The Daily Word in Fuzzy Ethics, Cat Tongues and Awful News
Researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University have successfully removed HIV DNA from the cells of living animals. That's a game-changer, folks.
Every cat owner knows the pain of being unable to lick their feline buddy. Thank the stars someone was brave enough to develop a tongue-shaped cat brush that you hold in your mouth!
Obama authorized a drone-strike yesterday that apparently "took care of" the leader of the Taliban. Most of the time, real life sounds like a rap video. Blat blat, mother mother.
According to Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, it's actually harder to remember the unethical things you've done. That's right. When you lie, steal or cheat, your brain does its best to fudge up the details so you can still think you're a good person. Real talk: You're not.
Speaking of terrible people: Erica Garcia, a 29-year-old ABQ resident who got her 15 minutes of fame three years ago when she left her baby in a hot car, allegedly flipped her vehicle over at Mountain and Woodward yesterday. She told officers she drank 30 beers before the accident. Oh, did I mention there was a two-year-old riding with her, and that they didn't have a seat belt on? The child was critically injured and is currently fighting for their life in the hospital.
The news is foul. Put your phone down and go outside, instead. It's beautiful out there.
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The Daily Word in hazing, harrassment and hitchhiking
The UNM women's soccer team is suspected of some weird hazing rituals.
Albuquerque voters will have the opportunity to "Legalize It".
Six New Mexican hospitals had personal patient information stolen in a huge data breach affecting 4 million patients.
A woman in Northern New Mexico snitched on an alleged coke dealer.
Read about the EU's "right to be forgotten" law and how it affects journalism.
More violence in Ferguson, MO last night, now involving guns.
Uganda criminalized the transmission of HIV. Just like many States.
The Daily Word in the incredible story of the Cleveland hostages, pink dolphins and hairy visors
Reported cases of HIV infection are on the increase on the Navajo Reservation.
Colorado pot legalization involves some new taxes that may not have the support of pro-marijuana groups.
KOAT reports a rash of bike thefts downtown.
Are some of our contemporary English words identical to words from a 15,000 year old "proto-Eurasiatic" Ice Age language?
The United States finally came out and accused China of cyber-espionage.
The pink dolphins of Hong Kong are dying.
The ABBA museum in Stockholm is now open!
This article explains the origins the conservative Islamist movement in Bangladesh.
There's only enough room in this world for one manufacturer of "visors with simulated hair," AKA hairy-hats.
The Daily Word in Judo, Annan and Doctor Who
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.
The Daily Word in no more don’t ask don’t tell, North Korean death camps, Palin’s former flame
As of today, “don’t ask, don’t tell” is no more.
The official song of the shitty economy, “My EBT,” is going viral.
Italian scientists go on trial for failing to predict the L’Aquila earthquake.
American and European scientists find a way to prevent HIV from damaging the immune system.
John Travolta’s $100,000 Mercedes-Benz was stolen.
Satellite photos depict concentration camps the North Korean government swears don’t exist.
Miguel Caballero’s new fashion line for men and women is bulletproof, literally.
Obama unveils a plan to save the U.S. Postal Service by ending Saturday mail.
Did Sarah Palin hook up with former NBA player Glen Rice in 1987?
Nothing beats a list of the 10 most bizarre sex world records.
Albuquerque Studios has a new owner and is operating free of debt.
A real human skull is confiscated after found for sale on Phoenix’s Craigslist.
A necklace recovered from the Titanic (no, not that one) is stolen from an exhibition in Copenhagen.
The Daily Word in Darren White, Harry Potter and His Noodly Appendage
Meet the police officer who showed up to the car accident of Darren White's wife. The officer says his police report was rejected for grammatical errors.
Spelling errors cost millions.
Preschool kids playing with hypodermic needles.
Yogurt guy facing federal charges, three to five years behind bars and a $250,000 fine.
Mayor of Columbus, N.M., pleas guilty to gun smuggling for Mexican drug gangs. Town's police department shut down earlier this week, too.
The last Harry Potter movie is pretty good, says this reviewer.
Research uncovers a daily pill that protects people from HIV.
Marijuana can be even greener.
Pastafarian wins legal battle to wear pasta strainer on his head for his driver's license picture. (May His Noodly Appendage bless you, good sir.)
Du … Du Hast … Du Hast Mich as interpreted by a choir in Belgrade.
Reuse an Altoids tin without losing your masculinity.
The behaviors of state flags. (Sometimes state flags honor murderous severed limbs.)
North Dakota might not be a state.
The Daily Word with AIDS Cures, North Pole Takeovers, Kids Named “Like”
Iran is building missle launch bases in Venezuela.
The HIV “immunity gene” may have cured this 45-year-old man of AIDS.
Mitt Romney raises a cool $10 million in eight hours for his presidential campaign.
Get the hell out, Santa; Denmark plans to claim the North Pole.
A California bill could allow parents to edit their children’s Facebook pages.
...And this Facebook-addicted couple names their baby “Like.” Wow.
There are other ways to show your best friend you care instead of decapitating him with a chainsaw
Seth MacFarlane plans to reboot “The Flinstones.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger admits to fathering a child with his household staffer.
Albuquerque City Council took no action to extend a red light camera contract with Redflex.
Let’s all mourn the death of the world’s oldest panda. She was 34!
The Daily Word 08.26.10: Glenn Beck and MLK, uranium drilling, pizza burger
40 new plant and animal species discovered off the coast of Indonesia. Think: giant sea spiders and carnivorous flower sponges.
Where did the stimulus money go?
Glenn Beck to host a rally where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered "I Have a Dream" on the speech's anniversary.
Ex-RNC chair and Bush's campaign manager reveals that he's gay.
Women of Wal-Mart join together in a class-action discrimination suit.
German singer won't do jail time for exposing two men to HIV.
Cigarettes will no longer be free for those over 54 in Cuba.
Uranium drilling starts near Grants.
Old man in Santa Fe says the 15-year-old girl was teasing him.
Federal money will help New Mexicans buy food from farmer's markets.
President Obama will be in El Paso on Tuesday.
Rio Rancho may outlaw selling cats and dogs in pet stores.
Journal apologizes to Juarez, which is not the murder capital of the world.
Burger King's 2,500-calorie pizza burger.
The Daily Word 7.20.10: Elena Kagan, Bill Richardson, Hillary Clinton
The Senate Judiciary Committee votes on the nomination of Elena Kagan today.
North Korea requests the presence of our very own Governor Bill Richardson to ease tensions between the countries.
There’s a new vaginal gel on the market that reportedly cuts the chances of contracting HIV in half.
Apparently, Hillary Clinton thinks Pakistan knows the whereabouts of Bin Laden.
New York City is having its hottest July ever.
Meanwhile, 175 people die in South America due to a massive cold spell.
You’ll get arrested in Mexico for carrying 18 monkeys around your waist.
Seven other Latin American countries join Mexico in a lawsuit against Arizona’s SB 1070.
National Guard troops will be deployed to the Mexican border in light of increased drug-related violence.