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Unanswered questions loom about why man was nailed to tree
“He wasn’t screaming profusely. He wasn’t bleeding at the time,” Albuquerque Police Department spokesperson Celina Espinoza said. Investigators said the man had a 3-inch construction nail through each of his hands off of the Bosque Trail. Police said they don’t … Continue reading
The Not Always “New Media” Militia….
The New Media Militia was envisioned as a source for curating local content from bloggers, podcasters, humble radio hosts, and so on. But you may have noticed less of that and more regular media links. Sharing ‘New-Media’ content is predicated … Continue reading
Stratford Health Department Targets Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino
Though Starbucks’ new Unicorn Frappuccino has garnered national attention for its whimsical name and enchanting, pink-and-blue color scheme, at least one local group in Connecticut is cautioning people about its oh-so-sweet content. On Friday, the Stratford Health Department succinctly called … Continue reading
Reminder: How to Change Your Email Settings for a Daily Digest
Note: You can always get updates on Facebook or Twitter @NewMediaMilitia or @nhstevemacd. If you are receiving an email every time a new post is published on the New Media Militia but would rather get a daily digest, here’s how to do … Continue reading
Who Lost Turkey?
Sultan Erdoğan – who, a mere 15 years ago, was banned from holding political office – has now succeeded in dismantling almost every defining element of the Kemalist republic. What replaces it will be a crude strongman state in service … Continue reading
US Drops the “Mother of all Bombs” on ISIS
The US military has dropped the biggest non-nuclear bomb in its arsenal on an Islamic State group tunnel complex in Afghanistan, the Pentagon says. The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), known as “the mother of all bombs”, was … Continue reading
It’s National Grilled Cheese Day!
National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day is observed annually on April 12th. Listed in a reader’s opinion poll, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches are among one of the top comfort foods in the United States. According to food historians, cooked bread and cheese … Continue reading
Taiwan Bans Slaughter of Cats and Dogs for Human Consumption
Taiwan is set to become the first country in Asia to ban the sale and consumption of cat and dog meat in an effort to improve its animal protection laws. On Tuesday, the country’s parliament passed amendments to its Animal … Continue reading
Portsmouth Police Crack Down on “Hands Free” Law Violators
Police continued to crackdown on motor vehicle violations on Saturday, when officers held a “hands-free enforcement detail.” Lt. Michael Maloney, who ticketed three drivers himself in a one-hour period Saturday morning, said the crackdown is part of an initiative that … Continue reading
What’s up with the Font Changes?
You’ll see a few things going on here. Full post, partial post, different fonts….I’m experimenting with the auto-poster. The font I email in affects how the post looks when it arrives here. I’m looking for something less IN YOUR FACE than Ariel, which was crowded and hard to read. Continue reading