The Daily Word in The Presidential Debate, Bionic Yarn and Mars Colonization
Speaking of debates, here's one way to settle them.
Have a strong opinion about the presidential candidates? Today is National Voter Registration day, so make sure you register and go vote on Nov. 8!
Say hello to recycled polyester, otherwise known as Bionic Yarn, a clothing material made from used plastics. Optimistically speaking, this could make a huge positive impact on the atrocious amount of plastics currently floating in the oceans.
To be happy is to be healthy. And it's contagious.
Nearly 300 tech firms across the country are declaring Nov. 8, election day, a paid company holiday.
Elon Musk speaks at the International Astronautical Congress in Mexico about his plan to colonize Mars. Watch the talk live here.
In an analysis of revolutionaries vs reactionaries in modern American history, opinion writer David Brooks states, “It doesn't matter how much living standards rise or the poverty rate falls, it makes you seem smart and woke to be alarmed and hypercritical.” Read the article for more thoughtful insights about our strange yearning for an idealized past, and why “it's stupid and impossible to turn back the clock.”
The Daily Word in the Senate Filibuster, Gun Control and the Dog Head Fire
Looks like two senators are finally taking a stand on gun control in a "filibuster-style blockade."
You can watch it live right now!
In Florida, it's easier to get a gun than solar panels, a driver's license, an abortion, an exotic pet...
The Dog Head Fire is burning without containment.
A badass Twitter user is calling out politicians who are "praying for Orlando" but refuse to support gun control laws.
Check out this heroic Rio Rancho teen.
Look back at the history of the gun control debate.
A state worker started a relationship with Nehemiah Griego.
What does a map of a hallucination look like?
This is the first mammal to go extinct from global warming.
Did you know noise has color?
The Daily Word in debate hangovers
Facebook has a billion daily users and none of them will like the picture of your kid doing that thing you posted.
White college kids from Texas do the craziest things.
Food prices rising at Balloon Fiesta.
Chicago police find 1,000 pot plants growing in a field.
Arrests made following this weekends shooting at Fantasy World.
Miguel Cabrera wins baseball's first Triple Crown since 1967.
Cheese smugglers busted in Canada.
What if everyone on earth pointed a laser pointer at the moon at the same time?
Chevy dealer totally sorry he had you arrested over pricing error.
Can a new font help dyslexic readers?
The Daily Word in Republican Debates, Prisoner Exchange and Strip Searches
Turkish troops enter Iraq after Kurdish attacks kill 26 Turkish soldiers.
Tea Party leaders asks small businesses to stop hiring people until Obama stops his war against business.
Prisoner exchange in Israel.
Lions, tigers and bears on the loose in Ohio after zookeeper commits suicide.
Officer-involved shooting in Grants.
Doctors say you should never use bumper pads in infant cribs.
Strip search called for at the World Scrabble Championship after a letter goes missing.
Bill Gates to testify in Windows 95 antitrust case. Wait, what?
For fretful parents only: how to diagnose your toddler with ADHD.
Ten things debt collectors won't tell you.
New Zealand Mom spreads STD rumor to sabotage daughter's rival.
This day in history: wind power edition.
Eighteen years after his death, River Phoenix's final movie will be released.
How Barnes & Noble is wrecking comics.
The Stone Roses set to reunite after 15 years.
Movember is almost upon us.
Horror nerds are the worst type of nerds, right?
Harry Belafonte falls asleep during interview.
True Blood adds new
The Daily Word in Madoff’s pants, hand hearts and whiskey
Family of civil rights lawyer Mary Han says police botched the investigation of her death.
Los Ranchos may get a plastic bag manufacturing plant that operates 24 hours a day.
Guv sent out letters to see whether immigrants with driver’s licenses still live in the state. She says more than a quarter of them were sent back by the post office.
Bernie Madoff’s pants can house your iPad.
Carlsbad is running out of water.
Tonight, Republican candidates will debate in Iowa. Gawker’s got your predictions.
More people are getting their tattoos removed.
The secrets of hand hearts revealed.
Robotic exoskeleton. Yhuuuuuusssssssssss.
Underwater volcano to erupt near Oregon.
American distillers may be rushing whiskey. Crisis?
An investigative report on the use of drones.
The top 100 sci-fi and fantasy books.
Answer Me This
There’s an Election This Year?
Who’s your city councilor? I didn’t know until I started working for my college paper.
Do it. Debate Me.
The mayoral debate is on! Just got word this morning.
We’re teaming up with the New Mexico Independent, KNME and KUNM to bring you Martin Chavez, R.J. Berry and Richard Romero live.
And it’s free!
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 7 p.m. at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Be there.