Posts Tagged ‘Poignancy’

Goodbye, National Aquarium

As the National Aquarium in D.C. closes its doors today, its poor leopard sharks and hellbender salamanders will be the proverbial kids picked last in gym class.
"Ninety-eight percent of the animals have found homes," curator Jay Bradley said earlier today of the aquarium's 1,500 residents  who face eviction from their tanks in the basement of the Department [...]

Need to de-Barry for a Minute?

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Flowers waving in the breeze, 1700 block of Euclid Street NW.

Unexplained Angst in CP Break Room

Enigmatic Rubbish

2400 block of Champlain Street NW, last night. Throw out a suitcase? Sure. Throw out a back-scratcher? Do that as soon as someone gifts you one! But throw them out at the same time? In a public park? I just bet the answer to this mystery is much less compelling than the mystery itself.

More Air-Locking

The mysterious practice of "air-locking" continues. Nikolas Schiller documents a case of a bike locked in a tree. It's a fixie, so I guess air-locking is getting hipper. Or, as Mike Licht supposed, perhaps this person just put hydrogen in their tires by mistake and only managed to attach the bike to the tree before [...]

Banana Suicide

My kitchen, 8:30 a.m.