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  • Fake and Fabulous

    Tribbles may be trouble and PETA has been known to paint the town red, so when it comes to fur, going fake has its advantages....

  • Pedal Pride

    Ride that bike safely and with style. Here are a few items to help protect both you and your eco-friendly, heart-healthy, money-saving bicycle from thieves,...

  • Museums as Merchants

    We've got the monuments, the memorials, the cherry blossoms and opportunities to catch your favorite politeratti in embarrassing situations. But two stalwarts of any good...

  • Consuming Cannabis

    Mary Jane's quasi-legal cousin, industrial hemp, has a million uses. It's also environmentally favorable. According to the San Francisco-based Hemp Industries Association, hemp requires no...

  • Products Full of Sunshine

    If calculators and watches are what come to mind when thinking about solar-powered devices, you've got some of catching up to do. Our lucky little...

  • D.C. Designs

    As Master Yoda might say, ''Its energy surrounds us, binds us.'' What is this mysterious force? Why it's the District of Columbia, of course. It's...

  • Grills Gone Wild

    Whether it's for piggies or Portobellos, everyone's got a reason to be calling wildfire this summer. We've been kissing the cooks ever since our ancient...

  • Gym Buddies

    Whether you're working out to lose weight, gain muscle or just to maintain a healthy cardiovascular system, it's all a little less difficult with a...

  • Stick It In

    Anyone who works with a computer -- in any capacity -- really should have a Universal Serial Bus, or USB drive. They're used for transferring...

  • Make Mom's Day

    Your window till Mother's Day is rapidly closing. Fear not -- there is still time. For the traditional flowers, A Little Shop of Flowers, www.dcnet.com/littleshop,...

  • Good Hair Days

    Whether you like it up or down, there are some things your hair just won't do. CVS and Rite Aid may offer aisles of products,...

  • Eastward Ho

    A vast range of influences from various countries, cultures and religions are lumped into what people call ''Eastern Art.'' And unless you know what to...

  • Blu Clues

    Sony learned something in the 1980s when its Beta format lost the videocassette wars to rival VHS. Namely, always bring a bazooka to a knife...

  • Eco-Friendly

    Everybody's going green. Some cities - though not D.C. - went dark last weekend for ''Earth Hour'' to inspire people to turn their lights off...

  • Coffee Clatch

    Need a caffeine fix? We have a variety of solutions, be they automated or a twist on the old-fashioned. No matter which one you choose,...

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