Category: DESIGN

Jan 17, 2011

What’s a G6? It’s the $58 million Gulfstream G650 Private Jet

What’s a G6? It’s the $58 million Gulfstream G650 Private Jet

Remember in the movie Tropic Thunder when Tom Cruise’s character Les Grossman is talking to Pecker? Right before the infamous dance scene, Les says: “I’m talking G5’s playa, no more frequent flyer b*tch miles for my boy!” He was referring to a Gulfstream G500. Or maybe you’ve heard that annoying song Like a G6 on…

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Jan 13, 2011

How to Turn a Lighter Into a Mini Motorcycle

How to Turn a Lighter Into a Mini Motorcycle

So how does a disposable lighter turn into a miniature motorcycle? You’ll need a heavy dose of patience and some nimble fingers! Below is a visual guide that kind of shows you how to make a motorcycle with a lighter, however there is also a very detailed step-by-step video at the end that will…

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Oct 14, 2010

Vintage Cool: ACE Cycle-Car Rebuilds the Morgan Three-Wheeler Trike

Vintage Cool: ACE Cycle-Car Rebuilds the Morgan Three-Wheeler Trike

Ever since the art-deco post, the Sifter has been on the hunt for vintage cool. You know, those products and gadgets that exude that classic, historical feel? Where the mere sight makes you realize how far we’ve come and how quickly technology and style can change. Enter the Ace cycle-car by Liberty Motors. A dramatic…

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Sep 27, 2010

Brilliant Visual Recipes by IKEA [22 pics]

Brilliant Visual Recipes by IKEA [22 pics]

Your typical cookbook uses the following sequence: 1. List ingredients 2. Show step-by-step cooking instructions 3. Close-up beauty shot of the final product (i.e., were it made by a professional chef, in a photography studio, with the aid of a food stylist and lighting technician, captured by a professional photographer) Step 1 and Step 2…

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Sep 20, 2010

Inside Paul Allen’s $160 Million Yacht ‘Tatoosh’

Inside Paul Allen’s $160 Million Yacht ‘Tatoosh’

Paul Allen, the multi-billionaire co-founder of Microsoft and one of the top 50 richest people in the world, has recently put his yacht, ‘Tatoosh’, up for sale for a whopping $125 million Euros. When you see the pictures, just remember this is all on a 303-ft boat, not some paltry house on *shudder* land.…

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Sep 2, 2010

iCar: Mercedes S600 Apple Car by Brabus

iCar: Mercedes S600 Apple Car by Brabus

At the intersection of high performance and cutting-edge technology is the fully customized Mercedes S600 by Brabus. Tricked out with the latest Apple gear and capable of a top speed of 340 km/h (211 mph), this miniature office on wheels is the pinnacle in luxury sedans. APPLE EVERYTHING – The centerpiece of the system is…

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Aug 19, 2010

$1.2 Million 1,350 HP Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Cigarette Boat

$1.2 Million 1,350 HP Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Cigarette Boat

If you have a thing for speed and disregard for money; this 46 foot, 1,350 horsepower, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG-inspired Cigarette boat can be yours for a cool $1.2 million USD. Perfect for smuggling keys of coke, enterprising drug barons should take note: it’s flashy, fast and expensive. What more could you want!? 46′ MERCEDES-BENZ SLS…

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