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Pets feature in ‘Say no to tear gas’ protests in Hong Kong

Hong Kong residents are trying to encourage the police to avoid tear-gassing their pets amid all the chaos in Hong Kong.

According to Hong Kong-based photojournalist Alex Hofford, Animal Rights groups have also been organizing ‘Say no to tear gas’ rallies to spread awareness around the issue.

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Photography Science Tech

Google Photos uses facial recognition to identify your dogs and cats

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Photo by Wells Baum

If you’re looking for the best photo-backup service, look no further than Google Photos. Not only does it free up phone space, it creates gifs, adds filters, and stitches images together for you using the magic of artificial intelligence. In the age of image surfeit, Google Photos has been a blessing in disguise, helping people decide what to post or share with friends and family. But today’s news is by far my favorite.

Using its human face identification technology, Google can now detect individual cats and dogs instead of bunching all the animals together. It can even narrow results down to a specific breed. You can also search by or 

 emojis.

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It’s about time pets got some recognition. See what I did there 😉

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Arts Creativity Photography

Cats (musical) logo contains dancers in its eyeballs?

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Cats is the fourth-longest musical in Broadway history, playing for 18 consecutive years from 1982-2000.  But did you know that the logo, designed by the Really Useful Group for the 1981 show’s premiere in London, had dancers in its eyeballs? Hat tip to @aten for the spot.

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Audio never goes viral. If you posted the most incredible story — literally, the most incredible story that has ever been told since people have had the ability to tell stories, it will never, ever get as many hits as a video of a cat with a moustache.

Nate DiMeo on what goes viral
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You should kitty, you should. To Do Cat. (via Swiss Miss)
You should kitty, you should. To Do Cat. (via Swiss Miss)