Author: twistedsifter

Feb 21, 2015

Picture of the Day: Canadian Gothic

Picture of the Day: Canadian Gothic

Photograph by Bethe (@PuzzleBethe on Twitter) In this fun photo, twitter user @PuzzleBethe and her husband recreated Grant Wood’s famous 1930 painting American Gothic, with a Canadian twist. The real painting is in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Fun fact, although many believe the man and woman to be husband and…

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Feb 20, 2015

Picture of the Day: Kim Jong Un Gets Guile Inspired Haircut

Picture of the Day: Kim Jong Un Gets Guile Inspired Haircut

Photograph by KCNA Watch/Rodong Sinmun Channelling his inner Guile, Kim Jong Un showed off his newest hairstyle at an enlarged meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK). The meeting took place in Pyongyang on 18 February 2015. KCNA Watch has the full report on the…

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Feb 20, 2015

These Two Brothers Have Exchanged the Same Birthday Card Since 1987

These Two Brothers Have Exchanged the Same Birthday Card Since 1987

For the last 27 years these two brothers have sent each other the same birthday card, filling whatever space they can find for some brotherly love. Sometimes they are early, often they are late and sometimes they completely miss a year! But the tradition continues along with the passing back and forth of a…

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Feb 20, 2015

The Shirk Report – Volume 305

The Shirk Report – Volume 305

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! – Happy…

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Feb 19, 2015

Picture of the Day: Ice Grill

Picture of the Day: Ice Grill

Photograph via WITN How wild is this? A viewer sent this picture to WITN of a perfect ice imprint of the front of a Jeep Cherokee. The ice remained after the car had driven away from the visitor’s parking lot at the Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, North Carolina. The flawless ice mould of…

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Feb 19, 2015

Scientists Develop Artificial Skylight that Mimics Natural Light

Scientists Develop Artificial Skylight that Mimics Natural Light

A group of scientist in Como, Italy have developed an artificial skylight that creates realistic looking natural light for spaces that don’t have windows or access to sunlight. According to PetaPixel: The scientists who invented the light figured out how to use a thin coating of nanoparticles to accurately simulate sunlight through Earth’s atmosphere…

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Feb 19, 2015

Meet Patrick, the World’s Oldest and Largest Living Wombat

Meet Patrick, the World’s Oldest and Largest Living Wombat

At 84 pounds (38 kg) and 29 years of age, Patrick is the world’s oldest and largest known living common Wombat (Vombatus ursinus). This is his story. Photograph by Ballarat Wildlife Park Patrick has lived nearly his entire life at the Ballarat Wildlife Park in Victoria, Australia. He was hand-raised by…

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