The Daily Word in Nude Clowns, Fast Food Ghosts and Anti-Martian Sentiment
Here's your spooky video of the day: A snake catching cave bats. Enjoy.
A Burger King in Queens, NY dressed their entire building as the "ghost of McDonald's."
Edward Snowden tells journalists to become more "adversarial" when lobbying against state-sponsored surveillance. Technological countermeasures are not enough.
A woman from Alabama was arrested after police received calls of a partially or fully nude female wearing clown make-up and chasing cars.
The mayor of a French town refuses to lift their ban on flying saucers. If any are found, they will be impounded. And don't let the sun set on your green ass, either.
Artist Chris Locke has made a sweet how-to-draw book that looks pretty promising. Check it out.
The Daily Word in Postmen, Boy Scouts & Yahoo Serious
Burger King is seeing a much-needed boost in sales due to the allure if its "chicken fries."
Who said it: Donald Trump or Mr. Burns?
A postman rescued an injured man who was trapped in his home for a week and a half.
After being in a coma for 6 months, Bobbi Kristina Brown has died.
Over the weekend, President Obama did some serious rug-cutting in Kenya.
The cover of New York Magazines features a photo of all 35 of Bill Cosby's accusers.
Thanks to Geoff Plant for the Black Sabbath link!
The Daily Word in naked tourists, aluminum foil and a pool party fiasco
According to the Malaysian government, an earthquake was caused by naked tourists.
Volcanoes are what killed the dinosaurs.
At a music festival in Germany, a lightning strike sent 33 people to the hospital.
Our favorite fast food chains feature some peculiar menu items in other parts of the world.
People in indigenous tribes don't have back problems.
This photographer captures the human side of pets.
In Florida, a man wrapped his house in tinfoil.
The Daily Word in a Burger King attack, haunted houses and a scary teacher
Feeling antsy? Head to the San Gabriel Mountains outside Los Angeles. President Obama just declared them a national monument. So they'll still be there.
A man from New York was released from prison after serving 15 years for assault, but he was shot 15 minutes later. He's currently recovering in the hospital.
Apparently, it's okay to have a haunted house. But it's not okay to have a room dedicated to serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
Hiker Paula Reuter, who'd been missing for three days after she went for a hike in the Washington Mountains, was found alive and well. She survived on mushrooms and tree bark.
MMA fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller finally surrendered after an hours-long SWAT stand-off in Orange County.
This morning, a crash involving the Rail Runner left two people dead. This story is still being updated.
A Santa Fe teacher from El Camino Real Academy has been placed on leave after allegedly threatening to kill a student.
Many state employees are learning that just because the courts order back paychecks doesn't mean they're going to show up.
Two swatting incidents happened in ABQ in September. Authorities want the public to know it's not a prank and can be fatal.
A man is suing Burger King after the manager of one of its locations attacked him with a stun gun and switchblade for complaining about cold onion rings.
The Daily Word in Inhabitants of Burque on Gawker in Ferguson, an APS social media policy and Tim King Burger Horton's
Gawker (and the rest of America) is trying to figure out the who/what/where&whys of local "Inhabitants of Burque" Facebook magnate Leo York and his being in Ferguson, MO.
APD is hiring a professor at UNM's Institute for Social Research to find out what the hell is up with those lapel cams that rarely seem to work.
The US Defense Department's "1033" program, which unloads military surplus to police departments around the country, is under scrutiny as citizens wake up to the fact that local police departments are extremely militarized.
APS has instituted a social media policy in the wake of superintendent Brooks' resignation.
This non-Swede has been living as an artist in Sweden, unable to be deported for nearly 10 years because he has amnesia and no can figure out his nationality.
There's a device for sale that will prevent the airline seat in front of you from reclining and also can start fights.
Check out this extensive list of booking rates for bands and celebrities.
The Chinese government made a weird cartoon film called "Fragrant Concubine" intended to quell Uighur unrest in northwestern China but which will likely just piss off Uighurs even more.
Someone in Maine caught a rare blue lobster.
The Daily Word in Lara Croft, Game of Thrones and bacon sundaes
Egypt's high court orders that its parliament be dissolved.
Officers stumble across starving horses while looking for a man with a gun.
APD used stun guns, bean bag rounds and a police dog in the arrest of a 60-year-old man. Judge says: Pay up.
"Game of Thrones" sorry about using President Bush's head in scene about heads on pikes.
When is it OK to shoot someone in Albuquerque?
Drake and Chris Brown maybe got in a fist fight at a NY club, say police.
State's paying too much in jail and prison contracts.
Lara Croft to be put through harrowing attempted gang rape in Tomb Raider reboot so male players will feel compelled to protect her.
After a series of workers who make Apple products committed suicide, the company attempted to improve conditions. Yesterday, another worker committed suicide.
We're going to spy on Africa more.
Wine glass chess set makes for classiest drinking game ever.
Movies for women turn huge profits. So why doesn't Hollywood want to make those films? asks Meryl Streep.
Burger King's bacon sundae.
Ditch your car, city-dweller, and buy this folding pod on wheels.
The Daily Word in Wikipedia shuts down, Roundhouse legislation kicks off and McNuggets get sexual
The wrecked Italian cruise liner shifted. 29 people are estimated to be missing.
The “If I Die” app leaves a Facebook post for you after you’re gone. Creepy.
A woman offered drive-thru customers sexual favors in exchange for chicken McNuggets. They’re not that good.
After getting throttled twice in the same year by the same team, Tebowmania still won’t quit.
A young girl is shot during the MLK parade in Little Rock, Arkansas.
I don’t think Burger King’s home delivery is a good idea for an already obese country.
How did these rocks from Mars find themselves in Africa last year?
A racy billboard ad encouraging drivers to keep their eyes in the road is taken down. Drivers couldn’t keep their eyes on the road.
The Daily Word in England turning into a pygmy, Bill Richardson grand jury investigation, ridiculous bank fees and another pumping party tragedy
Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson is in hot water again.
Sandia Peak Ski Area is open.
Teen with $4.85 in his savings account ends up with more than 200.00 worth of fees in less than two weeks.
Three giant men of fifties advertising.
Police say this fake woman doctor caused a man's death after a New Jersey pumping party. The man died of an embolism one day after she injected his penis with silicone.
This may be the most insane fast food restaurant ad ever. AND it's Russian. AND it's nearly two minutes long. AND there's a unicorn.
The teacher in this commercial is feeling great! Just great!
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Here's a 24 hours long loop of the sound the star ship Enterprise makes on Star Trek: The Next Generation.
North Korea has warned South Korea of "unexpected consequences" if it lights up a Christmas tree-shaped tower near their tense border.
This lady went to some lengths in faking her own rape. Find out why.
On this day in 1941 Germany and Italy declared war on the The United States.
The Daily Word in Obama on Leno, Lego man on beach and bus sex
Obama and Leno play softball on the Tonight Show.
Members of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority are on alert after four members are sexually assaulted.
It's almost never a good idea to have sex on a public bus.
The last B53 nuclear bomb has been dismantled.
87-year-old man busted with 104 bricks of cocaine.
Group calls for Pat Buchanan to be fired from MSNBC after he appears on a pro-White talk show.
Giant Lego man washes up on Florida beach.
I like asparagus, but I'd eat more if it was spray-painted gold.
Why is Beavis and Butthead back?
The 18th century Copiale Cipher has been cracked.
Disney won't let Johnny Depp talk to ABC stations about his upcoming film The Rum Diary.
Stephen King's Dark Tower series is coming to HBO.
Creepy old audio recordings here.
Andy Rooney hospitalized.
Burger King knows better than to offer this All-You-Can-Eat Whopper deal in America.
The 10 best episodes of the 1967 Spider-Man cartoon.
Parks & Rec + Breaking Bad = Parks & Meth
The Daily Word: Self-immolation, Bernalillo health stats, cosmic disco and bossa nova
Man set himself on fire in the Lowes on Paseo del Norte.
The most detailed health data by county ever compiled: here are Bernalillo’s stats.
No one lives in Chinese ghost cities.
BK nuggets dissected.
Sixty useless stock photos.
Gold mine of cosmic disco and late ‘70s electronic avant garde.
Happy birthday, Astrud Gilberto!
The Daily Word 12.10.10: Bea Arthur a former marine, Burger King employees kill, protesters attack Prince Charles
The Senate fails on a possible repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”
The U.S. is planning to hit Wikileaks founder Julian Assange with spying charges under the 1984-esque Espionage Act.
Student protesters in London attack a car containing Prince Charles and his wife Camilla.
A new musical satiring Scientology opens in St. Petersburg, Fla.
A suitcase is seized in Washington Dulles International Airport containing elephant tails, dried hedgehogs and chicken blood.
A Burger King employee punches a 67-year-old customer, eventually killing him.
Baltimore Orioles outfielder Luke Scott questions Obama’s birthplace and presidency. When your team becomes relevant, then you can talk, buddy.
This new Barbie doll could be recording child porn!
Bea Arthur used to be a truck-driving Marine. No surprise there.
“The Hasselhoffs” is pulled off the air after just two episodes.
The only IMAX theater in the state will be open in 2012 at the abandoned and desolate Winrock Center.