Archive for May 19th, 2021

May 19th, 2021 - 10:49 pm § in Misc.


A climber on Grand Teton’s famous Exum Ridge climber’s route. (Click on photo to enlarge) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

May 19th, 2021 - 8:54 pm § in Law and Courts, News Media

Update: Ex-cops charged in brutal arrest of confused elderly woman

“On June 26, 2020, a Loveland, Colorado cop violently arrested a frail, elderly, confused woman, breaking her bones,” I previously posted on April 17, 2021, here. “Karen Garner, 73, who suffers from dementia, had wandered away from her family to a nearby Walmart store, picked up $1[...]

May 19th, 2021 - 5:03 pm § in America, Misc., Politics

Idaho annexes Oregon!

Well, not yet, but Oregon’s Trumpers are trying. “Voters in five rural Oregon counties approved measures on Tuesday to consider joining the state of Idaho,” because they don’t like being governed by Democrats, The HIll reported on May 19, 2021. In which case, why stop with a [...]

May 19th, 2021 - 4:30 pm § in Misc., Science

Aldous Huxley was right

Scientists have figured out how LSD works, and Aldous Huxley nailed it when he wrote in 1954 that “psychedelic lowers the efficiency of the brain as an instrument for focusing the mind on the problems of life.” While Huxley was writing about mescaline, LSD works similarly, and The Guardi[...]

May 19th, 2021 - 2:45 am § in Misc.

Darwin’s Arch is gone

“One of the most famous rock formations in the Galapagos Islands has collapsed into the sea,” Reuters sadly reported on Tuesday, May 19, 2021. “The top of Darwin’s Arch, located in the northern part of the archipelago, fell as ‘a consequence of natural erosion,’ a[...]