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The Daily Word in ICE agents no longer needing warrants, WikiLeaks no longer leaking, and liquor shelves no longer standing.

Libya continues to celebrate liberation as Gaddafi remains unburied.

ICE agent declares "the warrant [came] out of my balls."

Presbyterian opens first full-service hospital in Rio Rancho.

Who wore it better? Lady Gaga or this lady trying to look like Judy Jetson?

WikiLeaks suspends secret-spilling to focus on making more money.

Woman arrested for stealing a bagel shop cash register that contained exactly one quarter.

6,810 bottles of wine and champagne come crashing to the floor at discount liquor store.

Diabetes is not a joke, but it does make for some amusing billboard graffiti.

Today is going to be a crappy day. Life is full of too many problems.

Get your daily puppy fix.

Freshwater monkeys!

Mmmm. Pumpkin Monkey Bread.

Some more little known facts.

Does anybody else find these real-life Disney princess pictures sort of creepy?

25 worst rapper names of all time.

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The Daily Word 11.23.10: North Korea fires, no to full-body scans, HIV-reducing pill

North Korea launches a strike against a South Korean island, killing two. Ruh-roh.

Get ready for National Opt-Out Day during Thanksgiving travel in protest of airline full-body scans.

There’s a new pill that greatly reduces the chance of men contracting HIV.

This actor of “Ugly Betty” fame killed his mother with a samurai sword.

Staten Island is overrun with wild turkeys, just in time for Thanksgiving!

Half of Americans are projected to have diabetes (or be prediabetic) by the year 2020.

Charlie Sheen sues porn star Capri Anderson for extortion.

The FCC may soon allow texting to 911.

A Santa Fe woman wins a $1 million Powerball prize.

Thieves hold up a pizza shop and get away with ... pizza dough.

An NYU arts professor gets a camera implanted on the back of his head.

V.19 No.44 | 11/4/2010

Miss Diagnosis

Insulin Shock

Some diseases, like people, just have a special “it” factor that captures the imagination of the public. For instance, Ebola erupted on the scene with unprecedented dramatic flair. The virus achieved fame by learning to demolish the inner layer of human blood vessels. This little trick causes hemorrhagic death grisly enough to put all those horror-movie faux grotesqueries to shame. Or consider the case of last year’s media darling, the dreaded H1N1 “swine” flu. Like a sadistic serial killer with major mommy issues, this disease made a name for itself by killing off children and pregnant women faster than you could say “front page news.”

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