Tom Barlow is a freelance journalist specializing in lifestyle and consumer issues. In addition to DealNews, his writing has appeared on many websites, including Forbes.com and Aol's DailyFinance.com. He was an editor for the popular WalletPop.com as well. Barlow is a past membership director for the American Motorcyclist Association and was the Founding Director of one of the nation’s largest week-long bicycling events, The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure. Wearing another hat, Barlow is also a widely published fiction writer, with his work appearing most recently in the Best New Writing 2011 anthology and Digital Science Fiction.
Staying warm indoors might seem appealing now that winter is here, but that doesn't mean you should go into complete hibernation. You can embrace the season on a winter hike, and all you need are the right clothes... and maybe some snow.
Don't spend another winter shivering and miserable! We've put together the quintessential list of what to look for in the perfect parka, and found great deals on a variety of winter jackets for all types of weather conditions.
There are more driving dangers this time of the year than others, from snow and ice to wet leaves and early sunsets. To ensure the safety of you and your entourage as you embark on your holiday travel plans, it's smart to take steps to winterize your car now, from new oil to new tires.
If you've ever wanted to try your hand at angling, there's nothing stopping you except acquiring the right equipment. For all the joy the hobby provides, the startup expense is rather minor. Read on for our list of all the fishing basics to consider.
You've probably got a hand saw or two in your workshop, but power tools are an investment. Do you really need to go cordless? Should you get a portable table saw? We look at how to get the most versatile, useful, and affordable power saws.
Whether a 1-mile ramble or a 10-mile trek, day hiking is even more pleasurable (or less likely to become unpleasurable) with a little preparation. These essentials will ensure that your load is light and your wallet isn't.