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Better late than never: Fark's Headlines of the Week for 7/1 - 7/7 
Posted by Unfreakable at 2012-07-12 6:41:33 PM (14 comments) | Permalink
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Way late this week, totally spaced it after Monday. Here you go.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2012-07-01 to Sat 2012-07-07:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  President declares Ohio and West Virginia to be disaster areas. Oh, and they're suffering from widespread power outages, as well    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Anderson Cooper comes out in favor of individual man date    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  27,000 undiagnosed cases of dementia estimated in Wales, as no one can tell the difference between demented babbling and the local accent    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  IKEA criticized for clear-cutting Russian old-growth forests. I didn't even know Russia had particleboard trees    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Man survives harrowing ordeal after getting lost in the Ontario wilderness. For 15 HOURS he subsisted on nothing but fresh water and a warm fire. FIFTEEN HOURS    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Conga protest leaves two dead, future in limbo    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Mountain hiker, a stranger to Switzerland, raises alarm and is found by police after five fellow hikers fell to their deaths. Now do you see what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps?    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Fireworks explode while man attempts to light homemade cannon. "It's no big deal" he said offhandedly    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Hey, does anybody want to try a bite of this new environmentally friendly snack bar made from insects? Anybody? *crickets*    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Vapors blamed for man's death--but only after the apothecary ruled out consumption, ague, scrivener's palsy, lumbago, the French pox, scrofula, dropsy, mortification, and impetigo    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Bomb found at golf course. No word on whether it was shaped like the harmless squirrel or the friendly rabbit    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Sports:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Ray Allen replaces George Zimmerman as deadliest shooter in Florida    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Sagan wins Tour de France's 6th stage, wants to see you learn    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Bad news Vikings fans; Adrian Peterson was arrested. Good news Vikings fans: It took multiple cops to tackle him    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Geek:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Scientists now say what you see as blue, I might see as red... Can I buy some pot from you?    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Sugar, used in fermenting alcohol, can now be used to grow artificial livers. And the cycle is complete    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Mozilla gives up on Thunderbird, decides to give MD 20/20 a try    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Entertainment:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Tom Cruise once again using the same lawyer he has for his previous divorces, mostly to get another punch on his loyalty card so the next one will be free    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Five wrappers you should be listening to right now. Yeah, the correct term is rappers, but these five are recycled, paper thin and disposable    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  31 years later, Natalie Wood's death certificate now changed from 'accident' to 'undetermined'. C'mon, now they're really going overboard    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Politics:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Gov. Christie calls reporter "stupid" for asking inconvenient questions, feeds him to the Rancor    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Obamas skip summer vacation this year, singlehandedly saving taxpayers billions    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Romney describes lemonade: "Lemon. Wet. Good." The Onion: "Oh COME ON"    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Business:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  GM to decide on new Facebook business partnership, immediately updates its relationship status to "It's complicated"    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Alec Baldwin gives New York Philharmonic $1 million gift to promote more sax and violins    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Sales miss Target    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]
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14 Comments   (+0 »)
   
 
2012-07-12 06:42:40 PM  
I blame copious amounts of alcohol
 
2012-07-12 06:46:39 PM  

Unfreakable: I blame copious amounts of alcohol


I hear ya, do love the "man date" one though
 
2012-07-12 06:49:11 PM  
Bad news Vikings fans; Adrian Peterson was arrested. Good news Vikings fans: It took multiple cops to tackle him

LOVED IT.
 
2012-07-12 06:51:51 PM  
I do honestly feel for those at the onion. After this election, how are they gonna spoof real lufe politically?

Can it even be done?
 
2012-07-12 06:59:44 PM  
Oh come on, the "wrappers" one was awful
 
2012-07-12 07:00:24 PM  

DORMAMU: I do honestly feel for those at the onion. After this election, how are they gonna spoof real lufe politically?

Can it even be done?


Spoof real lufe... My brain refuses to process this phrase
 
2012-07-12 07:02:39 PM  

NateAsbestos: Oh come on, the "wrappers" one was awful


Not a fan of that one, either.
 
2012-07-12 07:36:22 PM  

martissimo: I hear ya, do love the "man date" one though


Thanks! :D
 
2012-07-12 07:50:35 PM  
I didn't need to read any further than "Individual man date" to know that no other headline in this list was going to match that level of wit.
 
2012-07-12 08:07:56 PM  

WhoIsWillo: martissimo: I hear ya, do love the "man date" one though

Thanks! :D


That was yours? Congratulations! :D
 
2012-07-12 08:11:19 PM  

Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: That was yours? Congratulations! :D


Thanks, TMLO. I'm closing in on the Top 100 alltime submitters list, which means I need to get a life one of these days.
 
2012-07-12 08:12:59 PM  

WhoIsWillo: Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: That was yours? Congratulations! :D

Thanks, TMLO. I'm closing in on the Top 100 alltime submitters list, which means I need to get a life one of these days.


Nicely done! I'm still holding steady at 0 approved links.

/farking liters
 
2012-07-12 11:53:21 PM  
Sweet this is the second time one of my headlines made the cut...


15 Hours!
 
2012-07-13 12:12:36 AM  
The "man date" blows all the others here out of the water.

/Still sad that "that's amoeba" from the previous week didn't make that week's cut... =(
 
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