Saturday, July 24, 2021

The 16 Best Weekend Deals on Headphones, Soundbars, and More

We found discounts on a MacBook Pro, an Instant Pot, and the newest Amazon Fire tablet.If getting out of the house isn't a readily...

Space Jam and the Fury of an Algorithm Scorned

The reboot—along with Netflix’s The Mitchells vs. the Machines—portray vengeful AIs as jilted geniuses. That revolution shouldn’t be televised.Say what you will about Space...

Biden Has to Play Hardball with Internet Platforms

The president needs to prioritize Americans' wellbeing over Big Tech's whims to begin a path to restoring democracy, privacy, and competition.The federal government’s campaign...

Sucks to be him! How Henry the vacuum cleaner became an accidental design icon

Life and styleSucks to be him! How Henry the vacuum cleaner became an accidental design icon Henry is a fixture in millions of...

Technology

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Apple AirTags vs. Tile: The Best Tool for Finding Your Lost Stuff

Attach a $29 Apple AirTag to your stuff, and you can use your iPhone...

The Code That Built the Web Is Now a $5 Million NFT

The author of the code that built the WWW will donate the proceeds to charity. But the auction raises questions about the transformative impact...

Samsung's Galaxy A32 5G Raises the Bar for Sub-$300 Phones

With two-day battery life and reliable cameras, this Android smartphone is the renaissance gadget in a world of cheap phones. For years, the best cheap...

An Algorithm That Predicts Deadly Infections Is Often Flawed

A study found that a system used to identify cases of sepsis missed most instances and frequently issued false alarms.A complication of infection known...

How to Take a Post-Pandemic Road Trip

Not ready for an all-out island vacation just yet? Hit the road instead.

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Schnitzel, salad and cream cake: Yotam Ottolenghi’s peach recipes

Yotam Ottolenghi recipesFoodSchnitzel, salad and cream cake: Yotam Ottolenghi’s peach recipesPeaches take centre stage in an aromatic peach salad with a zingy, ginger-and-lemon dressing,...

Want to fix cracked heels? Try these magic gel socks | Sali Hughes

Sali Hughes on beautyBeautyWant to fix cracked heels? Try these magic gel socksIngenious tubes of stretchy fabric lined with gummy silicone are nothing short...

Who has Banksy depicted snorting, kissing and flying? The Weekend quiz

The quizLife and styleWhat was the ‘poor boy’, designed by Sonia Rykiel? The Weekend quizFrom the Spanish Armada to Banksy, test your knowledge with...

Fit in my 40s: fancy a game of Ultimate? Let the battle commence | Zoe Williams

Fit in my 40sLife and styleFit in my 40s: fancy a game of Ultimate? Let the battle commenceWho was going to let go of...

Cakes, scones and fruit fool: Thalia Ho’s recipes for summer berry bakes

FeastFoodCakes, scones and fruit fool: Thalia Ho’s recipes for summer berry bakes Raspberries take centre stage in a simple fruit fool, redcurrants star in...

Zandra Rhodes: ‘A secret? My hair isn’t naturally pink’

The Q&AFashionInterviewZandra Rhodes: ‘A secret? My hair isn’t naturally pink’Rosanna GreenstreetThe designer on chalk butterflies, growing cannabis and her fear of running out of...
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Entertainment

Big Machine’s Scott Borchetta Defends Promoting Aaron Lewis’ Liberal-Bashing, Fox-Baiting Country Song

Scott Borchetta, Big Machine Label Group’s founder and president-CEO, has spoken up in defense of the company’s promotion of...

‘Dachra’ Review: Tunisia’s First Horror Movie Is Familiar but Frightening

On-screen texts bookending “Dachra” claim this thriller is “inspired by true events,” and that “in North Africa hundreds of...

Britney Spears Calls Out ‘Righteous Approach’ of Those Closest to Her in Instagram Posts

UPDATED: Following her Friday Instagram post calling out the “righteous approach” of those in her inner circle, Britney Spears...

Dawn Porter to Direct Multi-Part ESPN Doc About Title IX’s Impact on Women in Sports

Dawn Porter has yet another project in the works. Earlier this month it was announced that the Emmy-nominated director...

Trailer Watch: Leyna Bloom Falls in Love & Claims Her Space in Danielle Lessovitz’s “Port Authority”

“I just think about taking back all the space that the world doesn’t give me, and just owning it,”...
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Culture

My sister scattered my stepdad’s ashes without me. I am still livid. Am I being selfish?

Leading questionsFamilyMy sister scattered my stepdad’s ashes without me. I am still livid. Am I being selfish?It’s not surprising that you’re angry, writes advice...

We’ve moved house, but every purchase feels fraught with indecision | Coco Khan

When my boyfriend and I moved into our own flat, we were congratulated on our “new chapter”. I didn’t get it: we’d already been...

Is it normal to feel depressed after having the vaccine? | Leading questions

Leading questionsAustralian lifestyleIs it normal to feel depressed after having the vaccine? The pandemic forces us to inhabit thoughts we spend most of our...
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On the Eastside

Boom! Try These Epic Chicken Sandwiches

The “Boom” in Chk-A Boom is the sound of a mic-drop. These piled-high gastropub-style sandwiches feature chicken dressed up in several ways, including spicy...

Shedding Light on Perinatal Mood Disorders

We spoke with Kirkland’s EvergreenHealth Medical Center’s perinatal mood disorder care specialist, nurse practitioner Patricia Morgan, to dispel some myths. And, more importantly, what...

Home of the Month: A Peaceful Sanctuary on Fairweather Bay

Peaceful Sanctuary on Fairweather Bay, Photo Credit: Team Foster at Compass Nestled on 100 feet of Lake Washington waterfront, this street-to-water property is on...

Rep. Adam Smith may face Democratic challenger Sarah Smith this fall in 9th Congressional District

Rep. Adam Smith, D-Bellevue, might face a challenge from the left this fall, as Democratic candidate Sarah Smith pushed into second place in the...

3 to See: A Film Festival, Bellevue Beats, and Wine Pickups

SIFF 2021 The Seattle International Film Festival is going virtual in 2021. From April 8-18, more than 100 movies and programs will be available...

8 PNW Jewelry Destinations For Your Spring, Summer Needs

Many of us are approaching fashion with a fresh perspective this season. In fact, it’s what inspired our most recent spring editorial. This includes...

Enjoy Food

Starbucks Tries Out Its New Reusable Cup Program at Five Seattle Locations

In an effort to cut down waste, Starbucks announced that it is testing out a new program called “Borrow a Cup” in Seattle, which lets customers return reusable cups to kiosks near the coffee chain’s locations or dispose of...

Washington to Allow Larger Table Sizes and Later Booze Sales in Next Phase of Restaurant Reopening

Details on the next phase of Washington’s reopening plan for restaurants is coming into greater focus. The state already announced that indoor dining would...

More Than 70 Percent of Survey Respondents Say They Don’t Want to Dine Indoors

On January 29, Eater Seattle posted a survey right as Seattle was preparing to enter the next phase of Washington’s reopening plan, which allows...

Buzzy New Pop-up Lupe’s Situ Tacos Sets Up Shop at Tractor Tavern

Welcome back to Eater News, a semi-regular round-up of mini news bites. Have info to share? Email intel to [email protected] Buzzy New Taco Pop-up...

What Kind of Mom Am I?

As my son’s 5th birthday approaches, I have to stop and wonder where has the time gone? It has been five years of change, growth, challenge,...

Seattle News

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Slog PM: Time to Consider Masking Up Indoors Again, Dem Senators Approve Pentagon Spending Boost, and Some Initial Thoughts on the OIG's Analysis of...

You can call me a pessimist, but I don't think an app is going to stop this kind of response to protests against the police. Nathalie Graham Seven Black women sue Seattle for discrimination: The women, all over 40, worked in the Parks Department. "Most of the plaintiffs...

King County approves low-income Metro fare waivers | Bellevue Reporter

Low-income transit riders could see their King County Metro fares waived beginning in July, after the King County Council voted Feb. 25 to approve...

Preliminary Poll Results: This Heatwave Is YOUR Fault

Look what you've done. Paul Aresu / Getty ImagesGood news! Hundreds of people voted today in our reader poll, attempting to find a...

Rapid rainfall has led to flooding, impacting all parts of King County. | Bellevue Reporter

Flooding continued to impact King County and Western Washington through Feb. 6. On Feb. 6, following significant rain and flooding, King County Executive Dow Constantine...

Slog PM: The Pressure Is on Chief Diaz to Fire His Insurrection Cops; Biden Defends Afghanistan Pull-Out; Preserve Rare Media, Give Scarecrow Money

One of the two SPD officers who trespassed on Capitol grounds claimed he "did not see any signs of disturbance" while attending this insurrection....

New Savage Love: Shafted

JOE NEWTON I'm a European heterosexual girl and reading your column from afar has been a good way for...

Rockies-Mariners Q&A with Purple Row’s Adam Peterson

The friendliest future division foe sits down for some questions. The SB Nation conglomerate has the occasional benefit of putting us into contact with devout...

ORCAized RRFPs Now Free For the First One

As part of the fare restructure that brought King County Metro’s $2.75 regular flat fare, effective this week, King County Metro has gotten all...

In Seattle real estate market, inventory is finally up

Inventory has been tight for years, but the crunch is starting to ease The short version of the story of the past while in Seattle...

A New Millennium of Unstreamable Films

Is this what microdosing feels like? The Taste of Tea/Third Window FilmsEach week, we write about four films that you can't find on...

New Savage Lovecast: “Get Your Vax!” Says Doc Barak

"Soooo. About my daddy." A gay man has developed a pleasant non-monogamous sugar baby/sugar daddy relationship. How can he...

Slog AM: Seattle Celebrates Its First Tower With Automated Parking, More and More Houses Bought With Just Cash, Seattle Times Editorial Board Endorses…

"This is not a hole; this is someone's house..." Everett Fire on TwitterSeattle Times business reporter Heidi Groover reports that "nearly one in four...

7/10: Open Game Thread

The one where Jean Segura goes 6-for-6 Today marks the beginning of a six-game road-trip against the Angels and the Rockies. It’s the last stretch...
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US News

Bucks dig deep to outlast Nets in Game 7 overtime thriller, reach Eastern Conference finals

Exhaustion draped Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo early in the game, at the end of the game and all points between.He looked for a...

‘Makes you sick’: fury in Rio as pregnant 24-year-old killed amid police raid

In early June, Kathlen Romeu posted a photo of herself and her boyfriend on a Instagram, with a caption announcing that she was pregnant....

Tesla will resume accepting bitcoin when it uses more clean energy, says Musk

Elon Musk has said that Tesla will resume allowing bitcoin transactions when miners use more renewable energy.“When there’s confirmation of reasonable (~50%) clean energy...

US military training manual describes socialism as ‘terrorist ideology’ – report

A US military training document has described the political philosophy of socialism – a relatively mainstream term in politics around the world – as...

Business

Rude Money Habits You Need To Break Now

kali9 / iStock.comMoney can be a touchy subject, so how you approach it with others may take some extra thought and consideration. And although...
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Health

Relaxed restrictions create sense of hope at New England Passover, Easter celebrations

BOSTON (AP) — The Easter and Passover holidays were accompanied Sunday by more relaxed restrictions on houses of worship and gatherings in New England,...

19 Things You Didn't Know About Mother's Day

Bon Appetit10 Things You’ve Gotta Know About EggsYounger eggs are tighter, with taut whites and tall yolks. Fresh eggs are also easier to fry...