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The Daily Word 09.02.09: Mutants, drugs in the water, earthquakes, death beam, bigfoot discovery center

The Daily Word

All humans are mutants.

Caffeine found in the Rio Grande, now the water utility is trying to keep other drugs out of the river.

Pfizer is paying $2.3 to settle its illegal drug promotion case.

State Fair does a series on films, new and old, made in New Mexico.

Socorro is experiencing a scourge of earthshakes.

A much more serious quake shakes Java.

Read about the new death beam, tested at White Sands Missile Range.

World in upheaval over Google’s 100 minutes of Gmail nothingness yesterday.

Job loss didn’t really slow down in August.

Underwear sales may determine economic health.

The late DJ AM appears to have been taking painkillers and smoking crack.

Good news “Mad Men” fans, there will be another season.

Niche museums: Read about Velveteria, the Museum of Velvet Paintings in Portland, and The Bigfoot Discovery Museum in California.

Album of the day: Viva Hate by Morrissey.

Weather: Clear today, rain predicted for the rest of the week.