Jun 10, 2010

How to Grasp Size, Scale and Temperature with Three Giant Infographics

How to Grasp Size, Scale and Temperature with Three Giant Infographics

Here are three fantastic inforgraphics that will blow your mind. While the visuals help explain the sheer size, depth and temperature of things on our planet and in our Universe. You might feel slightly less significant :) Relatively speaking… SCALE: FROM THE TALLEST MOUNTAIN TO THE DEEPEST OCEAN TRENCH Source: Karl Tate from Our Amazing…

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Jun 9, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 9, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 9, 2010

GANDALF WAS HERE Photograph by Photon Tamer Photographer’s Description: This is a infrared shot, using a Hoya R72 filter. Exposure has to be evaluated by trial and error because the exposure meter of the camera is completely ineffective with an IR-filter. The green color of the foreground is Photoshopped. via Photon Tamer on Flickr Every…

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Jun 8, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 8, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 8, 2010

NEVER FORGET Photograph by the Regional Council of Basse-Normandie/U.S. National Archives June 6th, 2010 marked the 66th anniversary of the successful 1944 Allied invasion of France. Several operations were combined to carry out the largest amphibious invasion in history. Over 160,000 troops landed on June 6th, assisted by over 5,000 ships, aerial bombardment, gliders and…

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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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Jun 7, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 6, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 6, 2010

FISH EGGS & CHIPS Photograph by wasabimon Fried eggs on potato chips? Very different, but the possibilities are tasty! Recipe below: Eggs on Potato Chips (Wafer Par Ida) Ingredients 1 tablespoon ghee, clarified butter, or mixture of vegetable oil and butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon Ginger-Garlic paste (optional) 2 to 3 hot…

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Jun 7, 2010

Remember Jenga? This is the House Version of It

Remember Jenga? This is the House Version of It

Remember Jenga? The game of wooden blocks, steady hands and wobbly structures? Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto has designed a space that closely resembles the classic childhood pastime. Through strict use of only 350mm (14 inch) beams, Fujimoto has created a fascinating space where inhabitants ‘discover, rather than be prescribed; the functionalities of the space’. Photograph…

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Jun 6, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 6, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 6, 2010

DON’T WORRY BE HAPPY Spotted on the streets of London. Artist unknown. via Wooster Collective. 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! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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