Go ahead, get that tattoo you’ve always wanted — it might boost your immune system!

If you’ve considered a tattoo, but you never quite got up the nerve to actually go under the needle, maybe this will be the incentive you need to go for it: According to a new study in the American Journal of Human Biology (yeah, it’s in our Warm 106.9 magazine rack right between InTouch and US Weekly) tattoos can strengthen …

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Who wants free pie?!

Today is Pi Day — March 14, aka 3/14. You remember Pi, right? From high school math class? That magical number, usually shortened to 3.14, that actually goes on forever: 3.14159265358 . . . blah blah blah. You get the idea. You probably knew at the time you’d never need it again, except for this one day of the year …

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It’s wild and windy out there this afternoon — here are some links that might help

For the rest of Sunday afternoon, we’re expecting some very high winds, and you know what that means — fallen trees, downed power lines, outages, and general mayhem. I borrowed this great list of links and resources from KING5, so you can check and report outages in your neck of the woods. My advice: Stay home and keep the family …

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Now that you’ve reset your clocks, how about replacing those smoke detector batteries?

You’ve run all over the house resetting the clocks on the wall, the clock on your microwave, the clock on your coffee maker, and  . . . .well, you’re still trying to figure out how to reset the clock in your car. That can wait. What can’t wait is the other chore you need to do when the time change …

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Your pizza isn’t supposed to crunch! Check your freezer for these Nestle products which might contain glass

The weekend is here, and you might be kicking back with the family and a delicious DiGiorno pizza, but hold on — that pie might be crunchier than you expected. Nestle USA is recalling certain DiGiorno pizza, Lean Cuisine, and Stouffer’s frozen meals “due to the potential presence of glass pieces.” Yum. Here’s the list of products: DiGiorno Thin & …

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If you feel like putting a little extra effort into your Super Bowl snacks, here’s the nacho recipe for you!

Let’s be honest — the quick and easy way to make nachos is to throw a little shredded Mexican cheese out of a bag onto a pile of chips, heat it up and call it good. But this weekend’s different — it’s the Super Bowl! Time to up your game just a little bit! There are tons of game-day recipes …

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14 years after 9/11, watch One World Trade Center rise at Ground Zero in NYC

I’m sure you remember exactly where you were on that sunny fall morning in 2001 when the planes hit the towers in New York. Think how much life has changed since that day, and think how long it’s taken to build something new on that site — about a decade from when they first broke ground. Now One World Trade …

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You shouldn’t actually make your bed in the morning — here’s why

We all do it. We stumble out of bed, get our morning started, head to work, and feel guilty about leaving our bedrooms a mess, with clothes on the floor and sheets all crumpled up on the unmade bed. Well, don’t beat yourself up — new scientific evidence reveals that you’re actually better off not making your bed, and it’s …

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Want to get text updates about the Seattle teachers’ strike? Here’s how

The Seattle Education Association has set up an easy way to get updates from the bargaining team in the Seattle teachers’ strike. Here’s what you do: Text seatleea to 41411 and they’ll text you regular updates. Let’s wrap this up soon, in a way that makes everybody happy, okay?

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Is Seattle one of America’s snobbiest cities? This survey says yes

Seattle gets a lot of attention these days, and not all of it’s positive. For instance, the real estate website Movato crunched some numbers and came up with a list of the snobbiest cities in the U.S. Unfortunately for us, Seattle ranks pretty high — coming in at Number 3, just behind San Franciso and Washington D.C. Here’s their take …

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