Category: LISTS

Feb 25, 2015

21 Satellite Photos of Earth that Will Give you a Fresh Perspective

21 Satellite Photos of Earth that Will Give you a Fresh Perspective

The world looks different when seen from above. During spaceflight, astronauts and cosmonauts have reported a cognitive shift in awareness while viewing the Earth from orbit or from the lunar surface; this is known as the “Overview Effect“. This experience inspired Benjamin Grant to launch Daily Overview, an online project that attempts to, “fully…

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Feb 23, 2015

17 Miniature Chairs Made from Champagne Corks

17 Miniature Chairs Made from Champagne Corks

The winners of the annual Design Within Reach Champagne Chair Contest were recently announced and this year’s pool of entries outdid themselves once again. The rules of the contest are simple: Use any or all of the materials (except glass) from no more than two (2) champagne bottles. Glue is the only permitted adhesive.…

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Feb 17, 2015

12 Exquisite Artworks Carved from Jade

12 Exquisite Artworks Carved from Jade

Jade is an ornamental rock applied to two different metamorphic rocks that are made up of different silicate minerals: nephrite and jadeite. Last May, the Metropolitan Museum of Art released a collection of 400,000 high-resolution digital images. Be sure to check out the incredible collection here. The Sifter went through the MET’s amazing archive…

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Feb 12, 2015

Reykjavik’s Police Department Instagram is Still Awesome

Reykjavik’s Police Department Instagram is Still Awesome

We first profiled Iceland’s Reykjavik Police Department Instagram (@logreglan) in September 2014. Since then they have continued to entertain their 124,000+ followers while keeping the streets of Iceland’s capital safe. According to the BBC, Iceland has one of the lowest violent crime rates in the world. Police are unarmed, ‘hard drugs’ usage is low…

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Feb 3, 2015

21 Funny Illustrations by Glenn Jones

21 Funny Illustrations by Glenn Jones

Glenn Jones (featured previously) is a graphic designer and illustrator from Auckland, New Zealand. Since 2008, the independent artist has been successfully creating and selling his t-shirt designs through his website. The illustrations are always fun and clever and Jones shares his latest designs and concepts on Behance for all to enjoy. For more,…

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Feb 2, 2015

A 10 Image Summary of Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime Show

A 10 Image Summary of Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime Show

The spectacle that is the Super Bowl Halftime Show delivered again this year as Katy Perry put on a performance that was celebrated, derided, endlessly parodied and heavily commentated on. From the fun and bizarre set design to special guests and numerous pop culture references; the Internet had a blast with the annual performance.…

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Jan 29, 2015

Three Brothers + Dad Make a Calendar of Recreated Photos for Mom

Three Brothers + Dad Make a Calendar of Recreated Photos for Mom

As a Christmas gift for their Mom, three brothers and their Dad recreated a number of childhood photos, turning the series into a hilarious 2015 calendar. As with previous takes on this popular photo idea, it works best when the participants not only match the expressions and poses, but make and effort to match…

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