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Artist Stitches 50,000 Photos Into One Incredible Composite of the Moon

Photograph by Andrew McCarthy Photographer Andrew McCarthy has created one of the most beautiful images of the moon you will ever see. Stitched and stacked from nearly 50,000 images of the night sky (taken on Feb 12, 2019), this 81 megapixel composite image of the moon is simply breathtaking. On reddit, where McCarthy shared the image he explains: This image was created using a combination of shots from 2 different cameras, one to capture earthshine and stars, and one to capture the detail on the lit side of the moon.…

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Best Uber Ever? Driver Installs Gaming Console for Riders

How awesome is this? Reddit user and rideshare driver BeefJuicyHot recently showed off what’s waiting for riders that step into his vehicle. In a follow-up post on Imgur, he explains how he created his retro gaming setup. For a display he used a 2016 Samsung Galaxy Tab; for the controller he used an SF30 Pro bluetooth gaming controller; for the actual games, he used an Arc Browser gaming emulator; and finally he mounted the whole setup to a Headrest Bar Mount. You can find the original post on reddit for…

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Guy Shares The Conversation His Wife Had With A Potential Car Buyer And Its The Opposite Of Choosing Beggars

Sometimes, in this crazy dog-eat-dog world, we need a reminder of the essential kindness of the human spirit. Before we were all conditioned to believe that life is a competition, that we should climb over each other in an endless, pointless race to consume more and more stuff, we used to live in communities that looked out for each other and supported those in need. Image credits: r/HumansBeingBros, proves that while the media likes to portray a world full of petty divisiveness and anger, with danger and outrage lurking around…

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Man Whose Fridge Flew Out Of His Car Blames Employee For Poor Loading, Forgets They Took Pics

Mike Kalasnik (not the actual photo) User lazespud2 was given the task of securing a fridge to the pick-up truck of one of their customers. As someone who had been trained to do such a task they knew that it would require some of their approved nylon twine to hold it down, but the customer had a different idea. Scroll down below to see how things literally flew off the handle and how this impressive employee made sure they reminded their boss that we can’t always give the people what…

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I Can Admit I Needed Some Help With This Surreal Parking Garage Puddle

Reddit user georgefourmens recently shared this confounding image of a surreal parking garage puddle. Check it out! Okay, so I can admit I stared WAY too long at this photo. Even knowing I should be seeing some kind of puddle/reflection I simply couldn’t and arghhhh it’s the stupid magic eye all over again! I think because the reflection is so flawless and the fact that there are virtually no ripples or distortions in the water (photoshop?) was totally contributing to my confusion. Thankfully I wasn’t alone and some other helpful…

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People Disguising Their Christmas Gifts is My New Favorite Thing

A recent post on reddit entitled, ‘Every year I try to disguise my sister’s Christmas present. This year I think I went a little too far…‘, led us down a glorious Internet rabbit hole of snorts and chuckles. Everyone knows it’s better to give than to receive, and it’s even better to give the gift of laughter in addition to anything material! Below are some of the funniest disguised gifts we came across. Maybe it will inspire you this holidays! [h/t geoffreythehamster on reddit] “Every year I try to disguise…

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Things Native English Speakers Know, But Dont Know..

via truckzebra on reddit I thought this was an interesting tidbit recently shared on reddit. It purports that native English speakers subconsciously order adjectives without even realizing they’re doing it. However for those learning English as a second language this order is often taught and explained. For those that can’t read the ‘picture of text’ above, I’ve typed it below: Adjectives in English absolutely have to be in this order: opinion-size-age-shape-colour-origin-material-purpose Noun. So you can have a lovely little old rectangular green French silver whittling knife. But if you mess…

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80 Years Later

Image via simple613 on reddit In this poignant image recently shared on reddit, we see the famous Brandenburg Gate in Berlin in 1938 and 2018. Throughout its existence, the Brandenburg Gate was often a site for major historical events and is today considered not only as a symbol of the tumultuous history of Europe and Germany, but also of European unity and peace. While these two images represent the strongest examples of change, you can see in this image the various symbols and events that have appeared on these gates…

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17 Halloween Costumes That Will Make Your Day

Every year we love to highlight amazing, funny, and clever Halloween costumes we came across online (see 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010). The most popular costumes posted online always make their way to Reddit so we tend to start there first. If you want more information on each costume highlighted below, be sure to follow the link to the original post! We hope you all had a spooky and fun-filled Halloween! 1. This Giant DSLR Camera That Actually Works! Costume via sirmakoto on reddit 2. The Blue…

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Artist Draws With Charcoal and Flour

A Sri Lankan artist (name unknown) has been generating buzz with his 3D drawings using only flour and charcoal. The temporary works use ‘forced perspective‘ to give them the 3D feel, meaning they need to be viewed from a specific angle to achieve the 3D effect. Viewing from other angles and the image will appear stretched and distorted. If you enjoy this kind of art be sure to check out our previous art posts that use forced perspective! [h/t/ reddit] Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/2018/08/artist-draws-with-charcoal-and-flour/

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Abandoned and Broken Piano Finds News Life as Beautiful Coffee Table

Built by trinity_lee on reddit An old neglected piano with broken keys and a split soundboard has found new life as a beautiful coffee table after being upcycled and restored by reddit user trinity_lee. The legs are made from 4″ steel I-beams and trinity_lee says his custom-built pieces typically sell for $4-$5K USD plus shipping. via trinity_lee on reddit Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/2018/08/old-piano-gets-turned-into-coffee-table/

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This Guys Wife Ran Her First 5K So He Spiced Up Her Race Photo

Reddit user zachirino’s wife not only ran her first 5K last weekend but she won in her age group! In an effort to preserve the momentous occasion the couple looked up her official race photo and she was literally flying! The effort, the determination, the grit! It was all there—just waiting to be photoshopped. The first one was a layup: And then his wife made a few suggestions and things really got going.. Congrats on running and winning your first 5K! [via zachirino on reddit] Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/2018/06/guy-photoshops-his-wifes-race-photo/

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PTAs Alternative Fundraiser Gets Internet Seal of Approval

In the United States it is common for the PTA (parent-teacher association) to raise money by asking students (or their parents) to sell various goods to their friends and family like wrapping paper, popcorn, cookie dough etc. Often the sale items are provided by an intermediary, so ultimately the PTA may receive less than 50% of the proceeds. So when reddit user Charlie_Oliver shared an ‘alternative fundraiser’ organized at his kids’ elementary school, it was not only applauded, but sparked a plethora of comments from other parents/colleagues/family members who have…

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The Inside Story of Reddit’s Redesign

On a rainy day in San Francisco, a dozen or so designers sat crammed around a conference table inside Reddit's headquarters, in a space they had nicknamed The War Room. A few soggy rain jackets dripped onto the floor, and someone mumbled a maxim normally reserved for weddings about rain bringing good luck. It was neither the first nor the last time this group would gather here to share the details of the project they'd been working on for over a year. But today was special. The designers had prepared…

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