Mar 16, 2010

How to Build a Mansion When the Law Prohibits It

How to Build a Mansion When the Law Prohibits It

THE CHALLENGE What do you do when the outdated building codes of an ancient port town restrict the size of new developments to a mere 75 square meters (807 sq ft)? You ‘explode’ the house. To circumvent this antiquated code, GAD (Global Architectural Developemnt) built several ‘units’ and connected them with glass atria (which is…

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Mar 15, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 15, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 15, 2010

EXTREME HAND WALKING! via Reddit 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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Mar 15, 2010

Vertical Panoramic Photography: 15 Breathtaking Examples

Vertical Panoramic Photography: 15 Breathtaking Examples

When I posted this image of the Notre Dame Cathedral as a ‘Picture of the Day’, I knew I would have to further explore the world of vertical panoramic photography. The effect is achieved by using software to digitally stitch together a series of photos. Outdoor vertical panoramas definitely present additional challenges as lighting can…

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Mar 14, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 14, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 14, 2010

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Photograph by Unknown Not only is today PI day (3/14) but it’s also the birthday of the father of modern physics, Albert Einstein! Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born Swiss-American theoretical physicist, philosopher and author who is widely regarded as one of the most influential and best…

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Mar 13, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 13, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 13, 2010

BEHIND THE CURTAIN Photograph by Sankax Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis freezes solid during the winter. Minnehaha Creek is a tributary of the Mississippi River located in Hennepin County, Minnesota that extends from Lake Minnetonka in the west and flows east for 22 miles (35.4 km) through several suburbs west of Minneapolis and then through south…

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Mar 12, 2010

The Friday Shirk Report – March 12, 2010 | Volume 48

The Friday Shirk Report – March 12, 2010 | Volume 48

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 +1 bonus – Oh right a…

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Mar 11, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 11, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 11, 2010

ARE YOU READY FOR THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE? via Reddit 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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