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Illustration: Elena Scotti (Photos: Getty Images, Shutterstock)

Why Do My Selfies Look So Weird?

It’s a fraught thing, selfie-taking. One moment you’re thinking of yourself as more or less human-looking, and then — click — you realise you’ve got it all wrong, and that strangers on the street probably pity you, on account of your dead eyes and strange head. Or you see, on…

How Not To Fix Something

It’s been a while since I last dug into my car, which might explain why I got antsy and decided to tear into another fiddly old machine instead: an old camera with a seized lens. This will be a fun little project, I thought, picking up some lithium grease at…