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This Helmet Protects You From Your GoPro

Last year, former Formula One Champion Michael Schumacher fell while skiing and suffered a traumatic brain injury even though he was wearing a helmet. The culprit? Some sources blame his helmet-mounted GoPro. Now, Sweet Protection has designed the first snow helmet capable of protecting you from your action camera.


Guy Invents An 8-Bit Instant Camera Gun That Prints Images In Receipts

This 8-bit instant camera gun might be useless but it’s definitely cool. His inventor, the Moscow-based media-artist and musician Dmitry Morozov, put it together using and old Game Boy, a camera, a thermal printer and Arduino.


The Tech Inside This Satellite May Soon Scan Your Skin For Cancer

The European Space agency has just announced that doctors will be adapting its Proba-V vegetation-scanning satellite camera for a decidedly non-vegetative purpose: Monitoring human skin cells. The hardware within this satellite may, in a few years, form the core of a new medical device that doctors can use to scan human skin for disease.


Man, I Hope Lytro Can Find A Good Use For Its Amazing Tech

I’ve never been more impressed by something as useless as Lytro’s incredible cameras. Let’s hope the company can actually find something useful to do with it before it expires. Right now, the company’s laying people off and going into survival mode.


The Ultimate Photographer's Backpack?

This new Aperture from Boreas offers all-round protection for your camera gear in an internal frame backpack suitable for long-distance outdoors adventure. It promises to be more versatile and more comfortable than anything else out there.


Watch The Guts Of A DSLR Camera In Action At 10,000 Frames Per Second

Video: The Slow Mo Guys got a 10,000-fps high resolution camera and pointed it into the guts of a DSLR camera shooting photos at 1/8000th of a second. It’s amazing to see how much vibration there is when the mirror and diaphragm move.


What High-Speed Cameras Can Tell Us About The Smell Of RainĀ 

That lovely, earthy smell after the rain has a name: petrichor. Exactly what causes petrichor, however, is unknown. Armed with high-speed cameras, MIT scientists have found that the interface where raindrop hits earth is a little more complicated than you might expect.


The World's First Cameraphone That Can Actually Zoom (Say Cheese)

Have you ever even touched an ASUS phone? I thought not. But two of the coolest Android smartphones at CES 2015 come courtesy of the Taiwanese computer company.


The Best Camera For Every Parent

If you have kids, the impulse to document every instant of their waking lives is nearly as powerful as the impulse to feed and shelter them. I’ll help you find the perfect camera to freeze those priceless moments.


How A Mobile Phone Camera Works, Visualised

Video: Many people know how a camera works — at least conceptually. In practice, it’s not easy to imagine (in fact, it truly blows my mind if I really think of it). This excellent 3D visualisation shows exactly how the photo is taken. Very, very neat.