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Donovan McNabbed, police find dog with a cell phone but no collar ID, and Vladimir Putin not the only Russian losing his shirt: a few of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 4/13 - 4/19
Posted by Unfreakable at 2014-04-21 10:10:15 AM (8 comments) | Permalink

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Back on schedule this week, with a definite Headline of the Year favorite in early...

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2014-04-13 to Sat 2014-04-19:

img.fark.net  White supremacist Glenn Miller identified in Kansas shootings. Authorities declining to say if shootings were a hate crime or if he was just in the mood  

img.fark.net  Thai gambler dies after accidentally shooting himself in the testicles with a handgun he had concealed in his pants. Police unsure if the wound itself was fatal or the man just lost the will to live after the injury  

img.fark.net  Crystal Cruises offering a Game of Thrones cruise. Skip the on-board wedding package  

img.fark.net  Police respond to emergency call when heavy breathing is all they can hear, find dog running around yard with phone in its mouth. Too bad they didn't have collar ID  

img.fark.net  Rare, unopened bottle of wine made on the orders of Adolf Hitler up for sale. Experts say you should let it age for nein years  

img.fark.net  Clinton makes major announcement about her plans for the fall  

img.fark.net  Dead body found during Easter egg hunt. Police waiting to see if it rises again in three days before beginning their investigation  

img.fark.net  Edward Snowden: "I've decided that I no longer want to live in Russia...Wait Let me rephrase that--I no longer want to RESIDE in Russia"  

img.fark.net  People are trotting out of food safety summit  

img.fark.net  Homophobic mayor of South Carolina town fires lesbian police chief despite her impeccable 20-year work record; apparently he doesn't want to think about how she might go down in the line of duty  

img.fark.net  After female camel who lives on farm with no male camels gives birth, farmer asks nervously, "What are you all looking at me for?"  


Sports:

img.fark.net  For the first time in NBA history, the Lakers, Celtics or Knicks will not be in the playoffs. Basketball fans completely stunned that three teams actually don't qualify for the postseason  

img.fark.net  49ers very unlikely to pick up Aldon Smith's $9.75 million option, or $9.95 million if you include forfeited bail money  

img.fark.net  Donovan McNabbed  


Geek:

img.fark.net  Yesterday, it was a lunar Eclipse. Today, Saturn is spawning a New Moon. No one is sure why the Solar System is reading the Twilight series in the wrong order  

img.fark.net  Google creates Google reader good enough to solve Google CAPTCHAs. Your move, Google  

img.fark.net  Drought conditions now cover 40% of the U.S, not including Wrigley Field  


Entertainment:

img.fark.net  Wu-Tang man has nothing to f*ck with  

img.fark.net  Aretha Franklin plans to sue satirical news website for publishing headline claiming she was fighting with Patti LaBelle. This is worse than when Franklin sold Amy Winehouse the very cocaine she overdosed on  

img.fark.net  Tequila didn't swallow the worm  


Politics:

img.fark.net  The National Review has decided that Cliven Bundy is a super callous, fragile rancher, hexed by seditious notions  

img.fark.net  WDRP  

img.fark.net  Republican Methodist governor with Sikh parents lashes out on Facebook in defense of Jewish appointee accused of being an atheist. Oooh that's a BINGO  


Business:

img.fark.net  No, Larry Flynt, the pole tax was not abolished by the 24th amendment  

img.fark.net  Fruit and vegetable prices are on the rise. Finally some bad economic news that doesn't effect any Americans  

img.fark.net  Russian economy, hit by the Ukraine crisis, predicts 0% growth. Apparently Vladimir Putin will not be the only Russian losing his shirt
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8 Comments     (+0 »)
 
 
2014-04-21 12:32:45 PM  
woohoo! two!  :D
 
2014-04-21 02:22:49 PM  

somedude210: woohoo! two!  :D


I've still only gotten one HOTW. Bleh.
 
2014-04-21 02:27:26 PM  

Serious Black: somedude210: woohoo! two!  :D

I've still only gotten one HOTW. Bleh.


I had a drought through most of February and March, so I feel your pain

/love WDRP
//Love the collar ID one too but I didn't write that
 
2014-04-21 03:54:12 PM  

somedude210: I had a drought through most of February and March, so I feel your pain


Me too ...
 
2014-04-21 04:02:47 PM  

somedude210: Serious Black: somedude210: woohoo! two!  :D

I've still only gotten one HOTW. Bleh.

I had a drought through most of February and March, so I feel your pain

/love WDRP
//Love the collar ID one too but I didn't write that


Of this year? Mine dates back to 2010.
 
2014-04-21 04:53:13 PM  

Serious Black: somedude210: Serious Black: somedude210: woohoo! two!  :D

I've still only gotten one HOTW. Bleh.

I had a drought through most of February and March, so I feel your pain

/love WDRP
//Love the collar ID one too but I didn't write that

Of this year? Mine dates back to 2010.


I had plenty of HOTY candidates last year, I think I managed to only get one into the semi-finals for Politics Tab

That's the closest I've ever gotten
 
2014-04-21 08:37:23 PM  
Is this based on the Top Voted section? If so, one of mine should have been there
 
ZAZ [TotalFark]
2014-04-21 09:26:41 PM  
DanZero

Apparently HOTW is based on voting by the drunken studmonkeys, not TFers.

I suggested in a previous thread that top voted headlines (other than obvious political ones) should go into the mix at least for HOTY.
 
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