Author: twistedsifter

Apr 12, 2014

Picture of the Day: Prepare for Landing

Picture of the Day: Prepare for Landing

PREPARE FOR LANDING Photograph by apiratenamedbob on reddit Seen here is the small runway/airport known as the Farrenberg aerodrome (FAR1). It sits atop a hill of the same name in the Baden-Württemberg region of Germany. You can see the tiny airport and runway on Google Maps by entering the following coordinates: 48°23’8.49″N…

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Apr 11, 2014

These Portraits Were Drawn with Just a Pencil

These Portraits Were Drawn with Just a Pencil

Artist Diego Fazio (better known online as DiegoKoi and previously featured here) can do some incredible things with a pencil. His hyperrealistic portraits are so lifelike, many may confuse his drawings for black and white photographs. Born in 1989 in Lamezia, Italy, the emerging talent is self-taught; starting his career as a tattoo artist.…

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Apr 11, 2014

The Shirk Report – Volume 261

The Shirk Report – Volume 261

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find the 25 funniest images, 10 most interesting articles, and 5 most viral videos from the previous week of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles typically originate from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from a variety of sources. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com!…

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Apr 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Himalayan Dog Wanderer

Picture of the Day: The Himalayan Dog Wanderer

THE HIMALAYAN DOG WANDERER Photograph by SEBASTIAN WAHLHUETTER Website | Facebook | Twitter | 500px | Prints Available During a trek through the Himalayan outback, photographer Sebastian Wahlhuetter noticed a dog that had started following his group. As he recalls in a blog post: “This dog just appeared out of nowhere and…

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Apr 10, 2014

27 Tips from the World’s Smartest Duck

27 Tips from the World’s Smartest Duck

Actual Advice Mallard is a popular online ‘advice animal‘ best known for doling out straightforward advice that is helpful, useful and informative. The image macro super duck provides a mashup of life hacks, pro tips and otherworldly advice to help you with your day-to-day life. Below is a ‘best of’ from the world’s smartest…

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Apr 10, 2014

This 3000 Year Old Amulet Kind of Looks Like a Gummy Bear

This 3000 Year Old Amulet Kind of Looks Like a Gummy Bear

Photographer Unknown via innuendoPL The story goes that this amber bear amulet was found in 1887 in a peat bog near Slupsk, a city in northern Poland. The amber bear is believed to be from the Neolithic period and was dated between 1700 and 650 BC. Until 1945 the ‘amber bear of happiness‘ was…

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Apr 9, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Volcanic Eruption Seen from a Space Shuttle

Picture of the Day: A Volcanic Eruption Seen from a Space Shuttle

A VOLCANIC ERUPTION SEEN FROM A SPACE SHUTTLE Photograph by NASA In this incredible capture taken on 30 September 1994, we see a major eruption of Klyuchevskaya Sopka as seen by the astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour (mission: STS-68). The eruption cloud reached 60,000 feet above sea level and the winds…

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