Category: GALLERIES

Oct 26, 2012

15 Haunted House Photos of Terrified People

15 Haunted House Photos of Terrified People

Last year the Sifter featured 21 hilarious photos of terrified people as they made their way through the Nightmares Fear Factory in Niagara Falls, Canada. Legend has it the building used to be an old coffin factory, and now it is open to the public, but you enter at your own risk… The popular…

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Oct 24, 2012

Ghosts of War: WWII Photos Blended Into Present Day

Ghosts of War: WWII Photos Blended Into Present Day

Dutch historian Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse has an incredible series of WWII photos blended into images of the same location in the present day. In a collection on Flickr entitled Ghosts of History, Jo takes us on a visual tour of the past. In her own words: “By combining historical pictures with photos made on…

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Oct 22, 2012

Adonna Khare’s Amazing 288 sq ft Elephants Mural Drawn by Pencil

Adonna Khare’s Amazing 288 sq ft Elephants Mural Drawn by Pencil

Three years ago Adonna Khare took a leave of absence from the art world to raise her daughter and get a steady paying day job as an elementary art school teacher. Earlier this month, Khare was announced the winner of the highly coveted ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Michigan, taking home the People’s Choice award…

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Oct 17, 2012

The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012

The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012

*Update: The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012 have just been published. Click here to check out the most up-to-date post! After the positive reception from last year’s “Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2011“, the Sifter promised to highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘ at the end of…

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Oct 11, 2012

The World’s Most Colorful Duck

The World’s Most Colorful Duck

The Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata), or just Mandarin, is a medium-sized, East Asian perching duck, closely related to the North American Wood Duck. It is 41–49 cm long with a 65–75 cm wingspan. Its most recognizable feature is its brilliant coloring. The adult male has a red bill, large white crescent above the eye…

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Sep 26, 2012

Google Adds First Underwater Panoramas to Maps and Street View

Google Adds First Underwater Panoramas to Maps and Street View

Google has just added the very first underwater panoramic images to Google Maps and Street View. In their ongoing quest to map the globe, it was a matter of time before they ventured under the water that covers over 70% of our globe. To pull of this feat Google has partnered with the…

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Sep 22, 2012

The Interactive Musical Light Swings Project

The Interactive Musical Light Swings Project

Every spring, an interactive installation takes over a high-traffic area in Montréal’s Quartier des spectacles and sets a collective ritual. The installation offers a fresh look at the idea of cooperation, the notion that we can achieve more together than separately. This year’s installation by Daily Tous Les Jours, is a giant instrument made…

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