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Paul Allen’s Unlikely Space-Faring Venture

Paul Allen space project Stratolaunch won’t blast off until at least 2016. In the meantime, keep an eye on Space Exploration Technologies, the Silicon Valley startup founded by Tesla Motors mogul Elon Musk.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 01/25/2012

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The Math: Street Charity and the Rules of Engagement

Canvassing, complaints, and codes of conduct, by the numbers.

  • Published 01/25/2012

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Seattle Center House Recycled

In time for the 50th anniversary of the World’s Fair, Graham Baba Architects turns the old armory into a house of light.

  • By David Laskin
  • Published 01/20/2012

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Visionaries Imagine Seattle in 2062

David Miller, Erik Lindbergh, and Dr. Leroy Hood imagine Seattle 50 years from now.

  • By Brian Colella and James Ross Gardner
  • Published 01/20/2012

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How Redbox Could Take Down Netflix

Netflix is on the ropes. Can Bellevue’s Redbox land a knockout blow?

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 11/23/2011

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10 Ways to Choose a Money Manager

Expert advice for choosing a financial adviser in uncertain times.

  • By Julie H. Case
  • Published 11/17/2011

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Classmates.com Flunks Out of Business School

Think you only paid for a one-year membership to Classmates.com? Check your bank statement.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 10/14/2011

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Putting the Eddie Back in Eddie Bauer

For 50 years, Eddie Bauer was the outfitter of choice for the world’s most seasoned outdoor lovers. Now, CEO Neil Fiske is trying to lead the classic brand back to the mountaintop.

  • By Bruce Barcott
  • Published 09/21/2011

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The Trouble with Transit

By the numbers: King 
County Metro budget 
shortfalls, cuts to service, and fare hikes.

  • Published 09/19/2011

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How the Gates Foundation Continues to Change the World

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation made headlines this summer when they pledged $41.5 million to reinvent the toilet. But another program, Grand Challenges Explorations—accepting applications this month—is set to provide equally crucial theme-based gra

  • By Carey Rose
  • Published 08/19/2011

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Washington State’s Rising Gas Prices

A by-the-numbers look at how gas prices are affecting Washington State.

  • Published 06/29/2011

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Boeing’s Missile Tracker

The Boeing-built missile tracking device that landed in Elliott Bay in May for maintenance will be a part of the Seattle skyline 
till the end of the summer.

  • Published 06/24/2011

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Local’s Guide to the Pike Place Market: 104 Years of Fortitude

How Pike Place Market survived war, riots, and one reckless cab driver.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 05/20/2011

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Local’s Guide to the Pike Place Market: The Day the Market Almost Died (Again)

How Victor Steinbrueck and his family saved Pike Place Market from demolition (twice).

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 05/20/2011

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The Math: Stakes on a Plane

A by-the-numbers look at Boeing’s winning bid to make refueling tanker planes for the U.S. Air Force.

  • Published 03/14/2011

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Miles to Go

Belltown resident Michael Komarnitsky founds gomiles.com, a dashboard that tracks your miles, corrals deals, and helps you decide whether and when to redeem your points.

  • Published 12/13/2010

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The Littlest Arms Dealer

BrickArms creator Will Chapman outfits Legos for World War Wee.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 09/15/2010

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Get Rich Slow

Fifteen smart ways to manage your money now per three local financial advisors: Ken Smith, Therese Govern, and Dennis Daugs.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 09/13/2010

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Bombers Away

Boeing will soon demolish Plant 2, where it built the B-17 Flying Fortress bombers and the first of the B-29 Super Fortresses, and partially restore its polluted site to wildland.

  • By Eric Scigliano
  • Published 08/18/2010

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Give It Away Now

What Bill Gates’s and Warren Buffet’s challenge to other American billionaires—give away half of all your money!—could mean in the fight against global poverty.

  • Published 07/20/2010
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