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Bring your Subject Closer

Bring your Subject Closer

The way something looks at a distance can be vastly different from the way it looks up close. All sorts of optical illusions are based on this simple fact, but it's about much more than optical illusions. It's about how

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The days of the Selfie Stick

The days of the Selfie Stick

Ah, the old selfie stick - perhaps the most divisive accessory of the decade. Bemoaned by many as a tool of vanity, as an obstruction, as something pointless and ugly and yet - the question remains, for all the haters:

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Getting Experimental

Getting Experimental

John Archibald Wheeler once summarised Einstein's theory of general relativity by saying "spacetime tells matter how to move; matter tells spacetime how to curve." It's one of the most exciting results in astrophysics, actually, that the fabric of spacetime itself

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Did video kill the radio star?

They say that video killed the radio star, but rather than moaning about it, why not embrace the march of technological progress. Sure, older technologies become obsolete and fall out of use and out of popularity, but there's a good

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Ripples of Raindrops under a Macro

Ripples of Raindrops under a Macro

Rain can be beautiful - the ripples of raindrops on the puddles, the glimmer of silvery, rain-slicked pavements, the misty aura that surrounds people. For the budding photography, rainy days present a perfect opportunity to captures a new dimension of

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