*CONTEST CLOSES JUNE 30* The 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest is well underway, however Nat Geo will be accepting entries until June 30th, 2017.
In true Internet fashion, a viral video of a dancing gorilla in a pool was recently uploaded by the Dallas Zoo.
Three would-be bank robbers in Guadalajara, Mexico were recently foiled by a quick-thinking employee who casually locked the front door before the three men could enter the bank.
When a security developer was recently contacted by an IRS Phone Scammer he decided to do more than simply ignore their call.
Street artist Sofles has gained international recognition for his incredible work with a spray can.
Photograph by NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona [June 5, 2017] Using the most powerful telescope ever sent to Mars, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter caught a view of the Curiosity rover this month amid rocky mountainside terrain.
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.
A group of dancers from Ukraine brought down the house and got a much deserved Golden Buzzer from the judges for their incredible performance.
A domino can knock over another domino about 1.5x larger than itself. A chain of dominoes of increasing size makes a kind of mechanical chain reaction that starts with a tiny push and knocks down an impressively large domino.
Photograph by MisallocatedRacism on reddit This awesome little kiosk/machine was recently spotted at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, France.
Fourteen students from the Fuji Municipal Harada Elementary School in Fuji, Shizuoka, Japan set an official Guinness World Record for the ‘Most skips over a single rope in one minute by a team’ with 225 skips in a row.
Photograph by bmo1234 on reddit Temperatures hit a staggering 119 °F (48 °C) in Phoenix yesterday, forcing flights to be cancelled and sending people inside to escape the heat.
Youtuber, life coach and explainer of things, Exurb1a, has 58 tips for a happy life. Some humour, some swearing and some pretty decent advice, enjoy.
The knife demonstration at the end was pretty impressive! Video by Juns Kitchen
Damián Ortega was born in Mexico City in 1967. The artist began his career as a political cartoonist and has since shifted his focus to sculpture and installation work, winning countless awards and honours and exhibiting his art across the globe.
Over the last few months, floral designer Lewis Miller and his team have been ‘flower-bombing’ New York City, arranging incredible giant bouquets in the most unexpected places.
In these videos by Linkerius, we get some wild footage of low altitude flying from the cockpit’s POV.
Hikers walking through a canyon in Lake Powell between Arizona and Utah stumbled upon a rare sight.
The Slow Mo Guys took their giant water balloon antics one step further (see previous) this time completely submerging Dan inside the 6ft balloon until it explodes.
In South Korea, map service Daum offers the equivalent of Google Street View to its users. Recently, someone alerted the Internets that a street view tour of Ulleung-gun, Gyeongbuk, South Korea featured a friendly dog that followed the person documenting the island for their entire journey.