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Diego Maradona's 'Hand of God': 30 years on from iconic World Cup moment

It was a day to live in footballing infamy, a day when the two contrasting sides of Diego Maradona were displayed to the world in the space of four …

Soccer

WD’s Wireless Pro Drive Comes with Built-in WiFi, an SD Slot, and USB 3.0

For photographers, the Western Digital My Passport Wireless Pro is a hard drive that’s actually worth getting excited over. With built-in WiFi, an SD …

How Kodak Accidentally Discovered A-Bomb Testing

Two thousand miles away from the U.S. A-bomb tests in 1945, something weird was happening to Kodak's film.<p>The ground shook, a brilliant white flash enveloped the sky, and the world changed forever. Code name "Trinity," the bomb test at dawn on July 16, 1945 in Alamogordo, New Mexico was the first …

Kodak

18 People Who Hated Movies For All The Wrong Reasons

The Wolf of Wall Street: "There were no wolves in this movie. One star."

Bidean: Portraits of Metamorphosis, Adolescence

<i>Miren Pastor's images look like they come from another time, from when explorers would photograph lands that had never been trodden before by man, from when the world was seen for the first time; but her photographs are recent and have not been taken in faraway places. The reason they recall these</i> …

Teens

Complex molecule discovery in space may help explain key to life on Earth

The discovery of a first-of-its-kind complex molecule in space may shed light on how molecules that ultimately led to life on Earth first formed.<p>The …

Universe

How to Use the Zone System to Learn about Metering and Exposure Compensation

When you first move off auto, you realize how much control you have over your camera. You get to choose the aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and be able …

Compensation

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

Asia Travel

Video Reveals the Moments Leading to the Iconic ‘Napalm Girl’ Photo

Nick Ut’s ‘Napalm Girl’ photograph is one of the most iconic conflict images of all time, and this short video shows you the horrifying moments …

Kerlee Unveils World’s First 35mm f/1.2 Full-Frame SLR Lens

There’s a new 35mm SLR lens on the block, and it’s claiming to be the “world’s fastest.” We’re talking about the new Kerlee 35mm f/1.2 by Chinese …

“Germans & Jews” and Americans: What can we learn from Germany’s reckoning with history?

Berlin now has the fastest-growing Jewish population in Europe — and Germany’s renaissance has lessons for us<p>“History is the memory of a people,” says the elderly German in a beige lamb’s-wool blazer, sitting in his armchair in a study full of knickknacks. “A people’s destiny is determined by how …

Germany

Analog vs Digital: A Look at the Same Photo Taken 15 Years Apart

I was editing some images that I took last week in New York City, including some taken from the observation deck of the Empire State Building. Then I …

Cameras

More Photoshopped Photos Emerge in the Steve McCurry Scandal

Much has been written about the Steve McCurry Photoshop scandal since we originally reported on the story earlier this month. The NPPA Ethics …

Photographers

Heart-Melting Dog Portraits by Alicja Zmyslowska

Since picking up a camera as a teenager several years ago and shooting her first snapshots of her dog, Polish photographer Alicja Zmysłowska has …

Photography

A Chess Grandmaster Shares a Remarkably Effective Trick for Solving Any Problem | Inc.com

How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to the U.S. Of course he was eager to teach me, his firstborn son, the rules of the game.<p>This …

New York City

First Fleet piano part of priceless collection of historic instruments donated to a Perth university

Australia's first piano, brought to Sydney in 1788 on board the First Fleet, has been donated to Perth's Edith Cowan University (ECU), which plans to …

Flute

These 17 panoramas and GIFs show the first moon landing in unbelievable detail

A few of these images are more famous than others, like the one of Aldrin with Armstrong reflected in his visor, and the one of Aldrin looking at the American flag.<p>But people at NASA and contributors to the Apollo Lunar Surface Journal have painstakingly uploaded every single one of the photos from …

Space Science

Mars appears at its biggest, brightest as planet moves into opposition

Mars is at its biggest and brightest in over a decade, as it comes into a particularly close opposition.<p>Mars comes into opposition — the point when …

Astronomy

1663 map of Australia by Dutch master Joan Blaeu arrives in Melbourne for restoration

A 353-year-old map of Australia has arrived in Melbourne for restoration.<p>The wall map — more than 1.5 metres wide and titled Archipelagus Orientalis, …

Australia

Ten Must See Photography Documentaries and Their Trailers

If I ever find myself wallowing in a creative rut, I have a few surefire ways out of that hole. My most effective method, although probably not the …

How to Get a ‘Ring of Fire’ Lens Flare in Your Photos

In late 2014, I was given a few pieces of piping — what you might call trash, but which I call the “ring of fire.” It ended up being an incredibly …

We didn’t need to drop the bomb — and even our WW II military icons knew it

President Obama will finally visit Hiroshima. Moral leadership suggests both sides apologize for unspeakable acts<p>When President Obama visits Hiroshima later this month, he might do well to reflect on the views of another President who was also the five-star general who oversaw America’s military …

War

Infographic: The Difference Between CMOS and CCD Sensors

Over the past couple of decades, CMOS sensors have come to dominate the digital photography landscape thanks to their increasing quality and falling …

Infographics
Cannes Film Festival

Australia Votes 2016 - Vote Compass - ABC News

Electorate not listed?<p>Sorry, we’re having trouble finding your electorate. Select your state or territory from the menu below to get started.<p>Don't …

Australia

10,000 Stacked Photos Create Insanely Detailed Insect Portraits

Photographer Levon Biss magnifies tiny insects into hugely detailed and stunning prints for new exhibition 'Microsculptures.'<p><i>Levon Biss. Orchid cuckoo bee. Image courtesy of Levon Biss</i><p>British photographer Levon Biss' macrophotography turns 10mm insects into massive 10' prints in new exhibition,</i> …

Oxford University

The 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year competition: the best entries

Kansas fundamentalist group tied to Duggars tries to force teens to get hitched

A bunch of internet activists stopped a Kansas church from a retreat meant to arrange marriages for teenagers<p>Happy news for a Friday: Once in awhile, the good guys win. This time the victory is over a scary fundamentalist cult, usually called "Quiverfull," that has been making unfortunate inroads …

Salvation Army

AI-powered selfie drone takes 13MP photos and 4K video, wows GMIC Beijing 2016

Hover Camera was the biggest hit of GMIC Beijing 2016, the 'CES of China.' For the Chinese startup launched by American students, it's the first in a …

Drones