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      Picnics and Water Fun at Florida’s Blackwater River State Park

      7720 Deaton Bridge Rd., Holt This 590-acre preserve is a good example of Florida’s enlightened policy of public-land management. The


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      Buffalo National River in Arkansas: One of the Most Scenic Rivers in the Country

      Harrison, Arkansas One of the most scenic rivers in the United States, the Buffalo has miraculously escaped alteration or impairment


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      For History Buffs: Grapevine, Texas

      Northwest of Dallas, Texas Wild mustang grapes spilled over the black-land prairie in 1844, when this settlement, one of the


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      For History Buffs: Washita Battlefield National Historic Site in Oklahoma

      Off OK – 47, just west of Cheyenne, Oklahoma In the cold morning twilight of November 27, 1868, Lt. Col.


      James River Plantations: Explore Historic Mansions in Virginia

      On its twisting journey across southeastern Virginia to Chesapeake Bay, the James River flows with subdued yet stately grace through...


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

      Few landscapes can equal the magnificence
      and variety of the one encircling
      Mt. Hood.


      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.


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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

      13 Things Your Bank Won’t Tell You

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


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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.


      More New Medical Breakthroughs

      These new discoveries will save countless lives.


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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


      Mt. Hood-Columbia River Gorge Loop

      Few landscapes can equal the magnificence and variety of the one encircling Mt. Hood.


      Consumer Alert: Don’t Be Fooled

      Phony check fraud is surging. Here's how to spot this scam.


      The Untouchables: Is Diplomatic Immunity Going Too Far?

      Is it time to change the legal practice?


      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.

      Here’s Why Women’s and Men’s Shirts Button on Different Sides

      Women's shirts have buttons on the left, while men's have them on the right. But it's not about which hand...


      80 Powerful Black History Month Quotes That Will Inspire You and Move You

      Learning about Black History Month can be inspirational, and the quotes below are sure to move and motivate you.


      This Is Why Golf Balls Have Dimples

      The dimples on a golf ball serve a greater purpose than just making it look cute—no ifs, ands, or putts.


      Here’s Why Escalators Have Brushes

      Contrary to popular belief, escalator brushes are not actually for cleaning your shoes.


      Can You Find the Hidden Objects in These Pictures?

      You only have 45 seconds for each image. Game on!

      120 Christmas Movie Trivia Questions (with Answers) to Test Your Festive Film IQ

      Think you know your holiday films? Test your knowledge with these Christmas movie trivia questions—they're not as easy as you...


      What Are the 12 Days of Christmas and What Do They Mean?

      The song has probably gotten stuck in your head a whole bunch, but have you given any thought to the...


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      Why Fully Vaccinated People Everywhere Still Need Masks Indoors

      The CDC recommends that vaccinated people almost everywhere wear masks in indoor public places. Here's why it's a good idea.


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      100 History Trivia Questions That Will Test Your Smarts

      Think you know a thing or two about the past? Put your smarts to the test with these history trivia...


      Veteran’s Day or Veterans Day: Which Is It?

      Or Veterans' Day, for that matter? On November 11, our country will honor veterans current and past. The only question: To...