Category: SPORTS

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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Jun 8, 2010

The Art and History of the Kickflip [21 pics]

The Art and History of the Kickflip [21 pics]

Photograph by Lifeskater In skateboarding, the kickflip is the defining move that separates the beginner from the skater. First comes the ollie (love), then comes the pop-shuvit (marriage), and then comes the kickflip (baby carriage). Landing your first is one of those ‘great’ accomplishments and truly rewarding. Below you will find a brief history of…

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May 24, 2010

Picture of the Day – Volleyball Will Save Us

Picture of the Day – Volleyball Will Save Us

VOLLEYBALL WILL SAVE US ALL Photograph by Alex Webb / Magnum Photos NACO, Ariz.— City officials from Naco, Ariz., and Naco, Mexico, playing volleyball during International Friendship Day, 1979. (Alex Webb / Magnum Photos) via Slate: Life in Arizona Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE…

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May 20, 2010

The Most Exotic Golf Course in the World

The Most Exotic Golf Course in the World

While Augusta National might be steeped in tradition; the Himalayan Golf Course in Pokhara, Nepal is steeped in some of the largest mountains in the world. Set within a sweeping canyon created by Himalayan snow water, the HGC is truly the most exotic golf course in the world. THE HIMALAYAN GOLF COURSE (HGC) – Located…

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