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BookTrib Interview with Rick Steves on Transformational Travel and Global Perception

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Best-selling travel guide author, the host of multiple travel TV shows and radio programs: if you’ve ever even thought about traveling, you’ve come across Rick Steves. Just a few years ago, Steves came out with his television special The Holy Land: Israel and Palestine Today, and now he has an updated version of his best-selling book, Travel as a Political Act. BookTrib was able to sit down with Steves to chat about travel, how the news changes perceptions of the world, and that one country everyone should visit. BookTrib: Travel As A Political Act is such a great title, and really powerful, too. Tell us about your own traveling experiences and what the title means to you? Rick Steves: “Travel as a Political Act” means…

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Spartan Up! Global Rescue CEO Dan Richards Will Save You

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Global Rescue CEO Dan Richards met up with Spartan Up’s Joe De Sena, Founder and CEO of Spartan Race, to talk about what happens when grit and persistence aren’t enough in certain situations and Global Rescue must intervene in the toughest of times. Most importantly, Richards points out, there comes a time when you need to wave the white flag and request help. For more, watch the Podcast above. ABOUT SPARTAN UP! THE PODCAST: Every day, Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race and a New York Times bestselling author, inspires millions of people all over the world to get off the couch and take on any obstacle, on an off the course. In Spartan Up! The Podcast, Joe travels the globe to explore what it…

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Ashley Madison Hack Exposes Digital Weakness

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Up until a year ago, I drove a 1999 Dodge Caravan mini-van. It was dented, just starting to show rust in a couple of spots, and blemished on the interior with crayon marks from several children who had grown up riding around in it. As it turns out, it also may have been one of the safest cars on the road. New cars with all of the modern conveniences may look, feel and drive better than my old mini-van. But as media outlets (including the New York Times) have been reporting, hackers have found a way to break into the computer systems of some newer cars and take control of their various systems. In one Wired magazine article, a reporter…

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