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V.23 No.36 | 9/4/2014

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From Florida to China, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

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The Daily Word in earthquakes, butter knives and rattlesnakes

California’s latest earthquake spilled a lot of fancy wine.

Rest in peace, Richard Attenborough.

Fugitives should think twice about taking the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Suge Knight was shot at Chris Brown’s pre-VMA party. And then there was a video awards thing.

A new butter knife can spread hard butter.

Finally, there’s a USB cable that plugs in either way.

China is developing a super-sonic submarine.

New Mexico extends its luke-warm welcome to the uninvited Mojave rattler.

Two suspects were arrested in connection with shots fired at the Cottages.

An APD standoff at Bank of America near Nob Hill ended peacefully.

Happy birthday, Billy Ray Cyrus.

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The Daily Word in hungry gators, a stegomastodon skull and a POW's return

Colleges look at fraternities to ease the pressure.

Secretary of State John Kerry sent a message to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, urging Iraqis to “come together,” as Al Qaeda-inspired militants continue their march toward Baghdad.

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, an American prisoner of war, has been returned to the states.

A priest was shot and killed at a church in Phoenix, Ariz., while another was wounded.

Bobby Lee Pearson, who was on trial for a burglary charge, died in a fight mere hours after being acquitted.

You don't want your gun? Take it to the landfill!

Two Chinese nationals were apprehended and face federal charges for trying to buy military sensors from an Albuquerque company and smuggle them back to China.

Doctors at UNM Hospital are trying to reconstruct an 8-month-old child's organs after she was allegedly raped by her mother's boyfriend.

It's a stegomastodon skull!

A Louisiana tour guide likes to swim with gators … and feed them … with his mouth.

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The Daily Word in Google drones, banning cars from the Santa Fe plaza and rumours of an AC/DC breakup have snowballed

Albuquerque police and family members are looking for this mentally disabled kid who ran away from school on April 9th. He was last seen (by this writer) in the 4th and Central area yesterday evening.

Tuesday April 15th 2014: your taxes are due.

There was blood on the moon last night.

Google bought a drone company in Moriarty, New Mexico.

The mayor of Santa Fe wants to make the plaza pedestrian-only.

Pollution in China is affecting the weather.

Things are heating up in Ukraine.

Pulitzers were announced.

Dr. Kevorkian painted a lot of surreal and creepy pictures.

There is a smoke ring halo over England.

Munich has "official nudist zones".

It was a long way to the top in this dog eat dog world, but it now looks like the end of the highway for AC/DC.

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The Daily Word in Detroit's bankruptcy, racism at Ole Miss and a Twix obsession

President Obama is meeting with the Dalai Lama today. And China ain't happy about it.

A court will hear several groups' petitions for appeal regarding Detroit's eligibility to file for bankruptcy protection.

Someone wants to split Cali into six parts...

Racism is still brewing at Ole Miss.

A murder suspect was found living and working in an Albuquerque motel. Do I hear discount?

A stabbing in northwest Albuquerque sent three people to the hospital, and police think they have all the suspects in custody.

Brandon Villalobos' lawyer says that his lack of mental capacity could be a key component in his defense. Villalobos is accused of killing 12-year-old Alex Madrid.

Now, I love a good Twix. But this is dedication.

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The Daily Word in Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Rob Ford and a leadership change at Microsoft

And on the 44th day, it snowed.

Is it legal to drink O'Doul's while driving? Probably. Should you? Maybe not.

Albuquerque is no longer one of the top ten cities for film making.

The Southwest Chief may cease running through Northern New Mexico.

Phillip Seymour Hoffman died of a heroin overdose.

There is now a book about Rob Ford.

Bill Gates is no longer head of Microsoft.

Crazy in-bad-taste two minute long lawyer commercial that ran in parts of Georgia during Superbowl.

Some former members of Mao's Red Guard are apologizing for their actions.

Miyazaki Salt.

Ocular manifestation of electrical burn.

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The Daily Word in Peter O’Toole, stem cells and China on the moon

Were the Boston Bombers victims of mind control?

Rest in peace, Peter O’Toole.

China is on the moon.

A kidney was grown from stem cells.

Let’s recap the new animals discovered in 2013.

Watch the trailer for the Christopher Nolan’s new movie.

Norwegians are getting blown around by Ivar.

There’s been a rash of Nob Hill burglaries.

A pedestrian got hit at Coal and Second.

Happy birthday Ludwig van Beethoven.

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The Daily Word in Coca-Cola's split, a two-headed pig and Senate battles

Retired FBI agent Robert Levinson has vanished in Iran, and according to AP, he was doing some work for the CIA.

The Democrats and Republicans are duking it out in the Senate … well, not physically.

Coca-Cola's split in two? What should we do?

Authorities say up to four people were stabbed outside the Sports Authority Field after the Denver Broncos lost to the San Diego Chargers.

A SWAT “situation” has ended peacefully after shots were reported at a home in Rio Rancho.

An Albuquerque school bus driver has been accused of punching a student in the face as he was headed home from Eisenhower Middle School.

The City has paid $900,000 to the family of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by APD in 2011.

Rio Grande High School transformed its gym into Italy for one of its students who has been battling leukemia for the past year.

You ever see a two-headed pig? I wouldn't recommend it.

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The Daily Word in Lizard People, Nostril Ticks and Street Apes

They found a fancy secret railway tunnel between San Diego and Tijuana.

Chinese submarines can get us.

An angry bar brawler brandished a chainsaw.

The determined mouse struggled with his cracker.

Here’s my vote for coolest Halloween candy.

What’s the most popular Halloween candy?

Bone up on blood sucking with this TED-Ed vampire cartoon.

Should we build a Death Star?

Do lizard people run the government?

We’re closer to understanding why warm water freezes faster than cold water.

Create your own drug.

Watch out for nostril ticks.

The Bulldogs win at losing.

Somebody stole a donation box from Donut Mart.

Spend some time with the street apes of Jakarta.

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The Daily Word in dirty needles, dirty air and decapitations on Facebook

A Downtown Grower's Market vendor was poked by a used needle in Robinson Park last weekend.

A vote on the proposal that would see the city seizing the vehicles of people suspected of soliciting prostitutes while in their cars has been delayed.

Live near Central Ave? Free WiFi for you then.

Cancer diagnosis spurs Walmart employee to skim from his cash register in order to pay for treatment.

Another sea monster washed up on a beach.

Smog in and around Beijing is bad. Really bad.

With some caveats, Facebook is once again allowing beheading videos to be posted.

Malcolm Gladwell (writer for The New Yorker, author of The Tipping Point) may make local independent bookstore Bookworks a stop on his tour promoting his new work David and Goliath but only if you vote (only takes five seconds) for Albuquerque/Bookworks here.

Kool-Aid Man blooper reel.

Happy Birthday, so-called High Priest of LSD/CIA&FBI collaborator Timothy Leary.

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The Daily Word in Walter White, Saul Goodman and Puppy Squeezing

The man cries blood.

The man is on fire.

The man is a lady.

Sleep is like your brain taking a poop.

France hates Thetans.

Some rock stars started out in other rock star’s bands.

Tacos are more delicious than hotdogs.

Find out why your stomach is growling.

Learn all about Bob Odenkirk (Saul Goodman).

Beware the ball biter.

I’m not sure how impressed I am with this snack bag serving bowl.

The people who brought you Rebecca Black’s “Friday,” would like you to now please enjoy Alison Gold’s “Chinese Food,” shooting up the charts with a bullet.

The Sheriff’s Department will hold a funeral procession for Walter White.

Craig Blanchard used to have $135,000 in his garage.

Caution: This puppy squeezing story might wreck your day.

Did the Chinese discover America before Columbus?

Happy birthday Pam Dawber.

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The Daily Word in Mubarak's potential release, bear maulings and Pistorius' indictment

Egyptian officials are calling for the release of former President Hosni Mubarak from prison, which some say could result in more violence in Egypt.

A study shows that US unemployment rates increased in more than half the states in July, and hiring, which has been steady since January, took a slow decline in July as well.

Oscar Pistorius, Paralympic champion, is being indicted for premeditated murder for the shooting of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

This is why I don't go jogging in Michigan, Alaska, Colorado, Wyoming … or pretty much anywhere.

I don't care if you raised the prices. We came to see some polar bears!

UNM has incorporated a new system where students can log in online to report crimes they witness on campus. … because phones are so last year.

It's not every day that you pay 25 cents upon receiving a parcel from China. … and then get arrested for it.

Just in case you ever wondered what would happen if you stuck a fork into your meat and two veg, a 70-year-old Australian man has the answer.

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The Daily Word in clogged drains, pushed off the bay bridge, third in line to the throne and someone else's whiskey

New Mexico basketball coach has her rape charges dismissed due to technicality.

There's nowhere for the rain to go in Albuquerque.

Eight activists from the National Immigrant Youth Alliance orchestrated their detainment as an act of civil disobedience at the border in Nogales.

Bryan Cranston is Bryan Cranston as Heisenberg.

Why the UK's proposal to filter all online pornography (unless you opt-in for porn) is stupid.

The news station that broadcast the obviously fake names of the Asiana 214 pilots is trying to erase the broadcast from the internet. Good luck with that.

David Cameron says "they'll make wonderful parents." Up-to-the-minute coverage of the royal baby.

China has banned the construction of official buildings....

Man drinks 102,000 dollars worth of someone else's rare whiskey.

A woman's vehicle went off the Chesapeake Bay bridge.

You are not supposed to click on this link.

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The Daily Word in stand your ground, electric Apple and Cory Monteith's death

George Zimmerman trial outcome causes speculation on the "stand your ground" law.

Taking photos of the secretary of state's house and a pellet gun in your car? Someone's been a busy boy.

Apple is set to investigate a claim that a woman was electrocuted by her iPhone.

"Glee" star Cory Monteith was found dead in a Vancouver hotel over the weekend. Police have ruled out foul play.

"Angel" the dog is said to be recovering well after having her throat slashed.

Heavy rain catches Albuquerque citizens in the metro area off guard.

Jury deliberations for the Levi Chavez murder trial started at 8:30 this morning.

K-Y Intense Arousal gel causes Alabama post office evacuation. No joke.

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The Daily Word in abortion restrictions, Egypt’s unrest, Wimbledon upset

Huge changes to go into effect this week in five states as the fight for the right to life marches on.

The Egyptian military may be on the verge of overthrowing their elected president.

Man accused of dozens of random attacks across Albuquerque is finally getting charged with battery.

U.S. Military to dispatch planes to aid in Yarnell Hill wildfire.

It’s time to irrigate the Rio Grande.

It is now a law in China that grown children have to visit and call their aging parents.

No. 1 Serena Williams is upset at Wimbledon.

NBC to collaborate on a sequal to the miniseries “The Bible.”

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