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You Know those Virtual House Tours? Here’s One for the Tomb of Ramesses VI in the Valley of Kings

  Ramesses VI Nebmaatre-Meryamun was the fifth pharaoh of the Twentieth Dynasty of Egypt. He was buried in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings, in a tomb now known as KV9. Earlier this year, the Egyptian Tourism Authority released an incredible 3D virtual tour of the tomb and the detail and artistry is astounding. Below you…
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This Free Pour Pegasus Latte Art is Soothing to Watch

  Check out this lovely free pour pegasus latte art. While I have no idea how it tastes, I found the process quite soothing to watch. For more, check out @milkyfinesse on Instagram!     View this post on Instagram Pegasus in the sunlight ft. 2 bubblies @zachdelvalle Pitcher @slowpoursupply Coffee @messengercoffee A post shared…
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The ‘Mad Max’ Vespas of Indonesia

  Lots of people ride the Italian scooters known as Vespas in Indonesia. But Rebel Riders modify their Vespas to the extreme. They use scrap metal, tree branches, anything they can get their hands on to create one-of-a-kind vehicles. Rebel Riders love expressing their individuality through their unique rides. They also enjoy being part of…
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How the Ancient Greeks Figured Out the Earth wasn’t Flat (and solved the circumference too)

  Carl Sagan explains how the ancient Greeks knew the Earth was round and calculated its circumference over 2,000 years ago. This clip is an excerpt from episode 1 of Carl Sagan’s “Cosmos”.     googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘div-gpt-ad-1583941906523-0’); });

George Carlin’s “Modern Man” is Still as Good Today as it was in 2005

  Recorded live from the Beacon Theater in New York City, George Carlin’s opening routine of “Modern Man” was an instant classic. The first ‘track’ on his 18th comedy album, Life Is Worth Losing, and thirteenth HBO special of the same name; it was nominated for Best Comedy Album at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards,…
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Just a Beautiful Photo of Earth Taken in 1967 from 18,000 km Away

NASA   This stunning photograph of Earth was taken from an altitude of 18,000 kilometers (11,185 miles), by an automatic camera aboard Apollo 4. Antarctica appears at the top of the crescent, with the northwest coast of Africa visible at the bottom. Apollo 4 was the first uncrewed test flight of the Saturn V launch…
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A Little Paint Can Turn This Into That

  Street artist Odeith (featured previously here and here) has once again outdone himself. The Portuguese artist has become well known for his 3D, anamorphic street art and his most recent work of a train even managed to incorporate an existing graffiti piece by his friend and fellow artist, Roteweiller. Below you will find some…
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This Is One of the Most Beautiful Tiny Houses You’ll Ever See

  This stunning tiny house is packed full of amazing, game changing design! From the ultra clever, future-proofed layout and space-saving furniture to the incredible green-wall, exquisite reclaimed timbers and green-roof features, this truly is a dream tiny house. Built on a 2.8 x 8.5 meter trailer with part of the draw bar being utilised…
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Guy Builds Awesome Glass Submarine with Lego and Neodymium Magnets

  Check out this awesome Lego-powered submarine designed and built by the Brick Experiment Channel. This RC sub has magnetic couplings to transmit torque through the walls. No need to drill holes = no leaks. Submarine specs: – Displacement: 2.7 kg (6.0 lb) – Test depth: 1.5 m (4.9 ft) – Hull: glass food container…
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This Ancient Scandinavian Herding Call is So Hauntingly Beautiful

  Kulning is a domestic Scandinavian music form, often used to call livestock (cows, goats, etc.) down from high mountain pastures where they have been grazing during the day. [source]     googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘div-gpt-ad-1583941906523-0’); });

The Shirk Report – Volume 585

  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. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Digg, Kottke, WITI, Facebook, Twitter, and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to   20 IMAGES…
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The Surreal Barcelona Opera House Performance to a Full Theatre of Plants

  Last week, Barcelona’s Liceu Opera House held its first concert since mid-March when it was shut down due to Covid-19. For this performance/art project, conceived by Eugenio Ampudia, all 2,292 seats were filled with house plants that were donated by local nurseries. The string quartet’s performance of Giacomo Puccini’s “Crisantemi” was livestreamed and all…
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The Amazing Story of Deaf Children in 1980s Nicaragua Inventing a Brand New Language

  Nicaraguan Sign Language (Idioma de Señas de Nicaragua) is a sign language that was largely spontaneously developed by deaf children in a number of schools in Nicaragua in the 1980s. It is of particular interest to the linguists who study it because it offers a unique opportunity to study what they believe to be…
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The Office, Only Everybody is Played (and Voiced) by Arnold Schwarzenegger

  Has technology gone too far?     googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘div-gpt-ad-1583941906523-0’); });

Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” Screenplay, Handwritten in March of 1988

  How cool is this! It’s a few pages from the handwritten first draft of Spike Lee’s critically acclaimed film, “Do the Right Thing” (1989). Handwritten in March of 1988, the 173-page first draft was completed in only two weeks! What strikes me most is his beautiful penmanship and the fact he churned out a…
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The Circulatory System of a Human Arm

Credit: Parque de las Ciencias Andalucía-Granada   In this incredible model, we get an appreciation for the complex circulatory system of a human arm. This particular model shows the arterial system in a right upper limb. The human circulatory system carries blood around an extensive network of vessels, totalling 100,000 km (62,000 miles) in length,…
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This Amazing Koi Fish was 226 Years Old

  Hanako was a scarlet koi fish that lived from c. 1751 to 7 July 1977. In that remarkable span, Hanako—which means “flower girl/maid” in Japanese—was owned by several individuals, the last of which being Dr. Komei Koshihara. Her age was determined by examining her scales. According to The Guardian:   The age of a…
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This Dad Wrote Daily Notes to Inspire Daughter in School and She Kept All of Them

  In a heartwarming gesture, Sophia Wilcox (21) surprised her stepfather with a framed picture of all the inspirational notes he used to leave on her door each day in middle school. The Father’s Day gift brought Brian Sandusky to tears as he had no idea she kept all the notes. In an interview Sophia…
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This Double Strike Trick Shot is Amazing

View this post on Instagram Finally got my hardest trick shot. This isn’t on the videos that has recently been going around. My neighbor Zak said I would never be able to do it so I had to deliver. Thanks for the motivation buddy. @jakemontana #aesthetic #firsttry #aestheticsarmy #igfitfam #igfitnessfreaks #igfitclub #fitfam #ig_fitness_freaks #ig_fitness #fitnessmotivation…
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This is What a Giant Block of Jello Being Shredded Sounds Like

  Another one of life’s great mysteries has been solved.     googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘div-gpt-ad-1583941906523-0’); });


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