seattle

FOIA

Why Seattle Accidentally Sent This Activist the First 256 Characters of 32 Million Internal Emails

How this self-described FOIA-nerd uses city data to make your life better.
Karl Bode
10.31.18
Power

How Much Energy Does It Take to Grow Weed vs. Mining Bitcoin?

Power authorities are concerned about Bitcoin's energy use; how does it stack up against growing bud?
Jordan Pearson
5.29.18
Sponsored by Corolla iM

This Is the Longest Floating Bridge in the World

If you need to know how to make a 230,000-ton ribbon of concrete float on one of the deepest lakes of the Northwest, ask the engineers of the Evergreen Point Bridge.
Aidan Johnston
6.29.17
amazon

Muslim Security Guards Lodge Complaints Against Amazon for Discrimination

The company denies Islamophobia.
Wudan Yan
5.28.17
sea level rise

Coastal Flooding in Cities Like Vancouver, LA, and Seattle Could Double by 2050

Some cities are preparing for the worst. Others aren’t doing enough.
Bryson Masse
5.18.17
seattle

City of Seattle Releases Documents, Then Court Orders Them Wiped from the Web

It looks like the city made a mistake, yet private citizens are getting sued.
Joseph Cox
5.27.16
seattle

Old Volvos Last Forever, So This Guy’s Making Them Electric

In response to environmental and customer demands, Seattle's X-Ray Auto has begun to experiment with electric conversions on the 50-year-old cars.
Trevor Keaton Pogue
3.28.16
video

Watch Tesla's Autopilot Save This Man from a Near Collision

A Seattle driver was going at 45 mph when he almost rammed into a sudden left turn, until autopilot kicked in.
Clinton Nguyen
11.2.15
video

How a Massive Crane Constructs Itself

So meta.
Rachel Pick
10.16.15
seattle

Amazon's New Delivery Service Is Basically Uber

Your neighbor could be the one handing off your Prime Now deliveries.
Clinton Nguyen
9.29.15
seattle

Two Undersea Robots are Saving Marine Life From Lost and Abandoned Fishing Nets

Now if only they could get rid of all the ocean's plastic next.
Clinton Nguyen
9.15.15
seattle

Amazon Employees React to 'New York Times' Story

We reached out to former employees to find out if the testimonies in the 'New York Times' article match their experiences.
Sarah Jeong and Kaleigh Rogers
8.18.15
Newer0102Older