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11/14/2019   Seattle Times Living

RAVE to the courteous individual on Halloween. We live in a neighborhood with a destination Trick-or-Treat street (which we love.) That night, an adult knocked on our door and said, “I am not trick-or-treating our kids are. We are parked a few inches into your driveway. Is that ok? We will move otherwise.” We were […]
11/14/2019   Seattle Times Living

From West Seattle to downtown, Belltown and Capitol Hill, think of these satisfying, juicy burgers as the unsung heroes of the Seattle burger scene.
11/14/2019   Seattle Times Living

Two chefs from a Michelin-starred background found a small Lower Queen Anne storefront. What they're doing there — and the value for the prices — is extraordinary.
11/13/2019   Reuters: Life
From trekking through Antarctica to driving an electric scooter across China, adventurous feats were the focus of this year's Guinness World Records Day on Thursday, an annual festival of...
11/13/2019   Reuters: Life
(In November 4 item, corrects paragraph 9 to say American Rachel Barton purchased violin but does not perform on it)
11/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

A man who tricked his way into getting his overweight cat into the passenger cabin of a plane has been penalized by a Russian airline. Aeroflot stripped the passenger, Mikhail Galin, of his air miles and removed him from its frequent-flyer program after he bragged on social media about sneaking his hefty pet onboard by […]
11/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Anger over devastating California wildfires sparked by Pacific Gas & Electric power lines is coming to a head — in a beer. And an outcry is brewing. Steve Doty, owner of Shady Oak brewery in Santa Rosa, announced a new beer called “F— PG&E,” describing it on Facebook last week as […]
11/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

Record throngs of travelers are expected to jam into airports over the Thanksgiving break and airlines are adding hundreds of flights a day in response. The Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday that it expects to screen more than 26.8 million passengers and airline crew members between Nov. 22 and Dec. 2. That would be a […]
11/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

ROME — The mayor of Venice, who said that the city “was on its knees,” has called for a state of emergency and the closing of all schools after the Italian city was submerged under “acqua alta,” an exceptionally high tide — the highest in 50 years. Outdoor restaurant tables and chairs could be seen […]
11/13/2019   Reuters: Life
Seventeen black rhinos have been released into Malawi's Liwonde national park after arriving from South Africa as part of conservation efforts aimed at keeping the local population of the endangered...
11/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

Andy Perdue unwraps the perfect pairings so you can celebrate with a little less stress.
11/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

If you're looking to quell a snack attack, here are a few places in White Center to satisfy both sweet and savory cravings.
11/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

RANT to stores that do not properly maintain and charge the electric carts they provide for disabled customers. I frequently find myself stranded in the middle of the store where I shop with a cart half full of groceries and no power to continue. For a disabled person shopping with difficulty this is extremely distressing. […]
11/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

Every time I travel to Europe in the offseason, I find myself enjoying a cool and comfy tranquility — and not missing the heat and crowds that so often come with peak season. But even more than that, I enjoy catching Europe by surprise — at its candid best, living everyday life. When I travel […]
11/13/2019   Seattle Times Living

One reader shares their experience with taking biotin supplements and more helpful health tips from People’s Pharmacy.
11/12/2019   Seattle Times Living

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The worst flooding in Venice in more than 50 years prompted calls Wednesday to better protect the historic city from rising sea levels as officials calculated hundreds of millions of euros in damage. The water reached 1.87 meters (6.14 feet) above average sea level Tuesday, the second-highest level ever recorded in […]
11/12/2019   Seattle Times Living

HONG KONG — University students from mainland China and Taiwan are fleeing Hong Kong, while those from three Scandinavian countries have been moved or urged to leave as college campuses become the latest battleground in the city’s 5-month-long anti-government unrest. Marine police used a boat Wednesday to help a group of mainland students leave the […]
11/12/2019   Seattle Times Living

LOS ANGELES (AP) — R&B crooner John Legend has been named the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. The Grammy-winning singer known for his silky-smooth vocals was revealed as this year’s winner Tuesday night on NBC’s “The Voice.” He serves as a coach on the singing competition series with Gwen Stefani, Kelly Clarkson and Blake […]
11/12/2019   Seattle Times Living

Microscopic fibers can be shed by yoga pants, fleeces and other active wear made of synthetic textiles during a wash — up to 700,000 per load of laundry, according to the study.
11/12/2019   Seattle Times Living

The average length of unemployment is almost 22 weeks, so it's important to quickly adapt your finances to your temporary new normal. Working through these tasks in the first seven days can help you find your financial footing as you figure out the next step in your career.
11/12/2019   Seattle Times Living

RANT to The Emergency Broadcasting System for running their “tests” with less than 5 minutes left in the hour. Why should we miss the end of a show we’ve been watching for an hour for a test? They can be run at any other time in the hour, no harm no foul. RANT and RAVE to garden […]
11/12/2019   Seattle Times Living

In what amounts to huge news for Seattle's beer lovers, Georgetown Brewery finally has a tasting room, and popular Bellingham-based Aslan Brewing now has a Seattle location.
11/12/2019   Seattle Times Living

Pumpkin pie with wine, anyone? Spicy Pumpkin Chowder? Pumpkin Quesadillas? Here are some unconventional pumpkin recipes to keep things fresh with fall in full swing.
11/11/2019   Reuters: Life
Pigs might not fly, but LiLou the therapy pig wants to make air travel less stressful.
11/08/2019   Reuters: Life
With Bolivia racked by angry political protest, some in the landlocked South American nation turned to a more pensive task: honoring skulls, an ancient tradition rooted in indigenous beliefs that is...
11/08/2019   Reuters: Life
Ousline Georges, 22, only started to take cycling seriously a year ago, wary of the many hurdles she faced such as the prohibitive cost of a decent bicycle and the treacherous roads in her home...
11/08/2019   Reuters: Life
A pigeon has been pinching poppies from the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Australia's national war memorial in Canberra and using them to build a colorful nest in the lead-up to Remembrance Day...
11/07/2019   Reuters: Life
(This 4th November story is refiled to fix punctuation in name of foundation)
11/06/2019   Reuters: Life
A DNA test has revealed that a stray dog found in the garden of an Australian east coast home is a rare purebred dingo, rather than an abandoned puppy as rescuers first thought.
11/06/2019   Reuters: Life
A South Korean service is offering free funerals - but only to the living.
11/06/2019   Reuters: Life
Doris Day's four Golden Globe awards, her piano, and a collection of her gowns are among 800 items going up for auction next year, along with dozens of artifacts reflecting her passion for animals,...
11/05/2019   Reuters: Life
A Banksy mural, covered up by builders' hoarding and scaffolding for the past few months, will be uncovered on Monday in the heart of London's Notting Hill area.
11/05/2019   Reuters: Life
Jennifer Aniston returns to television on Friday in "The Morning Show", an original show for Apple Inc's new subscription video service, in which the actress reunites with her "Friends" sister Reese...
11/03/2019   Reuters: Life
U.S. President Donald Trump presided over a bruising Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) showdown on Saturday in his first visit to New York City after declaring his exodus from the Big Apple and as an...
11/02/2019   Reuters: Life
Olivia Newton-John's tight black pants and leather jacket from the movie "Grease" sold for $405,700 at a Beverly Hills auction on Saturday, more than double the expected price, Julien's Auctions said.
11/01/2019   Reuters: Life
Thousands gathered in Central Guatemala on Friday to watch giant kites take flight, a local tradition intended to reconnect the living and the deceased, as Day of the Dead celebrations kicked off...
11/01/2019   Reuters: Life
A watchmaker in Indonesia's Bandung city thinks the next step in sustainability is a wristwatch with a strap made out of the complex root structure of a mushroom.
10/31/2019   Reuters: Life
An Israeli-developed app offers turn-by-turn voice directions to help visitors navigate large graveyards in search of a loved-one's resting place.
10/31/2019   Reuters: Life
A Bangkok burger joint has become an internet sensation after YouTubers started challenging each other to eat its biggest meal - a near 6kg (13 pound) patty covered in fried onion rings, bacon and...
10/30/2019   Reuters: Life
Linda Hamilton set a new standard for female action heroes more than 30 years ago, but her return to the "Terminator" movie franchise prompted more than a little soul searching.