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The Daily Word in illegal cheese, John Hyde and a really crummy George Zimmerman painting

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 18 2015 2:03 PM ]
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An anonymous person or persons put up some "Guerrilla Way-Finding" signs in downtown Albuquerque.

Whole Foods is pulling Hatch Chile in favor of green chile grown in Colorado!

As a judge deliberates whether the James Boyd murder charges against two APD officers should be brought to trial, Albuquerque remembers the day ten years ago today when a mentally ill man named John Hyde went on a murder spree.

This Florida gun store owner is having a contest where the winner gets a confederate flag painting by George Zimmerman.

Sailor Moon Day didn't go so great in Toronto this year.

At Home Depot stores near the Burning Man site, rubber band sales go through the roof just before the festival.

This "bible museum" is filled with biblical characters and scenes using second-hand celebrity wax figures. Wow!

Russian authorities seized a HUGE amount of "illegal cheese".

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The Daily Word in travel by sea, air or Batmobile

By Desiree Garcia [ Mon Aug 17 2015 2:12 PM ]
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Major bomb explosion in Bangkok after 9 years.

It could take 79 years for this determined artist to draw every person in Manhattan.

Indonesia plane crashes with $500,000 inside.

A black cup of coffee a day keeps the doctor away.

Mickey Mouse says hello to Star Wars neighbors.

Boeing has patented the " rapid deployment air and water vehicle."

Astronauts get free light show in space.

DIY Batman dies in fatal Batmobile crash on way to hospital.

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The Daily Word in asexuality, bad hair and breakfast of champions

By Constance Moss [ Fri Aug 14 2015 1:21 PM ]
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It's Friday, Friday, Friday!

The President made a summer mixtape.

This is what current celebrities would look like with '90s hairdos.

A guide to understanding asexuality.

Wheaties has released a Hefeweizen.

This man is getting back at Target over their new gender neutral toy-stocking policy.

This is how the explosion in China looked from space.

Steve Martin and Wim Wenders celebrate birthdays today!

Thanks to Geoff Plant for the links!

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The Daily Word: Albuquerque is Just Plain Weird & The So-So Whatever Plan To Stop the Apocalypse.

By Robert Maestas [ Thu Aug 13 2015 11:58 AM ]
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Splatter-mals.

Explosions in Tianjin.

Carry on my Wayward Gwar. (r.i.p. dave brockie)

Art is nature.

Albuquerque is just plain weird.

Scoopin’ ATMS.

TWA Flight 260 Crash Site. (Shit I never knew existed here)

The War on Bud.

‘Burque Trivia.

Remakes: The Slow Killers.

The so-so whatever plan to avoid the apocalypse.

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The Daily Word: Real Monsters

By Robert Maestas [ Wed Aug 12 2015 11:23 AM ]
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Chapo’s final walk.

Monkey business.

Serial, killed.

One brush equation at a time...

Hang 10 to life?

Real monsters.

Where the colors live.

I get nervous when you watch.

To measure a star.

Clinton vs. Bush: A Fight to the Bleh.

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The Daily Word in criminalizing teens, armed white men in Ferguson and a woman strolling across the surface of Mars

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 11 2015 12:10 PM ]
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The EPA is taking full responsibility for the Animas River spill, which will likely have longterm consequences for the environment.

Albuquerque teens are opposing a proposed curfew, saying such a law would criminalize being a teenager.

An armed group called "The Oath Keepers" has arrived in Ferguson, MO.

Investigators in Ukraine think they have found pieces of a missile that brought down Flight MH17.

Google is now owned by a company named "Alphabet".

One of the images captured by the Curiosity Rover appears to show a woman walking across the surface of Mars.

Archeologists think they have solved the mystery of the 16th century colonists who vanished from Roanoke.

The paper lobby is losing yet another fight to keep the US Government using paper rather than digital communications and record keeping.

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The Daily Word in space lettuce, Sex Ed. and Vegemite moonshine

By Constance Moss [ Mon Aug 10 2015 2:40 PM ]
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Ferguson protests marking the one year anniversary of the Michael Brown shooting resulted in 3 more shootings .

The land down under is dealing with major Vegemite-related issues.

In local news, the EPA spill of yellow mining sludge is far worse than originally thought.

A knife attack at an Ikea in Sweden has left two people dead.

Alaskan neighborhoods are among the most racially diverse in the country.

Lettuce is being grown in space.

The Legionnaire's outbreak has killed a dozen people in New York.

Butterflies in England are facing extinction.

John Oliver gives us a Sex Ed. lesson.

Was Shakespeare a stoner?

The Perseid meteor shower is not to be missed!

Thanks to Desiree Garcia for the links!

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The Daily Word in cheese abuse, the resurrection of hitchBOT and the distortion of time

By Constance Moss [ Fri Aug 7 2015 12:36 PM ]
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Shoppers suffered injuries and a Walmart sustained damage in Alabama during a major storm and possible tornado.

The color chartreuse is actually named after the liqueur, made by Carthusian Monks since the mid 1700s. They named the liqueur after their monastery located in the Chartreuse Mountains.

This is what Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson looked like in High School.

John McAfee of antivirus software fame was arrested and charged with a DUI in Tennessee. He was armed and super high. Check out his mug shot!

Russia is committing violet crimes against cheese.

North Korea is creating its own time zone, proving that time is, indeed, non linear.

See where algebra was invented.

Been meaning to do some shopping? Take advantage of a tax-free weekend throughout the state, beginning today!

The robot that successfully hitchhiked across Europe and Canada is being rebuilt after it was "murdered" in Philly.

Oliver Hardy of the comedy duo Laurel & Hardy died on this date back in 1957.

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The Daily Word in nuclear weapons, airplane wreckage and JonBenet Ramsey

By Constance Moss [ Thu Aug 6 2015 2:12 PM ]
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As Japan marks the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, the Mayor calls to end nuclear weapons globally.

The Netflix Corporation is offering unlimited maternity and paternity leave for its employees.

Seat cushions and windows from Malaysia flight MH370 have begun washing ashore.

The U.S. Coast Guard just discovered a vessel with 6 tons of cocaine, making this one of the largest cocaine busts in history.

Wanna see something gross? Watch these bed bugs bite a researcher's arm.

Jon Stewart leaves the Daily Show this week after 16 years.

An investigative piece by the New Yorker about TMZ is making Harvey Levin uncomfortable.

We're overdue for a list. Here are the top ten metal songs about the apocalypse.

JonBenet Ramsey was born on this date in 1990. She would have turned 25 today.

Elliot Smith was born on this date in 1969. He would have been 46 today.

Thanks to Mark Lopez, Carl Petersen and John Hankinson for the links!

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The Daily Word: The Science of Ghosts

By Robert Maestas [ Wed Aug 5 2015 12:42 PM ]
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Breaking Bell.

Kindersquatting.

South Africa’s own L. Ron Hubbard.

Infinite Jest.

!deas ( a.k.a, The exercise that makes Typography 101 less boring).

Holy Post-Its, Batman!

A new Solar System.

Flying Spaghetti Monster.

Hitchhiking robot.

The Science of Ghosts.

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