Meteorologists are used to people faulting their weather predictions. But when Georgia's Gov. Nathan Deal called Tuesday's crippling winter storm "unexpected," he drew responses from several forecasters. One answer came from the head of the American Meteorological Society, who also lives in Georgia.
In the Pacific Northwest we're not pummeled by the Polar Vortex, but winter does drag on. By the end of January, we start to jones for daylight and fresh produce. The fruits and vegetables of summer won't be here anytime soon, but chef and food writer Sara Dickerman has created a salad that will add a little zip to the gray, mid-winter days.
Originally published on Wed January 29, 2014 12:39 pm
I'm not a big football fan. However, I look forward every year to Super Bowl Sunday. Who can argue with a day that, let's face it, is as devoted to partying as it is to the matchup on the field. So every time another Super Bowl rolls around, we invite a bunch of friends over for some beer, some eats and, of course, some serious game-watching.
Originally published on Thu January 30, 2014 8:11 am
Exercise helps recovery after cancer treatment, but fatigue can make working out hard. Yoga can help reduce fatigue for breast cancer survivors, a study finds. It's one of a growing number of efforts using randomized controlled trials to see if the ancient practice offers medical benefits.
Women who took a yoga class three hours a week for three months reported less fatigue compared with a group of breast cancer survivors who did not do yoga.
David Hyde talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about an ad blasting Prime Minister Stephen Harper during the State of the Union, the upcoming Winter Olympics and Seahawks fever spreading north of the border.
Elizabeth Austen has been bringing poetry to KUOW listeners since 2001. Now, her audience is going to get even bigger.
Austen was recently named Washingtonâ€™s next poet laureate. An accomplished poet herself, her goal in the new role is to reach out to all 39 counties in the state with workshops, readings and poet interviews: to â€ścelebrate and highlightâ€ť the wealth of resources available in Washington to writers and readers alike.
Steve Scher sits down with feminist writer Naomi Wolf to talk about her book, "Vagina: A New Biography." In it she explores the scientific and cultural connections between the human brain and female sexuality.
Just like learning acronyms at a new workplace, catching on to the Seahawksâ€™ lexicon can be daunting for the uninitiated. Ben Zimmer, linguist and self-described â€śword nerd,â€ť helps us break down the terms that are flying around as often as a 12th Man flag.