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Pho Kin Phail, path cleared for a Concrete Blonde reunion, and Tropical Storm Chantal headed to the champagne room: some of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 7/7 - 7/13
Posted by Unfreakable at 2013-07-16 12:23:46 PM (4 comments) | Permalink

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Some phenomenal headlines this week; sadly, there were a few that I liked that didn't quite make the cut.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2013-07-07 to Sat 2013-07-13:  Man at domino game shot dead. When will this white-on-black crime end?  Tropical Storm Chantal moving towards Carribean. Will move to the champagne room if you play your cards right  Previously unknown swastika forest found in Germany. Seed Heil  When ice cream sales go up, so does the murder rate. That's 'cause I got some ice cream. And you ain't got none. Because you on welfare and can't afford it. And your father is an alcoholic. You want to eat some? Want a lick? PSYCH  Stray dog escapes animal control for the 92nd time. Last seen sharing a plate of spaghetti with a cocker spaniel in the alley behind an Italian restaurant  Left hand blue, right hand blue, left foot blue, right foot blue  UK diner owner puts up sign informing customers that she is black and doesn't bite, promptly loses customers who came in specifically to be bitten by a black woman  Heat wave panic sweeps England as temperatures are expected to reach the high 29-low 30 Celsius mark, which is known colloquially in Phoenix as 'Sweater Weather'  Way cleared for a Concrete Blonde reunion  Pho Kin Phail  NTSB issues official apology for offensive pilot names released to TV news station, according to spokesman Heywood Jablowme  

Sports:  Tennis has a doping problem. Williams brothers deny the allegations  NFL to have its first full-time female referee in 2014. Instant replay on penalties not necessary since women never forget anything a man does wrong  Dick, Koch Out Early In Pursuit Of Busch  

Geek:  Sarcasm detector? That's a REALLY useful invention  Researchers at the N.S. Sherlock Institute say cheerful, relaxed people have fewer heart attacks  Mother gives birth to 13-pound 12-ounce baby, is still numb with joy  

Entertainment:  Pacific Rim now selling $20 "supertickets" in Canada, should come with coupons for Tim Hortons and a picture of Tommy Douglas  Someone stole $36,600 worth of musical equipment from Slipknot's Corey Taylor. Police hope the suspect will come forward so he can be properly thanked  Farrah Abraham gets kicked out of rehab, staff tells her not to let the back door hit her on her way out  

Politics:  Rick Perry forgets third term  Teresa Heinz Kerry did not suffer heart attack, stroke, or brain tumor. Doctors still have 54 more varieties of illness to rule out  That story about how "new research determines that conspiracy theorists are the sane ones and government apologists are crazy" has been debunked by the person who did the research. We are back on the other side of the looking glass, people  

Business:  Survey of 10,000 travelers says the most wanted feature in airports is a movie theater. Finally, something to kill the eight hour layover between two connecting United flights  European Union votes to ban menthol cigarettes, finally eliminating the only refreshing smell tourists experience while visiting France  Bad news: O'Hare Airport accounted for two of the five longest flight delays in May. Good news: One of the flights should be leaving later this afternoon
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4 Comments     (+0 »)
2013-07-16 02:08:25 PM  
And for those keeping score at home, this headline was the runaway winner
ZAZ [TotalFark]
2013-07-16 02:22:08 PM  
Apparently the secret to Politics greenlights is the [followup] tag.
2013-07-16 03:25:31 PM  

ZAZ: Apparently the secret to Politics greenlights is the [followup] tag.

Followup tag is an awesome tag because you already have the story in your head. With that, when a new development happens, the funny/awesome is just waiting to pour out.
2013-07-16 04:20:56 PM  

ZAZ: Apparently the secret to Politics greenlights is the [followup] tag.

It's the winning tag. I submit everything with the followup just in case.
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