The Astonishing Spying Capabilities of This U.S. Satellite

The “Manned Orbiting Laboratory,” or “MOL,” was built to capture high-resolution images of Soviet targets on the ground. It was so advanced, it could pick up objects on earth as small as a baseball (1:56)

BIG BROTHER & The Ringification of Suburban Life

Consumer surveillance cameras are everywhere now, and they’re capturing moments we otherwise would never have known happened.

Across the US, consumers are canvassing their communities with a new type of device that’s changing civic life. Camera-equipped doorbells and other home surveillance devices, made by companies like Ring, are documenting facets of suburban existence that once went unnoticed.

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