Author Archives: Mark Christopher

“Shark Week” may want to see this, 25 footer in Puget Sound! (pics)

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Nineteen year old Grace was fishing Puget Sound with Dad over the weekend near Edmonds and suddenly sees a 3 feet fin break the water surface.  It’s then she realizes its a 25 foot  shark  (story below and pic link)-  Mark Christopher http://q13fox.com/2014/08/13/close-encounter-with-rare-25-foot-basking-shark-in-puget-sound-i-didnt-really-feel-scared-just-excited/#ooid=htbDRubzooVMyjE4dmdFMmoaZmb_LDM1 Read More »

Bears can walk, and maybe answers Bigfoot questions (video)

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This is amazing to watch.  A bear in New Jersey wanders around a neighborhood looking for a quick meal. I post this as to how many around here (State Of Washington) may think this is a Bigfoot or a person in a costume.  At times this bear looks like a person in a costume…and then looks like a small Bigfoot.-Mark ... Read More »

More “Hidden Cash Movement” (info)

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It’s been pretty quiet for  the “Hidden Cash Movement”.  Remember how someone was handing out money in the Bay Area?   A person was providing  clues on Twitter leading everyone   to locations where you could find the free money and keep it.  We’ll now the “spread the love” formula has reached the Beaches of New York City.  Coney Island among them,  ... Read More »

You think you have it rough putting a child down for a nap? (see video)

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I remember when my daughters Jessie and Jamie were needing naps.  The gimmicks and fun I’d play, the ways to keep a door closed, to work and work at it until I was so ready for a nap myself.  No I didn’t win all the battles. Enjoy this mom’s efforts as she puts her twins down for a nap.-Mark Christopher ... Read More »

NBC’s Brian Williams has to decide as Dad or TV News Anchor (video)

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As a parent  do you get excited as a Dad or keep it straight as a Network TV News Anchor.  Allison Williams is the daughter of NBC’s news anchor Brian Williams.  The story of NBC’s choice of Peter Pan for a LIVE television broadcast is big.  How does Brian handle this story?  Remember, it’s his little girl..(see video below)..-Mark Christopher ... Read More »

US Navy & US Marines load up skies for Seattle’s SEAFAIR (Info-Interview)

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What an invasion of the U.S. Military in Seattle.   The U.S. Marines have been in town a few days and now the U.S. Navy arrives by land and sea.  You will find Navy Ship tours along the Seattle waterfront.  Where will be park all the airplanes that are here and can we see them up close?  The answer is……(Interview below)-Mark ... Read More »

Downton Abbey….new season, tours and still #1 Seattle! (flyer)

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Season 5 comes Jan 4, 2015 on PBS.  Seattle is still the number one viewership of this PBS series nationwide.  Here is what KCTS has shared with me. Richard E. Grant (Girls, Gosford Park, Doctor Who) is joining the cast as Simon Bricker, who visits Downton Abbey as a guest of the Granthams.  Anna Chancellor (The Hour, Four Weddings and ... Read More »

Blackberries everywhere! Pick’em now

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Drive along most streets near a  city park or anywhere you see some green shrubs and you will find a Sticker Bush loaded with Black Berries right now. In Seattle it’s all a first come first serve tradition. There is no permit needed.  Be careful if the bush is on a home owners property or a business. Please park your ... Read More »

Local Kids Come Home For Seafair As Blue Angels!

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See if you recognize any of these names of three local men who will fly as Blue Angels next week.  Chief Petty Officer William Currey, from Kent, Wash., and a 1991 graduate of Kentwood High School. Petty Officer Eric Rowley, from Silverdale, Wash., and a 1996 graduate of Central Kitsap High School. Petty Officer Ryan Clogston, from Woodinville, Wash., and ... Read More »

Your Selfie on Toast! (might be sooner than you think)

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The Vermont Novelty Toaster  Co. sells a unit  that can toast the image of a person’s face into bread.   They actually make a custom toaster for you.  Okay, here is the science behind it.  The company starts by transforming the customer’s high resolution photo into a metal plate with the help of Photoshop and a CNC plasma cutter. The plate ... Read More »