Archive for January 30th, 2016

January 30th, 2016 - 11:16 pm § in Misc.

Obesity Myths

Sex to burn calories? Authors expose obesity mythsFact or fiction? Sex burns a lot of calories. Snacking or skipping breakfast is bad. School gym classes make a big difference in kids’ weight. All are myths or at least presumptions that may not be true, say researchers who reviewed the science[...]

January 30th, 2016 - 11:06 pm § in Politics

The Post Empirical Era

Newspaper columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. has finally put into words something that’s been bothering me for a long time: In the political world, and increasingly in other facets of life, facts no longer matter. Pitts also has coined a name for this new paradigm. He writes: “A lie can get hal[...]

January 30th, 2016 - 3:58 pm § in The Ave Scene

How to house Seattle’s homeless?

Now that Seattle is expanding its approach to homeless folks from Nickelsville  to trailer parks .. is this the next big idea?[...]

January 30th, 2016 - 1:08 pm § in Misc.

Seattleite Found Dead in Oklahoma City

Former Resident of the Woodland Park Zoo, Chai the Asian Elephant was found dead in the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical garden. She was 37.[...]

January 30th, 2016 - 1:08 pm § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

My grandmother, the Palestinian

Who are the “Palestinians?” Forest Rain Dvora Marcia, my grandmother, was a Palestinian. I have the documents to prove it. My grandmother – taken in Tel Aviv 1933 She went to school in Palestine. She grew up in Palestine. Got married, had two boys and worked with her (first) husband i[...]

January 30th, 2016 - 12:55 pm § in Misc.

Buchenwald 95: 1/29/1946 Nuremberg Tribunal Day-45:

1/29/1946 Nuremberg Tribunal Day-45: Human Skin Tattoo’s: The Holocaust Testimony of Buchenwald/Camp Dora Inmate Dr. Alfred Balachowsky: ‎Wally O’Lepp‎ FACEBOOK  to Horrific 20th Century History   1/29/1946 Nur[...]

January 30th, 2016 - 12:27 pm § in Misc.

BUCHENWALD 96: Hypocrisy

HYPOCRISY Part of the pain over my brother and sister’s effort to destroy my father’s heritage from Buchenwald is their hypocrisy.   Hugh, my brother and the person who has taken adverse possession of the materials, threatens to let “them rot.” That threat means he has kep[...]

January 30th, 2016 - 10:23 am § in Misc.



January 30th, 2016 - 9:25 am § in The Ave Scene

A Museum is Built To Honor the Indigenous Norwegians of Ballard

Nordic Heritage Museum receives $4 million grant from the olde country. Shane Harms reports that the effort to build a Nordic Heriage museum in Ballard, is getting help form Denmark! The Nordic Heritage Museum  has received a $4 million dollar  grant from  the A.P. Møller and Chastine Mc-Kinney[...]

January 30th, 2016 - 8:49 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: What do YOU see?