Aug 7, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – August 7, 2009 | Volume 17

The Friday Shirk Report – August 7, 2009 | Volume 17

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! 20 IMAGES – eHarmony has no respect for honesty – An obscure book title that would look great on any coffee table – “This is what happens when you F$#% a…

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Aug 6, 2009

Experience The Joy of Flight in the Icon A5 Light Sport Aircraft

Experience The Joy of Flight in the Icon A5 Light Sport Aircraft

In 2004, a category was made (Light Sport Aircraft), a license was created (Sport Pilot), and the notion of consumer recreational flight was realized. The following year, Stanford Business Graduate Kirk Hawkins founds ICON. Hawkins, an accomplished engineer and former Air Force F-16 pilot oversees the creation of the A5 Light Sport Aircraft, available at…

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Aug 4, 2009

Digital Dopeness: Illustrations and Designs by Gianluca Fallone

Digital Dopeness: Illustrations and Designs by Gianluca Fallone

Hailing from Argentina and currently residing in London, England, designer/illustrator Gianluca Fallone has an impressive portfolio, having done work for the likes of MTV and Nike. Unfortunately there’s no information about the artist available on his website but there were some tidbits available from a Cool Hunter segment: – Fallone’s stance is simple – ‘I…

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Aug 2, 2009

Note To Self: Do Not Challenge These People to H.O.R.S.E

Note To Self: Do Not Challenge These People to H.O.R.S.E

The game of H.O.R.S.E is simple. Make a shot and your opponent(s) must match it. Should they fail to replicate said shot…BAM! They get a letter. First one to spell the dreaded word loses. Wagers can be placed, egos can be bruised and legends can be born. Here’s a collection of my three favourite trick…

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Jul 31, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – July 31, 2009 | Volume 16

The Friday Shirk Report – July 31, 2009 | Volume 16

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! 20 IMAGES – “My President is black | My Santa Clause too | and I’ll be god damned if you pity tha fool” – Jay-Z – The recession. It affects everybody.…

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Jul 30, 2009

INSANE: yellowBird 3D Video Technology With Full 360 Viewing

INSANE: yellowBird 3D Video Technology With Full 360 Viewing

Netherlands-based YellowBird (longest corporate URL ever?) has just put out a demo video that shows off their glorious 3D video technology. Sure we’ve seen image technology that lets you pan around, but video? This is next-level. Now DO NOT press play, sit back and enjoy. Hunch forward, grab your mouse and interact. Pretty impressive huh?…

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Jul 28, 2009

Stunning Sand Animation by Kseniya Simonova

Stunning Sand Animation by Kseniya Simonova

This is an absolutely breathtaking performance by Kseniya Simonova on the popular show Ukraine’s Got Talent. The 24-year old artist specializes in sand animation, a style of live performance art. Using a simple light table, Kseniya uses sand to tell her story. The canvas is in a constant state of change as she moves seamlessly…

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