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Seamen spilled near Lesbos, explosion victim pulls herself together, and Orange crushed: some of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 3/16 - 3/22
Posted by Unfreakable at 2014-03-25 3:47:36 PM (5 comments) | Permalink
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A bit late; I blame the hangover. The alcohol one, not the movie series.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2014-03-16 to Sat 2014-03-22:

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  Fashion designer L'Wren Scott found dead after hanging herself with a scarf. The scarf was a Loro Piana from the Spring 2014 collection, a hand-woven indigo pashmina with inlaid silk drop  

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  Sugars found in tequila may protect against obesity, diabetes, give you ability to fly, dance, score like a warrior, make you immune to bullets, STDs, cops, bears, make your eyes fall out and wish you were dead. Is this great stuff or what?  

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  Kevin Trudeau gets 10-year prison sentence "they" don't want you to know about  

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  Agents deal with coyote in parking garage by painting tunnel on wall and waiting for train to emerge  

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  Seamen spilled near Lesbos  

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  Car crashes into doughnut shop, dozens injured  

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  Deputies find three people dead after being shot in the head inside a shed in what is being called a crime of Seussian proportions  

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  Explosion victim pulls herself together  

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  Twits tweet Turks for trying Turkish Twitter tweaks  

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  Man wearing trash bag as disguise robs Jack-in-the-Box. Witnesses describe the man as Hefty  

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  If you offer a bank teller $50 to have her spank you, don't be surprised if she has a very low rate of interest  


Sports:

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  Ball three  

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  MLB and Fender guitars partner for Stratocasters that come with team logos. Houston Astros model will only come with the second string  

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  Orange crushed  


Geek:

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  Professor Hawking claims victory in Big Bang bet with Professor Turok. To be fair, it's hard to focus on science when you're so busy killing dinosaurs  

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  Dr. Hurricane makes progress on using lasers to generate fusion, reports henchman from his secret volcano laboratory  

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  $3.2 million diamond-encrusted suit is air conditioned and bulletproof. Mostly because anyone who pays $3.2 million for a diamond-encrusted air conditioned suit should probably be shot  


Entertainment:

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  What has seventeen arms and is going on tour this summer?  

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  Blackadder's Captain Darling actor Tim McInnerny attacked by pack of wild dogs on movie set. He made a note in his diary on the way to hospital. Simply says: "Bugger"  

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  Rolling Stones cancel entire Australia and New Zealand tour after the death of Mick Jagger's former girlfriend. Which is unusual since the Stones didn't even take a break after any of the times Keith Richards was found dead  


Politics:

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  What part of the country holds the key to a possible GOP takeover of the Senate? That would be the South. In other news, Obama orders an extra supply of veto pens, hopes he doesn't get carpal tunnel by the end of his term  

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  Site whiteHouseDotGov = softDev.createSite(); Politician polDem = (Politician)softDev; polDem.run(congress);  

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  "Groucho Marx's Republican Party" I never forget a party, but in this case I'll be glad to make an exception (¬_¬)y-  


Business:

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  Banks now offer palladium and titanium credit cards. For $495 customers can choose either ore  

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  Ex-Microsoft employee arrested for leaking copies of Windows 8. And who says that the government doesn't pursue crimes against society  

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  Wall Street finally determines that FedEx is not delivering
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5 Comments     (+0 »)
 
 
2014-03-25 03:59:08 PM  
Lesbos and doughnuts. Good week. Kuddos.
 
2014-03-25 04:00:11 PM  
Did this really warrant a Hey!?
 
2014-03-25 11:17:30 PM  

Heathen: Did this really warrant a Hey!?


On the Fark App? Only if you set up the notification.
 
2014-03-26 12:22:27 AM  

Unfreakable: Heathen: Did this really warrant a Hey!?

On the Fark App? Only if you set up the notification.


Yeah very strange, all the sudden I am getting Hey! notifications all the time
 
2014-03-26 06:08:34 AM  

Heathen: Yeah very strange, all the sudden I am getting Hey! notifications all the time


Should be an easy fix in the app. You probably set it up to get a notification when there was a blog posting, but Drew hasn't posted a new blog in a while, so you'll be getting a new blog post notification every time I push a Headline of the Week thread. Simple trigger to fix in the app, though, should only take you two minutes at most.
 
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