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Global Skype outage delays banality worldwide, Greek politician willing to give Anel another try, and duck, duck, BUS: some of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 9/20 - 9/26
Posted by Unfreakable at 2015-09-28 10:48:46 AM (5 comments) | Permalink
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Welcome back to a new week, y'all. Enjoy some of our favorites from last week.

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2015-09-20 to Sat 2015-09-26:

img.fark.net  Legendary font designer Adrian Frutiger dead at 87. Univers mourns

img.fark.net  ISIS to refugees: Why don't you stay? Where you be headed?

img.fark.net  More people killed by "selfies" than sharks, yet Discovery still refuses to have Selfie Week

img.fark.net  Instagram is now officially bigger than Twitter, according to a story subby read on Facebook and then submitted to Fark

img.fark.net  Two million Muslims have gathered in Saudi Arabia for one of the world's largest pilgrimages as the Hajj gets underway. This news has surprised Croatians and Hungarians who thought this year it was being held in Germany

img.fark.net  ♫ Oompa loompa, dumpa-dee-dur, make a bomb threat, you're fired for sure ♫

img.fark.net  Over 400 dead after stampede at Muslim holy site. Authorities looking for suspect who may have previously caused a stampede at the Vatican

img.fark.net  Judge overturns NYC ban on plastic takeout containers. Angry Mayor de Blasio now styrofoaming at the mouth

img.fark.net  Duck, duck, BUS

img.fark.net  Willow man jumps from roof, flees into forest. May be accompanied by a couple of brownies, and a Nelwyn conjurer carrying a Daikini baby

img.fark.net  Mitch McConnell's mistress nabbed by authorities


Sports:

img.fark.net  Yogi Berra delivered baseball's most memorable quotes: A record that will stand until broken

img.fark.net  Cowboys claim trading for Matt Cassel was simply "insurance" and that they have "complete faith" in Brandon Weedon as their starting quarterback. So, how soon does Cassel take over...third quarter? Earlier?

img.fark.net  Mets clinch NL East; Scott Boras demands Matt Harvey be restricted to a whispered "yay" and half a thimbleful of champagne


Geek:

img.fark.net  Global Skype outage delaying banality worldwide

img.fark.net  Buzz Aldrin says 'The Martian' is superior to both 'Star Wars' and 'Star Trek.' And if there's anybody who knows a thing or two about filming fake movies that take place in outer space, it's Buzz Aldrin

img.fark.net  You say castrato, I say castrahto. Let's cut the whole thing off


Entertainment:

img.fark.net  Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari plan to name their third child Indiana

img.fark.net  Trying to stay with as many practical effects as possible, Star Wars Episode VIII brings another wooden prop from the previous films back for more

img.fark.net  Quentin Tarantino still records his movies on VHS. No word on whether there's a sign outside his house that says "Dead Media Storage"


Politics:

img.fark.net  The GOP flavor of the week is ...spins wheel... Carly Fiorina. Turn in next week for another chance to to play "Pick the Second Choice Candidate", brought to you by Trump For America™

img.fark.net  After Greek elections, Alexis Tsipras willing to give Anel another try

img.fark.net  Ben Carson rewrites the Laws of Thermodynamics in desperate appeal to fundamentalist voters, creates a universe in which Ben Carson is electable


Business:

img.fark.net  Coca-Cola brags about $120 million spent on rigorous scientific studies, all of which conclude soda is enjoyable addition to any child's meal, diet soda is extremely helpful to dieters, and lack of exercise is cause of American obesity. SCIENCE

img.fark.net  Groupon clips 1,100 jobs

img.fark.net  Soon, very soon, you will again be able to buy Hydrox by mistake
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5 Comments     (+0 »)
 
 
2015-09-28 11:18:41 AM  
 
2015-09-28 12:37:29 PM  

Oysterman: Two million Muslims have gathered in Saudi Arabia for one of the world's largest pilgrimages as the Hajj gets underway.

:D

 Over 400 dead after stampede at Muslim holy site.

D:


OK, so they have a couple tons of free-range, sun-cured meat to unload.  Is that not halal?
 
2015-09-28 01:36:23 PM  
Three of these headlines were funny. Two years ago, every one of them would have been good.

I simply do not believe that it is a lack of funny submissions that it is the problem.
 
2015-09-28 04:25:27 PM  
OK, so they have a couple tons of free-range, sun-cured meat to unload. Is that not halal?Dude, too soon. Not kosher
 
2015-09-28 07:53:20 PM  

steerforth: I simply do not believe that it is a lack of funny submissions that it is the problem.


Agreed.  What I wanna know is WTF happened to photoshop challenges?  Used to be each one would get over 100 entries, now we're lucky to get 20.

/ yammering splat vector, I'm looking at you
// grampy is pretty awesome
/// I have lots of ideas and 0 photoshop skillz
 
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