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Breaking News: How fragrant pine forests fine-tune climate — new research
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-03-01 21:01:25 -0800 | technology-news

The invigorating scent of pine assaulting the nostrils is one of the pleasures of any walk through a pine forest but an international team of scientists has established that there’s a lot more to pine-scented vapors than olfactory indulgence. New...
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Breaking News: 103-year-old grandma's 'Ask Me Anything' session wows Reddit, Internet
   
Posted by: RenoBerkeley SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2013-12-26 03:24:45 -0800 | odd-news

A 103-year-old Seattle grandma has won over the Internet and those who interacted with her Tuesday when she conducted an AMA or “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit. Hilda Evelyn Kottman, who now resides in an assisted living facility, received...
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Breaking News: Amazon's Jeff Bezos dreams of a cheaper, faster package delivery system with drones
   
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2013-12-05 15:43:14 -0800 | business-news

Jeff Bezos of Amazon is a visionary, in the George Bernard Shaw sense. The late Robert F. Kennedy loved to paraphrase one of Shaw's famous quotes: "Some men see things as they are and say, why; I dream things that...
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Breaking News: Richard Sherman's explanation fails to deflect the ball of criticism over his rant
   
Posted by: Harold Michael Harvey, JD SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-01-28 17:24:07 -0800 | arts-culture-news

Commentary We live in a day and age when everything is defined by identity. I am not sure there ever was a time when this was not the case. This is an age when things are either black or white,...
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Breaking News: Has 'thug' become a covert substitute for the N-word?
   
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-01-31 15:12:27 -0800 | disasters-news

While some blacks have embraced the racially derogatory N-word as an endearment or slang—which I totally denounce—white folks can no longer openly use the offensive term unless they want to be labelled raving racists. But have some found a way...
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Breaking News: Call us RINOs, but we will call the tea party what it is: The American Taliban
   
Posted by: larsknutson SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-02-26 19:43:42 -0800 | political-news

An insurance underwriter and conservative commentator from Washington state was voted off a conservative networking group Monday for having the gall to suggest that America's Founding Fathers did not espouse Christian principles in the fundamental law of the Declaration of...
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Breaking News: Amazon offers free overnight shipping for Christmas Eve
   
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2013-12-26 13:53:24 -0800 | technology-news

Attention, last-minute Christmas shoppers ... you still have not blown it. The online retail site Amazon is doing this thing that Amazon does every year, offering free overnight shipping for items purchased on Dec. 23. That means you can still...
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Breaking News: How rebuilding American League teams are faring in 2014
   
Posted by: PAULLEBOWITZ

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 14:19:20 -0700 | sports-news

Numerous teams in baseball have been rebuilding. Some have been doing so for several years, others have recently started. Let’s take a look at the state of their rebuilds thus far in 2014. Chicago White Sox Since Ken Williams took...
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Source: Associated Press

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 13:54:37 -0700 | political-news

After violence on May Day the past two years, Seattle police say they're ready for marches this May 1. Police officials told city council members Wednesday they'll allow peaceful marchers to exercise free-speech rights and they'll be prepared to arrest...
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Source: USA Today

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 07:33:19 -0700 | political-news

California became the first state to embrace government-backed paid family and medical leave more than a decade ago. Since then, few other states have followed California's path, and supporters are now considering a different approach. After lobbying state by state...
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Source: USA Today

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 05:06:31 -0700 | travel-news

Federal investigators successfully removed 4,000 containers of hazardous chemicals from a home here in a cleanup that took almost 10 days, officials said...Environmental Protection Agency inspected the house April 8 after firefighters discovered the stockpile of chemicals while helping an...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 14:07:42 -0700 | political-news

The Seattle Times political team explores national, state and local politics...Newhouse raised $162,000 through the first quarter of the year, topping five other Republicans and one Democrat in the race so far, according to reports filed with the Federal Election...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 13:43:50 -0700 | entertainment-news

That Gone Girl' trailer Posted by Moira Macdonald Here it is, finally . . . and it looks like a David Fincher film, no? Jury still out on Rosamund Pike (you don't see much of her in the trailer, and...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 13:31:54 -0700 | political-news

The Seattle Times political team explores national, state and local politics...Rosenthal Washington state voters are willing to pay higher taxes to support a variety of community services, including roads and public transportation, according to a public poll released Thursday.
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 13:00:52 -0700 | disasters-news

21 PM Page modified April 17, 2014 at 12:55 PM Openings begin in US trial of Egyptian preacher The imam of a London mosque used his influential position in the late 1990s to train and aid terrorists and used the...
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