A Republican coup in Olympia: Democratic state senator Rodney Tom made it happen, actual Democrats are pissed, and activists say Tom and his new senate leadership get an "F" on race and social justice issues.
There are two honest drivers in Seattle: So honest they called SeaTac to report they hadn't been charged enough for parking, and in doing so tipped the airport off to $395,000 worth of accidentally lost parking revenue.
A monument to the Bill of Rights: Next to one of those Ten Commandments monuments. Well done.
Youth obesity rates: Dropping in certain cities, and offering a reminder that this is not simply an issue of willpower: "The state of Mississippi has also registered a drop, but only among white students."
Israeli spy vulture: Caught in Sudan and allegedly "fitted with GPS and solar-powered equipment capable of broadcasting images via satellite."
Introducing the dissolving condom: Developed at the University of Washington, it "protects against sexually transmitted diseases by dissolving inside of the body and releasing preventative drugs after use."
Scalia tirade: "If we cannot have moral feelings against homosexuality, can we have it against murder? Can we have it against other things?"
U.S. students: Still don't read good (and not doing so well in math and science either).