Feb 21, 2014

The Shirk Report – Volume 254


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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Let’s get right into it
This meerkat is struggling to stay awake
Your backpack is inferior | Your suitcase is irrelevant
Leading up to today’s Canada/USA Olympic hockey game, this was spotted in Chicago
You can do it putt your ass into it
Going for a spin brb
“Get off the field Mom, you’re high on Zyrtec again”
Best. Science Fair Project. Ever.
Humans doing coordinated things
Yao Ming. Making everything look tiny since 1980
I see what you did there BBC News
Playing it cool
“My job here is done” – Snow plow driver
What you’ve never seen a monkey with sunglasses riding a goat before?
Let my people go
A building sheds its skin
This drinking goat is making me uncomfortable
Footballers in Germany know how to celebrate
– This week in adorable animals: a baby camel and a lab piano
That moment when you realize you just messed up
You know it’s time to leave a planet when…
To reduce traffic accidents and animal deaths in Lapland, Finland, reindeer antlers are sprayed with reflective paint
Duck.. duck.. goose!
And that concludes this week’s pictures


Is the Universe a Simulation?
The War on Reason
Why are almonds so expensive?
Four Numbers That Explain Why Facebook Acquired WhatsApp | The Rags-To-Riches Tale of Jan Koum
How the north ended up on top of the map
Alien Earths: why life on other worlds would be far weirder than us
Why major creative breakthroughs happen in your late thirties
One-Percent Jokes and Plutocrats in Drag: What I Saw When I Crashed a Wall Street Secret Society
Trouble Sleeping? Go Camping
This Old Man: Life in the Nineties


5 VIDEOS + rapper’s delight
















raccoon in the stands at baseball game stadium The Shirk Report   Volume 254