Amber Eckl

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Expressive Digital Illustrations that Tell Surreal Stories

These surreal scenes by Christian Schloe feature bizarre moments that draw viewers out of a concrete reality and into a dreamy, fictional world. In his work, the digital artist creates expressive visual stories filled with soft color palettes, elegant birds and butterflies, soft flower petals, and …

Digital Art

A Photographer’s Take On The iPhone 5S Camera

The iPhone 5S announcement this week was punctuated with a lot of specs and buzzwords. Much of it centered around the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and the 64-bit processor. But the most intriguing to me was the camera advancements.<p>Apple has been putting a major focus on the camera in the iPhone …

Writers and Their Libraries: What Books Did David Foster Wallace, James Joyce, and Evelyn Waugh Own? (PHOTOS)

The Harry Ransom Center shares some of the titles in the libraries of David Foster Wallace, James Joyce, Nancy Cunard, and other writers. Plus, …

The Stars of the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival

And they’re off! The Oscar season begins in earnest every year at TIFF, when the contender movies and their starry casts alight upon Toronto. See portraits of 16 actors, actresses, and filmmakers shot by Caitlin Cronenberg.

Vikings DT who walked away: NFL 'wasn't fun for me'

Former defensive tackle Christian Ballard says there is no deep, dark secret about why he abruptly left the Minnesota Vikings during training camp. He's not mentally or physically ill. He's not in trouble.<p>In Ballard's words, he just "wasn't living right" – and an NFL career that saw him appear in …

Stalock unbowed after adversity

Nobody knew what they had just witnessed on the ice, but they knew something was wrong. The plan, so simple on its surface, had gone wrong.<p>Fresh off …

Ice Hockey

Stop Travel Drag From Dragging Your Travel Down

With the rise of digital entrepreneurs and mobile employees, efficient professional travel are a top conversation topic among these groups of location independents.<p>For centuries nomads have been traveling around with no set home and a million destinations in mind. From caravans in the deserts to …

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …

Ireland

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

Barcelona

10 Best Book Club Books For Fall 2013

<i>Originally posted on Bookish by Nathan Rostron:</i><p>Sure, we love the wine and the camaraderie, but the among the top pleasures of a good book club discussion is having a great book to rave about or ravage through lively debate. This fall's lineup of top reading-group-ready reads brings us new novels by …

Harvest Vine Turns 15, Extends Sold-Out Paella Party

Happy Birthday, <b>Harvest Vine</b>! The iconic Madison Valley tapas restaurant is 15-years old today. Their celebratory four-course paella dinner ($45-$55) sold out so fast, they're doing it all over again tomorrow (Sept. 18), including a concert by flamenco guitarist Ben Woods. The restaurant's …

First-Degree Murder Charges Filed in Pioneer Square Stabbing

The King County Prosecutor’s Office today formally charged 44-year-old Donnell Jackson with first-degree murder and first-degree attempted murder for …

Renton police arrest boyfriend of shooting victim

UPDATE: 7:15 a.m. Wednesday | Renton police have arrested the boyfriend of a 21-year-old woman who was shot in the leg Tuesday in the Renton …

Police investigating shooting in South Seattle this morning

A man suffered a minor gunshot wound early this morning in Southeast Seattle.<p>Officers were called to the area of 32nd Avenue South and South Graham …

Seattle Mag Explores Pub Grub; The Stranger Pans Pizza

<i>Seattle Magazine</i> is dedicating its next issue to beer, which is why Washington Beer Blog's Kendall Jones has been in the mag's spotlight recently (more pub grub, Ballard brews). But now, its critic Allison Austin Scheff's turn to suggest some of the best pub grub in Seattle. On her short list:</b> …

Feeling the Cuts: A Stabbing Highlights Our Mental Health Failings

From Seattle Weekly’s Pioneer Square office, you can see where 46-year-old college English professor Troy Wolff and his partner Kristin Ito were …

On Tap: Beers for Books at King's & Fremont Oktoberfest

<b>BALLARD</b>— Come to <b>King's Hardware</b> September 24 from 7 to 10 pm and enjoy some delicious beer that will actually benefit a good cause (other than drunken skeeball). The Ballard bar is teaming up with Fremont Brewing Company to donate all brew proceeds for the evening to Room to Read, an organization …

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

Articles about how designers live home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Richard Cook, a principal at Cook + Fox Architects, surveyed the Near Westside’s inventory of vacant structures and arrived at a...<p>We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process behind building a floating home.<p>Our July/August 2015 issue is all about home automation.<p>For centuries, crystals have …

Architecture

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

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Questlove's Roots: A 'Meta' Memoir Of A Lifetime In Music

<i>This interview was originally broadcast on June 24, 2013. Questlove's hip hop band The Roots is preparing to move from</i> Late Night <i>to</i> The Tonight Show <i>when Jimmy Fallon takes over as the host in February. We kick off this hour with a conversation between TV critic David Bianculli and</i> Fresh Air <i>host</i> …

America’s Top 10 Lakes to Visit This Fall (Photos)

Lake trips offer the perfect mix of relaxation and water action, plus the chance for some moonlit skinny-dipping.

The Color Master

Books

Toronto International Film Festival Preview: ‘The Fifth Estate,’ More

This year’s TIFF, which kicks off today, is the biggest in the world, with 288 films, many of which will go on to awards glory. So what to see? From …

Adventures on Instagram

You no longer need a thousand-dollar camera to take awe-inspiring shots. All you really need is an iPhone, an Instagram account, and a sharp eye. Just take it from the guys at Camp 4 Collective —Jimmy Chin, Anson Fogel, Renan Ozturk, and Alex Honnold, recently featured in the Instagram blog. They …

Mobile Photography

The New TV Shows You Should Watch This Fall

<b>We stand to see</b> a few new surprises this season, as well as a few new faces. Herein, a breakdown of the best shows to watch, the women to pay attention to, and what we can expect from men like Michael J. Fox, Robin Williams, and Andy Samberg. Click through for the details.

TV shows