Feb 11, 2010

The Story of the Free Kick Freak

The Story of the Free Kick Freak

Cristiano Ronaldo is the definition of a ‘triple threat’. He can’t act, sing or dance, but dammit he can shoot, dribble and pass! He also has a freakish knack for free kicks; the best I’ve ever witnessed. Love him or loathe him (England stand up?) you can’t deny his abilities. His list of accomplishments sound…

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Feb 10, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 10, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 10, 2010

MUDDY WATERS Photograph by AP/Martin Mejia The overflowing Urubamba river passes next to the Machu Picchu Pueblo archeological site in Cuzco, Peru Thursday, Jan. 28. Heavy rains and mudslides in Peru have blocked the train route to the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, leaving nearly 2,000 tourists stranded. AP / Martin Mejia via The…

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Feb 9, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 9, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 9, 2010

HEAT OF THE NIGHT Photograph by NASA/Paul E. Alers Guests look on from the terrace of Operations Support Building II as space shuttle Endeavour launches on the shuttle program’s last planned night launch. Endeavour launched from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Pad 39A to begin the STS-130 mission early Monday, Feb. 8, 2010. Mission STS-130 will…

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Feb 9, 2010

Slithery Snake Art

Slithery Snake Art

Don’t get me wrong. If I see a snake in the wild, I’m not sticking around to admire its beauty. The way they move, their constant tongue usage; it’s all very off-putting believe me. But in a controlled environment, with a professional photographer? What beauty! Incredibly vibrant colours, brilliant patterns and hypnotic skeletal structures make…

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Feb 8, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 8, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 8, 2010

Have Your Cake and Eat it Too Baked and Photographed by Love to Cake To have one’s cake and eat it too is a popular English idiomatic proverb or figure of speech, sometimes stated as eat one’s cake and have it too or simply have one’s cake and eat it. It is most often used…

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Feb 8, 2010

How to Make Small-Scale Super-Realistic Model Landscapes

How to Make Small-Scale Super-Realistic Model Landscapes

I first discovered Matthew Albanese’s work through my friend JohnnyCat, an author/editor for the newly-designed Neatorama. Matthew creates incredibly detailed miniature-scale model landscapes and then uses a camera technique known as forced perspective to create super-realistic photographs you swear were real! If you can’t believe it’s not butter, you won’t believe these aren’t real until…

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Feb 7, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 7, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 7, 2010

BLINDED BY THE LIGHT Photograph by Sprengben Hong Kong Skyline at Night, Blinded by the Light via Flickr Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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