On long distance hikes, women may have a physiological and mental advantage over men
Rachel Belle | November 10, 2015 5:51 pmMen often outperform women in sports. But when it comes to long distance thru hikes, like the Pacific Crest Trail or the Appalachian Trail, men and women perform equally. In fact, women might actually be more physiologically and mentally suited than their male counterparts.
What would Jim Henson think of the new Muppet Show?
Rachel Belle | November 09, 2015 5:48 pmThe new Muppet Show opened on ABC this fall with mixed reviews. Some think it's too adult, too modern, and wonder what Jim Henson would think. We hear from Guy Gilchrist, a syndicated cartoonist who was hired by Jim Henson to write and draw The Muppets and Muppet Babies cartoons.
A Burien Airbnb host calls the city's anti-RV policy anti-homeless
Rachel Belle | November 05, 2015 6:16 pmA Burien man was told it's illegal to live, eat or sleep in an RV on private or public land.
Kurt Cobain's sweater and a lock of his hair are going up for auction
Rachel Belle | November 04, 2015 6:05 pmWho would buy a lock of Kurt Cobain's hair or his ratty old sweater?
'Fat Guy' rides a bike across America to get his wife back and lose weight
Rachel Belle | October 15, 2015 6:48 pmEric was 567 pounds when his wife had left him. A Proclaimers song inspired him to ride a bike across America and get his wife back, and change his life.
Live in the center of Seattle's Discovery Park, in one of 26 historic Fort Lawton homes
Rachel Belle | October 15, 2015 3:56 pmIf it's your dream to live in the center of a 534 acre Seattle park, a rare opportunity is available with these 100-year-old military base homes.
Amtrak's Residency for Writers lets 24 American writers ride the American rails
Rachel Belle | October 08, 2015 5:35 pmAmtrak selected 24 writers, out of a pool of 16,000, to do their writing on a cross country train ride. One Seattle writer was selected, and was inspired to write a horror story about a train that kills its passengers.
Sub Pop founder thinks he's found the future of music
Rachel Belle | October 07, 2015 6:22 pmListening to music is a one way street. Yo push 'play' and listen. But a new app called 8Stem, being developed by Bruce Pavitt and Adam Farish, is interactive, and lets the listener take on the role of music producer.
Seattle's 8th Generation is the first Native American company to make traditional blankets
Rachel Belle | September 29, 2015 5:31 pmUntil now, no traditional blankets tribes purchased were made by native people. A Seattle artist is changing that, while bringing the business home.
UW doctors test a device that keeps donor hearts beating, pumping blood outside of the body
Rachel Belle | September 28, 2015 1:41 pmRight now, the only way to transport a donor heart is on ice, but a new system could keep it beating and traveling farther.