Archive for September 28th, 2022

September 28th, 2022 - 9:49 pm § in Misc.

Is Muztagh Tower steep as it looks?

Vittorio Sella’s famous 1909 photograph of the 23,871′ Karakoram peak (left photo below) made jaws drop. But is it actually as steep as it looks? Wikipedia says (here), “Nearly fifty years after Sella’s photo was taken, in 1956, his photograph inspired two expeditions to race[...]

September 28th, 2022 - 9:15 pm § in Misc.


For jagged soaring peaks, no other place is like it. Center, Baintha Brakk (“the Ogre”), 23,901′. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

September 28th, 2022 - 12:12 am § in Politics

Look who’s buying guns now

Gun proliferation in America started with white male conservatives. The GOP and gun lobby have been very successful at removing restrictions on guns. Brandishing guns is even becoming a form of political speech. But guess what, the Second Amendment either applies to everybody or nobody; and now libe[...]