V.24 No.44 | 10/29/2015
The Daily Word in The Shining, Twitter and Sesame Street
By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Oct 23 2015 12:35 PM ]
The Stanley Hotel makes The Shining experience come to life.
I bet you wish you worked at Twitter right about now.
Is exploding things with machine guns a hobby of yours? Well Kentucky is the place for you. Check it out!
Nervous to fly? The Sunport has introduced nine therapy dogs to calm your anxiety.
From coffee to condoms, is pumpkin spice taking over the world? Check out everything that’s turned pumpkin spice this fall!
You’ve found cool things hiking, but have you ever found anything as cool as a viking sword?
Sesame Street introduces a new character with autism. How can this show not run forever?
V.24 No.30 | 07/23/2015
The Daily Word in big ice cream, Rokudenashiko and a mysterious silver box in Jamestown.
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 28 2015 12:29 PM ]
A local GOP official is in hot water after hosting a party featuring a Donald Trump piñata-smashing.
The remains of the 16th century leaders of Jamestown have been discovered.
Norway may now claim to be home of the world's largest ice cream cone.
Simply awesome photo series of 1970's-vintage motels.
Rad Japanese artist is facing criminal charges for transmitting data that can be used to create 3-D replicas of her hoo-ha.
Joyce Mitchell pled guilty to helping Richard Matt and David Sweat escape from Clinton Correctional.
There is a new Dr. Seuss book.
V.24 No.17 | 4/23/2015
The Daily Word in methane mystery, machete murder and Mary Jane
By Constance Moss [ Mon Apr 20 2015 11:30 AM ]
In the Four Corners area, researchers are attempting to locate the mysterious source of a methane "hot spot."
A museum commemorating the figure skating scandal of the 1990s involving Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding has been built by a couple in Brooklyn in their apartment.
The Red Rocker ordered a new car in 2014. The cost: $1.4 Million. He's still waiting for it to be delivered.
In Spain, a substitute teacher was killed and four others wounded after a 13-year-old brought a machete and cross bow to school.
In local news, a driver drove his vehicle through a parking lot, a brick wall, and through the living room of two residents in the Loma Del Norte 'hood. He is under investigation for possible DWI.
Norway is expected to be the first country to do away with FM radio.
Dude! It's 420! Don't Bogart that doobie!
V.24 No.4 | 1/22/2015
Odds & Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
From Norway to Alabama, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.50 |
The Daily Word in Ferguson police, UNM experiments and Empty Socks
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Dec 12 2014 10:28 AM ]
After a standoff on a California bridge, Daniel Perez was arrested and is being held after vanishing last week with his wife and four sons. His sons are safe; however, his wife's body was found in the trunk of the family's car near their home.
After a report brought attention to harsh interrogation techniques administered by the CIA, the agency's chief defends the behavior, saying it's “unknowable” if they could have gotten the same answers with conventional questioning.
Due to unanswered questions, the FBI is looking into a North Carolina teen's hanging death (after it was ruled a suicide) to see if there was foul play.
The state appeals court in Arizona dismissed Debra Jean Milke's murder charge after she was on death row for 22 years for the killing of her 4-year-old son.
A temporary restraining order placed on Ferguson police has made it mandatory that they warn protesters before using tear gas.
A couple students at UNM are getting some attention for their “social experiment” videos.
Photos and video have been released of the fire that happened at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.
Albuquerque media outlets banded together to raise funds for a single father whose house was robbed (and whose Christmas gifts for his two sons were stolen). The Christmas spirit's alive folks!
Some people really didn't like Paz Winshtein's take on the Virgen de Guadalupe.
Empty Socks, a long-lost film by Walt Disney from 1927, was discovered in a library in Norway.
V.21 No.15 |
The Daily Word in hip hop royalty, unstable men on a soapbox and cancer
By Margaret Wright [ Wed Apr 18 2012 9:30 AM ]
Yet another disturbing report could further damage frayed U.S.-Afghan relations.
Even Mitt Romney tries to back away slowly from Teg Nugent.
Suspender-straining liberal dude goes nuclear, drops F-bomb on Sean Hannity.
Norwegian mass-murderer is mum on shadowy underground associations.
A new species was discovered in a dark gypsum pool near Carlsbad Caverns.
Levon Helm from The Band is in his “final stages.”
Warren Buffett isn’t worried about his recent cancer diagnosis.
Mo Money Mo Problems.
Attorneys asked a New Orleans judge to sign the formal terms of BP oil catastrophe settlement.
The Pakistan Prime Minister is dealing in his own Breaking Bad-esque drama.
Are political moderates the newest endangered species?
Doesn’t the final voyage of space shuttle Discovery just make you wonder how astronauts use the toilet?
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.19 No.43 | 10/28/2010
The Daily Word 10.26.10: happy Marty McFly day, devastating earthquake in Indonesia, zombies in New York
By Adam Fox [ Tue Oct 26 2010 10:28 AM ]
Happy Marty McFly Day! Where we’re going we don’t need ... roads.
At least 103 people are dead following a massive Indonesian earthquake.
Forget First Class; fly the “Cuddle Class” on Air New Zealand.
Madonna plans to open her own health club chain.
Charlie Sheen is hospitalized after he was found drunk and naked in a hotel suite with an escort.
Zombies invaded NYC during the morning rush to promote AMC show “The Walking Dead.”
Let’s all move to Norway, which tops all countries in this year’s prosperity list.
... Because a few hours south of us, people are still getting killed in Juarez in yet another cartel-related shooting.
Noooo! Paul the Octopus, the oracle of the World Cup that correctly predicted tournament matches, has passed away.
The “Burger Bandit,” responsible for robbing three Blake’s Lotaburger restaurants, is finally arrested.
Here’s a slideshow featuring cute dogs wearing even cuter Halloween costumes! My heart melts.
V.18 No.50 |
The Daily Word 12.10.09: Lennon, Aliens, Peeps
By Erin Adair-Hodges [ Thu Dec 10 2009 8:22 AM ]
President Obama accepts Nobel Peace Prize, defends war.
Did aliens come to Norway to celebrate with him?
Dearth of food and water pushes Kenya into conflict.
Dec. 8 was the 29th anniversary of John Lennon's death. I always think it's Dec. 10, so I forgot to be sad. Here's a video of "Instant Karma." Now I'm sad.
Albuquerque Public Schools weighs cell phone ban for students.
Local corrections officer who got pregnant by an inmate could face charges.
Librarian extraordinaire Nancy Pearl recommends books to give, to keep.
Finally! The Peeps Palace opens outside D.C.!
The top chef on "Top Chef" crowned.
Blaming not just fun, also contagious.
It's Meg White's birthday.
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