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Gemstones and Dinosaurs--Oh My! Seattle's Burke Museum, Part 1

Visiting Seattle with kids? Want geology? In this installment of our occasional series on the subject, we're visiting Burke Museum, which has got plenty of hands-on geology and paleontology for the kids (and adults) to experience! It's a great place to take them on a rainy day. Come explore!

July 31, 2016 — Dana Hunter
When Seahawks Fans Cause Seismic Events

When Seahawks Fans Cause Seismic Events

After the Seahawks won the Super Bowl, I got curious: did all those fervent fans I’ve been seeing painting the town blue and green for the last several weeks cause another BeastQuake?

February 3, 2014 — Dana Hunter
Superbowl Psychology: 4 Ways Youand Your FriendsWill React to the Big Game

Superbowl Psychology: 4 Ways Youand Your FriendsWill React to the Big Game

Though you may not know it, when you watch the Super Bowl on Sundayespecially if you actually watch the game and not just the commercials you’ll likely be engaging in a lot of what psychological scientists call counterfactual thinking: thoughts about “what might have been,” “at least,” and “if only.” Research on counterfactual thought explains [...]

January 31, 2014 — Amy Summerville

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