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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Yong Chun Kim, Amy Pennington, Michael Gspurning, Sarah Vowell, Sam Reed, and Danielle Custer.

03/07/2012 By Allison Williams

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Joel McHale’s Wine, Cafe Nordo’s Dinner Theater, Sea-Tac Airport News

The best of Seattlemet.com blogs: Sauced, Wear What When, Culture Fiend, Tripster, and Nosh Pit.

03/07/2012 By Christopher Werner

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Trade Secrets: Tia Carrere’s Tips to Conquer Comicon

Tia Carrere offers tips on how to get the most out of Emerald City Comicon.

03/07/2012 By Stephanie Rubesh

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Northwest Bookshelf: Blueprints of the Afterlife

Ryan Boudinot’s second novel, Blueprints of the Afterlife, plunges readers into a Seattle at least a century in the future, where construction is under way to transform Bainbridge Island into a full-scale replica of Manhattan.

03/07/2012 Edited by James Ross Gardner

History

Seattle Time Capsule Fails

Seattle Center is establishing a virtual time capsule, one in which locals share their experiences via audio and video and post them online. Not a bad idea, given our region’s track record with physical time capsules.

03/07/2012 By James Ross Gardner

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Vioguard’s Self-Sanitizing Keyboard

Kirkland-based Vioguard has created a self-sanitizing keyboard and touchpad.

03/07/2012 By Stephanie Rubesh

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The Oldest Living Girl Scout Is One Tough Cookie

At 110, Emma Otis is the oldest living Girl Scout—not to mention Washingtonian.

03/07/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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Escape from Mount Rainier

An excerpt from a blog post on NWHikers.net, regarding the aftermath of the fatal shooting of Mount Rainier park ranger Margaret Anderson by Benjamin Colton Barnes.

03/07/2012

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Would It Work Here? Online Simulators Let Civilians Control the Budget

Kevin Falcon, British Columbia’s minister of finance, introduced My BC Budget, an online simulator that lets civilians play budget wonks. Would it work here?

03/07/2012 By Jessie Wesley

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The Math: Columbia Tower Stairclimb Stats

The 2012 Scott Firefighter Stairclimb by the numbers.

03/07/2012

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Northwest Bookshelf: Science on Ice

In Science on Ice: Four Polar Expeditions, Seattle photojournalist and oceanographer Chris Linder offers us an over-the-shoulder glimpse as researchers seek answers in the planet’s most frigid terrains.

01/26/2012

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Dispatches from Seattlemet.com

The best of Seattlemet.com blogs: Nosh Pit, Culture Fiend, Wear What When, and Sauced.

01/26/2012 By Christopher Werner

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Paula Clapp, Philip Eaton, Donald Byrd, Dave Isay, Robin Held, and Ali Tarhouni.

01/25/2012 By Allison Williams

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Touchdowns for Price Tags

Battered by $1.9 billion in cuts to K–12 education since 2009, educators across Washington increasingly say they have no choice but to foist the cost of athletics onto families.

01/25/2012 By Claudia Rowe

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Trade Secrets: Kill It at Karaoke

David Boardman, executive editor of The Seattle Times, belts out a mean karaoke number. Here, he shares his secrets.

01/25/2012 By Allie Oosta

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Romotive Turns Your iPhone into a Robot

Romotive—which gained recognition while participating in Seattle startup incubator TechStars—turns your iPhone into a talking, roving, slightly annoying robot.

01/25/2012

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This is Your Brain on Love

Neuroscience has a lot to say about the emotion most celebrated on February 14.

01/25/2012 By James Ross Gardner

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The Math: Street Charity and the Rules of Engagement

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

01/25/2012

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The Bad News Gummy Bears

A team of University of Washington researchers (lead by Matthew Alford of the Applied Physics Laboratory) has recruited a favorite movie theater snack as a test subject.

12/23/2011

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A Tuskegee Airman Goes to the Movies

In the George Lucas–produced movie Red Tails, Hollywood will tell the story of the Tuskegee Airmen this month. George Hickman knows more than the plot.

12/23/2011 By Matthew Halverson