Nov 4, 2010

Picture of the Day: Snow-Capped Mountains of Afghanistan | Nov 4, 2010

Picture of the Day: Snow-Capped Mountains of Afghanistan | Nov 4, 2010

SNOW-CAPPED MOUNTAINS OF AFGHANISTAN Photograph by AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Colin Mulvany A KC-135R Stratotanker with the 92nd Air Refueling Wing passes over snow-capped mountain ranges in Afghanistan on Oct. 16, 2010. The Fairchild-based KC-135R Stratotanker and crew, one of about a dozen of the 92nd Air Refueling Wing’s tankers currently deployed in Kyrgyzstan, refueled six…

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Nov 4, 2010

10 Most Expensive Paintings Sold in the 21st Century

10 Most Expensive Paintings Sold in the 21st Century

For those not privy to the world of high art (myself included) the prices below may cause jaws to unhinge. These ten paintings alone, which were all sold from 2002 onwards, total $1.14 billion USD. That is not a typo. Shawn Parker (played by Justin Timberlake) said it best in The Social Network,…

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Nov 3, 2010

Picture of the Day – Shoot the Lights Out | Nov 3, 2010

Picture of the Day – Shoot the Lights Out | Nov 3, 2010

SHOOT THE LIGHTS OUT Why *clap* when you can *bang*? via Bitplay 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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Nov 2, 2010

Picture of the Day – The Lurker | Nov 2, 2010

Picture of the Day – The Lurker | Nov 2, 2010

THE LURKER Photograph by Phil Lanoue via National Geographic 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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Nov 2, 2010

25 Hilarious Halloween Costumes

25 Hilarious Halloween Costumes

Like every Halloween before it, this year saw no shortage of hilarious and creative costumes. Some were meticulously crafted, others were delightfully simple. A quick search on Reddit for ‘costume’ revealed thousands of submissions all clamoring for the coveted Internet seal of approval. Below are 25 hilarious entries that caught the Sifter’s eye,…

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Nov 1, 2010

Picture of the Day – Burn Baby Burn | Nov 1, 2010

Picture of the Day – Burn Baby Burn | Nov 1, 2010

BURN BABY BURN Photograph by REUTERS/Jorge Duenes Photograph by REUTERS/Jorge Duenes Blocks of marijuana, weighing a total of 46 tons, are incinerated at a military base in the border city of Tijuana May 11, 2010. Proposition 19, also known as the Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010, is a California ballot proposition which…

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Nov 1, 2010

An Incredible Paper Collage Scene from Start to Finish

An Incredible Paper Collage Scene from Start to Finish

Believe it or not, the image above was not created digitally. It was the result of Russian-based duo Alexei Lyapunov and Lena Ehrlich, affectionately known as Are People Too, and their incredible paper collage skills. The entire scene was meticulously hand-crafted using only a knife, paper and a dash of creativity :) Check out the…

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