Nov 15, 2013

The Shirk Report – Volume 240

The Shirk Report – Volume 240

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 14, 2013

Picture of the Day: Glow Sticks and a Ceiling Fan

Picture of the Day: Glow Sticks and a Ceiling Fan

GLOW STICKS AND A CEILING FAN Photograph by jareyjareyjareyjarey on reddit This is what happens when you tape a bunch of glow sticks to a ceiling fan, turn the lights out and take a long exposure photograph. Submitted earlier this month to reddit by user jareyjareyjareyjarey, the photographer says he randomly placed…

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Nov 14, 2013

Saturn, Venus, Mars and Earth All in One Photo

Saturn, Venus, Mars and Earth All in One Photo

Photograph by NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI For a sense of scale, the image above sweeps nearly 405,000 miles (651,784 km) across Saturn and its inner rings. It’s the first image ever taken that shows Saturn, its moons and rings, Venus, Mars and Earth all at once. Unveiled on Tuesday, the natural-color, panoramic mosaic taken by NASA’s Cassini…

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Nov 14, 2013

Highlights from Burkina Faso’s Festival of Masks

Highlights from Burkina Faso’s Festival of Masks

Photographer Anthony Pappone specializes in travel, portrait and photojournalism. Since a child he has had a fascination with history, far away places and tribes with ancient cultures. Over the years Pappone has documented ceremonies and festivals around the world with many recent journeys around the continent of Africa. On Flickr and Behance you will…

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Nov 13, 2013

Picture of the Day: Unique View of the Eiffel Tower

Picture of the Day: Unique View of the Eiffel Tower

UNIQUE VIEW OF THE EIFFEL TOWER Photograph by Trey Ratcliff | StuckinCustoms.com In this beautiful shot by famous travel photographer Trey Ratcliff, we see a unique view of the Eiffel Tower on a lovely summer day in Paris. While photos of the iconic monument are quite common, I’m always drawn to photos…

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Nov 13, 2013

Portraits of an Aging Superhero

Portraits of an Aging Superhero

Born in Falun and now based in Stockholm, Swedish artist Andreas Englund is best known for his funny and realistic oil paintings of an unknown, ageing superhero. The ongoing series seeks to challenge the stereotype of the superhero. On his Behance project description, Englund states: “I want to make pieces that communicate stories. With…

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Nov 12, 2013

Picture of the Day: Coral Garden at Low Tide

Picture of the Day: Coral Garden at Low Tide

CORAL GARDEN AT LOW TIDE Photograph by Virupa on reddit In this remarkable scene, we see an exposed coral garden at low tide. The photo was taken by biologist and redditor Virupa, who took the shot in front of Lizard Island at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The island straight ahead in the…

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