The smells and sights of spring have arrived, and now's the perfect time to go exploring — but not without the proper gear and provisions. Read our checklist for finding the best hiking equipment for day-long trips, including boots, navigation tools, emergency kits, and more.
By Lindsay Sakraida, dealnews Features Director, with contributions from Louis Ramirez
March is here, and even though you may be planning to stay glued to the couch for all of March Madness, you'll also likely be doing a bit of spring shopping Thusly we've mined the extensive dealnews archives for sales, coupons, daily deals, and individual products that are the best and worst things to buy in March.
For most Americans, Labor Day means the end of summer, but the first Monday in September also means big savings for bargain hunters. And even though Labor Day isn't considered a consumer holiday, retailers don't tend to miss any opportunity to offer sales. And Labor Day 2012 is no exception.
Kids are taken from their families and forced to fight to the death on a remote island. This is the plot of "Battle Royale." But, it turns out, it's also the plot of a new book / movie combo, too: The Hunger Games! In this piece, we investigate the monetary value of Katniss' bag. You know, the one — NO SPOILERS!
If you travel, you've seen the sad result of inadequate luggage, with clothes and other personal items strewn on the baggage carousel. You can avoid such embarrassment and inconvenience by getting the right bag, but sometimes it can be hard to tell what's a good value and what's just cheap. We've got a run-down of how to get the most value for your investment in a travel bag.