Aug 10, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Stunning Fly Geyser [Black Rock Desert, Nevada]

Picture of the Day: The Stunning Fly Geyser [Black Rock Desert, Nevada]

THE STUNNING FLY GEYSER [BLACK ROCK DESERT, NEVADA] Photograph via Reddit Fly Geyser, also known as Fly Ranch Geyser is a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately 20 miles (32 km) north of Gerlach, in Washoe County, Nevada. The Geyser is located in Hualapai Flat less than a mile from State…

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Aug 10, 2011

This Day In History – August 10th

This Day In History – August 10th

THE “10 AUGUST” OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION – AUGUST 10, 1792 Storming of the palace | Artwork by Jean Duplessis-Bertaux On 10 August 1792, during the French Revolution, revolutionary Fédéré militias — with the backing of a new municipal government of Paris that came to be known as the “insurrectionary” Paris…

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Aug 9, 2011

Picture of the Day: Stargazing

Picture of the Day: Stargazing

STARGAZING Photograph by BEN CANALES Photographer Ben Canales is the grand prize winner of the National Geographic Traveler’s Photo Contest for 2011. His stunning self-portrait was taken at Crater Lake National Park in Oregon. Ben’s submission details as follows: Here on my first time visit to Crater Lake National Park, I wanted…

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Aug 9, 2011

Beautiful Bungalow in India by atelier dnD

Beautiful Bungalow in India by atelier dnD

Photograph by SEBASTIAN ZACHARIAH Located in the western state of Gujarat, the Dinesh Mills Bungalow is the first home featured on the Sifter from India. A gorgeous and spacious bungalow situated just outside the city of Vadodara, this home is surrounded by lush greenery and a beautiful pool that envelops the back of the…

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Aug 8, 2011

Picture of the Day: London Burning

Picture of the Day: London Burning

LONDON BURNING Photograph by LEWIS WHYLD/PA/AP Two nights of rioting in London’s Tottenham neighborhood erupted following protests over the shooting death by police of a local man, Mark Duggan. Police were arresting him when the shooting occurred. Over 170 people have been arrested over the two nights of rioting, while fires gutted…

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Aug 8, 2011

Incredible Woodwork by Maskull Lasserre

Incredible Woodwork by Maskull Lasserre

Photograph and Artwork by MASKULL LASSERRE The Sifter is always astounded by intricate woodwork and design. The material is so beautiful and the artwork requires such incredible skill and dedication. It is always humbling to witness the work of a master woodworker like fellow Canadian, Maskull Lasserre. Below you will find a small collection…

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Aug 7, 2011

Picture of the Day: Some Kind of Super Cloud!

Picture of the Day: Some Kind of Super Cloud!

SOME KIND OF SUPER CLOUD! Photograph by PAT KAVANAGH There’s a lot of activity in this cloud. Down below we see a rainbow amidst a dark and menacing storm cloud. Yet as we go higher, the cloud gets fluffier and friendlier, as the sun tries to penetrate through. Photographer’s Description: I climbed…

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