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Eating flowers could improve your stamena, a crash on the Congo line, and abandoned body found at abandoned body shop: some of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 4/20 - 4/26
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Some good headlines this week. My personal favorite of the bunch is the Congo train one. Nice job, and congrats to all the submitters.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2014-04-20 to Sat 2014-04-26:

img.fark.net  On the one hand, birth defects can be frightening to parents, but on the other hand, this Chinese baby has convinced his father to take better care of his mother. On the third and fourth hands, the kid probably could have made a lot of Nikes  

img.fark.net  Man crowdfunds penis surgery for his pet tortoise so he can come out of his shell  

img.fark.net  Man sends 1,000 ducklings to his boss' apartment over wage dispute, hopes that he enjoys the bills  

img.fark.net  This article starts out discussing clickbait headlines. You won't believe what happens next  

img.fark.net  Experts say eating flowers could be good for your health, increase your stamena  

img.fark.net  63 killed on Congo train when the band played the music too fast  

img.fark.net  Large 6.7-richter earthquake strikes Vancouver Island. Preliminary reports estimate moderate damage equal to 0.29 Stanley Cup riots  

img.fark.net  Man critical after being shot, crashing car. Well, of course he is. What's he supposed to say, 'Thanks'?  

img.fark.net  Dogs and cats are capable of love, at least biochemically. Your dog loves steak  

img.fark.net  Police find abandoned body in abandoned body shop. Which really is the first place they should have looked  

img.fark.net  Two teenage girls injured in motorboating incident. Is it still Spring Break?  


Sports:

img.fark.net  Knicks owner James Dolan would like to offer Phil Jackson help on assembling a winning team, and after that can help Neil Peart with his drumming and give Derek Jeter pointers on how to do better with the ladies  

img.fark.net  Buffalo Bills receive $3 million bill for text messaging, nearly as much as bill for subby's teenage daughter's texting  

img.fark.net  RGIII will drive the pace car for NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series race Saturday night. But if he tries to pass, it will be intercepted  


Geek:

img.fark.net  Krypton is used to date Antarctic ice, tell scientists whether it is from Before Rao or After Zod  

img.fark.net  Astronomer finds a star as cold as ice. No word on whether it's willing to sacrifice our love  

img.fark.net  ET found in New Mexico  


Entertainment:

img.fark.net  SNL celebrates middle age with a three hour special, followed by a much needed nap  

img.fark.net  Macklemore unveils his new 'Air Jordan' collaboration sneakers onstage. I call that getting tricked by a business  

img.fark.net  After learning Chase Bank is turning away porn stars because they find the adult film industry abhorrent, Wells Fargo is stepping up efforts to get the adult film industry to give them their huge deposits  


Politics:

img.fark.net  Chris Christie says pot legalization won't happen In New Jersey because he didn't want his state to have Colorado's "quality of life". I mean Jesus, all that fresh air, wide open spaces and natural beauty, who would want to live like THAT?  

img.fark.net  Obama: WE MUST RAISE MINIMUM WAGE. WE MUST PAY WORKERS A LIVING SALARY. White House interns: Cool, does that mean you'll start paying us now? Obama: AND NOW I MUST DEPART FOR ASIA  

img.fark.net  Russia: "What do you mean Crimea USED to get all their water from the Ukraine?"  


Business:

img.fark.net  Oscar Meyer pulls their wieners  

img.fark.net  Can you believe Apple's buying back $30 billion in shares and doing a 7-for-1 split? Icahn  

img.fark.net  The Cash Store runs out of money, just needs a loan until payday to tide them over
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