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Burglar discovers that justice is blinds, man attempting to feed tigers succeeds, and Hurricane Fabio's winds heaving across the swelling bosom of the Pacific: a few of Fark's favorite headlines of the week for 7/8 - 7/14 
Posted by Unfreakable at 2012-07-16 12:44:33 PM (11 comments) | Permalink

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Some good headlines this week, congratulations to all the submitters.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2012-07-08 to Sat 2012-07-14:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Retiree beats wife to death with Easter Island statue. "I faced it all and I stood tall and did it Moai way"    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Cincinnati welcomes its eighth sister city, surprising many who had no idea that it came from a Catholic family    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Sea World patrons invited once again to Dine With Shamu, the killer whale who killed its trainer. They better hope that "n" never falls off the sign    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Burglar tangled up in window treatments discovers that sometimes justice is blinds    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Man arrested for threatening to blow up cable TV company. Bomb slated to detonate sometime between noon and 6 p.m    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Man enters zoo enclosure to feed the tigers, succeeds    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Mother accused of whipping children with computer cable  

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  NASA unveils app called Spacecraft 3D to let people experience spacecraft manipulation without the drawbacks of radiation sickness or chest-bursting aliens    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  A big solar storm is hitting the Earth today, but res&rchers say yo* shouldn't not/ce anything di%7erent    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Hurricane Fabio's heaving winds move across the rolling bosom of the Pacific Ocean, but will likely exhaust itself long before reaching land    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Man shot to death while using payphone, shooter claims he thought it was a dinosaur    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Sports:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Pinot wins 8th stage of Tour de France, goes great with fish    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Fans want less blackouts, NFL allows teams to relax blackout thresholds. Colts say "Screw that, business as usual", Colts fans start buying tickets by the truckload. This fits the legal definition of an abusive relationship, right?    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Penn State to renovate their locker room showers, add soundproofing and maybe some nice mood lighting    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Geek:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Worms live longer in space. Shai Hulud    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Google Maps adds walking directions for 44 African countries. ::Presses voice search button:: "Niger, please"    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Caltech and JPL create new amplifier that will boost electrical signals for space exploration, blow the trunk completely off a '64 Impala    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Entertainment:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Man claims he is the unintelligible son of Bob Dylan    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Film festival for internet cat videos scheduled for EVERY GODDAMNED DAY EVER    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Jennifer Lopez wants to leave American Idol, behind    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Politics:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Here's a list of the nine worst running mates of all time, or, as it's more commonly known, Mitt Romney's short list    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  ♫There's been 32 votes for the Health Care repeal, 32 votes in the House. Vote it down, pass it around, 33 votes for the Health Care repeal♫  

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Hot, black, GOP Lieutenant Governor of Florida caught in lesbian affair with Puerto Rican aide. Angry Republicans pound fist on table with one hand    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Business:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Kayak IPO shares priced somewhere between up a creek and without a paddle    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Fender sets IPO price between $13 and $15 a share. Company telecast tells nervous investors not to fret    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  United to order 150 new planes to be "customer pleasing". In other news, United to assess customers a $19 pleasing fee    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]
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11 Comments   (+0 »)
   
 
2012-07-16 02:23:49 PM  
Do we always have to do this on Monday?
 
2012-07-16 02:29:57 PM  
"Moai Way" may be the HOTY if not the Decade
 
2012-07-16 03:16:21 PM  

Gunz_drawn: Do we always have to do this on Monday?



You must be the life of the party.
 
2012-07-16 03:25:51 PM  
I got stuck on the word, "bosom."
 
2012-07-16 03:37:45 PM  
I just realised how appropriate the tag was for the mother beating her kids with the computer cable.
 
2012-07-16 04:08:12 PM  
I feel so honored that my headline was one of those chosen as HOTW.

Thanks, guys. :-)
 
2012-07-16 04:10:04 PM  

Magorn: "Moai Way" may be the HOTY if not the Decade


QFT
 
2012-07-16 08:11:55 PM  
Tigers should be disqualified, repeat from last year.
 
2012-07-16 08:44:07 PM  

Zygar: Tigers should be disqualified, repeat from last year.


IIRC, last year's headline involved lions, not tigers.
 
2012-07-16 09:13:45 PM  

Bondith: I just realised how appropriate the tag was for the mother beating her kids with the computer cable.


Ditto
 
2012-07-16 09:23:22 PM  

championgoober: Bondith: I just realised how appropriate the tag was for the mother beating her kids with the computer cable.

Ditto


One of the very rare times when the "Florida" tag is trumped.
 
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