This Timelapse Was Derailed By An Inquisitive Marmot

Everyone loves a good timelapse, but they don't always go as planned. While a Go-Pro camera was collecting footage for an environmental action video, a marmot popped up to investigate. Soon, majestic mountains, serene lakes, and fluttering clouds all made way a snuffling nose and lens-licking tongue. » 8/16/14 10:40am 8/16/14 10:40am

This was the first-ever "selfie," taken in 1839

It didn't have the cringe-inducing moniker to go with it, but the first recorded photographic self-portrait was taken in 1839 by chemist and metallurgist Robert Cornelius—and it's one of the earliest human photographic portraits as well. » 11/24/13 8:30am 11/24/13 8:30am