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Watching A 150 Mouse Trap Chain Reaction In Super Slo-Mo Is Magical

Watching A 150 Mouse Trap Chain Reaction In Super Slo-Mo Is Magical

They’re a staple of cartoon prankery, but thanks to the magic of high-speed photography, we now have real-life proof that a room full of primed mouse traps is an awesome thing. The Slow Mo Guys put 150 of them on a table and then sacrificed themselves for science — and…

A Hawk Attacking A Balloon In Slo-Mo Is A Graceful Murderous Ballet

A Hawk Attacking A Balloon In Slo-Mo Is A Graceful Murderous Ballet

There’s no denying that everything looks cooler in slow motion, but birds of prey on the hunt are particularly mesmerising through the lens of a high-speed camera. This Goshawk is being lured into attacking a water balloon baited with a piece of meat, and its mid-air manoeuvres make even our…

Shooting Challenge: High Speed Photography

Shooting Challenge: High Speed Photography

Welcome to The Gizmodo Shooting Challenge, where Giz readers get to pit their photographic skills against each other for the admiration of their editors on a dedicated theme each week. This week’s challenge, which closes tomorrow: High Speed Photography