Mar 6, 2015

Picture of the Day: Just a Dwarf Mongoose

Picture of the Day: Just a Dwarf Mongoose

Photograph by Thesharkins78 on reddit In this adorable close up by reddit user Thesharkins78, we see one of the Dwarf mongooses (Helogale parvula) on display at the Small Mammal House at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington D.C. The Dwarf mongoose is much smaller than most other mongoose species (18 to 28 cm, 210…

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Mar 6, 2015

Robot Room Service is Here

Robot Room Service is Here

At the Aloft Silicon Valley Hotel in Newark, California, robots provide the room service! When the robot is outside your door it will call your room and let you know your delivery is outside.

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Mar 6, 2015

Teton Gravity Debut First-Ever Ultra HD Footage of Himalayas Above 20,000 ft

Teton Gravity Debut First-Ever Ultra HD Footage of Himalayas Above 20,000 ft

The aerial cinema experts at Teton Gravity Research release the first ultra HD footage of the Himalayas shot from above 20,000 ft. with the GSS C520 system, the most advanced gyro-stabilized camera system in the world. Filmed from a helicopter with a crew flying from Kathmandu at 4,600 ft. up to 24,000 ft. on…

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Mar 6, 2015

The Shirk Report – Volume 307

The Shirk Report – Volume 307

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 25 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 25 IMAGES – Testing – Friday!…

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Mar 5, 2015

Canadians Pay Nimoy Tribute by Drawing Spock on $5 Bills

Canadians Pay Nimoy Tribute by Drawing Spock on $5 Bills

Even before his unfortunate passing last week, Leonard Nimoy has been receiving tributes by Canadian Trekkies in the form of currency doodles. Years ago someone noticed that with a few strokes of the pen, Sir Wilfrid Laurier—7th Prime Minister of Canada and face of the $5 bill—looked remarkably similar to Spock. Ever since, people…

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Mar 5, 2015

This is What an 81 degree, 325 ft Drop at 95 mph Looks Like

This is What an 81 degree, 325 ft Drop at 95 mph Looks Like

An incredible first-person POV of the first test run on the Fury 325 roller coaster at Carowinds Park. Debuting this spring, Fury 325 will be the world’s tallest & fastest ‘giga’ coaster (a type of roller-coaster with a height or drop ranging from 300 ft to 399 ft and completes a full circuit). The…

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Mar 5, 2015

18 Delicious Looking Meals That Are Actually Cakes

18 Delicious Looking Meals That Are Actually Cakes

For the last 10 years, Debbie Does Cakes has been creating custom sculpted cakes for customers in the San Francisco Bay area. By Debbie’s account, “a sculpted cake is a cake carved by hand to resemble anything other than cake”. Debbie does not design traditional cakes of any kind, focusing strictly on one of…

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