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The Shirk Report – Volume 556

The Shirk Report – Volume 556

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
In Memory: 10 Things About Caroll Spinney, the Master Puppeteer Behind Big Bird

In Memory: 10 Things About Caroll Spinney, the Master Puppeteer Behind Big Bird

He voiced and operated Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch over 5 decades
Ahead of His Time: Pete Drake Debuts His Talking Guitar on Jimmy Dean in 1964

Ahead of His Time: Pete Drake Debuts His Talking Guitar on Jimmy Dean in 1964

Drake's "talk box" would be later used by Peter Frampton, Joe Walsh, Roger Troutman and Jeff Beck
34 Year Old Sanna Marin of Finland Becomes World’s Youngest Prime Minster

34 Year Old Sanna Marin of Finland Becomes World’s Youngest Prime Minster

She leads a coalition of 5 parties, all led by females, with 4 under the age of 35
Rotoscoping: The Breakthrough That Forever Changed Animation

Rotoscoping: The Breakthrough That Forever Changed Animation

One breakthrough made animation look natural. And it involved a clown dancing on a roof
The Death of a Star: Tycho Supernova

The Death of a Star: Tycho Supernova

In 1572, Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe was among those who noticed a new bright object in the constellation Cassiopeia
Origami Cicada: 11 Levels of Complexity from Easiest to Most Difficult

Origami Cicada: 11 Levels of Complexity from Easiest to Most Difficult

Origami artist and physicist Robert J. Lang explains origami in 11 levels of difficulty
The Full, Original Suburban Moose Fight Without the Obnoxious Commentary

The Full, Original Suburban Moose Fight Without the Obnoxious Commentary

The complete, original clip which was recently popularized by comedian Michael Rapaport
The Shirk Report – Volume 555

The Shirk Report – Volume 555

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
Photoshop Wiz Poses Celebs Hanging With Their Younger Selves

Photoshop Wiz Poses Celebs Hanging With Their Younger Selves

Ard Gelinck cranks the nostalgia up to 11 with these pics
This Guy’s Sculpture Skills are Next Level

This Guy’s Sculpture Skills are Next Level

Watch this Chinese artist transform a lump of polymer clay into something amazing
Nothing Captures the Raw Power and Beauty of Waves Like 4K Slow Motion

Nothing Captures the Raw Power and Beauty of Waves Like 4K Slow Motion

Chris Bryan captures some of the most incredible waves you will ever see
The Animation in Disney’s Hand-Drawn 1940 Film ‘Pinocchio’ is Amazing

The Animation in Disney’s Hand-Drawn 1940 Film ‘Pinocchio’ is Amazing

One of the most innovative and groundbreaking achievements of early Disney films was their use of a multiplane camera
This is Probably the Closest Most of Us Will Get to Swimming with Great Whites

This is Probably the Closest Most of Us Will Get to Swimming with Great Whites

On Jan. 15th 2019, Ocean Ramsey and her team encountered what is possibly the largest great white shark ever recorded