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Hall of Lame

A look at the Mariner’s best Baseball Hall of Fame hopefuls for the next five years in comparison to the competition.

12/17/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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Fly Guy

From a monologue of Drew Barth, Bellevue resident and finalist in the 31st Seattle International Comedy Competition

12/15/2010

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The Year of Constabulary Beating

Seattle police violence by the numbers.

12/15/2010

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Seattle Bookshelf

David Volk navigates the Cheap Bastard’s Guide to Seattle, and Eddie Vedder pens the intro to From a Basement in Seattle: The Poster Art of Brad Klausen.

12/13/2010

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Gliese Club

The hot topic of this year’s American Astronomical Society conference: Gliese 581g, a recently discovered, potentially life-­sustaining planet. Skeptics, including University of Washington astronomer Eric Agol, are rearing for fierce planetary debat

12/13/2010

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Sarah White, Phoenix Jones, Yellow Pages, John Henry Browne, Felix Hernandez, and Sarah Sense-Wilson.

12/13/2010

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Secrets Forged in Steel

The Seattle Monolith—and its theft—is still a mystery, 10 years later.

12/13/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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Who Nuked My Cheese?

In November, workers at the decommissioned Hanford plutonium production site discovered mouse droppings that made their Geiger counters hiss like cats. Now the Hanforders are on the hunt for the radioactive mouse.

12/13/2010 By James Ross Gardner

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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.

12/13/2010

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Naked Hunch

Curt Lew, whose Bellevue-based Emit Technologies makes security equipment, says he and his team have built a less intrusive full-body scanner: the People Portal II.

12/13/2010 By James Ross Gardner

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Pigskin Perp

Seattle Times reporters Ken Armstrong and Nick Perry, from their book, Scoreboard, Baby, about the thug-riddled 2000 Huskies’ championship-winning football team.

11/18/2010

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The Facebook Comic

Darren Davis of Vancouver, Washington–based Bluewater Productions releases Mark Zuckerberg: Creator of Facebook. But at least one comic book aficionado won’t be championing the graphic novel when it comes out on December 22.

11/18/2010

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Bill Gates Sr., Andrew Fink, Sylvester Cann, Hal Griffith, Arlene Wagner, and Christian Lander.

11/18/2010

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We Got Game

In October, the Internet buzzed with the news that Zynga—the San Francisco video game company responsible for FarmVille and Mafia Wars—will soon open a Seattle office. It’s only a matter of time before updates from these viral game titles start choking up

11/18/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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The New Bids on the Block

Seattle parking by the numbers.

11/16/2010

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Billy Got Gruff

The deadliest creature in Olympic National Park is a snowy-white vegetarian: the mountain goat.

11/15/2010 By Eric Scigliano

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Downward-Facing Demon

Mark Driscoll, pastor at Seattle’s Mars Hill Church, says yoga is evil. Does he have a point?

11/15/2010 By Jessica Voelker

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Desk Jockeying

Fact: Outside The Office, Rainn Wilson and Craig Robinson refuse to fight.

11/15/2010 By Laura Dannen

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Lover Boy

In his latest movie, Jack Goes Boating, Philip Seymour Hoffman takes on two new roles: romantic lead and film director.

10/13/2010 By Laura Dannen

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Minced Meat Words

Seattle comedian Andy Haynes on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, September 8, 2010

10/11/2010