The Daily Word in radiation fines, poop-free beards and Deflategate
It’s Wednesday, May 6,
And an “abstinence only” high school’s student population is suffering from a chlamydia outbreak.
Oh, hey, remember Deflategate? It’s back.
One employee has been released from the hospital and another remains critical after an accident at Los Alamos National Labs.
New Mexico cattle have been mysteriously disappearing. Probably stolen by rustlers. I mean, aliens. Obviously, aliens.
A rapist on probation was thrown back into jail after it was discovered he owned a copy of the “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” DVD.
And the Department of Energy has agreed to pay the state of New Mexico $73 million dollars in fines following a radiation leak at the WIPP underground waste facility.
Have a great day!
The Daily Word in cream cheese, happy elephants and taking lunch breaks
Good afternoon, people of the internet! It's almost Friday, which means absolutely nothing to people who work weekends!
The Ringling Bros. finally admit maybe having wild elephants as part of their circus isn’t really that cool.
A 91 year-old woman who was told as a girl she wouldn’t be able to pursue engineering, has landed her dream job as a design consultant specializing in products geared towards the elderly. TAKE THAT, AGEISM AND SEXISM!
Prince played basketball in middle school and his yearbook photo is going to make your Thursday.
Everyone knows the top emojis are the poop, the partying ghost and the monkey covering her eyes. Some genius made an emoji poop dress and it’s all I want this year for my birthday.
Take a lunch break every damn day!
The Daily Word in kissing, assisted suicide, Facebook, dementia and bike tricks.
Leave it to Web MD to take the fun out of kissing.
The international movement to legalize assisted suicide has pissed off the Pope.
The Hollywood Film Awards get interesting with the help of Johnny Depp and Kristen Stewart.
Here's what 200 calories looks like.
Facebook is making a Facebook for your job in addition to the current one for bitching about your job.
There's a town for people who can't remember.
The president of Turkey contends Muslims discovered America.
An old-timey lady did your bike tricks first.
The Poop Boat: exciting and new.
You may want to think twice before taking that elephant ride on your next vacation.
Miss Honduras has gone missing just days before the Miss World pageant.
If you’re up late, don’t forget to bundle up and check out tonight’s meteor shower.
Thanks for the links, Geoff Plant and Sarah Bonneau!
The Daily Word in moon poop, the world's top brand and the "Breaking Bad" finale
A partial government shutdown sounds serious, no? So, USA Today has answered some important questions as to what that entails.
A business jet crashed into a Santa Monica Airport hangar on Sunday leaving no survivors. Officials aren't quite sure how many people were onboard.
What kind of world is this when computers beat out soda pop for top brand?
Excuse me, Mr. Whac-A-Mole, I think your warehouse is on fire.
It's no secret that astronauts have left behind some sort of memento to commemorate their time on the moon, but who knew it'd be something so personal?
Are you one of those people that never eats food past its expiration date? Here are a few tips to gauge whether you're throwing away perfectly good food.
Santa Fe's Heavenly Boutique is back open after the FBI raided it last week and found 7,300 mg of Oxycodone, a prescription pain medicine.
Anthony Bourdain likes New Mexico's green chile best!
The Daily Word in robot bands, poop snakes and forbidden spheres.
APD shooting declared justified.
An ambulance fell victim to a woman’s diabolical “ride home” scheme.
Robbers dug a tunnel into a bank, just like in the cartoons.
Finally. A robot band.
Thanks for the help Emily and Millington!
A dove by any other name would be as revered?
Yesterday’s Daily Word provided a link to a KRQE story about the City’s Council’s introduction of a bill aimed at cracking down on pigeon poop. The pigeon nuisance abatement ordinance would make feeding and keeping the birds a finable offense.
I have mixed feelings about this issue. Obviously there’s an overpopulation problem in Albuquerque, and I’ve seen people feeding the pigeons. Since moving into my Downtown house a year and a half ago, I’ve witnessed the level of neighborhood pigeon crap increase dramatically. At some point last year four birds took up residence in the rafters in the back of my house. I think the pigeons are cute, but the mess they make at my back door is filthy and disgusting. I can’t get too mad at them, though, and here’s why. Several years back NPR ran an interview with Andrew Blechman, author of Pigeons: The Fascinating Saga of the World's Most Revered and Reviled Bird. Learn all about these interesting birds here.