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The Week contest: Headline - December 10, 2010
Some pundits say the Royal wedding could make the nation forget about the weak economy and severe budget cuts. What headline here could make Americans that happy?
 
Commemorative mugs, plates and cups are already being produced to mark the engagement between Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Commemorative mugs, plates and cups are already being produced to mark the engagement between Prince William and Kate Middleton.
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Welcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.

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Results: We asked you to predict a headline that would make Americans as happy as “Will & Kate to Wed” made folks in Britain, and you rolled out:

THE WINNER: Wall Street Infested with Bed Bugs
Robert Hogan, New York City
 
SECOND PLACE: Aliens Invade Earth, Eat Politicians, Pee Gasoline
Jim Topper, Turtle Creek, PA
 
THIRD PLACE: Greenspan Residence in Foreclosure
Rick Ostrander, Beaufort, SC
 
HONORABLE MENTIONS:
 
Brad and Jennifer Re-Unite
Mike Paul, Carrboro, NC
 
"Gotcha!" Congress Admits Dem/GOP Bickering a "Joke"
Caleb Shreves, McCausland, IA
 
Al Qaeda Calls it Quits
Joe Snyder, West Grove, PA
 
Bin Laden Joins Facebook
Stan Gray, Brush, CO
 
China Outsources Jobs to U.S.
John Besnard, Irvine, CA
 
Campaign Advertising Outlawed
Ashley Ryan, Catonsville, MD
 
Dodgers Return to Brooklyn
Ed Hayes, Yuma, AZ
 
Oprah Agrees to One More Year
Rich Stanko, Omaha
 
Trump to Get Haircut on Live TV
Gary Hennion, New York City
 
Healthcare for All Elected Officials Expires Dec. 31
Tim Popp, Phillips, WI
 
McDonald's Makes McRib Permanent
Kerry Howe, Tempe, AZ
 
WikiLeaks Reveals Bristol Really Won "Dancing with the Stars"
Lesandre Barley & John Reilly, Running Springs, CA
 
Incontrovertible Proof Found: Wrestling is Fixed
Miles Klein, Frisco, TX
 
TV Hiring 5M Unemployed Americans for New Reality Show, "Junk Food Fantasy"
Pat Rauscher, Cortez, CO
 
Lucy Lets Charlie Brown Kick Football
Leslie O’Hara, Point Richmond, CA
 
Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus
Edmund Conti, Raleigh, NC

 

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