Author: twistedsifter

Dec 7, 2012

Picture of the Day: Valley Fog in Yosemite

Picture of the Day: Valley Fog in Yosemite

VALLEY FOG IN YOSEMITE Photograph by David Kingham on 500px In this beautiful capture by David Kingham we see the famous ‘Tunnel View’ in Yosemite National Park, California. For many of the park’s visitors, this is one of the first views they see as they enter Yosemite Valley. While the valley only…

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Dec 7, 2012

Four Iconic Photos Turned Into ‘Selfies’

Four Iconic Photos Turned Into ‘Selfies’

If you’re a part of any major social network you’ve undoubtedly come across a selfie; an arm’s length self-portrait that has become ubiquitous in the smart phone era (much like its predecessor, the mirror shot self-portrait). In a recent print campaign for South-African based newspaper, Cape Times, advertising agency Lowe Cape Town imagined what…

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Dec 7, 2012

The Shirk Report – Volume 191

The Shirk Report – Volume 191

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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Dec 6, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Roller Coaster Submerged by Sandy

Picture of the Day: The Roller Coaster Submerged by Sandy

THE ROLLER COASTER SUBMERGED BY SANDY Photograph by Stephen Wilkes | Prints available The following is from Stephen Wilkes, who has offered limited edition prints of this photo as part of the Art for Sandy Relief Project in collaboration with TIME’s photo editors. All net proceeds from print sales go towards six…

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Dec 6, 2012

Watercolor Cityscapes by Maja Wronska

Watercolor Cityscapes by Maja Wronska

Maja Wrońska is a rising young talent from Poland. In her beautiful series of watercolor cityscapes, Maja brings iconic European cities to life. Her background and education in architecture (her mother is also an architect) really shines through in her tremendous work. She has a keen eye for clean lines, structure and perspective. Below…

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Dec 6, 2012

The Black Marble: Earth at Night

The Black Marble: Earth at Night

On December 5th, 2010 scientists unveiled an unprecedented new look at our planet at night. A global composite image, constructed using cloud-free night images from a new NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellite, shows the glow of natural and human-built phenomena across the planet in greater detail than ever before. Many…

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Dec 5, 2012

Picture of the Day: A Desert Oasis in Libya

Picture of the Day: A Desert Oasis in Libya

A DESERT OASIS IN LIBYA Photograph by George Steinmetz In this jaw-dropping aerial by George Steinmetz, we see the volcanic crater of Wau al Namus (‘hole of mosquitoes’) in southern Libya. Steinmetz says of the photo: “This massive (and apparently dormant) volcano can be easily be seen in satellite views of Southern…

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