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1. "'Nightcrawler' and the new face of entitlement": A top-drawer essay from The Washington Post's Alyssa Rosenberg. Related: Scott Mendelson of Forbes calls "Nightcrawler" star Jake Gyllenhaal "the new George Clooney." “Comparing ‘Nightcrawler’...Show More Summary

How George Washington’s Bad Teeth Helped Win the Revolutionary War

2 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

(Portrait by Rembrandt Peale) As he aged, George Washington gradually lost his teeth. Throughout his life, he consulted a variety of dentists to provide dentures for him. In 1781, General Washington commanded the army watching over New York City, then occupied by the British. Show More Summary

Corcoran Hall: 1926

Washington, D.C., circa 1926. "George Washington U." Who'll be first to recognize one of these anonymous alums? National Photo glass negative. View full size.

Jordan Stead

Sasquatch music festival in George, Washington. 2014 Jordan Stead (b. 1988) is a staff photographer for and graduate of Western Washington University, currently residing in Seattle. Over the years, Jordan worked both internationally...Show More Summary

The American Monument to an Enemy Spy

2 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

(Photo: Rolf Müller) In the village of Tappan in Rockland County, New York, there is a circular plot of ground dedicated to the memory of Major John André, a British Army officer whom General George Washington ordered hanged for spying. Show More Summary

George W. Bush Says He Read the Bible Every Day of His Presidency, at Museum of the Bible Event

Former president George W. Bush addressed an estimated 200 civic and business leaders in Dallas at an event to raise awareness about the Museum of the Bible project in Washington, D.C. During the discussion, Bush emphasized how much the Bible was an integral part of his daily life as president.

Plunkitt of Tammany Hall

The memorable political observations of George Washington Plunkitt, who summed up his philosophy as "I seen my opportunities and I took 'em."

Maryland teen plotted school attack with gun, bombs: police

The boy planned to take three crude, homemade bombs and a handgun to the George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Towson and "he wanted to kill people," the Baltimore County Police Department said in a statement.

Sunday's climate report on hell and high water makes it clearer than ever that delay is denial

Chris Mooney, newly at The Washington Post—no doubt to the chagrin of climate denier George Will—wrote last week: According to a number of scientific critics, the scientific consensus represented by the [International Panel on Climate Change] is a very conservative consensus. Show More Summary

IN THE MAIL: From Brian Kilmeade & Don Yaeger, George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Sa…

IN THE MAIL: From Brian Kilmeade & Don Yaeger, George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution, now in paperback. Plus, today only at Amazon: 50% Off Select PlasmaCar Ride-On Toys. And, also today only: 20% Off a Certified Refurbished Kindle Fire HDX 7? Wi-Fi Tablet.

American Society of Nephrology-GWU Report Outlines Trends Affecting Current, Future Kidney Health Workforce

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has published a new report analyzing trends and factors influencing the current US nephrology workforce. Authored by leading health workforce researchers from George Washington University (GWU),...Show More Summary

Quote of the day: George Washington

Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light. – George WashingtonFiled under: PMO Tagged: George Washington, PM Quote of the Day, Truth

“Letters from Washington” in Cambridge in November

This month Longfellow House–Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site in Cambridge will host a new series of discussions on George Washington, open to anyone. Each Thursday at 6:00 P.M. the site’s Revolutionary War specialist,...Show More Summary

"Before President Obama, whose brown eyes are opaque when you look into them, presidents have been more known for blue eyes…."

"The ones with brown eyes, Richard Nixon and L.B.J., came a cropper."And:George Washington, blue-gray eyes; John Adams, blue; Thomas Jefferson, hazel; James Madison, brown; James Monroe, blue-gray; John Quincy Adams, black; Andrew Jackson,...Show More Summary

Friday Morning Splash

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

What’s Happening — The Office of Government Information Services at Five at the Newseum, 8 a.m. — Transformational Media Summit: Media For Good Workshop at The George Washington University, 10 a.m. — Reliable Source Halloween Party at...Show More Summary

Report Examines Challenges Confronting Health Care for Pregnant Women Enrolled in Covered California, Recommends Workable Solutions

A new report by Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University examines the challenge of maintaining enriched health care for pregnant women who are enrolled in Covered California and who are also eligible for Medi-Cal, which includes the Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP).

George Will: Putin 'Angry' Like Hitler, Is 'Child's Play' Compared to ISIS

On Thursday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel, Washington Post columnist George Will offered an analysis that suggested Russian President Vladimir Putin is consequential in that he is motivated by anger and is more dangerous than the Islamic State in that he controls a nuclear arsenal. Show More Summary

Miss Him Yet? Amnesty Advocates Yearn for George W. Bush

Some amnesty advocates are yearning for the days of President George W. Bush, who tried to pass comprehensive amnesty legislation with the late Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). According to the Washington Post, many...Show More Summary


3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“As I Remember It” Carmen de Lavallade Terrace Theatre The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, DC October 29, 2014 by George Jackson © 2014 by George Jackson Watching a beautiful woman is always a pleasure! Carmen de Lavallade walks with a pride that she sometimes winks at. Show More Summary

Rodham Institute Hosts Summit to Promote Health Equity in Washington, D.C.

The Rodham Institute, housed within the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, hosted its 2014 Summit to promote health equity. Attendees included leaders from local and national health advocacy organizations, as well as Hillary Rodham Clinton and Clinton Health Matters Initiative Chief Executive Officer Rain Henderson.

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