Category: NATURE/SPACE

Jun 13, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 13, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 13, 2010

PATTERN RECOGNITION YTMND 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! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Jun 10, 2010

How to Grasp Size, Scale and Temperature with Three Giant Infographics

How to Grasp Size, Scale and Temperature with Three Giant Infographics

Here are three fantastic inforgraphics that will blow your mind. While the visuals help explain the sheer size, depth and temperature of things on our planet and in our Universe. You might feel slightly less significant :) Relatively speaking… SCALE: FROM THE TALLEST MOUNTAIN TO THE DEEPEST OCEAN TRENCH Source: Karl Tate from Our Amazing…

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Jun 1, 2010

Picture of the Day – Hole-y Crap!

Picture of the Day – Hole-y Crap!

HOLE-Y CRAP! Photograph by Gobierno de Guatemala Do not adjust your eye sockets. For once, this is not some kind of Photoshop tomfoolery, nay, this is a sinkhole in the Zone 2 of Ciudad de Guatemala. The Flickr account is property of the Government of Guatemala so I’ll go on a limb and say it’s…

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Jun 1, 2010

Underwater Gardening: The World’s Best Aquariums of 2009

Underwater Gardening: The World’s Best Aquariums of 2009

2008 IAPLC Grand Prize Work – Cheng Sui Wai, Hong Kong Last year the Sifter discovered the thriving sub-culture of aquascaping. Think of it as gardening under water. Through an artistic arrangement of aquatic plants, rocks, stones, driftwood etc. these ‘aquascapists’ create incredible works of living art. Since 2001, the International Aquatic Plant Layout Contest…

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May 23, 2010

Picture of the Day – May 23, 2010

Picture of the Day – May 23, 2010

STFU Actions speak louder than words :) Imgur 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! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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May 20, 2010

Picture of the Day – May 20, 2010

Picture of the Day – May 20, 2010

CARRY ON MY WAYWARD SON Random Thought: This scene conjures memories of Avatar; when the Navi form their lifetime bond with the Mountain Banshee. Except in this instance, the cats are the Navi and we are but loyal obedient Banshees. via Reddit ps. Thank you Guitar Hero for introducing me to this timeless classic… Every…

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May 19, 2010

Picture of the Day – May 19, 2010

Picture of the Day – May 19, 2010

THE WORLD IS HIS BATHROOM A pigeon is perched atop the Empire State Building; moments before he takes flight to ‘unload’ on an unsuspecting civilian/vehicle/building. via Staple Design 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! CLICK HERE…

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