V.25 No.37 | 09/15/2016
The Daily Word in Shrinking Ice Caps, Jim Carrey and Eating Off The Floor
By Monica Schmitt [ Tue Sep 20 2016 11:18 AM ]
Arctic sea ice is melting, and is currently at the second-lowest on record.
The number of smokers in England is at a record low, with just around 17% of adults lighting up.
Obama gives his very last address to the United Nations.
Hate to break it to you, but the 5-second-rule is a myth.
Mark Burton wrongfully files lawsuit against Jim Carrey claiming the actor supplied his girlfriend with prescription drugs that she used to commit suicide.
Since trending news is generally depressing and the Internet probably won't put a halt to the constant headlines any time soon, here is a virtual bioluminescent forest for at least some temporary relaxation.
V.25 No.36 | 09/08/2016
The Daily Word in The Wage Gap, Long Lost Poetry and Petite Pterosaurs
By Monica Schmitt [ Tue Sep 13 2016 11:11 AM ]
There's no denying America's economic inequality, but a new census shows that the median middle-class income went up by 5.2% in 2015, due to rising wages and low inflation. Thanks, Obama.
… But don't celebrate just yet. College costs are rising steadily relative to middle-class income, with an increase of a whopping 171% over 40 years. Yeesh.
Here's an idea for all you outdoor adrenaline junkies.
Cute tiny dinosaurs! Gah.
“I really felt connected every time our luminescence collided” and more drug-induced Burning Man missed connections.
Roald Dahl, author of The BFG, James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox and so many more quirky stories would have turned 100 today. Here's a poem he wrote that was stashed in a desk drawer for a couple decades.
Five states will vote on legalizing recreational marijuana in November and the prospect of legalization is sparking questions about our overall knowledge of the plant's effects on the brain.
V.25 No.26 | 06/30/2016
The Daily Word in Goth Style, Therapy and Local Fires
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Jun 30 2016 5:03 PM ]
Did I hear you ask, “When will someone make a compilation of goth style?” Well...
Learn more about the best party in the world that you're definitely not invited to.
Whenever I tell people they should see a therapist (because I tell everyone that) I usually receive a scoff as a response, and you know what, that's totally reasonable because most people can't afford it. But why?
The Obama Library is now a go!
There's a new fire in the Manzano Mountains.
V.25 No.25 | 06/23/2016
The Daily Word in child slavery, doping and voting
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Jun 29 2016 11:56 AM ]
Child slavery is still a major problem in the chocolate industry.
DO NOT attempt to make your dog or cat vegan or vegetarian.
The age to buy tobacco in Chicago will now be 21.
The world doesn't believe Trump can do it.
Read new secrets!
A nearly 100-million-year old bird wing has been found encased in amber.
President Obama is showing five things that are more difficult than registering to vote.
John Oliver tackled doping in his most recent episode.
Crime scene blood can now tell the age range of a person.
V.25 No.23 | 06/09/2016
The Daily Word in Heroic Women, Chemistry and Photogenic Monkeys
By Monica Schmitt [ Tue Jun 14 2016 11:46 AM ]
The true art of seduction, told by a heroic 90-year-old woman.
On his quest to photograph all 12,000 captive species in the world, photographer Joel Sartore adds the majestic proboscis monkey to the list. Apparently the noses on these guys are a pretty attractive trait to female proboscises.
Ah, the blame game. The NRA claims that Obama and his policies are responsible for the heartbreaking mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando. Meanwhile, thousands of people attend a vigil determined to spread love and support, and prove that hate cannot win.
Next on the summer reading list.
An atmospheric chemist collects air samples in movie theaters and discovers that emissions from peoples' breath are most likely influenced by emotions.
Be nice to your waitstaff, or pay the price.
Neither her wedding dress nor her agenda got in the way of this just-married woman from saving the day.
V.25 No.19 | 05/12/2016
The Daily Word in Shakespeare, Giraffe Evolution and Hallucinogens
By Monica Schmitt [ Tue May 17 2016 12:14 PM ]
Caught red handed! A group of Olympic participants get in trouble for conducting forbidden experiments.
College Shakespeare professors are probably going bonkers over this. A London archaeological team proves their geometry knowledge and reveals a chunk of history no one knew was missing.
Technological advancements sometimes give me the heebie-jeebies. I remain skeptical about this “safe” form of texting while driving.
These gentle giants have genes specially designed for pumping blood two meters up to the brain. Good work, natural selection. Scientists decode the genome to learn more about these mysterious creatures.
Lake Michigan is shrinking substantially, leaving only a few feet of sand on the community's beloved dog beach. Still think global warming is a myth?
There's a fine line between good intentioned and stupid and these guys crossed it. Keep the wildlife wild, ya dummies. Poor Bison baby was doing just fine before you insisted on knowing what was best for him.
Never lose hope, but if you do, never underestimate the power of magic mushrooms. Psychedelic experiences might be the cure for the incurable.
V.25 No.18 | 5/5/2016
The Daily Word in slow day for news
By Desiree Garcia [ Mon May 2 2016 3:00 PM ]
V.25 No.15 | 04/14/2016
The Daily Word in Big Macs, Animal Sex and Rappers in the White House
By Monica Schmitt [ Fri Apr 15 2016 3:25 PM ]
President Obama decides its time to sit down for a talk with America's truly important figures.
Turns out excessive fast food consumption is linked to infertility, especially in men. Sorry boys, but if you want to have kids, put down the whopper.
Apparently poodles are a real turn on for some people but don't have sex with your girlfriend's dog. Just don't.
If you see a guy dragging an ATM with a rental truck, know this: he stole both of those things. Only in Albuquerque, am I right?
She got knocked down but she got up again. Nothing, not even the Boston bombing, kept this persistent woman down.
Bacteria does serve a purpose- art supplies for the nerdy.
Stealthy snake pretends to be an eight-legged insect as a ploy to catch a bird. You just can't trust anyone these days.
V.25 No.11 | 03/17/2016
The Daily Word in War Crimes, Education and Walter White
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Mar 17 2016 11:10 AM ]
Women taking care of other women gives me hope (and also makes me continuously angry because we need to do this but WHATEVER).
It’s a witchy world for us ladies, amirite?
Invisibility cloaks (ya know, like from Harry Potter) may be available for war crimes soon! Wow!
Michelle Obama’s speech about girls’ education around the world is perfect.
We should have known Walter White left Gray Matter for a stupid reason (because he’s a dumb awful idiot).
Oliva Wilde was too old to play Leo D.’s wife in Wolf of Wall Street. He was 38 and she was 28.
Have you heard of these vigilante pedophile hunters?
We should have known that '90s boybands would save the world.
V.25 No.10 | 03/10/2016
The Daily Word in pregnant dinosaurs, sainthood and Merrick Garland
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Mar 16 2016 12:56 PM ]
Dahling, your neighborhood is just sooooo charming.
#TrumpUniversityMascot is the best hashtag game ever.
The food industry doesn't want you to know which products are genetically modified. Gross.
Also gross: a video of molten copper being poured over a Big Mac ... to no effect.
Ready for the real life Jurassic Park? Scientists have discovered a fossilized pregnant T Rex!
N.M. has a serious opiate abuse problem so the government has awarded the state $1.7 million for health centers and treatment providers.
Divers in Indonesia found endangered animals trapped in underwater cages.
The Ferguson City Council has unanimously agreed to a DOJ overhaul on its police force and municipal court system.
Mother Teresa may be coming up on sainthood but she was no saint.
V.25 No.7 | 02/18/2016
The Daily Word in feral children, curving and Guantanamo Bay
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Feb 24 2016 2:55 PM ]
Republicans plan to stop Obama from closing Guantanamo Bay prison.
New laws may close many medical marijuana dispensaries.
The Navajo Nation can finally look forward to clean running water.
Aliens are trying to contact us. Seriously.
The family of Edgar Camacho-Alvarado have filed their intent to sue.
Body painting is a straight up skill.
Curving--so that's what that weirdness is called.
These are considered the most beautiful bikes.
Daniel and Josh of "Damn Daniel" were on "Ellen."
V.25 No.8 | 2/25/2016
The Daily Word in Kalamazoo shooting, Kesha and Apple
By Desiree Garcia [ Mon Feb 22 2016 2:29 PM ]
Kesha’s court battle with her producer has everyone riled up and it’s for a damn good reason.
My heart strings are about to be tugged right out of my chest because what can be sweeter than this?
FBI VS Apple. Who will win?
For 2 minutes and 40 seconds I forgot that this Game of Thrones and Donald Trump mashup actually has real footage of things Donald Trump has said.
Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool is the best of all time.
The Daily Word in Beyonce backlash, fake doctor and help Leo get the Oscar
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Thu Feb 18 2016 12:39 PM ]
Teen is arrested for posing as a doctor and opening his own medical office.
Nike breaks up with Manny Pacquiao over his gay slur.
ABC hires Channing Dungey. Why is this so important? She is the first Black president of a major network.
In people are the worst news: dolphin dies after it is passed around for selfies.
Some noteworthy, strange patents that never came to pass.
People still mad about Beyonce's Super Bowl performance.
There's a video game for that. Help get Leo to the Oscar.
V.25 No.4 | 01/28/2016
The Daily Word in Trumpbridge, girlpower and the evolution of zombies
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Feb 3 2016 11:49 AM ]
Young Syrian refugees dream big ... and their dreams are awesome.
Trump accuses Cruz of fraud at Iowa caucus.
Obama is going to visit a mosque on US soil for the first time.
Wanna know a secret?
Yet another person dies in a APD/BCSO shooting.
Harry Potter fans beware: Trumpbridge is here.
NM Senate wants to raise teacher wages, but not sure where the money will come from.
If walking around with a wedgie all day is up your ... er ... alley, Levi's just came out with the "Wedgie" jean.
US businesses created 205K jobs in January.
Ever wondered about the evolution of zombies?
Zika virus is the new big bad.
V.25 No.3 | 1/21/2016
The Daily Word in banning Trump, Flint’s State of Emergency and Star Wars Undercover Boss
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Mon Jan 18 2016 11:14 AM ]
Obama declares a State of Emergency for Flint, Michigan because of the contaminated water supply.
Parliament is currently debating whether or not to ban Trump from entering the UK.
A children’s book is pulled from Scholastic after negative feedback about the depiction of slavery.
The first flowering plant bloomed in space over the weekend.
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