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8 Of America’s Oldest Places

Though the United States has yet to see its 250th birthday, people have been inhabiting the land for thousands of years. From ancient cities to colonial parks, read on to discover some of the oldest p…

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11 Ways Carless Transit Improves America’s Future

According to the pundits and prophets who dominate the media, the future of transportation is all figured out for us. Cheaper gas prices mean we can still count on our private cars to take us everywhe…

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Do Men Drive Too Much?

U.S. vehicles traveled 2,988,777,000,000 miles last year. It looks like the generation that is coming of age in the 2000s is less interested in cars than their elders, which might mean that we have…

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How to Avoid Hitting Animals While Driving (Without Putting Yourself In Danger)

When driving, how far would you go to avoid hitting an animal? This week a novice driver in Utah was forced to answer that question when a raccoon suddenly appeared on the road. To avoid hitting th…

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Dog Takes Bus Solo To Get To Dog Park

In recent weeks, if you happened to be a bus commuter in Belltown, Washington, you might have shared a seat with an unusually furry companion with a cold wet nose. That cold-nosed furry companion woul…

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Hate Wasting Time in Traffic? You Don’t Have To, With These 5 Apps

Sitting in traffic is a huge time-waster. It's bad for your mental health and the planet, too, since it means you're wasting a lot of gas just inching along  instead of efficiently driving on your way…

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The Case for Slowing Down in 2015

2015 is here and you’re as busy as ever. Being busy is a great thing, but, it can be incredibly stressful, which taxes your body and your health over time. Instead of trying to force more stress onto …

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You Don’t Need To Warm Up Your Car In Cold Weather

Warming up the car before hitting the road is a pervasive winter ritual, but it's a pointless exercise for most modern vehicles, the Washington Post reports. What's more, a 2009 study found that idlin…

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Delta Airlines Treats Pets Like Luggage

What do you do if you hear about an airline treating dogs more like replaceable luggage than beloved pets? Care2 member Sue Lee heard about Ty the pit bull and started a petition asking Delta to im…

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Poop Bus Powered By Human Waste Hits The Road

Move over, poop cruise. There's a new poop-related form of transport on the road, and this one is more neat than nasty. A "Bio-Bus" that runs solely on the biomethane gas generated by treated waste (o…

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