Freedom alone can't be the end-all for Americans. We need to embrace our role as ecological stewards, writes guest blogger Jake Giessman.
Do you really need to own a car "just in case" you have to move every few years? A car-free enthusiast responds to his critics.
The most cherished gifts don't come in fancy packaging or from a trendy store. Guest blogger Sarah Wolpow explains.
A New Dreamer’s toughest challenge might be navigating the stuff-obsessed holidays. Here are some tips.
For AJ Crocker, a month-long attempt to "buy nothing new" became an unexpected exploration into her deepest motivations and values.
Looking for ways to incorporate volunteering into your holiday season? It might just be your family’s favorite memory this year.
What started as a celebration of prosperity has become something akin to a national addiction. Are we choosing stuff over joy?
Living simply shouldn't remain class-based or countercultural; it should be downright American.
As Hollywood spoofs become Black Friday realities, we need to fundamentally question what this says about our consumer-driven society.
Through its clean, user-friendly interface, iFixit offers free manuals and advice for repairing thousands of different consumer products.