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Rock Legend Brian May Slams Photog for Protecting Her Copyright

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Queen lead guitarist Brian May is lashing out at a photographer after she reported his copyright infringement to Instagram and got his account temporarily disabled. In an Instagram post yesterday, May shared a screenshot of the Copyright Violation notice sent to him by Instagram after a photographer named Barbara Kremer ...

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Newsweek Slammed for Cover Photo of Phallic Balloon

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Newsweek is getting widely criticized after sharing a sneak peek of the cover on the November 17th issue of the magazine. To illustrate the lead article about sexual harassment, the magazine decided to use a photo of a feminine hand sticking a needle into a phallic balloon. The cover was ...

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The Olympus Accounting Scandal is Being Made Into a TV Series

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In 2011, Olympus was rocked by a financial scandal after it fired its British CEO who had raised questions about over $1 billion in questionable “acquisitions” between 2006 and 2008. As the truth was uncovered, seven Olympus officials were arrested for fraud and the former CEO settled a lawsuit for ...

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Camera Battery Explodes at Airport, Sparking Panic

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Orlando International Airport received a scare yesterday when some travelers heard what appeared to be a loud gunshot. After the commotion had settled down, it turns out that one person’s lithium ion camera battery had exploded. Local ABC news station WVTV9 reports that after the loud bang was heard, law ...

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Instagram May Soon Let You Follow Hashtags

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Instagram may soon become a lot more interesting for photographers in search of inspiration. The photo sharing service is apparently testing allowing users to follow hashtags in addition to other users. The Next Web reports that the hashtag follow functionality was first spotted by @Social_pip, who shared a screenshot of ...

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Photoshop Turns Rock Climbing Photos Into Rock Worshiping Photos

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Here’s a strange and hilarious idea that the Internet has spawned: if you Photoshop rock climbers out of bouldering photos and leave the spotters in the frame, the resulting images look like photos of rock worshipers. @allmightystone is a new Instagram account dedicated to collecting and sharing these Photoshopped creations. ...

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‘Polaroid’ is a Scary Short Film with an Instant Camera

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Why do so many photography-themed scary films feature Polaroid cameras? Who knows… but this 3-minute short film titled “Polaroid” by Joey Greene will have your heart racing. The synopsis reads: “It’s the things we can’t see that terrify us the most…” Not to be confused with a horror movie released into cinemas ...

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