V.25 No.32 | 08/11/2016

The Daily Word in Cyborgs, Opera and Roach Murder

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Russia made an entire city disappear under a dense chemical fog as part of a military test. They were supposedly trying to see if they could effectively hide bases during military attacks. "Just shoot missiles at that giant cloud," said one theoretical enemy.

Check out this video of an emerald cockroach wasp injecting a roach with a venom that disables the part of its brain that tells it to escape danger. Afterward, she leads the seemingly hypnotized roach to her den, where the whole fam gets a taste. Creepy!

Don't call it a comeback: The World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were this close to declaring Africa polio-free after two years without any reported cases. This week, authorities discovered two cases in Nigeria.

Remember when that lady screwed up the restoration of a century-old fresco, turning Jesus into some kind of poorly-drawn cartoon character? Well, for those of you who don't: A comedic opera based on the debacle and the media storm that followed is slated to come out in 2017.

So, Kevin Kit Parker, head of a research team at Harvard University’s Disease Biophysics Group, decided to make a a cybernetic sting ray that uses a rat's heart muscles to power it's swimming motion ... Goodnight, everybody!

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The Daily Word in touring Old Main, New Mexico ranks first in something and the collapse of Bitcoin

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New Mexico is ranked first among states for sexual stamina.

Judge's ruling on Albuquerque's DWI vehicle-seizure program is being interpreted in two ways.

An accused pedophile once worked at a Nob Hill magic shop.

You may now purchase tickets for tours of "Old Main," site of the 1980 New Mexico prison riot.

There was a huge shakeup in the Bitcoin world last night and yes, money disappeared.

Netflix sets precedent of paying for faster broadband speeds.

Elevator Gossip tweeter identified.

Toronto mayor Rob Ford was on The Today Show.

Mexican authorities, with the help of DEA and US marshals, captured Mexican Sinaloa-cartel leader El Chapo Guzman.

Some politicians who voted for Arizona's "anti-gay" sb 1062 are feeling like maybe the whole thing isn't such a good idea after all.

A Ugandan newspaper published a list of the country's "top" 200 gays.

25 cases (since 2012) of a polio-like disease affecting children in California have parents and officials very worried.

Sarah Palin has a new TV show.

Fun Brady Brunch facts.