For centuries, people have known that mercury is a poisonous element. But only in recent years have we seen the full impact that mercury poisoning can have on humans. When inhaled or ingested, mercury viciously […]
1. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns), by Mindy Kaling This is one of those my-awkward-rise-to-Hollywood-fame books, but it’s told from the relatable perspective of The Mindy Project’s Mindy Kaling, who loves […]
We’ve seen a number of photomanipulations before, but most of them reimagine the world as we know it. Artist Jane Long is more interested in reimagining the past, turning the posed, black-and-white photos of the […]
Most of us who have left our, shall we say, less sophisticated days behind us in college now prefer to sip on the finest of life’s finer things: wine. Once the wine glasses are out, […]
It’s pretty rare to see a whale breaching. These sights are so rare, in fact, that professional whale watchers sit and wait for whales to surface for hours on end, watching the ocean for any […]
During rush hour in Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday commuters were treated to a sight that nearly stopped them in their tracks. It was approximately 8:40 a.m. local time when a fiery object was seen streaking […]
Near the beginning of the Electric Forest Festival this guy got rocked in the face for trying to troll the crowd with a Confederate flag. Whether he was just trying to troll the other festival […]
Last June, the Sifter did a post on the awesome work of artist and illustrator extraordinairre, Glenn Jones akaGlennz. Glenn is a graphic designer and illustrator from Auckland, New Zealand. ‘GLENN’ from ‘NZ’ = GLENNZ; which […]
Talk about some serious bad luck! This guy was about to win a race in GTA V and get the $$ when his car traveled a little far.
When the Canadian rescue group TinyKittens Society found this little tyke, he was in dire shape. Barely nine weeks old, Cassidy was rescued just in the nick of time, as infection and weariness was taking […]
No one skips a beat when it comes to pretending some guy dressed as Vader is trying to murder them.
Most people think of cats as being completely solitary, low-maintenance pets. But they’re every bit as affectionate and needy as dogs are…the only difference between cats and canines is that when felines want attention…they get […]