V.26 No.14 | 04/06/2017
The Daily Word in Ax Murderers, Baby Makers and Russia
By Rini Grammer [ Wed Apr 12 2017 11:46 AM ]
Pregnant people—are they a baby machine or person? The way their bodies are regulated, you'd think they're a commodity.
You thought losing your online privacy was bad? Well, surprise, advertisers are coming at you every way they can now.
Russia has “warned” the US not to interfere (bomb) with Syria again.
Potential ax-murderer Andrew Poteet Magill charged after killing and nearly beheading Ruidoso-area resident Mary Ann Moorhouse.
You know there's proper etiquette of conversations over meals … for example, you know how you talk about acts of war over desert?
Republicans almost lost a congressional race in Kan.
V.25 No.44 | 11/03/2016
The Daily Word in Trump, Russia and Mexico
By Rini Grammer [ Wed Nov 9 2016 2:28 PM ]
What do women around the world think of Trump winning the 2016 presidential election?
Can can look forward to big oil, not working with the UN, an end to federal funding to Los Angeles, New York City, Salt Lake City (and many more) as well as a withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Trump's first day in office.
Trump's data team predicted very accurately that he would win. How?
GM will be laying off over 2,000 workers at two different plants in January.
Trump's bff Vladimir Pussein (and co.) is excited he won.
So things are going to get all crazy with Mexico, huh?
There's a lot of hype around Conor McGregor for a reason.
Now here's some nice, happy things to read.
V.25 No.42 | 10/20/2016
The Daily Word in Real X-Files, Real Dragons and Real Ducks
By Joshua Lee [ Sat Oct 22 2016 10:14 AM ]
Not enough scary clowns in your life this Halloween? Check out this collection of creepy clown portraits.
Tin foil fans reached a mouth-foaming crescendo after a well-known UFOlogist died under mysterious circumstances during an investigation into "black magic" practiced by "elites." He was appearing as a speaker at a convention in Poland when they found his body, sitting on a couch in his hotel room, supposedly with "black liquid" coming from his mouth. Just days before, he had told his mother that he was in trouble, and she should investigate if anything happened to him. Shades of X-Files ...
A chunk of metal was discovered in Romania in the 1970s that turned out to be 90% aluminum. Romanian officials claimed it was 25,000 years old. The story only just broke for the rest of the world, and now some internet folk are saying it's proof we were visited by aliens.
Did I freak you out too much today? I'm sorry, dear reader. Consider getting an emotional support duck to help you get through this time of apprehension.
V.25 No.36 | 09/08/2016
The Daily Word in Standing Rock #NoDAPL protests, Hillary Clinton's health, and Syrian ceasefire
By Robin Babb [ Mon Sep 12 2016 10:56 AM ]
Big things have been happening in North Dakota. "Last week, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota emerged as climate change heroes when, with little political clout or media spotlight, they halted construction of the $3.7 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline." The proposed pipeline violated Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, as it would cross Sioux land and any potential spills would contaminate the tribe's drinking water. Read Mark Sundeen's excellent report from the camp.
Former British Prime Minister David Cameron announced that he's stepping down from his seat in parliament today, citing conflict of interest. This news comes three months after he resigned as PM of the country, after his failed campaign to keep Britain in the European Union. His successor as PM, Theresa May, is overseeing the process of Brexit. Cameron's resignation is effective immediately.
After a video hit the internet of Hillary Clinton appearing to stumble -- and possibly faint -- after a 9/11 memorial ceremony on Sunday, pundits have been quick to latch onto claims of the failing health of the Democratic presidential nominee. Several hours after the incident, Clinton's physician released a note saying that she'd been diagnosed with pneumonia. Some have said that her health could be a serious issue in the election. I think that attending a memorial service in Manhattan summer heat despite having pneumonia speaks volumes about Clinton's tenacity.
China and Russia have launched eight days of joint naval drills in the South China Sea. The sea that the UN said that China had no rights over. So, yeah.
There's a temporary ceasefire in effect in Syria, due to a deal brokered by the US and Russia. The ceasefire will ensure that Syrian government forces will stop airstrikes on civilian neighborhoods in an attempt to flush out rebel forces. This time is also being used for much-needed humanitarian aid to be delivered to besieged areas like Aleppo.
V.25 No.31 | 08/04/2016
The Daily Word in Birds, Tim Curry and Hate
By Megan Reneau [ Wed Aug 10 2016 2:00 PM ]
From the mouth of the Doctor himself, Tim Curry is going to be in the new Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Which came first, the corndog or death?
Donald Trump thinks he's not violent at all.
Do you really know what birds look like when they fly?
The last liberal newspaper in China is fighting for it's life.
V.25 No.30 | 07/28/2016
The Daily Word in the lady in white, Florida Zika cases and a Chinese fireball in California
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Jul 29 2016 10:35 AM ]
Some folks think Sports Authority should have donated theses new shoes rather than cutting and dumping them.
UNM says it has changed how it responds to sexual assault claims.
Police are looking for this man in connection with the torture and demise of his girlfriend's little dog.
Four people in Florida appear to have the first cases of Zika contracted within the United States.
Another Chinese rocket created another huge fireball across the California sky.
Check out these portraits of what musical notes sound like.
V.25 No.16 | 04/21/2016
The Daily Word in space menses, Vietnamese brides and the moon of Makemake
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Apr 27 2016 2:56 PM ]
Ever pondered space menses?
Hillary Clinton is setting up offices in ABQ.
A local high school baseball team is cheering up a sick teen for her birthday.
This article will bridge the gap in your knowledge of bridges.
There is a massive and awful market in China for Vietnamese brides.
A moon has been discovered that orbits the dwarf planet Makemake.
For all those adults who don't have a squad, here's how to get one.
Curious about demonology?
Don't feel bad, plankton get drunk too.
This is the most polluted city.
V.25 No.9 | 03/03/2016
The Daily Word in White Privilege, North Korea and Erin Andrews
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Mar 3 2016 11:00 AM ]
Is there an emotional difference between the North Korean government and the “Oregon Occupiers”? Because I can’t tell.
China’s first ever anti-domestic abuse law has already helped some women feel safe enough to come forward with their stories and sue their husbands.
To Toms or not to Toms; is there a question?
Just when you thought racial tensions in Montgomery couldn’t get thicker…
Google’s given a $1 million dollar grant to help UNICEF to help fight the Zika virus.
Why people need to stFu about how Erin Andrews is using her trauma for personal gain.
I hate when people say they’ll move to Canada if Donald Drumpf becomes president. Here’s why.
The new Ghostbusters trailer is here, I repeat: THE NEW GHOSTBUSTERS TRAILER IS HERE.
Victory for indigenous women who were abused during the Guatemalan civil war happened over the weekend.
Tina Fey is brilliant (in case you didn’t know).
V.25 No.5 | 02/04/2016
The Daily Word in the toxic cost of consumerism
By Renee Chavez [ Tue Feb 9 2016 4:08 PM ]
Just had to get that upgrade? There is a lake in China filled with the toxic, radioactive sludge that is the byproduct of your new smartphone.
"Santa's elves" work for a pittance mass fabricating your useless holiday trinkets.
V.24 No.43 | 10/22/2015
The Daily Word in Lego, Sexism, and the possible Alien mega-structure
By Cerridwen Stucky [ Wed Oct 28 2015 2:46 PM ]
Another police brutality case, but this time there's actual consequences.
Learn about the feud between a Chinese artist and Lego.
Pintrest made it look so easy.
Science takes a step away from sexism.
Two NASA astronauts start their first spacewalk today.
There may be new movies with the quality of Jem and the Holograms. Yay.
Scientists getting closer to learning the truth behind the possible Alien mega-structure.
V.24 No.34 | 08/20/2015
The Daily Word in APD's BAC blues, The Fastest Nun in The West and John MacAfee on the Ashley-Madison hack
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 25 2015 11:39 AM ]
Authorities in Colorado are issuing arrest warrants for the new and now former deputy superintendent of APS, who is facing child sexual assault charges there.
A group of trucks stopped traffic and did donuts for a while on I-25 near Montgomery last Sunday.
The "Fastest Nun in the West" is on her way to possible sainthood.
Stock markets rebounded from yesterday's crash after China once again cut its central interest rate.
Some kid in Taiwan accidentally poked a hole in a 17th century oil painting worth millions.
Although they're banned in Albuquerque pools, business at a mermaid tail swim school in Toronto is going swimmingly.
A girl who had been teased for liking boy stuff like Star Wars caught the attention of another Star Wars fan and ended up with some custom Storm Trooper armor and a meet with Weird Al.
V.24 No.25 | 6/18/2015
The Daily Word in dehydration, pubic hair and a powerfully ugly sweater
By Constance Moss [ Fri Jun 12 2015 11:16 AM ]
Local car-dealing celebrity Bob Turner has died at the age of 83. No bull.
Check out these sexy photos of female scientists.
Spain's vague, new gag law is upsetting artists and musicians.
Wrestling superstar Dusty Rhodes has died at 69.
The President of the Spokane NAACP is being accused of pretending to be black by her parents.
Men share their thoughts on women's pubic hair.
The world's oldest billionaire, David Rockefeller, turns 100 today!
The Daily Word in Sir Christopher Lee, barrel bombs and Einstein.
By Renee Chavez [ Thu Jun 11 2015 1:28 PM ]
Do you have what it takes to escape the NM Escape Room?
Say goodbye to screen legend Sir Christopher Lee.
“We are the child, you are the barrel.”
Why you shouldn’t try to have sex with a horse...because you need more reasons not to.
One Last Ride for dead Texas motorcycle gangmember.
Male artist draws feminine products he’s never seen, proving that women’s “stuff” is still a mystery.
Top Chinese security chief gets life term for corruption.
27 Einstein Letters are going on the auctioning block.
ABQ Office of Inspector General officially says TASER contracts were shady.
V.24 No.19 | 5/7/2015
The Daily Word in infectious semen, rogue fecal matter, a chihuahua treehouse and the King of Surf Guitar
By Constance Moss [ Mon May 4 2015 11:29 AM ]
The Ebola virus can be found in semen 6 months after treatment. The CDC has given us yet another reason to avoid having unprotected sex.
Sean Penn's Malibu estate is on the market.
Grace Lee Whitney, an actress from the original Star Trek series, has died at the age of 85.
China broke the Guinness World Record for the most facials given at one time.
This 10-year-old in Paraguay is being denied an abortion after allegedly being raped by her stepfather.
Freedom of assembly is being revoked in many democratic countries around the globe.
Former Poison singer Bret Michaels has embarked on his country music career.
V.24 No.18 | 4/30/2015
Odds & Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
From Arkansas to China, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
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