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    Does it include eye of newt?

    Does it include eye of newt?
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    Even better, I actually gained financially from...

    Even better, I actually gained financially from the event (although nothing like a lottery). We raised funds for the charity. I think I added $20 of my own, along with the donations from others. My...
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    http://www.sistertosister.org/programs/past-progra...

    http://www.sistertosister.org/programs/past-programs/bike-heart


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6fmadP5C28
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    I can only think of all the people who talk about...

    I can only think of all the people who talk about zero tolerance and complete quarantines with Ebola, but don't seem to think that dangerous roads, reckless driving, and enforced car driving are...
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    The Best Buddies event is sort of an updated...

    The Best Buddies event is sort of an updated version of an older event that was only held once, the Bike for the Heart event, sponsored by Sister to Sister (a women's heart health charity founded by...
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    There's also the Nation's Triathlon, with a bike...

    There's also the Nation's Triathlon, with a bike course that passes the Washington Monument, WWII Memorial, the Pentagon, the Lincoln Memorial, the Kennedy Center and parts of Georgetown (from the...
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    The Parkway is closed for the annual Parkway...

    The Parkway is closed for the annual Parkway Classic running race every March or April. It's a 10-mile run from Mt. Vernon to Old Town. It used to be known as the GW Parkway Classic.
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    Even though we don't have a Five Boro type ride,...

    Even though we don't have a Five Boro type ride, it's pretty easy to do a similar slow-paced ride past many of the most famous tourist sites in DC any day of the week, along the National Mall,...
  9. The damage doesn't look nearly as severe as it...

    The damage doesn't look nearly as severe as it might have been, according to photos posted today by NASA:

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    I'm no damage expert, but clearly the water tower is still intact. This is...
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    Interesting. I think it's the best solution,...

    Interesting. I think it's the best solution, short of re-engineering the entire site and search function (which might take decades and millions of man hours!).
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    I found the prices on new smartphones to be...

    I found the prices on new smartphones to be better at Best Buy than from the carrier itself. Not that much different, but better to have that $50 stay with me than go to someone else, for the same...
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    There is ongoing construction for the new...

    There is ongoing construction for the new Washington Blvd. bridge over Columbia Pike. Expect various lane closures and detours on and off until the project is complete next summer or fall. During...
  13. Fairfax $100 million transportation bond referendum

    http://wamu.org/news/14/10/28/how_would_fairfaxs_100m_transportation_bond_referendum_be_spent

    The money would be used for a combination of infrastructure projects that would improve travel for...
  14. The Citi Bike annual membership fee is now...

    The Citi Bike annual membership fee is now officially $149 a year.

    http://citibikeblog.tumblr.com/post/101182979267/expansion-woo-hoo
  15. Alta Bicycle Share has a new CEO, Jay Walder...

    Alta Bicycle Share has a new CEO, Jay Walder (former head of the Metropolitan Transit Authority in NYC), and a new location, moving from Portland OR to NYC. A new entity, Bikeshare Holdings LLC, will...
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    Are you riding outside of the commute trips? If...

    Are you riding outside of the commute trips? If you are working your way up to a longer distance (50 miles), you should ride more than once a week (whether or not those are commute trips or fitness...
  17. There already is a second launch pad at Wallops,...

    There already is a second launch pad at Wallops, although it is designed for the Minotaur rocket and similar vehicles. MARS Pad 0B is licensed for payloads up to 8400 lbs. The damaged MARS pad 0A is...
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    Nice article.

    Note that not all coverage of pro cyclists is negative and not all pro cyclists are bad. Re doping, I don't see pro cycling as any worse (or better) than most of the major sports out...
  19. Even though no one died, it's still stunning and...

    Even though no one died, it's still stunning and even saddening. One civilian said that she felt the blast of the explosion from 5 miles away.

    Orbital Sciences stock took a hit last night, but...
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    Another actual product:

    http://www.chaincondom.com/

    (I won this in a drawing at a race a few years ago. I've only used it a couple times.)
  21. It's still a good deal for those who use Citi...

    It's still a good deal for those who use Citi Bike to replace some of their subway or bus trips. Even at $145 a year, a member would break even if they biked 29 days of the year (two ways). The base...
  22. The rocket lifted off as scheduled at 6:22 pm....

    The rocket lifted off as scheduled at 6:22 pm. Unfortunately, it exploded 6 seconds after launch.

    http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Unmanned-Rocket-Explodes-at-Wallops-Island-280708322.html...
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    Is this like the George Foreman naming system?...

    Is this like the George Foreman naming system? His sons are named George Jr., George III, George IV, George V and George VI.

    http://www.si.com/more-sports/2008/07/16/george-foremanthird
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    Their names are Marcus Aurelius, Hadrian, Eddy...

    Their names are Marcus Aurelius, Hadrian, Eddy and Bernard.
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    "Latin is a language / Dead as dead can be /...

    "Latin is a language / Dead as dead can be / First it killed the Romans / Now itís killing me."
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