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Jan 12, 2012

The Banksy vs Robbo War in Pictures

The Banksy vs Robbo War in Pictures

Back in 1985, graffiti artist King Robbo painted one of London’s earliest pieces in a well known tunnel in Camden. You can see the piece above in all of its original glory. By 2006, the piece had been heavily abused. Scrawled, sprayed, tagged, the original was barely visible. December 2009:…

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Jan 10, 2012

25 Funny and Creative Facebook Timeline Covers

25 Funny and Creative Facebook Timeline Covers

Droste Effect Facebook Timeline Cover Artwork by RICHARD KARSTROM With Facebook’s recent introduction of Timeline, users have begun to utilize their newfound real estate in funny and creative ways. Below is collection of the 25 funniest and most creative Facebook timeline covers the Sifter has come across. If you feel yours should be…

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Jan 3, 2012

Earth at Night: 30 Photos from Space

Earth at Night: 30 Photos from Space

Aurora Australis Over New Zealand, Tasman Sea – Photograph by NASA NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center has an incredible 62-picture album on Flickr that shows stunning views of the Earth at night. All photographs were taken from the International Space Station since May 1st, 2003. Below is a collection of 30 of the…

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Jan 2, 2012

Incredible Landscapes Carved Into Books

Incredible Landscapes Carved Into Books

Artwork by GUY LARAMEE Hailing from Quebec, fellow Canadian Guy Laramee is a man with many talents. Not only is he a very accomplished painter and sculptor, but Guy is also a highly regarded musician, composer and stage director. With more than 30 years of practice, Guy’s work has been seen and heard…

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Dec 12, 2011

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2011

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2011

Every day at 5pm the Sifter posts the Picture of the Day. Below you will find a collection of the Sifter’s Top 50 from 2011. It’s hard to imagine the year is almost over, time seems to fly faster each successive year so it’s fun to take a moment and look back at the…

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Dec 5, 2011

Stanley Kubrick’s Photos of New York Life in the 40s

Stanley Kubrick’s Photos of New York Life in the 40s

Before he was a Hollywood icon, Kubrick was a staff photographer (the youngest ever) for Look Magazine

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Nov 28, 2011

Rare Photos of Egypt from the 1870s

Rare Photos of Egypt from the 1870s

Sphinx & Pyramids of Chefren and Mankaura, Giza – Photograph via NYPL Digital Gallery The New York Public Library has shared an incredible gallery of over 9,000 photographs and illustrations of the Middle East from the 17th century to the beginning of the 20th century. These include, books, albums and archival compilations. Monuments…

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