Category: NATURE/SPACE

Jul 12, 2010

Picture of the Day – July 12, 2010

Picture of the Day – July 12, 2010

CASE OF THE MONDAYS via Reddit Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Jul 5, 2010

Picture of the Day – Tunnel Vision

Picture of the Day – Tunnel Vision

TUNNEL VISION Photograph by Stuck in Customs Photographer’s Description: This was shot under the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas where they have this lavish aquarium. It’s really gorgeous and dreamy under there, as you can tell. This area has all kinds of sharks and other wild-lookin’ things that were swimming all around me.…

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Jul 3, 2010

Picture of the Day – July 3, 2010

Picture of the Day – July 3, 2010

BEAR HUG via Imgur Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Jul 1, 2010

21 Specimens with Transparent Skin and Rainbow Skeletons

21 Specimens with Transparent Skin and Rainbow Skeletons

Japanese-based New World Transparent Specimen creates these stunning artworks; somehow making an animal’s flesh and body transparent while also illuminating the skeleton with bright vibrant colours. Unfortunately the entire site is in Japanese, so I’m really unsure of the technical process. However, the finished product is visually mesmerizing and the videos at the bottom of…

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Jun 29, 2010

Picture of the Day: Droplet Like It’s Hot

Picture of the Day: Droplet Like It’s Hot

DROPLET LIKE IT’S HOT Photograph by Hubetek via Hubetek on Flickr

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Jun 29, 2010

10 Bizarre Names for a Group of Animals

10 Bizarre Names for a Group of Animals

Because calling a group of animals a ‘group’ isn’t descriptive enough, the English language is curiously filled with a trove of strange collective nouns for different ‘groups’ of animals. Below is a list of 10 of the more bizarre choices. Enjoy! A GROUP OF HIPPOPOTAMUS’ ARE CALLED… A CRASH…

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Jun 28, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 28, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 28, 2010

SANDS OF TIME Photograph by George Steinmetz / National Geographic A sea of dunes conjured by wind and water creates a magical sandscape on the northeastern coast of Brazil. Shoals of silvery fish swim in brilliant blue and green pools left behind by the rains. Lagoons are born anew each year after the January-June rains…

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