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Here’s The Disturbing Selfie of Dental Students at Yale With Severed Cadaver Heads

In June of last year, dental students and a University of Connecticut orthodontics professor took a selfie with severed cadaver heads during a medical training workshop at Yale University, Connecticut, which, according to the Associated Press, “focused on dental-related facial deformities.” The wire broke the story on Monday but declined to publish the photo because the person who took it “would not give the AP permission to publish it for fear of being expelled.” Read More >>

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Picture of Single Trapped Atom Wins UK Science Photography Prize

Zoom in close on the centre of the picture above, and you can spot something you perhaps never thought you’d be able to see: a single atom. Here is a close-up if you’re having trouble: Read More >>

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This Surprising Illusion Makes Two Copies of the Same Image Look Like Different Photos

There’s no shortage of meticulously crafted illustrations and animations out there if you’re looking to tax and perplex your brain, but sometimes optical illusions can happen naturally in the real world. Like when someone put two copies of this same photo side-by-side, resulting in a bizarre illusion where your brain thinks these two roads actually converge. Read More >>

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Super Slo-Mo Footage Reveals the Shockwaves When Sumo Wrestlers Collide

When the Slow Mo Guys’ point their high-speed cameras at a pair of massive sumo wrestlers with a combined weight of over 1,000-pounds, you can actually see the shockwaves rippling through their bodies as the two near-immovable competitors collide in the ring. Read More >>

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Google’s Turning On the Pixel 2’s Visual Core Processor to Improve the Photos Your Apps Take

The Pixel had a very good camera, and Google aimed to continue that trend with the launch of the Pixel 2. One of the ways it did that was with enhanced HDR+, which was made possible with the Pixel Visual Core processor. The only problem was that it wasn't available to use in third-party apps, but that's finally changing. Read More >>

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This Video Proves We All Share the Exact Same Travel Photos on Instagram

Travelling today is less about visiting and experiencing exotic locales than it is about pointing your smartphone at famous landmarks in hopes of racking up Instagram likes. How bad have things gotten? Using public Instagram accounts and hashtags, filmmaker Oliver Kmia was able to assemble this entertaining compilation of unoriginal travel photos. Read More >>

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Twitter Created a Photo Tool That Knows Where You’ll Look First

Twitter has never been an ideal platform for sharing photos—largely because users can’t be sure what portion of their image will show up in a tweet’s image preview. If the most important part of a photo is cropped out, followers probably won’t be inclined to click through to see the whole image. Read More >>

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This Timelapse of Canada Is Proof That the Country Isn’t Always Buried in Snow

Florian Nick spent six weeks traveling over 3,400 miles across the western provinces of Canada, waking up at the crack of dawn to point his camera at sunrises, and hiking up mountains to capture awe-inspiring vistas. The result is a three-and-a-half minute short film called Alive that’s full of so much colour and detail it almost looks like a painting that’s come to life. Read More >>

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Watch the Slow Mo Guys Get Blown Up Like Action Heroes in Their Fancy New YouTube Show

Tired of waiting weeks for the Slow Mo Guys' latest experiment with their high-speed cameras? Over the next 12 weeks, the duo’s new Super Slow Show is going to deliver an almost daily dose of slo-mo goodness with bigger explosions, celebrity guests, and bigger risks, all recorded at thousands of frames per second. Read More >>

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This New Integral Memory 512GB MicroSD Card Is the Biggest on the Market

There’s now a microSD card capable of holding over half a terabyte of data. Per the Verge, Integral Memory’s new 512 gigabyte card exceeds the previous record holder, SanDisk’s 400GB card, by over a quarter more memory. Read More >>

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9 Tips For Taking The Best Photos On Your Phone

You don't need a dedicated camera to take beautiful photos in 2018. Phone cameras are increasingly powerful, and with a little time and effort, you'll be able to take full advantage of them. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started. Read More >>

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The Hidden Beauty of Landscape Photography at the Microscopic Level

Instead of a majestic national park, or the crowded streets of a busy urban centre, filmmaker Drew Geraci pointed his 4K camera at a microscope with everyday foods and objects magnified up to 1,000X. The results are a series of atypical landscape shots you could never see with the naked human eye. Read More >>

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Watch Seattle Evolve and Grow in This Epic Three-Year Timelapse Shot From the Space Needle

Most timelapses condense a few hours or days into bite-size videos that make the world appear to fly by in fast-forward. But Ricardo Martin Brualla has created an aerial timelapse of Seattle that shows the city growing and evolving over three full years—and he didn’t even have to set up a camera himself. Read More >>

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Explore 130 Years of National Geographic Covers in Just Two Minutes

One of the last magazines that’s still worth reading in print form, National Geographic has featured some fascinating stories over the years, but most of us likely pore over each issue to marvel at the photography. First published way back in 1888, the magazine celebrates its 130th birthday in 2018 and is kicking off the festivities with this fantastic timelapse of all its past covers. Read More >>

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Watch the Grand Canyon Fill With Clouds in This Timelapse of a Rare Weather Phenomenon

Clouds form when warm, humid air rises into the cooler atmosphere, and all that water vapour condenses into tiny floating water droplets. But sometimes that process can be inverted, like when cold air trapped in the Grand Canyon causes it to fill with clouds as warm air passes over the massive gorge. And sometimes, that phenomenon can be absolutely stunning. Read More >>