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The King of Jordan's Go-Kart Track

ADST | Posted 09.01.2015 | World
ADST

Prince Hussein bin Talal, who became King of Jordan following the assassination of his grandfather and the abdication of his father, was a risk-taker. He asserted Jordan's independence against British rule and repeatedly reached out to other nations to secure peace in the region.

Driving to Maturity

Scott De Buitléir | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Scott De Buitléir

"Hey. I've been in a crash. I'm okay, but I've missed the flight home. I'll call you later." Getting a text message like that from my partner was the...

Accidents, Airports, an Angel

Melissa Gould | Posted 08.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Gould

I believe without question that Joel, my husband who died of West Nile Virus less than two years ago, is the one who told the girls to buckle up.

The Environmental Impacts of Land Development Depend Largely on Where We Put It

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 08.10.2015 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

There's a trendy meme emerging in progressive city planning circles to the effect that whether land development is harmful "sprawl" or benign "urba...

These 40 Illinois Cities Are the Worst for Commuting

Reboot Illinois | Posted 08.10.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

The amount of time you spend on the road is dependent on where in Illinois you live and work. Your commutes could either be drawn-out and stressful, or they could be brief and relaxing after a long day at work.

Earn Rewards For Your Daily Commute

CompareCards | Posted 07.27.2015 | Money
CompareCards

While people are usually well aware of the massive amount of time they spend at work, we rarely pay attention to the amount of time and resources it takes to get to and from work. When you think about it, our daily commute is a huge part of our lives that rarely receives any consideration.

Yep, The 10 Worst Cities For Driving Are Pretty Predictable

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 07.28.2015 | HuffPost Home

For some people, commuting to work means hopping out of bed and heading to the next room to sit in a home office. For others, it involves dealing with...

Why Young Adults Are Driving Less Than Past Generations

Fusion | Rob Wile | Posted 07.15.2015 | World

Everyone knows that young adults are staying in school longer, delaying marriage and struggling to find steady work. As a result, they are dri...

Safety Technology Not Just for Seniors

Geri Spieler | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Geri Spieler

There are new "toys" on the market targeted to seniors. However, while these products are marketed for seniors, they are devices anyone can use for sa...

The Science Behind Why You Can't Read in the Car

Thrillist | Posted 07.08.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Why do some of us fall violently ill just by glancing at a book in a moving car, while others can read through an entire road trip without any problem at all? Here's the scientific lowdown on what makes carsickness tick, as well as what you can do to prevent (or at least minimize) its wickedly brutal effects.

Politeness I'd Truly Like to See

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.06.2015 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

The politeness that would make a real difference in my life, and I suspect a lot of people's, wouldn't come via the USPS or through the other Buzzfeed suggestions. It would be on the road.

3 Quick Car Safety Tips For Drivers

Nadine Cheung | Posted 07.30.2015 | HuffPost Home

Whether you own or lease, cars come with quite a bit of responsibility. Here, life coach Laura Baron offers three quick tips on basic car maintenance ...

Automobiles: The Great Equalizer

Brian Moody | Posted 06.24.2015 | Business
Brian Moody

There's an inherent beauty in the way an automobile works. It's like the ultimate exercise in teamwork. The rapid succession of small explosions taking place under the hood, combined with speed and the required safety equipment, shouldn't add up to a pleasant experience, but it does.

The 5 Best Coastal Drives In The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

One of the most famous landmarks on the Oregon coast is Haystack Rock, forever known as Goonies Rock, thanks to its appearance at the end of the 1981 kidventure flick The Goonies.

The Hat Peeking Over the Steering Wheel

Ana McGinley | Posted 06.23.2015 | Fifty
Ana McGinley

My father's story will sound familiar to many people. Naturally should he be an obvious risk to other drivers -- and to himself -- removing his license would be essential. But this is not the case. As with many older people in the early stages of chronic illnesses, like dementia, the disease progress slowly destroys skills and abilities.

Life in the Fast Lane Requires Mindfulness

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

When we are mindfully present in the moment we'll notice that our conscious mind is fully engaged with what our body is doing and, as a result, energy seems to flow with a greater sense of harmony, grace and ease, which ultimately manifests as a deep sense of inner peace.

It's a Trend: More Businesses Are Choosing Downtowns and Walkable Locations

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 06.18.2015 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

For those places that are coming back, or as in the case of Dublin being made more walkable, the environment especially will benefit as car trips can become shorter and, in many cases, can be replaced by transit and walking trips. We will also need fewer intrusions on undeveloped watersheds and the rural countryside. And, besides, walkable places are good for our health, too.

How In-Town Development Produces Less Traffic Than You Might Think

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 06.22.2015 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

The standard forecasts used throughout the transportation industry do not consider the kinds of walkable, mixed-use environments found often in city neighborhoods. As a result, the forecasts typically overestimate the amount of traffic likely to be associated with much urban development. That's a problem for proponents of urban development alternatives to suburban sprawl.

License to Kill; the Troubling Truth About Teen Driving

Ellie Widdowson | Posted 06.09.2015 | Parents
Ellie Widdowson

While the discussion surrounding underage drinking and driving has been around for some time, the growing discussion about distracted driving, specifically related to cell phone usage while operating a vehicle, has highlighted many concerns about teen driving statistics and the risks they pose to both themselves and those around them.

How to Prepare for Family Road Trips With Kids and Pets

Lori Rochino | Posted 06.01.2015 | Travel
Lori Rochino

Let's face it. Every time you go on a road trip, you pack way too much stuff - especially if you have children, pets or both. At times it seems better to overpack than underpack because at least you have everything on hand.

5 São Miguel Experiences for Your Bucket List

Katy Miller | Posted 05.28.2015 | Travel
Katy Miller

When I fly, I'm usually not the one looking out the window as we start the descent. But as São Miguel island came into sight, I couldn't stop staring at the breathtakingly green island scattered with craggy mountains and sapphire lakes. By the time we actually landed, I couldn't wait to get on the road.

Spirituality in the Fast Lane

Howard Falco | Posted 05.20.2015 | Sports
Howard Falco

The last thing I imagined myself doing a few weeks ago was racing Porsches in Alabama. It just goes to show you how life's curveballs can come at any moment. An invitation from a friend turned into a life-changing experience.

Know Instantly Which Side Your Car's Gas Tank Is on

Map Happy | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Of course, there is a way to know. Of course, I'm stupid and don't pay attention. That's because there's an indicator on the car's dashboard that tells you where the fuel door is.

Do Freeways Belong Inside Cities?

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 05.12.2015 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

I am coming to the conclusion that, within large cities, freeways -- which have never really been free, by the way -- have proven to be a perhaps well-intended but often decidedly bad idea. They have generally been terrible for the neighborhoods around them.

Truckers Need Meditation and Mindfulness

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

So, how can truckers implement meditation and mindfulness and why? As science continues to prove, meditation offers hard core assistance in dealing with stress, enhancing longevity and assisting with loneliness. Here are some practical implementations and thoughts.