Category: GALLERIES

Apr 19, 2012

In Pictures: Space Shuttle Discovery’s Final Flight [35 photos]

In Pictures: Space Shuttle Discovery’s Final Flight [35 photos]

Photograph by NASA/Tim Jacobs NASA’s space shuttle fleet began setting records with its first launch on April 12, 1981 and continued to set high marks of achievement and endurance through 30 years of missions. Starting with Columbia and continuing with Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour, the spacecraft has carried people into orbit repeatedly,…

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Apr 17, 2012

16 Bizarre Trailers That Look Like Miniature Cars

16 Bizarre Trailers That Look Like Miniature Cars

I don’t know too much about these trailers that look like miniature cars except that they are: a little bizarre, don’t actually have much storage capacity, but definitely grab your attention. And maybe that’s enough, I’m not sure; but the Internet has documented this phenomenon and it has culminated in this list of…

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Apr 15, 2012

16 Really Creative Yearbook Portraits

16 Really Creative Yearbook Portraits

Standing in front of a cheesy patterned backdrop, that’s what my yearbook photo was like. For this class in Russia however, they took things to a much more creative and fun place with these awesome yearbook portraits. The idea was simple: sit behind the teacher’s desk and draw something fun on the chalkboard behind…

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Apr 12, 2012

This Private Island in the Bahamas Can be Yours for $85 million

This Private Island in the Bahamas Can be Yours for $85 million

Photograph by Damioanos Sotheby’s International Realty Located in the heart of the yachting paradise of the Exumas in the Central Bahamas, this 38-acre isle is listed at a cool $85,000,000 USD. Island buildings and amenities include: – five individual dwellings: Manor House, Beach Cottage, Harbourmaster House and the twin guest cottages – luxurious…

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Apr 9, 2012

Beautiful Light Calligraphy by Julien Breton [25 pics]

Beautiful Light Calligraphy by Julien Breton [25 pics]

Calligraphy by Julien Breton aka Kaalam | Photography by David Gallard aka Mr. Guep French artist Julien Breton aka Kaalam started calligraphy in 2001 by copying Arabic calligraphers. Self-taught, he began to incorporate long exposure photography to create incredible light paintings around the world. All of the images in this gallery were created…

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Apr 8, 2012

The Most Amazing Inflatable Water Parks Ever

The Most Amazing Inflatable Water Parks Ever

Photograph by Wibit @ wibitsports.com After sharing the awesome photo above on Facebook, Twitter and this week’s Shirk Report, it was clear the Sifter had to find out more on this water wonderland. Not only did we find the supplier (thanks to a most helpful Ms. Cafardy on Facebook) but also many more…

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Mar 29, 2012

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012

At the end of last year, the Sifter posted the Top 50 Pictures of the Day for 2011. It went on to become one of our most popular posts of the year. For 2012, we will be highlighting the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ at the end of every quarter. By the…

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Mar 23, 2012

An Incredible Home in the Forest With Trees Growing Through It

An Incredible Home in the Forest With Trees Growing Through It

Photograph by Andrés Asturias for Paz Arquitectura Located in a dense hillside forest in the Santa Rosalia area of Guatemala City, the stunning Casa Corallo designed by Paz Arquitectura, integrates the existing forest directly into the layout of the home. You can see in the following photos there are several trees growing right…

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Mar 22, 2012

This Airline has the Best Fleet of Planes Ever!

This Airline has the Best Fleet of Planes Ever!

Photograph via Kulula on Facebook Kulula (Zulu for ‘easily’), first took to the skies in August 2001 as South Africa’s first low fare airline. Their fleet consists of one Boeing 737-200 (118 seats), one Boeing 737-300 (136 seats), seven Boeing 737-400’s (162 seats) and two 737-800’s (186 seats). While most airlines have the…

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Mar 19, 2012

The Animated Gifs Series: Classy High-Quality Gifs

The Animated Gifs Series: Classy High-Quality Gifs

In the Sifter’s fifth installment of the Awesome Animated Gif Series, we check in on some artists that are elevating the art form and taking it to classy, high-quality heights. First up are Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg who coined to the term Cinemagraphs to describe their specific style of animated gif. In…

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