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‘Invisible’ wires make solar cells more efficient

A solar cell is basically a semiconductor, which converts sunlight into electricity, sandwiched between metal contacts that carry the electrical …

Solar Panels

Roadtrek & Erwin Hymer Group Sign Cooperation Agreement | Roadtrek

Roadtrek Motorhomes Inc and Erwin Hymer Group AG & Co KG, are pleased to announce the parties have signed an cooperation agreement on the engineering …

Grand Canyon

The 50 State Honeymoon

I should’ve known when I married Heath that our life together would never be “normal.” After all, for our third date, he flew me up from Austin to …

Spring Break

100 Notable Books of 2015

The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.


BEATLEBONE. By Kevin Barry. (Doubleday, $24.95.) In razor-sharp prose, Barry’s novel imagines John Lennon in 1978, on a journey through the west of Ireland in search of his …


Yellowstone National Park Bison Sent to Slaughter — Up to 900 Expected to be Slaughtered This Winter

Yellowstone National Park Bison

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK – Up to an estimated 900 bison will be slaughtered this winter. The culling plan calls for …

Yellowstone National Park

Li-Fi Uses Lightbulbs To Deliver Broadband 100 Times Faster, But Don’t Throw Out Your Wi-Fi Router

While Li-Fi can deliver 100 times faster Internet speeds than Wi-Fi, the lighbult-based technology won't be taking over every Wi-Fi spot anytime soon …


Here's Your Checklist for a Great Week in Toronto

By College Tourist; Author: Niki Kirschner, University of Delaware

This checklist is the perfect guide for anyone visiting the capital of Ontario for a week.

When you think of Eastern Canada, there are 3 major cities people think of: the French-Canadien city of Montreal, the capital of Canada, …


Video: Mindfulness Explained in Under 90 Seconds

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"WalkCar" car in a bag / COCOA MOTORS.Inc. Japan

I Heart My National Park: Grand Teton

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park, regal and imposing as they stand nearly 7,000 feet above the valley floor, make one of the boldest geologic statements in the Rocky Mountains.

Idaho native Jackie Skaggs first moved to Wyoming in 1976, happily landing a job with Signal Mountain Lodge, one of the …

Grand Teton National Park

2017 Alaska Truck Camping Tour Proposed

DetailsOctober 16, 2015- By Gordon White

Long time reader and 2014 Mod Contest winner Charlie Coushaine emailed us this week to explore the idea of …

Adventure Travel

The Genetics of Cancer

Genetic Changes and Cancer

Cancer is a genetic disease—that is, cancer is caused by certain changes to genes that control the way our cells function, …


17 Gifts Outdoorsy People Will Absolutely Love

Show your lumbersexual some love.

1. This portable campfire log:

Each log burns from the inside out for up to 90 minutes of compact fire, which makes it perfect for cooking hotdogs over a campfire. Get it here ($20.98).

2. These Parks Project tees:

A portion of proceeds from all Parks Project sales go …


Florida's Pristine Parks: De Soto National Memorial

De Soto National Memorial commemorates Spanish Conquistador Hernando de Soto’s 1539 to 1543 Florida expedition and explores its negative effect on the local native population. De Soto’s expedition, for example, introduced the European black hog to Florida (before De Soto arrived, there were no …


Prepared On The Road

Current Issue | Family Motor Coaching

RVers can mitigate the negative effects of emergencies with some careful planning.

By Phillip Meeks
November …

Researchers create sodium battery in industry standard "18650" format

A team of researchers in France has taken a major step towards powering our devices with rechargeable batteries based on an element that is far more …


100 best free books for Kindle (and other ebook stores)

This guide is continually updated to reflect recent availability. Last updated June 22, 2015.

It’s often tough to fathom that Amazon’s Kindle, the


See what it's like inside Amazon's massive warehouses

Tis the season for holiday shopping.

Starting with Black Friday and Cyber Monday and then spanning several more weeks of last-minute holiday shopping, it's the most lucrative time of year for online retailers like Amazon.

Amazon can only keep up with the demand because of the efficiency of its more …


Rare VW campervan set to be UK’s most expensive with huge $150,000 price-tag

This classic Volkswagen campervan is set to become most expensive ever sold in Britain — because it comes with a staggering £100,000 ($150,000) price tag.

The plush 51-year-old motor has been so well restored that it looks like it did the day it left the factory in December 1964, experts say.

The …


Alternatives To Blogging For Sharing & Connecting On The Road

It’s the day after Thanksgiving and hopefully all of you are happily digesting both the food and love from yesterday. For those curious we deep-fried …


Dub Box USA in Oregon is making some cool campers designed to look like old-school VW buses. Here's one of them. More photos here:

Best of Montana in Winter: Festivals and Events

Whitefish Winter Carnival and World Skijoring Championships, Whitefish

Whitefish’s family-friendly and mostly free carnival is an old-fashioned celebration of all things ice and snow: torchlight ski parade, Penguin Plunge in Whitefish Lake, ski races, hockey tournament, ice sculpting. The signature …

U.S. Travel

Here's the First Airport to Run 100% on Solar Power

Cochin International in southern India is the world’s first airport to be run solely on power from the sun. It became totally energy self-sufficient …


Scientists discover 308-million-year-old tropical forest in the Arctic

A recent study published in the journal Geology shared some surprising findings: the icy landscape of Svalbard, Norway was once home to an ancient …

Scientific Research

13 science-backed signs you're smarter than average

How do you know if someone's smart?

Without administering an impromptu IQ test, there are certain clues you can use to gauge a person's relative intelligence.

We combed through decades of scientific research and highlighted 13 surprising signs of braininess.

Keep in mind, however, that "intelligence" …


Why Locals Love Fort Worth

There’s a deep-rooted sense of home in Fort Worth, even for new visitors. You immediately feel at ease because everyone seems at ease.

Billing itself as the city of “Cowboys and Culture,” Texas’s fifth largest town is proud of its Wild West attractions, such as the historic Fort Worth Stockyards, and …

Fort Worth

Backcountry Bliss: California’s Highway 108

California’s Highway 108 slinks through rocky gorges and around sunken lakes just beyond the northern limits of Yosemite National Park. I’m spending a few days road-tripping the scenic byway because I’m on a mission to find the “tree man.”

That’s what Ken Brunges is often called. Why? Because he lives …


Road Trip: Forgotten Florida

An easygoing cruise down the long underbelly of the Florida peninsula hearkens back to an older, simpler Sunshine State. This quieter coast with a slower pace preserves tourism 1950s style and what Floridians consider the "real Florida." Entertainment is as enchanting as a glass-bottom boat ride …

Road Trips

Winter in Montana