Jan 28, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 28, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 28, 2010

DEATH BY BACON Tony’s BLT: One pound of fried bacon on a toasted Italian bread with lettuce, tomato and mayo. Tony’s I-75 Restaurant via This is Why You’re Fat 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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Jan 28, 2010

This Bowl is Pho Clever!

This Bowl is Pho Clever!

Pho is life. Pho is delicious. Pho is cheap. For those that don’t know, pho is a Vietnamese beef and noodle soup often served with basil, lime, bean sprouts and peppers. A typical pho restaurant will offer a variety of beef like tripe, tendon or beef balls. You can also substitute the beef entirely with…

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Jan 27, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 27, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 27, 2010

HAT TIP, HOLLYWOOD STYLE When Titanic surpassed Star Wars as the highest grossing film in history, George Lucas took out a full-page ad in Variety to congratulate James. Now that Avatar has achieved the same milestone, will Mr. Cameron take an ad out to congratulate himself for beating…himself? via Reddit Every day at 5pm the…

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Jan 26, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 26, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 26, 2010

I LOVE GOOOOOOOOOLD Photograph by Jacky Ghossein/AFP/Getty Images An overall view of the open pit gold-copper Cadia mine in Orange district in Australia on January 8, 2010. (JACKY GHOSSEIN/AFP/Getty Images) via The Big Picture Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF…

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Jan 26, 2010

A Trip Down Memory Lane: Floppy Disk Art by Nick Gentry

A Trip Down Memory Lane: Floppy Disk Art by Nick Gentry

Remember floppy disks? Specifically those little 3.5″ diskettes that were the bees knees and cat’s meow? Popularized in the 80s and 90s, they wouldn’t hold the equivalent of one mp3 file. Nick Gentry also remembers those times. He’s taken his artistic ability and applied it to storage devices of yester year. Come take a trip…

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Jan 25, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 25, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 25, 2010

STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS Wilt Chamberlain and Andre the Giant Holding up Arnold Schwarzenegger on the Set of Conan Nanos Gigantium Humeris Insidentes: “Dwarfs standing on the shoulders of giants” is a Western metaphor meaning, “One who develops future intellectual pursuits by understanding the research and works created by notable thinkers of the…

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Jan 25, 2010

Maltese Falcon: Third Largest Sailing Yacht in the World

Maltese Falcon: Third Largest Sailing Yacht in the World

Photograph by Doyle Sails If you have an affinity for yachting and $100+ million in disposable income, the Maltese Falcon is all you. Should your preference lean towards a modest one week rental of the mega-yacht, it should only set you back about $600,000. For the rest of us aspiring mega-yacht owners that may…

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