May 27, 2011

The Friday Shirk Report – Volume 111

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Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find the 20 funniest images, 10 most interesting articles, and 5 most viral videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy!

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Stay sifty my friends :)

 

20 IMAGES
- A successful night out for this level 5 photobomber
- The worst ‘click for larger image’ on the Internet
- It’s time we salute the real heroes
- Clearly the only way to exit a rolling car (thx for the link Kariv!)
- This photographer knew exactly what he was doing, don’t tell me otherwise
- This coupon is awesome!
- Table for one
- Forget head swapping, it’s all about arms now
- Haiku you too
- This masturbation pie chart is relevant
- And you thought your job sucked?
- :C
- Marathon support in Denmark is at an all-time low
- Ad-busters
- Brobocop
- This picture is crazy.
- Running. Always a good solution
- This little dude is going to grow up to be a badass
- Instant backup
- Scare tactics in advertising works
 

10 ARTICLES
- The World’s Biggest Cave
- Awesome photographs of the Grimsvotn Volcanic Eruption in Iceland
- 125 Rare and Vintage photos of celebrities
- BBC Nature’s Top 10 New Species in pictures
- The last three months of civil war in Libya
- The economics of Seinfeld. The perfect excuse to watch Seinfeld clips online. Learning! (thx for sharing Mo!)
- 23-gigapixel shot Wembley Stadium in full 360 panoramic with individuals tagged using Facebook
- Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business for 2011. Interesting snippets
- Beautiful gallery of cars so stunning, they’re in a museum
- Awesome interactive 5,000 megapixel stitched photograph of the entire night sky (thx for sharing Jeff!)
 

5 VIDEOS
 

 

An oldie but wasn’t digging the vids I came across this week

 

Meanwhile in Japan… (If you’re impatient just fast-forward to 1:30)

 

Jellyfish Lake is located on Eli Malk island in the Republic of Palau. Twelve thousand years ago these jellyfish became trapped in a natural basin on the island when the ocean receded. With no predators amongst them for thousands of years, they evolved into a new species that lost most of their stinging ability as they no longer had to protect themselves

 

Sweet slow-mo at the end

 

GET TO KNOW YOURSELF THIS WEEKEND!

 

 

 

 

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