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Jan 19, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Dark Hedges of Northern Ireland

Picture of the Day: The Dark Hedges of Northern Ireland

Photograph by GIUSEPPE MILO Website | Facebook | Twitter | 500px Seen here are Northern Ireland’s famous ‘Dark Hedges‘, a breathtaking avenue of beech trees that were planted over 200 years ago by the Stuart family. According to Ballymoney Tourism, “it was intended as a compelling landscape feature to impress visitors as they approached…

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Jan 19, 2015

What Happens When You Blow Soap Bubbles in Freezing Cold Weather

What Happens When You Blow Soap Bubbles in Freezing Cold Weather

If you blow soap bubbles in freezing cold weather, amazing crystals of ice form on their surface (actually in the middle as the water is between two thin layers of soapy film); starting at the bottom and expanding upwards until the entire bubble is covered. Each bubble and pattern created is unique making for…

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Jan 18, 2015

Handler Shares Her Amazing Images With Birds of Prey

Handler Shares Her Amazing Images With Birds of Prey

Imgur user wolfgirl2345 recently posted an amazing gallery of images of birds of prey (aka raptors, birds that hunt and feed on other animals). She works at Gauntlet Birds of Prey Eagle and Vulture Park in Knutsford, Cheshire. The bird park houses over 120 birds from 46 different species. Established in 1996, Gauntlet is…

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Jan 18, 2015

3D Printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures by John Edmark

3D Printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures by John Edmark

[vimeo 116582567 w=800 h=450] John Edmark, an inventor/designer/artist that teaches design at Stanford, has created a series of 3D printed “Fibonacci Zoetrope” sculptures that come to life when spun under a strobe light or are captured by a video camera with a very fast shutter speed. In the hypnotic video above, the 3D printed…

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Jan 17, 2015

This 200-Pound Stuntman Can Jump Through Anything

This 200-Pound Stuntman Can Jump Through Anything

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hR7RyDLCs8?rel=0&controls=0&w=800&h=450%5D Check out stuntman Dominik Sky’s impressive “Window Jumps” 2014 showreel. I like that he included the outtakes so you can see that there is a lot of pain and miscues that goes into this.

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Jan 16, 2015

The Coordinated Beauty of Thousands of Birds Moving In Sync

The Coordinated Beauty of Thousands of Birds Moving In Sync

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2AOsRS1jmk?rel=0&controls=0&w=800&h=450%5D Seen here is a huge flock of starlings (known as a murmuration), soaring above the skies of Utrecht in the Netherlands. While the science behind their uncanny coordination is not fully understood, what is known is at the individual level, when a neighbour moves, so do you. The hypnotic movements were captured…

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Jan 16, 2015

What It’s Like to Descend a Mountain as One of the World’s Best Skiers

What It's Like to Descend a Mountain as One of the World's Best Skiers

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKP7jQknGjs?rel=0&controls=0&w=800&h=450%5D Check out this insane first-person POV of Candide Thovex going down a mountain and doing some unbelievable tricks on the way. Although the clips are edited together to make it feel like one seamless run, it just doesn’t matter, the end result is too fantastic.

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Jan 16, 2015

The Shirk Report – Volume 300

The Shirk Report - Volume 300

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!!! – This…

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Jan 15, 2015

Wall Street Banker Quits to Open $1 Pizza Joint, Customers Pay It Forward to Feed Homeless

Wall Street Banker Quits to Open $1 Pizza Joint, Customers Pay It Forward to Feed Homeless

Meet Mason Wartman. In 2013, Wartman left his job on Wall Street to open up Rosa’s Fresh Pizza, a shop that sells slices of pizza for only $1 (tax included). The concept is popular in New York City and Wartman wanted to bring the idea to his home town of Philadelphia. One day a…

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Jan 15, 2015

Artist Imagines 14 Celebrities as Real-Life Disney Characters

Artist Imagines 14 Celebrities as Real-Life Disney Characters

In an ongoing series, artist Thomas Kurniawan imagines which celebrities might play some of your favorite Disney characters in real-life versions of the animated classics. Kurniawan takes the concept one step further, using actual images of the celebrities and photoshopping them into realistic looking movie posters. On his blog Kurniawan also provides the source…

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