V.25 No.16 | 04/21/2016
The Daily Word in Bug Brains, Nutty Princes and Trolling Caleb James
By Joshua Lee [ Sun Apr 24 2016 10:27 AM ]
A Tim Burton-themed bar and by-reservation-only dining room has opened up in New York City with Burtonesque décor and foodstuffs. One more reason for me to avoid New York.
Some kid got arrested for threatening to bomb a Trump rally on Twitter. And I thought Trump supporters were crazy.
A new ABQ café called Gatos y Galletas gives customers a chance to hang out with their furry friends. It also gave me the chance to troll KOB's Caleb James (aka the Duke City Dreamboat).
Here's Tavis Smiley's full interview with Prince. Strap in for talk about angelic healing and chem trails. We'll miss you, you crazy bastard.
Although the largest insect brain is smaller than a grain of rice, researches have learned that bugs are able to make choices, meaning they might have consciousness.
A man finds a six-foot snake in his toilet, begging the question, "How much did you drink last night?"
V.25 No.14 | 04/07/2016
The Daily Word in a Lotaburger makeover, yet another insane-sounding Trump speech and some '70s entertainment
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Apr 12 2016 1:14 PM ]
Lotaburger will be getting makeovers. Bye bye squinty Uncle Sam guy.
If you follow proper procedure, yes, you can keep that 200 pound mountain lion roadkill you found beside the highway.
How the artwork behind politicians giving speeches or interviews is intended to influence our perception of that politician.
At about 51 minutes into this recent speech, Trump starts using the word "win" A LOT.
Does carrying a firearm make you safer? Probably not, but it dramatically changes your perception of the world around you.
Safety Woman educational film from the '70s will make your day. Or maybe you're more of an Osmonds-
V.25 No.13 | 03/31/2016
The Daily Word in High Times 2.0 and the Isle of Wight National Poo Museum
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Apr 5 2016 1:10 PM ]
High Times has plans that basically ape Playboy's '60s expansion into nightclubs and merchandise but with frito pie ... I mean marijuana.
New Mexico Attorney General has cleared the last of the fifteen behavioral health providers of any wrongdoing.
Donald Trump, who is 100 percent scarier without his tan, has a balls to the wall plan that would virtually guarantee both the destabilization of the Mexican state and Mexico paying for Trump's border wall.
A National Poo Museum has just opened on the Isle of Wight.
V.25 No.11 | 03/17/2016
The Daily Word in a dusty day in Dirt City, Longmire returns and RIP Rob Ford
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 22 2016 2:07 PM ]
The elderly, small children and those with respiratory conditions are advised to stay indoors as much as possible from noon today until 9am Wednesday due to unusually high amounts of blowing dust in the Albuquerque area.
Netflix series Longmire will film a fifth season in New Mexico.
This year, New Mexico state tax refunds will take six to eight weeks rather than two weeks.
ISIS has taken responsibility for the coordinated bombings in Brussels, Belgium.
Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has died of cancer.
Trump barely answers a single question in his interview with the Washington Post editorial board.
V.25 No.9 | 03/03/2016
The Daily Word in women, Macedonia and the reinvention of the wheel
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Mar 9 2016 12:14 PM ]
International Women's Day was yesterday but check out these badass ladies.
This video is all you need to know about the presidential election.
Macedonia will no longer let migrants through its border with Greece.
New Mexico is not allowed to require proof of work for food benefits.
Rearranging letters is fun!
Lilly Wachowski has come out as trans.
One of the people running for president makes bacon by shooting a gun.
Someone reinvented the wheel.
V.25 No.8 | 02/25/2016
The Daily Word in Leap Day, Moisture and Batman in This Economy
By Joshua Lee [ Sun Feb 28 2016 8:45 AM ]
Melting snow could displace all the poisonous metal left behind by the Gold King Mine spill, causing our local rivers to become highly toxic. Spring is in the air!
If you're still alive in 30 years, odds are you'll live for 1000! It's math, so it's gotta be true.
Here's someone who will hopefully be dead in the next 30 years: a volunteer raising money for a severely burned 8-year-old was caught stealing from the coffers.
Wait a minute. Am I in Crazy Funhouse Mirror Land? Did a KKK rally get interrupted by violent counter-protesters? Irony, you're my only friend.
Trump probably didn't get that joke, because he doesn't know anything about the KKK or white supremacists.
Batman busted for pick-pocketing? Holy ruined childhood!
New supermaterial pulls moisture from the air. Inventor sites Star Wars.
The Biopark celebrates Leap Day with free admission for children on Monday. A Leap Day Miracle!
Hold up. It's Leap Day tomorrow? My goodness! Has it already been so long? Here's a list of Leap traditions you've probably never heard of.
V.25 No.6 | 02/11/2016
The Daily Word in papal souvenirs, personal submarines and cheap plastic
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Feb 16 2016 11:56 AM ]
A water pipeline that would serve Eastern New Mexico is closer to happening.
No holy dirt shall cross the border.
Trump says Rubio is too sweaty.
Someone invented a flat, lensless camera. Or reinvented the pinhole camera, anyway.
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.4 | 1/28/2016
The Daily Word in Pets, Politicians and Pro Football
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Mon Jan 25 2016 11:16 AM ]
Eastside animal shelter is offering free microchips for 100 pets, today 11am-1pm first come, first serve.
It’s about time. A law is being proposed to require all school employees to pass a background check.
They did the thing with the ball! Hurray sports! Broncos and Panthers heading to the Superbowl.
Hawaii politician reaches out to Tinder to get the vote. Things do not work out as planned.
V.25 No.2 | 01/14/2016
The Daily Word in protecting the Petroglyph National Monument, pharma bro and hangover-less booze
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jan 19 2016 11:50 AM ]
New Mexico may soon have two different driver's licenses in order to comply with the Federal Real ID law.
Albuquerque may purchase land adjoining the Petroglyph National Monument in an effort to thwart development near the ancient site.
A local teen with Down Syndrome was robbed of his tablets, computer and other electronics he uses for school and to communicate with others.
Here is Stephen Hawking's list of top ways humans will destroy themselves and the planet.
Experts agree Sarah Palin must be the surprise guest at a Trump rally today.
North Korea claims to have invented booze that won't give one a hangover.
Bro, don't call him "pharma bro" anymore, bro.
V.25 No.3 | 1/21/2016
The Daily Word in banning Trump, Flint’s State of Emergency and Star Wars Undercover Boss
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Mon Jan 18 2016 11:14 AM ]
Obama declares a State of Emergency for Flint, Michigan because of the contaminated water supply.
Parliament is currently debating whether or not to ban Trump from entering the UK.
A children’s book is pulled from Scholastic after negative feedback about the depiction of slavery.
The first flowering plant bloomed in space over the weekend.
V.25 No.1 | 01/07/2016
The Daily Word in major I-40 & Louisiana Blvd construction, an electric car by Apple and Tavis Smiley vs Donald Trump
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jan 12 2016 11:05 AM ]
The major rebuild of the eastbound I-40 Louisiana Blvd. off-ramp began last night and will be affecting traffic on I-40 and Louisiana Blvd. through June 2016.
Some folks are raising awareness of oil exploration plans in Rio Rancho.
Donald Trump's latest twitter dispute is with Tavis Smiley, who is asking the media to start asking why Trump is so popular rather than simply marveling at Trump's popularity.
Music and culture critic Robert Christgau writes about 6 things Bowie did in the '70s that changed music and culture.
The Free Range Kids movement is celebrating a new federal law that allows kids to walk to school at whatever age parents feel is appropriate.
World's most (in)famous county clerk, Kim Davis, will be attending the State of the Union address tonight.
You could be the proud owner of Anton LaVey's drawing of a "typical '70s male" if you have the economic might to win the eBay auction.
V.24 No.53 | 12/31/2015
The Daily Word in Al Qaeda, Bosque Restoration and Newtonian Physics
By Peter Karlsen [ Sat Jan 2 2016 2:38 PM ]
A new Al Qaeda recruiting video uses footage of Trump's anti-muslim sentiment.
A new study validates both sides of the home birth argument.
Santa Ana Pueblo's Bosque Restoration Division employs a successful mutlifacted approach to restoring the native habitat.
Getting to Trader Joe's will become even more difficult.
The National Guard is still at work helping residents affected by the storm in the SE part of the state.
APD reminds us that what goes up, must come down.
New Mexico residents can now register to vote online.
V.24 No.51 | 12/17/2015
The Daily Word in the misogyny of Donald Trump vs the misogyny of Steve Harvey
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Dec 22 2015 12:57 PM ]
An APD officer shot and killed a man last night.
An Albuquerque city councilor wants to stop people from panhandling at lucrative on/off ramps.
New Mexico's oil industry isn't happy about the steep drop in oil prices.
There's a new police officer lapel recording of drunken Governor Martinez.
An appeals court ruled on behalf of an Asian-American band called The Slants that the government can't deny a copyright on the grounds that something is offensive.
Stop what you are doing and immediately grok this Steve Harvey "wisdom".
V.24 No.45 | 11/05/2015
The Daily Word in the Feds, football and propulsion systems that defy physics
By August March [ Sun Nov 8 2015 11:59 AM ]
Federal investigators are interested in goings-on within Governor Susana Martinez' administration.
South by Southwest, Austin's yearly alternative music event, is the best way to see a year's worth of live music in a long weekend. Hint: it's not too late to find a Southwest flight to Austin and the hotels haven't sold out, yet.
The Lobo Football squad held off a fourth quarter field goal attempt to beat Utah State 14-13 at University Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Wapo's teevee critic Hank Stuever laments the Donald's appearance on SNL.
The NM Environment Department will begin coordinating clean up efforts of a downtown Albuquerque toxic waste spill discovered in the 1990s.
NASA's Eagleworks Laboratories continues to test the controversial EmDrive.
Attracting Interesting Pollinators To Your Garden at Albuquerque Garden Center
Docent Sally Vance gives a tour of the Xeric Garden Club’s Certified Wildlife Habitat Garden and talks about valuable pollinators that develop a healthy habitat, whether it's large or small.
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