Author: twistedsifter

Feb 29, 2012

Picture of the Day: Eyes on the Prize

Picture of the Day: Eyes on the Prize

EYES ON THE PRIZE Photograph by Kristina Buceatchi This is one of those old but gold photos that’s been floating around the Internet for years (at least since 2005). It’s a great shot of a beautiful animal and that eye! It’s truly hypnotic. Any guesses as to what our friendly feline is…

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Feb 29, 2012

Chicago Supper Club Reclaims 1920s Bank with VIP Vault Room

Chicago Supper Club Reclaims 1920s Bank with VIP Vault Room

Photograph via The Bedford Located in Chicago’s Wicker Park, The Bedford recently reclaimed an historic private bank from 1926 and transformed the place into an incredible supper club. The 8,000-square foot (743 sq. m) lower-level space features terracotta, marble and terrazzo, all reclaimed and restored from the original bank. Oh and it has…

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Feb 28, 2012

The Half-White, Half-Graf Hotel Room in France

The Half-White, Half-Graf Hotel Room in France

Artwork by TILT | Photograph by Benjamin ‘Big Addict’ Roudet Every year at the Au Vieux Panier Hotel in Marseille, France, five special rooms are handed over to artists to do as they please. Now in it’s third iteration, one of this year’s rooms is starting to make a buzz. Dubbed the ‘Panic…

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Feb 28, 2012

Picture of the Day: Dragon Falls, Venezuela from Above

Picture of the Day: Dragon Falls, Venezuela from Above

DRAGON FALLS, VENEZUELA FROM ABOVE Photograph by Dmitry Moiseenko @ AirPano.ru In this incredible capture by Dmitry Moiseenko, we look down the jaw-dropping Dragon Falls in Venezuela. Known locally as Churun Meru, it’s apparently about 10 km south of Angel Falls in the same valley. This shot is from May 2011. The…

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Feb 28, 2012

Ansel Adams Captures Life on a Japanese Internment Camp

Ansel Adams Captures Life on a Japanese Internment Camp

Photograph by Ansel Adams via The Library of Congress Manzanar (which means ‘apple orchard’ in Spanish), is the site of one of ten camps where over 110,000 Japanese Americans were imprisoned during World War II. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada in California’s Owens Valley between the towns of Lone Pine…

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Feb 27, 2012

Picture of the Day: Alligator Street Art

Picture of the Day: Alligator Street Art

ALLIGATOR STREET ART Artwork by ROA ! Crikey! Hugely awesome piece by street artist ROA in Atlanta, Georgia for the Living Walls Conference. Couldn’t tell if this was a croc or alligator, thoughts? ROA ! on Flickr via jjrs on Reddit SEE MORE ‘PICTURES OF THE…

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Feb 27, 2012

The Animated Gifs Series: All Kinds of Amazing

The Animated Gifs Series: All Kinds of Amazing

In the Sifter’s third installment of the Awesome Animated Gif Series, we look at all kinds of amazing. Every day somebody in the world does something amazing and it will bring joy and delight to those fortunate enough to witness it. Here are 20 kinds of amazing, forever immortalized in animated gif glory.…

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