The Daily Word in Shrinking Ice Caps, Jim Carrey and Eating Off The Floor
Arctic sea ice is melting, and is currently at the second-lowest on record.
The number of smokers in England is at a record low, with just around 17% of adults lighting up.
Obama gives his very last address to the United Nations.
Hate to break it to you, but the 5-second-rule is a myth.
Mark Burton wrongfully files lawsuit against Jim Carrey claiming the actor supplied his girlfriend with prescription drugs that she used to commit suicide.
Gas prices spike as a result of a 330,000-gallon pipeline spill in Alabama.
Since trending news is generally depressing and the Internet probably won't put a halt to the constant headlines any time soon, here is a virtual bioluminescent forest for at least some temporary relaxation.
The Daily Word in travel by sea, air or Batmobile
Major bomb explosion in Bangkok after 9 years.
A black cup of coffee a day keeps the doctor away.
Boeing has patented the " rapid deployment air and water vehicle."
Astronauts get free light show in space.
DIY Batman dies in fatal Batmobile crash on way to hospital.
The Daily Word in BP appeals case, Roswell and Google Doodle and superhero villains
BP Lawyer cites "irreparable injustices" in how settlement payments are being handled.
Officials probe why a jet that crash landed in San Francisco was flying too slow before it hit the runway.
Authorities search for 40 missing people after a train blast in Quebec town that killed five.
Michael Allen speaks out in speculation over whether Albuquerque police could have spared his brother, Vincent Wood, who was shot multiple times on Friday night.
Albuquerque remembers Austin Hudson-LaPore.
Google Doodle and Roswell? Oh, we're there!
City planners want to make Central a little snazzier! Neon signs anyone?
The Daily Word in the sewer baby, a successful Crackstarter campaign and an exploding house
New Mexico is spending two million dollars to attract Chicagoan tourists.
Everyone had a great time on the Butte this past weekend.
Sometimes kids eat their parents' medical marijuana.
Santa Fean Charles Kokesh was already in some trouble, but now he is also accused of trying to trade ivory for money and guns.
A house BLEW UP in Rio Rancho on Memorial Day.
A newborn baby was rescued from a sewer pipe in China.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford remains grossly unpopular, is losing staff and still denying that a video purporting to picture him on the pipe exists. Meanwhile, Gawker's "Crackstarter" campaign has reached it's $200,000 goal, the price of the Rob Ford/crack video.
The Mayor of Osaka said something offensive again.
The new DSM is out and hoarding is now officially an illness.
Want to avoid crowds? Don't climb Mount Everest right now.
Impressive, thick fog in Sydney, Australia.
The Daily Word in Tebow’s release, choir attacks and zoo babies.
Gas explosion in Prague injured at least 35.
The New York Jets have released Tim Tebow.
The St. Jude Thaddeus Parish choir was attacked on Sunday during closing hymns.
Weather postpones the new World Trade Center building’s ascent to be the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.
The state has issued an Amber Alert for 6-year-old Elijah Reczek.
Leo Dicaprio’s life is nothing like The Great Gatsby.
New York City bartender breaks world record for most cocktails made in one hour. (Hint: The previous record was 973.)
Zoos around the world are welcoming new baby animals that will make your heart melt.
The Daily Word in breast milk banks, airbag shrapnel and sawing to the bone
Due to the lack of tablet sales and lack of Windows 8 enthusiasm, PC sales are in a tailspin.
So, on top of worrying about getting in an accident, now I have to worry about my airbag shooting shrapnel in my face?
Yeah, it may look a little suspicious if you remove your items from your home a week before it explodes ...
Identity theft mastermind pleads guilty.
Albuquerque is the proud owner of its first, its one and only, its very own breast milk bank?
Xavier McAfee was arrested again; is there another celebrity in town with an important script lingering in their car?
I know some people like to test items before they buy them, but this puts a whole new spin on going above and beyond, poor guy.
Webgame Wednesday: Nuclearoids
Puzzles are so much better when explosions are involved. Nuclearoids is a unique action puzzler that's a bit like playing pool on a sub-atomic level. Aim your various particles in a direction and let loose. The objective is to create as large a chain reaction as possible. Even if you fail, watching stuff blow up real good is a trippy treat. Get to the end, and you'll wish there were more levels. Boom, baby!
The Daily Word 6.5.11: moon rocks; Slutwalks; ruin-porn; exploding Russian arms depot
Oft-quoted biblical passages that aren't biblical passages.
Being a prick is a non-stop global project for Donald Trump.
Stupid Sarah Palin stupidly defends her stupid telling of Paul Revere's ride.
Selling moon rocks at Denny's, "United States vs. One Moon Rock," and other amazing stories involving black-market moon rocks.
“It’s easy to forget that change starts with anger, and that history has always been made by badasses.” Slutwalks.
Yemen just fell out of the frying pan and into the fire.
Short article about why the Three Gorges Dam in China was built and how it has wreaked havoc in central China, where there is now a severe drought.
Ruin-Porn. With links to collections of all-Detroit ruin-porn.