V.21 No.36 | 9/6/2012
The Daily Word in Martinez at the RNC, onion nuggets and megalopolises
Hurricane Isaac is grows weaker and heads inland, leaving a soggy mess in its wake.
Someone was keeping a military-grade rocket launcher in a Los Lunas storage unit.
The full text of Gov. Susana Martinez’ speech at the convention last night.
Theft is a big problem at UNM.
100-year-old driver injures kids in L.A.
Do vegetarians and vegans think they’re better than you?
McDonald’s archivist—yes, that’s a real job—says before chicken nuggets, there were onion nuggets.
23 musicians share their paintings. (Results are marginally better than when famous actors record albums.)
Speaking of, here’s cell-phone video of Johnny Depp playing guitar at the Lone Ranger wrap party.
Awkward political candidates: How do they happen?
China’s megalopolises are not fun to inhabit.
Space telescope spots millions of supermassive black holes.
How to listen.
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V.21 No.24 |
The Daily Word in hot water, Vegas odds and animals gone wild
A House of Representatives committee could vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress over Operation Fast and Furious documents.
Ecuador's embassy in London may now be the only thing standing between Wikileaks leader Julian Assange and extradition to Sweden.
Egypt seizes with new political and constitutional upheaval as conflicting reports over ousted President Mubarak's failing health circulate.
China's reserves of rare earth minerals—essential to production of high-tech devices—are dwindling due to "excessive mining," says report.
Interactive map of West Africa's devastating drought conditions.
Vegas roulette wheel beats 114 billion to one odds.
New state department study counts 20.9 million worldwide victims of modern slavery.
Charter schools may be underperforming when it comes to serving disabled students.
Former inmate now exonerated testifies before Senate subcommittee that solitary confinement in prisons "by its design is driving men insane."
Wildlife conservation group says black bears around the Duke City are being egregiously eliminated from the area.
Charlie Sheen's surge of "tiger blood" was in fact a "psychotic break."
Handy tip: If you're squeamish about squid sperm ruining your calamari dinner, remove the internal organs before cooking it.
Water tanks in NYC as public art.
Amorous prehistoric turtles immortalized.
The Daily Word in a female astronaut for China, a drug-trafficking prison worker, an inappropriate Ewok, a 911 sandwich order
Taliban threatens to ban polio vaccinations for children as long as the U.S. continues drone strike campaign.
China sends first female astronaut into orbit.
Prison worker near Las Cruces accused of bringing drugs to her incarcerated fiance.
Rwandan genocide courts finish their work after 10 years of trials.
Saudi Arabia names new crown prince.
Starchild was an alien?
Little Bear fire 80% contained with newly cooperative weather.
Actor who played an Ewok faces jail time for flashing a student in England.
These GIFs make up what is The Gallery of Pure Awesomeness.
Chuck Norris as a child.
Nicholas Cage as a cat.
Man calls 911 because deli workers were "giving him a hard time" over a complicated sandwich order.
Happy Birthday Richard Boone!
V.21 No.22 | 5/31/2012
The Daily Word in Etan Patz, wildfires, Unabomber status update
Man arrested after confessing to abduction and murder of NYC boy in infamous case dating back to 1979.
Wildfires are back.
Ted Kaczynski fills Harvard classmates in on what he’s accomplished since graduating 50 years ago.
A pilot flying the governor last night forgot to put down the landing gear.
Chinese police investigating whether arrested man is a serial killer who targeted teenage boys.
Burglars flee Las Cruces area home invasion after shooting a 10-year-old who was protecting his family
Miami Heat move on to the Conference Finals.
International Space Station successfully captures commercial SpaceX Dragon capsule.
Celeb photographer realizes he is intersex after going to hospital with a kidney stone.
Apparently Andy Milonakis is still around and reviewing wine.
V.21 No.17 |
The Daily Word in vice, dissent and the end times
From now on, APD officers will use lapel cameras on every call.
The city’s hearing officer is fired after the mayor and police chief deem him overly biased.
The vice squad is investigating two “massage” parlors for ties to global sex trafficking after making prostitution arrests.
Three agents caught up in secret service prostitution debacle turn down lie-detector tests.
Anti-military protestors in Cairo were violently attacked; eleven died of their injuries.
Chinese dissident leaves U.S. embassy, where he sought protection after allegedly suffering abuse during house arrest.
Nobel-prize winner Aung Sun Suu Kyi is “cautiously optimistic” as she assumes her seat in Myanmar’s parliament.
As Gingrich prepares to bow out of the primary, Ron Paul supporters continue their quiet campaign to win delegates.
Johnny Depp’s Tonto costume is modeled after a painting by a white artist whose images aren’t historically or ethnographically accurate.
Caught with your foot in your mouth? Embarrassing public gaffe? God forgives you, according to Rick Perry.
Recent male rush to amp testosterone levels troubles doctors, if not pharmaceutical companies.
Wife of avid Guinness world records collector: “He’s crazy. I would never vote for him.”
Advances in food science could result in less ouchie boo-boos.
Turks and Americans are 22 percent convinced the End Is Near. The French? Much more skeptical.
V.21 No.13 |
The Daily Word: runner Micah True died, Harry Crews died and a cow died.
Legendary runner Micah True's body was recovered from the Gila Forest.
Rio Arriba county cow mutilation.
Gerolsteiner wasser factory.
Some Baltimoron is RICH.
"Last I checked, my vehicle doesn't burn 80 litres of perfume per week."
City of Santa Fe is suing a restaurant over living wage, to the tune of $24.91.
Picture gallery of Mod Generation stickers.
Last I checked a quarter ounce was not "5.7 grams."
Author Harry Crews died.
He follows Kevin on Twitter.
Christopher Walken celebrated his 69th birthday yesterday.
Angus Young turned 57 yesterday.
V.21 No.9 |
The Daily Word: Sony is closing downtown ABQ studio; greasing a shaved baby sloth; circumcision news; Rush Limbaugh's Dr. Lauraesque diarrhea of the mouth
Expanded weekend police presence in downtown Albuquerque.
Sony pictures' post-production studio in Albuquerque is closing.
check out this new search engine, Duck Duck Go.
When they meet next week, Israel's Prime Minister will ask Obama to support an attack on Iran.
Picture gallery of stupid QR codes and stupid QR code placement.
The FCC wants to know if you think it's ok for cities and other public and private bodies to suspend wireless service when those institutions deem fit.
You are not going to believe how this circumcision went fatally wrong.
Listen to Rush Limbaugh's wacked out rant about a law student's sex life.
"A Ride of Death." 1940's Police Safety Council bicycle safety pamphlet with illustrations. "Result: cracked skull... and death."
BP settled with a large number of plaintiffs in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill case.
Step one, shave baby sloth. Step two, grease up baby sloth with lard. Step three, clothe baby sloth in a onesy.
On this day in 1837, the City of Chicago was invented.
V.21 No.1 |
The Daily Word in penis tattoos, 4Chan fashion advice and Vermin Supreme for president
Mitt Romney wins the New Hampshire primary.
New Mexico schools are doing better than expected. Hooray for low expectations!
A Georgia third-grade math teacher in trouble for his slavery related math problems.
China has a serial killer problem.
Free ponies if Vermin Supreme is elected president!
New study shows child abuse rate at zero percent in lesbian households.
New Jersey Assemblyman dies in Statehouse after final vote of the session.
TSA finally clarifies the raging carryon cupcake controversy.
300 workers at a Chinese Xbox factory threaten mass suicide.
They're having a FUCKIN' SALE in Osaka.
Do prisoners have the right to masturbate?
Did bigfoot ever really exist?
The first details on the live action Star Wars TV show are not good.
Breaking Bad's Giancarlo Esposito lets Reddit ask him anything.
Try not to laugh at this reporter.
4chan fashion advice.
Tea grown panda poo has a "mature and nutty taste."
Six things you'll pay more for in 2012.
If this doesn't convince you not to get your wang tattooed I don't know what will.
It's ok to hate a six-year-old girl, right? Cuz I really hate this six-year-old girl!
Is this a foul or a fail?
V.20 No.52 |
The Daily Word in Albuquerque had a really crappy weekend, celeb divorce, bird flu may be back
APD investigates dead body found in the middle of I-25.
One man shot and another stabbed in downtown Albuquerque New Year's Eve brawl.
Albuquerque police officer strikes and kills a pedestrian early on New Year's Day.
APD finds bloody scene at a Central bus stop but no victim.
Bad news for bronies.
Are American agents responsible for giving Hugo Chavez cancer?
Katy Perry and Russell Brand are splitsville.
Bird flu death reported in China.
Vintage poster outlines 23 ways to avoid marrying a girl.
First of NASA's twin GRAIL probes enters moon's orbit.
Police say a man in North Carolina tried to pay for his transaction at Wal Mart with a $1 million bill.
Man calls 911 after being hit by a grocery cart.
Thanks Carl, Constance and Tom for the help!
V.20 No.44 |
The Daily Word in Bjork, Girl Scout badges, zombie arrests and Grand Theft Auto
Bjork's new album has Tesla coils in it!
Occupy Las Cruces protesters given eviction notice from police.
Girls Scouts can earn locavore merit badges now.
Herman Cain says this is all Rick Perry's fault.
Cubans will be allowed to own property.
China and Russia have been spying on us.
Severely creepy old-tyme photographs.
Grand Theft Auto V will look like this.
Beware of frogs in your bagged salad.
Sarcastic responses to well-meaning signs. (Thanks Carl!)
Your grandpa could be a prostitute.
Thanks, Smashing Magazine: Free calendar wallpaper downloads for the month of November. I like the "The Most Productive Month."
V.20 No.41 |
The Daily Word in Occupy Wall Street, Mitt Romney on free trade, Val Kilmer selling out
Occupy Wall Street marches onward as protesters maintain hold of Lower Manhattan park.
Wall Street protests planned for Santa Fe and Taos.
Marathon runner takes a bus to the finish line.
Breaking news: Lindsay Lohan gets fired from community service program.
Mitt Romney writes for the Washington Post about free trade in China.
The Lead/Coal project has pissed people off. How about the Copper project?
Brewers step up and beat Cards to knot NLCS.
Crash in Colorado kills deputy and five kids.
Italian prime minister ekes out confidence vote.
35 Maryland Bloods charged in kidnapping and murder case. Oh, indeed.
Val Kilmer sells most of his ranch to an oil magnate. First there was The Island of Dr. Moreau, now this.
How eating disorders play into the health care wars.
Don't get lost in a corn maze.
John Bear went to see Lynyrd Skynyrd. And ZZ Top.
V.20 No.41 | 10/13/2011
The Daily Word in Weezer death, horse tails and decapitation.
Beware the deadly three-ton satellite telescope falling to earth.
Beware the deadly horse tail thieves.
This 100-year-old bacteria probably won't kill us all.
Netflix cancels plans for Qwikster.
Look mom, no head!
Former Miss Iceland was tipster in Whitney Bolger fugitive case.
New Chinese opera about the 1911 revolution must not use the word revolution.
Paul McCartney still has enough money to get married.
Send this to your dirtbag friends.
Beware the deadly hot dog thrower.
I wish I had an alligator bike.
How does Japanese art of the 1700s stack up against Europe’s?
What shall I read next?
Mathematicians reveal the newest imaginary number.
I-25 was shut down for a jumper.
A toddler was shot in the head with a pellet gun.
Beware the mailbox bomber.
Happy birthday, David Lee Roth.
Thanks to Nayder and Moss for the link assists.
V.20 No.40 | 10/6/2011
The Daily Word in Hank Williams Jr. firing, Starbucks wanting your cash, and cell phone radiation warnings
It’s Election Day! Get out there and vote.
Starbucks is going to be asking for $5 donations to help stimulate the economy.
ESPN pulls Hank Williams Jr.’s “Monday Night Football” theme after he compares Obama and Hitler.
A new law in San Francisco requires cell phone retailers to display radiation warnings.
A bear attacks a couple inside their home.
South Park turns 15, with brand new episodes airing tomorrow.
Watch 100 of the best f-bombs in film.
Lobo men’s basketball tickets are on sale today at The Pit.
Brianna Amat kicks the game-winning field goal the same night she is named homecoming queen.
China threatens a trade war with the U.S. due to a proposed bill that lets China’s currency rise.
You can buy San Francisco’s Albion Castle, complete with tunneled water caverns.
V.20 No.39 | 9/29/2011
The Daily Word in Tim Gunn, The Sucklord and teleportation
Second report also clears Darren White.
Onion joke goes terribly wrong.
Tim Gunn is coming to New Mexico.
Race car champ Al Unser Jr. arrested for DWI.
12-year-old finds out she’s pregnant after sexual assault.
Chemical castration for pedophiles in South Korea.
ICE sweeps the country, picks up 2,901 undocumented immigrants, 36 in New Mexico.
Feds may challenged four state immigration laws.
The advertising genius behind “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.”
Meet The Sucklord, asshole.
Online dating is hard.
Sex-toy company is launching a vibrator into space.
China’s also going to space.
The album that changed everything 20 years ago.
A dress made of cow and yak nipples.
Tiny robot rocket jumps.
45 years of KUNM.
Why rats feel like they’re being teleported all the time.
This cantaloupe thing is serious, the deadliest food-borne outbreak since 1998.
V.20 No.36 |
The Daily Word in armlessness, the Kegelmaster 2000, turkey insemination, and
Ten amazing armless people including a guy who played Let It Be for The Pope.
Did Jan Van Eyck invent oil painting?
Look at this mud puddle.
Watch this Englishman put out a fire with a vacuum cleaner.
Photo gallery of things people save when they escape from their burning house.
300+ mph jet powered.... Schoolbus.
Police raid "sexual healing" church in Phoenix.
Just try bringing up the subject of Kegel exercises in the digital age and someone will find the Kegelmaster 2000. It's the world's first progressive resistance vaginal exerciser, in case you didn't know.
Here is one man who is not afraid of radiation poisoning in Fukushima.
Update on the Chinese ghost-city of Ordos.
Everything you never wanted to know about pigeon shit on your roof.
Let's check in with Blue Andy Rooney.
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