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Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2011-12-18 to Sat 2011-12-24
Posted by Unfreakable at 2011-12-31 3:46:12 PM (5 comments) | Permalink
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No commentary, the Headline of the Year contests are all up and out for this year. Winners will be announced next week.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2011-12-18 to Sat 2011-12-24:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Trend: designer firewood. Subby gets his firewood from old-growth forest. It's independent woodland, you probably haven't heard of it    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  British lawmakers blame police tactics for severity of August riots. Police outraged, insist they used no tactics whatsoever    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  New laboratory is growing human skin from foreskins collected from infants. It's safe, completely natural and the only side effect is that when burn victims see pretty women, they stand up straighter    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Japan decides to upgrade F-4 fleet to F-35's, citing the concerns over China, North Korea, Mothra    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Kim Jong Un issues first order as president. I bet it was for a banana split    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Several massive explosions rip through Not Our Problem Anymore, killing {we are no longer required to care} people    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Iran announces plans to conduct Navy drills with...... CTRL+V, V, V, V, V, V, V, V....most fearsome, awe inspiring flotilla known to mankind    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Aspen Colorado solves homeless problem by sending the homeless to North Dakota where they'll be cryogenically frozen for future generations    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Q: What's the difference between a pickpocket and a Peeping Tom? A: The pickpocket snatches your watch    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Autistic boy placed in "therapy" bag to control outbursts. In other news, there are 673 teeth on a gym bag zipper    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Female spiders who immediately eat their mates after sex produce healthier babies. Keep this in mind when you're writing out your next paternity check    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Sports:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Patriots confuse Christmas for Easter, crucify Jesus    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Kobe Bryant says knee is 90% better. Doctors say it should completely heal since he'll no longer have to use it to beg his wife's forgiveness    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  UK anti-doping agency warns that athletes who eat too much liver may test positive for a banned substance and not be allowed to participâté in the London Olympics    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Geek:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  "All about me" attitude fades at age 33, say researchers who have never met any baby boomers    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Bright yellow, moving slime blobs appear in English village. May contain up to 2 gp, but attacks with bladed weapons are at -2 penalty; try a crushing weapon or magic, fire-based attacks    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  "Emperor Spiderman Gandalf Wolverine Skywalker Optimus Prime Goku Sonic Xavier Ryu Cloud Superman Heman Batman Thrash?" "Yes?" "Table for one?" "Yes"    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Entertainment:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Carnival Cruises to sponsor first "horror convention" at sea. No word if this is just a clever rebranding of the standard norovirus and suspicious shellfish on a regular cruise or if this costs extra    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Hugh Hefner had mixed thoughts about putting Lindsay Lohan on the cover of Playboy. Specifically, he was torn between vomiting and dry-heaving    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  AI runner-up David Archuleta announces he's taking a break from performing. Tulsa Holiday Inn promptly checks for availability of Justin Guarini    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Politics:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Secaucus woman accuses state senator of asking her if she wanted to Secauc    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  French, Americans, Germans and Saudis now allied against Iran, but will have to come up with a less-awkward acronym before the bombings begin    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Obama denies being "Spock-like". Clinton celebrates being Kirk-like. Biden celebrates being one of those red-shirt guys    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Business:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Moody's cuts Belgium credit rating as fragile economy starts to waffle    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Online shopping hits record $6.3 billion last week as half of people making purchases actually used their own credit cards    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Wendy's is about to overtake Burger King as the second-most popular burger chain in America, due primarily to better burgers, fries, and the lack of a terrifying mascot    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]
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5 Comments     (+0 »)
 
 
2011-12-31 03:53:41 PM  
This got waaaay delayed this week because of Headline of the Week.
 
2011-12-31 04:04:23 PM  

Unfreakable: This got waaaay delayed this week because of Headline of the Week.


I uhm, think that you may want to revisit this post.
 
2011-12-31 04:23:55 PM  

WhoIsWillo: I uhm, think that you may want to revisit this post.


These were from last week. Normally I post this thread on Tuesdays, sometimes Wednesday if I'm booked. This week, I took Tuesday and Wednesday off, then had Headline of the Year on Thursday and Friday (and a bit today), and so this went out a lot later than usual.
 
2011-12-31 04:28:18 PM  

Unfreakable: WhoIsWillo: I uhm, think that you may want to revisit this post.

These were from last week. Normally I post this thread on Tuesdays, sometimes Wednesday if I'm booked. This week, I took Tuesday and Wednesday off, then had Headline of the Year on Thursday and Friday (and a bit today), and so this went out a lot later than usual.


I know. Reread what your wrote, Unfreakable. :) You said the Headline of the Week was delayed because of the Headline of the Week.

mimg.ugo.com

Affairs of state must take precedent over the affairs of state.
 
2011-12-31 05:36:23 PM  
Hahaha, you win
 
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