Other interesting stories in The Washington Post:

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Is Nate Silver smarter than a middle schooler? Not this one! Meet Sophia McCrimmon, the Mechanicsville, Va., eighth grader who won the In the Loop presidential election contest by correctly predicting Obama’s electoral college tally.

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And did you know that one of the founders of Chop’t — the $10 salad emporium that’s cropping up in every business district — is the nephew of legendary Hollywood producer-playboy Robert Evans?

Looking for Tuesday’s Reliable Source? Start here: Miss D.C. Allyn Rose on her decision to opt for a double mastectomy after Miss America pageant