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Feb 22, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Hidden Life Within

Picture of the Day: The Hidden Life Within

THE HIDDEN LIFE WITHIN Photographs via bloghistapercaso.blogspot.com In this incredible series of sculptures, artist Giuseppe Penone carefully removes the rings of growth to reveal the ‘sapling within’. By carving out the inside of a tree trunk and leaving the knots in place, they eventually emerge as tiny limbs shown above. Giuseppe…

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Feb 9, 2012

Ice Skating the Famous Canals of Amsterdam

Ice Skating the Famous Canals of Amsterdam

Photograph via cafeteriafraiche on Reddit As the deep freeze spreads across Europe, one country that is embracing the cooler weather is The Netherlands. With temperatures dropping to around -7 degrees Celsius (19 degrees Fahrenheit) earlier this week, many of Amsterdam’s iconic canals have frozen over, allowing residents and tourists to skate the city’s…

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Feb 8, 2012

The Colossal Land Art of Jim Denevan [30 pics]

The Colossal Land Art of Jim Denevan [30 pics]

Photograph via JIM DENEVAN @ JIMDENEVAN.COM Artist, surfer, chef; Jim Denevan is a man of many talents. The 50-year-old is best known for his colossal temporary land art, using natural materials to create massive scale drawings on earth, sand and ice. His sculptures are not placed in the landscape, rather, the landscape are the…

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Jan 30, 2012

50 Awesome Quotes by Neil deGrasse Tyson

50 Awesome Quotes by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson (born October 5, 1958) is an American astrophysicist, a science communicator, the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space, and a Research Associate in the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History. Since 2006 he has hosted the…

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Jan 19, 2012

15 Famous Photos in History Colorized

15 Famous Photos in History Colorized

Alfred Hitchcock Portrait – Colorized by Sanna Dullaway Reddit user mygrapefruit and self-taught colorizer Sanna Dullaway has colorized famous photographs in history. You can find the entire 34-image collection on Imgur. Using a Wacom bamboo tablet and Photosohp, each photo takes anywhere from 20 minutes to 2 hours. It’s an interesting project as…

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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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