Category: LISTS

Mar 28, 2011

25 Mind-Blowing Aerial Photographs Around the World

25 Mind-Blowing Aerial Photographs Around the World

Rano Kau volcano in Rapa Nui National Park, Easter Island, Chile – Photograph by YANN ARTHUS BERTRAND For me, the allure of aerial photography is the unique perspective it gives. The world feels so different when viewed from above. It always gives me a newfound appreciation for this pale blue dot we call…

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Mar 8, 2011

25 Stunning Skylines Around the World

25 Stunning Skylines Around the World

New York City – Photograph by DIGITALFREAKART Following up from the Sifter’s first skyline post, here are 25 more stunning skylines around the world. These are by no means the ‘best’ skylines, just a collection of incredible photographs taken by some amazing photographers around the world. Almost all photographs are from the wonderful community…

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Feb 3, 2011

25 Incredible Aerial Photos of Stadiums Around the World

25 Incredible Aerial Photos of Stadiums Around the World

CAPE TOWN STADIUM, SOUTH AFRICA – Photograph by Bruce Sutherland Between these walls, dreams come true. Legends are born, rivalries are made and the agony of defeat always lingers. They bring people together for the love of sport and competition. For us, it’s the thrill of the game and the chance to witness something remarkable.…

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Jan 27, 2011

25 Magnificent Pictures of LIONS

25 Magnificent Pictures of LIONS

Photograph by Natalie Manuel The mighty lion is the second largest cat in the world (tigers are the biggest), with some males weighing more than 550 lbs (250kg)! Residing in both Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, these magnificent creatures are a sight to behold. With no natural predators, these big cats rule the land they roam.…

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Jan 18, 2011

Astonishing Underwater Sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor [30 pics]

Astonishing Underwater Sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor [30 pics]

Jason deCaires Taylor’s underwater sculptures create a unique, absorbing and expansive visual seascape. Highlighting natural ecological processes, Taylor’s interventions explore the intricate relationships that exist between art and environment. His works become artificial reefs, attracting marine life, while offering the viewer privileged temporal encounters, as the shifting sand of the ocean floor, and the works…

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Dec 13, 2010

Top 10 Facts of the World’s Largest Land Animal [20 pics]

Top 10 Facts of the World’s Largest Land Animal [20 pics]

Photograph by Nick Brandt 1. Did you know there are only three species of elephant living today? They are: the African bush elephant, the African forest elephant and the Asian elephant (also known as the Indian elephant). All other species are extinct. Photograph by Nick Brandt 2. Elephants are the world’s largest land animals now…

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Nov 29, 2010

Nature’s Fury: 30 Chilling Photos of Natural Hazards

Nature’s Fury: 30 Chilling Photos of Natural Hazards

Supercell Thunderstorm in Montana – Photograph by Sean Heavey From violent volcanoes to horrifying hurricanes, Mother Nature’s fury is a sight to behold. With so much human conflict and suffering, we often underestimate the awesome and destructive power of nature. While the science behind these events is utterly fascinating, the consequences can be dire and…

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