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Here's how the new iPhone 8 Plus stacks up against a $9,000 camera

But when I was given the chance to compare the new iPhone's camera to the $9,000 Hasselblad X1D digital medium-format camera, I couldn't say no.<p>While drawing a comparison between a Hasselblad camera that produces 51-megapixel image files and an iPhone that produces 12-megapixel image files might …

IPhone 8

The 7 Top-Selling Video Game Franchises in History

Here are the biggest hits the video game industry has produced over the last 30 years.<p>The video game industry is one of the largest forms of …

Gaming Industry

21 of the Nakedest Naked Dresses of 2016

A sizzle reel.<p>When it comes to the naked dress—that ubiquitous creation that relies on yards of sheer fabric, strategically placed accents, and/or slits so high they challenge accepted structural engineering tenets—there's no official definition to point to, but there's little doubt that you know …

No More Athleisure, Brick And Mortar, Made in China? How Fashion Will Change In 2017

The tectonic plates of the fashion world are moving. Here are four shifts to expect next year.<p>Change is afoot in the fashion industry.<p>We’ve already seen glimpses of how the tectonic plates in the fashion world are moving. In one of our best-read fashion stories of 2016, we explored how some of the …

Man behind THAT Usain Bolt photo picks the best sporting shots of 2016

As he runs, just ahead of a field of men desperately trying to beat the champion sprinter, Usain Bolt turns and seems to flash a cheeky grin at the …

Star Struck: Night Time-Lapse Photography

While I was attempting to contact Shane Black for this interview, Emmy Award-winning producer Jon Kroll suggested that I try smoke signals or engage …

Landscape Photography

These photos are a love letter to London’s unseen edges

Philipp Ebeling walked the 155-mile border around the UK capital. The photographer’s new book is a love letter to the city’s edges and ‘in-between places’.<p>In the late summer of 2013, photographer Philipp Ebeling laced up his hiking boots and left his home in Dalston, east London. His destination …

England

Gorgeous Fine Art Self-Portrait Photography by Rosie Hardy

<b>Rosie Hardy</b> is a talented 25-year-old photographer and digital artist from Buxton, who currently lives and works in Manchester, United Kingdom. Rosie …

Raumfeld finally releases the Google Cast support it announced almost a year ago at CES 2016

Better late than never<p>Raumfeld announced today that it's releasing an update for its wireless speakers to add Google Cast support. The Cast update is available today over Wi-Fi and is compatible with all current Raumfeld speakers.<p>The addition of Google Cast comes almost a year after its original …

This 4-Minute Time-Lapse Video Reveals 4.5 Hours of Editing That Resulted in One Spectacular Image

The photo above is a pretty dramatic shot of a Jaguar F-Pace and a Maserti Levante, right? Well, let’s just say it didn’t “come right out of the …

Time-lapse Photography

The “Bart And Lisa” Theory Of Information Design

In a new book, Jennifer Daniel uses design to illustrate the origin stories of everything, from Big Bang theory to earwax.<p>When she was working as graphics editor for the <i>New York Times</i>, Jennifer Daniel and her team developed a philosophy they termed the “Bart and Lisa approach” to designing …

The eyes of the city: 20 years of street photography – in pictures

From 1977 to 2001, photographer Richard Sandler regularly walked the streets of New York and Boston, capturing all that the streets had to offer<p><i>The Eyes of the City by</i> <i>Richard Sandler is published by powerHouse books</i>

Photography

Affinity Photo image editing app is now out for Windows

If you're looking for a much affordable alternative to Photoshop for Windows, you may want to check out this indie-made image editor. Affinity Photo, the same program that won Mac App of the Year in 2015, is now officially available for Microsoft's OS. Its developers released a beta version for the …

Stair Design Idea - 9 Examples Of Built-In Handrails

Recently, we’ve been seeing more homes and buildings that have built-in handrails to accompany the stairs. They look great and take up less space …

76think.com

Photos: These wildlife photography winners will put a smile on your face

A pelican losing its lunch and an elephant falling on its face, both relatable behaviors made much more humorous by a well-timed camera click.<p>Judges …

Nature Photography

5 Crazy-Good Cauliflower Recipes You Need To Try

Cauliflower is all the rage these days. Not only is it versatile, it's a delicious and nutritious substitute for rice, potatoes -- and even steak! From Cauliflower Fried "Rice" to Curried Cauliflower & Apple Soup, here are five fabulous recipes you need to try.<p><b>1. Cauliflower Fried "Rice"</b><p>Cauliflower …

Farewell to DriveClub, the PS4 launch disaster that became a racing great

The name never did it any favours, really. Neither did the fact it struggled to live up to its blandly ridiculous moniker at launch; as part of the …

PS4 Pro gets more than 40 optimized launch games, here’s the list (update)

My eyes! So much resolutions!<p>The PlayStation 4 Pro lands in just a week, bringing with it boosted CPU and GPU, 4K resolution and that sweet, sweet HDR tech.<p>But what games will actually let you make use of all of those lovely resolutions and whatnots? This morning, the European PlayStation Blog …

Rocket League Devs Discuss "Difficult" Decision to Give It Away on PlayStation Plus

Rocket League developer Psyonix has discussed its decision to give the game away for free through Sony's PlayStation Plus service. Speaking in a two-part documentary created by former GameSpot video producer Danny O'Dwyer, the studio said its inability to market the game itself was a "large factor."<p>…

Rocket League

A-Z of Trump: 26 illustrators imagine a 'ghastly' future – in pictures

In his 1963 abecederian picture book The Gashlycrumb Tinies, Edward Gorey recounted the increasingly gruesome deaths of 26 children. In this parody the US game designer Mike Selinker outlines an A to Z of similarly gruesome eventualities he expects will befall a world in which Trump is president – …

Picture Books

Sharm el Sheikh: still off the airline map

Russia’s worst air tragedy, the Metrojet crash in the Sinai Desert, took place on 31 October 2015. Shortly afterwards, Sharm el Sheikh airport was …

Would You Bite Into This Awesome Cheeseburger If You Knew About the Number of Calories Inside?

A new study reveals a surprising answer.<p>Seeing the calorie count posted next to that bacon double cheeseburger, blueberry scone or even …

Little-known group claims it killed senior Egyptian army officer

A little-known Egyptian group has claimed responsibility for the killing of a senior Egyptian army officer outside his suburban Cairo home.<p>The claim came in a statement by the Banner of the Revolution on social media accounts known to be sympathetic to militant groups. The claim’s authenticity …

Middle East

Cyber attack: hackers 'weaponised' everyday devices with malware

The huge attack on global internet access, which blocked some of the world’s most popular websites, is believed to have been unleashed by hackers using common devices like webcams and digital recorders.<p>Among the sites targeted on Friday were Twitter, Paypal and Spotify. All were customers of Dyn, …

Cybersecurity

Chinese Companies Are Paying $45 Billion to Build Egypt's Next Capital

The ambitious project just received funding to move closer toward completion<p>As soon as it was announced in March of 2015, Egypt’s plan to relocate its capital from Cairo to a plot of desert 28 miles east received a healthy dose of skepticism from critics at home and abroad. With political turmoil …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: 2016's most incredible photos

LONDON — A stunning shot of an orangutan scaling a wild fig tree in the Indonesian rain forest claimed the top prize this week at one of the most prestigious photography competitions in the world.<p>Tim Laman, an American biologist who has been documenting the great apes in the wild for years, beat …

Nature Photography

Donald Trump Photographs: Behind Greatest Portraits

It’s an unprecedented match-up of familiar faces. The major-party presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, have spent decades in …

The e-waste mountains - in pictures

Sustainable development goal target 12.5 is to reduce waste. But with a planet increasingly dependent on technology, is that even possible? Kai Loeffelbein’s photographs of e-waste recycling in Guiyu, southern China show what happens to discarded computers

E-waste

How many movies feature a character with your first name?

I was 13 years old when the first <i>Harry Potter</i> movie came out. At the time, I happened to have a young neighbor named Harry — and that year, Harry’s life dramatically changed.<p>The transformation began innocently, on Halloween night of ’01, with a rudimentary costume and a lightning bolt scar. By …