Category: SPORTS

Jun 4, 2014

This Stadium Was Home to 3 Sports Teams. Zeppelin, Elvis, Floyd and The Who Played Here

This Stadium Was Home to 3 Sports Teams.  Zeppelin, Elvis, Floyd and The Who Played Here

On 23 August 1975 the Pontiac Silverdome officially opened its doors. For 22 years it was the largest stadium in the National Football League (NFL). The stadium complex, which sat on 127 acres (51 ha) of land, had a capacity of 80,000+. The Silverdome hosted the Detroit Lions of the NFL (1975–2001), the Detroit…

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Apr 8, 2014

Picture of the Day: Larger Than Life

Picture of the Day: Larger Than Life

LARGER THAN LIFE Photograph by not_focused on reddit This year’s NCAA March Madness tournament held the semifinals and championship game at AT&T Stadium (colloquially referred to as Jerry’s World), the home of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys. Completed on May 27, 2009 at a cost of $1.3 billion, the stadium features one of…

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Mar 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Mast Walk

Picture of the Day: The Mast Walk

THE MAST WALK Photograph by ALEX THOMSON RACING Website | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube Solo round the world yachtsman Alex Thomson recently performed a daring feat on board his high-speed yacht. Dubbed the ‘mast walk‘, Thomson climbed up the 30-meter high mast of the moving vessel, taking a moment to enjoy…

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Feb 13, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sochi Winter Olympics from Space

Picture of the Day: Sochi Winter Olympics from Space

THE 2014 SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS FROM SPACE Photograph by NASA ISS038-E-042992 (10 Feb. 2014) — One of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station downlinked this vertical 600mm night view of Sochi, Russia, which clearly shows the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics while they are just a few…

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Feb 12, 2014

Picture of the Day: This is How You Recreate a Childhood Pic Brother!

Picture of the Day: This is How You Recreate a Childhood Pic Brother!

THIS IS HOW YOU RECREATE A CHILDHOOD PIC BROTHER! Photographer Unknown via j0be on reddit Now this is how you recreate a childhood photo with your childhood idol! I couldn’t find much information on the image so I’m unsure how many years apart this is but Hulk Hogan has aged pretty well!…

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Feb 10, 2014

20 Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

20 Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards was recently announced by the World Photography Organisation. Photographers from 166 countries submitted nearly 140,000 images (69,114 Professional entries; 65,512 Open entries and 4,928 Youth entries images), the highest number of entries in the awards’ seven year history. From the submissions the judges have selected…

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Feb 6, 2014

Picture of the Day: Follow the Leader

Picture of the Day: Follow the Leader

FOLLOW THE LEADER Photograph by MATT HUTTON Website | Facebook | Prints available In this perfectly timed photograph by Matt Hutton, we see a dolphin and surfer riding a wave at Jacques Point in Kalbarri, Australia. Hutton, who was kind enough to share this photo with the Sifter earlier this week, said…

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