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Best of the Month - October
Posted on Nov 02, 2017 in Best Of The Month

Best of the Month - October

As we delve deeper into this year's warm autumn colours, we're back with a roundup of our favourite stories, images and music from the past month. Enjoy!

Best of the Web

Lego celebrated the women of NASA last month with new minifiguress, featuring Nancy Grace Roman, Margaret Hamilton, Sally Ride, and Mae Jemison.

 

Donate Your Tab uses your computer's CPU via browser tabs to mine cryptocurrency. This is then all donated to charity! You can simply flick the switch and run this in the background to help out various causes. Find out more here.

 

Tens team member Richard Branson has built an 80-foot steel octopus to sink one of the remaining boats involved in the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbour — The Kodiak Queen. The historical navy ship, which was sunk off the coast of Virgin Gorda, is now an underwater art installation and marine life habitat. 

 

The Yashica Y35 is a new ‘digiFilm’ camera that shoots digital photos with the help of pretend rolls of film. Styled after Yashica’s original Electro 35, which had the world’s first electronic-controlled shutter, the Y35 features a 1/3.2-inch CMOS sensor that shoots 14-megapixel photos and a 35mm f/2.8 glass lens. The camera is designed to “recapture the joy and meaning of analogue-photography” while “eliminating the time and expense required for film development.” 

 

London-based photographer Rich McCor, or paperboyo travels across the globe giving creative updates to buildings, bridges, and signs through the use of simple paper cutouts. By placing a black design in the foreground of his image, London’s Tower Bridge is instantly transformed into a looping roller coaster. See more on his Instagram.

 

Tens Soundtrack

Here are some of our office favourites, both new and old. Who else should we be checking out? Visit our profile on Spotify to check out our previous months' soundtracks.

Who to Follow

Here are some of our favourite accounts to follow on Instagram. If you know anybody that we should be following, let us know! This month we've got @arnaudmontagard@laurentkronental@mr_bingstagram@robertgoetzfried & @mariano_pascual

 

Best of #FilterYourWorld

At Tens we put our community first, no matter what it is that we're up to. Here's where we share some of our favourite customer photos with Tens from the last month. We love seeing your tags with Tens, so be sure to tag us + #FilterYourWorld for your chance to be featured!

 
  

Photos submitted (in order) by @sibylle87@ktlphotog@sir_hare@michelezandanel & @anto.agos.

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What things have you discovered this month? Are we missing anything? Message us on Facebook with suggestions!