Author: twistedsifter

Mar 18, 2010

Iguazu Falls: 15 Amazing Pictures, 10 Incredible Facts

Iguazu Falls: 15 Amazing Pictures, 10 Incredible Facts

Photograph by Martin St-Amant Whenever I come across images of places like Iguazu Falls, my urge to drop everything and travel this beautiful planet overwhelms my senses. There is so much to experience in this world, it’s a little saddening to know how many people never get to explore the world beyond their immediate…

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Mar 17, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 17, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 17, 2010

BELIEVING IS SEEING Photograph by Jonathan Hayward Bart Bunting, right, of Australia, and his guide, Nathan Chivers, ski in the men’s giant slalom visually impaired event during the Winter Paralympic Games in Whistler, British Columbia on March 16, 2010. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward) via The Big Picture: 2010 Winter Paralympics Every day at…

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Mar 16, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 16, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 16, 2010

WATER CHANGES EVERYTHING Tumblr via FFFFound! Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Mar 16, 2010

How to Build a Mansion When the Law Prohibits It

How to Build a Mansion When the Law Prohibits It

THE CHALLENGE What do you do when the outdated building codes of an ancient port town restrict the size of new developments to a mere 75 square meters (807 sq ft)? You ‘explode’ the house. To circumvent this antiquated code, GAD (Global Architectural Developemnt) built several ‘units’ and connected them with glass atria (which is…

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Mar 15, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 15, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 15, 2010

EXTREME HAND WALKING! via Reddit Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Mar 15, 2010

Vertical Panoramic Photography: 15 Breathtaking Examples

Vertical Panoramic Photography: 15 Breathtaking Examples

When I posted this image of the Notre Dame Cathedral as a ‘Picture of the Day’, I knew I would have to further explore the world of vertical panoramic photography. The effect is achieved by using software to digitally stitch together a series of photos. Outdoor vertical panoramas definitely present additional challenges as lighting can…

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Mar 14, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 14, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 14, 2010

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Photograph by Unknown Not only is today PI day (3/14) but it’s also the birthday of the father of modern physics, Albert Einstein! Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born Swiss-American theoretical physicist, philosopher and author who is widely regarded as one of the most influential and best…

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