A Google patent has just been granted that allows for “zooming using pre-existing imaging” — in other words, zooming in from your photo to another one. For instance, you could go from your snapshot of the Mona Lisa directly to a high-res scan from the Louvre.
Dan Winters is the man behind the photographs— a cyborg, an alien, a leaping man— that appear throughout this week’s New Yorker, our first ever Science Fiction Issue. Click-through to see more of Winters’ images from the issue, and for the story behind them: http://nyr.kr/L7l7H0
Kim Novak, 21, poses with crystal figurines in 1954. The Chicagoan started off as Miss Deepfreeze for a local refrigerator company, and was recruited by Columbia Pictures to be a more manageable replacement for Rita Hayworth. (J. R. Eyerman—TIME & LIFE Pictures/Getty Images)