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Video Game Screenshots Blend the French Revolution with Modern Day Paris

We've seen some great series that juxtapose the landscapes of the past with how they look in the present. But, this one turns the idea on its head. Damien Hypolite compares the modern-day Paris with photos of it from 1789 to 1799… well before the invention of photography.<p>So, how did he do it? …

30 best Android apps and games this week

It’s time for our latest roundup of the latest, greatest Android apps and games, this time from the last two weeks’ worth of releases on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets are for the initial download only: when an app uses in-app purchases, this will be listed as (Free …

How to Recalibrate Your Camera’s Focus

You just bought a new DSLR and you just can’t wait to start shooting great images. But wait, there’s a problem. Your camera somehow can’t seem to …

Breathtaking Photos of Wild Foxes in Russia's Snowy Landscape

In the cold depths of Russia's northeastern Chukotka region, Magadan-based photographer Ivan Kislov captures colorful signs of life in the snow through his breathtaking images of foxes in the wild. Kislov, who enjoys hiking to distant spots and photographing wildlife in between his long shifts as a …

Ghostery uses plugin data to power new enterprise marketing suite

About 40 million people around the world have downloaded a free browser plugin called Ghostery that tells them which hidden bits of a webpage are …

Facebook Groups App Launched

Facebook has launched another mobile application in the form of the Facebook Groups apps, which is designed to let you access and share information …

Apps

You’ll soon be able to add images and notes to Google Chrome bookmarks

Google is rolling out a new beta version of Chrome today, one that sports a new Bookmark Manager that lets you append an image and note to help you hunt down a bookmark more quickly.<p>So now when you access your bookmarks, you’ll be able to ‘see’ the content of the bookmarks via a grid-like display, …

Amazing Drawings Appear to Pop off the Page in 3D

Artist João A. Carvalho, aka J. Desenhos, has mastered the fine art of 3D illusions by transforming what appears to be typical pieces of lined notebook paper into magical illustrations that jump off the page. He uses intense shadows and creative perspectives, and even draws in the blue lines, to …

Beautiful Long Exposures of Firefly Trails by Vincent Brady

Photographer Vincent Brady gives us a beautiful new way to appreciate the glow of fireflies with this set of long exposures. While still light out, he captured this first photo at the Lake of Ozarks, a large reservoir in central Missouri. “Many people, when they see this photo, they have a certain …

Nature

Spectacularly Surreal Wonderlands by Photographer Gerald Larocque

Toronto-based photographer Gerald Larocque imagines spectacularly surreal wonderlands in his conceptual photographs. According to Larocque, his images “[address] eruptions of his unconscious and suppressed memories,” leading to gorgeous shots that look like scenes from a dream. Pale, slender young …

Minimalist-Style Tattoos Lovingly Created in Exchange for Thoughtful Acts

Most tattoo artists accept money in exchange for permanently adorning a client's skin, but Stanislava Pinchuck, aka Miso, prefers the bartering system. The multidisciplinary artist draws minimalist-style tattoos while working in Tokyo and Melbourne. However, they aren't something that just anyone …