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Apr 1, 2012

Picture of the Day: Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) From Space

Picture of the Day: Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) From Space

AURORA AUSTRALIS (SOUTHERN LIGHTS) FROM SPACE Photograph by André Kuipers / ESA / NASA In this incredible shot taken from the International Space Station on March 10, 2012 by Dutch astronaut André Kuipers, we see an absolutely breathtaking view of Aurora Australis (the Southern Lights) between Antarctica and Australia. An aurora (plural:…

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Mar 29, 2012

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012

At the end of last year, the Sifter posted the Top 50 Pictures of the Day for 2011. It went on to become one of our most popular posts of the year. For 2012, we will be highlighting the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ at the end of every quarter. By the…

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Mar 28, 2012

15 Famous Quotes on Creativity

15 Famous Quotes on Creativity

The Sifter spent last night poring over hundreds of famous and inspirational quotes on creativity. Below is a collection of our 15 favourites. Let us know which ones resonate with you the most, and feel free to counter any you disagree with. There are infinite views on creativity, here are fifteen famous ones…

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Mar 27, 2012

The 15 Greatest Animal Photobombs of All Time

The 15 Greatest Animal Photobombs of All Time

It’s a bold statement but these are the 15 greatest animal photobombs the Sifter could find around the web. Various list posts and Google image searches led us here. Further investigation on Tineye and Reddit allowed us to actually find the original source and authenticate over half of the images (there are a ton…

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Mar 26, 2012

50 Creative MacBook Decals and Stickers

50 Creative MacBook Decals and Stickers

The Sifter spent last night looking through hundreds of Macbook decals and stickers. Below you will find a collection of our 50 favourites. There are thousands of options online, with many original designs on Etsy and other online retailers. The images below were culled from various Google image searches. As we began to try…

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Mar 23, 2012

An Incredible Home in the Forest With Trees Growing Through It

An Incredible Home in the Forest With Trees Growing Through It

Photograph by Andrés Asturias for Paz Arquitectura Located in a dense hillside forest in the Santa Rosalia area of Guatemala City, the stunning Casa Corallo designed by Paz Arquitectura, integrates the existing forest directly into the layout of the home. You can see in the following photos there are several trees growing right…

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Mar 22, 2012

The 65-Foot (20m) Snow Corridor in Japan

The 65-Foot (20m) Snow Corridor in Japan

Photograph by SIEMA @ Panoramio.com The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is an international mountain sightseeing route some 90 kilometers (56 miles) long. The route goes across the 3,000-meter-high North Alpine mountains, the so-called “roof of Japan,” and connects Toyama and Shinano Omachi. You can enjoy the panorama by taking a train, highland bus,…

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