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Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 12/ 3/2010

Rockville's 'death ray' courthouse?

By Washington Post editors

The new state-of-the-art courthouse being built in downtown Rockville is the talk of residents around the area -- but not for the reasons folks might think, reports.

Apparently, the $53 million, state-of-the-art district courthouse -- which will be the largest in Maryland -- is creating a "death ray" effect and burning people and plants nearby. Pedestrian say the reflection of the sun off a cluster of windows on the building is "nearly burning anyone on the other side of the street who stands in one place for too long," according to TBD.

To read more about the courthouse and its "death ray" effect, go to

By Washington Post editors  | December 3, 2010; 12:03 PM ET
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I blame Obamacare.

Posted by: RogerRamjet2 | December 3, 2010 12:52 PM | Report abuse

Archimedes would be proud.

Posted by: kenk33 | December 3, 2010 3:37 PM | Report abuse

Isn't there a hotel in Vegas that has the same problem?

Posted by: dkp01 | December 3, 2010 4:16 PM | Report abuse

Perhaps it is there consciences.

Posted by: khornbeak | December 4, 2010 10:17 AM | Report abuse

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