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Quilling sprees, flaming dog testicles, and the French retweet. Some of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 9/5 - 9/11 
Posted by Drew at 2010-09-14 1:31:15 PM (15 comments) | Permalink
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No update from Drew this week, so check to see if your favorite headlines from last week made the list.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2010-09-05 to Sat 2010-09-11:

   Rugby players who survived a plane crash in the Andes and inspired the movie "Alive" have arrived in Chile to offer the trapped miners support, recipes    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   Seriously slow day over at CBS: Popping pimples is bad for your face. It's not new zits Fark    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Two photographers fighting at a wedding. Bride wonders if someday her prints will come  

   Two-thirds of you Americans believe that one magical person out there, somewhere, is your soul mate. The rest of you already gave up and are married    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   Woman stung 500 times by wasps, mostly by insulting her shoes, lack of Ivy League education    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   British fail to understand the Tea Party. This is not a repeat from 1773    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   Porcupines may lose their protection in Pennsylvania, prompting state residents to go on a quilling spree    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   Sprinkler system blamed in fire. IT'S LIKE RAI-EEEEEEE-AIIIIIIIIIIIN    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   Russian airline pilot makes an amazing crash landing after getting his Bering Strait    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   High school students create group to fight peer pressure. You should join. Come on, everyone's doing it. It'll make you feel good. What are you, chicken?    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   Woman's lost pinky grows back. Are you pondering what I'm pondering?    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Sports:

   Former WWE wrestler Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart hit with drug charges, steel chair    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   Michael Jordan and Wayne Gretzky gambled in Vegas, and MJ tried to tip a waitress with a $5 chip. Gretzky instead gave her one of MJ's $100 chips and said "that's how we tip, Michael." Wayne Gretzky is probably dead right now    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   Clijsters tops Zvonareva. I think I have a cream for that    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Geek:

   Scientists link bone strengthening drugs to throat cancer. That's going to be tough news to swallow    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   Turns out the US Army has a Twitter feed. The French army has one too, but they only use it to retweet    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   Scientists are close to finishing mapping the complete turkey genome sequence. They would have finished it earlier but they suddenly got really tired, unbuttoned their pants and took a nap while watching football    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Showbiz:

   Paris Hilton's vagina has more Coke in it than an Atlanta vending machine    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   Terry Gilliam's Don Quixote project is stalled yet again. If only there were a metaphor involving the futility of the project involving windmills that could be used    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   David Carradine's ex-wife believes his spirit is "trying to cross over" and lead her to the truth behind his death. She sounds as if she's still choked with grief    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Politics:

   Ex-UK military chief says Blair underfunded army. Goes on to say Natalie's strategy was flawed, Tootie underutilized the Navy, and Ms. Garrett was a mole    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   Furious protesters in Muslim nations believe that the few nuts who are going to burn Qurans represent all of American culture. Fortunately, we in the United States would never stigmatize an entire culture based on the actions of a radical few  

   Obama goes without his wedding ring at press conference; sources say Rahm took it back to Mount Doom for some touch-up work    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Music:

   Taylor Momsen makes her play to be considered a real rock and roll star by setting her dog's testicles on fire    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   50 Cent wants to collaborate with Kanye West. Sadly, this collaboration wouldn't take place in the Thunderdome    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   Iron & Wine announce new album, tour dates; insomniacs everywhere rejoice    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Business:

   Amazon suggests manufacturers start making packaging easier to open, because apparently people get angry when this DAMNED CLAMSHELL COULDN'T BE CUT WITH A FARKING LIGHTSABER    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   IN A WORLD where pre-movie commercials run too long, ONE WOMAN will decide that it's TIME to take ACTION. "Last Action Lawsuit" - this time, IT'S PERSONAL    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

   Starbucks shortens menu by removing 'tall." Now instead of kind of expensive, really expensive and horribly expensive your only options are really expensive and horribly expensive    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]
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15 Comments   (+0 »)
   
 
2010-09-14 01:38:09 PM  
Paris Hilton's vagina has more Coke in it than an Atlanta vending machine

I am still laughing, subby. Bravo.
 
2010-09-14 01:51:56 PM  
Retweet.

/Awesome.
//+1
 
2010-09-14 02:07:57 PM  
Can someone please get this gigantic grinning fat fark the fark off my monitor now, please?
 
2010-09-14 02:11:52 PM  
boobsrgood: Can someone please get this gigantic grinning fat fark the fark off my monitor now, please?

Dude, what?
 
2010-09-14 02:15:59 PM  
Holy crap, that pinky and the brain thread has the coolest link I've seen all day.
 
2010-09-14 02:16:53 PM  
Rugby players who survived a plane crash in the Andes and inspired the movie "Alive" have arrived in Chile to offer the trapped miners support, recipes

/takes bow
 
2010-09-14 03:03:18 PM  
Throw out your hands, stick out your tush, hands on your hips, give a little push...Don't be surprised, your doing the French Retweet:

i681.photobucket.com

Voila!
 
2010-09-14 03:26:41 PM  
Paris Hilton's vagina has more Coke in it than an Atlanta vending machine

First time I've wanted the t-shirt. I'll vote this for showbiz headline of the year.
 
2010-09-14 03:39:31 PM  
Am I missing the flaming dog testicles thread, cuz I'm not seeing it.
 
2010-09-14 03:52:36 PM  
zabadu: Am I missing the flaming dog testicles thread, cuz I'm not seeing it.

First one in the music section.
 
2010-09-14 04:21:58 PM  
I'm going to hell yet again for laughing so hard at the David Carradine thread.
 
2010-09-14 05:18:31 PM  
I's been robbed, robbed I's tell you!!!

Katherine Schwarzenegger is writing a book, tentatively titled "Who is My Daddy, and What Does He Do"
 
2010-09-14 06:42:22 PM  
spidermann: I's been robbed, robbed I's tell you!!!

Katherine Schwarzenegger is writing a book, tentatively titled "Who is My Daddy, and What Does He Do"


*Slow clap.* Niiiiiiiiice. :D
 
2010-09-15 08:50:14 AM  
I hate it when I've actually been working, not Farking, and by the time I see a headline here it's too late to tell Subby I love it. So ...

Subby, I LOVED the French retweet.

/sigh, that feels better
 
2010-09-15 10:39:23 AM  
I hear you scamp-dun-emer :) Very generous of you.

/Like I wasn't hanging around this thread hoping to hear praise anyway
 
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