Apr 25, 2014

The Shirk Report – Volume 263


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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For this week’s prank we go out on the water
– Product Shots vs Real Life: Exhibit A | Exhibit B | Exhibit C
Cannot unsee
Nailed it | Actually nailed it
This could not have worked out any better
– Someone took pictures of people making gang signs and turned them into cat’s cradle
If you adopt a bird you get to name it
Here’s a new way to tie your tie
Look how calm they look
These parents recreated their son’s latest photos
This is an anti-theft suitcase from the 60s
Two bunnies one leaf
Value speeding
Come on dog! | You too dog!
Activating Dad Mode
Curling season is never over
“Oh crap he’s still pointing”
It’s days like these I’m glad I don’t have a convertible
– Who’s more tired? This guy? Or this guy?
Hi there. Bye now


Death and Anger on Everest
The Dumb Way We Board Airplanes Remains Impervious to Good Data
‘Why Am I Dead?’ He Never Asked. Here’s The Answer He Never Heard
How a Painter Convinced the World His Forgeries Were Real Masterpieces
Blood of world’s oldest woman hints at limits of life
One Percenters Control Online Reviews
Lessons of Immortality and Mortality From My Father, Carl Sagan
Is It Racist to Date Only People of Your Own Race?
Misunderstanding Innovation
The New 10 Commandments


5 VIDEOS + Gin and Juice


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recreate yoga pose at top of mountain The Shirk Report   Volume 263