Archive for October 24th, 2020

October 24th, 2020 - 10:39 pm § in Misc.

Canal jumper (video)

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October 24th, 2020 - 6:11 pm § in Misc., Science

The Frost ornithopter

This is one of my all-time favorite photographs. I use it to illustrate the principle, “Just because something looks good on paper doesn’t mean it will fly.” It’s easy to laugh, but remember, when this contraption was built in 1902, nobody knew how to design an airplane; the [...]

October 24th, 2020 - 1:21 pm § in Misc.

Schwarzenegger has heart surgery

Arnold Schwarzenegger, 73, underwent surgery on Thursday, October 22, 2020, to replace an aortic valve, CNN reported. This is his second surgery in two years for heart problems. He previously had a pulmonary valve replacement. Read story here. Photo: The Terminator laid low by a heart valve. Return [...]

October 24th, 2020 - 1:07 pm § in Donald Trump, Health, Politics

Trump visa change could expel 12,000 doctors

     Trump is making it “more difficult to renew J-1 exchange visitor visas, which allow scholars, doctors and others to live temporarily in the US while they study or receive training,” CNN reported on Saturday, October 24, 2020.      “Visitors on J-1 visas are admitted to t[...]

October 24th, 2020 - 11:34 am § in Misc.

THE-Ave Challenge: Whatisit?


October 24th, 2020 - 1:18 am § in Misc., Politics

HISTORY: When the knives come out

Maybe there are lessons here for modern-day despots — don’t trust your pals. (Click to enlarge) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

October 24th, 2020 - 1:05 am § in Law and Courts, Racism

Cop fired for shooting black couple

A Waukegan, Illinois, cop who killed a 19-year-old black man and wounded his girlfriend was fired “for multiple policy and procedure violations” on Friday, October 23, 2020, ABC News reported. Read story here. The officer hasn’t been identified. The man was a passenger, and the wom[...]

October 24th, 2020 - 12:41 am § in Misc.

Militia thug arrested for shooting at police station

This article contains news and liberal commentary. A member of Boogaloo Bois, a violent far-right militia group, “has been charged with participating in a riot after he allegedly shot 13 rounds from an AK-47 style assault rifle into a Minneapolis Police Department building during the civil unr[...]