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Activists Stand Firm at Venezuelan Embassy

A planned press conference this morning, Thursday, April 25, brought out several Secret Service vehicles to keep an eye on the lively but peaceful event.

Earth Day Is the Earth’s Day, All Around Us

Especially in this April time, walk the neighborhoods, go to the zoo, sit on a park bench, march on the trails in the city parks and forests, where light mixes with dark.

Tech Tip: Don’t Just Close Your Browser

If you simply close your browser, some of the session information is still running in the background —  and a hacker may be able to use that to gain entry.

Notre Dame, Paris’s Beacon, in Dire Jeopardy

Notre Dame is more than a church, of kings and bishops and Christians and martyrs, it is a kind of lifeform of humanity built with stone and wood, that aspires to flight even now.

GU Students Vote for ‘Reconciliation Fee’

The proposed fee of $27.20 per student per semester would create a fund to help descendants of the 272 slaves sold by the university in 1838. 

Tech Tip: Make This Password Different From All the Others

If an e-commerce site you’ve registered at or bought from gets hacked, and you’ve used the same password you use for everything else, hackers are going to gain access to your in-box.

Tech Tip: Set Up Bank Alerts Now

Setting up those alerts will allow you to spot and report fraudulent activity before the money has already been siphoned into a cybercriminal’s hands.

Japanese Stone Lantern Lighting in D.C. (photos)

Given in 1954 by the governor of Tokyo, the lantern is the oldest freestanding man-made stone structure in Washington that is not in a museum.

Tech Tip: Work Computers and Devices Are Only for One Thing

If you’re using a company device to access a compromised account, you’re opening up a door to a hacker, who can then get into your company’s network.

The Shoeless Joys of Opening Day

Sports, it always turns out, is the Band-Aid, the nurse, the cool glass of water at the end of a hot day, the reward for the unrewarding job, the passion injected into the lives that may not have enough.