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Tesla's home battery doesn't make economic sense for homeowners

Tesla's home battery might lead to an energy revolution, but probably not for you.

The economics just don't make sense.

Bloomberg explains:

The noble home battery user wants independence from the grid, but a more sensible approach would be to pair rooftop panels with batteries designed to extend some …

Batteries

The Best Kind of Road Trip: A Luxury RV Without The Camping

Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, also kicks off summer driving season, with about 33 million motorists expected to hit the roads this weekend, according to AAA. About 15 million of them will be traveling in recreational vehicles: some 5 million travel trailers, campers and motorhomes …

Road Trips

Short Bus Retro... Love Love This Conversion...

SHORT BUS RETRO | BY WINKELMAN ARCHITECTURE

Over the years we have showcased many adventure vehicles, but nothing as special as this, an old-school …

Retro

Tasty RV Eats - Easy Home-Made Mayonnaise

Tasty RV Eats – Easy Home-Made Mayonnaise

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Most folks either love or hate mayonnaise and those that love it worry about …

Recipes

RT36

Seven minutes is all it took for our RV to be burglarized, to lose $12,000 and counting worth of equipment – just about everything of value except …

Burglary

25 Things Only Campers Understand

Do you consider yourself a camper? Do you sleep outside, get dirty and enjoy sitting around a campfire? Then you might be able to relate to these …

America's National Parks: Money for Nothing, Sunsets for Free

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Apparently the White House is once again undermining The Constitution and using executive authority without consulting Congress. In February, President Obama designated three new national monuments in Illinois, Colorado and Hawaii and urged …

National Parks

1001 Jasper National Park Alberta Canada Information - proudly presented by Kanada News' Canada Vacation Planner The Online Travel Directory

Jasper National Park is situated on a plateau in the Athabasca Valley, within the Canadian Rocky Mountains, west of Edmonton, northwest of Calgary …

Travel (Canada)

The world's coolest caravans and RVs

Asia Travel

A6: Not me in the photo but I was there in Alabama Hills, California! #BT_Chat http://t.co/ZXqpgJ6TvY

The Juicy Details on the Next Fit RV

Since announcing that we’re getting a new, yellow Winnebago Travato , I’ve received a number of questions through comments and email. Most of them …

Outdoors

Survival Skills: 5 Do’s And Don’ts Of Desert Survival

The world’s deserts are places of inhospitable beauty. The things that fill their vast emptiness are designed to bite, poke, or sting. Even the dry …

Survival

How the Bandidos became one of the world's most feared biker gangs

The Bandidos motorcycle gang has a saying: "Cut one, we all bleed."

It's not clear who started the cutting, but there was plenty of bloodshed on Sunday when the Bandidos brutally clashed with members of several other bike gangs at a restaurant in Waco, Texas. A wild shootout in broad daylight left …

Gangs

Elizabeth Warren Details Obama's Broken Trade Promises

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) issued a report Monday morning detailing decades of failed trade enforcement by American presidents including Barack Obama, the latest salvo in an ongoing public feud between Warren and Obama over the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Obama is currently …

Democrats

Adnan Syed Of “Serial” Wins Right To Petition Court To Hear Alibi Testimony

The decision paves the way for a circuit court to hear the testimony of Asia McClain, a potential alibi witness who says she was with Syed when prosecutors say he killed his ex-girlfriend.

A Maryland court on Monday ruled that Adnan Syed, whose murder conviction was documented in the popular Serial

Maryland

The ‘Wild’ effect

Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail

CAMPO, California — Sixteen years ago, a handful of veteran hikers began hanging out at Lake Morena County Park east of San Diego around mid-April, the time they knew people would be beginning their treks along the Pacific Crest Trail.

The trail runs 2,650 …

Backpacking

RV Campgrounds, RV Parks, and RV Resorts - Know Which is Best For Your RVing Style

Planning your RV vacation is easier if you understand the subtle differences between an RV campground, an RV park and an RV resort.

Although the …

Outdoors

Before You Buy a Vintage Airstream Read This!

Airstream | 0 comments | Author: Nick

Airstream’s are an iconic piece of American history and the idea of owning and traveling in one is becoming more …

Airstream

Smartphones can detect eye cancer

You might have heard of this trick before, but take note — it’s literally a lifesaver. Retinoblastoma is a rare type of aggressive eye cancer that almost exclusively affects young children. It develops as a tumor in the retina but can be diagnosed with just a smartphone. Children who have the …

Cancer

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European Train Trips

Much of European train travel is about efficiency and comfort—punctually leaving and arriving and having a cozy seat or sleeper compartment in which to devour the latest issue of the Economist. But rail travel in the United Kingdom and on the Continent is also about experience: gaping out the window …

Middle East Travel

How to prevent a stroke in middle age

The number of people in their 40s and 50s having strokes has rocketed, with obesity and sedentary lifestyles blamed for the rise. New NHS figures show that since 2000, the number of men aged 40 to 54 in England hospitalised after stroke has grown by 46%, and among women, 30%. And for working-age …

Stroke

Los Prietos Campground is a pleasant place to rough it

Los Prietos Campground, nestled among the massive old oaks of the Santa Ynez Mountains, feels worlds away from city life. It's about 19 miles northwest of Santa Barbara, off California Highway 154 along Paradise Road in Los Padres National Forest, one of a few campgrounds near the Santa Ynez River. …

Outdoors

Fun National Park Activities for Kids

1. Become a Junior Ranger.

National Park Service

Nearly every national park has a junior ranger program, enabling kids to earn badges or patches for …

Kids

Campers are Great, But (Gasp!) You Really Should Rent an RV

Celebrity Chefs

Younger people taking up the RV lifestyle

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. –- When you pass an RV on the highway, have you ever wondered what it would be like to become a vacation road warrior? If you …

Palm Beach County

Amtrak Engineer Was ‘Frazzled’ By Prior Route

A source claims that electronic snafus on a previous route may have led to an engineer’s state of exhaustion on Tuesday’s fatal run.

Sixty-one minutes before he reported for the northbound run that ended with the death of eight passengers, train engineer Brandon Bostian completed a southbound run …

Amtrak

How Congress Caused the Amtrak Crash

The tragedy of Tuesday’s Amtrak derailment could have been prevented if Congress had the foresight to invest in America’s infrastructure.

Tuesday evening’s derailment of Amtrak 188 in Philadelphia underscores the real consequences of neglecting America’s fragile infrastructure. According to a …

Government

RV Overhead Clearance Issues

Negotiating tight turns in busy urban environments with large RV’s can be very challenging. Most commonly we think of making our way through narrow …

Overhead