November 11, 2013 at 1:38 pm

Picture of the Day: Always Remembered

Picture of the Day: Always Remembered

In this powerful photograph by Kevin Wolf, we see a lone figure knelt at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington D.C.

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November 11, 2013 at 10:38 am

10 Pieces of Furniture Held Together by Tension

10 Pieces of Furniture Held Together by Tension

Robby Cuthbert is an artist and designer based out of Palo Alto, California. After studying sculpture and architecture at Williams College, Cuthbert now creates furniture and sculptures under his own studio, Robby Cuthbert Design. On his website, Cuthbert says that he uses tools such as CNC machines, laser cutters and 3D printers to assist…

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November 10, 2013 at 1:52 pm

Picture of the Day: Windswept Trees

Picture of the Day: Windswept Trees

WINDSWEPT TREES Photograph by Ben on Flickr Slope Point is the southernmost point of South Island, New Zealand. Lying just east of the Waikawa and Haldane settlements, the land is primarily used for sheep farming. With no roads nearby, the area is only accessible by a 20-minute hike. According to an article…

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November 8, 2013 at 6:05 am

Picture of the Day: Starry Night

Picture of the Day: Starry Night

STARRY NIGHT Photograph by JUSTIN KERN Website | Facebook | Flickr | Twitter | Google+ | Prints In this breathtaking 18-picture panorama by Justin Kern, we see the Milky Way Galaxy in the night sky from ‘Tunnel View’ at Yosemite National Park in California. Oh and that bright looking star just to…

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November 8, 2013 at 5:57 am

The Shirk Report – Volume 239

The Shirk Report - Volume 239

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find the 25 funniest images, 10 most interesting articles, and 5 most viral videos from the previous week of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles typically originate from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from a variety of sources. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com!…

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November 7, 2013 at 4:21 pm

Picture of the Day: Perfectly Timed Dogbird

Picture of the Day: Perfectly Timed Dogbird

PERFECTLY TIMED DOGBIRD Photograph by Megan Whiteley In this perfectly timed photograph of a dog and bird by Megan Whiteley, we see what looks to be a flying dog at the beach. Posted yesterday to reddit by LostInTheJapan, the image quickly reached the front page and has already been viewed over 650,000…

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November 7, 2013 at 4:02 pm

Gigantic Human Organs Made from Glass

Gigantic Human Organs Made from Glass

Designer Sigga Heimis is currently presenting glass organs prototyped and created with GlassLab in an exhibition at Designgalleriet in Stockholm, Sweden. The exhibition (October 30 – November 15, 2013) presents gigantic glass hearts, lungs and brains to bring awareness to organ donation. Sigga Heimis has been working with GlassLab since 2007 at ArtBasel Miami.…

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November 7, 2013 at 11:50 am

A World Heritage Site Railway Route through the Swiss Alps

A World Heritage Site Railway Route through the Swiss Alps

Photograph by lkiwaner on Wikimedia Commons Added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 2008, the Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes, brings together two historic railway lines that cross the Swiss Alps through two passes. Opened in 1904, the Albula line in the north-western part of the property is 67…

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November 6, 2013 at 6:48 pm

Picture of the Day: In Awe of the Aurora

Picture of the Day: In Awe of the Aurora

IN AWE OF THE AURORA Photograph by NASA NASA ISS023-E-058455 (29 May 2010) – Aurora Australis is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 23 crew member on the International Space Station. Among the views of Earth afforded crew members aboard the ISS, surely one of the most spectacular is of…

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November 6, 2013 at 2:12 pm

This 240-year-old Machine is an Ancestor to the Modern Computer

This 240-year-old Machine is an Ancestor to the Modern Computer

An automaton (plural: automata or automatons) is a self-operating machine or robot. Seen above is the Writer, an automaton built in the 1770s by world-renowned Swiss watchmaker, Pierre Jaquet-Droz (1721-1790). Made from nearly 6000 parts, the Writer is a self-operating, programmable machine, capable of writing letters and words with a quill pen. The 240-year-old…

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