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[ 0 ] May 14, 2015

How to have the most Virginia summer ever

• Jump to: Historic Triangle | Wolf Trap | Richmond | Shenandoah NASCAR | Dive in | Kings Dominion | Sip and slurp | Charlottesville • Related: Virginia’s presidential homes, ranked It may sound trite to say “Virginia’s got it all,” as so many natives have when describing it. But it’s true: The Old Dominion proves delightfully difficult to classify, especially […]




[ 0 ] April 2, 2015

You Can Put Out Fire with Sound

Extinguishing fire WITH SOUND. Amazing. Two George Mason students figured this out. What have you done lately?
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[ 0 ] April 2, 2015

Global Citizen Earth Day Concert

Get ready, DC! Global Citizen is celebrating Earth Day 2015 with a free concert, with performers including No Doubt, Usher, Fall Out Boy, and Mary J Blige. The event wil be held on the National Mall Saturday, April 18. It is free to the public.

[ 0 ] November 19, 2014

Hyper Hill: Surviving Wednesday

All the latest links from the District and beyond. Here’s who is headlining the next WHCA dinner: [Cecily Strong] Can the Caps be fixed enough to consistently [play good hockey?] People got stuck in snow on a NY highway [nightmare commute] Goodbye Arlington [streetcar proposal] A rockstar wants to bury human DNA on the moon […]

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[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

Reactions to Metro Could Only Be This Happy in Commercials

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[ 0 ] June 13, 2014

Rebranding America: New Flags for Every State

The folks over at NJI Media redesigned every state flag in America at UnitedWeBrand.us, for Flag Day tomorrow. They weighed the history of the state with each state’s current flag and came up with interesting ways to represent local flavor. We’re impressed. Here are a few of our favorites: Arkansas Colorado Illinois Louisiana Nevada Oregon […]

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[ 0 ] June 6, 2014

Famous Friday [Round Up]

#NATIONAL D-Day in photos; This 93 year old man is parachuting into Normandy again in full dress; And just one more D-Day story for you; Don’t make Kevin Spacey go all Frank Underwood on your ass; Will Obama wrestle a bear next?; Those curls are intimidating the world; And yet, they weren’t perfect; If you’re […]

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[ 0 ] May 18, 2014

Opening Weekend at Long Branch Plantation

LB3If you’re like us, you spend a lot of time in the city. When we want a little adventure and get away from the city, we like to head out to the country. One of our favorite sites is Long Branch Plantation, a historic 19th century plantation nestled in the Shenandoah Valley in Clarke County, Virginia, […]

[ 0 ] May 14, 2014

Hyper Hill: Cool It

Russia is threatening [to mess with America’s GPS] District Flea closing indefinitely [hipsters everywhere feel a disturbance] Bill Clinton can see [what’s inside your heart] RIP “Alien” creator and nightmare dreamer [H.R. Giger] We collectively suck [as a driving population] VA teen kicked out of prom [because dads were ogling her] Photo by Andrew Bossi

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[ 0 ] April 17, 2014

The Green Spoon: A New Way to Eat Gluten-Free at Home

GS_2Meal delivery services are popping up all over the city. Almost anything can be delivered right to your door. When The Green Spoon reached out to us to try their new gluten-free meal delivery service we were really excited to give it a try. Recently, we started reducing gluten in our diets because we noticed how […]

[ 0 ] March 21, 2014

Hyper Hill: What Season is it Now?

Sloth mom eats two of her newborn cubs [zoo saves third] NPR doesn’t like the name of the DC football team [either] José Andrés will be GW’s commencement speaker [Students: “Eh”] A visual history of colleges [that used to be in DC] Please please please don’t give me a ticket [- this truck] Old lady in Alexandria […]

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[ 0 ] February 24, 2014

Gallup Confirms VA Sucks, at Least More Than MD

If you’re a suburbanite in the DC metro area, you may want to know this important information. Maryland is not as bad as Virginia. This is in light of “physical and emotional health, healthy behaviors, work environment, social and community factors, financial security, and access to necessities such as food, shelter and healthcare,” as measured […]

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[ 0 ] February 24, 2014

BRABO Restaurant

When I posted some mouth watering photos on Twitter of my dinner at BRABO Restaurant in Alexandria the other night, I received multiple responses from friends that were shocked that I actually went to Virginia. I admit that it takes a lot to get me to cross the D.C. state line, but this dinner was […]

[ 0 ] February 7, 2014

Famous Friday [Round Up]

#NATIONAL  #MondayNumbers; Congrats, Seahawks!;  Facebook turns 10;  The Beatles turn 50; CVS puts out its cigarettes; We wish you all the best, Jay Leno;  Stress at Sochi — it kind of sucks; How popular is your favorite DC anchor on Twitter?; Super Bowl aftermath; Stupid baby panda falling on its stupid face; Uncle Joe Biden can’t think of a reason not to […]

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[ 0 ] February 6, 2014

Hyper Hill: Rebel Rebel

Fruit ketchups [are happening] Politico picks the 10 craziest [government boondoggles] VA Gov [on the charm offensive] Popville PSA: [do not clip your nails on the metro] CityPaper PSA: [stop skipping out on your restaurant reservations] Photo by Steph…