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Before Photoshop, there was multiple exposure--creating surreal images by snapping two or more pictures on a single negative. French artist Maurice Tabard employed similar techniques to produce 1930's Room with Eye (above), one of many works highlighted in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's tribute to photo manipulation, on view through Jan. 27.
Apple has sold more than 5 million iPhone 5s since the gadget's Sept. 21 launch. But that massive debut has led, predictably, to a massive backlash. Here are the most common iPhone 5 complaints, generally lobbed via Twitter:
A new Samsung ad lampoons Apple fans for getting berexcited over standard upgrades like a bigger screen
The wi-fi is slow!
Although the iPhone 5 supports superfast 4G LTE cellular service, users have whined about its wi-fi connectivity
The maps are broken!
Apple's native app, which replaced Google Maps, has been widely mocked for giving inaccurate directions
It's not heavy enough!
The iPhone 5 weighs less than 4 oz.; some new owners say that makes it easier to drop
The screen is scratched!
Some users reported on MacRumors.com that their new phones were banged up out of the box
Average price of the items on Toys "R" Us' annual Holiday Hot Toys List, up from $62 last year. Among the must-haves: Furby (still!), Wii U and Doc McStuffin's Time for Your Checkup doll
Because nothing says Playboy like an out-of-nowhere brand extension, the world's most famous nudie mag is launching a quarterly wine club in which members can order Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, made up of 12 bottles of white, or the Blind Date, for more adventurous spirits. No word on an X-rated label.
3 THINGS YOU DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THIS WEEK
1. Demand for turkey bacon.
High feed prices and drought are tough on pig farmers and could lead to a pork shortage. Good thing cured meat keeps!
2. That being all, folks.
SNL vet Jenny Slate, who is also the mind behind the Marcel the Shell with Shoes On videos and book, has been drafted to write a Looney Tunes movie.
3. Your right to party rock.
Contrary to rumors, hip-hop dance duo LMFAO did not break up. Phew?