Category: NATURE/SPACE

Jan 4, 2010

2009 Year in Review

2009 Year in Review

Over 400 posts and 1.3 million page views later, TwistedSifter has completed an incredible inaugural year. To herald the year to come, let’s look back at the year that was, and reminisce about some of the most popular posts from 2009. Before we delve deeper, I want to thank the readers of this site for…

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Dec 21, 2009

The Highest Waterfall in the World

The Highest Waterfall in the World

Photograph by ENT108 At fifteen times the height of Niagara Falls, Angel Falls is the highest in the world. Just how tall is it? How did it get its name? Did someone seriously BASE jump from the top? Littered amongst the stunning images below you will find the answers. Enjoy! Angel Falls is the world’s…

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Dec 19, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 19, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 19, 2009

AWWW NUTS! Photograph by Squirrel Hugger Squirrel mistakes a paintball for a nut and amazingness ensues. Flickr via Reddit Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL PREVIOUS ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Dec 13, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 13, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 13, 2009

FACT: LIZARDS LOVE BRUSSELS SPROUTS Photograph by pouryourheartintoit That’s why they’re so green! Flickr via Reddit Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL PREVIOUS ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Dec 8, 2009

The Most Popular Tourist Attraction in Croatia

The Most Popular Tourist Attraction in Croatia

Photograph by Jack Brauer All of the Croatian people I have met through my years have always talked about the natural beauty of their homeland. I always nodded in agreement because it struck me that most people shared the same sentiment, regardless of their origin. This says to me, that natural beauty and splendor…

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Dec 6, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 6, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 6, 2009

SOMEWHERE A SHARK IS HAVING FISHBALLS FOR DINNER TONIGHT A giant ball of horse mackerel via The Daily Mail Every day at 5 pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL PREVIOUS ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Nov 30, 2009

Picture of the Day – November 30, 2009

Picture of the Day – November 30, 2009

Photograph by Vasilij Rumyantsev ( Crimean Astrophysical Obsevatory) If you took a picture of the Sun at the same time each day, would it remain in the same position? The answer is no, and the shape traced out by the Sun over the course of a year is called an analemma. The Sun’s apparent shift…

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