The Daily Word in Slave Labor, NASA and Honeybees
A new study gives insight into treating anxiety disorders. Scientists determine that the key isn't simply lowering cortisol levels in the brain, it's lowering them in particular areas of the brain.
NASA always seems to be working on something mind-blowing and certainly larger than life. These days, it's a mission for a spacecraft called Osiris-Rex. Ever wondered what ingredients were involved in the making of the solar system? This spacecraft aims to follow a 500 meter, carbon-rich asteroid holding the answers.
Coffee is an essential component in many Americans' lives, but how much do you think about the origin of your precious roast? Not to put a damper on your beautiful, caffeinated morning but you can most likely thank slave labor for that latte.
Wake me up when the election ends.
I can almost smell musty pages and feel the buzzing yearning for knowledge from here.
In an attempt to kill mosquitoes carrying Zika virus, an aerial pesticide sprayed in South Carolina killed millions of honeybees. The sweet creatures crawled from their hives to escape the poison but died just outside the entrance.
It's bat season! Carlsbad Caverns National Park is home to hundreds of bats that head to Mexico when the weather gets chilly (so, right about now). Before you take a road trip to watch them pour out of the caves at dusk, here's some info about these little winged creatures.
Would you run 8.8 miles to school every day while barefoot? This guy would (and did). Read about the importance of education to Uganda native James Arinaitwe, who gladly took the lengthy journey to learn in his youth.
The Daily Word in Church, Nachos and Head Grenades
Bernie is "stirred by his emotions?" I would never have guessed. Take a look at these handwriting analyses of the candidates.
NASA is funding research into hitching rides on asteroids as a form of space travel.
A ten-year-old boy had a brilliant idea: blue corn chips for the nachos at the Brewers' concession stands. That way,the nachos match the team colors! "Tyler's Nachos" will be on sale today at Miller Park in Milwaukee.
What was thought to be a lost underwater city has been discovered to be ancient bacterial concretions.
In case you were worried: A study has shown that multiple parallel lines at the checkout lane is faster than the traditional single line preferred by movie and concert ticket booths.
Colombian doctors successfully removed a live grenade from a soldier's head. Another soldier accidentally fired a grenade launcher and embedded one of the explosive devices in his comrade's skull. The operation was done in the parking lot in case it exploded.
Join the Church of the Universe, because weed.
The Daily Word in Zumba prostitution, giant asteroid, hotel zombies
Man arrested in Albuquerque with crime-
A Zumba instructor who pleaded guilty to using her studio as a front for prostitution is going to jail.
Tres Lagunas fire near Pecos has burned about 500 acres and prompted a slew of evacuations.
Forget regular exercise, it's all about Prancercise now.
Homeless man accused of throwing pieces of concrete at a hotel, claims that he was trying to escape from zombies.
Does this grainy sonar image show a piece of Amelia Earhart's plane?
The Daily Word in porn, asteroids, death stars, and Lil Wayne loves Hunter S. Thompson
Sunday afternoon I should be doing laundry edition
Earth is probably not going to be hit by an asteroid.
Research study about porn cancelled because there is no control group.
NM YAFL president removed, wife on paid leave from job at Monzano.
Tour of a fucking cruise ship.
More "Swedish heavy metal man."
I had plans to make a hat out of my dog Nyake's fur, but these people actually did make sweaters and stuff out of their pet's fur....
The Daily Word in a deadly cold snap, a toddler-bitten snake, a glitterbombed writer
Mother of a 13-month-old Israeli toddler says her son chewed the head off a snake.
Topless protesters detained at World Economic Forum in Switzerland.
5 teenage hikers are safe after search and rescue team led them down Sandias.
The speech Nixon had planned in case the Apollo 11 mission failed and the astronauts died on the moon makes me feel all warm and patriotic inside.
Gay columnist Dan Savage gets glitterbombed in Vancouver.
Tractor brewing gets cited for refilling patrons' growlers.
This milk is totally spoiled.
Bus-sized asteroid has a “near miss” after flying by Earth at a distance of (only!) 37,000 miles.
Starbucks aims to open 50 new locations in India this year.
Heavy snow fall and plummeting temperatures have caused 28 counted deaths across east Europe.
The Daily Word in gay penguins, approaching asteroids, and the end of red light cameras
City councilors vote in favor of ending the red light cameras. Hooray!
President Obama’s health care law is upheld as constitutional by a federal appeals court.
In other incredible news, 43,000 people and counting are signing a petition to prevent Nickelback from playing the Super Bowl halftime show.
Zookeepers in Toronto are splitting up a gay penguin couple for the sake of breeding.
Legendary boxer Smokin’ Joe Frazier is dead at 67.
The Penn State sex abuse scandal could permanently taint the legacy of coach Joe Paterno.
Police could end up tracking your GPS device without a warrant.
Dr. Conrad Murray, found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson, is placed on suicide watch.
Four men and a teenager are accused of attempting to steal a lion carcass in Ohio.
This giant asteroid is making a close pass by Earth today, the closest since 1976.
The White House spoils the fun for everyone in making a formal declaration that extraterrestrials do not exist.
Happy Birthday, Leif Garrett!
Thanks to Emily and Constance for some of today’s links.
The Daily Word 10.15.10: Space Booze, Muslim haters want to schmooze with tea party, Wal-Mart to buy more local parsley, Reid and Angle speak harshly
Albuquerque police officer accused of raping a relative placed on leave.
Oklahoma woman steals donut, urinates in parking lot, offers police officer sex.
Whoopi Goldberg, Bill O'Reilly yell at each other on air over his NY Mosque comments. Joy Behar also yells at O'Reilly.
Scientist warns of small asteroid strikes.
Tea Party people set to when enough races to have wide reaching influence.
Wal-Mart to start buying more local produce.
UK anti-Islamic group wants to be friends with Tea Party people.
Nearly one in twenty black people will get AIDS.
Health clinic that services porn industry comes under fire for not disclosing identity of HIV positive performer.
Reid, Angle trade barbs in debate.
Nearly a dozen people have been arrested in a NY gay bashing.
The Daily Word 10.12.10: Chilean miner rescue, inflatable weapons, Gap’s for the people
Restaurants in the Washington, D.C. area are under “terrorist watch.”
A bus-sized asteroid skims right past Earth this Tuesday.
A strange signal has been picked up from alien planet Gliese 581g.
Check out Russia’s new inflatable weapons.
Brett Favre is accused of sexting three women.
A balloonist is shot at traveling over Texas during the America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race.
A Rasmussen Poll puts Susana Martinez ahead of Diane Denish.
J’s Spa and Therapy on Tramway and Montgomery is shut down for prostitution.
It’s okay everyone, you can relax; Gap is keeping their original logo.
An armless pianist wins “China’s Got Talent.”
Trapped for 68 days, the rescue of the Chilean miners begins tonight.
Because of our sensational luck with this sort of thing lately, the moratorium on deepwater drilling is lifted.
He’s still got it, apparently; here’s a video of a woman fainting in front of Bill Clinton.