Author: twistedsifter

May 15, 2015

On Picture Day, These Students Passed Around a Pineapple Shirt. It Showed Up 18 Times

On Picture Day, These Students Passed Around a Pineapple Shirt. It Showed Up 18 Times

Students at a high school in Arkansas decided to have a little fun on picture day, passing around a pineapple shirt and seeing how many times it could appear in photos. I wonder how long it took the photographer to notice? It’s fun to guess what order they might have gone in by their…

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May 15, 2015

The Shirk Report – Volume 317

The Shirk Report – Volume 317

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! – Monday……

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May 14, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Monty Python Parrot

Picture of the Day: The Monty Python Parrot

Photograph by David Parry/PA Sculptor Iain Prendergast created this 50 ft (15 m) parrot from the famous Monty Python sketch, the Dead Parrot (embedded below). The bird was placed in London’s Potters Field Park last July to promote the 10-day Monty Python reunion charity event, whose final night performance was aired on UKTV channel…

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May 14, 2015

This Artist Wrapped 24 km of Thread Around 13,000 Nails to Create This

This Artist Wrapped 24 km of Thread Around 13,000 Nails to Create This

Ukrainian artist Zenyk Palagniuk wrapped 24 km (15 mi) of thread around 13,000 nails to create an amazingly realistic portrait of Justin Timberlake. It took the artist over 200 hours to complete. Palagniuk began by sketching the portrait on a large piece of plywood. He then hammered in all of the nails and wrapped…

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May 14, 2015

98 Unprocessed Foods Cut Into Perfect Cubes

98 Unprocessed Foods Cut Into Perfect Cubes

Award-winning design studio Lernert & Sander were commissioned by Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant to make a photograph for their special issue about Food. The studio transformed 98 unprocessed foods into perfect cubes of 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm (.98x.98x.98 in). The image recently appeared on reddit, where members attempted to identify each food…

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May 13, 2015

This is the World’s First Throw-and-Shoot Camera

This is the World’s First Throw-and-Shoot Camera

Lily is the world’s first throw-and-shoot camera. All you have to do is throw it in the air to start shooting. The quadcopter flies itself and uses GPS and computer vision to follow you around. It is waterproof, compact and shoots HD pictures and videos. Check out the glossy demo video below. …

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May 13, 2015

23 Thought-Provoking Quotes by History’s Favorite Writers

23 Thought-Provoking Quotes by History’s Favorite Writers

Throughout history writers have put our thoughts, fears and insights into words we can cherish, remember and live by. Below is a collection of thought-provoking quotes by some of the most celebrated and revered writers in history. If you enjoy these quote compilations, be sure to check out our previous posts here. …

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