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Milstead and Co.’s Brave New Coffee Model

A small league of coffee shops has developed a new model for serving some of the best coffee in the world; and one Fremont cafe is doing it bigger—and better—than anyone else.

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Fifty Shades of Fan Fiction

Seattle University’s fan fiction expert explains the Fifty Shades of Grey craze.

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A Fix for Seattle Food Deserts

To bring healthy food to underserved neighborhoods, the founders of Stockbox Grocers think small.

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One Woman’s Quest to Solarize Magnolia

Magnolia will be the site of Northwest Seed’s next Solarize campaign, thanks in large part to Pam Lewis, chair of Sustainable Magnolia.

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Paul Allen’s Unlikely Space-Faring Venture

Paul Allen space project Stratolaunch won’t blast off until at least 2016. In the meantime, keep an eye on Space Exploration Technologies, the Silicon Valley startup founded by Tesla Motors mogul Elon Musk.

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.XXX Marks the Spot

With this winter’s launch of .xxx domain names, more adult entertainment sites may try to slip well-known brand names into their addresses to boost search-engine ranking.

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How Redbox Could Take Down Netflix

Netflix is on the ropes. Can Bellevue’s Redbox land a knockout blow?

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Classmates.com Flunks Out of Business School

Think you only paid for a one-year membership to Classmates.com? Check your bank statement.

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Faithbook

Colin Wong’s online Bible (ebible.com) is a passion project.

Apple for the Teacher

Seattle Public Schools launch iPad, iPod program.

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Halo Crashes PAX

Couldn’t score tickets to the Penny Arcade Expo, the country’s biggest gaming shindig? Blame Halo.

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Hackers Develop Disaster Response Video Games

To prepare for disaster, Willow Brugh, cofounder of Geeks Without Bounds, and Annie Dennisdóttir Wright, an editor at the gaming website Gameranx, suggest you play video games.

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Retail Rebooted

In April, Nordstrom equipped employees at its Seattle and Bellevue locations with iPod Touches that can scan merchandise and complete sales anywhere in the store. By July, the store will have booted up at least 5,000 “mobile checkout” devices across the c

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Seattle Start-Up PlugOut Converts Exercise into Electricity

Working out is a huge waste of energy—unless you turn your spin bike into a generator like SoDo-based company PlugOut did.

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