Author: twistedsifter

Jan 5, 2013

Picture of the Day: Sunrise at Easter Island

Picture of the Day: Sunrise at Easter Island

SUNRISE AT EASTER ISLAND Photograph by Pierre Lesage In this stunning aerial photograph by Pierre Lesage we see Easter Island at sunrise. Lesage specializes in kite aerial photography (KAP). This particular photo was taken with a Ricoh GX 200 camera with a Wide Angle converter. The rig was designed by Brooks Leffler…

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Jan 5, 2013

The Character Evolutions of Famous Actors

The Character Evolutions of Famous Actors

Jeff Victor is an illustrator and character designer from the suburbs of Chicago. Jeff currently works for Nickelodeon’s neopets.com but has also co-created a short film (‘Superfriends’) and worked on a number of cartoons for Warner Bros. as well as concept work for National Geographic, BBC and HBO. In an ongoing series entitled ‘Evolutions‘,…

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Jan 4, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Berg Glacier

Picture of the Day: The Berg Glacier

THE BERG GLACIER Photograph by Jeffrey Pang The Berg Glacier feeds into Berg lake, which is located on the Robson River and within Mount Robson Provincial Park in the Canadian Rockies. The lake and glacier are at the doorstep of the north face of Mount Robson (3,954m/12,972ft) which is the highest peak…

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Jan 4, 2013

Weekly Fridge Drawings by Charlie Layton

Weekly Fridge Drawings by Charlie Layton

Charlie Layton is a freelance designer and illustrator based in Philadelphia, USA. Every Friday, Layton doodles on his fridge with a dry erase marker. Dubbed ‘Freezer Fridays’, Layton uploads his weekly doodles to an album on Facebook for his friends to enjoy. Yesterday his friend Rob submitted the series to Reddit where it promptly…

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Jan 4, 2013

The Shirk Report – Volume 195

The Shirk Report – Volume 195

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find the 25 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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Jan 3, 2013

Picture of the Day: Ride the Earth

Picture of the Day: Ride the Earth

RIDE THE EARTH Photograph by Luis Vidales/Red Bull Content Pool Professional BMX rider Martin Postigo performs at Red Bull Ramparanoia at Campo de Piedra Pomez in Catamarca, Argentina on December 11th, 2012. The competition is set against a breathtaking backdrop of pumice rock formations moulded by volcanic lava flow known as “Campo…

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Jan 3, 2013

Strange Double Helix Cloud Spotted in Russia

Strange Double Helix Cloud Spotted in Russia

Photograph by Mutant @ netall.ru On December 24, 2012, a strange double helix cloud was spotted just outside Moscow, Russia. A series of amateur photographs were submitted to a Russian site called netall.ru (scroll down to Dec. 24) on the morning of the occurrence. While it is not entirely known what caused such a…

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