Sep 13, 2013

The Shirk Report – Volume 231


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!



Things in reverse are just better | Exhibit B | Exhibit C
A photo of bats… rotated 180 degrees
Take a bow
Voting in Australia
So you want socks huh?
Baby don’t care
Is this your cat?
He called his bluff
Voted Rockford, Illinois’ #1 Mexican Restaurant
My favourite place in the UK | More info
Taking hula hooping to the next level
The only way to eat goldfish crackers | Also accetapble
Blunt Advertising
He thought there would be salmon
Best parking spot ever
An unfortunately placed screen graphic
Helium foam printing is cool
How to make your own low-profile tires
How chicken wire is made
Heroes with a sense of humour
Erecting 1 WTC
This nursery needs to calm down
So this guy has been showing up in random placeshere tooobligatory gif
Good Guy Refrigerator | Great Guy Pizza Store! | Good Boy



This Insect Has The Only Mechanical Gears Ever Found in Nature
The Unique Genius of Hong Kong’s Public Transportation System
18 obsolete words, which never should have gone out of style (thx for sharing @MikeChops!)
The Science of Snobbery
Voyager 1 is officially the first human-made spacecraft to leave our solar system
Quora Asks: Is getting rich worth it?
Vladimir Putin Does an Op-Ed for the New York Times: A Plea for Caution From Russia | A response from The Atlantic
The Geeks on the Front Lines
Space Farming: The Final Frontier

















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sad bear in wading pool The Shirk Report   Volume 231