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Jan 9, 2015

Picture of the Day: Meanwhile in Canada

Picture of the Day: Meanwhile in Canada

Photograph by Parks Canada So apparently there’s a little bit of snow in western Canada! This photo was taken in Glacier National Park in the province of British Columbia and shows a train rumbling through snow banks as high as the train itself! Glacier National Park is one of seven national parks in British…

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Jan 9, 2015

Deep Zoom Into Andromeda: Exploring the Largest Hubble Image Ever Taken

Deep Zoom Into Andromeda: Exploring the Largest Hubble Image Ever Taken

It’s like photographing a beach and resolving individual grains of sand. NASA recently released the largest Hubble Space Telescope image ever assembled, displaying sweeping views of a portion of the Andromeda galaxy (M31). Though the galaxy is over 2 million light-years away, the Hubble telescope is powerful enough to resolve individual stars in a…

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Jan 9, 2015

The Shirk Report – Volume 299

The Shirk Report – Volume 299

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! – Serious…

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Jan 8, 2015

Artists Around the World Respond to the Charlie Hebdo Attack in the Best Way Possible

Artists Around the World Respond to the Charlie Hebdo Attack in the Best Way Possible

Artists from around the world have responded to the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo with powerful and striking art that proves the pen(cil) is mightier than the sword. Can't sleep tonight, thoughts with my French cartooning colleagues, their families and loved ones #CharlieHebdo pic.twitter.com/LqIMRCHPgK — David Pope (@davpope) January 7, 2015 …

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Jan 7, 2015

Picture of the Day: Not Afraid

Picture of the Day: Not Afraid

Photograph via Ian Bremmer on Twitter Thousands of demonstrators gathered at the Place de la Republique in Paris (and numerous locations around the country) to pay their respects for the victims of the terrorist attack earlier today. According to the BBC, three gunmen shot dead 12 people at the Paris office of the French…

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Jan 7, 2015

If the World Were 100 People [Infographic]

If the World Were 100 People [Infographic]

London-based designer Jack Hagley has created an infographic based on the simple premise of: what the world would like if it were represented by 100 people. The statistics cover a broad range, including: gender, age, race and religion. You can find the original source of the data used here. Hagley specializes in infographics. To…

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Jan 6, 2015

Photographer Captures “Roads Less Traveled” Around the World

Photographer Captures “Roads Less Traveled” Around the World

In a series simply entitled, Roads, photographer Andy Lee presents a collection of beautiful roads around the world. On Behance, where I came across the project, Lee states, “getting lost is half the fun”. He continues, by quoting a snippet from Jack Kerouac’s famous novel, On the Road: “There was nowhere to go but…

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