Camera

Darkness

Scientists Will Photograph Alien Planets With the World’s Most Powerful Camera

A team of physicists created a 10,000 megapixel camera called DARKNESS that they hope will shed light on some of Earth's nearest neighbors.
Mack DeGeurin
4.20.18
PICS or STFU

PSA: With Camera Permission, iPhone Apps Can Take Pictures And Videos Without You Noticing

This is not a bug, but keep it in mind when a random app asks you for permission to access your camera.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.25.17
ProJet 7000

This Guy Made a Polaroid Camera That 'Prints' GIFs

Not very practical, but extremely cool.
Leif Johnson
8.30.17
total eclipse 2017

How to Take Pictures of the Total Eclipse With a Smartphone

For the love of all things holy, wear protective eyewear. And no unprotected selfies!!
Becky Ferreira
8.21.17
Naruto

The Selfie Monkey Goes to the Ninth Circuit

Twist: There are two selfie monkeys.
Sarah Jeong
7.13.17
See Food

Your iPhone Can Tell the Difference Between Hot Dogs and Hammers

A developer connected his iPhone to Apple's machine learning system, and it resulted in an impressive demo and a joke straight out of HBO's 'Silicon Valley.'
Samantha Cole
6.23.17
2020

Camera Inspired By Eagle Eyes May One Day Be Shoved Down Your Throat

Or monitor you from a drone.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.15.17
porn

This Horrific Mannequin Head Camera Wants to Make VR Porn More Intimate

This just screams 'intimacy.'
Samantha Cole
1.31.17
security

It Won’t Be Difficult to Spoof Smartphone Finger Vein Scanners

Smartphones are already equipped with fingerprint and iris ID systems, but a Japanese company wants to ID you by the veins in your fingertips. But is it really more secure?
Daniel Oberhaus
10.29.16
video

Tune into the Space Station Livestream and Feel the Anxiety Wash Away

The chillest livestream on the Internet isn't from Earth.
Samantha Cole
10.13.16
Books

This Camera Can Read a Book Without Opening It

A new imaging technique can read what is printed on the pages of a book without ever opening it.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.11.16
Animation

Watch Pixar’s First Animated Short Recreated With 5-Ton Camera Robots

Very cute, but also kind of terrifying.
Ian Birnbaum
8.20.16
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