Author: twistedsifter

Sep 12, 2014

Picture of the Day: Angkor Wat from Above

Picture of the Day: Angkor Wat from Above

Photograph by Charles J Sharp Angkor Wat was first a Hindu, then subsequently a Buddhist, temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world. The temple was built by the Khmer King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century in Yaśodharapura, the capital of the Khmer Empire, as his state temple…

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Sep 12, 2014

The Shirk Report – Volume 282

The Shirk Report – Volume 282

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find the 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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Sep 11, 2014

Underwater Photos of Puppies Diving Into Water

Underwater Photos of Puppies Diving Into Water

Seth Casteel, whose series of underwater photos of dogs fetching their ball first went viral in 2012 has continued to delight as the series extends with Casteel’s latest book, Underwater Puppies, set to release on 16 September 2014. In a recent interview with NPR, Casteel explains: Dogs was just such a random project, and…

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Sep 11, 2014

This Guy Works His Tail Off So He Can Travel and Photograph the World

This Guy Works His Tail Off So He Can Travel and Photograph the World

Travel photographer Andrei Duman has visited over 70 countries around the world (only 126 left!) and he’s doesn’t plan on stopping any time soon. The self-taught artist has been working as an Investment Banker to afford himself the financial means to pursue his passion for travel and photography. The Sifter caught up with Andrei…

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Sep 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: Embrace Impermanence

Picture of the Day: Embrace Impermanence

Photograph by TREY RATCLIFF Website | Flickr | Google+ | Facebook | Prints Embrace was a 72 ft wooden, cathedral-like sculpture of two human figures, “in celebration of all our relationships”. The site-specific artwork was created by the Pier Group for Burning Man 2014. It was the largest project to date for the Pier…

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Sep 10, 2014

12 Intricate Paper Artworks Cut by Hand

12 Intricate Paper Artworks Cut by Hand

American artist Maude White hand cuts amazingly intricate paper artworks using a craft knife. On her website White explains why she loves paper as her medium of choice: When I cut paper, I feel as if I am peeling back the outer, superficial layer of our vision to reveal the secret space beneath. With…

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Sep 9, 2014

Dads at a One Direction Concert

Dads at a One Direction Concert

Photograph by Angelina Castillo / The Nashville Scene On 19 August 2014, mega popular boy band One Direction played their hits to a screaming throng of teenage fans at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee. On location to capture the extravaganza was photographer Angelina Castillo, shooting for the Nashville Scene. In between the moments capturing…

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