Category: NATURE/SPACE

Dec 19, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 19, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 19, 2009

AWWW NUTS! Photograph by Squirrel Hugger Squirrel mistakes a paintball for a nut and amazingness ensues. Flickr via Reddit Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL PREVIOUS ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Dec 13, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 13, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 13, 2009

FACT: LIZARDS LOVE BRUSSELS SPROUTS Photograph by pouryourheartintoit That’s why they’re so green! Flickr via Reddit Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL PREVIOUS ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Dec 8, 2009

The Most Popular Tourist Attraction in Croatia

The Most Popular Tourist Attraction in Croatia

Photograph by Jack Brauer All of the Croatian people I have met through my years have always talked about the natural beauty of their homeland. I always nodded in agreement because it struck me that most people shared the same sentiment, regardless of their origin. This says to me, that natural beauty and splendor…

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Dec 6, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 6, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 6, 2009

SOMEWHERE A SHARK IS HAVING FISHBALLS FOR DINNER TONIGHT A giant ball of horse mackerel via The Daily Mail Every day at 5 pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL PREVIOUS ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Nov 30, 2009

Picture of the Day – November 30, 2009

Picture of the Day – November 30, 2009

Photograph by Vasilij Rumyantsev ( Crimean Astrophysical Obsevatory) If you took a picture of the Sun at the same time each day, would it remain in the same position? The answer is no, and the shape traced out by the Sun over the course of a year is called an analemma. The Sun’s apparent shift…

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Nov 28, 2009

Picture of the Day – November 28, 2009

Picture of the Day – November 28, 2009

In response to some recent feedback from my good friend Will, the Sifter will be posting a picture every day at 5pm. A link at the bottom of each post will give credit to the original source (if available). Hope you enjoy! Photograph by Jürgen Berger / Mahendra Sonawan The Zebrafish, or Zebra Danio, is…

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Oct 13, 2009

The Largest Animal Ever

The Largest Animal Ever

The largest animal ever still exists today. Balaenoptera musculus more affectionately known as the Blue Whale dwarfs any living creature past or present (dinosaurs included). Below you will find a collection of facts about this magnificent mammal. We will also attempt to put its mind-boggling size and weight into perspective. SIZE MATTERS …

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