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Twitter is now literally a life-saving technology

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Twitter Shark Tracking Australia
If Twitter had been around in the 1970s, would Jaws have even been a threat? NPR reports that government researchers in Australia have started equipping sharks with electronic transmitters that post updates on their locations to Twitter whenever they get close to a public beach. Chris Peck, operations manager of Surf Life Saving Western Australia, explains that the goal of the project is to give beach goers real-time information so they can alert others to flee the waters before any sharks even get close to them.

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2478 days ago
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iPhone: 45.536617,-122.653656
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Single photograph looks like 4 individual photographs

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Photographer Bela Borsodi fastidiously manipulated household items in the photograph below to create an image that looks like 4 photographs. Created as an album cover for the band VLP, I can confirm it's possible to stare at this picture for many minutes.

Bela Borsodi

Bela Borsodi

Here's the photo again from a different angle, and if you're interested, here's a video of the process used to create the image.

Bela Borsodi Off Axis

Bela Borsodi Off Axis

(via unified pop theory and reddit, thx, alex)

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jordanrpdx
2671 days ago
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This is cool I want to try it!
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sblom
2673 days ago
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Incredible photography hack.
Bellevue, WA
ktgeek
2674 days ago
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Fantastic, but it makes my head hurt
Bartlett, IL
bronzehedwick
2674 days ago
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Wow, this is really cool.
Astoria NY
dcwarwick
2674 days ago
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Very neat.
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Courtney
2674 days ago
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this is deeply soothing to my brain.
Portland, OR
samuel
2674 days ago
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I love how there's a perfectly stationed cab in the second photograph.
Cambridge, Massachusetts
martinkenny
2674 days ago
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Awesome!
Adelaide, South Australia
deezil
2677 days ago
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Wow
Louisville, Kentucky
megankills
2677 days ago
Aaaaah it hurts my head but I can't stop looking.