V.25 No.25 | 06/23/2016
What's On Your Bucket List?
N.M. Authors Celebrate "Bucket of Fun"
Press Release [ Fri Jul 15 2016 11:15 AM ]
New Mexico authors Barbe Awalt, Loretta Hall and Patricia C. Hodapp are celebrating the release of their Bucket List books with a "Bucket of Fun" event at 3pm on Sunday, July 17, at Page One Books. Awalt's latest is The Ultimate Green Chile Cheeseburger Bucket List, Hall has The Complete Space Buff's Bucket List, and Patricia C. Hodapp's effort is The Complete Santa Fe Bucket List.
Hall's Space Buff is teased as such: "The Complete Space Buff's Bucket List talks about, of course, the usual things like great museums, planetariums, astronauts, space suits, rockets, planets, and stars. But it also has duct tape, Tang, Cosmos, movies, space burial, Astronaut Ice Cream, Biosphere, aliens and the Meteorite Crater. Each Bucket List book is dedicated to an appropriate non-profit and this book highlights The National Space Society. If you have things on your bucket list that are not in this book, no fear, because there is a blank list in the back of the book. This book is a fun and light space book that will appeal to astronauts everywhere."
And Hodapp's Santa Fe list is thus described: "The Complete Santa Fe Bucket List Book is the fifth in the series of Bucket List books by Rio Grande Books. Patricia C. Hodapp, Director of the Santa Fe Library, lists all of the Santa Fe events, places, and distinctive fun that makes The City Different is one of the greatest tourist locations in the US. There are 100 things that she thinks are noteworthy including: green and red chile, El Rancho de las Golondrinas, sunsets, blue skies, art of Hispanics, Native Americans and Anglos, museums, Canyon Road and the Plaza."
Awalt has hung and curated countless art exhibits including nine venues for the Our Saints Among Us travelling exhibit. She is also the co-publisher of Tradicion Revista, the only regular magazine featuring the Hispanic arts and culture of the Southwest. She lives in Albuquerque.
V.25 No.26 | 06/30/2016
The Daily Word in Street Art, Prosthetic Limbs and Space
By Monica Schmitt [ Tue Jul 5 2016 11:05 AM ]
Portuguese graffiti artists have taken their work to a whole new dimension.
A town supervisor in New York is looking towards environmentally friendly ways to combat viruses carried by mosquitoes. More specifically, getting help from our nocturnal, vision-impaired friends. Have you thanked a bat today?
Australia's complicated voting system leaves citizens with no clue who won the election, 48 hours later.
Inspired by a generation of praising computer-like accuracy, scientists reevaluate child-rearing methods in a new book and discuss the importance of communication and encouraging questions.
Police departments in some cities are exploring the possibility of texting for help in situations where making calls might feel too risky.
A 9-year-old girl who was born without a right hand was given a prosthetic arm from students at Sienna College. Complete with a Frozen theme.
V.25 No.17 | 04/28/2016
The Daily Word in Captain Cook, Anteaters and Martian Colonies
By Monica Schmitt [ Tue May 3 2016 12:18 PM ]
Ahoy! The famous Lord Sandwich, lost in the 18th century, is found!
A new world record for the 100 meter dash is set. By a 100 year old woman. Best way to celebrate? Push-ups. This lady is not to be messed with.
We all know that Beyonce's a badass but she isn't the only VIP in her new album. Her music video is comprised of an impressive and talented group of artists.
This little anteater did not just smoke a bowl. Leave him alone.
A significant percentage of antibiotics prescribed in the U.S. are given to patients who—get this—don't have bacterial infections. Drugs are great, but only when they actually work. Continuing to misuse such a powerful resource is resulting in a scary high amount of drug-resistant bugs.
In two years time Mars will say hello to an unmanned spacecraft called Dragon. The first step to Mr. Musk's ambitious goal of colonizing the planet? Only time will tell.
Mutation gene found in Labrador retrievers reveals that they are more inclined to crave food than other breeds.
Despite what Alanis Morissette tries to tell you, “rain on your wedding day” does not constitute irony. It also doesn't have to be a bad thing in the first place.
V.25 No.16 | 04/21/2016
The Daily Word in space menses, Vietnamese brides and the moon of Makemake
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Apr 27 2016 2:56 PM ]
Ever pondered space menses?
Hillary Clinton is setting up offices in ABQ.
A local high school baseball team is cheering up a sick teen for her birthday.
This article will bridge the gap in your knowledge of bridges.
There is a massive and awful market in China for Vietnamese brides.
A moon has been discovered that orbits the dwarf planet Makemake.
For all those adults who don't have a squad, here's how to get one.
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V.24 No.48 | 11/26/2015
The Daily Word in genetic doping, No Child Left Behind revision, and soda
By Cerridwen Stucky [ Wed Dec 2 2015 11:35 AM ]
You can pay to make your baby better, but is it worth the possible decline of humanity?
A decline in the fossil fuel industry that they really should've seen coming.
The No Child Left Behind Act is finally getting rewritten in New Mexico.
Launch to decide which private space company will be hired by NASA.
V.24 No.45 | 11/05/2015
The Daily Word in Republicans, bad sex, and space death
By Cerridwen Stucky [ Wed Nov 11 2015 11:52 AM ]
Last night's GOP debate is calm and mature... Relatively.
The people at BuzzFeed share with us their lousy sex experience.
Albuquerque honors its veterans- with free stuff!
Yet another “Beauty Through the Decades” video, but this one takes the romantic filter off of the past to show what women were really doing.
A planet far far away causes scientists to rethink the way they see planetary orbit.
Space is terrifying. Death is around every corner, and these astronauts have faced it head on.
Here's a page thats full of people gushing about Fallout 4. If that interests you.
V.24 No.46 | 11/12/2015
The Daily Word in Aux Dog is vandalized, aliens in L.A. and death threats
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Mon Nov 9 2015 12:21 PM ]
Aux Dog Theatre was vandalized on Halloween. They are taking donations to cover fix-up costs.
Edible Arrangements did a little more than deliver some fruit, they also threw in a death threat, customer claims.
Breastfeeding in public is OK, says city Councilwoman Diane Gibson.
University of Missouri System prez calls it quits, because racism.
Stop the (coffee) presses: Starbucks launches war on Christmas, Evangelical groups claim.
Aliens, I mean “missile test launch” spotted over L.A. Saturday night.
Walk the Moon team up with AT&T to make a deaf accessible music video, and it's the coolest thing you'll ever see.
Watch this man's sweet tribute to a colleague that passed, with a bagpipe rendition of “Amazing Grace.” Oh, and he's playing it in space.
V.24 No.40 | 10/1/2015
The Daily Word in napping at work, outer space is cool and sexbots
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Mon Sep 28 2015 1:26 PM ]
Tag you're it! Wait, maybe not. One Washington school district creates touch-less tag.
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Balloonist creates wheelchair accessible hot air balloon just in time for the Balloon Fiesta.
More space news: salt water discovered on Mars?
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She's not like other girls; she's a sexbot.
V.24 No.39 | 9/24/2015
The Daily Word In killer whales just wanna have fun, balloon fiesta and invisibility cloak isn’t just for Harry Potter
By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Sep 18 2015 11:28 AM ]
Teen drivers won’t like the new 2016 Chevy Malibu’s like their parents will.
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Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak isn’t just going to be used at Hogwarts.
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V.24 No.28 | 7/9/2015
The Daily Word in George
By Robert Maestas [ Wed Sep 9 2015 11:46 AM ]
Pros & Cons of CGI.
A reflection of our time.
CRY FOR ME!
NASA the hedgehog.
Computerman ( or the Expected Ignorance of Virture )
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Secrets of the US dollar.
The Daily Word: A Painful Yellow
By Robert Maestas [ Wed Jul 22 2015 3:10 PM ]
art is hard work.
a diet of still stars.
pantone matching system.
a history of bad men.
a painful yellow.
V.24 No.20 | 5/14/2015
Mars Ain’t the Kind of Place to Raise Your Kids
Part two of our interview with prospective Martian Zachary Gallegos
By Courtney Foster
New Mexico’s own prospective Martian, Zachary Gallegos, talks about his fears, his inspirations and, of course, sex in space.
V.24 No.14 | 4/2/2015
Courtesy of Zachary Gallegos
Mars One finalist Zachary Gallegos talks life and death on an angry red planet
By Courtney Foster
Burqueño Zachary Gallegos, in the final 100 contenders for a spot on the Mars One mission, chats about everything from scam allegations to Mars food sources.
V.23 No.31 | 7/31/2014
Knocked Up (In Space)
“Extant” on CBS
By Devin D. O’Leary
Steven Spielberg offers up overly familiar sci-fi with CBS’ Knocked Up In Space series, “Extant.”
V.23 No.29 |
The Daily Word in offshore oil, US earthquakes and same-sex marriage
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jul 18 2014 9:38 AM ]
A judge overturned Florida's ban on same-sex marriage; however, it only applies to Florida Keys.
Police in Pontiac, Mich., have identified “mummified” remains found in a garage.
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Obama administration approves offshore oil exploration on the East Coast.
Researchers find a possible connection between vasectomies and prostate cancer.
The massive number of toxicology reports to a state laboratory has caused delays with issuing death certificates.
Joy Junction's photos of the food they serve have ruffled someone's feathers.
Three people were killed yesterday morning in a helicoptor crash in Guadalupe County.
Uh oh, the Albuquerque Police Officers’ Association's president got a stern warning from a state law enforcement board.
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