V.23 No.17 |
The Daily Word in motel bees, botched executions and RIP Bob Hoskins
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Apr 30 2014 9:26 AM ]
It's Wednesday, April 30th,
and the Albuquerque Environmental Health Department thinks you should stay inside and keep your windows closed today,
security guards at the abandoned De Anza Motel on Central and Washington have discovered that the historic building's walls are filled with thousands and thousands of bees,
and trailer park residents, animal welfare officers and city crews all worked for hours yesterday to try and rescue a cat that appeared to be stuck in a storm drain, only to discover that the cat had already left by the time they opened the grate.
Meanwhile, the state of Oklahoma failed to painlessly execute a man with an untested drug cocktail; instead, the man writhed and cried out in agony for twenty minutes before finally dying of a "massive heart attack,"
and antibiotic resistant bacteria have now spread to every part of the world, prompting the WHO to declare "a major global threat,"
actor Bob Hoskins, best known for playing the non-cartoon human in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, has died of pneumonia at age 71,
and a man in Maine called the police after two escaped goats refused to get down off the top of his Ford Focus. "I guess goats like climbing on cars," said Police Chief Scott McMaster.
Have a great day!
V.22 No.15 |
The Daily Word in Alamogordo's Africanized bees, rat-sized snails, a cow infestation and boobs
Remembering the Dingo Bar
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Apr 16 2013 8:25 AM ]
The Department of Corrections wants to move their Albuquerque-area parole office from Nob Hill to the Plaza Maya building downtown.
Alamogordo is a haven for Africanized, "killer" bees.
There's a cow problem in Rio Rancho.
There are rat-sized, tire-eating, meningitis-spreading SNAILS in Miami-Dade county.
A Marine helicopter crashed near the border of North Korea.
A large earthquake occurred in the border region of Pakistan and Iran.
One of the founders of Pirate Bay has been charged with hacking into a bank.
Important revelations from a French scientist on the necessity of bras and their relation to boob firmness.
It's "Michele Bachmann is a kook" time again.
Calling this a "phone" doesn't seem right.
20 years ago this month the demolition of Kowloon Walled City began.
V.21 No.29 |
The Daily Word with a chat with George Zimmerman, bee attack and Fred Willard
By Tom Nayder [ Thu Jul 19 2012 10:14 AM ]
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia talks to Piers Morgan.
Suicide bombing in Bulgaria targeting Israeli vacationers.
George Zimmerman gives his first interview, has no
Man attacked by swarm of bees in Las Cruces.
Attempted kidnapping in Philadelphia caught on tape.
Rockstar astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson explains why the original Star Trek Enterprise is the best ship ever.
Chick-Fil-A President Dan Cathy is totally not gay.
There is a town called Bikinis, TX and I want to go there.
Maybe you should just shut up and make some peach cobbler this weekend?
78-year-old actor Fred Willard arrested at Los Angeles adult movie theater.
V.21 No.18 |
The Daily Word: extreme Nuge; low tolerance of nude public art or abortion in AZ; bikini guitars and the Whole Foods effect
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat May 5 2012 4:56 PM ]
Some people won't let this sculpture in Tempe be.
Ted Nugent takes more dying boys and girls on last fishing trips than anyone else.
Albuquerque Public Access Television meeting this Monday May seventh at City Hall.
The New York Times was able to claim a staggering 73 percent increase in circulation since last March. Here's the why.
Here's a Gretsch guitar catalogue from 1961.
Arizona Governor signs bill that would cut off any funding to Planned Parenthood and other health providers who perform abortions.
One can't expect the Olympics in London to go on without a Falkland Islands flap.
Fifty hottest female inmates, the webpage.
On this day in 1943 Michael Palin was born.
V.20 No.35 | 9/1/2011
Webgame Wednesday: Revenge of the the Zombees
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Wed Aug 31 2011 3:50 PM ]
Any game that claims to feature "explicit '80s gore and heavy metal violence" is OK by me. Revenge of the the Zombees is an unapologetic throwback to 16-bit '80s arcade action. The unique gameplay has you controlling a cloud of undead bees seeking to wreak their vengeance on mankind. How? By attacking and destroying everything in creation! Gather up honeycombs, recruit more bees, set yourself on fire--whatever it takes to destroy as much as possible. You get to knock over buildings, swarm cops, take down helicopters, kill superheroes, sting civilians to death. You are bees! You are zombies! You are zombees!
V.20 No.20 | 5/19/2011
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
Do It Yourself, Honey
Urban farmers take living well into their own hands
By Christie Chisholm
V.19 No.52 | 12/30/2010
Year in Review: Food
The Year in Food
Farm laws and spilled secrets
By Ari LeVaux
V.19 No.40 |
The Daily Word 10.07.10: Honeybees, thin women, the Danube
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Oct 7 2010 10:28 AM ]
Need a job? The city needs bus drivers.
A teen with a machete gets the Taser treatment from APD.
A lawyer in Mississippi was thrown in jail for not saying the Pledge of Allegiance.
Year 10 of war in Afghanistan.
Soldiers and scientists may have figured out what's killing the honeybees.
A bill to help banks snuck through the Senate with no debate.
Very thin women make way more money.
Why does everyone hate the weather so much?
A Pakistani diplomat says President Obama exaggerated the terror threat to Europe.
Hispanics will likely vote Democrat this year.
Forbes named the first lady the most powerful woman in the world.
Toxic red sludge reached the mighty Danube in Hungary.
Got to read books by Mario Vargas Llosa. He just won the Nobel for literature.
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