The Daily Word 8.12.11: debate over Republican debate, blanket octopus and the fluctuating Dow Jones.
Plus, kid spends a long time under water and doesn't drown.
Dow Jones sets a record by moving at least 400 points for four consecutive days.
The Pentagon releases names of the 38 people who were in the military transport helicopter shot down by the Taliban last Saturday.
Cleveland serial killer sentenced to the death penalty.
A twelve-year-old rescued off the coast of Washington spent approximately 15 minutes under water and is alive and speaking.
Why we don't stand up and fight back in the U.S.
London teen who predicted riots predicts more.
Security forces open fire on Syrian protestors; killed 11 earlier.
Hawaiian boy catches rare and weird-looking blanket octopus.
The Oatmeal's Minor Differences Part 4, including how American accents sound to the British.
The Daily Word: 8.5.11
Facebook, assaulting Philly buses, kidnapping babies, and weasels planning for the future
Rio Rancho bank robber still on the loose.
Gunmen shoot up Phillu bus.
Mark Zuckerberg's sister leaves Facebook.
Officials kidnap babies in China.
Head of India's Congress Party had surgery in the United States.
Juno to Jupiter!
Perhaps Obama didn't lose to GOP.
A seven-year-old kid's prehistoric blog.
South American weasel-like animals plan for the future.
Daily Word 6.17.11- Quit with the fires already
GLBT rights resolution, poison snakes, Yemen, Green Lantern
East mountain fire flared last night.
The U.N. passed a GLBT rights resolution.
Don't make death threats to judges.
Obama says he didn't need permission to take military action in Libya, so there.
Yemen, which you forgot about, still protesting.
Did you already read about these crazy poisonous snakes on our blog? If not, read about it here.
Scientists add memory to rat!
New York Times calls Green Lantern chintzy!
How The Oatmeal thinks 127 Hours should have ended (with spoiler!).
The Daily Word: 5.20.11: Judgement Day mostly
The last Daily Word of all time is mine!
Believers say goodbye because tomorrow's Judgement Day
President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister get tense.
Atheist entrepreneur charges for post-Rapture pet care.
The guy climbing the building at Effex dies.
How do we know it's Judgement Day? Some portions of the theory here.
New treatment helps paralyzed man stand, walk.
Filmmaker Lars von Trier announces he's a Nazi and is banned from Cannes
Guatemalan First Lady to divorce husband and run for president herself.
Italian anger over ugly statue of the pope.
Some British film critics give the highs and lows of this year's Cannes Film Festival
Facebook event Post Rapture Looting had more than 520, 000 friends this morning.
Newest from The Oatmeal: how fun it is to help someone move.
The Daily Word: 5.13.11- revenge attacks, future of journalism, bring your passport, decapitated bodies
A bunch of serious, depressing stories and a couple bright ones
Revenge bombing in Pakistan may be first of many.
Europe to curtail passport-free travel, stopper immigration.
Robert Krulwich, Radiolab host, gives commencement speech on the future of journalism.
Facebook paid PR firm to smear Google.
Nineteen decapitated bodies found in Durango, Mexico since Monday.
Two cyclists hit by cars Thursday, one dead. Not cool.
NM Forest Service to close several forests due to extreme fire danger.
Murders/suicide in Idaho leaves
Mapfund announces a million in grants to groundbreaking performers.
The Oatmeal instructions for being a bad salesperson.
The Daily Word 4.29.11
Morocco cafe bomb, dolphin podcast, Superman's citizenship
Terrorist attack shreds a Morrocan cafe.
Meteorologists showed live footage of tornadoes approaching.
New regulations aimed at food marketing to help reign in childhood obesity.
Del Norte high school football coach popped for second DWI.
Nearly half a million dollars misused around an NHCC fresco causes scandal.
Hilarious minor differences illuminated by The Oatmeal.
Some researchers say dolphins are too smart for captivity.
Kia Motors recalls cars whose gas tanks fall off.
Malfunction delays space shuttle launch.
National Institutes of Health get favorable ruling on stem cell research.