Category: LISTS

Jan 19, 2015

What Happens When You Blow Soap Bubbles in Freezing Cold Weather

What Happens When You Blow Soap Bubbles in Freezing Cold Weather

If you blow soap bubbles in freezing cold weather, amazing crystals of ice form on their surface (actually in the middle as the water is between two thin layers of soapy film); starting at the bottom and expanding upwards until the entire bubble is covered. Each bubble and pattern created is unique making for…

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Jan 18, 2015

Handler Shares Her Amazing Images With Birds of Prey

Handler Shares Her Amazing Images With Birds of Prey

Imgur user wolfgirl2345 recently posted an amazing gallery of images of birds of prey (aka raptors, birds that hunt and feed on other animals). She works at Gauntlet Birds of Prey Eagle and Vulture Park in Knutsford, Cheshire. The bird park houses over 120 birds from 46 different species. Established in 1996, Gauntlet is…

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Jan 15, 2015

Artist Imagines 14 Celebrities as Real-Life Disney Characters

Artist Imagines 14 Celebrities as Real-Life Disney Characters

In an ongoing series, artist Thomas Kurniawan imagines which celebrities might play some of your favorite Disney characters in real-life versions of the animated classics. Kurniawan takes the concept one step further, using actual images of the celebrities and photoshopping them into realistic looking movie posters. On his blog Kurniawan also provides the source…

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Jan 14, 2015

40 Thought-Provoking Quotes to Get You Motivated

40 Thought-Provoking Quotes to Get You Motivated

We could all use a little motivation every now and then. Get inspired with these 40 thought-provoking quotes on life, goals and failure. For more inspiration be sure to check out the r/GetMotivated subreddit. You can also find plenty of motivational quotes and tips on Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram. 1. 2. …

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Jan 13, 2015

Side by Side Photos of Parents and their Kids at the Same Age

Side by Side Photos of Parents and their Kids at the Same Age

You can often find features and likenesses between parents and their children but sometimes the resemblance is so similar it’s downright uncanny. The Huffington Post recently asked members of their HuffPost Parents Facebook page to share side by side photos of them and their children. The call for photos drew hundreds of submissions and…

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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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Dec 31, 2014

The Sifter’s Most Popular Posts of 2014

The Sifter’s Most Popular Posts of 2014

Thank you fellow sifters, without you there would be no website. I hope you have learned, laughed and been inspired. The world is an amazing place and the Sifter strives to provide a glimpse into the amazing people, places and animals that inhabit our beautiful planet. Here’s a look back at our 10 most…

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