V.25 No.34 | 08/25/2016
The Daily Word in Squishy Robots, Dark Galaxies and Neon Tarot
By Joshua Lee [ Sat Aug 27 2016 10:49 AM ]
Artist Oliver Hibert has given the people what they want: A psychedelic, neon tarot deck.
Forget Uber. Singapore has just introduced self-driving cabs.
A galaxy that's almost 99.99% made up of dark matter has been discovered known as Dragonfly 44.
Siberian archeologists found the world's oldest sewing needle in a cave, implying that the people who lived there were more advanced than previously believed.
An Austrian town is being terrorized by a catnapper. 52 cats have gone missing, and some of them have come back with hard to explain injuries.
A guy in Norway lowered himself into a portable toilet to retrieve his friend's lost phone. Guess what? He got stuck, and rescue workers had to free him. That's what friends are for.
Octobot is a squishy, eight-armed, octopus shaped robot made with 3D printing and silicone gel. The kicker: Instead of a battery, Octobot runs on chemical reactions inside its completely flexible body.
V.23 No.31 |
The Daily Word in methane craters, an officer-involved shooting and the Central Avenue underpass flood problem
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 5 2014 1:03 PM ]
A BernCo sheriff's deputy shot a man who rammed his patrol car and trapped the deputy inside.
A city councilman introduced a controversial proposal that would substantially reduce marijuana possession penalties.
The remains of a missing hiker were recovered from the Santa Fe forest.
The city may finally do something about the lake that forms in the Central Avenue underpass when it rains heavily.
An Afghan soldier killed an American General, the highest ranking US service member to die in conflict since Vietnam.
There's intense fighting in Ukraine.
Guardians of the Galaxy's James Gunn once made some funny porn spoofs.
Media giant Gannett is splitting its newspaper and broadcast/digital divisions in order to make the lackluster print portion debt-free. And then, presumably, they'll throw it into a black hole so that it remains debt-free. Forever.
Huge methane gas releases caused by global warming appear to be causing the mysterious Siberian craters.
Here are some of the scant details on the Ebola "cure" administered to two American aid workers.
Check out the Disobedient Objects in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
V.23 No.9 |
The Daily Word in Candy Lady vs candy lady, a radioactive parking lot and Rob Ford on Kimmel
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 4 2014 10:27 AM ]
A number of new TV series will soon start shooting in and around Albuquerque.
A new candy lady is moving into the original Candy Lady location in Old Town.
WIPP may be shut down, but shipments of radioactive waste are still arriving.
New Mexico ranked as 33rd happiest state in 2013.
Scientists revived a 30,000 year old virus found in Siberia.
Rob Ford was (surprise) made a fool on Kimmel last night.
Check out the world's biggest (blimp-copter-thingy) aircraft.
Homeless person found living in her car with 24 cats and three dogs.
Philadelphia's "Swiss Cheese Pervert" facing more charges.
Uh ... 50 Cent featuring Jehovah's Witnesses using sign language to discourage deaf masturbation.
V.22 No.45 |
The Daily Word in the sale of Lovelace Health Plan, a tree-climbing anti-choice nut visits Albuquerque and what Lemmy Kilmister has in common with Dick Cheney
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Nov 12 2013 8:29 AM ]
Someone found an image of Jesus on a landscaping rock.
One of the original New Mexico same-sex marriage suit plaintiffs died.
The Supreme Court of The United States let stand an Oklahoma Supreme Court decision that struck down a law requiring women seeking abortions to view a detailed ultrasound.
Conditions in parts of the Philippines hit by Typhoon Haiyan are declining rapidly.
Imprisoned Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is on her way to a new prison in Siberia.
Frozen dirt walls will contain the contaminated areas around Fukishima.
This guy got a perfectly preserved cold war era fallout shelter with his newly purchased home.
Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister got a pacemaker.
V.21 No.5 | 2/2/2012
Cryptid Alert! Feel the wool of a living woolly mammoth!
By Nick Brown [ Wed Feb 8 2012 3:48 PM ]
Do you believe in true love? Do you believe there are living woolly mammoths in Siberia? As if for Valentine’s Day, this spectacular footage of a woolly mammoth crossing a river hath created a new spark of wonder in my black heart. I have always and forever remained hopeful that a few of these guys were still hanging around. I gave up on the glyptodon and megatherium, but never on my number one mammal, the woolly mammoth. Or maybe it’s a just bear with a fish in his mouth, and love is fake and woolly mammoths never existed. Happy Valentine’s Day, fake woolly mammoth. I don’t know what to get you.
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