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The Best Action Camera For Every Need

If I’m going to be doing stupid things that risk the health of my various important body parts — and I do, often — I want to make sure I capture those moments so I can relive them later. That’s how I elbowed my way into the action camera beat more than three years ago, and I haven’t looked back.


A Plane Nearly Crashed Into A Drone At Heathrow Airport

A plane landing at London’s Heathrow Airport earlier this year was 700 feet off the ground when the pilot spotted a remote-controlled drone too close for comfort, with the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority assigning the incident its most dangerous possible rating. British pilots say that drones flown by amateur photographers and videographers represent a “real risk” to planes during landing and take-off.


GoPro Accessories Explained: Capturing The Action

Gizmodo Video Guide: Over the last few years we’ve tried as hard as we dare to kill our GoPro action cameras, but they defiantly live on, capturing some of our most amazing moments. Here’s a walk through some of the official GoPro accessories, some of which could be considered essential.


WSJ: GoPro Is Going To Make Its Own Drones

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that GoPro is going to start making its own consumer drones. Specifically, the action camera company is going to market “multi-rotor helicopters with high-def camera lenses late next year.” Makes sense!


This Is What Happens When You Bombard A GoPro With X-Ray Beams

Gizmodo reader Andrew Seltzman sent us these videos of his custom-made radiation-shielded GoPro camera going under an industrial irradiator and getting bombarded by X-rays. Reminder: Getting irradiated by a particle accelerator doesn’t give you superpowers. I think.


Playing Around With A Water Bubble In Space Must Never Get Old

I’m happy when I see astronauts happy. There’s something about seeing people in space enjoy all there is about space that’s just infectious. Even the little things, like playing around with a giant water bubble blob. I mean, I would do the same thing they’re doing. Let it swallow my hands while a GoPro is inside.


Strapping A GoPro To A Ceiling Fan Is As Awesome As You Think It'd Be

We’ve seen GoPro cameras used with ceiling fans before to recreate The Matrix’s bullet-time effects on the cheap. But simply strapping the cheap action cam to the ceiling fan in your living room also produces some fantastic and equally mesmerising results as YouTuber highvoltagefeathers discovered.


Watch A Skier Bomb Down Dark Slopes In A Glowing LED Suit

A few days ago, we brought you a video of two skiers wrapped in LED light rope. The effect was extraordinarily weird and cool and now GoPro has released the POV footage of the skiers themselves. Night skiing is always magical, but this goes beyond your average shadowy last run.


GoPro Hero 4 Silver Edition: Australian Review

For as long as there have been cameras, people have been pointing them at themselves doing stupid things. The best new way to do that is with the GoPro Hero 4 Silver.


A GoPro Takes You Flying Through A Pneumatic Tube System

Once it’s swallowed up by a series of pneumatic tubes, the canister embarks on a dark, shadowy journey unseen by the human eye. But now we have GoPros and now we can see exactly what the inside of a pneumatic tube system looks like.