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 May 12 - 18, 2005 
Dive Into Summer
Don't let rising temperatures or summer ennui drive you up the wall. Chill out with the coolest summer guide under the sun!
NEWS/OPINION
Pools, Ponds and Patience
The Rio Grande and Highland Pools should be open just in time for summer. Normally, that might not sound like big news. But, we're talking about a city renovation project years in the making.
Commentary
Opponents of the newest minimum wage proposal could use a lesson in economics.
MUSIC
Spotlight: Coachella Art and Music Festival 2005
The 2005 Coachella Art and Music Festival recently treated 100,000 visitors to two days of musical bliss. If you missed the mayhem, we've got all the juicy details right here.
FOOD
FILM & TV
Mindhunters
The Mindhunters script is loaded with more red herrings than an Oslo fish market.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Gallery Review: Smears and Splatters
You'll feel your cholesterol rising just reading about the sumptuous southern fare at Country Vittles.

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The Daily Word in Mt. Everest's poop problem, PARCC protests and National Grammar Day

The Daily Word

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, March 4,

and Mt. Everest is covered in shit and corpses,

a “party bike” will soon be wobbling through the streets of Downtown Albuquerque, bringing up to 14 drunken pedalers to the pubs of there choice,

the man who invented Keurig coffee makers thinks the disposable single-use coffee packets are to expensive and bad for the environment,

people on the Internet are still assholes,

APS is threatening to criminally charge students who protest the controversial PARCC test,

and its National Grammer Day, everybody! Check out Grammar Girls’ editing checklist here and then post all the errors you find in today’s Daily Word in the comments below. Whoever finds the most errors will win a heaping helping of smug self-satisfaction!

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The Daily Word in selfies, Gwar and Netanyahu

The Daily Word

What the hell is a "selfie stick" and why is the Albuquerque Museum forbidding their use?

Where does the proverb "In like a lion, out like a lamb" come from?

Milanese artist El Gato Chimney conjures up "symbolic visions of fantasy worlds infused with alchemy, occultism and folklore."

GWAR covers Kansas for the A.V. Club, and the result is rad.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Congress that Obama's deal with Iran will result in the rise of a new nuclear power.

The United States Department of Justice finds a pattern of racial bias in policing in Ferguson.

The National Academy of Sciences will bestow their most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal, on Neil deGrasse Tyson in April.

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