Mar 5, 2011

Picture of the Day: Into the Fog

Picture of the Day: Into the Fog

Stunning photograph of a foggy day in Budapest, Hungary

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Mar 4, 2011

The Friday Shirk Report – March 4, 2011 | Volume 99

The Friday Shirk Report – March 4, 2011 | Volume 99

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 – Definitely unacceptable – “Let me…

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Mar 3, 2011

Picture of the Day: Mexico City from Above

Picture of the Day: Mexico City from Above

MEXICO CITY FROM ABOVE Photographs by Pablo Lopez Luz Pablo Lopez Luz via Reddit 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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Mar 3, 2011

Converting a Church Into a Family Home

Converting a Church Into a Family Home

Saint Jakobus Church was originally built in 1870. Located in The Netherlands city of Utrecht, it stood abandoned for some time. When church ceremonies and operations ceased in 1991, it was used sparingly as a showroom for antique furniture and concerts and special events. In 2007, Zecc Architects proposed a residential conversion to restore life…

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Mar 2, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Biggest Lava Lake in the World

Picture of the Day: The Biggest Lava Lake in the World

THE BIGGEST LAVA LAKE IN THE WORLD Photographs by Olivier Grunewald The permanent lava lake of the Nyiragongo Crater is the biggest in the world with an estimated 282 million cubic feet of lava. The volcano’s rim lies 11,380 feet above the ground. At 1,300 feet deep, the lava lake has created one of the…

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Mar 1, 2011

Picture of the Day: Giant Wisteria Vines in Japan

Picture of the Day: Giant Wisteria Vines in Japan

GIANT WISTERIA VINES IN JAPAN Photograph by Brian Young This stunning picture of giant Wisteria vines was taken in Ashikaga Flower Park in the Tochigi Prefecture of Japan. Wisteria is a genus of flowering plants in the pea family, Fabaceae, that includes ten species of woody climbing vines native to the eastern United States and…

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Mar 1, 2011

The World’s Sexiest Wooden Yacht [32 pics]

The World’s Sexiest Wooden Yacht [32 pics]

Based out of Belgrade, Serbia, bespoke yacht designers Art of Kinetik have created the most beautiful wooden yacht I’ve ever seen. Hedonist is 19 meters (63 feet) of sexy mahogany design. Equipped with Rolls Royce water jets and a top speed of 40 knots, it accommodates up to 12 people and will comfortably sleep 3.…

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