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V.21 No.45 |

news

The Daily Word: why George Takei is mad at facebook; how Republicans can be surprised at the Obama victory; what happens when weed is legalized in Seattle

The Daily Word

A New Mexico company is selling Breaking Bad bath salts.

The family of Albuquerque attorney Mary Han is suing APD, claiming police screwed-up the investigation into her purported suicide.

Is fracking in Rio Arriba County's future?

Albuquerque city councilors may overturn the minimum wage increase that was approved by voters last week.

David Petraeus abruptly resigned from his position as director of the CIA after his extramarital affair was exposed by the FBI.

George Clooney won the election for Obama.

Seattle Police Department explains the marijuana laws that will go into effect December Sixth.

You will probably not be allowed to hunt giant octopus in Seattle's Puget Sound anymore.

The 2011 World Press Photos contest winners.

Denmark is getting rid of the "fat-tax" that was applied to certain foods last year.

Babushkas who live in the Chernobyl "dead zone."

This song celebrating Thanksgiving may cause you to step in front of a bus.

George Takei joins the ranks of Facebook users angry about the money-grubbing EdgeRank filter.

Obama was declared the winner of the presidential contest in Florida.

Does fact checking matter if politicians continue to lie after their fabrications have been exposed?

Republicans were surprised Romney lost because they believe Rush Limbaugh and Fox news.

On this day in 1969 Sesame Street premiered.


V.21 No.43 |

news

The Daily Word in plankton, clowns, weather, six-toed-cats, and more right wing rape garbage

The Daily Word

A sort-of in depth article about the looming ABQ Health Partners and Lovelace split.

Watchdog group says a LANL weapons laboratory is dangerous. LANL says it's fine.

The U.S. Department of the Interior named the Cumbres & Toltec Railroad a historic landmark.

Putin said something inappropriate.

Even though he's been found guilty of massive tax evasion, rest assured that Silvio Berlusconi will remain in politics.

This senate candidate said in a debate that if you get pregnant after being raped, it's because God wants it to happen.

Video of a very large group of clowns at a convention in Mexico City.

Here's a bunch of hyperbolic and cliched statements from weathermen and others about Hurricane Sandy.

This large-scale man-made plankton bloom project reminds me of James DeMeo's cloudbusting experiments.

Hot Rod Rosie died.

The descendents of Hemingway's six-toed cats live on in great numbers and sponsored by Pfizer.

Is Beck's still Beck's if it's made in America and doesn't taste like Beck's?

James Bond the Mountie.

How Facebook works now.

Here is a website listing and rating New Mexico's ghost towns.

On this day in 1988 the L.A. Times reported that Larry Flynt allegedly hired a hit man to kill Hugh Hefner, Frank Sinatra, Bob Guccione, and publisher Walter Annenberg.

V.21 No.40 |

news

The Daily Word in stealing debates, stealing space shuttles, stealing weed, and recovering stolen maple syrup

evening edition

The Daily Word

Now we have a plan for stealing one of the Space Shuttles.

This is awesome.

Al Qaeda strategy involves lighting forest fires.

Cooking with Christopher Walken.

Grandmother protects her weed crop by confronting thieves with bear-spray.

People think you have to know someone in order to get a local government job, and they're right.

People think it's conceited for Taos officials to name public buildings after themselves, and they're right.

"I pooped the question. She said yes."

Police are following up on leads as some of Canada's stolen strategic maple syrup reserve surfaces.

Watch (and cry) as these former lab-chimps go outside for the first time.

Forget Gangnam Style, check out this documentary on Mongolian hip hop.

Did Mitt Romney CHEAT at the debate?

Unapologetically pro-Obama.

In Florida, it is against the law to annoy a manatee.

Obviously Bat-Girl is for equal pay for women!

On this day in 2000, Slobodan Milosovic resigned.

news

The Daily Word in debate hangovers

The Daily Word

Consensus is that President Obama and KitchenAid lost last night's debate, leaving Neil deGrasse Tyson and Big Bird the clear winners.

Facebook has a billion daily users and none of them will like the picture of your kid doing that thing you posted.

White college kids from Texas do the craziest things.

Food prices rising at Balloon Fiesta.

Chicago police find 1,000 pot plants growing in a field.

Arrests made following this weekends shooting at Fantasy World.

Miguel Cabrera wins baseball's first Triple Crown since 1967.

Cheese smugglers busted in Canada.

What if everyone on earth pointed a laser pointer at the moon at the same time?

Chevy dealer totally sorry he had you arrested over pricing error.

Can a new font help dyslexic readers?

Happy Birthday Charlton Heston!!!

V.21 No.33 |

NEWS

The Daily Word in Curiosity video footage, GOP debauchery, sleeping kitties

The Daily Word

The previously Baptist-run Glorieta Conference Center near Santa Fe may be purchased by an organization whose leader is hailed by some as the "Second Coming Christ."

'Top Gun' director Tony Scott dies after jumping from a bridge in San Pedro.

GOP participate in a night of debauchery in Israel.

Video from space shows the final descent of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity.

There are appears to be some hope among the public in this year's Lobo football program.

Enthusiastic instructor teaches us how to properly eat a watermelon.

Cats sleeping in silly places.

Facebook stock hits an all-time low.

How to make everything ok.

If you're on probation and feel like breaking into a home, you might want to first take care of that pesky GPS tracking bracelet.

Old statues, new clothes.

Japan's future skyline imagined with 1.8 million legos.

News

The Daily Word in early voting, virgin birth, and the Yeti genome project

Saturday evening edition

The Daily Word

Jason Alexander plus Nickelback equals awful.

Like a virgin. Birth.

Just another metal bar through the skull story. Phineas Gage.

Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry's statement on the recent excessive force/tasering incident involving APD.

Gas Prices per gallon around the world.

Why Facebook is losing advertisers.

Update on the search for Amelia Earhart's plane.

Steve Terrell outlines who is spending what in the Heinrich/Wilson Senate race.

Insane Clown Posse on CNN, explaining pretty much everything.

Early voting in some states is no longer an option.

Update on the Moors Murders.

Staten Island photos circa 1983.

I'm going to refer to this next time my office computer throws a rod.

Ew gross.

Embarrassing nightclub photos.

Exciting new research into a male contraceptive pill... wait, what? A Yeti genome project?

On this day in 1952 Patrick Swayze was born. Go to 15:15 in the video and ignore Sebastian Bach.

V.21 No.25 | 6/21/2012

news

The Daily Word in piles of dirt, straight-tickets and rubber shackle shoes

The Daily Word

A Google report shows political censorship is on the rise in Western countries.

Arsenio Hall returns to television next fall with a new late-night talk show.

Rodney King undergoes an autopsy as police investigate his drowning.

Yoko Ono showcases a new art exhibition in London featuring piles of dirt.

The straight-ticket voting option will not be available during the New Mexico General Election.

Baseball great Roger Clemens is acquitted of all charges pertaining to lying to Congress.

Police say a bicyclist was attacked by a man wielding a frozen sausage.

Police in Uganda raid a gay rights workshop and questioned all attendees.

A Virginia man gets voter registration forms in the mail for his dead dog Mozart.

Adidas pulls plans to sell its controversial rubber shackle shoe.

This man has been playing the same game of “Civilization II” for ten years.

A woman gets stuck on a Kentucky Walmart toilet seat after it was covered in super glue.

Italians start selling canine gelato to beat the intense summer heat.

A helpful checklist to help you discover who you need to unfriend on Facebook immediately.

The fourth movie trailer for The Dark Knight Rises.

V.21 No.22 |

NEWS

The Daily Word in crazy Canada killer, Idaho Bigfoot, vacuum trains

The Daily Word

White-water baldy fire now 18 percent contained.

Police in Germany believe they have arrested the porn actor accused of killing and dismembering a man, and then mailing parts of the body to Canada.

Who else didn't know that kids under 13 weren't allowed on Facebook? Well, this is possibly changing.

ABQ Ride brings back the late night schedule for those thrillingly sketchy summer night rides.

Introducing: Vacuum trains!

Students in southeast Idaho capture possible Bigfoot sighting on camera.

Ahh the cycles of life.

Products that are useful, but too humiliating to actually use.

Olivia Culpo crowned Miss USA 2012.

Some beach communities are considering fleeing inland as seas rise due to global climate changes.

Roger Clemens’ attorneys seek to force lawmaker to take the witness stand in perjury trial.

Misheard lyrics to O Fortuna.

5 stories of stupid people getting caught for felonies because of posting stuff on Facebook.

V.21 No.20 |

News

The Daily Word in sizable leaks, fiscal cliff-diving and Betty White 4 Prez

The Daily Word

Today Egyptians vote in the first competitive presidential election in the Arab world.

The Secret Service prostitution scandal in Colombia may not be an isolated incident.

The Kirtland jet fuel leak could be larger than the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Huge drop in the number of metro area meth lab busts linked to law enforcement budget cuts.

The U.S. is fast approaching a “fiscal cliff.” An M.I.T. professor thinks we should cross our fingers and jump.

A Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA locate Bin Laden was convicted of treason and sentenced to 33 years in prison.

Yesterday’s commercial rocket launch could signify a new era of private sector space travel.

Morgan Stanley is investigated for sharing insider Facebook IPO information with a select group of investors.

Democratic Congress members think Governor Scott Walker may have lied under oath about his motives for pursuing an anti-union agenda in Wisconsin.

Arizona white supremacist gets a 40-year federal sentence for a 2004 Phoenix bombing.

Fox News' Roger Ailes says Jon Stewart “basically admitted” to him that he’s a socialist.

Obama and Romney are neck and neck in the polls, but the prez gets Betty White’s vote.

news

The Daily Word in Phonehenge, another birther politician, the El Rancho Murders and the solar eclipse.

The Daily Word

New Mexico Department of Tourism just paid 180,000 dollars to have their website redesigned. An out of state company was hired to do it.

Solar Eclipse this evening!

Update on the El Rancho murders case.

The saddest aquarium in America.

Unbelievably bad music video paean to Facebook, "Thank You Facebook."

The DEA wants to scan every single license plate on cars traveling on Utah's Interstate 15.

Arizona Secretary of State is not sure the President is a citizen and wants proof before putting Obama on the ballot.

Jackie Chan is retiring from action films and beginning his DeNiro phase.

Audio-book version of the erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey, narrated by Gilbert Gottfried.

The New York Times takes a look at Mitt Romney's religious beliefs.

The Harry Potter franchise has joined the ranks of Finding Nemo, Babe, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and other films that inspired people to buy pets they couldn't take care of and didn't really want.

1970's ads for mens jumpsuits.

Phonehenge West is no more. Garbage visionary Kim Fahey was fined and placed on probation -which includes five days community service at the coroner's office....

On this day in 1944, Joe Cocker was born.

V.21 No.21 | 5/24/2012

news

The Daily Word in Facebook stocks, Frankenfish, finger sandwich

The Daily Word

Facebook hits the stock market, but not every one is buying in.

Trayvon Martin case gets more complex.

Fort Wingate man who admitted to multiple child rapes is walking free.

Police say man shot to death in Santa Fe was a well-known thief.

Major Spice-manufacturing raid near I-25 and Jefferson.

Protests and precautions surround Chicago’s NATO summit.

Speaking of Chicago, Cubs’ owner still taking heat for now-canceled anti-Obama campaign.

Virginia man catches a world-record-sized snakehead.

Red Rock woman was running what looks like an indoor zoo.

Quail-Man robs a coffee shop.

Teenager gets part of a finger in his Arby’s sandwich.

Charlize Theron was pretty much toothless until the age of 11.

V.21 No.19 | 5/10/2012

news

The Daily Word in Maurice Sendak, Dustin Hoffman and Tyrannosaurus Rex

The Daily Word

Where the Wild Things Are author Maurice Sendak dies at 83.

North Carolina votes on a controversial constitutional ban on gay marriage today known as Amendment One.

The Senate discusses a bill today that would prevent student loan rates from doubling July 1.

Junior Seau’s family discuss with Samoan elders whether to donate his brain for scientific study.

Dustin Hoffman saved this jogger’s life in London’s Hyde Park.

This creepy principal resigns after creating a fake Facebook page to spy on her students.

Hell hath no fury like a pet lynx’s jealousy.

South Korean customs officials discover pills filled with powdered human baby fleshsure to spawn a metal band/song or ten.

Hundreds in Russia take to the streets to protest the inauguration of Vladimir Putin.

I suppose changing your name to Tyrannosaurus Rex is more originalbut no less crazythan Jesus Christ.

Rick Santorum endorses Mitt Romney in an email to his supporters.

V.21 No.12 | 3/22/2012

news

The Daily Word in Manning’s millions, Earhart’s disappearance and Winfrey’s layoffs

The Daily Word

A Russian military unit arrives in Syria. Russia has been one of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s closest allies. Human Rights Watch cites Syria for “serious human rights abuses.”

Quarterback Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos agree to a 5-year, $96 million dollar deal.

What does this mean for crestfallen Tim Tebow?

The U.S. State Department is re-opening the unsolved case regarding the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart.

Disney is expected to take a $200 millon dollar loss from underwhelming film John Carter, one of Hollywood’s biggest flops.

The death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin set to go before a grand jury.

Oprah “Iron Fist” Winfrey lays off 30 Oprah Winfrey Network employees.

The gunman in France who killed three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school filmed the shooting with a camera attached to his neck.

Hebrew University plans to release Albert Einstein’s complete archives online.

On July 1st, 8 million college students will see their student loan interest rates double.

The New York Times plans to cut free online access to its content in half, requiring a subscription to view more.

APD officer shoots and kills a man after police say he used his SUV to ram cars.

New Mexico’s graduation rates have gone down three points since 2002.

Some people looking for jobs are getting asked for their Facebook passwords during interviews.

Wendy’s takes the ranking from Burger King as the country’s second biggest hamburger chain.

V.21 No.11 | 3/15/2012

news

The Daily Word in reindeer run over, village bans death and thieves steal Tide

The Daily Word

Obama effigy burnings take over the streets of Afghanistan to protest the death of 16 civilians.

There will be no Christmas this year after thousands of reindeer are killed by Swedish high-speed train.

In no surprise at all, half of GOP voters in Alabama and Mississippi still believe President Obama is Muslim. One in four think his parents’ interracial marriage should have been illegal.

One in five people drop Facebook friends over political posts.

A study finds that red meat is responsible for one in ten early deaths.

That’s troubling news for the Italian village of Falciano del Massico that banned its residents from dying.

Like a scene from Jaws, a shark feeding frenzy closes an Australia beach.

Former VP Dick Cheney feels Canada is too dangerous for a visit.

Thieves are stealing Tide detergent to take it advantage of its oddly lucrative black market.

Meanwhile, toilet paper supplies are running dangerously low in Trenton, N.J.

Anthony Bourdain gets Marilyn Hagerty a table at posh restaurant Le Bernardin after her hilarious Olive Garden review goes viral.

Your favorite celebrities cholafied.

There’s something strangely comforting about the chromatic arrangement of books.

V.21 No.9 | 3/1/2012

opinion

Facebook ... lame?

Humorist John Bear gives us an emphatic yes. But since Facespace needs you to exist, it has a hard time letting go.

Read all about it, in “Facebook never got me laid.”

It seems old Bear’s not the only one ditching the interfacing platform. The users are dropping away. CNN is predicting its death.

Tomorrow's Events

Temporary Tattoos • folk at Lomas-Tramway Public Library

Indian Bread at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

Taxi Driver (1978) at KiMo Theatre

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