Sep 26, 2016

The Shirk Report – Volume 388


*Due to an extraordinary life event, the Sifter lamentably missed his first (Friday) Shirk Report in 388 weeks (that’s 7.5 years!). I’m happy to report that all is well and we will now return to our regularly scheduled programming 🙂
Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 20 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to



Friday! Monday!
– “Hey, Sifter. Don’t ever be late again”
Cheers to the troll that printed and affixed these
The NFL comes at you hard
Annnnd, action!
“Not now chief, I’m in the #$%^&*@ zone”
When karma hits you upside the head
When you’re the only female at a house party
When everyone’s at a 3 and you’re at 11
The cost of an Ikea umbrella is weather dependent
The cost of this travel photo is your watch
The moment you realize your house is haunted
The moment you realize why your hotel bathroom is still foggy eight hours later
Animals asserting their dominance | Part deux
Just a tribute | Hardly
I like the way this cat thinks | And the way this dog sits
How to start a fight with your partner
Gut check time
Until next week Friday



Is Artificial Intelligence Permanently Inscrutable?
Donald Trump Jr.’s terrorist-Skittle analogy is completely wrong
Before Beijing: A Rare View of China’s Last Dynasty
How Amazon’s Pricing Algorithm Is Designed To Hurt Consumers
‘Hangover-free alcohol’ could replace all regular alcohol by 2050, says David Nutt
The Man Who Got No Whammies
Making Sense of Modern Pornography
100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time
Man v rat: could the long war soon be over?
Genetically modified mosquitoes could wipe out the world’s most deadly viruses. If we let them


5 VIDEOS + an old guy laughing at his own joke















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