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2014-08-05 12:20:46

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Portland, Oregon is the U.S. city with the highest car rental rates this summer. That finding is the result of a new survey from CheapCarRental.net. The survey compared the cost to rent a car at over 100 destinations across the United States during the current month of August. In Oregon's most populous city, car renters will have to pay an average of $111 per day for the cheapest available rental car in August. Slightly less expensive and...

2008-09-19 15:00:27

By Chuck Barney It's another absurdly gorgeous day in Hawaii. The sunlit sky is a neon blue. A gentle breeze caresses the tops of the palm trees. And the turquoise ocean is calm and inviting. But just off the eastern shore of Oahu, in a cramped, two- person, rented kayak, a storm is brewing. "We're never going to get there if we don't row in sync," mutters my wife, Diane, her voice tinged with exasperation. "There" is tiny Moko Nui island, one of two picturesque atolls anchored beyond...

2008-08-31 12:00:21

By Anthony McCartney Associated Press CALADESI ISLAND, Fla. -- Kaylee Sturm sat in the low surf, the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico lapping around her. The University of Tampa senior had never been to this barrier island north of Clearwater, but she and her mom were immediately impressed. "I like that it's natural," Sturm said, adding that she preferred it to other Gulf Coast beaches. "The water's just more beautiful here." It's an assessment that Stephen P. Leatherman would agree...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.