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      Spectacular Oregon Road Trip: Mt. Hood-Columbia River Gorge Loop

      Route Details Length: About 200 miles. When to go: Popular year-round. Words to the wise: Roads are sometimes closed in


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      James River Plantations: Explore Historic Mansions in Virginia

      Route Details Length: About 75 miles, plus side trips. When to go: Pleasant year-round. Nearby attractions: Busch Gardens, a theme


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      Great River Road: Explore Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa

      Route Details Length: About 470 miles. When to go: Popular year-round, but best in summer because of river activities, and


      7 Must-See Attractions When Visiting the Delaware River Loop

      From the Dingmans Falls to Kittatinny Ridge there's a whole lot of beautiful countryside.


      13 Things Your Bank Won’t Tell You

      Get smarter about banking with tips from the financial services industry.


      9 More Things Your Pharmacist Isn’t Telling You

      Pharmacists are required by law in most states to counsel patients and answer their questions. If your pharmacist seems too...


      13 Things Your Pharmacist Won’t Tell You

      What to bear in mind the next time you visit the pharmacy counter.


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      Why Are TV Commercials So Loud?

      It's not you. Those television spots really do sound much louder than the programs they interrupt. Here's why.

      13 Things Your Waiter Won’t Tell You

      Waiters share insider secrets about restaurants--from what days to avoid dining out to how much to tip.


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      20 Memory Tricks You’ll Never Forget

      Can’t remember where you put your glasses? Blanked on your new colleague’s name? “Forgetting these types of things is a


      5 Ways to Get Good Customer Service

      The guerrilla guide to getting good customer service (without getting arrested).


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      20 Simple Ways to Get Happy

      Happiness is ephemeral, subject to the vagaries of everything from the weather to the size of your bank account. We’re


      How Dad Can Raise Your Risk

      If your mom or her sisters never got breast cancer, you don’t have to worry, right? Wrong.


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      Great River Road

      Print a map of this route To Mark Twain, who as a young man knew the Mississippi River as well


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      Mt. Hood-Columbia River Gorge Loop

      Print a map of this route Few landscapes can equal the magnificence and variety of the one encircling Mt. Hood.


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      All-Time-Best Brain Boosters

      Boost your brain power with these special foods.

      How Do You Keep Your Brain Sharp?

      Wondering what you can do to maintain your mental edge? We asked some razor-sharp women to reveal their secrets.


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      Fixes for 5 Common Holiday Etiquette Goofs

      You know it’s bad manners to get plastered at the office party. But it’s not so easy to figure out


      Attitude: How It Makes the Difference

      Life at a high altitude has its effects.


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      17 Ways to Lift Your Spirits

      Banish the Bules There comes a point in all of our lives when we come to a stark realization: Life


      So, Just How Millennial Are You?

      On a scale of 1 to 10, how high would you rank?