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This New Atari 2600 Video Game is 8-Bit Astrophotography

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What would an 8-bit astrophotography video game be like? That’s what astrophotographer and PhD student Alex Pietrow asked, and he ended up creating a new video game called Astronomer for the the Atari 2600, the classic console that was launched back in 1977. Pietrow, the same guy who photographed the ...

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Samsung is Making 4TB SSDs Cheaper for Everyone

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Samsung has announced that it has begun mass producing the storage industry’s first 4-bit 4-terabyte SSD drives. While Samsung has also unveiled a 30TB SSD and the world’s largest SSD is a staggering 100TB, those are designed for enterprise uses. These latest 4TB drives are designed for ordinary consumers. The ...

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This Soviet Spy Camera Was Disguised as a Camera

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We’ve seen Soviet spy cameras disguised as everything from a gold ring to a pack of cigarettes, but this recently auction Soviet spy camera was disguised as… a camera. The camera went up for auction in early July at Aston’s Auctioneers in the UK, where it ended up selling for ...

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The Average Faces of Vogue Cover Models Around the World

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This portrait is the average face of Vogue cover models over the past 25 years. The image was created through a study commissioned by MyVoucherCodes. Data specialist Giuseppe Sollazzo first gathered the names and photos of every single female cover model over the past 25 years for 7 international editions ...

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Photographers Beaten and Abducted in Bangladesh Student Protests

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Massive road safety protests in Bangladesh are making headlines around the world due to the violent crackdown being conducted by the government. In addition to students being attacked, photographers are also finding themselves in the crosshairs: some are being beaten in the streets, and one prominent photojournalist was abducted hours ...

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