Author: twistedsifter

Nov 9, 2010

Picture of the Day: Best Statue Ever?

Picture of the Day: Best Statue Ever?

BEST STATUE EVER? Photograph by S. Werner A statue in Montreux, Switzerland (by sculptor Irena Sedlecka) was erected as a tribute to Freddie Mercury. It stands 3 metres high and overlooks Lake Geneva. It was unveiled on November 25, 1996 by Freddie’s father and Montserrat Caballé. Beginning in 2003, fans from around the world gather…

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Nov 9, 2010

The Incredible Scratchboard Art of Mark Summers [25 pics]

The Incredible Scratchboard Art of Mark Summers [25 pics]

Can you believe the illustration above was created using a sharp knife? Neither could I. Scratchboard or scraperboard is a technique where drawings are created using sharp knives and tools for etching into a thin layer of white China clay that is coated with black India ink. This technique can be used to yield highly…

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Nov 8, 2010

Picture of the Day: Sun-Believable! | Nov 8, 2010

Picture of the Day: Sun-Believable! | Nov 8, 2010

SUN-BELIEVABLE! Photograph by Alan Friedman This is the stunning result Astrophotographer Alan Friedman produced from his backyard in Buffalo, N.Y., when he put a webcam and a telescope together in front of a high-end filter. Using a specialized hydrogen alpha filter, Friedman is able to look at the deep red end of the light spectrum…

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Nov 8, 2010

21 Hilarious Pics from Disney World’s Splash Mountain

21 Hilarious Pics from Disney World’s Splash Mountain

Photograph by Express Monorail Photograph by Dryad & Sprite Photography The 2004 winner of the Reader’s Choice Award for ‘Favourite Attraction at the Magic Kingdom Park’, Splash Mountain is your classic theme park water ride. With a big drop, huge splash and a guarantee that you will be soaking wet, what’s not to love? Did…

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Nov 7, 2010

Picture of the Day: Classic Cool Kids

Picture of the Day: Classic Cool Kids

CLASSIC COOL KIDS Photograph by Russell Lee Incredible photograph by Russell Lee on Easter morning in the south side of Chicago, Illinois, 1941. Library of Congress 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! SUBMIT A…

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Nov 6, 2010

Picture of the Day: Holy Cow! | Nov 6, 2010

Picture of the Day: Holy Cow! | Nov 6, 2010

HOLY COW! 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! SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Nov 6, 2010

Rescue Fail [Comic Strip]

Rescue Fail [Comic Strip]

COMIC BY KAMA AND SEELE To receive posts by email, click the envelope! CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL SATURDAY STRIPS

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