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Kids reading to dogs in K-9, a lengthy wrap sheet, and Paul Revere's famous ride through...Davenport? A few of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 8/7 - 8/13 
Posted by Unfreakable at 2011-08-16 3:42:17 PM (7 comments) | Permalink

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Howdy folks, not too much this week. For those of you who are Totalfarkers, there's an active voting thread in the discussion area now for February 2011, and although the previous threads are now closed, TFers can still take a look at the results for January 2011 and December 2010.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2011-08-07 to Sat 2011-08-13:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Heat derails train near Dallas, Texas. This comes only two months after a Dallas locomotive derailed the Heat    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Dog helps rape victim. Ehh, I might have worded that wrong    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  US grounds its entire stealth fighter fleet, but isn't sure they found them all    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Research shows kids improve reading by reading to dogs -- especially K-9    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Flight 93 memorial still $10M short on funds. $11M if architects choose to add a little legroom    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  America has its first death by vampire bat. Ah ha ha, you fools prepared for the wrong movie monster apocalypse    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  A fire department rescued a girl who was 70 feet up a tree. She is now up for adoption at the local shelter    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Teens stretch clear industrial strength plastic across highway, snag motorcyclist -- adding multiple counts to already lengthy wrap sheet    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Sparrow birdsong is aggressive, macho and insults rivals. Don't push me, 'cos I'm close to the hedge    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  "I say, Holmes, what type of school had a Sir Arthur Conan Doyle book removed because of alleged LDS bias?" "Elementary, my dear Watson"    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Indiana stage collapse ends Sugarland concert, killing four and saving thousands    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Sports:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Debate rages over whether blade runner should be allowed to compete in the Olympics. I say, if he passes his Voight-Kampff test, what's the big deal?    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Florida State rumored to be joining the SEC, possibly because league hasn't filled its quota of NCAA violations in recent years    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  During the Packers' White House visit, President Obama demands the Chicago Bears trade for Aaron Rodgers. Poll numbers up 10 points on news that Obama just told Jay Cutler he sucks on worldwide TV    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Geek:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  New study says "death star" is a myth. Tell that to the people of Alderaan    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Supermice have achieved resistance to all poisons, hope to complete their project before the Vogons arrive    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Mothers' eating habits may influence the tastebuds of babies in the womb, which may explain why you love sausage  


Entertainment:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Bullies force Rebecca Black from her school. She will now be home schooled on every day but Friday, Friday, every day but Friday. That's the daaay she'll work on her careeeer    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  True-to-life portrait of Michael Jackson comes in little cans    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  The cute girl from Glee dyed her hair pink. No, not her, not her either, no that's a guy, yes I'm sure, no not her either    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Politics:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  "Democrats push young politicians out front." Just in time for the bus    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  GOP candidates to square off in Iowa debate. Palin won't attend, but will return in September to mark the anniversary of Paul Revere's ride through Davenport to warn the Germans the Swiss were coming    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  There once was a Republican named Hinkle. Hated gays but wanted man-love for his Dinkle. He posted an ad, got caught now he's sad. He asked Jesus to forgive him - think'll?    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Business:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Sydney airport body scanners being set off by sweaty armpits. Australia braces for decline of European tourists    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Jobless claims at a four month low as companies are running out of workers to let go    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  USPS continues cost cutting, will immediately mail pink slips to 120,000 workers. Those affected should find out in about six weeks    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]
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7 Comments   (+0 »)
   
 
2011-08-16 04:16:02 PM  
img.fark.net True-to-life portrait of Michael Jackson comes in little cans

Wow. That's glorious.
 
2011-08-16 05:52:10 PM  
The "explains why you love sausage" one got a chuckle outta me.
 
2011-08-16 06:06:11 PM  
Indiana stage collapse ends Sugarland concert, killing four and saving thousands

So wrong its perfect.
 
2011-08-16 06:40:22 PM  

BreezyWheeze: The "explains why you love sausage" one got a chuckle outta me.


I never sausage a bad pun in my life, it was the wurst ever; so it has to be the wiener.
 
Pud
2011-08-16 07:01:35 PM  
The cute girl from Glee dyed her hair pink. No, not her, not her either, no that's a guy, yes I'm sure, no not her either

LOL
 
2011-08-16 08:00:40 PM  

Treygreen13: img.fark.net True-to-life portrait of Michael Jackson comes in little cans

Wow. That's glorious.


It is, but I don't think subby should be rewarded for recycling a joke I first heard about 15-20 years ago.
 
2011-08-17 07:58:11 PM  

Speaker2Animals: Treygreen13: img.fark.net True-to-life portrait of Michael Jackson comes in little cans

Wow. That's glorious.

It is, but I don't think subby should be rewarded for recycling a joke I first heard about 15-20 years ago.


That's the joke!
 
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