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The Daily Word in rage, threats, shootings, poisonous bites and beaver butts

Timeline and coverage of Navy Yard shootings from The Washington Post.

Raw sewage in the streets, town of Grants, NM. There's sewage in the streets, it's up to my knees.

The small town of Mogollon, NM is now much more isolated thanks to heavy rains.

Heavy rains mean good times for New Mexico's reptiles.

A bar in Colorado caught fire after some cleaning rags spontaneously combusted.

"Breaking Bad's" Mike Ehrmantraut (actor Jonathan Banks) reads fairy tales in the style of Mike Ehrmantraut.

The Costa Concordia was successfully righted off the coast of Italy.

The Turks shot down a Syrian military helicopter.

A TSA employee called in a bomb threat to LAX TSA Headquarters.

For the first time in its 32 year history Butterball's Turkey Talk Hotline has some male operators.

What happens when you get a black widow bite.

Darwin, the IKEA monkey, will remain in an animal sanctuary and not be returned to his "mother."

Hedgehogs like baths and other stuff. Also, beavers' anal gland secretions are tasty.

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The Daily Word in Flooding, Bacon, Bacteria and Pornotopia

It’s Friday the 13th.

Al-Qaeda chief urges attacks on the US.

Bake your bacon in the oven the right way.

Low levels of gut bacteria may be linked to bitchiness and other disorders.

The Ig Nobel Prizes.

Roadkill: the ethical meat.

Monkeys think long and hard about bananas.

Grohl and Novoselic reminisce about Nirvana.

Fancy things are better. Right?

New Mexico is scheduled for more rain through Sunday. Despite the many complications and inconveniences it’s caused already.

The New Mexico Supreme Court rules in favor of Pornotopia.

Happy birthday Barbara Bain.

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The Daily Word in biker wars, flash flood warnings, a massive prison hunger strike and speculation about Edward Snowden

The tone of this local KRQE piece about an influx of rival biker gangs reminds one of an old biker film.

I do not own a lawn but I still want a free rain gauge.

There was more flooding in the Albuquerque area last night.

My iPhone sent me a warning about flash floods for the first time in my life last night. The government knows exactly where I am.

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.

Edward Snowden might be going to Venezuala according to a Russian politician. And who the hell is Snowden, really?

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.

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The Daily Word: AIDS vaccine, Nazi guard, self-driving cars

Man found dead with his throat cut near Mountain and Sixth Street.

Guy goes to the lost and found at Sandia Casino looking for his cocaine.

Bears in Roswell and Belen.

AIDS vaccine works in monkeys. A human vaccine may be just around the corner.

Paramedic says he was discriminated against because of his beard in EspaƱola. He's a Sikh, and it's part of his religion.

The M-I-crooked letter-crooked letter-I-crooked letter-crooked letter-crooked letter-I-humpback-humpback-I River is flooding at historic levels.


Guard for Nazi camp was charged with 28,060 counts of accessory to murder. He was sentenced to five years in prison.

Google lobbies for self-driving cars. Guess Google never watched the "Doctor Who" episode about the ATMOS system in cars.

This technology can read your mind.

World wastes more than a billion tons of food every year.

Bin Laden's diary (crushes revealed! jk).

Dems try to repeal tax incentives for big oil, given the companies are seeing profit.

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The Daily Word: 1.14.11: It hits the fan in Tunisia

Tunisia's president dissolves government.

Autopsy reveals police shot man seven times.

Martha Stewart splits lip, gets nine stitches. Not a good thing.

FDA won't ban Vicodin.

More than 500 people die in Brazil floods.

I watched a really depressing nature show about eagles last night. There is no link. I just thought you should know.

Mentally disabled man pardoned for murder (73 years after he was executed).

Young girl killed in Arizona shootings laid to rest.

Happy birthday, LL Cool J.

David Nelson of 'Ozzie and Harriet' dies.

Used needles found all over abandoned apartment complex.

Lawmakers greet calls for gun control with silence.

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