Aug 23, 2013

The Shirk Report – Volume 228


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!



Might as well come out swinging this week
It was the smart thing to do
The desktop background for this gym’s computer is amazing | Full view
So I gotta ask: Dost thou?
Nailed it
Carl Pilkington on AWESOM-O
Parkour: Slug Edition
Nerd rebellion
German fisherman catches world-record 515-pound Atlantic Halibut
This looks pretty fun
Well that was easy
Angel Falls
Such a good feeling
Oh look a bird
No | Noooooooooooo
How descriptive
From humble beginnings
KTFO in super slow mo
Mega Meat
That’s a lot of Mountain Dew
Living statues are stepping up their game
Man attempts to thwart traffic (he survived)
Haven’t posted a good photobomb in a while
Until next week


[Quora] What’s something that is common knowledge at your work place, but will be mind blowing to the rest of us?
The Science Behind Honey’s Eternal Shelf Life
The Surprising Complexity of Lobster Prices (thx for sharing T. Mackay!)
Diamonds Are Bullsh*t (thx for sharing Tennyson!)
This Group of Men Have Played Game of Tag for 23 Years
Girls escape forced marriage by concealing spoons in clothing to set off metal detectors at the airport
Why You Can See the Moon During Daylight Hours
Cinema’s Greatest Effects Shots Picked By Hollywood’s Top VFX Specialists
Malcolm Gladwell Responds to Epstein on the 10,000 Hour Rule (fyi Epstein’s article appeared in last week’s shirk)
The God of ‘SNL’ Will See You Now















Stick Your Neck Out and
Try Something New This Weekend!


griaffe photobomb The Shirk Report   Volume 228