Dozens of entries in the 2012 Peeps Diorama Contest featured D.C.’s sweet side. These ones didn’t win the grand prize, but they’ll warm the hearts of Washingtonians.
OccuPeep D.C.: This Washington-themed entry by Cori E. Wright, 38, of Falls Church, ended up grabbing the grand prize. But Occupy D.C. wasn’t the only local phenomenon to get the Peeps treatment. Read on to see D.C. neighborhoods, institutions and trends in marshmallow form.Deb Lindsey/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST
NASA tried one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, but declared it dead on Feb. 13, 2019, 15 years after arriving at the Red Planet. The solar-powered rover has been silent for eight months, victim of one of the most intense dust storms in decades.