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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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Detox Your Car in 10 Simple Steps

I just bought a small, used utility truck. Months of scouring the marketplace and test-driving vehicles reminded me of just how many chemicals most people use in the maintenance and upkeep of their ve…

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5 Ways to Make the Most out of Your Vacation

Summer is nearing its end, but hopefully you still have one more trip in the works, even if it is a short one. Make the most out of your final vacation of the summer by finding inspiration in an unfam…

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10 Most Dangerous Foods to Eat While Driving

Have you ever thought how dangerous it might be to have to concentrate on opening a candy bar while you are driving? Or, have you ever been sitting at a stoplight and watched the dad in the minivan ne…

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5 Ways to Stay Healthy When Traveling

By Dimity McDowell, Experience Life I don't care what that old cliché says. Ask anyone who travels on a regular basis and they'll tell you: Getting there is most definitely not half the fun.…

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8 Ways to Green Your Ride

My minivan is on its last legs. What I wouldn't give to be able to buy a new or used hybrid. The thought of reducing my gas costs and my carbon footprint is a win/win if I've ever seen one. "…

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Popemobile Could be Solar-Powered

Pope Benedict XVI has said he would be happy to use a solar-powered Popemobile when making public appearances. The current Popemobile is gas-powered and is outfitted with bullet-proof windows with an …

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Want a Low Carbon Footprint HumanCar? (video)

Tired of supporting the big oil companies? Can’t wait for an all-electric car? Maybe this is your answer: a 4 hp (humanpower) vehicle to do your grocery shopping. It’s called the HumanCar. The inve…

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Car Owners: Save Up to $100 a Month at the Pump (video)

This video demonstrates and discusses a lot of simple little fixes that you may not have thought about to get more gasoline mileage and be more green. Check these out and see how many you have been us…

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8 Simple Office, Car or Airplane Stretches

Studies show that over the years the number of hours the average employee sits at a desk or in a car commuting to work has increased dramatically, which has enormous consequences on the body. Acco…

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