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This AI Can Convert Paintings Into Photos and Summer Into Winter

A team of researchers at UC Berkeley have revealed an 'Unpaired Image-to-Image Translation' technique that can do something really interesting: it can turn a painting by Monet into a 'photograph'... also, it can transform horses into zebras and summer into winter.

Police Lie to Attorney During Traffic Stop, Claim It’s Illegal to Record Them

Full-time attorney and occasional Uber driver Jesse Bright had an interesting run-in with North Carolina police last month. During a strange traffic stop, Bright was told by two officers that there was a "new law" that made it illegal to record police; however, as an attorney, he felt confident calling the cops' bluff and continued recording.

Shooting a 20 Gigapixel Panorama of Yankee Stadium

What is the largest photograph you have ever taken? Ask professional photographer David Bergman that question and he will proudly tell you he shot and produced a 20 gigapixel -- or 20,000 megapixel -- image of Yankee Stadium this year for Canon EXPO 2015. By stitching together 825 Canon 5Ds R images with a resolution of 50MP each, the result is a gigantic photograph with stunning detail.

The 3.5-minute video above is a behind-the-scenes look at how the photo was made.

It’s Once Again Legal to Photograph Your Voting Ballot in New Hampshire

In September 2014, a new law in New Hampshire made it illegal to take a photograph within a voting booth in the state. If you decided to share a photo of yourself and your ballot, the state could have issued you a fine of up to $1,000. Today a judge struck down the law in response to a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

Kendall Jenner’s Instagram Photo Becomes the Most-Liked Ever

If you thought you were Instagram popular, then you may want to check out Kendall Jenner’s ‘heart hair’ photograph, which has picked up 2.6 million likes in only five weeks. Jenner’s photo now sets the record for the most-liked Instagram photo ever posted. The previous holder of the title was Jenner’s half-sister, Kim Kardashian.

The First Ever Photo Showing Light as Both a Particle and a Wave

One of the strange properties of light is that it behaves as both a wave and a particle. Experiments over the years have confirmed both aspects, but none have succeeded in directly observing both natures at exactly the same time... until now.

Scientists in Switzerland have successfully captured the world's first photograph showing light behaving simultaneously as both a particle and as a wave. In the image above, the top "slice" shows light behaving as a wave, while the particles can be seen in the slice below.