V.24 No.24 | 6/11/2015
The Daily Word in tiny frogs, fossil fuels and Mickey Rourke’s new face
By Constance Moss [ Thu Jun 4 2015 12:20 PM ]
Some very tiny frogs were discovered.
The fossil fuel industry's new campaign to mislead the public may be bordering on racketeering.
Facebook won't leave this Taos man alone, prompting him to sue the company.
ISIS has cut off the water supply to loyalist Iraqi towns.
Check out Mickey Rourke's newest face.
Ice Cube and Dr. Dre are also under attack in Suge Knight’s murder trial.
A shifting gravitational field is causing Pluto's moons to wobble chaotically.
Ever wondered where the various " Keep Calm" slogans originated from?
V.23 No.32 |
The Daily Word in US airstrikes, police chief woes and a porn freakout
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Aug 8 2014 9:44 AM ]
US jet fighters hit an Islamic State artillery in Iraq in what's expected to be the first in a series of airstrikes.
Watergate “by the numbers.”
The remains of 6-year-old Jenise Wright, who went missing last week, have been found near her home in Bremerton, Wash.
President Obama signed a new bill into law yesterday that could provide veterans with better access to health care.
A toddler slipped through the White House gate. Talk about a threat to national security.
A Colorado man is being charged with sex trafficking an Albuquerque teen after he was arrested as a result of a crime spree.
Shane Harger, former Jemez Springs police chief, was indicted and arrested on rape charges.
Steve Tellez, former APS police chief, could be charged for roughly $1,000 worth of ammunition that went missing in March.
A mother in South Carolina called the popo on her son after he watched porn.
V.23 No.25 |
The Daily Word in security, surveillance, drones and genderless pronouns
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jun 24 2014 12:04 PM ]
There's a new security measure in the Albuquerque mayor's office: a second door.
New security measures coming to Pat Hurley park in NW Albuquerque.
Charges are being dropped in the case of three UNM football players accused of raping a female student.
Check out this photo gallery of Barstow's many kitschy motels.
Here is a national map of military and civilian drone crashes as well as airports that are or will be hosting drone traffic.
How much are Bob Dylan's lyrics to "Like a Rolling Stone" worth?
Vancouver school board approves the use of genderless pronouns.
Learn the true meaning of "my two cents" and other business jargon that should be used sparingly.
Watch Japanese folks master the use of the English-speaker's favorite curse word.
Excellent short film set to Tiny Tim's "Livin' in the Sunlight, Lovin' in the Moonlight".
V.23 No.25 | 6/19/2014
The Daily Word in Iraq, JetBlue and Casey Kasem.
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Jun 16 2014 12:31 PM ]
JetBlue made a toddler pee in her seat.
Rest in peace, Casey Kasem.
A bionic pancreas may offer hope to those with diabetes.
Beware the dangers of heavy hoarding.
Pope Francis forgoes the bulletproof Popemobile.
Even parrots have fathers.
A broken water main in downtown ABQ is causing flooding and road closures.
What’s happening in ABQ today?
Happy birthday, Stan Laurel.
V.23 No.24 |
The Daily Word in hungry gators, a stegomastodon skull and a POW's return
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jun 13 2014 9:34 AM ]
Colleges look at fraternities to ease the pressure.
Secretary of State John Kerry sent a message to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, urging Iraqis to “come together,” as Al Qaeda-inspired militants continue their march toward Baghdad.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, an American prisoner of war, has been returned to the states.
A priest was shot and killed at a church in Phoenix, Ariz., while another was wounded.
Bobby Lee Pearson, who was on trial for a burglary charge, died in a fight mere hours after being acquitted.
You don't want your gun? Take it to the landfill!
Two Chinese nationals were apprehended and face federal charges for trying to buy military sensors from an Albuquerque company and smuggle them back to China.
Doctors at UNM Hospital are trying to reconstruct an 8-month-old child's organs after she was allegedly raped by her mother's boyfriend.
A Louisiana tour guide likes to swim with gators … and feed them … with his mouth.
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.42 | 10/18/2012
The Daily Word in apples, tuna and hamburgers.
By Nick Brown [ Mon Oct 15 2012 12:53 PM ]
A man was cooked to death in a tuna factory.
The world’s greatest dad in pictures.
A home invasion prank turned tragic.
There’s been an increase in birth defects in Iraq.
Call the sexy meningitis hotline.
I can’t stop thinking about hamburgers.
Enjoy these ghost photos.
Albuquerque is experiencing 18% office vacancy.
Calibers is conducting a coyote killing contest.
There was a crazy house party on Atrisco.
Happy birthday Penny Marshall.
V.21 No.29 |
The Daily Word in Westboro Baptist Church, NM bankruptcy rates, Penn State penalities.
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Jul 23 2012 8:30 AM ]
Westboro Baptist Church appears to have not have actually shown up to the candlelight vigil held last night for the Aurora shooting victims. They were probably too busy being blocked from protesting the funeral of a fallen soldier.
NCAA doles out intense punishment for Penn State.
More than 100 killed in Iraq after bombings and shootings make for the deadliest day this year.
200-year-old Rancho De Corrales Event Center destroyed by fire.
Which would be more likely to provoke you to stab your husband: An obnoxious facebook post, or the fact that he was high on PCP?
AMC says no more masks at their movie screenings. Sorry superhero cosplayers.
You may now smell like books.
V.21 No.23 |
The Daily Word in shady behavior, hard time(s) and pseudo-utero
By Margaret Wright [ Wed Jun 13 2012 8:22 AM ]
The World Health Organization says diesel exhaust fumes cause lung cancer.
The arrest of seven Zetas drug cartel members from Mexico may reveal links to money laundering via horse breeding and racing in several U.S. states, including New Mexico.
The worst recent surge of killings in Iraq renews fears about sectarian violence.
Former assistant of Gabrielle Giffords will take her place in Congress after beating out conservative opponent.
Handy tip: Don't keep $1.25 million in envelopes around your apartment if the Russian security state is on your ass.
George Zimmerman's wife is now in trouble with the law, too.
A newly formed public-interest reporting organization aims "to foster a stronger journalistic culture in our state."
Jay McCleskey, top advisor to Gov. Susana Martinez, obtained names and email addresses of non-union public school teachers on behalf of her political action committee. Why McCleskey wanted the list isn't clear. It's against the law for state employees to contribute to the work of PACs.
Joy Junction emergency shelter is set to expand in the midst of what its CEO calls a statewide "crisis" of homelessness.
Scientists were shocked to find algae thriving under Arctic sea ice.
Stress of contemporary life got you on the rails? Self-soothe by crawling back into the (recycled-fiber) womb.
Stevie Wonder joins the Albuquerque Isotopes! (Don't get as excited as I did at the prospect.)
V.21 No.22 | 5/31/2012
From the Foxhole
Preach the Gospel Always
If necessary, use words
By Alex E. Limkin
Chuck Hosking is an American marvel, as close to a homegrown prophet as you’re likely to come across.
V.21 No.10 |
The Daily Word:Limbaugh's losing more advertisers; Iraqi emo kids are getting stoned; Himalayan viagra
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Mar 11 2012 10:45 AM ]
Vintage covers from lesbian pulp novels.
The first Santa Fe spice arrest.
Steven Seagal is being sued.
Delicious sounding egg in an onion ring. *[8pm]original site is down because everyone wants to know how to make these delicious eggs.
The stoning of Iraqi emo kids has begun.
Rush Limbaugh and other conservative talk show hosts are losing advertisers faster than fleas jumping off a dead rat.
No cowbells or saxophones allowed under Nazi rules for jazz.
Watch this guy completely lose his shit over a role playing game.
Dick Clark's nifty Flintstones home is for sale.
Today is the anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011.
V.20 No.50 |
The Daily Word in Dear Leaders, political assassinations and President Palin
By Tom Nayder [ Tue Dec 20 2011 11:47 AM ]
China recognizes Kim Jong Un as North Korea's new leader.
Sunni chief denies ordering the deaths of his political enemies.
Sarah Palin thinks it's not too late.
A new casino may be coming to the fairgrounds.
Three local restaurants receive red stickers.
R.I.P. Captain America co-creator Joe Simon.
Should you get a QR-code tattoo?
Keep it cool guys, Jon Bon Jovi is not dead.
This youtube video about the Norwegian butter shortage will change your freaking life.
Keep those brain-eating amoebas out of your neti pot.
V.20 No.41 |
The Daily Word in Republican Debates, Prisoner Exchange and Strip Searches
By Tom Nayder [ Wed Oct 19 2011 9:38 AM ]
Turkish troops enter Iraq after Kurdish attacks kill 26 Turkish soldiers.
Tea Party leaders asks small businesses to stop hiring people until Obama stops his war against business.
Prisoner exchange in Israel.
Lions, tigers and bears on the loose in Ohio after zookeeper commits suicide.
Officer-involved shooting in Grants.
Doctors say you should never use bumper pads in infant cribs.
Strip search called for at the World Scrabble Championship after a letter goes missing.
Bill Gates to testify in Windows 95 antitrust case. Wait, what?
For fretful parents only: how to diagnose your toddler with ADHD.
Ten things debt collectors won't tell you.
New Zealand Mom spreads STD rumor to sabotage daughter's rival.
This day in history: wind power edition.
Eighteen years after his death, River Phoenix's final movie will be released.
How Barnes & Noble is wrecking comics.
The Stone Roses set to reunite after 15 years.
Movember is almost upon us.
Horror nerds are the worst type of nerds, right?
Harry Belafonte falls asleep during interview.
True Blood adds new
The Daily Word in protest signs, Sanchez shoots Sanchez, The Walken Dead and Sonic Divorce
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Oct 16 2011 10:48 AM ]
Who needs payphones?
Can't get enough of this protest sign picture from last week.
I don't know wtf is going on here. Warning: ICP content.
Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore announced they are separating.
Herman Cain's tax plan is the same as the tax system in SimCity 4.
V.20 No.35 | 9/1/2011
August was still deadly for Iraqis and U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Sep 1 2011 11:22 AM ]
As I reported in today’s Daily Word, August was the first month without the death of a U.S. troop in Iraq.
But it was still grim for Iraqis. From the last paragraph of this CNN story:
For Iraqis, August saw the worst wave of violence to strike the country in months. On August 15, for example, a barrage of attacks across the country killed at least 84 people and wounded more than 200.
And August was not easy for U.S. service members in Afghanistan, either. It was the deadliest month in that part of the Middle East, with 66 casualties.
"Hundreds of thousands have deployed again and again, year after year," he said. "Never before has our nation asked so much of our all-volunteer force — that 1 percent of Americans who wears the uniform."
The war in Afghanistan is the longest in U.S. history.
To the Last Word Poetry Slam at Warehouse 508
An open mic and poetry slam.
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