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Why You Always Wear a Hard Hat on a Construction Site

If you value your brain/head/life, wear a hard hat on any active work site. It protects your noggin from: fixed objects and equipment, falls, and it also stands out. Hard hats also protect you from falling objects, which as this video eloquently demonstrates, can be disastrous if you’re not protected. Just look at the difference a mere 10 ft makes on the force of impact from just a 1 pound object. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/always-wear-a-hard-hat-on-a-construction-site/

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If Danny MacAskill Was Your Uncle..

In his latest film Danny MacAskill takes on some child care the only way he knows how… by taking them for a wee bike ride around Scotland! No children were involved in any stunts during the making of Danny Daycare… Please don’t try this at home (obviously!). Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/danny-macaskill-goes-biking-with-a-kid/

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Amateur Photographers Perfect Bald Eagle Reflection Photo Goes Viral

© Steve Biro When Canadian amateur photographer, Steve Biro, set out that morning to shoot his favourite subject, he already had the shot he wanted in mind. In an interview with CBC, he said he tried a year prior to get a similar shot with no success. After hundreds of photos taken that day at the Canadian Raptor Conservancy in Vittoria, Ontario, Biro stumbled across the perfect frame when going through the shots at home. Staring directly at his camera, the bald eagle squared up perfectly with both wings touching…

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The Shirk Report Volume 526

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 20 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Digg, Kottke, Facebook, Twitter, and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 20 IMAGES – Friday! – Cows! – Humans – That’s a shame – This sums up my post-secondary education – Arrested? Give this man an award – Whoa | Wow | WTF! – That’s a shame, pt 2 – When…

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The Shirk Report Volume 527

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 20 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Digg, Kottke, Facebook, Twitter, and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 20 IMAGES – Friday! – When the chef at the lunch buffet makes the final flip on your personalized omelette – BAHGAWDNO! – A car crashed into an Arby’s and they put this up the next day – “My boss…

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Why Are 96,000,000 Black Balls On This Reservoir?

Veritasium took a boat through 96 million black plastic balls on the Los Angeles reservoir to find out why they’re there. The first time he heard about shade balls the claim was they reduce evaporation. But it turns out this isn’t the reason they were introduced. The balls are made of high density polyethylene (HDPE) which is less dense than water so they float on the surface of the reservoir even if they break apart. They are 10cm (4 inches) in diameter and contain about 210ml of water. So the…

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The Avengers When They Were Young (25 Photos)

It’s always fascinating to see people’s childhood photos because certain features and characteristics remain a part of their look and identity for the rest of their lives. Even at these young ages, certain facial features and expressions are instantly recognizable today. Using previous list posts found on The Richest and Bored Panda we see the Avengers when they were young. Enjoy! 1. Black Widow 2. Iron Man 3. Scarlet Witch 4. Spiderman 5. Captain Marvel 6. Hawkeye 7. Gamora 8. Captain America 9. Nebula 10. Ant-Man 11. Black Panther 12.…

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Banksy Crashes the Venice Biennale

The Venice Biennale is recognized as one of the most prestigious art shows in the world. “For some reason I’ve never been invited,” Banksy laments, as he decided this year to set up his own stall anyway, at the famous Piazza San Marco. “Venice in Oi” is an original work by Banksy that features Venice’s famous Gondolas dwarfed by a giant cruise ship. The painting spans over 9 framed canvasses and the video posted on Instagram (embedded below) includes a perfect cut to an actual cruise ship looming behind. View…

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Game of Thrones is Just Live-Action Shrek (11 Comparisons)

Good citizens of the Internet have noticed striking similarities between Game of Thrones and Shrek, and after this gallery of comparisons I am convinced: Game of Thrones is just live-action Shrek. People will say GRRM started writing his series before Shrek was released but that’s just some silly fact that gets in the way of a good meme. Therefore, the Internet remains undefeated. [Sources: GOT as Shrek on Twitter, GOT Memes on Facebook] 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/2019/05/game-of-thrones-is-live-action-shrek/

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Beluga Whale Saves iPhone From Sea in Norway

Surreal footage of a beluga whale saving an iPhone from the sea in Norway has gone viral after being posted to Instagram and Reddit. Interestingly, the beluga was found off Norway’s coast wearing a special Russian harness and was ‘probably trained by the Russian Navy‘. While surprising to some, it is known that Russia and the United States have a fleet of trained dolphins for ‘military and naval purposes’. In the past dolphins have been used to locate mines and other dangerous objects on the ocean floor as well as…

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The Shirk Report Volume 524

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 20 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Digg, Kottke, Facebook, Twitter, and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 20 IMAGES – Friday! – “Just bought my first ever fake eyelashes” – Dear Diary, today I was this tired – When you find the spot | yeap that’s the one – Yeah it’s called later tonight – Well sorry…

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Theres a Real-Life Enchanted Forest and Its In Dartmoor, England

In a series entitled Mystical, fine art photographer Neil Burnell ventures to a remote, high-altitude forest in Dartmoor, Devon, England called Wistman’s Wood. The surreal landscape appears straight out of a fantasy novel with dwarf oak trees, moss carpeted boulders, and lichens galore. You can practically smell the enchanting forest through these dreamlike photos. All images below are available as limited edition prints and you can find more beautiful photography from Burnell at the links below. [via Behance] NEIL BURNELL Website | Facebook | Behance | Twitter | Instagram NEIL…

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Jake, the Puppy Saved From a Fire, that Went On To Become a Firefighter

It all started in April of 2015 when firefighter Bill Lindler was coming home from a shift when he saw flames rising from a neighbour’s garage. “I saw Mama dog and several puppies running out,” Lindler told The Dodo. “I saw one puppy trying to make his way out, when a piece of the ceiling fell on top of him. He started yelping, but he wiggled himself free and backed into a corner and cowered down.” “I brought him outside, and he was pretty bad,” said Lindler. “He wasn’t moving.…

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Lone Orangutan Tries to Fight Bulldozer Destroying Its Home

Footage released by International Animal Rescue shows harrowing footage of an orangutan trying to fight off a bulldozer destroying its habitat. As loggers smash the base of a tree in the Ketapang District of West Borneo, video shows one of the great apes perched in the tree’s canopy as it falls to the floor. Two members of IAR’s Orangutan Protection Unit try to dart and carry the animal to safety. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/orangutan-tries-to-fight-bulldozer/

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