Offbeat holiday gadgets, gifts and good times

Holiday gadgets galore, fun family stuff, and out of the ordinary gizmos - all add up to an offbeat holiday season.

Friday - 12/06/2013, 08:03am EST

Ski fashion: Rainbow of color headed down slopes

Against the white of the slopes, brights are the new black for winter sports outerwear

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 05:15pm EST

Thalia taking spot in Hollywood _ and in Macy's

Mexican-born star Thalia making her mark in Hollywood _ and in hundreds of Macy's stores

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 03:30pm EST

Growing trend for 2014: Orchid as top color

Radiant Orchid, a hot pink-infused shade of purple, is Pantone's pick as top color of 2014

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 07:12am EST

Banana Republic's red carpet out for L'Wren Scott

L'Wren Scott and her sophisticated party-girl look land at Banana Republic

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 03:42pm EST

Hint of hippie in Burton Olympic snowboarder look

Patchwork power: Burton gives Olympic snowboarders an 'heirloom hippie' look

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 01:46pm EST

Local towns rank on list of America's best college towns

Several towns in the region ranked high on a list of America's best college towns -- not only because of the amount of students who call the towns home, but also for their charm, diversity and attractions.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 11:38am EST finds your offensive Facebook posts

A popular web app lets users find Facebook posts they've made that some might find offensive, with the option of deleting - or repeating - the edgy comments.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 07:47am EST

As IPOs return, Milan index aims to be fashion hub

Stock listing of Moncler luxury down jacket maker boosts Milan exchange hope to be fashion hub

Tuesday - 12/03/2013, 12:26pm EST

Zappos Couture names Talley as artistic director

Zappos Couture names Andre Leon Talley as its artistic director

Monday - 12/02/2013, 01:49pm EST

Elvis items featured at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Thank you very much, Graceland: Loaned Elvis items go on display at Ohio's Rock Hall of Fame

Monday - 12/02/2013, 09:34am EST

Smartphone/camera hybrid zooms in on better pictures

As companies battle to stand-out in a crowded smartphone world, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom melds phone and camera technology in a single device.

Monday - 12/02/2013, 06:15am EST

Guide: Where to shop local this holiday season

With the onset of holiday shopping upon us, some shoppers are looking for alternatives to visiting big outlets and other major chains. Local markets are the perfect option.

Friday - 11/29/2013, 07:53am EST

AP PHOTOS: The dolly wears Prada

AP PHOTOS: The dolly wears Prada: Designer figurines help raise money for UNICEF

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 01:04pm EST

No need to wrap: Some 'gifts' headed straight home

1 for you, 1 for me: More early-season holiday shoppers buying for themselves

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 11:51am EST

Fit chic: Gym clothes became fashionable

Trendy workout gear is a new wardrobe staple

Monday - 11/25/2013, 07:40pm EST

What not to wear when meeting the parents

Dress to impress when meeting a significant other's family. Here are some tips on what to wear and what to avoid.

Monday - 11/25/2013, 10:24am EST

Apple's iBeacon in stores for holiday shopping

Apple's iBeacon transmitter, which was announced in June, is being tested in some Macy's stores. The shopBeacon transmitter notifies users of sales and bargains as they walk past items they might like.

Monday - 11/25/2013, 12:13am EST

Washington's top ZIP codes for hipsters

Defining a hipster is subjective, but finding neighborhoods where hipsters are likely to live is a little more objective. Based on one set of criteria, the Washington area has plenty of hipster-friendly 'hoods.

Friday - 11/22/2013, 08:32am EST

Gadgets, gizmos, tech stuff to help get through Thanksgiving

The long Thanksgiving holiday weekend doesn't just include a feast. There's travel, shopping, and family. Gadgets, apps, and other tech can help distract you from all that togetherness.

Friday - 11/22/2013, 02:53am EST
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