Dec 18, 2020

The Shirk Report – Volume 609



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



When your name is drawn for a raffle you’ve entered
Hacker must be stopped
My disappointment is immeasurable and my day is ruined
A word of caution
Boom. Herded. | Working from home like the rest of us
Achievement unlocked
Banana for scale
Real talk
Ah my Ikea Christmas tree has arrived
One day, many, many, many years from now, we will look back and laugh at some of this Covid signage
Cat.exe has stopped working
This chalk art is breaking me
Wait, what
We got a budding soccer star over here
Just remember, even the great ones get denied
In due time
A friend in need is a friend indeed
Until next week



2020 in 20 charts
The World’s Most Important Body of Water
Psychedelic drug DMT to undergo first clinical trial to treat depression
An Agent’s Mistake Cost an N.B.A. Player $3 Million. He Paid Him Back.
What We Lose When a Restaurant Closes
The 2020 Northern Lights Photographer of the Year
The Cleveland Baseball Team is Changing Its Name
This Artist Posed As a Hungarian Billionaire Buyer to Get Into 25 New York Penthouses
Rome’s Rich Past Stalls Metro Line Expansion
Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Nestlé named top plastic polluters for third year in a row


5 VIDEOS + untrained meteorologist













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