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Idea for a 2014 goal: Bike the nation’s longest rail-trail (it’s right here in Washington)

From the Rails to Trails website<p>If you’re the kind of person who likes to plan goals for the new year, I’ve got an idea for you: Bike the longest …

10 Artists You Should Have Known In 2013

It's usually easy to keep up with your favorite artists. You can follow them on Twitter, like them on Facebook and check them out when they come to your town.<p>Falling in love with unfamiliar bands? That's not quite as simple. There are so many aspiring musicians out there, you can't possibly listen …

CHS Year in Review 2013 | Capitol Hill food+drink goes big — and small

<b>Bakery Nouveau</b> didn’t skip a beat in bringing <b>William Leaman’s</b> perfect croissants to Capitol Hill in a retail space that had stood empty for years.<p>Not …

David Simon: 'There are now two Americas. My country is a horror show'

America is a country that is now utterly divided when it comes to its society, its economy, its politics. There are definitely two Americas. I live in one, on one block in Baltimore that is part of the viable America, the America that is connected to its own economy, where there is a plausible …

Climate Scientists Say the Current International Warming Target Is "Disastrous"

To calculate the carbon budget, IPCC scientists used existing research on the warming power of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases and …

Henry A. Giroux | Hope in the Age of Looming Authoritarianism

(Image: Maze silhouette via Shutterstock)<i>I can understand pessimism, but I don't believe in it. It's not simply a matter of faith, but of historical</i> …

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