San Diego, California - The fall and winter months are more commonly associated with warm coats than camping tents, but with 2015 being the second warmest year on record in the U.S. (behind 2012), annual outerwear sales were flat and camping-related equipment helped to grow the outdoor industry in 2015, according to global information company The NPD Group.

San Diego, California - Saving water is a good thing. It should never come back to bite you.

Seattle, Washington - Driverless vehicles could intensify car use - reducing or even eliminating promised energy savings and environmental benefits, a new study co-authored by a University of Washington engineer finds.

San Diego, California - Consumers don’t always have to spend top dollar to get a great car. The Consumer Reports 2016 Brand Report Card reveals mainstream brands like Subaruand Mazda can often deliver as much quality as more opulent luxury brands.

Santee, California - Take one part learning new skills, add a dollop of determination, sprinkle in some hope and you have a recipe the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department hopes will lead to future employment for inmates at the Las Colinas Detention and Re-Entry Facility.

New York - Bra shopping is a complex process for women of any age, but the way Millennial women shop for and select bras differs significantly from the behavior of older generations, according to the 2015 Bra Journey Insights report from global information company The NPD Group.

San Diego, California - The American dream of owning a home comes with a large dose of reality - the often-overwhelming amount of time, energy and money it takes to maintain a property. Light bulbs burn out, furnaces strain and dishwashers leak.