Author: twistedsifter

Apr 10, 2011

Picture of the Day: Real-Life Angry Bird

Picture of the Day: Real-Life Angry Bird

REAL-LIFE ANGRY BIRD Photograph by GERARD GIRLING Some might even say it’s the angriest bird. Photographer’s description: Angry Birds are all the rage at the moment – but I have never seen one so furious as this tiny female Blue-grey Gnatcatcher, (Poliopitila caerulea). At around 6.5g (0.23oz) she thought nothing of challenging me…

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Apr 9, 2011

Picture of the Day: Float Like A Punching Bag

Picture of the Day: Float Like A Punching Bag

FLOAT LIKE A PUNCHING BAG Photograph by Jon David Photograph by Dwayne Oyler Photograph by Dwayne Oyler Made from 1,300 punching bags, 6.5 miles (10.46 km) of stainless steel cable, and 2,500 pounds (1,134kg) of aluminum pipe, this 22-foot high (6.7 m) art installation of the legendary Muhammad Ali can be spotted at…

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Apr 9, 2011

Sex is no Accident [Comic Strip]

Sex is no Accident [Comic Strip]

COMICS BY GREY WORLDWIDE [DUSSELDORF, GERMANY] Chief Creative Officers: Andreas Henke, Sacha Reeb Creative Directors: Moritz Grub, Regner Lotz Copywriter: Janus Hansen Art Directors: Alphons Conzen, Frederico Gasparian, Reto Oetterli Illustrator: Gary Davidson Art Buyer: Sabine Campe Account Manager: Marco Köditz

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Apr 8, 2011

The Friday Shirk Report – Volume 104

The Friday Shirk Report – Volume 104

Welcome to the Friday 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. Enjoy! *For those that prefer the links open in a new tab/window, try holding the CTRL key whilst clicking a link with your mouse Stay…

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Apr 7, 2011

Picture of the Day: Wheeeeee!

Picture of the Day: Wheeeeee!

WHEEEEEEE! Photographer Unknown That is none other than superstar racecar driver Kimmi ‘Iceman’ Raikkonen having the time of his life. The planes are flying above the F1 Australian Grand Prix track at Albert Park in Melbourne. Raikkonen, who won the 2007 Formula One World Drivers’ Championship currently competes in the World Rally Championship…

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Apr 7, 2011

25 Haunting Shipwrecks Around the World

25 Haunting Shipwrecks Around the World

Turks & Caicos – Photograph by IPWNNOOBS Fellow blogger Tom Moran from Urban Ghosts inspired this post. His excellent article on ‘Ship Graveyards: Abandoned Ships, Boats and Shipyards‘ sent me on a quest to find some incredible photographs of shipwrecks around the world. The United Nations estimates that there are more than 3 million…

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Apr 6, 2011

Picture of the Day: Man Versus Mountain

Picture of the Day: Man Versus Mountain

MAN VERSUS MOUNTAIN Photograph by ALEXANDRE BUISSE Nic Mullin descends Aiguille du Plan in Chamonix, France. Aiguille du Plan is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in the French Alps with an elevation of 12050 ft / 3673 meters. Alexandre Buisse Photography

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