The Daily Word in the black hole of Wikipedia
Following World War I was The Great Emu War of 1932.
Here is a list of sexually active popes throughout history.
I LOVE to make lists. So a List of Lists of Lists is just a thing of beauty.
George W. Bush had special little nicknames for just about everybody.
You just wish you could claim to be part of the Ministry of All the Talents.
Gonna name my firstborn child Noctcaelador.
The classification of demons is not just a list of your exes.
Bonus video: In case you still (post-Grammys) don't know who the Alabama Shakes are.
The Daily Word in real estate, fracking and affirmative action
A Northeast Albuquerque area bicyclist has died after a hit-and-run last night. APD is looking for information.
Albuquerque Business First says that Fortune magazine claims Trulia real-estate data shows the Albuquerque metro area is the worst place to own a home. You heard it here fourth.
A mailman was shot at by another motorist for "giving him a bad look."
Everybody's favorite new method for extracting hydrocarbons, "fracking," may be coming to Rio Rancho.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia made some pretty racist remarks regarding affirmative action. That's probably the greatest argument that could be made about institutionalized racism in our country and the need for affirmative action.
The Daily Word: Tradition
Weird to you, routine to them.
The secrets of tradition.
The Daily Word: Flamethrowers & Holograms
Never trust a city to do the people’s job
To save a skunk
STAND UP FOR FLAMETHROWER RIGHTS!
Siri saves lives
People in a crowd
The worlds weirdest book
Ho, Ho, Huh?
Christmas specials that time forgot
Something Seriously Weird this Way Comes
Bewitching III brings an October feeling to Stranger Factory
The Daily Word in iPhone 5, Amanda Palmer and Endeavour
Chick-fil-A bows out of homophobe politics.
Students protest racist anti-abortion propaganda at UNM.
At 11:30 a.m., Endeavour will fly over White Sands.
The Mars rover got some snaps of an eclipse.
OK, so why isn't New Mexico big in solar?
Oh, that Jon Stewart: Chaos on Bullshit Mountain
Beyoncé is a good role model for the Obama daughters, says the president.
Maybe we should elect Canada as POTUS.
How will LGBT youth fare in a new Tunisia?
iPhone 5 lines are forming around the country.
It's OK if you don't want kids. In 2008, you could just drop them off in Nebraska.
A woman screaming "I'm Jack Sparrow" hijacks a passenger ferry and crashes it into other boats.
Amanda Palmer got more than $1 million through Kickstarter to make an album. People are wondering what the hell she's spending it on.
Work backward out of a creative rut.
What's next in body mods?
Instant McDonalds in Japan (Just Add Water)
Japan, as a nation, is filled with people doing incredibly brilliant and incomprehensively weird things. There may be no clearer proof of that than this video in which someone goes through the unbelievably labor intensive process of creating Japan’s hottest new snack food: a powdered McDonalds Happy Meal. This thing is as fascinating as it is repulsive. I’m craving one right now.
The Daily Word with Out of Control Ravers, White Watermelon Seeds and Drunk Cops
Apple has more cash on hand than the US government.
Albuquerque firefighters vote no confidence in Chief James Breen.
Former President Bush finally explains his deer in the headlights reaction to 9/11 news.
Cop towing DARE trailer ironically charged with DWI.
Out of control ravers shut down Hollywood.
What's the deal with white watermelon seeds?
The 17 greatest celebrity photobombs.
Olivia Wilde did a fake nude scene. DAMN YOU SCIENCE!
What's the point of having friends if you can't be mean to them?
I'm going to make this marbled coconut bread tomorrow If you guys want to come over and hang out.
Did three British boys time travel to medieval England?
7 Weird Wonders
Alibi Flickr Photo of the Day
Earth Day Edition
The Daily Word: A local spill, doughnut burger, lung-grown pea plant
The activist organizing Taos Pride died, but the events will go on as scheduled.
Sheriff's department wants to move bus stops away from registered sex offenders.
Federal money to stave off funding cuts at New Mexico's public schools.
Another local spill—asphalt into the Rio de las Vacas.
Meet the doughnut burger.
Michael Pollan and the $4 peach.
The kidnapping capital of America.
Rape kits often go untested for years around the country.
Wells Fargo ordered to pay back unfair overdraft fees.
Grammar avenger hunting typos on signs around the country.
Baby born on 8/9/10 at 11:12.
Guy grew a pea plant inside his lung.
Pageants, still a thing.
The terrible comic strip "Cathy" is ending.
Odds & Ends
Dateline: New York—In August, ultra-dissatisfied customer Dalton Chiscolm sued the largest U.S. bank, demanding “1,784 billion, trillion dollars” for poor customer service. He also asked for an additional $200,165,000 in punitive damages, according to court papers. Last Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Denny Chin called Chiscolm’s lawsuit against Bank of America “incomprehensible” in Manhattan Federal Court. “He seems to be complaining that he placed a series of calls to the bank in New York and received inconsistent information from a ‘Spanish woman,’ ” the judge wrote. Chiscolm’s unusual monetary demand is larger than a sextillion dollars, or a 1 followed by 21 zeros. The sum far exceeds the world’s 2008 gross domestic product of $60 trillion, as estimated by the World Bank. “These are the kind of numbers you deal with only on a cosmic scale,” Sylvain Cappell, New York University’s Silver Professor at the Courant Institute for Mathematical Science, told New York’s Daily News. “If he thinks Bank of America has branches on every planet in the cosmos, then it might start to make some sense.” Judge Chin gave Chiscolm until Oct. 23 to better explain the basis for his claims or else see his complaint dismissed.
Weird But True!
After making my son's sandwich for lunch this morning I was out of bread, blogona and cheese.
Weird But True!