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Matt Loughran, Cabela's event manager, uses a head-mounted GoPro camera to record the Black Friday shoppers at Cabela's in La Vista on Nov. 23, 2012.(KENT SIEVERS/THE WORLD-HERALD)


Out there: GoPro cameras are remarkably durable...
By Kevin Coffey / World-Herald staff writer


» We figured that a camera dropped from an airplane would be destroyed when it hit the ground, but recent footage uploaded to YouTube proves otherwise. A man accidentally dropped his GoPro from a small plane, and it survived. At least, it survived until the pig living in the pen it fell into tried to eat it. The video already has more than 5 million views.

» Bill Passman is a world traveler, and he likes to brag. His main method of showing off is a tattoo of a world map. It's mostly black and white, but he fills in each country with a color every time he goes someplace new. Someday, it will be as colorfully rainbow-bright as an elementary school globe.

Check it out: http://bit.ly/1hh7ABH

» Taking photos to document life is easy now that we all have camera phones in our pockets. But what about the other, smaller details? A new iPhone app, Reporter, asks you a few daily surveys and spits out beautifully designed charts and reports to help you remember the fun stuff in your life.

Download it: reporter-app.com

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Kevin covers music, whether it's pop, indie or punk, through artist interviews, reviews and trend stories. He also occasionally covers other entertainment, including video games and comic books.

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