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Health tip: Eat a peppermint

Feeling sluggish? Pop a peppermint.

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Healthy burgers at DQ

Dairy Queen is very well known for their sweet desserts. They do offer a menu of entrees and meals, too, though. If you get a hankering for DQ, try these burgers for a healthier option.

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Health and happiness go hand in hand

It's a medically proven fact that happy people are healthier. Happiness gives them an inner strength that actually makes their bodies function better.

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Eating utensil and multi-tool

The Columbia River Eat’N Tool is a multi-tool that combines a spoon, fork, bottle opener, screwdriver, pry tip and three metric wrench reliefs.

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A repeat: Human-powered tractor pull

Hapfor Bjornsson of Iceland, for the second year in a row, won the truck-pull qualifying event at the World's Strongest Man competition.

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Health tip: Chill out

Cold temperatures can improve your mood.

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Take five, and take a tour

Take advantage of the cold weather and enjoy some indoor entertainment with these tours, such as the Jelly Belly factory or the Boeing factory, located at varied destinations cross-country.

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More parking now, please; alternatives to ‘sailboat fuel’

A reader follows up on our parking-push coverage from September 2012, and several offer preferred slang options for that lightest of loads -- nothing.

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Picking breakfast at BK

There are more choices for breakfast on the road than you might think. A lot of them, however, are very unhealthy. If you swing by a Burger King, try these options.

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‘Double Cross’ by Ben Macintyre

The true story of a secret network of double agents working to protect the secret of the D-Day invasion during World War II, "Double Cross" in a great read for fans of history.

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