Tons of tumbleweeds invade and bury city near Roswell, New Mexico

Clovis—a New Mexico town northeast of Roswell—has been devoured by The Tumbleweeddom. Resident Lee Cassidy said that "it looked like a herd of cows coming... the tumbleweeds were just rolling in here." And indeed they rolled, burying streets and homes under piles over 8 feet high. The scenes are surreal. » 2/01/14 5:39am 2/01/14 5:39am

Armadillo Aerospace Fishbowl Spaceship Set for a 2010 Launch (Seriously)

Believe it or not, there's a company in New Mexico that has serious plans on the table to shoot this space tourist fishbowl into the sky by 2010. The design is a concept for now, but Armadillo Aerospace, with the blessing of the New Mexico government, hopes to build a working prototype by 2009. By 2010, the reusable… » 10/26/08 4:00pm 10/26/08 4:00pm