Monthly Archives: March 2011

Cherry Blossoms

one thing we have an abundance of in DC is cherry blossoms. 3020 to be exact. we have a cherry blossom festival that commemorates the donation from Japan. once a year, you can join the thousands of people that come see the cherry blossoms in peak bloom. this year, due to impending rain, the peak […]

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Review: Spider Holster System

UPDATE 2: Due to complaints and concerns about the holster clip wearing down with high use, Shai Eynav and company designed a new high-wear clip, which was offered for a nominal fee to all its spider holster users. It’s nice to see companies that still keep their customers in mind and not only the bottom […]

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My iPod Persona

After reading this post by another DC blogger, I got to thinking about my iPod and what it says about me. Absurd Reality starts by telling a story how a guy she was seeing had an iPod that was full of NPR podcasts, and only NPR podcasts. this was the first red flag for her. […]

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Food: Coca-Cola Caviar

Spherification. What? Spherification. Oh! Yes. I wanted to try out the spherification techniques used by high end restaurants and gastro-pubs to encapsulate a little bit of liquid in a thin, gelatin-like layer. The end result is something that looks like fish roe or caviar depending on the base liquid.

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Review: Macaron Cafe

French? Check. Coffee? Check. Macarons? Check.

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I love the bus

sweet toupee awesome leatherwork

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How Ready am I?

the recent japan earthquake got me thinking about how prepared I would be right now if we had a natural disaster and I had a limited amount of time to pack things and go. With the hobbies and activities I do, I’ve accumulated a lot of things to satisfy the basics if for some reason […]

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Costco does Weddings

who knew?

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Awesomeness: Freakonomics

you want to have your mind blown, and do not want to read the book Freakonomics, watch the movie on nettlix. it gives you such an interesting view of the world. you can find more information on the Freakonomics website or the wikipedia article.

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Metro Solutions: Current and Proposed

There have been a lot of talk recently about WMATA proposing cuts in weekend late night service. As reported by Greater Greater Washington and Beyond DC, and Unsuck, there is significant debate over the proposal. In short, Metro would cut subway service at midnight on friday and saturday nights.

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