Jerry

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A golden #sunset graces the sky over the #BlueRidgeParkway in #NorthCarolina. The rolling #mountains, thick forests and amazing cloudscapes make this park a wonder to experience. Photo @blueridgenps by Chris Mobley (www.sharetheexperience.org). #usinterior #findyourpark

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Lithium-oxygen battery promises lighter electric cars

It delivers lots of power with little weight.<p>Lithium-air batteries are supposed to lead to lighter, longer-ranged electric cars thanks to their high power-to-weight output, but they have some showstopping flaws: they not only degrade rapidly, but waste a lot of energy input as heat. Neither is …

Batteries

Thanks to @bryankercher for the reminder to get outside even if the weather doesn't look perfect. Just make sure to always have the proper gear! #GlacierNPS

Oregon: FINALLY!

It’s been a long time coming, and I am arriving about a month later than I had originally thought, but I finally crossed the state line into Oregon! …

Outdoors

The Latest Trend

Winnebago goes a different direction for 2017 by adding a slideout to its popular compact Class C motorhome<p><b>The destination kept changing but the</b> …

Camping

Tour of America Day 11 - Bighorn National Forest

• Enjoying our dog friendly travel series? Visit our road trip home page for all our daily recaps as we tour the USA with our Golden Retrievers in …

U.S. Travel

Malcolm Gladwell tells us about his beef with billionaires, police violence, and how his new hit podcast lets him explores issues in ways his books can't

<i>Malcolm Gladwell is angry, and he wants you to know why.</i><p><i>That's not to say that the bestselling author walks around in a rage all day — he's actually quite collected and soft-spoken most of the time, and ready to make a joke. But in his new hit podcast "Revisionist History," he explores certain</i> …

Podcasting

9 Ways to Enjoy British Columbia's Crowdless Summer Paradise

With its rugged coastline, world-class climbing, and dog-friendly hotels, B.C. is Canada's answer to California, minus the crowds. Sound good? Then check out these nine summer adventures.<p>Ride a Wave<p><i>Photo:</i> Michael Becker<p>On western Vancouver Island’s rugged shores, storms are something to celebrate. …

Hiking

Every day, as the sun sinks into the western horizon, storms roll like angry blackbirds over the sky, barreling like a semi truck over the Canadian Plains. - How is it that something so ominous can appear painfully beautiful? We humans are fascinated by danger, yet so often we try to suppress anything that makes us feel unsafe. - Perhaps, in our over civilized existence, we crave danger because it reminds us of our own mortality. We want to embrace mortality, for it's in the danger of the unknown that life exists, in all its biggest ways. #exploresask #explorecanada @tourismsask

Yellowstone and beyond: Are the national parks being loved to death?

On the 100th anniversary of the national park system, Yellowstone offers the ultimate test of whether America's outdoor crown jewels are being used …

Adventure Travel

How to Properly Clear *Everything* Off Your iPhone

If you’re considering selling your iPhone, you probably know to delete all your info off of it. But you’re probably doing it wrong. There are tons of secret places on your phone where data hides, and if you resell it without checking everything, you’re opening yourself up to some serious security …

Apple News

North American Train Trips

<b>Peak Experience: Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad</b><p>Route: Durango to Silverton, Colorado<p>Duration: 3½ hours<p>www.durangotrain.com<p>In 45 miles, this narrow-gauge railway—with rails just three feet apart—climbs from Durango at 6,512 feet above sea level to Silverton at 9,305 feet. That …

Adventure Travel

Major breakthrough against heart failure after scientists use stem cells in 'astonishing' trial which could help millions

Heart attack patients who were not expected to live are fit and healthy after scientists regenerated their hearts with stem cells in a ground-breaking trial which could help millions of people with heart failure.<p>The research is the first to show that scarring of heart muscle, associated with a …

Heart failure

Mount Hood Hikes: 5 Spots With Stunning Views of Oregon’s Iconic Peak

5/12/2016<p>There’s really never a bad <i></i>time to visit Mount Hood, Oregon’s highest peak and one of the state’s most popular outdoor meccas and …

Hiking

Glacier National Park has spectacularly beautiful unspoilt nature

Do you know what National Park has the mountain goat as its official symbol? Here are some clues:<p>The park has over one million acres within its …

Nature

Choosing a Compact RV or Camper for Retirement Travel

An article I posted a while back about our solution for cheap retirement travel — a small RV — continues to receive a lot of traffic….<p>Nearly 10% of …

Mobile Cooling

<b>Dometic has expanded its CFX line of cooler-sized portable refrigerator/freezer units.</b> The CFX models require no ice, as they are powered using …

Mobile

An Insider’s Guide to Camping in the Smokies

7/19/2016<p>Not all Smoky Mountain camping is created equal. In America’s most frequented park, what may seem as straightforward as pitching a tent can …

It's true! Memory, performance and attention span improves 20% after spending an hour interacting with #nature. #RV https://t.co/fAKXIiZ8KI

The Girls Go Solo

<i>(Travato owner Alan Heymann’s wife and daughter took “Roxanne” out for a mother daughter road trip. Here’s Lindy Russell-Heymann’s successful report.)</i><p>…

Grand Rapids

The waters of Leigh Lake at #GrandTeton #NationalPark in #Wyoming reflect the deep green of the surrounding trees. Photographer Dennis Liew enjoyed this perfect moment with his girlfriend. “We canoed to the eastern side to watch the sun light up the mountains. It was a serene moment; the air was calm and not a soul there disturbed the peace.” Photo @grandtetonnps courtesy of Dennis Liew ( @dhliew ). #FindYourPark #usinterior

11 American Road Trips Everyone Should Go On

How many have you crossed off your road trip bucket list? #MapsRoadTrip<p>1. A musical trip from rocking Cleveland to bluesy Memphis<p><b>Approximate distance:</b> 735 miles <b><br>What to see:</b> Start your trip with a stop at The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, go country in Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry, and top it off with …

Travel

10 Texas State Parks And Natural Areas To Explore Near Austin

You’ve probably already read through our list of amazing natural swimming holes in and near Austin, and chances are, you’ve seen our recommendations …

American South

Would you drink 63-day-old milk? Scientists would

Your cold milk could hang around a lot longer with the help of a new treatment process that radically extends its shelf life.<p>Every time I pull the …

Milk

The Four Best Weather Apps (Plus a Bonus for Storm Geeks)

Search “weather” in the App Store and you'll be bombarded with an endless scroll of options—from radar imagery good enough for meteorologists to an app that shows you a different picture of a kitten every time you check the weather. Seriously. Weather kittens.<p>But if you're using your smartphone to …

Outdoors

Nation's Longest Bike Path Will Connect Maine to Florida

Stop and smell the roses or grab some food or chat with locals on the nation's longest greenway. Soon, traveling from Florida to Maine and back won't …

American South

How An Ohio Housewife Flew Around The World, Made History, And Was Then Forgotten

Jerrie Mock was a 38-year-old housewife from Columbus, Ohio, when, 50 years ago this week, she accomplished what Amelia Earhart is famous for having failed to do. But in the decades since, as Mock’s life began to unravel, history all but forgot the pilot who made it.<p>Just before the coast …

World History

Finding North Might Be Your Lost Sixth Sense

The fear of becoming lost in the woods is primal. Maybe your GPS died on you; perhaps you took a side trail that disappeared into nothing, and now the meadow you’ve just come across looks eerily similar to one you passed through hours ago. But imagine you could close your eyes, calm your breath, …

Outdoors

Scientists Now Say Alcohol Is a Direct Cause of Seven Forms of Cancer | MUNCHIES

We’re all aware of the risks associated with certain day-to-day activities. Walking and attempting to compose tweets may result in head injuries (or at least a broken phone screen). There’s a chance you’ll get E. coli if you don’t wash your salad leaves. Too many white wines on a Friday night …

Cancer