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Started From the Bottom, Now We're at the Finish Line: Competing in the Great Urban Race in At

Jane Seo | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
Jane Seo

During the past four years at Harvard, I have spent most of my Saturday afternoons in the basement of my dorm, waiting for the dirty clothes to be ...

Ready, Set, Race! Anticipating the Great Urban Race in Boston

Jane Seo | Posted 07.02.2014 | Travel
Jane Seo

Despite submitting what I thought was a quality, 3-minute video worthy of catching the eyes of the CBS producers, we were rejected from the show--not once, not twice, but a whooping three times.

The Travel World Championship

William D. Chalmers | Posted 05.19.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

We all want to test ourselves, challenge our fish-out-of-water creativity in exotic settings, while constantly assessing and fine-tuning our travel skill sets. Of course bragging rights and status among our fellow travelers aren't bad outcomes either.

Meet 'The Amazing Race' All-Stars Cast

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 01.29.2014 | TV

CBS announced the cast of "The Amazing Race" All-Stars edition, made up of 11 teams, all of which competed in previous seasons. The Afghanimals, th...

A Travel Addict's Index to Higher Highs

William D. Chalmers | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

"When you travel often, you will be addicted to it forever." -- Henry Miller Gateway drugs push you on to higher highs. Could the same be said for...

'Survivor' And 'The Amazing Race' Get Premiere Dates

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

"Survivor" and "The Amazing Race" will both have season premieres in February, according to a recent announcement from CBS. "Survivor," the longest...

Are You a Competitive Traveler?

William D. Chalmers | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Every traveler I know, be they armchair wannabes, neophytes, blog writers, media personalities or travel industry professionals, all believe that they have it wired and know the best way to travel. So, it got me to thinking: What is the best way to challenge, judge, reward and acknowledge great travelers?

10 Travel Resolutions for a New Year

William D. Chalmers | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

We resolve to not flaunt our travel exploits and long-winded adventure stories to others -- nor to shamelessly show off our travel selfies to others. What are your 2014 Travel Resolutions?

Santa's 2013 Travel Naughty/Nice List

William D. Chalmers | Posted 02.22.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Reflecting on a year's worth of travel and assorted adventures, I thought "What would Santa do?" Here's a quick, down and dirty 2013 Travel Naughty/Nice List.

Who Won Season 23 Of 'The Amazing Race'?

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 12.09.2013 | TV

Season 23 of "The Amazing Race" wrapped with a whimper and plenty of frustration. While Jason and Amy weren't the most compelling couple on the race, ...

DiCaprio's Gift, the War of Art Conundrum, Licsko's "Kindling," Amazing Race's Good Doctor Young and a Library of E-Books?

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

Indie bookstores like Skylight and surviving libraries are resilient. Perhaps even more so than the digital books on our e-tablets.

Reality TV Stars Shine On CA Gold Fundraising Drag Pageant July 21

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 09.16.2013 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Bay Area fans of drag queens and reality television are in for a treat. This Sunday afternoon, July 21, the California Gold Pageant packs San Francisco's BeatBox Nightclub with both.

The Amazing Race for Clean Energy - A Big Idea From Jennifer Granholm

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 07.07.2013 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

Let's face it, President Obama is struggling to get anything through Congress right now, never mind a national energy policy, so Granholm plans to create policy... from the bottom up.

'The Amazing Race' Finale: Who Took Home The Million?

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 05.06.2013 | TV

A two-hour season finale whittled the remaining four teams down to one winner on "The Amazing Race." The first hour saw the teams in Scotland and Nort...

The Amazing Race Finale: Coming Back Home

Elise Doganieri | Posted 07.02.2013 | TV
Elise Doganieri

While we love sending The Amazing Race contestants around the globe, it's always nice to come home where we always finish the race in the U.S..

The World's Greatest Travelers

William D. Chalmers | Posted 06.10.2013 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

People have now walked, biked, hitchhiked, ballooned, any other mode of transportation you could think, to become famous, and infamous, great travelers. But who are the world's greatest travelers? Battle-tested against their peers and proven?

Visiting a "Winter Wonderland" -- Switzerland

Elise Doganieri | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Elise Doganieri

In my opinion, there's no better way to travel through Europe than by train. Europe has a fantastic rail system, and it's a more relaxed way to travel.

'Amazing Race': Speed Traps And Fender Benders

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 04.01.2013 | TV

They may not be everybody's favorite team, but even some critics found themselves feeling bad for Max & Katie on "The Amazing Race." They were the sec...

'The Good Wife' Renewed

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 03.27.2013 | TV

"The Good Wife" has been renewed for Season 5 by CBS. The legal drama starring Julianna Margulies is just one of 14 shows the network has renewed earl...

The Amazing Race Mistake and the Jerry Bruckheimer I Know

Kenneth Robinson | Posted 05.26.2013 | TV
Kenneth Robinson

CBS and the producers of The Amazing Race made a horrible mistake in judgment. In the fallout, the personal integrity and patriotism of Jerry Bruckheimer have been impugned.

'The Amazing Race' Got In Some Trouble

Posted 03.25.2013 | TV

CBS issued an apology for some scenes from "The Amazing Race" in Vietnam from the Sunday, March 17 episode. The long-running and Emmy-winning real...

Taking 'The Amazing Race' To Africa

Elise Doganieri | Posted 05.19.2013 | Travel
Elise Doganieri

At night at the safari camp there is such peace -- no sirens, car horns or radios blaring -- but what you do hear are the sounds of the animals around you -- like a lion walking by your tent.

'Amazing Race': Eliminated With An Express Pass?

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 03.11.2013 | TV

Much is made about those poor "Survivor" contestants who've been voted out of the game while holding onto a Hidden Immunity Idol. "The Amazing Race" h...

New Zealand... From the TV to the Classroom

Elise Doganieri | Posted 05.01.2013 | Travel
Elise Doganieri

Often, the exposure we give to certain countries one season opens up new dialogues with other nations we haven't yet visited. We're in constant contact with tourism boards around the world, and when they ask us to come back again, we know we've done something right.

'The Amazing Race': Tragedy At The Mat Could Be The End

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 02.25.2013 | TV

There was heartbreak at the mat on "The Amazing Race" for father-son team Dave and Connor. They were in a foot race for first place in only the second...