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A few of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 7/22 - 7/28 
Posted by Unfreakable at 2012-07-31 6:00:21 PM (19 comments) | Permalink
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Some good ones this week. Enjoy.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2012-07-22 to Sat 2012-07-28:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Spain's king loses WWF title over elephant hunt, expected to have another shot at it for WrestleMania XXIX    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Prince Charles' 31-year-old uneaten wedding day toast sells for £230, demonstrating once again the public's odd fascination with the upper crust    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  "Missing woman with Alzheimer's found safe." Cool -- I wonder what was inside it    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Syrian ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi claims Syria's weapons of mass destruction will only be used against foreign aggressors. And if you can't trust a guy named 'Jihad' when he pledges restraint, who can you trust?    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Scientists simulate an entire organism in software for the first time ever. Interesting how just a few added or dropped letters will change the entire meaning of a headline  

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Inventor of the treadmill dies at 96. Now that he is no longer in use, his body will be converted into a clothes hanger    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Kim Jong Un marries. How do you Un marry someone?    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Woman drops dead at counter of McDonald's ... while the staff continued taking orders. To be fair though, after 30 minutes without moving, everyone just assumed she was on the payroll    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Military dad surprises son with Star Wars homecoming, though subby thinks that the dad went a bit overboard by chopping his son's hand off and letting him fall down an air shaft    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Boy to undergo genital reconstruction surgery after rifle accident left him half-cocked    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Louisiana dentist charged with fraudulently billing state; authorities got concerned when they realized that the dentist found so many Louisiana residents who had teeth    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Sports:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Sandusky victims date to the early-70s. Seems way too old for Sandusky    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Washington and LSU get verbal commitments for football from eighth graders. Colleges forced to break the news after kids are spotted driving their own Corvettes    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Suh sued studio    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Geek:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Scientists conclude that sheep do not copy and follow each other. Study based on observation of 800 Justin Bieber fans    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  New fossils indicate snakes might have originated on land, not in the sea or law schools as has been previously thought    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  DARPA's Blue Angel vegetable based vaccine program will produce flu vaccine faster than you can say, "Pod Person"    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Publicity:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  NY Times notes how "... certain web sites like FARK serve as forums for Internet conversation and are often the starting point for viral content..." (9th section)  


Entertainment:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Congratulations to Amy Winehouse. One year sober    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Kristen Stewart accused of cheating on Robert Pattinson while filming Snow White and the Huntsman. When confronted with the allegations, she appeared indifferent. Or confused. Or happy. It's just hard to tell with her    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Octomom is single again. Who would have thought that a woman who doesn't like sex and has a litter of children wouldn't be able to maintain a stable relationship?    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Politics:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  The Obama campaign does not seem to be bothered by the fact that it spent more than it raised in June, calls it "practice"    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Obama's approval among simple farmers is way down at 35%, but you've got to remember that these are people of the land. The common clay of the new West. You know... morons    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel welcomes racist, bigoted, anti-gay marriage advocate Louis Farrakhan to the city. Thank God he doesn't sell chicken sandwiches, or this could be a PR disaster    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]


Business:

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Introducing: Air. A carbonated water beverage with 4% alcohol by volume. Virtually odorless, colorless, and tasteless, it may at first seem like Coors Light, but should you consume enough, this stuff will actually get you drunk    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Zynga stock plummets because of poor earnings. [Need more earnings? Buy some now]    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]

[image from img.fark.net too old to be available]  Apple considering buying a stake in Twitter, if only to limit the fawning of their fanboys to 140 characters    [image from img.fark.net too old to be available]
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19 Comments   (+0 »)
   
 
2012-07-31 06:09:08 PM  
Damn u fark
 
2012-07-31 06:09:17 PM  
Subbing one of those headlines makes me much more excited than I should be.
 
2012-07-31 06:11:28 PM  

detroitdoesntsuckthatbad: Subbing one of those headlines makes me much more excited than I should be.


"Suh sued studio" was yours, yes?

I absolutely *hearted* that one. Kudos!
 
2012-07-31 06:51:43 PM  
I missed "Suh sued studio".

Sports HOTY right there.
 
2012-07-31 07:01:46 PM  

Banned on the Run: I missed "Suh sued studio".

Sports HOTY right there.


Yeah, I saw it when it was live... but I'd totally like to throw out a shout-out that this should be considered. Good work, subby.
 
2012-07-31 07:01:49 PM  
I am so going to hell for the amy winehouse one making me burst out laghing at work.

/getting the strangest looks
 
2012-07-31 07:13:19 PM  
How does "o_O" not make it. That one killed it.
 
2012-07-31 07:27:27 PM  

tj614zu: How does "o_O" not make it. That one killed it.


It'll be in a separate contest. That one doesn't stand on its own; it's only hilarious after you click the link.
 
2012-07-31 07:34:53 PM  

downstairs: Banned on the Run: I missed "Suh sued studio".

Sports HOTY right there.

Yeah, I saw it when it was live... but I'd totally like to throw out a shout-out that this should be considered. Good work, subby.


Totally agreed. Definitely a Sports HOTY contender!
 
2012-07-31 07:36:52 PM  

tj614zu: How does "o_O" not make it. That one killed it.


I missed this one?
 
2012-07-31 07:38:02 PM  

Gig103: tj614zu: How does "o_O" not make it. That one killed it.

I missed this one?


Perfect context headline. 100% perfect.
 
2012-07-31 07:56:02 PM  

tj614zu: How does "o_O" not make it. That one killed it.



Hey, that was mine, glad you liked it.
 
2012-07-31 08:25:21 PM  

shopball: tj614zu: How does "o_O" not make it. That one killed it.

Hey, that was mine, glad you liked it.


Very nicely done.

Link to the fark thread for the lazy: linky
 
2012-07-31 10:18:43 PM  

shopball: tj614zu: How does "o_O" not make it. That one killed it.


Hey, that was mine, glad you liked it.


It's definitely a strong contender in the context contest. :-)
 
2012-07-31 11:36:36 PM  
Congratulations to Amy Winehouse. One year sober

Oh god that's just farking awful. If it weren't so time-sensitive I'd buy that shirt!
 
2012-07-31 11:39:29 PM  

Some Beer Snob: shopball: tj614zu: How does "o_O" not make it. That one killed it.

Hey, that was mine, glad you liked it.

Very nicely done.

Link to the fark thread for the lazy: linky


That. Was. Epic.
 
2012-08-01 10:35:02 AM  

dickfreckle: Some Beer Snob: shopball: tj614zu: How does "o_O" not make it. That one killed it.

Hey, that was mine, glad you liked it.

Very nicely done.

Link to the fark thread for the lazy: linky

That. Was. Epic.


Haven't laughed that hard in a long time. That was awesome.
 
2012-08-01 11:20:06 AM  

SnarfVader: dickfreckle: Some Beer Snob: shopball: tj614zu: How does "o_O" not make it. That one killed it.

Hey, that was mine, glad you liked it.

Very nicely done.

Link to the fark thread for the lazy: linky

That. Was. Epic.

Haven't laughed that hard in a long time. That was awesome.


Saw the original post, but didn't click on the article. Almost missed a good one.
 
2012-08-01 03:39:35 PM  
This week is ...rather uneven. The Winehouse headline was horrifically wonderful though.
 
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