Aug 24, 2012

The Shirk Report – Volume 176

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Welcome to the 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. Most images found on Reddit; articles typically originate from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from a variety of sources. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com!

 

THE SHIRK REPORT 2.0 IS HERE! IMAGES WILL NOW APPEAR RIGHT BELOW THE TEXT LINK. TO HIDE THE IMAGE, SIMPLY CLICK THE TEXT LINK AGAIN. PLEASE ENJOY RESPONSIBLY AND STAY SIFTY MY FRIENDS!

 

 

20 IMAGES

 
- Boom
- Restoration attempt of century-old Fresco fails miserably (full article)
- Oh crap, oh crap, oh crap… sweet!
- It’s Super Happy Fun Day! ||| Corrected state media version ||| Gangnam’d styled ||| Gangnam Reference (52 million views!)
- Philosoraptor weighs in on Akin
- The stunning pyramids of Giza
- Travel friendly design with folding capabilities (thx for sharing @Freshome!)
- Bamboozled
- All I want for Christmas
- Nature is beautiful
- Full points for sticker placement
- Meanwhile in Montana
- Good attempt, but no.
- Oh Deer God
- Everyone enjoys a good corn on the cob
- Terrifying
- Turtle bros
- Simpsons street art in spain. Si!
- Why you saying it like that?
- The Creation of Adam a Good Night

 

 

 

10 ARTICLES

 
- Future of Data: Encoded in DNA (thx for sharing D. Ruta!)
- The 20 most-watched TED Talks to date
- The Most Important Piece of the Global Economy is Something You Burn at Bonfires
- If ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Was 10 Times Shorter and More Honest (*Warning: massive spoiler alert*)
- The Oatmeal raises $875,000 to build a museum honoring Nikola Tesla
- How Instagram Could Have Cut a Better Deal
- Lance Armstrong to be stripped of Tour de France titles and banned for life
- Daily Data Stats from Facebook
- How Americans view wealth and inequality (thx for sharing D. Green!)
- Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson dies of pneumonia less than a week after losing a legal challenge for the right to end his life

 

 

 

5 VIDEOS

 

 

 

 

Thx for sharing Humocracy!
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THANK YOU FOR THE WEEKEND DEAR LEADER!

 

 

 

 

 

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