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Eagles Are Now Being Trained to Take Down Drones


Forget anti-drone rifles and drones that catch other drones with webs and giant nets. Police over in The Netherlands have just come up with the craziest way to deal with illegal drones: specially trained eagles.The Dutch National Police proudly announced yesterday that it’s the first police force to employ eagles ...

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Copyright is Under Attack for Photographers in Serbia


Photographers in Serbia are protesting and raising awareness this week in response to a new proposal in parliament that threatens the basic copyright of their photos.Reuters reports that the ruling Serbian Progressive Party is attempting to define photos as the result of “a routine mechanical act,” and therefore something that ...

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Facebook and Instagram Can Turn Your Photos Into ASCII Art


Did you know that Facebook and Instagram both have a “secret” feature that converts your photos into ASCII art? By doing a slight tweak to the URLs of photos, you view them as color black black and white versions that are made up of letters.While the feature has reportedly been ...

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Why DxOMark Doesn’t Test Fujifilm Cameras


If you reference camera sensor ratings published by DxOMark, you may have noticed that the France-based company doesn’t test Fujifilm cameras. It’s surprising, given that Fujifilm sensors have been praised by many reviewers in recent years. No, DxOMark doesn’t have anything against Fujifilm, and no, it’s not something fishy going ...

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