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46. Library Without Walls, The: Refers to the extensive Internet resources offered by the Library of Congress.  
47. Archie Bunker's Chair: This pop culture artifact can be viewed in DC, at the Museum of American History.  
48. National Archives: This is where you can view historical documents like the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.  
49. Ford's Theatre: This venue was the site of Lincoln's assassination in 1865, and believe it or not, the place is still open and has ...  
50. Newseum: An interactive museum seeking to educate the public about journalism and news  
51. Freedom Park Museum: A 1000-foot-long park and outdoor museum honoring journalists killed in the line of duty.  
52. 16th Street Historic District: A major historical street through D.C. that runs to the White House, part of the city's original architectural plan...  
53. Watergate: The infamous riverfront hotel complex that was a central figure in--and the namesake of--Nixon's political scandal ...  
54. Encore CafĂ©: An eatery in the Kennedy Center that provides an excellent view of the DC skyline  
55. Grand Foyer: An elegant gathering room in the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.  
56. Cherry Blossom Festival: A springtime event to commemorate Japanese-American relations.  
57. Swiss Embassy: A great place to experience concerts, films and other family activities; on Cathedral Ave.  
58. Halloween: In Georgetown, a huge costume party for adults which includes a fair amount of barhopping.  
59. RFK Stadium: Home to the Washington DC United Soccer Team.  
60. Ellipse, The: An interesting sculpture situated in President's Park, just south of the White House  
 
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National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, located in the middle of Puowaina Crater (a dead volcano). This is a beautiful national cemetery for those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The grounds are beautifully kept and the views of Honolulu and the hills are great.

Slugging is a form of hitchhiking in DC that benefits both the hitchhiker and the driver. The driver can use the much faster HOV lane after taking on a passenger.

A Colorado-style pizza, made with honey in the crust and often topped with a spicy sauce.

Nickname for Warren Buffett, the investing legend known for his disciplined value investing and gaudy long-term returns. The guy simply has a talent for picking good companies with real staying power. Buffett has experienced annualized returns of roughly 20% over a few decades. This is VERY hard to do. He works and lives in Omaha, Nebraska.

free snacks served in bowls or baskets (i.e., peanuts, chips, popcorn), usually set out on the bar; drinking leads to frequent trips to the restroom, where patrons may not have washed their hands previous to dipping them in the snacks