The Daily Word 09.02.10: Another Gulf rig explodes, chain-smoking 2-year-old, no creator
Another offshore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded.
Hurricane Earl is growing and heading for North Carolina.
Stephen Hawking says God didn't create the universe.
Woman's body found on a NE Heights sidewalk. She was 30.
Pipe bomb in a Rio Rancho apartment complex.
Privately owned prisons in N.M. haven't paid fines for understaffing.
More people in N.M. don't like the boosted war effort in Afghanistan.
LANL OK'd to build a staging facility for nuclear waste.
Families say Santa Fe police threatened them with deportation when they wouldn't cooperate in an investigation.
Chain-smoking 2-year-old quits.
Look how much BP spent trying to clean up … its image.
Stop the press! Some women like having small breasts.
Have a DIY drink.
The Daily Word 08.09.10: Corn syrup & cancer, Gaga, mega-early puberty,
Police say these prison escapees killed people in New Mexico. They're looking for them in Yellowstone.
You don't have to have surgery to change your gender on your N.M. driver's license.
Guy throws big rocks at credit union, breaks 10 windows, say coppers.
Doug Vaughan's luxury items were mostly owned by banks and such. (Investors, "uh … ".)
Video of the feral hogs in the Rio Grande Valley.
Here's an ugly gig: Convince Americans to support the Afghan war. Good luck, Petraeus.
College students: NYT tips on finding cheap textbooks. (Friggin' racket.)
Gulf residents' wary of government and BP promise to stay until the job is done.
Cancer cells really dig fructose and use it to divide and spread. (Think corn syrup.)
Lady Gaga (NSFW) crowdsurfed at Lollapalooza during the Semi-Precious Weapons set. That band was totally at Burt's on a weeknight about a year and a half ago for the Hell on Heels Tour. You should go out on Tuesdays.
Spill Some Oil
You can make a suffocating mess anywhere on the net using this site.
The good folks at BP think they’ve got the geyser covered.
BP Doesn’t Want You to See This
These videos have been around a couple of weeks, but they’re spreading virally. The Australian “60 Minutes” did an episode on the oil geyser and the damage it’s causing. The ep aired in mid-June, but it seems British Petroleum demanded it be removed from the show’s website. You may have already seen the brief documentary, but if not, here it is in two parts (click “more” for the second). Pass it on.
The Daily Word 5.11.10: Oil Blame Game, Playboy in 3D, Carol Burnett for SNL
No one wants to take blame for the massive oil spill in the Gulf, now up to 4 million gallons.
Playing hooky a thing of the past? Northern Arizona University proposes an electronic monitoring system for student attendance.
Playboy jumps on the 3-D bandwagon with a 3-D centerfold spread.
The Pope calls the Catholic church sex abuse scandal “terrifying.”
AT&T has the iPhone exclusively through 2012.
After Betty White’s wonderful SNL appearance, Facebook now campaigns for Carol Burnett.
The Arizona boycott over the new immigration law, including a boycott of the MLB All-Star game in 2011, is expected to put a huge dent in the tourism industry.
Las Cruces to remove its red light cameras over the next few days.
Thieves are stealing iron water covers throughout the city, and no one really knows why.
Those ridiculous gale-force winds are coming back late this afternoon.