Sep 18, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – September 18, 2009 | Volume 23

The Friday Shirk Report – September 18, 2009 | Volume 23

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 – This is photographic Nirvana. The central figure is doing something awesome and there’s a gem in the background too – OMG you’re like the first person to ever…

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Sep 15, 2009

La Mian – The Ancient Art of Chinese Noodle Making

La Mian – The Ancient Art of Chinese Noodle Making

La Mian is a type of handmade or hand-pulled Chinese noodle. Through a process of stretching and twisting wheat flour, noodle makers can hand pull hundreds, even thousands of beautiful long thin noodles for a variety of dishes.…

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Sep 14, 2009

Nike Shoes Made of Junk, Become Art

Nike Shoes Made of Junk, Become Art

“One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure” – English proverb Gabriel Dishaw lives by these words. Taking found objects from old discarded computers and machines, he reassembles various parts to create fantastic sculptures and works of art. In this series, Gabriel…

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Sep 13, 2009

A Tongue Eating Parasite That Becomes The Fish’s Tongue

A Tongue Eating Parasite That Becomes The Fish’s Tongue

Photograph by Matthew R. Gilligan Certainly one of the more disgusting species I’ve come across, the Cymothoa exigua or Tongue eating louse (louse being singular form of ‘lice’) is a parasitic crustacean that typically grows to 3 or 4 cm in length (1 in – 1.6 in). The parasite attaches itself at the base…

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Sep 11, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – September 11, 2009 | Volume 22

The Friday Shirk Report – September 11, 2009 | Volume 22

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 – Oh Hai! – Hi-res heckler @ Obama speech – Ingenuity will save humanity – Three times the fail – What evil lurks… – The Best Review of Will…

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Sep 10, 2009

What Does A $72.7 Million Luxury Property Look Like?

What Does A $72.7 Million Luxury Property Look Like?

Listed on Sotheby’s International Realty for a cool $50 million Euros, Cielo de Bonaire is without doubt one of the premier luxury properties in Majorca (Mallorca), Spain (or the entire Mediterranean for that matter!). View Larger Map Majorca…

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Sep 8, 2009

BMW Unveils Stunning Hybrid Concept Car

BMW Unveils Stunning Hybrid Concept Car

On July 29, 2009, BMW announced that they would exit Formula 1 at the end of the 2009 season. Dr. Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG explained: “Premium will increasingly be defined in terms…

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Sep 7, 2009

Get Your Hands Dirty: Poster Requires Ink To Reveal Message

Get Your Hands Dirty: Poster Requires Ink To Reveal Message

This is a brilliant concept from Brooklyn-based designer Roland Tiangco. Not only is this piece highly interactive, but the interactive element itself compliments the message beautifully. According to Roland, this is the first in an upcoming series of posters so we`ll be sure to monitor his progress and keep you updated! …

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Sep 4, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – September 4, 2009 | Volume 21

The Friday Shirk Report – September 4, 2009 | Volume 21

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 – Damn Paparazzi! Give me space! – Politics is serious business – If I had a cell phone I wouldn’t need you – It’s been a long week –…

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Sep 1, 2009

The Best Dressed Politician in the World

The Best Dressed Politician in the World

Muammar Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi aka Colonel Gaddafi aka Brothery Leader and Guide of the Revolution has been the de facto leader of Libya since a coup in 1969. He is the third longest-serving head of state in the world today. He also has really fancy outfits that are pretty awesome. Take a photo…

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