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The Undeniable Health Boon to Humans from Wildlife

Reducing the protections for threatened species is basically like saying, if you were in the hospital and you were recovering from a bad injury or a bad illness, and halfway through we said, “Well, you know what? We’re just going to get rid of your…

Film Review: “Upgrade” is Minimalist, Sci-Fi Pulp at its Best

Seriously, this is the story brook the original Robocop bubbled out of back in the 80s. A simple revenge tale driven through with a realistic near-future world. Funny, moving, tragic, thought-provoking and artfully done. Kudos, Leigh Whannell and cast & crew. Kudos. Trailer: In theaters…

photo by Megan Farmer, KUOW

Beautiful ‘Umoja’ on Parade in Seattle

Umoja, which means “unity” in Swahili, is a festival that began as a tradition in the 1940s to honor African heritage and culture. — via PHOTOS: Beautiful ‘Umoja’ on Parade in Seattle [KUOW]