Author: twistedsifter

May 14, 2012

Picture of the Day: A Most Incredible Baseball Photo

Picture of the Day: A Most Incredible Baseball Photo

A MOST INCREDIBLE BASEBALL PHOTO Photograph by jib661 on Reddit Redditor and professional photographer jib661 posted this incredible picture to Reddit today. By focusing on the ground between the pitcher and the batter, he took continuous shots of the sequence until he got a few where the ball was in focus. Some…

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May 14, 2012

These 15 Animated Gifs Will Trip You Out

These 15 Animated Gifs Will Trip You Out

In this Sifter’s 8th installment of the Awesome Animatead Gif Series we explore the trippier side of animated gifs with these 15 eye-jarring examples. For this post, ‘trippy’ is used in a pretty generic sense. I tried to find a wide variety of gifs that may be considered ‘trippy’ depending on what satisfies that…

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May 14, 2012

The Amazing Street Art of Tasso

The Amazing Street Art of Tasso

Haling from Meerane, Germany, street artist Tasso (aka Ta55o) does some incredible work with spray paint. Beyond street art, Tasso also has an extensive gallery of canvas work along with some incredible sketches, drawing and drippings. Tasso did his first piece in 1991 under the pseudonym GESHWAY and he’s been blowing up walls ever…

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May 14, 2012

Where Three Countries Meet: Famous Tripoints Around the World

Where Three Countries Meet: Famous Tripoints Around the World

A tripoint, trijunction, or triple point (also, if inexactly, known as a tri-border area), is a geographical point at which the borders of three countries or subnational entities meet. There are currently 157 international tripoints (i.e., tricountry points) by some accounts, and as many as 176 (or even 207) by others. Nearly half of…

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May 13, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Cocos (Keeling) Islands from Space

Picture of the Day: The Cocos (Keeling) Islands from Space

THE COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS FROM SPACE Photograph by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon for NASA Earth Observatory The Cocos (Keeling) Islands lie in the eastern Indian Ocean, about 2,900 kilometers (1,800 miles) northwest of the Australian city of Perth. Comprised of coral atolls and islands, the archipelago includes North Keeling Island and…

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May 13, 2012

Awesome Mom Turns Son’s Lunches Into Works of Art

Awesome Mom Turns Son’s Lunches Into Works of Art

Creative mom Heather Sitarzewski decided last year she would add some fun to her son’s bento-style lunches with art. Many of the lunches are made to look like popular cartoon characters we all know and love, and they have all been beautifully documented on her website Lunchbox Awesome. First spotted on Boing Boing, Heather…

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May 13, 2012

12 Funny Tweets Illustrated Using Watercolors

12 Funny Tweets Illustrated Using Watercolors

Karen Kurycki (aka CMYKaren) is a designer/illustrator in Jacksonville, Florida. Design is her passion and she loves to combine illustration with design in her commercial work. Karen has been experimenting with watercolor since her days at Kent State University, embracing its unpredictability and the surprises that can come out of using It. She admits…

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