V.21 No.47 | 11/22/2012
The Daily Word in MMA arenas, botox and killer robots.
By Nick Brown [ Tue Nov 20 2012 11:04 AM ]
A Santa Fe jail was a martial arts arena.
The botox poker face.
45% of America wants to skip Christmas.
Kate Moss’ bird tattoos were done by painter Lucien Freud.
PSYOPS mission patches!
Slow motion dancing water drips.
Weird cars of 2012.
Leftover Halloween candy recipes. (At what point does candy become “leftover” candy?)
Rich people amuse themselves with fancy things.
Want to play soccer?
Ban killer robots.
The mystery of the Bloop has been solved.
You can cut a Christmas tree.
Happy birthday Sean Young.
Thanks to Constance Moss, Susan Petersen and Tom Nayder for the help!
V.21 No.38 |
The Daily Word in icemelt, lacking luster and onstage freakouts
By Margaret Wright [ Mon Sep 24 2012 9:39 AM ]
A draft of a new study runs down a list of APD shortcomings, offers some solutions.
Are these signs of restive laborers in China?
Arctic sea ice has retreated to the lowest levels ever recorded.
"Dull," "silly," "ridiculous" and "lackluster": Welcome to the 2012 Emmy Awards!
Last year's attacks on the Sinai Peninsula have yielded death penalty verdicts.
But rejecting lies is such hard work!
Pricey Port Authority boat sinking linked to human error, "like opening a window during a carwash."
The U.S. still can't seem to get young students interested in science, technology, engineering or math. Meanwhile, Congress voted against granting green cards to visiting foreign scholars in those fields.
Middle school scrapbooking club = urinalysis.
Venerable NYC altweekly chain sells its papers, holds on tight to adult services ads.
Methinks thou dost protest too much.
iHeart expletive-riddled stage rants.
"I want to go on living the uncensored dream, the free unconscious."
V.21 No.37 |
The Daily Word in Occupations, Constitutionalism and other sundry protests
By Margaret Wright [ Mon Sep 17 2012 10:08 AM ]
(For some additional context, step into the Bureau of Public Secrets.)
Also, Happy Constitution Day!
Banking giants are in the crosshairs of a major money laundering investigation.
U.S. executive branch files trade complaints against China as Romney tries to go on the offensive.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel files a court injunction in an attempt to end teachers' strike.
Americans warned to avoid Lebanon today as anti-U.S. protests spread.
An Albuquerque woman is raising funds to help a vet who lost his guide dog.
Puzzling kidney disease affects farmers worldwide.
Aging nuclear bombs get costly upgrades here in town.
Rebels attack energy infrastructure in Colombia.
Obama's "Pop" drank Seagram's, neat.
South Korea is apparently the "male makeup capital of the world."
Miles Davis, pugilist.
V.21 No.36 | 9/6/2012
The Daily Word in Martinez at the RNC, onion nuggets and megalopolises
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Aug 30 2012 9:49 AM ]
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.
Subscribe to this service and get boxes full of things.
V.21 No.24 |
The Daily Word in hot water, Vegas odds and animals gone wild
By Margaret Wright [ Wed Jun 20 2012 8:00 AM ]
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
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Jun 18 2012 9:49 AM ]
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
By Sam Adams [ Fri May 25 2012 10:19 AM ]
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
By Margaret Wright [ Wed May 2 2012 9:05 AM ]
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.
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Apr 1 2012 9:27 AM ]
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
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Mar 4 2012 12:26 PM ]
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
By Tom Nayder [ Wed Jan 11 2012 8:22 AM ]
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
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Jan 2 2012 10:05 AM ]
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
By Laura Marrich [ Thu Nov 3 2011 9:58 AM ]
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
By Sam Adams [ Fri Oct 14 2011 9:29 AM ]
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.
By Nick Brown [ Mon Oct 10 2011 10:24 AM ]
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.
Mark Twain Tonight! at Popejoy Hall
Celebrating his 90th birthday season, Hal Holbrook depicts the famous writer with words and humor.
Make a Quilt Square at Cherry Hills Library
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