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The Daily Word in the NM film industry, voter fraud, a shriner car accident and Costa Rican red light cameras

In Costa Rica, the burden is on the driver to check if they've been cited by a red light camera.

The Department of Homeland Security has a pre-crime program that is reminiscent of Philip K. Dick's "Minority Report."

Oldest running car in the world sold for 4.2 million. It runs on coal.

Photo gallery of vintage Soviet cars, including the Zaz, which appears to be driving in reverse all the time.

Gallery of hand-painted Russian film posters.

Fatal Shriner car accident.

Short documentary on the Occupy Wall Street community.

Meanwhile, some participants in Occupy Albuquerque are being accused of spitting on people....

The state of the New Mexico film industry.

A woman in Texas is upset not just because she was arrested, handcuffed and possibly having a heart attack but also because the cop refused to turn off Rush Limbaugh's radio show in his cruiser.

Ohio Amish "hair and beard attacks."

Five myths about voter fraud.

Steve Jobs liked L.S.D.

On this day in 1973, Elvis and Priscilla Presley's divorce was finalized.

Elvis and his bullet-proof corset.

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The Daily Word 8.20.11: West Memphis three released; local hero is an illegal alien; new additons to the O.E.D.

The Albuquerque man who rescued an abducted girl is in the U.S. illegally.

LOOK OUT! More People of Walmart (Thank you, Sarah.)

Michele Bachmann thinks Americans fear the "rise of the Soviet Union...."

400 new words added to latest edition of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Lighting a cigarette while using nail polish remover? Stop... NOW!

A lesson in pre-digital newspaper production.

Are there too many farmer's markets?

"Chap-Rap" answer-song/dis by Professor Elemental. Looks like this is the original Chap-Rapper, for what it's worth....

The West Memphis Three were released this morning.

Oh, God. The 12th annual Gathering of the Juggalos.

Are cell phones making men sterile?

Recently discovered antimatter may fuel future spacecraft.

Dateline, 1967: in the future, the use of well-trained apes as family chauffeurs might decrease the number of automobile accidents.

Excellent 1965 National Film Board of Canada travel film with Buster Keaton. -Even more excellent documentary made during the filming of the Railrodder.

On this day in 1966 The Beatles were pelted with rotten fruit while on stage in Memphis.

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