Apr 28, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Sky Walker

Picture of the Day: The Sky Walker

THE SKY WALKER Photograph by photo61guy Photographer’s Description: Climbing partner at 17,000′ on Denali carrying his skis down to around 16,200′ where he will be able to ski down the rest of the way to base camp at 7200′. Taken on 6/11/07. via photo61guy on Flickr

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Apr 28, 2011

Crazy Party Compound in Las Vegas [20 pics]

Crazy Party Compound in Las Vegas [20 pics]

Less than 10 miles from the legendary Vegas strip lies the recently listed Primm Compound. This 10-acre luxury estate, built for wild parties and good times, can be yours for a cool $16.5 million US. With over-the-top features like an indoor shooting range, 20-car showroom and of course a grotto, an after-party here after…

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Apr 27, 2011

Picture of the Day: Epic Aerial of Barcelona, Spain

Picture of the Day: Epic Aerial of Barcelona, Spain

EPIC AERIAL OF BARCELONA, SPAIN Photograph by ALDAS KIRVAITIS Who knew Barcelona was so…. organized! Quite impressed with the city planning, amazing! via Aldas Kirvaitis on Flickr

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Apr 27, 2011

This Day In History – April 27th

This Day In History – April 27th

BEETHOVEN COMPOSES FUR ELISE – APRIL 27, 1810 Portrait by Joseph Karl Stieler Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized 17 December 1770[2]–26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist. The crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous…

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Apr 26, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Labyrinth Aquarium

Picture of the Day: The Labyrinth Aquarium

THE LABYRINTH AQUARIUM Photograph via Opulent Items Not only is this crazy aquarium real, but it can be yours for a paltry $6,500 US! The aquarium includes silk plants, 3 lights, filters, air pumps and cleaning equipment. The lights are doughnut shaped and are placed underneath the black central hoods. They include…

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Apr 26, 2011

Bizarre Gallery of Grand National Champion… Pigeons!?! [30 pics]

Bizarre Gallery of Grand National Champion… Pigeons!?! [30 pics]

Indian Fantail by Rick Schlais A recent post on Laughing Squid sent the Sifter on a mission to learn more about the National Pigeon Association and their annual NPA Grand Nationals. Not only is this sub-culture for real, but it is thriving! With over 3,721 entries representing 26 breeds of pigeon, the 2010 NPA…

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Apr 25, 2011

Picture of the Day: Bright Idea For A Staircase

Picture of the Day: Bright Idea For A Staircase

BRIGHT IDEA FOR A STAIRCASE Photograph via NILS EISFELD Insert cliche comment here about the path to enlightenment :P Nils Eisfeld on 500px.com via Reddit

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