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Old-Fashioned Road Trip Entertainment (Video-Free!)

I'd always thought a day-long roadtrip with my kids would be awful. My active girls and I don't particularly enjoy cars; in fact, I do most everything I can to avoid driving. So initially, when faced …

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12 Ways the Recession is Affecting Your Health

Sales of cosmetics, chocolate and (shudder) Spam are up, but Americans have reined in spending on nearly everything else from cars to clothes to restaurant meals. But as the stock and housing markets …

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Hypermiling: 2008 Word of the Year

It's pretty hard to imagine now, with gas prices dropping below $2 in an area where it was dangerously close to $5 a gallon just a few months ago, but finagling your money's worth from fuel might just…

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Driving Meditation

If you feel as if you have no time to meditate but have a long commute, try this Driving Meditation, by former Zen monk and teacher in the Soto Zen who has worked directly with the Dalai Lama. To p…

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Hypermiling Tips to Save Gas, Money and the Planet

If the pain at the pump has gotten more than you can bear, there is something you can do. Hypermiling--the act of changing your driving habits in order to get the best possible gas mileage--has risen …

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Check Your Tire Pressure, Save Gas

The U.S. Department of Energy claims that you can improve your gas mileage by around 3.3 percent by keeping your tires inflated to the proper pressure. I learned the benefits of checking my tires on a…

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So cute! Thanks for the video.

Thanks .....good advice for some..

You shouldn't pull on the dog's legs like that, trying to lift the dog. Doing the bicycle thing is o…