Author: twistedsifter

Sep 24, 2014

Picture of the Day: The 271 Million Mile Selfie

Picture of the Day: The 271 Million Mile Selfie

Photograph by ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA Seen here is a spacecraft selfie taken by the Rosetta space probe some 271 million miles (436 million km) away from Earth and about 50 km away from the 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko comet. The image was taken on 7 September 2014 and captures the side of the Rosetta spacecraft and one of Rosetta’s…

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Sep 24, 2014

Identical Shots Taken with Every iPhone Ever Released

Identical Shots Taken with Every iPhone Ever Released

Photograph by Lisa Bettany for Snap Snap Snap Influential photographer Lisa Bettany (who is also the co-founder of the popular iPhone apps Camera+ and MagiCam) recently wrote a post for Snap Snap Snap that compared the photos taken with every version of the iPhone to date. It’s hard to believe, but there have been…

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Sep 24, 2014

Yulia Brodskaya Rolls Strips of Paper Into Works of Art

Yulia Brodskaya Rolls Strips of Paper Into Works of Art

Quilling or paper filigree is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. Paper artist and illustrator Yulia Brodskaya uses the technique to create lush, vibrant, three-dimensional artworks. Brodskaya started working as a graphic designer and illustrator in 2006, however…

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Sep 23, 2014

Recreating Iconic Photos with John Malkovich

Recreating Iconic Photos with John Malkovich

[Catherine Edelman Gallery] World-renowned photographer Sandro Miller first met Malkovich in the late 1990s, while working on a job for Steppenwolf Theater. More than 16 years later, Sandro and John are still collaborating, which can be seen in their latest project, Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich. In 2013, Sandro decided to do a project honoring the…

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Sep 23, 2014

Four Ancient Animals That are Older than Trees

Four Ancient Animals That are Older than Trees

Photograph by Scott McCracken According to Science Daily the earliest modern tree lived about 345-360 million years ago. Now extinct, Archaeopteris made up most of the forests across the Earth in the Late Devonian period. The findings were reported by three scientists in the 22 April 1999 issue of Nature (“Archaeopteris is the earliest…

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Sep 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: Basketball Eclipse of the Sun

Picture of the Day: Basketball Eclipse of the Sun

Photograph by MDPPatrick on reddit Reddit user MDPPatrick took this perfectly timed photo of his brother shooting a basketball and creating an eclipse of the sun at the same time. For those curious, the photo was taken on a Galaxy S4 using the ‘Sports’ mode which takes pictures of fast movement. The photo, which…

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Sep 22, 2014

Ancient Mayan Batman

Ancient Mayan Batman

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of “Batman”, Warner Home Entertainment Mexico in conjunction with the Mexican Museum of Design MUMEDI, organized an exhibition inviting 30 artists to modify an effigy of the iconic character. Kimbal was one of the 30 artists invited to participate in the exhibition and he used the Mayan God Camazotz…

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