Shellie Hart

Seismology Will Again Watch/Help the Seahawk’s Playoff Run


According to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network website:  When enthusiastic Seahawk fans jump up and down and shake the stadium (and the ground under it) we record those vibrations on nearby seismographs but don’t call them earthquakes. Such shaking was first recognized at the PNSN back in 2011 in response to a spectacular Marshawn Lynch run that was named a “Beast ... Read More »

Local Dog Returns Home After 6,000-mile Journey


A dog that went missing from a family in Washington was found over 2,000 miles across the country before reuniting with owners Friday. Penny, a 7-month-old female Vizsla, went missing just over two weeks ago in Quincy, Wash. In that time, the Brown family, who owned Penny, set up a Facebook page titled “Bring Penny Home for Christmas” in order ... Read More »

Santa Trackers: NORAD & Google ‘Sleigh In’ the Best!


Of course the kids will want to to track Santa’s progress throughout the world on Christmas Eve, but which one shall you download?  Here are two of the best…   NORAD Tracks Santa (HERE)    Google Santa Tracker - (HERE) Ways to use both (HERE) Popular Science review on BOTH (HERE) Read More »

Christmas Lights Can Be Seen From Space by NASA Satellites [VIDEO]


Wow, and I thought we had some pretty good Holiday Lights here in the Northwest.  While you can see Washington State had a handful of ‘hot’ spots, check out the east-coast!  This is pretty cool. - Shellie ‘Jingle Bell’ Hart NASA reports that satellite images show certain cities shine between 20 percent and 30 percent brighter during the holiday season. ... Read More »

The ‘Layaway Angel’ in Massachusetts


More than 150 customers of the store in Bellingham received calls Wednesday that their items had been paid off, the Milford Daily News reported.  Reported total of $20,000 in layaways.  Awesome. Their reaction? Tears and cries of astonishment. The good Samaritan, described as an older, local woman, gave the store manager a hug and told employees, “If you have it, ... Read More »

FUN FACTS: Things You Didn’t Know About Your Favorite Christmas Movie


As Christmas quickly approaches and you start watching all your favorite holiday movies again, you might want to know a bit of weird trivia about Rudolph, The Grinch and even the McCallister gang. Ahead, 11 things you didn’t know about your favorite Christmas movies. For example:   Ralphie makes an uncredited cameo in “Elf.” Peter Billingsley, the child star of “A ... Read More »

How To Tie a Holiday Bow (video)


I can never seem to get this just right, until now.  It took me a couple practice runs, but have mastered it!  I no longer fear the ribbon:)  – Shellie ‘Jingle Bell’ Hart Read More »