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Photo Credit:Alfredo Flores, Washington Life Magazine
SPLASHING DOWN: Numerous delighted gasps were heard as guests entered the National Geographic's cafeteria magically transformed into an undersea wonderland with "seaweed" floating down from above and luminescent "fish scales" in the form of CD's covering the walls. A video of underwater life played throughout the room, giving the impression of dining in long lost Atlantis (On Philippe Starck-designed chairs no less). EXPLORERS: Film director James Cameron was named as an Explorer in Residence, prompting an uncharacteristic "I'm not worthy!" reply.