Jerry

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Apple's iPhone is most influential gadget ever, says TIME

TIME Magazine named Apple's iPhone the most influential gadget of all time in a list published Tuesday, which included a variety of tech products …

Remnants of Halley's Comet Over Oregon, the Coast This Month

Remnants of Halley's Comet Over Oregon, the Coast This Month<p>Published 05/03/2016 at 7:11 PM PDT<br>By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff<p>(Oregon Coast) – …

3rd Top Cause of Death: Medical Errors - The Daily Beast

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast<p>DR. DOOM<p>3rd Top Cause of Death: Medical Errors<p>A new paper reveals that 250,000 deaths per year in the U.S. are caused by medical error.<p>A new study published in <i>BMJ</i> Tuesday suggests that if experts classified medical error as a disease, it would be the third …

Medicine

Ten Awesome Bridge Crossings in Olympic National Park

In Olympic National Park, bridges serve many functions. They obviously help us cross rivers, keep out feet dry and get us from Point A to Point B, …

Outdoors

The ultimate guide to camping in Wine Country

If there's one thing that wine country is known for (besides, you know, growing grapes) it's how pretty the scenery can be... and the alluring …

The U.S. Road Trip That's as Beautiful as Highway 1

When it comes to West Coast road trips, California’s Highway 1 often monopolizes the spotlight. But Oregon’s own Highway 101, complete with quiet …

Road Trips

Why a historic highway that united California's two halves may never reopen to cars

Harrison Scott discovered the Ridge Route in 1955. Then 18, he was out freewheeling in a brand new Ford he'd bought with a loan from his parents.<p>The sinuous route, an engineering marvel that tamed the San Gabriel Mountains through the highway corridor that is now known as the Grapevine, was already …

Autos

Montana road trip: 5 essential items for your itinerary

Photo: Caden Crawford<p>IT DOESN’T MATTER how you make your way across Glacier Country — north to south, east to west, or a bunch of circles and zigzags …

Road Trips

Quiz: What's Your Perfect Road Trip?

Find the best drive in the U.S. for your personality.<p>The weather is warming up, which means it's the perfect time to take a road trip. Just think: …

Road Trips

Beartooth Scenic Highway

Two separate states plus two different seasons equals one great adventure for RVers in Yellowstone Country<p><b>The Beartooth Scenic Highway, a National</b> …

Adventure Travel

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This giant pile of skulls tells a tragic story of American history

The bison is a majestic, if smelly, creature that has called North America home since prehistoric times.<p>But we nearly lost it to the dust of history.<p>In April 2016, the US House of Representatives and the Senate passed a bill that would honor the country's largest land mammal, the American bison, as …

American History

Retrobituaries: Jesse Applegate, Who Found a Safer Route on the Oregon Trail

For emigrants traveling west from the 1840s through the 1860s, the Oregon Trail was a harrowing but necessary route. Looking for better economic …

Oregon Trail

The North American Bison Will Soon Be the US National Mammal

Image: Yellowstone National ParkThe Bald Eagle has long been a national symbol of the United States as the country’s national bird. Now, it’s set to …

Bison

Mad Style at the Campground at James Island County Park near downtown Charleston, SC. @ James Island County Park

4 Things I Learned When My Parents Moved into an RV

Recently my parents made a drastic life change: the moved into an RV. At 50 years old, my parents sold the house (and most of the belongings in it), and sold my dad's company he started twelve years ago. They loaded into an RV with no plans or site reservations and hit the road.<p>For as long as I can …

Travel

Walt Whitman Promoted a Paleo Diet. Who Knew?

In 1858, when Walt Whitman sat down to write a manifesto on healthy living, he came up with advice that might not seem out of place in an infomercial today.<p>“Let the main part of the diet be meat, to the exclusion of all else,” Whitman wrote, sounding more than a little paleo.<p>As for the feet, he …

Walt Whitman

Capitol Reef Off-Road Tips

Share Email Comments<p>Alaskan Camper owner, Maggie MacPherson, reveals where to go and what to see in Capitol Reef National Park. Don’t miss her …

Transcending Space & Time – Cape Blanco, OR

There are some places that seem to transcend space and time. You know what I mean, right? You go there and it feels like you’ve entered a 5th …

Lighthouses

The 20 Best Small Towns In America To Visit In 2016, According To The Smithsonian

This year's list by The Smithsonian is bound to give you intense wanderlust​ — unless you're lucky enough to live in these charming destinations year round​.

Adventure Travel

When we sleep in new places, half of our brain stays awake

“How did you sleep?” I’ve asked countless friends this question after they’ve spent a night on my (surprisingly comfortable) couch. Turns out, most of them probably lied when they said, “Great!”<p>Difficulty sleeping in a new environment is so common that neuroscientists have a name for it: the …

The Brain

Bright flash of light marks incredible moment life begins when sperm meets egg

Human life begins in bright flash of light as a sperm meets an egg, scientists have shown for the first time, after capturing the astonishing ‘fireworks’ on film.<p>An explosion of tiny sparks erupts from the egg at the exact moment of conception.<p>Scientists had seen the phenomenon occur in other …

Science

This Is How IPOs Destroy Great Companies

'Employees First?' Faced with Wall Street pressures, the Container Store freezes wages, plans layoffs<p>You can run a great company that treats its employees, customers, and community really, really well. You can even do those things and earn great profits at the same time. But whatever you do, don't …

Finance

RV odyssey from Alberta to Saskatchewan | Keep Exploring

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Denver’s Vintage Train Station Gets (Another) Update

In Denver’s Union Station, the Great Hall, a grand public foyer, is unlike most bench-filled waiting rooms. On a recent visit, clusters of friends shared cocktails after work, mobile office workers tapped at computers from a library table, backpackers lounged on sofas, diners grabbed upscale …

Denver

The Best of Death Valley National Park

<i>Friends share a moment atop the Mesquite Dunes at Death Valley. Credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>With names of iconic locations like Badwater, Funeral Mountain, the Devil's Golf Course, and <i>Death</i> right in the name of the parkland, it's clear that this landscape on the California/Nevada state line was a torment …

Travel

The 15 U.S. Towns Most Worthy of a Day Trip

Sponsored by<p>Only have 24 hours to blow? These cities make a perfect short-term getaway when you feel like hitting the road. ​<p>Given how rare it is these days to find a spare hour or two, cobbling together 24 of them qualifies as an outright miracle. So it's important that if you find yourself with …

U.S. Travel

iPhone Upgrade Program launches at online Apple Store

The program that lets you upgrade your iPhone every year had been available only through Apple's retail outlets.<p>If you want in on the iPhone Upgrade …

Apple Store

This gene helps prevent cancer. Did it also give rise to all complex life?

How did life get so complicated?<p>No, really. Molecular biologist Erik Hanschen would like to know. For billions of years, life on Earth was incredibly simple: Various single-celled organisms floated around the Earth, procreating, eating, avoiding getting eaten. It wasn't super exciting, but it was …

Biology