The Shirk Report – Volume 174

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Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find the 25 funniest images, 10 most interesting articles, and 5 most viral videos from the previous week of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles typically originate from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from a variety of sources. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com!

THE SHIRK REPORT 2.0 IS HERE! IMAGES WILL NOW APPEAR RIGHT BELOW THE TEXT LINK. TO HIDE THE IMAGE, SIMPLY CLICK THE TEXT LINK AGAIN. PLEASE ENJOY RESPONSIBLY AND STAY SIFTY MY FRIENDS!

25 IMAGES

 
Even the pros do it
An excellent question
How to prolong the capacity of your waste basket
How to fail a sobriety test
Eyes on the prize
Yahoo Answers delivers again
The precious
Discus just got infinitely cooler
The curtain from a smoker’s apartment. Delicious
Your treadmill technique is inferior
Your dismount is inferior
Smells like victory
The New York Post. Purveyors of the Punchline
We got a flopper
Protectors of the realm
The Matrix. Olympics style
Ramen. F*ck yeah
Nice recovery
Protect the Putin
A Nice ‘Get Well Soon’ Card
Gucci
Thailand
Awww she passed out reading a magazine
The only way to play arcade games (full vid for reference)
I declare this dog costume the winner

10 ARTICLES

 
Usain Bolt vs. 116 years of Olympic sprinters
24 Vintage Photographs of Abe Lincoln Being Awesome
An interactive visualization of government authorized small arms and ammunition transfers (1992-2010)
Double Jeopardy: In China, the rich and powerful can hire body doubles to do their prison time for them
The World’s Tallest Tree Is Hiding Somewhere In California
A 281-gigapixel image of a 1.5mm zebrafish embryo
The Unique Origins of 25 Popular Products (thx for sharing @Freshome!)
How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking
In-depth article on the ‘Narco Tunnels’ of the Sinaloa Drug Cartel (thx for sharing Mr. Ruta!)
Beyond 7 Billion: A fascinating in-depth series about the world’s population boom (thx for sharing @kottke!)

5 VIDEOS

Relevant YouTube comment
 

Volume is a must. More on Euler’s Disk Here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euler%27s_disk
 

THE WEEKEND IS A GIFT. ENJOY IT!


 

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