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Video Of The Week - Xmas Greetings From The Forest Animals

In this cute Christmas video, birds, deer, owls, hedgehogs and other wild creatures, lip synch a British Christmas favorite, Stop the Cavalry.

Gumball 3000 Rally Begins In San Francisco

The streets leading up to San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel were brimming with thousands of people on Saturday morning, as fans of exotic cars gathered to watch the flag off of the 10th Annual Gumball 3000 Rally.

Italian Painter's Unique Art

Italian artist Mario Mariotti has been dead for over a decade now, but the unusual pieces of art he created still amazes people, both young and old. Unlike other artists, Mario did not use any expensive canvas for his creations - just some paint, a little imagination and some hands or feet

It's The Season . . .

Last week, we brought you Europe's largest Christmas tree. This week we bring you what has officially been declared by the Guinness Book of World Records as the "World's largest floating Christmas tree."

Plight Of The Antarctic Penguins

The fascinating documentary "March of the Penguins"  touched on some of the issues faced by the "Emperor Penguins", due to global warming. Now scientists are predicting even more dire(dismal) consequences if some preventive measures are not taken soon.

Skateboarding Anyone?

Skateboarding is finally getting the respect it deserves. What used to be considered a dangerous and reckless hobby is now being accepted as a mainstream sport. The momentum has become so positive, that there is a strong possibility of skateboarding being included as an official sport in the 2012 Olympics in London.

Over 3,000 years Old And Looking Good!

King Tutankhamun's (Tut) body was slowly removed from his sarcophagus and face revealed the first time on Sunday, Nov 5th, 85 years after British archaeologist Howard Carter found his treasure-filled tomb.

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