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Jan 27, 2015

Extreme Close-Ups of Everyday Things

Extreme Close-Ups of Everyday Things

In a photo and video project entitled Amazing Worlds Within Our World, artist Pyanek used macro photography to show everyday things in astonishing detail. To capture each item Pyanek used a Canon T3i (600D/Kiss X5) with the kit lens reversed, HeliconFocus for focus stacking, Abode Lightroom and Exposure 5 for editing. The multi-talented artist…

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Jan 27, 2015

The Art of Stone Balancing

The Art of Stone Balancing

Artist and photographer Michael Grab (featured previously) first ventured into stone balancing in the summer of 2008 while exploring the beautiful landscape of Boulder Creek, Colorado. Ever since, it has become a source of meditative practice and creative passion and Grab has become quite prolific in the art form. As Grab explains on his…

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Jan 26, 2015

Artist Makes Giant Fire and Marshmallow Out of Snow

Artist Makes Giant Fire and Marshmallow Out of Snow

How creative is this snow sculpture by Schaffer Art Studio! To get the color of the flames and logs the artist used food coloring mixed with water in a spray bottle and ‘spray painted’ the flames and wood on. Still not quite sure how he managed to make such a perfect giant marshmallow on…

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Jan 23, 2015

If You Only Watch One Archery Video, Please Let It Be This One

If You Only Watch One Archery Video, Please Let It Be This One

Legolas who? Hawkeye what? Meet Lars Andersen, the man who wants to revive the ancient art of battle archery. Watch as he demonstrates his unorthodox technique while completing a wide array of extremely technical tricks and manoeuvres.

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Jan 23, 2015

Night Sky Timelapse with Stars Fixed Shows We’re Just a Rock Hurtling Through Space

Night Sky Timelapse with Stars Fixed Shows We’re Just a Rock Hurtling Through Space

In this stabilized time-lapse, the stars’ position in the night sky is fixed so you can get a sense of our planet’s movement through space. And now it’s time for some mind-boggling figures: – Earth rotates around its axis (at the Equator) at roughly 460 meters/second (503 yards/second) – Earth orbits around our Sun…

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Jan 23, 2015

The Shirk Report – Volume 301

The Shirk Report – Volume 301

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 25 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 25 IMAGES – Friday! – A…

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Jan 22, 2015

16 Vintage Movie Theatre Etiquette Posters from 1912

16 Vintage Movie Theatre Etiquette Posters from 1912

The Library of Congress has a fascinating series of vintage movie theatre “etiquette” posters from 1912. At the time, films were silent as movies with sound didn’t become prevalent until the late 1920s. Sadly, a September 2013 report by the United States Library of Congress announced that a total of 70% of American silent…

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