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July 20th, 2018 - 8:32 am § in The Ave Scene

KEEPING THE ORCAS FED

Over 220,000 young Chinook to be released on B.C. coast to help endangered orcas It’s a project started by a group of B.C fishermen that’s expected to turn big results in a few years time. CBC.CA[...]

July 19th, 2018 - 7:35 am § in Misc.

Anniversary of Revolution

On July 19, 1979, Sandinista troops entered Nicaragua’s capital marking the victory of the Sandinista Revolution. They had defeated the repressive U.S.-backed Somoza dictatorship and were greeted by hundreds of thousands of Nicaraguans.[...]

July 19th, 2018 - 1:21 am § in Misc.

430 years ago today, the Spanish Armada was defeated

On Jun 6 2014 the last Spanish Aircraft carrier was decommissioned. It is hard to remember an era when the world’s dominant navies were Spanish. Dutch, and British.[...]

July 18th, 2018 - 11:10 am § in Misc.

Marking up the DT

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July 18th, 2018 - 2:58 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Where is this?

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July 18th, 2018 - 1:31 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS

Chimpanzees Use Spears To Hunt A troop of chimpanzees in southeastern Senegal are proving to be a continued source of surprise and amazement for primatologists. Not only do members forge weapons to hunt, making them the only known group to use tools to injure or kill…[...]

July 17th, 2018 - 11:56 am § in Politics

This video is fake.

But some people will believe it. And that’s dangerous. This fake video isn’t malicious. Rather, it was created to show how easy it is, using modern technology, to make fake look real and lies seem true. With this technology, you can make anyone appear to say anything, and use it to persu[...]

July 17th, 2018 - 10:01 am § in Donald Trump

NY Daily News has had it with Trump

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July 17th, 2018 - 9:31 am § in Misc.

SUPERPLANE

Length: 143 ft 10 in The successor to the Pregnant Guppy, this was the first Guppy aircraft made by Aero Spacelines. As you can tell, there’s plenty of room for cargo. You could pack a two bedroom apartment in there with ease.[...]

July 17th, 2018 - 5:17 am § in Misc.

Arrival of the Portland .. Why we have Seafair

The  Golden Potlatch Festival was organized and held July 17 – 22, 1911 by the  Seattle Carnival Association The slogan: “A hot time at a cool festival.” July 17th was chosen as the date when, in 1897, two tons of gold arrived in Seattle from the Yukon on the steamship Portland. A mile-long [...]