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Gun accident leaves pastor's daughter holier than thou, LHC goes to ludicrous speed, and a bison as a best man, Tatonka very much: some of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week from 2/12 - 2/18 
Posted by Unfreakable at 2012-02-21 10:01:45 PM (9 comments) | Permalink

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Not too much to discuss with the Headline of the Year contest this early in 2012, so here are a few of our favorites from last week.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2012-02-12 to Sat 2012-02-18:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Arab League wants peacekeepers in Syria. D'Argo and Chiana still think it's a bad idea    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Chocolate cake for breakfast is okay say scientists, Cosby    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Gun accident in Florida church leaves pastor's daughter holier than thou  

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Florida man ran into his ex-girlfriend yesterday. Then he backed up and ran into her again. He misses her sometimes    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Coke and Pepsi may be arming for another cola war. I remember the first cola war, son. I saw things you wouldn't believe. Delivery trucks on fire off the shoulder the road. Crystal soda glittering in the Safeway dark. Time to die    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Zoo keeper enters pen to feed the lions, succeeds    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Man pays £21m for Bacon nude, is promptly thrown out of IHOP    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Man arrested on 144 counts of child porn. Gross    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  The US Postal Service wants to raise the price of stamps to 50 cents so they can pay for all the extra buggy whips needed for speedy mail delivery    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Italian police arrest counterfeiters carrying $6 TRILLION in fake US Bonds; remind people that creating absurd sums of money out of thin air is the government's job    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Rancher chooses pet buffalo to be best man at renewal of his wedding vows. "Tatonka. Tatonka very much"    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Sports:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Team of naked female rowers break Atlantic record. Stroke, stroke, stroke, stroke    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Gary Edmund Carter. "Kid." Expos 1974-84, 1992; Mets 1985-89; Giants 1990; Dodgers 1991; Angels 2012    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Red Sox star pitcher Tim Wakefield finally knuckles under the pressure to retire    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Geek:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  CERN announces they're turning up the LHC to eleven; have plans to then go to ludicrous speed, and eventually go plaid    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  NASA budget slashes Mars funding, leaving future exploration prospects up to a duck with a speech impediment and a predilection for high-powered weaponry    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Astronomers identify first 'middleweight' black hole by detecting the Sugar Rays it emits    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Entertainment:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Whitney Houston's final movie to be released early. She had a lot of good lines    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Whitney Houston's death may be third biggest thing to fall into Dolly Parton's lap    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Michael Bay confirms he's on board for directing Transformers 4 for a June 2014 release date, says there is no cast or story yet, but that's never stopped him before    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Politics:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Rick Santorum, emphasizing the importance of two-parent families in ecomonic recovery, says strong families will help the poor get back on their feet; critics say it will cost too much to provide every single mom with a new dad    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  NH lawmaker pushes abstinence for married couples. As if that's necessary    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Despite being slathered in parsley butter and accompanied by a bloomin' onion, New Jersey marriage equality bill is still vetoed by Governor Chris Christie    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Business:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Retirement may require less income than you think, so you can spend more time thinking about how you're going to decorate your refrigerator box    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  New stretched Boeing 787 will carry either 320 Americans or 640 Europeans    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Gore and Blood compare greenhouse gas emissions to subprime debt, vow to annihilate Demolition for the WWF tag team belts    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]
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9 Comments   (+0 »)
   
 
2012-02-21 10:24:39 PM  
"Whitney Houston beats Bobby Brown to death."

WHAR?
 
2012-02-21 10:31:41 PM  

Sliding Carp: "Whitney Houston beats Bobby Brown to death."

WHAR?


You mean the one from February 11 that was included in last week's group?
 
2012-02-21 10:34:42 PM  

Sliding Carp: "Whitney Houston beats Bobby Brown to death."

WHAR?


This along with "Lima, OH crowns 1999 Hide-and-Seek champion"
 
2012-02-21 11:07:47 PM  

robodog: Sliding Carp: "Whitney Houston beats Bobby Brown to death."

WHAR?

This along with "Lima, OH crowns 1999 Hide-and-Seek champion"


That was greenlit on February 20th. This HOTW thread is for 2/12 - 2/18.
 
2012-02-21 11:48:23 PM  

Unfreakable: Sliding Carp: "Whitney Houston beats Bobby Brown to death."

WHAR?

You mean the one from February 11 that was included in last week's group?


Goddamnit, I'm going to suck on the Weird News Quiz again, too, I bet.

Thanks.
 
2012-02-21 11:58:26 PM  
Thanks Unfreakable!
 
2012-02-22 12:24:12 AM  
Rancher chooses pet buffalo to be best man at renewal of his wedding vows. "Tatonka. Tatonka very much"

buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo.
 
2012-02-22 12:33:21 AM  

Sliding Carp: Unfreakable: Sliding Carp: "Whitney Houston beats Bobby Brown to death."

WHAR?

You mean the one from February 11 that was included in last week's group?

Goddamnit, I'm going to suck on the Weird News Quiz again, too, I bet.

Thanks.


All good
 
2012-02-22 09:54:34 PM  
teabag
 
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