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This Painful Toilet Is Designed to Maximize Office Productivity

A startup company wants to flush your bathroom breaks down the drain. In an effort to cut down the time employees spend sitting in a stall, a British firm has come up with a toilet that’s tilted at a lower angle to make long periods on the porcelain throne uncomfortable, reported the New York Post...
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Brenda Lee's 'Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree' is Having a Moment

You might get a sentimental feeling when you hear “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” the 1958 Christmas classic from Brenda Lee that has been a staple of the holiday season for over 60 years. The Rockabilly Country song seems to strike that perfect balance of old time swagger, and jumping jolly...
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Chief Smedley, Alexandria

Meet Alexandria's First African-American Fire Chief

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Road closures are scheduled due to movie filming.

You Should Avoid These Streets In Dupont Circle Due To Closures For Filming

This may put a damper on your Thursday commute.
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Philip Bailey held a master class for D.C. students.

Earth, Wind & Fire's Philip Bailey Holds Special Master Class For Duke Ellington Students

Bailey said it was worth it to share with the youth.
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Krispy Kreme’s Gingerbread Doughnuts Are Back Just in Time for the Holidays

Krispy Kreme is embarking on a holiday mission to spare all the gingerbread people this festive season, but they need your help! Those willing to put their fellow (gingerbread)-man first will be treated to some delicious limited-time menu items. View this post on Instagram The #Gingerbread People...
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Airline Offers Priority Boarding to Anyone in an Ugly Christmas Sweater

Your questionable festive gear will give you perks while traveling this holiday season. There’s no need to pay extra for priority boarding on Alaska Airlines as the carrier has announced it will allow all passengers wearing an ugly Christmas sweater to board early on Friday, December 20th, reported...
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Bank Accidentally Deposits $37 Million into Texas Woman’s Account

Many of us would like to be a millionaire one day, but for a Texas woman that wish came to fruition a little too literally. After finishing work at Roma Boots in Dallas, Ruth Balloon checked her bank account and, to her surprise, found that she was suddenly a multi-millionaire. Bank mistakenly puts...
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"Richard Jewell"

'Jumanji' Ends 'Frozen 2' Hot Streak To Claim Top Spot

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. “Jumanji: The Next Level” puts “Frozen 2” on second-place ice, while Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” opened with one of the worst box office debuts for the director. The Sony film starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart brought in $60.1 million in the U.S. and Canada to...
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Newtown HS Wins State Title in Dramatic Fashion on Anniversary of Sandy Hook

Saturday marked the seven-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in Newtown, Conn. Vigils and church services were held throughout the day as the town continues to heal from one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history. At night, the Newtown High School football...
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