Nov 29, 2009

Picture of the Day – November 29, 2009

Picture of the Day – November 29, 2009

George: It can’t be done Herbert! Herbert: Oh wheelie George? via Bits and Pieces

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Nov 28, 2009

Picture of the Day – November 28, 2009

Picture of the Day – November 28, 2009

In response to some recent feedback from my good friend Will, the Sifter will be posting a picture every day at 5pm. A link at the bottom of each post will give credit to the original source (if available). Hope you enjoy! Photograph by Jürgen Berger / Mahendra Sonawan The Zebrafish, or Zebra Danio, is…

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Nov 27, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – November 27, 2009 | Volume 33

The Friday Shirk Report – November 27, 2009 | Volume 33

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 whilst clicking a link with your mouse 20 IMAGES – Thumbs up on position – How…

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Nov 26, 2009

Serenity Now: The Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Punta Nave

Serenity Now: The Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Punta Nave

Feeling more like a secluded retreat than an office building, the Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Punta Nave radiates with tranquility. Perched on a steep slope above the sea, Punta Nave houses the Italian headquarters of world-renowned architect, Renzo Piano (*awesome name alert*). Composed of a system of glass terraces gradually sloping towards the sea,…

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Nov 24, 2009

Roger Williamson and the Dutch Grand Prix Tragedy of 1973

Roger Williamson and the Dutch Grand Prix Tragedy of 1973

Have you ever watched a video that just grips you? You know the ones that make you choked-up because you can feel the anguish and pain of the situation? The tragedy at Zandvoort had this impact on me today. The worst part was that it was completely avoidable, making it all the more frustrating to…

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Nov 20, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – November 20, 2009 | Volume 32

The Friday Shirk Report – November 20, 2009 | Volume 32

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 whilst clicking a link with your mouse 20 IMAGES – Best. Analogy. EVER – The Grizzly…

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Nov 19, 2009

So You Think You Can Shred?

So You Think You Can Shred?

So you can beat Through the Fire and Flames in Guitar Hero on expert and you think you can shred? You think that being able to press five buttons in rapid succession is impressive? Aleksandr Hrustevich laughs at you and your plastic Les Paul guitar. He sees your five buttons and raises you many, many…

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