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Dubai cruel world, magnetic boy who may be a Pole, Huckabee Fin: some of Fark's favorite headlines for 5/8 - 5/14 
Posted by Drew at 2011-05-17 1:09:19 PM (12 comments) | Permalink
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From Unfreakable:

No post from Drew this week, he's out of town doing important Fark-related ninja stuff. Or he's drinking.

Those of you who will be at the Chicago this Saturday for the Fark party at the Lincoln Tap Room can ask him directly.

Enjoy the headlines.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2011-05-08 to Sat 2011-05-14:

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Autism rates are 28.141529768694978477683949% higher than previously thought    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  To avoid jealous husbands, Indian state tells new brides to avoid talking too much on cell phones for the first two years of marriage, or just switch to AT&T service    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Man falls off ATV and is run over by mowing equipment. Don't miss this ripped-from-the-headlines story on the next episode of "Lawn Order." *DUN DUN*    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Homeless man 'compacted' in garbage truck escapes serious injury. He doesn't want to deal with the press right now    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Mississippi River swells to six times its normal width, but it's mostly water weight    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Man commits suicide off world's tallest building in UAE. Dubai cruel world    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Mississippi flooding moving south, because Missouri loves company    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Police investigating an illegal mushroom grow operation find mason jars, syringes, a copy of High Times, and a tribe of sparkling green talking Aztec owls burrowing out from a chimney that was aglow with all the colors in the known universe    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Tomorrow is World Naked Gardening Day. Makes sure to keep those bushes trimmed, folks    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Students burned by sodium hydroxide at Obama middle school, proving that he'll lye to just about anyone    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Four-year-old-boy gets foot stuck in escalator, leading to several minutes of uncomfortable stairs    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Sports:

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Now available from ChelseaStoreUSA.com, the 2010-2011 commemorative one-piece cutlery set. Comes complete in a beautiful box with absolutely no silverware    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Pittsburgh beats LA, 4-1, sending statisticians scrambling to find the last time the Pirates were a game over .500 this late in the season    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  900-lb statue of Shaq set to be unveiled on LSU's campus this summer. Weighs half as much as the real Shaq, but is twice as accurate at the FT line    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Geek:

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  "Bad" cholesterol not as bad as thought, according to recent studies by scienticians at the Pizzaburger Institute    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Powerful class of insect repellent discovered. You still can't beat OFF    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Six-year-old Croatian boy has magnetic powers. Local residents don't recognize him, think he might be a Pole    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Showbiz:

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Whitney Houston to return to film after 15 years. I hope she can remember her lines    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Katy Perry still DDoesn't unDDerstanDD why people maDDe such a big DDeal over the Sesame Street appearance she starreDD in that proDDucers ultimately pulleDD from the show    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Salma Hayek officially kicks off the Cannes Film Festival. How appropriate    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Politics:

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Iran urging Damascus to go easy on protesters. Not sure if Syrians    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  George Mitchell to step down as US Mideast envoy, open frozen banana stand    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Huckabee Fin    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Music:

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  People discovering that music can have a remarkable healing power. Except for songs by Pitbull, which causes patients to jam sharp objects into their ears    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Amy Winehouse says she wants to move to the country and start a family. Sounds like a great idea for a Deliverance prequel    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Keith Richards is back in the studio. He has no idea how he got there    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Business:

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  AT&T finds itself in a predicament: if their proposed takeover of T-Mobile doesn't work out, they must pay Deutsche Telekom about $6 billion. But if it does work out, they own T-Mobile    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Cisco prepares to redirect most of their jobs to 127.0.0.1    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Yahoo downgraded to a halfhearted yay    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]
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12 Comments   (+0 »)
   
 
2011-05-17 01:21:08 PM  
Shiat, Drew's coming now? See you there.
 
2011-05-17 02:16:21 PM  
Yahoo downgraded to a halfhearted yay

Six-year-old Croatian boy has magnetic powers. Local residents don't recognize him, think he might be a Pole


Brilliance.
 
2011-05-17 02:23:34 PM  
A fine crop this week.
 
2011-05-17 02:53:51 PM  

CrazedHatter:
Six-year-old Croatian boy has magnetic powers. Local residents don't recognize him, think he might be a Pole

Brilliance.



Thanks ...

/subby
 
2011-05-17 03:24:40 PM  
No love for HASSAN SHOP?
 
2011-05-17 04:04:42 PM  

misterfweem: No love for HASSAN SHOP?


lool this.
 
2011-05-17 04:12:19 PM  
Huckabee Fin

I salute the genius who created that headline! Just amazing.
 
2011-05-17 04:22:23 PM  
Man commits suicide off world's tallest building in UAE. Dubai cruel world

My favorite of the week.
 
2011-05-17 04:29:04 PM  
I'm disappointed that IMF boss farks the poor didn't make it. I'm still laughing at that one.
 
2011-05-17 04:38:36 PM  

Buckney Gurre: Huckabee Fin

I salute the genius who created that headline! Just amazing.


My vote's for that one and:

Mississippi flooding moving south, because Missouri loves company
 
2011-05-17 06:19:26 PM  

Wardrobe_Malfunction: I'm disappointed that IMF boss farks the poor didn't make it. I'm still laughing at that one.


Thank you. :)
 
2011-05-17 11:47:22 PM  
Dubai cruel world and Hassan Shop!
 
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