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How big is it?

My friends and family sometimes ask me questions regarding the size of the MS campus in Redmond.  Finally, I have some numbers to quantify my adjectives (as of june 2004):

Land owned:

Puget Sound (Redmond, etc) - roughly 7,500,000 square feet

Grand Total:

Puget Sound (redmond campus, etc) - roughly 9,200,000 square feet (owned + leased)


Posted On Thursday, February 24, 2005 10:17 PM

Danger of using a cellphone while gassing up
I bought a car a few days ago (pics are here) and the dealer handed me a sheet of paper from Shell Oil. I'm not going to type out the two page letter, but the gist of it reads as follows: “The Shell Oil Company recently issued a warning after three incidents in which mobile phones ignited fumes during fueling operations. In the first case, the phone was placed on the car's trunk lid during fueling; it rang and the ensuring fire destroyed the car and the gasoline pump. In the second, an individual ......

Posted On Tuesday, February 8, 2005 7:39 PM

I can't beleive I'm saying this
I never thought I'd say it, but the cable company has finally done something right.  They have made a slight reorganization to the channels for all us basic cable subscribers.  Instead of some junk channel playing shows I have never heard of, they have swapped in SportsNet Pacific.  Are you (fellow British Columbians) as excited as I am about this move?  Its just too bad SportsNet has no Canucks games to show :(.

Posted On Friday, February 4, 2005 11:07 AM

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