Author: twistedsifter

Oct 14, 2014

Highline Hammock Session in the Dolomites

Highline Hammock Session in the Dolomites

On September 9, 2014, 22 people nestled into 16 hammocks for one epic chillout session. Photographer Sebastian Wahlhütter was on hand to capture the day’s events which took place on Monte Piana, in the famous Dolomites mountain range of northeastern Italy. In a recent blog post, Wahlhütter explains: This special set up was rigged…

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Oct 13, 2014

If Star Wars was Set in an 80s High School

If Star Wars was Set in an 80s High School

Professional comic book artist and illustrator Denis Medri imagines what Star Wars would be like if it was set in an 80s high school (think Breakfast Club). The artist reimagines what all of your favourite characters would look like, even reinterpreting famous scenes from the iconic franchise. You can see the entire series on…

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Oct 12, 2014

Picture of the Day: One Side of this Street Has LED Lights

Picture of the Day: One Side of this Street Has LED Lights

Photograph by alreadytakenusername on reddit In Seoul, South Korea the government has begun to replace old street lights with new LED lamps. The goal is reduce electricity costs and light pollution. In the fascinating picture above by reddit user alreadytakenusername, the difference is quite dramatic. Not only are the LED lights more efficient and…

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Oct 12, 2014

If Bikes Took Up as Much Space as Cars

If Bikes Took Up as Much Space as Cars

Cyclists in Riga, Latvia donned homemade contraptions made of bamboo and twine to simulate the amount of space a vehicle takes up on the road. Cycling advocate Viesturs Silenieks came up with the idea as a way to raise awareness for International Car Free Day (Sept. 22). With the help of local cycling group…

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Oct 11, 2014

This Tree Grew Through a Speed Limit Sign

This Tree Grew Through a Speed Limit Sign

Reddit user Swingguitars was visiting his wife’s grandparents when he noticed this resilient tree growing straight through a speed limit sign. The tree was spotted in the retirement community of Barefoot Bay in Florida. [via Swingguitars on reddit] Photograph by Swingguitars on reddit Photograph by Swingguitars on reddit Photograph by Swingguitars…

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Oct 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: Firefighters Put Out Blaze, Rescue Hamsters

Picture of the Day: Firefighters Put Out Blaze, Rescue Hamsters

Photograph by Lacey Fire Department Firefighters from the Lacey, Washington Fire Department recently responded to a call about a burning mobile home. The crew quickly extinguished the fire and noticed a family of pet hamsters inside the burning building. They grabbed the five hamsters—later identified as Oreo, Madonna and three unnamed babies—and brought them…

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Oct 10, 2014

The Shirk Report – Volume 286

The Shirk Report – Volume 286

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 25 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 25 IMAGES – Friday :) –…

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