The Daily Sneak 14 July 2018 - with guest curator @viking-ventures

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Today's guest curator is @viking-ventures. Lori is an author, photographer and student-of-the-world who loves to find undervalued bloggers and posts to help promote through Daily Sneak, Pay-it-Forward, ASAPers, etc. She is a firm believer that it's the fabulous Steem community that makes the whole thing worthwhile!

The Sneaked Selections

Artwork : Nelson Mandela Original Painting by my self

I love not only the artistic talent of this blogger, @teukuhanis, but the fact that they share some of the steps they go through. I get the feeling that their knowledge of English is not too strong, but art truly transcends the language barriers in this great piece!


Eating cookies soaked in liquid Nitrogen (-196 C)

I don't normally feature videos for curation, especially ones who have been well rewarded, but this one really is excellent - and although @alexabsolute has good content, it's rarely rewarded (this one appears to have had a dtube "curie"-type boost.) Anyway, this video is just excellent - showing a little of the street life in Shanghai and letting us share in his experience of trying these little "smoking cookies!" Keep up the good work!


Harvest catfish in the trenches

I just love articles that show someone's every day life! Life around the world has so many different variations that make it fascinating! Although I would have loved to seen some of the catfish @hattaarshavin harvested from this trench, watching others work is still interesting in its own right.


The steemit burger

If Steemit needed an official food, this is it! I love this article; how @anyisol has shared with us the recipe and process (with awesome photos) on how to make these great buns for your next barbecue. With such great instructions, I'm sure that Steemit burgers are going to become a major craze in our community!


Ulog 0.2#Independent living is a faster success!!

Despite the unassuming title, this is another hidden gem, depicting this @elmicta's daily life, harvesting green beans and corn! Such a beautiful place to live and work; I love hearing about normal lives of people around the world!



These are really diverse selections from @viking-ventures. She is quickly becoming one of our regular guest curators, and we are happy to have her submissions! Check out each post and let their creators know what you think. For submitting these excellent articles and commentary, @viking-ventures earns 5 SBD.

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