Archive for October 7th, 2013

October 7th, 2013 - 10:51 pm § in Jews


New York – Gobble Tov! American Jews Ready For Thanksgivukkah Yesterday  06:39 PM New York – It’s a turkey. It’s a menorah. It’s Thanksgivukkah! An extremely rare convergence this year of Thanksgiving and the start of Hanukkah… Read More »[...]

October 7th, 2013 - 12:59 pm § in The Ave Scene

Balmer Blues: THE Ave banned from Microsoft Stores

I guess somebody in Redmond is reading the Ave.  This site is now blocked if you try to connect form a Microsoft store. A friend in China tells me we are banned there too! Maybe I should add warning label te the front page? BANNED IN REDMOND Readmore about Microsoft on THE Ave.[...]

October 7th, 2013 - 12:12 pm § in Misc.

Why the Uninteligent Designer Made Us Polygamous

The sex ratio does not imply monogamy.  I suspect most mammals have similar sex ratios whether they are monogamous or polygamous. A good case can be made for polygamy given that between gestation and lactation, human females are only useful (in a genetic sense) ever 3 years or so.  Men are always [...]

October 7th, 2013 - 9:10 am § in America

Racism: Honoring the Stars and Bars


October 7th, 2013 - 4:09 am § in Misc.

Slur of the Day: What Chinese call their Honkeys

Gweilo, gwailo, or kwai lo (鬼佬) (used in South of Mainland China and Hong Kong) A White man. Loosely translated as “foreign devil;” more literally, might be “ghost dude/bloke/guy/etc.” Gwei means “ghost.” The color white is associated with ghosts in China. A l[...]

October 7th, 2013 - 3:58 am § in America, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Can African Americans Become Just (White) Folks

Study: Black students at white colleges fear losing cultural identity[...]