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Mar 20, 2012

15 Incredible Cloud Formations

15 Incredible Cloud Formations

Roll Cloud, Las Olas Beach, Uruguay | Photograph by Daniela Mirner Eberl The skies have always been a constant source of fascination for humans. One common mass that everyone on the planet has seen in one form or another are clouds. They can come in all sizes, shapes, and colours; and their distinct…

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Mar 17, 2012

What Female Disney Characters Might Look Like in Real Life

What Female Disney Characters Might Look Like in Real Life

Jirka Väätäinen is a Finnish designer and photographer currently studying graphic design at the Art University College at Bournemouth. His series on Behance titled Envisioning Disney Characters in “Real Life” is one of the most ‘appreciated’ (think of it as a Like on Facebook) projects of all time on Behance with 14,528 thumbs…

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Mar 16, 2012

15 Stunning Photos of the Glasswinged Butterfly

15 Stunning Photos of the Glasswinged Butterfly

The Glasswinged butterfly (Greta oto) is a beautiful brush-footed butterfly and is a member of the: subfamily Danainae, tribe Ithomiini, subtribe Godyridina. Greta oto adults exhibit a number of interesting behaviours, such as long migrations and lekking (gathering of males for competitive mating displays). The wings are translucent, with a wingspan of 5.6 to…

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Mar 15, 2012

12 Places Around the World That Turn Green for St. Patrick’s Day

12 Places Around the World That Turn Green for St. Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated annually on March 17th. It commemorates Saint Patrick (c. AD 387–461), the most commonly recognised of the patron saints of Ireland, and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. It is observed by the Catholic Church, the Anglican Communion (especially the Church of Ireland),…

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Mar 14, 2012

High Speed Photographs Made From Music

High Speed Photographs Made From Music

Artwork and Photograph by MARKUS REUGELS German artist Markus Reugels specializes in high-speed and macro photography. By isolating the basslines from techno tracks, Markus captured these incredible (and brief) moments of explosive colour. He accomplishes this feat by the following methodology: 1. Uses water and paint and places it in the middle of…

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Mar 12, 2012

Painting Faces to Bring Buildings to Life

Painting Faces to Bring Buildings to Life

Artwork and Photography by Nikita Nomerz Nikita Nomerz is a graffiti and street artist hailing from the western Russian city of Nizhniy Novgorod. In his series titled ‘Living Walls’, Nomerz brings derelict buildings to life with his whimsical characters. In an interview with The Telegraph, Nomerz remarks: “I started in school with classic…

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Mar 7, 2012

The Top 30 Whitewater Kayaking Photos by Red Bull

The Top 30 Whitewater Kayaking Photos by Red Bull

Red Bull, the wing-giving purveyors of all things extreme, has graciously granted the Sifter total access to their incredible library of photographs and videos. Following up from the popular feature on the Cliff Diving World Series earlier this year, we explore the adrenaline-pumping sport of whitewater kayaking. The Sifter went through Red Bull’s…

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