Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 25 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting.
On 1 July 2016, Sir Nicholas Winton passed away at the age of 106. The Briton is credited with saving the lives of 669 mostly Jewish children from Czechoslovakia on the eve of WWII.
“Combo Photos” is an ongoing series by artist and photographer Stephen McMennamy. In the series, McMennamy splits two photos he has previously taken, combining them into one harmonious image that usually plays with size and perspective.
Photographer Unknown The annual blooming of cherry blossoms (sakura) in Japan is one of the country’s most popular cultural events.
Watch Donald Glaud play a beautiful rendition of Styx’s ‘Come Sail Away’ on one of the six outdoor pianos in Sarasota, Florida.
The moment he realizes what’s happening will put a smile on your face :)
Over a period of two weeks, the Long Beach Museum of Art gave a group of contemporary artists free reign over their walls for their latest exhibit, Vitality and Verve.
What a difference 20 years can make. After last Friday’s landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the United States, Mic.com created the informative gif above that shows the history of same-sex marriage in the US from 1995 to June 26, 2015.
Photograph by sunrisesoup on Flickr In this perfectly timed photo by sunrisesoup we see an encounter between two fast flying creatures, a hummingbird and bee.
This is what pure and genuine joy looks like. They are going to be amazing grandparents!
Tiny hamster is back with a few friends to celebrate the Fourth of July.
Street artist Mobstr recently shared a photo story that took place over the course of a year. The artist explains: “I cycled past this wall on the way to work for years.
In “McQueen has no hands”, Pixar artist Rob Gibbs recounts the time he had to draw a scene with the following direction: “McQueen produces a map”.
*Final Call for Entries! Contest closes June 30* The 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest which began on April 7, will close for entries on June 30, 2015.
From the standard shoulder hold to the ‘stinky nappy’. Also includes advanced techniques like the ‘bird on a wire’ and ‘the telephone’.
On June 24, 2015, Google launched their first-ever vertical Street View, giving you the opportunity to climb 3,000 feet up the world’s most famous rock wall: Yosemite’s El Capitan.
The sky is no longer the limit. Check out the insane zoom on Nikon’s Coolpix P900 as it captures the moon in remarkable detail.
Our world is a complex network of people, places and things. Maps are a great tool and can help us understand how we are all connected.
Watch this awesome dog jump and climb up a 12.8 ft (3.9 m wall)!
Photograph by TwistedSifter Artists James Jean and Tristan Eaton work side by side on their respective murals for the Pow!