When Rick Devens spent more than a month on a Fiji island during “Survivor: The Edge of Extinction,” he learned several important lessons about keeping a sense of humor, believing in yourself, and carrying that Virginia Tech lunch pail.
Mac Stone found this cypress tree in Central Florida to be irresistible, but it was growing in eight feet of black water teeming with alligators. So he devised a system for taking a self-portrait remotely — from inside the hammock. In “Hokie How-To,” Stone offers tips for taking impossible photographs in nature.
Mohsin and Katlin Kazmi launched their Pakalachian Food Truck to offer Curry Me Down South and other scrumptious mashups of family traditions derived from Pakistan and Appalachia.
Robert Wimbish played an instrumental role in creating “The Very Brady Renovation,” an HGTV program aimed at introducing “Brady Bunch” set elements into the house originally used for filming outdoor scenes.