Archive for December 8th, 2021

December 8th, 2021 - 8:43 pm § in Misc., News Media

Man arrested for lighting Fox News Christmas tree (video)

“It appears that our giant Christmas tree there just a couple of minutes ago was completely engulfed in flames,” a Fox News anchor said (see story here). To go up that fast, it had to be mighty flammable. Doesn’t NYC have fire regulations? A man seen running from the tree was arrested.[...]

December 8th, 2021 - 8:38 pm § in Misc.

Niagara Falls rescue

A woman in her 60s drove into the river above Niagara Falls for unknown reasons, and her car became stuck on a rock just above the falls. The Coast Guard lowered a diver from a helicopter to get her. Unfortunately, this rescue mission turned out to be a body recovery. The car is still in […][...]

December 8th, 2021 - 6:43 pm § in Health

Not vaxxed? This video is for you!

It’s only fair that you know in advance what will happen to you. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

December 8th, 2021 - 1:52 am § in Misc.


If you were a hiker partaking of this vista, you’d be breathless, and not just from the view. Note the absence of any vegetation, there’s not even ground cover, just scree and rocks. I’m not sure exactly where this photo was taken from, but the elevation is above treeline and likel[...]

December 8th, 2021 - 1:33 am § in Misc.


Isn’t this a gorgeous picture? (Click to enlarge) How’s this for a bedroom view? I can’t identify this village (the photo caption didn’t say), but the mountain isn’t as close as it appears. Towering at least two and possibly three vertical miles above the village, it ha[...]

December 8th, 2021 - 12:09 am § in News Media, Schools & Colleges, UW

University of Washington Magazine, December 2021, article links

This is the official quarterly publication of the U.W. Alumni Association, and can be found online here. Articles in the current issue include: Legal Relief – A U.W. program works with prison inmates serving long sentences for crimes committed as juveniles to help them secure release and aid t[...]