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Commuter Idle: From Sparrows Point to D.C.

WTOP's Kristi King tags along as Brenda Wells travels from Baltimore County to D.C. by car, MARC train, Metrorail and Metrobus.

Monday - 05/21/2012, 05:23am EDT

Tags: Commuter Idle,


Neighborhood determines whether people walk or drive

High-rises and mini-cities clustered around public transit and walkable communities are the answer to smooth commutes, according to a new survey of travel habits by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 09:23am EDT

Tags: walkable communities

Sing in perfect harmony, even if you can't (VIDEO)

A vocal-processing box called VoiceLive Play helps you create harmony on the fly.

Friday - 05/11/2012, 07:23am EDT

Tags: VoiceLive Play

D.C. 9th among worst places to own a car

Confusing roads and traffic jams put D.C. on this top 10 list.

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 05:57am EDT

Tags: sprawl & crawl, worst places to own a car

FDA may let you get meds without prescriptions

The proposal being considered by the Food and Drug Administration would be for you to answer questions online or at a pharmacy kiosk to get medicine to treat chronic conditions.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 06:48am EDT

Tags: fda, prescriptions

Home security systems don't have to cost a fortune

To have a home security system installed and monitored for three years Washington Consumers' Checkbook secret shoppers received estimates as low as $2,600 and as high as $6,500.

Friday - 04/27/2012, 07:45am EDT

Tags: home security,

Fairfax Co. schools, parents weigh value of sleep

High school currently begins at 7:20 a.m. in Fairfax County, but that might soon change. Administrators are considering pushing the start time back -- as other local counties have -- to give students a few more hours of sleep.

Friday - 04/13/2012, 09:26am EDT

Tags: Fairfax County Public Schools,

Credit card fees take a swipe at gas prices

There's more involved in rising gas prices than you might suspect.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 09:33am EDT

Tags: gas prices, credit cards, credit card fees

Seasoning your way to a healthy lifestyle

Spice up the cooking in your kitchen and your body could reap the health benefits.

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 10:58am EDT

Tags: cooking, spices, arthritus, Alzheimer,

Studies: Chewing gum good for your brain

Twenty minutes of chewing gum is supposed to have the same effect as mild exercise when it comes to increasing blood flow to your brain.

Monday - 04/02/2012, 11:58am EDT

Tags: Forbes,

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