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Colo-rectal smoking, the Gap's huge casual tee, and I'm thinking RVs: Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week 10/10 - 10/16 
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Not a lot to report today, so instead here's my favorite submissions about Obama being on Mythbusters in December:

- Not bad for a couple of guys who's idea for a TV show consisted of strapping a couple of rockets to a Chevy

- President Obama to appear on the Dec. 8 episode of "MythBusters." Topics to be covered include the stimulus and ObamaCare

- Obama to appear on Mythbusters, refute being a Kenyan Muslim atheist socialist Marxist space lizard

- President Obama tries to come up with ways to cut military spending, contacts Mythbusters

- Noted scientist PRESIDENT OBAMA to appear on "Mythbusters", to test out the myth of Archimedes' fabled solar ray that is said to have destroyed a Roman fleet. If successful, this solar weapon will be deployed in the 2012 election

And the one we went with:

- Desperately courting the pro-Kari Byron and/or geek vote, Obama to appear on an episode of "Mythbusters". Show will determine if Archimedes using a giant magnifying glasses could forge a birth certificate


Yes, they're all funny, that's why it's so hard to pick one.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2010-10-10 to Sat 2010-10-16:

www.fark.com  Man's life dream is to bring dinosaurs back to Central Park. Would be fascinating, educational, and have the added benefit of taking care of problems like the homeless. And joggers    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Homeless concerns in Des Moines continue to go unaddressed, just like the homeless    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Six missing boaters found alive, but tragically returned to New Jersey    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  The Maori believe that pregnant or menstruating women should not be allowed near weapons...smart folks, those Maori    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Indian in Indian beauty contest accused of not looking Indian enough. How? I don't understand why they have such reservations about her    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Man fishes 10 hours with hook in head, says it felt just like his wedding day    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  CVS, with 7,100 stores, fined $75 million and forfeits $2.6 million in profit, for increasing pseudoephedrine sales by as much as 150 percent. It was my understanding that there would be no meth    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Study: Colorectal cancer linked to smoking. You're doing it wrong    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Five times the U.S. almost nuked itself. Phew, that was clo    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Chilean miners joked about cannibalism, said the one heavyset miner that everyone shared their food rations with    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Winnebago sales are up. I'm thinking RVs    img.fark.net


Sports:

www.fark.com  Brett Favre gets hit in the groin by a football, collapses in agony. Stop whining, Brett, it's only a little prick    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  The Yankees mess with Texas. This is not a repeat from 1865, 1996, 1998, or 1999    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Mariners choose Wedge as next manager, citing his experience jump starting struggling teams, attacking Death Stars    img.fark.net


Geek:

www.fark.com  Love may be as good as a pain reliever, according to the Institute of Emotionless Bastards Who Have Never Been Dumped    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Benoit Mandelbrot, the Father of Fractal Geometry, has died at 85, now exists on even more complex plane    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Scientists discover molecular "switch" that may allow true sunless tanning, prevent the early death of Jersey Shore cast. Someone must stop this research    img.fark.net


Showbiz:

www.fark.com  David Beckham spends $100 on a sandwich. It's a good start, but his wife needs more than one    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Dane Cook's half-brother sentenced to prison for stealing all the money Dane Cook made stealing material from actual comedians    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  CBS to develop another sitcom based on a Twitter feed as produced by Ashton Kutcher. It will be cancelled in fewer than 140 minutes    img.fark.net


Politics:

www.fark.com  Which former Secretary of State voted for Jimmy Carter, had connections to a prominent Black Panther, is a Led Zeppelin fan and dated NFL players? I mean, BESIDES James Baker?    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Richard Blumenthal appears to be pulling away from Linda McMahon in the CT senate race. Yeah, he's up now, but she'll just hit him with a steel chair while the ref is distracted and win anyway    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Rep. Rahall (D-im), "Climate change - to deny it exists...is like...claiming Santa Claus doesn't exist." Dude, you're not helping    img.fark.net


Music:

www.fark.com  Sufjan Stevens-inspired ballet coming to New York. I'm sure that it will be very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very mellow    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Lady Gaga fears a "John Lennon-style death," doesn't realize she's Yoko    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Fail: MTV accidentally put "The Black Eyed Peas" on the VMA the Black Keys won, proving you can't escape the Black Eyed Peas even when you listen to good music    img.fark.net


Business:

www.fark.com  Lead smelter settles with EPA over pollution violations, admits those who smelt it dealt it    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  The Gap finally admits that their new logo design was a huge casual tee    img.fark.net

www.fark.com  Wine in New Zealand is now cheaper than water. That definitely explains why the residents walk around with a blanc stare    img.fark.net
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20 Comments   (+0 »)
   
 
2010-10-19 02:06:31 PM  
Still no explanation about the Cracked.com partnership?
 
2010-10-19 02:09:03 PM  
Colo-rectal smoking - the Olympic gold medal of flatulence.
 
2010-10-19 02:10:10 PM  
Disappointed that this wasn't a headline of the week.
 
2010-10-19 02:15:26 PM  
FrancoFile: Disappointed that this wasn't a headline of the week.


who submits that crap?

oh wait....it was meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
 
2010-10-19 02:19:34 PM  
FrancoFile: Disappointed that this wasn't a headline of the week.

The above list is for 10/10 - 10/16. That headline came in on 10/17 and will be considered for next week.
 
2010-10-19 02:34:53 PM  

www.fark.com Fail: MTV accidentally put "The Black Eyed Peas" on the VMA the Black Keys won, proving you can't escape the Black Eyed Peas even when you listen to good music img.fark.net


Huh, I didn't know the Black Keys had won a VMA.
 
2010-10-19 02:40:56 PM  
Colo-rectal smoking. Hmmm. Ass smells like an ashtray?

Did anyone see the segment on "The Doctors" yesterday regarding
vaginal flatulence? For reals.
 
2010-10-19 02:54:54 PM  
FrancoFile: Disappointed that this wasn't a headline of the week.

Save it for a write-in for HotY. I actually thought the Bobby Cox headline would make it as well. I'll bookmark that for HotY.
 
2010-10-19 03:00:32 PM  
Colorectal cancer linked to smoking

/preventive measure: use more lube
 
2010-10-19 03:32:03 PM  
One of the Brett Favre links this week had links to NSFW pics of his text messages.... DO NOT WANT
 
2010-10-19 03:34:52 PM  
Unfreakable: FrancoFile: Disappointed that this wasn't a headline of the week.

The above list is for 10/10 - 10/16. That headline came in on 10/17 and will be considered for next week.


My days are messed up. That's what I get for waiting until Tuesday to do Friday's books. Oy.
 
2010-10-19 03:48:10 PM  
Morgan Freeman is disappointed in you.

;)


/eh, my shiat has been weak the past few weaks
 
2010-10-19 04:13:03 PM  
Still no explanation of Wampler.
 
2010-10-19 04:59:50 PM  
I got one, color me happy...


/ The Maori believe that pregnant or menstruating women should not be allowed near weapons...smart folks, those Maori
 
2010-10-19 05:32:28 PM  
10 year-old North Carolina hearing-impaired girl with a prosthetic leg and bone cancer missing. Answers to the name "Lucky"

Come on guys, it had, like, 30 votes.
 
2010-10-19 05:40:52 PM  
netweavr: Still no explanation about the Cracked.com partnership?

Don't forget the Cuervo Cue Moments of the week.
 
2010-10-19 05:46:09 PM  
Farkin'round: netweavr: Still no explanation about the Cracked.com partnership?

Don't forget the Cuervo Cue Moments of the week.


The Cuervo Cue moments were explained. Check out the first Cue moment thread and you will see it all explained.
 
2010-10-19 06:06:36 PM  
netweavr: Still no explanation about the Cracked.com partnership?

This is so scandalous.

No, what would be funny is if Cracked.com did a list of "top 5 troll dens (excepting 4chan)" and Fark was #1. Of course, in reality that would go to Yahoo Answers.
 
2010-10-19 08:32:31 PM  
I do like the CVS one.
 
2010-10-21 02:40:49 PM  
Sweet, Got one of mine in there.
/Hooray, I'm helping!
 
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