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BritNews RoundUp: Stupid Cat Edition

As someone who has always preferred canines to felines, I was delighted to see that scientists have proven that dogs are smarter than cats. At least according to research done at Canterbury Christ Church University in Kent. I have to...

By John Kelly  |  June 19, 2009; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  BritNews RoundUp  
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Streetcar Memories: Picturing D.C. History

Last Friday the ever-popular MetropoList feature on Page Three featured reminiscences about Washington's streetcars. I never rode one -- I'm much too young for that -- but I've heard both my parents speak about them. They grew up in...

By John Kelly  |  June 18, 2009; 9:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Washington history  
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You Tailgatin' Me? You Tailgatin' ME?

Oh joy. John Hinckley is going to get a driver's license. I can see the bumper sticker now: "You don't have to be crazy to drive in D.C.--but it helps!" The would-be presidential assassin's doctors say there's no reason for...

By John Kelly  |  June 17, 2009; 10:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
 
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The Agony of the Feet

Summer's here and the time is right for dancing in the street. It is not, however, the time for riding Metro escalators in inappropriate footwear. Two years ago, Crocs were the problem. (Personally, I think Crocs are always a problem,...

By John Kelly  |  June 16, 2009; 8:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Abandon Hope, All Ye Who Enter This SUV

I snapped this photo of a warning sticker on the window of an SUV parked near the Forest Glen Metro: Overkill? The vehicle had California plates and I guess people in California need to be told that just sitting in...

By John Kelly  |  June 15, 2009; 9:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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