May 24

Islandic Volcano Grímsvötn Disrupts European Airspace

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Volcanic Ash Concentration (24MAY2011) The Islandic volcano Grímsvötn has erupted and is disrupting European air traffic. In a similar eruption in April 2010, ash from Eyjafjallajökull volcano cause 95,000 flights to be cancelled. Grímsvötn is expected to seize erupting this weekend, so far only 600 flights have been affected. Modelled and measured volcanic ash concentration after the break.
SOURCE: Met Office

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May 24

Art Whino: G40 Art Summit (vitaminwater® uncapped LIVE)

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“A four week multi-experiential event, G40 explores the genres which are on the forefront of creative transitions and growing in large scale with hundreds of thousands of fans throughout the world.”

A hipster temple located in the proximity of the U Street Corridor. Overall, a good event. Pictures, after the break.

SOURCE: BYT
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May 19

Steven Spielberg’s Terra Nova on FOX

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Centers on an ordinary family from 2149 when the planet is dying who are transported back 85 million years to prehistoric Earth where they join Terra Nova, a colony of humans with a second chance to build a civilization. Fox ordered an entire season worth of episode instead of merely a pilot. The show is being filmed in Australia with a budget of $4 million per episode. The airing has been delayed until Fall 2011.

May 19

Shake Shack Opens in DC

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Shake Shack opened its 11th US location in Washington, DC. It has replaced Fuddruckers between Fly Lounge and Public on the corner of Connecticut Ave and Jefferson Pl. The hormone & antibiotic free angus beef were good as were the fries, but what really stood out was the custard. I highly recommend standing in line to checking it out.

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