Schools Ban Backpacks To Make Students 'Feel Safe' After Mass ShootingNiles McKinley High School in Ohio is one of the latest schools to ban students from carrying their books in a backpack.
Terrified Mom Gets Her Kids Bulletproof-Ready BackpacksA company manufactures bulletproof plates that can slip into backpacks to make them impervious to handgun fire. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Boy Spending Holiday Season Helping HomelessEarlier this month, Ryan Gustis started a project to distribute backpacks filled with supplies to the homeless.
Chicago Non-Profit Makes Backpacks Designed For The HomelessSeveral years ago, Ron Kaplan noticed how often the homeless people he saw walking around Chicago carried their belongings around in plastic bags. The Chicago businessman started the CITYPAK Project to come up with a safe, convenient and versatile backpack designed to meet the constantly changing needs of the homeless.
Tips On Packing Lightly For VacationFor the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.
Back To School Means Heavy Backpacks And Back PainIs your child's backpack too heavy? Often everything a child needs at school can be found in one place-on their back. From books and notebooks to pencils and other school supplies, it all gets toted around in a backpack.