Author: twistedsifter

Jun 19, 2012

Microsoft Unveils New ‘Surface’ Tablets

Microsoft Unveils New ‘Surface’ Tablets

On June 18, 2012 at an event in Hollywood, Microsoft unveiled Surface: PCs built to be the ultimate stage for Windows 8 (and RT). Company executives showed two Windows tablets and accessories that feature some fascinating advances in industrial design. They even made a slick (i.e., un-Microsoft) promo video (directly below) complete with…

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Jun 18, 2012

Picture of the Day: Glass Bottomed Cantilever Pool in Shanghai

Picture of the Day: Glass Bottomed Cantilever Pool in Shanghai

GLASS BOTTOMED CANTILEVER POOL IN SHANGHAI Located at the Holiday Inn in Shanghai, China (Pudong Kangquiao), this dramatic swimming pool 24 floors up has a glass bottom that overlooks the street below. The cantilever pool is 30 meters long (98.5 ft) with a comfortable section of the pool that remains inside…

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Jun 18, 2012

The Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland

The Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland

Located a mere 40 minute drive from the Reykjavik city center, the Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa is one of Iceland’s most visited sites with more than 400,000 visitors annually. It was recently voted ‘the best medical spa worldwide’ by Conde Nast Traveller and recognized as one of National Geographic’s 25 ‘wonders of the…

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Jun 18, 2012

25 Really Creative Floor Sticker Ads

25 Really Creative Floor Sticker Ads

Below you will find a collection of creative, provocative and sometimes funny floor sticker ads that caught our eye. It’s fascinating to see the ideas ad agencies can come up with when they are not constrained by the restrictive borders of a magazine or billboard. If you know of any other really creative sidewalk,…

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Jun 17, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Largest Waterfall in Europe

Picture of the Day: The Largest Waterfall in Europe

THE LARGEST WATERFALL IN EUROPE Photograph by Tim Bekaert Dettifoss is a waterfall in Vatnajokull National Park in Northeast Iceland, and is reputed to be the most powerful waterfall in Europe [Source]. It is situated on the Jokulsa a Fjollum river, which flows from the Vatnajokull glacier and collects water from a…

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Jun 17, 2012

Giant George – The Tallest Dog in the World

Giant George – The Tallest Dog in the World

Weighing in at over 245 pounds (111 kg) and standing 43 inches tall (1.09 meters), Giant George is the Guinness World Record Holder for Tallest Living Dog & Tallest Dog Ever. When standing on his hind legs, George measures a staggering 7 feet three inches. George is 6 years old and was born November…

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Jun 17, 2012

Beautiful Double Exposures by Andre De Freitas

Beautiful Double Exposures by Andre De Freitas

Andre De Freitas (aka Megatherium) is a photographer and illustrator from Lima, Peru. In his own words, Andre describes himself as follows: I studied in Full Sail University and got a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Animation. But oddly enough, the concept of stillness captured my imagination, and I focused more on illustration. Instead of…

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