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PNG becomes GIF, Oswald's keyboard player honored by the Dallas PD, and Marcus Bachmann finds happiness: some of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 5/12 - 5/18
Posted by Unfreakable at 2013-05-22 8:13:29 PM (6 comments) | Permalink

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Lots of fun headlines this week. Enjoy.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2013-05-12 to Sat 2013-05-18:  Man pronounced dead at hospital after falling from 14th century tower in an odd case involving either a time tunnel or history's slowest ambulance driver  42% of Americans have an unfavorable view of hipsters. Subby had an unfavorable view of them before it was mainstream  Media blackout of the Gosnell trial continues unabated as every news source on the internet reports the guilty verdict  Oswald's keyboard player honored by Dallas PD, is still alive  Lesbian couple blocked from renting home on Isle of Man, should have gone to Lesbos instead  PNG becomes GIF  Fyrmyn called to Welsh flood rescues  Boy, that escalated quickly  Feds asking for public help to find predators, though they admit sometimes it's hard because they turn invisible  North Korea launches three missiles into the Sea of Japan, declares victory over water  Mount Pavlof erupts in Alaska. Just the thought makes me drool  

Sports:  Silicon Valley tech giants pledge $30 million to bring Super Bowl 50 to the Bay Area. Finally, Raiders fans will get to see what an actual Super Bowl looks like  Chris Kluwe will soon be a Raider, which is great, because now I can pitch my new buddy cop show, "Warcraft and Seabass" to Fox  Trickle down  

Geek:  The FDA could appeal to terminate a court rule against the Morning After Pill age limit, but they need to do it before it attaches itself to law  The Earth's core speeds up and slows down completely out of sync with the rest of earth...creating bad sci fi plots with nuclear bombs and laser trains  NASA places planet-hunting telescope Kepler in "safe mode". Would boot to diagnostic partition if only someone could hit F12 fast enough  

Entertainment:  "Stepford Wives" director Bryan Forbes dies at age 86. Death announced at a private men's club in Connecticut  Vin Diesel says that "Facebook owes me billions of dollars." Or maybe he said "baseball omen been McDonald's." I don't know  Kanye West's expensive sports car is crushed by the two enormous swinging gates guarding the entrance to Kim Kardashian's private sanctuary. This headline is not a metaphor  

Politics:  Marcus Bachmann can finally find happiness  Journalists are PISSED at the DoJ. How pissed? They are *so* pissed, they may actually start doing real reporting on the subject  Florida mayoral candidate who claimed to have been endorsed by Jesus Christ finishes dead last in election. I haven't seen a Floridian endorsed by Christ fail this badly since Tim Tebow  

Business:  Intel loses ground as the world's top chip company, now only slightly ahead of Samsung, Qualcomm, Frito-Lay  Pharmaceutical manufacturer agrees to a $500 million penalty for impure drugs. Profit margin on the drugs now falls to a perilously low 250%  Burger King introduces their rival to the McRib. Even the people at Taco Bell are afraid to ask what it's made of
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6 Comments     (+0 »)
2013-05-22 08:57:56 PM  
What about the (Featured Partner) ones? Those were awesome!
2013-05-22 09:23:01 PM  
Welcome back. Unfreakable!
2013-05-22 09:53:19 PM  

phlegmmo: Welcome back. Unfreakable!

Thanks man!
2013-05-22 11:36:05 PM  
My favorite was the one from the Koch Foundation.
Political ads masked as news stories in order to subvert democracy is just hilarious.
2013-05-22 11:40:13 PM  
Wish we could still post to those. -_-. the png gif one is really bad. How many people refer to a country as png, and png is the successor to gif. It is a 24 bit color lossless format that supports animation. Only an idiot would turn a png into a gif. ;p

2013-05-23 12:51:07 AM  
The Kanye West one should advance deep into the playoffs
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