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PNG becomes GIF, Oswald's keyboard player honored by the Dallas PD, and Marcus Bachmann finds happiness: some of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 5/12 - 5/18
Posted by Unfreakable at 2013-05-22 8:13:29 PM (6 comments) | Permalink

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Lots of fun headlines this week. Enjoy.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2013-05-12 to Sat 2013-05-18:

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  Man pronounced dead at hospital after falling from 14th century tower in an odd case involving either a time tunnel or history's slowest ambulance driver  

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  42% of Americans have an unfavorable view of hipsters. Subby had an unfavorable view of them before it was mainstream  

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  Media blackout of the Gosnell trial continues unabated as every news source on the internet reports the guilty verdict  

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  Oswald's keyboard player honored by Dallas PD, is still alive  

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  Lesbian couple blocked from renting home on Isle of Man, should have gone to Lesbos instead  

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  PNG becomes GIF  

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  Fyrmyn called to Welsh flood rescues  

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  Boy, that escalated quickly  

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  Feds asking for public help to find predators, though they admit sometimes it's hard because they turn invisible  

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  North Korea launches three missiles into the Sea of Japan, declares victory over water  

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  Mount Pavlof erupts in Alaska. Just the thought makes me drool  


Sports:

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  Silicon Valley tech giants pledge $30 million to bring Super Bowl 50 to the Bay Area. Finally, Raiders fans will get to see what an actual Super Bowl looks like  

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  Chris Kluwe will soon be a Raider, which is great, because now I can pitch my new buddy cop show, "Warcraft and Seabass" to Fox  

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  Trickle down  


Geek:

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  The FDA could appeal to terminate a court rule against the Morning After Pill age limit, but they need to do it before it attaches itself to law  

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  The Earth's core speeds up and slows down completely out of sync with the rest of earth...creating bad sci fi plots with nuclear bombs and laser trains  

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  NASA places planet-hunting telescope Kepler in "safe mode". Would boot to diagnostic partition if only someone could hit F12 fast enough  


Entertainment:

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  "Stepford Wives" director Bryan Forbes dies at age 86. Death announced at a private men's club in Connecticut  

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  Vin Diesel says that "Facebook owes me billions of dollars." Or maybe he said "baseball omen been McDonald's." I don't know  

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  Kanye West's expensive sports car is crushed by the two enormous swinging gates guarding the entrance to Kim Kardashian's private sanctuary. This headline is not a metaphor  


Politics:

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  Marcus Bachmann can finally find happiness  

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  Journalists are PISSED at the DoJ. How pissed? They are *so* pissed, they may actually start doing real reporting on the subject  

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  Florida mayoral candidate who claimed to have been endorsed by Jesus Christ finishes dead last in election. I haven't seen a Floridian endorsed by Christ fail this badly since Tim Tebow  


Business:

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  Intel loses ground as the world's top chip company, now only slightly ahead of Samsung, Qualcomm, Frito-Lay  

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  Pharmaceutical manufacturer agrees to a $500 million penalty for impure drugs. Profit margin on the drugs now falls to a perilously low 250%  

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  Burger King introduces their rival to the McRib. Even the people at Taco Bell are afraid to ask what it's made of
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6 Comments     (+0 »)
 
 
2013-05-22 08:57:56 PM  
What about the (Featured Partner) ones? Those were awesome!
 
2013-05-22 09:23:01 PM  
Welcome back. Unfreakable!
 
2013-05-22 09:53:19 PM  

phlegmmo: Welcome back. Unfreakable!


Thanks man!
 
2013-05-22 11:36:05 PM  
My favorite was the one from the Koch Foundation.
Political ads masked as news stories in order to subvert democracy is just hilarious.
 
2013-05-22 11:40:13 PM  
Wish we could still post to those. -_-. the png gif one is really bad. How many people refer to a country as png, and png is the successor to gif. It is a 24 bit color lossless format that supports animation. Only an idiot would turn a png into a gif. ;p

/nerdrage
 
2013-05-23 12:51:07 AM  
The Kanye West one should advance deep into the playoffs
 
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