Category: NATURE/SPACE

April 22, 2010 at 5:00 pm

Picture of the Day – April 22, 2010

Picture of the Day - April 22, 2010

HAPPY EARTH DAY! NASA: This image from Apollo 17, and others like it, captured whole hemispheres of water, land and weather. This photo was the first view of the south polar ice cap. Almost the entire coastline of Africa is visible, along with the Arabian Peninsula. via NASA: Exploring the Whole Earth Every day at…

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April 20, 2010 at 5:00 pm

Picture of the Day – April 20, 2010

Picture of the Day - April 20, 2010

FINAL BOSS Photograph by REUTERS/Lucas Jackson If I were to design a video game, this is what the final boss would look like. A big scary cloud of PURE EVIL. Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from a volcano in Eyjafjallajokul April 17, 2010 via The Big Picture: More from Eyjafjallajokul Every day…

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April 13, 2010 at 5:00 pm

Picture of the Day – April 13, 2010

Picture of the Day - April 13, 2010

FREEEEEEEEDOM! via Digg Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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April 11, 2010 at 5:00 pm

Picture of the Day – April 11, 2010

Picture of the Day - April 11, 2010

BEST. DRIVE-IN THEATRE. EVER. Photograph by KristjanFreyr Who needs television when you can look at this? via KristjanFreyr on Flickr Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF…

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March 30, 2010 at 5:00 pm

Picture of the Day – March 30, 2010

Picture of the Day - March 30, 2010

WHAT IT DEW? Photograph by Miroslaw Swietek Sleeping Blue Dragonfly: This remarkable photograph was taken by physiotherapist Miroslaw Swietek at around 3am in the forest next to his home. Using a torch, the 37-year-old amateur photographer hunts out the motionless bugs in the darkness before setting up his camera and flash just millimeters from them.…

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March 29, 2010 at 5:00 pm

Picture of the Day – March 29, 2010

Picture of the Day - March 29, 2010

LIVE. LEARN. ADAPT via Reddit Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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March 27, 2010 at 5:00 pm

Picture of the Day – Thor’s Well at Cape Perpetua

Picture of the Day - Thor’s Well at Cape Perpetua

MAKE A WISH Photograph by Nathaniel Reinhart The stunning Thor’s Well at Cape Perpetua in Oregon. A truly fantastic photograph by Nathaniel Reinhart Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR…

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March 24, 2010 at 5:00 pm

Picture of the Day – March 24, 2010

Picture of the Day - March 24, 2010

YOU TALKING TO ME? Photograph by Greg du Toit Wild Lion: It had been a childhood dream of mine to experience Africa as it was a hundred years ago, with animals roaming wild and free, not separated from man. I embarked on a sixteen-month project to photograph nomadic lion eking out a precarious existence on…

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March 18, 2010 at 8:58 am

Iguazu Falls: 15 Amazing Pictures, 10 Incredible Facts

Iguazu Falls: 15 Amazing Pictures, 10 Incredible Facts

Photograph by Martin St-Amant Whenever I come across images of places like Iguazu Falls, my urge to drop everything and travel this beautiful planet overwhelms my senses. There is so much to experience in this world, it’s a little saddening to know how many people never get to explore the world beyond their immediate…

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March 13, 2010 at 5:00 pm

Picture of the Day – March 13, 2010

Picture of the Day - March 13, 2010

BEHIND THE CURTAIN Photograph by Sankax Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis freezes solid during the winter. Minnehaha Creek is a tributary of the Mississippi River located in Hennepin County, Minnesota that extends from Lake Minnetonka in the west and flows east for 22 miles (35.4 km) through several suburbs west of Minneapolis and then through south…

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