V.24 No.22 | 5/28/2015
The Daily Word in sumo wrestling, salmonella, Santolina and Sun Ra
By Constance Moss [ Fri May 22 2015 11:29 AM ]
Barclays plans to build Santolina: an entirely new city just outside Albuquerque.
40,000 bees were found under this woman’s bedroom floor.
Italy warns consumers of a Prosecco shortage.
A salmonella outbreak in the US linked to sushi tuna has sickened more thank 50 people.
An adult dating site was hacked, publicly revealing its users’ kinky turn-ons.
Here’s a glimpse into the life of a sumo wrestler.
These portly cats and dogs are participating in a pet slimming contest.
V.21 No.43 | 10/25/2012
News for Foodies
By Ty Bannerman [ Mon Oct 22 2012 10:00 AM ]
Lead-lined chicken eggs! Salmonella-tainted peanut butter! You’d better read this news roundup before your food kills you.
The Mouthful: News for Foodies
V.21 No.8 | 2/23/2012
The Daily Word in fat Tuesdays, bloated bailouts and luxury colliding with fried chicken
By Adam Fox [ Tue Feb 21 2012 10:21 AM ]
The European Union agrees to a $173 billion bailout of Greece and its very mortal economy.
It’s officially Mardi Gras in New Orleans, and the festivities have already started including a washed-up Cindy Lauper and New Orleans native Harry Connick Jr.
The UNM Lobos men’s basketball team are now ranked 18th and 21st in the Associated Press and Coaches’ Polls, respectively.
Russian scientists resurrect a 30,000-year-old flower from the Ice Age. Adorable animated feature to follow.
One person dead after a BMW hits a KFC traveling at speeds higher than 100 mph.
GOP (and moon base) hopeful Newt Gingrich claims beating Obama in the general election is a “duty of national security.”
UC Davis researchers are this close in developing a vaccine for salmonella.
A 23-year-old New Mexico college student is going to court after police say she stole a $2 pumpkin from McCall’s Pumpkin Patch.
A FedEx delivery man predicted the rise of Jeremy Lin long ago.
Cell phone hackers can track your every move without your knowledge.
The real aughts (the ones that echo “The Jetsons” and Back to the Future) are finally here as the University of Texas works on a driverless car.
Thanks to Emily for some of today’s links.
V.20 No.31 | 8/4/2011
The Daily Word with drunk children, airline shutdowns, dyslexia, gluten and Amy Winehouse secrets
By Laura Marrich [ Wed Aug 3 2011 11:55 AM ]
Santa Fe 12-year-old charged with DWI.
It’s plague season: the fifth case of Hantavirus has been reported in N.M.
After nickel-and-diming the debt ceiling, lawmakers ran out to summer recess before resolving an FAA shutdown that’s costing taxpayers $1 billion a month.
The U.S. is finally joining the developed world by moving birth control under health insurance coverage—but there are some catches and a whole lot of misinformation.
A new font designed to help dyslexics read.
The FDA still hasn’t defined when foods can be labeled “gluten free.”
If your house was on fire, would you take this stuff with you?
Ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak stands trail.
Pro-bike mayor of Vilnius, Lithuania says “Nice parking job, asshole!” to a Mercedes ... with a tank.
Steer clear of ground turkey for a while.
Haiti braces for tropical storm Emily, more devastation.
Everyone stop what you’re doing: Miley Cyrus got a “gay marriage” tattoo.
Also, Amy Winehouse was secretly engaged.
Her at University of New Mexico
A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system that's designed to meet his every need.
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