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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

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Library Honors Billy Joel With US Pop Music Prize

Librarian James Billington said Tuesday the singer-songwriter, whose hits include “Piano Man” and “Uptown Girl,” will receive the prize in Washington in November.

07/22/2014

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DNA Code Can Store Huge Amounts Of Data In Small Space

If you have bought a lap top in the last few months it probably has a hard drive that can hold about a terabyte of information. The cost and capacity of hard drives have improved along a curve that follows Moore’s Law for the last several decades. The hard drives are holding more and costing less.

01/24/2013