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(98Rock) [silly] For those who like Dr. Demento, Wierd Al, etc: WIYY Baltimore is having a 'best twisted tune of the millenium'...and they have a feed from Broadcast.com
December 30, 1999:
[CNN] [interesting] Watch the new year roll in via webcam - all over the world
[MSNBC] [amusing] KY man 1900 years late paying his bills
(IMDB) [survey] Who played the best James Bond? (Sean Connery is in the lead. Surprise)
[BBC] [interesting] Nuclear-licious: Bacteria that can process nuclear waste.
(Nasa) [misc.] Astronomy picture of the day
[AintItCoolNews] [interesting] Interview with the stunt coordinator for the movie Lord of the Rings
[Excite] [interesting] It seems that Y2K effects even Chimney Sweeps.
[Brunching] [amusing] The Self-Made Critic reviews 'Man on the Moon'
[BBC] [interesting] Holographic teachers
[BBC] [interesting] The sexual link between cats and humans. Get your minds outta the gutter.
[BBC] [strange] Beer Smuggling
[Excite] [stupid] Y2K credit card problems in the UK
(Inside Central Florida) [strange] Florida city lets people keep livestock for Y2K
[Washington Post] [amusing] Gun sales surge - people asking for a Y2K gun
[Excite] [amusing] Hacker turns police website into a site promoting marijuana
December 29, 1999:
(Courier-Journal) [amusing] Parents can exchange violent toys for teddy bears and other more mutilatable toys.
(Detroit News) [amusing] Pikachu doll may hold an easter egg. (from Obscure Store)
[Excite] [strange] Ohio teen to run for state legislature. (He'll hit the required age before the election)
[Yahoo] [misc.] Why smuggle explosives into the US, when you can just steal C4 that's already here?
[Salon] [amusing] The perfect journalistic assignment - get drunk and measure your hangover
[Washington Post] [amusing] Politicians gripe about hand-shaking
[Excite] [amusing] Porta-potty rentals way up for Y2K
[BBC] [interesting] The most important scientific discoveries of 1999
(IRCNews) [satire] 2 killed and others wounded over nickname length debates
(SexualRecords) [interesting] Informative website on sex: statistics, the law, etc.
(petsmart) [sappy] Pet Quilt
[BBC] [interesting] Taxing computer games to fund adult education (Don't worry guys, it's in the UK)
[BBC] [stupid] World's biggest rave canceled
[Excite] [misc.] Sheriff of Nottingham comes to Robin Hood's aid
[Excite] [strange] Man escapes fire only to freeze to death riding snowmobile naked
[Brunching] [amusing] Old People in 2050 (Are you one?)
[CapAlert] [amusing] Cap reviews Galaxy Quest (with lots of c-l-e-a-v-a-g-e)
December 28, 1999:
[Salon] [sick] For those of you paranoid people -- imagine if your testes were too large.
[Salon] [misc.] Only two days left to stock up on...hangover remedies.
[C|Net] [stupid] Who to blame for the last Hotmail outage? Some accountant at Microsoft.
[Excite] [stupid] Oh, suuuure....Now I have to buy a 'Big Kids meal' just to get more of the balls. (who was buying them for the toys?)
[ABC News] [silly] Labatt Beer - giving men another reason to stare straight ahead when using the urinals
[ABC News] [strange] Will sell organs for murder
[Excite] [amusing] An article making fun of the mullet [that hair style that won't go away.] (which one of my brothers has, and the other used to have)
(and for the record, I don't have one...my hair is a shorter version of this picture, taken 6 yrs ago.)
(Oregonian) [sad] Nice Santa killed in Christmas parade
[LA Times] [sad] A story on the poor Cuban boy who's become a political pawn
[LA Times] [amusing] Lewinsky to starr in diet commercial
(Daily Breeze) [silly] Horsing Around in Southern California
[CNN] [amusing] You want a piece of Santa?
(The Daily Telegraph) [strange] Couple saved in car crash by x-mas presents
[Excite] [strange] Corpse in Apartment goes unnoticed for 5 years
[Salon] [amusing] Live Lobsters - shipped fresh to you *shudder*
[Yahoo] [stupid] A rock. But it's special!
[LA Times] [silly] The apocalypse doesn't mean you can't eat in style...
[Yahoo] [stupid] Yousa buy disa card!
[Yahoo] [amusing] The Official Hello Kitty Vibrator
(Some guy) [interesting] Multilingual dictionary list
[BBC] [sick] Hospitals accused of taking organs from infants.
[BBC] [interesting] Save the birds! High tech kitty collar.
[Herald-Leader] [strange] Animal blood bank
December 27, 1999:
[BBC] [stupid] BYOF: Bring your own flashlight.
(Some guy) [stupid] The Tolkien Dictionary
[BBC] [silly] Top Christmas toy in the UK
(CurseFree) [amusing] Curse Free TV - linked from the guy at CapAlert
[Excite] [interesting] Hate your gift? Try a swap market!
[BBC] [interesting] Three Centuries, One man.
[BBC] [amusing] Weird tales of the ER
(Time Magazine) [ Time Magazine's Person of the Century
[Excite] [strange] No y2k problems with Tombstones
(The Straight Dope) [interesting] Deadly Salt Substitute
[Excite] [stupid] Eminem's mom suing him for 10 million dollars.
[Excite] [amusing] Awards for Dubious Achievement in Computing
(JSOnline) [stupid] The first known y2k injury-- man stored gas improperly. (from Obscure Store)
(Fark) [misc.] If things are like other years, submitted URLs will be sporatic 'till after christmas, as Drew, who handles it, will be stuck in Iowa, looking for Hallmark ornaments.
[Excite] [amusing] Egyptions who can't get it up may have problems on New Years Eve
[Brunching] [amusing] Ratings of the New Quarters
[Excite] [stupid] Man charged with 'propulsion of a missile' after tossing his Christmas tree out the window
[CapAlert] [amusing] Cap reviews Any Given Sunday
(NORAD) [interesting] NORAD tracking Santa across the skies...
[Excite] [amusing] Girl turns orange from drinking too much Sunny D
December 25, 1999:
(Santarchy) [amusing] A little something to get you into the Christmas spirit
December 24, 1999:
(JSOnline) [stupid] Dumbass kids have a party (underage drinking, drug use) and tape it (from ObscureStore)
[Excite] [stupid] Bank of America tries to find a way around the 'high cost' of ATMs.
[Excite] [sick] On the topic of whatI don't want for Christmas -- what I don't want to eat at Christmas.
[Fox News] ["news"] Ty, citing a 'flood of mail' (yeah right), may not stop making Beanie Babies.
(which they never actually said they'd do...they just said they'd 'retire' them all, which drives up the prices)
[Washington Post] [stupid] Black man accused of bank robbery claims he is innocent by reason of cultural insanity caused by longtime exposure to racism.
[BBC] [strange] Holy land overwhelmed with 'Messiahs'
(Farko) [strange] Farko.com. I can't read this but it still looks strange.
[Excite] [stupid] Santa stoned, beaten by children. Wonder who's getting coal this year in their stocking...
[CNN] [interesting] King Midas had strange drinking habits
[Wired] [stupid] More Y2K preparation fun. 25% of people surveyed think they need a date New Years Eve because the world will end
[Wired] [interesting] Many large New Years Eve parties being cancelled for lack of interest
[CNN] [stupid] US government requests more soy in school cafeteria foods
[CNN] [strange] ACLU sues over Cleveland homeless removal policy
December 23, 1999:
[USA Today] [amusing] Guy gets fined $42,800 for sleeping with a married woman
[Excite] [interesting] Brace yourself for catastrophic global warming
(Galaxyquest) [amusing] Created by DreamWorks, it looks like a real Fan site of the Fake series.
(OSentinel) [amusing] Hawk nearly gets a meal out of a chihuahua
(FARK) [survey] What is the worst xmas present you have ever received?
(some page) [misc.] Farkalicious! Fark chicken rolls!
(LBL) [interesting] Virtual Frog Dissection. Over 5 million served. Cut up Fluffy without getting your hands dirty.
(MTV) [stupid] MTV wants to repopulate the world with six 'bunkernauts'. The future of humanity is not only doomed, but mostly white and christian.
[CNN] [interesting] Pokemon aren't the only hot toys this year
(Uselessknowledge) [amusing] Boogers. How and Why.
[Excite] [silly] Have a fortune cookie
(Opensecrets) [interesting] See where all that money has come from in politics
[BBC] [sad] Ross and Phoebe to leave Friends
[BBC] [amusing] This cat had balls
[Excite] [amusing] Britney Spears to be Queen of Mardi Gras
(Spankie) [silly] For all you last minute Christmas shoppers, here's the perfect gift for men. Check out the humor section.
(university of calgary) [interesting] Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
[LA Times] [interesting] Extra deadly high-tech Army rifle. Just in time for Christmas.
(some guy) [misc.] Thaddeus Fark, All-American Boy
[Excite] [interesting] Review of Fantasia 2000
[Excite] [sick] Canadian teacher asks students to find germ to kill separatists. Says it was a joke
[Fox News] [amusing] Strippers fined for performing macbeth in the buff
[Washington Post] [strange] Scientists are trying to cross jellyfish with monkeys and mice
[eBay] [strange] Beer-drinking armadillo
[eBay] [misc.] Toilet seat clock
[Wired] [amusing] More wacky Y2K stuff
[Wired] [interesting] The most overvalued IPOs of the year
[CNN] [strange] Hibernating bear cam
[CNN] [amusing] John Rocker hates New York, the feeling is mutual
[CNN] [misc.] Dennis Rodman arrested on suspicion of drunken driving
December 22, 1999:
[Excite] [misc.] Oh no not another pope-mobile
(Some Guy) [strange] Roadkill mummys
[eBay] [strange] New Gynecological Speculum- Recommends using as a Ice Tong.
[CapAlert] [silly] CapAlert review of 'Anna and the King'.
[Excite] [strange] Giuliani staying in bulletproof bunker for New Years Eve.
[Excite] [strange] Judge rules wife can be adulterous to have a baby.
(FreeMac) [amusing] Macintosh to give away 1,000,000 iMacs
[eBay] [sick] Vintage Alice Cooper toenail (1974) - 6 bids
(NEIC) [interesting] List of the last 20 or so earthquakes around the world
[AintItCoolNews] [interesting] Galaxy Quest review (spoiler warning)
[Excite] [stupid] Woman gets her 16 month old kid drunk
[BBC] [amusing] Woman has a stroke - can't stop speaking with a French accent
[BBC] [amusing] Christmas drug 'boom' expected
[Excite] [strange] Man trying to save outhouses
(British Medical Journal) [interesting] Vodka + Vermouth = Good Health
(Slate) [interesting] An interesting Article about the movie 'The Omega Code'.
[Excite] [amusing] Wells Fargo Mail Date:1900
[Salon] [amusing] A look back at the best TV shows of the 90s
December 21, 1999:
(Royal Observatory) [interesting] An effort to clear up questions about the millenium (incase anyone cares)
[Wired] [interesting] etoyssucks.com???
[CNN] [interesting] Scientists have found a plant gene that may help cut down on mowing your grass
(Irish Times) [interesting] Paper or plastic? You might be hearing that next time you cash a check at your bank
[BBC] [sappy] Sean Connery to be knighted
[eBay] [amusing] Genuine snow for sale
[Excite] [amusing] Man assaulted for not bringing a Christmas gift to his girlfriend (he was forked!)
[Brunching] [amusing] Self-Made Critic review of Toy Story 2
[Brunching] [amusing] Findings of _______! - A Microsoft Mad Lib.
[Washington Post] [amusing] People paying for snow
[USA Today] [interesting] Lines lines lines: record theme park attendence in 1999
[USA Today] [interesting] National Education Association time capsule from 1959 openned
[Wired] [stupid] Halfway, Oregon changes its name to Half.com
[Wired] [strange] Windows 2000's links to scientology might prevent its introduction into Germany
December 20, 1999:
(animal love) [sick] Missouri man is happily married to a horse
[Wired] [amusing] More Y2K miscellany
[Excite] [amusing] Tulsa man gets thrown out of a resturant, comes back with swords
[Movie Juice] [amusing] Movie Juice reviews Hurricane
[Washington Post] [sad] Q has died
[Washington Post] [amusing] Police arrest incoherent swordsman near Buckingham Palace
[CNN] [amusing] Annapolis residents berate their town Xmas tree for the second year in a row
[Excite] [stupid] Woman who kept poisonous snakes killed by one of them
[CNN] [stupid] UPN plans prime-time monster truck invasion
(TheTimes) [misc.] For Tomb Raider: download a London Times sponsored level based off of King Tut's tomb
[CNN] [stupid] Who Wants to Marry a Millionaire? set to air on Fox
(Sun) [stupid] Idiot climbs into a crocodile pit after his sunglasses
(Omaha) [interesting] Pesticides tested on humans
(MP3) [amusing] A guy calling his band Fark
[Fox News] [strange] Researchers perform a CAT scan on couples having sex
[BBC] [sick] Fiance' and parents fighting over dead guy's sperm
[Salon] [amusing] Here's what to do when mom starts spamming you with email
(Contest) [misc.] Contest - win some soap
(Toaster) [strange] "U and UR toaster" - very weird people
[Yahoo] [stupid] Brazil bans six violent video games after some retard shoots up a theatre. On an unrelated note, he was a coke-head.
[Yahoo] [strange] Woman has lived in a tree for the past two years...
[Excite] [stupid] Residents in Nebraska upset about the stink - want $40million
(SomeGuy) [satire] An interview with Sesame Street's Bert, from jail.
(TeleportCity) [amusing] Review of the 1978 Star Wars Christmas Special. Absolutely hilarious (via robotwisdom)
[CNN] [strange] Australian man convicted of feeding hash cookies to mormons

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