The Daily Word in baby names, ants, Cozy Powell, & werewolfism.
Another plane is missing.
Lizard Squad claims an assist in the Sony hack.
Viewers are weary of Reality TV.
Three lefts make a right for ants.
Cosby hired detectives to dig up dirt on his accusers.
How do hand warmers heat up?
What are Albuquerque’s busiest intersections?
Downtown’s ice skating rink is open and tiny.
Liam and Mia were the most popular baby names in NM this year.
The Year In Review Facebook App wasn't such a good idea.
John Oliver tells us why New Year’s Eve sucks.
A cyclist is sueing the city over a pothole.
In Northern Ireland, a man was beaten to death with his own guitar on Christmas Eve.
A woman in California was recently reunited with her hotrod: a Mustang that was stolen 28 years ago.
Caution: these quotes may inspire spontaneous creativity.
Meanwhile, it’s time to think about the future... the far future.
The President of Argentina is trying to curb werewolfism by adopting a seventh son and making him her Godson.
Iron Maiden's seventh album Seventh Son of a Seventh Son, touches heavily on the theme of the paranormal, and features the song “The Clairvoyant."
The Daily Word in Super Bowl commercials, burrito bandits, dino blogs
Fox Sports' 10 best Super Bowl XLVI commercials.
UNM students have started a website that facilitates Lobo Men's Basketball ticket trade.
It doesn't get much more intense than the tale of the Albuquerque “burrito bandits.”
Did you miss the Super Bowl Half Time Show's “spontaneous gesture”?
I am sort of in love with the Smithsonian's blog called “Dinosaur Tracking: Where paleontology meets pop culture.”
Australian man crashes his Lamborghini on his way to get hitched.
Now open: The Museum of Broken Relationships.
Just another one of those creepy-
Big thanks to Tom and Carl for sending me some of today's links.
The Daily Word 11.30.10: ant-covered Jesus, epic snowball fight, recycled jeans Focus
In light of the Christmas spirit, the Smithsonian displays, among other things, an ant-covered Jesus.
You can no longer sit or lie on sidewalks in San Francisco.
An innocent snowball fight turns into a 500 person brawl in Germany.
China and North Korea are having a lover’s quarrel, according to the controversial WikiLeaks docs.
8 million people have stopped using their credit cards over the past year.
News Corp doesn’t know what the hell to do with struggling MySpace.
A casting agent for The Hobbit is fired for only looking at prospects with “light skin tones.”
A robber in Deming gets foiled when a package of empanadas is thrown at his head.
The new Ford Focus uses recycled jeans in its sound-deadening and carpet backing.
Fiji Water is no longer from Fiji.
This man, arrested 127 times, claims he is a victim of Albuquerque police.
One of the coolest things about being me is the amount of stuff people tell me. Sometimes it’s off the record, even though it’s not juicy/verifiable/interesting enough to be on the record. Occasionally the gossip is so good the whole down-low thing makes me want to scream. Most of the time the information I get is somewhere in the middle of these two extremes and totally shareable. Generally, this kind of stuff is sent via e-mail with the words “for immediate release” in big, bold and sometimes italic letters at the top. It’s maybe not the most exciting, but some of those e-mails actually include the interesting stuff. Let’s open the vault.