Oct 22, 2009

Can Your Boat Dive 100 Feet Under Water?

Can Your Boat Dive 100 Feet Under Water?

When you see a boat do you ever think; that’s it? Can’t you do anything else? In some circles (let’s call them anti-boat-ites) the comparison is often made to the snorkeler. Relegated to the surface, they are 2-dimensional players in a 3-D game. Enter the Scubacraft. A relatively affordable ‘recreational submersible’ capable of taking your…

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Oct 20, 2009

The Kanye West and Spike Jonze Video – We Were Once a Fairytale

The Kanye West and Spike Jonze Video – We Were Once a Fairytale

Below you will find the11-minute short film We Were Once a Fairytale in its entirety. What is it exactly? Tough to say, but it is definitely different. Here’s what the Sifter knows: – Originally debuted at the Los Angeles Film Fest back in June (LAFF) – Collaboration between Kanye West and Spike Jonze (Where the…

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Oct 19, 2009

The Yarra House: Interior Design Inspiration

The Yarra House: Interior Design Inspiration

All Photographs by Peter Bennetts The Yarra House in Melbourne, Australia provides a beautiful source for interior design inspiration. Often used interchangeably (and mistakenly) with interior decorating, interior design draws on several other disciplines in addition to interior decorating such as: environmental psychology, architecture and product design. Designed by Leeton Pointon architects, Susi Leeton architects…

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Oct 16, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – October 16, 2009 | Volume 27

The Friday Shirk Report – October 16, 2009 | Volume 27

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! 20 IMAGES – Don’t make me point to the sign – The strangest hairstyle I have seen this week month – Vintage Mini-Lighter cuff links. Sick. – Want to exceed your…

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Oct 15, 2009

The Bladeless Fan

The Bladeless Fan

From the makers of the $400+ vacuum with the big ball, comes the $300+ bladeless fan! Inventor James Dyson unveiled his latest product earlier this week. While the design aesthetic has garnered universal praise, the main focus has been on the audacious price given the times. Will people pay $300 for a 10″ oscillating fan?…

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Oct 13, 2009

The Largest Animal Ever

The Largest Animal Ever

The largest animal ever still exists today. Balaenoptera musculus more affectionately known as the Blue Whale dwarfs any living creature past or present (dinosaurs included). Below you will find a collection of facts about this magnificent mammal. We will also attempt to put its mind-boggling size and weight into perspective. SIZE MATTERS …

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Oct 12, 2009

The Smashing Pumpkins – 1979 | Lyrics, Audio and Music Video

The Smashing Pumpkins – 1979 | Lyrics, Audio and Music Video

Billy Corgan called it, “the closest we’ve ever come to realizing everything we wanted.” It was the Smashing Pumpkins’ highest-charting single, reaching number twelve on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Mainstream Rock Tracks and on the Modern Rock Tracks charts. Did you know the video that had to be made and…

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