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Algorithm repairs corrupted digital images

Bethesda - University of Maryland researchers have devised a technique exploits the power of artificial neural networks to tackle multiple types of flaws and degradations in a single image in one go.

Man gets bitten by snake while trying to snap selfie

The craze of taking ‘selfies’ (photographs of oneself) shows no sign of abating. Neither do the bizarre accidents associated with the act of selfie taking.

Annual death toll from selfies stands at 49

In recent years the ruining of a good photograph with a semi-in-focus head shot of the person taking the picture has become popular. The activity, it seems, carries the risk of death in certain circumstances.

Shipwrecked camera found 2 years later, photos intact (Video)

Vancouver - Back in 2012, Paul Burgoyne got into a little trouble and had to be rescued by the coast guard, on his way from Vancouver to his summer home in Tahsis, B.C. He lost a camera containing precious family photos, which he thought were lost forever.

FBI releases photos, video of Boston bombings suspects

FBI officials released several photos and video footage of individuals they've identified as two white males who are wanted for questioning in relation to the deadly Boston bombings. The Monday attacks killed three people and injured more than 170.

Cook County Medical Examiner’s office posts photos of the dead

Chicago - The Cook County Medical Examiner has just too many John and Jane Does. In a controversial move, they have started posting photos of the unidentified dead bodies on their website, in the hopes that families of the deceased will come forward.

Op-Ed: Spain to ban photos or videos of police in action

Madrid - Allegedly to protect the lives of law enforcement officers, but more likely a crack-down on freedom of expression, Spain's government is drafting a law to ban citizens from photographing or filming police officers at their work.

Pinterest now open to all

The social media and image based networking site Pinterest has changed its policy and has moved from being an invitation only service to being open to all.

Building Stories With Instagram Special

New York - Instagram, the popular iPhone and Android app, has inspired budding photographers to shoot and share their work, in real time. John de Guzman has built a massive following on the mobile platform by blending creativity, community, and business acumen.

Pinterest continues to rise in popularity

The latest report into the social media site Pinterest shows that its reach and popularity has extended far beyond the North America and is proving to be a hit across Europe. The main users, however, remain predominantly female.

Lindsay Lohan to pose nude for Playboy

Los Angeles - Actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly shooting nude photos for Playboy magazine, after negotiating a deal worth almost $1 million.

Osama bin Laden's sons seek evidence of their father's death

In a joint open letter published in the New York Times on Tuesday, Osama bin Laden's sons seek proof confirming their father's death and protest the nature of his killing.

Photoshopped BP oil spill pics discovered, BP fesses up

BP makes photographs of its oil spill response available to the public. Some people have maintained that BP wasn't telling the truth with its pictures.

New aerial photographs of Sept. 11 terrorist attacks released

New York - New never-before-seen aerial photographs have been released by ABC News that show the entire area engulfed with smoke from the buildings.

Poll finds 'sexting' more common than previously thought

A poll conducted by MTV and the Associated Press found that the incidence of 'sexting' is more common than has previously been considered.

Annie Leibovitz may lose control of her iconic images

Famed photographer Annie Leibovitz has until Sept. 8 to repay a $24 million loan, plus interest, or she could lose control of her photo copyrights and future photo shoots.

Google and Life Magazine to Showcase Millions of Rare Photos

In a move towards a 'common' way of looking at history, Google and Life magazine have come together to release nearly 10 million photos for public viewing.

Op-Ed: A Campbellton, NB Photo Essay

The rainfall warning has ended and while it did rain for three days, it was not that severe here, we have had worse storms when no hurricane was threatening.

Amnesty International: Photos Show Sudan Violates UN Arms Embargo

Amnesty International has released photographs which support the claim that the Sudanese government is in violation of an United Nations arms embargo and existing peace treaties.

Beautiful flowers, flowers & more flowers

I love the beautiful spring flowers that again proclaim the beauty of God's creation. View and enjoy.

Mt Adams

Mt Adams, as viewed from Trout Lake, in the beautiful Washington Cascade Mountain Range. WOW! What a beautiful world we live in!

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U.S. soldiers posing with Afghan corpses in 2010.
U.S. soldiers posing with Afghan corpses in 2010.
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