The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012


 
Message from Twister Sifter and we just love all the work this BLOG does to compile all these pictures like they did for 2011. 
 

After the positive reception from last year’s “Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2011“, we promised to highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ at the end of every quarter, eventually culminating in an epic Top 100 for 2012.

It’s hard to believe we’re at the halfway point for 2012. With that, here are the Sifter’s Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day‘ for this year. If any image really intrigues you, be sure to click the title link or picture itself. That will take you to the individual post page where you can find out more information.

Enjoy! And stay Sifty my friends :)

 

seahorse checks out divers watch and own reflection underwater

Photograph via Mind_Virus on Reddit

picture at the start of a 1km long snow tunnel with person facing camera lighting up the tunnel with a fire torch

Photograph by Michael Zelensky

honey bee stinging human arm with stinger left in arm flying away with trail of abdominal tissue captured

Photograph by Kathy Keatley Garvey

thousands of kung fu fighters arranged in concentric circles for heritage day demonstration

Photograph by China Foto Press

First Contact

Photograph by Liss Ard Estate

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Photograph by bbe022001 on Flickr

Photograph by FLORIAN SCHULTZ

For more info, click any title or image to see the original post

Gásadalur

Photograph by RHYS DAVIES

Photograph by MICHELLE LEE

Photograph by GIL NARTEA

Photograph by PLEIADES-HR SATELLITE

Pavement - Form Follows Groove

Photograph by HORST KIECHLE

For more info, click any title or image to see the original post

Photograph courtesy of Jónína Óskarsdóttir for NASA

For more info, click any title or image to see the original post

The wish for a clear day

Photograph by T.-C on Flickr

Photograph by BRET WEBSTER

Photograph by HO-YEOL RYU

Photograph by ALEX THOMSON RACING

Photograph via timz45 on Reddit

For more info, click any title or image to see the original post

Photograph via Paean on Reddit

Photograph via Iglu-Dorf.com

Photograph by DIGITALGLOBE.COM

Photograph via Reddit

Photograph via loki010 on Reddit

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