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Post-Thanksgiving travel

As millions of Thanksgiving travelers head home this weekend, a majority of the United States will be free of weather-related disruptions with only a few trouble spots.Folks heading to, from or who have connections through the Upper Midwest, interior Northeast and Pacific states will face the greatest risk of slower travel and delays this weekend...

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Much of US to experience break from major storms into early December

There is good news for people with travel or outdoor plans the next couple of weeks as much of the nation will be free from the effects of major storms.With the exception of the northwestern United States, the main storm track will reside over southern Canada.The pattern into the first part of December will feature a tremendous lack of snow for the Central and Eastern states, aside from a few patches downwind of the Great Lakes...

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Top hacks to de-ice your vehicle during winter's icy grip

As temperatures continue to plummet, many may start to find their vehicles' windshields encased in ice.There are numerous dangers that arise if you can’t see adequately out of your windshield when driving. It creates unsafe conditions that increase the likelihood of being involved in a collision. At least 11 states have laws that mandate the removal of snow and ice before driving a vehicle...

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5 ways to prepare your car for winter

The winter season can be detrimental for cars, which is why it's important drivers prepare well in advance of when the harshest conditions arrive. Ed Gliss, a test driver and technical expert for Michelin, said the best time for car owners to begin preparing vehicles for cold weather is in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. "Temperatures are dropping; you're starting to get a little bit of frost overnight. That's a good reminder to start winterizing your vehicle," he said...

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6 unexpected ways winter affects your health

Cold weather can cause or aggravate a myriad of health conditions.While people tend to focus on common ailments such as cold and flu, there are lesser-known health risks that are associated with winter....

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    3D-printed drones and US military.

    The military has been testing 3D-printed drones that are in use for on-demand military missions, using technology called the On-Demand Small Unmanned Aircraft System (ODSUAS)...