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Beyond 'It's A Wonderful Life': 10 Streaming Holiday Movies You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Sick of hearing about Zuzu's petals for the millionth time? Do you think the flag pole scene in A Christmas Story is just endangering children at this point? Check out our list of 10 lesser-known holiday films, many of which can be found for free or cheap online.

Rumor Roundup: Star Wars Land? Stab, Guv'nor? Apple Stuff? More?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Star Wars, Assassin's Creed, and more? Well, neither are we! Hooray! That's why we put all the latest biz-buzz from the internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in December

You may have skipped Black Friday, but you still need to buy holiday gifts. Maintain lots of holiday cheer by shopping wisely with our December buying guide. We've pored over the extensive DealNews archives from years past to guide you in your quest for the most savvy purchases in December.

Best Black Friday Freebies: Award-Winning Voice Recognition Software & Tons of Music

Give your wallet a break with our collection of today's best Black Friday freebies. Whether you're in need of new music or looking to fill your Android device with some apps, here are the best freebies you'll find. Be sure to check back often, as we'll continue to update this page with all the best Black Friday laptop freebies.

Best Black Friday Apple Ads: Cheapest iPhone 6 & MacBook Air Ever, iPad Gift Card Bundles

The Apple Store's Black Friday sale is predictable and disappointing, so we've taken the liberty of rounding up our favorite Apple Black Friday ads to date, whether you're shopping for a MacBook Air or just a cheap iTunes gift card.

Black Friday is a Board Game?: 13 Things You Didn't Know About Black Friday

Ever wonder how many people shop on Black Friday? Or what website gets the most traffic? Or what's the plot of the Steely Dan song called "Black Friday?" No? Well, with the biggest shopping day of the year approaching fast, it's still worth it to review 13 facts that you didn't already know about Black Friday.

The Top 10 Stores for Cyber Monday Deals in 2014

Some stores will hold back their best deals until after the initial wave of Black Friday madness, flaunting their top sales on Cyber Monday. As these 10 titans hosted the most popular storewide events and a bucket-load of Editors' Choice offers last year, there's a good chance they'll want to replicate the form this time around.

18 Hilariously Lame 'Doorbusters' From Black Fridays Past

Acid-washed jeans, mullets, flared collars, Miley Cyrus, Black Friday deals. These are all things that we once thought were so great, back in the day, but now appear pretty silly. Join us, won't you, as we take a look back at several Black Friday deals of yesteryear. They are delightful in their quaint awfulness!

Black Friday Price Matching Guide: What Walmart, Target, and More Will Offer

Black Friday is right around the corner, and hordes of savvy shoppers are going to descend on malls near you to scoop up the best deals immediately. If you want another way to get the best Black Friday offers, you should look into price matching policies. Here's a guide to understanding price matching, including some breakdowns of the Black Friday price matching policies for specific retailers.

Sam's Club Black Friday Ad Analysis: Price Cuts on the iPhone 6 & Galaxy S5

It's name may conjure up images of economy-size paper towels, but this membership-only wholesaler is stepping up its game this Black Friday with a handful of electronics sales we think are worth checking out, including the best iPhone 6 sale we've seen to date.

Costco Black Friday Ad Analysis: Discounts on Tablets, Gift Cards, and More

Of all the Black Fridays ads we've seen to date, Costco's is the trickiest; rather than list final prices, the wholesale retailer chose to list dollar-off discounts on select products. However, we've hand-picked a few deals we think will be the winners of this bunch.

11 Things NOT to Buy on Black Friday

Make no mistake: Black Friday will be full of killer deals. But while stellar sales on wine and cars may surprise and delight you, there are some items you shouldn't even bother looking for. Whether it's furniture deals you should have grabbed in the summer or gift cards that'll be cheaper in December, read on to discover the product categories that Black Friday forgot.

Video: Can You Guess How Much These People Paid for Their Costumes?

With Halloween here, we wanted to know what it takes to make an awesome costume. How much time and money would one have to invest, in order to impress one's friends? We went to New York Comic Con to interview cosplayers to find out!

Top 5 Stores for the Best Black Friday Deals Online in 2014

We've rounded up the top five stores that will slash the most price tags and flaunt the best sales during Black Friday week this year. And interestingly enough, we've got a big upset alert, as Walmart dropped from the number two spot on our list.

8 Commercials With Weirdly Inappropriate Music Choices

Macaroni Grill recently released a commercial with Sir Mix-A-Lot's classic "Baby Got Back" to declare that they like "big crusts." So we dug into the internet archives to find more examples of commercial music choices that were just wrong, wrong, wrong.

Let's Discuss: Why Can't Dead TV Shows Rest in Peace?

Why can't we just let TV shows and movies die, without having to bring them back later? Are we doing ourselves a disservice by rehashing old ideas? Or does it lead to enough great new things that we should keep at it? Tell us your thoughts, inside!

Black Friday Streaming & Blu-ray 2014: 80% Off Popular Movies

With the trend towards cable cutting growing ever stronger, shoppers are increasingly interested in streaming media devices that allow them to cast movies, shows, and general videos to their big-screen TVs. Black Friday will bring a wealth of discounts on the myriad options now available. And for those of you who still prefer having the physical copy in-hand, we're also expecting amazing deals on Blu-ray movies as well.

10 Lesser-Known Horror Movies to Watch This Halloween

Though there's never a bad time to turn off all the lights and enjoy a horror movie, there is a best time to go ahead and do so, and that time is right now. Halloween is this Friday, and we're once again beseeching you to consider some cult-favorite horror options to get you into the spirit of the holiday.

Rumor Roundup: Is an Obi Wan Kenobi Movie in the Works?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Google, Microsoft, and more? Well, neither are we! Hooray! That's why we put all the latest biz-buzz from the internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Rumor Roundup: U2 Pre-Loaded on New iPhones? Why Not?!

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, U2, Chris Pratt, The Tick, and more? Well, neither are we! Hooray! That's why we put all the latest biz-buzz from the internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Rumor Roundup: Star Wars Novels Are Mandatory Reading, Now?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Star Wars, Full House, and more? Well, neither are we! Hooray! That's why we put all the latest biz-buzz from the internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Customer Service Reps Should Roleplay as Thor More Often

If you have ever wanted to know what it would be like if the ruler of Asgard had to deal with a book being mistakenly sent back to Amazon, then you need to read this immediately.

You Won't Believe This Rumor About Star Wars ... Because We Don't!

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple iPhones, YouTube, Star Wars, and more? Well, neither are we! Hooray! That's why we put all the latest biz-buzz from the internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Not Sure What to Watch on Netflix? Here Are Our Favorite Movies & TV Shows

Summer is almost over, but if you're anything like us, you might still be suffering from the boredom that comes when your favorite shows are on hiatus. That's when your trusty Netflix subscription can come in handy. We polled the DealNews staff for their favorite TV and movie suggestions so you can dive into something new. Do you agree with our picks?

Turntable Buying Guide: What to Look for in New & Used Record Players

We may be living in a digital world where you can hold thousands of albums in the palm of your hand, but an ever-increasing portion of the listening public is eschewing the convenience of MP3s for a seemingly anachronistic format: the vinyl record. If you're ready to go retro, make sure you know what to look for when buying a turntable.

Here's Why You Should Never Pay Full-Price for an iTunes Gift Card

We turned our deal-finding microscopes to Apple's gift cards to see what kind of discounts you can expect for iTunes content. It turns out that iTunes gift card discounts are such a common and regular occurrence, that you probably shouldn't ever buy an iTunes card at face value.

Rumor Roundup: Joaquin Strange? iPhone 6 Release Dates? More?!

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Joaquin Phoenix, the iPhone 6, and more? Well, neither are we! Hooray! That's why we put all the latest biz-buzz from the internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

It's Time to Book a Vacation: 1-Way JetBlue fares from $46, 3-nights in Vegas

You can book a flight on JetBlue for as little as $46.10, spend three nights in New Orleans' French Quarter for $117, or even set off on a 6-night Far East vacation for two from $2,405.05. If you can't decide where to start, we even found free travel eBooks to help you plan your dream getaway. All this and more in this week's best travel deals.

Give It A Try: Our Guide To Free Samples

Getting something for nothing is a thrill, but it’s also a great way to give a new product a test-run before you decide to shell out real money for it. Tons of companies and retailers are eager to get their products out there, but you have to know where to find them. We rounded up the best ways to score free samples online and off, plus advice on avoiding scams and managing all of the marketing messages that come with free stuff.

TMNT WTF: Celebrating 30 Years Of Terrible Turtle Toys

This year marks 30 years of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles being a thing that exists. Over that time, a lot of dubious merchandising has been created. We found some experts to help us create a top 10 list of the worst TMNT junk ever made!

How Much Are 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Comics Worth Now?

Now that a Guardians of the Galaxy movie is hitting theaters, the comics that the film is based on are surely going to be worth a lot, right? If you had you been collecting Guardians comics from the start, way back in the 60s, would you be rich? Let's find out.

Where to Watch Free Movies and TV Online

The spread of broadband Internet is changing the way we watch TV and movies. A lot of people are cutting the cable company cord or dropping that satellite service in favor of online streaming, and we've compiled a list of the best free (and cheap) streaming websites.