Feb 8, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 8, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 8, 2010

Have Your Cake and Eat it Too Baked and Photographed by Love to Cake To have one’s cake and eat it too is a popular English idiomatic proverb or figure of speech, sometimes stated as eat one’s cake and have it too or simply have one’s cake and eat it. It is most often used…

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Feb 8, 2010

How to Make Small-Scale Super-Realistic Model Landscapes

How to Make Small-Scale Super-Realistic Model Landscapes

I first discovered Matthew Albanese’s work through my friend JohnnyCat, an author/editor for the newly-designed Neatorama. Matthew creates incredibly detailed miniature-scale model landscapes and then uses a camera technique known as forced perspective to create super-realistic photographs you swear were real! If you can’t believe it’s not butter, you won’t believe these aren’t real until…

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Feb 7, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 7, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 7, 2010

BLINDED BY THE LIGHT Photograph by Sprengben Hong Kong Skyline at Night, Blinded by the Light via Flickr Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Feb 6, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 6, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 6, 2010

PROTESTING PROTESTS! Photograph by Rubin 110 We have signs! And while we’re at it, we’re putting a moratorium on moratoriums. via Flickr Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Feb 5, 2010

The Friday Shirk Report – February 5, 2010 | Volume 43

The Friday Shirk Report – February 5, 2010 | Volume 43

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! *For those that prefer the links open in a new tab/window, try holding the CTRL key whilst clicking a link with your mouse 20 IMAGES – “When I bed women I…

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Feb 4, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 4, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 4, 2010

TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART Photograph by Koen van Gorp The Big Corona: Most photographs don’t adequately portray the magnificence of the Sun’s corona. Seeing the corona first-hand during a total solar eclipse is best. The human eye can adapt to see features and extent that photographic film usually cannot. Welcome, however, to the digital…

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Feb 4, 2010

The History of Razzle Dazzle Camouflage

The History of Razzle Dazzle Camouflage

The Situation You’re the Fleet Admiral of the Navy in World War I. Your ships are being sunk at an alarming rate by the devastatingly effective German U-Boat. The traditional camouflage isn’t working because your environment (sea and sky) changes with the weather. What do you do? This is the German U-Boat…

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