Archive for August, 2014

August 26th, 2014 - 9:25 am § in Misc.

Neanderthals Ate Vwggies!

Neanderthals ate vegetables too! Scientists from MIT and the University of La Laguna in Spain identified human fecal remains from El Salt, a known site of Neanderthal occupation in southern Spain that dates back 50,000 years.[...]

August 25th, 2014 - 8:16 pm § in The Ave Scene

A real SEATTLE waterfront!!!!

Some months ago and other websites bemoaned the Disney-esque and undistinguished design proposed for Seattle’s waterfront.. We felt the New York based architect had done a great job of designing a waterfront for Kansas City. Someone must have heard!!!! Today’s Seattle Times re[...]

August 25th, 2014 - 10:45 am § in Misc.


  ‘Rape-provoking’ miniskirts and crop tops banned by king of Swaziland with offenders facing six months in jail   Ceremony: The tiny beaded dress worn when maidens dance semi-naked for the autocratic King Mswati III does not fall foul of the new law (file picture) Read more: h[...]

August 24th, 2014 - 5:00 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Finding the date for genesis

By studying the DNA sequence of Y chromosomes of men from many different populations, scientists have determined that their male most recent common ancestor (MRCA) lived sometime between 120,000 and 156,000 years ago.[...]

August 24th, 2014 - 4:17 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: How God made us smarter than lobsters.

Professor Seth Grant, of the University of Edinburgh, led research in Nature Neuroscience that discovered how God made us smart. The researchers suggest that a simple invertebrate animal living in the sea 500 million years ago experienced a ‘genetic accident’, which resulted in extra cop[...]

August 23rd, 2014 - 11:58 am § in Misc.

Slur of the day 外人

Gaijin (JP) a term for any non-Japanese person. Shortened form of ‘Gaikokujin’ (person from another country).[...]

August 22nd, 2014 - 2:11 am § in Hypocrisy

How To Sell Drugs Without FDA Approval

What is a drug?                    a natural or artificial substance given to treat or prevent illness or to lessen pain Unless someone calls it “natural” and sells  it in a health food store. Read this story of  a high school student  who suffered severe liver dama[...]

August 22nd, 2014 - 12:10 am § in China, Politics

China builds repica of Zhen He’s ship

Replica under construction in Nanjing Zheng He1433), , was a Hui court eunuch, mariner, explorer, diplomat, and fleet admiral during China‘s early Ming Dynasty. Zheng commanded expeditionary voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and East Africa from 1405 to 1433.  The decisi[...]

August 21st, 2014 - 4:12 pm § in Misc.

The Ave Challenge: What culture does this mask come from:

A. Kwakiutl B. Egypt C. Maori D. Congo E. Ksan[...]

August 21st, 2014 - 12:07 am § in Misc.

South Carolina is less corrupt than Mississippi!

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