Spirit Awards: A 'Moonlight' Love-In Becomes a Trump Rebuke

Barry Jenkins’ drama took home six awards, including best film, as top acting honors went to Casey Affleck and Isabelle Huppert. Moonlight was extravagantly and emotionally applauded and President Trump was excoriated at the 32nd Film Independent Spirit Awards, which were held Saturday afternoon in a beachside tent in Santa …

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5 Reasons Seattle Should Be the Home of Your Next Startup

From great talent to a community of investors, there’s nothing this startup hub can’t offer (Image: iStock.com/ferrantraite ) Seattle is the hub for Pacific Northwest entrepreneurial innovation. As you walk down the street, you’ll see Starbucks, a company founded here. Look up to the sky and you may notice …

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Report: Tech Sector Still Slow on Increasing Diversity

(Image: iStock.com/zimmytws) The lack of diversity in the tech industry may be harming more than its overall image. A recent report by the nonprofit Open MIC revealed that a lack of racial diversity often results in lower returns for companies and investors. The report, Breaking the Mold: Investing in Racial Diversity in …

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A Romantic Playlist for the Grown and ‘Saved’

(Image: iStock.com/GlobalStock) Somewhere along the way, many church pastors have given their flocks the notion that romantic music is only for other people. You know—the unsaved, the unsanctified. However,  there would be a lot of empty vacation Bible school camps if the parishioners weren’t occasionally making some love connections of …

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This week in science: ultra-cool stars

This illustration shows the possible surface of TRAPPIST-1f, one of the newly discovered planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system. Scientists using the Spitzer Space Telescope and ground-based telescopes have discovered that there are seven Earth-size planets in the system. And by ultra-cool stars I don’t mean the famous person-kind. I mean …

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