Category: Culture

Wild Octopus ‘Hugs’ Divers in a Rare Interaction During Photo Shoot


This post is by Jaron Schneider from PetaPixel

Wild Octopus 'Hugs'

Recreational diver and amateur photographer Andrea Humphreys recently took a friend into the water who had never seen an octopus before. Not only did they find an octopus, but it also engaged closely with the divers for 40 minutes.

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Instagram Now Lets You Add Music to Your Photos


This post is by Jaron Schneider from PetaPixel

Instagram Music

Last month, Instagram started testing the ability to add songs to profiles in a callback to the MySpace days. Audio integration into the app apparently didn’t stop there, as it has already rolled out a way to add auto-playing music to posted photos.

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How ‘Real-Life Iron Man’ and Pro Kite Surfer Teamed Up for One Epic Video


This post is by Jaron Schneider from PetaPixel

Richard Browning, who is also known as the “real-life Iron Man” teamed up with professional kite surfer Jeremie Tronet to produce a collaboration video that required months of careful planning and preparation.

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Wedding Photographer Attacked by Gunmen at SF’s Palace of Fine Arts


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Photographer gunman attacked

A wedding photographer was violently attacked at gunpoint by two assailants trying to steal his equipment near the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. The theft attempt took place in broad daylight around numerous witnesses.

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The Thai Nursery Massacre and the Ethics of Reporting on Tragedies


This post is by Adryel Talamantes from PetaPixel

“First do no harm…” Sometimes I think that there should be a Hippocratic oath for journalists due to the extremely sensitive stories that we sometimes encounter, and if there were such a text, it should start with those preceding four words.

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