Monday, April 19, 2021

LA Kids Weekend Events: Apr. 30-May 2

This weekend is full of dreamy escapes, literally and figuratively! Head to the Museum of Dream Space for a 360-degree (dreamy) experience, lose yourself...

Dogwoof Takes World on Hot Docs Hong Kong Protest Pic ‘Faceless’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Dogwoof has acquired world sales rights to “Faceless,” the directorial debut of Jennifer Ngo, ahead of its world premiere at the Hot Docs film...

Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Thalissa Teixeira Join Lucy Hale in AMC, Alibi Series ‘Ragdoll’

Henry Lloyd-Hughes and Thalissa Teixeira will star alongside Lucy Hale in the AMC-Alibi series “Ragdoll,” Variety has learned. The six-episode show, which was ordered to...

Patrick Marleau’s journey from Canadian farmboy to NHL’s 1,768-game recordbreaker

When a 41-year-old son of the Canadian Prairie takes his first shift for the San Jose Sharks on Monday night in Las Vegas, he...

Technology

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Bilibili Eyes $2.8 Billion Hong Kong Share Sale

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Samsung's Galaxy Buds Pro Are the Best Premium Earbuds

Samsung's AirPods Pro competitors have better battery life, better sound, and a more comfortable fit than Apple's buds. Even with so many...

KFC, Taco Bell to Start Taking Orders via Text

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It's Never Been Easier to Make an Adventure Game

In the early years of personal computers, the adventure game genre reigned supreme, exemplified by classic titles such as King’s Quest and The Secret...

How Pi Keeps Train Wheels on Track

Happy 3/14! Here's how this mathematical constant keeps train cars from flying off their tracks during turns. Happy Pi Day. Yes, it's...

Treasury Watchdog Warns of Cellphone-Data Use Without Warrants

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Mike Mitchell, guitarist on the Kingsmen’s Louie Louie, dies aged 77

Mike Mitchell, who recorded one of the most famous guitar solos of all time for the Kingsmen’s Louie Louie, has died aged 77.No cause...

From Russian YouTube to spinning on the spot: Hollywood’s tricks to playing drunk

Were there an Oscar for best on-screen drunk (which there really should be), it would be a close-run thing this year. My money would...

Every state open for COVID-19 vaccines; J&J vaccine pause might be lifted this week, Fauci says: Live COVID-19 updates

Starting Monday, every U.S. adult will be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine.New Jersey, Massachusetts and Oregon were among a handful of states throwing...

Fore! How golf fashion finally got in the swing

When Hideki Matsuyama won the Masters earlier this month, he was handed a crisp green blazer with gold buttons to mark the achievement. Given...

2021 ACM Awards: Social Media Lights Up for Carrie Underwood

The country music community watched on and many artists turned to social media to share their thoughts.On what felt like one of the most...

Austin and Kenosha shootings, Chauvin trial, NASA: 5 things to know Monday

Shootings in Texas and Wisconsin leave several deadMass shootings in Austin, Texas and Kenosha County, Wisconsin, this weekend left several people dead. In Texas'...
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Entertainment

Sola Boards ‘Three Wishes for Cinderella,’ Starring Pop Star Astrid S (EXCLUSIVE)

International sales agency Sola Media, which is taking part in Hong Kong’s Filmart this week, has boarded the Norwegian...

The 13 Best Things That Happened in Music This Week (February 12)

Take a look at all of the week’s can’t-miss music moments below. Phoebe Bridgers was the musical guest on...

First Spin: The Week’s Best New Dance Tracks From Wavedash, Sofi Tukker, Deadmau5 & More

Porter Robinson and Madeon are gushing about about Wavedash's debut LP, World Famous Tour, on Twitter, and we understand...

‘Get Even’ Star Mia McKenna-Bruce Leads Cast of ‘Smudged Smile,’ First Film in Mental Health Anthology (EXCLUSIVE)

Mia McKenna-Bruce, star of BBC and Netflix series “Get Even,” will headline Ella Greenwood’s “Smudged Smile,” a short film...

A Guide to Valentine’s Weekend Livestreams & Virtual Concerts

Valentine's Day might not look the same this year, but that doesn't mean you can't line up some romantic...
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Culture

The future of cookbooks? Here's what happened when I tested Ruby Tandoh's audio baking guide

It must be difficult to deliver recipes in a pioneering way. This is because, in the cookbook, the form has already reached its apex....

Experience: I got married with months to live

I met Emma at a horrendous “mingling event” one wet spring evening in 2015. We connected immediately, and after a couple of dates I...

'They are scared to try new things': how is home school impacting young children?

It is fair to say that Wells, eight, does not enjoy remote learning. “It’s horrible,” he tells a group of fellow year 4 children...
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On the Eastside

Warby Parker to Open Its First Eastside Location This Saturday

While it’s said that hindsight is 20/20, Warby Parker is decidedly ahead — and Bellevue is in its sights. The e-commerce behemoth, which currently...

Wilson Named Executive Chef at The Lodge at St. Edward State Park

Jason Wilson, a past James Beard Award winner for Best Chef in the Northwest, will oversee all culinary efforts at The Lodge at St....

Entertainment Venue in Bellevue, Forum Social House, to Reopen its Doors

The multipurpose entertainment space, Forum Social House, is reopening its doors after a year of being closed. It is located at Lincoln Square...

Amazon Submits Phase 2 Designs for 31-Story Building at Bellevue 600

Bellevue 600, Rendering Credit: NBBJ Amazon recently submitted designs for Phase 2 of their mixed-use project, Bellevue 600. The second phase of the project...

True Blue

When the contractor was wrapping up this Kirkland remodel, the homeowner’s 5-year-old son started hiding his tools so he couldn’t leave. This remodel was...

3 to See: A Cycling Event, Carpool Cinema, and a Botanical Symposium

Cycling in Support of Black Businesses  Join Peace Peloton for a 20-mile moderate ride from Shoreline to West Seattle on Feb. 27. The race begins at Black...

Enjoy Food

Lumen Field Will Soon Host an Outdoor Dinner Series with Major Seattle Chefs

The NFL season is over — and soccer still two months away — but Lumen Field will see some action soon. Starting February 18, the outdoor dining series Field to Table will make its debut, featuring pop-up dinners from...

DC Metro Kids Weekend Events: Mar. 19-21

Bubble up some fun this weekend in the spirit of National Bubble Week! We’ve rounded up the best bubble-inspired party ideas, tracked down the...

Want Free Auntie Anne’s Pretzel-Themed Prizes? Here’s How to Get ‘Em

You’re ready to watch the big basketball tournament—but you need some serious snacks! Auntie Anne’s is here to help. The pretzel-licious brand recently announced...

Live Out Your Fairytale Dreams in These 12 Castles You Can Rent

If you are looking to experience the royal treatment for your next family vacation, we’ve got the Airbnbs for you. These Airbnb castles have...

18 Great Restaurants to Try on Capitol Hill

Before the pandemic, Capitol Hill was perhaps Seattle’s most rapidly growing dining neighborhoods. The development is understandably much slower now, but the area remains...

Seattle News

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Slog PM: Cop Shoots and Kills a Person in Portland, Tim Eyman Has to Pony Up, What Are You Watching for SIFF?

We want our money back, dipshit. Lester BlackToday on Slog: We had a lot of good things cooking. Here's a quick rundown in case you missed it: Rich Smith chatted with teachers' union leader Stephanie Gallardo about her run for Congress. Matt Baume offered up some Earth Day suggestions...

About Last Night: searching for a new identity

At some point we all have a crisis of purpose When I was 16 years old I got my license, and battled AP Biology; when...

Seattle Department of Design Wants to Make Civic Pride Cool

Ok, maybe municipal graphic design is cool. Courtesy of SDOD I first learned about the Seattle Department of Design through sticker. JK ...

VIDEO: 2018 West Seattle 4th of July Kids’ Parade, report #2 – see it all!

That’s our video of today’s West Seattle 4th of July Kids’ Parade in North Admiral, in its entirety, from an SPD motorcycle officer and...

4 King County paramedics quarantined after COVID-19 exposure | Bellevue Reporter

Two paramedic interns, two South King County primary response employees are asymptomatic, according to union executives.

Seattle-area music-and-nightlife events Aug. 24-30: Ed Sheeran, Pure Bathing Culture and more

Seattle is a music city. On any given night, there are dozens of events worth attending. To that end, it can be a daunting...

This Week's Comics: A Shadow Comes to Life, Monsters Fall in Love, and Pretty Flowers

The correct thing to do in the fall is to watch The Addams Family in October, then Addams Family Values in November. And then,...

Here's What You Should See at the 2021 Seattle International Film Festival

COVID-19 might've kicked the annual Seattle International Film Festival to the curb last year, but this time around the sun the festival is back...

Republican leadership doubts effectiveness of homelessness spending | Bellevue Reporter

By Cameron Sheppard, WNPA News Service Republican leaders in Washington state said they are not confident that spending on homelessness proposed by the Democrats will...

Some Ideas for Year-End Giving

I feel lucky I was able to keep my job and switch to working remotely this year. I haven’t spent as much money as...

CHI opens 11 COVID-19 screening centers around Washington | Bellevue Reporter

Federal Way, Bonney Lake, Puyallup and Enumclaw are some of the places people can go to get tested.

Slog PM: Trump's Lawyers' Weak Defense, SPD Arrests Suspect for Harassing Council Member, Send Us Your Birds

Trump lawyers Bruce Castor and Michael van der Veen probably talking about how they could honestly just go home cause the Republicans will vote...

Mariners Moose Tracks, 6/21/18: Mitch Haniger, Michael Wacha, and the College World Series

Getting your Thursday started off right. Hey folks and Happy Paxton Day! Today’s pitching matchup might be a preview of the Wild Card game, which...
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US News

New York doormen fired for failing to help assaulted Asian American woman

Two employees of a luxury New York City apartment building have been terminated from their jobs after being seen on video failing to aid...

Your relationship made it through the past year. What happens when the pandemic ends?

Allison Miller and her boyfriend enjoyed six months of normalcy before the pandemic hit. But their relationship quickly became "a lot more real" as they went from...

Alabama tornadoes kill five as homes are destroyed and thousands lose power

At least five people have been killed and multiple injuries reported after a string of up to seven deadly tornadoes tore through Alabama, toppling...

How to start your day in a centered and organized way, according to a health coach

Why is the moment you awaken in the morning the most instrumental part of the day? Those first few seconds after opening your eyes...

Business

Boston will move forward in COVID reopening plan next week

Boston will advance to Phase 3, Step 1 of Massachusetts’s coronavirus reopening plan beginning on Monday, Feb. 1, allowing businesses such as gyms, movie...

A mister no more: Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutral

JOSEPH PISANI, AP February 25, 2021 | 1:25 PM NEW YORK (AP) — Mr. Potato Head is no longer a mister. Hasbro,...

American Airlines lost $8.9 billion in a year of pandemic

AP January 28, 2021 | 4:30 PM FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines lost $2.2 billion in the fourth quarter as...
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Health

COVID cases continue to fall in Florida despite variants, hinting that America could avoid a '4th wave'

Ever since U.S. COVID-19 cases started their precipitous post-holiday decline, Americans have been anxious about the threat of yet another hurdle on the long...

Why Europe's AstraZeneca vaccine fumble could be bad news for the U.S.

Forget herd immunity. In Europe this week it appeared “herd mentality” was the dominating force in the battle against COVID-19.On Monday, Germany raised a...

Israel's rapid rollout provides the first real-world proof that COVID vaccination works as well as promised

When it comes to vaccinating people against COVID-19 as quickly as possible, Israel is the undisputed world champion so...

Biden and GOP senators hold 'substantive and productive' meeting on COVID relief, White House says

WASHINGTON — President Biden had an Oval Office meeting on Monday with a group of Republican senators who urged...