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V.26 No.1 | 01/05/2017

The Daily Word in Stellar Collisions, Arguing Bots and Carrie Fisher's Ashes

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An iceberg the size of Rhode Island is expected to break off of Antarctica within the next few months. Scientists say we can anticipate a rise in sea levels when it happens.

Astronomers are predicting that a "new" star produced by a stellar collision that happened centuries ago will be visible to the naked eye in 2022. They call it the "Boom Star."

Thousands are logging on to watch a live-streaming argument between two Google Homes bots on Twitch.

Ok. This is weird. The Chilean government released a nine-minute video that appears to show an actual UFO (or rather, a UAP--unidentified aerial phenomenon). Watch the footage for yourself. Its ... intense.

Carrie Fisher's ashes were reportedly placed in an urn shaped like a giant Prozac pill.

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The Daily Word in freedom fighters, not-so-soothing warmth and dark money

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“For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” Happy Birthday to Nelson Mandela.

Top Syrian defense ministers, including President Bashar al-Assad's brother-in-law, were killed in Damascus by a suicide bomber.

Shrinking Greenland ice sheet birthed a Manhattan-sized iceberg.

Track the extent of countrywide drought conditions.

City cracks down on illegal dog breeding.

Investigation of the Little Bear Fire initiated.

Santa Fe is the "best food town."

Senate Republicans heart secret donors.

"Outsized level of influence": an infographic.

The end of Penn State football is a possibility.

Should we be required to vote?

Sorry, but the Olympic mascots creep me out.

Just embrace the suck.

Ugh, I need some good news.

Life in an undersea space station.