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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:

img.fark.net  Heat derails train near Dallas, Texas. This comes only two months after a Dallas locomotive derailed the Heat    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Dog helps rape victim. Ehh, I might have worded that wrong    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  US grounds its entire stealth fighter fleet, but isn't sure they found them all    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Research shows kids improve reading by reading to dogs -- especially K-9    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Flight 93 memorial still $10M short on funds. $11M if architects choose to add a little legroom    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  America has its first death by vampire bat. Ah ha ha, you fools prepared for the wrong movie monster apocalypse    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  A fire department rescued a girl who was 70 feet up a tree. She is now up for adoption at the local shelter    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Teens stretch clear industrial strength plastic across highway, snag motorcyclist -- adding multiple counts to already lengthy wrap sheet    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Sparrow birdsong is aggressive, macho and insults rivals. Don't push me, 'cos I'm close to the hedge    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  "I say, Holmes, what type of school had a Sir Arthur Conan Doyle book removed because of alleged LDS bias?" "Elementary, my dear Watson"    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Indiana stage collapse ends Sugarland concert, killing four and saving thousands    img.fark.net


Sports:

img.fark.net  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?    img.fark.net

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

img.fark.net  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    img.fark.net


Geek:

img.fark.net  New study says "death star" is a myth. Tell that to the people of Alderaan    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Supermice have achieved resistance to all poisons, hope to complete their project before the Vogons arrive    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Mothers' eating habits may influence the tastebuds of babies in the womb, which may explain why you love sausage  


Entertainment:

img.fark.net  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    img.fark.net

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

img.fark.net  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    img.fark.net


Politics:

img.fark.net  "Democrats push young politicians out front." Just in time for the bus    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  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    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  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?    img.fark.net


Business:

img.fark.net  Sydney airport body scanners being set off by sweaty armpits. Australia braces for decline of European tourists    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  Jobless claims at a four month low as companies are running out of workers to let go    img.fark.net

img.fark.net  USPS continues cost cutting, will immediately mail pink slips to 120,000 workers. Those affected should find out in about six weeks    img.fark.net
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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 [TotalFark]
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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