Category: SCI/TECH

Jan 14, 2010

Stunning PC Case: Wood and Glass Beats Plastic Ass

Stunning PC Case: Wood and Glass Beats Plastic Ass

This is crazy. You’re in an elevator with an old friend you haven’t seen since high-school. “Just visiting the Big Apple,” you say. He presses ‘PH’ and up you go. He tells you how great Manhattan is and how well he’s doing. The doors open and your eyes widen. Panoramic views, original prints, the Viking…

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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 23, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 23, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 23, 2009

I’M ON A BOAT Photograph by Casper Moller Pelorus is the world’s fourteenth largest luxury yacht at 377 feet 3 inches (115 metres) in length. It was briefly owned by a Saudi businessman who sold it to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich the following year (source: Wikipedia) Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the…

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Dec 17, 2009

Epic Car Chase Scene Puts Hollywood to Shame

Epic Car Chase Scene Puts Hollywood to Shame

With an estimated budget of $17, this miniature car chase scene puts Hollywood to shame. Bolstered by some incredible audio work and a little imagination from you, the viewer; this 5-minute chase scene will draw you in and hold your attention like any big-budget, multi-million, CGI-laden, summer blockbuster movie could… *Turn Your Volume Up! If…

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Dec 7, 2009

The Man Behind the Fantasy

The Man Behind the Fantasy

In countless films like The Bourne Identity, Mission Impossible 3 and Mr & Mrs Smith, where the characters have the coolest gadgets and most ridiculous technology, lies the imagination of one very creative person, Mark Coleran. Mark is an extremely gifted visual designer responsible for creating the fantastical user interfaces (i.e., cool looking computer systems,…

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Nov 30, 2009

Concealed Enemy Got You Down? There’s a Weapon for that

Concealed Enemy Got You Down? There’s a Weapon for that

What do you do when your target is hidden behind a wall or dug into a foxhole? Until now, you would have to resort to a rocket, mortar or grenade, with a definite chance for collateral damage. That was before the development of the XM25 ‘Individual Airburst Weapon System’, an effective airburst grenade launcher rifle…

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Oct 29, 2009

Gears of Bore: The World’s First Belt-Driven Watch

Gears of Bore: The World’s First Belt-Driven Watch

Love it or hate it, Tag Heuer’s Monaco V4, listed at $100,000 Swiss Francs ($97.5K usd), bucks all conventional wisdom; replacing the traditional time-honoured gears approach first pioneered in the 18th century for belt-driven technology most common in car engines. The Sifter explores this disruptive watch design: HISTORY – The original Tag Heuer Monaco featured…

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