Dec 13, 2010

Top 10 Facts of the World’s Largest Land Animal [20 pics]

Top 10 Facts of the World’s Largest Land Animal [20 pics]

Photograph by Nick Brandt 1. Did you know there are only three species of elephant living today? They are: the African bush elephant, the African forest elephant and the Asian elephant (also known as the Indian elephant). All other species are extinct. Photograph by Nick Brandt 2. Elephants are the world’s largest land animals now…

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Dec 12, 2010

Picture of the Day: Heaven on Earth

Picture of the Day: Heaven on Earth

HEAVEN ON EARTH Photograph by Natalia Luzuriaga Photographer’s description: This picture was taken when I visited the Buddhist Monastery of Ki. Ki is a tiny village in the middle of the Himalayas, and next to it is Ki Gompa (Ki Monastery). I lived with the monks for about a week, and this picture reflects the…

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Dec 11, 2010

Picture of the Day: Where I Needed to Be

Picture of the Day: Where I Needed to Be

WHERE I NEEDED TO BE via Imgur Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Dec 11, 2010

Bee [Comic Strip]

Bee [Comic Strip]

COMIC BY NICHOLAS GUREWITCH @ PBFCOMICS.COM To receive posts by email, click the envelope! CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL COMIC STRIPS OF THE WEEK!

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Dec 10, 2010

The Friday Shirk Report – December 10, 2010 | Volume 87

The Friday Shirk Report – December 10, 2010 | Volume 87

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 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 20 IMAGES – The classic slip and sit…

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Dec 9, 2010

Picture of the Day: Under the Bridge, Notre Dame

Picture of the Day: Under the Bridge, Notre Dame

UNDER THE BRIDGE Photograph by A.G. Photographe Beautiful shot of Notre Dame, Paris. Reminds me of this classic tune by the Red Hot Chili Peppers: via 1x.com Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH…

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Dec 9, 2010

Wow! $35.75m Tuscan-Inspired Estate in Aspen, Colorado

Wow! $35.75m Tuscan-Inspired Estate in Aspen, Colorado

Whenever I post these mega-mansions, my first thought is always: Who buys places like this?!? Listed at $35.75 million USD, surely this is not the owner’s sole property, but just one of the places they own when they ‘want to get away’. It always blows my mind. Situated on 2 acres of pristine and manicured…

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