Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday briefing.
Video game of the week
Each week our own Jenna Zamie takes time from her myriad duties as a copy editor and paginator to relentlessly search out the best games. Here’s her offering this week:
Game: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine
Genre: Third-person shooter
System: PC, 360, PS3
What is it? In this shooter you play one of the Emperor’s finest in humanity’s war-ridden future.
ESRB Rating: Mature
Web site: http://www.spacemarine.com
Compiled from Gamespot.com
Calling all poets.
The Eastern New Mexico University poetry slam is 8 p.m. Thursday at the CUB.
Open to anyone bold enough to give it a try.
Quirky quote of the day
“Housework can’t kill you, but why take a chance?” — Phyllis Diller
Add a teaspoon of vinegar in water while boiling eggs. Even if they crack the contents will not come out.
Today in history
On this day in 1814, Francis Scott Key pens a poem which is later set to music and in 1931 becomes America’s national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
Here’s the rest of the story:
Today — A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind between 5 and 10 mph.
Tonight — A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.