One word: apparel. No matter how ridiculous the idea, it nets millions. Go out, get yourself some fabric and sell some clothes. Clothes not your thing? How about glasses? The more ridiculous the more the profit. America marches forward. Who needs a cure for cancer when there are cowboy hat sunglasses to wear. Not so profitable: young women and fun games for kids, according to the sharks, anyway. READ MORE
In the fourth episode of the 25th season of The Amazing Race titled, "Thinly Sliced Anchovies," the teams leave Scotland and head to Denmark with a brief excursion in Sweden. READ MORE
"Social Q's" is Philip Galanes's advice column in the New York Times. Every Tuesday in Anti-Social Q's, I will answer the same questions as "Social Q's," with a greater regard for the sad state of the human condition.
This week Philip deals with the degeneration of society. Someone's personal space has been violated by an obsessive social media fanatic, a Bostonian wonders if her children can be compared to animals, a woman obsesses over a gift whose time has gone, and those aggressive handshakes threaten a pianists career.
Tonight's creature of the week is the Weeping Lady. She cries and cries and cries, and I suppose everyone else dies and dies and dies. While all this craziness is happening Nick may be developing a bit of a love interest in Abbie and a woman that is infatuated with colonial times will also be infatuated with colonial Crane. Our Sleepy Hollow probabilities and predictions below. READ MORE
"Have you ever wanted to place your kids behind bars?" READ MORE
"This is our race to lose, nothing's stopping us, nothing at all!" READ MORE
Tonight we get the first challenge that requires the teammates to work together. One has to hold a cake steady on a cargo bike while the other pedals. This challenge will require the two people on each team to communicate calmly and effectively. As we have seen from previous episodes, not many teams foot the bill. Will the teams whose team members cannot get along make it past this leg? Our The Amazing Race probabilities and predictions below. READ MORE
The British Parliament is back in session after the conference recess - when the political parties hold their conferences - and the topics on the parliamentarians' minds included: employment, the National Health Service, ISIS, and the Hong Kong situation. Ed Miliband, the Labour Party leader had a sore throat, but that didn't stop David Cameron from lobbing insults at him. Best bits below. READ MORE