Oct 11, 2013

The Shirk Report – Volume 235

The Shirk Report – Volume 235

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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Oct 10, 2013

Picture of the Day: Cell Tower After Epic Snowstorm

Picture of the Day: Cell Tower After Epic Snowstorm

CELL TOWER AFTER EPIC SNOWSTORM Photographer Unknown via Reddit In this unbelievable photo, we see a cell tower completely covered in ice after what must have been an epic snowstorm. According to comments on Reddit where the image was submitted, this is most likely rime ice, which forms when the water droplets…

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Oct 10, 2013

Check Out this Steampunk Coffee House in Cape Town

Check Out this Steampunk Coffee House in Cape Town

TRUTH. Coffee | Haldane Martin Located in Cape Town, South Africa, is this amazing steampunk space for artisan coffee roasters, TRUTH. Coffee. Designed by Haldane Martin, steampunk was chosen as an appropriate conceptual reference, as both coffee roasters and espresso machines display elements of romantic, steam-powered technology. Owner David Donde and his business partner…

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Oct 10, 2013

10 Animations that Show How Faces Age Over Time

10 Animations that Show How Faces Age Over Time

The aging process is ongoing and one we don’t typically notice on a daily basis (see the captivating video at the bottom of the post, it perfectly demonstrates the subtlety of aging). However, when you see childhood photos of your grandparents or parents (or even yourself!), the difference can be startling. In a recent video…

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Oct 9, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Great(ly) Overgrown Wall of China

Picture of the Day: The Great(ly) Overgrown Wall of China

THE GREAT(LY) OVERGROWN WALL OF CHINA Photograph by TREY RATCLIFF Blog post | on Flickr | Prints available Seen here is a section of the Great Wall of China tourists don’t typically see. as travel photographer Trey Ratcliff recalls: “Just to get to this point required a long walk through a rocky…

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Oct 9, 2013

To Sua: A Natural Swimming Hole in the South Pacific

To Sua: A Natural Swimming Hole in the South Pacific

Photograph by Simon Clancy Located in the village of Lotofaga (population: 1,089) on the south coast of Upolu island in Samoa, is the To Sua Ocean Trench. An all-natural swimming hole with a large ladder and small dock, visitors can pay a fee ($15 for adults, $6 for children 7-15, free for kids under…

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Oct 9, 2013

Samuel Gomez Draws a 90-Square-Foot Masterpiece

Samuel Gomez Draws a 90-Square-Foot Masterpiece

Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Samuel Gomez is an artist and designer living and working in New York City. Gomez’s style embodies a ‘hybrid surreal-steampunk’ aesthetic and his preferred tools include: graphite, pens, acrylics and inks. Gomez has also worked over a decade as a Creative Designer and Illustrator for some of the top…

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