Author: twistedsifter

Sep 16, 2012

Cool Custom Fish Tank Headboard for your Bed

Cool Custom Fish Tank Headboard for your Bed

Located in North Carolina, Furnitureland South has recently completed a king sized headboard aquarium holding about 650 gallons of seawater and filled it with a variety of fish. You can check out the awesome custom fish tank headboard at the entrance to the Sleepland Gallery at Furnitureland South’s location in High Point, NC. [via…

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Sep 15, 2012

Picture of the Day: Top Spin

Picture of the Day: Top Spin

TOP SPIN Photograph via riboflavins on Reddit In this perfectly timed shot, we see droplets of water spiralling outward from a spinning tennis ball. For some reason it reminds me of our own Milky Way Galaxy. A search through comments on Reddit along with a reverse image search on Google and…

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Sep 15, 2012

First New Monkey in 28 Years Discovered in the Congo

First New Monkey in 28 Years Discovered in the Congo

Photograph by John A. Hart et al. In a paper published earlier this week in the open-access journal Plos One, a group of scientists claimed to have discovered the first new species of monkey in over 28 years. In June 2007, a previously undescribed monkey known locally as “lesula” was found in the…

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Sep 14, 2012

Picture of the Day: A Grizzly Bear Guards Its Meal

Picture of the Day: A Grizzly Bear Guards Its Meal

A GRIZZLY BEAR GUARDS ITS MEAL Photograph by Doug Smith/Yellowstone Wolf Project In this remarkable capture from above, we see a grizzly bear guarding a massive bison carcass. The photograph was taken by Doug Smith at Yellowstone National Park. Smith, who is the leader of Yellowstone’s Wolf Project, suspects that the…

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Sep 14, 2012

The Largest Sea Evacuation in History

The Largest Sea Evacuation in History

On a day marred by tragedy, an uplifting story of the human spirit emerged on the shores of Manhattan. Along with the coast guard, a group of everyday citizens worked together to accomplish the largest sea evacuation in history. Half a million people were transported in a stretch of nine hours. It was…

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Sep 14, 2012

The Shirk Report – Volume 179

The Shirk Report – Volume 179

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find the 20 funniest images, 10 most interesting articles, and 5 most viral videos from the previous week of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles typically originate from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from a variety of sources. Any suggestions? Send a note to…

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Sep 13, 2012

Picture of the Day: Mount Fuji From Above

Picture of the Day: Mount Fuji From Above

MOUNT FUJI FROM ABOVE Photograph via news.mydrivers.com In this jaw-dropping photograph we see the majestic Mount Fuji soaring above the clouds. The picture, along with two others (that are equally amazing), was posted to the Chinese website news.mydrivers.com. I was unable to find the name of the photographer but this aerial…

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