Category: GALLERIES

Jun 21, 2011

25 Unbelievable Photographs of Rice Terraces

25 Unbelievable Photographs of Rice Terraces

Photograph via Desktopart.org Rice Terraces are used in farming to cultivate hilly or mountainous terrain. They are quite effective for growing crops that require a lot of water, such as rice. They also help to decrease erosion and surface runoff. Oh and they are quite stunning to photograph from above! Terraced fields are used…

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Jun 13, 2011

The High Line: New York’s Park in the Sky [25 pics]

The High Line: New York’s Park in the Sky [25 pics]

Photograph by Joel Sternfield The High Line is a public park built on a 1.45-mile-long (2.3 km) elevated rail structure running from Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street on Manhattan’s West Side. Previously, the High Line was a freight rail line, in operation from 1934 to 1980. It carried meat to the meatpacking district,…

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May 10, 2011

The 50 Funniest ‘Humble Brags’ on Twitter

The 50 Funniest ‘Humble Brags’ on Twitter

Did you pick up on that? It was subtle but it was there. Poor Jason’s email got hacked, and as a consequence, he probably sent an email to celebrity hottie Olivia Munn by accident, the horror! This is what comedian and writer for Parks and Recreation, Harris Wittels calls, ‘false humility’. It allows the…

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May 9, 2011

25 Stunning Photographs of Birds’ Nests

25 Stunning Photographs of Birds’ Nests

MacGillivray’s Warbler Nest – Photograph by SHARON BEALS Sharon Beals is an incredible photographer and artist. A self-proclaimed ‘urban naturalist’ that was raised in Seattle and now calls Hunters Point Shipyard in San Francisco, home. Sharon uses photography as an art form, and as a way to chronicle what moves her heart and concerns…

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Apr 26, 2011

Bizarre Gallery of Grand National Champion… Pigeons!?! [30 pics]

Bizarre Gallery of Grand National Champion… Pigeons!?! [30 pics]

Indian Fantail by Rick Schlais A recent post on Laughing Squid sent the Sifter on a mission to learn more about the National Pigeon Association and their annual NPA Grand Nationals. Not only is this sub-culture for real, but it is thriving! With over 3,721 entries representing 26 breeds of pigeon, the 2010 NPA…

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Apr 11, 2011

The Ultimate Maldives Gallery [30 pics]

The Ultimate Maldives Gallery [30 pics]

Photograph via Beautiful places to visit Just like Bora Bora, the Maldives is another tropical paradise that feels like a fantasy world. Hundreds of lush islands, lined with the whitest sandy beaches, and surrounded by the bluest of water; the Malvides is a slice of heaven. Check out the beautiful photographs below along with…

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Apr 5, 2011

The 100 Worlds Project [25 pics]

The 100 Worlds Project [25 pics]

The 100 Worlds Project is an exhibition of globe-inspired sculptures made by Ron Miriello, in collaboration with a community of craftsmen, makers, photographers and amici. What started as a singular idea to ‘create for the sake of creating’ has evolved into something much more meaningful. See below for a full description of the project…

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