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Professor Mike Abrams: Reflections of An Illuminated Friendship

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 06.29.2015 | Education
Randee Mia Berman

I was always a 3M girl. I loved Mozart, martinis and macaroons. And then of course there's Mike. I met Mike Abrams as a studious Cornell freshman ...

Our Disparity Disorder: Life on the Wage Floors

Doug Levitt | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Doug Levitt

The asset boom combined with wage stagnation have only intensified our nation's disparity disorder, the prime metaphor for which is Walmart and its heirs, the Waltons.

Pure Joy Is This Dog Running For The First Time After A Leg Amputation

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.24.2015 | Good News

Gigi Jankowski worried that her adopted greyhound, Dexter, wouldn't be able to run again. He needed one of his back legs removed to stop the progressi...

It's (Way Past) Time to End Greyhound Racing in America

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 04.14.2015 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

It's always appalling to see animals abused and betrayed for profit, especially when the activity is legal and defended as a "sport." That's the reality of greyhound racing, but the reasons this detestable industry still exists defy not just our humane values, but common sense as well.

What I Learned From Riding the Greyhound From San Francisco to New York

Dave Holtz | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Dave Holtz

I have a tendency to procrastinate, so naturally I didn't even attempt to look for a plane ticket home until December 7. Upon seeing the price of a round trip ticket for the holidays (about $1,200), I had a mini-meltdown.

How to Get Home for the Holidays at a Fraction of the Cost

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.16.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

When it comes to holiday travel, scenes from Steve Martin's miserable journey in the movie Planes, Trains and Automobiles undoubtedly come to mind.

Is The Death Of Dog Racing Near?

AP | By FERNANDO PEINADO | Posted 09.08.2014 | Green

MIAMI (AP) — A mural-sized photograph at Flagler Dog Track celebrates the good old days, decades gone: Men and women in their finest clothes lean ag...

My Cornell Reunion: Parting the Big Red Seas of Time

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 08.24.2014 | College
Randee Mia Berman

OK, I admit it. I'm a sap for nostalgia. So when my 40th college reunion reminder popped up in the email, I bolted into reverse. Who wouldn't want to "Reflect, Rekindle, Reconnect" -- words the Notable Class Reunion Chairs cooed in their beckoning letters to the alums.

Going Beyond Beauty: Make Peace With Animals

Yves Durif | Posted 07.27.2014 | Impact
Yves Durif

In the 27 years since the inception of her organization, Cynthia Branigan has successfully placed over 5,000 retired racing Grayhounds in good homes with caring owners.

The Abomination of Greyhound Racing

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 05.05.2014 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

Causes of greyhound deaths included including fatal injuries suffered during or after races, and heat stroke. Fifty-one of the dead greyhounds were under 3 years old; the two youngest dogs were both 17 months old. These majestic, perfectly healthy, gentle and loving animals were essentially run to death.

Here's How To Travel The Entire Country Without Ever Getting In A Car

grist.org | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel

This painstaking map is a labor of love by the American Intercity Bus Riders Association, and it shows all the intercity transit routes in the U.S. ...

Watch This Greyhound In Batman Jammies Frolicking In The Snow

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Greyhounds are bred for speed and endurance on race courses. Their ridiculously adorable nature, however, just comes naturally. The race courses an...

Carnival Season Ends, Clock Ticks Until Next

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 11.26.2013 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

My buddy Tyrone was at the office trailer window last week at this time talking to a microphone and the owner, who was behind a bullet proof windo...

WATCH: What Makes World's Fastest Cat Quicker Than Fastest Dog?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.26.2013 | Science

No runner -- not even the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt -- can beat a cheetah in a race. But this incredible new video from Earth Unplugged sho...

A Travel Snob's Review of Megabus

Quia Querisma | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Quia Querisma

Let's begin with this: I am not a road-tripper. If I'm forced to drive alone for any longer than an hour there's a very real chance that I'll fall asleep at the wheel.

Are We There Yet? The Blessing Of Traveling Uncomfortably

Michael Rossmann, SJ | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
Michael Rossmann, SJ

Always choosing the comfortable option might not be what brings us the most satisfaction; especially because the comfortable route frequently reduces the amount of contact with other people - beautiful, hurting, hilarious humanity.

Greyhound's New Sin City Route

AP | Posted 01.06.2013 | Travel

LAS VEGAS — It's getting even easier to get between Las Vegas and Los Angeles without a car. Greyhound announced it's launching non-stop bus se...

Shooting a Greyhound Race: 5 Things You'll Learn (PHOTOS)

Rachel Hogue | Posted 07.07.2012 | Arts
Rachel Hogue

2012-05-07-ScreenShot20120507at10.35.jpg There I was, brand new entry-level dSLR in hand, ready and willing to learn, expecting to come home with a memory card full of great pictures. All you need to do is use a fast shutter speed, right?

Law Would Require Buses To Show Just How Dangerous They Actually Are

Posted 03.16.2012 | New York

Because in the future everything will be graded, Senator Chuck Schumer pushed a bill through the Senate Wednesday requiring all curbside buses like Me...

WATCH: NYPD Officer Allegedly Too Drunk And Gets Kicked Off Greyhound Bus

Posted 12.30.2011 | New York

Just in time to squeeze it's way into the top NYPD scandals from 2011, an embarrassing video starring an allegedly drunken NYPD sergeant has surfaced....

STOP THAT BUS! Man Steals Greyhound To Visit Friend

Posted 12.27.2011 | Weird News

When someone suggests you 'take the bus,' do not literally take the bus. Police in upstate New York say that a 39-year-old man planning to give him...

Greyhound Passengers Abandoned At Missouri Truck Stop

Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel

Greyhound passengers on a St. Louis-bound bus from Memphis spent a night sitting at a truck stop in Charleston, Missouri on Saturday after their drive...

Bull Semen Causes Highway Ramp Closure

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Weird News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Canisters of frozen bull semen that fell from a Greyhound bus caused a minor scare when emergency officials found them emitting va...

Amtrak And Greyhound, New Target For Border Patrol Agents

Miami Herald | Posted 10.15.2011 | Latino Voices

Immigration searches on public transportation sites are not well publicized. Border patrol agents generally protect the border or coastline. But, Stev...

Two-Ingredient Cocktails

Liquor.com | Posted 09.28.2011 | Home
Liquor.com

A few weeks ago, we challenged ourselves to find five delicious and complex three-ingredient cocktails. It turned out to be quite an easy task, since ...