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V.20 No.35 | 9/1/2011

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The Daily Word in bile-harvesting bear farms, Mike Vick’s shiny new contract, and impalement by pruning shears

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Oh, damn. Israel sends two warships to the Egyptian border after rumors of a possible attack.

I don’t know how you impale yourself with pruning shears, but it can’t be pleasant.

Social networking helps balloon this Colorado State University megaparty to nearly 4,000 people.

CBS takes full opportunity of the obvious joke, but TSA agents find exotic snakes in a passenger’s pants.

Climate change also makes people, not just the weather, substantially more batshit crazy.

Chinese doctors call for bile-harvesting bear farms to be closed. Wow.

One of New Mexico’s finest is caught on camera having sex with a woman on the hood of a car.

The damage caused by Hurricane Irene, in incredible pictures.

The hurricane caused 38 deaths and left 3.3 million people without power.

Former dog fighter and current NFL QB Michael Vick gets a $100 million contract from the Philadelphia Eagles.

It’s funny when the frontman of Maroon 5 lashes out against MTV for not being about “music.”

A Big-style fortune teller is found in a Montana restaurant.

Obama’s uncle Onyango Obama is stopped on suspicion of drunk driving, then tells police he wants to dial the White House.

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The Daily Word in Irene, space oddity, the children's book and Santa Fe manhole covers

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Is it illegal to flash your headlights in order to warn other drivers of a speed trap? Not sure about NM, but this Wikipedia page has an interesting urban legend supposedly spread by the New Mexico State Police at one time.

List of nuclear power plants in Hurricane Irene's path.

Shark swimming down a flooded Puerto Rico street.

Man drops shorts while running behind weatherman who is reporting on how stupidly people behave during hurricanes.

The most boring live footage of a hurricane ever.


Pictures of past hurricanes and aftermath.

Moe Tucker singing her traditional version of Goodnight Irene.

The official image of Santa Fe in 2012 will be a depiction of manhole covers.

Ever wonder why manhole covers are round?

Helicopters For Everybody!

Dr. Who, a product of Singapore.

World's most accurate atomic clock might be off by a second 138 million years from now.

Download the new children's book Space Oddity. Yes, like the Bowie song.

Have archeologists in Scotland found King Arthur's Round Table?

I learned two things this weekend. Firstly, Ian Svenonius had a t.v. show called Soft Focus. Secondly, John Lurie was in The Last Temptation of Christ.

It's time to watch John Lurie's Fishing With John again.

On this day in 1965 Bob Dylan was booed off the stage in Forest Hills New York, about a month after getting booed at the Newport Folk Festival.


V.20 No.33 |

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The Daily Word with silent but deadly Marines, Son of Sam, Hot Sauce Mom and Hurricane Irene

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Earthquake rattles the East Coast, Californians think it's hilarious.

Missing Santa Fe boy found safe, after his father kills himself.

Water waste violations are up.

Walmart is dying, so is Groupon.

Son of Sam killer David Berkowitz won't seek parole.

Hurricane Irene is threatening much of the East Coast.

Hot Sauce Mom convicted of child abuse.

Have you tried the new flesh-eating cocaine?

Facebook adds new privacy settings.

Marines in Afghanistan ordered not to fart audibly.

Goofing around on the internet at work can make you more productive.

A UFO interrupts a British newscast.

Summer's worst new burger names.

How to ween yourself off caffeine.

NBC is developing a drama set in 1980s professional wrestling.

Meet the world's first camcorder pirates.

What are the implications of a six-sided earth?

Netflix acquires 1,200 hours of Telemundo programming.

This is why you should avoid buying cheap wine.

Check out this $1.7 million steampunk apartment.

Happy Birthday Vince McMahon!!!

V.20 No.34 | 8/25/2011

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The Daily Word 8.23.2011 with no more tailgating, no drugs in Amy Winehouse, no more bears in the Heights

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As new fights erupt in Libya, Moamer Kadhafi does “not intend to leave.”

Sorry, 49ers fans; no more tailgating after the game starts.

A Long Island winery makes 9/11-themed wines, priced at $19.11 each ...

The immense Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is unveiled at the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Alcohol, but no illegal drugs, are found in Amy Winehouse’s toxicology report.

Hurricane Irene is set to hit eastern North Carolina.

Mayor Bloomberg wants red light cameras at every intersection in NYC.

Juan Tabo is open again after authorities tranquilized a bear this morning.

Photos from a nasty fire and flood at Dixon’s Apple Orchard.

This will make you feel old; the web is now officially older than incoming college freshmen.

An ancient Roman shipwreck is found that was probably used in the transportation of wine.