Broncos waive their Cox, aftershock strikes off Vanuatu Barada Nikto, and a women's hockey game with lots of periods: some of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 9/4 - 9/10
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One more week down, and some strong candidates for Headline of the Year. For the TFers, there's currently an active voting thread for Headline of the Year candidates in TFD for April 2011. For those TFers who hadn't noticed the previous Headline of the Year preliminaries, they can be found here:
December * January * February * March
That's all for now. See you next week.
Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2011-09-04 to Sat 2011-09-10:
European Union investigating nutritional value of eating insects -- presumably by traveling to U.S. and sampling fast food
6.1-magnitude aftershock strikes off Vanuatu Barada Nikto
Taxi driver reportedly locks passenger in the trunk of his cab after a dispute. Sounds like a fare fight
It turns out dolphins mourn their dead. Except in no wake zones
I don't like vats full of caustic lye. You paper-makers can't deny: When a guy falls down through an unsupported place into concentrated base, he gets stung
Train-hopping teen girl left legless, right one too
Rooty tooty fresh 'n shooty
Scientists find evidence that not only did the ancestors of modern humans interbreed with Neandertals, but nearly every other semi-human species that they ran into. Theorize that beer was invented way earlier than originally thought
Man kills hunting partner who ate his dog, that was killed by a monkey, who slept in a room that lay in the house that Jack built
Darth Vader robs gas station, flees on bicycle. The force catches up with him
Copper thieves hit church for third time. Cu in hell
Broncos waive Cox in public
Women set record for world's longest hockey game. Ten days long - that's a lot of periods
Peyton Manning out for Week 1 due to neck injury. Presumably from holding up his enormous fivehead
1TB vaccine shows promise, stores lots of porn
Saudi Arabia's Prince of Space, Sultan bin Salman, says kingdom is making steady progress in space science, notes that your weapons are useless against him
Penn State scientists give up even pretending to use their powers for good, develop 'blood swimming microspiders'. Sleep tight
Hef's ex says she had her eggs frozen while living in the Playboy mansion, and not just from fear
Rosie O'Donnell talks about her split. GOOD GOD, NO
Motorist strikes Reese Withercar
Sarah Palin runs half marathon in Iowa, in keeping with her policy of completing half of everything
Jimmy Hoffa declares war on Tea Party, demands double time for speaking on a holiday
Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) running to become first openly gay U.S. Senator in history. That's "openly" gay, for any of you Larry Craig fans out there
Bartz could get $10 million after firing. WHY YOU LITTLE
Greece about to take it in an oh-so-familiar way
Texas Instruments earnings go 58008 up
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