Posts made in March, 2014

Washington DC Hotel Fun Facts

DC has a lot of hotels.  Some new, some old, lots of them with their own little bits of trivia around them.  Here are a few tidbits to use at your next cocktail party. There are a total of 28,711 hotel rooms in the DC area. In 1963 Martin Luther King Jr. finished the “I Have a Dream,” speech while staying at the Willard Hotel. The 2002 film Minority Report, starring Tom Cruise and directed by Steven Spielberg filmed it’s finale, a...

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Happy 10th Birthday Facebook!

Ten years ago, in a small dorm room, the world’s most popular social network was launched. Originally called “The Facebook,” Mark Zuckerberg’s website for college students was brought to the masses on February 4th, 2004. The world was never the same. The history of Facebook is littered with myths and tales larger than life. The truth is, the social network has over a billion users worldwide and is worth billions of...

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