Jul 17, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – July 17, 2009 | Volume 14

The Friday Shirk Report – July 17, 2009 | Volume 14

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! 20 IMAGES – Come again Smokey? I can’t read lips you know – Smokey says watch this – Current runner up for best Yahoo! answer? Nothing has tested this yet though…

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Jul 16, 2009

Optical Illusion of the Year: The Break of a Curveball

Optical Illusion of the Year: The Break of a Curveball

Taking first prize at the Best Visual Illusion of the Year Contest held this past May, The Break of the Curveball submission does a fantastic job portraying a concept that you have to see to believe. Anatomy of the Curve – In the game of baseball, a pitcher stands on a mound and throws a…

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Jul 14, 2009

Super Slow Motion HD Video of a 12 Foot Barrel Wave

Whoops! Forgot to mention that big wave surfer Dylan Longbottom was inside the 12 foot barrel wave – the first shots of their kind ever recorded. The footage of the vortices created by the waves are simply spectacular. Videos like this I can watch again and again, BBC rules! For more proof…

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Jul 13, 2009

One Year in 40 Seconds | The Four Seasons in Oslo, Norway

One Year in 40 Seconds | The Four Seasons in Oslo, Norway

The video below is the result of an awesome time-lapse photography project by Eirik Solheim. Snapped in Oslo, Norway, the images were all taken from the same spot over the period of a year. Solheim also recorded simple background sounds through 2008. The sounds do not have an exact connection to each image, as the…

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Jul 10, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – July 10, 2009 | Volume 13

The Friday Shirk Report – July 10, 2009 | Volume 13

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! 20 IMAGES – The G8 Summit is Serious BiznASS – Pre-pounce. Awwwwwwwwwwwwwww – Pounce! – Can you believe this? She’s not wearing a helmet – I don’t even know what’s going…

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Jul 9, 2009

10 Awesome USB Devices and Gadgets

10 Awesome USB Devices and Gadgets

Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a serial bus standard that connects devices to a host computer. USB was designed to allow many peripherals to be connected using a single standardized interface socket. Now lets look at some awesome USB gadgets and devices! USB Laser Guided Missile Launcher – The Cold War has gone Cubicle Features:…

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Jul 7, 2009

Street Art by Asbestos – Master of Mixed Media

Street Art by Asbestos – Master of Mixed Media

Asbestos, self-portrait Asbestos is a street artist hailing from Dublin, Ireland. He specializes in mixed media artwork, combining mediums like photography and painting onto found objects (often wood). He then installs these pieces either back onto the streets, or consigns them to gallery wall spaces. I’m not clear what his exact process is…

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