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New Clues to Van Gogh’s Suicide

Carbon monoxide and heavy metals — even uranium—may have poisoned Van Gogh. The source? The gas he used to light the rooms where he worked late into …

Natural Gas

Flashback 1996: Man sues Pepsi for not giving him a Harrier Jet

As you get ready to take in Super Bowl ads, let this 1996 "CBS Evening News" story serve as a reminder to not believe every spot you see - especially …

Processed Views: Surveying the Industrial Landscape - Photographs and text by Barbara Ciurej And Lindsay Lochman | LensCulture

<i>Processed Views</i> interprets the industrial food production frontier: the seductive and alarming intersection of nature and technology. As we move further away from the sources of our food, we head into uncharted territory, replete with unintended consequences for both the environment and our …

Dads at One Direction concerts

18 Ways You’re Making Your Life Harder Than It Has To Be

<i>“Life is not complex. We are complex. Life is simple, and the simple thing is the right thing.”<br>―Oscar Wilde</i><p>When we were young life was easier, right? …

Death And Taxes | SPIN

Stranger Things creators Matt and Ross Duffer are being sued for allegedly stealing the idea for their hit Netflix series. Charlie Kessler is…<p>In an …

Round 3: Nikon’s Third ‘Pure Photography’ Full-Frame Teaser Goes Live

The Nikon full-frame teaser campaign continues with yet another video of the solitary Nikon user making his way across Scotland — discovering himself …

I made an art series depicting Andy Warhol's soup cans without the can and just the soup. Edible, free standing, not appetizing at all.

I did this as a senior art thesis. They were made to be completely edible and free standing. No freezing, no armature, just soup and a secret …

Andy Warhol’s 1986 SX-70 Polaroid Land Camera Selling on eBay for $50,000

Iconic artist Andy Warhol is a legend in the arts community. The Andy Warhol Museum — which contains a massive archive of his creations — is actually …

Make a Super Simple Smartphone-to-SLR Adapter Using an Extra Eyepiece

This weird looking contraption is a homemade adapter that lets you shoot digital photographs with a smartphone through the viewfinder of an SLR. …

Canon 300mm f/4L USM Review - Best Tele For Your Money?

Sigma May Be Building a Groundbreaking 24-70mm f/2 Lens for Full Frame Cameras

Sigma has been on a tear as of late. Since late 2012, the company has put out a highly regarded 35mm f/1.4 lens, a novel USB dock that lets you …

Engagement Photos in the Style of Parody Movie Posters

When planning their engagement photographs, photographer Joshua Watson and his then-fiancee Rachel wanted to announce their engagement and invite …

Magic Lantern boosts dynamic range of Canon 5D Mark III

<b>The boffins at Magic Lantern have done it again — this time, successfully increasing the dynamic range of both the Canon 5D Mark III and 7D by three</b> …

Magic Lantern

One-of-a-Kind Lens Bracelets Made from Vintage Aperture and Focus Rings

Stefaan duPont and his girlfriend set out to travel the world for a year in March 2012, taking their cameras with them and leaving their careers as …

Judge Instructs Terry Richardson to Hand Over 140,000 Photos of Lady Gaga

A federal court judge has ordered celebrity/fashion photographer Terry Richardson to surrender 142,000 shots of Lady Gaga as evidence in a lawsuit …

To Combat Leaks, Russia Brings Back The Typewriter

Russian officials look to Cold War technology to shield national secrets from espionage.<p>There’s a nostalgia for the Cold War that’s been heating up in the years following the latest world economic downturn and renewed threats of nuclear armament (this time, via Iran and North Korea). Deluded U.S. …

Retired PE Teacher Wore the Same Outfit for 40 Years’ Worth of Yearbook Photos

It started out as a mistake. Back in 1973, PE teacher Dale Irby wore an era-appropriate polyester shirt and brown sweater-vest to picture day. The …

Ad Campaign Uses Powerful Photographs to Explain that Facebook Likes Don’t Help

When they were tasked with putting together a powerful advertising campaign for Crisis Relief Singapore, ad agency Publicis Singapore mixed …

Photos of Vibrant Hotel Facades in Venice

Mention Venice, Italy and what immediately comes to mind is the Grand Canal filled with gondolas and their gondoliers carrying romance seekers from …

Italy

Google's Waze app acquisition hits heavy FTC traffic

Google's billion dollar acquisition of navigation app Waze could be under threat, after reports this weekend claimed the FTC wants to take a closer …

Nikon’s Taiwan Repair Center Can Fix Up Your Broken Lens… And Make it White

Shoot with Nikon DSLR gear and want to give your lens a paint job? Instead of doing it yourself—which, by the way, can produce some neat results—you …

Adobe’s New Photoshop CC has been Cracked and Pirated Widely in its First 24 Hours

Adobe’s new subscription-based service was designed to reduce the piracy of their software by forcing users to verify their subscription status with …

Adobe

Wedding Party Running from Imperial AT-AT Walkers

It appears that “wedding party running from _____” is at risk of becoming a meme among wedding photographers. After seeing that photo of a wedding …