August 2, 2013 at 9:37 am

The Shirk Report – Volume 225

by twistedsifter


Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find the 25 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!

*for email subscribers: If you visit the direct link to the shirk report in your web browser (by clicking the blue, underlined title), the videos will play properly and images will appear immediately under the text rather than opening in a new window!



Shirking in action | later that day
Pay attention Putin! | later that day
Have you ever fist pumped so hard you fell over? | Same question, different angle
The world’s smallest man holding the world’s tallest man’s shoe
Son wanted a ‘generic’ birthday. Dad obliged
A candle burning out in reverse | the other way around
The only way to scratch your back
Amen brother
You’re in baboon country now lady
Delicious carrot
Casual tire walker
That’s my boy
The preserved vascular system of a shark
Bathrooms at a pizza joint
Slip and slide | Canine version
If you’ve ever wondered what a kid with an old man haircut looks like, you can stop wondering
And this is what a shockwave looks like
Your mustache is irrelevant
Banana phones | Listen to the Raffi classic if you’re unfamiliar
Completing the ‘Tough Mudder’ obstacle course in costume = badass
In fairness, he said exactly what he was going to do
Yeah you is
Well this is just awesome



Edward Snowden’s not the story. The fate of the internet is
Harvard creates brain-to-brain interface, allows humans to control other animals with thoughts alone
Android Fragmentation Visualized (July 2013)
In Lieu of Money, Toyota Donates Efficiency to New York Charity
The Machine Zone: This Is Where You Go When You Just Can’t Stop Looking at Pictures on Facebook
Why We Keep Playing the Lottery
Sean Parker’s Lavish Big Sur Wedding
Why Are Some People So Smart? The Answer Could Spawn a Generation of Superbabies
The Blind Man Who Taught Himself to See (thx for sharing Tennyson!)
Wildcatting: A Stripper’s Guide to the Modern American Boomtown










thx for sharing McDowell!













Beards to an Epic Weekend


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