Category: Living

Buying software: how to find the best deals

By Phil Hornshaw Computer software can get expensive in a hurry. Programs that many of us have been using for years and take for granted, such as Microsoft Word, actually cost quite a bit...

Planning and booking a cruise

By Dan Kricke As the characters on HBO’s Game of Thrones are fond of saying: “Winter is coming.” But that’s no reason to lock yourself in your home and hibernate until spring. Instead, it’s...

Save cash with Black Friday travel deals

By Dan Kricke In recent years, Black Friday has become synonymous with deeply discounted big-ticket items like TVs and home appliances. But let’s face it, once the leftover turkey is congealing inside of a...

Holiday travel tips: when, where and how

By Dan Kricke The difference between a relaxing holiday spent with family and something resembling scenes from The Omen can often come down to the simplest things. Take travel, for instance. It’s not really...

Booking travel online

By Kate Fratar  The opportunity to travel always sounds great. Whether it’s a quick weekend trip, a few relaxing days somewhere remote, or a more exotic destination to take in new sights, tastes and cultures,...

How to get bigger arms

It doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg to build up your biceps. If you don’t want to invest in an entire health club membership just to build bigger arms, there are affordable free weight options from places like Sports Authority. Along the way, don’t forget nutritional supplements that can be found at All Star Health or GNC.

Electronic gadgets for men

By Andrew Koziara I defy you to find me a man who doesn’t love electronics in some form or another. Whether you just want to build the ultimate home entertainments system for football night,...

Kindle vs. Nook: what’s the difference?

By Phil Hornshaw In the world of e-readers, there are currently a pair of powerhouses: Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Apple and the tablet market are contenders when it comes to reading digital books,...