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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.

Explosion kills husband and two children of missing Utah mother. Autopsies suggest the husband is responsible.

Los Angeles elementary school to close for 2 days for child abuse investigation.

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-face-under-the-cushion-making-you-pee-your-pants-when-you-finally-see-it internet crazes.

The mystery of the blue balls.

10 haunted hotels.

Big thanks to Tom and Carl for sending me some of today's links.

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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.

V.19 No.29 | 7/22/2010

Culture Shock

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.

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