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Updated: Video Shows Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Tricked By A Photo [Samsung’s Response]

Updated 1/4: We've now received a statement from Samsung in regards to this video – see our edit at the end. Read More >>

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Someday I’ll Be Able to Afford Leica’s New Instant Camera

Instant cameras are coming back in a big way. In the past couple of years, Fuji, Lomography, and “Polaroid” have all thrown their hats into the ring, producing cheap, fun devices that provide a nostalgic experience. Leica is keen to get in on the fun, but it seems to have missed the memo on price point. Which seems logical. Leica’s never made a camera it couldn’t mark up. Read More >>

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What a Radioactive Town Looks Like Five Years After the Humans Left

Since March 2011, a 30-mile radius around the ruined Fukushima Daiichi reactor has been a designated exclusion zone, unsafe to travel. Over 100,000 evacuees left in a hurry and left behind a snapshot of what life looked like in the moments just before they fled. A brave soul recently snuck in to photograph the apocalyptic scene today. Read More >>

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The Hero+ LCD Is GoPro’s New, Cheaper Touch Screen Action Cam

Well colour us surprised: GoPro has a new camera in the middle of the year. It’s called the Hero+ LCD. It’s basically a hybrid of the entry-level Hero camera and the higher end Hero4 Silver, which was GoPro’s first camera with a built-in touch screen. Read More >>

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Google Photos Helps You Take Control of Your 98657 Bajillion Pictures

Here’s Google Photos, Mountain View’s big shot at making your enormous photo collection usable. It’s unlimited photo and video storage, plus some smart design and brains to make a huge number of photos manageable. It launches today on Android, iOS, and desktop. Read More >>

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The Remnants of an Exploding Star is Beautiful Outer Space Chaos

NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory snapped this image of the aftermath of a thermonuclear explosion of a white dwarf star. According to NASA: Read More >>

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This Japanese Rocket Launch Looks Like an Early Atomic Bomb Test

This stunning image shows the launch of the Japanese H-IIA rocket as it carries the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory into space. The rocket thundered into the sky at 1:37 p.m. EST on Thursday February 27th and this image was, unsurprisingly, captured by NASA photographer Bill Ingalls. Read More >>

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Behind the Scenes Pictures of a NSFW Playboy Photoshoot are so Awkward (NSFW)

NSFW. This is NSFW guys. If you don't want to see body parts typical of a Playboy photo shoot, do not click. Anyway. NSFW. Here's a collection of images from photographer Patrick Van Dam's book Playboy Behind The Scenes. It shows how those iconic centerfold sausages are made and how hilariously awkward and unsexy it can be behind the scenes of a Playboy shoot. Read More >>

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This Photo From Space Makes Earth Look Like an Oil Painting

Astronaut Mike Hopkins tweeted this picture last night, taken from the International Space Station. Pretty cool, huh? It looks more like an oil painting of a tiger than the surface of what we call a "blue" planet. Just more proof that everything looks cooler from space. Read More >>

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These Awesome Photos of a Fox Will Make You Go Aaaaawwwww

Fox are beautiful and cute, despite their chicken addiction (hey, I'm a fan of chicken too). And this photo is really sweet, especially when you look at the result. [ImgurThanks Karl!] Read More >>

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The Story Behind the Internet’s Most Popular Photo

This photo, along with the simple caption "Four more years" became the most tweeted and most-liked-on-Facebook photograph ever, and it did so with incredible speed. We thought you'd like to hear the story behind it. It's probably not what you imagined. To get the scoop, we went straight to the woman who snapped the photo herself. Ladies and gentlemen, meet Scout Tufankjian. Read More >>

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These Are Unprocessed Images from the New iPhone 5 Camera

Apple's Phil Schiller said today that Apple had to work hard to make the new iPhone 5's camera fit in the thinner body. So how good (or bad) are its photos? Look at these official and allegedly unprocessed images (you know, unlike some of Nokia's). Read More >>

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The Only Photo of Neil Armstrong On the Moon

He was the first man to walk on the Moon, but Neil Armstrong didn't have any good photos to prove it. He had the camera most of the time, so it was Aldrin who got all the awesome shots. Sure—he was on grainy TV and reflected on Buzz's visor but—except for his footprint—there were no cool shots of Neil. Read More >>

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Tourists Watching Nuclear Explosions Is a Terrible Idea But a Great Facebook Photo

I love these images—created by photographer Clay Lipsky—and their premise: "Imagine if the advent of the atomic era occurred during today's information age. Tourists would gather to view bomb tests, at the 'safe' distances used in the 1950s, and share the resulting phone photos" on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Read More >>

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Here’s the First Picture Ever Posted on the Internet

Though this photo may look like a prom picture on Facebook that's been blingee'd, it's actually the very first photo that was ever uploaded to the web. The history of the picture—in all its random glory and woeful photoshopping—is amazing. Read More >>