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Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2017-08-13 to Sat 2017-08-19
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Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2017-08-13 to Sat 2017-08-19:

img.fark.net  Austrian study claims drinking a pint of beer may lead to mental clarity. By extrapolation, Fark Admins must be truly enlightened

img.fark.net  Rare white moose captured on film. Meh, I prefer chocolate

img.fark.net  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

img.fark.net  North Korea holding a party to celebrate an upcoming attack on the Sea of Japan

img.fark.net  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

img.fark.net  Guess which Florida prison is on lockdown. Congratulations, you are correct

img.fark.net  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'

img.fark.net  Man's head and upper chest found in shopping cart. Police hope to make a bust

img.fark.net  Florida woman arrested for drunk driving after blowing a .sleestak

img.fark.net  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:

img.fark.net  Lynch pulls a Kaepernick. That sounds painful

img.fark.net  Christiano Ronaldo suspended five matches for using his hands

img.fark.net  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

img.fark.net  Juan Pablo Montoya leaves IndyCar for sports cars in search of new jet dryers to crash into

img.fark.net  I now understand even less about this game

img.fark.net  Ceremonial first pitch juuuuust a bit outside


Geek:

img.fark.net  Next SpaceX rocket will send Hewlett-Packard "supercomputer" to ISS. Math coprocessor not included, but turbo button will be pushed in prior to launch

img.fark.net  'Organismic learning' mimics some aspects of human thought, including having to go back and confirm what you just read

img.fark.net  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

img.fark.net  Bitcoin is forking again, someone spray it with the garden hose

img.fark.net  Scientists discover the part of the brain that cannot unsee what has been seen

img.fark.net  Put. The butter. Down


Entertainment:

img.fark.net  Britain celebrates 50 years of pirate radio, presumably with a bottle of rum

img.fark.net  When fate hit Terry Gilliam with biblical floods, sick actors and a 17 year production - he farted in its general direction

img.fark.net  You Know Nothing About Network Administration, HBO Spain

img.fark.net  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:

img.fark.net  In today's game of Clue; The White House Edition, Trump picks Bigot Bannon, in the Oval Office with a cell phone

img.fark.net  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"

img.fark.net  Daily Stormer says they're headed to the Dark Web, which they think is a coffee bar run by an evil Spider-Man

img.fark.net  It's all about ethics in Confederate history

img.fark.net  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

img.fark.net  Trump's latest comments a new low in American discourse. Have you considered you're on a möbius strip

img.fark.net  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

img.fark.net  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

img.fark.net  Breitbart to Trump: Shall we play a game?

img.fark.net  President's Arts Council Knowingly Sends A Neatly Disguised Rebuke And Cancels Its Service To Protest Remarks In Charlottesville Kerfuffle


Business:

img.fark.net  Prosecutors to former director of QVC: "You have just 10 minutes left to call and accept our plea bargain"

img.fark.net  CEO forced out after court records show he is qualified to run a large corporation

img.fark.net  Irish-based Ryanair demands airports limit passengers to two alcoholic drinks. What a buzzkill. Why should pilots have all the fun?

img.fark.net  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

img.fark.net  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

img.fark.net  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

img.fark.net  How I learned to stop worrying about my job and love the robots


Discussion:

img.fark.net  Any good tips for combating jet lag?

img.fark.net  A single glass of wine a day is great for your heart and could make you live up to a fifth longer

img.fark.net  Did you attend the Woodstock Music Festival on this day in 1969? No? Well, 8 million people say they were there

img.fark.net  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

img.fark.net  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  
https://www.fark.com/comments/blog734​ - 2017-08-06 to 2017-08-12
https://www.fark.com/comments/blog735​ - Newsletter 08-15
https://www.fark.com/comments/blog736​ - Newsletter 08-21
https://www.fark.com/comments/blog737​ - 2017-08-20 to 2017-08-26

Notably blog 737's sole comment is:

elvisaintdead:
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  
Yay?
 
2018-01-22 12:09:16 PM  
img.fark.netView Full Size
 
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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