Archive for September, 2011

September 30th, 2011 - 10:10 pm § in The Ave Scene

BREAKING NEWS: Hood Canal Oyster Problems

FDA Warns Consumers Not to Eat Raw Oysters Harvested from Hood Canal Area 4 in Washington State OYSTERS Hood Canal and Samish Bay reopen October 1 for oyster harvest All areas are open with no restrictions for Vibrio bacteria[...]

September 30th, 2011 - 9:52 am § in Schools & Colleges, UW

NIH may get 3% at the cost of cuts to Pell grants

Inside Higher Education For those here who are not obsessed with the NIH budget, the usual process has been for the President to lowball and then lobbyists and Congress raise the budget. This year things are a LOT different.  The Senate is proposing an increase of less than 1% with dictates on spen[...]

September 30th, 2011 - 9:24 am § in Environment

Peak Carbon

“Peak Carbon”  H. Harrison  July, 2011 By now nearly everyone has heard about “Peak Oil” and the effort to identify the time when half the world’s reserves have been extracted. At earlier times the price of oil is said to be ‘demand limited’: that is, if d[...]

September 30th, 2011 - 7:19 am § in America, Jews

BREAKING NEWS: Al-Awlaki killed in Yemen

Anwar Al-Awlaki Dead: U.S.-Born Al Qaeda Cleric Killed In Yemen   al-Awlaki booked for soliciting prostitution, 1997 9/11 hijacker Nawaf al-Hazmi, for whom al-Awlaki was reportedly a spiritual adviser 9/11 hijacker Khalid al-Mihdhar, for whom al-Awlaki was reportedly a spiritual adviser Writing[...]

September 29th, 2011 - 9:29 pm § in Schools & Colleges

The Corporate Degree

Britain, The Independent: The education publisher Pearson’s in  partnership with Royal Holloway university is now providing a Pearson’s degree course. The company is already planning further entries into providing degree courses – possibly with other universities. They will not be the[...]

September 29th, 2011 - 11:53 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Interpol seeks arrest of Gaddafi son in Niger

Readmore at Reuters[...]

September 29th, 2011 - 9:43 am § in Jews, Misc.

Rosh Hashana: Heir to British Throne Will Be Jewish!

email I received:  family tree of Kate Middleton, wife of Prince William and future Queen of England *Kate’s mother is Carol Middleton, daughter of Ronald Goldsmith and **Dorothy Harrison (both Jews)* * * *The parents of Dorothy Harrison are Robert Harrison and Elizabeth  Temple (both Jews),[...]

September 29th, 2011 - 9:40 am § in America

How and Why of Limbaugh

Michael Hood at Blatherwatch came across this importnat video. I remember “this” Rush .. the self admitted clown, the entrepreneurial exploiter, … beofre he was canonized as a Reprican profit. Watch Video on Blatherwatch.[...]

September 29th, 2011 - 8:33 am § in America, China, Hypocrisy

BREAKING NEWS: China Lauches ITS Space Station Project

Tiangong-1 Experimental Module Launched readmore at HUFFINGTON Why isn’t China part of the ISS???   The irony here is that the US may be paying the price of our history of simplistic opposition .. first to Mao’s fight against the Kuo Min Tang and later to our image of a unified red sca[...]

September 28th, 2011 - 8:13 pm § in Misc.

Can WGU Train High School Teachers?

One of our commentors, “Burb” wrote a surprising comment about why the schools should accept teaching credentials from Western Governors University, Burb wrote the following comment after  an earlier post onThe AVE addressed the intervention of Seattle’s School Board in the Superi[...]