No Storm Troopers allowed at the center door. I like these stickers, kind of want some to put on more doors.
This year for Halloween, I wanted to revisit an idea some friends had from last year – this You3dMe website goes into how to make a giant head using glue and card stock paper. an AMAZING idea I think might be next year’s feat – but I wanted to do something more locally relevant.
As you may have heard, we had an earthquake occur yesterday afternoon. The epicenter was in Mineral, VA, and reached a magnitude of 5.8. Most people were at work were running out the door, but it turns out that wasn’t the best idea according to FEMA. I ended up half-crouching under my desk as I [...]
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Tagged crowds, dc, earthquake, emergency preparedness, natural disaster, news, rush hour, subway, tweets, twitter, wmata
Understandably, large companies don’t want their skeletons in the closet revealed to the world. however in the case of the WMATA, their skeletons seem to be bursting at the seams, culminating with the 2009 red line crash that killed 8 passengers and 1 driver. Although it has been two years since the incident, WMATA doesn’t [...]
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Tagged accident, analysis, cost, data mining, death, fare, metropostgirl, mta, public transportation, Review, subway, twitter, unsuckdcmetro, washington post, wmata
Government workers (aka “govvies”) get a bad reputation for many many things. Based on this article, government workers are getting paid on average of 20% less than those in the private sector. Another article suggests a more in-depth review that government works are overpaid in certain pay areas, but underpaid in others. I find the [...]
*** UPDATE *** The video is up! Check it out at ImprovEverywhere.com! Most of the time when I visit New York City, there isn’t a really formal plan for the weekend. Usually I just go to visit my cousin and walk around the city and eat (maybe gorge is the better word) whatever food [...]
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Tagged awesomeness, boltbus, chelsea market, Food, improv, improveverywhere, mp3 experiment 8, new york city, num pang, pork belly, tuck shop
Most people are not aware of the July Phenomenon. This is used to refer to the several weeks after July 1st where new medical residents start their training as official Doctors. The idea is that because these residents are new, they are more prone to mistakes. considering the entire nation is getting a new batch [...]
For a while I have been wanting to visit the September 11th Pentagon Memorial, it opened to the public is 2008. The first time I tried to go, I couldn’t figure out where to park my car. Clearly I didn’t read the visitor’s website that specifies the parking lot to park in and where to [...]
if you haven’t been introduced to The Moth yet, you are missing out. not only do they have a great podcast, they also have live storytelling that take place predominantly in LA and New York City. I had the opportunity last week to attend a live show at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Before the show, [...]