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These 10 GIFs Will Give You an Appreciation for Silent Era Filmmaking

For the last three years, Don McHoull has been faithfully uploading gifs from silent era films to Twitter under the handle @SilentMovieGIfs. Not surprisingly, the account heavily features the work of Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd and Fritz Lang. McHoull also routinely adds context and supplemental information to the clips, fostering greater appreciation for the filmmaking and talent of the period’s most famous actors. The Sifter hopes the 10 gifs below will pique your curiosity and encourage you to check out more amazing silent film moments at @SilentMovieGifs on…

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21 Pictures of People Trying to Take Photos of Mirrors Theyre Selling

Online marketplaces are an essential component of today’s Internet. From Craigslist and Kijiji, to eBay and more recently, Facebook; people can and do try to sell everything under the sun. One common household item, the humble mirror, has through its defining trait, created some oddly humorous moments; capturing the people trying to sell it in a number of random situations. A recent post on reddit, led to a viral thread on Twitter, which in turn sent me to a popular Instagram account. So without further ado, enjoy these 21 pictures…

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This Might Be the Best Lightning Storm Timelapse Ive Ever Seen

“Transient” is a new short film by storm chaser and timelapse photographer Dustin Farrell. Compiled from storm chasing adventures this past summer, most lightning footage was captured in uncompressed raw at 1000 frames per second with a Phantom Flex4K. Farrell chased storms for over 30 days this summer, travelling nearly 20,000 miles in the process. On Vimeo he adds: “Lightning is like a snowflake. Every bolt is different. I learned that lightning varies greatly in speed. There are some incredible looking bolts that I captured that didn’t make the cut…

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The 10 Best Halloween Costumes of 2017 (So Far..)

With the actual date for Halloween falling on a Tuesday, most of the parties and shenanigans took place this past weekend. Below you will find our top 10 best Halloween costumes for 2017 to date. If you’ve seen Halloween costumes that you think should be added to the list let us know in the comments! Happy Halloween everyone! 10. The Rock Pebble Photograph by @ravenchiara on Instagram 9. The Nickleback Meme Photograph via mattylayne on reddit 8. Life-Size Hobbit Photograph by thegreatjordino on reddit 7. Fragile Millennial Photograph via @5thyear…

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