These images of massive black smoke plumes were captured by satellites, after battles at oil production and storage facilities in Libya between January 4th and 6th. The thick poisonous smoke looks troublesome even from space.
Welcome back, dear readers, to The Kerfuffler, where every other week we take a look at the culture wars raging online. This week we're looking at the debate surrounding the nature and aims of one of the first 'internet generation' terrorist groups, Islamic State.
Is this an image of some horrible irradiated wasteland? Maybe this is what happens when Lindsay Lohan wades into the ocean at night? No, it's actually a celebration, not cause for a full-body acid wash.
This is a) the Gate of Hell, b) a Turner, c) Gandalf's last stand, or d) other [Please specify in the comments].
Canon will include a new Hybrid Image Stabilizer in a forthcoming mystery (!) lens, which corrects both rotational and shift movement.
Not all of us like fitting a DSLR in our pants when we go on vacation, which is why DigitalCameraInfo's best point-and-shoot cameras is useful for just about everyone. They graded on different criteria, with the Fuji F50fd taking the prize in resolution, the Sony T100 in least image noise, the Canon A570IS in color…
In the class of ultra-compact cameras, every inch counts. Now that you know which one wins in terms of features, see which one accentuates your jeans more or less. Useful information, depending on what kind of message you want to be sending out.
Hitachi just introduced its HMP-G1 digital audio player in Japan, and although we're not quite understanding its family name rolled out last March—"i.µ's"—we're liking its OLED display that reminds us of another flash-based player whose maker actually decided to brave the hotly competitive US market, Sony's NW-S700…