Spontaneous combustion destroys a mansion in Potomac. Pretty mysterious, but not as fun as dark matter.

The LA Times has the scoop on the apparent suicide death in Maryland of the scientist at the center of the FBI’s anthrax investigation.

BREAKING! Federal officials raided former MPD captain Melvin Gresham’s home. Jason has written a lot about this guy of late.

The D.C. tax holiday starts tomorrow. Are you brave enough to do Georgetown?

The Post goes looking for web advice at the New York Times.

What not to do if you don’t like the ice cream truck music: shoot it with a shotgun. Let’s all eat ice cream today in solidarity.