Author: twistedsifter

Nov 17, 2012

Picture of the Day: The POTUS is not Impressed

Picture of the Day: The POTUS is not Impressed

THE POTUS IS NOT IMPRESSED Photograph by Pete Souza President Barack Obama jokingly mimics U.S. Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney’s “not impressed” look while greeting members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic gymnastics teams in the Oval Office, November 15, 2012. Steve Penny, USA Gymnastics President, and Savannah Vinsant laugh at left. According to…

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Nov 17, 2012

Life Size Replica of the Iconic Hot Wheels Twin Mill

Life Size Replica of the Iconic Hot Wheels Twin Mill

Photograph by Sarah (Pandora-no-hako on Flickr) In 1968, American toymaker Mattel released a series of 1:64 scale die cast cars called Hot Wheels. The first series of cars released (16 in total) were ‘customized’ versions of well known models like the the Camaro, Corvette and Mustang. However, later that year, Hot Wheels designer Ira…

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Nov 16, 2012

Picture of the Day: The White Whale

Picture of the Day: The White Whale

THE WHITE WHALE Photograph by Dan Fisher An extremely rare white humpback whale was spotted recently near Norway. Welsh maritime engineer Dan Fisher made the startling discovery off the coast of Norway in August. According to the Daily Mail (where you can find more photos), Fisher has dubbed him Willow the White…

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Nov 16, 2012

More Pictures of People Getting Blasted with Wind

More Pictures of People Getting Blasted with Wind

Following up from his hit series earlier this year entitled Blow Jobs, Italian photographer Tadao Cern is back with a new installment of people getting blasted in the face with wind. The latest shoot was done in Leipzig, Germany and was commissioned by the New Yorker. You can see the full 12-picture gallery on…

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Nov 16, 2012

The Shirk Report – Volume 188

The Shirk Report – Volume 188

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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Nov 15, 2012

Picture of the Day: Nugget Point Lighthouse, New Zealand

Picture of the Day: Nugget Point Lighthouse, New Zealand

NUGGET POINT LIGHTHOUSE, NEW ZEALAND Photograph by Scott Robertson In this stunning photograph by Scott Robertson we see the Nugget Point Lighthouse perched atop a cliff. The photograph was posted to National Geographic’s Travel 365 series, a daily photo journal of incredible places around the world. Nugget Point Lighthouse is located in…

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Nov 15, 2012

Red Bull Amsterdam’s ‘Shipping Yard’ Office [25 pics]

Red Bull Amsterdam’s ‘Shipping Yard’ Office [25 pics]

Selected over two other firms, Sid Lee Architecture was hired to create Red Bull Amsterdam’s new headquarters. Red Bull wanted a headquarters that would capture the ‘true spirit’ of the brand. The chosen location was a former shipping yard (complete with a docked submarine) in the North side of Amsterdam’s port area. Duality is…

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