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The "I amsterdam" letters have been removed from outside the Rijksmuseum in the Dutch capital, after they were accused of promoting mass tourism. Read more
NASA's InSight Mars lander is in good health as it completes its first day on the Martian surface and readies to begin the first phase of its two-year mission to study the interior of the Red Planet. At about 5:35 pm PST (8:35 pm EST), or five and a half hours after today's dramatic landing, the space agency's Mars Odyssey orbiter passed over the landing site in Elysium Planitia and was sc
A study newly published by the US National Library of Medicine NIH sheds light on deaths that occurred while taking selfies. The team behind the study found a total of 259 selfie-related fatalities had occurred between October 2011 and November 2017 from a total of 137 incidents around the globe. Risky behavior is cited as the primary cause of these tragedies.The researchers conducted their study
Taking risks for extreme selfies has claimed another life, this time in California’s Yosemite National Park. A teenager hiker has died after falling off an 820-foot cliff while trying to snap a photo of himself.The Times of Israel reports that 18-year-old Jerusalem resident Tomer Frankfurter was visiting the famous national park last Tuesday during a 2-month trip to the States with his moth
If you’re a fan of both LEGO and photography, you may want to check out this year’s City People Pack, which has an “Outdoor Adventures” theme. The kit features a female wildlife photographer who has a camera with a flash and hefty telephoto lens.The 164-piece kit is LEGO item #60202.Here’s a closer look at the photographer:There’s even an eagle figure for the p
NASA is marking the 15th launch anniversary of its Spitzer Space Telescope with the release of a VR tour of the TRAPPIST-1 system, and a cosmic selfie app. Spitzer blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, on August 25, 2003 atop a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket... Continue Reading NASA celebrates Spitzer's 15th anniversary with VR experience and selfie app Categ
Let's face it, selfie sticks are kind of … dorky. They're also limited by the length of the stick. AbleTech's Evo GoCam takes a new approach to shooting selfies, however, with a silicone smartphone case that contains its own removable wireless camera... Continue Reading Smartphone case has its own Wi-Fi selfie cam Category: Digital Cameras Tags: Indiegogo Selfi
If you’re shooting a once-in-a-lifetime moment with your phone, you should probably double-check that you’re pointing the right camera in the right direction. One proud dad learned that lesson the hard way: he thought he was shooting his daughter walking across the stage at her graduation, but what he actually got was a lifetime memory of his happy face up close.His short 36-second vi
Filmmaker, photographer, and self-professed coffee addict Peter McKinnon has created his own rendition of the infamous selfie stick... on steroids. Meet the $10,000 Selfie Stick. This fun, gimmicky DIY creation is McKinnon's upgrade from the much-maligned (and for a time ubiquitous) pole used to hold a smartphone for self-portrait purposes.In his video of the project, McKinnon heads to the local
Chinese phone manufacturer Vivo has launched a new flagship smartphone called the V9. This mid-tier model sports a design clearly inspired by the iPhone X, as well as one other very notable feature: a 24MP F2.0 front-facing camera. Whereas many smartphones still feature a low-resolution front camera, Vivo elected to put its higher-resolution camera on the front and pair it with its Face Access 2. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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