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The Lessons of Kwanzaa, as Taught by TV

December 26th wasn’t just Boxing Day; it also marked the first day of the pan-African holiday celebrating African culture known as Kwanzaa. Founded in the mid-1960s by Maulana Karenga, a black studies professor at Cal State Long Beach, this holiday lasts from the day after Christmas through January 2nd. Each of the 7 days is [...]

How Do You Bathe a Stubborn Python?

How do you bathe a stubborn python (really, a real python)? In a bathtub, of course! Vimeo user 8E captured the ordeal of giving her albino burmese python Julius a bubble bath. The hardest part seems to be heaving the 130 lb (60 kg) snake into the tub. About:Blank has the video clip Link

Month in Review: August’s Most Popular Stories

Numbers-wise, August was our best month ever. Remember when Mark McGwire broke Roger Maris’ home run record? Our August stats were like that, except if instead of hitting 70 home runs, McGwire had started a website and racked up 22,000,000 pageviews. Thanks to all 7-million-plus of you who stopped by. Here’s a look back at [...]