V.25 No.34 | 08/25/2016
The Daily Word in Squishy Robots, Dark Galaxies and Neon Tarot
By Joshua Lee [ Sat Aug 27 2016 10:49 AM ]
Artist Oliver Hibert has given the people what they want: A psychedelic, neon tarot deck.
Forget Uber. Singapore has just introduced self-driving cabs.
A galaxy that's almost 99.99% made up of dark matter has been discovered known as Dragonfly 44.
Siberian archeologists found the world's oldest sewing needle in a cave, implying that the people who lived there were more advanced than previously believed.
An Austrian town is being terrorized by a catnapper. 52 cats have gone missing, and some of them have come back with hard to explain injuries.
A guy in Norway lowered himself into a portable toilet to retrieve his friend's lost phone. Guess what? He got stuck, and rescue workers had to free him. That's what friends are for.
Octobot is a squishy, eight-armed, octopus shaped robot made with 3D printing and silicone gel. The kicker: Instead of a battery, Octobot runs on chemical reactions inside its completely flexible body.
V.25 No.32 | 08/11/2016
BCSO Conducting DWI Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols Today, Aug 12th Thru Saturday, August 13th
Construction-Related Lane Closures Around the Big I Aug. 12th to Aug. 15th
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Aug 12 2016 2:53 PM ]
The Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office will be be conducting saturation patrols this weekend, looking for people driving under the influence and driving aggressively. Checkpoints will be set up in the North Valley to further check driver's insurance compliance, seatbelt compliance as well as child safety restraints in vehicles.
These checkpoints and saturation patrols are in effect thru Saturday Aug. 13th.
Let us all take some responsibility for bringing down our state's drunk driving numbers. This can be accomplished with greater public awareness, in conjunction with more effective enforcement by local law organizations. Fundamentally, drivers can avoid trouble by designating a driver, driving respectfully, buckling your seat belts and knowing when to find alternate carriage home from any party or show if you've tied one on.
There are also some concomitant construction projects affecting the Big I area from Aug, 12 thru Aug. 15th. As Follows:
I-25 Southbound bridge over Menaul will have right lane closures.
I-40 Eastbound over University Blvd (east of the Big I) will have various lanes closed.
If you are heading north on I-25 to eastbound I-40: left lane will be closed during this time.
If in doubt as to your ability to drive, CALL A TAXI.
Yellow Cab: 505-247-8888
Checker Cab: 505-243-7777
Safe Ride ABQ: 505-203-5386
Green Cab: 505-235-5140
ABQ Cab: 505-883-4888
Tavern Taxi only functions on certain major drunkening
V.25 No.8 | 2/25/2016
The Daily Word in Kalamazoo shooting, Kesha and Apple
By Desiree Garcia [ Mon Feb 22 2016 2:29 PM ]
Kesha’s court battle with her producer has everyone riled up and it’s for a damn good reason.
My heart strings are about to be tugged right out of my chest because what can be sweeter than this?
FBI VS Apple. Who will win?
For 2 minutes and 40 seconds I forgot that this Game of Thrones and Donald Trump mashup actually has real footage of things Donald Trump has said.
Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool is the best of all time.
V.25 No.6 | 02/11/2016
The Daily Word in Racism, Periods and Linguistics
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Feb 11 2016 10:26 AM ]
Morgan Stanley has to pay 3.2 billion for their involvement to the mortgage crisis.
“We’re all Africans,” says the rich white lady speaking to other rich white people.
The casual and cool NASA Administrator Charles Bolden talks about Mars and how he had to plead to get into the naval academy.
This one goes out to all my word-nerds.
No, Uber and Lyft are totally legal now!
Justice may exist in the US, starting with Ferguson.
Because bleeding out the hoohah is SUPER luxurious.
The City of Cleveland just told Tamir Rice’s family that they have to pay for the emergency medical services he required after being shot because why stop their trauma after killing their child?!
V.25 No.4 | 01/28/2016
The Daily Word in Google Cardboard, an unhappy anniversary and a cat mobbed by toy mice
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Feb 2 2016 3:54 PM ]
Today is the anniversary of the discovery of 11 women's bodies on Albuquerque's West Mesa.
Google is bringing their "Google Cardboard" virtual reality to local schools.
This woman is demanding a lifetime supply of Kit Kat bars.
Government officials worry about stronger encryption thwarting their surveillance
Uber drivers complain that they aren't being compensated fairly.
Here's a great cat picture from the internet.
V.24 No.51 | 12/17/2015
Local News Buffet
All the news that’s fit to eat
By Cerridwen Stucky and Ty Bannerman
APD to start enforcing new food truck rules and other news for you to chew on.
V.24 No.48 | 11/26/2015
Considering Holiday Spirits
By Megan Reneau
A guide to enjoying your holiday beverages like a grownup and not killing anyone or yourself on your way back from the bar.
V.24 No.47 | 11/19/2015
The Daily Word in emojis, the flu and the future via Twitter
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Nov 19 2015 10:59 AM ]
Only a twitter bot can predict the future.
The suspected organizer of the terrorist attacks in Paris is reportedly killed.
A summation of anti-feminists to induce your daily rage.
Learn more about the history of lesbianism on the island of Nantucket.
Good Charlotte is back, thank Satan.
Morsels by Megan Foldenauer is deliciously lovely.
Where revenge porn and sex work intersect.
Take-out flu shots delivered by Uber? Alright.
V.24 No.44 | 10/29/2015
The Daily Word in Amazon bookstores, more VW fraud and Bad Brains' Dr. Know is on life support
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Nov 3 2015 11:05 AM ]
New Mexico may resolve its impending driver's license problem by offering undocumented immigrants "driving privilege cards".
Uber isn't always cheaper than a taxi, this Halloween reveler discovered.
Stu Walker, the announcer at UNM Lobo basketball and Albuquerque Isotopes games, passed away yesterday.
After destroying locally owned bookstores around the planet, dastardly Amazon begins opening their own brick and mortar stores.
Despite claims by VW that they had come clean about the scope of their emissions fraud, previously unimplicated Porsche and Audi vehicles are discovered to be running the illegal software.
Check out this nifty site that shows where your surname is most prevalent, how many people you share it with and where it originated.
The popular movie in Germany right now is a very funny Hitler comedy.
The IRS is using "Stingray" location software to build cases against its suspects.
V.24 No.20 | 05/14/2015
The Daily Word in "skin" milk, Uber and B.B. King's passing
By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 15 2015 9:23 AM ]
Packages of pot washed ashore in North Carolina and Alabama. So the takeaway is that mermaids like to get high too?
A Florida woman pleaded no contest in court and was convicted for drowning a puppy in a Nebraska airport bathroom. That poor pooch.
While searching for a 24-year-old woman in the Sandia Mountains, authorities found some skeletal remains. The woman is still missing; send good vibes their way so they can bring her back safely.
The state of New Mexico is trying to return $151 million in unclaimed cash. I knew I'd left it somewhere!
New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas says there are no charges against District Attorney Kari Brandenburg.
A woman has been accused of putting dead foot skin in her roommate's milk. Ewwwwww ...
V.23 No.48 |
The Daily Word in a 9-year-old's arrest, an Austin shooting and Barbie's decline
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Nov 28 2014 9:24 AM ]
An Ohio teacher is recovering from her sixth surgery after four teens dropped a 4.5lb rock on her car and crushed her skull.
Forget Barbie. It's all about the Frozen toys this year.
Today, the UN Committee Against Torture urged the US to “fully investigate and prosecute police brutality and shootings of unarmed black youth.”
Due to an injunction for acting like a taxi company, Uber has suspended its transportation operations in Nevada.
KRQE's got you covered of you wanna read a little about Black Friday before venturing out into the unknown (if you haven't already done so).
Wanna see all the crazy stuff the TSA has found in people's bags? Note: Be glad they check this stuff.
A 20-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a teenage couple last month in Santa Fe is being returned to the City Different.
The new I-25/Paseo overpass currently in construction will be “cast in colors that mimic the sun hitting the Sandia Mountains.”
A 9-year-old girl was arrested and charged with battery for allegedly punching her 6-year-old sister in the head.
V.23 No.38 |
The Daily Word in trying to shut down ride-sharing in ABQ, changing ingress to Old Town and talking about the fence around the White House.
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 23 2014 12:10 PM ]
A property owner in Albuquerque's Old Town has blocked a major pedestrian entrance to the historic and shop-filled plaza.
Local taxi and limousine companies are trying again to make ride-sharing services go away.
There was a riot at the Cibola County Detention Center.
This guy has countless and uncontrollable orgasms all the time.
This company is buying student loan debt and then forgiving the debt.
Automobiles have black boxes in them now.
V.23 No.28 |
The Daily Word in ride-sharing rules, AR-15s and Steely Dan
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Jul 10 2014 9:30 AM ]
In Alibi-centric news: We clarified our critical and satirical intentions in response to an anti-Ted Nugent missive. Perhaps more importantly, we published loads of excellent new content. If you're saving the print ish for weekend reading, scope highlights like
In other local media news, KRQE News 13 faces backlash from viewers for their description of undocumented immigrants as "illegal immigrants" who carry disease. KUNM reports on the City's new public records fee schedule.
The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission has directed its staff to revamp the rules that impact ride-sharing services like Lyft and Uber. And there was much rejoicing ...
North Valley residents express concern over a proposed waste transfer station.
Have you ever wondered whether sellers of New Mexico properties must disclose natural deaths, homicides or suicides that occurred on premises? The answer is no.
New Mexico lands on another list that's nothing to brag about, being among the top five states with the highest percentage of uninsured residents.
A public relations survey sez Albuquerque is the sixth-most attractive city to border state millennials, owing to its "ethnic, affordable and youthful" vibe.
KOB Eyewitness News 4 reports that APD is all set to purchase 350 AR-15 rifles from a local vendor.
People born on July 10 include Nikola Tesla, Marcel Proust, Tura Satana, Ronnie James Dio, Zoogz Rift and Sofía Vergara.
V.23 No.26 |
The Daily Word in Uber, APD and APS
By August March [ Thu Jun 26 2014 12:21 PM ]
After hitting .309 this season and with 56 RBIs under his belt in 2014, Isotope First Baseman Clint Robinson gets called up to LA.
San Pedro Boulevard has the potential for walkability.
This sister of an APD shooting victim speaks out at World Socialist Web Site.
Uber is denied by the state Public Regulation Commission, yet continues to operate in the Albuquerque metropolitan area.
A man is suing Albuquerque Public Schools for having him arrested when he was 12.
A federal judge issued an injunction against the city of Ruidoso, N.M., over a violation of the First Amendment.
The Brookings Institution says our town is in the midst of a double dip recession.
Here is what’s going on at the vast nuclear weapons repository and 24-7 hot refueling center next door to us.
Thirty-six million dollars in Burque’s outstanding senior lien airport revenue bonds have an A+ rating, according to Fitch.
In this week’s fishing report, please note some dude named Robert “caught a 42-inch, 26-pound tiger muskie on Saturday at Bluewater Lake and later said, “It was a big, fat guy.”
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