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Matching mini-giraffes, bourbon-powered cars, and utes flipping off bridges: a few of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 4/10 - 4/16 
Posted by Drew at 2011-04-19 3:03:35 PM (23 comments) | Permalink
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From Unfreakable:

No blog posting from Drew this week, just some headlines that we liked. Hope you like them, too.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2011-04-10 to Sat 2011-04-16:

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  If you're an opera singer and your wife is giving birth at home, sometimes you have to duet yourself    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  A year after Poland's political elite died in a plane crash in Russia, the two countries are arguing over a memorial plaque and where to bury the survivors    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  15-month old gets drunk at Applebee's after being served a margarita in his sippy-cup. If it's happy hour and you know it, clap your hands    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Israel warns travellers of possible violent attacks during Passover. Suggest stockpiling of lamb's blood, just in case    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Bad: Man falls out of 14th story window. Good: He survives. Sad: He still lives in Detroit    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Predator may have killed US Troops. This is not a repeat from 1987    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Police.finalize() in Java    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Man invents car that runs on bourbon....just like subby    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Oil prices to drop next year, says Russian official with matching mini giraffes    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Americans reluctant to share sex; work details on the web. Wait, that should've been a comma    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Man dies after ute flips off bridge. Somewhere, some Southern judge is profoundly confused    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Sports:

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Despite rampant use of steroids, Bonds jury still hung    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Former Chicago Bears quarterback Bobby Douglass arrested for breaking into his girlfriend's home. Well, at least he managed to get through some kind of defense    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Lingerie football league picks Toronto as new franchise. Eager fans rush to get season's tickets in rows A, B, C, D and DD    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Geek:

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Player reaches level 85 in World of Warcraft without killing a single thing, ever touching a woman    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  French resistance fighters used government-developed stank as a weapon in WWII. Subby has no idea why they're still using it, the war ended over 60 years ago    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Feds commandeer botnet, will***CARRIER LOST***    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Showbiz:

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Holly Madison ignores Hugh Hefner's sweet wedding invitation. Hefner again trying to give a spoonful of sugar to make the Madison go down    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Kirstie Alley rips shirt off dance partner while on Oprah, wolfs it down with fries and a diet soda    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Christina Aguilera divorces Bratman, much to the delight of the Jroker    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Politics:

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis eyeing New Jersey state Senate. Will run primarily on his impressive track record    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  California Senate passes bill mandating landmark events in gay history be taught in public schools: Oscar Wilde's trial, the Stonewall riots, Tom Cruise's marriage    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Bad boys, bad boys, Ouagadougou. Ouagadougou when they come for you?    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Music:

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Catholic League accuses Madonna of using "offensive" Catholic imagery in her new video. Wait. I'm sorry. They're mad at Lady Gaga. Easy mistake to make    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Nate Dogg's home was foreclosed on two days after he died. Looks like the Feds finally regulated    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Great news for deaf people: Rebecca Black working on new EP    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Business:

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Hooters co-founder in legal winner-take-owl fight with chain    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Intuit turns to mobile software, seal blubber, igloos    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from fark.com too old to be available]  Company promotes eco-friendly burials, will turn frozen corpses into compost for plants. Guess you could say the 'soil-into-green' is people. Uh-oh    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]
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23 Comments   (+0 »)
   
 
2011-04-19 03:25:34 PM  
pagelaw.files.wordpress.com

"A what? A 'ute? What's a 'ute?"
 
2011-04-19 03:39:05 PM  
I thought the site was gonna get overhauled again. When is that going to happen? anyone know?
 
2011-04-19 03:45:11 PM  
lh5.googleusercontent.com
I seriously want my own mini giraffe. And that chick. Not necessarily in that order.
 
2011-04-19 03:45:55 PM  

cgraves67: I thought the site was gonna get overhauled again. When is that going to happen? anyone know?


It's a month out at the soonest.
 
2011-04-19 03:48:53 PM  

Unfreakable: cgraves67: I thought the site was gonna get overhauled again. When is that going to happen? anyone know?

It's a month out at the soonest.


cool thanks
 
2011-04-19 03:53:43 PM  
You're hatching mini-giraffes?
 
2011-04-19 03:56:09 PM  

andyofne: You're hatching mini-giraffes?


Watching them maybe.
 
2011-04-19 03:56:41 PM  
Hory shirt, Nate Dogg is dead?!?! Why di'nt I heard dat?
 
2011-04-19 03:59:32 PM  

mootmah: andyofne: You're hatching mini-giraffes?

Watching them maybe.


I thought Catching.
 
2011-04-19 04:00:59 PM  

MythDragon: I seriously want my own mini giraffe. And that chick. Not necessarily in that order.


Ouagadougou with it?
 
2011-04-19 04:01:59 PM  

Goopotato: mootmah: andyofne: You're hatching mini-giraffes?

Watching them maybe.

I thought Catching.


Giraffe.bat maybe?
 
2011-04-19 04:14:56 PM  

mootmah: andyofne: You're hatching mini-giraffes?

Watching them maybe.


Or latching.
 
2011-04-19 04:18:13 PM  
Batching mini-giraffes?
 
2011-04-19 04:18:28 PM  
Any word on that lawsuit? Did I miss something?
 
2011-04-19 04:20:52 PM  

Tatsuhiko: "A what? A 'ute? What's a 'ute?"


I love the part of that movie where Joe Pesci is hiding under the bed, then slices Herman Munster's achilles tendons.
 
2011-04-19 04:21:46 PM  

AnotherBluesStringer: Any word on that lawsuit? Did I miss something?


Not nearly over. Still really early on. Drew's planning for a long battle.
 
2011-04-19 04:27:56 PM  
Is that why Drew has ads from the weapons-grade nutjob Michelle Bachmann on Fark?
 
2011-04-19 04:34:24 PM  

YannickNoahsFark: Is that why Drew has ads from the weapons-grade nutjob Michelle Bachmann on Fark?


Equal time for nutjobs. He wrote something about that somewhere.
 
2011-04-19 04:35:41 PM  
I like the one about the drunk kid at Applebee's & the Holly Madison one.
 
2011-04-19 04:48:01 PM  
I am disappoint that the Wave headline did not make the cut.
 
2011-04-19 04:58:54 PM  

Hillbilly Jim: I am disappoint that the Wave headline did not make the cut.


I'm just happy that one of mine made it for a change.
 
2011-04-19 05:00:35 PM  
what about that redacted Chinese government disclosure? That was a really good headline. Or was that last week? (I lost track of time while I was quantum teleporting Schrodinger's Cat)
 
2011-04-19 07:27:57 PM  
YannickNoahsFark: Is that why Drew has ads from the weapons-grade nutjob Michelle Bachmann on Fark?

There are ads on FARK?
 
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