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5 Brain Games To Keep Kids Entertained On Road Trips

I love road trips, but my daughter is almost 23 and that makes for a much more relaxed drive.  For those of you with young children it can be stressful, but there are ways to keep them engaged that doesn't involve a movie, computer or electronic game.  In fact, some of these games can enhance their math and reading skills.

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New Passport Rules Take Affect November 1 – No Glasses Allowed

If you wear eyeglasses you'll need to take them off for your passport photo starting November 1. In an effort to reduce the large number of problems associated with identification concerns, the U.S. Department of State is changing regulations for the photos - requiring applicants to remove their corrective frames.

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5 Roadtrippin’ Things That Have Changed Since The 70’s And 80’s

Recently my husband and I took a trip to Yellowstone National Park.  Both of us had been there during our childhood and wanted to revisit with a new appreciation now that we're adults.  As we were traveling hours in the truck, we began to discuss the differences on-the-road from years ago.  Oh how far we've advanced in just a few years!  Maybe you can add to my list.

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Other Things To Do July 4th In Duluth And The Twin Ports

Everyone heads north to the Twin Ports area to find some peace from the big cities, Duluth and Superior offer that getaway while still being in a city.. I always get emails from people heading up here from other states and southern Minnesota asking what to do while in the area. There are quite a few things, but the bigger ones I've got listed here.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Former UMD Student Creates Awesome In-Flight Companion App ‘Flyover Country’

If you're anything like me, you've found yourself on a flight or two looking out of a plane window at the vast scenic expanse below, wondering where you are or what you're looking at. Thanks to the inventive mind of a former University of Minnesota Duluth student, getting answers to those curiosities just got a lot easier.

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Watch How to Pack an Entire Outfit Into a Pair of Socks in Most Convenient Life Hack Ever

If you're ever going to make an overnight trip, this may the most important thing you ever see.

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5 Best Day Road Trips From The Duluth Superior Area This Summer

Sometimes you want (or need) a vacation, but it isn't always easy to find time to leave town for more than a day. Here are the five best getaways from the Twin Ports to get out on the open road, crank up some tunes, and recharge your batteries while still being able to be back in your own bed that same night...

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(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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FAA Says Yes To Using Devices On Planes, Flights May Offer Wi-Fi

The Federal Aviation Administration has loosened their rules and have now said travelers on planes can use their devices. Now you can watch videos, play games on your pad and listen to your mp3 player. But don't expect to be chatting on your cell phone. A ban on using cell phones for voice communication remains in effect.

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What Do You Do When You’re Stuck On A Plane With No Water For Three Hours

How many times have you been on a plane and it had to wait. Most of the time a plane waits to take off, and 20 minutes is an average time during busy flight times. What if you were on a plane then was put on another plane, and you still had to wait 3 hours between both.

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Boss Of Ryanair Says Seat Belts On Planes Are Useless

We've all heard that seat belts save lives. There is proof that if you wear your seat belt in your car your odds of making it through a car crash are greater than if you don't. What about seat belts on planes or trains?

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10 Real Life Horror Movie Locations

Now that Halloween is quickly approaching, why not grab a few friends and visit these 10 real-life locations that famous horror movies used in order to scare and thrill their audience? It's a good way to get some spine-tingling chills as you walk past these infamous sites without having to spend the money to visit a haunted house or go on a ghost tour.

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The 10 Most Haunted Places in America

As Halloween draws near, shut the lights off, grab your pet, a well-worn blanket, and curl up to read about some of the most spine-tingling and frightening places on Earth. As the ghost stories of each place draw you in, be aware of that disembodied footstep or strange rapping noise-it may just be a spirit trying to reach out to you!

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