Jul 6, 2009

Holy Conversion: Church from 1790s Renovated and Restored

Holy Conversion: Church from 1790s Renovated and Restored

Cemetery included! The St Nicholas Church House is an interesting example of a building restoration, which is often quite costlier than a straight renovation. The end result is a very unique open-concept space. Personally, I don’t think I would ever feel fully comfortable living in such a space no matter how modified the interior was.…

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Jul 3, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – July 3, 2009 | Volume 12

The Friday Shirk Report – July 3, 2009 | Volume 12

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 – Good thing it’s not an English test – “This is even more painful than it looks” – Homer S. – You feel anything yet? – Awesome picture of…

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Jul 2, 2009

Bugatti Veyron Versus McLaren F1 Drag Race [Top Gear]

Bugatti Veyron Versus McLaren F1 Drag Race [Top Gear]

In this corner: The Bugatti Veryron Cost: Approximately $1.4 million USD (300 produced) – Horsepower: 1,001 HP – Top Speed: 407 km/h | 253 mph in approximately 50 seconds – Acceleration: 100 km/h | 62 mph in approximately 2.46 seconds In this corner: The McLaren F1 Cost: Approximately $2-4 million USD (106 produced) – Horsepower:…

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Jun 30, 2009

The Most One-Dimensional Players In Sports

The Most One-Dimensional Players In Sports

Jason Kapono rookie cards – The most inaccurate portrayals ever Jason Kapono – Philadelphia 76ers – Shooter Monikers: Kapono Dragon, J-Killa, Al Kapono One of the NBA’s greatest 3 point shooters is not so great at anything else. He…

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Jun 26, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – June 26, 2009 | Volume 11

The Friday Shirk Report – June 26, 2009 | Volume 11

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 25 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! 25 IMAGES – The map for planning your next trip – The app for planning your next trip – Stern but fair – Embarrassing? Yes. Still gangster? Yes. – You call…

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Jun 25, 2009

The LightLane: If You Bike at Night, Consider This Light

The LightLane: If You Bike at Night, Consider This Light

The Truth Biking at night is dangerous. Visibility is reduced, objects (particularly fast moving ones) are difficult to detect, and cyclists are even more susceptible to accidents and collisions with automobiles. The Insight Clearly marked bike lanes have proven to be an effective method at protecting cyclists on congested roads. Why? Because it establishes a…

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Jun 23, 2009

10 Amazing Facts about Jellyfish

10 Amazing Facts about Jellyfish

The flower-hat jellyfish 1. Jellyfish first appeared about 650 million years ago and are found in every ocean, from the surface to the deep sea. Some are also found in fresh water 2. Medusa (plural medusae) is another word for jellyfish. Medusa is also the word for jellyfish in: Greek, Finnish, Portuguese,…

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