Archive for April 25th, 2022

April 25th, 2022 - 11:04 pm § in Business, Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Amazon’s HQ2 in Virginia

The plans, unveiled a year ago, were approved by the county board of Arlington, Virginia, on Saturday, April 23, 2022. Read story here. The 350-ft. tall office tower (by comparison, Seattle’s Space Needle is 550 ft.) will feature an exterior “mountain hiking trail” open to the publ[...]

April 25th, 2022 - 10:05 pm § in Humor, Misc.

Why dogs aren’t CEOs (video)

Not that humans are much smarter … Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

April 25th, 2022 - 9:39 pm § in Misc.

World’s oldest person dies

Kane Tanaka, 32, is center foreground in this 1935 photo. Looking at this photo 87 years later, you wouldn’t expect any of these people to still be alive. But one was. Tanaka, lower right, died last week at age 119 years, 107 days. Only 1 person, Jeanne Calment, is known to have lived longer. [...]

April 25th, 2022 - 8:40 pm § in America, Biden, Europe, Foreign Affairs, Russia

What’s the U.S. strategy in Ukraine?

I’d say we don’t have one, for the simple reason we aren’t at war. It’s not a U.S. or NATO “proxy war,” either. We’re not at war with Russia, period. So supplying Ukraine with weapons isn’t what I’d call a military strategy. It’s military a[...]