V.25 No.16 | 04/21/2016
The Daily Word in Star Wars, Solar Power and Oddball Imagery
By Monica Schmitt [ Tue Apr 26 2016 12:36 PM ]
Not all Internet-born relationships are doomed. If you're as lucky as this surreal pair of artists you'll find a brain as bizarre as yours. Love awaits in strange photo ops involving distortion and creepy props. Compatibility at its finest.
How does one accidentally run a half-marathon? Ask this 12-year-old.
Ever seen Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds? Fictional, right? That's what I thought, too, but don't be fooled. Behind the beady black eyes of ravens and crows are brains just as clever as chimpanzees'. I'm not saying they're planning an attack but be prepared.
One thing that Donald Trump is exceptionally good at? Playing the victim.
Thousands of animals lovers sign a petition to ban tourists riding elephants after one in Cambodia falls to his death.
A team of 5 and 6-year-olds takes home a trophy taller than themselves for winning a competitive chess competition.
I guess a bad economy (not, I don't know, slowly killing the planet) is justifiable reason for workers to quit pumping oil and switch to working with renewable resources.
Internet conspiracies are abuzz, but all we can do is wait. The only certainty: Star Wars Episode VIII is gonna be... different.
V.25 No.5 | 02/04/2016
The Daily Word in death, asshole lab rats and chess queens
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Feb 10 2016 12:04 PM ]
#1 reason not to perform animal testing: lab rats are jerks.
Further proof that animals are only pretending to be cute.
A rare albino turtle hatched in Australia.
Migrant students are better than your lazy American kid.
Hell yes, women can beat you at chess.
Thinking about death makes you more punitive, religious and conservative.
Fatal insomnia is a thing.
So The Guest has a killer soundtrack. Who knew?
V.21 No.24 |
The Daily Word in Lara Croft, Game of Thrones and bacon sundaes
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Jun 14 2012 11:10 AM ]
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.
V.21 No.2 |
The Daily Word in marijuana lungs, human zoo, Twinkies
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Jan 12 2012 9:58 AM ]
Workplace violence at Albuquerque Parks and Rec.
UNM's chess club is stone cold killin' it.
Marijuana smoking not linked to lung problems.
Taliban says video of marines pissing on dead Taliban members won't affect peace talks.
The biggest polluters in the state.
Human zoo allows tourists to throw food at Jarawa people.
Class conflict is the conflict, say Americans.
Liz Lemon's flashbacks. All of them.
Pittsburgh mayor cops a Tebow.
The maker of Twinkies is filing for bankruptcy. To honor the mighty Twinkie, explore its many alternate uses.
Whiney Beethoven letter discovered.
Oakland Tribune sends a cease-and-desist order to Occupy Oakland Tribune.
Ohio landlord says her pool is whites only because African-American hair products cloud the water.
Sinead O'Connor is not in a good way.
Americans are eating less meat.
They Might Be Giants: "When Will You Die?"
V.19 No.51 |
The Daily Word 12.23.10: Warm x-mas, Obama FTW, Ozzy on Gaga
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Dec 23 2010 9:32 AM ]
Hot December. White x-mas.
Is it getting hotter everywhere?
Gustavo Arellano of Ask A Mexican! travels to the birthplace of Taco Bell.
Powder in the stockings. Not snow.
HuffPo slaps WaPo around about the paper's chain of for-profit colleges.
Richardson on Richardson.
North Korea threatens to use nukes.
She refused to cheer for an athlete she said raped her. The Supreme Court will decide if it's a free speech case.
9-year-old chess prodigy.
How Obama turned it around.
Ozzy Osbourne still exists, is sick of Lady Gaga.
Restaurant reviewer's anonymity destroyed as she's kicked out of an eatery.
We used to sleep with other kinds of humans.
The best and worst movies of 2010.
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