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'The Amazing Race': Double U-Turn Means Twice The Whining

Posted 04.16.2012 | TV

A Double U-Turn on "The Amazing Race" (Sun., 8 p.m. ET on CBS) created all kinds of unexpected drama. Art & J.J. felt betrayed after finding out that ...

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 9, the Last Installment

Ken White | Posted 05.29.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

We're happy to go home. We know that we have a lot to go back to, but we're also very much wanting to stay.

Baboons Make Joy From A Puddle

Eliza Deacon | Posted 05.27.2012 | Travel
Eliza Deacon

The so-called "green season" in Africa is often considered a slow time in terms of wildlife, but we've always found that at it throws some surprising moments into the mix.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 8

Ken White | Posted 05.26.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

I came here not knowing as well as I know now that each of us is a scant individual in a much larger scheme. I will leave here hoping to hold onto all of that.

A Hikers' Primer On AMS

Off Track Planet | Posted 05.26.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Sure you can avoid AMS completely by staying sea-level, but living in a fear bubble seams like a waste of space.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 6

Ken White | Posted 05.20.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

There is so much to say about lions. These are striking animals. Habituated as they obviously are to our vehicles, one is almost drawn to reach out a hand to touch the lions. Almost... I suspect that would be a very good way to lose a hand.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 5

Ken White | Posted 05.16.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

We spot a baby hippo bobbing in the muddy water beside her mother, not any bigger than the adult behemoth's gigantic snout. These are such interesting animals.

What We Can Learn From Girl Scout Cookies

Buck Goldstein | Posted 05.14.2012 | Impact
Buck Goldstein

How do you scale a social enterprise in a sustainable manner? The unlikely answer to the question is found in Girl Scout cookies, or more specifically, in the scaling strategy used by Girl Scouts nationwide to sell over 200 million boxes annually and generate over $700 million.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 4

Ken White | Posted 05.13.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

We drove home, reliving and feeling confident in our promise to remember forever what we witnessed today. And hoping for rain.

Oddballs Of The African Bush

Eliza Deacon | Posted 05.12.2012 | Travel
Eliza Deacon

We came across this elephant cow near the Mara river with a bizarrely twisted tusk.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 3

Ken White | Posted 05.09.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

Everywhere I turn, I am struck by strong and conflicting realities: the beauty of being here, and the fact that it is my own species' presence which has put this all at such risk.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 2

Ken White | Posted 05.02.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

I've cared for dozens of these animals over the years, neglected and discarded exotic pets I've helped to rescue and recover. This is really part of the hope and the magic of this journey: to see animals where they truly belong.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania

Ken White | Posted 04.30.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

Back when my wife and I first married we promised ourselves that someday we'd travel to Africa and see the elephants and lions. We just fulfilled that promise by celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary on safari to Tanzania.

PHOTOS: 8 Best Party Beaches In The World

BootsnAll | Posted 04.22.2012 | Travel
BootsnAll

Expect to see voluptuous topless ladies, as some of the most beautiful people in the world are on display here.

PHOTOS: The World's 9 Most Dangerous Landing Strips

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.10.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

You'll very likely set foot on the ground unscathed. Just take a nice deep breath and hope the strip you're landing on isn't feeling too cranky.

10 Countries With the Largest Projected Population Growth: American Exceptionalism

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 04.01.2012 | World
Howard Steven Friedman

The US population is wealthier, older, less fertile and more influenced by immigration than the other countries projected to experience major population growth, so why is the U.S. population is expected to grow much more than other wealthy countries?

PHOTOS: 10 Time-Sensitive Trips

Ondine Cohane | Posted 03.27.2012 | Travel
Ondine Cohane

Looking for destinations to head to right now? From newly emerging hubs to hotspots at there zenith, here are my top ten choices.

PHOTOS: The World's Best Places To Sleep In

JustLuxe | Posted 01.03.2012 | Travel
JustLuxe

These beds are currently occupied by those who played 2011 right. Let us learn from their examples.

Which MLB Player Is Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro To Raise Awareness For Sex Trafficking?

Posted 12.28.2011 | Impact

Though the New York Mets warned R.A. Dickey that it will void his contract if he gets hurt climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, the pitcher is going forward wi...

Obama, Bono, Other Activists Call For 'Beginning Of The End Of AIDS'

Posted 12.01.2011 | Impact

The AIDS rate among minorities is on the rise and politicians and celebrities are determined to find a way to put an end to it. "The rate of new i...

Not in our name: African human rights activists reject UK aid conditionality

Mark Canavera | Posted 01.29.2012 | World
Mark Canavera

An oft-told African proverb (whose precise culture of origin often changes with the teller) asserts that "When elephants fight, the grass suffers." Pu...

A Happy Meal For The Chada Lion Pride

Eliza Deacon | Posted 01.23.2012 | Travel
Eliza Deacon

It's never nice to lose an elephant, but it was ironically comforting to finally see one passing away from something other than a poacher's bullet.

General Mills Shows that Exporting Knowledge Can Make a Difference

Tamar Abrams | Posted 01.22.2012 | Impact
Tamar Abrams

General Mills knows a thing or two about Zambia. It is one of four African countries where General Mills has been actively working to reduce malnutrition and insecurity.

WATCH: Africans And Americans Cover 'Call Me Al' To Raise Poverty Awareness

Posted 01.10.2012 | Impact

To show how connected we all are in the fight to end poverty, Mama Hope brings Africans and Americans together to cover Paul Simon's "Call Me Al." ...

Help Me, Bono, and Other Organizations End the Famine in Africa

Lisa Haisha | Posted 12.25.2011 | Impact
Lisa Haisha

While most people in the world know about the current famine in Africa, when a problem is hundreds or even thousands of miles away, it's easy to ignore it. It's time for everyone to face the facts.