October 3, 2014 @ 6:47 am
The average piano tuner is between 55 and 60 years old, and not a lot of young people are entering the profession. But 70 year old Mike Gill has been a piano tuner for 45 years, and he happens to be blind.
October 2, 2014 @ 7:49 am
If you've ever gone through airport security and had an item confiscated, you might have wondered where it ended up. Did the TSA agent eat the oversize bottle of salsa you bought in Mexico? Turns out, all the liquids are destroyed, but all of the knives and screwdrivers are sold by a government run agency. All the proceeds go back into the general fund.
September 30, 2014 @ 6:18 pm
Rage Against the Machine guitarist, Tom Morello, Tweeted that Seattle's dive bar/greasy spoon, 5 Point Cafe, is the "WORST" after he was denied entry into the over-packed bar. The 5 Point Cafe's owner reacts.
October 5, 2014 @ 5:17 am
A Seattle sign language interpreter says too many deaf people have been assaulted and arrested by police officers who didn't know they were deaf, and thought they were being defiant. So she is crossing the country, training police officers in 54 cities on basic sign language and reminding them to be aware of the deaf community.
September 15, 2014 @ 6:30 am
Seattle astronomer, and NASA Carl Sagan fellow, Sarah Ballard talks about how she discovered four planets before she turned 30. She also discusses the recipe for getting more women to work in the sciences.
September 9, 2014 @ 6:56 pm
WWOOF is a network of organic farms, all around the world, that provide free room and board for travelers who agree to work on their farm. Work can range from picking and planting to goat milking and cheese making.
September 9, 2014 @ 8:28 am
With most cab and car service drivers men, it's understandable women would feel uncomfortable at times getting in the back seat. So one mom is hoping to change that with an idea that's ringing Rachel's bell.
September 3, 2014 @ 9:31 pm
Last week I told you about unschooling, an at-home education where parents give the children full control over what they want to study. We heard from parents in kids who are currently being unschooled, but this piece is about college graduates who talk about their unschooling experience.
September 3, 2014 @ 9:35 pm
A brand new non-profit called Chef in the Shelter sent Ethan Stowell to Union Gospel Mission's Hope Place to teach a cooking class to the teens who live there. It's intended to be a monthly event at three different shelters, with several different local chefs participating.
August 28, 2014 @ 4:36 pm
Seattle's Erotic Bakery opened in Wallingford in 1986, and has been serving marzipan genital topped cakes ever since. Now the owner is ready to retire, leaving bachelorette parties with a penis-cake-shaped hole in their hearts.