Oct 25, 2013

The Shirk Report – Volume 237


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 submit@twistedsifter.com!

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– In celebration of Halloween here are gifs of terrified people: The boss | The Jogger | Whoever comes across this
Some jerk threw a rock through this guy’s car window. His friend covered the hole with this
Remember this guy? | Turns out he’s also a basketball fan
Proof that inflatable sumo suits make everything better
Which of these two dogs likes Halloween more?
You got served
So I’m at the gym…
Lost in translation
And I’m never swimming in an ocean again
Yawning. It’s contagious
And your 15 seconds of fame start….. now | annnnnnnd it’s a thing
To the person who stole my son’s pumpkin
When video games become real life
Like a boss | Cheerio mate
Say CHEEEEEEESE! | Cheese?
I give up
Dog day afternoon
Kenny Powers
Find the bathroom door
Simple pleasures
This fox looks thoroughly pleased with himself
But… but it looks like so much fun
A bear emerges from its hibernation den for the first time
So long suckers!


Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary
The 50 Greatest Breakthroughs Since the Wheel
IBM’s Watson is better at diagnosing cancer than human doctors
Writer David Sedaris, on the death of his sister
Happy Birthday, Brain Pickings: 7 Things I Learned in 7 Years of Reading, Writing, and Living
The Psychology of Online Comments
Brains flush toxic waste in sleep, including Alzheimer’s-linked protein, study of mice finds
Ma’am, Your Burger Has Been Paid For
Macklemore reflects on the year that changed everything
22 Hours in Balthazar

















bear emerges from hibernation den for first time The Shirk Report   Volume 237