What the hell is a "selfie stick" and why is the Albuquerque Museum forbidding their use?
Where does the proverb "In like a lion, out like a lamb" come from?
Milanese artist El Gato Chimney conjures up "symbolic visions of fantasy worlds infused with alchemy, occultism and folklore."
GWAR covers Kansas for the A.V. Club, and the result is rad.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Congress that Obama's deal with Iran will result in the rise of a new nuclear power.
Russia is becoming a real problem.
Sleep and longevity are closely linked.
You should eat more bugs.
Iranian law allows for creative sentencing.
How’s that bitcoin thing working for you?
Watch a cute panda cub play with a ball.
Try this new deep-fried confection.
Pecans like this weather, at least.
Texting while driving is now illegal in New Mexico.
Rio Rancho votes tomorrow.
What’s happening today?
Happy birthday, James Doohan.
"Human Waste Disposal" APD cop Economidy cost the city about $300,000 by justifiably shooting a man three times in the back.
A New Mexico District Judge's decision paves the way for changes to the state's assisted suicide law.
Farmington has Blue Meth. It's real, but of low quality apparently.
An Iranian news agency is reporting that a new Snowden leak proves that since 1945 the US has been run by the same space aliens that comprised the Third Reich.
Here are some laughably misogynistic ads of yore.
Meet the "Swiss Cheese Pervert."
There was an argument over texting in a theater that ended in a fatal shooting.
Ford is going to start making aluminum trucks.
-Look! A woolly pig.
Another Juggalo lawsuit against the FBI. And DOJ.
It appears that the DEA has been backhandedly assisting the importation of muchas drogas into the US.
Kanye West punched a guy in Kim Kardashian's chiropractor's office.
Retired FBI agent Robert Levinson has vanished in Iran, and according to AP, he was doing some work for the CIA.
The Democrats and Republicans are duking it out in the Senate … well, not physically.
Authorities say up to four people were stabbed outside the Sports Authority Field after the Denver Broncos lost to the San Diego Chargers.
A SWAT “situation” has ended peacefully after shots were reported at a home in Rio Rancho.
An Albuquerque school bus driver has been accused of punching a student in the face as he was headed home from Eisenhower Middle School.
The City has paid $900,000 to the family of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by APD in 2011.
Rio Grande High School transformed its gym into Italy for one of its students who has been battling leukemia for the past year.
You ever see a two-headed pig? I wouldn't recommend it.
The Department of Corrections wants to move their Albuquerque-area parole office from Nob Hill to the Plaza Maya building downtown.
Alamogordo is a haven for Africanized, "killer" bees.
There's a cow problem in Rio Rancho.
There are rat-sized, tire-eating, meningitis-spreading SNAILS in Miami-Dade county.
A Marine helicopter crashed near the border of North Korea.
A large earthquake occurred in the border region of Pakistan and Iran.
One of the founders of Pirate Bay has been charged with hacking into a bank.
Important revelations from a French scientist on the necessity of bras and their relation to boob firmness.
It's "Michele Bachmann is a kook" time again.
Calling this a "phone" doesn't seem right.
20 years ago this month the demolition of Kowloon Walled City began.
Virgin Galactic will start paying rent for Spaceport America.
State bill that would increase background checks for gun buyers is likely dead.
They've launched worms and turtles, and now Iran has sent a monkey into space.
Great story behind this super-rare coin.
The Globe and Mail teaches you how to make bacon.
Dude, what happened?
Here's a rotten Twinkie for sale.
RIP Sugarfoot. The lead singer of the Ohio Players died.
South Korea elects first female president, conservative Park Geun-hye.
The sky (of The Pit) is falling!
Penn State scandal voted top sports story of the year (again).
APD officer arrested and accused of theft.
Tebow’s sad, sad story.
American pastor imprisoned in Iran while visiting family.
Rumors of school violence lead to 7 suspensions at Manzano High School.
Those darn foxes getting their heads stuck in everything.
A menagerie of adorable things that happened in 2012.
How gun control works for Japan.
It’s September 11.
Wrestler Jerry Lawler collapses.
Attack of the Bun Stabber.
Scientology is mad at Vanity Fair.
Night of the Monkey Smuggler.
Iran unveils the Meshkat missile.
Everybody loves funny pictures.
I repeat, everybody loves funny pictures.
These are real sci fi children’s books. Not really.
Here’s a gentleman they say chased some kids with a chainsaw right here in town.
I’m a big fan of little turtles and promise not to touch my mouth.
Happy Birthday Virginia Madsen.
Today qualified young immigrants can begin applying for permits to avoid deportation.
Federally subsidized programs on Mitt Romney's fiscal hit list: Amtrak, PBS, arts, humanities.
Democratic voter registration is down in eight key "battleground" states with an uptick in registered independents.
Dusty Pop Art collection in Iran permitted to see the light of day.
Ailing Russian Kalishnikov factory buoyed by U.S. gun buyers.
Univision calls for inclusion of Latino perspectives in presidential debates.
Visine poisoning > diarrhea = jail.
Staying out of the woods because Aunt Flo is visiting and you're scared of getting mauled by a bear? Fear no more, says National Park Service.
Corrales votes down gun restrictions.
Horse slaughter plant plans nixed.
New Mexico trucking company tries to avoid workers comp payments, gets called out by Tennessee high court.
I think they should make a movie about this new insect species discovered via Flickr.
The 1904 Olympic marathon was super, super weird.
Man sues secutiry company after he was accused of tagging and then pepper-sprayed in Santa Fe.
How to dump alcohol in mass quantities.
At least 250 dead after Iran is hit with two earthquakes.
This super drunk guy survived being crushed in a recycling truck compactor twice.
Two female co-workers at a meat processing plant got into a giant fight. Their weapons of choice? Dried meat of course.
These zombie Disney princesses are, in my opinion, a little over-the-top.
I too thought the Olympic closing ceremony was a bit weird.
"The four most beautiful words in our common language: I told you so." R.I.P, Gore Vidal.
Onlookers laugh at the mayor of London stuck on a zip line.
Syrian government forces use warplanes in Aleppo, while rebels employ "heavy weapons, including tanks."
A.P.D. hasn't been adequately tracking their weapons, according to internal audit.
Albuquerque "spice" traced back to China.
Rio Grande Foundation takes the mayor to task for proposed Railyard redevelopment.
Romney's swing state woes.
Olympic badminton players lost on purpose.
A bipartisan deal actually moves forward in Washington, D.C.
The "pepper-spray cop" of UC Davis doesn't work there any more.
Modern human behavior traced back 44,000 years.
Geez, these two are adorable.
UN Rights Council looking into mass killings in Syria which many believe to be the work of Syrian government.
Obama’s role in cyberattacks on Iran.
Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run on I-25.
Saturday is Free Fishing Day—no licenses or stamps required.
Looks like John Edwards will walk free.
Details on the Seattle man who killed five in a cafe on Wednesday and then offed himself.
Relatives of the homeless (and now faceless) man who was attacked in Miami didn't know he was still alive. In related news, a Baltimore student snacks on a man’s brain and heart. Meanwhile, CDC denies Zombie Apocalypse.
Bieber has a thing for walking into plate-glass.
Where to go for free doughnuts on National Doughnut Day.
If you've ever been pissed that your custom-ordered Persian rugs didn't come with the proper cherub imagery, maybe you'll sympathize with these embroidered Kanye tweets.
Invention of the year— spray-bottle Sriracha. Somebody get a patent, stat!
Speaking of inventions, MIT students turn bananas, cat tongues and stairs into computer keys.
This guy should teach New Mexicans to parallel park. Just sayin’.
Speculation on what killed Johnny Tapia
New Mexico's five corporate legislators
Meth-like bath salts may be to blame for attack of the Miami face-eater.
NYC looks to ban large sodas and sugary drinks.
"Sesame Street" composer reacts to news that his songs may have been used to torture people at Gitmo.
Buy salt made from human tears.
Serpent-handling pastor dies from a rattlesnake bite.
Porn star is suspected of murder and mailing body parts to the Conservative Party of Canada.
The rise of lucid dreaming
What it means to be gay in Iran
Supercars that go 200 mph
American nuns prepare a response to Vatican charges that they're radical feminists.
Your state in sandwich form
Nicolas Cage performs John Cage. Kinda.
Egypt’s polarized runoff election continues to heat up.
A damaging earthquake in Italy is the second to hit the country in 10 days.
Western countries increase diplomatic pressure on Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad in the wake of civilian massacre.
Johnny Tapia’s New York Times obituary.
Miguel Abeyta, 72, thwarts his wife’s would-be purse snatcher.
The Whitewater-Baldy Complex fire is still zero percent contained, and growing.
The Trust for America’s Health named New Mexico the
riskiest state in the country for leading in the number of preventable deaths.
A new poll shows Martin Heinrich and Heather Wilson leading the race for Jeff Bingaman’s vacant senate seat, while Eric Griego and Michelle Lujan-Grisham appear to be in a dead heat for the 1st Congressional District.
Zombie-averse residents in Miami witnessed a “growling cannibal” on an overpass before he was fatally shot by police.
The virus infecting Iranian computers is called “Flame,” and it’s part of a sophisticated cyberespionage project.
Ancient Roman shipwrecks were discovered in deep waters.
It won’t be long before you, too, can assemble your own underwater robot.
Electrical problems in the Heights cause evacuations.
Ex-Pakistani soldier digs into bin Laden’s death.
World leaders attempt to investigate possible nuclear research site in Iran.
USDA buying 7 million pounds of “pink slime” to make hamburgers for school lunches.
220 mph-plus trains coming to California?
Tea Party-related brawl in Rio Rancho.
James Cameron is sinking—on purpose.
More Nazis in a neighborhood near you.
Swedish teenager attacks a car with a sword.
Whitney Houston leaves entire will to her daughter.
British man raises a fit because he wasn’t allowed to wear capri pants in a swimming pool.