washington dc

Bomb

This Is What Would Happen if Terrorists Detonated a Nuke in Washington DC

Computer run simulations are helping researchers prepare for the worst.
Matthew Gault
4.18.18
emergency preparedness

Smartphone Data Predicts How Survivors Would Respond to Nuke Attack on DC

What would happen if a nuclear bomb detonated over K Street?
Becky Ferreira
2.9.18
Knightscope

Washington DC’s Fallen Robo Cop Has Been Replaced, Will Never Be Forgotten

RIP Security Steve.
Samantha Cole
7.20.17
line of duty

Robo Cop Found Floating in Public Fountain

Sad beep.
Samantha Cole
7.17.17
bummer

Did Snails Really Kill 80 Baby Ducks?

A few hot days and 80 dead baby ducks later, here we are.
Samantha Cole
6.9.17
Kid Scientists

Kids at the Science March Tell Us Why They're Protesting Trump

"I'm here because I support science, and I'm against the President's malicious policies."
Sarah Emerson
4.22.17
worst smelling trees

This Is Why Your City Smells Like Cum and Vomit Every Spring

What’s that pretty flowering tree that smells like cum? Blame the Callery Pear for all those delightful springtime smells.
Sarah Emerson
4.10.17
Trump

We Asked Women's March Protesters What Got Them Offline and on the Streets

"I feel like the reason Trump won is we didn't get out enough."
Avery L White and Catherine Trautwein
1.22.17
washington dc

The Coolest Urban Fossils That Are Right Beneath Your Feet

Cities around the world are chock full of fossils. You just need to know how to look for them.
Sarah Emerson
10.31.16
News

Internal Docs Reveal Distressing Alternate Ending for DC's Streetcar Promo Video

The Freedom of Information Act has given us this extra piece of cinematic genius.
Jason Koebler
5.16.16
Music

We Found the Song on DJ House Speaker Paul Ryan's Blizzard Livestream

DJ House Speaker Paul Ryan is slaying right now.
Jordan Pearson
1.22.16
News

The FAA Shut Down Every Drone Club Within 30 Miles of Washington, DC

At least 36 clubs are affected and the FAA says it'll send cops to any club that doesn't comply.
Jason Koebler
12.29.15