future of American Summers in 1959 This Solar Lawnmower Was the Dangerous Future of American Summers in 1959

Robotic lawnmowers are fairly mainstream these days, even if they don’t have much market share yet. But they’ve been a long time coming. We’ve been promised solar-powered semi-autonomous lawnmowers for decades. This Sunday comic strip from 1959 predicted the rise of these machines, but also pointed at the problem with…

Judge Awards $5 to 'Free Speech' Rally Organizer Because a Woman Cursed at Him Judge Awards $5 to 'Free Speech' Rally Organizer Because a Woman Cursed at Him

Last summer’s infamous neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia was supposedly about “free speech.” But that claim was always ridiculous. The latest evidence? Jason Kessler, one of the organizers of the rally, sued a woman for swearing at him. And a judge in Charlottesville has now awarded Kessler $5.

Canada Reassures Citizens There Will Be Enough Weed For Everyone on October 17th Canada Reassures Citizens There Will Be Enough Weed For Everyone on October 17th

On October 17th, recreational use of marijuana will be legal in Canada. But some people are worried that there won’t be enough federally licensed weed shops to meet demand on opening day. The government says not to worry. There will be plenty of weed to go around on October 17th.

This Futuristic Solar Power Plant From 1923 Was Supposed to Light Up the World This Futuristic Solar Power Plant From 1923 Was Supposed to Light Up the World

Some people here in the 21st century still think of solar power as a futuristic, unproven technology. But solar-powered machines have been around for well over a century.

Democratic Candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Didn't Even Have a Wikipedia Page on Monday Democratic Candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Didn't Even Have a Wikipedia Page on Monday

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old progressive activist, became the Democratic candidate for New York’s 14th congressional district after a primary election yesterday. Ocasio-Cortez defeated 56-year-old Joseph Crowley, a man who served ten terms and was the chair of the House Democratic Caucus. The weird part?…

That Trump Hotel Parody Site Was Made by a Conservative Angered by Trump's 'Border Fiasco' That Trump Hotel Parody Site Was Made by a Conservative Angered by Trump's 'Border Fiasco'

When the website TrumpHotels.org popped up last week, most people assumed it was created by some left-wing advocacy group. The parody website features photos of America’s immigrant detention camps, with children in cages and quotes from President Trump about Mexicans being rapists. But surprisingly, the website was…

Poncho the Spanish Police Dog Goes Viral For Showing Off His CPR Skills Poncho the Spanish Police Dog Goes Viral For Showing Off His CPR Skills

It’s rough out there for humans right now. But at least we have dogs to cheer us up. This police dog in Spain, a very good boy named Poncho, has gone viral after demonstrating his CPR skills.

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