Commodore Joshua Barney was treated well after surrendering and handing over his sword to British Army General Robert Ross in 1814. Ross' descendant returned the sword and it is on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy.
The memoir “Little Failure” is as funny and heartfelt as Shteyngart’s fiction.
If you’re already dreading Christmas card season, be glad that you didn’t live in the early 1900s. Back then, people sent festive postcards for every darn holiday.
Bridal applications for wearable technology could include Terminator-style displays of wedding guests' vital stats.
Getting hit in the face with a rake isn’t just for vaudeville acts — more than a thousand Americans suffered from rake-related injuries last year alone, according to our analysis of data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Ginkgo fruit drops from ginkgo trees in autumn and fills city blocks with a scent variously described as dead fish, unwashed feet, rotting meat and vomit.
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The best museums, movie theaters and music venues in the D.C. area.
The Hirshhorn, a hollow cylinder on legs, looks like a spaceship, ready to blast off on a mission to spread modern art to other galaxies.
Moving is never easy, but Julianne Brienza has some special challenges as she attempts to relocate Capital Fringe, the theater nonprofit she runs.