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2018’s Award-Winning Ocean Art Photos Will Transport You to Another Planet

In the sapphire-to-stygian waters that cover 70 per cent of Earth’s surface, fish school in iridescent sheets, whales sing mournful tunes, and jellyfish bloom like wildflowers. The ocean is a teeming mystery that most of us rarely dip our toes in. Thankfully, underwater photographers are working to bring portraits of its inhabitants back to shore. Read More >>

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An Old-School Film Trick Finally Brings Colour to the Game Boy Camera

The Game Boy Camera was one of the first truly cheap digital cameras, but the trade-off was that it could only snap grainy, 128x112-pixel black and white photographs. Despite its abysmal image quality, there are still a few photographers who love the Game Boy Camera’s lo-fi aesthetic, including Matt Gray who discovered an old-school photography trick that finally lets the peripheral produce colour images. Read More >>

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Behold the Amazing Sea Life Argentina’s New Marine Reserves Will Protect

Brightly-coloured sea anemones. Green-eyed shrimp. Blue starfish. All these creatures can be found in the waters of Argentina’s two newly designated marine protected areas, which together span 25 million acres. Read More >>

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That Photo ‘Debunking’ the Paris Protest Fires is Actually Bullshit

Did you see the tweets supposedly “debunking” the huge fires that were burning during the protests in Paris? In reality, the “debunkers” are bullshit. The photos weren’t merely taken from different perspectives—they were taken on completely different days on completely different streets. Read More >>

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Egyptian Officials Are Pissed Off About an Alleged Nude Photoshoot on the Great Pyramid

Egyptian authorities are not very happy with a video taken by Danish photographer Andreas Hvid, who climbed what appeared to be the Great Pyramid of Giza, took a video of himself and a female friend what was euphemistically termed a “naked embrace,” and then uploaded it to YouTube in the past week, CNN reported on Saturday. Read More >>

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Google’s Incredible Night Sight Mode Was Worth the Wait

As good as the Pixel 3 is, when Google released the phone last month, it sort of felt incomplete. Part of that feeling is due to Google’s software-first approach to smartphone design which means there’s always code being tinkered with, but the other part was simply because Google still hadn’t delivered two major Pixel 3 features the company teased prior to launch. Read More >>

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The OnePlus 6T is a Harder Sell Now Nightscape Mode Has Come to OnePlus 6

As I noted in my review, there aren't a whole lot of differences between the OnePlus 6 and 6T, especially where software is concerned. Aside from a few small features the two ran nearly identical versions of Oxygen OS, all of which make upgrading from a OnePlus 6 a very hard sell. Now Nightscape mode, one of the major selling points of the 6T's camera, has come to the OnePlus 6, making the chance people will upgrade even less likely. Read More >>

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Flickr Is Going to Delete a Bunch of Photos—Back Up Yours Now

Flickr is under new ownership and that means new rules. Now it’s time to back up all those photos that you just assumed would be there forever. Read More >>

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See the Glorious Winners of the 2018 Astronomy Photographer of the Year Contest

A stunning photograph of America’s Badlands—with the Andromeda and Milky Way galaxies in the background—captured the top prize of this year’s Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Read More >>

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Apple Is Fixing at Least One Big Problem With the iPhone XS and XR

The Verge is claiming that Apple plans to fix a major flaw found in the newest iPhones. Dubbed “Beautygate,” the current batch of iPhones including the XS, XS Max, and XR, have a tendency to be overly aggressive in beautifying the subjects of portraits. Read More >>

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These Award Winning Photos Capture Nature’s Most Mesmerising Patterns

Nature hides patterns everywhere. The key is knowing where to look. Read More >>

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Award-Winning Microscopic Video of Growing Zebrafish Embryos Is Mesmerising

A glowing, branching web slowly grows more and more tiny connections, with thin white tendrils reaching in to a black void. It looks like a fractal art piece. But in fact, it’s someone’s science research — the developing nervous system of a zebrafish embryo. Read More >>

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These Photos of Typhoon Trami Are Jaw-Dropping 

Look, I’m as sick of typhoons and hurricanes menacing humanity as you are. They’re planetary bullies and they suck. But I can take a begrudging moment to appreciate how they look from space. Read More >>

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The New GoPro Hero 7 Black Promises Smoother Footage, But That’s About it

Following another round of in-store display leaks that GoPro just can’t seem to avoid, the action cam maker officially announced today a new 7-series line featuring three compact cameras differentiated by scaling features, but now easily distinguished by black, silver, and white housings. Read More >>

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Thanos Faces Horror’s Most Iconic Villains in This Killer Photo

Even with the help of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes couldn’t defeat Thanos. But maybe a bloodier solution would do the trick. What if five icons of horror decided to battle the Mad Titan instead? Read More >>