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Woman plunges to her death while trying to take a selfie

23-year-old Polish med student Sylwia Rajchel fell to her death after attempting to take a selfie on a bridge in Spain. She was on a ledge when she fell and landed on concrete footing.


Behind the scenes of OK Go’s mind-boggling new music video

We speak with OK Go about its newest video for "I Won't Let You Down," which employs hundreds of extras, robotic scooters, and drones to show us something we've never seen before.


Drones are turning up over French nuclear plants, but no one knows why

Security officials in France are investigating mysterious drone flights over its nuclear power plants, with a growing number of incidents reported at sites across the country over the past month.

Cool Tech

This tiny lens will put optical zoom into smartphones without making them ugly

DynaOptics is developing an optical zoom lens specifically designed for smartphones, which doesn't need the awkward and bulky extending section we're used to seeing. The clever tech means it's so unobtrusive, you won't know it's there at all.


Prime subscribers, Amazon now gives you unlimited photo backup

Amazon announced Prime Photos, a new photo backup service exclusively for members of its Prime service. It features unlimited storage.


Kodak’s new PixPro SP360 action cam sees the world in 360 degrees

Kodak has unveiled the PixPro SP360, an action cam with a panoramic 360-degree horizontal angle-of-view. Besides going after GoPro, the new camera joins several new 360-degree cameras hitting the market.


Nixie wearable camera drone takes top prize in Intel tech contest

Nixie the wearable camera drone has taken the top prize in Intel's first 'Make it Wearable' tech contest, an international initiative designed to encourage innovators to come up with awesome wearables and in turn help the chipmaker succeed in the market.


Stolen nude pictures from woman’s iPhone could land California cop in jail

A California Highway Patrol officer was charged with two felonies on Halloween after he was caught allegedly stealing nude images of one DUI suspect from her phone to his. The officer could potentially see some jail time.


Nikon's missing mirrorless mojo makes the 1 S2 merely 'meh'

Nikon’s mirrorless S2 camera is a low-price option for the budget-mided, but for $100 more, you can get far useful and stronger mirrorless and DSLR cameras.

  • Pros: Good stills and videos , Fast hybrid autofocus, responsive…
  • Cons: No mode dial, poor interface , No built-in Wi-Fi , Too many…

GoPro's Hero4 Silver makes a badass camera even if you're not a badass

GoPro’s new Hero4 Silver adds new enhancements to its popular lineup of action cameras, and delivers great video and photo quality from something practically tiny.

  • Pros: Great video and photo quality , Simple yet sophisticated…
  • Cons: Limited battery life , Some issues with pixelation , Can’t…

Google Copresence could improve Android-iOS relations

Google is rumored to be working on a brand new feature for Android that simplifies the task of sharing photos, links and other data between smartphones — and iOS will be supported too.


You can ride an eagle over Paris in this Action Cam video

Victor the white-tailed eagle takes you on a flight over Paris, France in this Sony Action Cam Mini video.


Forest Service says no more bear selfies — unless it’s with Smokey

The U.S. Forest Service is warning visitors of Taylor Creek in South Lake Tahoe to stop taking selfies with feeding bears. Although capturing the perfect bear selfie may be tempting, it is dangerous.