Unlike the nearby ocean coasts, the Chesapeake
Bay is not a
hotbed for shark sport fishing,
largely due to the low numbers of sharks that
can exist in the water. Bull sharks
are among the only species that can withstand
salinity levels that low.
In the wake of shark-killing fury spurred on by
the 1975 movie \”Jaws,\” the aquarium serves as a
respository for information about a
misunderstood beast that is
critical to the entire marine ecosystem.
Sharks are going to hunt down you and your
and won\’t rest
until they explode. At least, that\’s what the
movie \”Jaws\” would have you
Whatever the outcome, it\’s clear drones will
forever change the Old Dominion and other
The celebration of its 1 millionth rider occurred precisely on the one-year anniversary of the start of the D.C. and Alexandria public system. Eight months later, its 2 millionth rider will most likely occur on or hours before Bike to Work Day.
People often ask Simon Jacobsen why more of D.C.
couldn\’t look like Georgetown. The 18-year veteran of architecture design has a simple answer: \”Well, it did.\”
Yemen has been high on the Central Intelligence Agency\’s radar before they they disrupted the most recent suicide plot there, set to sneak explosives through security and onboard an airplane by concealing a non-metalic device in a suicide bomber\’s underwear. This technology far more advanced than the intelligence community previously thought of al-Qaida\’s abilities.
Moments after right winger Joel Ward shoveled
the puck past Bruins goalie Tim Thomas in the
second minute of overtime, sealing the fate of
the 2011 Stanley Cup champions, hateful speech
began popping up on Twitter. Some users have
deleted their comments — though they still
appear in search engines — while others stand
by their 144 characters.
Proposed legislation would put part of the responsibility of paying teacher\’s pensions on the counties in which they work, which would add a $40 million per year burden to the county budget, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett told WTOP on Thursday\’s \”Ask the Executive\” program.
Discovery\’s internment at Smithsonian\’s Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. is bittersweet for space fans and advocates nationwide who see it as one of America\’s greatest innovations, which won\’t be succeeded in the immediate future by an active replacement.
Last year saw a sharp rise in 3.0-magnitude quakes or stronger in the U.S. midcontinent, a continuing trend that prompted the U.S. Geological Survey — the government\’s main source for Earth sciences — to investigate the root cause.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.