Tag Archives: Washington DC

E Pluribus Unum

Inspired by the motto of the United States—E Pluribus Unum or Out of Many, One—Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada has created a monumental landscape portrait on the National Mall in Washington DC. The portrait image is a composite highlighting the diversity … Continue reading

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Midtown NYC

Okay, I admit it, I’m a sucker for an awesome time-lapse video. Midtown New York City is one such terrific film from the folks at Washington D.C.’s District 7 Media. Based on 50,00 plus still frames, shot over six months, … Continue reading

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Lincoln in Books

The brand new Center for Education and Leadership at Washington DC’s Ford’s Theater Museum sports a ten meter-tall tower of 6,800 books all about President Abraham Lincoln. The books are all histories or biographies about the 16th President, along with … Continue reading

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America’s Most Literate Cities

For the second consecutive year, Washington, D.C. , has been ranked as the most literate city in the country, according to an annual statistical survey from Connecticut Central State University in New Britain. Here is the top 10 for the … Continue reading

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A Bookstore With A Purpose

Many thanks to Brittany at We Love DC for letting us know about Books for America–A Bookstore With a Purpose. This Dupont Circle neighborhood shop is not simply a used bookstore, it’s the headquarters for an amazing nonprofit organization that … Continue reading

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Rally To Restore Sanity…Let’s Go

  Well, the long awaited announcement finally happened and the plans are in place for the Daily Show’s answer to the lunatic Glen Beck rally and the Summer of the Tea Baggers. You can see the announcement on this video clip … Continue reading

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