Dubai cruel world, magnetic boy who may be a Pole, Huckabee Fin: some of Fark's favorite headlines for 5/8 - 5/14
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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:
Autism rates are 28.141529768694978477683949% higher than previously thought
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
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*
Homeless man 'compacted' in garbage truck escapes serious injury. He doesn't want to deal with the press right now
Mississippi River swells to six times its normal width, but it's mostly water weight
Man commits suicide off world's tallest building in UAE. Dubai cruel world
Mississippi flooding moving south, because Missouri loves company
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
Tomorrow is World Naked Gardening Day. Makes sure to keep those bushes trimmed, folks
Students burned by sodium hydroxide at Obama middle school, proving that he'll lye to just about anyone
Four-year-old-boy gets foot stuck in escalator, leading to several minutes of uncomfortable stairs
Now available from ChelseaStoreUSA.com, the 2010-2011 commemorative one-piece cutlery set. Comes complete in a beautiful box with absolutely no silverware
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
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
"Bad" cholesterol not as bad as thought, according to recent studies by scienticians at the Pizzaburger Institute
Powerful class of insect repellent discovered. You still can't beat OFF
Six-year-old Croatian boy has magnetic powers. Local residents don't recognize him, think he might be a Pole
Whitney Houston to return to film after 15 years. I hope she can remember her lines
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
Salma Hayek officially kicks off the Cannes Film Festival. How appropriate
Iran urging Damascus to go easy on protesters. Not sure if Syrians
George Mitchell to step down as US Mideast envoy, open frozen banana stand
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
Amy Winehouse says she wants to move to the country and start a family. Sounds like a great idea for a Deliverance prequel
Keith Richards is back in the studio. He has no idea how he got there
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
Cisco prepares to redirect most of their jobs to 127.0.0.1
Yahoo downgraded to a halfhearted yay
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