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 16, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 16, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 16, 2010

COUNTER-CLOCKWISE SWIRL Photograph by NASA Goddard Photo and Video September 3, 2005: Typhoon Nabi is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 11 crew member on the International Space Station, as it swirls in the Pacific Ocean, heading toward southern Korea and Japan. At the time this image was taken Typhoon Nabi was ~23N…

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Jun 15, 2010

Picture of the Day – Endless Sprial

Picture of the Day – Endless Sprial

ENDLESS SPIRAL Photograph by Philipp Klinger This incredible sculpture was designed by Olafur Eliasson. It’s a 9-meter high double spiral staircase made of steel. It is located at the entrance of the KPMG office building in Munich, Germany. The stair is called Umschreibung (Rewriting), and was completed in 2004. via Philipp Klinger on Flickr

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Jun 15, 2010

HOW TO Use the CTRL Key to Dominate Your Computer

HOW TO Use the CTRL Key to Dominate Your Computer

Ahoy hoy friends! Here’s my first attempt at the ever-popular infographic. I really wanted it to be helpful and informative. I figured that any tips that can save you time and make you more efficient is a beautiful thing! If you’re like me, you probably spend a lot of time in front of a computer.…

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Jun 14, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 14, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 14, 2010

DOGGONE IT! Photograph by Carolyn Lee This is the winning submission for the Burrard-Lucas Pet Photo Contest by photographer Carolyn Lee. She was using a Nikon D300. The dog is named Dasher and Carolyn rescued him from the pound :) via Burrard-Lucus Photography Blog Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of…

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Jun 14, 2010

25 Hilarious Illustrations by Glennz

25 Hilarious Illustrations by Glennz

Glenn Jones is a graphic designer and illustrator from Auckland, New Zealand. ‘GLENN’ from ‘NZ’ = GLENNZ; which was his user name on the T-shirt design site Threadless.com. What started as a hobby quickly became a booming success, eventually leading to the launch of his own t-shirt site GLENNZ.com, where he now sells all of…

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