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The Daily Word in dinosaur erotica, reading along with David Bowie, and yes, the government shutdown

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Day 2 of the government shutdown, and it looks like it will only get worse before it gets better.

Especially if you're a kid with difficult-to-treat cancer.

But hey! At least congress will still get paid!

To take your mind off of it, read about several alternate endings that Breaking Bad writers kicked around. Basically, different horrible things happen to different horrible people.

If you're too high-brow for that, you could check your favorite-books list against David Bowie's.

Or maybe read some "dinosaur beast erotica" if that's your thing.

But definitely check out this lake that turns animals into stone.

RIP Tom Clancy, master of the political techno-thriller. I bet Jack Ryan could use his testosterone-powers to get those congressional malingerers back to work.

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The Daily Word in crap in a bag, protesters in the poke and the house of turds

The Affordable Care Act officially takes effect today

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How the government shutdown that took effect at midnight will affect the nation, New Mexico and public fountains.

Thirty-four undocumented youths are in custody at the US-Mexico border. They are protesting US immigration laws.

The Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare")is here. But the enrollment websites are not working.

It's mating season for tarantulas.

Yes, we know: Levi Chavez is flat broke.

CNN celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain declares Santa Fe's Five & Dime Frito Pie "crap in a bag" made with canned chili, quickly issues apology.

O.J. Simpson is innocent!

Apparently this CBGB movie is really, really crummy (with link to movie and scathing review.)

Edward Snowden is a nominee for the Sakharov Prize, which recognizes individuals' achievements in furthering human rights.

BP may be fined for and are accused of lying about the magnitude of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

"Your fridge looks like it belongs to Satan" says reporter to man who consumes only raw meat.

A list of everything Walt Jr. ate for breakfast on Breaking Bad.

House of Turds.

Author Margaret Atwood wants the lyrics of O Canada changed so they are gender-neutral.

Goddammit, yesterday was Blasphemy Day.

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The Daily Word: 3-Year-Old Found Safe, Pornwikileaks, Perfect Prehistoric Pickled Brain

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Did scientists at Fermi Lab find the Higgs boson?

Police find missing 3-year-old Ismyella Rodriguez safe.

A government shutdown is looming.

Daytona Beach newspaper publisher is offering bonuses to reporters who sell advertisements and subscriptions.

Espanola man delivers decomposing body to the ER, says his friend was sick.

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Koch brothers.

Looks like Blockbuster found its sucker.

Security company HBGary's latest terrible idea is a paranoia meter.

One dead after attempted Apple Store burglary.

Read all about the war of words between Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin and Lost creator Damon Lindelof.

Prehistoric human brain found pickled in bog.

Bristol Palin earned $262,000 as teen pregnancy ambassador for Candie's Foundation, more than seven times the amount the foundation actually spent preventing teen pregnancy.

Mental disorders represented as minimalist posters.

Watch these fresh frog legs twitch when salt is added.

Scientists genetically modify cows to produce more human milk.

That's hardcore! Website pornwikileaks reveals porn stars real names and home addresses.

Listen to the world's most nonchalant crash landing.

Netflix announced it obtained exclusive rights to stream all seasons of Mad Men.

New study says biology grad students are the most unhappy.

Keanu Reeves confirms that Bill and Ted 3 is on the way.

Six of the most bizarre medical hoaxes people actually believed.

25 baked Lady Gagas.

Watch the intro to the Russian version of How I Met Your Mother.

Burger King introduces the Meat Monster Whopper.

Mall-pizza chain Sbarro is planning on filing for bankruptcy.

Happy birthday Billy Dee Williams!!!