Feb 22, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 22, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 22, 2010

THE HORIZONTAL MAMBO Photograph by Martin Bureay/AFP/Getty Images Pierre Ochs of France performs an acrobatic jump during the qualifications of the Men’s Moguls Freestyle Skiing event, on February 14, 2010 at Cypress Mountain venue in Vancouver, Canada. (MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images) via The Big Picture: Vancouver 2010 part 1 Every day at 5pm the Sifter will…

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Feb 22, 2010

The Evolution of the BMW Art Car

The Evolution of the BMW Art Car

The BMW Art Car Project was introduced by the French racecar driver and auctioneer Hervé Poulain, who wanted to invite an artist to create a canvas on an automobile. It was in 1975 when Poulain commissioned American artist and friend Alexander Calder to paint the first BMW Art Car. This first example would be a…

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Feb 21, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 21, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 21, 2010

MATH IS EVERYWHERE In mathematics, the Fibonacci numbers are the numbers in the following sequence: 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144, …. By definition, the first two Fibonacci numbers are 0 and 1, and each remaining number is the sum of the previous two. Some sources omit the…

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Feb 20, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 20, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 20, 2010

GOT GARBAGE? Photograph by airnfoto via airnfoto on Flickr 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! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Feb 19, 2010

The Friday Shirk Report – February 19, 2010 | Volume 45

The Friday Shirk Report – February 19, 2010 | Volume 45

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 – This is how gangstas roll…

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Feb 18, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 18, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 18, 2010

DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC? Sports Illustrated via Digg 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! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Feb 18, 2010

The House Inside a Hill – Villa Vals, Switzerland

The House Inside a Hill – Villa Vals, Switzerland

Photograph by Iwan Baan The Villa Vals in Switzerland is a pair of dwellings built into a hillside with the intention of remaining concealed and unobtrusive to the natural beauty surrounding it. Set within walking distance to the famous thermal springs of Therme Vals; a hotel/spa complex that is built directly over the natural springs.…

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