Author: twistedsifter

Aug 25, 2011

Amazing Weapons Made from Paperclips

Amazing Weapons Made from Paperclips

Artwork by Brett, Photography by Dan4th The only thing the Sifter can make from a paperclip is a slightly crooked line. Brett on the other hand, makes incredible miniature weapons from multiple paperclips and glue. Now we just need some miniature warriors to wield these amazing paperclip weapons and office boredom would be forever…

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Aug 24, 2011

Picture of the Day: Caracol Falls, Brazil

Picture of the Day: Caracol Falls, Brazil

CARACOL FALLS, BRAZIL Photograph by TIAGO FIOREZE Caracol Falls, or Cascata do Caracol, is a 426-foot (130 meter) waterfall about 4.35 miles (7.00 km) from Canela, Brazil in Caracol State Park (Parque do Caracol). It is formed by the Caracol River and cuts out of basalt cliffs in the Serra Geral mountain…

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Aug 24, 2011

This Day In History – August 24th

This Day In History – August 24th

PRESIDENT VARGAS OF BRAZIL COMMITS SUICIDE – AUGUST 24, 1954 Getúlio Vargas (center) and his followers pictured by Claro Jansson during their short stay in São Paulo on the way to Rio de Janeiro after the successful Brazilian Revolution of 1930 Getúlio Vargas (April 19, 1882–August 24, 1954) served as President…

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Aug 23, 2011

Picture of the Day: Vintage Street Gang from 1916

Picture of the Day: Vintage Street Gang from 1916

VINTAGE STREET GANG FROM 1916 Photograph by LEWIS WICKES HINE June 27, 1916. Springfield, Massachusetts. “Street gang, corner Margaret and Water streets — 4:30 p.m.” Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine. via SHORPY.COM – Always Something Interesting

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Aug 23, 2011

Anderson Mobile Estates: Luxury Trailers to the Stars

Anderson Mobile Estates: Luxury Trailers to the Stars

Photograph by AndersonMobileEstates.com For Hollywood’s elite, not any trailer will do. When a mobile home is not enough, an estate is required. Since 1987, that service has been provided by Anderson Mobile Estates, the industry leader and mobile outfitter to the stars. Anderson’s most recent client is social-media darling and new face of the…

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Aug 22, 2011

Picture of the Day: The End is Nigh

Picture of the Day: The End is Nigh

THE END IS NIGH Photographs by AP Photo/ALEXANDRE MENEGHINI People celebrate the capture in Tripoli of Muammar Qaddafi’s son and one-time heir apparent, Seif al-Islam, at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, early Monday, on August 22, 2011. Libyan rebels raced into Tripoli in a lightning advance Sunday that met little resistance…

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Aug 22, 2011

The Birth of a Meta-Picture

The Birth of a Meta-Picture

So last year on Reddit, a member asked a simple question: Hey Reddit, what tattoos do you have? Amongst the hundreds of replies was a seemingly innocent photograph by a user named Saend (pictured above) who added: Please don’t ask me how I managed to take this picture… Of course, being the upstanding online…

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