I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving – we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it – but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. Oliver Wendell Holmes The post
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February 4th, 2016
February 3rd, 2016
Michelle LaFoe (Dina Avila) BY JENNIFER WRIGHT Next in our continuing series is architect Michelle LaFoe, principal at OFFICE 52 Architecture. Along with firm partner Isaac Campbell, their collaboration has established itself as one of the city’s most creative and...
The NBA is coming back to Seattle. Well, sort of.
The Blazers' recent hot play hasn't enhanced their internal belief -- it's reinforced it.
February 2nd, 2016
"I got X-Rays. They said there were no breaks and it wasn't nothing major," Vonleh said after the game. "Just a little swelling. It should go down pretty quick."
CJ McCollum scored 30 points and Gerald Henderson had 13 of 14 points in the fourth quarter to help the Trail Blazers win their 5th straight game.
Join in the conversation as the Blazers try to win their fifth consecutive game.
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A look at the numbers each player on the Portland Trail Blazers roster wears on their jersey, what it means to them and why they picked that number.
The Blazers seek their fifth consecutive win against the Milwaukee Bucks Tuesday night at the Moda Center.
February 1st, 2016
The Oregonian/OregonLive's Mike Richman and his friend Chuck (Charles Tuggle) bring you the latest episode of the My Friend Chuck Podcast.
Keller Fountain (Brian Libby) BY BRIAN LIBBY Carl Alviani A designer, writer, editor and researcher, Alviani will share his story as part of an ongoing lecture series from the Applied Craft + Design MFA program from the Pacific Northwest College...
Snow falling this morning, and yesterday, and into tomorrow, too, inch upon inch, each flake a single lively presence, bouncing and skittering down my sleeve, loud enough to hear. More sounds, cars hissing, the scrape of a shovel, the squeak of boots, a goose honking, then three, the creak of their wings in flight
I hate being stuck behind a computer all day! 😉 I’m currently near San Pedro, Belize in some resort condos with my team from work. We’re co-working here for the week in person. Normally we’re remote and spread across the world.
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Blazers fans Alex and Megan Haro tied the knot on Saturday, January 23 and held their wedding reception at the Moda Center during Portland's 121-103 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
January 31st, 2016
CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard both had 21 points, including crucial free throws in the closing seconds, and the Blazers got a huge boost from the bench in the win.
Join in the conversation as Blazers host the Timberwolves Sunday night at 6 p.m.
McCollum has developed into one of the league's most lethal scorers in the forgotten area between the lane and three-point line.
A comment brought up the UNEP and United Nations University 2005 forecast that 50 million people
The Blazers host the Timberwolves Sunday night at the Moda Center.
January 30th, 2016
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the event and faces of the fanatics in attendance at the Moda Center on Saturday. Did we catch a photo of you showing off your favorite pair? Our gallery also includes images from a photobooth we set up to catch professional portraits of you - the fans - out at ICYMI.
The Oregonian/OregonLive Trail Blazers beat reporters Joe Freeman and Mike Richman on Portland's third straight win and the return of Nicolas Batum in a 109-91 win over the Charlotte Hornets.
Diamond Select Toys has revealed a new 9 inch Batman: The Animated Series statue set for release in August. The new statue will cost $44.99 and will feature Batman on a rooftop, getting ready to throw a batarang. This PVC figure of Gotham’s hero depicts him wearing his blue, black, and gray suit and comes […]
January 29th, 2016
The player who torched the Blazers two months ago in Charlotte was a no-show Friday night
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The Trail Blazers dispatched the Charlotte Hornets, 109-91, on Friday night at Moda Center spoiling Batum's first game back in Rip City since he was traded last June.
Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Nicolas Batum talks about his return to Portland and the reception he received from Rip City.
Join in the conversation as Nicolas Batum makes his Rip City return with the Hornets at 7 p.m.
Warner Bros. Animation today announced that a new take on DC‘s classic superhero team is headed to Cartoon Network. Justice League Action is the name of the new show. Said to be a “quarter-hour” animated series, Justice League Action boasts the return of Kevin Conroy as the voice of Batman. Conroy has been voicing Bat
Blazers fans share their opinion on Batum and discuss whether or not it was a good trade for Portland.
The new stainless steel, double-sided Protractor Pizza Cutter ($18.59) by Firebox uses “cutting edge” technology to help you cut a pizza into six or eight equal slices with extreme precision. Made from stainless steel and emblazoned with a myriad of helpful ruler measurements, this geometric beauty allows for some serio
Eurekalert:How many microbes inhabit our body on a regular basis? For the last few decades, the most commonly accepted estimate in the scientific world puts that number at around ten times as many bacterial as human cells. In r
January 28th, 2016
Marco Rubio just lied in tonight's Republican debate, saying "I've never supported cap-and-trade."He did. It's so easy to find, it's amazing (and disappointing) he would ever try to den
Chet Orloff addresses a Centennial Mills forum (Brian Libby) BY BRIAN LIBBY Last week, just a few blocks from where demolition crews have been busy dismantling the majority of Centennial Mills, a trio of interested parties—the Pearl District Neighborhood Association's...
Someone on a discussion forum I was reading wrote that solar power is subsidized by 96 cents per kilowatt-hour. (By comparion, the average US price for electricity is 12-13 cents/kWh.) That seemed unbelievable to me, so I thought I'd check it out. More or less, it's true.Here are some numbers --
For their fifth fully-animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart make their animated feature-film debut
This late January weekend's lineup includes a pair of wondrous beer events: Culmination Brewing Company's first annual Artisinful! – Beer and Chocolate Festival; and
Harrison Ford will be unveiling some of the plans for upcoming Star Wars attractions at Disneyland and Walt Disney World in a TV special set to air February 21, 2016 The Wonderful World of Disney special, which will be broadcast on Disney-owned ABC, will celebrate the 60-year legacy of the Disneyland theme park with partici
The truth is humbling, terrifying, and often exhilarating. It blows the doors off the hinges and fills the world with fresh air. Augusten Burroughs The post Humbling appeared first on Un
January 27th, 2016
This figure is from the recent paper in Nature Climate Change by Peter Gleckler et al, "Industrial-era global ocean heat uptake doubles in recent decades." The long-term acceleration in the rate of heat gain is obvious -- a
Last week “The X-Files“ returned to television with the start of a six-episode mini-series event over on FOX. The huge ratings proved that fans are still seeking the truth all these years later. To celebrate the original series as well as it’s triumphant return to television, iam8bit and The Poster Posse are proud
Culmination Brewing Company presents the first annual Artisinful! — Beer & Chocolate Festival on Saturday, 30 January 2016 at the brewery (2117 NE Oregon) from noon until 6 PM. "Here in Portland we have great beer and great chocolate! Artisinful is a festival to celebrate chocolate and beer and the a