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Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2017-08-13 to Sat 2017-08-19
Posted by Blythe at 2017-12-26 8:58:24 PM (14 comments) | Permalink

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Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2017-08-13 to Sat 2017-08-19:  Austrian study claims drinking a pint of beer may lead to mental clarity. By extrapolation, Fark Admins must be truly enlightened  Rare white moose captured on film. Meh, I prefer chocolate  Drinkers share the most ridiculous vessels they've ever been served drinks from, including a laundry basket, lightbulb and a plastic bag. Unclear why they don't just drink from the bottle  North Korea holding a party to celebrate an upcoming attack on the Sea of Japan  19 things you can learn on a mushroom walk, including which ones are safe to eat, how to pull them out of the ground, and the meaning of life as told by a cosmic jungle penguin surrounded in a cloak of Aztec bats circling the lunar vortex of peace  Guess which Florida prison is on lockdown. Congratulations, you are correct  Florida detectives hot on the trail of stolen van will not disclose their methods, although those methods apparently don't include 'check the tollbooths it keeps driving through'  Man's head and upper chest found in shopping cart. Police hope to make a bust  Florida woman arrested for drunk driving after blowing a .sleestak  What happens when you send a Cracked comedy writer to Best Korea for a week? You get back a ... surprisingly balanced and thoughtful look at a largely misunderstood country?

Sports:  Lynch pulls a Kaepernick. That sounds painful  Christiano Ronaldo suspended five matches for using his hands  The Stanley Cup has been filled with many things; champagne, beer, holy water, ice cream, small children. But Phil Kessel filling it with hot dogs sets a new standard  Juan Pablo Montoya leaves IndyCar for sports cars in search of new jet dryers to crash into  I now understand even less about this game  Ceremonial first pitch juuuuust a bit outside

Geek:  Next SpaceX rocket will send Hewlett-Packard "supercomputer" to ISS. Math coprocessor not included, but turbo button will be pushed in prior to launch  'Organismic learning' mimics some aspects of human thought, including having to go back and confirm what you just read  They're developing a Linux-based alternative to Android -- unless Android changed kernels, it's already Linux based. I don't know if I should read further  Bitcoin is forking again, someone spray it with the garden hose  Scientists discover the part of the brain that cannot unsee what has been seen  Put. The butter. Down

Entertainment:  Britain celebrates 50 years of pirate radio, presumably with a bottle of rum  When fate hit Terry Gilliam with biblical floods, sick actors and a 17 year production - he farted in its general direction  You Know Nothing About Network Administration, HBO Spain  Miley Cyrus goes back to her roots, buys $5.8 million spread, which is roots when you're born rich and raised on a 500 acre farm

Politics:  In today's game of Clue; The White House Edition, Trump picks Bigot Bannon, in the Oval Office with a cell phone  After managing the near-impossible feat of striking out in his last three plate appearances, President Trump finally manages the political equivalent of hitting the T-ball off the tee, and declares "racism is evil" and Neo-nazis "un-American"  Daily Stormer says they're headed to the Dark Web, which they think is a coffee bar run by an evil Spider-Man  It's all about ethics in Confederate history  Alt-Right planning a march on Google over Google Bro firing. Or maybe the Alt-Left over the First Amendment. Or Alt-Shift over too much CTRL. I don't know, search for it online somehow  Trump's latest comments a new low in American discourse. Have you considered you're on a möbius strip  Leading U.S. supplier of voting machines confirms it exposed personal information of more than 1.8 million Illinois residents. Anxious to downplay the risk, state officials quickly point out that most of those voters have been dead for decades  Army Corps of Engineers to federal Judge: Yeah, I know you said we need to re-do our environmental assessment of the Dakota Access Pipeline, but you should let construction continue while we do it, because we're just gonna say the same thing again  Breitbart to Trump: Shall we play a game?  President's Arts Council Knowingly Sends A Neatly Disguised Rebuke And Cancels Its Service To Protest Remarks In Charlottesville Kerfuffle

Business:  Prosecutors to former director of QVC: "You have just 10 minutes left to call and accept our plea bargain"  CEO forced out after court records show he is qualified to run a large corporation  Irish-based Ryanair demands airports limit passengers to two alcoholic drinks. What a buzzkill. Why should pilots have all the fun?  Amazon, having all but killed retail, opens "Instant Pickup" points in US brick-and-mortar push. Bezos has crushed his enemies. He sees them driven before him. He hears the lamentations of their women  U.S. firm reveals a drone that can fire a machine gun or launch a grenade in mid-air. Apparently the competition between pizza delivery companies has finally gotten way out of hand  Court rules that websites can take information from other websites, then manipulate it and re-purpose it under a different headline. Someone is going to be so farked  How I learned to stop worrying about my job and love the robots

Discussion:  Any good tips for combating jet lag?  A single glass of wine a day is great for your heart and could make you live up to a fifth longer  Did you attend the Woodstock Music Festival on this day in 1969? No? Well, 8 million people say they were there  Will Pence call for a 25th amendment solution? No. Will Donnie Two Scoops resign? No. Will this be our last Trump administration speculation thread? Also no. THIS is your end of the week/end of the Trump administration rumor/speculation thread  Alas, poor Swansea. I knew them, Arsenal. A 7:30 am ET match of infinite jest. Then, hath Bournemouth on the back a thousand stings from Watford. Give unto me Potters and Gunners at 12:30. And of course, merry matches on Sunday at 8:30 am
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14 Comments     (+0 »)
2018-01-22 11:15:31 AM  
2 Spoooonnnnssss was better.
2018-01-22 11:24:25 AM  
I'm confused ... why a random week in August?

Subby flashback or wanting a do-over for the football season after yesterday?
2018-01-22 11:26:25 AM  
May I be so bold as to ask WHY?
2018-01-22 11:28:06 AM  
It looks like the mods ar hitting the bourbon extra hard this morning
2018-01-22 11:29:52 AM  
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2018-01-22 11:33:18 AM  

saywhat: I'm confused ... why a random week in August?

Subby flashback or wanting a do-over for the football season after yesterday?

This looks like the week the people running HOTWs forgot about back then.
2018-01-22 11:34:49 AM​ - 2017-08-06 to 2017-08-12​ - Newsletter 08-15​ - Newsletter 08-21​ - 2017-08-20 to 2017-08-26

Notably blog 737's sole comment is:

what happened to 8/13-19?
2018-01-22 11:45:13 AM  
Oh shiat we went back in time. Damn you, Obama!
2018-01-22 11:49:10 AM  
Is this like the Hawaii missile alert?
2018-01-22 11:57:16 AM  
It's a distant memory from back when there was a Federal Government.
2018-01-22 11:59:55 AM  
2018-01-22 12:09:16 PM  
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2018-01-22 12:15:21 PM  
HOTW Barry Allen edition
2018-01-22 12:37:43 PM  
What strange magic is this?
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