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Amazon founder buys packing materials company, Clinton keeps mouth closed on Weiner, and Americans pull out of Lahore due to unsafe sects: some of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 8/4 - 8/10
Posted by Unfreakable at 2013-08-12 1:59:54 PM (3 comments) | Permalink

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It's August already...who's ready for the Headline of the Year contest to begin?

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2013-08-04 to Sat 2013-08-10:

img.fark.net  Amazon founder to buy packing materials company  

img.fark.net  Squeezing breasts can reverse cancer growth, according to recent studies by scientists who are totally not kidding and completely willing to show you how if you want a demonstration  

img.fark.net  Robert'); DELETE FROM PeopleInBangladesh WHERE first_name LIKE 'Rehana' AND last_name LIKE 'Begum' AND age = 43 AND num_children = 4 AND resident_of LIKE 'London'; --  

img.fark.net  Americans pull out of Lahore due to unsafe sects  

img.fark.net  Research finds that for every 15 additional IQ points there is a 25% drop in the urge for women to have children. Finally, an explanation to what is going on with the Duggars  

img.fark.net  "I'm a different person now," promises habitual identity thief  

img.fark.net  Today is 'Go armed to Starbucks' day, so be careful when asking for that extra shot  

img.fark.net  "Dogs trained to help sniff out ovarian cancer." OBGYN visits now even more awkward  

img.fark.net  Toddler mauled in zoo attack, prompting fresh concerns about the safety of toddler zoos  

img.fark.net  Kid finds out he has the coolest mom in town  

img.fark.net  12 year-old boy in Arkansas finds 5.16 carat diamond. Looks like de beers are on him  


Sports:

img.fark.net  Roger Goodell peaks out from hiding spot behind millions of dead Native Americans to proclaim touchdown celebrations irredeemably offensive  

img.fark.net  "Tiger primed to end major drought," finally get his balls dimpled again  

img.fark.net  Bill Belichick tells Tim Tebow to "be ready", presumably to fill Tom Brady's water bottle  


Geek:

img.fark.net  Mars Rover sings Happy Birthday to itself while alone on the Martian surface, officially making it the second saddest birthday after Kirk Cameron's  

img.fark.net  Dolphins can recognize whistles of old tank mates. Still can't pick up on pass plays, however  

img.fark.net  Study suggests camels may be involved in infecting people with MERS virus, making it yet another disease you get from a hump  


Entertainment:

img.fark.net  Megan Kelly getting Sean Hannity's slot. Hopefully, the doctors will clean all the sand out of it before going ahead with the transplant  

img.fark.net  David Bowie helped Trent Reznor battle his demons. Given this is Bowie, these could either be literal or metaphorical demons  

img.fark.net  Singer Eydie Gormé has passed away at 84. Cause of death blamed on the Bossa Nova  


Politics:

img.fark.net  The Pentagon feels pressure to act on sexual assault. It's pressure that they don't want to feel but if they don't accept it and go with the pressure, they may lose their jobs with congressmen  

img.fark.net  Clinton keeps mouth closed on Weiner  

img.fark.net  Mayor Bob Filner finishes his two week long therapy rehab a week early, allowing him more time to spend with your wife  


Business:

img.fark.net  Virgin Airlines consummates prices increase. Due date scheduled for August 22  

img.fark.net  GM cuts the price of the Chevy Volt by 13%. Company admits that the higher price tag was just getting too much resistance  

img.fark.net  An employee who smokes costs businesses $6000 a year, mostly from all the non-smoking employees who spend their entire work day telling the smoker he should quit
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3 Comments     (+0 »)
 
 
2013-08-12 08:23:28 PM  
Isn't Lahore French? Ot that the French would be like that....just sayin'
 
2013-08-12 09:39:45 PM  
Just by sheer numbers of HOTW headlines I've generated this year, I should (hopefully) have at least one (maybe) make it to the finals

/doubtful, but we'll see
//dolphins, tiger and DoD this week
 
2013-08-13 07:03:53 AM  
some of these are really awful
 
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