Author: twistedsifter

Jul 10, 2011

Picture of the Day: Lions Lounging in the Trees

Picture of the Day: Lions Lounging in the Trees

LIONS LOUNGING IN THE TREES Photograph by WAI CHUN TURNBULL Photographer’s Description: Taken in June this year during a game drive at Nakuru National Park in Kenya. Rounding a bend on the track I came upon not one but seven of these magnificent young lions draped across the branches of an acacia…

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Jul 9, 2011

Picture of the Day: I want to fly away

Picture of the Day: I want to fly away

I WANT TO FLY AWAY Photograph via Gizmodo Posted by Jesus Diaz on Gizmodo last week, this awesome shot is sparse on details. Up for debate is whether it’s a legit shot or photoshop wizardry. The comments section would have you believe it’s the latter. Regardless it’s an interesting visual and one…

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Jul 9, 2011

Product Endorsement [Comic Strip]

Product Endorsement [Comic Strip]

COMIC BY BILL WATTERSON

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Jul 8, 2011

The Friday Shirk Report – Volume 117

The Friday Shirk Report – Volume 117

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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Jul 7, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Craziest Illusion in Paris

Picture of the Day: The Craziest Illusion in Paris

THE CRAZIEST ILLUSION IN PARIS Artwork by FRANCOIS ABELANET | Photograph by Eric Tenin An anamorphosis is a distorted picture that finds its original aspect ratio and makes sense when viewed from one angle. The artist François Abelanet has mastered this modern variation of trompe l’oeil, which he shows through a…

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Jul 7, 2011

The Trimaran Adastra Superyacht by John Shuttleworth [17 pics]

The Trimaran Adastra Superyacht by John Shuttleworth [17 pics]

Design by JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH YACHT DESIGNS The Adastra is the result of more than five years of design and planning. The stunning 42.5 meter (139.4 ft) trimaran is currently being built in China for Hong Kong Clients, Anto and Elaine Marden. Designed and engineered by the world-renowned John Shuttleworth Yacht Designs, the Adastra is…

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Jul 6, 2011

Picture of the Day: Carpet Factory in Morocco

Picture of the Day: Carpet Factory in Morocco

CARPET FACTORY IN MARRAKESH, MOROCCO Photograph by YANN ARTHUS BERTRAND Photographer’s Description: Like Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria, Morocco is a major carpet production centre. These carpets are traditionally woven with wool, a symbol of protection and joy, sometimes combined with silk, cotton or camel or goat hair. The colours and patterns are…

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