Scoop Blog Archive / March 2011

Cellphones On Our Minds: UW's Henry Lai in The New York Times

A photo of Henry Lai taken in our Seattle mag studios by Hayley Young

In January, Seattle magazine contributor Naomi Ishisaka told the story of UW professor Henry Lai, a bionengineering scientist whose research has placed him at the center of a persistent global debate around the effect cellphones have on brain activity. Read more »

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Taco Time’s ultimate soda fountain

Parents: next time you bring your kids into Taco Time, get ready to blow their soda-loving minds. Coca-Cola has spent the last half-decade transforming the soda fountain into every child’s dream with their new Freestyle soda fountain–and select locally owned Taco Time locatoins are the only places in the Northwest where you can give it a whirl. For the soda fanatic, it’s the ultimate candy store of soft drinks, with 106—yes, 106!—soda flavors funneled into a single machine. Read more »

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Fashion + Style Friday: Vian Hunter Warehouse Sale, Lanvin Trunk Show and Curtis Steiner Shop Gossip

Wear a sweet sentiment with Perch Papier's custom bottle necklace

I’m just going to put out there: I don’t want to pretend this isn’t a tough Friday, many of us are deeply saddened and all hopes, prayers and thoughts are focused on our neighbors in Japan. We’re going to soldier on with Fashion Friday as usual, but if you’ll forgive me, I’m going to skip past the quirky, cheerful intro and dive right in. Okay? Read more »


Cookus Interruptus Video: Thai Steak Salad with Cucumbers, Cilantro, Lime

There's no dilemma about this omnivore delight.  Lime, cilantro, garlic and some heat rubbed into some grass fed beef.  Medium rare strips served over salad with cucumber.  I'm salivating, how about you? Printable recipe? Click here. Read more »

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Preview: Nick Cave's Soundsuits Fill SAM with Exquisite Color, Craft and Curiosity

Crocheted potholders, vintage tin tops, stripey wool sweaters, pipe cleaners, sequins, hooked rugs, porcelain birds, god's eyes, Beanie Babies, synthetic hair, candy wrapper chains, unfurled cassette tapes and a million white pearl buttons. Read more »