Feb 14, 2014

The Shirk Report – Volume 253


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!

*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!



Let’s begin with an old man and a pelican
Don’t mess with this honey badger’s honey
You’re doing it wrong
Boom. Juggled.
Good enough
Now what do I do???
Fun with stock photography
Luger makes glorious recovery | Obligatory Simpsons reference
A beanstalk finds its way
In clever billboard news
Ugly but effective
This is what happens when you blink faster than the camera shutter
Good thing he remembered his umbrella
Train storming
The over/under
Raleigh, North Carolina gets 2.5″ (6.35 cm) of snow, apocalypse ensues
This is impressive
No water skiing in my pool
Nice legs… sir
Said nobody ever
This monkey just stole someone’s phone
Like father like son
Lazy Sundays
And that concludes this week’s pics



Why Writers Are the Worst Procrastinators
28 Days of Fame: The Strange, True Story of ‘Flappy Bird’
Here are 80 languages. How many can you distinguish between?
Hogewey “Dementia Village” – The Future of Dementia Care?
Dead End on Silk Road: Internet Crime Kingpin Ross Ulbricht’s Big Fall (thx for sharing Burton!)
The World of Black-Ops Reputation Management (Thx for sharing M. Kennedy!)
Suicide Bomber Trainer in Iraq Accidentally Blows Up His Class
As technology gets better, will society get worse?
Race to a million: the relative commercial power of big companies in an interactive chart
Suspicious Virus Makes Rare Cross-Kingdom Leap From Plants to Honeybees


5 VIDEOS + GoProPig






Thx for sharing Mr. Higgins!









Surprise! It’s the Weekend!


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