This week, several channel owners have been taking advantage of YouTube's new ability to host 360-degree video footage. FC Barcelona launched one recently, and now charitable news organisation RYOT has done something a little more haunting, and also history-making. This footage of Aleppo, in Syria, gives you a sense of just how damaging the war there has been. RYOT is using virtual reality filmmaking

If Afghanistan wasn't a war zone, I'd have it high on my list of places to visit. From a geographical point of view, it looks absolutely stunning. The trouble is, you very rarely see that side of it. Most of the attention on the country has been as a result of war, death, terror and other unsavoury things. Landscape photographer Simon Norfolk thought

This week, a collection of never-before-seen images of the United States Presidential Emergency room emerged, all shot on that most fateful of dates: 11 September 2001. The photographs, which are not credited to a single photographer, were released in response to a Freedom Of Information Act request received by the National Archives, and chiefly feature then US Vice President Dick Cheney reacting to

I've recently been using the rather excellent Steller app for iOS. The story-telling tool allows users to upload photos and videos as little e-books, with text and quotes, which are great fun to flick through. While the range of templates is a little limited, I've found it to be an excellent tool for what I'm trying to achieve, which is to tell meaningful