Tag: christmas

Dec 17, 2014

This Star Wars Christmas Light Show is Just… Wow

This Star Wars Christmas Light Show is Just… Wow

Featured on Good Morning America and ABC’s Great Christmas Light Fight, this light show set to Star Wars music is over the top, incredibly well synced and… well you just have to watch it. From the YouTube description: “I sequenced the show using LOR, mixed the music/sound effects with Digital Performer, and filmed it…

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Dec 8, 2014

A Christmas Carol from Captain Picard

A Christmas Carol from Captain Picard

Captain Picard and the Enterprise crew perform their rendition of “Let It Snow” written by lyricist Sammy Cahn and composer Jule Styne (1945). How engaging.

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Jun 15, 2014

Picture of the Day: Trolley Goes Back to the Future

Picture of the Day: Trolley Goes Back to the Future

Photograph by VIKTOR VARGA During the Christmas season, public trolleys in Budapest, Hungary are outfitted with over 30,000 twinkling LED lights. The tradition began in 2009 and has been a hit with passengers ever since. The lit up trams have become a beacon for photo ops and creative photographers have found interesting ways to…

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Dec 27, 2013

One Couple’s Christmas Card Portraits from 1900 – 1942

One Couple’s Christmas Card Portraits from 1900 – 1942

Just like many families today, Richard and Anna Wagner took annual holiday portraits, sending out the photos as Christmas cards to friends and family. From 1900 (when the couple first married) until 1942, the couple took portraits in front of their Christmas tree (sadly Richard passed the following year). It’s fascinating to see not…

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Dec 26, 2013

Picture of the Day: White Christmas in Toronto

Picture of the Day: White Christmas in Toronto

WHITE CHRISTMAS IN TORONTO Photograph by SCOTT ROGERS In this incredible capture by Scott Rogers we see trees bathed in snow and sunlight on Christmas eve in Toronto, Canada (the Sifter’s home town!). Unfortunately Christmas was a difficult time for many Toronto residents this year. Last Saturday (Dec. 21) the city experienced…

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Dec 24, 2013

Picture of the Day: Aurora Borealis – Christmas Edition

Picture of the Day: Aurora Borealis – Christmas Edition

AURORA BOREALIS – CHRISTMAS EDITION Photograph by Frank Olsen Seen here is a rare red aurora beautifully complementing the green band of colour below. The image was taken at Hakoya island, just outside of Tromsoe, Norway on October 25th, 2011 by photographer Frank Olsen. An aurora is a natural light display in…

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Dec 19, 2013

10 Things You Never Knew about 10 Famous Christmas Movies

10 Things You Never Knew about 10 Famous Christmas Movies

One of the great Christmas traditions is to dust off the old DVD player or flip on the television and watch a film that you seem to only watch at Christmas. Some are holiday classics while others have come to be associated with the holidays through pop culture and tradition. Below are 10 films…

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