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September 24th, 2021 - 5:30 pm § in Humor, News Media, Schools & Colleges

Seattle Times drives WSU president to drink

Despite the governor’s mandate, WSU football coach Nick Rolovich isn’t vaccinated. WSU President Kirk Schulz (photo below) admitted it during a faculty meeting, a Spokane TV station reported on Friday, September 24, 2021, noting that Gov. Inslee has mandated that “all state workers[...]

September 17th, 2021 - 7:56 pm § in Humor

Texas women’s rights council

Just kidding. Texas Republicans aren’t like the Taliban. They let women leave. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

September 1st, 2021 - 5:00 pm § in Humor

BREAKING NEWS! Americans flee brutal religious police!

Desperate, frightened refugees jammed airport gates in Dallas and Houston trying to get on evacuation flights out of the Republican Emirate of Texas before a new religious law took effect allowing rapists to sue their victims! Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

August 17th, 2021 - 5:16 pm § in Health, Humor

How to handle booster backlash

“Global health advocates are pushing back on the Biden administration’s anticipated plans to start offering Americans a booster dose of coronavirus vaccine, arguing it will only deepen global inequalities,” The Hill reported on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. “Biden officials are s[...]

August 11th, 2021 - 11:45 pm § in Humor

So you think you’re right, huh?

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July 14th, 2021 - 2:39 pm § in Humor, Misc.

Why didn’t Lincoln get a Nobel Prize for his Gettysburg address?

One reason is because Nobel Prizes didn’t exist then. They were created by a will that Alfred Nobel signed on Nov. 27, 1895; came into being when the will was officially approved by Norwegian authorities on April 26, 1897; and weren’t awarded until 1901 (read history here). The recipient[...]

July 10th, 2021 - 6:26 pm § in Humor, Science

Understanding quantum computers

For most people, that’s an oxymoron. Putting the word “understanding” in the same sentence as “quantum computers” doesn’t make any sense, except to a handful of people above our pay grades. Quantum computing is based on the physics of quantum mechanics, which is a[...]

July 10th, 2021 - 5:49 pm § in Religion, Science

Who cares if photons from 6,500 light years away accelerate like crazy?

“Scientists have long known the Crab Nebula [is] a very energetic astrophysical object …. But recently, [they] discovered it is even more energetic than they thought. Using an array of state-of-the-art detectors on … the Tibetan Plateau, a team … detected light particles with[...]

June 26th, 2021 - 10:05 pm § in Donald Trump, Humor, Science

Who is Avi Loeb, and why does he believe in aliens?

From Wikipedia: “Abraham “Avi” Loeb (Hebrew: אברהם (אבי) לייב‎; born February 26, 1962) is an Israeli-American theoretical physicist who works on astrophysics and cosmology. Loeb is the Frank B. Baird Jr. Professor of Science at Harvard University. He had been[...]

June 23rd, 2021 - 5:42 pm § in Law and Courts, News Media

Detained American reporter freed

An American reporter detained by authorities while covering an anti-government protest has been freed. Worldwide, journalists are arrested by the hundreds every year, and 50 were killed last year (see figures here). Last month, Belarus’ strongman hijacked an airliner and seized a journalist on[...]