Weekend project: How to build a Star Wars TIE fighter

If you have a spare 30 hours and $300 this weekend, you may want to try a do-it-yourself project that’s a bit more satisfying to your inner geek than, say, installing new linoleum flooring. Dave Putnam, who put his eight-foot by eight-foot, roughly one-third scale replica of the iconic TIE fighter from Star Wars up… Read More


Seattle claims zombie world record from New Jersey

The sports world has L.A. vs. New York, but in the realm of the undead, the epic cross-country battle of our age is Seattle vs. New Jersey. And our hometown horrors have once again emerged victorious. Yes, that’s right, it’s a good day to be zombie in Seattle. A reported tally of more than 4,500 people took part… Read More