June 9, 2017 at 12:19 pm

The Shirk Report – Volume 425

The Shirk Report – Volume 425

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

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June 8, 2017 at 5:49 pm

These Art Students Made 100 Popsicles from Polluted Waterways Around Taiwan

These Art Students Made 100 Popsicles from Polluted Waterways Around Taiwan

Hung I-chen, Guo Yi-hui, and Cheng Yu-ti encased the samples in a polyester resin and designed a unique wrapping for each

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June 8, 2017 at 2:39 pm

Firefighter Teaches Basics of Fire Behaviour Using Burning Doll House

Firefighter Teaches Basics of Fire Behaviour Using Burning Doll House

Alan Fitzpatrick of the Salem Fire Department uses a burning, wooden doll house to teach the basics of fire behavior to new recruits

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June 8, 2017 at 12:06 pm

Deaf Singer Mandy Harvey Earns Simon’s Golden Buzzer With Original Song

Deaf Singer Mandy Harvey Earns Simon's Golden Buzzer With Original Song

At 18, Mandy Harvey got sick and lost her hearing but used muscle memory, visual tuners and trusted her pitch to continue singing

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June 7, 2017 at 4:49 pm

A Stormchaser Just Witnessed One of the Most Amazing Skies He’s Ever Seen and the Footage is Beautiful

A Stormchaser Just Witnessed One of the Most Amazing Skies He's Ever Seen and the Footage is Beautiful

Stormchaser Mike Olbinski says it was, “undoubtedly one of the most incredible scenes I’ve witnessed chasing storms for the past 8 years”

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June 7, 2017 at 1:35 pm

12 Mind Bending ‘Magic Realism’ Paintings by Rob Gonsalves

12 Mind Bending 'Magic Realism' Paintings by Rob Gonsalves

Often categorized as surrealistic, they differ as the images are deliberately planned and result from conscious thought

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June 7, 2017 at 9:23 am

Two Polyglots Meet and Converse in 21 Languages

Two Polyglots Meet and Converse in 21 Languages

Wouter Corduwener recently met up with Macedonian hyperpolyglot Zoran Radiceski (who speaks 35 languages!) for a chat around the world

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June 6, 2017 at 5:54 pm

Why Knights Fought Snails in the Margins of Medieval Books

Why Knights Fought Snails in the Margins of Medieval Books

Look in the margins of medieval books and you’ll find an unusual theme: knights vs. snails. Vox’s Phil Edwards investigates why in this episode of Vox Almanac

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June 6, 2017 at 2:04 pm

Nat Geo Releases First Exclusive Teaser Footage of Alex Honnold’s Historic Climb

Nat Geo Releases First Exclusive Teaser Footage of Alex Honnold's Historic Climb

On June 3rd, Honnold became the first person to ever free solo climb El Capitan at Yosemite National Park

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June 6, 2017 at 1:23 pm

These Intricately Cut Blinds Show Iconic Cityscapes at Night

These Intricately Cut Blinds Show Iconic Cityscapes at Night

Ukrainian-based ‘HoleRoll‘ has created a series of roller blinds that feature famous cityscapes like New York City and London at night

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