Apr 19, 2014

In Addition to Not Caring, Honey Badgers are Also Quite Clever

In Addition to Not Caring, Honey Badgers are Also Quite Clever

We already know that honey badgers don’t care (can you believe that video has been viewed 67 million times?) but did you know that they are also crafty, cunning and persistent? In this video we see Stoffel the honey badger constantly escaping his enclosure. Why is he there? This is a wildlife rehabilitation center…

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Apr 18, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Supercell

Picture of the Day: The Supercell

Photograph by RYAN SHEPARD Facebook | Twitter | 500px In this dramatic capture by Ryan Shepard, we see a supercell thunderstorm never Ovid, Colorado on 28 May 2013. A supercell is a thunderstorm that is characterized by the presence of a mesocyclone: a deep, persistently rotating updraft. Of the four classifications of thunderstorms (supercell,…

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Apr 18, 2014

The Shirk Report – Volume 262

The Shirk Report – Volume 262

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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Apr 17, 2014

Picture of the Day: Just an Owl Standing on One Foot

Picture of the Day: Just an Owl Standing on One Foot

Photograph by Wagner Machado Carlos Lemes In this candid photo we see a burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) near Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil, standing on one leg. The photo was selected as Wikimedia Commons’ Picture of the Day for 19 February 2014. The Burrowing Owl is found throughout open landscapes of North and South America. They…

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Apr 17, 2014

This Futuristic Sandbox Lets You Build Erupting Volcanoes and Flowing Rivers

This Futuristic Sandbox Lets You Build Erupting Volcanoes and Flowing Rivers

Photograph by SandyStation Using a Microsoft Kinect 3D camera, a data projector and simulation and visualization software (for lava and water flow), researchers have developed a futuristic sandbox that lets you build erupting volcanoes and flowing rivers in an augmented reality environment. Researchers in the Czech Republic developed a version they call SandyStation, while…

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Apr 17, 2014

How a Rescue Dog from Taiwan and Baby Boy from LA became Best Friends

How a Rescue Dog from Taiwan and Baby Boy from LA became Best Friends

The story of Zoey and Jasper starts in Taiwan. Seven years ago a student discovered a litter of six puppies that had been abandoned on the street corner. She took them in and cared for them for the first month, pleading for help online to find the abandoned pups new homes. Joy, a volunteer…

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Apr 16, 2014

Just a Slow Motion Video of a Dog Doing Parkour

Just a Slow Motion Video of a Dog Doing Parkour

Darren Dyk of BeyondSlowMotion paired athletic superdog Jumpy (a border collie mix trained by Omar Von Muller) with professional parkour athlete Alex Duong to create this fun collaboration. The song is “Straight West” by Kasket Club

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