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Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2018-06-17 to Sat 2018-06-23 - freeloaders and Pythagoras, FARC and deflector shields
Posted by Blythe at 2018-07-04 11:28:24 AM (2 comments) | Permalink

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Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2018-06-17 to Sat 2018-06-23:  Guy charged with felonious assault with a rolling pin, because he thought his roommate's head really kneaded it  Dirty domes, done dirt cheap  Couple raising 14 boys say they have no regrets, clean socks  "More than 150 people without drugs were kicked out of a Sydney festival" Good. Freeloaders  Man smashes into Target, steals video games. Can't blame his behavior on video games because he didn't have them yet  In the US, a lot of people are worried about lead contamination in their water. In Australia, they'e complaining about uranium contamination. Dang--they even have more deadly toxic waste  Man dead in Long Beach Shooting. Police refuse to say how long the shooting was  Researchers uncover how alcohol is good for your heart. Well, of course, the chemical basis for alcohol use in moderat- YOU DO YOUR STUDY, I'LL DO MINE  (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻  New Zealand's Prime Minister becomes the 2nd world leader in modern history to give birth while in office. You'd think a hospital would have been a better choice, but, to each their own  Bomb threat forces London Charing Cross passengers to evacuate. They also had to leave the station  Thief sends apology with $50 to Midvale City decades after theft of stop sign. He tried to deliver it earlier, but couldn't get in the door  Man shows up at his own wake. Remains to be seen

Sports:  Brewers pitcher hurls twice in relief  Hug your children and say your prayers; this might be the end. The Mariners are a top five team  Trotz trots after Capitals capitalize  Arsenal to sign Leno, park a '54 Buick Roadmaster in goal  In search of more regular playing time, Jack Wilshere announces he is leaving Arsenal after 17 years with club, immediately sprains finger ligament upon hitting the Send button  Phillie Phanatic phires phrankphurter into phemale phan's phace. Phark is not your personal erotica site  Reset the hotdog clock

Geek:  Putting yourself in someone else's shoes won't help you understand them better. But you'll be more confident in your misunderstanding, plus you'll have their shoes  Stonehenge builders used Pythagoras' theory 2000 years before Pythagoras was born. Which begs the question - what did they call it?  This is a really fascinating article on cognition and confirmation bias that explains know what? Forget it. On second thought the article isn't all that great  Will self-driving cars in Boston be able to chase pedestrians back onto the sidewalk like human drivers do?

Entertainment:  John Cleese describes Belgian audience as "fat, lazy, beer-sodden, pseudo-French bastards." On the positive side, they weren't Dutch  Foo Fighters show interrupted by actual Foo Fighter. I want to believe  Jane the College Benefactor

Politics:  Conservative wins presidential election in Colombia. Sounds like bad news for FARC  Roger Stone's new hobby: Reagan cosplay  America: I'm doing a damn good job alienating my allies. Italy: Tieni la mia birra  Corn: +4/bshl. Wheat: +3 1/16/bshl. Soybeans: -5/bshl. Pork bellies: +1 1/4. Iowa farmers' faces: +19  Mitt Romney's developers distraught as their long worked on compassion subroutine turns out to be a giant failure  House Republicans: "Deflector shields to maximum, captain"  They keep coming out asking protesters to let ICE employees leave "so they can get home to their families"  Trump administration considers upgrade from "chaotic evil" to "neutral evil." Still evil  USA on the United Nations Human Rights Council: Screw this, I'm out of here. Russia: Oh look, free seat  Republican Member unloads on Paul Ryan in explosive floor exchange. Good luck getting that mental image out of your noggin  Republicans can't decide whether to eliminate the Department of Labor or the Department of Education. Trump: Why not both?  I must've put a decimal point in the wrong place or something. I always do that. I always mess up some mundane detail  "Trump is sabotaging a successful presidency." Oh? Whose?  The mystery of Schrödinger's Coat  The Blaze has been reduced to a dying, smoky ember

Business:  When it comes to discrimination in the workplace, America's biggest companies take a pregnant pause  I'm sorry, Mario, but our stock value increase is in another castle  Get out your tiny, Viagra shaped, Lifelock scented, Nigerian violins for the global email marketers who now must reduce their activities by 80% or face massive fines by the EU. Bye guys, like your fantastic offers, we'll miss you  So what you see in the showroom, you might not get / You can place your bets, but don't short TSLA yet / Why no Model 3 in your garage? Elon's tellin' y'all, it's sabotage  Boeing lands $6.6 billion deal making planes for FedEx. Which raises the question - how are they going to be delivered?

Discussion:  Does the Trolley Problem have a problem? Well, apart from making people more paranoid about riding a trolley  What's the best beer cocktail? (Link goes to ten recipes)  I've never heard of any of my favorite celebs, but they look good in bikinis
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2018-07-04 11:41:32 AM  
Hey, I got one!  Thank you Phark.
2018-07-04 11:58:59 AM  

The Third Man: Hey, I got one!  Thank you Phark.

Congrats!  I love it when I snag a HOTW.
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