Nov 15, 2019

The Shirk Report – Volume 552



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 Digg, Kottke, Facebook, Twitter, and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to



That first cold day of the season hits different
Wait for it
Every great villain has an origin story
When you don’t mount to a stud
Best cereal box activity ever
Speaking of cereal
Who did it better?
U mad?
Your ass is grass
Gifs that end to soon
The stages of beard
The north remembers
“I’m a cybernetic organism. Living tissue over a metal endoskeleton.”
One trip, everyone knows the rules
So what have you been learning at school son?
Shout out to all of the awesome parents out there
To celebrate World Kindness Day, newborns at this Pittsburgh Hospital were dressed up as Mr. Rogers
A reminder
Until next week



The AV Club’s 100 best, worst, and weirdest things we saw on the internet in the 2010s
The Everything Town in the Middle of Nowhere
Inside the Sale of the Record-Obliterating $31 Million Patek Philippe
A digital archive of interesting and noteworthy internal memos
James Dean to be Reborn in CGI for Vietnam War Action-Drama
How spices changed the ancient world
Why is SMS texting a mess? Fixing it is harder than you think.
The “smart city” makes infrastructure and surveillance indistinguishable
Do you live somewhere other than where you grew up, or where your family lives? If so, how did you decide where to live?
The Man Who Fell From the Sky


5 VIDEOS + vines















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