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3 Black Photographers on Capturing the George Floyd Protests

WHEN PROTESTS ERUPTED around the world after the death of George Floyd, who died in the custody of Minneapolis police, the threat of a global pandemic calmly took a backseat as a rush of justifiable rage against ongoing racial injustice flowed through all 50 American states and several countries around the world. As protesters took to the streets, it became imperative that black photographers, specifically, capture this moment. Continue reading 3 Black Photographers on Capturing the George Floyd Protests

London Becomes Its Own Adorable Asteroid in This Beautifully Shot Video

Say goodbye to London, because it’s about to become Earth’s second moon.

Using some clever video stitching and a 360 rig, RavenCourt Films was able to to turn locations in London into its own Mario Galaxy levels, ensconced by an endless skyline. The city’s features are warped but just barely recognizable as each scene spins slowly out into space.

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Uber surpasses a billion rides

Despite the taxi industry’s protests against its presence and all the legal issues it’s had to face, Uber continues to thrive. In fact, it says it’s given itsbillionth — yes, that’s billion with a “b” — ride in London on Christmas Eve. Since the company launched in June 2010, that’s an average of over 15 million trips a month. The bigger portion of that billion probably took place more recently though, while the service was spreading to more locations around the globe.

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These ridiculously detailed aerial photos of London are stunning

The weather isn’t great and the pubs close too early and the food is often better in other cities and yet London is still one of the capitals of the world and is packed with so much history. Photographer Vincent LaForet took these amazing aerial shots of London and seeing the city overhead like this reminds you why that is.
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