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How Tinder works: It’s complicated
Just in case you’re swiping to score a date for Valentine’s Day (or not), here are some basics about Tinder’s algorithm, which uses the same rating system used to calculate the skill level of chess players. (Super Likes are mostly just a ploy for more $$$.)
Rising homicides remain a crucial question for Bowser
Esquire filed "the latest salvo in national publications’ ongoing war against the real DC," offering a story of how Trump’s arrival “A Swamp Divided: How Trump’s Arrival Upended DC Nightlife.” Among the funniest: Trump officials retreat to the tony neighborhood of Woodland Normanstone. As DCist asked...Where?
That follows a national uptick, as many city streets are still dangerous by design for pedestrians and cyclists. The key to saving lives is better design: lower speed limits, separate spaces for cars, bicycles, and pedestrians, and reduced car usage through greater investment in public transportation.
Almost as good as Sunday at Showtime: on Vimeo, a quick profile of Granny and the Boys, including the touching revelation that Granny’s husband—dying of lung cancer—implored her to heal through music. Now she’s cool: “All the nieces and nephews who never talked to me suddenly find Aunt Alice very interesting.”
Head to Dock 5 at Union Market where TOMS is hosting a rally to support universal background checks. Lineup includes Vic Mensa, poet Cleo Wade, Taye Diggs, Yolanda King and Martin Luther King III, and Mayor Bowser. (7pm)