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Mar 24, 2015

27 Playful Diversions on the Streets of Paris

27 Playful Diversions on the Streets of Paris

Charles Leval aka Levalet, is a French artist that uses the streets of Paris as his canvas. The artist likes to incorporate the surroundings into his site-specific wheatpaste artworks, and his figures often seem to interact with their environment. According to an interview with Underground Paris, the 27-year old’s work began appearing in Paris…

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Mar 23, 2015

This Drivable Tron Light Cycle Can Be Yours in May

This Drivable Tron Light Cycle Can Be Yours in May

Photograph by RM Sotheby’s On May 2, 2015 RM Sotheby’s will be auctioning off a fully functional, electric version of the Tron: Legacy motorcycle. The bike features a 96 volt, direct-drive electric motor with lithium batteries, a computer controlled throttle, rebound and compression damping with spring-preload front suspension and rigid rear suspension, and front…

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Mar 23, 2015

Student Designs Faucet that Saves and Swirls Water Into Amazing Patterns

Student Designs Faucet that Saves and Swirls Water Into Amazing Patterns

Simon Qiu, a design student at the Royal College of Art in London, was recently awarded an iF Student Design Award for his water-saving faucet design that also produces an elegant and beautiful swirling pattern. The swirling pattern is produced with the use of two small turbines rotating in opposite directions and Qiu states…

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Mar 22, 2015

If You’ve Never Seen a Cactus Bloom You Need to Watch This

If You've Never Seen a Cactus Bloom You Need to Watch This

[vimeo 122575482 w=800 h=450] This is most impressive compilation of blooming cactus timelapses you will see today. Filmed by Greg Krehel, the cactus enthusiast and photographer explains: Echinopsis cactus flowers bloom overnight and the flowers last for only a day. Actually, the flowers are at their peak beauty for an hour or two at…

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Mar 21, 2015

Showing IKEA Prints to Art Experts

Showing IKEA Prints to Art Experts

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BlLX03OJRU?rel=0&w=800&h=450%5D This is what happens when you place an IKEA painting in a museum and tell art experts it was done by the famous IKE Andrews.

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Mar 21, 2015

Guy Finds WWII Photos of his Hometown and Reshoots What it Looks Like Today

Guy Finds WWII Photos of his Hometown and Reshoots What it Looks Like Today

Last summer, reddit user MisterBrick found a collection of photos from WWII of his hometown of Dijon, France. As a photo project, he decided to reshoot the pictures to show what the places look like today, 70 years later. If you’re digging this series, you can find many more “then and now” projects featured…

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Mar 20, 2015

The Shirk Report – Volume 309

The Shirk Report - Volume 309

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 25 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 25 IMAGES – FRIDAY! – So…

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Mar 19, 2015

Father Shares Life Lessons with his Kids Through Powerful Double Exposures

Father Shares Life Lessons with his Kids Through Powerful Double Exposures

Father and photographer Brandon Kidwell has created a powerful series of double exposure photos to symbolize life advice and wisdom he has tried to impart on his children. The series, entitled “Wisdom For My Children, Life Lessons Through Photos”, was shared on Behance earlier this year. To see more projects and artworks by Kidwell…

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Mar 19, 2015

Builder Turns Old Star Wars Speeder Bike Into Actual Flying Quadcopter

Builder Turns Old Star Wars Speeder Bike Into Actual Flying Quadcopter

Adam Woodworth transformed an old Imperial Speeder Bike toy from Return of the Jedi into a fully operational, flying quadcopter complete with a POV camera for FPV racing. You can see the finished product in action in the embedded video below. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lg5YRMJY6I?rel=0&w=800&h=450%5D In an extensive post on Make Magazine, Woodworth says…

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Mar 18, 2015

Picture of the Day: Earth from Mars and Mars from Earth

Picture of the Day: Earth from Mars and Mars from Earth

Left Photo NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/TAMU | Right Photo Bill Dunford In this fascinating comparison photo we see a view of Earth from Mars (as seen by NASA’s Curiosity rover) and Mars from Earth as captured by Bill Dunford. Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System after…

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