Sep 16, 2011

Picture of the Day: Watch Your Step

Picture of the Day: Watch Your Step

WATCH YOUR STEP! Photography by MARAT DUPRI 19-year-old Russian Marat Dupri takes stomach churning shots of him and his friends scaling incredibly high heights without any safety harnesses. Often they trespass on private property bypassing security to ‘get the shot’. While the photographs are spectacular the risks are very real……

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Sep 16, 2011

The Friday Shirk Report – Volume 127

The Friday Shirk Report – Volume 127

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find the 20 funniest images, 10 most interesting articles, and 5 most viral videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! *For those that prefer the links open in a new tab/window, try holding the CTRL key whilst clicking a link with your mouse Stay…

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Sep 15, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Mamanuca Islands of Fiji

Picture of the Day: The Mamanuca Islands of Fiji

THE MAMANUCA ISLANDS OF FIJI Photograph via Reddit The Mamanuca Islands of Fiji are a volcanic archipelago lying to the west of Nadi and to the south of the Yasawa Islands. The group, a popular tourist destination, consists of about 20 islands, but about seven of these are covered by the Pacific…

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Sep 15, 2011

Postman Spends 33 Years Building Palace by Hand [25 pics]

Postman Spends 33 Years Building Palace by Hand [25 pics]

Photograph by EMMANUEL GEORGES Ferdinand Cheval’s Ideal Palace (Palais idéal) stands as a testament that you can achieve anything with time, effort and passion. How else could a simple postman with no formal training, single-handedly build something to the admiration of Picasso, André Breton and André Malraux? Please enjoy the gallery of photographs below…

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Sep 14, 2011

Picture of the Day: Bedroom With a View

Picture of the Day: Bedroom With a View

BEDROOM WITH A VIEW Photograph by WM MACCOLLUM With a view like that I’d never fall asleep! Originally posted on Reddit, the Sifter couldn’t find much information on the location of this residence, but a comment did lead to the photographer. Check out more incredible architectural photography by WM MacCollum! …

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Sep 14, 2011

This Day In History – September 14th

This Day In History – September 14th

U.S. PRESIDENT WILLIAM MCKINLEY ASSASSINATED – SEPT. 14, 1901 Photograph of drawing by T. DART WALKER The assassination of William McKinley occurred on September 6, 1901, inside the Temple of Music located on the grounds of the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. United States President William McKinley was visiting…

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Sep 13, 2011

Picture of the Day: Onagawa, Japan Six Months Later

Picture of the Day: Onagawa, Japan Six Months Later

ONAGAWA, JAPAN SIX MONTHS LATER Photograph by REUTERS/KYODO An area of Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture, March 16, 2011 after the area was devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, and its aftermath taken September 1, 2011, taken by Kyodo and released September 7, 2011. via The Atlantic: In Focus with Alan…

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