Police Shooting-Plagued Albuquerque to Host Police Shooting Tourney

It might be a good time for the homeless, or teenagers, or Latinos, or African-Americans, or…actually, shit, pretty much everybody in Albuquerque to get out of town because about 500 cops from across the nation and beyond are set to descend on New Mexico's largest city to play with their guns. » 8/29/14 3:09pm Friday 3:09pm

Earthquake Threat in Yellowstone Region Bigger Than First Thought

In a new report that's sure to eventually set your Facebook feed all aflutter with fresh volcanically-charged paranoia, scientists say that the risk for damaging earthquakes in the Yellowstone region is greater than originally thought. » 8/20/14 3:07pm 8/20/14 3:07pm

​Letters From the West: Of Tornadoes and Pedal Steel Guitars

When I was just a kid—long before the internet existed to either kill off old irrational fears in avalanches of pedantic data or germinate brand new ones in its' rich and fertile fields of bullshit—I had a morbid fear of tornadoes. » 8/18/14 2:11pm 8/18/14 2:11pm