Category: SPORTS

Oct 4, 2010

Picture of the Day – October 4, 2010

Picture of the Day – October 4, 2010

FORE! Photograph by Mark Pain This is the moment when Mail on Sunday photographer Mark Pain found himself in the line of fire at the Ryder Cup – and for a brief moment brought the mighty Tiger Woods to a juddering halt. The American world No 1 was partnering Steve Stricker and attempting to chip…

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Sep 30, 2010

20 Red Bull Extreme Photo Contest Winners

20 Red Bull Extreme Photo Contest Winners

Red Bull Illume is the world’s premier action and adventure sports photography competition. First conceived in 2007, the second iteration of this competition ended on August 31st 2010, with a grand ceremony at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. There were a total of 10 categories, with a grand prize winner in each. The photograph had…

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Sep 15, 2010

Picture of the Day – September 15, 2010

Picture of the Day – September 15, 2010

CANNONBALL! Photograph by Romina AMATO/AFP/Getty Images Eber Pava of Colombia dives from the 26.5 meter (87 ft!) platform during round four of the 2010 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in Polignano a Mare, Italy on August 8, 2010. via The Big Picture: Diving In Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture…

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Jul 26, 2010

Picture of the Day – July 26, 2010

Picture of the Day – July 26, 2010

LEAP OF FAITH Photograph by REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu A “recortador” jumps over a bull during a contest at Pamplona’s bullring on the fifth day of the San Fermin festival, July 10, 2010. The nine-day annual festival which ended on July 14th has been held in Pamplona, Spain since 1951. via The Big Picture: The Festival of…

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Jul 15, 2010

Top 10 Customized Luxury Golf Carts

Top 10 Customized Luxury Golf Carts

As if the game of golf wasn’t expensive enough, these ridiculous customized luxury golf carts take excess to another dimension! Costs typically range from $10,000 – $20,000, but it’s a small price to pay for guaranteed attention anywhere you go. Why stand out with your golf game when your cart can do all the…

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Jul 8, 2010

Picture of the Day – July 8, 2010

Picture of the Day – July 8, 2010

COGNITIVE DISSONANCE Cognitive dissonance is an uncomfortable feeling caused by holding two contradictory ideas simultaneously. The theory of cognitive dissonance proposes that people have a motivational drive to reduce dissonance by changing their attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors, or by justifying or rationalizing them. It is one of the most influential and extensively studied theories in…

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Jun 30, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 30, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 30, 2010

WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND? 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! SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Jun 22, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 22, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 22, 2010

GOOD NIGHT FRANCE Photograph by NASA Goddard Photo and Video After a disgraceful and embarrassing World Cup tournament, France left South Africa on a coach-class flight home. Read about their disastrous performance here. About the photograph: City Lights at Night along the France-Italy Border. The brightly lit metropolitan areas of Torino (Italy), Lyon, and Marseille…

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Jun 17, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 17, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 17, 2010

RIDERS ON THE STORM The photographer is unknown, but this was shot at Teahupo’o (pronounced te-ha-oo-po). A world-renowned surfing location off the south-west coast of Tahiti, in the southern Pacific Ocean. It is known for its heavy and glassy waves, often reaching 2 to 3 m (7 to 10 ft) or higher. It is also…

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Jun 17, 2010

The 10 Funniest Vuvuzela Pictures

The 10 Funniest Vuvuzela Pictures

The storyline dominating the 2010 World Cup has not been the play on field, but the incessant drone of the traditional South African horn, the Vuvuzela. Close your eyes and you might mistake the deafening sound for a swarm of bees. Drowning out newscasts, cheers and all other chants and songs typically associated with the…

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