Category: LISTS

Jun 17, 2014

12 Amazing Entries from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

12 Amazing Entries from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

CONTEST CLOSES 30 JUNE 2014! The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is well under way, accepting submissions until 30 June 2014. Official categories include: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments. The grand-prize winner will receive an eight-day National Geographic Expedition to Alaska for two aboard the National Geographic…

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Jun 11, 2014

17 Satellite Photos Around the World that Will Change Your Perspective

17 Satellite Photos Around the World that Will Change Your Perspective

The Overview Effect is a cognitive shift in awareness reported by some astronauts and cosmonauts during spaceflight, often while viewing the Earth from orbit or from the lunar surface. From this perspective, pattens in nature and human development emerge and you see the world in an entirely different light. Daily Overview is a new…

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Jun 10, 2014

The Met Just Released 400,000 Hi-Res Images of their Collection

The Met Just Released 400,000 Hi-Res Images of their Collection

Here are 40 outstanding highlights from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s recently released collection of 400,000 high-resolution digital images. On 16 May 2014, Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced that more than 400,000 images of public domain works in the Museum’s world-renowned collection may be downloaded directly…

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Jun 9, 2014

A Writer Imagines What Would Happen if England Actually Won the World Cup

A Writer Imagines What Would Happen if England Actually Won the World Cup

BuzzFeed staff writer Tom Phillips imagines what would happen if England actually won the world cup. You can see the original post here and read more articles by Phillips here. Who are you rooting for in this year’s World Cup? The international tournament features 32 national teams and is scheduled to take place in…

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Jun 7, 2014

Feel the Love: 15 Creative Engagement Photos

Feel the Love: 15 Creative Engagement Photos

Junebug Weddings have just announced their 50 Best Engagement Photos of 2014. The contest, now in its second year, received over 5,000 submissions from around the world. Junebug Weddings is a wedding planning resource featuring a trusted list of wedding professionals around the world. Below are some of the Sifter’s personal favourites. To see…

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Jun 6, 2014

This Artist Photoshops Her Fat Cat Into Famous Artworks and it’s Hilarious

This Artist Photoshops Her Fat Cat Into Famous Artworks and it’s Hilarious

Svetlana Petrova is the proud owner of a fat cat by the name of Zarathustra. According to Svetlana, only the great artists can appreciate the “generous body and sublime soul” of the chubby feline, who weighs about 22 pounds (10 kg). At fatcatart.ru, Petrova photoshops her muse into famous artworks, from classics like the…

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May 28, 2014

12 Highlights from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

12 Highlights from the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

CONTEST CLOSES JUNE 30, 2014 The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is well under way, accepting submissions until June 30th, 2014. Official categories include: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments. The grand-prize winner will receive an eight-day National Geographic Expedition to Alaska for two aboard the National Geographic…

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