Category: ANIMALS

Sep 11, 2014

Underwater Photos of Puppies Diving Into Water

Underwater Photos of Puppies Diving Into Water

Seth Casteel, whose series of underwater photos of dogs fetching their ball first went viral in 2012 has continued to delight as the series extends with Casteel’s latest book, Underwater Puppies, set to release on 16 September 2014. In a recent interview with NPR, Casteel explains: Dogs was just such a random project, and…

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Sep 11, 2014

This Guy Works His Tail Off So He Can Travel and Photograph the World

This Guy Works His Tail Off So He Can Travel and Photograph the World

Travel photographer Andrei Duman has visited over 70 countries around the world (only 126 left!) and he’s doesn’t plan on stopping any time soon. The self-taught artist has been working as an Investment Banker to afford himself the financial means to pursue his passion for travel and photography. The Sifter caught up with Andrei…

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Sep 6, 2014

Picture of the Day: Just a Baby Dwarf Hippo

Picture of the Day: Just a Baby Dwarf Hippo

Photograph by Parken Zoo on Facebook Meet Olivia, a rolly polly dwarf Hippo and newest addition to the Parken Zoo family in Eskilstuna, Sweden. Olivia was born 2 August 2014, weighing just under 6 kg (13 lbs). A small 5-picture album of the newborn was recently shared on Parken Zoo’s Facebook page. The species…

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Sep 3, 2014

Jaw-Dropping Splattered Ink Animal Portraits by Hua Tunan

Jaw-Dropping Splattered Ink Animal Portraits by Hua Tunan

Chinese artist Hua Tunan (featured previously) is back with more incredible splattered ink portraits. Born in 1991 in Foshan, Guangdong, China, Tunan blends traditional Chinese art and Western graffiti into his own unique style. The painter and graffiti artist has done both commercial work for global brands as well as ‘noncommissioned’ street artworks that…

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Sep 3, 2014

Smithsonian Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act [10 photos]

Smithsonian Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act [10 photos]

The Wilderness Act of 1964 marked a historic moment for the American environmental movement: for the first time, land was set-aside for the specific purpose of protecting it from the reach of mankind. The landmark act created the National Wilderness Preservation System, a nationwide system of federally protected lands known as wilderness areas. Today…

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Aug 17, 2014

Chloe Giordano Embroiders the Tiniest Animals

Chloe Giordano Embroiders the Tiniest Animals

Oxford-based artist Chloe Giordano embroiders the tiniest animals I’ve ever seen! Chloe says each piece can take 2-3 weeks with most of that time dedicated to planning. Once she’s got the design and process all set she says the actual embroidery doesn’t take long. Sewing mostly on off white calico, Giordano generally uses embroidery…

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Aug 14, 2014

Artist 3D Prints Shells with Tiny Skylines for Hermit Crabs

Artist 3D Prints Shells with Tiny Skylines for Hermit Crabs

Artist Aki Inomata CT scanned a seashell that had been recently abandoned by a hermit crab to create a detailed, three-dimensional rendering of the interior of the shell. Armed with this prototype, Inomata created a series of 3D printed hermit shell crabs influenced by cities around the world including New York City and Santorini.…

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