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March 18th, 2023 - 9:43 pm § in Misc.

The Jesus defense

It’s well known that Trump has trouble getting lawyers to represent him (see, e.g., story here). Refusing to pay for their work doesn’t help, nor does entangling them in ethics violations that could cost them their licenses to practice law (see, e.g., Michael Cohen and Rudy Giuliani, bot[...]

March 17th, 2023 - 11:58 am § in Misc.

Is this America’s ugliest office building?

Of all the glass-and-concrete monstrosities springing up in a former warehouse district in Culver City, California, this may be the worst. Read a biting critique calling it “a gas-guzzling villain’s lair” and lo0k at even more grotesque images from other angles here. You know what [...]

March 15th, 2023 - 4:06 pm § in Misc.

Before and after

My source insists these aren’t two different dogs, only dog meets barber. He doesn’t look real happy in either photo, but I doubt anybody asked for his opinion. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

March 14th, 2023 - 8:00 pm § in Misc.

Mississippi lynching

In October 2022, a young black man in Mississippi failed to return home from work after texting his mother that he was being followed by white men in pickup trucks. Rasheem Carter, 25, was so fearful about his safety that he went to a police station. That’s the last place he was seen alive. Hi[...]

March 11th, 2023 - 8:05 pm § in Misc.

What’s a T-Rex worth?

We’re going to find out. Only 32 whole T-Rex skeletons exist in the entire world, and the last two to be auctioned sold for $8.7 million in 1997 (photo, left) and $31.8 million in 2020. A T-Rex skeleton named “Trinity,” actually the bones of three creatures, will be auctioned in Sw[...]

March 8th, 2023 - 3:08 am § in Misc.

This blog’s readers are from all over

Ever wonder who reads this blog? In the first week of March 2023, The-Ave.US has been visited by readers from the United States, of course, but also from: Australia Canada China Costa Rica El Salvador France Germany Iceland Japan Mexico Netherlands Norway Pakistan Philippines Puerto Rico Russia Sout[...]

March 5th, 2023 - 10:51 am § in Misc.

Does the movie dog die?

Are you squeamish? Thinking about watching a movie, but hesitating because you don’t want to see a dog get it?¬†Help is available! Someone set up a website just for people like you. It’s called “DoesTheDogDie.com” (here) and offers spoilers on whether popular movies portray a[...]

March 3rd, 2023 - 10:52 pm § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: There’s rocks in those clouds!

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March 2nd, 2023 - 12:46 am § in Misc.

Drop the knife! (Video)

Viewer discretion advised. Dogbite may ensue. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

March 1st, 2023 - 3:00 am § in Environment, Misc.

How to stay warm in Siberia (video)

The Nenets (nomadic reindeer herder) people (read about them here) have been doing it for hundreds of years. Watch the video below to find out how. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]