Category: GALLERIES

Mar 12, 2012

The Animated Gifs Series: Fantastic Fails

The Animated Gifs Series: Fantastic Fails

In the Sifter’s fourth installment of the Awesome Animated Gif Series, we follow up from part III’s All kinds of Amazing with 21 fantastic fails. It was hard to narrow down this post to only 21 gifs as there are way too many to choose from. There’s a wide variety in this post,…

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Mar 1, 2012

This Guy Went All Out for the Ultimate Driver’s License Photo

This Guy Went All Out for the Ultimate Driver’s License Photo

Photograph by adambard on Reddit Sure we’ve all made funny faces for the camera before. Maybe a few of you have even managed to get a goofy look into your school yearbook. But when it comes to a driver’s license, governments are fairly strict about not smiling and looking oh so serious. So…

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Feb 27, 2012

The Animated Gifs Series: All Kinds of Amazing

The Animated Gifs Series: All Kinds of Amazing

In the Sifter’s third installment of the Awesome Animated Gif Series, we look at all kinds of amazing. Every day somebody in the world does something amazing and it will bring joy and delight to those fortunate enough to witness it. Here are 20 kinds of amazing, forever immortalized in animated gif glory.…

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Feb 22, 2012

Couples Swap Clothes for Fun Photo Series

Couples Swap Clothes for Fun Photo Series

Photograph by HANA PESUT @ SincerelyHana.com First spotted on Kottke.org; self-taught photographer and fellow Canadian, Hanah Pesut @ SincerelyHana.com, shot this fun and playful photo series entitled, Switcheroo. In this series, couples pose for shots first in their normal attire, and then swap clothes and attempt to mirror the original shot. It’s most…

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Feb 13, 2012

The Animated Gifs Series: Dancing

The Animated Gifs Series: Dancing

Following up from the inaugural Awesome Animated Gif Series: Cats post, this week the Sifter brings the spirit of dance to the animated gif format. Below you will find 22 hilarious dance-themed gifs for your Monday enjoyment. This is part 2 of a 10-part series. More animated excellence to come… Enjoy! …

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Feb 12, 2012

15 Gravity-Defying Images That Aren’t Photoshopped

15 Gravity-Defying Images That Aren’t Photoshopped

Artwork and Photography by Philippe Ramette French conceptual artist Philippe Ramette creates gravity-defying portraits that appear to be digitally manipulated but in actuality, are elaborate set-ups using cleverly designed weight-bearing structures (or lead weights for the underwater shots). These allow him to stand/sit at seemingly impossible angles, hidden by his clothes or the…

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Feb 6, 2012

The Animated Gifs Series: Cats

The Animated Gifs Series: Cats

If you know the Sifter, you know I have a mild obsession with animated gifs. To me, they are tiny bundles of image-based, Internet joy. Videos masquerading as images? It’s madness! Moving forward the Sifter will feature various collections of animated gifs popular on the Internet. They won’t always be new and you’ll…

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Feb 2, 2012

20 Ridiculous Baby Pacifiers

20 Ridiculous Baby Pacifiers

After posting the image above to Facebook and Twitter, it was clear that people really enjoyed this novelty baby pacifier. While some felt it was terrifying and creepy, the sheer ridiculousness cannot be denied. Twitterer @Tom_Catbiscuit was kind enough to let us know the supplier was a company called Billy Bob. It turns…

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Jan 25, 2012

Portraits of Iconic Photos and the Photographers that took them

Portraits of Iconic Photos and the Photographers that took them

Neil Leifer with his photo Ali vs. Liston (May 25, 1965) | Photograph by TIM MANTOANI – Buy the Book Over the last five years, photographer Tim Mantoani has taken over 150 portraits of famous photographers holding their most iconic shots. The goal of the project was to put a face to…

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Jan 24, 2012

25 Incredible Photographs by the U.S. Air Force

25 Incredible Photographs by the U.S. Air Force

F-15E Strike Eagle in Afghanistan, Oct. 6, 2011 | Photograph by Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht Like many official U.S. Departments, the United States Air Force has an active Flickr Account where they post images for the press and public’s viewing pleasure. With a library of 4,600+ photographs, there’s some really interesting shots published.…

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