V.25 No.19 | 05/12/2016
The Daily Word in Shakespeare, Giraffe Evolution and Hallucinogens
By Monica Schmitt [ Tue May 17 2016 12:14 PM ]
Caught red handed! A group of Olympic participants get in trouble for conducting forbidden experiments.
College Shakespeare professors are probably going bonkers over this. A London archaeological team proves their geometry knowledge and reveals a chunk of history no one knew was missing.
Technological advancements sometimes give me the heebie-jeebies. I remain skeptical about this “safe” form of texting while driving.
These gentle giants have genes specially designed for pumping blood two meters up to the brain. Good work, natural selection. Scientists decode the genome to learn more about these mysterious creatures.
Lake Michigan is shrinking substantially, leaving only a few feet of sand on the community's beloved dog beach. Still think global warming is a myth?
There's a fine line between good intentioned and stupid and these guys crossed it. Keep the wildlife wild, ya dummies. Poor Bison baby was doing just fine before you insisted on knowing what was best for him.
Never lose hope, but if you do, never underestimate the power of magic mushrooms. Psychedelic experiences might be the cure for the incurable.
V.21 No.36 |
The Daily Word in (teacher and air) strikes, debates and calming propaganda
By Margaret Wright [ Mon Sep 10 2012 8:29 AM ]
Teachers are striking in Chicago.
"A significant accomplishment for the Obama administration and a sign of how far the markets have come."
Peace mission to Syria struggles in the midst of raging conflict.
Yemeni military says their forces have killed the second-highest ranking leader of Al Qaeda.
Romney's shifting health care reform rhetoric.
Gov. Martinez is soon to appoint a new person to the Bernalillo County Commission.
Congressional District 1 candidates Janice Arnold-Jones and Michelle Lujan Grisham held their first debate yesterday.
Chamomile Tea Party propaganda.
A case for atomic-based environmentalism.
Red wine might be better for you if there weren't alcohol in it. Ugh.
Such a douchebag.
V.21 No.34 |
The Daily Word in levees holding (or not), GOP platform-ogling and unexploded ordinance
By Margaret Wright [ Wed Aug 29 2012 10:14 AM ]
New Orleans' flood control system is so far fully operational in the wake of Hurricane Isaac.
But southeast of the city, Plaquemines parish is experiencing a serious levee breach.
The International Space Station's view of the massive storm.
Some chilling phrasing from Syria's Bashar al-Assad.
Parents in the state will have to cite more specific reasons if they don't want their kids immunized for school.
One key element of the new Republican Party platform: the embrace of dark money.
Compare other elements of today's GOP stance to that of 1980.
The government has a new means of ignoring the Fourth Amendment.
Dispatches from a year spent in a "failing" school.
"What a bore," said Ray Bradbury upon learning the FBI had been investigating him.
Taking money away from hospitals that treat undocumented immigrants.
The perks of being Russian President Vladimir Putin.
"Paris of the mind is preferable to the real thing."
Digital portraiture of Civil War-era Washington, D.C.
The long-term legacy of WWII bombing in Europe.
V.19 No.11 |
The Daily Word 03.24.10: Healthcare, Biden is a National Treasure, UFOs in Chile
By Tom Nayder [ Wed Mar 24 2010 8:48 AM ]
How badly does the healthcare overhaul destroy Mitt Romney's chances in the 2012 election?
Albuquerque Fire Department unveils new DWI guidelines.
Advice on how to run your business like a Somali pirate.
This kid with 31 fingers and toes is freaking me out!
My new hero made a White Castle hamburger stuffed turducken.
Finally, a reality-show I'm interested in! Casting has begun for a new show about Craigslist hook-ups.
Why didn't I get bacon roses for Valentine's Day?
Researches studying different paintings of the Last Supper have found an increase in portions over the last 1000 years.
Apparently there were sixteen UFO sightings in Chile the night of the big earthquake.
I wonder whatever happened to the cast of Magnum PI?
Hooray For Healthcare
By Jessica Cassyle Carr [ Sun Mar 21 2010 9:33 PM ]
The house passed healthcare tonight. Now your grandmother will die and no more babies will be born because everyone can get a government abortion, including men and your grandmother. End times is comin.'
V.19 No.8 |
The Daily Word 02.25.10: Whales, Lobos, Goonies
By Erin Adair-Hodges [ Thu Feb 25 2010 8:38 AM ]
Salon's live blog of the healthcare reform summit where tons of stuff will be agreed on and accomplished.
Killer whale kills trainer.
Storm dubbed Snowicane 2010, the Revenge of Weather, makes its way to the Northeast, where usually it's pretty nice this time of year.
How to get rid of bad teachers? It's not so easy.
UNM Lobos Men's Basketball team (context for those of you who haven't been paying attention) crack the top 10 of the AP poll. Fans astutely remark that Coach Alford is maybe not bad.
People often reject scientific findings (such as on climate change) when they conflict with their belief systems.
Gov. Richardson smacked down NJ Gov. Pawlenty on "Larry King Live" last night.
A Latvian hacker named Neo is releasing the financial info of banks on Twitter. He's also really good at Farmville.
Officer who shot a chimp that was attacking a lady now suffers PTSD from the event.
Top skiers Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso are in some kind of Twitter feud. Also, Mancuso wears a tiara during interviews, so, I'm calling a winner.
It's Sean Astin's birthday!
V.18 No.47 |
The Daily Word 11.22.09: Healthcare, abortion, Three Mile Island, Israel, Michael Jackson's glove
By Jessica Cassyle Carr [ Sun Nov 22 2009 8:07 PM ]
Healthcare: The debate has only just begun.
Bill Clinton attended former New Mexico governor Bruce King's funeral.
Arizona is trying to take New Mexico's film industry.
NM wants half a million dollars from a company that caused a cavern near Carlsbad in danger of collapse.
Israel is an asshole.
Rhodes Scholars named.
Rep. Patrick Kennedy denied communion because he supports abortion rights.
Is Three Mile Island leaking radiation.
One man claims that Russia is now a criminal state.
(Lame) American Music Award performances rated.
Michael Jackson's glove sold for $350,000.
Traveling Paris via 19th-century gastronomy.
Weather: Sunny with highs in the upper '50s all week.
V.18 No.37 |
The Alibi's Weekend Hit List
By Adam Fox [ Fri Sep 11 2009 2:44 PM ]
March 4 Healthcare • Civic Plaza • 9.13.09 • Noon-2 p.m.
The health care hysteria has officially hit Albuquerque, and boy is she pissed! This Sunday, Sept. 13th, from noon to 2 p.m., participate in a rally for health care reform sponsored by Grassroots 4 Public Option, non-partisan volunteers from New Mexico who aren't here to kill grandma but to help garner support for public option health care. The rally takes place at Civic Plaza (Third Street between Marquette and Tijeras NW), which coincides with other nationwide reform-friendly rallies and marches. For Albuquerque-related info on the march, visit march4healthcareabq.blogspot.com, and for the nationwide scope click on march4healthcare.com.
Up and at 'em! Set your alarms early this weekend and drop by the Peacecraft Benefit Yard Sale at Ridgecrest Park (Bridgecrest and Laurel SE). The sale runs on Saturday, Sept. 12th, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and you know what they say, the early bird catches the worm! Have anything you'd like to donate? Drop your gently used trinkets and knick knacks off at the park at 7 and 9 a.m. to assist the sale. All proceeds benefit Fair Wage for Fair Trade Producers, so you'll be shoppin' with a clean conscience. For more information, call Peacecraft at 255-5229.
Doñana, Four Seasons at National Hispanic Cultural Center
A documentary about Spain’s Doñana national park, a reserve spread through three provinces.
Wolfgang Paco • Mellow Mellone • Weatherhead • indie, alternative rock • Acacia Cove • Malcolm Reese • acoustic at Duke City Sound Stage
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