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Google Flights Now Tells You the Best Time to Buy an Airline Ticket

Air Travel

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

National Parks

Road Trip Genius Calculates the Shortest Route Through 47 National Parks

The National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its 100th birthday on August 25. While hitting every NPS property in the system between now and then would …

8 of the best weekend trips you can take on the East Coast

New England

Science shows these are the only kinds of bug spray that actually work

The virus is spread by aggressive mosquitoes that bite during the day, and in addition to wearing long sleeves and pants, or staying inside, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends anyone over two months old should use insect repellent in areas where mosquitoes are …

Eco-Cooler air conditioner cools a home without using electricity

Air conditioning units are expensive devices both to buy and to run. When they stop working, that’s also an expensive problem to solve. Even so, if …

Read This Inspiring Post By Robin Williams' Daughter On Depression

A little over a year after the actor's tragic suicide, Zelda Williams shared a touching message about coping with loss and sadness.<p>"I live my sadness every day, but I don't resent it anymore," Williams said. "Instead, I do it now so that the wonderful moments of joy I do find are not in order to …

Robin Williams

Asia markets on edge ahead of China data

A disappointing US jobs report reduced the chances of an interest rate hike later this month, analysts said, providing some support to the Australian dollar which is sitting at around six-year lows against the greenback.<p>In the face of the latest bout of volatility, G2Shanghai led most Asian markets …