Author: twistedsifter

Sep 27, 2012

Picture of the Day: The $126 Billion Photograph

Picture of the Day: The $126 Billion Photograph

THE $126 BILLION PHOTOGRAPH Photograph by Michael Prince for Forbes In this epic group photo taken on June 26, 2012 by Michael Prince for Forbes Magazine, we see twelve well known philanthropists with a total net worth of $126 billion. This photograph, which graces the cover of the 30th anniversary issue…

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Sep 27, 2012

These Kid-Inspired Hospital Interiors are Simply Awesome

These Kid-Inspired Hospital Interiors are Simply Awesome

Hospitals can be an intimidating place, especially for children. The white sterile walls and big noisy machines can scare some kids and it’s possible they become uncomfortable and uncooperative. Of course a kind and caring health care professional can overcome these obstacles; but adding a little colour, fun and awe to the typically drab…

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Sep 27, 2012

The ‘Open Wall’ Resort in St. Lucia [20 pics]

The ‘Open Wall’ Resort in St. Lucia [20 pics]

Located just outside of Soufrière, St. Lucia, the Ladera Resort features 9 villas and 23 suites with an ‘open wall’ where the west side of every unit is left open and exposed to the breathtaking views of the Piton Mountains and Caribbean sea. Every room also comes with a private plunge pool, with the…

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Sep 26, 2012

Picture of the Day: Los Angeles at Night

Picture of the Day: Los Angeles at Night

LOS ANGELES AT NIGHT Photograph by Tom Anderson on Google+ In this incredible aerial photograph by Tom Anderson, we see the bustling city of Los Angeles, California at night. Tom says he took the shot of LA while on a flight to Vegas last month. Tom took the shot with a…

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Sep 26, 2012

Breathtaking Oil Paintings Using Only a Palette Knife

Breathtaking Oil Paintings Using Only a Palette Knife

Leonid Afremov (born 12 July 1955 in Vitebsk, Belarus) is a Russian–Israeli modern impressionistic artist who creates wonderful oil paintings on canvas using only a palette knife. Over the years he has become well known for his distinctive style. Afremov is also noted for his self-representation, selling his work exclusively over the internet with…

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Sep 26, 2012

Google Adds First Underwater Panoramas to Maps and Street View

Google Adds First Underwater Panoramas to Maps and Street View

Google has just added the very first underwater panoramic images to Google Maps and Street View. In their ongoing quest to map the globe, it was a matter of time before they ventured under the water that covers over 70% of our globe. To pull of this feat Google has partnered with the…

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Sep 25, 2012

Picture of the Day: Watching War Unfold

Picture of the Day: Watching War Unfold

WATCHING WAR UNFOLD Photograph via Kevork Djansezian/AP (via MSNBC) In this powerful image from 2006, we see two Lebanese citizens watching Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah speak on television as black smoke rises from Israeli attacks on the Hezbollah stronghold in the southern suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon. The 2006 Lebanon War…

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