Snowy Owl That "Enchanted" Washington DC Hit By Washington DC Bus

This strange and savage American winter has produced many oddities, and the appearance of Snowy Owls from the Arctic Circle has been the only delight in a season of ice and gloom. And then a Washington DC bus struck a beloved white owl a block away from the White House Rose Garden. » 1/30/14 12:50pm 1/30/14 12:50pm

Volkswagen XL1 At Katie's Cars And Coffee: December 7th, 2013

I debated not going to Katie's this morning since the turnout has dwindled due to the cold weather, however I knew Volkswagen HQ had both a Veyron and an XL1 on hand this week. I decided to come on the chance an XL1 did appear, despite my being told that it almost certainly would not come. Much to my…

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Depressed mother shot dead after Washington DC car chase

The White House and the Capitol were locked down yesterday as a car chase ended with the dead of the pursued driver—Miram Carey, from Stamford, Connecticut—shot down by Secret Service agents. Her 1-year-old daughter was in the car. Here's the complete timeline. [Updated Friday, Oct 4 8:33am] » 10/03/13 3:46pm 10/03/13 3:46pm

CATPUKE, MIHOLE, And 68 Pages Of Other Things Banned From DC's…

We're no strangers to motor vehicle departments restricting certain words from personalized license plates. Typically, genitalia, other sex themes, and things related to fecal matter and racism (same thing, really) are verboten. But what about words like PITA, SCOTCH, and RAIN? » 1/29/13 3:00pm 1/29/13 3:00pm

Incase Two-in-One iPod Charger Works in Car, Home

Wow. It's only taken a couple decades for someone to make a dual-purpose charger—yes, a charger capable of 12V DC and AC charging. This 2-in-1 from Incase is designed for the iPod or iPhone and can easily plug into a 12V DC outlet for charging your gadgets on the road, but it can also be taken in and used in a standard … » 2/05/08 4:00pm 2/05/08 4:00pm

It's Good To Be The Mayor! Automotive Rhythms Pimps DC Mayor William…

Yeah, we know this happened at the beginning of this year, but we're only now hearing about dis here tightness. Apparently, just in time for the 2006 DC Auto Show back in January, the DC-area customizers at Automotive Rhythms "flipped" D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams' new whip, an '06 Caddy STS. Now, while most mayors we …

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