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    The New York Times’ ’52 Places Traveler’ on what it was like to visit 52 places in a year

    Thirteen thousand people responded to a New York Times job post looking for a traveler/writer hybrid willing to visit 52 destinations around the world in a single year.The New York Times' '52 Places Traveler' on what it was like to visit 52 places in a year
  • In Seattle, a personal shopper and stylist who only shops at thrift stores

    If you think you can't afford a personal stylist, head to the thrift store with Sweet Kelly Anne Styling's Kelly Herzberg who will pull hundreds of pieces for you to try on.
  • ‘Be real, it’s beautiful.’ A documentary photographer thinks posed family photos fall flat

    Documentary family and wedding photographer Erin Covey won't shoot you wearing matching outfits and she won't line your family up and tell you to smile. She's all about capturing families in everyday moments, whether they're tender, playful or "mundane."
  • cookbook

    Digital shmigital: Cookbook sales are up 25 percent

    Cookbook sales are up 25 percent this year, including at Seattle's all-cookbook shop Book Larder. We explore why.
  • coffee

    Author thanks 1,000 people who contributed to his morning coffee

    In his new book, "Thanks a Thousand" AJ Jacobs thanks everyone from his barista to the rubber growers who make the rubber for the tires that drive the truck that delivers the coffee beans to the cafe.
  • Rapper Dessa attempts to heal a broken heart by healing her brain with neuroscience

    Desperate to get over her ex, Dessa tried a therapy called neurofeedback. She got hooked up to electrodes, monitored her own brain activity, and attempted to change unwanted thought patterns.
  • uw contraception

    UW Medicine is testing a new male contraceptive that men will want to use

    UW School of Medicine's Dr. William Bremner says there hasn't been a new form of male contraception in 200 years and surveys show men are willing to use it.
  • Salumi

    Seattle’s legendary Salumi has new owners (bye bye Batali) and a new location

    Salumi, a cured meat mecca in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood, was started by chef Mario Batali's dad, Armandino Batali, 20 years ago. But big changes are happening at the Seattle institution.
  • holidays

    How to tell your family you’re not coming home for the holidays

    It's a tale as old as time: people dreading spending time with their family over the holidays. What if you've hit your limit and you've decided you don't want to go home this year? How do you break the news to your family?
  • CBD is safe for pets, but does it actually work?

    CBD is a wildly popular product derived from the hemp plant, and can help pets and humans with anxiety and pain associated with cancer and arthritis. But the products for pets are unregulated.
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