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November 26th, 2022 - 1:37 pm § in Misc.

Police chase (video)

What to do when a bird flies the coop? Go after it, of course. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

November 21st, 2022 - 3:53 pm § in Misc.

Give him another medal

“Richard Fierro, a decorated Army veteran, was one of two people who tackled and subdued the gunman inside a gay nightclub Saturday night in Colorado Springs,” NBC News reported on Monday, November 21, 2022 (read story here). News reports have described Club Q as a “safe space̶[...]

November 17th, 2022 - 9:21 pm § in Misc.

Special Edition Darwin Award

A week ago, in Houston, a 25-year-old man jumped on top of an 18-wheeler and started dancing — and almost immediately was knocked off by a bridge, fell into traffic below, and died at a local hospital. The unfortunate incident happened on Thursday, November 10, 2022. Read story here. Return to[...]

November 15th, 2022 - 11:50 pm § in Misc., Science

NASA’s Artemis 1 moonshot is go; watch launch here (video)

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November 15th, 2022 - 11:30 pm § in Humor, Misc., Politics, Republicans

Back by popular demand: Sarah Palin’s turkey video

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November 14th, 2022 - 12:02 pm § in Donald Trump, Humor, Misc.

The case against highly polished floors

They reflect too much. Related story: Ivanka cropped shrieking banshee Kimberly Guilfoyle out of a group photo. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

October 30th, 2022 - 5:34 pm § in Misc.

Just-released emails could get Trump lawyers disbarred

A federal judge has released 8 internal emails by Trump conspirator John Eastman (photo, left) to the House January 6 committee that show Trump lawyers lied to courts in their efforts to obstruct Congress’ certification of the 2020 election, CNN reported on Sunday, October 30, 2022 (read story[...]

October 25th, 2022 - 9:09 pm § in Law and Courts, Misc., Politics

Range war

Dwight and Steven Hammond, eastern Oregon cattle ranchers, set fires that escaped onto federal land in 1999, 2001, and 2006. They were convicted of arson and spent about 2½ years in prison until pardoned by President Trump. Read details here. Randy Snodgrass is a U.S. Forest Service “burn bos[...]

October 24th, 2022 - 11:40 am § in Misc.

Is this child neglect?

Sam Adventure Baker, age 8, is a climbing wunderkind. It came naturally, as his parents are climbers, so he’s been climbing since he could walk. He’s done some impressive climbs, sort of, meaning he was attached to ropes and either hauled himself up or was hauled up. Now he’s doing[...]

October 23rd, 2022 - 10:23 pm § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Uçhisar, Turkey

Homes carved from rock centuries ago are now a tourist attraction. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]