Archive for the ‘Humor’ Category

March 2nd, 2021 - 6:54 pm § in Environment, Humor, Misc.

Curious otters clobber trail camera (video)

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February 22nd, 2021 - 8:23 pm § in Humor, Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Window sign

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February 14th, 2021 - 5:58 pm § in Humor, Misc.

Seattle snow driving set to music (video)

Seattle drivers can’t drive in rain, much less snow, and what makes snow driving in Seattle unique, of course, is the hills. And black ice. Seattle’s winter temperatures often are on the cusp of freezing so the snow melts, then refreezes, and you get icy hills. Enjoy. Return to The-Ave.U[...]

February 11th, 2021 - 2:18 pm § in Humor, Misc.

Crowboarding on snow (video)

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February 9th, 2021 - 10:13 pm § in Humor, Science

Yellow sub-marine

A yellow lobster caught by a Maine lobsterman has been donated to a university and “lovingly named Banana,” CNN says. The oddity occurs in roughly 1 in 30 million lobster catches. Read story here. Question: Is it discrimination to spare a lobster from a boiling pot because of the color o[...]

February 8th, 2021 - 7:35 pm § in Donald Trump, Humor

Cartoon: Getting his second shot

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February 5th, 2021 - 2:39 pm § in Humor, Misc.

The world is laughing after an English town council’s ZOOM meeting goes off the rails

“Was the Zoom meeting of the century called illegally? Had all participants read and understood the standing orders? And, most importantly, did Jackie Weaver have the authority to kick Handforth parish council’s chairman out of the discussion?” CNN asked. “Those were the ques[...]

February 4th, 2021 - 12:00 pm § in America, Biden, Business, China, Christianity, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health, Humor, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Law and Courts, Misc., News Media, Politics, Racism, Religion, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

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Featuring news and commentary from a center-left perspective To return to the Front Page, click on “Blog” in upper left corner This website includes news summaries, essays and commentary, videos and short movies, and offbeat and whimsical humor. It adds background and perspective to news, with l[...]

February 1st, 2021 - 5:54 pm § in Humor, Science

Do chickens have feelings?

Maybe I shouldn’t ask. If I think about this, a drumstick may never taste the same again. Anyway, here goes: ” … [W]e’ve known for a while that chickens are very intelligent and feeling bird beings. And, so too, are many other birds. The excellent essays written for Psycholo[...]

January 29th, 2021 - 10:13 pm § in Environment, Humor

Surfin’ duck steals the show (video)

This Aussie waterfowl has a unique affinity for waves. (Read news story here; for video of surfing dogs, click here.) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]