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While Drew's recovering from his party last night, here are some of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 1/31 - 2/6
Posted by Drew at 2010-02-08 1:25:47 PM, edited 2010-02-13 5:57:10 PM (11 comments) | Permalink
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by Unfreakable:

No writeup this week, Drew was up half the night in Las Vegas at his combined birthday party/Fark party/Super Bowl party. He'll probably be back after the hangover subsides.

Until then, here are some of the better headlines from last week:

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2010-01-31 to Sat 2010-02-06:

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  Scientists find that overeating is as addictive as cocaine. Except the high is nowhere near as awesome, and when you're done you don't end up in a hotel bed with naked strangers    
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  Abstinence-only education works. Suck it, non-believers. Or anal, if that's your thing    
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  Colin Powell joins Mike Mullen in favoring repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" rule, offering much-needed support from the non-Navy sector of the armed forces    
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  Two die when car crashes into casino. Driver put behind: Bar...Bar...Bar    
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  Sharks kill surfer at Florida beach. Jets promise a swift and choreographed retaliation    
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  Shark attack victim was a veteran windsurfer, good husband to his wife, loving father to his children, pal to his friends, and chum to shark    
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  UN: Global warming has put 55% of the Netherlands underwater. Netherlands: We think we would have noticed that    
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  Iowa man arrested for possession of methamphetamine and steroids. Neighbors became suspicious when they noticed him lifting his car off the ground to vacuum his driveway at 3 AM    
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  Employers refuse to hire Generation Y workers because they lack a work ethic and spend too much time talking to frien--- Hold on, I have to take this    
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  After student sent home from Louisiana high school for wearing a Colts jersey, his parents call the ACLU -- proving that like their team, Indy fans are really only good at working the officials    
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  Skateboarding while texting is not a crime... though the law of averages will eventually catch up with you    
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Sports:

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  There's no 'Vanessa Perroncel' in 'team', but apparently there *was* a team in Vanessa Perroncel    
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  Rex Ryan hears the word that the bird will cost him $50K. Papa-ooma-mow-mow, papa-ooma-mow-mow, ooma-mow-mow, papa-ooma-mow-mow    
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  Tiger Woods has left sex rehab, now faces a dismal life of having drunken sex on a huge pile of cash with only his beautiful blonde Swedish wife. Poor guy    
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Geek:

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  Proving everything that Texas fans have ever said about them; a researcher at Texas A&M has found that Viagra is useful for sheep as well    
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  Carbonite reveals chemistry of ancient seawater, Han Solo's facial expression    
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  Injected fruit juice liquifies tumors, makes delicious cancer smoothie    
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Showbiz:

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  Kim Kardashian says she has not gotten a nose job, remains silent on what happened to her cranial ridges and the spoon-shape on her forehead    
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  Adam Lambert claims he's bi-curious. So now's your chance, girls    
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  Soap opera star Frances Reid dies at age 95. Will return in a few months with amnesia, marry her rapist, have an affair with her stepson, get divorced, turn evil, and die again. Surprise! It's really her twin    
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Politics:

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  Obama to cut farm subsidies, threatening one of three remaining bastions of communism in the Western hemisphere, the others being Cuba and the Pennsylvania liquor system    
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  Rahm Emmanuel will host a group of special needs people at the White House. The hard part will be telling them apart from the Congressional delegations    
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  Statue of President Obama as a 10-year-old boy to be removed from public park in Jakarta after people complain that he wasn't even born there. LOL - what kind of backwards country throws such a fit about where Obama was born?    
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Music:

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  Rush rumored to perform in Vancouver Winter Olympics opening ceremony. In other news, ethnic make up of Rush concert audiences unchanged    
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  Ringo Starr says he found God. Steady beat still elusive    
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  Jack White to record with Dolly Parton. That's gotta be one helluva recording studio to contain three boobs that big    
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Business:

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  Euro falls to 7-month low against the dollar on news that the fate of the entire European Union is in the hands of a country with an economy based on goat cheese and olives    
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  Former CEO of Bank of America charged with fraud, $39 overdraft fee, $10 notification fee, $25 low balance fee, and $7 loss fee    
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  Environmental activists would like makers of household cleaners to tell us exactly what's in them. Cleaner industry says we should simply trust them not to put anything harmful in there, and to enjoy the new lemony-carcinogeny scent    
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11 Comments     (+0 »)
 
 
2010-02-08 02:03:28 PM  
Surprisingly missing from list:

http://www.fark.com/cgi/comments.pl?IDLink=4993245
 
2010-02-08 02:03:47 PM  
Drew, we're still looking for Genevieve Marie's pictures. No cause for alarm....yet....
 
2010-02-08 02:10:53 PM  

MONSTERTRUCK: Surprisingly missing from list:

http://www.fark.com/cgi/comments.pl?IDLink=4993245


well, it's a list of the best, after all
 
2010-02-08 02:13:35 PM  

sonofslacker: Drew, we're still looking for Genevieve Marie's pictures. No cause for alarm....yet....


Let's see... Saints fan + Las Vegas + Fark Party + Super Bowl Win...

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2010-02-08 02:21:37 PM  
We're alive. Just barely.

I'll post a few pictures when the nausea subsides.
 
2010-02-08 02:28:42 PM  

Genevieve Marie: We're alive. Just barely.

I'll post a few pictures when the nausea subsides.


We'll try to keep it quiet for ya`.
 
2010-02-08 02:49:06 PM  
Everyone was in fine form this week!
This one, however, cost me my coffee:

After student sent home from Louisiana high school for wearing a Colts jersey, his parents call the ACLU -- proving that like their team, Indy fans are really only good at working the officials
 
2010-02-08 04:39:36 PM  
Hey, speaking of recovery from last night:

Drew: sorry I was so late. I was wondering what brand you brought them, since I missed it. I've never tried to order a whiskey they haven't had, so I just assumed they had every brand that has ever existed (and a few that don't).

Wow, re-reading that didn't make it make any more sense than it already made. Stupid Mondays.
 
2010-02-08 07:53:22 PM  
my mouth still tastes like scotch.

ow
 
2010-02-08 10:04:19 PM  
I feel like someone kicked me in the liver.
 
2010-02-08 10:58:04 PM  
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