Author: twistedsifter

Aug 10, 2012

The Shirk Report – Volume 174

The Shirk Report – Volume 174

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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Aug 9, 2012

Picture of the Day: Vintage Acrobatic Insanity

Picture of the Day: Vintage Acrobatic Insanity

VINTAGE ACROBATIC INSANITY Photograph via Mapes on Reddit In this heart-stopping photograph we see three brave acrobats performing on a ledge located on the 86th floor of the Empire State Building in New York City. Unfortunately I was unable to find much additional information on the date/year of this photograph or…

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Aug 9, 2012

25 Pictures of Life Captured by Google Street View

25 Pictures of Life Captured by Google Street View

Jon Rafman (1981) is an artist, filmmaker, and essayist. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy and Literature from McGill University and a M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His films and new media work have been exhibited internationally including at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome and the New…

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Aug 9, 2012

Amazing Origami Using Only Dollar Bills

Amazing Origami Using Only Dollar Bills

Based out of Honolulu, Hawaii, artist and designer Won Park creates incredible origami pieces using only one dollar bills. What’s most impressive about Park’s work is that he designs them as well. He’s not just following directions, he’s inventing the blueprint for these amazing designs. A typical sheet of paper used for origami is…

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Aug 8, 2012

Picture of the Day: Room With a View

Picture of the Day: Room With a View

ROOM WITH A VIEW Photograph by Jeremy Duguid on Flickr In this beautifully ‘framed’ photograph, we see the stunning Teton Mountain Range from the inside of Cunningham Cabin in Wyoming. Photographer Jeremy Duguid said he wasn’t even sure if he was going to post the photo to his Flickr account. It’s…

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Aug 8, 2012

Rare Underwater Photos of a Shark Attacking a Marlin

Rare Underwater Photos of a Shark Attacking a Marlin

Photograph by Al McGlashan | (via Field & Stream) The original goal was simple. Tag the striped marlin for scientific research, and make an instructional video that demonstrates the proper way to release a marlin after tagging. Things were going smoothly. The marlin had been successfully tagged (1 of 2500 as part of…

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Aug 8, 2012

The Iconic Casa Batllo by Antoni Gaudi

The Iconic Casa Batllo by Antoni Gaudi

Photograph by Henrique Alex on Flickr The iconic Casa Batlló is a key feature in the architecture of modernist Barcelona. Commissioned by the textile industrialist Josep Batlló, it was built by Antoni Gaudí between 1904 and 1906. In 2002, Casa Batlló was opened to the public as a museum and cultural event space.…

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