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Learn about science out of the classroom

It may be back to school time, but that doesn't mean education is limited to the classroom. The key is to skip the passive museums and go for hands-on learning.

Score big hotel deals with same-day booking

In the old days, a last-minute hotel reservation meant stopping in and asking if there's room at the inn. Or, you could call every place in town to see who had space. Now there are apps that actually specialize in finding those last-minute deals.

Send a postcard using these apps

There's a new app out there called Postcard on the Run. With that, you can take a picture on your iPhone, Android or Windows phone, and then send it as a physical postcard.