Sep 25, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – September 25, 2009 | Volume 24

The Friday Shirk Report – September 25, 2009 | Volume 24

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 – A Male Prostitute – It’s official. Facebook status updates will provide entertainment for many years to come – This Warning Sign on a Cigarette Pack is Not Only…

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Sep 22, 2009

What Costs $1.3 Billion, Holds 111,000 people and Has the World’s Biggest TV?

What Costs $1.3 Billion, Holds 111,000 people and Has the World’s Biggest TV?

AP Photo/Brandon Wade Jerry’s World The Dallas Cowboys new stadium of course! First conceived 15 years ago, owner Jerry Jones has finally realized his vision of creating an entertainment Mecca in the city of Arlington, Texas. The stadium will also host College bowl games, major concerts, the 2011 Super Bowl and any…

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Sep 20, 2009

What Will Your Last Memories Be?

What Will Your Last Memories Be?

When The Day Arrives To Forever Close Your Eyes What Will You See Again? – Last Memories Haiku, TwistedSifter If you enjoyed this article, the Sifter highly recommends: What Does Your Music Look Like? Audio Visual Bliss

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Sep 18, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – September 18, 2009 | Volume 23

The Friday Shirk Report – September 18, 2009 | Volume 23

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 – This is photographic Nirvana. The central figure is doing something awesome and there’s a gem in the background too – OMG you’re like the first person to ever…

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Sep 15, 2009

La Mian – The Ancient Art of Chinese Noodle Making

La Mian – The Ancient Art of Chinese Noodle Making

La Mian is a type of handmade or hand-pulled Chinese noodle. Through a process of stretching and twisting wheat flour, noodle makers can hand pull hundreds, even thousands of beautiful long thin noodles for a variety of dishes.…

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Sep 14, 2009

Nike Shoes Made of Junk, Become Art

Nike Shoes Made of Junk, Become Art

“One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure” – English proverb Gabriel Dishaw lives by these words. Taking found objects from old discarded computers and machines, he reassembles various parts to create fantastic sculptures and works of art. In this series, Gabriel…

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Sep 13, 2009

A Tongue Eating Parasite That Becomes The Fish’s Tongue

A Tongue Eating Parasite That Becomes The Fish’s Tongue

Photograph by Matthew R. Gilligan Certainly one of the more disgusting species I’ve come across, the Cymothoa exigua or Tongue eating louse (louse being singular form of ‘lice’) is a parasitic crustacean that typically grows to 3 or 4 cm in length (1 in – 1.6 in). The parasite attaches itself at the base…

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