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10/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

Relationships flourish at this Redmond farm — with the soil, sustainable agriculture, restaurants, chefs … and even diners at its Under the Walnuts series.
10/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

Jocelyn Tuazon and her husband, Robert, dish up mouthwatering Filipino dishes at Tropical Hut in Kent. And if you want a plate of bite-size hunks of lechon with cracking-crisp skin, but don't want a whole roast pig, you should stop by over the weekend.
10/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

It seems impossible to think of an ingredient that shows up in more places around the world in more variations than the potato. In terms of universal adoration, the potato might be as good as it gets.
10/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

RANT to the Seahawks for wearing those neon green uniforms last Thursday night on nationwide TV. I saw my TV screen and immediately adjusted to a darker tone in response. The neon green against the turf with the TV’s darkened shades made the game very difficult to see, especially as the TV then tried to […]
10/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

Dear Carolyn Adapted from a recent online discussion. DEAR CAROLYN: My girlfriend has a horrible cat. Most of this is her fault because she’s never tried to train him out of attacking people, stealing food, and screaming continually in the night because he used to be an outdoor cat. Her parents live out in the […]
10/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

We first heard about topical vitamin E oil for nail fungus in 1991. A nurse scolded us for not knowing about this home remedy.
10/15/2019   Reuters: Life
Rock met kimonos as Tokyo kicked off its fashion week with a dazzling runway show that put a modern twist on the traditional Japanese garment.
10/14/2019   Seattle Times Living

Meg Maggie Margaret chocolates is the name of the company run by Margaret Savas, who formerly worked for Fran's Chocolates, but is now making a name for herself with her unique spin on artisan small-batch chocolates.
10/14/2019   Seattle Times Living

If you like maple-syrup drenched pancakes, you're going to love this dessert. The sour cream in both the cake and frosting temper what could otherwise be a cloying confection.
10/14/2019   Seattle Times Living

RANT to one of the neighbors on Jones Ave. just north of 65th in Ballard, who put a “I parked like an a***hole” sticker on my car — really? I was parked in a legal zone, not blocking a driveway/curb cut for 90 minutes as I took my wife to dinner for her birthday. I […]
10/14/2019   Seattle Times Living

Unless you have a health condition that precludes doing so, it's probably fine for your health to eat meat in moderation if you enjoy it.
10/14/2019   Seattle Times Living

Why is Chiaka Aribeana banned from Airbnb? And is there any way to get her unbanned?  
10/14/2019   Seattle Times Living

Dear Carolyn Adapted from a recent online discussion. Hi, Carolyn: Now that I’m getting pretty good at setting boundaries (thank you for your help with that!), how do I stop feeling guilty about it? For example, I plan my entire week so I don’t have to leave the house on Sundays. It’s my day to […]
10/14/2019   Reuters: Life
Thailand has unveiled eight puppies related to the pet dog of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, as the country observed the third anniversary of the monarch's death.
10/14/2019   Reuters: Life
Restoring Afghanistan's Buddhist artifacts that were destroyed by the Taliban 18 years ago is like working on a 1,500-year-old jigsaw puzzle, say conservators working on the latest restoration...
10/14/2019   Seattle Times Living

"I feel if you don't cry about this job every once in a while, you've lost your heart," says one veterinarian. But there's a bigger risk for those in the field. Increasingly, the veterinary community is marshaling efforts to address suicide rates that, according to recent research, are about twice that of the general public.
10/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

Long popular with older wealthy couples who re-marry, prenups are also being demanded by entrepreneurs who want to keep future windfalls to themselves.
10/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

Three of the largest U.S. airlines — American Airlines Group, United Airlines Holdings and Alaska Air Group — are removing screens from their domestic workhorses, the family of medium-range 737 and A320 aircraft sold by Boeing and Airbus, respectively
10/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

OLYMPIA — It will be up to a court to decide what happens to more than 50 animals taken from a Thurston County home, including birds, horses, chickens and an alpaca. KREM-TV reports Joint Animal Services in Olympia removed 53 creatures from a Thurston County home last month because of concerns about their well-being. Executive […]
10/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

In the past, officers were not required to respond, but now any dangerous animal called in to 911 will be categorized at the same level as an assault in progress when information is relayed to police dispatch.
10/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

The "Paris, Capitol of Fashion" exhibit at The Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) features about 75 outfits, ranging from the 18th century to the present, and demonstrates how the French capital became the international center of fashion.
10/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

Maybe if we were more aware of how deeply this special body of water defines and sustains us, we’d be more motivated to save it.
10/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

Hope returns to a peninsula at the southern end of Puget Sound, where a member of the Squaxin Island Tribe grew up respecting the bay and its life-sustaining harvest.
10/12/2019   Reuters: Life
Egypt on Thursday unveiled two archaeological discoveries in Luxor including an industrial zone at the southern city's West Valley, also known as the Valley of the Monkeys.
10/11/2019   Reuters: Life
For a four-decade-old Philippine disco band, the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act.
10/11/2019   Reuters: Life
While months of anti-government protests have taken a toll on Hong Kong businesses, from luxury retailers to hotels and restaurants, Keita Lee's pop-up stall is thriving.
10/11/2019   Reuters: Life
Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk was named as the 2018 winner after a sexual assault scandal led to last year's award...
10/10/2019   Reuters: Life
Ancient British structures older than the pyramids are being threatened by climate change, experts have warned, as rising sea levels, heavier rainfall and severe weather events endanger Scotland's...
10/10/2019   Reuters: Life
Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, who on Thursday was named the 2018 winner of the Nobel literature prize, said that Poland's general election on Sunday presents a chance for improving democracy in the...
10/10/2019   Reuters: Life
The owners of London's Ritz hotel, a haven for royals, statesmen and movie stars, have hinted that they would be open to selling the luxury establishment for $1 billion, a source close to them said...
10/10/2019   Reuters: Life
It's the kind of shot every Instagram connoisseur yearns for: century-old railway tracks cutting through dusty backstreets, flanked by tourists drinking beer or iced tea mere inches from the...
10/09/2019   Reuters: Life
A rotund and furry grandma bear has been crowned the fattest of them all.
10/09/2019   Reuters: Life
Twin sisters Hermon and Heroda Berhane love dancing but can't hear the music because they're both deaf, so the invention of a jacket with sensors that enables them to feel the different sounds has...
10/09/2019   Reuters: Life
A massive, new underground necropolis is being built in Jerusalem to help overcome a looming shortage of gravesites for Jewish people in the holy city.
10/08/2019   Reuters: Life
Visitors to the Louvre in Paris should have a clearer view of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" after the museum installed a new, more transparent form of bullet-proof glass to protect the world's most...
10/07/2019   Reuters: Life
Uminur Kuchukova, 61, could have retired years ago, but she continues to teach at this dying Russian village's once bustling school for the sake of its last pupil, a 9-year-old boy. When she leaves...
10/07/2019   Reuters: Life
The Moulin Rouge, the French cabaret famous for its high-kicking cancan dancers and flesh-exposing ostrich feather costumes, this week marks 130 years since it first opened its doors to audiences.
10/07/2019   Reuters: Life
Bolivia´s "Death Road" might seem an odd place for a septuagenarian grandmother on two wheels.
10/04/2019   Reuters: Life
American artist Jeff Koons unveiled in Paris on Friday his sculpture Bouquet of Tulips, a tribute to the victims of militant Islamist attacks in the French capital in November 2015.
10/03/2019   Reuters: Life
Busts of German dictator Adolf Hitler and other Nazi relics that belonged to a hoard found in a collector's secret hiding place will go on display at the Holocaust Museum in Argentina, where many...