Sep 14, 2012

The Shirk Report – Volume 179

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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!

 

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20 IMAGES

 
This won gold at the swimming pool Olympics
iPhone 5 vs iPhone 4
Taking roller coaster pictures to the next level
Forget pocket squares. Bill Murray is way ahead of the curve
Apparently after 100-years tragedies are fair game…
Good look for a peephole
Feeling bolder? Ride the shoulder!
Cover-up
Just a randomly awesome yearbook picture
Red Ranger in Danger
Good Guy King Kong
Races
There’s still one couch gag the Simpson’s haven’t done…
One classy beer holder
Two strips of duct tape and an idea
Fumble recovery
Like a torpedo
A tree’s life mapped by historic events
Living toothbrushes
I think he’s excited

 

 

 

10 ARTICLES

 
Life and death in Aleppo. Including a gripping video and one of the most chilling news photos of the year
If you go to Google and search “Bacon number” and the name of any actor, Google will tell you the degrees of separation from Kevin Bacon
This site tracks and maps all current flights around the world in real time
Minnesota Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe Explains Gay Marriage to Politician Who is Offended by It
Jailed Banker Who Helped Crack UBS Gets $104 Million Payout
The Algorithmic Copyright Cops: Streaming Video’s Robotic Overlords
CERN’s Higgs boson discovery passes peer review, becomes actual science (there’s a great vid at end of article that helps explain the higgs)
Alzheimer’s could be the most catastrophic impact of junk food
An interview with a photographer who spent two years shooting the Yakuza
The evolution of cheating in Chess

 

 

 

5 VIDEOS + 1 Scream

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HAKUNA MATATA! IT’S THE WEEKEND!

 

 

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