Candy Box is causing an interweb stir for its old (old) school look and unusual game play. Surf on over to the game's homepage and you'll be greeted with information on your mounting candy supply. You can click a button to eat all the candies if you want, but that appears to be your only method of interaction with the game. What gives? Have a little patience, my friend. Leave your browser open, let those candies accumulate, and the game's possibilities will open up for you. Soon you'll be harvesting lollipops, buying weapons and fighting monsters. This oddball, text-only (with occasional ASCII art) adventure/resource management game grows bigger and bigger the longer you play. Plus it really makes you want some candy.
The Daily Word in Martinez at the RNC, onion nuggets and megalopolises
Hurricane Isaac is grows weaker and heads inland, leaving a soggy mess in its wake.
Someone was keeping a military-grade rocket launcher in a Los Lunas storage unit.
The full text of Gov. Susana Martinez’ speech at the convention last night.
Theft is a big problem at UNM.
100-year-old driver injures kids in L.A.
Do vegetarians and vegans think they’re better than you?
McDonald’s archivist—yes, that’s a real job—says before chicken nuggets, there were onion nuggets.
23 musicians share their paintings. (Results are marginally better than when famous actors record albums.)
Speaking of, here’s cell-phone video of Johnny Depp playing guitar at the Lone Ranger wrap party.
Awkward political candidates: How do they happen?
China’s megalopolises are not fun to inhabit.
Space telescope spots millions of supermassive black holes.
How to listen.
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The Daily Word 07.16.10: Back in the day bombs, border issues that don't involve warring states, it's hot--really hot
If the U.S.A. gets to host the 2018 or 2022 World Cup, Albuquerque might see a little action.
Firefighters fight the recent paycuts the only way they know how.
Unemployed? Maybe you can live in a museum.
The tolerant Dutch are in their own border dispute.
The snow on Mt. Everest is melting, a lot.
Ibiza is supposed to be a constant rave right? Yup.
Artsy kids, always the butt of the joke.
"Hey, what did you do with those 900 bombs?"
"Put 'em in the basement."
"Can't find 'em."
"Well, they'll turn up."