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New Nuclear Engine Concept Could Help Realize 3-Month Trips To Mars

Seattle-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Technologies (USNC-Tech) has developed a concept for a new Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP) engine that they claim is safer and more reliable than previous NTP designs and with far greater efficiency than a chemical rocket. The concept could reduce Earth-Mars travel time to just three months. New Atlas reports: According to Dr. Michael Eades, principal engineer at USNC-Tech, the new concept engine is more reliable than previous NTP designs and can produce twice t...
Tags: Tech, Nasa, Mars, Seattle, Us Department Of Defense, NTP, New Atlas, Ultra Safe Nuclear Technologies USNC Tech, Michael Eades, USNC Tech, UNSC Tech

No Implants Needed For Precise Control Deep Into the Brain

An anonymous reader quotes a report from IEEE Spectrum: In April, Guoping Feng and colleagues at MIT, along with [Karl Deisseroth, a neuroscientist and bioengineer at Stanford University] demonstrated a minimally invasive optogenetic system that required drilling a small hole in the skull, then being able to control opsin-expressing neurons six millimeters deep into the brain using blue light. This approach used of a type of opsin that slowly activates neurons in a step-wise manner. In the most ...
Tags: Stanford, Tech, Php, Mit, Seattle, Stanford University, Caltech, Allen Institute, Karl Deisseroth, Nature Biotechnology, Guoping Feng, Deisseroth

Seattle family, friends plead for safe return of Marisela Botello who disappeared while in Dallas, Texas three weeks ago

Marisela Botello, 23, was last seen leaving her ex-boyfriend’s house in Dallas, Texas on October 4, 2020. She took a Lyft alone to the...
Tags: Seattle, Dallas Texas, Marisela Botello

Seattle woman still missing three weeks after traveling to Dallas, Texas

Marisela Botello, 23, was last seen leaving her ex-boyfriend’s house in Dallas, Texas on October 4, 2020. She took a Lyft alone to the entertainment district Deep Ellum. Her family said security video reportedly shows her leaving the Select Start bar at 1 a.m. with an unknown man. Her cell phone and debit card haven’t been used since that night and her other belongings were left behind at her ex-boyfriend’s house where she had been visiting from Seattle for the weekend. She missed her flig
Tags: News, Seattle, Dallas Texas, Marisela Botello, Select Start bar

58 thoughtful gifts for him that you can buy on Amazon

Look no further than Amazon for all your gifting needs.Regardless of your budget, you can find a thoughtful and useful gift for the men in your life on Amazon. Many of the gifts are Prime-eligible so they'll arrive quickly. Looking for more gift ideas? Check out all Insider Reviews gift guides here.Sign up for Insider Reviews' weekly newsletter for more buying advice and great dealsThere's no shame in buying all your gifts in one place. from Amazon. After all, it offers gift ideas in categories ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gift Guide, Trends, Siri, Features, Gifts, Nintendo, Belgium, Mario, Bellroy, Ugg, Mario Kart, Philips, Seattle, Gift Guides

Fed on housing’s yo-yo: From ‘strong’ to ‘mixed’ to ‘brisk’

The yo-yo effect in the state’s housing market this year has been well chronicled by the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book, the anecdotal economic diary of the central bank. The eight-times-a-year report summarizes local business conditions with reports from the Fed’s 12 regional divisions. The commentary, filled with impressions of local contacts, gives the D.C. policymakers a more Main Street view of the economy. The slice of the report done by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco shows th...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, News, California, Housing, Washington, Oregon, US, Sport, Soccer, Idaho, Nevada, Federal Reserve, Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Southern California

Seattle Chamber Music Society Says Its Online Festival Went Surprisingly Well

What, cheerful classical music news right now? Yes. Adding comments such as “filled my life with joy,” hundreds of patrons responded to a survey about the Chamber Music Society’s Virtual Summer Music Festival. The festival “rated 8.4 on a scale of 10. It brought in 389 new ticket purchasers (32% of patrons) and 92 first-time donors, many international patrons, and 300 more subscribers than usual — likely because there were no constraints on the size of the concert-hall space.” – Seattle Times ...
Tags: Art, Music, Seattle, Audience, Chamber Music Society, 10.26.20

Report card: Bob Condotta grades the Seahawks’ Week 7 overtime loss to the Cardinals

Bob Condotta grades the Seahawks' overtime collapse in Arizona by position as Seattle lets one slip away to fall to 5-1.
Tags: Arizona, Seattle, Seahawks, Cardinals, Bob Condotta

49ers’ Deebo Samuel unlikely to play at Seattle; Jeff Wilson candidate for IR

The 49ers arrived with five wide receivers, but they finished with just three. Their 33-6 win over the Patriots came with losses to...
Tags: Seattle, Jeff Wilson, Deebo Samuel

49ers Dominate Patriots In 33-6 Win

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP/CBS13) — Jeff Wilson Jr.’s career-high three touchdowns and four interceptions by the defense led the San Francisco 49ers to a dominant 33-6 win over the New England Patriots on Sunday. 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo finished 20 of 25 for 277 yards with two interceptions in his first game against his former team. San Francisco (4-3) has followed back-to-back losses with two wins and is 3-0 on the road. The Patriots’ 27-point loss was their largest at home under Bill Beli...
Tags: Football, Sports, San Francisco 49ers, NFL, San Francisco, Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, Seattle, Newton, New England, Patriots, Wilson, Cam Newton, FOXBOROUGH, Belichick, Niners

The Responsibilities Of A Literary Institution

In Seattle, and likely everywhere, it’s time to think a little bigger. “A different kind of literary institution means reinterpreting what a core mission, vision and values mean when cast upon a wider field. Many arts institutions today are ‘committed to racial equity’ but don’t have the courage to take a position on upzoning, land use policy or ending the sweeps of homeless encampments. In this era, the arts are an active practice. Housing, human services, the role of government—these are the ...
Tags: Art, Words, Seattle, 10.23.20

Comment on ultimate zucchini bread by JP - Seattle

I made this for the zillionth time today but realized at the end a stupid mistake. I was using a 3/4 cup instead of a 1 cup for the flour. Ugh. No wonder it looks a little short, rather than it usual glorious crowning magnificence! We shall see what happens.
Tags: Food, Seattle

Americans Should Brace for 100,000 New COVID Cases a Day, Experts Say

“You should be prepared for how bad it’s going to get.”The words of Dr. William Haseltine, an internationally renowned infectious disease expert, summarized the resounding—and sobering—takeaway from several public health experts and epidemiologists who spoke to The Daily Beast on Saturday, hours after the U.S. smashed its previous record of new daily COVID-19 cases. The country hit 83,757 reported infections in one day on Friday, while hospitalizations skyrocketed across the nation by 40 percent...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Georgia, United States, South Dakota, Seattle, Illinois, Anthony Fauci, Delaware, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, University of Washington, Salt Lake City Utah, University of Delaware, Kansas City Missouri

Starting From The Ground Up In Seattle

from Nicholas J. Cotsonika of, Before Jeff Camelio became the head equipment manager of the Seattle Kraken, he starting thinking: What would he need if he got the job? As the assistant equipment manager of the Nashville Predators, Camelio started taking inventory of what the Predators had, writing down items big and small to make sure he wouldn't forget anything. Skate sharpeners. Helmet screws. Thread to sew jerseys. A convection oven to heat plastic guards molded ove...
Tags: Sport, Nashville, NHL, Seattle, Kraken, Nicholas J Cotsonika, Seattle Kraken, Jeff Camelio, Camelio, Mike Booi, Nate Brookreson

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz once reportedly advised Adam Neumann to stop growing WeWork so quickly and fix its problems. Neumann responded 'F--- that.'

WeWork cofounder Adam Neumann, left, and Starbucks founder Howard Schultz. Jackal Pan/Reuters; Spencer Platt/Getty Images Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann met with former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz in 2018, according to the new book "Billion Dollar Loser" by Reeves Wiedeman.  At the time, Neumann was interested in expanding into retail, and Schultz gave him advice: stop growing for six months in order to correct problems within your business before they come back to haunt you.  Executives ...
Tags: Softbank, Trends, Tech, Howard Schultz, Starbucks, WeWork, Seattle, Wall Street Journal, Neumann, Schultz, Adam Neumann, Rebekah, Tech Insider, Wiedeman, Avery Hartmans, Reeves Wiedeman

Opinion: Why 'Over the Moon' is the film my son and I desperately needed

Early in the lockdown, my 6-year-old was on his scooter zipping away in front of me on our quiet Seattle neighborhood street when I sensed a car coming from behind. I called out for my child to stop, but under his bright helmet painted with a cartoon lion, he couldn't hear me.
Tags: News, Stories, Seattle

Why Is Socialism Becoming Less Scary?

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  In her extraordinary new documentary film, “The Big Scary ‘S’ Word,” director Yael Bridge examines the surprising rebirth of American socialism. “Socialism is as American as apple pie,” notes one of the film’s interviewees, Harvard University philosopher and activist Cornel West. That statement becomes the film’s theme.  Of course, many would dispute West’s statement. “America will never be a socialist country,” P...
Tags: New York, News, Sweden, Minneapolis, Congress, Virginia, Massachusetts, Milwaukee, India, America, Reagan, Marine, Austria, West, United States, Harvard University

Insider Retail: Malls seek solutions for salvation, luxury goods are booming in China, and retail employees push back against being forced to return to corporate offices

It was a big week for plant-based foods. Beyond Meat Why hello there, happy Friday. For those of you who don't know me, my name is Bethany Biron, and I'm happy to announce I will be joining my colleague Shoshy Ciment to help deliver Insider Retail — our weekly round-up of everything you need to know about the world of restaurants and retail — to your inboxes. So without further ado, I present this week in the wild and wonderful world of retail. (And if you haven't already subscribed, click ...
Tags: Europe, New York, Washington, China, US, Trends, Vienna, Ubs, Starbucks, Seattle, Burger King, Gucci, Banana Republic, Reuters, Blue Bell, Chandler Ariz

Washington state discovers first 'murder hornet' nest in U.S

After weeks of searching, the agency said it found the nest of Asian giant hornets in Blaine, a city north of Seattle near the Canadian border.
Tags: Washington, Seattle, Blaine

Washington state discovers first 'murder hornet' nest in US

Scientists have discovered the first nest of so-called murder hornets in the United States and plan to wipe it out Saturday to protect native honeybees, officials in Washington state said. After weeks of searching, the agency said it found the nest of Asian giant hornets in Blaine, a city north of Seattle near the Canadian border. The world’s largest hornet at 2 inches (5 centimeters) long, the invasive insects can decimate entire hives of honeybees and deliver painful stings to people.
Tags: News, Washington, US, United States, Seattle, Blaine

Arcade introduces hands-free pinball as COVID precaution

At Seattle's Add-a-Ball Amusements arcade bar, an ingenious employee named Sleepy outfitted a pinball machine with pedals for a touchless gaming experience. Now that's thinking on your feet! (rimshot) (King5)
Tags: Video, News, Makers, Seattle, Arcades, Pinball, COVID-19, Ball Amusements

How to Sell on Amazon & Earn Money: Tips & Tricks

If there is a company today that proves that the American dream can be much more than just a dream then we would say it’s Amazon. It started as a very small website for selling used books. Today, a quarter of the century after it was founded, it is one of the largest multinational companies with headquarters in Seattle. It is focused on e-commerce, AI, digital streaming, and so on. A lot of people consider Amazon only as a place where they can effortlessly shop online and at affordable prices. T...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Sales & Marketing, Seattle, Alex, Right Now, Alex Green, Amazon When, Amazon Tips Tricks for Selling on Amazon, Cineberg Shutterstock

United States: Pacific Northwest Trial Team Secures Defense Verdict In Seattle In One Of First Jury Trials Held Since Pandemic Began - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Atlanta Partner Jonathan D. Goins recently led a team that secured a significant victory for Lewis Brisbois client William Leonard Roberts (known professionally as Rick Ross)...
Tags: News, Atlanta, United States, Seattle, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard, Smith LLP, Lewis Brisbois, William Leonard Roberts, Pacific Northwest Trial Team, Jonathan D Goins

Seattle, Portland, New York sued the Trump administration after the Justice Department labelled them 'anarchist jurisdictions'

In normal times, more than 3 million people use transit each day to get to work in the New York region. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images The Justice Department labeled New York, Seattle, and Portland as "anarchist jurisdictions." The cities have sued the Trump department over that designation.  President Donald Trump issued a memorandum last month that sought to identify localities that permit "anarchy, violence, and destruction in American cities" after protests across the country.  Visit Bus...
Tags: Politics, New York, Law, Minneapolis, Congress, New York City, US, Trends, Ap, Portland, Bill De Blasio, Capitol Hill, City Council, Johnson, Seattle, Donald Trump

America’s Nuclear Sponge

The is a colorfully named Cold War-era concept whereby stationing a massive collection of ICBMs in sparsely populated areas of the United States would serve to “soak up” a nuclear attack from the Soviet Union, drawing fire away from populated targets like NYC, Chicago, and Seattle. Before the development of nuclear-armed submarines that can hide their locations at sea, ICBMs were the crux of American nuclear strategy. Today, however, their only purpose is to draw fire away from other targets ...
Tags: New York, Russia, Defense, America, San Francisco, United States, Pentagon, Air Force, Seattle, National Park Service, Jason Kottke, Soviet Union, Upper Midwest, NYC Chicago, Congress Here, Jim Mattis

Simple human actions can increase the chance of surviving a landslide

The March 2014 landslide in Oso, Washington, about 55 miles northeast of Seattle, became the deadliest landslide event in United States history. Forty-three people died and 49 homes and structures were destroyed.
Tags: Health, United States, Seattle, Oso Washington

‘Should I Kill Joe Biden?’: Feds Say Nomad Busted With Car Full of Guns Debated Assassinating Ex-Veep

A 19-year-old who was busted with a car full of guns and explosives—including a semi-automatic rifle—debated killing Joe Biden online, traveling to a Wendy’s mere miles from the former vice president’s home and penning a checklist that ended in “execute,” federal authorities allege in court documents.Alexander Hillel Treisman, originally from Seattle, was indicted by a federal grand jury in September on a child pornography charge after authorities stumbled upon his abandoned van at a Third Bank ...
Tags: Florida, News, Wikipedia, Joe Biden, Islam, Biden, Seattle, North Carolina, Delaware, Sanders, Wendy, Wilmington Delaware, Vermont Sen Bernie Sanders, Sen Sanders, Washington California, Kannapolis North Carolina

New to Stream: HBO Max November 2020 Highlights

New to Stream: HBO Max November 2020 Highlights HBO Max has unveiled its November 2020 movie and TV highlights, including the premiere of the HBO Max Original The Flight Attendant, starring Kaley Cuoco in the dark comedy thriller, along with Season 2 of His Dark Materials, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion Special, the new drama series Industry, and much more. You can check out the full lineup below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}...
Tags: Hbo, TV, New York, Movies, Scotland, John Oliver, Kaley Cuoco, Chicago, Ocean, TV News, Streaming, Silicon Valley, Santa, Washington State, Seattle, Alex Gibney

Daddy’s Hangout 2020 Week 7 NFL Prediction

Welcome to Week 7 of the NFL season as we continue despite some positive Covid tests. We are down to three undefeated teams and the New York Jets is the only one without a win. My record last week was 5-1 and my overall mark goes up to 36-17. The winning percentage jumped from 66 to 67.9% in the process. My only came when the Arizona Cardinals beat the Dallas Cowboys on Monday night. The Cardinals used the Cowboys mistakes against them on their way to a 38-10 win. The Thursday night game puts ...
Tags: Cowboys, Cleveland Browns, NFL, Raiders, Derek Carr, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, West, Tennessee, Steelers, Arizona, Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans, Jazz, Aaron Rodgers

Influencer merch has surged during the pandemic. Here are the top companies helping YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok creators make and sell it.

TikTok creator Tatayanna Mitchell. Fanjoy Hi, this is Amanda Perelli. Welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the influencer and creator economy. Sign up for the newsletter here.Selling merchandise is a major business for top creators like David Dobrik, who said his custom merch with Fanjoy makes up the majority of his income.And as ad deals have faltered during the pandemic, direct sales have become increasingly important for influencers looking to diversify their income...
Tags: Media, Instagram, Youtube, La, Advertising, Trends, Walmart, Caa, Las Vegas, Seattle, Chipotle, Business Insider, Influencers, Arby, Wallace, Dunkin