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The Daily Word in robots, French boob jobs and magic eye

Congress approves payroll tax cut.

The 50 Internet memes of 2011.

Weather closes most N.M. highways.

APD hired officer with an "excessive force" past, according to lawsuit.

Your kids are ungrateful for a reason.

Gay robot opposes Bachmann.

Speaking of robots, Devin invokes the "Uncanny Valley" hypothesis in this week's film review of Tintin. Here are some examples of creepy faux humans.

Hypnotic folk dance indeed.

The hideous actors behind the hideous masks.

Medical magical mushrooms in the realm of enchantment.

And Internet magic eye!

X-ray xmas tree!

Happy Hanukkah! Save a little money on the electric bill, why don’t you?

Space ball falls from sky in Namibia.

Perhaps that’s why everyone is mysteriously nodding off in Africa?

Kim Jong Il is mourned to death.

France recommends that 30,000 women have their breast implants removed.

Mmmm .. Italian Red Meat Flavor.

Occupy. Now what?

Pollacks continue to do everything backward by using drone planes to spy on police at protests.

Five ways to eat baby Jesus.

A very Terry Gilliam Christmas.

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Re-Gifting Gone Bad

This lady opens a wine storage unit to find narsty rotting cheese and sausage meant for the original recipient years ago.

One in five Americans re-gift.

Here’s how to do it right. Here are even more rules.

The green re-gift.

Really? Seinfeld invented the word “re-gift.”

Actually, why do we “gift” at all?

What’s the worst re-gift you ever got?

V.18 No.47 | 11/19/2009

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Holiday Gift Guide

The best local gift-makers you've never heard of

The secret is out.

Albuquerque is home to an underground of league of geniuses, and they’re poised to take over the world. They’re armed with sophisticated super powers, able to create spectacular, never-before-imagined items from almost nothing. No one can stop them. And based on our intelligence, only a few citizens of Burque have even heard of them. But we can’t keep mum any longer. These local gift-makers are awesome!

It’s almost as though Santa embedded an especially resourceful brigade of elves in the Albuquerque area; here they are, toiling in obscurity, so very far away from the North Pole. The weird thing is, everyone outside of New Mexico already seems to know it.

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Gift Grab Bag

Shout Tags

An enterprising 3rd grade student at Georgia O'Keeffe Elementary School named Toby designed these nifty slogan-covered dog tags to help raise money for the Ethiopia Reads charity. In a very short amount of time, the school was able to fully fund the building of a library in Addis Ababa. The brightly colored, laser-engraved accessorieswhich have been featured on CNNcome with dozens of positive messages and a 4- or 24-inch chain. At a mere $5, they make great stocking stuffersplus, a portion of the proceeds go toward building more libraries. (Devin O’Leary)

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Aquarium Overnight: August at ABQ BioPark Aquarium

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