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Going Against the Flow: Chris Heivly, Managing Director of The Startup Factory

Charu Sharma | Posted 06.21.2016 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Chris Heivly co-founded MapQuest (which sold to AOL for $1.2 billion), was sole managing director of 77 Capital (a $25 million venture fund), and has ...

I'm With Stupid: Caution! Watch Out for Falling Stupid

Todd Hartley | Posted 02.22.2017 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

You know how they have those signs along roads that tell you to watch out for falling rocks? You know how you always ignore them? Well, there's a place near where I live where you really do have to watch out, and it claimed another vehicular victim recently.

The Road Less Traveled

Caslee Sims | Posted 06.01.2016 | Travel
Caslee Sims

If you enjoy traveling and have the means for burning gas and time, try just using the road signs ahead to get to wherever you're going. Even if you get lost, appreciate the struggle.

PHOTOS: Why Everyone Should See Joshua Tree

Posted 05.24.2013 | Los Angeles

National Parks Week is upon us and we Californians are the luckiest in all the land for the wide array of gorgeous outdoor landscapes that we call hom...

Your Guide To National Parks Week 2012

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.20.2012 | Green

National Parks Week 2012 is April 21 to 29, and the National Park Service is celebrating by granting free admission to all 397 national parks. Thi...

EXPLORE: Shenandoah National Park

Posted 04.17.2012 | DC

Shenandoah National Park is a long, narrow park in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The park is more than 40 percent wilderness, though most peop...

Halloween In D.C.: A MapQuest Guide

Mapquest | Lydia Schrandt | Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

From zombie parades and costume contests to haunted houses and hayrides (to haunted anything!), the Halloween season casts its spell and awakens our i...

10 Ways Geolocation Is Changing the World (PHOTOS)

Max Gladwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Max Gladwell

Location technologies are transforming how we experience, navigate, and ultimately better our world. From the global to the local, here are 10 ways geolocation is a positive force for good.

MapQuest iPhone App Revamped To Include GPS Voice Navigation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The MapQuest iPhone App has been given a facelift, and beginning today it now includes GPS voice navigation. "MapQuest 4 for iPhone" is a free app th...

Googlopoly: How Google Is Becoming The New Microsoft

Jamie Court | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jamie Court

Google claims that its search is neutral, but the study shows that it's not. Competitors pay a big price for not being part of the Google brand.

There Still Be Dragons: Be Wary of Modern Mapping Devices

Lise Waring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Lise Waring

I've heard tales from visitors who arrived white knuckled in Telluride after their website of choice guided them here via a gnarly 4WD road in their Ford Fiesta rental car.

The Audacity of Souter's Successor

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

There are many American women qualified to succeed Souter on the way-too-male court, but Barack Obama has his eye on a guy -- namely, Barack Obama!