Author: twistedsifter

Feb 10, 2017

The Shirk Report – Volume 408

The Shirk Report – Volume 408

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 20 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting

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Feb 8, 2017

Picture of the Day: The Mountain Whale

Picture of the Day: The Mountain Whale

A surreal digital artwork by redditor Atribecalledmeuw using a source photo of China’s Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

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Feb 8, 2017

18 ‘Then and Now’ Photos of Puppies/Dogs That Will Restore Your Faith in Everything

18 ‘Then and Now’ Photos of Puppies/Dogs That Will Restore Your Faith in Everything

What did we do to deserve dogs

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Feb 7, 2017

This Reading Room at the University of Oxford is One of the Oldest in Europe

This Reading Room at the University of Oxford is One of the Oldest in Europe

The Duke Humfrey’s Library contains rare titles such as a Shakespeare First Folio and 1 of 42 Gutenberg Bibles

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Feb 6, 2017

Picture of the Day: Early HDR Photo From 1856

Picture of the Day: Early HDR Photo From 1856

Early high-dynamic-range imaging sample created by exposing two monochromatic negative images (one for the sky, the other for the sea). The photo was taken by Gustave Le Gray (1820-1884), who has been called “the most important French photographer of the nineteenth century” because of his technical innovations

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Feb 6, 2017

This Guy Built His Dream Bachelor Pad With an Underground Club

This Guy Built His Dream Bachelor Pad With an Underground Club

Architects Govaert and Vanhoutte recently completed this stunning riverside home just outside of Ghent, Belgium

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Feb 6, 2017

Guy Takes Characters from Renaissance Paintings and Photoshops Them Into the Present

Guy Takes Characters from Renaissance Paintings and Photoshops Them Into the Present

In an ongoing series entitled, “Art History in Contemporary Life”, artist Alexey Kondakov skillfully photoshops characters from Renaissance paintings into present day photos he has taken around Europe. The juxtaposition between the two time periods in the digitally altered scenes creates for an interesting visual. You can find many more works from the ongoing…

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