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Headlines of the Week for 12/16 - 12/22 and a final note on Headline of the Year for 2012 
Posted by Unfreakable at 2012-12-26 11:32:34 PM (5 comments) | Permalink
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Here are the top headlines from last week. We're about to wrap up Headline of the Year now, we just did the last of the headline of the year preliminaries for the sub tabs (TFers can for on them here).

The big Headline of the Year (main) will be up this Friday. I can't wait.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2012-12-16 to Sat 2012-12-22:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  White House website petition to build a Death Star reaches required 25k signatures for official response. Let's start by dissolving the Senate. Fear will keep the local states in line    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Man wears 70 items of clothing at airport to avoid baggage charge. Carry on, sir    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Cable guy sexually assaults teenage girl between the hours of 3pm and 5pm    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Yet again, an Earthling wins Miss Universe    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Fraternity accused of killing a rented turkey. In other news, there must be a stripper shortage in Kansas    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Home invasion ends with one of the intruders dying after leaping from one of the apartment windows. Must have been the fall guy    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Homeless man falls to death in an elevator shaft. That is wrong on so many levels    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Blizzard blasts Midwest. This is bad news... for Omaha    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Group cleans up river after truck carrying frozen patties crashes. It's always good to have hamburger helpers    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  10 most commonly mispronounced words. One of them is "phenomenon." (♫ do doooooo, do do do ♫) "Phenomenon." (♫ do do do do ♫) "Phenomenon." (♫ do dooooooo, do do do, do do do, do do do, do do do, do-do do do do-do do ♫)  

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Mortally wounded man found outside of bowling alley, nihilists reported in area    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Sports:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Rex Ryan decides to bench Sanchez, start McElroy, and keep Tebow involved in the offense, which is kind of like playing "The Lady, or the Tiger?" with three doors and three tigers    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Vikings QB Christian Ponder marries ESPN's Samantha Steele. There was no reception    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Olympic medalists live longer than the general population. New findings leave Bruce Jenner expressionless    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Geek:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Cherokee Nation to celebrate integration of Cherokee language into Windows 8. Celebration expected to last until they actually try using Windows 8    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Piranha has tougher bite than Tyrannosaurus Rex. Their arm strength is about comparable    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Mistletoe helps ward off colon cancer. Subby tried this out but couldn't get it in past the little red berries    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Entertainment:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  IRS shows Lil Wayne what a gangsta lien really looks like    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Noted weed enthusiast Shaun White cuts off his hair for charity. Law enforcement officials estimate the street value of the wig at $11,000    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Kim Kardashian threatens to leave Instagram. Willy Wonka rolls his eyes and mutters, "No, stop, wait, come back"    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Politics:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Michael Dukakis says tanks but no tanks to possibility he'd be appointed senator if John Kerry takes the State Department gig    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Barack Obama named TIME magazine's Person of the Year. Critics claim without a sample of the placenta we don't know he's actually a person    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Someone once compared getting consensus in Congress to herding cats. The analogy still holds but now you'll have to imagine that the cats are angry and brain damaged    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Business:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Best Buy announces it will give its founder two additional months to determine whether or not he wants to retain ownership of his chain of Amazon.com showrooms    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  InBev is annoyed that the small Czech company who owned the rights to the name Budweiser before they did is blocking them from selling their beer in England and Germany, where they apparently think someone would actually BUY American Budweiser  

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Bureau of Economic Analysis Q3 revisions are out: GDP adjusted upwards, GDI adjusted downwards, Brotherhood of Nod about even    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]
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5 Comments   (+0 »)
   
 
2012-12-26 11:43:57 PM  
Thanks for all the hard work Unfreakable..
 
2012-12-26 11:44:32 PM  
 
2012-12-26 11:47:59 PM  

Shadow Blasko: Thanks for all the hard work Unfreakable..


Happy to do it. It's my favorite time of year. I LOVE the headlines and the submitters deserve the recognition.
 
2012-12-27 12:05:24 AM  

Shadow Blasko: Thanks for all the hard work Unfreakable..


So much this.
 
2012-12-27 09:58:53 PM  

phlegmmo: Shadow Blasko: Thanks for all the hard work Unfreakable..

So much this.


Word to that. Thanks, Unfreakable!
 
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