V.24 No.37 | 09/10/2015
The Daily Word in Jeff Bezos' big rocket, Dianna Duran's not guilty plea and caves of death
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 15 2015 1:19 PM ]
CNM is doing away with the blue emergency call towers on their main campus.
A New Mexico woman is questioning the religious overtones in her court-ordered counseling sessions.
New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran entered a not guilty plea today at her arraignment on fraud, embezzlement and money-laundering charges.
Punk fashion designer Vivianne Westwood drove a tank to British Prime Minister David Cameron's house in protest against recently issued fracking licenses.
An old oak tree, blown over by high winds, uprooted the 1000 year old remains of a young man who's bones indicate he died a violent death.
A judge ruled in the "dancing baby video" lawsuit that artists must take "fair use" into consideration before removing material they think is infringing on a copyright. Prince's "Let's Go Crazy" can (barely) be heard in the background while Stephanie Lenz's kids dance in the video.
The man suspected of having shot his girlfriend and a professor colleague took his own life yesterday, according to police.
Jeff Bezos is getting into the whole private space flight thing, saying his rockets are going to be "really big".
Archeologists discovered some caves in Scotland filled with the bodies of children who were sacrificed there during the Bronze Age.
Dig these hilarious 1970's magazine ads for cocaine and drug "accessories" like "Chickware" and "Toute de Suite".
V.22 No.48 |
The Daily Word in Bob Dylan's crime, iPhone panties and Ron Burgundy on the sport of curling
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Dec 3 2013 8:53 AM ]
Albuquerque City Council said no to the proposed roundabout at the intersection of Rio Grande and Candelaria. [Correction: KRQE now reports the Council voted against a bill that was against the roundabout. So, nothing new here folks.]
A French auction house wants to sell a bunch of kachina masks despite Hopi protests.
Meanwhile in France, Bob Dylan has been charged with a hate crime.
Rumor has it that unexploded US chemical weapons currently in Panama will be moved to New Mexico for disposal.
Read about a bill coming up before Congress that would make it more difficult for patent trolls to bully consumers over alleged copyright infringement.
The most popular word of the year is "science."
The Monkees and Neil Young? I'm in.
V.22 No.27 |
The Daily Word in biker wars, flash flood warnings, a massive prison hunger strike and speculation about Edward Snowden
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 9 2013 8:57 AM ]
I do not own a lawn but I still want a free rain gauge.
There was more flooding in the Albuquerque area last night.
Urban chicken farming sounds great but apparently is starting to result in skyrocketing chicken-abandonment.
A massive hunger strike protesting prisons' isolation policies began yesterday in California.
This U.S. federal court decision in favor of the EFF is an important result of the documents leaked by Edward Snowden.
At the Transportation Safety Board of Canada site you can check out ALL the recent Canadian train wrecks (and other disasters) including updates on the one in Lac-Megantic, Quebec.
Osama Bin Laden owned a cowboy hat which he wore to prevent drones from spotting him.
V.19 No.19 |
Sweet Indie Games Deal For Charity
By John Bee [ Wed May 12 2010 7:41 PM ]
If you ever wanted to get a nice, big, juicy taste of what's happening in the indie gaming scene, here is the best chance you'll have for a while. Wolfire is offering a pay-what-you-want package of games called The Humble Indie Bundle, a cross-platform (Win/Mac/Lin), DRM free selection of six titles: World of Goo, Aquaria, Gish, Lugaru HD, Penumbra Overture, and Samorost 2. Better yet for all you aspiring game developers out there, they are also posting source code for Aquaria, Gish, Lugaru HD and Penumbra. Your donation (one penny on up) can be apportioned how you like among the developers themselves, the EFF, and Child's Play. The offer looks like it will run through Saturday, though it's been extended once already due to its popularity.
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