Union Gospel Mission's 118 Designs is turning Seattle gangsters into craftsmen
Rachel Belle | September 08, 2015 6:10 pm118 Designs is a program for former South Seattle gang members, who are making their first real paychecks by making furniture. The program also offers job training and bible study.
Good night and good luck: Why do radio and TV broadcasters speak in that funny voice?
Rachel Belle | September 02, 2015 5:42 pmThe history of the broadcast voice: clear, authoritative, accent free, lots of pauses and definitely unnatural.
The magical mysteries of breast milk, revealed
Rachel Belle | August 31, 2015 5:31 pmBreast milk contains all the vitamins and nutrients a baby needs to thrive for the first six months of its life. But mother's milk is about so much more than just eating.
How would housebound and homeless people survive a natural disaster?
Rachel Belle | August 26, 2015 5:13 pmAfter that frightening 'New Yorker' article came out, warning us that a big earthquake is bound to destroy the region, many of us started to prepare. But who will help the region's most vulnerable population?
A 'Black Lives Matter' textbook is coming for middle and high schoolers
Rachel Belle | August 25, 2015 5:58 pmA 'Black Lives Matter' textbook is slated for a January 2016 release. Written by a college professor and a journalist, it is intended for grades 6-12, and is Common Core approved.
Why does Than Brothers give you a cream puff with your pho?
Rachel Belle | August 19, 2015 4:30 pmWonder why Than Brothers gives you a complimentary cream puff at the start of your meal? Other pho restaurants don't. Let's visit the restaurant's Everett cream puff bakery to make sense of it all.
Will the Seahawks defy superstition and wear lime green jerseys this season?
Rachel Belle | August 17, 2015 6:18 pmIn 2009, the Seahawks wore lime green jerseys when they lost to the Chicago Bears. Superstition arose over the color. The 2015 training camp featured the same lime green, leading many to wonder if we'll see it return.
Jewish, Muslim and Christian kids from the US and Jerusalem come together at a Seattle summer camp
Rachel Belle | August 13, 2015 5:04 pmKids4Peace summer camp brings Jewish, Muslim and Christian 12 year olds from Washington state together with 12 year old Palestinians and Israelis, from Jerusalem, for 12 days.
Cheetos, lunch meat and juice boxes were brought to you by the US military
Rachel Belle | August 11, 2015 5:52 pmIf you eat processed foods, you're basically eating gussied up military rations. A new book shows how wartime military rations made their way into our supermarkets.
How to be a CEO of a startup, from a guy who knows
Rachel Belle | August 06, 2015 6:11 pmDan Shapiro launched his first startup 18 years ago. It failed. But he's learned from mistakes and headed four successful startups since. His new book wants to help you skip the failures.
- Seattle's 8th Generation is the first native American company to make traditional native blankets
- UW doctors test a device that keeps donor hearts beating, pumping blood outside of the body
- Swanky Canlis restaurant jumps in to help after the deadly Aurora Bridge accident
- Beautiful food for $4 a day, in a new cookbook for people on food stamps
- A gluten fighting pill for Celiac Disease is on its way, thanks to UW Medicine researchers
- Ring My Belle: An otter at the Seattle Aquarium has asthma and is learning to use an inhaler