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Digital and animal cultures pose a profound challenge to the law’s recognition of human uniqueness.
I’m already famous, thanks…
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Three techniques Andy Warhol used can also help you to take and post pictures that people will find engaging.
Are we really filtering out our ability to cope with our own imperfections?
What's the proper way to behave at a Holocaust memorial? Is that even the right question?
All primates have opposable thumbs – and some flaunt these in the cutest way.
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Much like the hair you carefully rearrange before a selfie, your cheek muscles and the accompanying smile date back about 250 million years.
Selfies are blamed for encouraging everything from risky behaviour to rampant narcissism. But selfies can be potent acts of self-communication – and anyway, is self-regard a bad thing?
Westminster Abbey doesn’t want you to take any selfies.
It's easier than ever to visually record our lives thanks to the smartphone and now Snapchat glasses, but many museums and other places are fighting a losing and misguided battle against the trend.
The rise of the selfie can lead to a great deal of negative comparison and self-doubt.
Social media can have a damaging effect on body image, but the way to protect against that is learning how to view images critically.
Researchers in Maine pose with terns after measuring, weighing and banding the birds. But what if they weren’t scientists?
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Why do so many people take safety risks or abuse wild animals for the sake of a photo with them? In one researcher's view, scientists may encourage this trend by sharing their own wildlife selfies.
A sign banning selfie sticks in an Osaka train station in Japan.
In 2015 more people around the world died while taking selfies than were killed by sharks. Many tourist landmarks have banned the taking of selfies and selfie sticks to prevent untimely accidents.
Some selfies are more dangerous than others…
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According to the science of selfies, they seem to tap into some deep psychological desires.
Glamour laboring ain’t easy…
Glamour labor is a phenomenon of the digital age, which is radically changing the way we think about work, success and privacy.
Plans to introduce voice and facial recognition technology for online shopping and banking point to a password-free future.
An endless stream of self-obsessed selfies could signal your narcissistic streak.
The selfie that (according to Jonathan Jones) would ‘turn Titian on’.
If Kim Kardashian is being peddled to us as both art and feminism, we – and she – are in really dire straits.
Here's how some of the world's oldest cultural institutions are using drones and 3D printing to bring their collections to life.
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The selfie has become an inescapable element of most cultural activities – be it art galleries or music festivals.
Reddit is working to ensure the only nude images that appear on its site have the consent of the subject.
Reddit's new policy to remove unsolicited nude photos is a step in the right direction to prevent celebrity nude photos and revenge porn from appearing on its site.
Pilots have the privilege of a birds-eye view, but should they resist the temptation to snap from the cockpit?
Last week, Quartz published an article showcasing photographs pilots have taken from the cockpit of aircraft to post on Instagram. As explained in the story, by taking these photos – many of which appear…
3D printing, once an arcane technology used mainly for developing industrial prototypes, is rapidly moving into everyday life. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the phenomenon of the 3D self replica…