OnePlus 5T Brooklyn launch event for November 16th is sold out


The OnePlus 5T is going to be unveiled this coming Thursday, November 16th. Believe it or not, OnePlus charged $40 for a ticket to the unveiling event and the company just disseminated a tweet to announce that the event is now sold out. So why is OnePlus charging consumers to watch it unveil its new phone? The company says that it needs to charge to help it get an accurate head count so it knows how many people will be attending. The funds generated by ticket sales will also go “toward the advancement of tech innovation.”

The event is taking place in Brooklyn at Villain. The address …


A Brooklyn chemist's 1800s photos capture New York in motion

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June 26, 1886

Jamie Swan jumps off a short stone wall at Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn.

Image: Wallace G. Levison/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

Wallace G. Levison was a chemist, inventor, and lecturer who founded the Departments of Mineralogy and Astronomy at the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences in the latter half of the 19th century.

He was also an avid photographer, using the new technology both as a scientific tool and a recreational activity.

As the dawn of the 20th century approached, newer, more sensitive film emulsions were developed that allowed pictures to be taken with faster and faster shutter speeds. Read more…

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