Seasonal Driving

Cone Zone Dangers Get National Notice

Road maintenance remains one of the nation’s most dangerous lines of work.

What can drivers do to keep freeways safe for road crews? National safety experts have some life-saving tips for all the drivers in your family.

A View From Your Seat: National Parks

There are national parks meant for hiking and camping under the stars. And there are destinations with grand views for drive-through tourists.

Here’s a list of stunning national parks for harried travelers.

Pacific Coast Drive: Ocean Meets 'Wow!'

There’s a reason Highways 1 and 101 from California to Washington attract drivers from all over the globe.

Simply put, this long and winding road leaves travelers awestruck--1,400 miles of windswept vistas and foaming ocean.

 

USO: 75 Years of Help to America’s Veterans

It started as a way to give soldiers some structured down time and a laugh or two.

Seventy-five years later the United Service Organization is vital to providing veterans and active military with essential services. Comedian Bob Hope made the USO famous by performing for troops, but entertainment accounts for only a part of the organization’s mission.

PGA Stays On A Roll One Century Later

A 100 score may be a dismal round of golf, but it's a number worth celebrating for Professional Golfers Association.

PGA turned 100 this year and has grown into an international organization with more than 28,000 instructors and professionals.

America's Dams: Adventure for All Ages

There’s just something about a wall of cement holding back billions of gallons of water that inspires awe. It’s a fascinating blend of brute force, gumption and technology.

We’ve come a long way since the first block dam was built in Jordan 3,000 years ago. Take a tour of America’s most famous dams.

Radio Language Ushered in Clear Talk

Romeo Echo Alpha Delta--Mike Echo. Do you copy?

Learn how the world’s most popular phonetic language got it’s start.

75th Anniversary of Mt. Rushmore

Ink fades, paper disintegrates and digital files vanish with a click. But stone lasts for centuries.

Mount Rushmore turns 75 this year, making 2016 an ideal time to visit what very well could be America’s most enduring monument.

Test Your Trivial Knowledge on All Things Harry Potter

Muggles around the world are no doubt wishing fantasy author J.K. Rowling a happy 50th birthday in July.

Rowling’s ultra-popular “Harry Potter” series has sold more than 400 million books worldwide and has spawned a plethora of merchandising from clothing to video games to toys.

Hitting the Road with Bugs Bunny and Friends

Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are hitting the road this year.

The tour is part of an exhibit honoring Chuck Jones, their relatively obscure yet influential and amazingly talented creator.

Jones entertained millions without ever being directly involved in their lives. The artist and writer during the golden age of Warner Bros. cartoons introduced us to beloved characters who quickly became cultural touchstones. His work is the subject of a travelling Smithsonian exhibit crisscrossing the nation the next few years.

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