Daily Archives: December 21, 2015

The Black Mambas: Fearless all-female South African anti-poaching unit protecting rhinos

South Africa (CNN) In 2013, a determined group of South African women decided to take on one of their country’s most dangerous criminal elements: poachers. They call themselves the Black Mambas. Their goal seemed lofty: protecting critically endangered black rhinos … Continue reading

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Video | President Obama’s NPR Interview with Steven Inskeep

Full transcript here We’d love to hear your thoughts and comments on this interview  

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Monday Open Thread | Holiday Music

Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!”, also known as “Let It Snow”, is a song written by lyricist Sammy Cahn and composer Jule Styne in July 1945. It was written in Hollywood, California during a heat wave … Continue reading

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