V.22 No.34 |
The Daily Word in Coca-Cola's vault, Bernalillo same-sex hearing and "sex boxes" in Switzerland
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Aug 26 2013 10:33 AM ]
The United States and Britain team up to show Syria's government that when you “cross a line” (referring to a gas attack that killed at least 355 people, though some reports have stated the death toll was over 1,000), the world is going to get involved.
Police in Spokane, Wash., have arrested a second teenage suspect in the fatal beating of 88-year-old Delbert Belton, who was a WWII veteran.
After being found guilty last week for the Fort Hood shooting spree four years ago, the sentencing phase of Maj. Nidal Hasan's trial starts today.
There's a Coca-Cola vault? I want to go to there.
In preparation for a hearing this afternoon on same-sex marriage, Bernalillo County Clerk Maggie Toulouse Oliver has printed 1,000 same-sex marriage licenses.
Kids at Joy Junction learn how to capture their wishes and dreams with a camera via the Pictures of Hope program.
Mayor Richard Berry's office initiates the "Equity in Pay Task Force," aimed at closing the wage gap between men and women.
For those who find themselves taking long drives and suddenly getting the urge to have sex, Zurich, Switzerland now has “sex boxes” where people can drive up and give it a go. It's also safer for the prostitutes.
And now, the big question: Do we really want to see a John Lennon clone?
V.22 No.23 |
The Daily Word in Snowden's "disappearance," Syrian rebels and the Zimmerman trial
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Jun 10 2013 10:18 AM ]
Whooping cough claimed 10 children. Could lack of vaccines be a factor?
Where did Edward Snowden go?
The Zimmerman trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin starts today ...
Will the U.S. back Syrian rebels?
The Levi Chavez murder trial starts today as well ...
Ahem ... sir! That golf cart is not free!
New Mexico democrats rally to save federal special ed funding.
Officials say Thompson Ridge fire is 40 percent contained, while Kingston, N.M. has been issued a formal evacuation due to a fire in the Gila National Forest.
Val Midwest is on a photo spree!
V.22 No.13 |
The Daily Word in baby gorillas, reinstatement of CNM Chronicle and eyeballs in the can
By Mark Lopez [ Thu Mar 28 2013 9:54 AM ]
Sandy Hook Killer's home was crazy armed!
Damascus mortar strike claims 15 Syrian students.
Go, Gladys, Go!
CNM reinstates The Chronicle!
Hear ye, sign wavers ...
Casaus is still on the streets?
Eyeballs found in a trash can ...
V.22 No.11 |
The Daily Word in a stolen tortoise, a sharp wit, a titanic exhibit and an anniversary
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 19 2013 8:36 AM ]
NM Governor Susana Martinez is in Rome.
Mister Turtle the tortoise is safe and sound in Santa Fe.
An exhibit featuring items from the Titanic opens in Albuquerque this Saturday.
Check out this big old Bull Durham building sign.
How to maybe win rock/paper/scissors.
Rochester Police employ the lost art of letter writing.
North Carolina has extensive rules for MMA fights.
It is the tenth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
Possible chemical weapons attack in Syria.
V.21 No.50 | 12/13/2012
The Daily Word in strange naps, strange eyes, strange sexual taboos
By E.J. Maliskas and friends [ Thu Dec 13 2012 10:59 AM ]
Gunman opened fire Tuesday afternoon in a busy shopping mall near Portland, killing 2 and injuring one before turning the gun on himself.
Drunk man found napping inside a clothing store on Central tased twice by Albuquerque police.
Who was snubbed in the 2013 Golden Globe nominations?
Those darn distracted pedestrians.
Was an English monk in North America 150 years before Columbus?
Super macro photos of the human eye are creepy and cool.
Awwww, baby animals!
Truly fascinating facts about chameleons.
Nothing gets me in the Christmas spirit like terrified children sitting on Santa’s lap.
Bernalillo County Commission plans to spend $900,000 in attempt to stop contraband from making it into the Metro Detention Center.
Technician with a home-alarm company charged with burglary.
PBS presents: Concussion watch.
Big Brother is watching ... always watching.
Strange sexual taboos across the world include the idea that "... engaging in sexual relations out of doors will lead to the failure of the crops."
What’s going on with Syria?
Thanks to Nick Brown and Margaret Wright for the links!
V.21 No.48 |
The Daily Word in Syria, Tumblr takeover, text message birthday
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Dec 3 2012 9:32 AM ]
Clinton warns Syria not to cross the "red line."
Tumblr is currently being bombarded by a massive worm that spreads hateful anti-Tumblr messages.
ENMU toilet paper bandit repents and apologizes for his misconduct by sending the school 80 new rolls of two-ply.
Suspect on his way to jail for drug trafficking tried to hide evidence in deputy's car.
Obama's stimulus spending plan has Republicans "flabbergasted."
20 years ago today, the first text message was sent.
The iPhone 5 is headed out to 50 more countries.
According to former Chief Public Safety Officer Pete Dinelli, APD's problems can be blamed on Mayor Berry.
North Korea's at it again with the whole trying-
William and Kate are expecting a wee one.
Canadian woman says she survived a shooting by her ex-boyfriend because of her breast implants.
V.21 No.47 |
The Daily Word in car bombs, corporate malfeasance and old-school gift giving
By Margaret Wright [ Wed Nov 28 2012 9:35 AM ]
Dozens reported dead after double car bomb explosions in Damascus.
APD officer ordered to take paid leave after neighbors report he encouraged them to fight.
Statistics kill yer Powerball buzz.
Major energy company exec. faces criminal charges in wake of 2010 coal mine disaster.
The EPA bars oil giant BP from getting new contracts.
APS leadership stonewalls TV news station.
Baby rhino arrives via FedEx.
Bernalillo County Commission candidate Simon Kubiak applied for a Metro Court judgeship.
Slayer holiday "jumper" (sweater?) unfortunately sold out.
Egocentric gift-giving tips.
Holiday gadget gift guide, 1952.
Japanese street performers, documented.
Shinichi Maruyama's frozen motion ("Nude").
V.21 No.44 | 11/1/2012
The Daily Word in Syrian ceasefire, Hurricane Sandy and WikiLeaks
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Oct 25 2012 10:53 AM ]
A funeral home sent a family their loved one’s brain in a bag. Court says they can’t sue.
Maximum sentence for a driver who killed a cyclist in January: 90 days in jail, $300 fine.
Syrian army agrees to a ceasefire from Friday to Monday.
Hurricane Sandy is heading our way.
WikiLeaks is releasing the U.S. policies on detaining people in camps and GitMo. The website hacked them from the DOD.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei goes Gangnam style.
Why it’s so hard to fire a police officer.
Bullied teen throws herself in front of a train.
7-year-old girl writes an opera.
Legalizing marijuana is on the ballot in Washington, Colorado and Oregon.
Rape is rape, says the president.
Don’t worry about convicted sex offenders this Halloween. They’ve got a curfew.
Last-minute DIY Halloween costumes.
Nirvana, the Broadway musical.
V.21 No.36 |
The Daily Word in (teacher and air) strikes, debates and calming propaganda
By Margaret Wright [ Mon Sep 10 2012 8:29 AM ]
Teachers are striking in Chicago.
"A significant accomplishment for the Obama administration and a sign of how far the markets have come."
Peace mission to Syria struggles in the midst of raging conflict.
Yemeni military says their forces have killed the second-highest ranking leader of Al Qaeda.
Romney's shifting health care reform rhetoric.
Gov. Martinez is soon to appoint a new person to the Bernalillo County Commission.
Congressional District 1 candidates Janice Arnold-Jones and Michelle Lujan Grisham held their first debate yesterday.
Chamomile Tea Party propaganda.
A case for atomic-based environmentalism.
Red wine might be better for you if there weren't alcohol in it. Ugh.
Such a douchebag.
V.21 No.33 |
The Daily Word in RNC hurricanes, gun shopping and communal grief
By Margaret Wright [ Wed Aug 22 2012 8:58 AM ]
"Profound geopolitical uncertainty" following the death of Ethiopian prime minister.
"Guns 'R Us."
Hurricane Isaac could hit Florida during the Republican National Convention...
...Where Gov. Martinez is slated to be a "primetime" speaker.
Intensifying violence in Damascus.
D.C. neighborhood mourns the passing of homeless man.
Johnny Tapia's wife is set to hold a press conference today regarding the cause of his death.
Gary Johnson still struggling to get on the presidential ballot in every state.
Does ethnicity affect the quality of your sleep?
Ikea as surreal retreat in Beijing.
The science of mammalian shake-drying.
Ancient underwater treasure.
V.21 No.31 |
The Daily Word in Judo, Annan and Doctor Who
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Aug 2 2012 10:24 AM ]
A smiling tribute to American blubber was stolen from Dairy Queen.
Horse owners like N.M. horse slaughterhouse.
Ex-APD officer who kicked a suspect in the head a bunch of times wants his job back.
Kofi Annan quits gig as Syrian peace envoy because no one's got his back.
Bone marrow transplants eradicate HIV.
What Robyn Lawley—the prestigious plus-size lacy underpants model—eats.
The lady who takes pictures of babies dressed like flowers and peas and things is totally nuts. (Satire)
The Olympic rings as fascinating infographics for nerds like me.
Is being an Olympic gymnast any fun anymore?
Swimmer Ryan Lochte digs one night stands, says his mom.
Kayla Harrison becomes the first American to win the gold in Judo.
How not to write about female musicians.
"Doctor Who" trailer for series 7 features dinosaurs.
V.21 No.30 |
The Daily Word in bird-flipping, mayoral flapping and game throwing
By Margaret Wright [ Wed Aug 1 2012 10:03 AM ]
"The four most beautiful words in our common language: I told you so." R.I.P, Gore Vidal.
Onlookers laugh at the mayor of London stuck on a zip line.
Syrian government forces use warplanes in Aleppo, while rebels employ "heavy weapons, including tanks."
A.P.D. hasn't been adequately tracking their weapons, according to internal audit.
Albuquerque "spice" traced back to China.
Rio Grande Foundation takes the mayor to task for proposed Railyard redevelopment.
Romney's swing state woes.
Olympic badminton players lost on purpose.
A bipartisan deal actually moves forward in Washington, D.C.
The "pepper-spray cop" of UC Davis doesn't work there any more.
Modern human behavior traced back 44,000 years.
Geez, these two are adorable.
V.21 No.29 |
The Daily Word in shortys getting down, troubled lawmen and gun fever
By Margaret Wright [ Wed Jul 25 2012 8:45 AM ]
R.I.P., Sherman Hemsley.
Gun sales surge after Aurora movie shooting.
Glock Inc. sued by L.A. policeman who was shot by his 3-year-old.
Is your pastor packing heat?
Researchers focus on women for new AIDS prevention methods in Africa.
Mass shutdown of L.A.'s medical marijuana dispensaries.
Public outrage in Anaheim after two deadly police shootings.
Notorious Maricopa County sheriff tries to refute himself in court.
Kim Jong-un's "mystery woman" turns out to be his new wife/comrade.
New Jersey super blew the lid on NYPD undercover operation.
Young boy commits "unusual and serious breach" of security.
80-year-old lobster rescued from the dinner table.
V.21 No.28 |
The Daily Word in freedom fighters, not-so-soothing warmth and dark money
By Margaret Wright [ Wed Jul 18 2012 8:48 AM ]
“For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” Happy Birthday to Nelson Mandela.
Top Syrian defense ministers, including President Bashar al-Assad's brother-in-law, were killed in Damascus by a suicide bomber.
Shrinking Greenland ice sheet birthed a Manhattan-sized iceberg.
Track the extent of countrywide drought conditions.
City cracks down on illegal dog breeding.
Investigation of the Little Bear Fire initiated.
Santa Fe is the "best food town."
Senate Republicans heart secret donors.
"Outsized level of influence": an infographic.
The end of Penn State football is a possibility.
Should we be required to vote?
Sorry, but the Olympic mascots creep me out.
Ugh, I need some good news.
Life in an undersea space station.
V.21 No.27 |
The Daily Word in mini-iPads, Syrian emails and the key to the universe
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Jul 5 2012 9:03 AM ]
All of the fireworks in San Diego's big show accidentally went off at once. (This has never happened to the Big Bay Boom before.)
In the Dirt City, plenty of people flipped a sparkly middle finger to fire restrictions.
We've entered monsoon season.
Apple is working on a mini-iPad. No, dummy, not an iPhone.
Government confirms: Mermaids are not real.
Fukushima disaster was the result of collusion, says expert panel.
Did you know Hannah Montana makes a raccoon repellent?
Lifeguard in Florida fired for trying to save a drowning swimmer.
Wikileaks releases 2.5 million emails from Syria.
Physicists find key to the universe.
How to take care of your vinyl in the heat.
India's going to give its citizens free medication.
Mitt Romney may pick a woman to be his running mate.
"Like a Virgin" moves Madonna to tears during a concert.
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