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Headlines of the Week, October 27 - November 2
Posted by Drew at 2008-11-03 12:11:07 PM, edited 2009-01-19 4:10:35 AM (44 comments) | Permalink
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This went over really well last week, which was great to see, considering that two News Flashes hit the main page just after the Headline of the Week thread. It'll be interesting to see the reaction this week. Hopefully Palin doesn't pull a beaded string from her nose or Obama slips and uses the "H" word or something. Although actually, those would be great too. Have I mentioned I can't wait for this election to be over?
Headlines of the Week, October 27 - November 2, 2008
Scientists find 3,000-year-old Hebrew text, the oldest ever found in Israel -- five lines of text in which a mom asks her son why he never visits anymore
Military families are concerned about the poor salaries paid to new recruits which are barely above minimum wage. It's all very well for the sergeants and the corporals, but it's a nasty blow to the privates
U.S. Army thinks terrorists will use Twitter to coordinate attack. "8:01 - finished making bomb, 8:10 - Eating bowl of Captain Crunch, Allah I love this stuff, 9:15 - Strapped bomb to chest, ready to go through security, 9:17 - UFIA"
Egyptian couple busted in Cairo for hosting swingers' party. At least it wasn't another one of their pyramid schemes
Dogs's ear emits radio signals. You can't be sirius
Crime spree in SF area cemetery -- thousands dead
Man invents new exercise called "laughter yoga," or as your wife refers to it, sex
Car slams into Starbucks, two hurt; backs up, hits another Starbucks
Serial lingerie thief makes fourth huge snatch. Officials hope for big bust soon
Thousands flee violence in the Congo. With pic of the most disorganized Congo line ever
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Fifteen University of North Texas football players fail drug tests. Based on their 0-8 record, they clearly weren't performance enhancing
Sidney Crosby sidelined with "mystery" injury. It's just that there was no box for "vagina" on the form to check off
The New Orleans Saints would like it to be known that the kicker and punter who replaced the ones who were sacked earlier in the season have been sacked, will be replaced with llamas
If you had Ukraine as the next country to need an emergency bailout from the IMF, step up and collect your free whatever the hell Ukraine makes
Ford Motor execs stop huffing glue long enough to announce they are hiring 1,000 workers to meet an anticipated demand for the new F-150 pickup truck, bet on the Lions in the Superbowl
"Communications majors have some of the same skill sets as English majors and often compete for similar jobs." Would you like an apple pie with that?
Teenagers found to be "dumber than a generation ago." Feel free to talk about them here. It's not like they can read
DRUDGE surpasses NYTimes in page views .. [auto-refresh] .. DRUDGE surpasses NYTimes in page views .. [auto-refresh] .. DRUDGE surpasses NYTimes
Man's first barbecue was 790,000 years ago. And yet, we still debate the "Eight buns per pack/10 hot dogs per pack" dilemma
Peter Frampton is upset that his Obama signs were stolen from his front yard. Waa... waa waa waa waa waa
"Deep Throat" director dead, mourners all choked up
"Saw" is now the top grossing horror franchise of all time, beating out Freddy, Jason, and the Bush family
Yes or no: Should not the disallowance of use of misdirecting language not be used to confuse Michigan voters on whether or not to disallow the ban on alcohol sales on Sunday?
Good looks help women candidates more than men. Guiliani once again seen sizing dresses, buying lip liner
Pennsylvania likely going to Obama, while Florida too close to call, as volunteers feverishly decorate voting forms with macaroni art and glitter
(Music and Video headlines are not included)
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