A few of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 7/22 - 7/28
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Some good ones this week. Enjoy.
Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2012-07-22 to Sat 2012-07-28:
Spain's king loses WWF title over elephant hunt, expected to have another shot at it for WrestleMania XXIX
Prince Charles' 31-year-old uneaten wedding day toast sells for £230, demonstrating once again the public's odd fascination with the upper crust
"Missing woman with Alzheimer's found safe." Cool -- I wonder what was inside it
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?
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
Inventor of the treadmill dies at 96. Now that he is no longer in use, his body will be converted into a clothes hanger
Kim Jong Un marries. How do you Un marry someone?
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
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
Boy to undergo genital reconstruction surgery after rifle accident left him half-cocked
Louisiana dentist charged with fraudulently billing state; authorities got concerned when they realized that the dentist found so many Louisiana residents who had teeth
Sandusky victims date to the early-70s. Seems way too old for Sandusky
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
Suh sued studio
Scientists conclude that sheep do not copy and follow each other. Study based on observation of 800 Justin Bieber fans
New fossils indicate snakes might have originated on land, not in the sea or law schools as has been previously thought
DARPA's Blue Angel vegetable based vaccine program will produce flu vaccine faster than you can say, "Pod Person"
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)
Congratulations to Amy Winehouse. One year sober
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
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?
The Obama campaign does not seem to be bothered by the fact that it spent more than it raised in June, calls it "practice"
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
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
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
Zynga stock plummets because of poor earnings. [Need more earnings? Buy some now]
Apple considering buying a stake in Twitter, if only to limit the fawning of their fanboys to 140 characters
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