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V.25 No.16 | 04/21/2016

The Daily Word in Money, Outer Space and the death of Prince

The Daily Word

Another white actor gets a role playing an Asian character.

Let's hope you're not 110% pure rage like me (just kidding, I got 39%).

Bernie Sanders is psychic? No, he's just logical, you nitwit.

That little voice inside your head is actually just your littlest voice.

Wanna go on a trip to the Pussy Vortex with rapper Dio Ganhdih?

Hillary Clinton talks about her “greatest regret” again.

Gwyneth Paltrow (and Beyonce, sources say) learned choreography from one of the toughest teachers of this century.

One local school is looking to change it's name.

NASA talks about the loneliest lil' planet that ever was.

Off to space we go! Again! Hopefully we won't crash this time!

Not only will the 20 dollar bill be updated, but the five and 10, too! Wow!

And the world lost a true talent last night, Prince.

V.22 No.4 |

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The Daily Word in monkeys, big cigars, rent and bacon

Death of a Player

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A guy was found dead in a motel room at the Value Inn.

Virgin Galactic will start paying rent for Spaceport America.

State bill that would increase background checks for gun buyers is likely dead.

They've launched worms and turtles, and now Iran has sent a monkey into space.

The Powerpuff Girls will return to battle their monkey nemesis.

Great story behind this super-rare coin.

That's a big cigar.

Facebook probably owes you ten bucks.

The Globe and Mail teaches you how to make bacon.

Dude, what happened?

Here's a rotten Twinkie for sale.

RIP Sugarfoot. The lead singer of the Ohio Players died.

V.20 No.47 | 11/24/2011
Courtesy of the Spaceport Authority

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Leisure ... in Space

The initial round of construction on the world’s first purpose-built commercial rocket ship launching center is scheduled to be completed in January.
V.20 No.46 | 11/17/2011

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The Daily Word in McDonald’s breakfast outrage, robotic ostriches, vodka-soaked tampons

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The Bob Costas/Jerry Sandusky interview was one of the creepiest things I’ve ever heard. Sandusky says he showered with boys, but claims he is not a pedophile.

When Disneyland is old-hat; a Singapore family drops $1 million to take the Virgin Galactic space flight.

More than 80,000 people have signed a petition for Target to close its doors on Thanksgiving.

This woman bit her boyfriend’s arm and tore off his shirt after she discovered McDonald’s had switched over to breakfast.

Vodka-soaked tampons are all the rage. And yes, they still go exactly where you’d expect them to.

Mongolia’s capitol Ulan Bator bids on an ice shield experiment, designed to store winter temperatures in a giant brick of ice.

An Albuquerque toddler is going to live after her father cut her throat.

PNM is shutting down all of its payment centers next month.

This South Carolina teacher was accused of making students rub her feet.

The visual imagery of a naked runner colliding with barbed wire is too much to bear.

Take a look at FastRunner, a robot ostrich that’s quickly going viral.

Thanks to Constance Moss and Emily Anderson for some of today’s fun-filled links.

V.20 No.17 | 4/28/2011

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The Daily Word with Bryan Cranston, No Circumcision, Expensive Space Flights

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Only 38% of Americans believe that Obama was born in the USA.

Coffee prices are at a 34-year high.

Turn this into a movie! Police arrive at a crime scene to see a man pick up a circular saw and cut off his leg.

More excellent feature film fodder; a sword fight breaks out in a NYC Sikh temple.

“Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston shoots this sweet promotional vid for a celebrity charity softball game at Isotopes Park.

A man is caught on tape peeing on cough drops in a drug store.

A woman is offering a $100,000 after a politically-motivated chihuahua-napping.

Start saving; a trip to space on Virgin Galactic will run you a cool $200,000.

Albuquerque Tortilla Company has been sold to Mission Foods for $8.8 million. :(

Flavor Flav’s chicken restaurant closes after just four months.

A man breaks into a Christian radio station and threatens to rape the host.

A ban on circumcision could be on San Francisco’s November voting ballot.

Thanks to Geoffrey Anjou for some of today’s links.

V.20 No.15 | 4/14/2011

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The Daily Word: Japan’s Own Chernobyl, Penis Museum, Smoking Curing Cancer

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Japan’s post-earthquake nuclear disaster is now as bad as Chernobyl.

The Chevy Cruze is recalled after a steering wheel falls off.

Gas is expected to reach nearly $5 a gallon by Memorial Day. Ugh.

Two people steal $130 from a 13-year-old’s lemonade stand.

This Indonesian clinic claims that smoking can actually cure cancer.

Iceland’s Phallogical Museum (yep, that’s penis) gets its very first human specimen from a 95-year-old.

Jack the Ripper v2.0? A ninth human skull has been found in Long Island, being linked to a serial killer with a penchant for prostitutes.

Make yourself sick and take a look at this list of the 20 highest-paid CEOs.

Take some classes on how to grow pot at Marijuana State University.

Steve Carell’s final episode in “The Office” is increased to 50 minutes.

Virgin Galactic is hiring astronauts for its commercial spaceflights out of Spaceport America.

V.19 No.3 | 1/21/2010
Terminal Hanger concept, Spaceport America, New Mexico.

NM Blogosphere Roundup: Virgin Galactic, our local spaceport, Bible references etched on US troop rifles, local comics

In Sir Richard Branson's new National Geographic reality tv show Virgin Galatic, as Sindicator points out, Spaceport America ("the world’s first and only civilian space exploration site") is located in southern New Mexico.

Only In New Mexico tips us off to the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, headquartered in Albuqueruque, and are currently lobbying to stop Bible references from being inscribed on high-powered rifle sights used by U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and in the training of Iraqi and Afghan soldiers.

7000 BC reports that New Mexico's seminal & lively 'undergound' comics scene is alive and well with a meeting this Sunday at the Santa Fe Public Library and a UNM Continuing Education class next month: Creating Comics Panel by Panel.