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Dec 19, 2014

This Cat Was Just Named the “Most Awful Sleeping Face” in Japan

This Cat Was Just Named the “Most Awful Sleeping Face” in Japan

Meet Setsu-Chan, an adorable cat who according to several Japanese publications, was recently given the title of “Most Awful Sleeping Face” in Japan. The title of course is in good fun, as the cat is clearly cute and very popular with fans as she has nearly 60,000 ardent followers on Twitter. The cat’s surging…

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Dec 18, 2014

Artist Turns Old Hubcaps Into Awesome Animal Sculptures

Artist Turns Old Hubcaps Into Awesome Animal Sculptures

Ptolemy Elrington recycles old hubcaps, transforming them into incredible works of art. Currently based in Brighton, England, the artist has worked a variety of creative jobs including theatre and stage set design. Elrington concentrates on creating sculpture of natural forms from found and recycled materials. At the moment he is working with a variety…

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Dec 17, 2014

The Winners of the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest

The Winners of the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest

More than 9,200 entries were submitted from over 150 countries, with professional photographers and amateur photo enthusiasts across the globe participating. Photographs were submitted in three categories: people, places and nature. The competition was judged on creativity and photographic quality by a panel of experts including National Geographic photographers John Stanmeyer and Erika Larsen,…

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Dec 16, 2014

What New York City Looks Like from the Rooftops of Buildings

What New York City Looks Like from the Rooftops of Buildings

Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov are two of the preeminent ‘rooftoppers’ in the world. Together they are On The Roofs; the duo gained notoriety earlier this year when their GoPro video of them scaling world’s second tallest building (Shanghai Tower) went viral. The Sifter has previously featured their amazing exploits (see here, here and…

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Dec 15, 2014

The Incredible Beards of Incredibeard

The Incredible Beards of Incredibeard

It began on September 10, 2012. Isaiah Webb uploaded a photo to his Instagram of what he called his ‘Lorax beard’. The photo went viral, “Incredibeard” was born. Some two years later and the 30-year-old San Francisco Bay Area native has a massive following online with hundreds of thousands of fans on Facebook, Twitter,…

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Dec 11, 2014

60 Rare Cars Worth Millions Found in French Countryside, Untouched for 50 Years

60 Rare Cars Worth Millions Found in French Countryside, Untouched for 50 Years

© Artcurial Pictured above is a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder and a 1956 Maserati A6G 2000. The Ferrari is expected to fetch between $11.7 and $14.8 million while the Maserati A6G 2000 is expected to fetch north of a million. There are some 58 more cars going up for auction on…

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Dec 11, 2014

This Canadian Doctor’s Reply to a Company’s Medical Note Policy is Perfect

This Canadian Doctor’s Reply to a Company’s Medical Note Policy is Perfect

Some companies require their employees to provide an official medical note when they take a ‘sick day’. This Canadian doctor’s response is perfect. Note in Canada, the health-care system is publicly funded and all Canadians have access to universal coverage. If you find the text on the image above difficult to read, you can…

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