Here's What the Tip of the Washington Monument Looks Like Up Close

The 129-year-old Washington Monument is enshrouded in scaffolding this month, as workers repair the structural cracks caused by a a 2011 earthquake. But the scaffolds are giving scientists the chance to carry out other work, too: Like measuring the exact height of the aging monument. » 11/12/13 10:40am 11/12/13 10:40am

Watch Washington Monument Shaking Like Beyonce's Monumental Buttocks

The National Park Service has released a video that shows how the top of the Washington Monument looked from the inside during the August 23 earthquake. Obviously, there was a lot of shaking and people running around. » 9/27/11 9:30am 9/27/11 9:30am