Wednesday, May 07 2008

MARC Train Service

With two hundred miles of track serving commuters in two different metropolitan areas, the MARC train route includes the oldest rail passenger route in the US. Serving riders in both Baltimore and Washington DC, the the Maryland Transit...

Wednesday, May 07 2008

Security Cameras in Washington D.C.

Surveillance cameras can play an important role in protecting vulnerable landmarks and deterring crimes in local neighborhoods. But recent moves by D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty to consolidate and monitor thousands of pre-existing security...

Wednesday, May 07 2008

The Future of Farming

Large-scale farming is a big part of modern agriculture. Many of the meats we buy come from factory-style farms. But recent research indicates those facilities may pose environmental and health hazards, and that they aren't necessary to...

Wednesday, May 07 2008

“The Man Who Loved China”

Most in American and England have never heard his name. But in China, every child knows the name Joseph Needham -- a British scientist who wrote the West's definitive encyclopedia on China. Beginning in 1943, Needham criss-crossed China...

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