8 Weird Observations About Portland

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This year, Marziah took the leap and moved all the way across the country to a city she mostly knew from a comedy TV show. Crazy, right? Hey, better than saying she mostly knew it from Grimm.

Chevy Aims to Educate: Keeping Teen Drivers Safe

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At the #ChevySafety event recently held in Detroit during Teen Driver Safety Week, we heard from a panel of experts on teen driver safety and got a behind-the-scenes look at all that goes into making cars as safe as possible for all of us.

Five Ways to Geek London With London Pass, Part 1

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I’m a literary geek, a nautical geek, and a time geek; the husband is a bit of a history geek, with a particular interest in Londinium; and our daughter? She thought most of what she wanted to see in London was Platform 9 3/4. That changed.

Con Recap: Buck 2014

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GeekMom Sophie describes this con as two days and three nights of fun, which included some of the most interesting panels she’s ever seen.

Engage in Counter-Tourism

Visit a shopping mall as if it were a post-apocalyptic artifact. Kiss a statues, Use a dream symbolism book to interpret a heritage site. Try these and other Counter-Tourism tactics.