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.
Photograph by Diego Delso, Wikimedia Commons, License CC-BY-SA 4.0 Seen here are a group of snorkelers at the Silfra canyon, a rift between the tectonic plates (North American and Eurasian) at Þingvellir National Park, Southern Region, Iceland.
© Solar Impulse After 23 days of flight and over 43,041 km travelled, the Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) has completed a historic mission, completing the world’s first, around-the-globe solar flight without using a single drop of fuel.
Jonas of Fjordlapse Photography put together this stunning compilation of Norwegian Fjord timelapses including: Geirangerfjord, Hjörundfjord, and Storfjord.
Destin of Smarter Every Day learns about hypoxia and the scientific reason you should secure your own mask before helping others when you’re in a depressurized cabin 15,000 ft or above.
Photograph by Tiffany Johnson on Facebook Eugene Bostick is a retired farmer from Fort Worth, Texas.
Artwork by PAWEL KUCZYNSKI Website | Facebook | Prints available Artist and illustrator Pawel Kuczynski (featured previously here and here) posted his latest illustration to Facebook earlier today and it’s spot on as usual.
For his Master’s Thesis on contextual design, Jongha Choi built and designed a series of stools and tables that can transform from functional 3D furniture into flat, 2D shapes.
This doesn’t look fun at all
A linguistic analysis of how Donald Trump answers a question.
Since 2006, Wikimedia Commons has held an annual competition that ‘aims to identify the best freely licensed images from those that during the year have been awarded Featured picture status’.
Photograph via Strobless on reddit In this breathtaking capture we see the incredible landscape that surrounds the town of Squamish, located in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
Photographer Bryan Snider captured this incredible timelapse showing the evolution of a strong microburst (from a severe warned stormed) captured from the Phoenix Sky Harbor international airport on July 18, 2016.
Mathieu Tremblin is an artist currently living and working in Strasbourg, France. Born in Le Mans in 1980, Tremblin graduated with a degree in fine arts and is a founding member of the duo Les Frères Ripoulain (2006) and BIP (Bureau d’investigation photographique) collective (2005-2015).
A wonderfully edited mashup by Lindsay McCutcheon of almost every Disney animated movie since 1989, set to the song “Pop Culture” by Madeon.
A user on Quora recently asked: What are the top 5 TED talks that you took away the most learnings from?
Photograph by Maxime Raynal In this breathtaking long exposure photograph by Maxime Raynal, we see a night-time storm over the waters of Port-la-Nouvelle in southern France.
Shark biologist and freediver Ocean Ramsey swims with whale sharks in the Philippines to document migrating populations.
Yves Rossy and Vince Reffet fulfil the childhood dream of flight as they soar through clouds and kiss the sky.
It took Christian Flores roughly 2,000 attempts over two years to land a ‘laser flip’ down this triple set.