Thursday, July 3, 2008
Everyone loves fireworksand everyone can learn to snap photographs that better capture their beauty.
- Send your best fireworks photos to firstname.lastname@example.org and we might include them in a special slide show of reader photographs
- Plus: We're sending photographer Adam Fernandez out to snap July 4th fireworks using his own tips—check back next week for the results
FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
The car-rental company just introduced a self-service express check-in program at 50 major airport locations. Hertz is so confident in its streamlined process that it will fork over a $50 credit towards your rental if your wait runs longer than 10 minutes. Will the new guarantee actually ease the car-rental process? And what other improvements would you like to see?
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NEVER GROW UP
This summer's new theme-park attractions are throwing the average roller coaster for a loop by incorporating high-tech 4-D animation, rock and roll, and even America's real first family, the Simpsons. Cowabunga, dude!
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…
A month-by-month guide to events that bring out America's best and quirkiest—this weekend, the International Cherry Pit-Spitting Championship returns to Michigan… You, Unplugged
Declare your independence from electronic gadgets! Six vacation spots where PDAs and Internet connections are a thing of the past… Girlfriend Getaways: Beach Reads
We've identified great summer books, from the can't-put-it-down novel to the uplifting memoir.
THE REAL DEALS
This JetBlue package combines airfare and three nights in Utah's capital—set between the mountains and Great Salt Lake—where you can embrace the outdoors, from $295.
why it's a deal
Ring in 2009 the British way thanks to this early-bird discount for airfare and a week based in Islington, a lively north London neighborhood, from $899.
why it's a deal
Explore historic towns along the 170-mile-long Bay of Fundy on Canada's Atlantic shore, where you can walk on the sea floor during low tide and visit the lovely 27-acre Kingsbrae Gardens. This package covers airfare, four nights, and a car rental, from $1,156.why it's a deal
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