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Although the windows appear recessed, that is actually a function of all the exterior walls of the Passive House being built 8 inches thick to accomodate for extra insulation and sealing. The windows also crank out as opposed to opening up from the bottom, which means they won't have as many sides that they can leak air. This home in Bethesda, Md., which is a joint venture of O'Neill Development Corporation and Peabody Architects, is the first of its kind in the Washington, D.C., area. This image was made Monday, April 18, 2011. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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The open kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite counters and upgraded cabinetry, some of which has glass fronts.

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**FILE** President Obama and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg take off their jackets at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., on April 20, 2011, before their joint town-hall meeting to discuss reducing the federal deficit. (Associated Press)

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Many high schoolers might favor Adriana Papell dresses for prom night, but Facebook is helping them call "dibs" online, assuring no duplicates. (Lord & Taylor Associated Press)

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Kjell Espmark, a poet from Sweden, reads selected poems from his latest collection of poetry, "Lend Me Your Voice" during a lecture on the decision-making process for the Nobel Prize in Literature, Wednesday, April 13, 2011, on the campus of Providence College in Providence, R.I.. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

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Using Disney's Second Screen, owners of Apple's iPad can find a generous supply of content to peruse on their tablet while watching Tron: Legacy on Blu-ray.

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The center-island kitchen in the Belmont model has 42-inch cabinets, granite counters and upgraded appliances.

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In this March 22, 2011 product image provided by Research In Motion Ltd., the upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook is shown. While Apple has been hawking the iPad for more than a year, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion is just getting started with the release of its tablet computer, the PlayBook. The device packs a vivid touch screen, front and rear cameras and support for Flash videos _ a feature lacking in Apple products. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Research In Motion Ltd.)

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Visitors to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space museum watch as NASA announces that the museum will receive the retired space shuttle Enterprise on a 40 foot long video wall, Tuesday, April 12, 2011 in New York. Shuttles will be going to the Smithsonian Institution, the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York, the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and the California Science Center in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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** FILE ** In this Nov. 4, 2009, file photo, a Cisco Systems' Flip Video camera is displayed at Best Buy in Mountain View, Calif. Cisco Systems Inc. is exiting parts of its consumer businesses, with plans to shut its Flip video camera business Tuesday, April 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2009 file photo, a Cisco Systems' Flip Video camera is displayed at Best Buy in Mountain View, Calif. Cisco Systems Inc. is exiting parts of its consumer businesses, with plans to shut its Flip video camera business Tuesday, April 12, 2011.(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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In this CD cover image released by Concord Music Group, the latest release by Paul Simon, "So Beautiful or So What," is shown. (AP Photo/Concord Music Group)

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Arjuna Ardagh and Gay Hendricks stand together in a pastoral setting during the opening sequence of their YouTube video, "Dear Women." (YouTube screen grab)

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In this Feb. 9, 2011 photo, the logo of ITA Software is displayed at the company's office in Cambridge, Mass. Government officials are letting Google proceed with its $700 million purchase of airline fare tracker ITA Software. The deal will establish the Internet search giant as a key player in the online travel market.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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Diego Molano Vega, the Colombian minister of information communication and technology, is traveling to promote his country's "Vive Digital" plan. "We are looking for a partner that can invest with us," he said, while making his pitch in Washington. (Photograph compliments of the government of Colombia)

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General Electric will build a plant to make solar panels. "We think we can push costs lower, and faster," said Vic Abate, a GE vice president. (Associated Press)

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It's a fight for survival as Alcatraz in Electronic Arts' first person shooter Crysis 2: Limited Edition for the PlayStation 3

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Russell Brand portrays a booze-soaked playboy and heir of the family fortune in "Arthur." (Associated Press)

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A man who goes by the Internet alias "Forest Intelligence" looks at the "Jasmine Movement" website at a cafe in Seoul. He oversees the recruitment of volunteers and maintains the website. (Associated Press)

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This March 28, 2011 image provided by NASA shows composited images from Swift's Ultraviolet/Optical and X-ray telescopes of a gamma-ray explosion designated GRB 110328A. Scientists say this blast is unusual because the effects are long-lasting. More than a week later, they continue to see high-energy radiation spiking and fading at the source. Flaring from such an event usually lasts a couple of hours. (AP Photo/NASA, Swift, Stefan Immler)