Author: twistedsifter

Jan 20, 2011

Winner of the Istanbul Pedestrian Footbridge Design Competition

Winner of the Istanbul Pedestrian Footbridge Design Competition

The challenge was simple. Design a pedestrian footbridge over one of the busiest districts in Istanbul, Turkey. Faith Vatan Street was not only a major route for automobile and pedestrian traffic, but there’s also a tram route cutting through the middle of the district too. Below you will find the winning proposal from Paris-based design…

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Jan 19, 2011

Picture of the Day: As Far As The Eye Can See

Picture of the Day: As Far As The Eye Can See

AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE Photograph by Daniel ReRicha This stunning photograph by Daniel ReRicha was taken one Autumn morning in Czech Switzerland, a picturesque region located in the north-western Czech Republic. If only we could fly… via 1x.com Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE…

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Jan 18, 2011

Picture of the Day: Reaching the Summit

Picture of the Day: Reaching the Summit

REACHING THE SUMMIT Photograph by Victor Troyanov An awesome shot of climbers reaching the summit of the Western Breithorn in the European Alps. It is actually considered to be the easiest 4,000-meter peak for climbing. This photo was taken from Central Breithorn. via National Geographic Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture…

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Jan 18, 2011

Astonishing Underwater Sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor [30 pics]

Astonishing Underwater Sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor [30 pics]

Jason deCaires Taylor’s underwater sculptures create a unique, absorbing and expansive visual seascape. Highlighting natural ecological processes, Taylor’s interventions explore the intricate relationships that exist between art and environment. His works become artificial reefs, attracting marine life, while offering the viewer privileged temporal encounters, as the shifting sand of the ocean floor, and the works…

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Jan 17, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Ash Landscape

Picture of the Day: The Ash Landscape

THE ASH LANDSCAPE Artwork by Yang Yonglian Yang Yongliang via Colossal Art & Design Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Jan 17, 2011

What’s a G6? It’s the $58 million Gulfstream G650 Private Jet

What’s a G6? It’s the $58 million Gulfstream G650 Private Jet

Remember in the movie Tropic Thunder when Tom Cruise’s character Les Grossman is talking to Pecker? Right before the infamous dance scene, Les says: “I’m talking G5’s playa, no more frequent flyer b*tch miles for my boy!” He was referring to a Gulfstream G500. Or maybe you’ve heard that annoying song Like a G6 on…

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Jan 16, 2011

Picture of the Day: Forced Perspective

Picture of the Day: Forced Perspective

FORCED PERSPECTIVE 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’

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