May 2, 2014

The Shirk Report – Volume 264


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!



How I park my bike
The world’s largest hula hoop
Dentist jokes
A remote view of a kid trying to access his Dad’s tablet
Take a seat
“I can’t even”
Spotted in the laundry room of an apartment building
Lighting up an oil well
Leno and Letterman – 1979
How to tease Leo | How to rattle Ryan
When radiologists take a selfie
Duck—and slide
This chew toy is awesome
This Prof is never in his office. To further confuse things, he put up this giant poster on his door
Double catch
Would you like some hair with that?
It’s like a cartoon friendship
He is the chosen one | actual proof name is legit
In Singapore, the elderly and disabled can ‘tap’ for longer crossing time
This squirrel looks like he’s holding a miniature gun
You know those adorable selfies with cute animals? It doesn’t always work out
Well you’re staying at a rotary phone for starters
And for my final number



The Untold Story Of Larry Page’s Incredible Comeback
The Invention of the Chilean Sea Bass (thx for sharing @Chris_R_Wong!)
A Eulogy for Twitter
How to Win at Rock-Paper-Scissors
Game of Thrones: How Airlines Woo the One Percent
The Great Works of Software
Almost half of homeless men had traumatic brain injury in their lifetime
A Brief History of Exploding Whales (Warning: graphic)
Squatters in Venezuela’s 45-Story ‘Tower of David’ (thx for sharing Sutin!)
World War I in Photos: Part 1 of 10

5 VIDEOS + a piano



Thx for sharing Mr. Coats!













squirrel holding a gun The Shirk Report   Volume 264