Hidden camera’s hugging tiger wins wildlife photo award

The embrace by Sergey Gorshkov, Russia
Sergey Gorshkov’s winning WPY image is called The Embrace

To photograph one of rarest creatures on Earth you have to be incredibly skilled and remarkably lucky.

But Sergey Gorshkov is clearly both – as demonstrated by his stunning picture of a Siberian, or Amur, tiger deep in the forests of Russia’s Far East.

The image has just won him the title of Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

The female tiger is seen embracing a tree, rubbing herself up against the bark to leave her scent and mark territory in Leopard National Park.

“The lighting, the colours, the texture – it’s like an oil painting,” says WPY chair of judges Roz Kidman-Cox.

“It’s almost as if the tiger is part of the forest. Her tail blends with the roots of the tree. The two are one,” she told BBC News.

All the more extraordinary is that this is a camera-trap image.

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Facebook’s nudity-spotting AI mistook a photo of some onions for ‘sexually suggestive’ content



a group of oranges in a pile: Getty


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  • A Canadian garden center had its Facebook ad for onion seeds taken down by the platform on Monday.
  • Facebook said the ad was removed for breaking its rules on “products with overtly sexual positioning.”
  • Facebook’s head of comms in Canada said the post had been restored on Wednesday, and that it had been initially removed by the platform’s automated moderation systems.
  • “We use automated technology to keep nudity off our apps. But sometimes it doesn’t know a walla walla onion from a, well, you know.”
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Facebook’s AI struggles to tell the difference between sexual pictures of the human body and globular vegetables.

A garden center in Newfoundland, Canada on Monday received a notice from Facebook about an ad it had uploaded for Walla Walla onion seeds that contained a photo of some onions.

Facebook’s notice said the ad broke its

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If You Loved Hubble’s Images You’ll Adore This ‘Star Birth’ Photo Taken From A Chilean Mountain

It’s a new ultra-detailed image of one of the jewels of the southern hemisphere’s night sky, and it probably reminds you of something—namely the Hubble Space Telescope’s famous image of the Eagle Nebula called the “Pillars of Creation.”

The object of this new photo is the “Carina Nebula,” a region of space where stars are born a whopping 7,500 light-years away from our Solar System. It’s also a region where only space telescopes—well clear of the interference of Earth’s atmosphere—can take such images.

Or, at least, that used to be true. You see, the above image wasn’t taken by Hubble or any other orbiting space telescope, but by a team of astronomers using the Gemini South telescope atop a

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First photo of a black hole supports Einstein’s theory of relativity

The first image of a black hole, captured in 2019, has revealed more support for Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity. The new finding has suggested his theory is now 500 times harder to beat.



a star in the background: This is a simulation of M87's black hole showing the motion of plasma as it swirls around the black hole. The bright thin ring that can be seen in blue is the edge of what researchers call the black hole shadow.


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This is a simulation of M87’s black hole showing the motion of plasma as it swirls around the black hole. The bright thin ring that can be seen in blue is the edge of what researchers call the black hole shadow.

Einstein’s theory, or the idea that gravity is matter warping space-time, has persisted for a hundred years as new astronomical discoveries have been made.

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Researchers from the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration, the team that imaged the central black hole of the M87 galaxy last year, analyzed the black hole’s “shadow.”

Black holes don’t cast shadows in the typical sense because they aren’t solid objects that

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Mobile Photo Printer Market : Rising Trends with Top Countries Data, Technology and Business Outlook 2020 to 2026

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Sep 30, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Mobile Photo Printer Market” is valued at 2491.3 million USD in 2020 is expected to reach 5732.5 million USD by the end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of 12.5% during 2021-2026, According to New Research Study. 360 Research Reports provides key analysis on the global market in a report, titled “Mobile Photo Printer Market by Types (Desktop Type, Handheld Type), Applications (Online Sales, Offline Sales) and Region – Global Forecast to 2026” Browse Market data Tables and Figures spread through 95 Pages and in-depth TOC on Mobile Photo Printer Market.

COVID-19 can affect the global economy in three main ways: by directly affecting production and demand, by creating supply chain and market disruption, and by its financial impact on firms and financial markets.

Final Report will add the analysis

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5 tips for foodies from a photo pro

I have been taking photos of food for my work for something close to 10 years. Colleagues of mine will attest — because I say it all the time — that when it comes to shooting in a working restaurant, I always feel self-conscious, turning mealtime, (mine and everyone’s around me) into a tiny spectacle as I shift plates, stand up, search for optimal lighting, occasionally employing my own while using the “voice activation” on my camera to snap my shots.

But this is my job and, as the saying goes, the camera eats first.

The other day, after dragging the coffee table across the room toward the window, working against time as the day’s beautiful natural light began to fade, I stood on my coffee table, phone cam aimed down at a dish of roast pork chow fun. Snap after snap I rotated the bowl to allow the glistening

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Estee Lauder Pays NASA $128,000 for Photo Shoot in Space

The global recession, triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, has pushed brands to get more creative with their advertising because consumers are cutting back. Within beauty, several companies are spending less on traditional ads, while looking for new ways to break through the glut of content out there. In a press release, Estee Lauder highlighted it being the “first beauty brand to go into space” as a means to tout its “skincare innovation.”

The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket that will transport the skin serum as part of a supply run is scheduled to launch on Tuesday night from Wallops Island, Virginia. The Cygnus cargo craft will then dock on the space station early Saturday.

Estee Lauder’s push into micro-gravity is part of NASA’s effort to commercialize low-earth orbit and make it a domain where private enterprise eventually does business as routinely as the government conducts spacewalks. Companies from Goodyear Tire &

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Estee Lauder (EL) Ads: $128,000 for NASA Photo Shoot to ISS Space Station

View from the International Space Station, where a photo shoot for a new Estee Lauder product will take place. 

Photographer: ESA/Getty Images Europe

Estee Lauder Cos. is sending its newest skincare formula into space, and it’ll cost only about as much as paying a big influencer for a few Instagram posts.

The U.S. cosmetics giant is spending $128,000 for NASA to fly 10 bottles of its skin serum to the International Space Station. Once there, astronauts will take pictures of Estee Lauder’s Advanced Night Repair in the cupola control tower, which has panoramic views of the cosmos. The images will be used on social media, with the company planning to auction one bottle off for charity when the items return to Earth this spring.

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Estee Lauder’s Advanced Night Repair will be launched into space for a product photo shoot aboard the International Space Station. 

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CORRECTING and REPLACING PHOTO IDC Launches Future of Connectedness Framework That Addresses Need for Timely Movement of Data Across People, Things, Applications, and Processes in the Future Enterprise

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Please replace the photo with the accompanying corrected photo.

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IDC LAUNCHES FUTURE OF CONNECTEDNESS FRAMEWORK THAT ADDRESSES NEED FOR TIMELY MOVEMENT OF DATA ACROSS PEOPLE, THINGS, APPLICATIONS, AND PROCESSES IN THE FUTURE ENTERPRISE

Today, connectivity is more important than ever before. COVID-19 has shone a light on the capabilities that connectedness provides. It is a key enabler for business continuity and resiliency, allows for scalable access anytime anywhere, provides real-time insights, and creates pervasive digital experiences. International Data Corporation (IDC) reports that connectivity is now recognized by CEOs as one of the top three strategic elements in their digital transformation strategy. As organizations and consumers seek secure, real-time personalized insight where they live, work, and play, borderless connectivity becomes a fundamental strategic imperative for any digital transformation.

IDC gathered a group of its leading telecommunications, networking, and services analysts across the globe to

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