Aug 30, 2013

The Shirk Report – Volume 229


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!



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Travis Pastrana ladies and gentlemen
Suddenly. Dinosaur.
We love you Roger
Mind. Blown. By Fortune Cookie.
Butt Smash vs Leopard smash
Save of the century
Finders Keepers
Good Guy Landlord
Google Street View. Capturing life as it happens
New barbershop just opened up in town
24 hours of flight paths around the world
Chinese people spotted with random English words as tattoos | And this was spotted at a hotel in Beijing
Did you catch that?
It’s a bit more expensive but worth every penny
Secret handshakes are getting pretty elaborate these days
Skydive to slip and slide
This week in cheeky headlines
– This week in life hacks: Tennis ball amplifier | Power drill scrubber
Restaurant finds creative way to make best of bad situation
This bathtub is clear
Caught red handed



How the gin and tonic became the British Empire’s secret weapon
9 questions about Syria you were too embarrassed to ask
The Secret World of the Shipping Industry
The Decline of E-Empires
The Confidential Memo at the Heart of the Global Financial Crisis
Why you won’t see or hear the ‘I have a dream’ speech
The Amazing and Ridiculous Tech From a 30-Year-Old Sears Catalog
Five Incredible—and Real—Mind-Control Applications
How to Charge $546 for Six Liters of Saltwater
How one man turns annoying cold calls into cash




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Here Comes the Weekend!


baseball fans react to fly ball The Shirk Report   Volume 229