Aug 9, 2013

The Shirk Report – Volume 226


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!



Well that worked out better than expected
‘Bandit Plate’ is quite possibly the greatest kids menu item ever
Excellent penmanship
This guy keeps mailing his brother these
The exact moment mankind was doomed
The terrifying inside of a frag grenade
You have a better idea?
Incoming storm
He uses conditioner
Sweet recovery
Chin up little fella
You too kitty | Stay in there wally
Nightmare fuel
9.3/10 a little too much splash on the reentry
Say chee… oh crap!
Didn’t realize how big King Cobras can get
Not bad minivan advertisement. Not bad
ZOMG mouse!
Thank you for clarifying
Suddenly… protection
Smartass Vandals
Bush and Obama. Lenticular street art
Fly my pretty



“Why I changed my mind on weed” by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent
Meet Vaclav Smil, the Canadian polymath whose books Bill Gates is racing to read
The life of a stranger that stole someone’s iPhone (thx for sharing Lalonde!)
The Man Who Thinks He Never Has to Eat Again (thx for sharing Mr. Van’t Hof!)
Dolphins recognise old friends even after 20 years apart
Missed Connection – m4w: I saw you on the Manhattan-bound Brooklyn Q train
How GM makes a car sound like what a car is supposed to sound like
The History and Psychology of Clowns Being Scary
One year on from the Higgs boson find, has physics hit the buffers?
A commencement speech on kindness by George Saunders




Thx for sharing Sutin!













Some hits, some misses. All in 7 seconds or less
*original taken down due to copyright, here’s a mirror




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bear on a sea doo jet ski The Shirk Report   Volume 226