V.25 No.39 | 09/29/2016
The Daily Word in Syria, Stereotypes and Living Fully
By Monica Schmitt [ Tue Oct 4 2016 11:01 AM ]
Just because it's not happening to your kids doesn't mean it's not happening.
Which Vice Presidential candidate has been described as a “human sweater vest?” Test your knowledge.
Hurricane Matthew swept through Cuba and has been ranked as the strongest hurricane in 52 years, hitting Haiti with powerful 145 mph winds. Floridians are on high alert, as Matthew is expected to make its way up the Southeastern coast toward the Mid-Atlantic.
Spunky 91-year-old Norma Bauerschmidt of Michigan died a full and happy woman, after deciding against cancer treatment and living a very full life instead, complete with her first hot air balloon ride, visits to National Parks and her first pedicure.
Women in Poland crowded the city's streets for “Black Monday” in protest of a proposed absolute ban on abortion that would put women and their doctors in jail for up to five years no matter the circumstance of the abortion. Miscarriages would also result in three years jail time if the woman could not prove it was not induced.
Even at eight-years-old, kids are already socially conditioned to sexism and racism. One teacher tackles stereotypes in her classroom and takes a step towards shaping socially aware adults in her third-grade classroom.
Read an interview with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson about his perspective on science and how pop-culture references are sometimes the most helpful analogies when talking about cosmic phenomena.
V.25 No.37 | 09/15/2016
The Daily Word in Terence Crutcher, Keith Lamont and Police Brutality[ Wed Sep 21 2016 11:21 AM ]
Two brewing companies are opening up shop Downtown.
Astronomers found some blobs within some other blobs (scientifically speaking).
Archeologists have discovered human remains at the largest shipwreck which was also where the Antikythera Mechanism was found.
Five medical personal were killed after the collapse of the cease-fire in Syria.
A 13-year-old boy was shot this month by police while playing with a BB gun.
Tulsa police fatally shot an unarmed man on Friday.
Charlotte police say fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott was holding a “gun.”
Since Colin Kaepernick has started his silent protest on Aug. 26, 15 black people have been shot during police encounters.
V.25 No.4 | 01/28/2016
The Daily Word in Trumpbridge, girlpower and the evolution of zombies
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Feb 3 2016 11:49 AM ]
Young Syrian refugees dream big ... and their dreams are awesome.
Trump accuses Cruz of fraud at Iowa caucus.
Obama is going to visit a mosque on US soil for the first time.
Wanna know a secret?
Yet another person dies in a APD/BCSO shooting.
Harry Potter fans beware: Trumpbridge is here.
NM Senate wants to raise teacher wages, but not sure where the money will come from.
If walking around with a wedgie all day is up your ... er ... alley, Levi's just came out with the "Wedgie" jean.
US businesses created 205K jobs in January.
Ever wondered about the evolution of zombies?
Zika virus is the new big bad.
V.25 No.2 | 1/14/2016
The Daily Word in the Governor of Maine, more Holly Holm and the Powerball
By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Jan 8 2016 3:40 PM ]
Holly Holm is like that ex-girlfriend who wants to keep your stuff after a breakup so you’ll keep coming back.
I’m just going to casually drain my bank account buying powerball tickets and regret my prior life choices when I don’t win.
V.24 No.47 | 11/19/2015
The Daily Word in escalation in Syria, why Winston Brooks was under investigation by APS and a runaway anchor
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Nov 24 2015 12:06 PM ]
Local media is getting closer to finding out why, exactly, former APS Superintendent Winston Brooks was under investigation by his employer when he resigned.
A former Human Services Department worker has plead guilty to being involved in a conspiracy to defraud the SNAP/food stamps program.
Right before Thankgsgiving, New Mexico Department of Corrections is putting all 11 state prisons on a three day lockdown.
Things aren't getting better since Turkey shot down a Russian plane.
On a less serious note, here's a bestial Thanksgiving turkey story.
Here's a list of things Donald Trump believes are "true".
I could watch this video of a freighter losing control of its anchor over and over.
V.24 No.46 | 11/12/2015
The Daily Word in a controversial story on encryption and the Paris Attacks, Anonymous and eating spiders in your sleep
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Nov 17 2015 10:35 AM ]
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez is joining other states opposed to accepting Syrian refugees.
Road conditions are poor throughout New Mexico.
The Lantern Festival was a success, but The Sandia Speedway where it was held is to be fined for not having appropriate permits.
Albuquerque is ranked 6th in nation among "best digital cities" by some organization.
Sleeping, dreaming, eating lots of spiders.
While Obama was trying to be a voice of reason, he did ask for it; John McCain took the President up on his invitation to "pop off" about US foreign policy.
Because there is NO indication it's true, NYT pulled their story blaming encryption for the Paris Attacks.
Step aside and let Anonymous handle ISIS, says Anonymous.
V.24 No.38 | 9/17/2015
The Daily Word in cryogenics, sperm, parodies and Madonna
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Mon Sep 14 2015 1:40 PM ]
This re-imagined Super Mario video shows, in simplest terms, what refugees fleeing to Europe face.
Burning Man may sue Quiznos over their parody ad mocking the festival.
Talk about a brain freeze! One young woman decided to freeze her brain after she died in hopes of using it in the future.
V.24 No.16 | 04/16/2015
The Daily Word in WikiLeaks, an angry gorilla and an uptight health clinic
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Apr 17 2015 9:30 AM ]
The parents of an 8-year-old who died during the Boston Marathon bombing are urging officials against the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
“I Wish My Teacher Knew” draws some sad and touching responses from third graders.
Police found five adults who apparently died from a shooting at a Phoenix home after a dispute over the family business.
WikiLeaks put over 170,000 emails from Sony Pictures Entertainment on a searchable web archive.
An Ohio man who apparently trained with a terrorist group in Syria has been accused by federal prosecutors of planning an attack in the United States.
An Albuquerque Metropolitan Detention Center officer has been arrested after being accused of raping an inmate.
A Rio Rancho clinic is turning away patients who've had a cigarette less than 30 minutes before their appointment. Say what?
“Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston narrated a video for the series “New Mexico True Stories,” during which he reads from Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian. Yeah, you know you wanna watch it.
Lawyer Randi McGinn has been named as the special prosecutor in the murder case against APD officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez for the killing of James Boyd.
Don't piss off this gorilla … obviously.
V.22 No.37 |
The Daily Word in rage, threats, shootings, poisonous bites and beaver butts
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 17 2013 8:11 AM ]
Timeline and coverage of Navy Yard shootings from The Washington Post.
The small town of Mogollon, NM is now much more isolated thanks to heavy rains.
Heavy rains mean good times for New Mexico's reptiles.
A bar in Colorado caught fire after some cleaning rags spontaneously combusted.
"Breaking Bad's" Mike Ehrmantraut (actor Jonathan Banks) reads fairy tales in the style of Mike Ehrmantraut.
The Costa Concordia was successfully righted off the coast of Italy.
A TSA employee called in a bomb threat to LAX TSA Headquarters.
For the first time in its 32 year history Butterball's Turkey Talk Hotline has some male operators.
What happens when you get a black widow bite.
Darwin, the IKEA monkey, will remain in an animal sanctuary and not be returned to his "mother."
V.22 No.36 |
The Daily Word in Syrian stalling, Putin the house elf and Captain America in a turban
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Sep 11 2013 9:13 AM ]
Twelve years ago, a horrific act of terrorism changed our country forever. Which makes it kind of weird that some people say "Happy 9/11 day."
To celebrate 9/11, the President called for a "time-out" on consideration of a military strike on Syria. Let the chemical weapons takers do their jobs!
But McCain is not impressed.
New York voters have bad news for Carlos Danger and Client #9. I mean, Anthony Weiner and Elliot Spitzer.
And Colorado voters have bad news for gun-control supporting Democrats.
Bullies rule the roost at one of Albuquerque's public housing complexes. Their reign of terror is solidified by chasing people through the halls in their wheelchairs and throwing urine onto doors of their enemies.
Putin is ready to sue because the most annoying character in the Harry Potter movies looks too much like the most annoying character in Russia.
And finally, Captain America wears a turban.
The Daily Word in a Bandidos bust, Bigfoot in Nebraska, Obama chills out on Syria and Neil Young tells Keystoners like it is
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 10 2013 11:05 AM ]
Cavity-filled driver of car involved in accident on I-40 last week arraigned in court with a spectacular history of bench warrants.
President Obama was giving interviews last night like Debbie did Dallas.
The 1980's British Columbia ghost town that time forgot.
Yeti sighting in Nebraska.
George Zimmerman cannot stay out of the news.
Onions were so cheap in India, even your momma couldn't cook them all.
Convicted New Delhi rapists to be sentenced tomorrow, possibly will hang.
When we worshiped craven images.
Barber who uses fire to trim hair. Pat Buchanan's hair.
The Daily Word in Utah gorings, SNAP cuts and a lost Van Gogh
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Sep 9 2013 10:29 AM ]
Are you sure that's an original Van Gogh? Where's my magnifying glass?
Russia calls on Syria to turn over its chemical weapons and place them under international control.
The new iPhones might have a fingerprint scanner? What will they think of next? An eye-laser identification system?
A man died over the weekend after falling from an elevated walkway at San Francisco's Candlestick Park during an NFL game.
A man in Utah was airlifted to the hospital after being gored by his buffalo. According to news reports, this is the third animal goring to happen in Utah in less than a month.
Amanda Hobbs, 24, died this morning due to injuries received from a triple shooting that happened in Valencia County on Saturday. Her father, Wesley Hobbs, 54, died after being shot twice in the head, and her mother, Patricia Hobbs, was also shot but is now out of the hospital. Police have yet to pinpoint suspects or a motive for the shooting.
A candlelight vigil was held on Sunday evening to honor fallen firefighter, Token Adams, who went missing on Aug. 30 in Jemez Springs Park. His body was found a week later, and officials specified that he died after crashing his ATV.
Some New Mexicans are going to have to make arrangements when the SNAP (food stamps) program loses some of its benefits within the next two months.
Move over Ancient Egypt; it looks like a modern Eurasian has the market cornered on mummification.
V.22 No.35 |
The Daily Word in used pregnancy tests, crap in the oceans, "Hemisphere" and gay marriage in Los Alamos
RIP David Frost
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 3 2013 8:53 AM ]
Los Alamos County clerk may soon issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
Another wide reaching and comprehensive phone records surveillance program: "Hemisphere."
The United States and Israel tested a new air-defense system by launching missiles from somewhere in the Mediterranean today.
Off the grid homeowners can't refinance their home because their house is off the grid.
Because it is all about getting him to ask you to marry him. Or go on vacation. Or just pocketing 400.00.
Where all that crap people drop into the water ends up ten years from now.
The Daily Word in hot schools in the Midwest, California's Rim Fire and lava lamps
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Sep 2 2013 10:29 AM ]
Congress and the White House are still trying to decide whether or not to launch a limited military strike against Syria for using chemical weapons on civilians last month.
One-year-old Antiq Hennis was shot in the head and killed Sunday night in Brooklyn, NY. According to sources, the bullet was meant for this father, Anthony Hennis.
For those who are taking a break this Labor Day and reading Fifty Shades of Grey, the two main stars of the movie adaptation were announced.
California's Rim Fire is still raging, and many fear for the lives of the cattle that graze those lands.
It's getting hot in here, so can I please go home?
The search still continues for missing firefighter, Token Adams, who went missing on Friday afternoon when he failed to report to his crew at a “pre-planned meeting point” when responding to a fire in the Jemez.
Five people (including two children and a pregnant woman) died this Labor Day weekend in car crashes around the state.
Hey Londoners, go get you some lava lamps. They turn 50 tomorrow!
The Daily Word in Syria developments, crazy UNM frat, Anasazi building
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Aug 30 2013 9:47 AM ]
France may become the primary U.S. ally in a possible strike against Syrian forces.
More on Facebook's privacy policies.
Lamar Odom arrested for DUI.
UNM's Sigma Alpha Epsilon comes in at number three on Rolling Stone's list of top 10 out-of-control fraternities.
Police say a woman gave birth to a baby boy in the bathroom of a busy sports bar, killed the infant, and then headed back out to finish watching a wrestling match.
APD declines use of dashboard cameras, doesn't have the best history with using their lapel cameras.
Anasazi building in Downtown Albuquerque begins pre-selling units as construction continues.
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