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Biodetection Product Guide App Available

A free app from the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory can help hazmat professionals choose the right biodetection technology. The product guide, a mobile version of PNNL’s online biodetection technology assessment,...Show More Summary

Pacific Northwest Tribes and Tales of Giants

Chinook head-binding The Chinook tribe from the Oregon/Washington area had a long-time practice of cranial deformation. (Interestingly, a recreation of a head shape seen in ancient giants and in today's Sasquatch.) Source: Giants were formerly common in Coeur d'Alene country. Show More Summary

The Friday Sports Dump – Welcome to Deflatopolis

From the Pacific Northwest to Down Under, The Friday Sports Dump will traverse the world to give you the good, the bad and the deflated. The post The Friday Sports Dump – Welcome to Deflatopolis appeared first on The Good Men Projec...

Check Out: Weed – “Thousand Pounds”

One of our favorite Pacific Northwest bands is back with a new single. Read more articles like "Check Out: Weed – “Thousand Pounds”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing. The post Check Out: Weed – “Thousand Pounds” appeared first on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

Elon Musk wants to build an Internet in space

While opening a SpaceX office in Seattle, Elon Musk said that the engineers and software programmers in the Pacific Northwest outpost will be working on "a global communications system that would be larger than anything that has been...Show More Summary

As waters acidify, Maine looks to Pacific Northwest peers for help

WALPOLE, Maine In the icy waters of midcoast Maine, Bill Mook has his eyes on his oysters – and how the waters they need to survive are gradually, but clearly, changing. Down the coast near Portland, the issue is clams and the mud flats that have become inhospitable to their survival. Farther south still, near […]

5 Biggest Obstacles the Seattle Seahawks Face to Repeating as Super Bowl Champs

There was no stopping the Seattle Seahawks last season in their quest to bring the Pacific Northwest its first major sports championship since the 1979 Seattle SuperSonics. However, in order to repeat, the Seahawks do face some major...Show More Summary


Emerald City Comicon (ECCC) gives ReedPop a premier presence with Green Geeks in the Pacific Northwest. The post REEDPOP AND EMERALD CITY COMICON JOIN FORCES appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Birth, Death, And The Fate Of The Southern Resident Orcas

[Cross-posted at Orcinus.] A shudder went down the collective spines of the Pacific Northwest's orca-watching community when the news came in, back in early December, that the much-beloved female numbered J32, otherwise known as Rhapsody, had washed up on shore on the western coast of Vancouver Island. Show More Summary

Gear Geek Session: What MOTOR XX's Artists Use to Create Their Amazing Music

To supplement this week's feature on MOTOR XX, an eight-hour celebration of Pacific Northwest electronic-music talent fostered by Sam Melancon and Samantha Fonteyne's MOTOR monthly, we asked each performer to rhapsodize about his/her favorite piece of gear. Show More Summary

Marcus Mariota's College Football Legacy

The last time we saw Marcus Mariota in one of the many versions of the Oregon Ducks uniform, he was walking off the field at AT&T Stadium having come up short in his quest to bring a national championship to the Pacific Northwest. It's...Show More Summary

Sandrider – “Mountain Song” (Jane’s Addiction Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

The crushing Pacific Northwest doom-noise band Sandrider have always drawn influence from the metal-adjacent proto-grunge bands of a pre-Nevermind America. When we premiered their single “Scalpel” (from their fucking great 2013 LP, Godhead), I noted hints of stuff like Sub Pop-era Soundgarden, early Melvins, and KARP. Now, though, they’re paying more direct homage to that [...]

Oregon's trail of recent success has run through Southern California

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

It was more than a photo; it was a greenly veiled threat that is continually directed from the calm of the Pacific Northwest to the chaos of Southern California.

Wave energy more dependable than other subsidized energy sources

A new analysis suggests that large-scale wave energy systems developed in the Pacific Northwest could provide steady, dependable energy and be integrated into the overall energy grid at lower costs than other forms of alternative energy, like wind power. read more

BitchTapes: Female Drummers Who Rock

This week’s Bitchtape features some of the most heavy hitting women drummers in rock. Starting in the 1970s with the Slits, up into the 1980s with ESG, and working our way through the Pacific Northwest 90s with Bikini Kill and Sleater-Kinney. Show More Summary

Homages: On the market for $789K is...

On the market for $789K is Seattle's "own version of Fallingwater," a Prairie-ish abode with a definite Pacific Northwest feel. Sited on 1.74 forested acres, the three-bedroom has a 30-acre nature preserve as a neighbor, and the house's open plan...

Sleater-Kinney returns with fists raised

2 weeks agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Turn It Up

Sleater-Kinney's stature only increased while it was away. After recording seven mostly terrific albums over a decade that saw the Pacific Northwest trio grow from riot grrrl upstarts into one of the most accomplished bands of its generation, Corin Tucker, Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss...

Rest in Pieces: Scenes From the (Permanent?) Tear Down of the Sendak/Stowell Nutcracker

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

At 7:43 pm on Dec 28, after a lengthy standing ovation, the curtain went down on the final performance of Pacific Northwest Ballet’s The Nutcracker before its indefinite hiatus. After 32 years, this Nutcracker, designed by Maurice Sendak...Show More Summary

Creating a New Footprint for Content Strategy Thought Leadership in the Pacific Northwest

By Andrea Zeller and Cheryl Lowry Editor’s note: Andrea Zeller is a senior content strategist at Expedia and an adjunct faculty member with the Communication Leadership (Comm Lead) graduate program at the University of Washington. Cheryl Lowry is a content strategist at Facebook. Show More Summary

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