V.25 No.11 | 03/17/2016
Foul Weather Friend
Saturday, Mar 26: Skywarn Spotter Training
By Joshua Lee [ Thu Mar 24 2016 11:00 AM ]
Kerry Jones teaches how to recognize dangerous weather conditions, when and how to report it, and how to be prepared and avoid getting injured.
V.25 No.10 | 03/10/2016
Friday, Mar 18: Adult Night at Explora: Everyone Knows It's Windy
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Wed Mar 16 2016 1:59 PM ]
Activities include hands-on experiments with surprising materials related to the evening's theme: wind.Â Plus, all exhibit activities are open for exploration.
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.23 No.29 | 7/17/2014
Crib Notes: July 17, 2014
By August March
From APD to religion to baseball, test your New Mexico news savvy with the Alibi pop quiz.
V.23 No.23 |
The Daily Word in APD protest, rabid bats and Mel Gibson
By August March [ Thu Jun 5 2014 12:30 PM ]
As part of his conditions for release from MDC, UNM professor David Correia—who is a regular contributor to the Alibi—is banned from City Hall. Correia has also been forbidden from discussing Monday’s police brutality protest with other protesters or potential witnesses.
Two South Valley bats have tested positive for rabies.
Mel Gibson is making a movie at our city’s very own Desert Sands Motel.
Burque's first Trans March took place at the end of May, as part of this year’s Pride activities.
New Mexico legislators are reviewing our state’s telecom laws.
Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) will visit the local Sitel facility tomorrow.
Yesterday, temperatures reached 110 degrees in Carlsbad, N.M. but only hit 95 degrees in the Sandia Foothills.
A newspaper out of South Carolina says our recent primary election “brings out unusual candidates."
King and Martinez hit the general election campaign trail.
In Aztec, N.M., Chubby Chicken has closed.
V.23 No.2 | 1/9/2014
The Daily Word in poodles, perfect pitch and penis captivus
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Jan 6 2014 10:56 AM ]
Happy Blue Monday.
National security is now the FBI’s primary mission.
You can’t smoke pot in the Denver airport.
Pregnant moms who drink wine may produce calmer kids.
France thinks comic Dieudonne is less funny than Jerry Lewis.
Utah’s judiciary puts a hold on gay marriage.
Bighorn sheep make a comeback.
Penis captivus is real.
Once there was a terrible online dating profile.
One more sandwich and I will stab you.
Perfect pitch in a pill?
Somebody killed bigfoot again.
The jerky factory caught fire.
There might be more cops downtown.
The Devil Mask Robbers strike again.
New Mexico ranks poorly in economic freedom.
What’s going on today?
Happy birthday Rowan Atkinson.
Thanks to Alyx Brannock, Mark Lopez and Geoffrey Anjou for the links!
V.22 No.48 | 11/28/2013
The Daily Word in talking business, short football games and KHAAAAAN!
By Carl Petersen [ Mon Nov 25 2013 10:36 AM ]
How to talk business.
NFL games contain only 11 minutes of football.
Learn about aluminum.
Here’s the latest in bicycle technology.
Remember your teddy bear?
Watch Van Damme’s Volvo commercial.
Who are you calling psycho?
John Lennon got detention. A lot.
Mmmm, delicious stale bread.
The weather is still the news in New Mexico.
Happy birthday Ricardo Montalban.
The Daily Word in Blue Velvet, rat cheese and respect
By Carl Petersen [ Fri Nov 22 2013 11:11 AM ]
Who would have thought the cotton-ball diet is dangerous? Who would have thought of a cotton-ball diet?
What about the Flamin Hot Cheetos diet?
What about the rat cheese diet?
What about the turkey egg diet?
Liquidmetal is made from people.
I challenge you to chessboxing.
I challenge you to a twerk-off.
Sarah Silverman talks about jokes.
Blue Velvet’s 22 deleted scenes clock in at about 52 minutes.
When Albuquerque has weather, the weather is the news.
When weather is the news, traffic is the news.
When traffic is the news, power outages are the news.
Happy birthday Rodney Dangerfield. I respect you, sir.
V.22 No.40 | 10/3/2013
The Daily Word in Time Travel, Waffles and Plague
By Carl Petersen [ Fri Sep 27 2013 12:45 PM ]
Try this chicken and waffles grilled cheese sandwich.
Did you get the rent money?
Kanye West does not like to be teased.
Here’s Pulp Fiction in :60.
A time traveller on the internet.
It’s plague season in NM.
You could be an extra in La Vida Robot.
The Weather Channel has dubbed NM 2013’s Most Extreme Weather State.
Happy birthday, Wilford Brimley.
V.22 No.27 |
The Daily Word in BP appeals case, Roswell and Google Doodle and superhero villains
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Jul 8 2013 10:18 AM ]
BP Lawyer cites "irreparable injustices" in how settlement payments are being handled.
Officials probe why a jet that crash landed in San Francisco was flying too slow before it hit the runway.
Authorities search for 40 missing people after a train blast in Quebec town that killed five.
Michael Allen speaks out in speculation over whether Albuquerque police could have spared his brother, Vincent Wood, who was shot multiple times on Friday night.
Albuquerque remembers Austin Hudson-LaPore.
Google Doodle and Roswell? Oh, we're there!
City planners want to make Central a little snazzier! Neon signs anyone?
V.22 No.7 |
The Daily Word in secret Domenicis, Methopoly and Norwegian wood
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Feb 20 2013 9:04 AM ]
Let's all congratulate former Senator Pete Domenici on welcoming a baby boy into the world. Three decades ago. With someone who wasn't his wife.
Get ready for a spring time dust up.
Maybe you're a Breaking Bad fan. Maybe you want to corner the meth market, but without all that blood and killing and crime and stuff. Maybe Methopoly is for you.
Violence and crime are dropping in Juarez, but people don't feel safe there yet.
Norwegian reality TV: 12 hours of chopping wood and then burning it. And then receiving angry emails about how the wood is stacked.
Finally, the last Harlem Shake video you ever need to see.
V.21 No.44 |
The Daily Word in hazmat, more Gangnam Style and Penn State prez
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Nov 1 2012 11:34 AM ]
Gary Johnson's campaign splices him into the presidential debates.
Guy rode his bike through Hurricane Sandy.
Back East, people are lined up for miles to get gas.
Former Penn State president charged with perjury in Sandusky scandal.
Gene Hackman knew the dude he slapped in Santa Fe.
Dr. Kevorkian's paintings.
City councilors lodge an ethics complaint against a pro-minimum wage hike group.
Campaign finance reports filed today. So, how much did those legislative campaigns blow?
Noam Chomsky Gangnam Style
10 election oddities explained. By the British.
Is America ready for a female president?
V.21 No.44 | 11/1/2012
The Daily Word in Syrian ceasefire, Hurricane Sandy and WikiLeaks
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Oct 25 2012 10:53 AM ]
A funeral home sent a family their loved one’s brain in a bag. Court says they can’t sue.
Maximum sentence for a driver who killed a cyclist in January: 90 days in jail, $300 fine.
Syrian army agrees to a ceasefire from Friday to Monday.
Hurricane Sandy is heading our way.
WikiLeaks is releasing the U.S. policies on detaining people in camps and GitMo. The website hacked them from the DOD.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei goes Gangnam style.
Why it’s so hard to fire a police officer.
Bullied teen throws herself in front of a train.
7-year-old girl writes an opera.
Legalizing marijuana is on the ballot in Washington, Colorado and Oregon.
Rape is rape, says the president.
Don’t worry about convicted sex offenders this Halloween. They’ve got a curfew.
Last-minute DIY Halloween costumes.
Nirvana, the Broadway musical.
V.21 No.36 | 9/6/2012
The Daily Word in Martinez at the RNC, onion nuggets and megalopolises
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Aug 30 2012 9:49 AM ]
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.
Subscribe to this service and get boxes full of things.
V.21 No.27 |
The Daily Word in mini-iPads, Syrian emails and the key to the universe
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Jul 5 2012 9:03 AM ]
All of the fireworks in San Diego's big show accidentally went off at once. (This has never happened to the Big Bay Boom before.)
In the Dirt City, plenty of people flipped a sparkly middle finger to fire restrictions.
We've entered monsoon season.
Apple is working on a mini-iPad. No, dummy, not an iPhone.
Government confirms: Mermaids are not real.
Fukushima disaster was the result of collusion, says expert panel.
Did you know Hannah Montana makes a raccoon repellent?
Lifeguard in Florida fired for trying to save a drowning swimmer.
Wikileaks releases 2.5 million emails from Syria.
Physicists find key to the universe.
How to take care of your vinyl in the heat.
India's going to give its citizens free medication.
Mitt Romney may pick a woman to be his running mate.
"Like a Virgin" moves Madonna to tears during a concert.
2nd Annual South American Folk Fair at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
South American arts and crafts vendors, dancers and musicans pay homage to Andean communities.
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