Nov 26, 2009

Serenity Now: The Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Punta Nave

Serenity Now: The Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Punta Nave

Feeling more like a secluded retreat than an office building, the Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Punta Nave radiates with tranquility. Perched on a steep slope above the sea, Punta Nave houses the Italian headquarters of world-renowned architect, Renzo Piano (*awesome name alert*). Composed of a system of glass terraces gradually sloping towards the sea,…

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Nov 24, 2009

Roger Williamson and the Dutch Grand Prix Tragedy of 1973

Roger Williamson and the Dutch Grand Prix Tragedy of 1973

Have you ever watched a video that just grips you? You know the ones that make you choked-up because you can feel the anguish and pain of the situation? The tragedy at Zandvoort had this impact on me today. The worst part was that it was completely avoidable, making it all the more frustrating to…

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Nov 20, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – November 20, 2009 | Volume 32

The Friday Shirk Report – November 20, 2009 | Volume 32

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! *For those that prefer the links open in a new tab/window, try holding the CTRL whilst clicking a link with your mouse 20 IMAGES – Best. Analogy. EVER – The Grizzly…

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Nov 19, 2009

So You Think You Can Shred?

So You Think You Can Shred?

So you can beat Through the Fire and Flames in Guitar Hero on expert and you think you can shred? You think that being able to press five buttons in rapid succession is impressive? Aleksandr Hrustevich laughs at you and your plastic Les Paul guitar. He sees your five buttons and raises you many, many…

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Nov 17, 2009

The NBA’s Top 10 Plays of the First 20 Days

The NBA’s Top 10 Plays of the First 20 Days

Exactly three weeks into the 2009-2010 campaign and the Brooklyn New Jersey Nets have yet to win a game, the Atlanta Hawks sit atop the Eastern Conference, and rookie phenom Brandon Jennings set multiple records with his recent 55-point outburst, including: – Most points by a rookie since Earl “The Pearl” dropped 56 in an…

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Nov 16, 2009

The $10 Million Aquarius Penthouse Feels Like a Nightclub

The $10 Million Aquarius Penthouse Feels Like a Nightclub

I came across this listing yesterday and my immediate thought was, luxury after-hours. The interior design just screams nightclub to me. Love it or hate it, you’re going to have an opinion. The design and accents are quite dramatic and the colour-palette is dark and cool. The Aquarious is a 38-storey condominium, located on Vancouver,…

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Nov 13, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – November 13, 2009 | Volume 31

The Friday Shirk Report – November 13, 2009 | Volume 31

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! *For those that prefer the links open in a new tab/window, try holding the CTRL whilst clicking a link with your mouse 20 IMAGES + 5 Bonus – Beer Can =…

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