urban and space design

The sad side of NASA cancelling first ever all-female spacewalk

The first all-female spacewalk that was scheduled for this Friday won't be happening because of a NASA "spacesuit availablility" issue. In other words, NASA doesn't have spacesuits that fit women correctly. On the surface this looks like a minor "oops" moment for the space agency, but if you go a...
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Glazed donuts

Winning donuts for your workplace is fun for you, and for us too!

Supported By StickerYou We had this idea last fall -- let's send a couple of dozen Krispy Kreme donuts every weekday to Sound listeners in workplaces from Tacoma to Everett, from Poulsbo to Carnation. Who doesn't like donuts, right? And then we had an even better idea -- once a week...
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Toilet paper over and under

Toilet paper "over" or "under?" Your answer says a lot about you

It's one of the most timeless disagreements couples have: Which way do you hang the toilet paper? Do you hang it so the roll cascades down over the front? Or so it curls around behind the back and under? I know some couples for whom this is serious stuff. I'll admit I've been known to quietly...
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Coffee Cup

Caffeine Calculator lets you plan your coffee kick

As the song goes, "I love the java jive and it loves me". We all know that too much of a good thing is never a good thing, especially when it comes to caffeine. If you love your coffee but worry about your caffeine intake there's a great new tool to help you sort it all out. But The Coffee Kick...
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Blue pumpkin in the studio

Watch: My son and I carved a 94.1 The Sound pumpkin, and it's teal blue

Here's a little father-and-son project I tackled the other day with my charming 7-year-old kid Dawson. I was at Target looking at the Halloween stuff and I discovered this shelf of teal-blue plastic pumpkins that are carvable just like real pumpkins. I didn't realize that teal-blue pumpkins and...
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Radio tuned to 94.1

New on 94.1 The Sound: 94 Minute At-Work SOUNDTracks

You know we're all about your workday here at The Sound. From the minute you wake up and start getting ready for your day, to your long, slow commute, right on through your actual workday and on your way home, we think relaxing favorites are the best antidote to the stresses and pressures of...
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Job application

Apply for a job at Taco Time and you might win a new car!

Apply for a job, win a car? Northwest-based Taco Time really wants you to consider joining their team. Taco Time is looking to hire 350 people, so they're hosting a one-day Job Fair this Thursday, May 17 at 56 participating Puget Sound area Taco Time restaurants, with open interviews for all...
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Woman at work using a laptop

Workplace tip: Don't do these 6 things on your work computer

Deep down inside, you know that your work computer, and everything on it, belong to your employer. So be smart about how you use it. I just found a good list from InStyle called " 6 Things You Should Never Do on Your Work Computer ." And if you think about it for a minute, the list shouldn't...
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Women working

THE WING, a club for women to work and network, is coming to Seattle

Where can creative, hard-working women with big ideas go for support, collaboration . . . and a killer mojito? It's called The Wing , and it's coming to Seattle. They call it "a home base for women on their way." It's already up and running successfully in New York, but Seattle's Wing is on the way...
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Clock springing ahead

Caution! Here's how daylight saving time can mess you up

It's great to suddenly have more light at the end of the day. But be careful out there! Science tells us we get a little reckless in the first few days after making the switch to Daylight Saving Time in the spring. As this story puts it, "when entire countries lose an hour of sleep simultaneously,...
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