The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus The Daily Herald on Linked In HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions
Herald staff | jbauer@heraldnet.com
Published: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Time Machine


Research in Motion, maker of the BlackBerry, is about to launch an updated version of its once-hot, now nearly forgotten smartphone.

But let's face it, folks: the BlackBerry is just so hopelessly 2008. In fact, whenever you use one, four minutes get tacked back on to Sarah Palin's 15 minutes of fame.

I'm a dinner jacket in space: Iran claimed Monday that it launched a monkey into space and returned it safely to Earth. The monkey rode in what looked like an infant's car seat.

But if Iran's space scientists want to achieve true glory, they'll make the space capsule big enough to put Mahmoud Ahmadinejad into orbit.



Destined for the doghouse: Valentine's Day craft projects scheduled at local Sno-Isle Library branches also include a couple of "anti" events, in which kids can blow off Cupid with suitably grumpy and unsentimental activities.

Those activities should include sleeping on the couch, because that's what those kids will be doing from time to time when they get bigger.

-- Mark Carlson, Herald staff


Subscribe to Daily headlines
See sample | Privacy policy

Most recent The Buzz posts

  • Tronc smash  June 21
  • Biz Buzz  June 20
  • Blue light special  June 18
  • Try the Donald Duck sauce  June 17
  • Synergy  June 16
digital subscription promo

Subscribe now

Unlimited digital access starting at 99 cents, or included with any print subscription.

loading...
» More local news
HeraldNet Classifieds

HeraldNet highlights

A very slow invasion
A very slow invasion: Non-native snails take over the Northwest
Girls H.S. Athlete of the Year
Girls H.S. Athlete of the Year: Lynnwood High School three-sport star Mikayla Pivec
Boys H.S. Athlete of the Year
Boys H.S. Athlete of the Year: Lake Stevens High School quarterback Jacob Eason
In all its glory
In all its glory: The North Cascades on display at the Burke Museum