Nov 23, 2013

Picture of the Day: Sydney Through a Wine Glass

Picture of the Day: Sydney Through a Wine Glass

SYDNEY THROUGH A WINE GLASS Photograph by DANIEL ROBERTS (New Dan on Flickr) In this creative capture by Daniel Roberts, we see part of the iconic Sydney skyline reflected in a Kirribilli wine glass. Along with the famous Sydney Opera House you can also see the RMS Queen Mary 2. The optic…

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Nov 22, 2013

What If There Was Instagram Throughout History?

What If There Was Instagram Throughout History?

Histagrams is the brainchild of Gusto NYC and Gavin Alaoen, two New York City based artists currently working for MTV Networks. In a single topic tumblr named Histagrams, the duo imagine an alternate reality where Instagram is available throughout history. While not always historically accurate (e.g., Laocoön actually wanted to set fire to the…

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Nov 22, 2013

The Shirk Report – Volume 241

The Shirk Report – Volume 241

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find the 25 funniest images, 10 most interesting articles, and 5 most viral videos from the previous week of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles typically originate from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from a variety of sources. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com!…

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Nov 21, 2013

Picture of the Day: Watch Your Step

Picture of the Day: Watch Your Step

WATCH YOUR STEP Photograph by Michael Keany The Haʻikū Stairs, also known as the Stairway to Heaven or Haʻikū Ladder, is a steep hiking trail in Kaneohe, Hawaii, on the island of Oʻahu. The trail began as a wooden ladder spiked to the cliff on the south side of the Haʻikū Valley.…

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Nov 21, 2013

This is the World’s Longest Wood Carving. It was Made from a Single Tree Trunk

This is the World’s Longest Wood Carving. It was Made from a Single Tree Trunk

November 14, 2013 marked the ninth annual Guinness World Records Day, where people around the globe attempt to break world records. Unveiled that day at the Palace Museum in Beijing was an astonishing wooden sculpture by Chinese artist Zheng Chunhui. The wooden carving took four years to complete. The sculpture, carved from a single…

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Nov 21, 2013

The Flowing Fins of Siamese Fighting Fish

The Flowing Fins of Siamese Fighting Fish

Visarute Angkatavanich is a commercial photographer currently living in Bangkok, Thailand. In an ongoing photo series, Visarute takes breathtaking portraits of Siamese Fighting Fish (Betta splendens). Many of the portraits capture these popular aquarium fish in motion, accentuating their large and vibrant fins. Siamese Fighting Fish typically grow to about 7 cm in length…

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Nov 20, 2013

Picture of the Day: Make Music Not War

Picture of the Day: Make Music Not War

MAKE MUSIC NOT WAR Photograph by Mikhail Evstafiev In this powerful photograph by Mikhail Evstafiev, we see musician Vedran Smailović, known as the Cellist of Sarajevo. The photo was taken in 1992 during the Siege of Sarajevo/Bosnian War. Smailović, who often played for free at different funerals during the siege despite the…

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