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Viral Vids :: Dad Builds His Kids a Homemade Hovercraft

Sep 1
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including an infrared F1 burnout, a fireworks safety suit and a Star Wars medley played by identical twins with electric harps. Plus, a creative father treats his kids to a homemade hovercraft.

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Culture Features

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Hispanic Heritage Honors

By John Riley | Aug 31
The Latino GLBT History Project (LHP), a local nonprofit dedicated to preserving and educating the public about the history and contributions of D.C.'s LGBTQ Latino community, is ramping up for its annual Hispanic LGBTQ Heritage Awards.

Ice Bucket Challenge Becomes Nationwide Viral Sensation

By Mike Halterman | Aug 30
For those of you who are living under rocks, both normal people and celebrities, far and wide, have been participating in the "ice bucket challenge."

Defining Family :: To Choose or Not to Choose

By Caleb Rainey | Aug 30
Family has historically been an elastic term for the LGBT community, partially due to the fact that for many years being LGBT was enough to get you expelled from your birth family.

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POBA Site Helps Preserve Legacies of Artists Lost to AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 28
The new online platform, POBA/Where the Arts Live, keeps alive the legacy of artists, some of whose early success was cut short in the early years of AIDS.

D.C. Not a Home for Exotic Pets

By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 27
With space at a premium, traffic-heavy streets and densely-populated residential areas, the city needs to ensure that any pets or animals kept are properly maintained, but how aware are we of the laws that govern animals in the District?

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Culture News

'Dancing Sondheim' :: New App for iPhone

By EDGE | Aug 23
"Dancing Sondheim" - a free App compiling 7 short dance movies by Richard Daniels using the music of Stephen Sondheim - will be released September 1, 2014.

#ALS #IceBucketChallenge :: The Hottest 15 Girls

By Valerie Suriano | Aug 22
We've seen the guys... now it's time for the hottest girls rocking the ALS ice bucket challenge!

UK Comic Challenges WBC to Protest in Iraq, Members Accept

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 22
Members of the Westboro Baptist Church have accepted an offer made by a British comedian, who challenged the "God Hates Fags" church to bring their protesting ways to Iraq.

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Watch: Gay-For-Pay Porn Actor Talks to Family About Career, Sexuality

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 22
Gay porn site Broke Straight Boys released a of a sort of documentary called "Diary of a Porn Star" that looks into the life of one of its models, Paul Canon, who is a gay-for-pay porn actor.

Joanie Pelzer poses with her dog Hubbell, a Chihuahua, in New York.

Pet-Friendly Dating Sites Match People and Pooches

By Sue Manning | Aug 22
On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships.

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