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1 hr ago | Bellevue Reporter

Bellevue Fire CARES program getting new wheels | Tri-Med funds...

The Bellevue Fire Department has seen a 50-percent reduction in frequent 911 callers since the start of its CARES program.


Related Topix: King County, WA, Spokane, WA

4 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Novelist Robert Cantwell’s journey from left to right

The author of "Robert Cantwell and the Literary Left" will appear in discussion with Spokane author Jess Walter at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the Seattle Public Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle.


8 hrs ago | Dallas Blog

Al Gore Study: Global Warming Causes Global Cooling

Former Vice President Al Gore has hired a team of climate change scientists to uncover why global temperatures have been dropping in recent years.


Related Topix: US Politics, Al Gore, US News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Area houses getting even less affordable

The typical King County household still made enough money to afford a typical house last quarter, barely.


Related Topix: King County, WA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Daily Kos

Don't be fooled by pause in global warming caused by 30 year cycle in ocean currents warn scientists

An apparent slowdown in global warming caused by a 30 year ocean cycle could lull people into a misperception that global warming has paused when it has not, reports Math McGrath of the BBC.


Related Topix: Environment, Science

Wine Business Online

Dusted Valley Kicks Off Harvest 2014 By Welcoming New Winemaker

Dusted Valley, a family owned winery in the Walla Walla Valley since 2003, announced Griffin Frey has been hired as the company's portfolio winemaker.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink


Old Coders: When Programming Is a Second Career

Liz Beigle-Bryant took her first programming class, BASIC, in 1973. At the time, computers were part of the math departments instead of the engineering departments, she recalls.


Related Topix: Programming Languages, Science / Technology, Computers

National Geographic

Has the Atlantic Ocean Stalled Global Warming?

Off the east coast of Greenland, where these icebergs are, salty water sinking into the deep may carry atmospheric heat with it-helping to slow global warming.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Boulder, CO

The Skanner

Organ Donation: Why African Americans Should Sign Up

I was born and raised in the Seattle area and graduated from the University of Washington .


Related Topix: African-American, Medicine


Cause for 'The Pause' #32 - Cause of global warming ...

Sounds like a goalpost mover to me. The Oceans that Slowed 21st Century Global Warming Why did the rapid global warming that characterized the latter part of the 20th century slow down over the last 15 years or so? Many different theories have been proposed, but a new study suggests that a massive movement of heat from shallow surface waters to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Global Warming

Chemical & Engineering News

#Chemsafety scalability, sustainability, and transferability at #ACSSanFran

At Sci-Mix on Monday, attendees could check out posters on hydrogenation reaction hazards, eye protection efficacy, and creating a student-based safety committee.


Related Topix: Cornell University, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Davis, CA, UC Davis, Chemistry, Science

KUOW-FM Seattle

University Of Washington's Plans For Expansion Include Animal Lab, Medical Program In Spokane

Marcie Sillman talks with University of Washington President Michael Young for an annual check-in.


Globe Catholic Newspaper

Heelan alum visits Rwanda

By RENEE WEBB, Globe senior reporter Virtues a Bishop Heelan High School graduate learned while attending Catholic school in Sioux City influenced him to help others.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Jackson, NE, South Sioux City, NE

Mail on Sunday

Evangelical virgin men who pledge abstinence 'are left alone and...

America's FAILED raid to rescue James Foley: White House reveals how US special forces stormed ISIS camp just a month ago - only to find hostages weren't there .


Related Topix: Wedding

Child Up

Baby Talk Is Good for your Baby

Until then, it was believed that only the parts of the brain involved in "listening" to speech would be stimulated when you speak to your baby.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Study: Celibate before marriage, sex troubles after

"These men have gotten so used to thinking about sex as something negative that they bring those concerns with them to the marriage bed."



Scientists Discover Area of Brain Responsible for Exercise Motivation

Scientists at Seattle Children's Research Institute have discovered an area of the brain that could control a person's motivation to exercise and participate in other rewarding activities - potentially leading to improved treatments for depression.


Religion News Service

A bride and groom place their hands on a Bible during a wedding ceremony. Photo by Greg Kendall-Ball

For decades, evangelical leaders have touted "virginity pledges" as a way for teens and young adults to "save themselves for marriage."


Related Topix: Wedding, Christian Music, RNS, Human Sexuality, National Mall, US National Parks


How Virginity Pledges Can End Up Undermining Sexual Health

Although the United States has slowly started to move away from abstinence-only education in the years since George W. Bush left the White House, purity culture remains deeply entrenched in our national society.


Related Topix: George Bush, Human Sexuality, US News, Liberal Political News

US News & World Report

5 Things People Who are Colorblind (and Their Doctors) Want You to Know

If you've seen "The Giver," you've gotten a glimpse of what it might be like to live in a black and white world.


Related Topix: Color Blindness, Health, Journalism, Genetics, Medicine, Ophthalmology, Washington DC